The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Field-Programmable Gate Array in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Field-Programmable Gate Array over the 3 months to 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Field-Programmable Gate Array (FPGA)
Rank 600 595 620
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +25
Contract jobs citing Field-Programmable Gate Array 24 51 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.049% 0.092% 0.063%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.15% 0.28% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 16 11
Median daily rate £340 £473 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.04% -14.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £275 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £815 £634 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £333 £380 £349
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +8.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 25 16
Median hourly rate £36.50 £40.00 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.75% -6.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.15 £31.50 £42.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.45 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.50 £40.00 £43.00
% change year-on-year
-8.75% -6.97%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
16140 18486 18212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 32.63% 33.39% 31.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 10434 11625 11534
Median daily rate £430 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +4.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £618 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.94% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 576 792 764
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.63 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.87% +21.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.35 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.75 £20.00 £16.74
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +19.51%

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Field-Programmable Gate Array as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Field-Programmable Gate Array Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Field-Programmable Gate Array within the UK.

Field-Programmable Gate Array Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Field-Programmable Gate Array within the UK over the 3 months to 4 December 2016.

Field-Programmable Gate Array Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Field-Programmable Gate Array within the UK.

Field-Programmable Gate Array Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Field-Programmable Gate Array within the UK over the 3 months to 4 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -18 20 £340 -32.00% 17
London 0 6 £520 -13.15% 3
South East +9 5 - - 7
South West +8 4 £340 - 3
North West +5 2 - -
East of England -6 2 £325 -13.33% 4
Northern Ireland - 2 - -
Cheshire - 2 - -
Belfast - 2 - -
County Antrim - 2 - -
Hayes - 2 £340 -
Oxfordshire - 2 - - 1
Surrey +17 1 - - 1
West Sussex +10 1 - -
Cambridge 0 1 - - 4
Wales -6 1 - -
Cambridgeshire -7 1 - - 4
City of London -8 1 £800 +39.13%
West Midlands - 1 - -
South Wales - 1 - -
Staffordshire - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 £325 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £340 - 2
East Grinstead - 1 - -
Wilmslow - 1 - -
Tewkesbury - 1 £340 -
Stafford - 1 - -
St Albans - 1 £325 -
Northolt - 1 £340 -
Bristol - 1 - - 1

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Field-Programmable Gate Array also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Field-Programmable Gate Array.

1 22 (39.29%) C++
2 20 (35.71%) Firmware
3 15 (26.79%) C
3 15 (26.79%) Electronics
3 15 (26.79%) VHDL
3 15 (26.79%) Security Cleared
4 13 (23.21%) Software Engineering
5 12 (21.43%) Xilinx
5 12 (21.43%) Requirements Management
5 12 (21.43%) SC Cleared
5 12 (21.43%) ASIC
5 12 (21.43%) V-Model
5 12 (21.43%) FPGA Design
6 10 (17.86%) Rational DOORS
6 10 (17.86%) Network Architecture
6 10 (17.86%) UML
6 10 (17.86%) IBM
6 10 (17.86%) Military
6 10 (17.86%) Degree
6 10 (17.86%) Use Case
7 9 (16.07%) Altera
7 9 (16.07%) Linux
8 8 (14.29%) Embedded C
8 8 (14.29%) DHCP
8 8 (14.29%) SNMP
8 8 (14.29%) CESG
9 6 (10.71%) Embedded C++
9 6 (10.71%) Python
10 5 (8.93%) Schematic Capture
10 5 (8.93%) DO-254

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.79%) Confluence
1 1 (1.79%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (5.36%) OrCAD
2 2 (3.57%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 8 (14.29%) DHCP
1 8 (14.29%) SNMP
2 5 (8.93%) TCP/IP
3 3 (5.36%) Ethernet
4 2 (3.57%) Wireless
5 1 (1.79%) Bluetooth
5 1 (1.79%) Broadband
5 1 (1.79%) Internet
5 1 (1.79%) Multicast
5 1 (1.79%) Profibus
5 1 (1.79%) Software-Defined Networking
5 1 (1.79%) Software-Defined Radio
5 1 (1.79%) SSH
5 1 (1.79%) Telnet
5 1 (1.79%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.79%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (17.86%) Rational DOORS
2 5 (8.93%) Subversion
3 4 (7.14%) Git (software)
4 2 (3.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (3.57%) JIRA
4 2 (3.57%) PVCS
5 1 (1.79%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.79%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.79%) LabVIEW
5 1 (1.79%) SonarQube
5 1 (1.79%) TestDirector
5 1 (1.79%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (26.79%) Electronics
2 10 (17.86%) Military
3 5 (8.93%) Finance
4 3 (5.36%) Manufacturing
5 2 (3.57%) Aerospace
5 2 (3.57%) Automotive
5 2 (3.57%) Avionics
5 2 (3.57%) Banking
6 1 (1.79%) Advertising
6 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (30.36%) FPGA Engineer
2 12 (21.43%) Hardware Engineer
3 10 (17.86%) Design Engineer
3 10 (17.86%) Systems Engineer
4 9 (16.07%) Electronics Engineer
5 7 (12.50%) Firmware Engineer
6 6 (10.71%) Embedded Engineer
6 6 (10.71%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 6 (10.71%) Hardware Design Engineer
6 6 (10.71%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 6 (10.71%) Software Engineer
7 4 (7.14%) Developer
7 4 (7.14%) FPGA Design Engineer
7 4 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
8 3 (5.36%) C Software Engineer
8 3 (5.36%) C++ Software Engineer
8 3 (5.36%) Embedded C Engineer
8 3 (5.36%) Embedded C Software Engineer
8 3 (5.36%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
8 3 (5.36%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.79%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (26.79%) VHDL
2 12 (21.43%) ASIC
3 8 (14.29%) CESG
4 3 (5.36%) Algorithms
4 3 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.57%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.57%) Device Driver
5 2 (3.57%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (3.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (3.57%) Physics
5 2 (3.57%) Verilog
6 1 (1.79%) CPLD
6 1 (1.79%) Internet of Things
6 1 (1.79%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.79%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.79%) TWAP
6 1 (1.79%) VWAP
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.07%) Linux
2 4 (7.14%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (3.57%) Unix
4 1 (1.79%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (23.21%) Software Engineering
2 12 (21.43%) FPGA Design
2 12 (21.43%) Requirements Management
2 12 (21.43%) V-Model
3 10 (17.86%) Network Architecture
3 10 (17.86%) UML
3 10 (17.86%) Use Case
4 5 (8.93%) Low Latency
4 5 (8.93%) Schematic Capture
5 4 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (7.14%) CAD
5 4 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (7.14%) Electronic Trading
5 4 (7.14%) Test Strategy
5 4 (7.14%) Validation
6 3 (5.36%) Rapid Prototyping
7 2 (3.57%) BDD
7 2 (3.57%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (3.57%) Change Control
7 2 (3.57%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 22 (39.29%) C++
2 15 (26.79%) C
3 8 (14.29%) Embedded C
4 6 (10.71%) Embedded C++
4 6 (10.71%) Python
5 3 (5.36%) Assembly Language
5 3 (5.36%) C#
5 3 (5.36%) SQL
6 2 (3.57%) Java
6 2 (3.57%) MATLAB
7 1 (1.79%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.79%) Perl
7 1 (1.79%) PHP
7 1 (1.79%) Ruby
7 1 (1.79%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (26.79%) Security Cleared
2 12 (21.43%) SC Cleared
3 10 (17.86%) Degree
4 1 (1.79%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.79%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.93%) DO-254
2 2 (3.57%) IEC 61508
2 2 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 20 (35.71%) Firmware
2 1 (1.79%) Docker
2 1 (1.79%) LXC
Systems Management
1 1 (1.79%) Ansible
Vendors
1 12 (21.43%) Xilinx
2 10 (17.86%) IBM
3 9 (16.07%) Altera
4 5 (8.93%) EMC
4 5 (8.93%) Mentor Graphics
5 3 (5.36%) Lattice Semiconductor
6 2 (3.57%) Actel
7 1 (1.79%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.79%) Coverity
7 1 (1.79%) Intel
7 1 (1.79%) Twitter
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