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 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Field-Programmable Gate Array (FPGA)
Rank 598 599 597
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Contract jobs citing Field-Programmable Gate Array 43 33 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.077% 0.059% 0.033%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.24% 0.19% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 9 2
Median daily rate £350 £350 £384
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -8.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £320 £357
10% offered a daily rate of more than £371 £893 £411
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £345 £384
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -10.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 13 9
Median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £37.50 £34.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.11 £53.00 £43.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £41.25 £41.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -0.60%

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
18175 17739 17537
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 32.70% 31.71% 32.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 11814 10738 10727
Median daily rate £425 £415 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £621 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 598 704 768
Median hourly rate £22.00 £18.60 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.27% -11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.93 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.39 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+15.78% -7.31%

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 6 May 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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Field-Programmable Gate Array within the UK over the 3 months to 6 May 2016.

Field-Programmable Gate Array Hourly Rate Histogram 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 6 May 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 -13 40 £340 -2.85% 32
South East -4 21 £350 - 6
East Sussex - 11 - - 1
Brighton - 11 - -
Lewes - 9 - -
London -11 8 £340 -61.90% 2
South West -1 3 £333 - 4
Surrey -2 3 - - 1
Gloucestershire +9 2 £375 - 3
Oxfordshire +7 2 - - 2
Hampshire +4 2 - - 1
West Midlands -13 2 - - 4
East of England - 2 - - 5
South Wales - 2 £350 -
Worcestershire - 2 - - 2
Yorkshire - 2 £250 - 2
East Midlands - 2 - - 1
Hull - 2 £250 -
Northampton - 2 - -
Malvern - 2 - -
East Yorkshire - 2 £250 -
Northamptonshire - 2 - -
Hayes - 2 £340 -
Southall - 2 £340 -
Uxbridge - 2 - -
Wales - 2 £350 -
Scotland -9 1 £355 - 3
Luton - 1 - -
High Wycombe - 1 £350 -
City of London - 1 - -

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 57 (70.37%) C
2 31 (38.27%) Linux
3 30 (37.04%) C++
4 26 (32.10%) VHDL
5 25 (30.86%) Degree
6 24 (29.63%) Electronics
7 21 (25.93%) Software Engineering
8 18 (22.22%) Schematic Capture
9 16 (19.75%) Firmware
10 15 (18.52%) EMC
10 15 (18.52%) Perl
11 14 (17.28%) Java
11 14 (17.28%) Physics
11 14 (17.28%) Security Cleared
12 13 (16.05%) SC Cleared
12 13 (16.05%) Assembly Language
13 12 (14.81%) Python
13 12 (14.81%) C#
13 12 (14.81%) Verilog
14 11 (13.58%) Test Strategy
14 11 (13.58%) Validation
14 11 (13.58%) CAD
14 11 (13.58%) Windows
14 11 (13.58%) Tcl
15 10 (12.35%) Altera
16 9 (11.11%) Embedded Software Development
16 9 (11.11%) Xilinx
16 9 (11.11%) Finance
17 7 (8.64%) Subversion
18 6 (7.41%) TCP/IP

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 2 (2.47%) Kinematics
Applications
1 2 (2.47%) Doxygen
1 2 (2.47%) OrCAD
1 2 (2.47%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.41%) TCP/IP
2 5 (6.17%) Ethernet
3 3 (3.70%) GSM
4 2 (2.47%) IPsec
4 2 (2.47%) Modbus
4 2 (2.47%) Network Security
4 2 (2.47%) SpaceWire
5 1 (1.23%) 3G
5 1 (1.23%) Bluetooth
5 1 (1.23%) Multicast
5 1 (1.23%) Software-Defined Radio
5 1 (1.23%) Unicast
5 1 (1.23%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (8.64%) Subversion
2 5 (6.17%) Visual Studio
3 4 (4.94%) Git (software)
3 4 (4.94%) LabVIEW
4 3 (3.70%) Rational DOORS
5 2 (2.47%) ClearCase
5 2 (2.47%) Eclipse
5 2 (2.47%) GCC
6 1 (1.23%) JIRA
6 1 (1.23%) Redmine
General
1 24 (29.63%) Electronics
2 9 (11.11%) Finance
3 4 (4.94%) Aerospace
3 4 (4.94%) Banking
3 4 (4.94%) Investment Banking
3 4 (4.94%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.70%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.47%) Avionics
6 1 (1.23%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.23%) Front Office
6 1 (1.23%) Military
Job Titles
1 19 (23.46%) Software Engineer
2 18 (22.22%) FPGA Engineer
2 18 (22.22%) Hardware Engineer
3 17 (20.99%) Electronics Engineer
4 16 (19.75%) Developer
5 12 (14.81%) Senior Hardware Engineer
6 11 (13.58%) Embedded Engineer
6 11 (13.58%) Senior Electronics Engineer
7 10 (12.35%) Design Engineer
7 10 (12.35%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 9 (11.11%) FPGA Developer
9 8 (9.88%) Firmware Engineer
10 6 (7.41%) Senior FPGA Engineer
11 5 (6.17%) Hardware Design Engineer
12 3 (3.70%) Developer/Software Engineer
12 3 (3.70%) Development Engineer
12 3 (3.70%) Embedded Software Developer
12 3 (3.70%) FPGA Design Engineer
12 3 (3.70%) Software Developer
12 3 (3.70%) Verification Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.70%) HTML
2 2 (2.47%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 2 (2.47%) OpenCV
2 2 (2.47%) OpenGL
3 1 (1.23%) Middleware
3 1 (1.23%) SciPy
3 1 (1.23%) Ultra Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 26 (32.10%) VHDL
2 14 (17.28%) Physics
3 12 (14.81%) Verilog
4 6 (7.41%) Algorithms
4 6 (7.41%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (2.47%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.47%) Artificial Intelligence
5 2 (2.47%) ASIC
5 2 (2.47%) ASIC Verification
5 2 (2.47%) CAN bus
5 2 (2.47%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.47%) CPLD
5 2 (2.47%) Equities
5 2 (2.47%) Mathematics
5 2 (2.47%) Mechatronics
5 2 (2.47%) Robotics
6 1 (1.23%) Cybercrime
6 1 (1.23%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.23%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.23%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 31 (38.27%) Linux
2 11 (13.58%) Windows
3 4 (4.94%) VxWorks
4 3 (3.70%) Embedded Linux
4 3 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (3.70%) Unix
5 2 (2.47%) Fedora
5 2 (2.47%) ThreadX
6 1 (1.23%) SUSE
6 1 (1.23%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (25.93%) Software Engineering
2 18 (22.22%) Schematic Capture
3 11 (13.58%) CAD
3 11 (13.58%) Test Strategy
3 11 (13.58%) Validation
4 9 (11.11%) Embedded Software Development
5 5 (6.17%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (6.17%) Signal Processing
6 3 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (3.70%) Mentoring
6 3 (3.70%) Requirements Analysis
6 3 (3.70%) Scrum
6 3 (3.70%) Six Sigma
7 2 (2.47%) Benchmarking
7 2 (2.47%) Configuration Management
7 2 (2.47%) Low Latency
7 2 (2.47%) Project Management
7 2 (2.47%) Software Testing
7 2 (2.47%) SysML
7 2 (2.47%) UML
Programming Languages
1 57 (70.37%) C
2 30 (37.04%) C++
3 15 (18.52%) Perl
4 14 (17.28%) Java
5 13 (16.05%) Assembly Language
6 12 (14.81%) C#
6 12 (14.81%) Python
7 11 (13.58%) Tcl
8 5 (6.17%) MATLAB
9 3 (3.70%) Bash Shell
9 3 (3.70%) JavaScript
10 2 (2.47%) ANSI C
10 2 (2.47%) Embedded C
10 2 (2.47%) Embedded C++
10 2 (2.47%) Scala
10 2 (2.47%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.23%) Ruby
11 1 (1.23%) VB
Qualifications
1 25 (30.86%) Degree
2 14 (17.28%) Security Cleared
3 13 (16.05%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.47%) HNC
4 2 (2.47%) HND
5 1 (1.23%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.70%) DO-254
1 3 (3.70%) JTAG
2 2 (2.47%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 16 (19.75%) Firmware
2 2 (2.47%) Cygwin
3 1 (1.23%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (1.23%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (18.52%) EMC
2 10 (12.35%) Altera
3 9 (11.11%) Xilinx
4 3 (3.70%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.47%) Atlassian
5 2 (2.47%) Freescale
5 2 (2.47%) Intel
5 2 (2.47%) Lattice Semiconductor
6 1 (1.23%) Actel
6 1 (1.23%) MathWorks
6 1 (1.23%) Mentor Graphics
6 1 (1.23%) Oracle
6 1 (1.23%) Synplicity
West Midlands
Amoria Bond
Rate: £1.00 - £100.00 per hour
Posted: 15 days ago
Swindon
IQ Telecom
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Oxfordshire
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £35 - £40 per hour
Posted: 21 days ago