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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Field-Programmable Gate Array over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Field-Programmable Gate Array (FPGA)
Rank 589 592 568
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -24
Contract jobs citing Field-Programmable Gate Array 37 20 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.072% 0.039% 0.040%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.22% 0.12% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 3
Average daily rate £575 £349 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+64.87% -15.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £315 £403
10% offered a daily rate of more than £646 £445 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £395 £413
% change year-on-year
+1.26% -4.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 10 9
Average hourly rate £40.00 £44.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.11% +11.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £32.50 £37.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.30 £45.10 £43.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £44.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-10.11% +11.25%

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
16596 16129 15942
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 32.26% 31.14% 32.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 10700 10027 9635
Average daily rate £425 £415 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +2.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £623 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 663 688 665
Average hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.44% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £11.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.63 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Field-Programmable Gate Array within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 12 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Field-Programmable Gate Array within the UK over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +10 32 £575 +64.87% 43
London +17 13 £623 +97.61% 4
South West +6 7 £400 -9.09% 4
South East +20 6 - - 14
Scotland - 5 - - 1
Gloucestershire +11 4 £400 - 2
Edinburgh - 4 - - 1
East of England -1 3 - - 7
Merseyside - 3 - -
North West - 3 - - 4
Liverpool - 3 - -
Oxfordshire +6 2 - - 2
City of London - 2 £575 - 1
Brighton - 2 - -
Gloucester - 2 £375 - 1
East Sussex - 2 - -
Bedfordshire - 2 - -
Devon - 2 - -
Hampshire +5 1 - -
Uxbridge -1 1 - -
Wareham - 1 - -
Dorset - 1 - - 2
Hertfordshire - 1 - - 1
Fife - 1 - -
Lewes - 1 - -
Paignton - 1 - -
Portsmouth - 1 - -
Stevenage - 1 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 £645 -
West Sussex - 1 - -

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Field-Programmable Gate Array also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Field-Programmable Gate Array.

1 50 (58.82%) C
2 34 (40.00%) C++
2 34 (40.00%) Linux
3 32 (37.65%) VHDL
4 24 (28.24%) Firmware
5 20 (23.53%) Electronics
6 18 (21.18%) Degree
6 18 (21.18%) Python
7 17 (20.00%) Xilinx
8 15 (17.65%) SC Cleared
8 15 (17.65%) Security Cleared
8 15 (17.65%) Validation
8 15 (17.65%) Software Engineering
9 14 (16.47%) Altera
10 13 (15.29%) Verilog
11 11 (12.94%) Device Driver
12 10 (11.76%) Android
12 10 (11.76%) C#
13 9 (10.59%) Test Automation
13 9 (10.59%) Embedded Linux
13 9 (10.59%) Software Testing
14 8 (9.41%) Embedded C
14 8 (9.41%) EMC
15 7 (8.24%) Ethernet
15 7 (8.24%) Computer Science
15 7 (8.24%) Finance
15 7 (8.24%) DO-254
16 6 (7.06%) Embedded Software Development
16 6 (7.06%) Schematic Capture
16 6 (7.06%) Aerospace

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Field-Programmable Gate Array also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Field-Programmable Gate Array. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.18%) Kinematics
Applications
1 4 (4.71%) Simulink
2 1 (1.18%) Doxygen
2 1 (1.18%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.18%) MS Office
2 1 (1.18%) OrCAD
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.24%) Ethernet
2 4 (4.71%) RS-232
2 4 (4.71%) TCP/IP
3 3 (3.53%) GSM
3 3 (3.53%) Wireless
4 2 (2.35%) BGP
4 2 (2.35%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (2.35%) Firewall
4 2 (2.35%) Modbus
4 2 (2.35%) Network Security
4 2 (2.35%) Software-Defined Radio
4 2 (2.35%) VPN
5 1 (1.18%) DVB
5 1 (1.18%) Internet
5 1 (1.18%) Multicast
5 1 (1.18%) RS-485
5 1 (1.18%) SDH
5 1 (1.18%) SONET
5 1 (1.18%) SpaceWire
5 1 (1.18%) Unicast
Development Applications
1 5 (5.88%) Subversion
1 5 (5.88%) Visual Studio
2 3 (3.53%) LabVIEW
2 3 (3.53%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (2.35%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.35%) Hudson
3 2 (2.35%) JIRA
3 2 (2.35%) VectorCAST
4 1 (1.18%) ClearCase
4 1 (1.18%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.18%) GCC
General
1 20 (23.53%) Electronics
2 7 (8.24%) Finance
3 6 (7.06%) Aerospace
4 4 (4.71%) Avionics
4 4 (4.71%) Banking
4 4 (4.71%) Investment Banking
4 4 (4.71%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.18%) Advertising
5 1 (1.18%) Automotive
5 1 (1.18%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.18%) Front Office
5 1 (1.18%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.18%) Military
Job Titles
1 21 (24.71%) Developer
2 13 (15.29%) FPGA Engineer
2 13 (15.29%) Software Engineer
3 12 (14.12%) Design Engineer
3 12 (14.12%) Embedded Engineer
4 11 (12.94%) Firmware Engineer
5 10 (11.76%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 10 (11.76%) FPGA Developer
6 7 (8.24%) Verification Engineer
7 6 (7.06%) Electronics Engineer
7 6 (7.06%) Senior FPGA Engineer
8 5 (5.88%) Hardware Engineer
9 4 (4.71%) Embedded Developer
9 4 (4.71%) Firmware Developer
9 4 (4.71%) FPGA Design Engineer
10 3 (3.53%) Automation Engineer
10 3 (3.53%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 3 (3.53%) Embedded Software Developer
10 3 (3.53%) Process Engineer
10 3 (3.53%) Senior Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.53%) HTML
2 1 (1.18%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 1 (1.18%) Middleware
2 1 (1.18%) OpenCV
2 1 (1.18%) OpenGL
2 1 (1.18%) SciPy
2 1 (1.18%) Ultra Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 32 (37.65%) VHDL
2 13 (15.29%) Verilog
3 11 (12.94%) Device Driver
4 7 (8.24%) Computer Science
5 4 (4.71%) Algorithms
5 4 (4.71%) Physics
6 3 (3.53%) CPLD
7 2 (2.35%) ASIC
7 2 (2.35%) ASIC Verification
7 2 (2.35%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (2.35%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.18%) Artificial Intelligence
8 1 (1.18%) Equities
8 1 (1.18%) Fixed Income
8 1 (1.18%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.18%) Mechatronics
8 1 (1.18%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 34 (40.00%) Linux
2 10 (11.76%) Android
3 9 (10.59%) Embedded Linux
4 5 (5.88%) Windows
5 2 (2.35%) ThreadX
5 2 (2.35%) Unix
5 2 (2.35%) VxWorks
6 1 (1.18%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.18%) SUSE
6 1 (1.18%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (17.65%) Software Engineering
1 15 (17.65%) Validation
2 9 (10.59%) Software Testing
2 9 (10.59%) Test Automation
3 6 (7.06%) Embedded Software Development
3 6 (7.06%) Schematic Capture
4 5 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (5.88%) Mentoring
4 5 (5.88%) Regression Testing
4 5 (5.88%) Stress Analysis
5 4 (4.71%) Configuration Management
5 4 (4.71%) Image Processing
5 4 (4.71%) Signal Processing
6 3 (3.53%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (3.53%) Information Assurance
7 2 (2.35%) Change Management
7 2 (2.35%) Digital Signal Processing
7 2 (2.35%) OOD
7 2 (2.35%) Six Sigma
7 2 (2.35%) UML
Programming Languages
1 50 (58.82%) C
2 34 (40.00%) C++
3 18 (21.18%) Python
4 10 (11.76%) C#
5 8 (9.41%) Embedded C
6 6 (7.06%) Embedded C++
7 4 (4.71%) Assembly Language
7 4 (4.71%) Java
7 4 (4.71%) MATLAB
7 4 (4.71%) VB
8 3 (3.53%) JavaScript
8 3 (3.53%) Perl
9 1 (1.18%) ANSI C
9 1 (1.18%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.18%) Ruby
9 1 (1.18%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.18%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 18 (21.18%) Degree
2 15 (17.65%) SC Cleared
2 15 (17.65%) Security Cleared
3 5 (5.88%) HNC
3 5 (5.88%) HND
4 2 (2.35%) CCNA
4 2 (2.35%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.18%) EMC Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.24%) DO-254
2 5 (5.88%) IEC 61508
2 5 (5.88%) JTAG
3 1 (1.18%) MISRA
System Software
1 24 (28.24%) Firmware
2 1 (1.18%) Cygwin
2 1 (1.18%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (1.18%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (20.00%) Xilinx
2 14 (16.47%) Altera
3 8 (9.41%) EMC
4 2 (2.35%) Cisco
4 2 (2.35%) F5
4 2 (2.35%) MathWorks
4 2 (2.35%) Palo Alto
4 2 (2.35%) Sourcefire
5 1 (1.18%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.18%) Red Hat
South East
ISL
Rate: £40 - £50 per hour + home working
Posted: 3 days ago
East Midlands
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Hemel Hempstead
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Edinburgh
Real Staffing
Rate: £35 - £43 per hour + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago