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 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Field-Programmable Gate Array (FPGA)
UK
Rank 558 602 602
Rank change year-on-year
+44 0
Contract jobs citing Field-Programmable Gate Array 43 34 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.095% 0.066% 0.040%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.30% 0.22% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 7 8
Median daily rate £475 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £350 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £480 £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £448 £388 £365
% change year-on-year
+15.48% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 10 7
Median hourly rate £44.25 £40.00 £44.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.62% -10.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £38.25 £38.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.87 £63.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.25 £40.00 £43.50
% change year-on-year
+10.62% -8.04%

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
14189 15755 15717
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 31.19% 30.78% 30.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 9150 10177 9634
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 552 567 640
Median hourly rate £20.00 £22.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +18.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.50 £11.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.63 £44.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £24.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-27.08% +33.33%

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 27 February 2017.

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 27 February 2017.

Field-Programmable Gate Array Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Top 28 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 27 February 2017. 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 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 36 £475 +18.75% 29
London +26 16 £475 -20.83% 5
South West +5 13 £495 +23.75%
City of London - 8 £475 - 1
Wiltshire - 5 £520 -
South East +16 4 - - 8
Gloucestershire +1 4 - -
Belfast - 4 £300 -
Salisbury - 4 £515 -
County Antrim - 4 £300 -
Northern Ireland - 4 £300 -
South Wales +20 3 - -
Wales +11 3 - -
Tewkesbury +4 2 - -
Devon -2 2 £281 -
Oxfordshire -5 2 - -
Greenford - 2 - -
Bedfordshire +1 1 £425 -
East Midlands +1 1 - - 4
East of England -8 1 £425 - 10
Yorkshire - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 - -
Oxford - 1 - -
Barnstaple - 1 £250 -
Exeter - 1 £313 -
Dunstable - 1 £425 -
Cheltenham - 1 - -

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 24 (35.29%) VHDL
2 22 (32.35%) C++
3 20 (29.41%) C
4 19 (27.94%) Degree
5 18 (26.47%) Software Engineering
5 18 (26.47%) Firmware
5 18 (26.47%) Electronics
6 15 (22.06%) Altera
6 15 (22.06%) FPGA Design
7 12 (17.65%) Security Cleared
7 12 (17.65%) Linux
8 11 (16.18%) Embedded C
8 11 (16.18%) Verilog
8 11 (16.18%) Xilinx
9 10 (14.71%) Mathematics
9 10 (14.71%) Validation
9 10 (14.71%) Finance
10 9 (13.24%) Ethernet
10 9 (13.24%) Low Latency
11 8 (11.76%) TCP/IP
11 8 (11.76%) Python
11 8 (11.76%) Requirements Management
12 7 (10.29%) Physics
12 7 (10.29%) Embedded C++
12 7 (10.29%) Analytical Skills
13 6 (8.82%) Algorithms
13 6 (8.82%) C#
14 5 (7.35%) MATLAB
14 5 (7.35%) Embedded Linux
14 5 (7.35%) Schematic Capture

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 (1.47%) Confluence
1 1 (1.47%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (2.94%) AutoCAD
2 1 (1.47%) OrCAD
2 1 (1.47%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 9 (13.24%) Ethernet
2 8 (11.76%) TCP/IP
3 4 (5.88%) Wireless
4 3 (4.41%) Bluetooth
4 3 (4.41%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (2.94%) HTTP
5 2 (2.94%) IPv4
5 2 (2.94%) iSCSI
6 1 (1.47%) Internet
6 1 (1.47%) Multicast
6 1 (1.47%) Profibus
6 1 (1.47%) RS-232
6 1 (1.47%) RS-485
6 1 (1.47%) RTP
6 1 (1.47%) Software-Defined Networking
6 1 (1.47%) Software-Defined Radio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.47%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (5.88%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (4.41%) Subversion
3 2 (2.94%) Eclipse
3 2 (2.94%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (1.47%) JIRA
4 1 (1.47%) SonarQube
4 1 (1.47%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (26.47%) Electronics
2 10 (14.71%) Finance
3 3 (4.41%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.94%) Banking
5 1 (1.47%) Advertising
5 1 (1.47%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 12 (17.65%) FPGA Engineer
2 10 (14.71%) Developer
2 10 (14.71%) Firmware Engineer
3 8 (11.76%) Design Engineer
4 7 (10.29%) Electronics Engineer
4 7 (10.29%) Hardware Engineer
5 6 (8.82%) Embedded Engineer
5 6 (8.82%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 6 (8.82%) Software Engineer
6 5 (7.35%) C++ Developer
7 4 (5.88%) Test Specialist
8 3 (4.41%) C++ Software Engineer
8 3 (4.41%) Embedded C Software Engineer
8 3 (4.41%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
8 3 (4.41%) Embedded Linux Engineer
8 3 (4.41%) FPGA Developer
8 3 (4.41%) Hardware Design Engineer
8 3 (4.41%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (4.41%) Technical Manager
8 3 (4.41%) Verification Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.47%) PyQt
1 1 (1.47%) Qt
1 1 (1.47%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 24 (35.29%) VHDL
2 11 (16.18%) Verilog
3 7 (10.29%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (8.82%) Algorithms
5 4 (5.88%) ASIC
6 3 (4.41%) Computer Science
6 3 (4.41%) Device Driver
6 3 (4.41%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (2.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (1.47%) CPLD
8 1 (1.47%) Internet of Things
8 1 (1.47%) Private Cloud
8 1 (1.47%) Public Cloud
8 1 (1.47%) TWAP
8 1 (1.47%) VWAP
Operating Systems
1 12 (17.65%) Linux
2 5 (7.35%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (2.94%) Android
3 2 (2.94%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.94%) Unix
4 1 (1.47%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (26.47%) Software Engineering
2 15 (22.06%) FPGA Design
3 10 (14.71%) Mathematics
3 10 (14.71%) Validation
4 9 (13.24%) Low Latency
5 8 (11.76%) Requirements Management
6 7 (10.29%) Physics
7 5 (7.35%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (7.35%) High-Frequency Trading
7 5 (7.35%) Schematic Capture
8 4 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (5.88%) Electronic Trading
8 4 (5.88%) Project Management
8 4 (5.88%) Test Strategy
9 3 (4.41%) Coaching
9 3 (4.41%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (4.41%) Signal Processing
10 2 (2.94%) CAD
10 2 (2.94%) Concurrent Programming
10 2 (2.94%) Multithreaded Programming
Programming Languages
1 22 (32.35%) C++
2 20 (29.41%) C
3 11 (16.18%) Embedded C
4 8 (11.76%) Python
5 7 (10.29%) Embedded C++
6 6 (8.82%) C#
7 5 (7.35%) MATLAB
8 3 (4.41%) Assembly Language
8 3 (4.41%) Perl
8 3 (4.41%) SQL
9 2 (2.94%) Java
9 2 (2.94%) Objective-C
9 2 (2.94%) Tcl
10 1 (1.47%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.47%) PHP
10 1 (1.47%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 19 (27.94%) Degree
2 12 (17.65%) Security Cleared
3 4 (5.88%) DV Cleared
3 4 (5.88%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.47%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.47%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.47%) DO-254
1 1 (1.47%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 18 (26.47%) Firmware
2 1 (1.47%) Docker
2 1 (1.47%) LXC
Systems Management
1 1 (1.47%) Ansible
Vendors
1 15 (22.06%) Altera
2 11 (16.18%) Xilinx
3 4 (5.88%) EMC
4 2 (2.94%) Mentor Graphics
5 1 (1.47%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.47%) Coverity
5 1 (1.47%) Intel
5 1 (1.47%) Lattice Semiconductor
5 1 (1.47%) Twitter
East Midlands
Real Staffing
Rate: £37 - £40 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Lancashire
X4 Group
Rate: £40 - 50 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Livingston
CPS Group Limited
Posted: 6 days ago