The first 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 14 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category.

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
14 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Field-Programmable Gate Array (FPGA)
Rank 544 526 511
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -15
Contract jobs citing Field-Programmable Gate Array 28 37 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.053% 0.074% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.21% 0.27% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 18 9
Average daily rate
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£475 £525 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £510 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £700 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 7 25
Average hourly rate £42.50 £39.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.97% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £30.00 £32.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £42.70 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £39.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+8.97% -2.50%
Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
13241 13540 14212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 25.11% 26.93% 24.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 8062 8186 8204
Average daily rate £413 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £601
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £339
% change year-on-year
- +3.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 529 611 736
Average hourly rate £20.50 £22.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.81% -2.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.42 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -16.00%

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 14 July 2014.

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 14 July 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Field-Programmable Gate Array within the UK over the 3 months to 14 July 2014. 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
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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 -16 27 £475 -9.52% 34
West Midlands - 8 £400 - 1
London -9 6 £550 +4.76% 6
East of England -13 6 - - 8
Staffordshire - 6 - -
South East -4 5 - - 11
City of London +28 2 £320 -32.63% 3
South West -24 2 - - 8
Kent - 2 - - 1
Hampshire -4 1 - - 4
Buckinghamshire -10 1 - - 1
Warwickshire - 1 £400 -
Worcestershire - - - -
Tyne and Wear - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
North East - - - -
North West - - - -
Herefordshire - - - -
Surrey - - - - 2
Leicestershire - - - -
Norfolk - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - - 6
Cornwall - - - -
Derbyshire - - - -
Cambridge - - - - 5
Derby - - - -
Enfield - - - -
Guildford - - - - 2
High Wycombe - - - -

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 14 July 2014, 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 22 (48.89%) VHDL
2 16 (35.56%) Electronics
3 12 (26.67%) EMC
4 11 (24.44%) Verilog
5 10 (22.22%) Validation
5 10 (22.22%) Degree
5 10 (22.22%) C
6 8 (17.78%) Security Cleared
7 7 (15.56%) DO-254
7 7 (15.56%) Rational DOORS
7 7 (15.56%) Ethernet
8 6 (13.33%) SONET
8 6 (13.33%) MATLAB
8 6 (13.33%) Gigabit Ethernet
8 6 (13.33%) SC Cleared
9 5 (11.11%) Mentor Graphics
9 5 (11.11%) Xilinx
9 5 (11.11%) Simulink
9 5 (11.11%) C++
9 5 (11.11%) Firmware
10 4 (8.89%) ASIC
10 4 (8.89%) Embedded C
10 4 (8.89%) Requirements Management
10 4 (8.89%) IEC 61508
10 4 (8.89%) Altera
11 3 (6.67%) Use Case
11 3 (6.67%) Low Latency
11 3 (6.67%) Military
11 3 (6.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 3 (6.67%) Front Office

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 14 July 2014, 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.

Applications
1 5 (11.11%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.56%) Ethernet
2 6 (13.33%) Gigabit Ethernet
2 6 (13.33%) SONET
3 1 (2.22%) Wireless
3 1 (2.22%) LTE
3 1 (2.22%) GPON
3 1 (2.22%) 4G
3 1 (2.22%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.22%) 3G
3 1 (2.22%) GSM
3 1 (2.22%) UMTS
Development Applications
1 7 (15.56%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (2.22%) RequisitePro
General
1 16 (35.56%) Electronics
2 3 (6.67%) Military
2 3 (6.67%) Front Office
3 2 (4.44%) Avionics
4 1 (2.22%) Marketing
4 1 (2.22%) French Language
4 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.22%) Finance
4 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (31.11%) FPGA Engineer
2 8 (17.78%) Design Engineer
3 6 (13.33%) Systems Engineer
4 5 (11.11%) Hardware Engineer
4 5 (11.11%) Electronics Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) FPGA Design Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) Developer
6 2 (4.44%) Hardware Design Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Digital Design Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Architect
6 2 (4.44%) Software Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) C++ Developer
6 2 (4.44%) FPGA Designer
6 2 (4.44%) Verification Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Designer
6 2 (4.44%) Firmware Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Senior FPGA Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Senior Design Engineer
7 1 (2.22%) Digital Hardware Engineer
7 1 (2.22%) Analogue Design Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 22 (48.89%) VHDL
2 11 (24.44%) Verilog
3 5 (11.11%) Firmware
4 4 (8.89%) ASIC
5 3 (6.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (4.44%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (2.22%) Cryptography
7 1 (2.22%) Physics
7 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.44%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (22.22%) Validation
2 4 (8.89%) Requirements Management
3 3 (6.67%) Use Case
3 3 (6.67%) Low Latency
4 2 (4.44%) Black-Box Testing
4 2 (4.44%) Software Engineering
4 2 (4.44%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (4.44%) IC Design
4 2 (4.44%) UML
4 2 (4.44%) Configuration Management
4 2 (4.44%) Regression Testing
5 1 (2.22%) Risk Management
5 1 (2.22%) Code Coverage
5 1 (2.22%) CAE
5 1 (2.22%) Data Analysis
5 1 (2.22%) Business Development
5 1 (2.22%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (2.22%) Multithreading
5 1 (2.22%) V-Model
5 1 (2.22%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 10 (22.22%) C
2 6 (13.33%) MATLAB
3 5 (11.11%) C++
4 4 (8.89%) Embedded C
5 2 (4.44%) Assembly Language
6 1 (2.22%) Tcl
6 1 (2.22%) Perl
6 1 (2.22%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (22.22%) Degree
2 8 (17.78%) Security Cleared
3 6 (13.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.22%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.56%) DO-254
2 4 (8.89%) IEC 61508
Vendors
1 12 (26.67%) EMC
2 5 (11.11%) Xilinx
2 5 (11.11%) Mentor Graphics
3 4 (8.89%) Altera
4 2 (4.44%) Actel
5 1 (2.22%) Intel
5 1 (2.22%) IBM
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £45 - £50 per hour + negotiable
Posted: 5 hours ago
Hampshire
IC Group Ltd
Rate: Competitive + 7 months, £40-£47 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
IC Group Ltd
Rate: Competitive + 7 months, £40-£47 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £50 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford
Computer Futures
Rate: £35 - £36 per hour + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Scotland
TEKsystems
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Chelmsford
Real Staffing
Rate: £40 - £45 per hour
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £40 - £45 per hour
Posted: 23 days ago
Cambridge
Progressive Recruitment
Posted: 23 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 26 days ago