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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Field-Programmable Gate Array (FPGA)
Rank 619 634 595
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -39
Contract jobs citing Field-Programmable Gate Array 31 21 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.057% 0.036% 0.071%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.17% 0.11% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 16
Median daily rate £350 £363 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -34.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £318 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £893 £606
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £335 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -10.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 5 10
Median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £39.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -1.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.75 £33.60 £36.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £41.50 £43.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.25 £39.75
% change year-on-year
+4.57% -3.77%

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
18103 18932 18533
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 33.37% 32.40% 32.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 11707 11906 11111
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £615 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £376 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.13% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 678 757 774
Median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.72 £12.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £46.50 £43.98
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £19.29 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+16.64% +2.88%

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
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 25 August 2016.

Field-Programmable Gate Array Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Top 24 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 25 August 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 +2 28 £350 - 28
South East +15 12 £345 +3.75% 8
South West +13 6 £350 - 2
Hampshire +5 5 - - 4
Middlesex - 5 £345 -
Gloucestershire - 5 £350 - 2
East of England +15 4 - - 5
Essex - 4 - - 1
West Midlands - 4 - - 2
Wales +24 3 - -
South Wales +18 3 - -
Newport +2 2 - -
Chelmsford - 2 - -
Portsmouth - 2 - -
East Sussex - 2 - - 2
Wiltshire +8 1 £380 -
London -18 1 £340 -61.90% 4
North West - 1 - - 3
Coventry - 1 - -
Staffordshire - 1 - -
Stafford - 1 - -
Hayes - 1 £340 -
Brighton - 1 - - 1
Lewes - 1 - - 1

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 38 (51.35%) C
2 25 (33.78%) C++
3 24 (32.43%) Electronics
4 19 (25.68%) Degree
4 19 (25.68%) Software Engineering
4 19 (25.68%) Firmware
5 18 (24.32%) Security Cleared
5 18 (24.32%) Schematic Capture
6 17 (22.97%) EMC
6 17 (22.97%) Linux
6 17 (22.97%) VHDL
7 16 (21.62%) SC Cleared
8 14 (18.92%) Assembly Language
8 14 (18.92%) CAD
9 13 (17.57%) Physics
10 12 (16.22%) Xilinx
10 12 (16.22%) Requirements Management
10 12 (16.22%) V-Model
10 12 (16.22%) Test Strategy
11 11 (14.86%) Rational DOORS
11 11 (14.86%) ASIC
11 11 (14.86%) Java
11 11 (14.86%) Perl
11 11 (14.86%) Military
12 10 (13.51%) Windows
12 10 (13.51%) UML
12 10 (13.51%) Tcl
12 10 (13.51%) IBM
12 10 (13.51%) Network Architecture
12 10 (13.51%) Use Case

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:

Applications
1 4 (5.41%) Simulink
2 3 (4.05%) OrCAD
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.81%) DHCP
1 8 (10.81%) SNMP
2 6 (8.11%) TCP/IP
3 3 (4.05%) Ethernet
4 2 (2.70%) Bluetooth
4 2 (2.70%) IPsec
5 1 (1.35%) 3G
5 1 (1.35%) Broadband
5 1 (1.35%) SSH
5 1 (1.35%) Telnet
5 1 (1.35%) Wireless
5 1 (1.35%) xDSL
Development Applications
1 11 (14.86%) Rational DOORS
2 7 (9.46%) Subversion
3 3 (4.05%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.70%) JIRA
4 2 (2.70%) LabVIEW
4 2 (2.70%) PVCS
4 2 (2.70%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.35%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.35%) Redmine
5 1 (1.35%) TestDirector
General
1 24 (32.43%) Electronics
2 11 (14.86%) Military
3 5 (6.76%) Aerospace
4 3 (4.05%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.70%) Automotive
5 2 (2.70%) Avionics
6 1 (1.35%) Finance
6 1 (1.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (32.43%) FPGA Engineer
1 24 (32.43%) Hardware Engineer
2 18 (24.32%) Electronics Engineer
3 14 (18.92%) Software Engineer
4 12 (16.22%) Senior Electronics Engineer
4 12 (16.22%) Senior Hardware Engineer
5 11 (14.86%) Systems Engineer
6 9 (12.16%) Design Engineer
7 6 (8.11%) Embedded Engineer
7 6 (8.11%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 6 (8.11%) Hardware Design Engineer
7 6 (8.11%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 5 (6.76%) FPGA Design Engineer
9 4 (5.41%) Firmware Engineer
9 4 (5.41%) Linux Engineer
10 3 (4.05%) ASIC Engineer
10 3 (4.05%) PCB Engineer
10 3 (4.05%) Senior FPGA Engineer
10 3 (4.05%) Test Engineer
10 3 (4.05%) VHDL Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 17 (22.97%) VHDL
2 13 (17.57%) Physics
3 11 (14.86%) ASIC
4 8 (10.81%) CESG
5 6 (8.11%) Verilog
6 5 (6.76%) Embedded Systems
7 3 (4.05%) Algorithms
8 2 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (2.70%) CAN bus
9 1 (1.35%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 17 (22.97%) Linux
2 10 (13.51%) Windows
3 3 (4.05%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (2.70%) Fedora
4 2 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.70%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (25.68%) Software Engineering
2 18 (24.32%) Schematic Capture
3 14 (18.92%) CAD
4 12 (16.22%) Requirements Management
4 12 (16.22%) Test Strategy
4 12 (16.22%) V-Model
5 10 (13.51%) Network Architecture
5 10 (13.51%) UML
5 10 (13.51%) Use Case
6 3 (4.05%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (4.05%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (4.05%) Embedded Software Development
6 3 (4.05%) OO
6 3 (4.05%) Rapid Prototyping
6 3 (4.05%) Scrum
6 3 (4.05%) Validation
7 2 (2.70%) Data Acquisition
7 2 (2.70%) Prototyping
7 2 (2.70%) Software Testing
7 2 (2.70%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 38 (51.35%) C
2 25 (33.78%) C++
3 14 (18.92%) Assembly Language
4 11 (14.86%) Java
4 11 (14.86%) Perl
5 10 (13.51%) Tcl
6 8 (10.81%) C#
7 5 (6.76%) Python
8 4 (5.41%) MATLAB
9 2 (2.70%) Bash Shell
9 2 (2.70%) Embedded C
9 2 (2.70%) Embedded C++
9 2 (2.70%) Scala
10 1 (1.35%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.35%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (25.68%) Degree
2 18 (24.32%) Security Cleared
3 16 (21.62%) SC Cleared
4 3 (4.05%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.76%) DO-254
2 2 (2.70%) QA
3 1 (1.35%) IEC 61508
3 1 (1.35%) JTAG
System Software
1 19 (25.68%) Firmware
Vendors
1 17 (22.97%) EMC
2 12 (16.22%) Xilinx
3 10 (13.51%) IBM
4 9 (12.16%) Altera
5 6 (8.11%) Mentor Graphics
6 3 (4.05%) Actel
6 3 (4.05%) Lattice Semiconductor
7 2 (2.70%) Atlassian
7 2 (2.70%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.35%) CA
8 1 (1.35%) Freescale
8 1 (1.35%) Intel
8 1 (1.35%) Synplicity
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