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 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Field-Programmable Gate Array (FPGA)
Rank 614 597 597
Rank change year-on-year
-17 0
Contract jobs citing Field-Programmable Gate Array 42 30 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.077% 0.055% 0.034%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.23% 0.17% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 7 0
Median daily rate £340 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 -
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 15 13
Median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £37.50 £35.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £45.00 £47.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £42.25
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.32%

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
18013 17308 16772
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 33.02% 31.81% 31.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 11670 10593 10336
Median daily rate £425 £413 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 605 711 735
Median hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.44% -12.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+19.44% -12.19%

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 27 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 27 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 -11 38 £340 -20.00% 35
South East -2 19 £350 - 2
London -3 10 £340 -61.90% 3
East Sussex - 10 - -
Brighton - 10 - -
Lewes - 6 - -
Hayes - 5 £340 -
South West -9 3 £323 - 5
Scotland -14 3 £355 - 3
Surrey - 3 - -
Edinburgh -1 2 - - 1
Hampshire -5 2 - -
West Midlands -13 2 - - 4
Yorkshire - 2 £250 - 5
Wiltshire - 2 £323 - 2
Worcestershire - 2 - - 3
Southall - 2 £340 -
Uxbridge - 2 - -
Malvern - 2 - -
East Yorkshire - 2 £250 -
Hull - 2 £250 -
Oxfordshire +7 1 - - 1
East of England +6 1 - - 5
Bristol 0 1 - -
Fife - 1 £355 - 1
East Midlands - 1 - - 1
South Wales - 1 - -
Newport - 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 £350 -
City of London - 1 - - 1

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 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 55 (72.37%) C
2 32 (42.11%) Linux
3 29 (38.16%) C++
4 25 (32.89%) VHDL
5 24 (31.58%) Electronics
5 24 (31.58%) Degree
6 22 (28.95%) Software Engineering
7 19 (25.00%) Schematic Capture
8 16 (21.05%) EMC
9 15 (19.74%) Physics
10 14 (18.42%) Assembly Language
10 14 (18.42%) Java
10 14 (18.42%) Perl
10 14 (18.42%) Test Strategy
11 13 (17.11%) Firmware
11 13 (17.11%) CAD
11 13 (17.11%) Security Cleared
12 12 (15.79%) Verilog
12 12 (15.79%) Windows
13 11 (14.47%) C#
13 11 (14.47%) Tcl
13 11 (14.47%) SC Cleared
14 10 (13.16%) Altera
14 10 (13.16%) Xilinx
14 10 (13.16%) Python
15 9 (11.84%) Validation
16 8 (10.53%) Finance
16 8 (10.53%) Embedded Software Development
17 6 (7.89%) Algorithms
18 5 (6.58%) Embedded Systems

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 (2.63%) Kinematics
Applications
1 3 (3.95%) Simulink
2 2 (2.63%) Doxygen
2 2 (2.63%) OrCAD
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.58%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.95%) Ethernet
2 3 (3.95%) GSM
3 2 (2.63%) IPsec
3 2 (2.63%) Network Security
3 2 (2.63%) SpaceWire
4 1 (1.32%) 3G
4 1 (1.32%) Bluetooth
4 1 (1.32%) Software-Defined Radio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.32%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (6.58%) Subversion
1 5 (6.58%) Visual Studio
2 4 (5.26%) LabVIEW
3 3 (3.95%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.95%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (2.63%) ClearCase
4 2 (2.63%) Eclipse
4 2 (2.63%) GCC
5 1 (1.32%) JIRA
5 1 (1.32%) Redmine
General
1 24 (31.58%) Electronics
2 8 (10.53%) Finance
3 4 (5.26%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.95%) Aerospace
5 2 (2.63%) Avionics
5 2 (2.63%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.32%) Military
Job Titles
1 20 (26.32%) Hardware Engineer
1 20 (26.32%) Software Engineer
2 18 (23.68%) Electronics Engineer
2 18 (23.68%) FPGA Engineer
3 13 (17.11%) Senior Electronics Engineer
3 13 (17.11%) Senior Hardware Engineer
4 11 (14.47%) Developer
5 10 (13.16%) Embedded Engineer
5 10 (13.16%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 7 (9.21%) Design Engineer
7 6 (7.89%) Firmware Engineer
7 6 (7.89%) Senior FPGA Engineer
8 5 (6.58%) FPGA Developer
9 4 (5.26%) Hardware Design Engineer
10 3 (3.95%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 3 (3.95%) Embedded Developer
10 3 (3.95%) Embedded Software Developer
10 3 (3.95%) PCB Engineer
10 3 (3.95%) Software Developer
10 3 (3.95%) Verification Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.95%) HTML
2 2 (2.63%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 2 (2.63%) OpenCV
2 2 (2.63%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 25 (32.89%) VHDL
2 15 (19.74%) Physics
3 12 (15.79%) Verilog
4 6 (7.89%) Algorithms
5 5 (6.58%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.63%) Artificial Intelligence
6 2 (2.63%) ASIC
6 2 (2.63%) ASIC Verification
6 2 (2.63%) CAN bus
6 2 (2.63%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.63%) Mathematics
6 2 (2.63%) Mechatronics
6 2 (2.63%) Robotics
7 1 (1.32%) Cybercrime
7 1 (1.32%) Equities
7 1 (1.32%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 32 (42.11%) Linux
2 12 (15.79%) Windows
3 4 (5.26%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (2.63%) Fedora
4 2 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.63%) Unix
4 2 (2.63%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (28.95%) Software Engineering
2 19 (25.00%) Schematic Capture
3 14 (18.42%) Test Strategy
4 13 (17.11%) CAD
5 9 (11.84%) Validation
6 8 (10.53%) Embedded Software Development
7 4 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (5.26%) Signal Processing
8 3 (3.95%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (3.95%) Scrum
9 2 (2.63%) Benchmarking
9 2 (2.63%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (2.63%) Multithreading
9 2 (2.63%) Project Management
9 2 (2.63%) Requirements Analysis
9 2 (2.63%) Six Sigma
9 2 (2.63%) Software Testing
9 2 (2.63%) SysML
9 2 (2.63%) System Testing
9 2 (2.63%) UML
Programming Languages
1 55 (72.37%) C
2 29 (38.16%) C++
3 14 (18.42%) Assembly Language
3 14 (18.42%) Java
3 14 (18.42%) Perl
4 11 (14.47%) C#
4 11 (14.47%) Tcl
5 10 (13.16%) Python
6 5 (6.58%) MATLAB
7 3 (3.95%) JavaScript
8 2 (2.63%) ANSI C
8 2 (2.63%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.63%) Embedded C
8 2 (2.63%) Embedded C++
8 2 (2.63%) Scala
8 2 (2.63%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.32%) VB
Qualifications
1 24 (31.58%) Degree
2 13 (17.11%) Security Cleared
3 11 (14.47%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.63%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.32%) HNC
5 1 (1.32%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.63%) DO-254
1 2 (2.63%) JTAG
2 1 (1.32%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 13 (17.11%) Firmware
2 2 (2.63%) Cygwin
Vendors
1 16 (21.05%) EMC
2 10 (13.16%) Altera
2 10 (13.16%) Xilinx
3 2 (2.63%) Atlassian
3 2 (2.63%) Freescale
3 2 (2.63%) Intel
3 2 (2.63%) Lattice Semiconductor
3 2 (2.63%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.32%) Actel
4 1 (1.32%) CA
4 1 (1.32%) MathWorks
4 1 (1.32%) Mentor Graphics
4 1 (1.32%) Oracle
4 1 (1.32%) Synplicity
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