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 27 February 2015 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Field-Programmable Gate Array (FPGA)
Rank 555 544 460
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -84
Contract jobs citing Field-Programmable Gate Array 21 22 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.040% 0.044% 0.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.13% 0.14% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 27
Average daily rate
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£350 £384 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.79% -26.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £357 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £411 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £384 £300
% change year-on-year
-4.88% +27.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 29
Average hourly rate £44.50 £40.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.25% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £37.50 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.60 £41.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+8.75% -

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
15635 15394 13687
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 29.79% 30.63% 30.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 9683 9376 8207
Average daily rate £425 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 589 614 778
Average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £20.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% +4.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.91 £11.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.50%

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 27 February 2015.

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 2015.

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 27 February 2015. 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 -18 21 £350 -8.79% 77
South East -33 9 £350 -8.79% 19
East of England +3 4 £400 - 27
Hampshire -14 4 £350 -16.16% 1
South West - 4 £440 - 7
Essex +12 3 £400 - 6
London -13 3 £315 - 5
Southampton -15 3 £350 -16.16%
Oxford - 2 £360 -
Gloucestershire - 2 - - 2
Uxbridge - 2 £315 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £360 -
Berkshire 0 1 - - 1
Cambridge 0 1 - - 10
Cambridgeshire -6 1 - - 14
Stafford - 1 - - 1
Guildford - 1 - - 5
Staffordshire - 1 - - 2
Surrey - 1 - - 9
West Midlands - 1 - - 8
Scotland - - - - 2
West Sussex - - - -
Worcestershire - - - - 1
City of London - - - - 1
East Midlands - - - - 7
North West - - - - 2
Suffolk - - - -
Shropshire - - - -
Horsham - - - -
Kendal - - - -

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 21 (38.89%) C++
2 15 (27.78%) C
2 15 (27.78%) VHDL
3 14 (25.93%) Security Cleared
4 13 (24.07%) SC Cleared
5 12 (22.22%) Xilinx
6 11 (20.37%) Software Engineering
6 11 (20.37%) Electronics
7 10 (18.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 10 (18.52%) Low Latency
8 9 (16.67%) Degree
8 9 (16.67%) Front Office
9 8 (14.81%) Avionics
9 8 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (14.81%) DO-254
10 7 (12.96%) Multithreading
10 7 (12.96%) Finance
10 7 (12.96%) Firmware
10 7 (12.96%) Embedded C
10 7 (12.96%) Linux
11 6 (11.11%) Mentor Graphics
12 5 (9.26%) Python
12 5 (9.26%) Aerospace
12 5 (9.26%) Automotive
12 5 (9.26%) Verilog
13 4 (7.41%) Banking
13 4 (7.41%) EMC
13 4 (7.41%) Computer Science
14 3 (5.56%) JTAG
14 3 (5.56%) Altera

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 3 (5.56%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.56%) Ethernet
2 2 (3.70%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.85%) Internet
3 1 (1.85%) 3G
3 1 (1.85%) Wireless
3 1 (1.85%) LTE
3 1 (1.85%) 4G
3 1 (1.85%) GSM
3 1 (1.85%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.85%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (3.70%) RequisitePro
2 1 (1.85%) Subversion
2 1 (1.85%) Maven
2 1 (1.85%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.85%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.85%) Mercurial
2 1 (1.85%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (1.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (20.37%) Electronics
2 9 (16.67%) Front Office
3 8 (14.81%) Avionics
4 7 (12.96%) Finance
5 5 (9.26%) Aerospace
5 5 (9.26%) Automotive
6 4 (7.41%) Banking
7 2 (3.70%) Investment Banking
7 2 (3.70%) Military
8 1 (1.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (24.07%) Hardware Engineer
2 11 (20.37%) Developer
3 9 (16.67%) Software Engineer
3 9 (16.67%) Design Engineer
4 8 (14.81%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 7 (12.96%) Electronics Engineer
6 5 (9.26%) Access Developer
6 5 (9.26%) C++ Developer
6 5 (9.26%) Senior Hardware Engineer
7 4 (7.41%) FPGA Engineer
8 3 (5.56%) FPGA Design Engineer
8 3 (5.56%) Firmware Engineer
8 3 (5.56%) Hardware Design Engineer
9 2 (3.70%) Software Architect
9 2 (3.70%) Systems Engineer
9 2 (3.70%) Senior Systems Engineer
9 2 (3.70%) Architect
9 2 (3.70%) Java Developer
9 2 (3.70%) Verification Engineer
9 2 (3.70%) Senior Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.85%) Flash
1 1 (1.85%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 15 (27.78%) VHDL
2 10 (18.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 8 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (9.26%) Verilog
5 4 (7.41%) Computer Science
6 3 (5.56%) ASIC
6 3 (5.56%) Device Driver
6 3 (5.56%) Algorithms
7 2 (3.70%) CAN bus
8 1 (1.85%) Statistical Arbitrage
8 1 (1.85%) Hedge funds
8 1 (1.85%) Artificial Intelligence
8 1 (1.85%) Chemistry
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.96%) Linux
2 1 (1.85%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (1.85%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (20.37%) Software Engineering
2 10 (18.52%) Low Latency
3 7 (12.96%) Multithreading
4 3 (5.56%) CAD
5 2 (3.70%) UML
5 2 (3.70%) Requirements Management
5 2 (3.70%) Use Case
5 2 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (3.70%) TDD
5 2 (3.70%) V-Model
5 2 (3.70%) Video Processing
5 2 (3.70%) BDD
5 2 (3.70%) E-Commerce
6 1 (1.85%) Market Making
6 1 (1.85%) Systematic Trading
6 1 (1.85%) Signal Processing
6 1 (1.85%) Machine Learning
6 1 (1.85%) Embedded Software Development
6 1 (1.85%) 3D Modelling
6 1 (1.85%) Electronic Trading
Programming Languages
1 21 (38.89%) C++
2 15 (27.78%) C
3 7 (12.96%) Embedded C
4 5 (9.26%) Python
5 3 (5.56%) Embedded C++
5 3 (5.56%) Java
6 2 (3.70%) Perl
6 2 (3.70%) SQL
6 2 (3.70%) Assembly Language
6 2 (3.70%) Shell Script
6 2 (3.70%) MATLAB
7 1 (1.85%) VC++
7 1 (1.85%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 14 (25.93%) Security Cleared
2 13 (24.07%) SC Cleared
3 9 (16.67%) Degree
4 1 (1.85%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.85%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.81%) DO-254
2 3 (5.56%) JTAG
System Software
1 7 (12.96%) Firmware
Vendors
1 12 (22.22%) Xilinx
2 6 (11.11%) Mentor Graphics
3 4 (7.41%) EMC
4 3 (5.56%) Altera
5 2 (3.70%) IBM
6 1 (1.85%) Synopsys
6 1 (1.85%) Actel
6 1 (1.85%) Siemens
6 1 (1.85%) Sony
6 1 (1.85%) NorthgateArinso
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