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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Field-Programmable Gate Array (FPGA)
Rank 565 550 506
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -44
Contract jobs citing Field-Programmable Gate Array 30 32 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.054% 0.062% 0.10%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.18% 0.20% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 6
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£351 £425 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.52% -10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £405 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £675 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £413 £450
% change year-on-year
-15.03% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 12 25
Average hourly rate £44.50 £40.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.25% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.70 £42.50 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.50 £40.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+11.25% +2.56%

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
16672 16035 14712
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.22% 31.07% 29.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 10749 9939 8668
Average daily rate £415 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 634 688 837
Average hourly rate £17.00 £20.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.07% +2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 19 December 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 -31 28 £351 -17.52% 60
South West - 9 £395 - 6
East of England -17 8 £369 -13.23% 11
London +17 6 £433 -35.92% 3
Essex -3 5 £450 - 3
Gloucestershire - 5 £351 - 1
South East -31 4 £348 -14.46% 31
Wiltshire - 3 £440 -
Cambridge +1 2 £288 - 6
Cambridgeshire -11 2 £288 - 6
Uxbridge - 2 £315 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £348 - 4
East Sussex -3 1 - -
Brighton -3 1 - -
West Midlands -15 1 - - 1
Scotland - 1 - - 1
City of London - 1 £638 -
Staffordshire - 1 - -
Stafford - 1 - -
Swindon - 1 - -
Oxford - 1 £348 - 1
Paignton - - - -
Runcorn - - - -
Southampton - - - -
Loughborough - - - -
Lymington - - - - 2
Malvern - - - - 1
Cheltenham - - - -
Crawley - - - -
Dartford - - - - 1

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 33 (42.86%) C++
2 26 (33.77%) VHDL
3 23 (29.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 21 (27.27%) Electronics
5 18 (23.38%) C
5 18 (23.38%) Low Latency
6 17 (22.08%) Front Office
7 14 (18.18%) Security Cleared
8 13 (16.88%) SC Cleared
8 13 (16.88%) Analytical Skills
9 12 (15.58%) Multithreading
9 12 (15.58%) Xilinx
10 10 (12.99%) Finance
10 10 (12.99%) Linux
10 10 (12.99%) Ethernet
11 9 (11.69%) TCP/IP
11 9 (11.69%) EMC
11 9 (11.69%) Banking
11 9 (11.69%) Mentor Graphics
12 8 (10.39%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (10.39%) TDD
12 8 (10.39%) Avionics
12 8 (10.39%) DO-254
12 8 (10.39%) Validation
12 8 (10.39%) Firmware
12 8 (10.39%) Embedded C
12 8 (10.39%) E-Commerce
12 8 (10.39%) SQL
12 8 (10.39%) Java
13 7 (9.09%) Shell Script

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 2 (2.60%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.99%) Ethernet
2 9 (11.69%) TCP/IP
3 6 (7.79%) Gigabit Ethernet
3 6 (7.79%) SONET
4 2 (2.60%) GSM
4 2 (2.60%) 3G
4 2 (2.60%) Multicast
5 1 (1.30%) Wireless
5 1 (1.30%) DVB
5 1 (1.30%) UMTS
5 1 (1.30%) Bluetooth
5 1 (1.30%) Internet
5 1 (1.30%) 4G
5 1 (1.30%) LTE
5 1 (1.30%) ZigBee
Development Applications
1 7 (9.09%) TeamCity
2 6 (7.79%) Maven
3 3 (3.90%) RequisitePro
4 2 (2.60%) Subversion
4 2 (2.60%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.60%) Rational DOORS
General
1 21 (27.27%) Electronics
2 17 (22.08%) Front Office
3 10 (12.99%) Finance
4 9 (11.69%) Banking
5 8 (10.39%) Avionics
6 7 (9.09%) Retail
7 6 (7.79%) Aerospace
7 6 (7.79%) Automotive
8 5 (6.49%) Investment Banking
9 4 (5.19%) Military
10 1 (1.30%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (31.17%) Developer
2 14 (18.18%) Hardware Engineer
3 12 (15.58%) FPGA Engineer
4 10 (12.99%) C++ Developer
5 9 (11.69%) Design Engineer
5 9 (11.69%) Electronics Engineer
6 8 (10.39%) Access Developer
7 7 (9.09%) Java Developer
8 4 (5.19%) Software Engineer
9 3 (3.90%) Systems Engineer
9 3 (3.90%) Senior Systems Engineer
9 3 (3.90%) Senior Hardware Engineer
9 3 (3.90%) Firmware Engineer
9 3 (3.90%) FPGA Design Engineer
9 3 (3.90%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 2 (2.60%) Digital Design Engineer
10 2 (2.60%) Verification Engineer
10 2 (2.60%) Digital Hardware Engineer
10 2 (2.60%) Senior Design Engineer
10 2 (2.60%) Hardware Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.60%) Middleware
2 1 (1.30%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 26 (33.77%) VHDL
2 23 (29.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 13 (16.88%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (7.79%) Verilog
5 4 (5.19%) Computer Science
6 3 (3.90%) ASIC
7 2 (2.60%) MPEG
7 2 (2.60%) Equities
7 2 (2.60%) Device Driver
7 2 (2.60%) Fixed Income
7 2 (2.60%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.30%) DTV
8 1 (1.30%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (1.30%) Chemistry
8 1 (1.30%) Cryptography
8 1 (1.30%) STB
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.99%) Linux
2 3 (3.90%) UNIX
2 3 (3.90%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (2.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (2.60%) SUSE
3 2 (2.60%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (23.38%) Low Latency
2 12 (15.58%) Multithreading
3 8 (10.39%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (10.39%) TDD
3 8 (10.39%) Validation
3 8 (10.39%) E-Commerce
4 7 (9.09%) BDD
5 6 (7.79%) Software Engineering
5 6 (7.79%) Mentoring
6 3 (3.90%) UML
6 3 (3.90%) V-Model
6 3 (3.90%) Use Case
6 3 (3.90%) Requirements Management
7 2 (2.60%) Electronic Trading
7 2 (2.60%) ITIL
7 2 (2.60%) CAD
7 2 (2.60%) Six Sigma
7 2 (2.60%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (1.30%) Regression Testing
8 1 (1.30%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (42.86%) C++
2 18 (23.38%) C
3 8 (10.39%) Embedded C
3 8 (10.39%) SQL
3 8 (10.39%) Java
4 7 (9.09%) Shell Script
5 6 (7.79%) Python
5 6 (7.79%) JavaScript
6 4 (5.19%) Perl
7 3 (3.90%) MATLAB
7 3 (3.90%) Assembly Language
8 2 (2.60%) Ruby
8 2 (2.60%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.30%) VC++
9 1 (1.30%) C#
9 1 (1.30%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 14 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 13 (16.88%) SC Cleared
3 7 (9.09%) Degree
4 2 (2.60%) PMP
4 2 (2.60%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.30%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.39%) DO-254
2 3 (3.90%) JTAG
3 1 (1.30%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.30%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 8 (10.39%) Firmware
2 2 (2.60%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (2.60%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (15.58%) Xilinx
2 9 (11.69%) EMC
2 9 (11.69%) Mentor Graphics
3 4 (5.19%) Altera
4 3 (3.90%) IBM
5 2 (2.60%) Actel
5 2 (2.60%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.30%) Sony
6 1 (1.30%) Sybase
6 1 (1.30%) Siemens
6 1 (1.30%) Synopsys
6 1 (1.30%) NorthgateArinso
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