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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Field-Programmable Gate Array (FPGA)
Rank 611 606 605
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Contract jobs citing Field-Programmable Gate Array 37 29 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.069% 0.053% 0.041%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.21% 0.16% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 10 3
Median daily rate £340 £363 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.20% -34.09%
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 10
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 £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £46.60 £47.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%

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
17973 17628 17417
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 33.29% 31.97% 32.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 11641 10994 10677
Median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 631 656 707
Median hourly rate £22.25 £19.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.10% -7.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £18.47 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+24.52% -12.04%

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 June 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 June 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 31 £340 -2.85% 40
South East +9 14 £350 - 9
London -1 8 £340 -61.90% 10
East Sussex - 8 - - 2
Brighton - 7 - -
Hayes - 5 £340 -
South West +5 4 £355 - 1
Wales +21 3 - -
South Wales +18 3 - -
East of England +15 3 - - 6
Scotland -13 3 £355 - 2
Wiltshire - 3 £355 -
Lewes - 3 - - 1
Newport +16 2 - -
Hampshire +8 2 - - 4
Essex +5 2 - - 4
Edinburgh -12 2 - -
West Midlands -20 2 - - 1
Surrey - 2 - - 1
Worcestershire - 2 - - 1
Southall - 2 £340 -
Malvern - 2 - -
Oxfordshire +11 1 - - 1
Bristol - 1 - -
Middlesex - 1 £350 -
Chelmsford - 1 - - 2
Salisbury - 1 £355 -
City of London - 1 - - 2
Luton - 1 - -
Fife - 1 £355 -

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 54 (72.00%) C
2 28 (37.33%) Linux
3 27 (36.00%) C++
4 25 (33.33%) Electronics
4 25 (33.33%) Degree
5 24 (32.00%) VHDL
6 20 (26.67%) Schematic Capture
7 17 (22.67%) Software Engineering
7 17 (22.67%) Physics
7 17 (22.67%) EMC
8 16 (21.33%) Assembly Language
9 15 (20.00%) CAD
10 14 (18.67%) Test Strategy
11 13 (17.33%) Java
11 13 (17.33%) Perl
11 13 (17.33%) Security Cleared
12 12 (16.00%) Windows
12 12 (16.00%) Firmware
13 11 (14.67%) Tcl
13 11 (14.67%) Verilog
13 11 (14.67%) Altera
13 11 (14.67%) Xilinx
14 10 (13.33%) SC Cleared
14 10 (13.33%) C#
15 8 (10.67%) Python
16 7 (9.33%) Finance
17 6 (8.00%) Validation
18 5 (6.67%) MATLAB
18 5 (6.67%) Embedded Systems
18 5 (6.67%) Algorithms

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 1 (1.33%) Kinematics
Applications
1 4 (5.33%) Simulink
2 2 (2.67%) OrCAD
3 1 (1.33%) Doxygen
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.00%) Ethernet
2 2 (2.67%) Bluetooth
2 2 (2.67%) IPsec
2 2 (2.67%) Network Security
2 2 (2.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.33%) 3G
3 1 (1.33%) Software-Defined Radio
3 1 (1.33%) SpaceWire
3 1 (1.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (5.33%) Subversion
2 3 (4.00%) LabVIEW
3 2 (2.67%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.67%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (2.67%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.33%) ClearCase
4 1 (1.33%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.33%) GCC
4 1 (1.33%) JIRA
4 1 (1.33%) Redmine
General
1 25 (33.33%) Electronics
2 7 (9.33%) Finance
3 4 (5.33%) Aerospace
4 3 (4.00%) Manufacturing
4 3 (4.00%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.33%) Automotive
5 1 (1.33%) Avionics
5 1 (1.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 22 (29.33%) Hardware Engineer
2 20 (26.67%) FPGA Engineer
3 19 (25.33%) Electronics Engineer
4 17 (22.67%) Software Engineer
5 14 (18.67%) Senior Electronics Engineer
5 14 (18.67%) Senior Hardware Engineer
6 8 (10.67%) Developer
7 7 (9.33%) Embedded Engineer
7 7 (9.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 6 (8.00%) Design Engineer
8 6 (8.00%) Senior FPGA Engineer
9 5 (6.67%) FPGA Developer
10 4 (5.33%) Firmware Engineer
10 4 (5.33%) Hardware Design Engineer
11 3 (4.00%) Linux Engineer
11 3 (4.00%) PCB Engineer
12 2 (2.67%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
12 2 (2.67%) C/C++ Software Engineer
12 2 (2.67%) Development Engineer
12 2 (2.67%) VHDL Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 1 (1.33%) OpenCV
1 1 (1.33%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 24 (32.00%) VHDL
2 17 (22.67%) Physics
3 11 (14.67%) Verilog
4 5 (6.67%) Algorithms
4 5 (6.67%) Embedded Systems
5 3 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.00%) ASIC
6 2 (2.67%) ASIC Verification
6 2 (2.67%) CAN bus
6 2 (2.67%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.33%) Artificial Intelligence
7 1 (1.33%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.33%) Cybercrime
7 1 (1.33%) Equities
7 1 (1.33%) Mechatronics
7 1 (1.33%) Robotics
7 1 (1.33%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 28 (37.33%) Linux
2 12 (16.00%) Windows
3 4 (5.33%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (2.67%) Fedora
4 2 (2.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.67%) VxWorks
5 1 (1.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (26.67%) Schematic Capture
2 17 (22.67%) Software Engineering
3 15 (20.00%) CAD
4 14 (18.67%) Test Strategy
5 6 (8.00%) Validation
6 4 (5.33%) Embedded Software Development
7 3 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (4.00%) Project Management
7 3 (4.00%) Scrum
7 3 (4.00%) Signal Processing
8 2 (2.67%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (2.67%) Digital Signal Processing
8 2 (2.67%) Mentoring
8 2 (2.67%) OO
8 2 (2.67%) Regression Analysis
8 2 (2.67%) Requirements Analysis
8 2 (2.67%) Software Testing
8 2 (2.67%) System Testing
8 2 (2.67%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 54 (72.00%) C
2 27 (36.00%) C++
3 16 (21.33%) Assembly Language
4 13 (17.33%) Java
4 13 (17.33%) Perl
5 11 (14.67%) Tcl
6 10 (13.33%) C#
7 8 (10.67%) Python
8 5 (6.67%) MATLAB
9 2 (2.67%) Bash Shell
9 2 (2.67%) Embedded C
9 2 (2.67%) Embedded C++
9 2 (2.67%) Scala
10 1 (1.33%) ANSI C
10 1 (1.33%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 25 (33.33%) Degree
2 13 (17.33%) Security Cleared
3 10 (13.33%) SC Cleared
4 3 (4.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.33%) DO-254
1 1 (1.33%) JTAG
System Software
1 12 (16.00%) Firmware
2 1 (1.33%) Cygwin
Vendors
1 17 (22.67%) EMC
2 11 (14.67%) Altera
2 11 (14.67%) Xilinx
3 3 (4.00%) Lattice Semiconductor
4 2 (2.67%) Atlassian
4 2 (2.67%) Freescale
4 2 (2.67%) Intel
4 2 (2.67%) Mentor Graphics
4 2 (2.67%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.33%) Actel
5 1 (1.33%) CA
5 1 (1.33%) MathWorks
5 1 (1.33%) Oracle
5 1 (1.33%) Synplicity
Essex
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £35 - £43 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Chelmsford
Real Staffing
Rate: £38 - £42 per hour + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Chelmsford
Real Staffing
Rate: £38 - £42 per hour + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago