The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Synplicity products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Synplicity over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors currently tracked.

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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Synplicity, Inc.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Synplicity
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Synplicity 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - - -
As % of the Vendors category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
25864 22521 27823
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.91% 47.12% 45.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 14483 11975 14185
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1091 1187 1343
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.20 £40.00 £40.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

Synplicity
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Synplicity within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Synplicity Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Synplicity
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Synplicity within the UK.

Synplicity Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Synplicity
Top 11 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Synplicity 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 Synplicity.

1 1 (100.00%) Firmware
1 1 (100.00%) ASIC
1 1 (100.00%) Aerospace
1 1 (100.00%) VHDL
1 1 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 1 (100.00%) Xilinx
1 1 (100.00%) Requirements Management
1 1 (100.00%) Altera
1 1 (100.00%) Actel
1 1 (100.00%) DO-254
1 1 (100.00%) Rational DOORS

Synplicity
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Synplicity 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 Synplicity. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 1 (100.00%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Design Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) FPGA Design Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) FPGA Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Firmware
1 1 (100.00%) ASIC
1 1 (100.00%) VHDL
1 1 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Requirements Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) DO-254
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Xilinx
1 1 (100.00%) Altera
1 1 (100.00%) Actel