The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Altera products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Altera over the 3 months to 11 July 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 for the West Midlands region.

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 the Altera Corporation.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Altera
Rank 115 - 111
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Altera 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.042% - 0.044%
As % of the Vendors category 0.085% - 0.092%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 - £38.00
Vendors Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1170 905 1092
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 49.56% 48.81% 48.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 539 380 453
Average daily rate £325 £340 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £173 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £520 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 84 89
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +29.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.20 £28.80 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.04 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-8.08% -4.80%
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Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Altera across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Altera Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Altera across the West Midlands region.

Altera Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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Top 4 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Altera 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 Altera.

1 1 (100.00%) MATLAB
1 1 (100.00%) Simulink
1 1 (100.00%) Verilog
1 1 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array

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Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Altera 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 Altera. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Simulink
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) FPGA Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior FPGA Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Verilog
1 1 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) MATLAB