The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Field-Programmable Gate Array 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 Field-Programmable Gate Array over the 3 months to 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Field-Programmable Gate Array (FPGA)
Rank 118 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Field-Programmable Gate Array 6 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.24% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.01% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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- - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £344 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.81% -5.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Miscellaneous Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
596 503 506
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 23.59% 23.86% 21.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 288 258 261
Average daily rate £350 £315 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £175 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 36 41
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.75 £29.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.61% -29.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £11.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.32 £37.80 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.53 £17.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -36.36%

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Field-Programmable Gate Array across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Field-Programmable Gate Array Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Field-Programmable Gate Array across the West Midlands region.

Field-Programmable Gate Array Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Field-Programmable Gate Array Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 17 September 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
Staffordshire - 6 - -
Worcestershire - - - -
Herefordshire - - - -
Field-Programmable Gate Array
England

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Top 17 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 6 (75.00%) Gigabit Ethernet
1 6 (75.00%) Mentoring
1 6 (75.00%) Ethernet
1 6 (75.00%) SONET
1 6 (75.00%) Validation
1 6 (75.00%) VHDL
2 1 (12.50%) Verilog
2 1 (12.50%) C
2 1 (12.50%) C++
2 1 (12.50%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) MATLAB
2 1 (12.50%) Simulink
2 1 (12.50%) Electronics
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (12.50%) Altera
2 1 (12.50%) Network Architecture
2 1 (12.50%) GPON

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 1 (12.50%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) Gigabit Ethernet
1 6 (75.00%) Ethernet
1 6 (75.00%) SONET
2 1 (12.50%) GPON
General
1 1 (12.50%) Electronics
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) FPGA Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Implementation Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior FPGA Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) VHDL
2 1 (12.50%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Mentoring
1 6 (75.00%) Validation
2 1 (12.50%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C
1 1 (12.50%) C++
1 1 (12.50%) MATLAB
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Altera