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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Field-Programmable Gate Array over the 3 months to 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Field-Programmable Gate Array (FPGA)
Rank 137 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Field-Programmable Gate Array 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.036% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.13% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £333 £380 £349
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +8.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.50 £40.00 £43.00
% change year-on-year
-8.75% -6.97%
Field-Programmable Gate Array
England

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
783 700 688
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 28.23% 27.61% 28.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 485 401 383
Median daily rate £375 £357 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.04% +1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £188 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.29% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 47 60
Median hourly rate £24.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £11.00 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £33.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.75 £20.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +19.40%

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

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region 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 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Field-Programmable Gate Array within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 5 December 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
Staffordshire - 1 - -
Field-Programmable Gate Array
England

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Field-Programmable Gate Array.

1 5 (83.33%) Python
2 3 (50.00%) C
2 3 (50.00%) Firmware
2 3 (50.00%) Subversion
2 3 (50.00%) FPGA Design
3 2 (33.33%) Altera
3 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (33.33%) V-Model
3 2 (33.33%) IEC 61508
3 2 (33.33%) Change Control
3 2 (33.33%) Verilog
3 2 (33.33%) Xilinx
3 2 (33.33%) Requirements Management
3 2 (33.33%) Degree
3 2 (33.33%) JIRA
3 2 (33.33%) Validation
3 2 (33.33%) Release Management
3 2 (33.33%) MATLAB
3 2 (33.33%) Simulink
3 2 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 2 (33.33%) EMC
4 1 (16.67%) TestDirector
4 1 (16.67%) Broadband
4 1 (16.67%) Ethernet
4 1 (16.67%) Perl
4 1 (16.67%) Linux
4 1 (16.67%) OO
4 1 (16.67%) Electronics

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 (16.67%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Broadband
1 1 (16.67%) Ethernet
1 1 (16.67%) Profibus
1 1 (16.67%) SSH
1 1 (16.67%) Telnet
1 1 (16.67%) xDSL
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Subversion
2 2 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (33.33%) JIRA
3 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
3 1 (16.67%) SonarQube
3 1 (16.67%) TestDirector
General
1 1 (16.67%) Electronics
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Design Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) FPGA Design Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) FPGA Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Hardware Design Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Hardware Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Test Automation Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Test Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Verilog
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) FPGA Design
2 2 (33.33%) Change Control
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Release Management
2 2 (33.33%) Requirements Management
2 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Validation
2 2 (33.33%) V-Model
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Case Management
3 1 (16.67%) Issue Tracking
3 1 (16.67%) OO
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Python
2 3 (50.00%) C
3 2 (33.33%) MATLAB
4 1 (16.67%) Perl
4 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Altera
1 2 (33.33%) EMC
1 2 (33.33%) Xilinx
2 1 (16.67%) Atlassian
2 1 (16.67%) Coverity