The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Field-Programmable Gate Array in contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Field-Programmable Gate Array over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Field-Programmable Gate Array (FPGA)
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 37 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Field-Programmable Gate Array 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 0.36% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.19% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £425 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £350 £350
% change year-on-year -14.28% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £40.25 £43.00
% change year-on-year +8.07% -6.39%  

Field-Programmable Gate Array is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 84 70 81
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 30.32% 22.95% 19.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 40 65
Median daily rate £388 £400 £448
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.12% -10.61%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £300 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £590 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.46% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 4
Median hourly rate £18.00 £45.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -60.00% +12.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.33 £14.00 £34.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.65 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.84 £28.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year -33.89% +52.00%  

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire citing Field-Programmable Gate Array as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Field-Programmable Gate Array in Bedfordshire

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Field-Programmable Gate Array in Bedfordshire

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

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 Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. 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 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
Dunstable - 1 £425 -
Field-Programmable Gate Array
East of England

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Top 1 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Field-Programmable Gate Array.

1 1 (100.00%) Altera

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) FPGA Engineer
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Altera