Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 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.

Field-Programmable Gate Array (FPGA)
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 66 - 57
Rank change year-on-year - +57 -
Contract jobs citing Field-Programmable Gate Array 2 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 0.29% - 0.59%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.80% - 2.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Bedfordshire median daily rate - - -
East of England median daily rate £375 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +15.38% - +13.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - £37.50
East of England median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.25% +6.67% -11.76%

Field-Programmable Gate Array is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following 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.

All Generic IT Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 250 184 191
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 36.44% 29.07% 28.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 116 115
Bedfordshire median daily rate £425 £421 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.89% +5.31% -
10th Percentile £168 £138 £200
90th Percentile £575 £538 £598
East of England median daily rate £400 £350 £378
% change year-on-year +14.29% -7.28% +6.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 20
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £13.50 £12.05 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.03% -52.75% +104.00%
10th Percentile £10.30 £11.68 £12.45
90th Percentile £31.25 £12.43 £38.88
East of England median hourly rate £19.38 £32.34 £22.19
% change year-on-year -40.06% +45.74% -6.58%

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

Job postings citing Field-Programmable Gate Array as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire.

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Field-Programmable Gate Array in Bedfordshire.

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Perl
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (100.00%) Tcl
1 2 (100.00%) Firmware
1 2 (100.00%) MATLAB
1 2 (100.00%) Simulink
1 2 (100.00%) VHDL
1 2 (100.00%) Verilog
1 2 (100.00%) Subversion
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) DO-254
1 2 (100.00%) Digital Signal Processing
1 2 (100.00%) Signal Processing
1 2 (100.00%) FPGA Design

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Co-occurring 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:

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Ethernet
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Design Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Firmware Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) FPGA Design Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) FPGA Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Verilog
1 2 (100.00%) VHDL
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Digital Signal Processing
1 2 (100.00%) FPGA Design
1 2 (100.00%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) MATLAB
1 2 (100.00%) Perl
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) Tcl
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) DO-254
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Firmware