The table below looks at the prevalence of the term ASIC in contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ASIC over the 3 months to 30 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.

Application-Specific Integrated Circuit (ASIC)
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 - 36
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing ASIC 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.32% - 0.31%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.45% - 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £405 -
% change year-on-year -4.32% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £48.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £40.25 -
% change year-on-year +36.64% -  

ASIC 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 Cambridge with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Cambridge
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 69 94 102
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 21.90% 22.49% 31.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 55 62
Median daily rate £354 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £505 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 12 10
Median hourly rate £10.00 £47.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -78.94% +179.41%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £24.20 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.90 £59.25 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -21.56% +37.83%  

ASIC
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge citing ASIC as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for ASIC in Cambridge

ASIC
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing ASIC in Cambridge.

Contractor daily rate trend for ASIC in Cambridge

ASIC
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing ASIC in Cambridge.

Contractor hourly rate trend for ASIC in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ASIC 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for ASIC.

1 1 (100.00%) ASIC Verification
1 1 (100.00%) JTAG

ASIC
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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:

Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) ASIC Verification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) JTAG