The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Field-Programmable Gate Array in contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Field-Programmable Gate Array over the 3 months to 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Field-Programmable Gate Array (FPGA)
London / City of London
Rank 147 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Field-Programmable Gate Array 7 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.23% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.64% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Median daily rate £475 - -
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 £42.50
% change year-on-year +8.07% -5.29%  

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 the City of London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1087 1201 1862
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 36.31% 36.10% 36.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 834 953 1420
Median daily rate £525 £500 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +6.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £319 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £655 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 27 36
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.35%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.79 £12.00 £12.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.35 £35.60 £27.37
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.25 £28.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year -32.45% +52.00%  

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London 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 the City of London

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Field-Programmable Gate Array in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Field-Programmable Gate Array in the City of London

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Top 28 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 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 City of London region with a requirement for Field-Programmable Gate Array.

1 5 (62.50%) Finance
1 5 (62.50%) Low Latency
2 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (50.00%) Altera
2 4 (50.00%) Verilog
2 4 (50.00%) C++
3 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
3 3 (37.50%) Linux
3 3 (37.50%) C
3 3 (37.50%) High-Frequency Trading
4 1 (12.50%) Multithreaded Programming
4 1 (12.50%) Concurrent Programming
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (12.50%) Mathematics
4 1 (12.50%) Algorithmic Trading
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (12.50%) Multithreading
4 1 (12.50%) Electronic Trading
4 1 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (12.50%) BDD
4 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
4 1 (12.50%) Java
4 1 (12.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) TDD
4 1 (12.50%) Banking
4 1 (12.50%) Advertising
4 1 (12.50%) Scrum

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Advertising
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
1 4 (50.00%) Test Specialist
2 3 (37.50%) C Developer
2 3 (37.50%) C/C++ Developer
2 3 (37.50%) C++ Developer
2 3 (37.50%) FPGA Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Java Developer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (50.00%) Verilog
2 1 (12.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Low Latency
2 3 (37.50%) High-Frequency Trading
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Algorithmic Trading
3 1 (12.50%) BDD
3 1 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (12.50%) Concurrent Programming
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
3 1 (12.50%) Electronic Trading
3 1 (12.50%) Mathematics
3 1 (12.50%) Multithreaded Programming
3 1 (12.50%) Multithreading
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (12.50%) Scrum
3 1 (12.50%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) C++
2 3 (37.50%) C
3 1 (12.50%) Java
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Altera