Period
to 20 January 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Field-Programmable Gate Array in contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Field-Programmable Gate Array over the 6 months to 20 January 2019 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)
England > East of England
6 months to
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 188 181 187
Rank change year-on-year -7 +6 -10
Contract jobs citing Field-Programmable Gate Array 12 16 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.27% 0.34% 0.044%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.84% 1.02% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 1
East of England median daily rate £413 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +15.38% -
England median daily rate £450 £375 £473
% change year-on-year +20.00% -20.63% -5.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 0
East of England median hourly rate £50.00 £42.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.34% - -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +9.76% -8.89% +12.50%

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 the East of England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1,425 1,574 1,406
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 32.18% 33.32% 31.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 795 941 783
East of England median daily rate £438 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.06% +17.86% -7.89%
10th Percentile £221 £200 £163
90th Percentile £588 £575 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 80 106
East of England median hourly rate £19.25 £32.50 £29.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.77% +11.86% +34.98%
10th Percentile £12.66 £10.40 £11.33
90th Percentile £52.50 £53.38 £45.88
England median hourly rate £20.72 £20.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year -0.91% +4.55% +0.03%

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Field-Programmable Gate Array in the East of England

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Field-Programmable Gate Array in the East of England

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Field-Programmable Gate Array in the East of England

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 East of England region over the 6 months to 20 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +9 5 £450 - 6
Cambridgeshire +4 5 £375 - 22
Norfolk +10 1 - -
Essex -11 1 - - 6
Field-Programmable Gate Array
England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Field-Programmable Gate Array also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Field-Programmable Gate Array.

1 7 (58.33%) C
2 6 (50.00%) VHDL
3 5 (41.67%) Xilinx
4 4 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 4 (33.33%) Electronics
4 4 (33.33%) Embedded C
4 4 (33.33%) FPGA Design
5 3 (25.00%) Linux
5 3 (25.00%) Validation
5 3 (25.00%) MATLAB
6 2 (16.67%) Altera
6 2 (16.67%) C++
6 2 (16.67%) 5G
7 1 (8.33%) Algorithms
7 1 (8.33%) GNU Octave
7 1 (8.33%) Digital Signal Processing
7 1 (8.33%) Signal Processing
7 1 (8.33%) 4G
7 1 (8.33%) Test Strategy
7 1 (8.33%) Prototyping
7 1 (8.33%) FreeRTOS
7 1 (8.33%) Windows
7 1 (8.33%) C#
7 1 (8.33%) Python
7 1 (8.33%) Broadband
7 1 (8.33%) Ethernet
7 1 (8.33%) Embedded C++
7 1 (8.33%) Intel
7 1 (8.33%) Assembly Language
7 1 (8.33%) Firmware

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 1 (8.33%) GNU Octave
1 1 (8.33%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) 5G
2 1 (8.33%) 3G
2 1 (8.33%) 4G
2 1 (8.33%) Broadband
2 1 (8.33%) Ethernet
2 1 (8.33%) LTE
2 1 (8.33%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) LabVIEW
General
1 4 (33.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Design Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) FPGA Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) C Software Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Embedded C Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Embedded C Software Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Embedded Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) FPGA Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Senior FPGA Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Software Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) VHDL Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) ASIC Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Electronics Design Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Embedded Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Embedded Linux Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Lead Programmer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) VHDL
2 1 (8.33%) Algorithms
2 1 (8.33%) ASIC
2 1 (8.33%) Device Driver
2 1 (8.33%) Life Science
2 1 (8.33%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (8.33%) FreeRTOS
2 1 (8.33%) Nucleus RTOS
2 1 (8.33%) ThreadX
2 1 (8.33%) VxWorks
2 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) FPGA Design
1 4 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 3 (25.00%) Validation
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (8.33%) CAE
3 1 (8.33%) Digital Signal Processing
3 1 (8.33%) IC Design
3 1 (8.33%) Image Processing
3 1 (8.33%) Prototyping
3 1 (8.33%) Scrum
3 1 (8.33%) Signal Processing
3 1 (8.33%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) C
2 4 (33.33%) Embedded C
3 3 (25.00%) MATLAB
4 2 (16.67%) C++
5 1 (8.33%) Assembly Language
5 1 (8.33%) C#
5 1 (8.33%) Embedded C++
5 1 (8.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Xilinx
2 2 (16.67%) Altera
3 1 (8.33%) Intel
3 1 (8.33%) Lattice Semiconductor