Period
to 19 October 2018

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 19 October 2018 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
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 196 198 186
Rank change year-on-year +2 -12 +4
Contract jobs citing Field-Programmable Gate Array 11 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.22% 0.22% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.67% 0.65% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 1
East of England median daily rate - £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +15.38% +18.18%
England median daily rate £438 £375 £340
% change year-on-year +16.67% +10.29% -6.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 4
East of England median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £40.75 £37.90 £37.50
90th Percentile £53.00 £42.50 £42.50
England median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £40.25
% change year-on-year +5.88% +5.59% +0.63%

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 1,651 1,687 1,605
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 32.34% 33.22% 32.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 910 960 890
East of England median daily rate £450 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £210 £191 £200
90th Percentile £588 £569 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 116 131
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £24.25 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.84% +3.19% -7.84%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.43 £12.75
90th Percentile £49.65 £52.50 £43.75
England median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +7.50% - +8.11%

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 19 October 2018. 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
Cambridgeshire +6 5 - - 9
Hertfordshire -2 4 - - 2
Norfolk - 1 - -
Essex - 1 - - 5
Field-Programmable Gate Array
England

For the 6 months to 19 October 2018, 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 (63.64%) C
2 5 (45.45%) VHDL
3 4 (36.36%) Software Engineering
3 4 (36.36%) ASIC
3 4 (36.36%) Electronics
3 4 (36.36%) FPGA Design
4 3 (27.27%) Embedded C
5 2 (18.18%) Assembly Language
5 2 (18.18%) Linux
5 2 (18.18%) C++
5 2 (18.18%) Ethernet
5 2 (18.18%) MATLAB
5 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
5 2 (18.18%) Verilog
5 2 (18.18%) IC Design
5 2 (18.18%) Xilinx
5 2 (18.18%) Altera
5 2 (18.18%) Prototyping
6 1 (9.09%) Test Strategy
6 1 (9.09%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (9.09%) 802.1X
6 1 (9.09%) Schematic Capture
6 1 (9.09%) 5G
6 1 (9.09%) Lattice Semiconductor
6 1 (9.09%) FreeRTOS
6 1 (9.09%) Life Science
6 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
6 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
6 1 (9.09%) LTE
6 1 (9.09%) Mentor Graphics

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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) Ethernet
2 1 (9.09%) 5G
2 1 (9.09%) 802.11
2 1 (9.09%) Broadband
2 1 (9.09%) Internet
2 1 (9.09%) LTE
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) LabVIEW
General
1 4 (36.36%) Electronics
2 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Design Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Developer
2 2 (18.18%) FPGA Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Senior FPGA Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Software Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Software Test Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Test Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) ASIC Design Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) ASIC Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) C++ Software Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Electronics Design Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Electronics Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Embedded C Software Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Embedded Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Embedded Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) FPGA Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Lead Programmer
3 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Programmer
3 1 (9.09%) VHDL Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) VHDL
2 4 (36.36%) ASIC
3 2 (18.18%) Verilog
4 1 (9.09%) Device Driver
4 1 (9.09%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) FreeRTOS
2 1 (9.09%) Nucleus RTOS
2 1 (9.09%) ThreadX
2 1 (9.09%) VxWorks
2 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) FPGA Design
1 4 (36.36%) Software Engineering
2 2 (18.18%) IC Design
2 2 (18.18%) Prototyping
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Schematic Capture
3 1 (9.09%) Scrum
3 1 (9.09%) Test Strategy
3 1 (9.09%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) C
2 3 (27.27%) Embedded C
3 2 (18.18%) Assembly Language
3 2 (18.18%) C++
3 2 (18.18%) MATLAB
4 1 (9.09%) C#
4 1 (9.09%) Embedded C++
4 1 (9.09%) Java
4 1 (9.09%) Python
4 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
1 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Altera
1 2 (18.18%) Xilinx
2 1 (9.09%) EMC
2 1 (9.09%) Lattice Semiconductor
2 1 (9.09%) Mentor Graphics