The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Altera products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Altera over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within the Altera Corporation.

Altera
UK / England
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 599 621 -
Rank change year-on-year +22 -  
Contract jobs citing Altera 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.005% 0.004% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.011% 0.009% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £450 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £41.25 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £41.25 -

Altera is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in England.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 19019 22047 22494
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 43.98% 44.46% 44.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 11634 13837 13470
Median daily rate £430 £409 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.13% +2.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 633 739 1007
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.89% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.16 £11.00 £11.16
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.33 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.92 £18.50
% change year-on-year -16.32% +13.05%  

Altera
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Altera as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Altera in England

Altera
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Altera in England

Altera
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Altera in England

Altera
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Altera within the England region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London - 1 £450 -
North West - 1 - -
Altera
UK

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Altera 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 England region with a requirement for Altera.

1 17 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 10 (58.82%) VHDL
2 10 (58.82%) Verilog
3 6 (35.29%) C
4 5 (29.41%) Ethernet
5 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
5 4 (23.53%) Low Latency
5 4 (23.53%) Finance
6 3 (17.65%) Xilinx
6 3 (17.65%) Mentor Graphics
6 3 (17.65%) Subversion
6 3 (17.65%) UML
6 3 (17.65%) Electronics
6 3 (17.65%) Tcl
6 3 (17.65%) HTTP
6 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
6 3 (17.65%) Embedded C
6 3 (17.65%) IPv4
6 3 (17.65%) Perl
6 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (17.65%) Rational DOORS
6 3 (17.65%) High-Frequency Trading
6 3 (17.65%) Git (software)
6 3 (17.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (17.65%) iSCSI
7 2 (11.76%) FPGA Design
7 2 (11.76%) C#
7 2 (11.76%) C++
7 2 (11.76%) Assembly Language
7 2 (11.76%) Firmware

Altera
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 5 (29.41%) Ethernet
2 3 (17.65%) HTTP
2 3 (17.65%) IPv4
2 3 (17.65%) iSCSI
2 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.88%) RS-232
3 1 (5.88%) RS-485
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (17.65%) Git (software)
1 3 (17.65%) Rational DOORS
1 3 (17.65%) Subversion
2 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) FPGA Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Test Specialist
3 2 (11.76%) Design Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Firmware Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Verification Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) C Software Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Digital Design Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Embedded C Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Embedded C Software Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Embedded Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) FPGA Design Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Hardware Design Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Hardware Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) MATLAB Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 17 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 10 (58.82%) Verilog
2 10 (58.82%) VHDL
3 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Low Latency
2 3 (17.65%) High-Frequency Trading
2 3 (17.65%) UML
3 2 (11.76%) FPGA Design
4 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) C
2 3 (17.65%) Embedded C
2 3 (17.65%) Perl
2 3 (17.65%) Tcl
3 2 (11.76%) Assembly Language
3 2 (11.76%) C#
3 2 (11.76%) C++
3 2 (11.76%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) Degree
3 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Mentor Graphics
1 3 (17.65%) Xilinx