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 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Altera
UK / England
Rank 551 609 -
Rank change year-on-year +58 -  
Contract jobs citing Altera 15 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.036% 0.012% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.083% 0.028% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
Median daily rate £475 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £350 -
% change year-on-year -10.71% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Median hourly rate £43.50 £46.20 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.84% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £46.20 -
% change year-on-year -5.84% -  

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 18153 21417 22207
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 43.80% 43.65% 45.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 11317 13158 12832
Median daily rate £425 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 634 765 953
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.25% +11.42%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.55 £11.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.38 £51.00 £42.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.38 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -13.81% +11.76%  

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 Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Altera in England over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Altera in England

Altera
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Altera in England

Altera
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Altera in England over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 March 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 +34 6 £475 -
South West +8 5 £281 -
North West - 2 - - 6
East Midlands - 1 - -
East of England - 1 £425 -
Altera
UK

Altera
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (94.44%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 10 (55.56%) Verilog
3 9 (50.00%) VHDL
4 7 (38.89%) C
5 6 (33.33%) Xilinx
6 5 (27.78%) Low Latency
6 5 (27.78%) Ethernet
7 4 (22.22%) Embedded C
7 4 (22.22%) Firmware
7 4 (22.22%) Finance
7 4 (22.22%) FPGA Design
7 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
8 3 (16.67%) Git (software)
8 3 (16.67%) iSCSI
8 3 (16.67%) Rational DOORS
8 3 (16.67%) Mentor Graphics
8 3 (16.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (16.67%) Subversion
8 3 (16.67%) Electronics
8 3 (16.67%) Tcl
8 3 (16.67%) IPv4
8 3 (16.67%) HTTP
8 3 (16.67%) UML
8 3 (16.67%) C++
9 2 (11.11%) Perl
9 2 (11.11%) C#
9 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
9 2 (11.11%) Assembly Language
9 2 (11.11%) MATLAB
9 2 (11.11%) Degree

Altera
Top Related 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 (27.78%) Ethernet
2 3 (16.67%) HTTP
2 3 (16.67%) IPv4
2 3 (16.67%) iSCSI
3 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
4 1 (5.56%) RS-232
4 1 (5.56%) RS-485
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 3 (16.67%) Rational DOORS
1 3 (16.67%) Subversion
2 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Electronics
3 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) FPGA Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Test Specialist
3 3 (16.67%) Design Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Firmware Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) FPGA Design Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Verification Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) C Software Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Digital Design Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Embedded C Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Embedded C Software Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Embedded Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Hardware Design Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Hardware Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) MATLAB Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 17 (94.44%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 10 (55.56%) Verilog
3 9 (50.00%) VHDL
4 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (5.56%) Algorithms
5 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
5 1 (5.56%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Embedded Linux
1 1 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Low Latency
2 4 (22.22%) FPGA Design
3 3 (16.67%) UML
4 2 (11.11%) High-Frequency Trading
5 1 (5.56%) Image Processing
5 1 (5.56%) Investment Management
5 1 (5.56%) Mathematics
5 1 (5.56%) Proprietary Trading
5 1 (5.56%) Quantitative Investing
5 1 (5.56%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) C
2 4 (22.22%) Embedded C
3 3 (16.67%) C++
3 3 (16.67%) Tcl
4 2 (11.11%) Assembly Language
4 2 (11.11%) C#
4 2 (11.11%) MATLAB
4 2 (11.11%) Perl
5 1 (5.56%) Embedded C++
5 1 (5.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.11%) Degree
3 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) Firmware
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Xilinx
2 3 (16.67%) Mentor Graphics
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