Period
to 18 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Field-Programmable Gate Array in contract job vacancies advertised in 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 18 November 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.

Field-Programmable Gate Array (FPGA)
UK > England
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 787 821 792
Rank change year-on-year +34 -29 -18
Contract jobs citing Field-Programmable Gate Array 44 52 73
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.047% 0.053% 0.070%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.14% 0.16% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 17 21
England median daily rate £375 £340 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.29% -23.60% -19.09%
10th Percentile £298 £320 £263
90th Percentile £488 £537 £675
UK median daily rate £375 £340 £420
% change year-on-year +10.29% -19.05% -23.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 20 34
England median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.27% -7.06%
10th Percentile £38.10 £35.58 £32.23
90th Percentile £48.38 £48.13 £44.28
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -5.88%

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 England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 31772 32617 34443
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 33.85% 33.23% 32.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 21306 21551 22269
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £268 £255 £250
90th Percentile £650 £625 £625
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 910 1119 1347
England median hourly rate £20.50 £20.83 £19.03
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.58% +9.46% +5.72%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.72 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.50 £46.85
UK median hourly rate £20.92 £21.00 £19.46
% change year-on-year -0.37% +7.91% +8.11%

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Field-Programmable Gate Array in England

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

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

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Field-Programmable Gate Array in England over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Field-Programmable Gate Array in England

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

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

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Field-Programmable Gate Array in England over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Field-Programmable Gate Array in England

Field-Programmable Gate Array
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 Field-Programmable Gate Array within the England region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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
London +5 18 £450 +32.35% 8
East of England -14 11 £375 +15.38% 6
South East +4 10 £300 -13.04% 2
South West +6 5 - - 2
Field-Programmable Gate Array
UK

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 England region with a requirement for Field-Programmable Gate Array.

1 20 (45.45%) Linux
2 18 (40.91%) C
3 14 (31.82%) VHDL
4 13 (29.55%) Verilog
5 11 (25.00%) C++
5 11 (25.00%) Python
6 10 (22.73%) Embedded C
7 9 (20.45%) Telecoms
8 8 (18.18%) FPGA Design
8 8 (18.18%) Security Cleared
8 8 (18.18%) Device Driver
8 8 (18.18%) Wireless
9 7 (15.91%) Electronics
9 7 (15.91%) Assembly Language
9 7 (15.91%) Software Engineering
9 7 (15.91%) Xilinx
9 7 (15.91%) Test Automation
9 7 (15.91%) Embedded Systems
10 6 (13.64%) Altera
10 6 (13.64%) SC Cleared
10 6 (13.64%) Degree
10 6 (13.64%) QA
10 6 (13.64%) High-Frequency Trading
10 6 (13.64%) Ubuntu
10 6 (13.64%) Finance
10 6 (13.64%) Firmware
10 6 (13.64%) CAD
11 5 (11.36%) Test Scripting
12 4 (9.09%) SDLC
12 4 (9.09%) ASIC

Field-Programmable Gate Array
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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.27%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (6.82%) OrCAD
1 3 (6.82%) Simulink
2 1 (2.27%) Doxygen
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.27%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 8 (18.18%) Wireless
2 3 (6.82%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.55%) Ethernet
Development Applications
1 3 (6.82%) Git (software)
1 3 (6.82%) Subversion
2 1 (2.27%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.27%) JIRA
General
1 9 (20.45%) Telecoms
2 7 (15.91%) Electronics
3 6 (13.64%) Finance
4 3 (6.82%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.27%) Aerospace
5 1 (2.27%) Banking
5 1 (2.27%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (22.73%) Developer
1 10 (22.73%) Hardware Engineer
2 9 (20.45%) Design Engineer
2 9 (20.45%) Electronics Engineer
2 9 (20.45%) FPGA Developer
3 6 (13.64%) Senior Electronics Engineer
3 6 (13.64%) Test Automation Engineer
3 6 (13.64%) Test Engineer
4 5 (11.36%) Hardware Test Engineer
4 5 (11.36%) Software Engineer
5 4 (9.09%) Digital Hardware Engineer
5 4 (9.09%) Electronics Design Engineer
5 4 (9.09%) Embedded Engineer
5 4 (9.09%) Firmware Engineer
5 4 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
5 4 (9.09%) Senior Design Engineer
5 4 (9.09%) Senior Electronics Design Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Embedded Linux Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) FPGA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.27%) Qt
1 1 (2.27%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 14 (31.82%) VHDL
2 13 (29.55%) Verilog
3 8 (18.18%) Device Driver
4 7 (15.91%) Embedded Systems
5 4 (9.09%) ASIC
6 3 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (2.27%) Acoustics
7 1 (2.27%) CPLD
7 1 (2.27%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 20 (45.45%) Linux
2 6 (13.64%) Ubuntu
3 4 (9.09%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (4.55%) Windows
5 1 (2.27%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (18.18%) FPGA Design
2 7 (15.91%) Software Engineering
2 7 (15.91%) Test Automation
3 6 (13.64%) CAD
3 6 (13.64%) High-Frequency Trading
4 5 (11.36%) Test Scripting
5 4 (9.09%) SDLC
6 3 (6.82%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (6.82%) Schematic Capture
6 3 (6.82%) Signal Processing
7 2 (4.55%) Digital Signal Processing
7 2 (4.55%) Embedded Software Development
7 2 (4.55%) Matrix Management
7 2 (4.55%) OO
7 2 (4.55%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (4.55%) SysML
7 2 (4.55%) UML
8 1 (2.27%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (2.27%) Scrum
8 1 (2.27%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 18 (40.91%) C
2 11 (25.00%) C++
2 11 (25.00%) Python
3 10 (22.73%) Embedded C
4 7 (15.91%) Assembly Language
5 3 (6.82%) Java
5 3 (6.82%) MATLAB
5 3 (6.82%) Perl
6 2 (4.55%) Tcl
7 1 (2.27%) Embedded C++
7 1 (2.27%) Lua
Qualifications
1 8 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 6 (13.64%) Degree
2 6 (13.64%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.64%) QA
2 3 (6.82%) DO-254
3 1 (2.27%) MISRA
3 1 (2.27%) PMO
System Software
1 6 (13.64%) Firmware
Vendors
1 7 (15.91%) Xilinx
2 6 (13.64%) Altera
3 2 (4.55%) Intel
4 1 (2.27%) Atmel
4 1 (2.27%) Cadence
4 1 (2.27%) EMC
4 1 (2.27%) Fixnetix
4 1 (2.27%) Mentor Graphics
4 1 (2.27%) Red Hat