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 3 months to 28 June 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 548 590 597
Rank change year-on-year +42 +7  
Contract jobs citing Field-Programmable Gate Array 35 30 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.081% 0.061% 0.050%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.24% 0.18% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 9
Median daily rate £450 £340 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +32.35% -2.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £323 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £384 £914
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year +5.63% +1.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 8
Median hourly rate £42.50 £43.75 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.85% +9.37%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.75 £37.13 £35.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.75 £46.50 £43.33
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -5.55% +12.50%  

Field-Programmable Gate Array is in the generic IT skills category. The next 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.

Generic IT Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 14536 16470 16171
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 33.62% 33.31% 32.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 13607 15328 14662
Median daily rate £465 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.22% +3.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £261 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £663 £638 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 621 790 749
Median hourly rate £22.00 £21.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.32% +13.15%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £11.32 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.25 £47.39 £45.44
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year +8.69% +24.32%  

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 3 months to 28 June 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 3 months to 28 June 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 3 months to 28 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 +21 17 £450 +32.35% 4
South East +22 9 £425 +21.42% 3
South West +3 9 £387 +9.01% 2
East of England -3 1 - - 6
Field-Programmable Gate Array
UK

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 28 (38.89%) C
2 24 (33.33%) Linux
2 24 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 22 (30.56%) C++
4 21 (29.17%) Embedded C
5 18 (25.00%) Electronics
5 18 (25.00%) VHDL
6 17 (23.61%) Security Cleared
7 16 (22.22%) Altera
8 14 (19.44%) Degree
9 13 (18.06%) Verilog
10 12 (16.67%) SC Cleared
11 11 (15.28%) Embedded Linux
11 11 (15.28%) Python
12 10 (13.89%) UML
12 10 (13.89%) Firmware
12 10 (13.89%) Git (software)
13 9 (12.50%) Assembly Language
13 9 (12.50%) SDLC
14 8 (11.11%) FPGA Design
14 8 (11.11%) TCP/IP
14 8 (11.11%) Xilinx
15 7 (9.72%) Subversion
15 7 (9.72%) Device Driver
15 7 (9.72%) CAD
15 7 (9.72%) Ethernet
16 6 (8.33%) Finance
16 6 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
17 5 (6.94%) Embedded Software Development
17 5 (6.94%) Schematic Capture

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 (1.39%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (5.56%) Doxygen
2 3 (4.17%) OrCAD
3 2 (2.78%) AutoCAD
4 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (1.39%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 7 (9.72%) Ethernet
3 3 (4.17%) HTTP
3 3 (4.17%) IPv4
3 3 (4.17%) iSCSI
4 2 (2.78%) DHCP
4 2 (2.78%) SNMP
5 1 (1.39%) Bluetooth
5 1 (1.39%) FlexRay
5 1 (1.39%) RS-232
5 1 (1.39%) RS-485
5 1 (1.39%) RTP
5 1 (1.39%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.39%) WiMAX
Development Applications
1 10 (13.89%) Git (software)
2 7 (9.72%) Subversion
3 5 (6.94%) Rational DOORS
4 3 (4.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.39%) Ant
5 1 (1.39%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.39%) JIRA
5 1 (1.39%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (25.00%) Electronics
2 6 (8.33%) Finance
3 2 (2.78%) Automotive
3 2 (2.78%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.78%) Military
4 1 (1.39%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.39%) Games
4 1 (1.39%) Marketing
4 1 (1.39%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (20.83%) Embedded Engineer
2 14 (19.44%) Software Engineer
3 11 (15.28%) Electronics Engineer
4 10 (13.89%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 10 (13.89%) Linux Engineer
5 9 (12.50%) FPGA Engineer
6 8 (11.11%) Embedded Linux Engineer
6 8 (11.11%) Hardware Engineer
7 7 (9.72%) Developer
8 6 (8.33%) Design Engineer
8 6 (8.33%) Senior Electronics Engineer
8 6 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
9 5 (6.94%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
10 4 (5.56%) Electronics Design Engineer
10 4 (5.56%) Firmware Engineer
10 4 (5.56%) Senior Design Engineer
10 4 (5.56%) Senior Electronics Design Engineer
10 4 (5.56%) Test Specialist
10 4 (5.56%) Verification Engineer
11 3 (4.17%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.56%) Yocto
2 3 (4.17%) Qt
2 3 (4.17%) STL
3 1 (1.39%) .NET
3 1 (1.39%) PyQt
3 1 (1.39%) PySide
Miscellaneous
1 18 (25.00%) VHDL
2 13 (18.06%) Verilog
3 7 (9.72%) Device Driver
4 5 (6.94%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (5.56%) Embedded Systems
6 3 (4.17%) ASIC
7 2 (2.78%) Algorithms
7 2 (2.78%) CESG
7 2 (2.78%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.39%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.39%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 24 (33.33%) Linux
2 11 (15.28%) Embedded Linux
3 5 (6.94%) Windows
4 2 (2.78%) Android
4 2 (2.78%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.39%) CentOS
5 1 (1.39%) ThreadX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 10 (13.89%) UML
3 9 (12.50%) SDLC
4 8 (11.11%) FPGA Design
5 7 (9.72%) CAD
6 6 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
7 5 (6.94%) Embedded Software Development
7 5 (6.94%) High-Frequency Trading
7 5 (6.94%) Mathematics
7 5 (6.94%) OO
7 5 (6.94%) OOD
7 5 (6.94%) Schematic Capture
8 4 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (5.56%) Low Latency
8 4 (5.56%) Physics
8 4 (5.56%) Project Planning
8 4 (5.56%) Requirements Management
8 4 (5.56%) Signal Processing
9 3 (4.17%) Resource Allocation
9 3 (4.17%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 28 (38.89%) C
2 22 (30.56%) C++
3 21 (29.17%) Embedded C
4 11 (15.28%) Python
5 9 (12.50%) Assembly Language
6 5 (6.94%) Perl
7 4 (5.56%) C#
7 4 (5.56%) Embedded C++
7 4 (5.56%) Tcl
8 3 (4.17%) Bash Shell
8 3 (4.17%) MATLAB
9 2 (2.78%) Lua
9 2 (2.78%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 17 (23.61%) Security Cleared
2 14 (19.44%) Degree
3 12 (16.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.78%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.39%) DO-254
2 1 (1.39%) MISRA
2 1 (1.39%) PMO
2 1 (1.39%) QA
System Software
1 10 (13.89%) Firmware
Vendors
1 16 (22.22%) Altera
2 8 (11.11%) Xilinx
3 5 (6.94%) EMC
4 4 (5.56%) Mentor Graphics
5 2 (2.78%) IBM
6 1 (1.39%) Atmel
6 1 (1.39%) Cadence
6 1 (1.39%) Fixnetix
6 1 (1.39%) Intel
6 1 (1.39%) Motorola
6 1 (1.39%) Red Hat
Hertfordshire
Modis International
Rate: Competitive hourly rate
Posted: 1 hour ago