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 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Field-Programmable Gate Array (FPGA)
UK / England
Rank 539 578 573
Rank change year-on-year +39 -5  
Contract jobs citing Field-Programmable Gate Array 35 35 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.085% 0.071% 0.043%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.26% 0.23% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 4
Median daily rate £425 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.24% +3.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £420 £371
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £350 £350
% change year-on-year -14.28% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 3 11
Median hourly rate £43.50 £32.50 £43.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.84% -25.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £31.70 £37.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £43.46 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £40.25 £42.50
% change year-on-year +8.07% -5.29%  

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 13235 15356 14851
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 32.08% 31.30% 30.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 8569 10134 9081
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 502 521 620
Median hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +20.32%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.43 £11.56
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £43.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.25 £28.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year -32.45% +52.00%  

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Field-Programmable Gate Array as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

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 26 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 26 March 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 26 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 +38 18 £475 -20.83% 2
South East +17 6 £375 +7.14% 8
South West +2 5 £281 -29.68% 1
East Midlands +1 2 - -
East of England -1 2 £425 - 4
Yorkshire +15 1 - -
North West - 1 - - 5
Field-Programmable Gate Array
UK

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 22 (37.29%) C
2 21 (35.59%) C++
3 18 (30.51%) VHDL
3 18 (30.51%) Software Engineering
4 16 (27.12%) Degree
4 16 (27.12%) Electronics
5 15 (25.42%) Altera
6 13 (22.03%) Firmware
7 12 (20.34%) Verilog
7 12 (20.34%) FPGA Design
8 11 (18.64%) Embedded C
8 11 (18.64%) Security Cleared
8 11 (18.64%) Xilinx
9 10 (16.95%) Mathematics
9 10 (16.95%) Ethernet
9 10 (16.95%) Linux
10 9 (15.25%) TCP/IP
10 9 (15.25%) Validation
11 8 (13.56%) Requirements Management
12 7 (11.86%) Low Latency
12 7 (11.86%) Analytical Skills
12 7 (11.86%) Finance
12 7 (11.86%) Physics
13 6 (10.17%) Embedded C++
13 6 (10.17%) C#
13 6 (10.17%) Schematic Capture
14 5 (8.47%) High-Frequency Trading
14 5 (8.47%) EMC
14 5 (8.47%) MATLAB
14 5 (8.47%) Embedded Linux

Field-Programmable Gate Array
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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.69%) Confluence
1 1 (1.69%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (3.39%) AutoCAD
2 1 (1.69%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 10 (16.95%) Ethernet
2 9 (15.25%) TCP/IP
3 3 (5.08%) HTTP
3 3 (5.08%) IPv4
3 3 (5.08%) iSCSI
4 1 (1.69%) Bluetooth
4 1 (1.69%) FlexRay
4 1 (1.69%) Internet
4 1 (1.69%) Multicast
4 1 (1.69%) Profibus
4 1 (1.69%) RS-232
4 1 (1.69%) RS-485
4 1 (1.69%) RTP
4 1 (1.69%) Software-Defined Networking
4 1 (1.69%) Software-Defined Radio
4 1 (1.69%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.69%) WiMAX
4 1 (1.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (8.47%) Git (software)
2 4 (6.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 4 (6.78%) Subversion
3 3 (5.08%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (3.39%) Eclipse
4 2 (3.39%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.69%) JIRA
5 1 (1.69%) SonarQube
General
1 16 (27.12%) Electronics
2 7 (11.86%) Finance
3 2 (3.39%) Banking
4 1 (1.69%) Advertising
4 1 (1.69%) Automotive
4 1 (1.69%) Games
4 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (15.25%) FPGA Engineer
2 8 (13.56%) Developer
2 8 (13.56%) Embedded Engineer
2 8 (13.56%) Firmware Engineer
3 7 (11.86%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 7 (11.86%) Hardware Engineer
3 7 (11.86%) Software Engineer
4 4 (6.78%) C Software Engineer
4 4 (6.78%) Design Engineer
4 4 (6.78%) Electronics Engineer
4 4 (6.78%) Embedded C Engineer
4 4 (6.78%) Embedded C Software Engineer
4 4 (6.78%) Test Specialist
4 4 (6.78%) Verification Engineer
5 3 (5.08%) C Developer
5 3 (5.08%) C/C++ Developer
5 3 (5.08%) C++ Developer
5 3 (5.08%) FPGA Developer
5 3 (5.08%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (5.08%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.69%) PyQt
1 1 (1.69%) Qt
1 1 (1.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (30.51%) VHDL
2 12 (20.34%) Verilog
3 7 (11.86%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (6.78%) Device Driver
5 3 (5.08%) Algorithms
5 3 (5.08%) Computer Science
6 2 (3.39%) ASIC
6 2 (3.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.69%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (1.69%) Internet of Things
7 1 (1.69%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.69%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.69%) Streaming Media
7 1 (1.69%) TWAP
7 1 (1.69%) VWAP
Operating Systems
1 10 (16.95%) Linux
2 5 (8.47%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (3.39%) Android
3 2 (3.39%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.69%) ThreadX
4 1 (1.69%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (30.51%) Software Engineering
2 12 (20.34%) FPGA Design
3 10 (16.95%) Mathematics
4 9 (15.25%) Validation
5 8 (13.56%) Requirements Management
6 7 (11.86%) Low Latency
6 7 (11.86%) Physics
7 6 (10.17%) Schematic Capture
8 5 (8.47%) High-Frequency Trading
9 4 (6.78%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (5.08%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (5.08%) Multithreaded Programming
10 3 (5.08%) Multithreading
10 3 (5.08%) Test Strategy
10 3 (5.08%) UML
11 2 (3.39%) Concurrent Programming
11 2 (3.39%) Device Driver Development
11 2 (3.39%) E-Commerce
11 2 (3.39%) Performance Tuning
11 2 (3.39%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 22 (37.29%) C
2 21 (35.59%) C++
3 11 (18.64%) Embedded C
4 6 (10.17%) C#
4 6 (10.17%) Embedded C++
5 5 (8.47%) MATLAB
6 4 (6.78%) Python
7 3 (5.08%) Assembly Language
7 3 (5.08%) Perl
7 3 (5.08%) Tcl
8 2 (3.39%) Java
8 2 (3.39%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.69%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.69%) PHP
9 1 (1.69%) Ruby
9 1 (1.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (27.12%) Degree
2 11 (18.64%) Security Cleared
3 4 (6.78%) DV Cleared
4 3 (5.08%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.69%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.39%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.69%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 13 (22.03%) Firmware
2 1 (1.69%) Docker
2 1 (1.69%) LXC
Systems Management
1 1 (1.69%) Ansible
Vendors
1 15 (25.42%) Altera
2 11 (18.64%) Xilinx
3 5 (8.47%) EMC
4 4 (6.78%) Mentor Graphics
5 2 (3.39%) Intel
6 1 (1.69%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.69%) Coverity
6 1 (1.69%) Motorola
Cheshire
IO Associates
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
ISL Recruitment
Posted: 2 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Tec Partners
Rate: £250.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
G2 Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheshire
CPS Group Limited
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheshire
G2 Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheshire
ISL
Rate: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Portsmouth
Computer Futures
Rate: £35 - £45 per day
Posted: 4 days ago