The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Field-Programmable Gate Array in contract job vacancies advertised in Essex. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Field-Programmable Gate Array over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Field-Programmable Gate Array (FPGA)
Rank - - 54
Contract jobs citing Field-Programmable Gate Array 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex - - 0.22%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £350 £350
% change year-on-year -14.28% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £40.25 £43.50
% change year-on-year +8.07% -7.47%  

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 Essex with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Essex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 184 133 126
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 43.29% 29.30% 28.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 71 63
Median daily rate £335 £400 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.25% +16.36%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £690 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.46% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 23 18
Median hourly rate £36.00 £16.50 £32.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +118.18% -49.03%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.85 £12.00 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.84 £29.00 £18.90
% change year-on-year -35.03% +53.43%  

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex 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 Essex

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

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

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

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