The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Field-Programmable Gate Array in contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Field-Programmable Gate Array over the 3 months to 30 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.

Field-Programmable Gate Array (FPGA)
South West / Gloucestershire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 46 53
Rank change year-on-year +3 +7  
Contract jobs citing Field-Programmable Gate Array 3 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 0.90% 1.32% 0.64%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.55% 5.00% 2.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 0
Median daily rate - £400 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £306 £350 £350
% change year-on-year -12.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 3
Median hourly rate £43.50 £46.20 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.84% +2.66%  
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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Gloucestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 66 120 106
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 19.76% 26.43% 22.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 55 54
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £133 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £454
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 13 7
Median hourly rate £43.50 £43.00 £44.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.16% -3.37%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £12.00 £28.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £46.20 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -21.56% +37.83%  

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 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 Gloucestershire

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

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

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

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

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

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 Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 30 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
Tewkesbury +3 3 - -
Field-Programmable Gate Array
South West

For the 6 months to 30 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Field-Programmable Gate Array.

1 5 (83.33%) VHDL
1 5 (83.33%) Xilinx
1 5 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) Altera
2 4 (66.67%) Verilog
3 3 (50.00%) Subversion
3 3 (50.00%) UML
3 3 (50.00%) Ethernet
3 3 (50.00%) HTTP
3 3 (50.00%) IPv4
3 3 (50.00%) Tcl
3 3 (50.00%) Rational DOORS
3 3 (50.00%) Mentor Graphics
3 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (50.00%) iSCSI
4 2 (33.33%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (33.33%) FPGA Design
4 2 (33.33%) Firmware
4 2 (33.33%) C
4 2 (33.33%) C++
4 2 (33.33%) Linux
5 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 1 (16.67%) Device Driver
5 1 (16.67%) Embedded C
5 1 (16.67%) Embedded C++
5 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
5 1 (16.67%) Algorithms
5 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
5 1 (16.67%) Image Processing

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 3 (50.00%) Ethernet
1 3 (50.00%) HTTP
1 3 (50.00%) IPv4
1 3 (50.00%) iSCSI
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (50.00%) Rational DOORS
1 3 (50.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) FPGA Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Design Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Firmware Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) FPGA Design Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) VHDL
2 4 (66.67%) Verilog
3 1 (16.67%) Algorithms
3 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (16.67%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Embedded Linux
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) UML
2 2 (33.33%) FPGA Design
3 1 (16.67%) Image Processing
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Tcl
2 2 (33.33%) C
2 2 (33.33%) C++
3 1 (16.67%) Embedded C
3 1 (16.67%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Xilinx
2 4 (66.67%) Altera
3 3 (50.00%) Mentor Graphics