The table below looks at the prevalence of the term ASIC in contract job vacancies advertised in London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ASIC over the 3 months to 27 April 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.

Application-Specific Integrated Circuit (ASIC)
England / London
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 409 441 429
Rank change year-on-year +32 -12  
Contract jobs citing ASIC 2 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.010% 0.004% 0.018%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.027% 0.012% 0.048%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Median daily rate £344 - £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £356 £405 -
% change year-on-year -12.16% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £39.00 £49.75
% change year-on-year +41.02% -21.60%  

ASIC 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 London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 7504 8457 8270
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 37.03% 36.71% 37.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 5362 6092 5677
Median daily rate £500 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 114 105 129
Median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +20.32%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £13.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year +8.69% +22.66%  

ASIC
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing ASIC as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for ASIC in London

ASIC
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing ASIC in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for ASIC in London

ASIC
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing ASIC in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for ASIC in London

ASIC
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ASIC within the London region over the 3 months to 27 April 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
Greenford - 1 £344 -
ASIC
England

For the 6 months to 27 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ASIC 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 London region with a requirement for ASIC.

1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) V-Model
2 1 (33.33%) Information Assurance
2 1 (33.33%) RESTful
2 1 (33.33%) Network Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) EMIR
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) UML
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
2 1 (33.33%) SNMP
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) Firmware
2 1 (33.33%) Middleware
2 1 (33.33%) DSL
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) Legal
2 1 (33.33%) Fixed Income
2 1 (33.33%) Military
2 1 (33.33%) CESG
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (33.33%) Requirements Management
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 1 (33.33%) Physics
2 1 (33.33%) Use Case

ASIC
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 1 (33.33%) DHCP
1 1 (33.33%) DSL
1 1 (33.33%) SNMP
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Rational DOORS
General
1 1 (33.33%) Legal
1 1 (33.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Java Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Business Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Fixed Income Business Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Information Assurance Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Business Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware
1 1 (33.33%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) CESG
1 1 (33.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 1 (33.33%) Fixed Income
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (33.33%) Reference Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (33.33%) Data Integration
1 1 (33.33%) Information Assurance
1 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
1 1 (33.33%) Network Architecture
1 1 (33.33%) Physics
1 1 (33.33%) Requirements Management
1 1 (33.33%) TDD
1 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
1 1 (33.33%) UML
1 1 (33.33%) Use Case
1 1 (33.33%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C++
1 1 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) BC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) EMIR
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) IBM