Period
to 20 August 2017

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 6 months to 20 August 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
6 months to
20 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 585 604 585
Rank change year-on-year +19 -19 -
Contract jobs citing ASIC 6 4 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.014% 0.009% 0.028%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.037% 0.024% 0.076%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 9
London median daily rate £625 £675 £625
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.41% +8.00% -
10th Percentile £396 £663 £470
90th Percentile £638 £688 £656
England median daily rate £388 £350 £625
% change year-on-year +10.71% -44.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £44.50
% change year-on-year +3.66% -7.87% +11.25%

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 16286 16691 17046
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 38.12% 36.96% 36.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 11565 11977 11881
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £313 £293 £263
90th Percentile £675 £650 £650
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 217 219 303
London median hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £12.77 £11.25 £12.29
90th Percentile £50.00 £55.38 £56.80
England median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £18.71
% change year-on-year - +6.92% -6.48%

ASIC
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing ASIC as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ASIC in London over the 6 months to 20 August 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 20 August 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
East London -5 1 - -
West London - 1 £344 -
Central London - 1 £625 -
ASIC
England

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (33.33%) Finance
1 2 (33.33%) Legal
1 2 (33.33%) Middleware
1 2 (33.33%) DSL
1 2 (33.33%) Project Management
1 2 (33.33%) Change Management
1 2 (33.33%) Banking
1 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
1 2 (33.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 2 (33.33%) MiFID
1 2 (33.33%) Reference Data
1 2 (33.33%) EMIR
2 1 (16.67%) Fintech
2 1 (16.67%) Blockchain
2 1 (16.67%) FPGA Design
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) V-Model
2 1 (16.67%) Information Assurance
2 1 (16.67%) Network Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
2 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
2 1 (16.67%) Physics
2 1 (16.67%) Use Case
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (16.67%) Requirements Management
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) Investment Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System

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:

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) DSL
2 1 (16.67%) DHCP
2 1 (16.67%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Rational DOORS
General
1 2 (33.33%) Banking
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
1 2 (33.33%) Legal
2 1 (16.67%) Investment Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Military
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Report Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) ASIC Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Designer
3 1 (16.67%) Digital Designer
3 1 (16.67%) Fixed Income Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Information Assurance Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) MiFID Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) MiFID Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Project Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Regulatory Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Regulatory Reporting Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Report Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Middleware
2 1 (16.67%) FpML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 2 (33.33%) Reference Data
2 1 (16.67%) CESG
2 1 (16.67%) Fintech
2 1 (16.67%) Fixed Income
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
1 2 (33.33%) Change Management
1 2 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) CRM
2 1 (16.67%) FPGA Design
2 1 (16.67%) Information Assurance
2 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Network Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) Physics
2 1 (16.67%) Requirements Management
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
2 1 (16.67%) UML
2 1 (16.67%) Use Case
2 1 (16.67%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) EMIR
1 2 (33.33%) MiFID
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) IBM