Period
to 23 July 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Field-Programmable Gate Array in contract job vacancies advertised in London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Field-Programmable Gate Array over the 6 months to 23 July 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)
England > London
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 556 589 592
Rank change year-on-year +33 +3 +1
Contract jobs citing Field-Programmable Gate Array 31 14 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.074% 0.031% 0.022%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.20% 0.083% 0.059%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 4
London median daily rate £450 £340 £893
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +32.35% -61.90% +62.27%
10th Percentile £369 £340 £871
90th Percentile £488 £454 £914
England median daily rate £450 £345 £350
% change year-on-year +30.43% -1.43% -36.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 1
London median hourly rate £40.00 £31.50 £90.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.98% -65.00% +80.00%
10th Percentile £37.75 £30.75 £85.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £32.25 £95.00
England median hourly rate £42.50 £40.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% -5.33%

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 London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 15853 16796 17070
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 38.01% 37.03% 37.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 11236 12063 11905
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £313 £288 £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 231 211 296
London median hourly rate £22.50 £21.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £12.50 £11.25 £12.29
90th Percentile £50.00 £55.00 £53.88
England median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -7.69%

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Field-Programmable Gate Array as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Field-Programmable Gate Array in London

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

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

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Field-Programmable Gate Array in London over the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Field-Programmable Gate Array in London

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

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

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Field-Programmable Gate Array in London over the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Field-Programmable Gate Array in London

Field-Programmable Gate Array
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 Field-Programmable Gate Array within the London region over the 6 months to 23 July 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
City of London +10 3 £475 -
Greenford - 3 £344 - 1
Field-Programmable Gate Array
England

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 London region with a requirement for Field-Programmable Gate Array.

1 16 (51.61%) Linux
2 10 (32.26%) Software Engineering
3 8 (25.81%) Verilog
3 8 (25.81%) C
3 8 (25.81%) Altera
4 7 (22.58%) Finance
5 6 (19.35%) C++
5 6 (19.35%) VHDL
5 6 (19.35%) SC Cleared
5 6 (19.35%) Security Cleared
5 6 (19.35%) SDLC
6 5 (16.13%) High-Frequency Trading
6 5 (16.13%) Embedded Linux
6 5 (16.13%) Embedded C
6 5 (16.13%) Assembly Language
6 5 (16.13%) TCP/IP
6 5 (16.13%) Windows
7 4 (12.90%) CAD
7 4 (12.90%) Python
7 4 (12.90%) Doxygen
7 4 (12.90%) Project Planning
7 4 (12.90%) Degree
7 4 (12.90%) Subversion
7 4 (12.90%) Git (software)
7 4 (12.90%) Embedded Software Development
7 4 (12.90%) Low Latency
8 3 (9.68%) FPGA Design
8 3 (9.68%) Resource Allocation
8 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (9.68%) Xilinx

Field-Programmable Gate Array
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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.23%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Doxygen
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.23%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.23%) OrCAD
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.13%) TCP/IP
2 2 (6.45%) Ethernet
3 1 (3.23%) Bluetooth
3 1 (3.23%) DHCP
3 1 (3.23%) SNMP
3 1 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (3.23%) WiMAX
Development Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Git (software)
1 4 (12.90%) Subversion
2 1 (3.23%) JIRA
2 1 (3.23%) Rational DOORS
General
1 7 (22.58%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Electronics
2 1 (3.23%) Military
Job Titles
1 8 (25.81%) Software Engineer
2 6 (19.35%) Embedded Engineer
2 6 (19.35%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) Developer
3 5 (16.13%) Electronics Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) Embedded Linux Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) Linux Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Design Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Electronics Design Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Senior Design Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Senior Electronics Design Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Senior Electronics Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) FPGA Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Test Specialist
5 3 (9.68%) Verification Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Hardware Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Lead Software Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Software Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Software Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.81%) Verilog
2 6 (19.35%) VHDL
3 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.45%) ASIC
4 2 (6.45%) Device Driver
5 1 (3.23%) CESG
5 1 (3.23%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (3.23%) Fintech
5 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.23%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 16 (51.61%) Linux
2 5 (16.13%) Embedded Linux
2 5 (16.13%) Windows
3 1 (3.23%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (32.26%) Software Engineering
2 6 (19.35%) SDLC
3 5 (16.13%) High-Frequency Trading
4 4 (12.90%) CAD
4 4 (12.90%) Embedded Software Development
4 4 (12.90%) Low Latency
4 4 (12.90%) Project Planning
5 3 (9.68%) FPGA Design
5 3 (9.68%) Project Management
5 3 (9.68%) Resource Allocation
6 2 (6.45%) Schematic Capture
6 2 (6.45%) Signal Processing
7 1 (3.23%) Device Driver Development
7 1 (3.23%) Information Assurance
7 1 (3.23%) Kanban
7 1 (3.23%) Matrix Management
7 1 (3.23%) Network Architecture
7 1 (3.23%) Release Management
7 1 (3.23%) Use Case
7 1 (3.23%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.81%) C
2 6 (19.35%) C++
3 5 (16.13%) Assembly Language
3 5 (16.13%) Embedded C
4 4 (12.90%) Python
5 3 (9.68%) Perl
6 2 (6.45%) Lua
7 1 (3.23%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (19.35%) SC Cleared
1 6 (19.35%) Security Cleared
2 4 (12.90%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) ISO 9001
1 1 (3.23%) PMO
1 1 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Firmware
Vendors
1 8 (25.81%) Altera
2 3 (9.68%) Xilinx
3 1 (3.23%) Fixnetix
3 1 (3.23%) IBM
3 1 (3.23%) Red Hat