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 3 months to 30 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.

Field-Programmable Gate Array (FPGA)
England / London
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 394 424 426
Rank change year-on-year +30 +2  
Contract jobs citing Field-Programmable Gate Array 10 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.049% 0.035% 0.027%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.13% 0.095% 0.072%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 3
Median daily rate £450 £470 £893
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.25% -47.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £345
% change year-on-year -7.28% +1.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Median hourly rate £50.00 £31.50 £90.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +58.73% -65.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.25 £43.75 £41.25
% change year-on-year +1.14% +6.06%  

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 7520 8453 8362
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 37.17% 36.69% 37.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 5378 6095 5748
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 113 107 134
Median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £17.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +25.47%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.90
% change year-on-year +8.69% +21.69%  

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 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 3 months to 30 April 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
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 3 months to 30 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
City of London -9 2 £475 -
Greenford - 2 £344 -
Field-Programmable Gate Array
England

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 9 (39.13%) C++
2 7 (30.43%) TCP/IP
2 7 (30.43%) Verilog
2 7 (30.43%) Altera
3 6 (26.09%) Low Latency
3 6 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (26.09%) Finance
4 5 (21.74%) C
4 5 (21.74%) Linux
4 5 (21.74%) Software Engineering
4 5 (21.74%) Degree
4 5 (21.74%) High-Frequency Trading
5 4 (17.39%) FPGA Design
5 4 (17.39%) VHDL
6 3 (13.04%) Mathematics
6 3 (13.04%) Perl
6 3 (13.04%) Python
6 3 (13.04%) Electronics
7 2 (8.70%) Embedded Software Development
7 2 (8.70%) Schematic Capture
7 2 (8.70%) Algorithms
7 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
7 2 (8.70%) Apple iOS
7 2 (8.70%) Signal Processing
7 2 (8.70%) Android
7 2 (8.70%) Firmware
7 2 (8.70%) MATLAB
7 2 (8.70%) Project Management
7 2 (8.70%) Windows
7 2 (8.70%) Ethernet

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:

Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Doxygen
2 1 (4.35%) AutoCAD
Communications & Networking
1 7 (30.43%) TCP/IP
2 2 (8.70%) Ethernet
3 1 (4.35%) Bluetooth
3 1 (4.35%) DHCP
3 1 (4.35%) SNMP
3 1 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (4.35%) WiMAX
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
1 2 (8.70%) Subversion
2 1 (4.35%) Rational DOORS
General
1 6 (26.09%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Electronics
3 1 (4.35%) Advertising
3 1 (4.35%) Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Military
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Developer
2 4 (17.39%) Test Specialist
2 4 (17.39%) Verification Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) C Developer
3 3 (13.04%) C/C++ Developer
3 3 (13.04%) C++ Developer
3 3 (13.04%) FPGA Developer
3 3 (13.04%) FPGA Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Hardware Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Software Developer
4 2 (8.70%) DSP Software Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Lead Project Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Project Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Hardware Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Software Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Software Project Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Designer
5 1 (4.35%) Development Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Firmware Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Lead Software Developer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Verilog
2 6 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (17.39%) VHDL
4 2 (8.70%) Algorithms
5 1 (4.35%) ASIC
5 1 (4.35%) CESG
5 1 (4.35%) Device Driver
5 1 (4.35%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (4.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
5 1 (4.35%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (21.74%) Linux
2 2 (8.70%) Android
2 2 (8.70%) Apple iOS
2 2 (8.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) Low Latency
2 5 (21.74%) High-Frequency Trading
2 5 (21.74%) Software Engineering
3 4 (17.39%) FPGA Design
4 3 (13.04%) Mathematics
5 2 (8.70%) Embedded Software Development
5 2 (8.70%) Project Management
5 2 (8.70%) Project Planning
5 2 (8.70%) Schematic Capture
5 2 (8.70%) Signal Processing
6 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.35%) CMMI
6 1 (4.35%) E-Commerce
6 1 (4.35%) Multithreaded Programming
6 1 (4.35%) Requirements Management
6 1 (4.35%) Resource Allocation
6 1 (4.35%) Scrum
6 1 (4.35%) TDD
6 1 (4.35%) UML
6 1 (4.35%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 9 (39.13%) C++
2 5 (21.74%) C
3 3 (13.04%) Perl
3 3 (13.04%) Python
4 2 (8.70%) MATLAB
4 2 (8.70%) Objective-C
5 1 (4.35%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Firmware
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) Altera
2 2 (8.70%) Xilinx
3 1 (4.35%) EMC
3 1 (4.35%) IBM