Period
to 27 July 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Field-Programmable Gate Array in contract job vacancies advertised in the North West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Field-Programmable Gate Array over the 6 months to 27 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 > North West
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 194 236 -
Rank change year-on-year +42 - -
Contract jobs citing Field-Programmable Gate Array 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.070% 0.013% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.22% 0.041% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median daily rate - - -
England median daily rate £450 £340 £350
% change year-on-year +32.35% -2.86% -36.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £42.50 £40.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% -4.76%

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 the North West with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1835 2439 2142
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 32.28% 31.71% 27.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1110 1481 1204
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £219 £225 £233
90th Percentile £538 £530 £550
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 113 118 116
North West median hourly rate £25.00 £18.87 £15.89
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.49% +18.79% -0.72%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £11.28
90th Percentile £54.50 £47.39 £51.75
England median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year - +8.11% -5.13%

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Field-Programmable Gate Array in the North West

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Field-Programmable Gate Array in the North West

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 6 months to 27 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
Cheshire - 3 - -
Lancashire - 1 - -
Field-Programmable Gate Array
England

For the 6 months to 27 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 North West region with a requirement for Field-Programmable Gate Array.

1 4 (100.00%) C
2 3 (75.00%) Embedded C
2 3 (75.00%) Altera
3 2 (50.00%) VHDL
4 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (25.00%) Video Processing
4 1 (25.00%) Firmware
4 1 (25.00%) Electronics

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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:

General
1 1 (25.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) C Software Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Design Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Embedded C Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Embedded C Software Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Embedded Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) FPGA Design Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) FPGA Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Hardware Design Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Hardware Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) VHDL
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (25.00%) Video Processing
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C
2 3 (75.00%) Embedded C
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Altera