The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Field-Programmable Gate Array in contract job vacancies advertised in the South East. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Field-Programmable Gate Array over the 3 months to 28 June 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 / South East
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 234 256 252
Rank change year-on-year +22 -4  
Contract jobs citing Field-Programmable Gate Array 9 13 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.12% 0.14% 0.086%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.41% 0.47% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 4
Median daily rate £425 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.42% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £345 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £355 £419
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year +5.63% +1.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 2
Median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.55% +12.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.25 £38.25 £37.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £46.50 £42.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -5.55% +12.50%  

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 South East with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 2207 2741 2924
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 28.56% 30.53% 31.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1669 2274 2133
Median daily rate £400 £400 £376
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £566 £550 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 132 196 163
Median hourly rate £19.83 £32.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.03% +93.93%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £12.00 £11.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £52.25 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year +8.69% +24.32%  

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Field-Programmable Gate Array in the South East

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Field-Programmable Gate Array in the South East

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Field-Programmable Gate Array in the South East

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 28 June 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
Surrey +12 5 £425 -
Hampshire +6 2 - - 3
Kent - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Field-Programmable Gate Array
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 South East region with a requirement for Field-Programmable Gate Array.

1 9 (60.00%) Electronics
2 7 (46.67%) C
2 7 (46.67%) Embedded C
3 6 (40.00%) C++
4 5 (33.33%) Degree
4 5 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 4 (26.67%) Firmware
5 4 (26.67%) VHDL
6 3 (20.00%) Assembly Language
6 3 (20.00%) Linux
6 3 (20.00%) Python
6 3 (20.00%) Schematic Capture
7 2 (13.33%) Xilinx
7 2 (13.33%) Embedded Linux
7 2 (13.33%) OrCAD
7 2 (13.33%) FPGA Design
7 2 (13.33%) Mathematics
7 2 (13.33%) C#
7 2 (13.33%) EMC
7 2 (13.33%) CAD
7 2 (13.33%) Verilog
7 2 (13.33%) Device Driver
8 1 (6.67%) Games
8 1 (6.67%) Automotive
8 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
8 1 (6.67%) Validation
8 1 (6.67%) Cadence
8 1 (6.67%) Motorola
8 1 (6.67%) Tcl
8 1 (6.67%) AutoCAD

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 (13.33%) OrCAD
2 1 (6.67%) AutoCAD
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) FlexRay
1 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Ant
General
1 9 (60.00%) Electronics
2 1 (6.67%) Automotive
2 1 (6.67%) Games
2 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Electronics Engineer
1 4 (26.67%) Embedded Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Hardware Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Firmware Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) FPGA Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Electronics Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Design Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Digital Design Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Digital Hardware Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Embedded Linux Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Hardware Design Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Python Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) PyQt
1 1 (6.67%) PySide
1 1 (6.67%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) VHDL
2 2 (13.33%) Device Driver
2 2 (13.33%) Verilog
3 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.67%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Linux
2 2 (13.33%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (6.67%) ThreadX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 3 (20.00%) Schematic Capture
3 2 (13.33%) CAD
3 2 (13.33%) FPGA Design
3 2 (13.33%) Mathematics
4 1 (6.67%) Creative Problem-Solving
4 1 (6.67%) Device Driver Development
4 1 (6.67%) Embedded Software Development
4 1 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (6.67%) Matrix Management
4 1 (6.67%) Matrix Organization
4 1 (6.67%) Multithreaded Programming
4 1 (6.67%) Multithreading
4 1 (6.67%) OO
4 1 (6.67%) OOA/OOD
4 1 (6.67%) OOD
4 1 (6.67%) Physics
4 1 (6.67%) Requirements Management
4 1 (6.67%) Test Automation
4 1 (6.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) C
1 7 (46.67%) Embedded C
2 6 (40.00%) C++
3 3 (20.00%) Assembly Language
3 3 (20.00%) Python
4 2 (13.33%) C#
5 1 (6.67%) Perl
5 1 (6.67%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) ISO 9001
1 1 (6.67%) MISRA
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) EMC
1 2 (13.33%) Xilinx
2 1 (6.67%) Atmel
2 1 (6.67%) Cadence
2 1 (6.67%) Intel
2 1 (6.67%) Motorola