Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 365 360 372
Rank change year-on-year -5 +12 +7
Contract jobs citing Field-Programmable Gate Array 10 19 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.059% 0.11% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.21% 0.38% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 4
South East median daily rate £300 £345 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.04% -10.39% +10.00%
10th Percentile £290 £319 £313
90th Percentile £326 £353 £454
England median daily rate £375 £340 £445
% change year-on-year +10.29% -23.60% -19.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 12
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -11.76%
10th Percentile £40.00 £35.75 £24.02
90th Percentile £44.50 £53.13 £46.25
England median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% -8.24%

Field-Programmable Gate Array is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following 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.

All Generic IT Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 4872 4959 5998
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 28.95% 29.79% 30.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 2856 2839 3484
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% +7.64%
10th Percentile £213 £220 £225
90th Percentile £565 £575 £529
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 227 288 325
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £23.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.04% +17.95% +20.67%
10th Percentile £10.69 £12.00 £11.20
90th Percentile £48.00 £54.13 £47.83
England median hourly rate £20.50 £20.50 £19.09
% change year-on-year - +7.39% +6.06%

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 6 months to 24 November 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
Surrey +1 7 £300 - 1
Hampshire +5 1 - - 3
Thames Valley -7 1 - - 4
Kent - 1 - - 1
Berkshire - 1 - - 1
Field-Programmable Gate Array
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 5 (50.00%) VHDL
2 4 (40.00%) Electronics
2 4 (40.00%) Degree
3 3 (30.00%) Xilinx
3 3 (30.00%) Embedded C
3 3 (30.00%) Schematic Capture
3 3 (30.00%) FPGA Design
4 2 (20.00%) OrCAD
4 2 (20.00%) Intel
4 2 (20.00%) Assembly Language
4 2 (20.00%) Firmware
4 2 (20.00%) C
4 2 (20.00%) CAD
4 2 (20.00%) Wireless
4 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (20.00%) Manufacturing
4 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (10.00%) Embedded Software Development
5 1 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (10.00%) Matrix Management
5 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (10.00%) Marketing
5 1 (10.00%) Electronic Design Automation
5 1 (10.00%) Cadence
5 1 (10.00%) MATLAB
5 1 (10.00%) Simulink
5 1 (10.00%) Linux
5 1 (10.00%) Python
5 1 (10.00%) ASIC

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 (20.00%) OrCAD
2 1 (10.00%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Wireless
General
1 4 (40.00%) Electronics
2 2 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Design Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Developer
1 3 (30.00%) Electronics Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) FPGA Developer
1 3 (30.00%) Hardware Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Digital Design Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Digital Hardware Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Hardware Design Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Electronics Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Embedded Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Firmware Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) FPGA Design Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) FPGA Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) VHDL
2 1 (10.00%) Acoustics
2 1 (10.00%) ASIC
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) FPGA Design
1 3 (30.00%) Schematic Capture
2 2 (20.00%) CAD
2 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (10.00%) Electronic Design Automation
3 1 (10.00%) Embedded Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (10.00%) Matrix Management
3 1 (10.00%) Matrix Organization
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) Embedded C
2 2 (20.00%) Assembly Language
2 2 (20.00%) C
3 1 (10.00%) MATLAB
3 1 (10.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) MISRA
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Xilinx
2 2 (20.00%) Intel
3 1 (10.00%) Cadence