Period
to 20 July 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Altera products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Altera over the 6 months to 20 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within the Altera Corporation.

Altera
England > South West
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 205 211 -
Rank change year-on-year +6 - +213
Contract jobs citing Altera 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.073% 0.017% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.17% 0.039% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
South West median daily rate £313 - -
England median daily rate £475 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
South West median hourly rate £43.50 £46.20 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.84% - -
England median hourly rate £43.50 £41.25 -
% change year-on-year +5.45% - -

Altera is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in the South West.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 2293 2560 2493
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 41.71% 42.36% 39.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1388 1602 1482
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +3.45% -0.62%
10th Percentile £213 £225 £213
90th Percentile £538 £538 £510
England median daily rate £438 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +5.42% +3.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 113 134 175
South West median hourly rate £39.00 £25.00 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +56.00% +23.85% +7.65%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.36 £11.00
90th Percentile £52.50 £47.06 £55.00
England median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -2.86% - +2.94%

Altera
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Altera as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Altera in the South West

Altera
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Altera in the South West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Altera in the South West

Altera
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Altera within the South West region over the 6 months to 20 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
Gloucestershire +12 3 - -
Devon - 1 £313 -
Altera
England

For the 6 months to 20 July 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Altera 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 West region with a requirement for Altera.

1 4 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 4 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 4 (100.00%) VHDL
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (75.00%) Verilog
2 3 (75.00%) Subversion
2 3 (75.00%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (75.00%) UML
2 3 (75.00%) Xilinx
2 3 (75.00%) Mentor Graphics
2 3 (75.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (75.00%) iSCSI
2 3 (75.00%) HTTP
2 3 (75.00%) IPv4
2 3 (75.00%) Tcl
3 1 (25.00%) Firmware
3 1 (25.00%) MATLAB
3 1 (25.00%) C
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) Assembly Language
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) RS-232
3 1 (25.00%) RS-485
3 1 (25.00%) FPGA Design

Altera
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) Ethernet
2 3 (75.00%) HTTP
2 3 (75.00%) IPv4
2 3 (75.00%) iSCSI
3 1 (25.00%) RS-232
3 1 (25.00%) RS-485
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (75.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (75.00%) Rational DOORS
1 3 (75.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) FPGA Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Firmware Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) MATLAB Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 4 (100.00%) VHDL
2 3 (75.00%) Verilog
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) UML
2 1 (25.00%) FPGA Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Tcl
2 1 (25.00%) Assembly Language
2 1 (25.00%) C
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) C++
2 1 (25.00%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Mentor Graphics
1 3 (75.00%) Xilinx