Period
to 23 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Xilinx products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Xilinx over the 6 months to 23 November 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 Xilinx, Inc.

Xilinx
UK
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 879 878 880
Rank change year-on-year -1 +2 +6
Contract jobs citing Xilinx 8 13 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.008% 0.012% 0.013%
As % of the Vendors category 0.018% 0.027% 0.030%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
UK median daily rate £388 £480 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.27% - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £260 -
% change year-on-year +15.38% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 12
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £45.63 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.85% +11.28% -7.87%
10th Percentile £41.25 £38.13 £36.25
90th Percentile £43.75 £55.61 £42.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £45.63 £41.00
% change year-on-year -6.85% +11.28% -7.87%

Xilinx is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services.

All Vendors
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 43948 47741 49215
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.62% 45.35% 43.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 27314 29152 29013
UK median daily rate £433 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.98% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £235 £240 £225
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1468 1711 2098
UK median hourly rate £17.43 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.64% -5.71% +6.06%
10th Percentile £10.65 £10.25 £10.13
90th Percentile £45.30 £45.00 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year - -5.71% +6.06%

Xilinx
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Xilinx as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Xilinx in the UK

Xilinx
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Xilinx.

Contractor daily rate trend for Xilinx in the UK

Xilinx
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Xilinx over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Xilinx in the UK

Xilinx
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Xilinx in the UK

Xilinx
Top 6 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Xilinx within the UK over the 6 months to 23 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
England +13 7 £388 -19.27% 4
UK excluding London +29 5 £300 +15.38% 4
South East +3 3 £300 - 1
London -14 3 £475 -32.14%
South West - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Xilinx also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Xilinx.

1 8 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 7 (87.50%) VHDL
3 4 (50.00%) Altera
4 3 (37.50%) Verilog
4 3 (37.50%) High-Frequency Trading
4 3 (37.50%) Finance
5 2 (25.00%) Wireless
5 2 (25.00%) Firmware
5 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
5 2 (25.00%) FPGA Design
6 1 (12.50%) DO-254
6 1 (12.50%) Schematic Capture
6 1 (12.50%) Matrix Organization
6 1 (12.50%) Electronics
6 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
6 1 (12.50%) C
6 1 (12.50%) Embedded C
6 1 (12.50%) Intel
6 1 (12.50%) Validation
6 1 (12.50%) Mentor Graphics
6 1 (12.50%) Degree
6 1 (12.50%) Matrix Management

Xilinx
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 2 (25.00%) Wireless
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (12.50%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
1 5 (62.50%) FPGA Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Firmware Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Design Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Digital Design Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Digital Hardware Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Hardware Design Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Hardware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 7 (87.50%) VHDL
3 3 (37.50%) Verilog
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) High-Frequency Trading
2 2 (25.00%) FPGA Design
3 1 (12.50%) Matrix Management
3 1 (12.50%) Matrix Organization
3 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Schematic Capture
3 1 (12.50%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C
1 1 (12.50%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) DO-254
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Altera
2 1 (12.50%) Intel
2 1 (12.50%) Mentor Graphics