Period
to 16 December 2018

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 16 December 2018 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
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 890 886 872
Rank change year-on-year -4 -14 +21
Contract jobs citing Xilinx 13 10 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.012% 0.010% 0.015%
As % of the Vendors category 0.030% 0.023% 0.032%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 2
UK median daily rate - £475 £480
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -1.04% -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £300 £260
% change year-on-year - +15.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 6
UK median hourly rate £46.25 £45.00 £45.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.78% -0.55% +10.37%
10th Percentile £40.75 £41.50 £38.13
90th Percentile £51.38 £47.90 £55.08
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.25 £45.00 £45.25
% change year-on-year +2.78% -0.55% +10.37%

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 44,055 43,318 46,464
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.28% 42.22% 45.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 27,399 27,134 28,422
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £256 £233 £240
90th Percentile £625 £625 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,621 1,399 1,692
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.06% -5.71%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.70 £10.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £45.50 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.75 £16.75 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +1.52% -2.94%

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 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 8 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 16 December 2018. 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
UK excluding London -3 12 - - 24
England -4 9 - - 21
East of England 0 4 - - 6
Scotland -10 2 - - 1
South East -14 2 - - 5
South West -24 2 - - 5
Wales - 2 - - 4
London +14 1 - - 2

For the 6 months to 16 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Xilinx also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads with a requirement for Xilinx.

1 11 (84.62%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 10 (76.92%) VHDL
3 8 (61.54%) FPGA Design
4 5 (38.46%) Altera
4 5 (38.46%) Electronics
5 3 (23.08%) C
5 3 (23.08%) C++
5 3 (23.08%) Assembly Language
5 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
6 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (15.38%) ISO 13485
6 2 (15.38%) Degree
6 2 (15.38%) Validation
6 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
6 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
7 1 (7.69%) Wireless
7 1 (7.69%) Finance
7 1 (7.69%) Law
7 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
7 1 (7.69%) Firmware
7 1 (7.69%) 3G
7 1 (7.69%) CAE
7 1 (7.69%) MATLAB
7 1 (7.69%) Broadband
7 1 (7.69%) Intel
7 1 (7.69%) LTE
7 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
7 1 (7.69%) Image Processing
7 1 (7.69%) 4G
7 1 (7.69%) Lattice Semiconductor

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 1 (7.69%) 3G
1 1 (7.69%) 4G
1 1 (7.69%) 5G
1 1 (7.69%) Broadband
1 1 (7.69%) LTE
1 1 (7.69%) Wireless
General
1 5 (38.46%) Electronics
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Law
2 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.69%) Military
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) FPGA Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Design Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) FPGA Design Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) VHDL Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Senior FPGA Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Embedded Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Firmware Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) FPGA Developer
4 1 (7.69%) FPGA/VHDL Design Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Hardware Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Lead Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Lead Programmer
4 1 (7.69%) Programmer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Programmer
4 1 (7.69%) VHDL Design Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 11 (84.62%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 10 (76.92%) VHDL
3 1 (7.69%) Algorithms
3 1 (7.69%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (7.69%) Video\Live Streaming
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) FPGA Design
2 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
3 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (15.38%) Validation
4 1 (7.69%) CAE
4 1 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (7.69%) Image Processing
4 1 (7.69%) SDLC
4 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) Assembly Language
1 3 (23.08%) C
1 3 (23.08%) C++
2 1 (7.69%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
1 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
1 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Altera
2 1 (7.69%) Intel
2 1 (7.69%) Lattice Semiconductor