Period
to 26 September 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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 883 870 889
Rank change year-on-year -13 +19 -13
Contract jobs citing Xilinx 11 8 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.011% 0.008% 0.013%
As % of the Vendors category 0.025% 0.019% 0.029%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 1
UK median daily rate £475 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +21.43% -
10th Percentile £463 £290 £345
90th Percentile £488 £488 £355
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £300 £350
% change year-on-year +58.33% -14.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 6
UK median hourly rate £47.50 £42.50 £48.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.76% -12.82% +21.88%
10th Percentile £42.50 £41.25 £38.13
90th Percentile £51.38 £43.75 £55.08
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £42.50 £48.75
% change year-on-year +11.76% -12.82% +21.88%

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 43,179 42,916 48,028
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.02% 43.31% 44.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 26,779 26,418 29,466
UK median daily rate £450 £430 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% +4.24% +3.13%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £240
90th Percentile £625 £613 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £422 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +5.50% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,653 1,408 1,672
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.50 £10.00
90th Percentile £46.45 £46.92 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.82 £17.50
% change year-on-year -1.90% -3.89% +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 26 September 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 -17 10 £475 +58.33% 23
England -7 9 £475 +11.76% 18
South West - 3 - - 2
South East -10 2 - - 4
Scotland -13 2 - - 6
East of England - 2 - - 7
Midlands - 1 £475 - 3
West Midlands - 1 £475 - 2

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 10 (90.91%) VHDL
1 10 (90.91%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 6 (54.55%) FPGA Design
3 4 (36.36%) Altera
4 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
4 3 (27.27%) C
4 3 (27.27%) Electronics
4 3 (27.27%) Assembly Language
5 2 (18.18%) C++
5 2 (18.18%) Broadband
5 2 (18.18%) Law
5 2 (18.18%) Video\Live Streaming
5 2 (18.18%) Military
5 2 (18.18%) LTE
5 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (18.18%) ISO 13485
6 1 (9.09%) Algorithms
6 1 (9.09%) DO-254
6 1 (9.09%) Lattice Semiconductor
6 1 (9.09%) Actel
6 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
6 1 (9.09%) Video Processing
6 1 (9.09%) Mentor Graphics
6 1 (9.09%) Requirements Management
6 1 (9.09%) SysML
6 1 (9.09%) CPLD
6 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
6 1 (9.09%) Change Management
6 1 (9.09%) Firmware
6 1 (9.09%) ASIC

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:

Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) Broadband
1 2 (18.18%) LTE
General
1 3 (27.27%) Electronics
2 2 (18.18%) Law
2 2 (18.18%) Military
3 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) FPGA Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Design Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) FPGA Design Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) VHDL Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Developer
3 2 (18.18%) FPGA Developer
3 2 (18.18%) FPGA/VHDL Design Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Senior FPGA Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) VHDL Design Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Lead Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Lead Programmer
4 1 (9.09%) Programmer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Programmer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (90.91%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 10 (90.91%) VHDL
2 2 (18.18%) Video\Live Streaming
3 1 (9.09%) Algorithms
3 1 (9.09%) ASIC
3 1 (9.09%) CPLD
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) FPGA Design
2 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
3 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (9.09%) Change Management
4 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
4 1 (9.09%) Requirements Management
4 1 (9.09%) SysML
4 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
4 1 (9.09%) Video Processing
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) Assembly Language
1 3 (27.27%) C
2 2 (18.18%) C++
3 1 (9.09%) MATLAB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) ISO 13485
2 1 (9.09%) DO-254
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Altera
2 1 (9.09%) Actel
2 1 (9.09%) Lattice Semiconductor
2 1 (9.09%) Mentor Graphics