Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 857 835 858
Rank change year-on-year -22 +23 -3
Contract jobs citing Xilinx 18 11 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.018% 0.011% 0.017%
As % of the Vendors category 0.042% 0.025% 0.040%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 1
UK median daily rate £493 £480 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.60% +37.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £331 £295 £325
90th Percentile £600 £702 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £493 £260 £350
% change year-on-year +89.42% -25.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 13
UK median hourly rate £46.00 £45.25 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.66% +10.37% -7.87%
10th Percentile £42.13 £36.50 £36.25
90th Percentile £48.23 £55.08 £42.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £45.25 £41.00
% change year-on-year +1.66% +10.37% -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 42,513 43,208 45,552
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.85% 45.01% 42.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 26,815 26,535 27,057
UK median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £231 £238 £230
90th Percentile £625 £588 £579
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £383
% change year-on-year - +4.58% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,421 1,627 1,820
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.94% -5.56% +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.30 £10.25
90th Percentile £47.12 £46.53 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -3.03% -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 21 February 2018.

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 9 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 21 February 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 -2 17 £493 +89.42% 16
England -8 17 £493 +2.60% 17
South West +6 6 - - 1
Midlands +12 5 £435 +67.31% 5
West Midlands +11 5 £435 +67.31% 1
East of England - 3 £550 - 1
South East -12 2 £300 - 6
London -18 1 - - 3
Scotland - 1 - - 2

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 17 (94.44%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 12 (66.67%) VHDL
3 9 (50.00%) Firmware
3 9 (50.00%) Altera
4 8 (44.44%) Information Security
5 7 (38.89%) Electronics
6 6 (33.33%) FPGA Design
7 5 (27.78%) SC Cleared
7 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
8 4 (22.22%) Linux
8 4 (22.22%) Image Processing
9 3 (16.67%) Intel
9 3 (16.67%) Verilog
9 3 (16.67%) Validation
10 2 (11.11%) F#
10 2 (11.11%) Embedded C
10 2 (11.11%) C
10 2 (11.11%) ASIC
10 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
10 2 (11.11%) Machine Learning
10 2 (11.11%) Low Latency
10 2 (11.11%) Functional Programming
10 2 (11.11%) Task Automation
10 2 (11.11%) Haskell
10 2 (11.11%) OCaml
10 2 (11.11%) Algorithms
11 1 (5.56%) FreeRTOS
11 1 (5.56%) High-Frequency Trading
11 1 (5.56%) Coaching
11 1 (5.56%) DO-254

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 (5.56%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Wireless
General
1 7 (38.89%) Electronics
2 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.56%) Aerospace
3 1 (5.56%) Automotive
3 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) FPGA Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Kernel Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Linux Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Firmware Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Developer
4 2 (11.11%) FPGA Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Design Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Embedded Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) FPGA Design Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Design Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior FPGA Design Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior FPGA Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 17 (94.44%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 12 (66.67%) VHDL
3 3 (16.67%) Verilog
4 2 (11.11%) Algorithms
4 2 (11.11%) ASIC
5 1 (5.56%) CPLD
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) FreeRTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Information Security
2 6 (33.33%) FPGA Design
3 4 (22.22%) Image Processing
4 3 (16.67%) Validation
5 2 (11.11%) Functional Programming
5 2 (11.11%) Low Latency
5 2 (11.11%) Machine Learning
5 2 (11.11%) Task Automation
6 1 (5.56%) Change Management
6 1 (5.56%) Coaching
6 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
6 1 (5.56%) Digital Signal Processing
6 1 (5.56%) High-Frequency Trading
6 1 (5.56%) Regression Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Signal Processing
6 1 (5.56%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) C
1 2 (11.11%) Embedded C
1 2 (11.11%) F#
1 2 (11.11%) Haskell
1 2 (11.11%) OCaml
2 1 (5.56%) MATLAB
2 1 (5.56%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) SC Cleared
1 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) DO-254
System Software
1 9 (50.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) Altera
2 3 (16.67%) Intel
3 1 (5.56%) Mentor Graphics