The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Field-Programmable Gate Array in contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Field-Programmable Gate Array over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Field-Programmable Gate Array (FPGA)
England / West Midlands
Rank - - 120
Contract jobs citing Field-Programmable Gate Array 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands - - 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £350 £350
% change year-on-year -14.28% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £40.25 £42.50
% change year-on-year +8.07% -5.29%  

Field-Programmable Gate Array is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 628 650 681
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 27.75% 24.13% 26.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 401 386 369
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 31 72
Median hourly rate £16.00 £13.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.51% -41.30%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £10.96 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.25 £28.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year -32.45% +52.00%  

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing Field-Programmable Gate Array as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Field-Programmable Gate Array in the West Midlands

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Field-Programmable Gate Array in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Field-Programmable Gate Array in the West Midlands

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Field-Programmable Gate Array in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Field-Programmable Gate Array in the West Midlands

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Top 28 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Field-Programmable Gate Array 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Field-Programmable Gate Array.

1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) VxWorks
1 1 (100.00%) MATLAB
1 1 (100.00%) Simulink
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Electronics
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) Requirements Management
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Release Management
1 1 (100.00%) Atlassian
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) V-Model
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Coverity
1 1 (100.00%) Confluence
1 1 (100.00%) IEC 61508
1 1 (100.00%) Change Control
1 1 (100.00%) Profibus
1 1 (100.00%) SonarQube
1 1 (100.00%) Issue Tracking

Field-Programmable Gate Array
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Profibus
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) SonarQube
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (100.00%) Electronics
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Change Control
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Issue Tracking
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Release Management
1 1 (100.00%) Requirements Management
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
1 1 (100.00%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) MATLAB
1 1 (100.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) IEC 61508
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Atlassian
1 1 (100.00%) Coverity