The first table below looks at the demand for the FPGA Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FPGA Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the East Midlands region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
FPGA Engineer
Rank - - -
Contract jobs requiring an FPGA Engineer 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands - - -
As % of the Job Titles category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate - - £275
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.00 £42.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+10.58% +8.97%
Job Titles Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1364 1349 1354
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 94.33% 93.03% 93.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 698 678 630
Average daily rate £350 £338 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +0.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £181 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £476 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 121 98 120
Average hourly rate £14.75 £18.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.05% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.90 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £36.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
FPGA Engineer
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FPGA Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing FPGA Engineer in the job title across the East Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

FPGA Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

FPGA Engineer
Top 7 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands region that cited FPGA Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with FPGA Engineer in their job title.

1 2 (100.00%) VHDL
1 2 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 2 (100.00%) Altera
1 2 (100.00%) Black-Box Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Verilog
2 1 (50.00%) Tcl
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing

FPGA Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands region that cited FPGA Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with FPGA Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) VHDL
1 2 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (50.00%) Verilog
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Black-Box Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Tcl
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Altera