The table below looks at the statistics for the FPGA Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the England 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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
FPGA Engineer
Rank 578 538 553
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +15
Contract jobs requiring an FPGA Engineer 1 13 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.002% 0.027% 0.022%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.002% 0.029% 0.023%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £280
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £280
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 4
Average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £39.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
FPGA Engineer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47542 44396 47499
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 90.64% 92.88% 93.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 30198 27395 27354
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1944 1931 2369
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.30 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+0.30% -7.14%

FPGA Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

FPGA Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in England

FPGA Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing FPGA Engineer across the England region.

FPGA Engineer Daily Rate Trend in England

FPGA Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing FPGA Engineer across the England region.

FPGA Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in England

FPGA Engineer
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FPGA Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East -17 1 - - 1
South West - - - - 2
East of England - - - - 2
FPGA Engineer
UK

FPGA Engineer
Top 27 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 12 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 7 (58.33%) Ethernet
2 7 (58.33%) VHDL
3 6 (50.00%) Validation
3 6 (50.00%) Gigabit Ethernet
3 6 (50.00%) SONET
3 6 (50.00%) Mentoring
4 3 (25.00%) DO-254
4 3 (25.00%) Requirements Management
4 3 (25.00%) MATLAB
4 3 (25.00%) Simulink
5 2 (16.67%) Electronics
5 2 (16.67%) Verilog
5 2 (16.67%) Altera
5 2 (16.67%) Actel
5 2 (16.67%) Mentor Graphics
5 2 (16.67%) Xilinx
5 2 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (8.33%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (8.33%) Degree
6 1 (8.33%) IC Design
6 1 (8.33%) Regression Testing
6 1 (8.33%) ASIC
6 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
6 1 (8.33%) EMC
6 1 (8.33%) Firmware

FPGA Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 7 (58.33%) Ethernet
2 6 (50.00%) Gigabit Ethernet
2 6 (50.00%) SONET
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Rational DOORS
General
1 2 (16.67%) Electronics
Miscellaneous
1 12 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 7 (58.33%) VHDL
3 2 (16.67%) Verilog
3 2 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (8.33%) ASIC
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Validation
1 6 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 3 (25.00%) Requirements Management
3 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (8.33%) IC Design
3 1 (8.33%) Regression Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) DO-254
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Altera
1 2 (16.67%) Actel
1 2 (16.67%) Mentor Graphics
1 2 (16.67%) Xilinx
2 1 (8.33%) EMC
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