The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had FPGA Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Field-Programmable Gate Array (FPGA) Engineer
Rank 616 645 589
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -56
Contract jobs requiring an FPGA Engineer 13 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.026% 0.002% 0.018%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.028% 0.002% 0.019%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £350 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 -
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 2
Median hourly rate £40.25 £40.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.75 £40.00 £43.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.75 £40.00 £46.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.25 £40.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+0.62% -11.11%
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
46883 50243 48342
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.74% 94.97% 94.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 30886 32538 29753
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1439 1894 1939
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £16.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

FPGA Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of IT contracts across the England region that featured FPGA Engineer in the job title.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FPGA Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East - 6 £350 - 3
East of England - 3 - - 1
South West +8 2 - -
West Midlands - 2 - -
FPGA Engineer
UK

FPGA Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, FPGA Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region featuring FPGA Engineer in the job title.

1 18 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 9 (50.00%) Firmware
2 9 (50.00%) VHDL
3 7 (38.89%) C++
4 6 (33.33%) C
5 5 (27.78%) Subversion
5 5 (27.78%) Altera
5 5 (27.78%) DO-254
6 4 (22.22%) Rational DOORS
6 4 (22.22%) Use Case
6 4 (22.22%) Xilinx
6 4 (22.22%) Requirements Management
6 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
6 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
6 4 (22.22%) V-Model
6 4 (22.22%) UML
6 4 (22.22%) IBM
6 4 (22.22%) Military
6 4 (22.22%) ASIC
6 4 (22.22%) Electronics
6 4 (22.22%) Network Architecture
7 3 (16.67%) Verilog
7 3 (16.67%) CESG
7 3 (16.67%) EMC
7 3 (16.67%) SNMP
7 3 (16.67%) Python
7 3 (16.67%) DHCP
7 3 (16.67%) Mentor Graphics
7 3 (16.67%) Software Engineering
7 3 (16.67%) Git (software)

FPGA Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England 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%) OrCAD
1 1 (5.56%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) DHCP
1 3 (16.67%) SNMP
2 1 (5.56%) 3G
2 1 (5.56%) Ethernet
2 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Subversion
2 4 (22.22%) Rational DOORS
3 3 (16.67%) Git (software)
4 2 (11.11%) PVCS
General
1 4 (22.22%) Electronics
1 4 (22.22%) Military
2 2 (11.11%) Avionics
3 1 (5.56%) Aerospace
3 1 (5.56%) Automotive
3 1 (5.56%) Finance
3 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 18 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 9 (50.00%) VHDL
3 4 (22.22%) ASIC
4 3 (16.67%) CESG
4 3 (16.67%) Verilog
5 1 (5.56%) Algorithms
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) Network Architecture
1 4 (22.22%) Requirements Management
1 4 (22.22%) UML
1 4 (22.22%) Use Case
1 4 (22.22%) V-Model
2 3 (16.67%) Rapid Prototyping
2 3 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 2 (11.11%) Prototyping
3 2 (11.11%) Schematic Capture
4 1 (5.56%) Digital Signal Processing
4 1 (5.56%) Embedded Software Development
4 1 (5.56%) Integration Testing
4 1 (5.56%) Matrix Management
4 1 (5.56%) Matrix Organization
4 1 (5.56%) Programme Management
4 1 (5.56%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) C++
2 6 (33.33%) C
3 3 (16.67%) Python
4 1 (5.56%) Assembly Language
4 1 (5.56%) Java
4 1 (5.56%) MATLAB
4 1 (5.56%) Perl
4 1 (5.56%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
1 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (27.78%) DO-254
2 2 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 9 (50.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Altera
2 4 (22.22%) IBM
2 4 (22.22%) Xilinx
3 3 (16.67%) EMC
3 3 (16.67%) Mentor Graphics
4 2 (11.11%) Actel
5 1 (5.56%) Synplicity