The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Gloucestershire region that had FPGA Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Field-Programmable Gate Array (FPGA) Engineer
South West / Gloucestershire
Rank 48 - 54
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring an FPGA Engineer 2 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.56% - 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% - 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £350 -
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Median hourly rate £44.25 - £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.25 £40.25 £44.50
% change year-on-year
+9.93% -9.55%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Gloucestershire 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
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
334 428 482
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 93.56% 94.48% 96.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 229 295
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £170 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 29 32
Median hourly rate £27.50 £42.50 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.29% +8.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £46.20 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.74
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.55%

FPGA Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

FPGA Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

FPGA Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

FPGA Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

FPGA Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

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 Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017. 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 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
Cheltenham - 1 - -
Tewkesbury - 1 - -
FPGA Engineer
South West

FPGA Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 Gloucestershire region featuring FPGA Engineer in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Xilinx
1 2 (100.00%) VHDL
1 2 (100.00%) Verilog
1 2 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 2 (100.00%) Altera
2 1 (50.00%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (50.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (50.00%) FPGA Design
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (50.00%) Mentor Graphics
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (50.00%) iSCSI
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Image Processing
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) UML
2 1 (50.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (50.00%) HTTP
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded C
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded C++
2 1 (50.00%) IPv4
2 1 (50.00%) Tcl
2 1 (50.00%) Firmware
2 1 (50.00%) Device Driver

FPGA Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (50.00%) HTTP
1 1 (50.00%) IPv4
1 1 (50.00%) iSCSI
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 2 (100.00%) Verilog
1 2 (100.00%) VHDL
2 1 (50.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) FPGA Design
1 1 (50.00%) Image Processing
1 1 (50.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded C
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded C++
1 1 (50.00%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Altera
1 2 (100.00%) Xilinx
2 1 (50.00%) Mentor Graphics