The table below looks at the statistics for the FPGA Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Rochester 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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
FPGA Engineer
Rank 4 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring an FPGA Engineer 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Rochester 12.50% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 14.29% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate - - £280
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £47.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.00 £41.25 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+13.93% +7.14%
FPGA Engineer
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Rochester 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
Rochester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
7 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Rochester 87.50% - 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Average daily rate £225 - £225
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Average hourly rate £10.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

FPGA Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Rochester

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

FPGA Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Rochester

FPGA Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Rochester

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

FPGA Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Rochester

FPGA Engineer
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Rochester

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Rochester 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%) MATLAB
1 2 (100.00%) Simulink
1 2 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 2 (100.00%) Xilinx
1 2 (100.00%) Mentor Graphics
1 2 (100.00%) Requirements Management
1 2 (100.00%) Actel
1 2 (100.00%) DO-254
1 2 (100.00%) Embedded Systems

FPGA Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Rochester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Rochester 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 2 (100.00%) Simulink
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 2 (100.00%) Embedded Systems
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) MATLAB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) DO-254
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Xilinx
1 2 (100.00%) Mentor Graphics
1 2 (100.00%) Actel