The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South East region that had FPGA Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 16 January 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Field-Programmable Gate Array (FPGA) Engineer
England / South East
Rank - 254 254
Contract jobs requiring an FPGA Engineer 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East - 0.012% 0.011%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.013% 0.012%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £288
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £24.85 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -41.52%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £41.50 £44.50
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -6.74%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South East 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
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6785 7731 8654
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.15% 94.23% 93.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 3910 4531 4709
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 347 405 424
Median hourly rate £17.06 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.35% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.63 £11.42 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £50.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +9.37%

FPGA Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

FPGA Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

FPGA Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

FPGA Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the South East

FPGA Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

FPGA Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

FPGA Engineer Skill Set
Top 29 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 16 January 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 South East region featuring FPGA Engineer in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 3 (75.00%) VHDL
2 3 (75.00%) Firmware
2 3 (75.00%) DO-254
3 2 (50.00%) Prototyping
3 2 (50.00%) FPGA Design
3 2 (50.00%) QA
3 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (50.00%) Actel
3 2 (50.00%) Rapid Prototyping
3 2 (50.00%) PVCS
3 2 (50.00%) Subversion
3 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (50.00%) Xilinx
3 2 (50.00%) Mentor Graphics
4 1 (25.00%) Requirements Management
4 1 (25.00%) UML
4 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (25.00%) IBM
4 1 (25.00%) ASIC
4 1 (25.00%) Military
4 1 (25.00%) Network Architecture
4 1 (25.00%) Use Case
4 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) V-Model
4 1 (25.00%) Avionics
4 1 (25.00%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (25.00%) C++

FPGA Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (50.00%) PVCS
1 2 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (25.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 1 (25.00%) Avionics
1 1 (25.00%) Military
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 3 (75.00%) VHDL
3 1 (25.00%) ASIC
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) FPGA Design
1 2 (50.00%) Prototyping
1 2 (50.00%) Rapid Prototyping
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Network Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Requirements Management
2 1 (25.00%) UML
2 1 (25.00%) Use Case
2 1 (25.00%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) DO-254
2 2 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Actel
1 2 (50.00%) Mentor Graphics
1 2 (50.00%) Xilinx
2 1 (25.00%) IBM