The table below looks at the statistics for the FPGA Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire 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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
FPGA Engineer
Rank 17 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring an FPGA Engineer 6 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 5.36% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 5.50% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate - - £278
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.00 £42.50 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+10.58% +10.38%
FPGA Engineer
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Staffordshire 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
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
109 110 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 97.32% 95.65% 97.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 62 108
Average daily rate £320 £330 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £408 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 16 9
Average hourly rate £9.50 £16.69 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.07% +51.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £8.00 £9.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £23.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.61 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.30% -5.55%

FPGA Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

FPGA Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

FPGA Engineer
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 6 (100.00%) Validation
1 6 (100.00%) VHDL
1 6 (100.00%) Gigabit Ethernet
1 6 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 6 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 6 (100.00%) SONET

FPGA Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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.

Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 6 (100.00%) SONET
1 6 (100.00%) Gigabit Ethernet
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) VHDL
1 6 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Validation