The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had FPGA Design Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
FPGA Design Engineer
Rank 641 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring an FPGA Design Engineer 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.006% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £350 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51209 54594 53300
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.95% 94.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 33381 34715 32174
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1644 2049 2080
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.33 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.90% +1.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £11.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

FPGA Design Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured FPGA Design Engineer in the job title.

FPGA Design Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

FPGA Design Engineer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing FPGA Design Engineer within the UK.

FPGA Design Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

FPGA Design Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing FPGA Design Engineer within the UK.

FPGA Design Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

FPGA Design Engineer
Top 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FPGA Design Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 29 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
England - 3 £350 - 2
West Midlands - 2 - -
Middlesex - 1 £350 -
South East - 1 £350 - 1

FPGA Design Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 2016, FPGA Design 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 featuring FPGA Design Engineer in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 4 (80.00%) C
2 4 (80.00%) Firmware
3 3 (60.00%) Python
3 3 (60.00%) Verilog
3 3 (60.00%) Subversion
4 2 (40.00%) Altera
4 2 (40.00%) VHDL
4 2 (40.00%) EMC
4 2 (40.00%) Xilinx
4 2 (40.00%) C++
5 1 (20.00%) Java
5 1 (20.00%) Perl
5 1 (20.00%) UML
5 1 (20.00%) Ethernet
5 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (20.00%) IBM
5 1 (20.00%) ASIC
5 1 (20.00%) MATLAB
5 1 (20.00%) Simulink
5 1 (20.00%) Finance
5 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
5 1 (20.00%) Military
5 1 (20.00%) Requirements Management
5 1 (20.00%) Matrix Management
5 1 (20.00%) Use Case
5 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (20.00%) V-Model
5 1 (20.00%) Git (software)

FPGA Design Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 (20.00%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Subversion
2 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (20.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (20.00%) Military
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 3 (60.00%) Verilog
3 2 (40.00%) VHDL
4 1 (20.00%) Algorithms
4 1 (20.00%) ASIC
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Digital Signal Processing
1 1 (20.00%) Embedded Software Development
1 1 (20.00%) Matrix Management
1 1 (20.00%) Matrix Organization
1 1 (20.00%) Network Architecture
1 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (20.00%) Requirements Management
1 1 (20.00%) Schematic Capture
1 1 (20.00%) Signal Processing
1 1 (20.00%) UML
1 1 (20.00%) Use Case
1 1 (20.00%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) C
2 3 (60.00%) Python
3 2 (40.00%) C++
4 1 (20.00%) Assembly Language
4 1 (20.00%) Java
4 1 (20.00%) MATLAB
4 1 (20.00%) Perl
4 1 (20.00%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) DO-254
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Altera
1 2 (40.00%) EMC
1 2 (40.00%) Xilinx
2 1 (20.00%) IBM