The first table below looks at the demand for the FPGA Design Engineer role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FPGA Design Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
FPGA Design Engineer
Rank 602 562 565
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +3
Contract jobs requiring an FPGA Design Engineer 2 3 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.006% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.004% 0.006% 0.034%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 12
Average hourly rate £43.50 £42.50 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.35% +8.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.70 £42.50 £37.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.30 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.50 £42.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +8.97%
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50489 47277 53592
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.35% 92.50% 92.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 30654 27660 29863
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £567
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2004 2139 2724
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

FPGA Design Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

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 18 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited FPGA Design 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 Design Engineer in their job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 3 (100.00%) Requirements Management
1 3 (100.00%) DO-254
2 2 (66.67%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) VHDL
2 2 (66.67%) Electronics
2 2 (66.67%) IC Design
2 2 (66.67%) Firmware
2 2 (66.67%) ASIC
2 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (33.33%) MATLAB
3 1 (33.33%) Simulink
3 1 (33.33%) Xilinx
3 1 (33.33%) Mentor Graphics
3 1 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (33.33%) Actel

FPGA Design Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited FPGA Design 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 Design Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Simulink
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Rational DOORS
General
1 2 (66.67%) Electronics
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 2 (66.67%) Firmware
2 2 (66.67%) ASIC
2 2 (66.67%) VHDL
3 1 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Requirements Management
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 2 (66.67%) IC Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) DO-254
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Xilinx
1 1 (33.33%) Mentor Graphics
1 1 (33.33%) Actel