The table below looks at the statistics for the FPGA Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands 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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
FPGA Engineer
Rank - - -
Contract jobs requiring an FPGA Engineer 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - - -
As % of the Job Titles category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate - - £280
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
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 West Midlands 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
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2289 1933 2118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 91.38% 92.62% 93.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1175 1036 1056
Average daily rate £350 £343 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.18% +3.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 157 139 162
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -38.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.10 £30.00 £40.00
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 the West Midlands

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

FPGA Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

FPGA Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

FPGA Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

FPGA Engineer
Top 11 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 7 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 6 (85.71%) Validation
2 6 (85.71%) VHDL
2 6 (85.71%) Ethernet
2 6 (85.71%) SONET
2 6 (85.71%) Gigabit Ethernet
2 6 (85.71%) Mentoring
3 1 (14.29%) MATLAB
3 1 (14.29%) Simulink
3 1 (14.29%) Verilog
3 1 (14.29%) Altera

FPGA Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 1 (14.29%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) Ethernet
1 6 (85.71%) SONET
1 6 (85.71%) Gigabit Ethernet
Miscellaneous
1 7 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 6 (85.71%) VHDL
3 1 (14.29%) Verilog
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Validation
1 6 (85.71%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) MATLAB
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Altera
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