The median contractor rate for a FPGA Engineer was £406 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Field-Programmable Gate Array (FPGA) Engineer
UK / England
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 575 605 601
Rank change year-on-year +30 -4  
Contract jobs requiring an FPGA Engineer 8 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.019% 0.018% 0.008%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.020% 0.019% 0.009%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Median daily rate £406 £250 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +62.50% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £250 -
% change year-on-year +20.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 3
Median hourly rate £46.75 £39.35 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.80% -12.55%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £40.25 £45.00
% change year-on-year +8.07% -10.55%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 39444 47062 46529
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.81% 95.27% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 25724 30895 28569
Median daily rate £435 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £263 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1347 1459 1887
Median hourly rate £18.40 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.54% +5.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.82% +15.44%  

FPGA Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured FPGA Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for FPGA Engineer in England

FPGA Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for FPGA Engineer in England

FPGA Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for FPGA Engineer in England

FPGA Engineer
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FPGA Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. 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 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
South West -1 3 - -
London +21 2 £388 -
South East +13 1 - - 2
East of England - 1 £425 -
North West - 1 - - 1
FPGA Engineer
UK

FPGA Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 England region featuring FPGA Engineer in the job title.

1 10 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 8 (80.00%) VHDL
3 7 (70.00%) Altera
4 5 (50.00%) Verilog
4 5 (50.00%) Xilinx
5 3 (30.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (30.00%) Mentor Graphics
5 3 (30.00%) UML
5 3 (30.00%) Subversion
5 3 (30.00%) Ethernet
5 3 (30.00%) HTTP
5 3 (30.00%) IPv4
5 3 (30.00%) Tcl
5 3 (30.00%) iSCSI
5 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
5 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
5 3 (30.00%) Rational DOORS
6 2 (20.00%) FPGA Design
6 2 (20.00%) Firmware
6 2 (20.00%) Embedded C
6 2 (20.00%) C
7 1 (10.00%) Investment Management
7 1 (10.00%) Degree
7 1 (10.00%) Mathematics
7 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
7 1 (10.00%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (10.00%) Python
7 1 (10.00%) ISO 9001
7 1 (10.00%) C++
7 1 (10.00%) Perl

FPGA Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 3 (30.00%) Ethernet
1 3 (30.00%) HTTP
1 3 (30.00%) IPv4
1 3 (30.00%) iSCSI
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (30.00%) Rational DOORS
1 3 (30.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (10.00%) Electronics
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 10 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 8 (80.00%) VHDL
3 5 (50.00%) Verilog
4 1 (10.00%) Algorithms
4 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (10.00%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Embedded Linux
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) UML
2 2 (20.00%) FPGA Design
3 1 (10.00%) CMMI
3 1 (10.00%) Image Processing
3 1 (10.00%) Investment Management
3 1 (10.00%) Low Latency
3 1 (10.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (10.00%) Proprietary Trading
3 1 (10.00%) Quantitative Investing
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) Tcl
2 2 (20.00%) C
2 2 (20.00%) Embedded C
3 1 (10.00%) C++
3 1 (10.00%) Embedded C++
3 1 (10.00%) Perl
3 1 (10.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Altera
2 5 (50.00%) Xilinx
3 3 (30.00%) Mentor Graphics
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