Period
to 14 July 2020

The median contractor rate for a Senior FPGA Engineer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 6 months to 14 July 2020.

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.

Senior Field-Programmable Gate Array (FPGA) Engineer
UK > Wales
6 months to
14 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 64 101 -
Rank change year-on-year +37 - -
Contract jobs requiring a Senior FPGA Engineer 2 1 0
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Wales 0.28% 0.068% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.070% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £400 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% - -
UK median daily rate £400 £425 -
% change year-on-year -5.88% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £47.50 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Wales
Contract vacancies in Wales with a recognized job title 684 1,430 1,424
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.34% 96.56% 96.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 389 1,016 1,013
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £229 £207 £275
90th Percentile £577 £625 £560
UK median daily rate £475 £470 £450
% change year-on-year +1.06% +4.44% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 110 65
Median hourly rate £15.63 £16.13 £12.33
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.11% +30.89% -38.38%
10th Percentile £10.82 £10.17 £10.16
90th Percentile £35.00 £42.63 £33.15
Median hourly rate £22.61 £19.81 £18.00
% change year-on-year +14.16% +10.03% -3.74%

Senior FPGA Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings that featured Senior FPGA Engineer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Senior FPGA Engineer in Wales

Senior FPGA Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior FPGA Engineer within the Wales region over the 6 months to 14 July 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +32 2 £400 -5.88% 3
Senior FPGA Engineer
UK

Senior FPGA Engineer Skill Set
Top 12 Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 14 July 2020, Senior FPGA Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Wales region featuring Senior FPGA Engineer in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) VHDL
1 2 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 2 (100.00%) Xilinx
1 2 (100.00%) Time Management
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Altera
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (100.00%) FPGA Design
1 2 (100.00%) Customer Requirements
1 2 (100.00%) Self-Motivation
1 2 (100.00%) Architectural Design

Senior FPGA Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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:

Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 2 (100.00%) Self-Motivation
1 2 (100.00%) VHDL
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Architectural Design
1 2 (100.00%) Customer Requirements
1 2 (100.00%) FPGA Design
1 2 (100.00%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Altera
1 2 (100.00%) Xilinx