The table below looks at the prevalence of the term VHDL in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VHDL 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
VHSIC Hardware Description Language (VHDL)
Rank - 40 45
Contract jobs citing VHDL 0 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge - 0.28% 1.47%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.68% 3.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 - £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.75 £40.00 £40.75
% change year-on-year
-5.62% -1.84%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Miscellaneous Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
138 147 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 33.25% 40.72% 38.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 69 59
Average daily rate £316 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.41% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £139 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £438 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 25 38
Average hourly rate £27.50 £39.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.48% +4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.80 £14.19 £19.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £60.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -32.69%

VHDL
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VHDL across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

VHDL Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

VHDL
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VHDL across the Cambridge region.

VHDL Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

VHDL
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VHDL across the Cambridge region.

VHDL Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge