The table below looks at the prevalence of the term VHDL in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VHDL over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VHSIC Hardware Description Language (VHDL)
Rank 121 - 144
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VHDL 3 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.12% - 0.097%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.41% - 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 - £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £46.07 - £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £44.75 £37.25
% change year-on-year
-5.02% +20.13%
VHDL
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Miscellaneous Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
725 775 857
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 28.57% 29.00% 27.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 383 431 455
Average daily rate £400 £375 £366
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 74 55
Average hourly rate £19.00 £30.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.66% +30.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £12.05 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.07 £41.90 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+15.07% -5.50%

VHDL
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

VHDL Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

VHDL
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

VHDL Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

VHDL
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

VHDL Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

VHDL
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VHDL within the East of England region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedfordshire - 1 - -
Essex - 1 - - 1
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
VHDL
England

VHDL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region citing VHDL also 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 that cited VHDL.

1 5 (83.33%) C
1 5 (83.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 4 (66.67%) Electronics
3 3 (50.00%) Subversion
3 3 (50.00%) MATLAB
3 3 (50.00%) C++
3 3 (50.00%) Java
3 3 (50.00%) Perl
3 3 (50.00%) Python
3 3 (50.00%) Firmware
3 3 (50.00%) Validation
3 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (50.00%) DO-254
3 3 (50.00%) Signal Processing
3 3 (50.00%) Algorithms
4 2 (33.33%) ANSI C
4 2 (33.33%) Schematic Capture
4 2 (33.33%) SpaceWire
4 2 (33.33%) Machine Learning
4 2 (33.33%) Embedded Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) OpenCV
4 2 (33.33%) Kinematics
4 2 (33.33%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (33.33%) GCC
4 2 (33.33%) IEC 61508
4 2 (33.33%) Cygwin
4 2 (33.33%) Stress Analysis
4 2 (33.33%) Boost C++ Libraries

VHDL
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region citing VHDL also 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 that cited VHDL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) Kinematics
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Doxygen
2 1 (16.67%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) SpaceWire
2 1 (16.67%) Ethernet
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (50.00%) Subversion
2 2 (33.33%) ClearCase
2 2 (33.33%) Eclipse
2 2 (33.33%) GCC
2 2 (33.33%) Rational DOORS
General
1 4 (66.67%) Electronics
2 2 (33.33%) Avionics
2 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Design Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Firmware Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Electronics Design Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Electronics Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Digital Design Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) FPGA Design Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) FPGA Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 2 (33.33%) OpenCV
1 2 (33.33%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 3 (50.00%) Algorithms
3 2 (33.33%) Artificial Intelligence
3 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 2 (33.33%) Mechatronics
3 2 (33.33%) Robotics
4 1 (16.67%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
1 2 (33.33%) Unix
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Signal Processing
1 3 (50.00%) Validation
2 2 (33.33%) Benchmarking
2 2 (33.33%) Embedded Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Machine Learning
2 2 (33.33%) Multithreading
2 2 (33.33%) Schematic Capture
2 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) Stress Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) SysML
2 2 (33.33%) UML
3 1 (16.67%) CMMI
3 1 (16.67%) Digital Signal Processing
3 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) C
2 3 (50.00%) C++
2 3 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) MATLAB
2 3 (50.00%) Perl
2 3 (50.00%) Python
3 2 (33.33%) ANSI C
3 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
4 1 (16.67%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) HNC
2 2 (33.33%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) DO-254
2 2 (33.33%) IEC 61508
2 2 (33.33%) JTAG
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Firmware
2 2 (33.33%) Cygwin
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) EMC
2 1 (16.67%) Xilinx