The table below looks at the prevalence of the term VHDL in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VHDL over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VHSIC Hardware Description Language (VHDL)
Rank 593 607 576
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -31
Contract jobs citing VHDL 21 17 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.043% 0.033% 0.027%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.13% 0.10% 0.082%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Median daily rate £470 £50 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+840.00% -87.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £470 - £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 12 10
Median hourly rate £40.00 £44.75 £39.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.61% +14.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £37.75 £33.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £43.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +16.88%
VHDL
UK

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

Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
16267 16457 15864
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 33.01% 32.35% 32.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 10698 10269 9912
Median daily rate £435 £420 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +1.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 539 651 692
Median hourly rate £21.34 £18.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.55% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £12.00 £11.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £45.00 £42.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £18.24 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+20.64% -8.82%

VHDL
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing VHDL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

VHDL Jobs Demand Trend in England

VHDL
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

VHDL Daily Rate Trend in England

VHDL
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VHDL across the England region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016.

VHDL Daily Rate Histogram in England

VHDL
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

VHDL Hourly Rate Trend in England

VHDL
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VHDL across the England region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016.

VHDL Hourly Rate Histogram in England

VHDL
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 VHDL within the England region over the 3 months to 29 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 East +11 11 - - 1
South West -4 7 £470 - 2
East of England +7 2 - - 2
East Midlands +11 1 - -
VHDL
UK

VHDL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing VHDL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for VHDL.

1 43 (87.76%) C
2 22 (44.90%) Telecoms
2 22 (44.90%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 21 (42.86%) C++
3 21 (42.86%) Embedded Software Development
4 20 (40.82%) Linux
4 20 (40.82%) Software Engineering
5 18 (36.73%) LTE
5 18 (36.73%) Wireless
5 18 (36.73%) Embedded C
6 11 (22.45%) Java
6 11 (22.45%) Security Cleared
7 10 (20.41%) 3G
8 9 (18.37%) 3GPP
8 9 (18.37%) PPP
8 9 (18.37%) Python
9 8 (16.33%) Firmware
9 8 (16.33%) Altera
9 8 (16.33%) OpenCL
10 7 (14.29%) SC Cleared
10 7 (14.29%) Verilog
10 7 (14.29%) Finance
11 6 (12.24%) Schematic Capture
12 5 (10.20%) Algorithms
12 5 (10.20%) Electronics
12 5 (10.20%) Perl
13 4 (8.16%) MATLAB
13 4 (8.16%) Agile Software Development
13 4 (8.16%) Degree
13 4 (8.16%) Signal Processing

VHDL
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.08%) Kinematics
2 1 (2.04%) Apache
2 1 (2.04%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.04%) Confluence
2 1 (2.04%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Doxygen
1 2 (4.08%) Simulink
2 1 (2.04%) OrCAD
Communications & Networking
1 18 (36.73%) LTE
1 18 (36.73%) Wireless
2 10 (20.41%) 3G
3 9 (18.37%) 3GPP
3 9 (18.37%) PPP
4 3 (6.12%) Ethernet
4 3 (6.12%) Network Security
5 2 (4.08%) SpaceWire
6 1 (2.04%) Software-Defined Radio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.04%) Apache Accumulo
1 1 (2.04%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (2.04%) Big Data
1 1 (2.04%) Hadoop
1 1 (2.04%) IBM InfoSphere
1 1 (2.04%) MongoDB
1 1 (2.04%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Git (software)
1 3 (6.12%) Rational DOORS
1 3 (6.12%) Subversion
2 2 (4.08%) ClearCase
2 2 (4.08%) Eclipse
2 2 (4.08%) GCC
3 1 (2.04%) JIRA
General
1 22 (44.90%) Telecoms
2 7 (14.29%) Finance
3 5 (10.20%) Electronics
4 2 (4.08%) Avionics
5 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (38.78%) Software Engineer
1 19 (38.78%) VHDL Engineer
2 18 (36.73%) Embedded Engineer
2 18 (36.73%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 10 (20.41%) Developer
3 10 (20.41%) FPGA Engineer
4 8 (16.33%) Design Engineer
5 7 (14.29%) C++ Developer
6 6 (12.24%) Senior FPGA Engineer
7 4 (8.16%) Firmware Engineer
7 4 (8.16%) Hardware Design Engineer
7 4 (8.16%) Hardware Engineer
8 3 (6.12%) Electronics Engineer
8 3 (6.12%) FPGA Developer
9 2 (4.08%) Digital Design Engineer
9 2 (4.08%) Electronics Design Engineer
9 2 (4.08%) FPGA Design Engineer
10 1 (2.04%) Digital Hardware Engineer
10 1 (2.04%) PCB Design Engineer
10 1 (2.04%) PCB Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.33%) OpenCL
2 2 (4.08%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 2 (4.08%) OpenCV
2 2 (4.08%) OpenGL
3 1 (2.04%) J2EE
3 1 (2.04%) Kafka
3 1 (2.04%) Web Services
3 1 (2.04%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 22 (44.90%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 7 (14.29%) Verilog
3 5 (10.20%) Algorithms
4 3 (6.12%) Mathematics
5 2 (4.08%) Artificial Intelligence
5 2 (4.08%) Computer Science
5 2 (4.08%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (4.08%) Mechatronics
5 2 (4.08%) Physics
5 2 (4.08%) Robotics
6 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.04%) Cybercrime
6 1 (2.04%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 20 (40.82%) Linux
2 3 (6.12%) Windows
3 2 (4.08%) Unix
4 1 (2.04%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (2.04%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (42.86%) Embedded Software Development
2 20 (40.82%) Software Engineering
3 6 (12.24%) Schematic Capture
4 4 (8.16%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (8.16%) Signal Processing
5 3 (6.12%) Validation
6 2 (4.08%) Benchmarking
6 2 (4.08%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (4.08%) Digital Signal Processing
6 2 (4.08%) Machine Learning
6 2 (4.08%) Mentoring
6 2 (4.08%) Multithreading
6 2 (4.08%) Regression Analysis
6 2 (4.08%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (4.08%) SysML
6 2 (4.08%) Test Strategy
6 2 (4.08%) UML
7 1 (2.04%) Integration Testing
7 1 (2.04%) Matrix Management
7 1 (2.04%) Stress Analysis
Programming Languages
1 43 (87.76%) C
2 21 (42.86%) C++
3 18 (36.73%) Embedded C
4 11 (22.45%) Java
5 9 (18.37%) Python
6 5 (10.20%) Perl
7 4 (8.16%) MATLAB
8 2 (4.08%) ANSI C
8 2 (4.08%) Shell Script
8 2 (4.08%) Tcl
9 1 (2.04%) Assembly Language
9 1 (2.04%) Ruby
9 1 (2.04%) Scala
Qualifications
1 11 (22.45%) Security Cleared
2 7 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 4 (8.16%) Degree
4 3 (6.12%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.04%) HNC
5 1 (2.04%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) DO-254
2 1 (2.04%) IEC 61508
2 1 (2.04%) JTAG
System Software
1 8 (16.33%) Firmware
2 2 (4.08%) Cygwin
3 1 (2.04%) Apache ZooKeeper
Vendors
1 8 (16.33%) Altera
2 3 (6.12%) Xilinx
3 2 (4.08%) EMC
3 2 (4.08%) Freescale
3 2 (4.08%) Intel
4 1 (2.04%) Atlassian
4 1 (2.04%) IBM
4 1 (2.04%) MathWorks
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle
4 1 (2.04%) Synplicity
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