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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VHDL over the 3 months to 30 June 2015 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VHSIC Hardware Description Language (VHDL)
Rank 563 555 531
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -24
Contract jobs citing VHDL 19 17 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.037% 0.035% 0.027%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.12% 0.11% 0.080%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
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£50 £400 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-87.50% -15.78%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £400 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 6
Average hourly rate £44.50 £40.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.25% -5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £33.50 £28.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.00 £48.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.75 £39.25 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+14.01% -7.64%
VHDL
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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 England region.

Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
16212 15778 15073
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.82% 32.37% 33.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 10333 9835 9150
Average daily rate £423 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.42% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £239 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 580 607 644
Average hourly rate £18.71 £21.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.90% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.15 £12.55 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £44.53
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £23.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-17.82% +15.00%

VHDL
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VHDL across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015. 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
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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
South West +9 7 - - 4
East of England +2 5 - - 4
London -9 4 £50 - 2
West Midlands -4 1 - - 1
South East -29 1 - - 9
East Midlands - 1 - - 2
VHDL
UK

VHDL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 14 (53.85%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 12 (46.15%) C
2 12 (46.15%) C++
3 10 (38.46%) Security Cleared
4 6 (23.08%) Firmware
4 6 (23.08%) MATLAB
4 6 (23.08%) Xilinx
4 6 (23.08%) SC Cleared
4 6 (23.08%) Degree
5 5 (19.23%) Verilog
5 5 (19.23%) Wireless
5 5 (19.23%) Electronics
5 5 (19.23%) Java
5 5 (19.23%) DO-254
5 5 (19.23%) Embedded Systems
6 4 (15.38%) Algorithms
6 4 (15.38%) Linux
6 4 (15.38%) Python
6 4 (15.38%) DV Cleared
6 4 (15.38%) Avionics
7 3 (11.54%) Erlang
7 3 (11.54%) Panasonic
7 3 (11.54%) Software Engineering
7 3 (11.54%) Ruby
7 3 (11.54%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (11.54%) Aerospace
7 3 (11.54%) CAD
7 3 (11.54%) Assembly Language
7 3 (11.54%) Motorola
7 3 (11.54%) Nokia

VHDL
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 1 (3.85%) Kinematics
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Project
2 1 (3.85%) Doxygen
Communications & Networking
1 5 (19.23%) Wireless
2 3 (11.54%) Bluetooth
2 3 (11.54%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (7.69%) LTE
4 1 (3.85%) DVB
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) ClearCase
1 1 (3.85%) Eclipse
1 1 (3.85%) Subversion
1 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.85%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (3.85%) GCC
General
1 5 (19.23%) Electronics
2 4 (15.38%) Avionics
3 3 (11.54%) Aerospace
4 1 (3.85%) Automotive
4 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (30.77%) Design Engineer
2 5 (19.23%) Hardware Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) C++ Developer
3 4 (15.38%) Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Programmer
4 3 (11.54%) Systems Programmer
4 3 (11.54%) Senior Programmer
4 3 (11.54%) Senior Systems Programmer
4 3 (11.54%) Electrical Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Software Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Verification Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Senior Hardware Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Senior Design Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Electrical Design Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) FPGA Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Digital Design Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Firmware Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Hardware Design Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) FPGA Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) OpenGL
1 1 (3.85%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 1 (3.85%) OpenCV
1 1 (3.85%) OpenCL
Miscellaneous
1 14 (53.85%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 5 (19.23%) Verilog
2 5 (19.23%) Embedded Systems
3 4 (15.38%) Algorithms
4 1 (3.85%) Artificial Intelligence
4 1 (3.85%) Robotics
4 1 (3.85%) Mechatronics
4 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.85%) SystemC
4 1 (3.85%) ASIC
Operating Systems
1 4 (15.38%) Linux
2 1 (3.85%) UNIX
2 1 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (11.54%) CAD
1 3 (11.54%) Software Engineering
1 3 (11.54%) Signal Processing
2 2 (7.69%) Digital Signal Processing
3 1 (3.85%) Embedded Software Development
3 1 (3.85%) UML
3 1 (3.85%) Benchmarking
3 1 (3.85%) SysML
3 1 (3.85%) Multithreading
3 1 (3.85%) Video Processing
3 1 (3.85%) CAE
3 1 (3.85%) IC Design
3 1 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (46.15%) C
1 12 (46.15%) C++
2 6 (23.08%) MATLAB
3 5 (19.23%) Java
4 4 (15.38%) Python
5 3 (11.54%) Assembly Language
5 3 (11.54%) Ruby
5 3 (11.54%) Erlang
6 2 (7.69%) Embedded C
6 2 (7.69%) Embedded C++
7 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
7 1 (3.85%) Perl
7 1 (3.85%) ANSI C
Qualifications
1 10 (38.46%) Security Cleared
2 6 (23.08%) Degree
2 6 (23.08%) SC Cleared
3 4 (15.38%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (19.23%) DO-254
System Software
1 6 (23.08%) Firmware
2 1 (3.85%) Cygwin
Vendors
1 6 (23.08%) Xilinx
2 3 (11.54%) Panasonic
2 3 (11.54%) Motorola
2 3 (11.54%) Nokia
3 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.69%) Intel
3 2 (7.69%) Freescale
4 1 (3.85%) Synopsys
4 1 (3.85%) Cadence
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