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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VHSIC Hardware Description Language (VHDL)
Rank 597 603 571
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -32
Contract jobs citing VHDL 14 19 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.028% 0.037% 0.035%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.086% 0.11% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 1
Median daily rate £464 £50 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+827.50% -87.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £470 - £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 9
Median hourly rate £41.25 £44.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.30% +11.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.25 £37.50 £33.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £44.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £44.75 £39.25
% change year-on-year
-5.02% +14.01%
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
16323 16545 16067
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 33.18% 32.48% 32.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 10709 10542 9967
Median daily rate £433 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.88% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £620 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 569 612 652
Median hourly rate £21.36 £18.00 £20.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.63% -11.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £12.13 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.04 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -16.66%

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 30 June 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
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 30 June 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
London +14 5 £464 +827.50% 4
South West +5 4 £470 - 2
East of England +18 3 - - 3
South East +9 2 - - 6
VHDL
UK

VHDL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 (82.69%) C
2 24 (46.15%) C++
2 24 (46.15%) Telecoms
3 22 (42.31%) Embedded Software Development
4 21 (40.38%) Linux
5 20 (38.46%) Software Engineering
5 20 (38.46%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 20 (38.46%) LTE
6 19 (36.54%) Wireless
7 18 (34.62%) Embedded C
8 13 (25.00%) Java
8 13 (25.00%) Security Cleared
9 12 (23.08%) 3G
10 10 (19.23%) OpenCL
11 9 (17.31%) PPP
11 9 (17.31%) 3GPP
12 8 (15.38%) Altera
13 7 (13.46%) Python
13 7 (13.46%) Firmware
13 7 (13.46%) Finance
14 6 (11.54%) Verilog
14 6 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
14 6 (11.54%) SC Cleared
14 6 (11.54%) DV Cleared
14 6 (11.54%) Algorithms
15 5 (9.62%) Schematic Capture
16 4 (7.69%) Electronics
16 4 (7.69%) Perl
17 3 (5.77%) J2EE
17 3 (5.77%) Web Services

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 1 (1.92%) Apache
1 1 (1.92%) Apache Spark
1 1 (1.92%) Confluence
1 1 (1.92%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (1.92%) Kinematics
Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Simulink
2 1 (1.92%) Doxygen
2 1 (1.92%) OrCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 20 (38.46%) LTE
2 19 (36.54%) Wireless
3 12 (23.08%) 3G
4 9 (17.31%) 3GPP
4 9 (17.31%) PPP
5 3 (5.77%) Ethernet
5 3 (5.77%) Network Security
6 2 (3.85%) 2G
6 2 (3.85%) CDMA
6 2 (3.85%) UTRAN
6 2 (3.85%) WCDMA
6 2 (3.85%) WiMAX
7 1 (1.92%) Software-Defined Radio
7 1 (1.92%) SpaceWire
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.92%) Apache Accumulo
1 1 (1.92%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (1.92%) Big Data
1 1 (1.92%) Hadoop
1 1 (1.92%) IBM InfoSphere
1 1 (1.92%) MongoDB
1 1 (1.92%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Git (software)
1 2 (3.85%) Rational DOORS
1 2 (3.85%) Subversion
2 1 (1.92%) ClearCase
2 1 (1.92%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.92%) GCC
2 1 (1.92%) JIRA
General
1 24 (46.15%) Telecoms
2 7 (13.46%) Finance
3 4 (7.69%) Electronics
4 2 (3.85%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.92%) Avionics
5 1 (1.92%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (38.46%) Software Engineer
1 20 (38.46%) VHDL Engineer
2 19 (36.54%) Embedded Engineer
2 19 (36.54%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 13 (25.00%) Developer
4 10 (19.23%) C++ Developer
4 10 (19.23%) FPGA Engineer
5 7 (13.46%) Design Engineer
6 5 (9.62%) Senior FPGA Engineer
7 4 (7.69%) Hardware Design Engineer
7 4 (7.69%) Hardware Engineer
8 3 (5.77%) Firmware Engineer
8 3 (5.77%) FPGA Developer
9 2 (3.85%) Digital Design Engineer
9 2 (3.85%) Electronics Engineer
9 2 (3.85%) FPGA Design Engineer
10 1 (1.92%) Architect
10 1 (1.92%) Data Scientist
10 1 (1.92%) Digital Hardware Engineer
10 1 (1.92%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (19.23%) OpenCL
2 3 (5.77%) J2EE
2 3 (5.77%) Web Services
3 1 (1.92%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 1 (1.92%) Kafka
3 1 (1.92%) OpenCV
3 1 (1.92%) OpenGL
3 1 (1.92%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 20 (38.46%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 6 (11.54%) Algorithms
2 6 (11.54%) Verilog
3 3 (5.77%) Mathematics
4 2 (3.85%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (3.85%) Physics
5 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.92%) Artificial Intelligence
5 1 (1.92%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.92%) Cybercrime
5 1 (1.92%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.92%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.92%) Mechatronics
5 1 (1.92%) Robotics
5 1 (1.92%) VLSI
Operating Systems
1 21 (40.38%) Linux
2 2 (3.85%) Windows
3 1 (1.92%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (1.92%) Mac OS X
3 1 (1.92%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (42.31%) Embedded Software Development
2 20 (38.46%) Software Engineering
3 6 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (9.62%) Schematic Capture
5 3 (5.77%) Signal Processing
6 2 (3.85%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (3.85%) Digital Signal Processing
6 2 (3.85%) Mentoring
6 2 (3.85%) Programme Management
6 2 (3.85%) Regression Analysis
6 2 (3.85%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (3.85%) Test Strategy
7 1 (1.92%) Benchmarking
7 1 (1.92%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (1.92%) OO
7 1 (1.92%) OOP
7 1 (1.92%) Service Management
7 1 (1.92%) SysML
7 1 (1.92%) UML
7 1 (1.92%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 43 (82.69%) C
2 24 (46.15%) C++
3 18 (34.62%) Embedded C
4 13 (25.00%) Java
5 7 (13.46%) Python
6 4 (7.69%) Perl
7 3 (5.77%) MATLAB
8 2 (3.85%) Tcl
9 1 (1.92%) ANSI C
9 1 (1.92%) Assembly Language
9 1 (1.92%) Ruby
9 1 (1.92%) Scala
9 1 (1.92%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (11.54%) DV Cleared
2 6 (11.54%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.77%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) DO-254
System Software
1 7 (13.46%) Firmware
2 1 (1.92%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (1.92%) Cygwin
Vendors
1 8 (15.38%) Altera
2 3 (5.77%) Xilinx
3 2 (3.85%) Freescale
3 2 (3.85%) Intel
4 1 (1.92%) Anite
4 1 (1.92%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.92%) EMC
4 1 (1.92%) IBM
4 1 (1.92%) MathWorks
4 1 (1.92%) Oracle
4 1 (1.92%) SAP
4 1 (1.92%) Synplicity
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