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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VHSIC Hardware Description Language (VHDL)
UK / England
Rank 566 589 593
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +4
Contract jobs citing VHDL 13 23 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.031% 0.048% 0.013%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.100% 0.16% 0.041%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Median daily rate £313 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.87% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £400 -
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 6
Median hourly rate £43.50 £40.00 £44.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.75% -10.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £40.00 £33.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.20 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £40.00 £44.50
% change year-on-year
+8.75% -10.11%

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
13065 14836 14550
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.20% 31.11% 30.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 8468 9727 9075
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 515 540 601
Median hourly rate £20.25 £21.50 £18.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.81% +18.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £52.63 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.52 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-22.29% +25.11%

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
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 24 February 2017.

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 24 February 2017. 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 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 West +18 6 £281 -29.68%
London +20 3 £388 - 1
South East +11 2 - - 3
East Midlands +3 1 - - 1
Yorkshire - 1 - -
VHDL
UK

VHDL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 19 (86.36%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 12 (54.55%) Firmware
3 10 (45.45%) Electronics
3 10 (45.45%) C
4 8 (36.36%) C++
4 8 (36.36%) Verilog
4 8 (36.36%) Xilinx
4 8 (36.36%) Security Cleared
5 7 (31.82%) Altera
5 7 (31.82%) Ethernet
6 6 (27.27%) FPGA Design
7 5 (22.73%) Embedded C
7 5 (22.73%) C#
8 4 (18.18%) SC Cleared
8 4 (18.18%) Degree
9 3 (13.64%) Finance
9 3 (13.64%) Manufacturing
9 3 (13.64%) Linux
9 3 (13.64%) UML
9 3 (13.64%) Embedded C++
9 3 (13.64%) Perl
9 3 (13.64%) Schematic Capture
10 2 (9.09%) High-Frequency Trading
10 2 (9.09%) HTTP
10 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
10 2 (9.09%) IPv4
10 2 (9.09%) EMC
10 2 (9.09%) Assembly Language
10 2 (9.09%) Tcl
10 2 (9.09%) Validation

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:

Communications & Networking
1 7 (31.82%) Ethernet
2 2 (9.09%) HTTP
2 2 (9.09%) IPv4
2 2 (9.09%) iSCSI
2 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.55%) RS-232
3 1 (4.55%) RS-485
3 1 (4.55%) RTP
3 1 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (9.09%) Git (software)
1 2 (9.09%) Rational DOORS
1 2 (9.09%) Subversion
2 1 (4.55%) Eclipse
General
1 10 (45.45%) Electronics
2 3 (13.64%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.55%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Firmware Engineer
2 6 (27.27%) Design Engineer
3 5 (22.73%) Electronics Engineer
3 5 (22.73%) FPGA Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Verification Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Digital Design Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Electronics Design Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) C++ Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Digital Hardware Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) FPGA Design Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Hardware Design Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Hardware Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) MATLAB Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Software Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) J2EE
1 1 (4.55%) OpenCL
1 1 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (86.36%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 8 (36.36%) Verilog
3 2 (9.09%) Algorithms
3 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.55%) Device Driver
4 1 (4.55%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (4.55%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Linux
2 1 (4.55%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) FPGA Design
2 3 (13.64%) Schematic Capture
2 3 (13.64%) UML
3 2 (9.09%) High-Frequency Trading
3 2 (9.09%) Programme Management
3 2 (9.09%) Validation
4 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.55%) CAD
4 1 (4.55%) Data Management
4 1 (4.55%) Digital Signal Processing
4 1 (4.55%) Electronic Design Automation
4 1 (4.55%) Image Processing
4 1 (4.55%) Logistics
4 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
4 1 (4.55%) Parallel Programming
4 1 (4.55%) PDM
4 1 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (4.55%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 10 (45.45%) C
2 8 (36.36%) C++
3 5 (22.73%) C#
3 5 (22.73%) Embedded C
4 3 (13.64%) Embedded C++
4 3 (13.64%) Perl
5 2 (9.09%) Assembly Language
5 2 (9.09%) MATLAB
5 2 (9.09%) Tcl
6 1 (4.55%) Java
6 1 (4.55%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (36.36%) Security Cleared
2 4 (18.18%) Degree
2 4 (18.18%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (4.55%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 12 (54.55%) Firmware
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) Xilinx
2 7 (31.82%) Altera
3 2 (9.09%) EMC
3 2 (9.09%) Mentor Graphics
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