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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VHSIC Hardware Description Language (VHDL)
Rank 575 571 482
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -89
Contract jobs citing VHDL 8 11 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.016% 0.022% 0.093%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.051% 0.070% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£50 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-85.71% -
UK excluding London average daily rate - £350 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 15
Average hourly rate £44.50 £37.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.27% -7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £33.50 £25.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £41.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.75 £37.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+20.13% -0.66%
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
15539 15779 13544
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.76% 31.81% 31.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 9670 9874 8292
Average daily rate £425 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £237 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £613 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 562 619 623
Average hourly rate £18.49 £21.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.97% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.50 £12.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-13.63% +3.52%

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 27 April 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 +1 4 - - 1
London - 2 £50 - 1
East Midlands -5 1 - - 4
West Midlands - 1 - - 2
VHDL
UK

VHDL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 10 (62.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 7 (43.75%) Xilinx
2 7 (43.75%) SC Cleared
2 7 (43.75%) Security Cleared
3 6 (37.50%) Avionics
3 6 (37.50%) DO-254
4 5 (31.25%) Electronics
5 3 (18.75%) C
6 2 (12.50%) C++
6 2 (12.50%) Verilog
6 2 (12.50%) Intel
6 2 (12.50%) Wireless
6 2 (12.50%) Freescale
7 1 (6.25%) Synopsys
7 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
7 1 (6.25%) Degree
7 1 (6.25%) Stress Testing
7 1 (6.25%) Digital Signal Processing
7 1 (6.25%) Signal Processing
7 1 (6.25%) SystemC
7 1 (6.25%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (6.25%) Embedded Software Development
7 1 (6.25%) Firmware
7 1 (6.25%) ASIC
7 1 (6.25%) CAE
7 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
7 1 (6.25%) Aerospace
7 1 (6.25%) Automotive
7 1 (6.25%) Cadence
7 1 (6.25%) Embedded C

VHDL
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) Wireless
General
1 6 (37.50%) Avionics
2 5 (31.25%) Electronics
3 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
3 1 (6.25%) Aerospace
3 1 (6.25%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Hardware Engineer
2 6 (37.50%) Senior Hardware Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Design Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Electronics Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Digital Design Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) FPGA Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Verification Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Designer
5 1 (6.25%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Test Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Hardware Design Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Hardware Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (62.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 2 (12.50%) Verilog
3 1 (6.25%) ASIC
3 1 (6.25%) SystemC
3 1 (6.25%) Embedded Systems
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (6.25%) CAE
1 1 (6.25%) IC Design
1 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
1 1 (6.25%) Stress Testing
1 1 (6.25%) Digital Signal Processing
1 1 (6.25%) Signal Processing
1 1 (6.25%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) C
2 2 (12.50%) C++
3 1 (6.25%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) SC Cleared
1 7 (43.75%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (37.50%) DO-254
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Firmware
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Xilinx
2 2 (12.50%) Intel
2 2 (12.50%) Freescale
3 1 (6.25%) Cadence
3 1 (6.25%) Synopsys
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £45 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £45 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
East Midlands
Next Ventures Limited
Posted: 14 days ago