The table below looks at the prevalence of the term VHDL in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VHDL over the 3 months to 30 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VHSIC Hardware Description Language (VHDL)
Rank 58 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VHDL 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.32% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.26% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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- - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £400 -
% change year-on-year
-31.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £39.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.75 £38.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -10.58%
VHDL
East of England

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

Miscellaneous Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
159 151 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 25.40% 31.13% 28.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 71 52
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 27 44
Average hourly rate £19.66 £28.50 £22.66
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.01% +25.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.30 £16.50 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £42.10 £34.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.12 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.63% +5.57%

VHDL
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VHDL across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

VHDL Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

VHDL
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

VHDL Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

VHDL
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VHDL within the Essex region over the 3 months to 30 July 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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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
Colchester - 1 - -
VHDL
East of England

VHDL
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 2 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 2 (100.00%) Firmware
2 1 (50.00%) DVB
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) Electronics
2 1 (50.00%) Verilog
2 1 (50.00%) MS Project
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Xilinx
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Video Processing
2 1 (50.00%) Digital Signal Processing
2 1 (50.00%) Signal Processing
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (50.00%) Algorithms

VHDL
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DVB
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless
General
1 1 (50.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Design Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) FPGA Design Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) FPGA Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Firmware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (50.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (50.00%) Verilog
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Video Processing
1 1 (50.00%) Digital Signal Processing
1 1 (50.00%) Signal Processing
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Xilinx