The table below looks at the prevalence of the term VHDL in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VHDL over the 3 months to 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VHSIC Hardware Description Language (VHDL)
Rank 52 50 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing VHDL 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.60% 0.21% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.14% 0.98% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £350 -
% change year-on-year
-21.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £43.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
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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 Gloucestershire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
140 102 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 28.11% 21.56% 19.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 42 16
Average daily rate £375 £360 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +60.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £208 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £452 £450 £412
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 8
Average hourly rate £41.50 £36.00 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.27% +182.35%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.32 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +14.28%

VHDL
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

VHDL Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

VHDL
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VHDL across the Gloucestershire region.

VHDL Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

VHDL
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

VHDL Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

VHDL
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 5 (62.50%) C
1 5 (62.50%) C++
1 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 4 (50.00%) Java
2 4 (50.00%) DV Cleared
3 3 (37.50%) DO-254
3 3 (37.50%) Linux
4 2 (25.00%) Aerospace
4 2 (25.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (12.50%) Digital Signal Processing
5 1 (12.50%) Signal Processing
5 1 (12.50%) SystemC
5 1 (12.50%) OpenCL
5 1 (12.50%) Xilinx
5 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
5 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (12.50%) Avionics
5 1 (12.50%) Verilog
5 1 (12.50%) Wireless
5 1 (12.50%) ASIC

VHDL
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 1 (12.50%) Wireless
General
1 2 (25.00%) Aerospace
2 1 (12.50%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
1 4 (50.00%) C++ Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Verification Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Hardware Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Hardware Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Digital Design Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) OpenCL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (12.50%) SystemC
2 1 (12.50%) ASIC
2 1 (12.50%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (12.50%) Digital Signal Processing
1 1 (12.50%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) C
1 5 (62.50%) C++
2 4 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 4 (50.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) DO-254
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Xilinx