The table below looks at the prevalence of the term VHDL in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VHDL over the 3 months to 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VHSIC Hardware Description Language (VHDL)
Rank 420 411 410
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -1
Contract jobs citing VHDL 4 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.017% 0.004% 0.017%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.048% 0.012% 0.044%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£50 - £475
UK excluding London average daily rate - £400 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £50.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.75 £38.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+16.23% -9.41%
VHDL
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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 London region.

Miscellaneous Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
8290 8626 9188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.54% 37.64% 39.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 5780 5888 6257
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 150 145 204
Average hourly rate £19.72 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.04 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £45.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +9.75%

VHDL
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

VHDL Jobs Demand Trend in London

VHDL
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

VHDL Daily Rate Trend in London

VHDL
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

VHDL Hourly Rate Trend in London

VHDL
Top 22 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 4 (80.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 3 (60.00%) Degree
2 3 (60.00%) Erlang
2 3 (60.00%) Panasonic
2 3 (60.00%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (60.00%) C
2 3 (60.00%) C++
2 3 (60.00%) Python
2 3 (60.00%) Bluetooth
2 3 (60.00%) Assembly Language
2 3 (60.00%) Motorola
2 3 (60.00%) Nokia
2 3 (60.00%) Firmware
2 3 (60.00%) CAD
2 3 (60.00%) MATLAB
2 3 (60.00%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (60.00%) Wireless
2 3 (60.00%) Ruby
3 1 (20.00%) Synopsys
3 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Xilinx

VHDL
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 3 (60.00%) Bluetooth
1 3 (60.00%) Wi-Fi
1 3 (60.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Programmer
1 3 (60.00%) Design Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Systems Programmer
1 3 (60.00%) Senior Programmer
1 3 (60.00%) Senior Systems Programmer
1 3 (60.00%) Electrical Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Senior Design Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Electrical Design Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) FPGA Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Verification Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 3 (60.00%) Embedded Systems
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) CAD
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C
1 3 (60.00%) C++
1 3 (60.00%) Python
1 3 (60.00%) Assembly Language
1 3 (60.00%) MATLAB
1 3 (60.00%) Ruby
1 3 (60.00%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Motorola
1 3 (60.00%) Nokia
1 3 (60.00%) Panasonic
2 1 (20.00%) Synopsys
2 1 (20.00%) Xilinx