The table below looks at the prevalence of the term VHDL in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VHDL over the 3 months to 21 January 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VHSIC Hardware Description Language (VHDL)
England / South East
Rank 238 254 261
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +7
Contract jobs citing VHDL 3 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.042% 0.036% 0.022%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.14% 0.12% 0.071%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £525 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £400 £344
% change year-on-year
-21.87% +16.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £36.50 £37.50 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +11.94%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.75 £40.75 £44.50
% change year-on-year
- -8.42%

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

Miscellaneous Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2141 2608 2828
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 29.93% 31.34% 30.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1207 1504 1520
Median daily rate £401 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £238 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £366
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 170 171
Median hourly rate £19.81 £33.88 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.51% +93.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.99 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.25 £58.22 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.30 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-10.22% +22.85%

VHDL
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing VHDL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

VHDL Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

VHDL
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

VHDL Daily Rate Trend in the South East

VHDL
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

VHDL Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

VHDL
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VHDL within the South East region over the 3 months to 21 January 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
Hampshire +12 1 £525 - 3
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 - - 2
VHDL
England

VHDL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 South East region with a requirement for VHDL.

1 8 (66.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 6 (50.00%) C++
2 6 (50.00%) C
2 6 (50.00%) Firmware
3 5 (41.67%) Xilinx
4 3 (25.00%) Anite
4 3 (25.00%) 3G
4 3 (25.00%) UTRAN
4 3 (25.00%) Electronics
4 3 (25.00%) 2G
4 3 (25.00%) LTE
4 3 (25.00%) DO-254
4 3 (25.00%) Embedded Software Development
4 3 (25.00%) VLSI
4 3 (25.00%) FPGA Design
5 2 (16.67%) Schematic Capture
5 2 (16.67%) Prototyping
5 2 (16.67%) QA
5 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
5 2 (16.67%) Actel
5 2 (16.67%) Rapid Prototyping
5 2 (16.67%) C#
5 2 (16.67%) Ethernet
5 2 (16.67%) Embedded C
5 2 (16.67%) Embedded C++
5 2 (16.67%) PVCS
5 2 (16.67%) Degree
5 2 (16.67%) Mentor Graphics
5 2 (16.67%) Validation
5 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering

VHDL
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 3 (25.00%) 2G
1 3 (25.00%) 3G
1 3 (25.00%) LTE
1 3 (25.00%) UTRAN
2 2 (16.67%) Ethernet
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (16.67%) PVCS
1 2 (16.67%) Subversion
General
1 3 (25.00%) Electronics
2 1 (8.33%) Avionics
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Firmware Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Hardware Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Architect
3 3 (25.00%) FPGA Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Hardware Architect
3 3 (25.00%) Technical Architect
4 2 (16.67%) Design Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Electronics Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Digital Design Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Digital Hardware Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Hardware Design Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Software Design Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (66.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 3 (25.00%) VLSI
3 1 (8.33%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Embedded Software Development
1 3 (25.00%) FPGA Design
2 2 (16.67%) Prototyping
2 2 (16.67%) Rapid Prototyping
2 2 (16.67%) Schematic Capture
2 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (16.67%) Validation
3 1 (8.33%) Data Management
3 1 (8.33%) Digital Signal Processing
3 1 (8.33%) Logistics
3 1 (8.33%) Parallel Programming
3 1 (8.33%) PDM
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
3 1 (8.33%) Signal Processing
3 1 (8.33%) UML
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) C
1 6 (50.00%) C++
2 2 (16.67%) C#
2 2 (16.67%) Embedded C
2 2 (16.67%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) DO-254
2 2 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Xilinx
2 3 (25.00%) Anite
3 2 (16.67%) Actel
3 2 (16.67%) Mentor Graphics