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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VHDL over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VHSIC Hardware Description Language (VHDL)
Rank 240 242 234
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -8
Contract jobs citing VHDL 3 6 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.032% 0.069% 0.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.12% 0.28% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 5
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£350 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 - £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 5
Average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +2.56%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.75 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-11.17% +6.25%
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 South East region.

Miscellaneous Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2584 2168 2521
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 27.84% 24.82% 25.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1404 1141 1132
Average daily rate £350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £203 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 151 124 183
Average hourly rate £18.90 £22.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.00% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £11.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -32.69%

VHDL
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VHDL across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VHDL within the South East region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. 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
Hampshire - 3 £350 - 3
Kent - - - -
Surrey - - - - 4
West Sussex - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - - 1
East Sussex - - - -
VHDL
England

VHDL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 7 (77.78%) C
2 5 (55.56%) C++
2 5 (55.56%) Electronics
2 5 (55.56%) Software Engineering
3 4 (44.44%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 4 (44.44%) Embedded C
3 4 (44.44%) Embedded Software Development
4 3 (33.33%) Firmware
4 3 (33.33%) LTE
5 2 (22.22%) Stress Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (22.22%) 3G
5 2 (22.22%) UTRAN
5 2 (22.22%) ASIC
5 2 (22.22%) 2G
5 2 (22.22%) Device Driver
5 2 (22.22%) MPEG
5 2 (22.22%) Linux
5 2 (22.22%) Python
6 1 (11.11%) GSM
6 1 (11.11%) Perl
6 1 (11.11%) UMTS
6 1 (11.11%) Ethernet
6 1 (11.11%) Assembly Language
6 1 (11.11%) Verilog
6 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
6 1 (11.11%) DTV
6 1 (11.11%) DVB
6 1 (11.11%) Requirements Management
6 1 (11.11%) Degree

VHDL
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 (33.33%) LTE
2 2 (22.22%) 3G
2 2 (22.22%) UTRAN
2 2 (22.22%) 2G
3 1 (11.11%) GSM
3 1 (11.11%) UMTS
3 1 (11.11%) Ethernet
3 1 (11.11%) DVB
3 1 (11.11%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Rational DOORS
General
1 5 (55.56%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Software Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Design Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) FPGA Design Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) FPGA Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Electronics Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Developer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 3 (33.33%) Firmware
3 2 (22.22%) ASIC
3 2 (22.22%) Device Driver
3 2 (22.22%) MPEG
4 1 (11.11%) Verilog
4 1 (11.11%) DTV
4 1 (11.11%) STB
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Embedded Linux
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Software Engineering
2 4 (44.44%) Embedded Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) Stress Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
4 1 (11.11%) Requirements Management
4 1 (11.11%) IC Design
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) C
2 5 (55.56%) C++
3 4 (44.44%) Embedded C
4 2 (22.22%) Python
5 1 (11.11%) Perl
5 1 (11.11%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
1 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) DO-254
Redhill
Computer Futures
Rate: £40 - £45 per hour + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
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Real Staffing
Rate: £40 - £41 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Portsmouth
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Portsmouth
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Basingstoke
Computer Futures
Rate: £44 - £45 per hour + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago