The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term VHDL in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VHDL over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the South West region.

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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VHSIC Hardware Description Language (VHDL)
Rank 139 110 128
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +18
Contract jobs citing VHDL 3 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.099% 0.047% 0.23%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.52% 0.24% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate - - £388
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 5
Average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
Miscellaneous Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
579 419 580
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 19.04% 19.57% 18.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 360 240 297
Average daily rate £368 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £198 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £500 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 30 50
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -53.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £20.50 £25.73
% change year-on-year
- -20.32%
VHDL
England

VHDL
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

VHDL Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

VHDL
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

VHDL Daily Rate Trend in the South West

VHDL
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

VHDL Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

VHDL
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 1 August 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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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
Wiltshire - - - -
VHDL
England

VHDL
Top 11 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 3 (75.00%) Electronics
3 2 (50.00%) C
3 2 (50.00%) PMP
3 2 (50.00%) PMI Certification
4 1 (25.00%) 3G
4 1 (25.00%) MATLAB
4 1 (25.00%) Verilog
4 1 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) Altera
4 1 (25.00%) 4G

VHDL
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 (25.00%) 3G
1 1 (25.00%) 4G
General
1 3 (75.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Design Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Hardware Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Digital Design Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) FPGA Designer
1 1 (25.00%) Designer
1 1 (25.00%) Digital Hardware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (25.00%) Verilog
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C
2 1 (25.00%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) PMP
1 2 (50.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Altera