The 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 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VHSIC Hardware Description Language (VHDL)
Rank 123 136 145
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +9
Contract jobs citing VHDL 10 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.34% 0.13% 0.031%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.25% 0.54% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate £388 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 - £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Average hourly rate £46.20 £44.75 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.24% +5.29%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +20.00%
VHDL
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
803 742 862
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 27.42% 23.71% 26.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 507 450 498
Average daily rate £375 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £225 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £515 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 54 57
Average hourly rate £39.00 £32.00 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.87% +109.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.70 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.20 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £18.90 £20.21
% change year-on-year
+15.07% -6.45%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VHDL across the South West region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

VHDL Daily Rate Histogram 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 May 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Gloucestershire +11 8 £400 - 3
Bristol 0 1 - - 1
Wiltshire - 1 £290 - 1
VHDL
England

VHDL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 10 (76.92%) C++
2 9 (69.23%) Linux
2 9 (69.23%) C
3 8 (61.54%) Security Cleared
4 7 (53.85%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 6 (46.15%) Firmware
5 6 (46.15%) Java
5 6 (46.15%) OpenCL
6 5 (38.46%) SC Cleared
7 3 (23.08%) Requirements Analysis
7 3 (23.08%) Network Security
7 3 (23.08%) Mathematics
7 3 (23.08%) Mentoring
8 2 (15.38%) Physics
8 2 (15.38%) DV Cleared
8 2 (15.38%) Regression Analysis
8 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
8 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (15.38%) Validation
8 2 (15.38%) Perl
8 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (7.69%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (7.69%) Neo4j
9 1 (7.69%) Big Data
9 1 (7.69%) Kafka
9 1 (7.69%) J2EE
9 1 (7.69%) Oracle
9 1 (7.69%) Web Services
9 1 (7.69%) Windows
9 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management

VHDL
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) Apache
1 1 (7.69%) Apache Spark
1 1 (7.69%) Confluence
1 1 (7.69%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) OrCAD
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Apache Accumulo
1 1 (7.69%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (7.69%) Big Data
1 1 (7.69%) Hadoop
1 1 (7.69%) IBM InfoSphere
1 1 (7.69%) MongoDB
1 1 (7.69%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) JIRA
1 1 (7.69%) Rational DOORS
General
1 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Developer
2 5 (38.46%) C++ Developer
3 3 (23.08%) FPGA Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Design Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Hardware Design Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Hardware Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Data Scientist
5 1 (7.69%) Firmware Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Firmware Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) FPGA Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Design Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Hardware Design Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Hardware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) OpenCL
2 1 (7.69%) J2EE
2 1 (7.69%) Kafka
2 1 (7.69%) Web Services
2 1 (7.69%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 3 (23.08%) Mathematics
3 2 (15.38%) Physics
4 1 (7.69%) Algorithms
4 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (7.69%) Cybercrime
4 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
4 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
4 1 (7.69%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 9 (69.23%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Mac OS X
2 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Mentoring
1 3 (23.08%) Requirements Analysis
2 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (15.38%) Regression Analysis
2 2 (15.38%) Validation
3 1 (7.69%) Analytics
3 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
3 1 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (7.69%) Information Assurance
3 1 (7.69%) OO
3 1 (7.69%) OOP
3 1 (7.69%) Open Source
3 1 (7.69%) Open Source Development
3 1 (7.69%) Requirements Management
3 1 (7.69%) Schematic Capture
3 1 (7.69%) Service Management
3 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) C++
2 9 (69.23%) C
3 6 (46.15%) Java
4 2 (15.38%) Perl
5 1 (7.69%) Assembly Language
5 1 (7.69%) Ruby
5 1 (7.69%) Scala
5 1 (7.69%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 8 (61.54%) Security Cleared
2 5 (38.46%) SC Cleared
3 2 (15.38%) DV Cleared
4 1 (7.69%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (46.15%) Firmware
2 1 (7.69%) Apache ZooKeeper
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Altera
1 1 (7.69%) Atlassian
1 1 (7.69%) IBM
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle
1 1 (7.69%) Xilinx
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