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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VHDL over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VHSIC Hardware Description Language (VHDL)
Rank 135 127 141
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +14
Contract jobs citing VHDL 6 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.21% 0.17% 0.034%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.74% 0.69% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £470 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £470 - £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Median hourly rate - £45.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £44.75 £39.25
% change year-on-year
-5.02% +14.01%
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
807 723 747
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 27.59% 24.02% 25.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 530 475 449
Median daily rate £375 £373 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.67% +6.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £218 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 60 59
Median hourly rate £39.00 £32.50 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +100.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.41
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.24 £47.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% -14.63%

VHDL
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing VHDL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VHDL within the South West region over the 3 months to 26 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Gloucestershire +4 5 £650 - 2
Wiltshire - 1 £290 - 1
VHDL
England

VHDL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, 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 West region with a requirement for VHDL.

1 10 (76.92%) C++
1 10 (76.92%) Linux
2 9 (69.23%) C
3 8 (61.54%) Security Cleared
4 7 (53.85%) Java
4 7 (53.85%) OpenCL
5 6 (46.15%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 5 (38.46%) Firmware
7 4 (30.77%) SC Cleared
8 3 (23.08%) DV Cleared
8 3 (23.08%) Mathematics
8 3 (23.08%) Network Security
8 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (15.38%) Requirements Analysis
9 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
9 2 (15.38%) Perl
9 2 (15.38%) Regression Analysis
9 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
9 2 (15.38%) Physics
9 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
10 1 (7.69%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 1 (7.69%) Neo4j
10 1 (7.69%) Big Data
10 1 (7.69%) Kafka
10 1 (7.69%) Atlassian
10 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (7.69%) Apache Spark
10 1 (7.69%) Algorithms
10 1 (7.69%) Cybercrime
10 1 (7.69%) Data Centre

VHDL
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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:

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
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Developer
2 6 (46.15%) C++ Developer
3 3 (23.08%) FPGA Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Data Scientist
4 1 (7.69%) Design Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Firmware Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Firmware Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) FPGA Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Hardware Design Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Hardware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) OpenCL
2 1 (7.69%) J2EE
2 1 (7.69%) Kafka
2 1 (7.69%) Web Services
2 1 (7.69%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) 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
Operating Systems
1 10 (76.92%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Mac OS X
2 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
2 2 (15.38%) Regression Analysis
2 2 (15.38%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) Analytics
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%) Validation
3 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) C++
2 9 (69.23%) C
3 7 (53.85%) Java
4 2 (15.38%) Perl
5 1 (7.69%) Ruby
5 1 (7.69%) Scala
5 1 (7.69%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 8 (61.54%) Security Cleared
2 4 (30.77%) SC Cleared
3 3 (23.08%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) 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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