The table below looks at the prevalence of the term VHDL in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VHDL over the 3 months to 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VHSIC Hardware Description Language (VHDL)
Rank 631 641 623
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -18
Contract jobs citing VHDL 17 19 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.033% 0.021%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.096% 0.099% 0.065%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 1
Median daily rate £388 £295 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.35% -15.71%
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £295 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.40% -15.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 8
Median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £37.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +5.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.75 £37.50 £36.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.06 £41.70 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £37.75
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +5.96%

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

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
17780 19182 18392
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 33.28% 33.01% 32.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 11513 11998 11144
Median daily rate £425 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 644 816 800
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £18.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.72 £11.88 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £44.50 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.52 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+13.39% +5.82%

VHDL
Jobs Demand Trend

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

VHDL Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

VHDL
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VHDL within the UK.

VHDL Daily Rate Trend in the UK

VHDL
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VHDL within the UK.

VHDL Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

VHDL
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VHDL within the UK over the 3 months to 28 September 2016.

VHDL Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

VHDL
Top 18 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VHDL within the UK over the 3 months to 28 September 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
England +17 16 £388 +31.35% 14
South East +22 9 - - 3
Hampshire +20 7 - - 1
East of England 0 3 £338 - 7
London - 3 £425 -
Cowes - 2 - -
Isle of Wight - 2 - -
Hertfordshire +4 1 £325 - 2
South West +3 1 - - 3
Gloucestershire -1 1 - - 3
South Wales - 1 - -
Newport - 1 - -
Peterborough - 1 £350 -
Portsmouth - 1 - -
St Albans - 1 £325 -
Wales - 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £350 - 6
Essex - 1 - -

VHDL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 with a requirement for VHDL.

1 17 (51.52%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 16 (48.48%) C++
3 15 (45.45%) C
4 14 (42.42%) Security Cleared
5 10 (30.30%) Java
5 10 (30.30%) Linux
6 9 (27.27%) Xilinx
7 8 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (24.24%) DV Cleared
7 8 (24.24%) OpenCL
8 6 (18.18%) Altera
8 6 (18.18%) Algorithms
8 6 (18.18%) Firmware
8 6 (18.18%) 3G
9 5 (15.15%) UTRAN
9 5 (15.15%) Electronics
9 5 (15.15%) 2G
9 5 (15.15%) Software Engineering
9 5 (15.15%) DO-254
9 5 (15.15%) Embedded Software Development
9 5 (15.15%) SC Cleared
9 5 (15.15%) LTE
10 4 (12.12%) VLSI
10 4 (12.12%) Manufacturing
10 4 (12.12%) Anite
10 4 (12.12%) J2EE
10 4 (12.12%) Web Services
11 3 (9.09%) Finance
11 3 (9.09%) Telecoms
11 3 (9.09%) Validation

VHDL
Top Related IT Skills 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 (3.03%) Apache
1 1 (3.03%) Apache Spark
1 1 (3.03%) Confluence
1 1 (3.03%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) OrCAD
1 1 (3.03%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.18%) 3G
2 5 (15.15%) 2G
2 5 (15.15%) LTE
2 5 (15.15%) UTRAN
3 2 (6.06%) CDMA
3 2 (6.06%) WCDMA
3 2 (6.06%) WiMAX
4 1 (3.03%) Ethernet
4 1 (3.03%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) Apache Accumulo
1 1 (3.03%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (3.03%) Big Data
1 1 (3.03%) Hadoop
1 1 (3.03%) IBM InfoSphere
1 1 (3.03%) MongoDB
1 1 (3.03%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Git (software)
1 3 (9.09%) Subversion
2 2 (6.06%) PVCS
3 1 (3.03%) JIRA
General
1 5 (15.15%) Electronics
2 4 (12.12%) Manufacturing
3 3 (9.09%) Finance
3 3 (9.09%) Telecoms
4 2 (6.06%) Avionics
5 1 (3.03%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (36.36%) FPGA Engineer
2 8 (24.24%) C++ Developer
2 8 (24.24%) Developer
3 5 (15.15%) Design Engineer
3 5 (15.15%) Firmware Engineer
3 5 (15.15%) Hardware Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) Architect
4 4 (12.12%) Hardware Architect
4 4 (12.12%) Technical Architect
4 4 (12.12%) VHDL Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Electronics Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) DSP Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Electronics Design Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Embedded Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Software Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Data Scientist
7 1 (3.03%) DSP Embedded Software Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Hardware Design Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Senior FPGA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (24.24%) OpenCL
2 4 (12.12%) J2EE
2 4 (12.12%) Web Services
3 1 (3.03%) Kafka
3 1 (3.03%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 17 (51.52%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 6 (18.18%) Algorithms
3 4 (12.12%) VLSI
4 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.06%) Verilog
5 1 (3.03%) Device Driver
5 1 (3.03%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (3.03%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 10 (30.30%) Linux
2 1 (3.03%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (3.03%) Mac OS X
2 1 (3.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (15.15%) Embedded Software Development
2 5 (15.15%) Software Engineering
3 3 (9.09%) Programme Management
3 3 (9.09%) Rapid Prototyping
3 3 (9.09%) Validation
4 2 (6.06%) Digital Signal Processing
4 2 (6.06%) Prototyping
4 2 (6.06%) Schematic Capture
4 2 (6.06%) Signal Processing
5 1 (3.03%) Analytics
5 1 (3.03%) Data Management
5 1 (3.03%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (3.03%) Integration Testing
5 1 (3.03%) Logistics
5 1 (3.03%) Open Source
5 1 (3.03%) Open Source Development
5 1 (3.03%) PDM
5 1 (3.03%) Time Management
5 1 (3.03%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 16 (48.48%) C++
2 15 (45.45%) C
3 10 (30.30%) Java
4 2 (6.06%) Perl
5 1 (3.03%) MATLAB
5 1 (3.03%) Python
5 1 (3.03%) Ruby
5 1 (3.03%) Scala
5 1 (3.03%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 14 (42.42%) Security Cleared
2 8 (24.24%) DV Cleared
3 5 (15.15%) SC Cleared
4 3 (9.09%) Degree
5 1 (3.03%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.15%) DO-254
2 2 (6.06%) QA
System Software
1 6 (18.18%) Firmware
2 1 (3.03%) Apache ZooKeeper
Vendors
1 9 (27.27%) Xilinx
2 6 (18.18%) Altera
3 4 (12.12%) Anite
4 3 (9.09%) Lattice Semiconductor
5 2 (6.06%) Actel
5 2 (6.06%) Mentor Graphics
6 1 (3.03%) Atlassian
6 1 (3.03%) EMC
6 1 (3.03%) IBM
6 1 (3.03%) Oracle
6 1 (3.03%) SAP
6 1 (3.03%) Synplicity
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