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 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VHSIC Hardware Description Language (VHDL)
UK
Rank 582 597 601
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +4
Contract jobs citing VHDL 11 15 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.025% 0.030% 0.022%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.075% 0.092% 0.070%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 2
Median daily rate £325 £400 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +16.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £400 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £400 £389
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £400 £344
% change year-on-year
-21.87% +16.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 8
Median hourly rate £40.75 £40.75 £44.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.70 £38.75 £32.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.35 £48.75 £44.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.75 £40.75 £44.50
% change year-on-year
- -8.42%

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
14575 16366 15633
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 32.49% 32.73% 31.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 9302 10380 9770
Median daily rate £438 £425 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +1.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £620 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 544 692 654
Median hourly rate £20.50 £21.98 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.71% +23.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £50.99 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-13.95% +22.85%

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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VHDL within the UK over the 3 months to 24 January 2017.

VHDL Daily Rate Histogram 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 24 January 2017.

VHDL Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

VHDL
Top 16 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 24 January 2017. 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 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 9 £388 -3.12% 22
South East +13 3 £525 - 5
South West +7 3 £250 -37.50% 1
Gloucestershire +3 2 - - 1
London +1 2 £388 - 5
Hampshire +9 1 £525 - 2
Devon - 1 £250 -
Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
Belfast - 1 £300 -
Barnstaple - 1 £250 -
Cheltenham - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 - - 1
Surrey - 1 - - 2
Northern Ireland - 1 £300 -
County Antrim - 1 £300 -

VHDL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 18 (69.23%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 12 (46.15%) Firmware
3 11 (42.31%) C
4 10 (38.46%) C++
4 10 (38.46%) Xilinx
5 9 (34.62%) Electronics
5 9 (34.62%) FPGA Design
6 7 (26.92%) Security Cleared
7 5 (19.23%) SC Cleared
7 5 (19.23%) Altera
7 5 (19.23%) Verilog
8 4 (15.38%) Linux
8 4 (15.38%) Ethernet
8 4 (15.38%) Degree
9 3 (11.54%) LTE
9 3 (11.54%) Software Engineering
9 3 (11.54%) Embedded C
9 3 (11.54%) Embedded C++
9 3 (11.54%) C#
9 3 (11.54%) Anite
9 3 (11.54%) 2G
9 3 (11.54%) Finance
9 3 (11.54%) Manufacturing
9 3 (11.54%) 3G
9 3 (11.54%) UTRAN
9 3 (11.54%) DO-254
9 3 (11.54%) Embedded Systems
9 3 (11.54%) Embedded Software Development
9 3 (11.54%) Algorithms
9 3 (11.54%) VLSI

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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) Ethernet
2 3 (11.54%) 2G
2 3 (11.54%) 3G
2 3 (11.54%) LTE
2 3 (11.54%) UTRAN
3 2 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (3.85%) RTP
4 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Git (software)
1 2 (7.69%) PVCS
1 2 (7.69%) Subversion
2 1 (3.85%) Eclipse
General
1 9 (34.62%) Electronics
2 3 (11.54%) Finance
2 3 (11.54%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.85%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 8 (30.77%) Design Engineer
1 8 (30.77%) Firmware Engineer
1 8 (30.77%) FPGA Engineer
2 5 (19.23%) Electronics Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Hardware Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Architect
4 3 (11.54%) Electronics Design Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Hardware Architect
4 3 (11.54%) Technical Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Digital Design Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) FPGA Design Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Verification Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Digital Hardware Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) DSP Embedded Software Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) DSP Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) DSP Software Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Embedded Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Software Design Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) J2EE
1 1 (3.85%) OpenCL
1 1 (3.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (69.23%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 5 (19.23%) Verilog
3 3 (11.54%) Algorithms
3 3 (11.54%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (11.54%) VLSI
4 2 (7.69%) Machine to Machine
5 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.85%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 4 (15.38%) Linux
2 2 (7.69%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) FPGA Design
2 3 (11.54%) Embedded Software Development
2 3 (11.54%) Software Engineering
3 2 (7.69%) Electronic Design Automation
3 2 (7.69%) Programme Management
3 2 (7.69%) Prototyping
3 2 (7.69%) Rapid Prototyping
3 2 (7.69%) Schematic Capture
3 2 (7.69%) Validation
4 1 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (3.85%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (3.85%) Data Management
4 1 (3.85%) Digital Signal Processing
4 1 (3.85%) High-Frequency Trading
4 1 (3.85%) Image Processing
4 1 (3.85%) Logistics
4 1 (3.85%) Parallel Programming
4 1 (3.85%) PDM
4 1 (3.85%) Signal Processing
4 1 (3.85%) UML
Programming Languages
1 11 (42.31%) C
2 10 (38.46%) C++
3 3 (11.54%) C#
3 3 (11.54%) Embedded C
3 3 (11.54%) Embedded C++
4 2 (7.69%) Perl
4 2 (7.69%) Python
5 1 (3.85%) Assembly Language
5 1 (3.85%) Java
5 1 (3.85%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 7 (26.92%) Security Cleared
2 5 (19.23%) SC Cleared
3 4 (15.38%) Degree
4 1 (3.85%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (3.85%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) DO-254
2 2 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 12 (46.15%) Firmware
Vendors
1 10 (38.46%) Xilinx
2 5 (19.23%) Altera
3 3 (11.54%) Anite
4 2 (7.69%) Actel
4 2 (7.69%) Lattice Semiconductor
4 2 (7.69%) Mentor Graphics
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