The table below looks at the prevalence of the term VHDL in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VHDL over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VHSIC Hardware Description Language (VHDL)
Rank 123 - 96
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VHDL 1 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.037% - 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.15% - 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate - £350 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £37.50 - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.75 £37.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+20.13% -0.66%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Miscellaneous Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
688 615 383
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 25.54% 25.73% 21.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 406 284 175
Average daily rate £358 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £175 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 51 50
Average hourly rate £23.25 £31.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.19% +65.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.45 £11.00 £9.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.25 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-11.62% +1.17%

VHDL
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

VHDL Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

VHDL
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

VHDL Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

VHDL
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

VHDL Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

VHDL
Top 9 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) CAE
1 1 (100.00%) Electronics
1 1 (100.00%) Aerospace
1 1 (100.00%) Automotive
1 1 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Systems

VHDL
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Electronics
1 1 (100.00%) Aerospace
1 1 (100.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Design Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Electronics Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Systems
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) CAE
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree