The table below looks at the prevalence of the term VHDL in contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VHDL over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

VHSIC Hardware Description Language (VHDL)
England / East Midlands
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 98 93 97
Rank change year-on-year -5 +4  
Contract jobs citing VHDL 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.067% 0.12% 0.060%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.27% 0.43% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £400 -
% change year-on-year -25.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £32.50 - £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £39.35 £45.00
% change year-on-year -3.43% -12.55%  

VHDL is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 365 465 443
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 24.51% 28.65% 26.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 322 241
Median daily rate £356 £325 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.61% -7.80%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 8 27
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +48.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £13.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £35.00 £20.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.68 £27.75 £18.75
% change year-on-year -32.68% +48.00%  

VHDL
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands citing VHDL as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for VHDL in the East Midlands

VHDL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VHDL in the East Midlands

VHDL
Top 8 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 across the East Midlands region with a requirement for VHDL.

1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded C
1 1 (100.00%) EMC
1 1 (100.00%) CAD
1 1 (100.00%) Electronics
1 1 (100.00%) Automotive
1 1 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 1 (100.00%) FPGA Design

VHDL
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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:

General
1 1 (100.00%) Automotive
1 1 (100.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Electronics Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) CAD
1 1 (100.00%) FPGA Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded C
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) EMC