Period
to 19 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term VHDL in contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VHDL over the 6 months to 19 November 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 of England
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 195 186 196
Rank change year-on-year -9 +10 +24
Contract jobs citing VHDL 10 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.20% 0.10% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.62% 0.33% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 2
East of England median daily rate £285 £325 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.31% -35.00% +73.91%
England median daily rate £310 £425 £408
% change year-on-year -27.06% +4.29% +16.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
East of England median hourly rate £50.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +6.67% -10.71%
10th Percentile £47.50 £37.50 £36.25
90th Percentile £52.50 £42.50 £39.63
England median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -5.33%

VHDL is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1620 1535 1646
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 31.93% 31.77% 27.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 929 875 882
East of England median daily rate £400 £351 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.12% -6.53% +5.63%
10th Percentile £190 £181 £205
90th Percentile £563 £538 £556
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 123 178
East of England median hourly rate £19.19 £32.00 £22.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.03% +44.23% -9.44%
10th Percentile £10.92 £14.13 £11.93
90th Percentile £49.25 £43.75 £45.14
England median hourly rate £20.50 £20.75 £19.03
% change year-on-year -1.20% +9.04% +5.72%

VHDL
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing VHDL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for VHDL in the East of England

VHDL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing VHDL in the East of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for VHDL in the East of England

VHDL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VHDL in the East of England

VHDL
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VHDL within the East of England region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire -7 7 £285 -12.31%
Bedfordshire - 2 - -
Cambridgeshire -14 1 - - 3
VHDL
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 of England region with a requirement for VHDL.

1 10 (100.00%) C
2 9 (90.00%) Digital Signal Processing
2 9 (90.00%) Signal Processing
3 7 (70.00%) Algorithms
3 7 (70.00%) 3GPP
3 7 (70.00%) Embedded C
3 7 (70.00%) Wireless
3 7 (70.00%) Telecoms
3 7 (70.00%) Scrum
3 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (70.00%) TDD
3 7 (70.00%) Integration Testing
3 7 (70.00%) LTE
3 7 (70.00%) Feature Driven Development
4 6 (60.00%) C++
5 3 (30.00%) Firmware
5 3 (30.00%) Verilog
5 3 (30.00%) Python
6 2 (20.00%) FPGA Design
6 2 (20.00%) DO-254
6 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
6 2 (20.00%) Subversion
6 2 (20.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 2 (20.00%) MATLAB
6 2 (20.00%) Simulink
6 2 (20.00%) Java
6 2 (20.00%) Perl
6 2 (20.00%) Tcl
6 2 (20.00%) Ethernet
7 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering

VHDL
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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:

Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 7 (70.00%) 3GPP
1 7 (70.00%) LTE
1 7 (70.00%) Wireless
2 2 (20.00%) Ethernet
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (20.00%) Subversion
General
1 7 (70.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) DSP Engineer
1 7 (70.00%) Senior DSP Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Design Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Firmware Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Embedded Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) FPGA Design Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) FPGA Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) Algorithms
2 3 (30.00%) Verilog
3 2 (20.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Digital Signal Processing
1 9 (90.00%) Signal Processing
2 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (70.00%) Feature Driven Development
2 7 (70.00%) Integration Testing
2 7 (70.00%) Scrum
2 7 (70.00%) TDD
3 2 (20.00%) FPGA Design
4 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) C
2 7 (70.00%) Embedded C
3 6 (60.00%) C++
4 3 (30.00%) Python
5 2 (20.00%) Java
5 2 (20.00%) MATLAB
5 2 (20.00%) Perl
5 2 (20.00%) Tcl
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) DO-254
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Firmware