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 3 months to 27 June 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 132 129 144
Rank change year-on-year -3 +15  
Contract jobs citing VHDL 1 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.043% 0.12% 0.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.13% 0.38% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £470 -
% change year-on-year -9.57% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Median hourly rate - £43.04 £40.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.91%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.75 £42.50 £44.75
% change year-on-year -6.47% -5.02%  

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 of England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 744 790 784
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 31.79% 31.10% 25.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 424 448 422
Median daily rate £403 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.87% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £226 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 77 75
Median hourly rate £27.50 £23.00 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.56% -36.98%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.55 £15.75 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.95 £45.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.88
% change year-on-year +8.69% +21.82%  

VHDL
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 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

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) Firmware
1 1 (50.00%) Electronics
1 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (50.00%) Verilog
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (50.00%) Electronics
1 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Electronics Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Firmware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 1 (50.00%) Verilog
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) C#
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Firmware