The table below looks at the prevalence of the term VHDL in contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VHDL over the 3 months to 26 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)
South West / Gloucestershire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 49 44
Contract jobs citing VHDL 0 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire - 0.63% 1.58%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 2.40% 6.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £650 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £470 -
% change year-on-year -9.57% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £45.00
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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Gloucestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 92 125 102
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 27.88% 26.43% 23.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 72 66
Median daily rate £343 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.60% -11.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £275 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £638 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 3 5
Median hourly rate £47.50 £35.00 £44.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.71% -21.34%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £27.00 £41.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.25 £41.00 £45.00
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 Gloucestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 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 Gloucestershire

VHDL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VHDL in Gloucestershire

VHDL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VHDL in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 26 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for VHDL.

1 3 (100.00%) UML
1 3 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 3 (100.00%) HTTP
1 3 (100.00%) IPv4
1 3 (100.00%) Tcl
1 3 (100.00%) Verilog
1 3 (100.00%) Subversion
1 3 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 3 (100.00%) Xilinx
1 3 (100.00%) Mentor Graphics
1 3 (100.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (100.00%) iSCSI
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (100.00%) Altera
1 3 (100.00%) Rational DOORS

VHDL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 3 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 3 (100.00%) HTTP
1 3 (100.00%) IPv4
1 3 (100.00%) iSCSI
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (100.00%) Rational DOORS
1 3 (100.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) FPGA Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 3 (100.00%) Verilog
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Altera
1 3 (100.00%) Mentor Graphics
1 3 (100.00%) Xilinx