The table below looks at the prevalence of the term VHDL in contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire. 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)
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 57 -
Contract jobs citing VHDL 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire - 0.15% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.54% -
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 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 202 186 219
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 34.12% 27.19% 30.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 94 115
Median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £171 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £604 £525 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 10 10
Median hourly rate £30.00 £16.00 £14.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +87.50% +7.74%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.12 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.71 £37.50 £36.05
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 Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 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 Hertfordshire

VHDL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VHDL in Hertfordshire

VHDL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VHDL in Hertfordshire

VHDL
Top 13 Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for VHDL.

1 1 (100.00%) Firmware
1 1 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (100.00%) Electronics
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (100.00%) Verilog
1 1 (100.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (100.00%) Electronic Design Automation
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Machine to Machine
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring

VHDL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 1 (100.00%) Electronics
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Design Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Electronics Design Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Electronics Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Machine to Machine
1 1 (100.00%) Verilog
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Electronic Design Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (100.00%) Programme Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Firmware