Period
to 25 September 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term VHDL in contract job vacancies advertised in the South East. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VHDL over the 6 months to 25 September 2018 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 > South East
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 387 357 376
Rank change year-on-year -30 +19 +13
Contract jobs citing VHDL 3 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.018% 0.037% 0.064%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.056% 0.12% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
South East median daily rate - £310 -
England median daily rate £438 £300 £425
% change year-on-year +45.83% -29.41% +54.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 8
South East median hourly rate £39.00 £41.25 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.45% -0.60% -2.35%
10th Percentile £38.50 £40.13 £37.56
90th Percentile £39.50 £43.38 £54.55
England median hourly rate £47.50 £41.25 £40.50
% change year-on-year +15.15% +1.85% +1.25%

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 South East with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 5,368 4,920 5,492
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 32.50% 30.15% 32.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,143 2,818 3,226
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £257 £216 £225
90th Percentile £588 £563 £575
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 262 240 295
South East median hourly rate £30.50 £19.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.53% -17.39% +31.45%
10th Percentile £11.28 £11.24 £12.00
90th Percentile £51.00 £47.50 £51.15
England median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +7.50% - +11.11%

VHDL
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for VHDL in the South East

VHDL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VHDL in the South East

VHDL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VHDL in the South East

VHDL
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VHDL within the South East region over the 6 months to 25 September 2018. 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
Hampshire - 2 - - 13
Thames Valley - 1 - - 4
Berkshire - 1 - - 2
VHDL
England

For the 6 months to 25 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing VHDL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South East region with a requirement for VHDL.

1 2 (66.67%) C
1 2 (66.67%) C++
1 2 (66.67%) Python
1 2 (66.67%) Firmware
1 2 (66.67%) MATLAB
1 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Requirements Engineering
1 2 (66.67%) Software Architecture
1 2 (66.67%) CUDA
1 2 (66.67%) Signal Processing
1 2 (66.67%) Technical Analysis
1 2 (66.67%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Prototyping
2 1 (33.33%) Law
2 1 (33.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (33.33%) Xilinx
2 1 (33.33%) Ethernet

VHDL
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 (33.33%) Ethernet
General
1 1 (33.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Software Developer
2 1 (33.33%) FPGA Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) CUDA
2 1 (33.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Requirements Analysis
1 2 (66.67%) Requirements Engineering
1 2 (66.67%) Signal Processing
1 2 (66.67%) Software Architecture
1 2 (66.67%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C
1 2 (66.67%) C++
1 2 (66.67%) MATLAB
1 2 (66.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Xilinx