Period
to 18 June 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 18 June 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
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 360 357 375
Rank change year-on-year -3 +18 +5
Contract jobs citing VHDL 5 4 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.030% 0.026% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.096% 0.083% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
South East median daily rate £325 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.53% - -
England median daily rate £519 £388 £400
% change year-on-year +33.87% -3.13% +700.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
South East median hourly rate £50.00 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.33% - -4.46%
England median hourly rate £46.00 £42.50 £41.25
% change year-on-year +8.24% +3.03% -7.30%

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 5,223 4,791 5,721
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 31.78% 31.14% 31.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,991 2,727 3,441
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.01% +5.60%
10th Percentile £235 £219 £241
90th Percentile £575 £550 £544
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 265 251 299
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £17.50 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +100.00% -39.66% +75.76%
10th Percentile £10.50 £11.60 £11.77
90th Percentile £56.25 £46.00 £53.75
England median hourly rate £23.00 £19.68 £21.00
% change year-on-year +16.86% -6.27% +16.67%

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 18 June 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
Thames Valley -15 3 £325 - 6
Buckinghamshire - 3 £325 - 5
Hampshire - 2 - - 5
VHDL
England

For the 6 months to 18 June 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 3 (60.00%) C
1 3 (60.00%) MATLAB
1 3 (60.00%) Electronics
1 3 (60.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 2 (40.00%) Embedded C
2 2 (40.00%) Signal Processing
2 2 (40.00%) Schematic Capture
2 2 (40.00%) ASIC
3 1 (20.00%) FPGA Design
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Coaching
3 1 (20.00%) Assembly Language
3 1 (20.00%) Firmware
3 1 (20.00%) Xilinx
3 1 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Electronic Design Automation
3 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Requirements Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Software Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) CUDA
3 1 (20.00%) Digital Signal Processing
3 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (20.00%) Aerospace
3 1 (20.00%) Automotive
3 1 (20.00%) IC Design
3 1 (20.00%) Simulink
3 1 (20.00%) C++
3 1 (20.00%) Perl
3 1 (20.00%) Python

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:

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Simulink
General
1 3 (60.00%) Electronics
2 1 (20.00%) Aerospace
2 1 (20.00%) Automotive
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Design Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Developer
1 1 (20.00%) Electronics Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) FPGA Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) IC Design Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Software Developer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 2 (40.00%) ASIC
3 1 (20.00%) CUDA
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Schematic Capture
1 2 (40.00%) Signal Processing
2 1 (20.00%) Coaching
2 1 (20.00%) Digital Signal Processing
2 1 (20.00%) Electronic Design Automation
2 1 (20.00%) FPGA Design
2 1 (20.00%) IC Design
2 1 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Requirements Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Software Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C
1 3 (60.00%) MATLAB
2 2 (40.00%) Embedded C
3 1 (20.00%) Assembly Language
3 1 (20.00%) C++
3 1 (20.00%) Perl
3 1 (20.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Xilinx