The table below looks at the prevalence of the term VHDL in contract job vacancies advertised in Wales. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VHDL over the 3 months to 28 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)
UK / Wales
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 79 -
Contract jobs citing VHDL 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales - 0.15% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.58% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £350 -
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 Wales with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 172 172 202
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 24.54% 25.04% 27.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 122 123
Median daily rate £375 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £161 £200 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £468 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 7 14
Median hourly rate £33.75 £19.81 £15.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +70.34% +24.80%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £16.30 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £29.65 £34.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.68 £27.22 £18.83
% change year-on-year -31.36% +44.56%  

VHDL
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wales 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 Wales

VHDL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VHDL in Wales

VHDL
Top 7 Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 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 Wales region with a requirement for VHDL.

1 1 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 1 (100.00%) Xilinx
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Altera
1 1 (100.00%) Lattice Semiconductor
1 1 (100.00%) FPGA Design

VHDL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Design Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) FPGA Design Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) FPGA Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) FPGA Design
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Altera
1 1 (100.00%) Lattice Semiconductor
1 1 (100.00%) Xilinx