The table below looks at the statistics for CAD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CAD over the 3 months to 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer-Aided Design (CAD)
Rank 5 21 -
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -
Contract jobs citing CAD 14 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 29.79% 0.93% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 50.00% 1.20% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Average daily rate
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£431 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £225 £338
% change year-on-year
+55.55% -33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 £25.00 £9.25
% change year-on-year
-33.00% +170.27%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Aberdeen region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Aberdeen
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
28 83 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 59.57% 77.57% 65.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 38 38
Average daily rate £450 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £150 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £550 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% -14.51%

CAD
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CAD across the Aberdeen region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

CAD Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

CAD
Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CAD across the Aberdeen region.

CAD Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

CAD
Daily Rate Histogram in Aberdeen

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CAD across the Aberdeen region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

CAD Daily Rate Histogram in Aberdeen

CAD
Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CAD across the Aberdeen region.

CAD Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

CAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Aberdeen region citing CAD also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited CAD.

1 16 (100.00%) Teamcenter
2 13 (81.25%) PLM
3 12 (75.00%) XML
4 11 (68.75%) Data Modelling
4 11 (68.75%) C++
4 11 (68.75%) Java
4 11 (68.75%) Workflow
5 10 (62.50%) C
5 10 (62.50%) HTML
5 10 (62.50%) SOA
5 10 (62.50%) Itk
5 10 (62.50%) Siemens NX
6 9 (56.25%) Root Cause Analysis
6 9 (56.25%) Fat Client
6 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (56.25%) AutoCAD
6 9 (56.25%) XSL
6 9 (56.25%) XSLT
6 9 (56.25%) DHTML
6 9 (56.25%) JavaScript
6 9 (56.25%) Thin Client
7 8 (50.00%) webMethods
7 8 (50.00%) Web Services
7 8 (50.00%) Tcl
7 8 (50.00%) SQL
7 8 (50.00%) UNIX
7 8 (50.00%) Windows
7 8 (50.00%) Validation
7 8 (50.00%) XPath
8 5 (31.25%) CATIA

CAD
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Aberdeen region citing CAD also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited CAD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 10 (62.50%) Siemens NX
2 9 (56.25%) AutoCAD
3 5 (31.25%) CATIA
4 3 (18.75%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (18.75%) MS Office
4 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 16 (100.00%) Teamcenter
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Subversion
General
1 3 (18.75%) Manufacturing
2 2 (12.50%) Finance
3 1 (6.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Architect
2 9 (56.25%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (18.75%) Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Business Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Solutions Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Business Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (75.00%) XML
2 10 (62.50%) HTML
2 10 (62.50%) Itk
3 9 (56.25%) DHTML
3 9 (56.25%) XSL
3 9 (56.25%) XSLT
4 8 (50.00%) Web Services
5 1 (6.25%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 9 (56.25%) Thin Client
1 9 (56.25%) Fat Client
2 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (18.75%) Taxonomies
3 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) UNIX
1 8 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (81.25%) PLM
2 11 (68.75%) Data Modelling
2 11 (68.75%) Workflow
3 10 (62.50%) SOA
4 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (56.25%) Root Cause Analysis
5 8 (50.00%) Validation
6 2 (12.50%) Migration
6 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Data Migration
6 2 (12.50%) System Integration Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Document Management
6 2 (12.50%) ERP
6 2 (12.50%) Change Management
7 1 (6.25%) Six Sigma
7 1 (6.25%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 11 (68.75%) C++
1 11 (68.75%) Java
2 10 (62.50%) C
3 9 (56.25%) JavaScript
4 8 (50.00%) SQL
4 8 (50.00%) Tcl
4 8 (50.00%) XPath
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) webMethods
2 1 (6.25%) Tableau
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Siemens