The first table below looks at the demand for CAD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CAD over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Berkshire region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer-Aided Design (CAD)
Rank 115 - 134
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing CAD 5 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.20% - 0.032%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% - 0.048%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £354 £225
% change year-on-year
-36.39% +57.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £9.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+170.27% -53.75%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1839 1682 2073
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 73.38% 68.93% 65.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 873 737 813
Average daily rate £375 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £220 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £520 £521
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 31 42
Average hourly rate £17.07 £30.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.10% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £14.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £37.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
CAD
South East

CAD
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

CAD Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

CAD
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

CAD Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

CAD
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

CAD Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

CAD
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CAD within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading - 1 - -
Maidenhead - - - - 1
Newbury - - - -
CAD
South East

CAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 5 (71.43%) AutoCAD
1 5 (71.43%) Telecoms
2 3 (42.86%) Budget Control
3 2 (28.57%) Degree
3 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 2 (28.57%) C
4 1 (14.29%) C#
4 1 (14.29%) C++
4 1 (14.29%) Java
4 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 1 (14.29%) .NET
4 1 (14.29%) MS Project
4 1 (14.29%) MS Office
4 1 (14.29%) STL
4 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) OpenGL
4 1 (14.29%) DirectX
4 1 (14.29%) Autodesk
4 1 (14.29%) MATLAB
4 1 (14.29%) Simulink
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) XAML
4 1 (14.29%) SolidWorks
4 1 (14.29%) WinForms
4 1 (14.29%) Operations Research
4 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
4 1 (14.29%) Physics
4 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
4 1 (14.29%) QA

CAD
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 5 (71.43%) AutoCAD
2 1 (14.29%) Simulink
2 1 (14.29%) MS Project
2 1 (14.29%) MS Office
2 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
General
1 5 (71.43%) Telecoms
2 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (14.29%) Graduate
1 1 (14.29%) Software Developer
1 1 (14.29%) Developer
1 1 (14.29%) Quality Manager
1 1 (14.29%) Design Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) Graduate Software Developer
1 1 (14.29%) Graduate Developer
1 1 (14.29%) CAD Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) STL
1 1 (14.29%) OpenGL
1 1 (14.29%) DirectX
1 1 (14.29%) WinForms
1 1 (14.29%) WPF
1 1 (14.29%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 1 (14.29%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
1 1 (14.29%) Physics
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Budget Control
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) Operations Research
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) C
2 1 (14.29%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) C++
2 1 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) MATLAB
2 1 (14.29%) XAML
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) Autodesk
1 1 (14.29%) SolidWorks