The table below looks at the statistics for CAD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CAD over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer-Aided Design (CAD)
Rank 48 44 45
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Contract jobs citing CAD 1 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.24% 0.27% 1.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 0.36% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £180
UK excluding London average daily rate £253 £300 £338
% change year-on-year
-15.90% -11.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £25.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +33.33%
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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 Cambridge region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
277 279 285
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 65.33% 75.82% 69.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 124 128
Average daily rate £375 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £260 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £517 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +0.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 25 67
Average hourly rate £33.75 £41.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.68% +9.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £24.87 £19.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £60.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% +3.44%

CAD
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

CAD Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

CAD
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

CAD Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

CAD
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

CAD Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

CAD
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 11 (100.00%) SolidWorks
2 7 (63.64%) Degree
3 4 (36.36%) Electronics
4 3 (27.27%) Manufacturing
4 3 (27.27%) Validation
4 3 (27.27%) ISO 9001
4 3 (27.27%) ISO 14001
4 3 (27.27%) Performance Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (9.09%) Stress Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Marketing

CAD
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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.

General
1 4 (36.36%) Electronics
2 3 (27.27%) Manufacturing
3 1 (9.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Design Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Mechanical Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Mechanical Design Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Hardware Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Electronics Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Validation
1 3 (27.27%) Performance Testing
2 1 (9.09%) Stress Analysis
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) ISO 9001
1 3 (27.27%) ISO 14001
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) SolidWorks