The table below looks at the statistics for CAD skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CAD over the 3 months to 18 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer-Aided Design (CAD)
Rank 504 508 507
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -1
Contract jobs citing CAD 84 50 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.11% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.14% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 12 22
Average daily rate
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£285 £331 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.96% +55.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £275 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £498 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £338 £213
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +58.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 9 13
Average hourly rate £26.00 £25.50 £20.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.96% +22.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.45 £20.00 £15.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.35 £28.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £25.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +51.51%
CAD
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
38886 35393 38358
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.51% 74.47% 72.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 24707 22275 22626
Average daily rate £413 £402 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.61% +0.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1095 1010 1412
Average hourly rate £23.50 £28.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.54% -9.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

CAD
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

CAD Jobs Demand Trend in England

CAD
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

CAD Daily Rate Trend in England

CAD
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CAD across the England region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

CAD Daily Rate Histogram in England

CAD
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

CAD Hourly Rate Trend in England

CAD
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CAD across the England region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

CAD Hourly Rate Histogram in England

CAD
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CAD within the England region over the 3 months to 18 September 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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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
London +8 24 £300 +4.34% 7
West Midlands 0 19 £350 +25.00% 11
South East 0 16 £140 -58.51% 18
North East - 8 £225 - 2
South West -33 6 - - 29
East of England -29 4 £313 +3.99% 13
Yorkshire +4 2 - - 4
East Midlands +4 1 - - 1
North West - - - - 5
CAD
UK

CAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 36 (22.93%) Manufacturing
2 34 (21.66%) Migration
3 31 (19.75%) AutoCAD
4 29 (18.47%) Degree
5 28 (17.83%) PLM
6 25 (15.92%) Automotive
7 22 (14.01%) Validation
7 22 (14.01%) Windows
8 21 (13.38%) Project Management
8 21 (13.38%) SolidWorks
8 21 (13.38%) Analytical Skills
9 20 (12.74%) Microsoft
10 19 (12.10%) ITIL
10 19 (12.10%) Requirements Management
10 19 (12.10%) Business Transformation
10 19 (12.10%) Windows 7
11 18 (11.46%) PDM
11 18 (11.46%) Agile Software Development
11 18 (11.46%) Telecoms
12 17 (10.83%) MS Office
13 16 (10.19%) SQL
13 16 (10.19%) ENOVIA
14 15 (9.55%) Time Management
14 15 (9.55%) Scrum
14 15 (9.55%) Oracle
14 15 (9.55%) Java
14 15 (9.55%) OO
14 15 (9.55%) ETL
15 14 (8.92%) SAP
15 14 (8.92%) DELMIA

CAD
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

Application Platforms
1 9 (5.73%) ArcGIS
2 6 (3.82%) MS Exchange
3 4 (2.55%) WebSphere
3 4 (2.55%) WebSphere Process Server
3 4 (2.55%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (1.91%) Lync
5 2 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.64%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 31 (19.75%) AutoCAD
2 17 (10.83%) MS Office
3 8 (5.10%) MicroStation
4 7 (4.46%) MS Excel
5 6 (3.82%) Pro/ENGINEER
6 3 (1.91%) MS Project
7 2 (1.27%) CATIA
7 2 (1.27%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.64%) Simulink
8 1 (0.64%) 3ds Max
8 1 (0.64%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (0.64%) Revit
8 1 (0.64%) Elements/Pro
Business Applications
1 16 (10.19%) ENOVIA
2 14 (8.92%) DELMIA
3 2 (1.27%) Teamcenter
3 2 (1.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (1.27%) SmartPlant
Communications & Networking
1 13 (8.28%) HTTP
1 13 (8.28%) SSL
2 7 (4.46%) TCP/IP
3 5 (3.18%) LAN
4 3 (1.91%) VPN
4 3 (1.91%) DNS
4 3 (1.91%) 3G
4 3 (1.91%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (1.27%) Wireless
5 2 (1.27%) Firewall
5 2 (1.27%) SAN
5 2 (1.27%) WAN
5 2 (1.27%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.64%) LTE
6 1 (0.64%) DHCP
6 1 (0.64%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.64%) 2G
6 1 (0.64%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (7.64%) Oracle Database
2 2 (1.27%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.64%) EDMS
Development Applications
1 5 (3.18%) ClearCase
2 3 (1.91%) LoadRunner
2 3 (1.91%) ClearQuest
3 2 (1.27%) DbUnit
3 2 (1.27%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (1.27%) SoapUI
3 2 (1.27%) JUnit
4 1 (0.64%) LabVIEW
General
1 36 (22.93%) Manufacturing
2 25 (15.92%) Automotive
3 18 (11.46%) Telecoms
4 9 (5.73%) Electronics
4 9 (5.73%) Marketing
5 7 (4.46%) Aerospace
6 4 (2.55%) Retail
6 4 (2.55%) Finance
7 1 (0.64%) Front Office
7 1 (0.64%) Legal
7 1 (0.64%) Publishing
7 1 (0.64%) Banking
7 1 (0.64%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.64%) Local Government
7 1 (0.64%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 20 (12.74%) Design Engineer
2 16 (10.19%) CAD Technician
3 14 (8.92%) Analyst
3 14 (8.92%) Applications Engineer
4 11 (7.01%) Architect
5 10 (6.37%) Database Architect
6 9 (5.73%) Mechanical Engineer
6 9 (5.73%) Designer
7 8 (5.10%) Mechanical Design Engineer
8 7 (4.46%) Developer
9 5 (3.18%) Consultant
9 5 (3.18%) Test Engineer
9 5 (3.18%) GIS Analyst
9 5 (3.18%) Help Desk Support
10 4 (2.55%) Oracle Consultant
10 4 (2.55%) CAD Designer
10 4 (2.55%) Administrator
10 4 (2.55%) Database Consultant
10 4 (2.55%) Software Developer
10 4 (2.55%) Oracle Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (8.28%) SOAP
1 13 (8.28%) XML
1 13 (8.28%) JMS
1 13 (8.28%) WSDL
1 13 (8.28%) REST
2 6 (3.82%) Middleware
2 6 (3.82%) Application Packaging
3 3 (1.91%) .NET
4 2 (1.27%) JSP
4 2 (1.27%) jQuery
5 1 (0.64%) Google Maps API
5 1 (0.64%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 1 (0.64%) WebGL
5 1 (0.64%) ArcObjects
5 1 (0.64%) WPF
5 1 (0.64%) WinForms
5 1 (0.64%) STL
5 1 (0.64%) OpenGL
5 1 (0.64%) DirectX
Miscellaneous
1 21 (13.38%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (6.37%) Management Information System
3 9 (5.73%) Data Integration
3 9 (5.73%) GIS
4 6 (3.82%) Visualisation
5 3 (1.91%) iPad
5 3 (1.91%) iPhone
5 3 (1.91%) Blackberry
5 3 (1.91%) PDA
6 2 (1.27%) DTV
7 1 (0.64%) IPTV
7 1 (0.64%) User Experience
7 1 (0.64%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.64%) Physics
7 1 (0.64%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.64%) Life Science
7 1 (0.64%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.64%) Market Risk
7 1 (0.64%) Remote Sensing
7 1 (0.64%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 22 (14.01%) Windows
2 19 (12.10%) Windows 7
3 7 (4.46%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (4.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (3.18%) UNIX
5 3 (1.91%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.27%) Solaris
6 2 (1.27%) Linux
6 2 (1.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (21.66%) Migration
2 28 (17.83%) PLM
3 22 (14.01%) Validation
4 21 (13.38%) Project Management
5 19 (12.10%) ITIL
5 19 (12.10%) Requirements Management
5 19 (12.10%) Business Transformation
6 18 (11.46%) PDM
6 18 (11.46%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (9.55%) Scrum
7 15 (9.55%) OO
7 15 (9.55%) ETL
7 15 (9.55%) Time Management
8 14 (8.92%) Data Architecture
8 14 (8.92%) Software Testing
9 13 (8.28%) SysML
9 13 (8.28%) TOGAF
9 13 (8.28%) UML
10 12 (7.64%) ERP
11 11 (7.01%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 16 (10.19%) SQL
2 15 (9.55%) Java
3 8 (5.10%) C
4 4 (2.55%) Python
4 4 (2.55%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.27%) C#
5 2 (1.27%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.27%) VB
5 2 (1.27%) VBA
5 2 (1.27%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.64%) C++
6 1 (0.64%) MATLAB
6 1 (0.64%) XAML
6 1 (0.64%) MapBasic
Qualifications
1 29 (18.47%) Degree
2 14 (8.92%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.55%) HNC
3 4 (2.55%) HND
4 3 (1.91%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.91%) BC Cleared
4 3 (1.91%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.91%) ISO 9001
1 3 (1.91%) ISO 14001
2 2 (1.27%) QA
2 2 (1.27%) SLA
3 1 (0.64%) Basel II
3 1 (0.64%) Basel III
3 1 (0.64%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 7 (4.46%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.91%) MetaFrame
2 3 (1.91%) Terminal Services
3 2 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.64%) vSphere
4 1 (0.64%) UAG
4 1 (0.64%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 5 (3.18%) SCCM
2 2 (1.27%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.27%) SCDPM
2 2 (1.27%) ARCserve
2 2 (1.27%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.64%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 21 (13.38%) SolidWorks
2 20 (12.74%) Microsoft
3 15 (9.55%) Oracle
4 14 (8.92%) SAP
5 7 (4.46%) HP
6 6 (3.82%) IBM
6 6 (3.82%) ESRI
7 5 (3.18%) Software AG
8 3 (1.91%) Symantec
8 3 (1.91%) Dell
8 3 (1.91%) Citrix
8 3 (1.91%) Avaya
8 3 (1.91%) Cisco
8 3 (1.91%) VMware
9 2 (1.27%) EMC
9 2 (1.27%) Autodesk
9 2 (1.27%) Mercator
9 2 (1.27%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.64%) Apple
10 1 (0.64%) Mapinfo
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