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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer-Aided Design (CAD)
Rank 527 467 466
Rank change year-on-year
-60 -1
Contract jobs citing CAD 62 92 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.19% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.26% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 27 22
Average daily rate
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£275 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £168 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £456 £436
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £215 £375
% change year-on-year
+33.72% -42.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 28 14
Average hourly rate £22.00 £27.90 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.14% -25.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £19.70 £20.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.50 £56.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.25 £26.34 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+3.47% -29.77%
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
37611 35073 32579
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.56% 74.26% 72.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 25023 22021 19511
Average daily rate £425 £401 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.11% +0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £270 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1045 1075 1369
Average hourly rate £24.00 £26.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.43% -11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 19 December 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
South East -16 23 £275 +15.54% 13
London +15 20 £200 -52.38% 9
East of England -26 5 £335 - 7
South West -27 5 - - 29
North West -13 3 - - 3
East Midlands 0 2 £120 +9.09% 5
West Midlands -22 2 £300 -7.56% 4
Midlands - 2 - -
North East - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 2
CAD
UK

CAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (24.16%) AutoCAD
2 26 (17.45%) Manufacturing
3 20 (13.42%) Degree
3 20 (13.42%) Windows
4 19 (12.75%) ITIL
4 19 (12.75%) Migration
5 18 (12.08%) Project Management
6 17 (11.41%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (11.41%) Windows 7
7 16 (10.74%) Security Cleared
8 15 (10.07%) SQL
9 14 (9.40%) Scrum
10 13 (8.72%) Validation
10 13 (8.72%) ETL
11 12 (8.05%) OO
11 12 (8.05%) Microsoft
11 12 (8.05%) Java
11 12 (8.05%) Oracle
11 12 (8.05%) MS Office
11 12 (8.05%) XML
11 12 (8.05%) UML
11 12 (8.05%) GIS
11 12 (8.05%) Automotive
11 12 (8.05%) Analytical Skills
12 11 (7.38%) REST
12 11 (7.38%) MicroStation
12 11 (7.38%) TOGAF
12 11 (7.38%) PLM
12 11 (7.38%) SysML
12 11 (7.38%) ArcGIS

CAD
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 11 (7.38%) ArcGIS
2 5 (3.36%) WebSphere
2 5 (3.36%) WebSphere Process Server
2 5 (3.36%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (2.68%) Lync
3 4 (2.68%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.34%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.34%) CMS
5 1 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.67%) Confluence
5 1 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 36 (24.16%) AutoCAD
2 12 (8.05%) MS Office
3 11 (7.38%) MicroStation
4 10 (6.71%) MS Excel
5 6 (4.03%) MS Visio
6 5 (3.36%) Pro/ENGINEER
7 3 (2.01%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (2.01%) CATIA
8 2 (1.34%) MS Project
8 2 (1.34%) 3ds Max
8 2 (1.34%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.67%) Simulink
9 1 (0.67%) Revit
9 1 (0.67%) Elements/Pro
Business Applications
1 8 (5.37%) ENOVIA
2 5 (3.36%) DELMIA
3 2 (1.34%) SmartPlant
3 2 (1.34%) Magento
3 2 (1.34%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.38%) SSL
1 11 (7.38%) HTTP
2 6 (4.03%) LAN
3 5 (3.36%) WAN
3 5 (3.36%) TCP/IP
4 3 (2.01%) Wireshark
4 3 (2.01%) Ethernet
4 3 (2.01%) DNS
4 3 (2.01%) VPN
4 3 (2.01%) Firewall
4 3 (2.01%) Wireless
5 2 (1.34%) Internet
5 2 (1.34%) SAN
5 2 (1.34%) 3G
5 2 (1.34%) 2G
6 1 (0.67%) DHCP
6 1 (0.67%) LTE
6 1 (0.67%) 4G
6 1 (0.67%) Modbus
6 1 (0.67%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.37%) Oracle Database
2 3 (2.01%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (5.37%) ClearCase
2 5 (3.36%) LoadRunner
2 5 (3.36%) ClearQuest
3 4 (2.68%) Rational DOORS
4 3 (2.01%) JUnit
4 3 (2.01%) SoapUI
4 3 (2.01%) DbUnit
5 2 (1.34%) Subversion
6 1 (0.67%) JIRA
6 1 (0.67%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.67%) eggPlant
6 1 (0.67%) NeoLoad
6 1 (0.67%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 26 (17.45%) Manufacturing
2 12 (8.05%) Automotive
3 7 (4.70%) Electronics
3 7 (4.70%) Telecoms
4 6 (4.03%) Retail
5 5 (3.36%) Aerospace
6 3 (2.01%) Marketing
7 1 (0.67%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.67%) Local Government
7 1 (0.67%) Military
7 1 (0.67%) Publishing
7 1 (0.67%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 18 (12.08%) Analyst
2 17 (11.41%) CAD Technician
3 12 (8.05%) Designer
4 9 (6.04%) Design Engineer
4 9 (6.04%) Developer
5 7 (4.70%) CAD Designer
5 7 (4.70%) GIS Analyst
5 7 (4.70%) Database Architect
5 7 (4.70%) Architect
6 6 (4.03%) Project Manager
6 6 (4.03%) Test Engineer
7 5 (3.36%) Mechanical Engineer
7 5 (3.36%) Help Desk Support
7 5 (3.36%) Configuration Analyst
7 5 (3.36%) Administrator
7 5 (3.36%) Software Engineer
7 5 (3.36%) Network Engineer
7 5 (3.36%) Applications Engineer
8 4 (2.68%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (2.68%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (8.05%) XML
2 11 (7.38%) REST
2 11 (7.38%) SOAP
2 11 (7.38%) WSDL
2 11 (7.38%) JMS
3 7 (4.70%) .NET
4 5 (3.36%) Middleware
5 4 (2.68%) JSP
6 3 (2.01%) jQuery
6 3 (2.01%) Application Packaging
7 2 (1.34%) CSS
7 2 (1.34%) HTML
7 2 (1.34%) Flash
7 2 (1.34%) Google Maps API
8 1 (0.67%) WPF
8 1 (0.67%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.67%) ArcObjects
8 1 (0.67%) WinForms
8 1 (0.67%) STL
8 1 (0.67%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.05%) GIS
1 12 (8.05%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.03%) Visualisation
2 6 (4.03%) Management Information System
2 6 (4.03%) Data Integration
3 4 (2.68%) iPad
3 4 (2.68%) iPhone
3 4 (2.68%) PDA
4 3 (2.01%) 3D Graphics
4 3 (2.01%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.34%) User Experience
5 2 (1.34%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (0.67%) Remote Sensing
6 1 (0.67%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.67%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.67%) Physics
6 1 (0.67%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.67%) Life Science
6 1 (0.67%) IPTV
6 1 (0.67%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 20 (13.42%) Windows
2 17 (11.41%) Windows 7
3 7 (4.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (4.03%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (3.36%) UNIX
6 4 (2.68%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.34%) Solaris
7 2 (1.34%) Linux
7 2 (1.34%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (12.75%) ITIL
1 19 (12.75%) Migration
2 18 (12.08%) Project Management
3 17 (11.41%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (9.40%) Scrum
5 13 (8.72%) Validation
5 13 (8.72%) ETL
6 12 (8.05%) OO
6 12 (8.05%) UML
7 11 (7.38%) TOGAF
7 11 (7.38%) PLM
7 11 (7.38%) SysML
8 10 (6.71%) ERP
8 10 (6.71%) Requirements Management
9 9 (6.04%) Data Management
9 9 (6.04%) Software Engineering
9 9 (6.04%) Business Transformation
10 8 (5.37%) OOP
10 8 (5.37%) Data Migration
11 7 (4.70%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 15 (10.07%) SQL
2 12 (8.05%) Java
3 7 (4.70%) C
3 7 (4.70%) Python
4 5 (3.36%) C#
4 5 (3.36%) JavaScript
5 4 (2.68%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.34%) VB
6 2 (1.34%) VBA
6 2 (1.34%) C++
6 2 (1.34%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.67%) IronPython
7 1 (0.67%) MapBasic
7 1 (0.67%) XAML
7 1 (0.67%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 20 (13.42%) Degree
2 16 (10.74%) Security Cleared
3 5 (3.36%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.01%) BC Cleared
4 3 (2.01%) HNC
4 3 (2.01%) HND
4 3 (2.01%) PMP
4 3 (2.01%) PMI Certification
4 3 (2.01%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.67%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.01%) QA
2 1 (0.67%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (4.03%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.01%) MetaFrame
2 3 (2.01%) Terminal Services
3 1 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.67%) VMware Server
3 1 (0.67%) UAG
Systems Management
1 4 (2.68%) HP Quality Center
1 4 (2.68%) SCCM
2 2 (1.34%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.67%) SCOM
3 1 (0.67%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 12 (8.05%) Microsoft
1 12 (8.05%) Oracle
2 10 (6.71%) HP
3 9 (6.04%) Cisco
3 9 (6.04%) ESRI
4 8 (5.37%) SolidWorks
5 6 (4.03%) IBM
6 5 (3.36%) EMC
6 5 (3.36%) SAP
6 5 (3.36%) Software AG
7 4 (2.68%) Dell
8 3 (2.01%) VMware
8 3 (2.01%) Citrix
8 3 (2.01%) Adobe
8 3 (2.01%) Symantec
8 3 (2.01%) Avaya
9 2 (1.34%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.34%) Autodesk
9 2 (1.34%) Google
10 1 (0.67%) SonicWALL
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