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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer-Aided Design (CAD)
Rank 483 448 470
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +22
Contract jobs citing CAD 69 100 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.22% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.29% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 22 16
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£200 £332 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.75% +16.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £250 £167
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £545 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £238 £332 £350
% change year-on-year
-28.40% -5.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 23 16
Average hourly rate £23.75 £23.00 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.26% -11.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.62 £19.40 £14.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.25 £36.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £26.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-42.30% +1.96%
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
36351 34773 30324
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 76.21% 75.40% 73.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 23239 21322 18460
Average daily rate £425 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 982 1077 1109
Average hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.31 £12.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 4 March 2015.

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 4 March 2015.

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 4 March 2015. 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 -14 32 £238 -28.40% 32
London +1 25 £150 -70.00% 4
East of England +5 4 £104 - 15
West Midlands -26 4 - - 5
East Midlands -6 2 £350 -41.66% 6
North West -19 2 - - 4
South West - - - - 23
North East - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 1
CAD
UK

CAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 27 (20.15%) AutoCAD
2 20 (14.93%) Degree
3 19 (14.18%) Manufacturing
4 17 (12.69%) Project Management
5 15 (11.19%) Cisco
6 14 (10.45%) MS Office
6 14 (10.45%) ITIL
6 14 (10.45%) Windows
6 14 (10.45%) Electronics
7 13 (9.70%) Security Cleared
8 12 (8.96%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (8.21%) Windows 7
10 10 (7.46%) SQL
10 10 (7.46%) Microsoft
11 9 (6.72%) Management Information System
11 9 (6.72%) Scrum
11 9 (6.72%) Analytical Skills
12 8 (5.97%) Telecoms
12 8 (5.97%) LAN
12 8 (5.97%) ClearCase
13 7 (5.22%) XML
13 7 (5.22%) UML
13 7 (5.22%) Java
13 7 (5.22%) Oracle
13 7 (5.22%) MS Visio
13 7 (5.22%) MS Excel
13 7 (5.22%) Active Directory
13 7 (5.22%) HP
13 7 (5.22%) Change Management
13 7 (5.22%) 3D Modelling

CAD
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 5 (3.73%) MS Exchange
1 5 (3.73%) ArcGIS
2 4 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (2.99%) WebSphere Application Server
2 4 (2.99%) WebSphere Process Server
2 4 (2.99%) WebSphere
3 3 (2.24%) CMS
4 2 (1.49%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.75%) Lync
5 1 (0.75%) Confluence
Applications
1 27 (20.15%) AutoCAD
2 14 (10.45%) MS Office
3 7 (5.22%) MS Visio
3 7 (5.22%) MS Excel
4 4 (2.99%) 3ds Max
5 3 (2.24%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (2.24%) Pro/ENGINEER
5 3 (2.24%) MicroStation
6 2 (1.49%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (1.49%) CATIA
7 1 (0.75%) Revit
7 1 (0.75%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 3 (2.24%) Teamcenter
1 3 (2.24%) Magento
2 2 (1.49%) SmartPlant
3 1 (0.75%) ENOVIA
3 1 (0.75%) SAP PLM
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.97%) LAN
2 6 (4.48%) SSL
2 6 (4.48%) HTTP
3 5 (3.73%) TCP/IP
3 5 (3.73%) WAN
4 4 (2.99%) Wireless
4 4 (2.99%) IP Telephony
5 3 (2.24%) Cisco ICM
5 3 (2.24%) Wireshark
5 3 (2.24%) VPN
6 2 (1.49%) Internet
6 2 (1.49%) DNS
6 2 (1.49%) DHCP
6 2 (1.49%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.75%) Network Security
7 1 (0.75%) 2G
7 1 (0.75%) Firewall
7 1 (0.75%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.75%) 3G
7 1 (0.75%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.24%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.75%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (5.97%) ClearCase
2 5 (3.73%) ClearQuest
3 4 (2.99%) Rational DOORS
3 4 (2.99%) LoadRunner
4 3 (2.24%) JUnit
4 3 (2.24%) DbUnit
4 3 (2.24%) SoapUI
5 2 (1.49%) Subversion
6 1 (0.75%) JIRA
6 1 (0.75%) Rational Robot
6 1 (0.75%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.75%) eggPlant
6 1 (0.75%) NeoLoad
6 1 (0.75%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 19 (14.18%) Manufacturing
2 14 (10.45%) Electronics
3 8 (5.97%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.99%) Military
4 4 (2.99%) Retail
5 2 (1.49%) Games
5 2 (1.49%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.75%) Automotive
6 1 (0.75%) Publishing
6 1 (0.75%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 17 (12.69%) Analyst
2 16 (11.94%) CAD Technician
3 13 (9.70%) Designer
4 11 (8.21%) Hardware Engineer
5 10 (7.46%) Electronics Engineer
5 10 (7.46%) CAD Designer
5 10 (7.46%) Developer
5 10 (7.46%) Project Manager
6 9 (6.72%) Design Engineer
7 6 (4.48%) Network Engineer
8 5 (3.73%) Configuration Analyst
8 5 (3.73%) Test Engineer
9 4 (2.99%) Software Engineer
9 4 (2.99%) 1st Line Support
9 4 (2.99%) Service Analyst
9 4 (2.99%) 2nd Line Support
9 4 (2.99%) Help Desk Support
9 4 (2.99%) Service Desk Analyst
9 4 (2.99%) Mechanical Engineer
10 3 (2.24%) Mechanical Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.22%) XML
2 6 (4.48%) REST
2 6 (4.48%) JMS
2 6 (4.48%) WSDL
2 6 (4.48%) SOAP
2 6 (4.48%) .NET
3 4 (2.99%) Middleware
4 3 (2.24%) jQuery
4 3 (2.24%) Flash
4 3 (2.24%) CSS
4 3 (2.24%) JSP
4 3 (2.24%) HTML
5 2 (1.49%) Google Maps API
5 2 (1.49%) WPF
6 1 (0.75%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.75%) OpenGL
6 1 (0.75%) DirectX
6 1 (0.75%) Itk
6 1 (0.75%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 1 (0.75%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.72%) Management Information System
1 9 (6.72%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.73%) GIS
3 4 (2.99%) Visualisation
3 4 (2.99%) iPhone
3 4 (2.99%) iPad
3 4 (2.99%) 3D Graphics
3 4 (2.99%) Data Integration
4 3 (2.24%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 3 (2.24%) User Experience
5 1 (0.75%) PDA
5 1 (0.75%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.75%) E-Learning
5 1 (0.75%) VHDL
5 1 (0.75%) SCORM
5 1 (0.75%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.75%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.75%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.75%) CAN bus
Operating Systems
1 14 (10.45%) Windows
2 11 (8.21%) Windows 7
3 6 (4.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (3.73%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (3.73%) Windows 8
4 5 (3.73%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.49%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.75%) Windows Vista
6 1 (0.75%) UNIX
6 1 (0.75%) Solaris
6 1 (0.75%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (12.69%) Project Management
2 14 (10.45%) ITIL
3 12 (8.96%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (6.72%) Scrum
5 7 (5.22%) UML
5 7 (5.22%) Change Management
5 7 (5.22%) 3D Modelling
6 6 (4.48%) Asset Management
6 6 (4.48%) TOGAF
6 6 (4.48%) SysML
7 5 (3.73%) Test Management
7 5 (3.73%) System Testing
7 5 (3.73%) Release Management
7 5 (3.73%) Data Management
7 5 (3.73%) Software Engineering
7 5 (3.73%) ETL
7 5 (3.73%) Configuration Management
8 4 (2.99%) Portfolio Management
8 4 (2.99%) Test Automation
8 4 (2.99%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (7.46%) SQL
2 7 (5.22%) Java
3 6 (4.48%) JavaScript
3 6 (4.48%) C#
4 4 (2.99%) C
4 4 (2.99%) C++
4 4 (2.99%) Python
4 4 (2.99%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.75%) IronPython
5 1 (0.75%) Perl
5 1 (0.75%) VB
5 1 (0.75%) VBA
Qualifications
1 20 (14.93%) Degree
2 13 (9.70%) Security Cleared
3 6 (4.48%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.99%) CCNA
4 4 (2.99%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (2.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (2.24%) MCSE
5 3 (2.24%) MCP
5 3 (2.24%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (2.24%) PMP
5 3 (2.24%) PMI Certification
5 3 (2.24%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (0.75%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.75%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.75%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.75%) HNC
6 1 (0.75%) HND
6 1 (0.75%) CCNP
6 1 (0.75%) ISEB
6 1 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.73%) QA
2 3 (2.24%) SLA
3 1 (0.75%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (5.22%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.24%) Terminal Server
2 3 (2.24%) XenApp
2 3 (2.24%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.75%) VMware Server
3 1 (0.75%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 5 (3.73%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (2.99%) SCCM
3 3 (2.24%) Cisco IPCC
3 3 (2.24%) Cisco UCCE
3 3 (2.24%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.75%) SCOM
4 1 (0.75%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 15 (11.19%) Cisco
2 10 (7.46%) Microsoft
3 7 (5.22%) Oracle
3 7 (5.22%) HP
4 6 (4.48%) Adobe
5 5 (3.73%) Google
5 5 (3.73%) VMware
5 5 (3.73%) ESRI
6 4 (2.99%) Software AG
6 4 (2.99%) Intergraph
6 4 (2.99%) IBM
7 3 (2.24%) Avaya
7 3 (2.24%) EMC
7 3 (2.24%) Citrix
7 3 (2.24%) Wyse
7 3 (2.24%) Remedy
7 3 (2.24%) Sophos
7 3 (2.24%) Mapinfo
7 3 (2.24%) MobileIron
8 2 (1.49%) Siemens
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