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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer-Aided Design (CAD)
Rank 525 510 469
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -41
Contract jobs citing CAD 55 66 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.13% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.17% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 18 23
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£219 £365 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.98% +15.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £150 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £583 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £219 £315 £315
% change year-on-year
-30.55% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 16 25
Average hourly rate £22.50 £30.00 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £22.20 £14.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £35.00 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +15.38%
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
38718 38644 32529
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 76.48% 75.21% 74.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 24517 24337 19918
Average daily rate £423 £405 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.32% -1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1106 1127 1038
Average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.45% -14.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.24 £13.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -6.25%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 17 April 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
London +12 22 £213 -49.10% 9
South East -21 11 £269 -2.27% 35
West Midlands -20 5 - - 5
North East - 5 £190 -
East of England +21 4 £104 -36.96% 14
North West -13 4 - - 3
East Midlands -5 2 £350 -41.66% 4
Yorkshire - 1 £180 - 3
South West - - - - 23
CAD
UK

CAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 22 (18.18%) AutoCAD
2 21 (17.36%) Manufacturing
3 19 (15.70%) MS Office
4 16 (13.22%) Microsoft
5 15 (12.40%) Electronics
5 15 (12.40%) Project Management
6 14 (11.57%) Windows
7 13 (10.74%) Cisco
8 12 (9.92%) Windows 7
9 11 (9.09%) Degree
9 11 (9.09%) MS Excel
10 10 (8.26%) PLM
10 10 (8.26%) Teamcenter
11 8 (6.61%) Change Management
11 8 (6.61%) Siemens
12 7 (5.79%) Active Directory
12 7 (5.79%) C++
12 7 (5.79%) Management Information System
12 7 (5.79%) Telecoms
12 7 (5.79%) Security Cleared
12 7 (5.79%) Data Management
13 6 (4.96%) Subversion
13 6 (4.96%) Asset Management
13 6 (4.96%) HP Quality Center
13 6 (4.96%) HTML
13 6 (4.96%) C
13 6 (4.96%) ITIL
13 6 (4.96%) LAN
14 5 (4.13%) TCP/IP
14 5 (4.13%) EMC

CAD
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (4.13%) MS Exchange
2 4 (3.31%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (2.48%) ArcGIS
4 2 (1.65%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.83%) CMS
5 1 (0.83%) Lync
5 1 (0.83%) SAS
Applications
1 22 (18.18%) AutoCAD
2 19 (15.70%) MS Office
3 11 (9.09%) MS Excel
4 5 (4.13%) MS Visio
5 4 (3.31%) 3ds Max
6 3 (2.48%) Pro/ENGINEER
6 3 (2.48%) Siemens NX
6 3 (2.48%) PTC Creo
7 2 (1.65%) SOLIDWORKS
8 1 (0.83%) Windchill
8 1 (0.83%) Revit
8 1 (0.83%) MicroStation
8 1 (0.83%) Maya
8 1 (0.83%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (8.26%) Teamcenter
2 3 (2.48%) SmartPlant
3 1 (0.83%) ENOVIA
3 1 (0.83%) SAP PLM
3 1 (0.83%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.96%) LAN
2 5 (4.13%) TCP/IP
3 4 (3.31%) IP Telephony
3 4 (3.31%) Wireless
4 3 (2.48%) Cisco ICM
4 3 (2.48%) VPN
4 3 (2.48%) DNS
4 3 (2.48%) WAN
4 3 (2.48%) DHCP
5 2 (1.65%) Modbus
6 1 (0.83%) Profibus
6 1 (0.83%) 2G
6 1 (0.83%) Network Security
6 1 (0.83%) LTE
6 1 (0.83%) 4G
6 1 (0.83%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.83%) UMTS
6 1 (0.83%) Internet
6 1 (0.83%) 3G
6 1 (0.83%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.48%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (4.96%) Subversion
2 2 (1.65%) ClearCase
2 2 (1.65%) ClearQuest
3 1 (0.83%) Rational Robot
3 1 (0.83%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.83%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.83%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (0.83%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (0.83%) eggPlant
3 1 (0.83%) NeoLoad
General
1 21 (17.36%) Manufacturing
2 15 (12.40%) Electronics
3 7 (5.79%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.31%) Finance
4 4 (3.31%) Military
5 3 (2.48%) Games
6 2 (1.65%) Avionics
6 2 (1.65%) Retail
6 2 (1.65%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.83%) Law
7 1 (0.83%) Banking
7 1 (0.83%) Advertising
7 1 (0.83%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (13.22%) CAD Technician
2 15 (12.40%) Analyst
3 11 (9.09%) Designer
4 10 (8.26%) Project Manager
4 10 (8.26%) Hardware Engineer
4 10 (8.26%) Electronics Engineer
5 8 (6.61%) CAD Designer
6 7 (5.79%) Design Engineer
7 6 (4.96%) Developer
8 5 (4.13%) Architect
9 4 (3.31%) Technical Architect
9 4 (3.31%) Network Engineer
9 4 (3.31%) Solutions Architect
9 4 (3.31%) Help Desk Support
9 4 (3.31%) Service Desk Analyst
9 4 (3.31%) 1st Line Support
9 4 (3.31%) Service Analyst
9 4 (3.31%) 2nd Line Support
9 4 (3.31%) CAD Engineer
9 4 (3.31%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.96%) HTML
2 5 (4.13%) Itk
2 5 (4.13%) XML
3 4 (3.31%) XSL
3 4 (3.31%) XSLT
3 4 (3.31%) Swing
4 3 (2.48%) .NET
5 2 (1.65%) CSS
5 2 (1.65%) WPF
6 1 (0.83%) Cocoa Touch
6 1 (0.83%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 1 (0.83%) Unreal Engine
6 1 (0.83%) JSP
6 1 (0.83%) Flash
6 1 (0.83%) OpenGL
6 1 (0.83%) DirectX
6 1 (0.83%) Cocoa
6 1 (0.83%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.79%) Management Information System
2 4 (3.31%) iPad
2 4 (3.31%) iPhone
2 4 (3.31%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.48%) GIS
3 3 (2.48%) Data Integration
4 2 (1.65%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 2 (1.65%) 3D Graphics
4 2 (1.65%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.83%) Open Source
5 1 (0.83%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.83%) CAN bus
5 1 (0.83%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.83%) User Experience
5 1 (0.83%) E-Learning
5 1 (0.83%) SCORM
5 1 (0.83%) PDA
5 1 (0.83%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.83%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 14 (11.57%) Windows
2 12 (9.92%) Windows 7
3 5 (4.13%) Windows 8
3 5 (4.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (3.31%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (3.31%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (2.48%) Windows XP
6 2 (1.65%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.83%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (12.40%) Project Management
2 10 (8.26%) PLM
3 8 (6.61%) Change Management
4 7 (5.79%) Data Management
5 6 (4.96%) Asset Management
5 6 (4.96%) ITIL
6 4 (3.31%) SOA
6 4 (3.31%) Business Analysis
6 4 (3.31%) Content Management
6 4 (3.31%) 3D Modelling
7 3 (2.48%) Problem Management
7 3 (2.48%) Information Management
7 3 (2.48%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (2.48%) Incident Management
7 3 (2.48%) Project Planning
7 3 (2.48%) ERP
7 3 (2.48%) PRINCE2
7 3 (2.48%) Risk Management
7 3 (2.48%) Validation
7 3 (2.48%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 7 (5.79%) C++
2 6 (4.96%) C
3 5 (4.13%) Java
4 4 (3.31%) SQL
4 4 (3.31%) Python
4 4 (3.31%) C#
5 3 (2.48%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.65%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.83%) Perl
7 1 (0.83%) Objective-C
7 1 (0.83%) IronPython
Qualifications
1 11 (9.09%) Degree
2 7 (5.79%) Security Cleared
3 5 (4.13%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.31%) CCNA
4 4 (3.31%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (2.48%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (2.48%) MCP
5 3 (2.48%) MCSE
5 3 (2.48%) Citrix Certification
5 3 (2.48%) PMP
5 3 (2.48%) PMI Certification
5 3 (2.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.83%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.83%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.83%) CCNP
6 1 (0.83%) HNC
6 1 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.83%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.31%) QA
2 3 (2.48%) SLA
3 1 (0.83%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.83%) Basel III
3 1 (0.83%) CRD IV
3 1 (0.83%) COREP
System Software
1 7 (5.79%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.48%) Terminal Server
2 3 (2.48%) XenApp
2 3 (2.48%) XenDesktop
3 2 (1.65%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 6 (4.96%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (3.31%) SCCM
3 3 (2.48%) Cisco IPCC
3 3 (2.48%) Cisco UCCE
3 3 (2.48%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.83%) SCOM
Vendors
1 16 (13.22%) Microsoft
2 13 (10.74%) Cisco
3 8 (6.61%) Siemens
4 5 (4.13%) Intergraph
4 5 (4.13%) EMC
5 4 (3.31%) Oracle
5 4 (3.31%) VMware
5 4 (3.31%) Tableau
6 3 (2.48%) MobileIron
6 3 (2.48%) ESRI
6 3 (2.48%) Wyse
6 3 (2.48%) Google
6 3 (2.48%) Mapinfo
6 3 (2.48%) Remedy
6 3 (2.48%) Sophos
6 3 (2.48%) Citrix
6 3 (2.48%) Avaya
6 3 (2.48%) Adobe
6 3 (2.48%) HP
7 2 (1.65%) Dell
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