The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of SolidWorks products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SolidWorks over the 3 months to 1 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within the SolidWorks Corporation.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SolidWorks
Rank 564 556 568
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +12
Contract jobs citing SolidWorks 11 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.022% 0.010% 0.013%
As % of the Vendors category 0.047% 0.022% 0.028%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Average daily rate
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£275 £250 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +11.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £250 £225
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +4.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £26.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+19.23% +4.00%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
23513 22774 24625
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.96% 46.70% 46.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 13532 12973 12918
Average daily rate £390 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1047 1044 1243
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £19.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -0.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-1.73% +1.57%

SolidWorks
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

SolidWorks Jobs Demand Trend in England

SolidWorks
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

SolidWorks Daily Rate Trend in England

SolidWorks
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

SolidWorks Hourly Rate Trend in England

SolidWorks
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 SolidWorks within the England region over the 3 months to 1 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
South East -1 8 £275 - 9
West Midlands -12 1 - - 1
East of England -23 1 - - 4
London - 1 - -
Yorkshire - - - - 4
East Midlands - - - -
South West - - - - 27
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SolidWorks
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing SolidWorks 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 SolidWorks.

1 21 (80.77%) CAD
2 12 (46.15%) Manufacturing
3 9 (34.62%) AutoCAD
3 9 (34.62%) Degree
4 5 (19.23%) Aerospace
4 5 (19.23%) C
5 4 (15.38%) Electronics
5 4 (15.38%) ERP
5 4 (15.38%) Document Management
5 4 (15.38%) Change Control
6 3 (11.54%) Performance Testing
6 3 (11.54%) ISO 14001
6 3 (11.54%) ISO 9001
6 3 (11.54%) Validation
7 2 (7.69%) .NET
7 2 (7.69%) Marketing
8 1 (3.85%) WebGL
8 1 (3.85%) Allen-Bradley
8 1 (3.85%) Stress Analysis
8 1 (3.85%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 1 (3.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (3.85%) Operations Research
8 1 (3.85%) Software Engineering
8 1 (3.85%) Finite Element Analysis
8 1 (3.85%) Mathematics
8 1 (3.85%) Physics
8 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
8 1 (3.85%) WPF
8 1 (3.85%) Digital Marketing
8 1 (3.85%) MS Project

SolidWorks
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing SolidWorks 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 SolidWorks. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 9 (34.62%) AutoCAD
2 1 (3.85%) Simulink
2 1 (3.85%) Pro/ENGINEER
2 1 (3.85%) MS Project
2 1 (3.85%) MS Office
2 1 (3.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) LabVIEW
General
1 12 (46.15%) Manufacturing
2 5 (19.23%) Aerospace
3 4 (15.38%) Electronics
4 2 (7.69%) Marketing
5 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
5 1 (3.85%) Finance
5 1 (3.85%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 15 (57.69%) Design Engineer
2 4 (15.38%) CAD Technician
3 3 (11.54%) Mechanical Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Mechanical Design Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) CAD Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Designer
4 2 (7.69%) Hardware Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Electronics Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Graduate Software Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Graduate Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Graduate
5 1 (3.85%) Software Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Software Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Design Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Product Design Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) CAD Design Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Draughtsman
5 1 (3.85%) CAD Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) .NET
2 1 (3.85%) STL
2 1 (3.85%) OpenGL
2 1 (3.85%) DirectX
2 1 (3.85%) WinForms
2 1 (3.85%) WPF
2 1 (3.85%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 1 (3.85%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.85%) DTV
1 1 (3.85%) Mathematics
1 1 (3.85%) Physics
1 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (80.77%) CAD
2 4 (15.38%) ERP
2 4 (15.38%) Document Management
2 4 (15.38%) Change Control
3 3 (11.54%) Validation
3 3 (11.54%) Performance Testing
4 1 (3.85%) Stress Analysis
4 1 (3.85%) Programme Management
4 1 (3.85%) Software Engineering
4 1 (3.85%) Operations Research
4 1 (3.85%) Finite Element Analysis
4 1 (3.85%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (3.85%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (19.23%) C
2 1 (3.85%) C#
2 1 (3.85%) C++
2 1 (3.85%) Java
2 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.85%) VB
2 1 (3.85%) VB.NET
2 1 (3.85%) MATLAB
2 1 (3.85%) XAML
Qualifications
1 9 (34.62%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) ISO 9001
1 3 (11.54%) ISO 14001
Vendors
1 1 (3.85%) SAP
1 1 (3.85%) Autodesk
1 1 (3.85%) Allen-Bradley
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