The first table below looks at the demand for CAD skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West 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 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the North West region.

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 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer-Aided Design (CAD)
Rank 134 115 131
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +16
Contract jobs citing CAD 1 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.032% 0.083% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.044% 0.12% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate - - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.34% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £15.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -5.45%
Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2253 1702 1940
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 71.18% 70.59% 63.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1160 852 965
Average daily rate £375 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £485 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 125 82 91
Average hourly rate £30.50 £25.97 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.44% +29.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £13.30 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £61.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
CAD
England

CAD
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

CAD Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

CAD
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

CAD Daily Rate Trend in the North West

CAD
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

CAD Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

CAD
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CAD within the North West region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Manchester - - - - 4
Cheshire - - - - 2
Merseyside - - - -
CAD
England

CAD
Top 20 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 6 (60.00%) Manufacturing
2 5 (50.00%) MS Office
2 5 (50.00%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 4 (40.00%) Stress Analysis
3 4 (40.00%) Electronics
3 4 (40.00%) Project Planning
3 4 (40.00%) ANSYS
3 4 (40.00%) Finite Element Analysis
3 4 (40.00%) Validation
3 4 (40.00%) SolidWorks
4 2 (20.00%) PLM
4 2 (20.00%) Solid Edge
5 1 (10.00%) Teamcenter
5 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (10.00%) HNC
5 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (10.00%) PDM
5 1 (10.00%) C#
5 1 (10.00%) .NET

CAD
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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.

Applications
1 5 (50.00%) MS Office
1 5 (50.00%) Pro/ENGINEER
2 2 (20.00%) Solid Edge
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Teamcenter
General
1 6 (60.00%) Manufacturing
2 4 (40.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Mechanical Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Project Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Design Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Developer Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Mechanical Design Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Information Systems Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Validation
1 4 (40.00%) Project Planning
1 4 (40.00%) Finite Element Analysis
1 4 (40.00%) Stress Analysis
2 2 (20.00%) PLM
3 1 (10.00%) PDM
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) HNC
1 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) SolidWorks
1 4 (40.00%) ANSYS
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
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