The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of SolidWorks products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SolidWorks over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SolidWorks
Rank 67 - 98
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SolidWorks 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.12% - 0.15%
As % of the Vendors category 0.25% - 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £250 £225
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.25 £26.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+20.56% +7.00%
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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 Reading region.

Vendors Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
400 515 781
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 46.03% 50.64% 56.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 215 224
Average daily rate £388 £385 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% +11.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 21 21
Average hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.40 £11.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £45.00 £24.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-0.18% +2.70%

SolidWorks
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

SolidWorks Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

SolidWorks
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) STL
1 1 (100.00%) OpenGL
1 1 (100.00%) DirectX
1 1 (100.00%) CAD
1 1 (100.00%) AutoCAD
1 1 (100.00%) Autodesk
1 1 (100.00%) MATLAB
1 1 (100.00%) Simulink
1 1 (100.00%) XAML
1 1 (100.00%) WinForms
1 1 (100.00%) Operations Research
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (100.00%) Physics
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) WPF
1 1 (100.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 1 (100.00%) WebGL

SolidWorks
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 1 (100.00%) AutoCAD
1 1 (100.00%) Simulink
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Graduate
1 1 (100.00%) Software Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Graduate Software Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) STL
1 1 (100.00%) OpenGL
1 1 (100.00%) DirectX
1 1 (100.00%) WinForms
1 1 (100.00%) WPF
1 1 (100.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 1 (100.00%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (100.00%) Physics
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) CAD
1 1 (100.00%) Operations Research
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) MATLAB
1 1 (100.00%) XAML
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Autodesk