The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of SolidWorks products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SolidWorks over the 3 months to 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SolidWorks
Rank 234 231 247
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +16
Contract jobs citing SolidWorks 8 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.087% 0.011% 0.060%
As % of the Vendors category 0.19% 0.023% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate
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£275 - £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £250 £269
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £27.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £26.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+19.23% -5.45%
SolidWorks
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Vendors Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
4315 4317 4956
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 47.17% 48.80% 49.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2233 2179 2151
Average daily rate £350 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 234 267 305
Average hourly rate £16.72 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.25% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £38.40 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.48 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.59% +2.52%

SolidWorks
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

SolidWorks Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

SolidWorks
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

SolidWorks Daily Rate Trend in the South East

SolidWorks
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

SolidWorks Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

SolidWorks
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SolidWorks within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 August 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
Surrey - 3 £275 - 1
Berkshire +10 1 - - 1
Hampshire - - - - 1
Kent - - - - 1
SolidWorks
England

SolidWorks
Top 29 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 6 (66.67%) CAD
2 5 (55.56%) AutoCAD
2 5 (55.56%) C
3 4 (44.44%) Document Management
3 4 (44.44%) Aerospace
3 4 (44.44%) Manufacturing
3 4 (44.44%) ERP
3 4 (44.44%) Change Control
4 1 (11.11%) OpenGL
4 1 (11.11%) DirectX
4 1 (11.11%) WinForms
4 1 (11.11%) Operations Research
4 1 (11.11%) Degree
4 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
4 1 (11.11%) Physics
4 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
4 1 (11.11%) WPF
4 1 (11.11%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 1 (11.11%) WebGL
4 1 (11.11%) C#
4 1 (11.11%) C++
4 1 (11.11%) Java
4 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 1 (11.11%) .NET
4 1 (11.11%) STL
4 1 (11.11%) Autodesk
4 1 (11.11%) MATLAB
4 1 (11.11%) Simulink
4 1 (11.11%) XAML

SolidWorks
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 5 (55.56%) AutoCAD
2 1 (11.11%) Simulink
General
1 4 (44.44%) Aerospace
1 4 (44.44%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Design Engineer
1 4 (44.44%) CAD Technician
2 1 (11.11%) Graduate Software Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Graduate Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Graduate
2 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) STL
1 1 (11.11%) OpenGL
1 1 (11.11%) DirectX
1 1 (11.11%) WinForms
1 1 (11.11%) WPF
1 1 (11.11%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 1 (11.11%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
1 1 (11.11%) Physics
1 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) CAD
2 4 (44.44%) Document Management
2 4 (44.44%) ERP
2 4 (44.44%) Change Control
3 1 (11.11%) Operations Research
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) C
2 1 (11.11%) C#
2 1 (11.11%) C++
2 1 (11.11%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
2 1 (11.11%) MATLAB
2 1 (11.11%) XAML
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Autodesk
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