The table below looks at the statistics for SOLIDWORKS skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOLIDWORKS over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Dassault Systèmes SOLIDWORKS
Rank - 148 127
Contract jobs citing SOLIDWORKS 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - 0.031% 0.12%
As % of the Applications category - 0.28% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £675 £375 £250
% change year-on-year
+80.00% +50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £36.50 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +58.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £34.25 £32.40
% change year-on-year
-12.40% +5.70%
SOLIDWORKS
England

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

Applications Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
342 359 367
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 11.48% 11.14% 14.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 213 200
Average daily rate £340 £338 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.66% +8.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £157 £135 £136
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £490 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 49 44
Average hourly rate £27.50 £14.18 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+93.90% -32.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.19 £10.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £36.25 £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+12.06% -3.33%

SOLIDWORKS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

SOLIDWORKS Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

SOLIDWORKS
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

SOLIDWORKS Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

SOLIDWORKS
Top 10 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Military
1 1 (100.00%) PDM
1 1 (100.00%) Pro/ENGINEER
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management
1 1 (100.00%) 3D Modelling
1 1 (100.00%) PTC Creo

SOLIDWORKS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) Pro/ENGINEER
1 1 (100.00%) PTC Creo
General
1 1 (100.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Design Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Mechanical Design Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Mechanical Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) 3D Modelling
1 1 (100.00%) PDM
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft