The table below looks at the statistics for AutoCAD skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited AutoCAD over the 3 months to 30 July 2015 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Autodesk AutoCAD
Rank 603 549 552
Rank change year-on-year
-54 +3
Contract jobs citing AutoCAD 25 66 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.044% 0.12% 0.047%
As % of the Applications category 0.37% 0.92% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 19 6
Average daily rate
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£290 £265 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.43% +51.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £150 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £475 £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £225 £150
% change year-on-year
+77.77% +50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 16 4
Average hourly rate £12.50 £25.00 £24.34
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +2.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £25.00 £26.84
% change year-on-year
-50.00% -6.85%

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

Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
6788 7185 6514
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 11.90% 13.14% 12.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 3960 3971 3542
Average daily rate £345 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.15% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £153 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +1.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 651 747 661
Average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.45 £32.70 £29.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -

AutoCAD
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing AutoCAD within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

AutoCAD Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

AutoCAD
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing AutoCAD within the UK.

AutoCAD Daily Rate Trend in the UK

AutoCAD
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing AutoCAD within the UK over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

AutoCAD Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

AutoCAD
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing AutoCAD within the UK.

AutoCAD Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

AutoCAD
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AutoCAD within the UK over the 3 months to 30 July 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
England -76 15 £163 -38.67% 18
Scotland +7 8 £469 -
Aberdeen - 8 £469 -
London -16 5 £163 -48.00% 2
Yorkshire - 4 - - 2
South West -4 2 £150 - 1
East Midlands -7 2 - - 2
North West -24 2 - - 5
Nottinghamshire - 2 - -
Leeds - 2 - - 1
West Yorkshire - 2 - - 1
Worksop - 2 - -
Derbyshire - 2 - - 1
Chesterfield - 2 - -
City of London -8 1 £150 -33.33% 1
Cumbria -20 1 - -
South East -33 1 £180 -40.98% 4
East Yorkshire - 1 - -
Merseyside - 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 £180 - 1
South Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
Dorset - 1 - - 1
Mansfield - 1 - -
Sheffield - 1 - -
Woodstock - 1 £180 -
Derby - 1 - -
Hull - 1 - -
Kendal - 1 - -
Belper - 1 - -
Birkenhead - 1 - -

AutoCAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing AutoCAD 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 AutoCAD.

1 23 (33.82%) CAD
2 21 (30.88%) MS Office
2 21 (30.88%) Telecoms
3 14 (20.59%) Windows
4 12 (17.65%) Workflow
4 12 (17.65%) Microsoft
5 11 (16.18%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (14.71%) PLM
6 10 (14.71%) Teamcenter
6 10 (14.71%) Data Modelling
6 10 (14.71%) UNIX
6 10 (14.71%) XML
6 10 (14.71%) HTML
6 10 (14.71%) Java
6 10 (14.71%) JavaScript
6 10 (14.71%) SQL
6 10 (14.71%) C
6 10 (14.71%) C++
6 10 (14.71%) Ericsson
6 10 (14.71%) Root Cause Analysis
6 10 (14.71%) Siemens NX
7 9 (13.24%) Itk
7 9 (13.24%) DHTML
7 9 (13.24%) SOA
7 9 (13.24%) MS Excel
8 8 (11.76%) XSL
8 8 (11.76%) XSLT
8 8 (11.76%) Web Services
8 8 (11.76%) Tcl
8 8 (11.76%) Thin Client

AutoCAD
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing AutoCAD 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 AutoCAD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (5.88%) ArcGIS
2 1 (1.47%) Smallworld
2 1 (1.47%) CMS
2 1 (1.47%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 21 (30.88%) MS Office
2 10 (14.71%) Siemens NX
3 9 (13.24%) MS Excel
4 5 (7.35%) SOLIDWORKS
4 5 (7.35%) CATIA
5 4 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (4.41%) Revit
6 3 (4.41%) Vectorworks
6 3 (4.41%) Photoshop
7 2 (2.94%) MS Visio
7 2 (2.94%) PTC Creo
8 1 (1.47%) Acrobat
8 1 (1.47%) Maya
8 1 (1.47%) 3ds Max
8 1 (1.47%) MS Project
8 1 (1.47%) Pro/ENGINEER
Business Applications
1 10 (14.71%) Teamcenter
2 2 (2.94%) SyteLine
3 1 (1.47%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.29%) Radio Access Network
2 5 (7.35%) 3G
2 5 (7.35%) 4G
3 1 (1.47%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.47%) Wireless
3 1 (1.47%) Converged Networks
3 1 (1.47%) PBX
3 1 (1.47%) DHCP
3 1 (1.47%) DNS
3 1 (1.47%) Internet
General
1 21 (30.88%) Telecoms
2 6 (8.82%) Finance
3 2 (2.94%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.94%) Marketing
3 2 (2.94%) German Language
4 1 (1.47%) Electronics
4 1 (1.47%) Advertising
4 1 (1.47%) Games
4 1 (1.47%) Retail
4 1 (1.47%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.47%) Law
Job Titles
1 13 (19.12%) Design Engineer
2 7 (10.29%) Architect
3 6 (8.82%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (7.35%) Site Engineer
5 4 (5.88%) Support Engineer
6 3 (4.41%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (4.41%) Project Manager
6 3 (4.41%) Desktop Support
6 3 (4.41%) Analyst
6 3 (4.41%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 3 (4.41%) Desktop Engineer
6 3 (4.41%) Project Engineer
6 3 (4.41%) Consultant
7 2 (2.94%) AutoCAD Technician
7 2 (2.94%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (2.94%) IT Support
7 2 (2.94%) GIS Technician
7 2 (2.94%) Help Desk Engineer
7 2 (2.94%) Civil Engineer
7 2 (2.94%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (14.71%) HTML
1 10 (14.71%) XML
2 9 (13.24%) DHTML
2 9 (13.24%) Itk
3 8 (11.76%) Web Services
3 8 (11.76%) XSL
3 8 (11.76%) XSLT
4 1 (1.47%) Flash
4 1 (1.47%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.76%) Thin Client
1 8 (11.76%) Fat Client
2 5 (7.35%) GIS
2 5 (7.35%) Statistics
3 4 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.94%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.47%) User Experience
5 1 (1.47%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 14 (20.59%) Windows
2 10 (14.71%) UNIX
3 2 (2.94%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.47%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.47%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (33.82%) CAD
2 12 (17.65%) Workflow
3 11 (16.18%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (14.71%) Data Modelling
4 10 (14.71%) Root Cause Analysis
4 10 (14.71%) PLM
5 9 (13.24%) SOA
6 8 (11.76%) Validation
7 6 (8.82%) Project Management
7 6 (8.82%) Service Delivery
8 2 (2.94%) ERP
8 2 (2.94%) Risk Management
8 2 (2.94%) Document Management
8 2 (2.94%) 3D Modelling
8 2 (2.94%) Data Analysis
8 2 (2.94%) CAFM
9 1 (1.47%) Resource Management
9 1 (1.47%) Workflow Management
9 1 (1.47%) Network Architecture
9 1 (1.47%) 3D Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 10 (14.71%) C
1 10 (14.71%) C++
1 10 (14.71%) Java
1 10 (14.71%) JavaScript
1 10 (14.71%) SQL
2 8 (11.76%) Tcl
2 8 (11.76%) XPath
3 1 (1.47%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (11.76%) Degree
2 5 (7.35%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.41%) Chartered Engineer
3 3 (4.41%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.47%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 4 (5.88%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.47%) vSphere
Vendors
1 12 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 10 (14.71%) Ericsson
3 8 (11.76%) webMethods
4 4 (5.88%) SAP
5 3 (4.41%) Mapinfo
5 3 (4.41%) TOWER Software
6 2 (2.94%) Autodesk
6 2 (2.94%) Oracle
6 2 (2.94%) JD Edwards
7 1 (1.47%) Cisco
7 1 (1.47%) EMC
7 1 (1.47%) CommVault
7 1 (1.47%) VMware
7 1 (1.47%) PTC
7 1 (1.47%) Huawei
7 1 (1.47%) Acronis
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