The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 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 Applications category.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Autodesk AutoCAD
Rank 535 512 484
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -28
Contract jobs citing AutoCAD 52 32 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.092% 0.067% 0.17%
As % of the Applications category 0.71% 0.52% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 6 7
Average daily rate £288 £250 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £159 £225 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £350 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £214 £400 £275
% change year-on-year
-46.56% +45.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 10 44
Average hourly rate £23.00 £15.88 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.88% -42.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.70 £13.90 £18.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £23.45 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £15.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+48.38% -43.63%
Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
7352 6208 7461
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.06% 13.01% 12.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 3864 3171 3780
Average daily rate £325 £338 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% -0.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £163 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £301 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.99% +0.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 691 712 795
Average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.94 £36.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -8.82%

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 18 April 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing AutoCAD within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

AutoCAD Hourly Rate Histogram 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 18 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
England -68 49 £288 +15.00% 17
London -18 13 £288 +27.77% 3
East Midlands -2 11 £213 - 3
South East -8 11 £203 - 2
Leicestershire -8 9 £213 -
South West -14 8 - - 1
Berkshire -4 5 - - 1
Hampshire +8 4 £203 -
Leicester -11 4 - -
East of England -24 4 £165 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 2 £165 -
Hertfordshire -9 1 - - 1
Bristol -12 1 - - 1
North West -19 1 - - 2
Cambridge - 1 £165 -
Yorkshire - 1 £225 - 1
City of London - - - - 1
Kent - - - -
Norfolk - - - -
Staffordshire - - - - 1
Surrey - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - - 1
Cheshire - - - - 1
Derbyshire - - - -
Devon - - - -
Fife - - - -
Aberdeen - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - - 1

AutoCAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 45 (40.91%) CAD
2 26 (23.64%) MS Office
3 25 (22.73%) Degree
4 23 (20.91%) MS Excel
5 21 (19.09%) Telecoms
6 15 (13.64%) GIS
6 15 (13.64%) Project Management
6 15 (13.64%) Microsoft
7 13 (11.82%) MS Visio
7 13 (11.82%) SQL
8 11 (10.00%) Revit
9 10 (9.09%) Google
9 10 (9.09%) Windows
9 10 (9.09%) LAN
9 10 (9.09%) Autodesk
9 10 (9.09%) Mapinfo
10 9 (8.18%) Oracle
10 9 (8.18%) SC Cleared
10 9 (8.18%) Security Cleared
11 8 (7.27%) Data Entry
11 8 (7.27%) Korean Language
11 8 (7.27%) HNC
11 8 (7.27%) Manufacturing
12 7 (6.36%) SQL Server
12 7 (6.36%) ISO 9001
12 7 (6.36%) QA
12 7 (6.36%) Spreadsheet
12 7 (6.36%) Time Management
13 6 (5.45%) Strategic Planning
13 6 (5.45%) Retail

AutoCAD
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 5 (4.55%) ArcGIS
2 2 (1.82%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (0.91%) ArcSDE
Applications
1 26 (23.64%) MS Office
2 23 (20.91%) MS Excel
3 13 (11.82%) MS Visio
4 11 (10.00%) Revit
5 7 (6.36%) Spreadsheet
6 5 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (4.55%) MicroStation
7 2 (1.82%) Pro/ENGINEER
8 1 (0.91%) 3ds Max
8 1 (0.91%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 1 (0.91%) SmartPlant
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.09%) LAN
2 3 (2.73%) VoIP
3 2 (1.82%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.91%) 802.11
4 1 (0.91%) Wireless
4 1 (0.91%) WLAN
4 1 (0.91%) DVB
4 1 (0.91%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.36%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.64%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (0.91%) Oracle Reports
General
1 21 (19.09%) Telecoms
2 8 (7.27%) Korean Language
2 8 (7.27%) Manufacturing
3 6 (5.45%) Retail
4 3 (2.73%) Advertising
4 3 (2.73%) French Language
5 2 (1.82%) Electronics
5 2 (1.82%) Automotive
6 1 (0.91%) Finance
6 1 (0.91%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (15.45%) Design Engineer
2 11 (10.00%) CAD Technician
2 11 (10.00%) Designer
3 10 (9.09%) Project Manager
3 10 (9.09%) Analyst
4 7 (6.36%) CAD Designer
4 7 (6.36%) Draughtsman
5 6 (5.45%) CAD Engineer
5 6 (5.45%) Electrical Engineer
5 6 (5.45%) Mechanical Engineer
5 6 (5.45%) Network Analyst
5 6 (5.45%) Developer
6 5 (4.55%) Coordinator
6 5 (4.55%) Software Developer
6 5 (4.55%) Systems Engineer
6 5 (4.55%) Project Coordinator
6 5 (4.55%) Senior Mechanical Engineer
6 5 (4.55%) PLC Engineer
7 4 (3.64%) Technical Project Coordinator
7 4 (3.64%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.55%) .NET
2 4 (3.64%) HTML5
2 4 (3.64%) jQuery
2 4 (3.64%) HTML
3 1 (0.91%) WCF
3 1 (0.91%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.64%) GIS
2 5 (4.55%) SCADA
3 3 (2.73%) Robotics
4 1 (0.91%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.91%) MPEG
4 1 (0.91%) DTV
4 1 (0.91%) Tandem
4 1 (0.91%) Mathematics
4 1 (0.91%) Remote Sensing
Operating Systems
1 10 (9.09%) Windows
2 5 (4.55%) Windows 7
3 3 (2.73%) Android
4 1 (0.91%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (40.91%) CAD
2 15 (13.64%) Project Management
3 8 (7.27%) Data Entry
4 7 (6.36%) Time Management
5 6 (5.45%) Strategic Planning
6 4 (3.64%) Network Design
6 4 (3.64%) Migration
7 2 (1.82%) QMS
7 2 (1.82%) Load Testing
7 2 (1.82%) Test Scripting
7 2 (1.82%) WFM
7 2 (1.82%) Service Delivery
7 2 (1.82%) Quality Management
8 1 (0.91%) Workflow
8 1 (0.91%) ETL
8 1 (0.91%) Data Management
8 1 (0.91%) Software Engineering
8 1 (0.91%) Project Planning
8 1 (0.91%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 13 (11.82%) SQL
2 6 (5.45%) C#
3 4 (3.64%) VB.NET
4 1 (0.91%) C
4 1 (0.91%) C++
Qualifications
1 25 (22.73%) Degree
2 9 (8.18%) SC Cleared
2 9 (8.18%) Security Cleared
3 8 (7.27%) HNC
4 2 (1.82%) NVQ Level 3
4 2 (1.82%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.91%) CWNA
5 1 (0.91%) CCIE
5 1 (0.91%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.91%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.36%) ISO 9001
1 7 (6.36%) QA
2 1 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 15 (13.64%) Microsoft
2 10 (9.09%) Google
2 10 (9.09%) Autodesk
2 10 (9.09%) Mapinfo
3 9 (8.18%) Oracle
4 6 (5.45%) Siemens
4 6 (5.45%) SAP
5 5 (4.55%) Allen-Bradley
6 4 (3.64%) TOWER Software
7 3 (2.73%) ESRI
7 3 (2.73%) Spiceworks
8 2 (1.82%) SolidWorks
9 1 (0.91%) Adobe
9 1 (0.91%) Cisco
9 1 (0.91%) Meraki
9 1 (0.91%) AirMagnet
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