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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Autodesk AutoCAD
Rank 545 494 517
Rank change year-on-year
-51 +23
Contract jobs citing AutoCAD 38 59 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.074% 0.12% 0.049%
As % of the Applications category 0.62% 0.93% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 12 6
Average daily rate
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£285 £313 £209
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.80% +49.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £131
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £490 £263
UK excluding London average daily rate £285 £250 £250
% change year-on-year
+14.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 26 6
Average hourly rate £17.75 £24.75 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.28% +1.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.15 £14.60 £15.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.85 £37.95 £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.75 £24.75 £24.50
% change year-on-year
-28.28% +1.02%

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
6119 6367 5664
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 11.99% 13.22% 12.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 3519 3394 2918
Average daily rate £330 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £135 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 577 615 697
Average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.36 £10.50 £9.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £35.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -

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 January 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
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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 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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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 -35 37 £285 -12.30% 47
South East +8 23 £285 -28.57% 14
Berkshire - 18 £280 - 1
London -12 7 £375 +11.94% 5
North West -9 3 - - 3
Manchester - 3 - - 2
North East - 2 - -
Buckinghamshire -9 1 £260 - 1
Oxfordshire -23 1 £200 -49.87% 8
South West -28 1 - - 16
East of England - 1 £375 -
Scotland - - - -
Wales - - - - 1
West Midlands - - - - 4
South Wales - - - - 1
Maidstone - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - - 1
Surrey - - - - 2
Warwickshire - - - - 2
Yorkshire - - - - 4
City of London - - - -
East Midlands - - - - 1
Isle of Wight - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Derbyshire - - - -
Durham - - - -
Fife - - - -
Hampshire - - - - 1
Hertfordshire - - - -

AutoCAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 32 (37.65%) MS Office
2 29 (34.12%) CAD
3 22 (25.88%) Telecoms
4 19 (22.35%) Microsoft
5 15 (17.65%) MS Excel
5 15 (17.65%) Degree
6 13 (15.29%) MS Visio
7 12 (14.12%) Windows
8 11 (12.94%) Adobe
8 11 (12.94%) MS PowerPoint
9 10 (11.76%) Project Management
9 10 (11.76%) Revit
10 9 (10.59%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 9 (10.59%) GIS
11 8 (9.41%) Service Delivery
11 8 (9.41%) Ericsson
11 8 (9.41%) Cisco
12 7 (8.24%) Tandberg
12 7 (8.24%) Mapinfo
12 7 (8.24%) Autodesk
13 6 (7.06%) Internet
13 6 (7.06%) Validation
14 5 (5.88%) E-Learning
14 5 (5.88%) MOS
14 5 (5.88%) Google
14 5 (5.88%) A+ Certification
14 5 (5.88%) Polycom
14 5 (5.88%) Spreadsheet
14 5 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
15 4 (4.71%) Lync

AutoCAD
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (4.71%) Lync
2 2 (2.35%) ArcGIS
2 2 (2.35%) CMS
3 1 (1.18%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.18%) Confluence
Applications
1 32 (37.65%) MS Office
2 15 (17.65%) MS Excel
3 13 (15.29%) MS Visio
4 11 (12.94%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (11.76%) Revit
6 9 (10.59%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 5 (5.88%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (3.53%) MS Project
9 2 (2.35%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (1.18%) CATIA
10 1 (1.18%) Pro/ENGINEER
10 1 (1.18%) MicroStation
10 1 (1.18%) Elements/Pro
Business Applications
1 2 (2.35%) Magento
2 1 (1.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.18%) CODA-Financials
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.06%) Internet
2 4 (4.71%) H.323
2 4 (4.71%) WAN
3 3 (3.53%) DVB
3 3 (3.53%) Telnet
3 3 (3.53%) Structured Cabling
4 2 (2.35%) LAN
5 1 (1.18%) Firewall
5 1 (1.18%) Wireless
5 1 (1.18%) ATM
5 1 (1.18%) Network Security
5 1 (1.18%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.18%) MySQL
1 1 (1.18%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.18%) MS Access
1 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.18%) JIRA
General
1 22 (25.88%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.53%) Finance
3 2 (2.35%) Aerospace
3 2 (2.35%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.35%) Electronics
3 2 (2.35%) Retail
4 1 (1.18%) Marketing
4 1 (1.18%) Back Office
4 1 (1.18%) Military
4 1 (1.18%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.18%) Avionics
4 1 (1.18%) French Language
Job Titles
1 10 (11.76%) Architect
1 10 (11.76%) Analyst
2 9 (10.59%) Junior Architect
2 9 (10.59%) Junior
2 9 (10.59%) Design Engineer
2 9 (10.59%) CAD Technician
3 8 (9.41%) Designer
4 5 (5.88%) GIS Analyst
4 5 (5.88%) Microsoft Specialist
5 4 (4.71%) CAD Designer
5 4 (4.71%) Site Engineer
5 4 (4.71%) Audio Engineer
6 3 (3.53%) Cabling Engineer
6 3 (3.53%) Consultant
6 3 (3.53%) Support Engineer
6 3 (3.53%) Project Manager
7 2 (2.35%) UI Programmer
7 2 (2.35%) UX Developer
7 2 (2.35%) UI Developer
7 2 (2.35%) Broadcast Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.71%) XMPP
2 3 (3.53%) CSS
2 3 (3.53%) HTML
3 2 (2.35%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.59%) GIS
2 5 (5.88%) E-Learning
2 5 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.71%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (3.53%) Statistics
5 2 (2.35%) User Experience
5 2 (2.35%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.35%) Visualisation
5 2 (2.35%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (1.18%) CCTV
6 1 (1.18%) SCADA
6 1 (1.18%) DTV
6 1 (1.18%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 12 (14.12%) Windows
2 2 (2.35%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.18%) UNIX
3 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (34.12%) CAD
2 10 (11.76%) Project Management
3 8 (9.41%) Service Delivery
4 6 (7.06%) Validation
5 3 (3.53%) Network Design
5 3 (3.53%) ITIL
5 3 (3.53%) PRINCE2
5 3 (3.53%) 3D Modelling
5 3 (3.53%) Line Management
6 2 (2.35%) Change Control
6 2 (2.35%) MSF
6 2 (2.35%) MOF
6 2 (2.35%) E-Commerce
6 2 (2.35%) Risk Management
6 2 (2.35%) Six Sigma
6 2 (2.35%) Asset Management
6 2 (2.35%) Data Management
7 1 (1.18%) Release Management
7 1 (1.18%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (1.18%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.35%) JavaScript
1 2 (2.35%) SQL
2 1 (1.18%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (17.65%) Degree
2 5 (5.88%) MOS
2 5 (5.88%) A+ Certification
3 3 (3.53%) HND
3 3 (3.53%) CCNA
3 3 (3.53%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (3.53%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.35%) BICSI Certification
4 2 (2.35%) BICSI RCDD
5 1 (1.18%) MCP
5 1 (1.18%) CCNP
5 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.18%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.18%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.71%) QA
2 1 (1.18%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (1.18%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.18%) HP NNM
1 1 (1.18%) CiscoWorks
1 1 (1.18%) OpenView
Vendors
1 19 (22.35%) Microsoft
2 11 (12.94%) Adobe
3 8 (9.41%) Ericsson
3 8 (9.41%) Cisco
4 7 (8.24%) Tandberg
4 7 (8.24%) Mapinfo
4 7 (8.24%) Autodesk
5 5 (5.88%) Google
5 5 (5.88%) Polycom
6 4 (4.71%) Avaya
6 4 (4.71%) SAP
7 2 (2.35%) HP
7 2 (2.35%) TOWER Software
7 2 (2.35%) SolidWorks
8 1 (1.18%) Huawei
8 1 (1.18%) BT
8 1 (1.18%) VMware
8 1 (1.18%) PTC
8 1 (1.18%) Oracle
8 1 (1.18%) Progress
Dorset
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £20 - £30 per hour + competitive
Posted: 13 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
Roc Search
Posted: 16 hours ago
Loughborough, Leicestershire
ECS Recruitment Group Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
South Wales
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £20 - £30 per hour + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: Market related
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £20 - £30 per month + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £35.00 - £40.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Plymouth
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £25 - £35 per hour + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Bristol
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £25 - £30 per hour + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Yorkshire and the Humber
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Plymouth
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £25 - £35 per hour + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Bristol
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £25 - £35 per hour + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Liverpool
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Bristol
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £25 - £32 per hour + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Bristol
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £25 - £30 per hour + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
South Yorkshire
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £18 - £25 per annum + dependant on experience
Posted: 23 days ago
Bristol
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £22 - £26 per hour + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Bristol
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £18 - £23 per hour + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
West Midlands
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: 24 days ago