The table below looks at the statistics for AutoCAD skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited AutoCAD over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Autodesk AutoCAD
UK
Rank 552 567 583
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +16
Contract jobs citing AutoCAD 29 51 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.066% 0.10% 0.065%
As % of the Applications category 0.63% 0.89% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 21 16
Median daily rate £239 £250 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.50% -12.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £185 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £290 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £248 £250 £285
% change year-on-year
-1.00% -12.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 1
Median hourly rate £27.75 £29.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.31% +31.81%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.75 £29.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-4.31% +31.81%

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
4574 5738 6143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 10.38% 11.30% 12.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 2784 3324 3559
Median daily rate £350 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £160 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £505 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 382 505 591
Median hourly rate £14.50 £16.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.12% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.35 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.25 £41.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £16.50 £14.90
% change year-on-year
-15.15% +10.73%

AutoCAD
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing AutoCAD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 22 January 2017.

AutoCAD Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

AutoCAD
Top 22 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AutoCAD within the UK over the 3 months to 22 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +26 27 £239 -0.52% 13
London +2 10 £225 -6.25% 2
Yorkshire - 7 £175 - 1
City of London -1 6 £200 +33.33% 2
South East +6 5 £275 +10.00% 4
East of England -3 4 £255 +37.83% 2
Essex - 4 £255 - 2
Leeds - 4 £240 -
West Yorkshire - 4 £240 -
North Yorkshire - 3 £175 -
York - 3 £175 -
Scotland +18 2 - -
Berkshire +11 2 £275 -12.42% 1
Hampshire +10 2 - - 1
Aberdeen -10 2 - -
Basingstoke +6 1 - -
Shropshire - 1 - - 1
West Midlands - 1 - - 1
Telford - 1 - -
Wokingham - 1 - -
Brentwood - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - - 1

AutoCAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing AutoCAD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for AutoCAD.

1 20 (38.46%) CAD
2 11 (21.15%) MS Excel
3 10 (19.23%) Data Centre
4 9 (17.31%) MS Visio
4 9 (17.31%) Microsoft
4 9 (17.31%) Telecoms
5 8 (15.38%) MS Office
5 8 (15.38%) Security Cleared
5 8 (15.38%) Revit
6 7 (13.46%) Network Design
6 7 (13.46%) Degree
6 7 (13.46%) Visualisation
6 7 (13.46%) Siemens NX
6 7 (13.46%) Manufacturing
6 7 (13.46%) Teamcenter
6 7 (13.46%) PLM
6 7 (13.46%) Project Management
7 6 (11.54%) PRINCE2
7 6 (11.54%) Data Modelling
8 5 (9.62%) Data Management
8 5 (9.62%) JSP 440
8 5 (9.62%) SC Cleared
8 5 (9.62%) PTC Creo
8 5 (9.62%) Leaflet
8 5 (9.62%) LAN
8 5 (9.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 5 (9.62%) CAE
8 5 (9.62%) Pro/ENGINEER
8 5 (9.62%) CATIA
8 5 (9.62%) Aerospace

AutoCAD
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (21.15%) MS Excel
2 9 (17.31%) MS Visio
3 8 (15.38%) MS Office
3 8 (15.38%) Revit
4 7 (13.46%) Siemens NX
5 5 (9.62%) CATIA
5 5 (9.62%) Pro/ENGINEER
5 5 (9.62%) PTC Creo
6 4 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (7.69%) MS Project
7 3 (5.77%) Photoshop
8 2 (3.85%) FreeHand
8 2 (3.85%) Vectorworks
9 1 (1.92%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (1.92%) SketchUp
Business Applications
1 7 (13.46%) Teamcenter
2 3 (5.77%) TRIRIGA
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.62%) LAN
2 2 (3.85%) GPON
3 1 (1.92%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.92%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (1.92%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.77%) GIS
2 2 (3.85%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.92%) Relational Database
General
1 9 (17.31%) Telecoms
2 7 (13.46%) Manufacturing
3 5 (9.62%) Aerospace
3 5 (9.62%) Automotive
4 4 (7.69%) Finance
5 3 (5.77%) Financial Institution
5 3 (5.77%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (3.85%) Retail
7 1 (1.92%) Electronics
7 1 (1.92%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (21.15%) Designer
2 9 (17.31%) CAD Technician
3 6 (11.54%) AutoCAD Technician
4 5 (9.62%) 3D Designer
5 4 (7.69%) Architect
5 4 (7.69%) CAD Designer
5 4 (7.69%) IT Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) AutoCAD Designer
6 3 (5.77%) Facilities Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) Lead Architect
7 2 (3.85%) AutoCAD Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) CAD Draughtsman
7 2 (3.85%) CAD Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) Draughtsman
7 2 (3.85%) Process Designer
7 2 (3.85%) Project Manager
8 1 (1.92%) Junior
8 1 (1.92%) Lead Designer
8 1 (1.92%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (1.92%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.62%) Leaflet
2 2 (3.85%) DHTML
2 2 (3.85%) HTML
2 2 (3.85%) Itk
2 2 (3.85%) Web Services
2 2 (3.85%) XML
2 2 (3.85%) XSL
2 2 (3.85%) XSLT
3 1 (1.92%) COM
3 1 (1.92%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 10 (19.23%) Data Centre
2 7 (13.46%) Visualisation
3 2 (3.85%) Fat Client
3 2 (3.85%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.92%) CESG
4 1 (1.92%) CMDB
4 1 (1.92%) Derivative
4 1 (1.92%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (1.92%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.69%) Windows
2 2 (3.85%) Unix
2 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (3.85%) Windows Vista
3 1 (1.92%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (38.46%) CAD
2 7 (13.46%) Network Design
2 7 (13.46%) PLM
2 7 (13.46%) Project Management
3 6 (11.54%) Data Modelling
3 6 (11.54%) PRINCE2
4 5 (9.62%) CAE
4 5 (9.62%) Data Management
5 4 (7.69%) Change Control
5 4 (7.69%) ITIL
5 4 (7.69%) PRINCE
5 4 (7.69%) Requirements Management
5 4 (7.69%) Use Case
6 3 (5.77%) CAFM
7 2 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (3.85%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (3.85%) SOA
7 2 (3.85%) Validation
7 2 (3.85%) Workflow
8 1 (1.92%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.69%) SQL
2 3 (5.77%) C
3 2 (3.85%) C++
3 2 (3.85%) Java
3 2 (3.85%) JavaScript
3 2 (3.85%) Tcl
3 2 (3.85%) XPath
4 1 (1.92%) R
Qualifications
1 8 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 7 (13.46%) Degree
3 5 (9.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 5 (9.62%) SC Cleared
4 4 (7.69%) BICSI Certification
4 4 (7.69%) BICSI RCDD
4 4 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (3.85%) HND
6 1 (1.92%) Chartered Engineer
6 1 (1.92%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.62%) JSP 440
2 2 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.92%) Firmware
Vendors
1 9 (17.31%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.77%) IBM
2 3 (5.77%) Siemens
3 2 (3.85%) Remedy
3 2 (3.85%) webMethods
4 1 (1.92%) Adobe
4 1 (1.92%) Autodesk
4 1 (1.92%) EMC
4 1 (1.92%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.92%) Virgin Media
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