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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Autodesk AutoCAD
Rank 571 527 527
Rank change year-on-year
-44 0
Contract jobs citing AutoCAD 36 55 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.066% 0.10% 0.047%
As % of the Applications category 0.54% 0.80% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 17 5
Average daily rate
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£265 £288 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.82% +43.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £159 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £411 £305 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £246 £225 £188
% change year-on-year
+9.44% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 15 5
Average hourly rate £26.75 £25.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.00% +56.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.15 £21.70 £15.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.05 £37.50 £21.21
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.75 £25.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
+27.00% +49.25%

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
6692 6907 6145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.35% 13.12% 13.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 3668 3692 3180
Average daily rate £343 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.38% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £150 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £303 £305
% change year-on-year
+7.43% -0.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 674 722 699
Average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.40 £40.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-7.93% +1.61%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -48 31 £246 -14.34% 26
South East -25 15 £231 -8.86% 5
Berkshire -7 9 £263 -
London -11 9 £296 +3.04% 2
Newbury - 5 £300 -
Oxfordshire - 4 £190 - 4
North West -23 3 £195 - 7
Scotland - 3 £369 - 1
East of England +9 2 - -
Surrey +2 2 £255 - 1
Cambridgeshire +1 2 - -
Guildford - 2 £255 -
Aberdeen - 2 £369 -
North Yorkshire +5 1 £180 -20.00%
Cambridge -1 1 - -
Staffordshire -9 1 - - 1
West Midlands -10 1 - - 1
Yorkshire -14 1 £180 -20.00% 2
City of London - 1 £275 -
Merseyside - 1 - - 1
Cheshire - 1 - -
Reading - 1 - -
Stafford - 1 - - 1
Witney - 1 £200 -
Woodstock - 1 £180 -
York - 1 £180 -
Glasgow - 1 - - 1
Birkenhead - 1 - - 1
Knutsford - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 £195 - 4

AutoCAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 30 (38.96%) MS Office
2 28 (36.36%) Telecoms
3 24 (31.17%) CAD
4 15 (19.48%) Ericsson
5 11 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 9 (11.69%) MS Excel
6 9 (11.69%) Service Delivery
7 8 (10.39%) Windows
7 8 (10.39%) Degree
8 7 (9.09%) Statistics
8 7 (9.09%) Radio Access Network
9 6 (7.79%) Security Cleared
9 6 (7.79%) Finance
10 5 (6.49%) MS PowerPoint
10 5 (6.49%) UNIX
10 5 (6.49%) SAP
10 5 (6.49%) GIS
10 5 (6.49%) 3G
10 5 (6.49%) 4G
11 4 (5.19%) Revit
11 4 (5.19%) Project Management
11 4 (5.19%) ArcGIS
11 4 (5.19%) SQL
11 4 (5.19%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (5.19%) SC Cleared
11 4 (5.19%) TOWER Software
11 4 (5.19%) SOLIDWORKS
12 3 (3.90%) PLM
12 3 (3.90%) Workflow
12 3 (3.90%) Teamcenter

AutoCAD
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (5.19%) ArcGIS
2 2 (2.60%) Lync
3 1 (1.30%) CMS
Applications
1 30 (38.96%) MS Office
2 9 (11.69%) MS Excel
3 5 (6.49%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (5.19%) Revit
4 4 (5.19%) SOLIDWORKS
5 3 (3.90%) Photoshop
5 3 (3.90%) Vectorworks
5 3 (3.90%) Siemens NX
5 3 (3.90%) PTC Creo
6 2 (2.60%) MS Visio
7 1 (1.30%) Maya
7 1 (1.30%) 3ds Max
7 1 (1.30%) Pro/ENGINEER
7 1 (1.30%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 3 (3.90%) Teamcenter
2 1 (1.30%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.09%) Radio Access Network
2 5 (6.49%) 3G
2 5 (6.49%) 4G
3 2 (2.60%) WebEx
3 2 (2.60%) H.323
4 1 (1.30%) LAN
4 1 (1.30%) Wireless
General
1 28 (36.36%) Telecoms
2 6 (7.79%) Finance
3 2 (2.60%) Electronics
3 2 (2.60%) German Language
3 2 (2.60%) Marketing
4 1 (1.30%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.30%) Law
4 1 (1.30%) Advertising
4 1 (1.30%) Military
4 1 (1.30%) Games
4 1 (1.30%) Retail
4 1 (1.30%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 15 (19.48%) Design Engineer
2 9 (11.69%) Site Engineer
3 5 (6.49%) CAD Technician
3 5 (6.49%) Analyst
4 3 (3.90%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 3 (3.90%) Desktop Engineer
4 3 (3.90%) Help Desk Engineer
4 3 (3.90%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (3.90%) Desktop Support
4 3 (3.90%) Consultant
4 3 (3.90%) Support Engineer
4 3 (3.90%) Project Manager
4 3 (3.90%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (3.90%) Designer
5 2 (2.60%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (2.60%) Help Desk Manager
5 2 (2.60%) Architect
5 2 (2.60%) IT Consultant
5 2 (2.60%) Audio Engineer
5 2 (2.60%) GIS Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.90%) HTML
1 3 (3.90%) XML
2 2 (2.60%) Itk
2 2 (2.60%) XMPP
2 2 (2.60%) XSL
2 2 (2.60%) XSLT
2 2 (2.60%) Web Services
2 2 (2.60%) DHTML
3 1 (1.30%) CSS
3 1 (1.30%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.09%) Statistics
2 5 (6.49%) GIS
3 2 (2.60%) Visualisation
3 2 (2.60%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.30%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (1.30%) CCTV
4 1 (1.30%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.30%) SCADA
4 1 (1.30%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.30%) User Experience
4 1 (1.30%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.39%) Windows
2 5 (6.49%) UNIX
3 1 (1.30%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (31.17%) CAD
2 9 (11.69%) Service Delivery
3 4 (5.19%) Project Management
3 4 (5.19%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (3.90%) PLM
4 3 (3.90%) Workflow
4 3 (3.90%) PRINCE2
4 3 (3.90%) Data Modelling
4 3 (3.90%) Risk Management
4 3 (3.90%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (2.60%) 3D Modelling
5 2 (2.60%) SOA
5 2 (2.60%) ITIL
5 2 (2.60%) CAFM
5 2 (2.60%) Asset Management
5 2 (2.60%) Data Management
5 2 (2.60%) Validation
6 1 (1.30%) Migration
6 1 (1.30%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (1.30%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.19%) SQL
2 3 (3.90%) C++
2 3 (3.90%) Java
2 3 (3.90%) JavaScript
3 2 (2.60%) Tcl
3 2 (2.60%) C
3 2 (2.60%) XPath
4 1 (1.30%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (10.39%) Degree
2 6 (7.79%) Security Cleared
3 4 (5.19%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.90%) Chartered Engineer
5 1 (1.30%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.30%) QA
1 1 (1.30%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (3.90%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.30%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 15 (19.48%) Ericsson
2 11 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.49%) SAP
4 4 (5.19%) TOWER Software
5 3 (3.90%) Polycom
5 3 (3.90%) Cisco
5 3 (3.90%) Mapinfo
6 2 (2.60%) webMethods
6 2 (2.60%) JD Edwards
6 2 (2.60%) Autodesk
6 2 (2.60%) Avaya
6 2 (2.60%) Oracle
6 2 (2.60%) Tandberg
6 2 (2.60%) PTC
7 1 (1.30%) VMware
7 1 (1.30%) Huawei
7 1 (1.30%) CA
7 1 (1.30%) EMC
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