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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Autodesk AutoCAD
Rank 599 562 552
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -10
Contract jobs citing AutoCAD 26 54 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.044% 0.097% 0.068%
As % of the Applications category 0.38% 0.75% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 15 3
Average daily rate
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£150 £310 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-51.61% +106.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £188 £118
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £475 £230
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £208 £130
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +59.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 12
Average hourly rate £12.50 £22.75 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.05% -9.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £22.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-45.05% -9.00%

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
6876 7213 6677
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 11.74% 12.97% 12.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 4022 4045 3640
Average daily rate £350 £338 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £160 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 650 708 656
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 £37.50 £32.50 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.22 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-1.46% -1.79%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -44 19 £150 -51.61% 26
Scotland +1 7 £500 -
Aberdeen - 7 £500 -
London +1 6 £150 -54.54%
Yorkshire - 6 - - 3
West Yorkshire - 5 - - 2
Leeds - 5 - - 1
City of London +4 3 £150 -46.42%
South East -24 3 £163 -24.41% 7
East Midlands -8 2 - -
Buckinghamshire -15 2 £125 -41.86% 2
Derbyshire - 2 - -
Nottinghamshire - 2 - -
Milton Keynes - 2 £125 - 2
Chesterfield - 2 - -
Worksop - 2 - -
East of England +2 1 - - 5
South West -13 1 - - 5
North West -32 1 - - 6
Cambridgeshire - 1 - - 1
Sheffield - 1 - -
Mansfield - 1 - -
Cambridge - 1 - -
Kendal - 1 - -
Belper - 1 - -
Derby - 1 - -
Cumbria - 1 - - 2
Surrey - 1 £200 -
Dorset - 1 - -
South Yorkshire - 1 - -

AutoCAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 24 (42.11%) CAD
2 14 (24.56%) Windows
3 13 (22.81%) MS Office
4 12 (21.05%) SQL
4 12 (21.05%) Workflow
5 11 (19.30%) Telecoms
6 10 (17.54%) PLM
6 10 (17.54%) Teamcenter
6 10 (17.54%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (17.54%) Degree
6 10 (17.54%) Java
6 10 (17.54%) C
6 10 (17.54%) C++
6 10 (17.54%) XML
6 10 (17.54%) Data Modelling
6 10 (17.54%) Microsoft
6 10 (17.54%) Root Cause Analysis
6 10 (17.54%) Siemens NX
7 9 (15.79%) Itk
7 9 (15.79%) SOA
7 9 (15.79%) UNIX
7 9 (15.79%) DHTML
7 9 (15.79%) HTML
7 9 (15.79%) JavaScript
7 9 (15.79%) Project Management
8 8 (14.04%) Thin Client
8 8 (14.04%) Tcl
8 8 (14.04%) webMethods
8 8 (14.04%) XSL
8 8 (14.04%) XSLT

AutoCAD
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 3 (5.26%) ArcGIS
2 1 (1.75%) Smallworld
2 1 (1.75%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 13 (22.81%) MS Office
2 10 (17.54%) Siemens NX
3 8 (14.04%) MS Excel
4 5 (8.77%) CATIA
5 3 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (5.26%) Revit
5 3 (5.26%) Vectorworks
5 3 (5.26%) Photoshop
5 3 (5.26%) SOLIDWORKS
6 2 (3.51%) 3ds Max
6 2 (3.51%) MS Visio
7 1 (1.75%) Maya
7 1 (1.75%) MS Project
7 1 (1.75%) Pro/ENGINEER
7 1 (1.75%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 10 (17.54%) Teamcenter
2 2 (3.51%) SyteLine
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.26%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (3.51%) 3G
2 2 (3.51%) 4G
3 1 (1.75%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.75%) Wireless
3 1 (1.75%) Converged Networks
3 1 (1.75%) PBX
3 1 (1.75%) DHCP
3 1 (1.75%) DNS
3 1 (1.75%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.51%) Crystal Reports
General
1 11 (19.30%) Telecoms
2 8 (14.04%) Finance
3 4 (7.02%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.51%) Marketing
4 2 (3.51%) German Language
5 1 (1.75%) Advertising
5 1 (1.75%) Games
5 1 (1.75%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.75%) Law
5 1 (1.75%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 8 (14.04%) Design Engineer
2 7 (12.28%) Architect
3 6 (10.53%) Project Manager
3 6 (10.53%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (7.02%) AutoCAD Technician
5 3 (5.26%) Project Engineer
5 3 (5.26%) Support Engineer
5 3 (5.26%) Junior
6 2 (3.51%) Analyst
6 2 (3.51%) Help Desk Manager
6 2 (3.51%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 2 (3.51%) Civil Engineer
6 2 (3.51%) Draughtsman
6 2 (3.51%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (3.51%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (3.51%) IT Support
6 2 (3.51%) Designer
6 2 (3.51%) Desktop Support
7 1 (1.75%) Site Engineer
7 1 (1.75%) Junior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (17.54%) XML
2 9 (15.79%) DHTML
2 9 (15.79%) HTML
2 9 (15.79%) Itk
3 8 (14.04%) Web Services
3 8 (14.04%) XSL
3 8 (14.04%) XSLT
4 1 (1.75%) V-Ray
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.04%) Thin Client
1 8 (14.04%) Fat Client
2 7 (12.28%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.02%) GIS
4 1 (1.75%) Statistics
4 1 (1.75%) CMDB
4 1 (1.75%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.75%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 14 (24.56%) Windows
2 9 (15.79%) UNIX
3 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (3.51%) Windows Vista
3 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (3.51%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.75%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.75%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (42.11%) CAD
2 12 (21.05%) Workflow
3 10 (17.54%) PLM
3 10 (17.54%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (17.54%) Data Modelling
3 10 (17.54%) Root Cause Analysis
4 9 (15.79%) SOA
4 9 (15.79%) Project Management
5 8 (14.04%) Validation
6 5 (8.77%) Data Analysis
7 2 (3.51%) ERP
7 2 (3.51%) CAFM
7 2 (3.51%) Risk Management
7 2 (3.51%) People Management
8 1 (1.75%) Resource Management
8 1 (1.75%) 3D Modelling
8 1 (1.75%) Network Architecture
8 1 (1.75%) 3D Visualisation
8 1 (1.75%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (1.75%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 12 (21.05%) SQL
2 10 (17.54%) C
2 10 (17.54%) C++
2 10 (17.54%) Java
3 9 (15.79%) JavaScript
4 8 (14.04%) Tcl
4 8 (14.04%) XPath
5 1 (1.75%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (17.54%) Degree
2 4 (7.02%) Security Cleared
3 3 (5.26%) Chartered Engineer
4 2 (3.51%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.75%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.75%) SLA
1 1 (1.75%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.26%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.75%) vSphere
Vendors
1 10 (17.54%) Microsoft
2 8 (14.04%) webMethods
3 3 (5.26%) SAP
3 3 (5.26%) Autodesk
4 2 (3.51%) TOWER Software
4 2 (3.51%) Remedy
4 2 (3.51%) Ericsson
4 2 (3.51%) JD Edwards
4 2 (3.51%) Mapinfo
5 1 (1.75%) Cisco
5 1 (1.75%) EMC
5 1 (1.75%) CommVault
5 1 (1.75%) VMware
5 1 (1.75%) Huawei
5 1 (1.75%) Acronis
5 1 (1.75%) Oracle
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Amoria Bond - UK
Rate: DOE
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Salford
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Leeds
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Ulverston
Real Staffing
Rate: £25 - £27.50 per hour + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Essex
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: 18 days ago
Swindon
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £32 - £34 per hour
Posted: 20 days ago
Ulverston
Real Staffing
Rate: £15 - £25 per hour + dependant on experience
Posted: 25 days ago
Kingston Upon Hull
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
Bristol
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £22 - £27 per hour + DOE
Posted: 26 days ago