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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Autodesk AutoCAD
Rank 536 509 505
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -4
Contract jobs citing AutoCAD 45 57 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.086% 0.11% 0.064%
As % of the Applications category 0.72% 0.85% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 14 10
Average daily rate
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£273 £313 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.80% +31.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £215 £167
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £470 £278
UK excluding London average daily rate £258 £250 £250
% change year-on-year
+3.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 17 7
Average hourly rate £13.50 £23.00 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.30% +46.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £19.10 £13.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.70 £37.80 £24.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £23.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-41.30% +64.28%

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
6246 6745 5911
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 11.89% 13.32% 12.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 3498 3516 3056
Average daily rate £348 £325 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.15% -2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £140 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £305 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 585 618 686
Average hourly rate £15.75 £15.50 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.61% +1.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.38 £10.00 £9.92
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £37.50 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -

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 4 March 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 4 March 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 4 March 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 -13 44 £273 -12.80% 43
South East -4 31 £255 -36.09% 12
Berkshire - 20 £285 - 3
London -14 5 £350 +6.87% 2
East of England +6 4 £375 -
Surrey +1 4 £255 - 1
Oxfordshire -21 4 £200 -49.87% 5
North West -16 2 - - 1
North East - 2 - -
Tyne and Wear - 2 - -
Manchester - 2 - - 1
Scotland - 1 - - 2
South Lanarkshire - - - -
Staines - - - -
Towcester - - - -
Warrington - - - -
Warwick - - - -
Windsor - - - - 1
Yarmouth - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -
City of London - - - -
East Midlands - - - - 5
Isle of Wight - - - -
Wales - - - - 2
West Midlands - - - - 2
South Wales - - - - 1
Maidstone - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Derbyshire - - - -

AutoCAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 39 (41.49%) MS Office
2 33 (35.11%) Telecoms
3 29 (30.85%) CAD
4 19 (20.21%) Microsoft
5 15 (15.96%) Ericsson
6 14 (14.89%) MS Excel
7 12 (12.77%) Windows
7 12 (12.77%) MS PowerPoint
8 11 (11.70%) Degree
9 10 (10.64%) Service Delivery
10 9 (9.57%) GIS
11 8 (8.51%) Project Management
11 8 (8.51%) Autodesk
11 8 (8.51%) Adobe
12 7 (7.45%) Revit
12 7 (7.45%) MS Visio
12 7 (7.45%) Mapinfo
12 7 (7.45%) Cisco
13 6 (6.38%) Internet
13 6 (6.38%) Tandberg
13 6 (6.38%) Statistics
13 6 (6.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 5 (5.32%) Google
14 5 (5.32%) Polycom
14 5 (5.32%) Spreadsheet
14 5 (5.32%) E-Learning
14 5 (5.32%) MOS
14 5 (5.32%) A+ Certification
14 5 (5.32%) SAP
15 4 (4.26%) CSS

AutoCAD
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 (4.26%) Lync
2 3 (3.19%) CMS
3 2 (2.13%) ArcGIS
4 1 (1.06%) Confluence
4 1 (1.06%) SharePoint
Applications
1 39 (41.49%) MS Office
2 14 (14.89%) MS Excel
3 12 (12.77%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (7.45%) Revit
4 7 (7.45%) MS Visio
5 6 (6.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 5 (5.32%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (2.13%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (1.06%) MicroStation
8 1 (1.06%) CATIA
8 1 (1.06%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 3 (3.19%) Magento
2 1 (1.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.06%) CODA-Financials
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.38%) Internet
2 4 (4.26%) H.323
2 4 (4.26%) Radio Access Network
3 3 (3.19%) 4G
3 3 (3.19%) 3G
4 2 (2.13%) DVB
4 2 (2.13%) Telnet
5 1 (1.06%) Wireless
5 1 (1.06%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (1.06%) MySQL
1 1 (1.06%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.06%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (1.06%) JIRA
General
1 33 (35.11%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.19%) Retail
2 3 (3.19%) Finance
3 2 (2.13%) Electronics
4 1 (1.06%) Marketing
4 1 (1.06%) French Language
4 1 (1.06%) Avionics
4 1 (1.06%) Military
4 1 (1.06%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.06%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.06%) Back Office
4 1 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 16 (17.02%) Design Engineer
2 11 (11.70%) Analyst
3 8 (8.51%) CAD Technician
3 8 (8.51%) Site Engineer
4 7 (7.45%) Designer
4 7 (7.45%) Architect
5 6 (6.38%) Junior
5 6 (6.38%) Junior Architect
6 5 (5.32%) Microsoft Specialist
6 5 (5.32%) GIS Analyst
7 4 (4.26%) Consultant
7 4 (4.26%) Support Engineer
7 4 (4.26%) CAD Designer
7 4 (4.26%) Audio Engineer
8 3 (3.19%) UI Programmer
8 3 (3.19%) UI Developer
8 3 (3.19%) UX Developer
8 3 (3.19%) Support Analyst
8 3 (3.19%) Project Manager
8 3 (3.19%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.26%) CSS
1 4 (4.26%) HTML
1 4 (4.26%) XMPP
2 3 (3.19%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.57%) GIS
2 6 (6.38%) Statistics
3 5 (5.32%) E-Learning
4 4 (4.26%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (3.19%) Visualisation
5 3 (3.19%) User Experience
5 3 (3.19%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.19%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (1.06%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.06%) SCADA
6 1 (1.06%) CCTV
6 1 (1.06%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 12 (12.77%) Windows
2 2 (2.13%) UNIX
3 1 (1.06%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (30.85%) CAD
2 10 (10.64%) Service Delivery
3 8 (8.51%) Project Management
4 4 (4.26%) 3D Modelling
5 3 (3.19%) Validation
5 3 (3.19%) E-Commerce
5 3 (3.19%) PRINCE2
6 2 (2.13%) ITIL
6 2 (2.13%) Asset Management
6 2 (2.13%) Data Management
6 2 (2.13%) Document Management
6 2 (2.13%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (1.06%) Budget Control
7 1 (1.06%) Line Management
7 1 (1.06%) Release Management
7 1 (1.06%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (1.06%) System Testing
7 1 (1.06%) Programme Management
7 1 (1.06%) Workflow
7 1 (1.06%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.19%) JavaScript
2 2 (2.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (11.70%) Degree
2 5 (5.32%) MOS
2 5 (5.32%) A+ Certification
3 3 (3.19%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.13%) HND
4 2 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.13%) CCNA
4 2 (2.13%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.06%) VCP4
5 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.06%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.19%) QA
2 1 (1.06%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (2.13%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.06%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 19 (20.21%) Microsoft
2 15 (15.96%) Ericsson
3 8 (8.51%) Autodesk
3 8 (8.51%) Adobe
4 7 (7.45%) Mapinfo
4 7 (7.45%) Cisco
5 6 (6.38%) Tandberg
6 5 (5.32%) Google
6 5 (5.32%) Polycom
6 5 (5.32%) SAP
7 4 (4.26%) Avaya
8 3 (3.19%) TOWER Software
8 3 (3.19%) SolidWorks
9 2 (2.13%) Oracle
9 2 (2.13%) PTC
10 1 (1.06%) Huawei
10 1 (1.06%) VMware
10 1 (1.06%) Citrix
10 1 (1.06%) Progress
10 1 (1.06%) CA
Dorset
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £20 - £30 per hour + competitive
Posted: 14 hours ago
Harwell, Oxfordshire
Research Councils UK
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 15 hours ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Premier Engineering
Posted: Yesterday
East Midlands
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Market related
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £25 - £30 per hour + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Loughborough, Leicestershire
ECS Recruitment Group Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Nottinghamshire
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Market related
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
EarthStream Global
Rate: Up to £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £30 - £45 per hour + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
East Riding of Yorkshire
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Leicestershire
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £25.00 - £35.00 per hour + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
England
Amoria Bond - UK
Rate: £10 - £1000 per hour
Posted: 12 days ago
England
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: 12 days ago
Dorset
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £30 - £40 per hour + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Swindon
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £24 - £30 per hour + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Cornwall
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £25 - £34 per hour + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
QA Limited
Rate: £105.00 per week
Posted: 20 days ago
Plymouth
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £25 - £35 per hour + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Cardiff
IntaPeople
Rate: £15 - £20 per hour
Posted: 25 days ago