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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Autodesk AutoCAD
Rank 547 544 530
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -14
Contract jobs citing AutoCAD 46 55 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.082% 0.098% 0.070%
As % of the Applications category 0.67% 0.75% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 18 6
Average daily rate
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£255 £288 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.30% +15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £192 £161 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £327 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £255 £225 £400
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -43.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 10
Average hourly rate £22.50 £24.75 £15.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +55.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £17.30 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £42.50 £23.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £24.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+25.25% +59.67%

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
6821 7366 6371
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.20% 13.07% 13.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 3723 3855 3248
Average daily rate £350 £325 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £150 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £501
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 673 684 736
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.99 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.14% -3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.13 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £42.50 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -9.09%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 17 April 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 -12 44 £255 -11.30% 30
South East -7 25 £255 -15.21% 5
Berkshire +19 17 £263 -
London +2 10 £321 +11.73% 3
Guildford - 5 £255 -
Surrey - 5 £255 - 2
East of England +18 3 £375 +127.27% 2
Oxfordshire -16 3 £200 -49.87% 1
Cambridgeshire +3 2 - -
North West -15 2 £195 - 5
North East - 2 - - 1
Scotland - 2 - -
Tyne and Wear - 2 - - 1
Manchester - 2 £195 - 2
Essex +12 1 £375 -
North Yorkshire -6 1 £180 -20.00%
Yorkshire -17 1 £180 -20.00% 1
City of London - 1 £275 - 2
Staffordshire - 1 - - 2
West Midlands - 1 - - 3
Glasgow - 1 - -
York - 1 £180 -
Stafford - 1 - - 1
Reading - 1 - -
Salisbury - - - -
Maidstone - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Knutsford - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Leicester - - - - 1

AutoCAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 34 (41.98%) MS Office
2 33 (40.74%) Telecoms
3 25 (30.86%) CAD
4 15 (18.52%) Microsoft
4 15 (18.52%) Ericsson
5 13 (16.05%) MS Excel
6 9 (11.11%) Service Delivery
7 8 (9.88%) Degree
8 7 (8.64%) MS PowerPoint
8 7 (8.64%) Statistics
8 7 (8.64%) Radio Access Network
9 6 (7.41%) Finance
9 6 (7.41%) SAP
9 6 (7.41%) Project Management
9 6 (7.41%) Security Cleared
10 5 (6.17%) Polycom
10 5 (6.17%) Revit
10 5 (6.17%) 4G
10 5 (6.17%) Cisco
10 5 (6.17%) 3G
10 5 (6.17%) Windows
10 5 (6.17%) TOWER Software
11 4 (4.94%) SOLIDWORKS
11 4 (4.94%) GIS
11 4 (4.94%) H.323
11 4 (4.94%) Avaya
11 4 (4.94%) WebEx
11 4 (4.94%) Lync
11 4 (4.94%) Tandberg
11 4 (4.94%) Video Conferencing

AutoCAD
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (4.94%) Lync
2 2 (2.47%) ArcGIS
3 1 (1.23%) CMS
Applications
1 34 (41.98%) MS Office
2 13 (16.05%) MS Excel
3 7 (8.64%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (6.17%) Revit
5 4 (4.94%) SOLIDWORKS
6 3 (3.70%) Photoshop
6 3 (3.70%) PTC Creo
6 3 (3.70%) Vectorworks
6 3 (3.70%) MS Visio
7 1 (1.23%) Acrobat
7 1 (1.23%) Maya
7 1 (1.23%) 3ds Max
7 1 (1.23%) MicroStation
7 1 (1.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (1.23%) Pro/ENGINEER
Business Applications
1 1 (1.23%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.64%) Radio Access Network
2 5 (6.17%) 4G
2 5 (6.17%) 3G
3 4 (4.94%) H.323
3 4 (4.94%) WebEx
4 1 (1.23%) Wireless
4 1 (1.23%) LAN
4 1 (1.23%) Internet
General
1 33 (40.74%) Telecoms
2 6 (7.41%) Finance
3 2 (2.47%) Electronics
4 1 (1.23%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.23%) Law
4 1 (1.23%) Advertising
4 1 (1.23%) Games
4 1 (1.23%) Military
4 1 (1.23%) Retail
4 1 (1.23%) Marketing
4 1 (1.23%) German Language
4 1 (1.23%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 19 (23.46%) Design Engineer
2 9 (11.11%) Site Engineer
3 7 (8.64%) Analyst
3 7 (8.64%) CAD Technician
4 5 (6.17%) Designer
5 4 (4.94%) Audio Engineer
6 3 (3.70%) CAD Designer
6 3 (3.70%) GIS Analyst
6 3 (3.70%) Consultant
6 3 (3.70%) Project Manager
7 2 (2.47%) Help Desk Manager
7 2 (2.47%) Desktop Support
7 2 (2.47%) IT Consultant
7 2 (2.47%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 2 (2.47%) Support Analyst
7 2 (2.47%) Support Engineer
7 2 (2.47%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (2.47%) Desktop Engineer
7 2 (2.47%) IT Project Manager
7 2 (2.47%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.94%) XMPP
2 1 (1.23%) HTML
2 1 (1.23%) CSS
2 1 (1.23%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.64%) Statistics
2 4 (4.94%) GIS
2 4 (4.94%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (2.47%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.23%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.23%) User Experience
4 1 (1.23%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (1.23%) CCTV
4 1 (1.23%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.17%) Windows
2 3 (3.70%) UNIX
3 1 (1.23%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (30.86%) CAD
2 9 (11.11%) Service Delivery
3 6 (7.41%) Project Management
4 3 (3.70%) PRINCE2
4 3 (3.70%) Risk Management
5 2 (2.47%) Validation
5 2 (2.47%) Asset Management
5 2 (2.47%) Data Management
5 2 (2.47%) CAFM
5 2 (2.47%) 3D Modelling
5 2 (2.47%) ITIL
6 1 (1.23%) 3D Visualisation
6 1 (1.23%) Line Management
6 1 (1.23%) System Testing
6 1 (1.23%) Budget Control
6 1 (1.23%) Document Management
6 1 (1.23%) Migration
6 1 (1.23%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (1.23%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (1.23%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.47%) SQL
2 1 (1.23%) Python
2 1 (1.23%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (9.88%) Degree
2 6 (7.41%) Security Cleared
3 4 (4.94%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.70%) Chartered Engineer
5 1 (1.23%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.70%) QA
2 1 (1.23%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (2.47%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 15 (18.52%) Microsoft
1 15 (18.52%) Ericsson
2 6 (7.41%) SAP
3 5 (6.17%) Cisco
3 5 (6.17%) TOWER Software
3 5 (6.17%) Polycom
4 4 (4.94%) Tandberg
4 4 (4.94%) Avaya
5 3 (3.70%) Mapinfo
5 3 (3.70%) Autodesk
6 2 (2.47%) PTC
6 2 (2.47%) JD Edwards
6 2 (2.47%) Oracle
7 1 (1.23%) CA
7 1 (1.23%) Adobe
7 1 (1.23%) EMC
7 1 (1.23%) Google
7 1 (1.23%) Huawei
7 1 (1.23%) VMware
Manchester
Amoria Bond - UK
Rate: £0000 - £30 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Loughborough, Leicestershire
ECS Recruitment Group Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
England
Amoria Bond - UK
Rate: £1 - £10000 per hour + DOE
Posted: 9 days ago
Staffordshire
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £30 - £31 per hour + early finish on Fridays
Posted: 9 days ago
Yorkshire and the Humber
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £20.00 - £30.00 per hour + Dependent on experience
Posted: 11 days ago
Greater Manchester
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £35.00 - £45.00 per hour + dependent on experience
Posted: 11 days ago
Dorset
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £30 - £33 per hour + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
South West England
Quantica Technology - London
Rate: £25 - £33 per hour
Posted: 12 days ago
South West England
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £22 - £30 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Cumbria
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 18 days ago
Cumbria
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: Market rate
Posted: 18 days ago
Dorset
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £20 - £30 per hour + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Bristol
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £28 - £35 per hour + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago