The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Autodesk AutoCAD
Rank 530 545 528
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -17
Contract jobs citing AutoCAD 63 23 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.045% 0.097%
As % of the Applications category 0.89% 0.35% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 6 13
Average daily rate
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£250 £175 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -41.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £130 £124
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £250 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £214 £150 £305
% change year-on-year
+42.50% -50.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 4 14
Average hourly rate £25.00 £24.34 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.71% +21.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.40 £17.95 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.40 £28.50 £39.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £26.84 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-6.85% +34.20%
Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
7112 6496 7482
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.01% 12.73% 12.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 3942 3534 3898
Average daily rate £325 £340 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £155 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £310 £305
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 732 664 772
Average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.90 £30.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 2014. 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 +9 59 £250 +42.85% 48
London +19 21 £313 +25.00% 8
South East +9 20 £305 +103.33% 7
Hampshire - 9 £305 - 2
North West +4 7 £225 - 5
Berkshire - 6 - - 1
Buckinghamshire - 5 - - 1
West Midlands -11 3 - - 4
South West -28 3 - - 18
City of London +17 2 £225 -
Staffordshire +7 2 - - 1
East of England -27 2 - - 1
East Midlands - 2 - - 2
Hertfordshire -2 1 - - 1
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
Reading - 1 - -
Coventry - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - - 4
Doncaster - - - -
Haverhill - - - -
Leicester - - - -
Aberdeen - - - - 1
Bicester - - - -
Birmingham - - - - 1
Bristol - - - - 13
Southampton - - - - 1
St Albans - - - -
Winchester - - - -
Aberdeenshire - - - - 1
Maidenhead - - - -

AutoCAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 40 (36.04%) Telecoms
2 39 (35.14%) CAD
3 36 (32.43%) Degree
4 34 (30.63%) MS Office
5 27 (24.32%) Microsoft
6 21 (18.92%) MS Excel
7 12 (10.81%) GIS
7 12 (10.81%) SAP
7 12 (10.81%) Adobe
8 10 (9.01%) Project Management
8 10 (9.01%) Windows
9 9 (8.11%) MS Visio
9 9 (8.11%) SQL
9 9 (8.11%) Revit
10 8 (7.21%) Finance
11 7 (6.31%) Manufacturing
11 7 (6.31%) SolidWorks
11 7 (6.31%) MS PowerPoint
11 7 (6.31%) MicroStation
11 7 (6.31%) Data Entry
11 7 (6.31%) Security Cleared
11 7 (6.31%) 3D Modelling
12 6 (5.41%) QA
12 6 (5.41%) Google
12 6 (5.41%) TOWER Software
12 6 (5.41%) ArcGIS
12 6 (5.41%) Mapinfo
12 6 (5.41%) HNC
12 6 (5.41%) C#
12 6 (5.41%) .NET

AutoCAD
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 6 (5.41%) ArcGIS
2 2 (1.80%) IBM Notes
2 2 (1.80%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (0.90%) ArcSDE
Applications
1 34 (30.63%) MS Office
2 21 (18.92%) MS Excel
3 9 (8.11%) MS Visio
3 9 (8.11%) Revit
4 7 (6.31%) MicroStation
4 7 (6.31%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (4.50%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (3.60%) Photoshop
7 3 (2.70%) Acrobat
7 3 (2.70%) Pro/ENGINEER
8 2 (1.80%) 3ds Max
8 2 (1.80%) CorelDRAW
9 1 (0.90%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.90%) Adobe After Effects
9 1 (0.90%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 3 (2.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 3 (2.70%) SmartPlant
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.50%) LAN
2 4 (3.60%) WAN
2 4 (3.60%) Firewall
3 3 (2.70%) Network Security
3 3 (2.70%) Multicast
3 3 (2.70%) ATM
3 3 (2.70%) VPN
4 2 (1.80%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.80%) Wireless
5 1 (0.90%) 2G
5 1 (0.90%) LTE
5 1 (0.90%) DNS
5 1 (0.90%) 3G
5 1 (0.90%) DHCP
5 1 (0.90%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.60%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.70%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (1.80%) Toad
General
1 40 (36.04%) Telecoms
2 8 (7.21%) Finance
3 7 (6.31%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.70%) Electronics
4 3 (2.70%) Retail
4 3 (2.70%) Marketing
5 2 (1.80%) French Language
5 2 (1.80%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.80%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.80%) Automotive
6 1 (0.90%) Banking
6 1 (0.90%) Korean Language
Job Titles
1 14 (12.61%) Design Engineer
2 12 (10.81%) CAD Technician
3 11 (9.91%) Designer
4 9 (8.11%) Architect
5 8 (7.21%) Junior
5 8 (7.21%) Analyst
5 8 (7.21%) Junior Architect
6 7 (6.31%) Draughtsman
7 6 (5.41%) Network Engineer
7 6 (5.41%) Developer
8 5 (4.50%) Project Manager
8 5 (4.50%) Electrical Engineer
8 5 (4.50%) Civil Engineer
9 4 (3.60%) Software Developer
10 3 (2.70%) Desktop Support
10 3 (2.70%) Network Designer
10 3 (2.70%) Systems Engineer
10 3 (2.70%) Network Analyst
10 3 (2.70%) GIS Analyst
10 3 (2.70%) AutoCAD Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.41%) .NET
2 3 (2.70%) WPF
2 3 (2.70%) jQuery
2 3 (2.70%) HTML
2 3 (2.70%) HTML5
3 2 (1.80%) WCF
4 1 (0.90%) WebGL
4 1 (0.90%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 1 (0.90%) V-Ray
4 1 (0.90%) STL
4 1 (0.90%) OpenGL
4 1 (0.90%) DirectX
4 1 (0.90%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.81%) GIS
2 3 (2.70%) DTV
2 3 (2.70%) Statistics
2 3 (2.70%) SCADA
2 3 (2.70%) Robotics
3 2 (1.80%) Mathematics
4 1 (0.90%) Physics
4 1 (0.90%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.90%) Remote Sensing
4 1 (0.90%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 10 (9.01%) Windows
2 5 (4.50%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.90%) Linux
3 1 (0.90%) Windows Vista
3 1 (0.90%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (35.14%) CAD
2 10 (9.01%) Project Management
3 7 (6.31%) Data Entry
3 7 (6.31%) 3D Modelling
4 5 (4.50%) ERP
4 5 (4.50%) Strategic Planning
5 4 (3.60%) Network Design
5 4 (3.60%) Change Control
6 3 (2.70%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (2.70%) Network Management
6 3 (2.70%) Budget Control
6 3 (2.70%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (2.70%) Digital Marketing
6 3 (2.70%) ITIL
6 3 (2.70%) Business Continuity
6 3 (2.70%) Programme Management
7 2 (1.80%) Data Management
7 2 (1.80%) PRINCE2
7 2 (1.80%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (1.80%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 9 (8.11%) SQL
2 6 (5.41%) C#
3 4 (3.60%) C
4 3 (2.70%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.90%) MATLAB
5 1 (0.90%) XAML
5 1 (0.90%) C++
5 1 (0.90%) Java
5 1 (0.90%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 36 (32.43%) Degree
2 7 (6.31%) Security Cleared
3 6 (5.41%) HNC
4 5 (4.50%) DV Cleared
5 4 (3.60%) SC Cleared
6 3 (2.70%) CCNP
6 3 (2.70%) CCNA
6 3 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.90%) HND
7 1 (0.90%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.41%) QA
2 4 (3.60%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (1.80%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (2.70%) OpenView
1 3 (2.70%) CiscoWorks
1 3 (2.70%) HP NNM
2 1 (0.90%) SCCM
2 1 (0.90%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 27 (24.32%) Microsoft
2 12 (10.81%) Adobe
2 12 (10.81%) SAP
3 7 (6.31%) SolidWorks
4 6 (5.41%) Google
4 6 (5.41%) TOWER Software
4 6 (5.41%) Mapinfo
5 5 (4.50%) Oracle
6 3 (2.70%) Allen-Bradley
6 3 (2.70%) ESRI
6 3 (2.70%) BT
6 3 (2.70%) Cisco
6 3 (2.70%) Siemens
6 3 (2.70%) HP
7 2 (1.80%) Lotus
7 2 (1.80%) Remedy
8 1 (0.90%) Autodesk
8 1 (0.90%) Sage
8 1 (0.90%) CA
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