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 30 October 2014 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Autodesk AutoCAD
Rank 553 532 546
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +14
Contract jobs citing AutoCAD 48 38 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.083% 0.074% 0.052%
As % of the Applications category 0.64% 0.58% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 6
Average daily rate
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£248 £223 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.23% -19.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £152 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £322 £424
UK excluding London average daily rate £215 £210 £523
% change year-on-year
+2.38% -59.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 13 8
Average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% -8.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.20 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £27.32 £37.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £23.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year
-4.34% -6.12%

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
7542 6596 6769
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.97% 12.76% 12.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 4230 3596 3436
Average daily rate £330 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £145 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 783 647 730
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.22 £10.32 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £26.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -6.45%

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 30 October 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 30 October 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 30 October 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 -14 48 £248 -0.50% 31
London +15 25 £310 +24.62% 6
South East -15 8 £215 +53.57% 6
East Midlands +6 4 - - 1
Hampshire -15 4 £215 +53.57%
South West -41 4 - - 9
Buckinghamshire - 4 £215 -
Plymouth -7 3 - - 1
Devon -22 3 - - 1
Derbyshire - 3 - - 1
City of London +21 2 £295 -11.94% 1
West Midlands -11 2 - - 2
East of England -19 1 £320 +2.40% 1
Surrey - 1 £300 - 3
Norfolk - 1 £320 -
Derby - 1 - - 1
Doncaster - - - -
Dundee - - - -
Havant - - - -
Hereford - - - -
Hertford - - - -
Aberdeen - - - - 1
Altrincham - - - -
Billingham - - - -
Bridgend - - - - 1
Bristol - - - - 4
Cheltenham - - - -
Colchester - - - -
Reading - - - -
Redditch - - - -

AutoCAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 (35.09%) CAD
2 31 (27.19%) MS Office
3 30 (26.32%) Degree
4 29 (25.44%) Telecoms
5 26 (22.81%) Microsoft
6 22 (19.30%) Adobe
7 21 (18.42%) Windows
8 19 (16.67%) Revit
9 18 (15.79%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 16 (14.04%) MS Visio
11 14 (12.28%) MS Excel
12 11 (9.65%) Project Management
13 10 (8.77%) 3D Modelling
13 10 (8.77%) MS PowerPoint
14 9 (7.89%) MicroStation
14 9 (7.89%) Windows 7
14 9 (7.89%) GIS
14 9 (7.89%) Finance
14 9 (7.89%) Manufacturing
14 9 (7.89%) ERP
15 8 (7.02%) WAN
15 8 (7.02%) SolidWorks
16 7 (6.14%) Autodesk
16 7 (6.14%) SAP
17 6 (5.26%) CCNA
17 6 (5.26%) Cisco
17 6 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
17 6 (5.26%) Internet
17 6 (5.26%) Validation
17 6 (5.26%) Analytical Skills

AutoCAD
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 3 (2.63%) ArcGIS
2 2 (1.75%) IBM Notes
2 2 (1.75%) CMS
3 1 (0.88%) Confluence
3 1 (0.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 31 (27.19%) MS Office
2 19 (16.67%) Revit
3 18 (15.79%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 16 (14.04%) MS Visio
5 14 (12.28%) MS Excel
6 10 (8.77%) MS PowerPoint
7 9 (7.89%) MicroStation
8 5 (4.39%) Spreadsheet
9 4 (3.51%) MS Project
10 3 (2.63%) Pro/ENGINEER
10 3 (2.63%) Adobe Illustrator
10 3 (2.63%) Photoshop
11 2 (1.75%) 3ds Max
12 1 (0.88%) Adobe After Effects
12 1 (0.88%) Elements/Pro
12 1 (0.88%) CATIA
12 1 (0.88%) CorelDRAW
12 1 (0.88%) Simulink
12 1 (0.88%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 4 (3.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (2.63%) SmartPlant
3 2 (1.75%) Magento
4 1 (0.88%) CODA-Financials
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.02%) WAN
2 6 (5.26%) Internet
3 5 (4.39%) Firewall
3 5 (4.39%) LAN
4 4 (3.51%) ATM
4 4 (3.51%) Multicast
4 4 (3.51%) Network Security
5 3 (2.63%) Structured Cabling
5 3 (2.63%) DVB
5 3 (2.63%) Telnet
5 3 (2.63%) VPN
6 2 (1.75%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.75%) Wireless
7 1 (0.88%) LTE
7 1 (0.88%) 2G
7 1 (0.88%) 3G
7 1 (0.88%) DHCP
7 1 (0.88%) SMS
7 1 (0.88%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (0.88%) MS Access
1 1 (0.88%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (0.88%) MySQL
1 1 (0.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (1.75%) Toad
2 1 (0.88%) JIRA
2 1 (0.88%) LabVIEW
General
1 29 (25.44%) Telecoms
2 9 (7.89%) Finance
2 9 (7.89%) Manufacturing
3 4 (3.51%) Electronics
3 4 (3.51%) Aerospace
3 4 (3.51%) Marketing
4 3 (2.63%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.75%) Retail
5 2 (1.75%) French Language
6 1 (0.88%) Dutch Language
6 1 (0.88%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 19 (16.67%) Architect
2 18 (15.79%) Junior Architect
2 18 (15.79%) Junior
3 12 (10.53%) Designer
4 10 (8.77%) CAD Technician
5 8 (7.02%) Design Engineer
5 8 (7.02%) Analyst
6 6 (5.26%) Draughtsman
7 5 (4.39%) Microsoft Specialist
7 5 (4.39%) Administrator
7 5 (4.39%) Network Engineer
8 4 (3.51%) GIS Analyst
8 4 (3.51%) Civil Engineer
9 3 (2.63%) CAD Designer
9 3 (2.63%) Senior Network Engineer
9 3 (2.63%) Cabling Engineer
9 3 (2.63%) Support Engineer
9 3 (2.63%) Developer
9 3 (2.63%) Desktop Support
10 2 (1.75%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.63%) HTML
1 3 (2.63%) CSS
2 2 (1.75%) .NET
2 2 (1.75%) Flash
3 1 (0.88%) WPF
3 1 (0.88%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 1 (0.88%) V-Ray
3 1 (0.88%) WebGL
3 1 (0.88%) WinForms
3 1 (0.88%) OpenGL
3 1 (0.88%) DirectX
3 1 (0.88%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.89%) GIS
2 6 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.39%) E-Learning
4 4 (3.51%) DTV
4 4 (3.51%) Statistics
5 3 (2.63%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.75%) 3D Graphics
6 2 (1.75%) User Experience
6 2 (1.75%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.88%) Life Science
7 1 (0.88%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.88%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 21 (18.42%) Windows
2 9 (7.89%) Windows 7
3 2 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.88%) Windows Vista
4 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.88%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (35.09%) CAD
2 11 (9.65%) Project Management
3 10 (8.77%) 3D Modelling
4 9 (7.89%) ERP
5 6 (5.26%) Validation
6 5 (4.39%) Line Management
6 5 (4.39%) Change Control
6 5 (4.39%) Service Delivery
6 5 (4.39%) ITIL
7 4 (3.51%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (3.51%) Business Continuity
7 4 (3.51%) Network Management
7 4 (3.51%) Mentoring
7 4 (3.51%) Network Monitoring
7 4 (3.51%) Programme Management
7 4 (3.51%) Network Design
7 4 (3.51%) Digital Marketing
8 3 (2.63%) Budget Control
9 2 (1.75%) E-Commerce
9 2 (1.75%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.39%) C
2 3 (2.63%) JavaScript
2 3 (2.63%) SQL
3 1 (0.88%) XAML
3 1 (0.88%) MATLAB
3 1 (0.88%) VB
3 1 (0.88%) VB.NET
3 1 (0.88%) Java
3 1 (0.88%) C#
3 1 (0.88%) C++
Qualifications
1 30 (26.32%) Degree
2 6 (5.26%) CCNA
2 6 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (5.26%) Security Cleared
3 5 (4.39%) MOS
3 5 (4.39%) A+ Certification
4 4 (3.51%) HND
4 4 (3.51%) CCNP
4 4 (3.51%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.75%) MCP
5 2 (1.75%) BICSI Certification
5 2 (1.75%) BICSI RCDD
6 1 (0.88%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.75%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.75%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (3.51%) CiscoWorks
1 4 (3.51%) OpenView
1 4 (3.51%) HP NNM
2 1 (0.88%) SCCM
2 1 (0.88%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 26 (22.81%) Microsoft
2 22 (19.30%) Adobe
3 8 (7.02%) SolidWorks
4 7 (6.14%) Autodesk
4 7 (6.14%) SAP
5 6 (5.26%) Cisco
6 5 (4.39%) Google
6 5 (4.39%) Mapinfo
6 5 (4.39%) HP
7 4 (3.51%) BT
8 3 (2.63%) Tandberg
8 3 (2.63%) Ericsson
9 2 (1.75%) Lotus
9 2 (1.75%) Remedy
9 2 (1.75%) TOWER Software
10 1 (0.88%) Huawei
10 1 (0.88%) CODA
10 1 (0.88%) Sage
10 1 (0.88%) Citrix
10 1 (0.88%) Dell
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