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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Autodesk AutoCAD
Rank 583 570 528
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -42
Contract jobs citing AutoCAD 43 42 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.084% 0.081% 0.12%
As % of the Applications category 0.77% 0.68% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 17 13
Average daily rate £240 £285 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% -12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £164 £224 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £450 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £235 £285 £250
% change year-on-year
-17.54% +14.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 26
Average hourly rate £29.50 £13.50 £26.59
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+118.51% -49.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.55 £13.10 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.30 £32.70 £37.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £13.50 £26.59
% change year-on-year
+118.51% -49.21%

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
5575 6135 6561
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 10.84% 11.85% 13.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 3283 3478 3458
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £150 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 511 595 641
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £32.00 £36.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+12.06% -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
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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -10 33 £223 -23.93% 33
London +11 11 £240 -31.42% 7
East of England +10 9 £185 -50.66% 4
South East -2 8 £218 -23.68% 7
Hertfordshire - 8 £185 - 1
Hampshire - 3 £218 - 1
City of London - 3 £150 - 2
Scotland -3 2 £250 -
South West - 2 - - 5
Basingstoke - 2 £218 -
Rickmansworth - 2 £185 -
Oxfordshire +5 1 - - 1
Reading -5 1 - -
Berkshire -13 1 - -
Ealing - 1 - -
Southampton - 1 - - 1
Surrey - 1 - - 4
West Sussex - 1 - -
Home Counties - 1 - -
Oxford - 1 - -
Erskine - 1 £250 -
Telford - 1 - -
Reigate - 1 - -
Livingston - 1 - -
Crawley - 1 - -
Swindon - 1 - -
Bedfordshire - 1 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 - - 3
Wiltshire - 1 - -
North Wales - 1 £252 -

AutoCAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 (39.53%) CAD
2 24 (27.91%) MS Office
3 23 (26.74%) MS Excel
3 23 (26.74%) Microsoft
4 21 (24.42%) MS Visio
4 21 (24.42%) Project Management
5 20 (23.26%) ITIL
5 20 (23.26%) Data Centre
6 16 (18.60%) Security Cleared
6 16 (18.60%) PRINCE2
6 16 (18.60%) LAN
6 16 (18.60%) Network Design
7 15 (17.44%) Manufacturing
7 15 (17.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 15 (17.44%) ITIL Certification
7 15 (17.44%) PRINCE
7 15 (17.44%) Degree
8 14 (16.28%) BICSI Certification
8 14 (16.28%) BICSI RCDD
8 14 (16.28%) Windows
8 14 (16.28%) Finance
9 13 (15.12%) JSP 440
10 11 (12.79%) Visualisation
11 10 (11.63%) Leaflet
11 10 (11.63%) SQL
12 9 (10.47%) SC Cleared
13 7 (8.14%) Windows Server 2008
13 7 (8.14%) Windows Server
13 7 (8.14%) Windows Server 2003
13 7 (8.14%) Autodesk

AutoCAD
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 2 (2.33%) CMS
1 2 (2.33%) SharePoint
1 2 (2.33%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.16%) ArcGIS
2 1 (1.16%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 24 (27.91%) MS Office
2 23 (26.74%) MS Excel
3 21 (24.42%) MS Visio
4 7 (8.14%) SOLIDWORKS
5 6 (6.98%) Photoshop
6 5 (5.81%) Revit
7 4 (4.65%) 3ds Max
7 4 (4.65%) Siemens NX
8 3 (3.49%) Adobe After Effects
8 3 (3.49%) Adobe Premiere
8 3 (3.49%) Final Cut Pro
9 2 (2.33%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (2.33%) MS PowerPoint
9 2 (2.33%) Pro/ENGINEER
9 2 (2.33%) PTC Creo
10 1 (1.16%) Acrobat
10 1 (1.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (1.16%) FreeHand
10 1 (1.16%) MicroStation
10 1 (1.16%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 4 (4.65%) Teamcenter
2 1 (1.16%) BigMachines
2 1 (1.16%) Primavera
Communications & Networking
1 16 (18.60%) LAN
2 1 (1.16%) Firewall
2 1 (1.16%) GPON
2 1 (1.16%) GSM
2 1 (1.16%) LTE
2 1 (1.16%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.16%) UMTS
2 1 (1.16%) VPN
2 1 (1.16%) WAN
2 1 (1.16%) WCDMA
2 1 (1.16%) Wireshark
2 1 (1.16%) XCAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.81%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (1.16%) GIS
2 1 (1.16%) Oracle Reports
General
1 15 (17.44%) Manufacturing
2 14 (16.28%) Finance
3 7 (8.14%) Telecoms
4 6 (6.98%) Marketing
5 1 (1.16%) Electronics
5 1 (1.16%) Legal
5 1 (1.16%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 11 (12.79%) CAD Technician
2 8 (9.30%) CAD Engineer
2 8 (9.30%) Designer
3 7 (8.14%) 3D Designer
4 6 (6.98%) Architect
4 6 (6.98%) Design Engineer
5 5 (5.81%) AutoCAD Designer
5 5 (5.81%) AutoCAD Technician
5 5 (5.81%) CAD Designer
6 4 (4.65%) Project Manager
7 3 (3.49%) Installations Engineer
7 3 (3.49%) Junior
7 3 (3.49%) Network Design Engineer
7 3 (3.49%) Network Engineer
7 3 (3.49%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (3.49%) Telecoms Engineer
8 2 (2.33%) Analyst
8 2 (2.33%) DBA
8 2 (2.33%) Senior Manager
8 2 (2.33%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (11.63%) Leaflet
2 4 (4.65%) Itk
3 3 (3.49%) DHTML
3 3 (3.49%) HTML
3 3 (3.49%) Web Services
3 3 (3.49%) XML
3 3 (3.49%) XSL
3 3 (3.49%) XSLT
4 2 (2.33%) V-Ray
5 1 (1.16%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 20 (23.26%) Data Centre
2 11 (12.79%) Visualisation
3 4 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.65%) CMDB
4 3 (3.49%) Client/Server
4 3 (3.49%) Driving Licence
4 3 (3.49%) Fat Client
4 3 (3.49%) Mathematics
4 3 (3.49%) Thin Client
5 2 (2.33%) BBC
5 2 (2.33%) iDTV
5 2 (2.33%) iPhone
5 2 (2.33%) Social Media
6 1 (1.16%) CESG
6 1 (1.16%) Graphic Design
6 1 (1.16%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 14 (16.28%) Windows
2 7 (8.14%) Windows Server
2 7 (8.14%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (8.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (5.81%) Windows Vista
4 4 (4.65%) Linux
5 3 (3.49%) Unix
6 2 (2.33%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.33%) Windows 8
6 2 (2.33%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.16%) Android
7 1 (1.16%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (39.53%) CAD
2 21 (24.42%) Project Management
3 20 (23.26%) ITIL
4 16 (18.60%) Network Design
4 16 (18.60%) PRINCE2
5 15 (17.44%) PRINCE
6 5 (5.81%) People Management
6 5 (5.81%) Workflow
7 4 (4.65%) Asset Management
7 4 (4.65%) Data Modelling
7 4 (4.65%) Incident Management
7 4 (4.65%) Kalman Filter
7 4 (4.65%) PLM
7 4 (4.65%) Service Management
7 4 (4.65%) SOA
8 3 (3.49%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (3.49%) Change Control
8 3 (3.49%) Configuration Management
8 3 (3.49%) Migration
8 3 (3.49%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (11.63%) SQL
2 4 (4.65%) C
2 4 (4.65%) Java
3 3 (3.49%) C++
3 3 (3.49%) JavaScript
3 3 (3.49%) Tcl
3 3 (3.49%) XPath
4 1 (1.16%) Ada
4 1 (1.16%) C#
4 1 (1.16%) MapBasic
4 1 (1.16%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (18.60%) Security Cleared
2 15 (17.44%) Degree
2 15 (17.44%) ITIL Certification
2 15 (17.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 14 (16.28%) BICSI Certification
3 14 (16.28%) BICSI RCDD
4 9 (10.47%) SC Cleared
5 4 (4.65%) HNC
6 2 (2.33%) DV Cleared
6 2 (2.33%) HND
6 2 (2.33%) MCP
7 1 (1.16%) CCNA
7 1 (1.16%) CCNP
7 1 (1.16%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (15.12%) JSP 440
2 5 (5.81%) QA
3 4 (4.65%) SLA
4 1 (1.16%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 3 (3.49%) KVM
1 3 (3.49%) StorNext
1 3 (3.49%) Xsan
2 1 (1.16%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (2.33%) SCCM
2 1 (1.16%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (1.16%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.16%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 23 (26.74%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.14%) Autodesk
3 5 (5.81%) Adobe
3 5 (5.81%) Apple
3 5 (5.81%) Ericsson
3 5 (5.81%) Remedy
4 3 (3.49%) Sony
5 2 (2.33%) webMethods
6 1 (1.16%) Actix
6 1 (1.16%) Anite
6 1 (1.16%) Cisco
6 1 (1.16%) Huawei
6 1 (1.16%) ION Trading
6 1 (1.16%) Mapinfo
6 1 (1.16%) Nokia
6 1 (1.16%) Oracle
6 1 (1.16%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.16%) SAP
6 1 (1.16%) Tableau
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