The table below looks at the statistics for CAD skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CAD over the 3 months to 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer-Aided Design (CAD)
Rank 549 497 527
Rank change year-on-year
-52 +30
Contract jobs citing CAD 54 89 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.098% 0.17% 0.099%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.22% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 15 19
Average daily rate
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£350 £313 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -21.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £162 £180 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £430 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £338
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -7.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 27 12
Average hourly rate £22.25 £25.00 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.00% +44.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.94 £20.64 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.25 £40.00 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £25.00 £9.50
% change year-on-year
-26.00% +163.15%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
42683 40843 36923
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.49% 76.03% 74.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 27538 25481 22182
Average daily rate £413 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1145 1208 1092
Average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.20% -11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.43 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

CAD
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CAD within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

CAD Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

CAD
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CAD within the UK.

CAD Daily Rate Trend in the UK

CAD
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CAD within the UK over the 3 months to 2 July 2015.

CAD Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

CAD
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CAD within the UK.

CAD Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

CAD
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CAD within the UK over the 3 months to 2 July 2015.

CAD Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

CAD
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 CAD within the UK over the 3 months to 2 July 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 -57 39 £339 +6.27% 91
Scotland +15 13 £425 +286.36% 3
London +1 13 £150 -59.89% 14
North West -10 12 £350 - 6
Aberdeen - 12 £425 - 2
Cumbria - 9 £350 - 4
South East -33 5 £336 - 28
City of London -9 3 £150 -58.62% 6
Cheshire -2 2 - -
North East -17 2 £190 -15.55%
Yorkshire -18 2 £180 - 6
Tyne and Wear -19 2 £190 -15.55%
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £190 -
Buckinghamshire +2 1 £375 - 2
South West -4 1 - - 8
Surrey -6 1 - - 3
Hampshire -7 1 - - 3
Coventry -10 1 - - 1
North Lanarkshire -11 1 - -
East of England -20 1 £200 -36.00% 21
West Midlands -20 1 - - 4
East Midlands - 1 - - 4
Midlands - 1 - -
Farnborough - 1 - -
East Yorkshire - 1 - -
Hull - 1 - -
Knutsford - 1 - -
Barrow-in-Furness - 1 - -
Bellshill - 1 - -
Nottingham - 1 - -

CAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing CAD 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 CAD.

1 31 (24.41%) PLM
2 30 (23.62%) Manufacturing
3 27 (21.26%) Teamcenter
4 26 (20.47%) AutoCAD
5 24 (18.90%) Microsoft
6 23 (18.11%) MS Office
7 22 (17.32%) C++
7 22 (17.32%) Data Modelling
8 20 (15.75%) C
9 19 (14.96%) Windows
10 17 (13.39%) XML
10 17 (13.39%) Java
11 16 (12.60%) SQL
11 16 (12.60%) HTML
12 15 (11.81%) Degree
12 15 (11.81%) Itk
13 14 (11.02%) Analytical Skills
13 14 (11.02%) Siemens NX
13 14 (11.02%) Agile Software Development
13 14 (11.02%) SOA
13 14 (11.02%) Change Management
14 13 (10.24%) Workflow
14 13 (10.24%) XSL
14 13 (10.24%) XSLT
14 13 (10.24%) Data Management
15 12 (9.45%) JavaScript
15 12 (9.45%) Root Cause Analysis
16 11 (8.66%) Security Cleared
17 10 (7.87%) Validation
17 10 (7.87%) DHTML

CAD
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing CAD 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 CAD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (3.94%) ArcGIS
2 4 (3.15%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.36%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.79%) SAS
4 1 (0.79%) CMS
4 1 (0.79%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.79%) Apache
4 1 (0.79%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.79%) SharePoint
Applications
1 26 (20.47%) AutoCAD
2 23 (18.11%) MS Office
3 14 (11.02%) Siemens NX
4 8 (6.30%) MS Excel
5 6 (4.72%) CATIA
6 5 (3.94%) 3ds Max
7 4 (3.15%) SOLIDWORKS
8 3 (2.36%) MS Visio
9 1 (0.79%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.79%) Maya
9 1 (0.79%) Windchill
9 1 (0.79%) Pro/ENGINEER
9 1 (0.79%) Revit
9 1 (0.79%) PTC Creo
9 1 (0.79%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 27 (21.26%) Teamcenter
2 5 (3.94%) SAP PLM
3 3 (2.36%) SmartPlant
4 2 (1.57%) ENOVIA
4 2 (1.57%) SAP EHS
5 1 (0.79%) Magento
5 1 (0.79%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.72%) Wireless
2 5 (3.94%) TCP/IP
2 5 (3.94%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (3.15%) DNS
3 4 (3.15%) IP Telephony
3 4 (3.15%) DHCP
4 3 (2.36%) Bluetooth
4 3 (2.36%) LAN
4 3 (2.36%) Cisco ICM
4 3 (2.36%) VPN
5 2 (1.57%) Internet
6 1 (0.79%) Network Security
6 1 (0.79%) LTE
6 1 (0.79%) Modbus
6 1 (0.79%) Converged Networks
6 1 (0.79%) PBX
6 1 (0.79%) UMTS
6 1 (0.79%) WAN
6 1 (0.79%) GSM
6 1 (0.79%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.15%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.57%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (3.94%) Subversion
2 1 (0.79%) Rational Robot
General
1 30 (23.62%) Manufacturing
2 8 (6.30%) Electronics
2 8 (6.30%) Finance
3 6 (4.72%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.15%) Military
5 3 (2.36%) Games
6 2 (1.57%) Banking
6 2 (1.57%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.57%) Automotive
7 1 (0.79%) Law
7 1 (0.79%) Advertising
7 1 (0.79%) Publishing
7 1 (0.79%) Retail
7 1 (0.79%) Marketing
7 1 (0.79%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 20 (15.75%) Analyst
2 17 (13.39%) Architect
3 14 (11.02%) Solutions Architect
4 11 (8.66%) CAD Technician
5 9 (7.09%) Design Engineer
6 7 (5.51%) Business Analyst
6 7 (5.51%) Designer
7 6 (4.72%) CAD Engineer
7 6 (4.72%) Electronics Engineer
7 6 (4.72%) Consultant
8 5 (3.94%) Technical Architect
8 5 (3.94%) Project Manager
8 5 (3.94%) Technical Solutions Architect
8 5 (3.94%) Hardware Engineer
9 4 (3.15%) Developer
9 4 (3.15%) Systems Engineer
9 4 (3.15%) Programmer
9 4 (3.15%) Support Engineer
9 4 (3.15%) CAD Designer
9 4 (3.15%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (13.39%) XML
2 16 (12.60%) HTML
3 15 (11.81%) Itk
4 13 (10.24%) XSL
4 13 (10.24%) XSLT
5 10 (7.87%) DHTML
5 10 (7.87%) Web Services
6 4 (3.15%) Swing
7 2 (1.57%) WPF
7 2 (1.57%) CSS
8 1 (0.79%) STL
8 1 (0.79%) .NET
8 1 (0.79%) J2EE
8 1 (0.79%) Cocoa Touch
8 1 (0.79%) Flash
8 1 (0.79%) OpenGL
8 1 (0.79%) DirectX
8 1 (0.79%) Cocoa
8 1 (0.79%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 1 (0.79%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.02%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (7.09%) Fat Client
2 9 (7.09%) Thin Client
3 8 (6.30%) Management Information System
4 6 (4.72%) GIS
5 4 (3.15%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 3 (2.36%) VHDL
6 3 (2.36%) Data Integration
6 3 (2.36%) iPhone
6 3 (2.36%) Visualisation
6 3 (2.36%) iPad
6 3 (2.36%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (1.57%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.79%) SCORM
8 1 (0.79%) 3D Graphics
8 1 (0.79%) E-Learning
8 1 (0.79%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.79%) User Experience
8 1 (0.79%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 19 (14.96%) Windows
2 10 (7.87%) UNIX
3 9 (7.09%) Windows 7
4 5 (3.94%) Windows 8
5 3 (2.36%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (2.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.36%) Windows XP
5 3 (2.36%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.57%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.79%) Linux
7 1 (0.79%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (24.41%) PLM
2 22 (17.32%) Data Modelling
3 14 (11.02%) SOA
3 14 (11.02%) Change Management
3 14 (11.02%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (10.24%) Data Management
4 13 (10.24%) Workflow
5 12 (9.45%) Root Cause Analysis
6 10 (7.87%) Validation
7 8 (6.30%) Project Management
8 7 (5.51%) Migration
8 7 (5.51%) Use Case
8 7 (5.51%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (4.72%) ITIL
10 5 (3.94%) 3D Modelling
11 4 (3.15%) Master Data Management
11 4 (3.15%) Content Management
11 4 (3.15%) Document Management
11 4 (3.15%) ERP
11 4 (3.15%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 22 (17.32%) C++
2 20 (15.75%) C
3 17 (13.39%) Java
4 16 (12.60%) SQL
5 12 (9.45%) JavaScript
6 9 (7.09%) Tcl
6 9 (7.09%) XPath
7 6 (4.72%) Python
8 3 (2.36%) Assembly Language
8 3 (2.36%) MATLAB
8 3 (2.36%) Erlang
8 3 (2.36%) PowerShell
8 3 (2.36%) Ruby
9 2 (1.57%) ABAP
9 2 (1.57%) C#
10 1 (0.79%) Perl
10 1 (0.79%) Apple Swift
10 1 (0.79%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 15 (11.81%) Degree
2 11 (8.66%) Security Cleared
3 9 (7.09%) SC Cleared
4 5 (3.94%) CCNA
4 5 (3.94%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (3.15%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (3.15%) MCSE
6 3 (2.36%) MCP
6 3 (2.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (2.36%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (1.57%) HNC
7 2 (1.57%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.79%) MCSA
8 1 (0.79%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.36%) SLA
2 2 (1.57%) QA
3 1 (0.79%) Basel III
3 1 (0.79%) CRD IV
3 1 (0.79%) COREP
System Software
1 5 (3.94%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.36%) Firmware
2 3 (2.36%) Terminal Server
2 3 (2.36%) XenApp
2 3 (2.36%) XenDesktop
3 2 (1.57%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 5 (3.94%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (2.36%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (2.36%) Cisco IPCC
2 3 (2.36%) SCCM
2 3 (2.36%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (0.79%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 24 (18.90%) Microsoft
2 10 (7.87%) Siemens
3 9 (7.09%) Cisco
3 9 (7.09%) webMethods
4 7 (5.51%) Oracle
5 5 (3.94%) SAP
6 4 (3.15%) Nokia
6 4 (3.15%) Mapinfo
6 4 (3.15%) Intergraph
6 4 (3.15%) Tableau
7 3 (2.36%) MobileIron
7 3 (2.36%) Panasonic
7 3 (2.36%) Wyse
7 3 (2.36%) VMware
7 3 (2.36%) Google
7 3 (2.36%) Citrix
7 3 (2.36%) Avaya
7 3 (2.36%) Adobe
7 3 (2.36%) Remedy
7 3 (2.36%) Sophos
City, London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £100 - £200 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £15 - £20 per hour + Uplift
Posted: 3 days ago
Cumbria
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £32 - £40 per hour + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Rate: From £500 to £700 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Penrith
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £30 - £35 per hour + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
East Midlands
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: Excellent
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: Excellent
Posted: 9 days ago
Hampshire
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £35 - £40 per hour + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
West Midlands
Amoria Bond - UK
Rate: £0.000 per hour
Posted: 13 days ago
Bristol
Amoria Bond - UK
Rate: £0.000 per hour
Posted: 15 days ago
Exeter
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £28 - £33 per hour + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Clevedon
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £17 - £19.50 per hour + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Clevedon
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £17 - £19.50 per hour + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Cumbria
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
UK
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: £75,000 per year = Ecellent Benefits + Package
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Amoria Bond - UK
Rate: £30 - £50 per hour
Posted: 21 days ago
West Midlands
Amoria Bond - UK
Rate: DOE
Posted: 22 days ago
Aberdeen
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £0.00 per day + Market Rates
Posted: 22 days ago