The table below looks at the statistics for CAD skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CAD over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Computer-Aided Design (CAD)
UK
Rank 565 574 542
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -32
Contract jobs citing CAD 31 44 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.068% 0.086% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.083% 0.10% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 13 43
Median daily rate £350 £325 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +44.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £182 £215 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £650 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £315 £268
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +17.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 4
Median hourly rate £20.50 £29.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.31% +26.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £16.50 £12.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.10 £30.00 £33.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £29.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-29.31% +114.81%

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
37444 42299 41509
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.58% 82.71% 79.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 24822 27641 26311
Median daily rate £450 £425 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +0.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £297 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 965 1161 1101
Median hourly rate £35.00 £38.75 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +49.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £57.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.88 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.31% +45.45%

CAD
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing CAD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 20 February 2017.

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 20 February 2017.

CAD Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

CAD
Top 26 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CAD within the UK over the 3 months to 20 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +30 25 £375 +3.44% 33
London +3 8 £300 -29.41% 4
South East +15 7 £330 +4.76% 5
Scotland +21 5 - -
Aberdeen -6 4 - -
East of England -13 4 £425 -37.03% 7
Hampshire +8 3 - - 4
City of London -2 3 £150 -76.65% 1
Hertfordshire -8 2 £425 - 1
West Midlands - 2 £400 - 6
Stevenage - 2 £425 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 - -
Birmingham - 2 £400 -
Berkshire +20 1 - -
Surrey +13 1 £330 -
South West +10 1 - - 2
Bristol 0 1 - - 1
East Midlands -2 1 - - 4
Essex -2 1 - -
Bellshill - 1 - -
Bedfordshire - 1 - -
North West - 1 - - 2
North Lanarkshire - 1 - -
Woking - 1 £330 -
Manchester - 1 - -
Bedford - 1 - -

CAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing CAD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for CAD.

1 19 (29.23%) AutoCAD
2 15 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 13 (20.00%) PLM
4 12 (18.46%) Degree
5 11 (16.92%) Teamcenter
6 10 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (15.38%) Siemens NX
7 9 (13.85%) Project Management
7 9 (13.85%) Cisco
7 9 (13.85%) Unix
7 9 (13.85%) GIS
7 9 (13.85%) Telecoms
8 8 (12.31%) Electronics
8 8 (12.31%) Data Modelling
8 8 (12.31%) SDLC
9 7 (10.77%) PTC Creo
9 7 (10.77%) Change Control
9 7 (10.77%) Automotive
9 7 (10.77%) Pro/ENGINEER
9 7 (10.77%) Manufacturing
9 7 (10.77%) CATIA
9 7 (10.77%) Data Management
10 6 (9.23%) VMware
10 6 (9.23%) Aerospace
10 6 (9.23%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (9.23%) PRINCE2
10 6 (9.23%) ITIL
10 6 (9.23%) Linux
10 6 (9.23%) MCSE
10 6 (9.23%) C

CAD
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 19 (29.23%) AutoCAD
2 10 (15.38%) Siemens NX
3 7 (10.77%) CATIA
3 7 (10.77%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 7 (10.77%) PTC Creo
4 3 (4.62%) MS Excel
4 3 (4.62%) MS Office
4 3 (4.62%) MS Visio
5 2 (3.08%) MS Project
5 2 (3.08%) OrCAD
5 2 (3.08%) Revit
5 2 (3.08%) Windchill
6 1 (1.54%) 3ds Max
6 1 (1.54%) Solid Edge
6 1 (1.54%) SOLIDWORKS
6 1 (1.54%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (16.92%) Teamcenter
2 3 (4.62%) TRIRIGA
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.62%) GPON
2 2 (3.08%) 2G
2 2 (3.08%) 3G
2 2 (3.08%) 4G
2 2 (3.08%) ATM
2 2 (3.08%) Cisco ICM
2 2 (3.08%) H.323
2 2 (3.08%) MGCP
2 2 (3.08%) SDH
2 2 (3.08%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.54%) Firewall
3 1 (1.54%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.85%) GIS
2 2 (3.08%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.54%) MS Access
3 1 (1.54%) MySQL
3 1 (1.54%) Relational Database
General
1 9 (13.85%) Telecoms
2 8 (12.31%) Electronics
3 7 (10.77%) Automotive
3 7 (10.77%) Manufacturing
4 6 (9.23%) Aerospace
5 4 (6.15%) Finance
6 3 (4.62%) Financial Institution
7 2 (3.08%) Legal
8 1 (1.54%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 10 (15.38%) Architect
2 7 (10.77%) Designer
3 6 (9.23%) CAD Technician
3 6 (9.23%) Technical Leader
4 4 (6.15%) CAD Designer
4 4 (6.15%) Electronics Engineer
4 4 (6.15%) Lead Architect
4 4 (6.15%) Mechanical Engineer
5 3 (4.62%) Design Engineer
5 3 (4.62%) Developer
6 2 (3.08%) .NET Developer
6 2 (3.08%) AutoCAD Technician
6 2 (3.08%) C# Developer
6 2 (3.08%) Cisco Architect
6 2 (3.08%) Coordinator
6 2 (3.08%) Draughtsman
6 2 (3.08%) Process Designer
6 2 (3.08%) Senior Mechanical Engineer
6 2 (3.08%) Software Developer
6 2 (3.08%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.15%) HTML
1 4 (6.15%) Itk
2 3 (4.62%) DHTML
2 3 (4.62%) Web Services
2 3 (4.62%) XML
2 3 (4.62%) XSL
2 3 (4.62%) XSLT
3 2 (3.08%) .NET
3 2 (3.08%) VXML
4 1 (1.54%) HTML5
4 1 (1.54%) Laravel
4 1 (1.54%) Qt
4 1 (1.54%) REST
4 1 (1.54%) WPF
4 1 (1.54%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.23%) Data Centre
1 6 (9.23%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (4.62%) Driving Licence
2 3 (4.62%) Fat Client
2 3 (4.62%) Thin Client
3 2 (3.08%) 3D Printing
3 2 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.08%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 2 (3.08%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.54%) NHS
4 1 (1.54%) VHDL
4 1 (1.54%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.85%) Unix
2 6 (9.23%) Linux
3 5 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (20.00%) PLM
2 10 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (13.85%) Project Management
4 8 (12.31%) Data Modelling
4 8 (12.31%) SDLC
5 7 (10.77%) Change Control
5 7 (10.77%) Data Management
6 6 (9.23%) Data Loss Prevention
6 6 (9.23%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (9.23%) ITIL
6 6 (9.23%) ITIL V3
6 6 (9.23%) PRINCE2
6 6 (9.23%) Visualisation
7 5 (7.69%) CAE
7 5 (7.69%) Requirements Management
7 5 (7.69%) Use Case
8 4 (6.15%) Validation
9 3 (4.62%) CAFM
9 3 (4.62%) SOA
9 3 (4.62%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.23%) C
1 6 (9.23%) JavaScript
2 5 (7.69%) C++
3 4 (6.15%) sed
3 4 (6.15%) SQL
4 3 (4.62%) C#
4 3 (4.62%) Embedded C
4 3 (4.62%) Java
4 3 (4.62%) Tcl
4 3 (4.62%) XPath
5 2 (3.08%) Assembly Language
5 2 (3.08%) VB
6 1 (1.54%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (18.46%) Degree
2 6 (9.23%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (9.23%) MCSE
2 6 (9.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (9.23%) Security Cleared
3 5 (7.69%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.08%) HNC
4 2 (3.08%) HND
5 1 (1.54%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.54%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.54%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.54%) ISO 9002
System Software
1 6 (9.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (4.62%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (3.08%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (1.54%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 15 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 9 (13.85%) Cisco
3 6 (9.23%) NetApp
3 6 (9.23%) VMware
4 3 (4.62%) EMC
4 3 (4.62%) IBM
4 3 (4.62%) Siemens
4 3 (4.62%) webMethods
5 2 (3.08%) Oracle
6 1 (1.54%) Cadence
6 1 (1.54%) Remedy
6 1 (1.54%) Virgin Media
London
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Square One Resources
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
North West England
CPS Group Limited
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Advantage XPO
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Nigel Frank International
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Elevate Direct
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Optimus Search
Posted: 12 hours ago