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 28 April 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer-Aided Design (CAD)
Rank 581 580 569
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -11
Contract jobs citing CAD 63 61 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.11% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.14% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 21 17
Average daily rate £315 £200 £327
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.50% -38.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £150 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £350 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £200 £275
% change year-on-year
+61.25% -27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 13 15
Average hourly rate £30.00 £22.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -26.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £14.60 £22.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £34.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £22.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+36.36% -26.66%

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
45560 43876 42202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.56% 78.77% 77.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 30059 27313 26301
Average daily rate £438 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £555
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1045 1278 1187
Average hourly rate £35.00 £29.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.81 £12.10 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+22.95% -3.17%

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 28 April 2016.

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 28 April 2016.

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 28 April 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 -20 56 £308 +61.84% 41
London +1 20 £210 +40.00% 9
South East 0 14 £318 +33.68% 12
Brighton +10 9 - - 1
East Sussex +3 9 - - 2
Lewes - 9 - -
East of England +10 8 £675 +549.03% 8
Scotland -22 5 - - 3
Cambridgeshire +7 4 £675 +549.03% 6
Hertfordshire - 4 - - 1
South West - 4 £320 - 3
City of London +35 3 £650 +333.33%
Aberdeen +8 3 - - 1
Warwickshire -3 3 - - 1
West Midlands -9 3 - - 4
Bristol - 3 - - 1
Cambridge - 3 £675 - 5
East Midlands +6 2 £325 -7.14%
Hampshire +5 2 - - 1
Middlesex - 2 £318 -
South Wales - 2 £370 -
Wales - 2 £370 -
North Lanarkshire - 2 - -
Bellshill - 2 - -
Oxfordshire +9 1 - - 2
Farnborough +5 1 - -
North West -13 1 - - 2
North East -36 1 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne -37 1 - -
Tyne and Wear -38 1 - -

CAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 36 (36.73%) AutoCAD
2 26 (26.53%) Manufacturing
3 16 (16.33%) Microsoft
3 16 (16.33%) Degree
4 15 (15.31%) C
5 13 (13.27%) C++
5 13 (13.27%) SOLIDWORKS
5 13 (13.27%) Finance
6 12 (12.24%) PLM
6 12 (12.24%) Teamcenter
6 12 (12.24%) Java
6 12 (12.24%) Schematic Capture
7 11 (11.22%) Electronics
8 10 (10.20%) Migration
8 10 (10.20%) HTML
8 10 (10.20%) XML
8 10 (10.20%) EMC
8 10 (10.20%) SOA
8 10 (10.20%) Physics
9 9 (9.18%) Document Management
9 9 (9.18%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 9 (9.18%) Data Migration
9 9 (9.18%) Itk
9 9 (9.18%) Assembly Language
9 9 (9.18%) Project Management
10 8 (8.16%) Siemens
10 8 (8.16%) XSL
10 8 (8.16%) SAP
10 8 (8.16%) C#
10 8 (8.16%) .NET

CAD
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 3 (3.06%) CMS
1 3 (3.06%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.04%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.04%) WebLogic
2 2 (2.04%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.02%) Drupal
3 1 (1.02%) IIS
3 1 (1.02%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 36 (36.73%) AutoCAD
2 13 (13.27%) SOLIDWORKS
3 7 (7.14%) MS Office
3 7 (7.14%) Siemens NX
4 6 (6.12%) CATIA
4 6 (6.12%) PTC Creo
5 5 (5.10%) MS Excel
6 4 (4.08%) Pro/ENGINEER
7 3 (3.06%) MS Visio
8 2 (2.04%) CINEMA 4D
8 2 (2.04%) MS PowerPoint
8 2 (2.04%) MS Project
8 2 (2.04%) Photoshop
8 2 (2.04%) ProjectWise
8 2 (2.04%) Revit
8 2 (2.04%) Solid Edge
9 1 (1.02%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (1.02%) MicroStation
Business Applications
1 12 (12.24%) Teamcenter
2 6 (6.12%) Primavera
3 4 (4.08%) BigMachines
4 3 (3.06%) Maximo
5 1 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (1.02%) ENOVIA
5 1 (1.02%) SAP PLM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.02%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.04%) HTTP
1 2 (2.04%) SSL
1 2 (2.04%) Wireless
2 1 (1.02%) 2G
2 1 (1.02%) 3G
2 1 (1.02%) 4G
2 1 (1.02%) DECT
2 1 (1.02%) Firewall
2 1 (1.02%) GSM
2 1 (1.02%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.02%) UMTS
2 1 (1.02%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.02%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.12%) GIS
2 4 (4.08%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.04%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.02%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (6.12%) Subversion
2 3 (3.06%) Eclipse
2 3 (3.06%) Eclipse RCP
2 3 (3.06%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (2.04%) JIRA
3 2 (2.04%) Toad
4 1 (1.02%) Visual Studio
General
1 26 (26.53%) Manufacturing
2 13 (13.27%) Finance
3 11 (11.22%) Electronics
4 6 (6.12%) Telecoms
5 5 (5.10%) Automotive
5 5 (5.10%) Retail
6 4 (4.08%) Marketing
7 3 (3.06%) Military
8 2 (2.04%) Aerospace
9 1 (1.02%) Law
9 1 (1.02%) Legal
9 1 (1.02%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 11 (11.22%) CAD Engineer
1 11 (11.22%) Designer
2 10 (10.20%) Electronics Engineer
3 9 (9.18%) 3D Designer
3 9 (9.18%) CAD Designer
3 9 (9.18%) Hardware Engineer
3 9 (9.18%) Senior Electronics Engineer
3 9 (9.18%) Senior Hardware Engineer
4 8 (8.16%) Design Engineer
5 7 (7.14%) Architect
5 7 (7.14%) Senior Software Engineer
5 7 (7.14%) Software Engineer
6 6 (6.12%) AutoCAD Designer
6 6 (6.12%) Consultant
7 5 (5.10%) CAD Technician
8 4 (4.08%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (4.08%) Systems Engineer
9 3 (3.06%) Developer
9 3 (3.06%) Mechanical Engineer
9 3 (3.06%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.20%) HTML
1 10 (10.20%) XML
2 9 (9.18%) Itk
3 8 (8.16%) .NET
3 8 (8.16%) XSL
4 7 (7.14%) LINQ
4 7 (7.14%) WPF
5 6 (6.12%) Swing
5 6 (6.12%) XSLT
6 3 (3.06%) JFace
6 3 (3.06%) SWT
7 2 (2.04%) JMS
7 2 (2.04%) jQuery
7 2 (2.04%) SOAP
7 2 (2.04%) WSDL
8 1 (1.02%) .NET Framework
8 1 (1.02%) Ajax
8 1 (1.02%) CSS3
8 1 (1.02%) HTML5
8 1 (1.02%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.20%) Physics
2 9 (9.18%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 7 (7.14%) Visualisation
4 4 (4.08%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.04%) Social Media
6 1 (1.02%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.02%) CESG
6 1 (1.02%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.02%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.02%) FMCG
6 1 (1.02%) Graphic Design
6 1 (1.02%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.02%) NHS
6 1 (1.02%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.08%) Windows
2 3 (3.06%) Linux
2 3 (3.06%) Unix
3 1 (1.02%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.02%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (12.24%) PLM
1 12 (12.24%) Schematic Capture
2 10 (10.20%) Migration
2 10 (10.20%) SOA
3 9 (9.18%) Data Migration
3 9 (9.18%) Document Management
3 9 (9.18%) Project Management
4 7 (7.14%) Change Management
4 7 (7.14%) ERP
4 7 (7.14%) Software Engineering
5 6 (6.12%) 3D Modelling
5 6 (6.12%) Data Modelling
5 6 (6.12%) ITIL
6 4 (4.08%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (4.08%) Configuration Management
6 4 (4.08%) Data Analysis
6 4 (4.08%) PRINCE2
6 4 (4.08%) Requirements Management
7 3 (3.06%) Scrum
7 3 (3.06%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (15.31%) C
2 13 (13.27%) C++
3 12 (12.24%) Java
4 9 (9.18%) Assembly Language
5 8 (8.16%) C#
6 4 (4.08%) SQL
7 2 (2.04%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.02%) Ada
8 1 (1.02%) PHP
8 1 (1.02%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.02%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.02%) Python
8 1 (1.02%) VB
8 1 (1.02%) VBA
Qualifications
1 16 (16.33%) Degree
2 5 (5.10%) SC Cleared
2 5 (5.10%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.02%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.02%) CCDA
3 1 (1.02%) CCNA
3 1 (1.02%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.02%) CISM
3 1 (1.02%) CISSP
3 1 (1.02%) CWAP
3 1 (1.02%) CWDP
3 1 (1.02%) CWNA
3 1 (1.02%) HNC
3 1 (1.02%) MCSA
3 1 (1.02%) MCSE
3 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.04%) Data Quality
1 2 (2.04%) JSP 440
1 2 (2.04%) QA
2 1 (1.02%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.02%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 4 (4.08%) Firmware
2 1 (1.02%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 7 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (16.33%) Microsoft
2 10 (10.20%) EMC
3 8 (8.16%) Oracle
3 8 (8.16%) SAP
3 8 (8.16%) Siemens
4 7 (7.14%) Tableau
5 4 (4.08%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (3.06%) IBM
7 2 (2.04%) Adobe
7 2 (2.04%) BEA
7 2 (2.04%) CODA
7 2 (2.04%) ESRI
7 2 (2.04%) Syclo
7 2 (2.04%) Virgin Media
8 1 (1.02%) Motorola
8 1 (1.02%) Nintex
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