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 6 December 2016 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer-Aided Design (CAD)
Rank 606 596 561
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -35
Contract jobs citing CAD 32 53 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.063% 0.097% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.076% 0.12% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 16 22
Median daily rate £400 £243 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+64.94% -19.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £150 £141
10% offered a daily rate of more than £648 £388 £395
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £278 £300
% change year-on-year
+44.14% -7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 13 12
Median hourly rate £28.00 £26.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £16.70 £14.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.60 £30.00 £37.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £26.39 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+6.12% +19.93%

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
42021 44388 43486
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.55% 81.15% 76.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 28019 28757 28290
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1104 1336 1206
Median hourly rate £30.00 £31.44 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.58% +25.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

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 6 December 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 6 December 2016.

CAD Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

CAD
Top 25 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 6 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -5 25 £400 +70.21% 41
East Midlands +4 8 £400 - 4
London -7 6 £363 +141.66% 3
Northamptonshire -10 6 £400 - 1
Northampton - 6 £400 -
South East +10 5 £513 +105.00% 11
Scotland +3 4 - -
City of London +3 3 - -
Berkshire +7 2 - - 3
West Midlands -29 2 £525 +16.66% 4
Nottinghamshire - 2 £700 -
Nottingham - 2 £700 -
Edinburgh - 2 - -
Surrey +18 1 - -
Hampshire +13 1 - - 1
Glasgow +6 1 - -
Aberdeen -10 1 - -
Staffordshire - 1 - - 1
Yorkshire - 1 £325 -
Burton-upon-Trent - 1 - -
Leeds - 1 £325 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £325 -
Newbury - 1 - -
Wokingham - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £513 - 1

CAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, 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 21 (23.86%) Cisco
2 19 (21.59%) GIS
3 18 (20.45%) PLM
3 18 (20.45%) AutoCAD
4 17 (19.32%) Telecoms
5 15 (17.05%) Teamcenter
6 14 (15.91%) Degree
7 12 (13.64%) Microsoft
8 11 (12.50%) Project Management
8 11 (12.50%) C
8 11 (12.50%) Manufacturing
9 10 (11.36%) ITIL
10 9 (10.23%) C++
10 9 (10.23%) Cisco Certification
10 9 (10.23%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (10.23%) Data Management
10 9 (10.23%) Cisco UCCE
10 9 (10.23%) GPON
11 8 (9.09%) Siemens NX
11 8 (9.09%) PTC Creo
11 8 (9.09%) CATIA
11 8 (9.09%) Electronics
11 8 (9.09%) MS Office
11 8 (9.09%) Unix
12 7 (7.95%) Linux
12 7 (7.95%) MCSE
12 7 (7.95%) Data Modelling
12 7 (7.95%) Microsoft Certification
12 7 (7.95%) NetApp
12 7 (7.95%) PRINCE2

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.14%) ArcGIS
1 1 (1.14%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 18 (20.45%) AutoCAD
2 8 (9.09%) CATIA
2 8 (9.09%) MS Office
2 8 (9.09%) PTC Creo
2 8 (9.09%) Siemens NX
3 6 (6.82%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (5.68%) MS Excel
4 5 (5.68%) Pro/ENGINEER
5 3 (3.41%) OrCAD
5 3 (3.41%) Revit
6 2 (2.27%) SOLIDWORKS
7 1 (1.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (1.14%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (1.14%) CINEMA 4D
7 1 (1.14%) InDesign
7 1 (1.14%) MS Visio
7 1 (1.14%) Solid Edge
7 1 (1.14%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (1.14%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 15 (17.05%) Teamcenter
2 3 (3.41%) TRIRIGA
3 1 (1.14%) ENOVIA
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.14%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.23%) GPON
2 6 (6.82%) Cisco ICM
2 6 (6.82%) H.323
2 6 (6.82%) MGCP
3 4 (4.55%) 2G
3 4 (4.55%) 3G
3 4 (4.55%) 4G
3 4 (4.55%) ATM
3 4 (4.55%) SDH
3 4 (4.55%) TCP/IP
4 3 (3.41%) Cisco IPT
4 3 (3.41%) IP Telephony
4 3 (3.41%) VoIP
5 1 (1.14%) Firewall
5 1 (1.14%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (21.59%) GIS
2 1 (1.14%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.14%) MySQL
2 1 (1.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.14%) LabVIEW
1 1 (1.14%) Subversion
1 1 (1.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (19.32%) Telecoms
2 11 (12.50%) Manufacturing
3 8 (9.09%) Electronics
4 7 (7.95%) Aerospace
4 7 (7.95%) Finance
5 5 (5.68%) Automotive
6 4 (4.55%) Financial Institution
7 3 (3.41%) Legal
8 2 (2.27%) Marketing
8 2 (2.27%) Retail
9 1 (1.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (12.50%) Architect
2 6 (6.82%) Designer
2 6 (6.82%) Technical Leader
3 5 (5.68%) Cisco Architect
4 4 (4.55%) Analyst
4 4 (4.55%) Consultant
4 4 (4.55%) Transmission Planner
5 3 (3.41%) Applications Support
5 3 (3.41%) CAD Technician
5 3 (3.41%) Cisco Engineer
5 3 (3.41%) Coordinator
5 3 (3.41%) Electronics Engineer
5 3 (3.41%) GIS Coordinator
5 3 (3.41%) Hardware Engineer
5 3 (3.41%) Network Engineer
5 3 (3.41%) Voice Engineer
5 3 (3.41%) Voice Network Engineer
6 2 (2.27%) AutoCAD Technician
6 2 (2.27%) CAD Engineer
6 2 (2.27%) Draughtsman
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.82%) VXML
2 4 (4.55%) HTML
2 4 (4.55%) Itk
3 2 (2.27%) Swing
3 2 (2.27%) XML
3 2 (2.27%) XSL
3 2 (2.27%) XSLT
4 1 (1.14%) DHTML
4 1 (1.14%) HTML5
4 1 (1.14%) Laravel
4 1 (1.14%) Qt
4 1 (1.14%) REST
4 1 (1.14%) Web Services
4 1 (1.14%) WPF
4 1 (1.14%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.95%) Data Centre
1 7 (7.95%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.55%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 4 (4.55%) Visualisation
4 2 (2.27%) 3D Printing
4 2 (2.27%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.27%) Physics
5 1 (1.14%) CCTV
5 1 (1.14%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.14%) FMCG
5 1 (1.14%) IVR
5 1 (1.14%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.14%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.14%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (9.09%) Unix
2 7 (7.95%) Linux
3 1 (1.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (20.45%) PLM
2 11 (12.50%) Project Management
3 10 (11.36%) ITIL
4 9 (10.23%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (10.23%) Data Management
5 7 (7.95%) Data Loss Prevention
5 7 (7.95%) Data Modelling
5 7 (7.95%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (7.95%) ITIL V3
5 7 (7.95%) PRINCE2
5 7 (7.95%) SDLC
5 7 (7.95%) Use Case
6 6 (6.82%) Requirements Management
6 6 (6.82%) Validation
7 5 (5.68%) CAE
7 5 (5.68%) Change Control
7 5 (5.68%) Data Migration
7 5 (5.68%) Migration
8 4 (4.55%) ERP
8 4 (4.55%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 11 (12.50%) C
2 9 (10.23%) C++
3 5 (5.68%) Java
4 4 (4.55%) Assembly Language
4 4 (4.55%) Perl
4 4 (4.55%) sed
5 3 (3.41%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.27%) Embedded C
6 2 (2.27%) PHP
7 1 (1.14%) AWK
7 1 (1.14%) C#
7 1 (1.14%) Korn
7 1 (1.14%) SQL
7 1 (1.14%) Tcl
7 1 (1.14%) VB
7 1 (1.14%) VBScript
7 1 (1.14%) XPath
Qualifications
1 14 (15.91%) Degree
2 9 (10.23%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (7.95%) MCSE
3 7 (7.95%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (5.68%) HND
5 2 (2.27%) CCNA
5 2 (2.27%) HNC
5 2 (2.27%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.14%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.14%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.14%) QA
1 1 (1.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (1.14%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (7.95%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (10.23%) Cisco UCCE
2 7 (7.95%) Cisco CUCM
3 4 (4.55%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (1.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (23.86%) Cisco
2 12 (13.64%) Microsoft
3 7 (7.95%) NetApp
3 7 (7.95%) VMware
4 4 (4.55%) PTC
4 4 (4.55%) Remedy
4 4 (4.55%) SAP
5 3 (3.41%) IBM
5 3 (3.41%) Siemens
5 3 (3.41%) Virgin Media
6 2 (2.27%) Adobe
6 2 (2.27%) EMC
7 1 (1.14%) ANSYS
7 1 (1.14%) Autodesk
7 1 (1.14%) Cadence
7 1 (1.14%) Intel
7 1 (1.14%) Oracle
7 1 (1.14%) Tableau
7 1 (1.14%) webMethods
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