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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer-Aided Design (CAD)
Rank 514 441 499
Rank change year-on-year
-73 +58
Contract jobs citing CAD 69 112 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.23% 0.090%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.31% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 30 12
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£238 £318 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.31% -11.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £179 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £469 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £311 £400
% change year-on-year
-7.55% -22.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 30 13
Average hourly rate £32.50 £23.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.29% -25.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.90 £20.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.10 £37.25 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.25 £23.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+15.95% -25.39%

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
38459 35783 32221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 75.37% 74.30% 72.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 24687 21730 19119
Average daily rate £423 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.62% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1007 1095 1275
Average hourly rate £25.00 £27.25 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.25% -9.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.15 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -54 66 £229 -29.61% 101
South East +5 33 £288 -13.37% 27
London +3 22 £150 -70.00% 10
Berkshire +11 9 £275 - 4
East Sussex -5 9 £450 -
Brighton -7 9 £450 -
Hampshire -22 5 £150 -54.78% 4
West Sussex - 5 £338 -
City of London +14 4 £150 - 1
Basingstoke - 4 £150 - 1
North West -16 3 - - 6
Oxfordshire -20 3 £183 -54.26% 11
East Midlands +7 2 £120 -66.19% 2
Manchester -2 2 - - 2
West Midlands -18 2 - - 6
Reading - 2 £275 - 4
Leicestershire +1 1 - -
Birmingham -6 1 - - 1
East of England -8 1 £350 - 14
Buckinghamshire -10 1 £260 - 3
South West -25 1 - - 27
Northamptonshire - 1 £120 -
Warwickshire - 1 - - 2
Cambridgeshire - 1 £350 - 5
Leamington Spa - 1 - -
Cambridge - 1 £350 - 5
Cardiff - - - - 4
Cheltenham - - - - 1
Chertsey - - - -
Cirencester - - - -

CAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 29 (20.71%) AutoCAD
2 22 (15.71%) Manufacturing
2 22 (15.71%) Degree
3 18 (12.86%) ITIL
4 17 (12.14%) Security Cleared
5 16 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (10.71%) Windows
7 14 (10.00%) Cisco
7 14 (10.00%) Electronics
8 13 (9.29%) Project Management
8 13 (9.29%) XML
8 13 (9.29%) SQL
8 13 (9.29%) Scrum
9 12 (8.57%) MS Office
10 11 (7.86%) Oracle
10 11 (7.86%) UML
10 11 (7.86%) Windows 7
11 10 (7.14%) REST
11 10 (7.14%) TOGAF
11 10 (7.14%) SysML
11 10 (7.14%) MS Excel
11 10 (7.14%) SOAP
11 10 (7.14%) Java
11 10 (7.14%) SSL
11 10 (7.14%) HP
11 10 (7.14%) JMS
11 10 (7.14%) ETL
11 10 (7.14%) HTTP
11 10 (7.14%) WSDL
12 9 (6.43%) Microsoft

CAD
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (3.57%) WebSphere Application Server
1 5 (3.57%) ArcGIS
1 5 (3.57%) WebSphere
1 5 (3.57%) WebSphere Process Server
2 4 (2.86%) Lync
2 4 (2.86%) MS Exchange
2 4 (2.86%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.43%) CMS
4 1 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (0.71%) Kinematics
4 1 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.71%) Confluence
Applications
1 29 (20.71%) AutoCAD
2 12 (8.57%) MS Office
3 10 (7.14%) MS Excel
4 7 (5.00%) MS Visio
4 7 (5.00%) 3ds Max
5 6 (4.29%) Pro/ENGINEER
6 4 (2.86%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (2.14%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (2.14%) CATIA
7 3 (2.14%) MicroStation
8 2 (1.43%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.71%) PaintShop Pro
9 1 (0.71%) Revit
9 1 (0.71%) InDesign
9 1 (0.71%) Elements/Pro
9 1 (0.71%) Inkscape
Business Applications
1 2 (1.43%) Teamcenter
1 2 (1.43%) Magento
2 1 (0.71%) ENOVIA
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.14%) SSL
1 10 (7.14%) HTTP
2 8 (5.71%) LAN
3 6 (4.29%) WAN
3 6 (4.29%) TCP/IP
4 5 (3.57%) Wireless
5 4 (2.86%) DNS
6 3 (2.14%) VPN
6 3 (2.14%) Ethernet
6 3 (2.14%) Firewall
6 3 (2.14%) Cisco ICM
6 3 (2.14%) Wireshark
6 3 (2.14%) IP Telephony
7 2 (1.43%) Internet
7 2 (1.43%) SAN
7 2 (1.43%) DHCP
8 1 (0.71%) 2G
8 1 (0.71%) 3G
8 1 (0.71%) Network Security
8 1 (0.71%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.86%) Oracle Database
2 3 (2.14%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (5.71%) ClearCase
2 5 (3.57%) LoadRunner
2 5 (3.57%) ClearQuest
3 4 (2.86%) Rational DOORS
4 3 (2.14%) JUnit
4 3 (2.14%) DbUnit
4 3 (2.14%) SoapUI
5 2 (1.43%) Subversion
6 1 (0.71%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.71%) JIRA
6 1 (0.71%) Rational Rhapsody
6 1 (0.71%) eggPlant
6 1 (0.71%) NeoLoad
General
1 22 (15.71%) Manufacturing
2 14 (10.00%) Electronics
3 9 (6.43%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.86%) Military
4 4 (2.86%) Retail
4 4 (2.86%) Automotive
5 2 (1.43%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.71%) Avionics
6 1 (0.71%) Marketing
6 1 (0.71%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 19 (13.57%) Analyst
2 16 (11.43%) CAD Technician
3 13 (9.29%) Designer
4 11 (7.86%) Hardware Engineer
5 10 (7.14%) Electronics Engineer
6 9 (6.43%) Developer
6 9 (6.43%) Design Engineer
7 8 (5.71%) CAD Designer
7 8 (5.71%) Project Manager
8 6 (4.29%) Service Desk Analyst
8 6 (4.29%) Network Engineer
8 6 (4.29%) Service Analyst
9 5 (3.57%) Software Engineer
9 5 (3.57%) 1st Line Support
9 5 (3.57%) Architect
9 5 (3.57%) Mechanical Engineer
9 5 (3.57%) Help Desk Support
9 5 (3.57%) Configuration Analyst
9 5 (3.57%) Test Engineer
10 4 (2.86%) Database Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (9.29%) XML
2 10 (7.14%) REST
2 10 (7.14%) SOAP
2 10 (7.14%) JMS
2 10 (7.14%) WSDL
3 8 (5.71%) .NET
4 5 (3.57%) Middleware
5 4 (2.86%) JSP
6 3 (2.14%) jQuery
7 2 (1.43%) Google Maps API
7 2 (1.43%) CSS
7 2 (1.43%) HTML
7 2 (1.43%) Flash
8 1 (0.71%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.57%) GIS
2 5 (3.57%) Data Integration
3 4 (2.86%) iPad
3 4 (2.86%) iPhone
3 4 (2.86%) Visualisation
3 4 (2.86%) PDA
3 4 (2.86%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.14%) Blackberry
4 3 (2.14%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 3 (2.14%) 3D Graphics
4 3 (2.14%) E-Learning
4 3 (2.14%) SCORM
4 3 (2.14%) User Experience
5 2 (1.43%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.71%) VHDL
6 1 (0.71%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.71%) CAN bus
Operating Systems
1 15 (10.71%) Windows
2 11 (7.86%) Windows 7
3 6 (4.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (4.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (2.14%) UNIX
4 3 (2.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.43%) Windows 8
5 2 (1.43%) Windows XP
5 2 (1.43%) Solaris
5 2 (1.43%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (12.86%) ITIL
2 16 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (9.29%) Project Management
3 13 (9.29%) Scrum
4 11 (7.86%) UML
5 10 (7.14%) TOGAF
5 10 (7.14%) SysML
5 10 (7.14%) ETL
6 9 (6.43%) OO
7 8 (5.71%) Software Engineering
7 8 (5.71%) 3D Modelling
8 7 (5.00%) Migration
9 6 (4.29%) Validation
9 6 (4.29%) Asset Management
9 6 (4.29%) Test Management
9 6 (4.29%) Data Migration
9 6 (4.29%) OOP
10 5 (3.57%) SOA
10 5 (3.57%) Configuration Management
10 5 (3.57%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (9.29%) SQL
2 10 (7.14%) Java
3 6 (4.29%) C
4 5 (3.57%) C#
5 4 (2.86%) C++
5 4 (2.86%) JavaScript
5 4 (2.86%) Python
6 2 (1.43%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.43%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.43%) VB
6 2 (1.43%) VBA
7 1 (0.71%) IronPython
Qualifications
1 22 (15.71%) Degree
2 17 (12.14%) Security Cleared
3 6 (4.29%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.14%) PMP
4 3 (2.14%) PMI Certification
4 3 (2.14%) BC Cleared
4 3 (2.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (1.43%) HNC
5 2 (1.43%) HND
6 1 (0.71%) CCNP
6 1 (0.71%) CCNA
6 1 (0.71%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.71%) ISEB
6 1 (0.71%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.86%) QA
2 1 (0.71%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (5.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.14%) MetaFrame
2 3 (2.14%) Terminal Services
3 1 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.71%) VMware Server
3 1 (0.71%) UAG
Systems Management
1 4 (2.86%) HP Quality Center
1 4 (2.86%) SCCM
2 3 (2.14%) Cisco IPCC
2 3 (2.14%) Cisco UCCE
2 3 (2.14%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (1.43%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.71%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.71%) SCOM
Vendors
1 14 (10.00%) Cisco
2 11 (7.86%) Oracle
3 10 (7.14%) HP
4 9 (6.43%) Microsoft
5 6 (4.29%) Avaya
5 6 (4.29%) IBM
6 5 (3.57%) Adobe
6 5 (3.57%) Dell
6 5 (3.57%) EMC
6 5 (3.57%) ESRI
6 5 (3.57%) Software AG
7 4 (2.86%) SolidWorks
8 3 (2.14%) Citrix
8 3 (2.14%) Symantec
8 3 (2.14%) VMware
9 2 (1.43%) Google
9 2 (1.43%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.43%) Intergraph
10 1 (0.71%) Apple
10 1 (0.71%) CA
Hampshire
X4 Group
Rate: £25 - 32 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
England
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: 3 days ago
England
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: 3 days ago
South Yorkshire
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £25 - £30 per hour + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
South Wales
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £20 - £30 per hour + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool
Real Staffing
Rate: £30 - £32 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: £Neg
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £100 - £200 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: Market related
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge
OHO Group
Rate: £30 - £40 per hour
Posted: 9 days ago
Somerset
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £23 - £32 per hour + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Bristol
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £25 - £35 per hour + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Devon
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £28 - £32 per hour + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Bristol
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £25 - £32 per hour + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
England
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Somerset
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £23 - £30 per hour + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Gateshead
Real Staffing
Rate: £30 - £40 per hour
Posted: 19 days ago