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 21 November 2014 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer-Aided Design (CAD)
Rank 542 500 489
Rank change year-on-year
-42 -11
Contract jobs citing CAD 65 78 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.15% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.20% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 28 21
Average daily rate
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£300 £250 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.16% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £134 £170 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £402 £408 £437
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £225 £375
% change year-on-year
+33.51% -40.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 26 16
Average hourly rate £22.00 £26.00 £31.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% -18.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £16.00 £10.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.25 £36.75 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.25 £26.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.42% -18.75%

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
42039 38339 36744
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.68% 73.76% 71.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 27231 23808 21445
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1169 1158 1415
Average hourly rate £25.00 £26.80 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.71% -4.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +3.44%

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 21 November 2014.

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 21 November 2014.

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 21 November 2014. 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 -31 60 £301 +9.38% 72
London +9 21 £308 -6.81% 11
South East -17 17 £330 +20.00% 15
West Midlands -10 8 £301 +9.38% 7
Hampshire -13 8 £150 - 2
East of England -21 5 £320 +6.48% 6
South West -32 5 - - 22
North West -8 3 - - 7
Manchester -8 3 - - 2
Scotland -12 3 £275 +27.90% 3
Coventry - 3 - - 3
Devon - 3 - - 1
Shropshire - 3 £301 - 1
Telford - 3 £301 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 3 - - 3
Birmingham -2 2 - - 1
Surrey -11 2 - - 2
Bristol -15 2 - - 4
West Sussex - 2 £413 - 2
Aberdeen +12 1 £200 -
Berkshire +5 1 - - 1
City of London +4 1 £290 - 3
East Midlands -2 1 £120 +9.09%
Buckinghamshire -11 1 £260 - 2
Guildford -15 1 - -
East Sussex - 1 - - 1
Kent - 1 - -
Northamptonshire - 1 £120 -
Altrincham - 1 - -
Basingstoke - 1 £150 - 1

CAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 (20.69%) AutoCAD
2 35 (20.11%) Manufacturing
3 31 (17.82%) Degree
4 29 (16.67%) Migration
5 25 (14.37%) ITIL
6 24 (13.79%) Windows
7 23 (13.22%) Agile Software Development
8 22 (12.64%) Automotive
8 22 (12.64%) PLM
8 22 (12.64%) Project Management
9 21 (12.07%) Windows 7
10 20 (11.49%) Security Cleared
11 19 (10.92%) Scrum
12 18 (10.34%) Validation
12 18 (10.34%) Java
12 18 (10.34%) SQL
12 18 (10.34%) Microsoft
12 18 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
13 17 (9.77%) ETL
13 17 (9.77%) UML
13 17 (9.77%) OO
13 17 (9.77%) XML
14 16 (9.20%) SOAP
14 16 (9.20%) Oracle
14 16 (9.20%) MS Office
14 16 (9.20%) JMS
14 16 (9.20%) HTTP
14 16 (9.20%) WSDL
14 16 (9.20%) SSL
14 16 (9.20%) TOGAF

CAD
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 10 (5.75%) ArcGIS
2 6 (3.45%) WebSphere Application Server
2 6 (3.45%) WebSphere Process Server
2 6 (3.45%) WebSphere
2 6 (3.45%) MS Exchange
3 4 (2.30%) Lync
4 3 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.15%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.15%) CMS
6 1 (0.57%) Confluence
6 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.57%) Kinematics
Applications
1 36 (20.69%) AutoCAD
2 16 (9.20%) MS Office
3 11 (6.32%) MS Excel
3 11 (6.32%) MicroStation
4 8 (4.60%) Pro/ENGINEER
5 7 (4.02%) CATIA
6 4 (2.30%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (2.30%) MS Visio
7 3 (1.72%) MS Project
7 3 (1.72%) MS PowerPoint
8 2 (1.15%) 3ds Max
8 2 (1.15%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.57%) InDesign
9 1 (0.57%) Simulink
9 1 (0.57%) PaintShop Pro
9 1 (0.57%) Revit
9 1 (0.57%) Inkscape
9 1 (0.57%) Elements/Pro
Business Applications
1 11 (6.32%) ENOVIA
2 8 (4.60%) DELMIA
3 3 (1.72%) Teamcenter
4 2 (1.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (1.15%) Magento
4 2 (1.15%) SmartPlant
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (9.20%) HTTP
1 16 (9.20%) SSL
2 7 (4.02%) TCP/IP
3 6 (3.45%) LAN
4 3 (1.72%) WAN
4 3 (1.72%) VPN
4 3 (1.72%) DNS
4 3 (1.72%) 3G
4 3 (1.72%) Firewall
4 3 (1.72%) Wireless
4 3 (1.72%) Wireshark
4 3 (1.72%) Ethernet
5 2 (1.15%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (1.15%) SAN
5 2 (1.15%) Internet
6 1 (0.57%) DHCP
6 1 (0.57%) 2G
6 1 (0.57%) LTE
6 1 (0.57%) Modbus
6 1 (0.57%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (6.90%) Oracle Database
2 3 (1.72%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.57%) EDMS
Development Applications
1 9 (5.17%) ClearCase
2 6 (3.45%) ClearQuest
3 5 (2.87%) LoadRunner
4 4 (2.30%) Rational DOORS
5 3 (1.72%) SoapUI
5 3 (1.72%) JUnit
5 3 (1.72%) DbUnit
6 1 (0.57%) Rational Rhapsody
6 1 (0.57%) eggPlant
6 1 (0.57%) NeoLoad
6 1 (0.57%) Subversion
6 1 (0.57%) JIRA
General
1 35 (20.11%) Manufacturing
2 22 (12.64%) Automotive
3 10 (5.75%) Electronics
3 10 (5.75%) Telecoms
4 7 (4.02%) Marketing
4 7 (4.02%) Aerospace
5 5 (2.87%) Retail
6 3 (1.72%) Legal
7 2 (1.15%) Finance
8 1 (0.57%) Local Government
8 1 (0.57%) Publishing
8 1 (0.57%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 19 (10.92%) Analyst
2 15 (8.62%) Design Engineer
3 13 (7.47%) CAD Technician
4 12 (6.90%) Designer
5 11 (6.32%) Developer
5 11 (6.32%) Architect
6 10 (5.75%) Database Architect
7 8 (4.60%) Applications Engineer
8 6 (3.45%) CAD Designer
8 6 (3.45%) Mechanical Engineer
8 6 (3.45%) Help Desk Support
8 6 (3.45%) Test Engineer
8 6 (3.45%) Configuration Analyst
8 6 (3.45%) Software Engineer
8 6 (3.45%) Consultant
9 5 (2.87%) Administrator
9 5 (2.87%) Hardware Engineer
9 5 (2.87%) GIS Analyst
10 4 (2.30%) Mechanical Design Engineer
10 4 (2.30%) Oracle Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (9.77%) XML
2 16 (9.20%) SOAP
2 16 (9.20%) JMS
2 16 (9.20%) WSDL
2 16 (9.20%) REST
3 8 (4.60%) Middleware
4 6 (3.45%) Application Packaging
4 6 (3.45%) .NET
5 4 (2.30%) JSP
6 3 (1.72%) jQuery
7 2 (1.15%) Google Maps API
7 2 (1.15%) HTML
7 2 (1.15%) CSS
7 2 (1.15%) Flash
8 1 (0.57%) STL
8 1 (0.57%) ArcObjects
8 1 (0.57%) WPF
8 1 (0.57%) WinForms
8 1 (0.57%) OpenGL
8 1 (0.57%) DirectX
Miscellaneous
1 18 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (6.90%) Management Information System
3 11 (6.32%) GIS
4 10 (5.75%) Data Integration
5 8 (4.60%) Visualisation
6 4 (2.30%) iPad
6 4 (2.30%) iPhone
6 4 (2.30%) PDA
7 3 (1.72%) Blackberry
7 3 (1.72%) User Experience
8 2 (1.15%) DTV
8 2 (1.15%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 2 (1.15%) 3D Graphics
9 1 (0.57%) E-Learning
9 1 (0.57%) VHDL
9 1 (0.57%) SCORM
9 1 (0.57%) IPTV
9 1 (0.57%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.57%) Physics
9 1 (0.57%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 24 (13.79%) Windows
2 21 (12.07%) Windows 7
3 9 (5.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (4.60%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (2.87%) UNIX
6 4 (2.30%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.15%) Solaris
7 2 (1.15%) Linux
7 2 (1.15%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (16.67%) Migration
2 25 (14.37%) ITIL
3 23 (13.22%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (12.64%) PLM
4 22 (12.64%) Project Management
5 19 (10.92%) Scrum
6 18 (10.34%) Validation
7 17 (9.77%) ETL
7 17 (9.77%) UML
7 17 (9.77%) OO
8 16 (9.20%) TOGAF
8 16 (9.20%) SysML
9 15 (8.62%) Requirements Management
10 14 (8.05%) ERP
10 14 (8.05%) Business Transformation
11 13 (7.47%) PDM
11 13 (7.47%) Software Engineering
12 12 (6.90%) Data Analysis
13 11 (6.32%) Data Management
13 11 (6.32%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 18 (10.34%) Java
1 18 (10.34%) SQL
2 9 (5.17%) C
3 5 (2.87%) C#
3 5 (2.87%) JavaScript
3 5 (2.87%) Python
4 4 (2.30%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.15%) C++
5 2 (1.15%) VB
5 2 (1.15%) VBA
5 2 (1.15%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.57%) MATLAB
6 1 (0.57%) XAML
6 1 (0.57%) MapBasic
Qualifications
1 31 (17.82%) Degree
2 20 (11.49%) Security Cleared
3 6 (3.45%) SC Cleared
3 6 (3.45%) HND
4 3 (1.72%) BC Cleared
4 3 (1.72%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 3 (1.72%) HNC
5 1 (0.57%) ISEB
5 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.57%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.30%) QA
2 2 (1.15%) SLA
3 1 (0.57%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.57%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 9 (5.17%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.72%) MetaFrame
2 3 (1.72%) Terminal Services
3 2 (1.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.57%) vSphere
4 1 (0.57%) UAG
4 1 (0.57%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 6 (3.45%) SCCM
2 4 (2.30%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.15%) SCDPM
3 2 (1.15%) NetBackup
3 2 (1.15%) ARCserve
4 1 (0.57%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.57%) SCOM
Vendors
1 18 (10.34%) Microsoft
2 16 (9.20%) Oracle
3 12 (6.90%) SolidWorks
4 11 (6.32%) SAP
5 10 (5.75%) HP
6 8 (4.60%) IBM
7 7 (4.02%) ESRI
7 7 (4.02%) Software AG
8 6 (3.45%) Cisco
9 5 (2.87%) Adobe
10 4 (2.30%) Dell
10 4 (2.30%) EMC
10 4 (2.30%) VMware
11 3 (1.72%) Symantec
11 3 (1.72%) Autodesk
11 3 (1.72%) Citrix
11 3 (1.72%) Avaya
12 2 (1.15%) Red Hat
12 2 (1.15%) Mercator
12 2 (1.15%) Google
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