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 January 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 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Computer-Aided Design (CAD)
UK
Rank 568 585 534
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -51
Contract jobs citing CAD 29 37 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.065% 0.073% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.079% 0.089% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 35
Median daily rate £400 £275 £220
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £150 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £394 £395
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £275 £260
% change year-on-year
+45.45% +5.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 7
Median hourly rate £14.94 £29.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.50% -10.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.48 £22.90 £18.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.39 £30.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.94 £29.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-48.50% -10.76%

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
36783 41524 39970
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.18% 81.75% 78.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 24390 26922 25816
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 937 1204 1054
Median hourly rate £34.00 £38.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +52.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 January 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 January 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 January 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 +27 24 £400 +60.00% 40
London +12 9 £363 +141.66% 5
South East +14 5 - - 9
Scotland +26 4 - -
City of London -3 4 £150 - 1
East Midlands +3 3 £400 +45.45% 1
Aberdeen -10 3 - -
Northamptonshire -13 3 £400 -
Northampton - 3 £400 -
West Midlands - 3 £400 - 5
Berkshire +15 2 - - 1
Hampshire +8 2 - - 5
East of England -4 2 - - 13
Birmingham - 2 £400 - 1
Yorkshire - 1 £325 - 1
Staffordshire - 1 - -
North Lanarkshire - 1 - -
Burton-upon-Trent - 1 - -
Leeds - 1 £325 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £325 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Bedford - 1 - -
Wokingham - 1 - -
Bellshill - 1 - -
Bedfordshire - 1 - -
Essex - 1 - - 3

CAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 21 (30.00%) AutoCAD
2 16 (22.86%) Microsoft
3 14 (20.00%) Cisco
4 12 (17.14%) GIS
4 12 (17.14%) Teamcenter
4 12 (17.14%) PLM
5 10 (14.29%) Manufacturing
5 10 (14.29%) Telecoms
6 9 (12.86%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (12.86%) Degree
7 8 (11.43%) Siemens NX
7 8 (11.43%) Aerospace
7 8 (11.43%) Project Management
7 8 (11.43%) Unix
7 8 (11.43%) Data Modelling
8 7 (10.00%) C
8 7 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (10.00%) Automotive
8 7 (10.00%) SDLC
8 7 (10.00%) Cisco CUCM
8 7 (10.00%) Use Case
9 6 (8.57%) VMware Infrastructure
9 6 (8.57%) Cisco UCCE
9 6 (8.57%) Visualisation
9 6 (8.57%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (8.57%) ITIL V3
9 6 (8.57%) Change Control
9 6 (8.57%) Data Centre
9 6 (8.57%) Data Loss Prevention
9 6 (8.57%) VMware

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 (1.43%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 21 (30.00%) AutoCAD
2 8 (11.43%) Siemens NX
3 6 (8.57%) CATIA
4 5 (7.14%) MS Excel
4 5 (7.14%) MS Office
4 5 (7.14%) Pro/ENGINEER
4 5 (7.14%) PTC Creo
5 4 (5.71%) MS Visio
5 4 (5.71%) Revit
6 2 (2.86%) MS Project
6 2 (2.86%) OrCAD
7 1 (1.43%) CINEMA 4D
7 1 (1.43%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (1.43%) SOLIDWORKS
7 1 (1.43%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (17.14%) Teamcenter
2 3 (4.29%) TRIRIGA
3 1 (1.43%) ENOVIA
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.43%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.57%) Cisco ICM
1 6 (8.57%) H.323
1 6 (8.57%) MGCP
2 3 (4.29%) 2G
2 3 (4.29%) 3G
2 3 (4.29%) 4G
2 3 (4.29%) ATM
2 3 (4.29%) GPON
2 3 (4.29%) SDH
2 3 (4.29%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.43%) Firewall
3 1 (1.43%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (17.14%) GIS
2 1 (1.43%) MySQL
2 1 (1.43%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.43%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Subversion
1 1 (1.43%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (14.29%) Manufacturing
1 10 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 8 (11.43%) Aerospace
3 7 (10.00%) Automotive
4 5 (7.14%) Electronics
4 5 (7.14%) Finance
5 4 (5.71%) Financial Institution
6 3 (4.29%) Legal
7 1 (1.43%) Avionics
7 1 (1.43%) Banking
7 1 (1.43%) Marketing
7 1 (1.43%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (18.57%) Architect
2 7 (10.00%) Designer
3 6 (8.57%) Technical Leader
4 5 (7.14%) CAD Technician
4 5 (7.14%) Cisco Architect
5 4 (5.71%) Consultant
6 3 (4.29%) CAD Designer
6 3 (4.29%) CAD Draughtsman
6 3 (4.29%) Coordinator
6 3 (4.29%) Draughtsman
6 3 (4.29%) GIS Coordinator
6 3 (4.29%) Lead Architect
6 3 (4.29%) Technical Architect
6 3 (4.29%) Transmission Planner
7 2 (2.86%) 3D Designer
7 2 (2.86%) AutoCAD Technician
7 2 (2.86%) Design Engineer
7 2 (2.86%) Electronics Engineer
7 2 (2.86%) Mechanical Engineer
7 2 (2.86%) Process Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.57%) VXML
2 5 (7.14%) HTML
2 5 (7.14%) Itk
3 3 (4.29%) XML
3 3 (4.29%) XSL
3 3 (4.29%) XSLT
4 2 (2.86%) DHTML
4 2 (2.86%) Swing
4 2 (2.86%) Web Services
5 1 (1.43%) .NET
5 1 (1.43%) HTML5
5 1 (1.43%) Laravel
5 1 (1.43%) Qt
5 1 (1.43%) REST
5 1 (1.43%) WPF
5 1 (1.43%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.57%) Data Centre
1 6 (8.57%) Enterprise Software
1 6 (8.57%) Visualisation
2 4 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.86%) 3D Printing
3 2 (2.86%) Fat Client
3 2 (2.86%) Thin Client
3 2 (2.86%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.43%) CCTV
4 1 (1.43%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.43%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (1.43%) FMCG
4 1 (1.43%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.43%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.43%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.43%) Unix
2 6 (8.57%) Linux
3 3 (4.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (17.14%) PLM
2 9 (12.86%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (11.43%) Data Modelling
3 8 (11.43%) Project Management
4 7 (10.00%) SDLC
4 7 (10.00%) Use Case
5 6 (8.57%) Change Control
5 6 (8.57%) Data Loss Prevention
5 6 (8.57%) Data Management
5 6 (8.57%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (8.57%) ITIL
5 6 (8.57%) ITIL V3
5 6 (8.57%) PRINCE2
5 6 (8.57%) Requirements Management
6 5 (7.14%) CAE
7 4 (5.71%) Data Migration
7 4 (5.71%) Migration
7 4 (5.71%) Validation
8 3 (4.29%) CAFM
8 3 (4.29%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.00%) C
2 6 (8.57%) C++
3 5 (7.14%) Java
4 4 (5.71%) JavaScript
4 4 (5.71%) sed
5 2 (2.86%) Assembly Language
5 2 (2.86%) C#
5 2 (2.86%) Embedded C
5 2 (2.86%) SQL
5 2 (2.86%) Tcl
5 2 (2.86%) VB
5 2 (2.86%) XPath
6 1 (1.43%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (12.86%) Degree
2 7 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (8.57%) MCSE
3 6 (8.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (5.71%) Security Cleared
5 3 (4.29%) HND
6 2 (2.86%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.43%) CCNA
7 1 (1.43%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.43%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.43%) QA
System Software
1 6 (8.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (10.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 6 (8.57%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (1.43%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (1.43%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (22.86%) Microsoft
2 14 (20.00%) Cisco
3 6 (8.57%) NetApp
3 6 (8.57%) VMware
4 3 (4.29%) IBM
4 3 (4.29%) Siemens
5 2 (2.86%) Oracle
5 2 (2.86%) Virgin Media
5 2 (2.86%) webMethods
6 1 (1.43%) Adobe
6 1 (1.43%) EMC
6 1 (1.43%) Remedy
6 1 (1.43%) Tableau
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