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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer-Aided Design (CAD)
Rank 605 574 548
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -26
Contract jobs citing CAD 50 80 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.093% 0.14% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.17% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 37 25
Median daily rate £360 £330 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £150 £144
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £410 £403
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £344 £225
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +52.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 23
Median hourly rate £31.50 £24.89 £29.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.58% -15.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.37 £10.84 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £33.97 £34.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £24.89 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+26.58% -4.28%

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
44605 46363 44678
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 83.11% 81.03% 77.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 29540 30319 27925
Median daily rate £440 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £580 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1156 1285 1224
Median hourly rate £30.50 £32.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.68% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £12.50 £12.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.57 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +29.38%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CAD within the UK over the 3 months to 26 September 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 -18 38 £360 +9.09% 53
London -4 11 £325 +116.66% 4
South East +8 7 £513 +51.85% 11
South West +8 6 £218 -20.90% 3
Scotland +4 6 - - 1
West Yorkshire +13 4 £360 - 1
Leeds +7 4 £360 -
Surrey +5 4 - - 1
Yorkshire 0 4 £360 +6.82% 1
West Midlands -27 4 £525 - 6
Bristol -4 3 £218 -20.90% 2
Edinburgh - 3 - - 1
City of London +12 2 £275 +83.33%
North Lanarkshire +8 2 - -
Hampshire +8 2 - - 1
North West +7 2 - -
Bellshill 0 2 - -
East Midlands -5 2 - - 3
North East -27 2 - - 4
Newcastle upon Tyne -27 2 - - 1
Tyne and Wear -29 2 - - 3
Midlands - 2 £550 -
Aberdeen -3 1 - -
Northamptonshire -6 1 - -
Nottinghamshire -14 1 - - 1
Swindon - 1 - -
Tadley - 1 - -
Northampton - 1 - -
Nottingham - 1 - - 1
Telford - 1 - -

CAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 25 (23.58%) PLM
2 22 (20.75%) Teamcenter
3 21 (19.81%) Manufacturing
4 19 (17.92%) Degree
5 18 (16.98%) AutoCAD
6 17 (16.04%) Cisco
6 17 (16.04%) C
7 16 (15.09%) Electronics
8 14 (13.21%) Microsoft
8 14 (13.21%) GIS
9 13 (12.26%) MS Office
10 12 (11.32%) Telecoms
10 12 (11.32%) Migration
10 12 (11.32%) Data Migration
11 11 (10.38%) C++
11 11 (10.38%) Project Management
12 10 (9.43%) Assembly Language
12 10 (9.43%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 10 (9.43%) Cisco UCCE
12 10 (9.43%) Schematic Capture
13 9 (8.49%) Data Management
14 8 (7.55%) EMC
14 8 (7.55%) SAP
14 8 (7.55%) ERP
14 8 (7.55%) MS PowerPoint
14 8 (7.55%) Physics
14 8 (7.55%) Requirements Management
14 8 (7.55%) PTC Creo
15 7 (6.60%) Siemens NX
15 7 (6.60%) Cisco CUCM

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 2 (1.89%) Resin
2 1 (0.94%) ArcGIS
2 1 (0.94%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.94%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 18 (16.98%) AutoCAD
2 13 (12.26%) MS Office
3 8 (7.55%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (7.55%) PTC Creo
4 7 (6.60%) MS Excel
4 7 (6.60%) Siemens NX
5 6 (5.66%) CATIA
6 4 (3.77%) Pro/ENGINEER
6 4 (3.77%) Revit
6 4 (3.77%) SOLIDWORKS
7 3 (2.83%) CINEMA 4D
7 3 (2.83%) MS Visio
7 3 (2.83%) OrCAD
8 2 (1.89%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (1.89%) Solid Edge
9 1 (0.94%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.94%) InDesign
9 1 (0.94%) MicroStation
9 1 (0.94%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 22 (20.75%) Teamcenter
2 1 (0.94%) ENOVIA
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.89%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.66%) Cisco ICM
1 6 (5.66%) GPON
1 6 (5.66%) H.323
1 6 (5.66%) MGCP
2 5 (4.72%) IP Telephony
3 4 (3.77%) Cisco IPT
4 3 (2.83%) VoIP
5 2 (1.89%) 2G
5 2 (1.89%) 3G
5 2 (1.89%) 4G
5 2 (1.89%) ATM
5 2 (1.89%) SDH
5 2 (1.89%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.94%) Firewall
6 1 (0.94%) Internet
6 1 (0.94%) LAN
6 1 (0.94%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.94%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (13.21%) GIS
2 1 (0.94%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (0.94%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.89%) Rational DOORS
1 2 (1.89%) Subversion
2 1 (0.94%) LabVIEW
2 1 (0.94%) Visual Studio
General
1 21 (19.81%) Manufacturing
2 16 (15.09%) Electronics
3 12 (11.32%) Telecoms
4 7 (6.60%) Retail
5 5 (4.72%) Aerospace
5 5 (4.72%) Automotive
5 5 (4.72%) Finance
6 3 (2.83%) Legal
6 3 (2.83%) Marketing
7 2 (1.89%) Military
8 1 (0.94%) Banking
8 1 (0.94%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 15 (14.15%) Architect
2 10 (9.43%) Electronics Engineer
3 9 (8.49%) Designer
3 9 (8.49%) Hardware Engineer
4 7 (6.60%) Design Engineer
4 7 (6.60%) Senior Electronics Engineer
4 7 (6.60%) Senior Hardware Engineer
5 5 (4.72%) CAD Engineer
5 5 (4.72%) Cisco Architect
6 4 (3.77%) 3D Designer
6 4 (3.77%) Analyst
6 4 (3.77%) CAD Operator
6 4 (3.77%) Cisco Engineer
6 4 (3.77%) Consultant
6 4 (3.77%) Coordinator
6 4 (3.77%) GIS Coordinator
6 4 (3.77%) Mechanical Engineer
6 4 (3.77%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 4 (3.77%) Support Team Leader
6 4 (3.77%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.66%) VXML
2 4 (3.77%) HTML
2 4 (3.77%) Itk
3 3 (2.83%) Swing
3 3 (2.83%) XML
3 3 (2.83%) XSL
3 3 (2.83%) XSLT
4 1 (0.94%) DHTML
4 1 (0.94%) Web Services
4 1 (0.94%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.43%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 8 (7.55%) Physics
3 5 (4.72%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.77%) FMCG
5 2 (1.89%) 3D Printing
5 2 (1.89%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.89%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.89%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.94%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (0.94%) CCTV
6 1 (0.94%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.94%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.94%) IVR
6 1 (0.94%) NHS
6 1 (0.94%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.94%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.83%) Unix
2 2 (1.89%) Linux
3 1 (0.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (23.58%) PLM
2 12 (11.32%) Data Migration
2 12 (11.32%) Migration
3 11 (10.38%) Project Management
4 10 (9.43%) Schematic Capture
5 9 (8.49%) Data Management
6 8 (7.55%) ERP
6 8 (7.55%) Requirements Management
7 7 (6.60%) Data Architecture
7 7 (6.60%) Technical Architecture
8 6 (5.66%) Change Management
8 6 (5.66%) Manufacturing Engineering
8 6 (5.66%) Test Scripting
8 6 (5.66%) Use Case
8 6 (5.66%) Validation
9 5 (4.72%) ITIL
9 5 (4.72%) PDM
10 4 (3.77%) 3D Modelling
10 4 (3.77%) Data Modelling
10 4 (3.77%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 17 (16.04%) C
2 11 (10.38%) C++
3 10 (9.43%) Assembly Language
4 6 (5.66%) Java
5 4 (3.77%) Perl
6 2 (1.89%) Embedded C
6 2 (1.89%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.94%) AWK
7 1 (0.94%) Korn
7 1 (0.94%) PHP
7 1 (0.94%) SQL
7 1 (0.94%) Tcl
7 1 (0.94%) VB
7 1 (0.94%) VBScript
7 1 (0.94%) XPath
Qualifications
1 19 (17.92%) Degree
2 6 (5.66%) HND
2 6 (5.66%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.77%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (3.77%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.83%) HNC
5 2 (1.89%) CCNA
5 2 (1.89%) MCSE
5 2 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.94%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.94%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.77%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.94%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.94%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.94%) QA
2 1 (0.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.94%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.89%) Firmware
1 2 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.94%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (9.43%) Cisco UCCE
2 7 (6.60%) Cisco CUCM
3 4 (3.77%) Cisco UCCX
4 2 (1.89%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (16.04%) Cisco
2 14 (13.21%) Microsoft
3 8 (7.55%) EMC
3 8 (7.55%) SAP
4 7 (6.60%) Siemens
5 4 (3.77%) Adobe
5 4 (3.77%) PTC
5 4 (3.77%) Virgin Media
6 3 (2.83%) Remedy
7 2 (1.89%) Autodesk
7 2 (1.89%) NetApp
7 2 (1.89%) Oracle
7 2 (1.89%) Tableau
7 2 (1.89%) VMware
8 1 (0.94%) ANSYS
8 1 (0.94%) Cadence
8 1 (0.94%) Intel
8 1 (0.94%) webMethods
Leicestershire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £27 - £30 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
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