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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer-Aided Design (CAD)
Rank 585 528 474
Rank change year-on-year
-57 -54
Contract jobs citing CAD 34 73 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.066% 0.14% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.082% 0.19% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 38 23
Average daily rate £290 £239 £332
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.46% -28.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £150 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £655 £390 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £285 £288 £332
% change year-on-year
-0.86% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 31
Average hourly rate £29.00 £23.00 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.08% -2.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.75 £12.27 £19.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £33.20 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £13.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+114.81% -42.55%

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
41710 39321 37141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.10% 77.61% 76.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 27291 25151 22514
Average daily rate £425 £422 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.73% +5.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1208 1037 1128
Average hourly rate £39.31 £26.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.17% -5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.50 £52.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 5 February 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 5 February 2016.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CAD within the UK over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -41 29 £475 +100.00% 63
East of England +11 13 £675 +92.85% 20
Cambridgeshire +13 7 £675 +92.85% 12
Cambridge +1 7 £675 +92.85% 11
London -25 6 £635 +262.85% 10
Hertfordshire - 5 - - 4
City of London +37 4 £635 +323.33% 4
South East -29 4 £315 +9.56% 10
Scotland - 4 £285 -
East Midlands -7 2 £275 +129.16% 4
Aberdeen - 2 - -
Northamptonshire +12 1 - - 1
Hampshire 0 1 - - 5
Berkshire -6 1 - -
Reading -13 1 - -
Tyne and Wear - 1 - -
Portsmouth - 1 - -
Reigate - 1 - -
Derbyshire - 1 £275 - 1
Middlesex - 1 £315 -
Surrey - 1 - - 1
Bristol - 1 - - 4
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 - -
North East - 1 - -
South West - 1 - - 9
Essex - 1 - - 2

CAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 32 (31.68%) AutoCAD
2 19 (18.81%) Manufacturing
3 18 (17.82%) Microsoft
4 16 (15.84%) Windows
5 14 (13.86%) Security Cleared
6 13 (12.87%) Unix
6 13 (12.87%) HP
7 12 (11.88%) ITIL
7 12 (11.88%) Analytical Skills
8 11 (10.89%) PLM
8 11 (10.89%) Teamcenter
8 11 (10.89%) Cisco
8 11 (10.89%) Driving Licence
9 10 (9.90%) Finance
9 10 (9.90%) EMC
9 10 (9.90%) MS Visio
9 10 (9.90%) LAN
9 10 (9.90%) Linux
9 10 (9.90%) C++
9 10 (9.90%) Java
9 10 (9.90%) XML
9 10 (9.90%) SC Cleared
10 9 (8.91%) DevOps
10 9 (8.91%) Degree
10 9 (8.91%) C
10 9 (8.91%) NetApp
10 9 (8.91%) Service Delivery
10 9 (8.91%) SOLIDWORKS
10 9 (8.91%) Siemens NX
11 8 (7.92%) FreeIPA

CAD
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 4 (3.96%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.98%) ArcGIS
2 2 (1.98%) CMS
3 1 (0.99%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.99%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (0.99%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.99%) WebSphere
Applications
1 32 (31.68%) AutoCAD
2 10 (9.90%) MS Visio
3 9 (8.91%) Siemens NX
3 9 (8.91%) SOLIDWORKS
4 8 (7.92%) MS Excel
4 8 (7.92%) MS Office
5 6 (5.94%) Revit
6 5 (4.95%) Photoshop
7 4 (3.96%) CATIA
7 4 (3.96%) PTC Creo
8 3 (2.97%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (1.98%) 3ds Max
9 2 (1.98%) Acrobat
9 2 (1.98%) FreeHand
9 2 (1.98%) MS PowerPoint
9 2 (1.98%) QuarkXPress
10 1 (0.99%) Adobe After Effects
10 1 (0.99%) MS Project
10 1 (0.99%) Pro/ENGINEER
10 1 (0.99%) Vectorworks
Business Applications
1 11 (10.89%) Teamcenter
2 4 (3.96%) Primavera
3 3 (2.97%) BigMachines
4 2 (1.98%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.99%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.99%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.90%) LAN
2 8 (7.92%) Kerberos
2 8 (7.92%) LDAP
2 8 (7.92%) SAN
3 6 (5.94%) WAN
4 2 (1.98%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.99%) Firewall
5 1 (0.99%) Intranet
5 1 (0.99%) Skype
5 1 (0.99%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.95%) GIS
2 4 (3.96%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.99%) MS Access
3 1 (0.99%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.99%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.99%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (4.95%) Subversion
2 2 (1.98%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (0.99%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.99%) Eclipse RCP
3 1 (0.99%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.99%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (0.99%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 19 (18.81%) Manufacturing
2 10 (9.90%) Finance
3 4 (3.96%) Marketing
3 4 (3.96%) Military
3 4 (3.96%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.97%) Automotive
4 3 (2.97%) Electronics
5 2 (1.98%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.98%) Publishing
6 1 (0.99%) Games
6 1 (0.99%) Law
6 1 (0.99%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (10.89%) Architect
1 11 (10.89%) CAD Technician
2 10 (9.90%) Network Engineer
3 9 (8.91%) Designer
4 8 (7.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (7.92%) Linux Engineer
5 6 (5.94%) 3D Designer
5 6 (5.94%) CAD Designer
5 6 (5.94%) CAD Engineer
5 6 (5.94%) Senior Software Engineer
5 6 (5.94%) Software Engineer
5 6 (5.94%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (3.96%) Author
6 4 (3.96%) AutoCAD Designer
6 4 (3.96%) CAD Draughtsman
6 4 (3.96%) Design Engineer
6 4 (3.96%) Draughtsman
6 4 (3.96%) Technical Author
7 3 (2.97%) Analyst
8 2 (1.98%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.90%) XML
2 8 (7.92%) Itk
3 7 (6.93%) .NET
3 7 (6.93%) HTML
3 7 (6.93%) WPF
3 7 (6.93%) XSL
3 7 (6.93%) XSLT
4 6 (5.94%) LINQ
5 4 (3.96%) Swing
6 3 (2.97%) DHTML
6 3 (2.97%) SGML
6 3 (2.97%) Web Services
7 2 (1.98%) Flash
7 2 (1.98%) XML Schema
8 1 (0.99%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.99%) JFace
8 1 (0.99%) SWT
8 1 (0.99%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.88%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (10.89%) Driving Licence
3 8 (7.92%) Enterprise Storage
3 8 (7.92%) Replication
4 6 (5.94%) Visualisation
5 4 (3.96%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.97%) Client/Server
6 3 (2.97%) Fat Client
6 3 (2.97%) Thin Client
7 2 (1.98%) New Media
7 2 (1.98%) Photography
7 2 (1.98%) Physics
7 2 (1.98%) Social Media
8 1 (0.99%) Animation
8 1 (0.99%) CESG
8 1 (0.99%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.99%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.99%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.99%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.99%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 16 (15.84%) Windows
2 13 (12.87%) Unix
3 10 (9.90%) Linux
4 8 (7.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (7.92%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.99%) Android
5 1 (0.99%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.99%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (11.88%) ITIL
2 11 (10.89%) PLM
3 9 (8.91%) DevOps
3 9 (8.91%) Service Delivery
4 8 (7.92%) Mentoring
4 8 (7.92%) SOA
5 7 (6.93%) Data Modelling
6 6 (5.94%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (5.94%) Document Management
6 6 (5.94%) Software Engineering
7 5 (4.95%) Change Management
7 5 (4.95%) ERP
7 5 (4.95%) Workflow
8 4 (3.96%) Configuration Management
8 4 (3.96%) Migration
8 4 (3.96%) PRINCE2
8 4 (3.96%) Programme Management
8 4 (3.96%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (2.97%) Line Management
9 3 (2.97%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (9.90%) C++
1 10 (9.90%) Java
2 9 (8.91%) C
3 7 (6.93%) C#
4 3 (2.97%) JavaScript
4 3 (2.97%) SQL
4 3 (2.97%) Tcl
4 3 (2.97%) XPath
5 2 (1.98%) Python
6 1 (0.99%) Ada
6 1 (0.99%) IronPython
Qualifications
1 14 (13.86%) Security Cleared
2 10 (9.90%) SC Cleared
3 9 (8.91%) Degree
4 2 (1.98%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.99%) CCDA
5 1 (0.99%) CCNA
5 1 (0.99%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.99%) CISM
5 1 (0.99%) CISSP
5 1 (0.99%) HNC
5 1 (0.99%) MCSA
5 1 (0.99%) MCSE
5 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.97%) Def Stans
2 2 (1.98%) JSP 440
3 1 (0.99%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (0.99%) ISO22301
3 1 (0.99%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.97%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.98%) Firmware
3 1 (0.99%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.99%) XenApp
3 1 (0.99%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (7.92%) FreeIPA
2 5 (4.95%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (17.82%) Microsoft
2 13 (12.87%) HP
3 11 (10.89%) Cisco
4 10 (9.90%) EMC
5 9 (8.91%) NetApp
6 6 (5.94%) Autodesk
7 5 (4.95%) SAP
7 5 (4.95%) Siemens
7 5 (4.95%) Tableau
8 3 (2.97%) Oracle
8 3 (2.97%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (1.98%) Adobe
9 2 (1.98%) IBM
9 2 (1.98%) webMethods
10 1 (0.99%) Apple
10 1 (0.99%) BEA
10 1 (0.99%) Citrix
10 1 (0.99%) CODA
10 1 (0.99%) Motorola
10 1 (0.99%) Nokia
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