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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer-Aided Design (CAD)
Rank 541 513 531
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +18
Contract jobs citing CAD 84 104 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.19% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.25% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 30 13
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£350 £265 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.07% -28.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £149 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £225 £370
% change year-on-year
+55.55% -39.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 27 15
Average hourly rate £23.00 £30.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.33% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.35 £15.80 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.40 £40.80 £25.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £29.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.68% +19.00%

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
45650 42374 39473
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.94% 76.20% 74.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 29733 26205 24236
Average daily rate £425 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1234 1151 1099
Average hourly rate £31.44 £23.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.78% -18.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -42 66 £348 +24.37% 105
Scotland +8 16 £425 +286.36%
North West -16 16 £350 - 13
Cumbria - 16 £350 - 1
South East -16 14 £338 +154.71% 32
Aberdeen +17 13 £425 -
London +3 12 £150 -58.50% 1
Yorkshire -20 11 £337 - 2
South Yorkshire - 10 £337 - 1
Sheffield - 10 £337 - 1
Surrey +5 9 £400 - 2
City of London -2 6 £150 -60.00%
Woking - 5 - -
East of England -1 3 £200 -36.00% 15
East Midlands -5 3 - - 6
Berkshire -4 2 - - 2
Cambridge -5 2 - - 1
Cambridgeshire -7 2 - - 2
South West -18 2 - - 31
West Midlands -20 2 - - 4
Tyne and Wear -29 2 £450 +100.00%
North East -33 2 £450 +100.00%
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £450 -
Renfrewshire - 2 £124 -
Nottinghamshire - 2 - - 1
Paisley - 2 £124 -
Midlands +3 1 - -
Dorset +1 1 - - 6
North Lanarkshire -7 1 - -
Hampshire -9 1 - - 3

CAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 39 (29.77%) Manufacturing
2 37 (28.24%) PLM
3 36 (27.48%) Teamcenter
4 30 (22.90%) Microsoft
5 29 (22.14%) Security Cleared
6 27 (20.61%) Data Modelling
7 26 (19.85%) MS Office
8 25 (19.08%) C
9 24 (18.32%) C++
9 24 (18.32%) AutoCAD
10 21 (16.03%) Java
10 21 (16.03%) XML
10 21 (16.03%) SC Cleared
11 20 (15.27%) Analytical Skills
12 19 (14.50%) SOA
13 17 (12.98%) HTML
13 17 (12.98%) Itk
14 16 (12.21%) Siemens NX
15 15 (11.45%) XSL
15 15 (11.45%) XSLT
15 15 (11.45%) SQL
16 14 (10.69%) Windows
16 14 (10.69%) User Acceptance Testing
16 14 (10.69%) Use Case
16 14 (10.69%) Root Cause Analysis
17 13 (9.92%) Agile Software Development
17 13 (9.92%) Siemens
17 13 (9.92%) Change Management
17 13 (9.92%) Workflow
18 12 (9.16%) Validation

CAD
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 4 (3.05%) ArcGIS
2 1 (0.76%) WebLogic
2 1 (0.76%) Apache
2 1 (0.76%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.76%) SAS
Applications
1 26 (19.85%) MS Office
2 24 (18.32%) AutoCAD
3 16 (12.21%) Siemens NX
4 10 (7.63%) MS Excel
4 10 (7.63%) MS Visio
5 7 (5.34%) CATIA
6 5 (3.82%) SOLIDWORKS
7 4 (3.05%) MS PowerPoint
8 3 (2.29%) Adobe Illustrator
8 3 (2.29%) Photoshop
8 3 (2.29%) 3ds Max
9 2 (1.53%) Acrobat
9 2 (1.53%) QuarkXPress
9 2 (1.53%) FreeHand
10 1 (0.76%) MS Project
10 1 (0.76%) Maya
10 1 (0.76%) Pro/ENGINEER
10 1 (0.76%) Adobe After Effects
10 1 (0.76%) Revit
10 1 (0.76%) Vectorworks
Business Applications
1 36 (27.48%) Teamcenter
2 5 (3.82%) SAP PLM
3 3 (2.29%) Primavera
4 2 (1.53%) ENOVIA
4 2 (1.53%) SAP EHS
5 1 (0.76%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.76%) SmartPlant
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.63%) LAN
2 6 (4.58%) WAN
3 4 (3.05%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (3.05%) Wireless
4 3 (2.29%) Internet
4 3 (2.29%) Bluetooth
5 2 (1.53%) DHCP
5 2 (1.53%) HTTP
5 2 (1.53%) DNS
6 1 (0.76%) Firewall
6 1 (0.76%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.76%) LTE
6 1 (0.76%) Modbus
6 1 (0.76%) Converged Networks
6 1 (0.76%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.76%) GSM
6 1 (0.76%) PBX
6 1 (0.76%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.29%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (1.53%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.53%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.53%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.76%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (6.11%) Subversion
2 2 (1.53%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (0.76%) HP UFT
3 1 (0.76%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.76%) JUnit
3 1 (0.76%) ClearCase
3 1 (0.76%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.76%) DbUnit
3 1 (0.76%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (0.76%) SoapUI
General
1 39 (29.77%) Manufacturing
2 11 (8.40%) Finance
3 6 (4.58%) Electronics
3 6 (4.58%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.82%) Automotive
5 3 (2.29%) Military
5 3 (2.29%) Banking
5 3 (2.29%) Marketing
5 3 (2.29%) Publishing
5 3 (2.29%) Legal
6 2 (1.53%) Games
6 2 (1.53%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.76%) Law
7 1 (0.76%) Advertising
7 1 (0.76%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 22 (16.79%) Analyst
2 20 (15.27%) Architect
3 15 (11.45%) Network Engineer
3 15 (11.45%) Solutions Architect
4 14 (10.69%) Business Analyst
5 9 (6.87%) Design Engineer
6 7 (5.34%) CAD Technician
7 5 (3.82%) Technical Solutions Architect
7 5 (3.82%) Designer
7 5 (3.82%) CAD Engineer
7 5 (3.82%) Technical Architect
8 4 (3.05%) Consultant
8 4 (3.05%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (3.05%) Programmer
8 4 (3.05%) Project Engineer
8 4 (3.05%) AutoCAD Technician
8 4 (3.05%) Mechanical Engineer
9 3 (2.29%) Mechanical Design Engineer
9 3 (2.29%) Systems Programmer
9 3 (2.29%) Senior Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (16.03%) XML
2 17 (12.98%) HTML
2 17 (12.98%) Itk
3 15 (11.45%) XSL
3 15 (11.45%) XSLT
4 10 (7.63%) DHTML
4 10 (7.63%) Web Services
5 7 (5.34%) Swing
6 6 (4.58%) .NET
7 3 (2.29%) ASP.NET
7 3 (2.29%) JSP
7 3 (2.29%) SGML
8 2 (1.53%) Flash
8 2 (1.53%) XML Schema
8 2 (1.53%) WinForms
9 1 (0.76%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.76%) WPF
9 1 (0.76%) jQuery
9 1 (0.76%) Oracle Fusion
9 1 (0.76%) Cocoa Touch
Miscellaneous
1 20 (15.27%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.87%) Thin Client
2 9 (6.87%) Fat Client
3 6 (4.58%) GIS
4 5 (3.82%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.29%) VHDL
5 3 (2.29%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 3 (2.29%) Taxonomies
5 3 (2.29%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (1.53%) Visualisation
6 2 (1.53%) Photography
6 2 (1.53%) New Media
7 1 (0.76%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.76%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.76%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.76%) FMCG
7 1 (0.76%) Social Media
7 1 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.76%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.76%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 14 (10.69%) Windows
2 10 (7.63%) UNIX
3 2 (1.53%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.76%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.76%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.76%) Linux
4 1 (0.76%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.76%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (28.24%) PLM
2 27 (20.61%) Data Modelling
3 19 (14.50%) SOA
4 14 (10.69%) Use Case
4 14 (10.69%) User Acceptance Testing
4 14 (10.69%) Root Cause Analysis
5 13 (9.92%) Change Management
5 13 (9.92%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (9.92%) Workflow
6 12 (9.16%) Validation
7 11 (8.40%) Data Management
7 11 (8.40%) Project Management
8 9 (6.87%) Migration
9 7 (5.34%) ERP
10 6 (4.58%) Document Management
11 5 (3.82%) Configuration Management
11 5 (3.82%) Process Management
11 5 (3.82%) ITIL
11 5 (3.82%) Enterprise Architecture
11 5 (3.82%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 25 (19.08%) C
2 24 (18.32%) C++
3 21 (16.03%) Java
4 15 (11.45%) SQL
5 10 (7.63%) JavaScript
6 9 (6.87%) Tcl
6 9 (6.87%) XPath
7 5 (3.82%) Python
8 3 (2.29%) Assembly Language
8 3 (2.29%) Erlang
8 3 (2.29%) MATLAB
8 3 (2.29%) Ruby
9 2 (1.53%) ABAP
9 2 (1.53%) C#
10 1 (0.76%) IronPython
10 1 (0.76%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.76%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 29 (22.14%) Security Cleared
2 21 (16.03%) SC Cleared
3 12 (9.16%) Degree
4 3 (2.29%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.53%) HNC
6 1 (0.76%) MCSE
6 1 (0.76%) MCSA
6 1 (0.76%) CCNA
6 1 (0.76%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.76%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.53%) QA
2 1 (0.76%) Basel III
2 1 (0.76%) CRD IV
2 1 (0.76%) COREP
2 1 (0.76%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (2.29%) Firmware
2 1 (0.76%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 9 (6.87%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.76%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 30 (22.90%) Microsoft
2 13 (9.92%) Siemens
3 11 (8.40%) Cisco
4 9 (6.87%) webMethods
5 7 (5.34%) SAP
6 6 (4.58%) Oracle
6 6 (4.58%) HP
6 6 (4.58%) Tableau
7 5 (3.82%) Nokia
8 4 (3.05%) Motorola
9 3 (2.29%) IBM
9 3 (2.29%) Panasonic
10 2 (1.53%) ServiceNow
10 2 (1.53%) ESRI
10 2 (1.53%) Cadence
10 2 (1.53%) EMC
10 2 (1.53%) JD Edwards
11 1 (0.76%) Mapinfo
11 1 (0.76%) Autodesk
11 1 (0.76%) Apple
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