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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer-Aided Design (CAD)
Rank 589 563 554
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -9
Contract jobs citing CAD 54 47 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.087% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.11% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 15 12
Median daily rate £280 £298 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -4.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £162 £162 £152
10% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £445 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £315 £313
% change year-on-year
+1.58% +0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 20
Median hourly rate £30.00 £22.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £15.40 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £32.35 £38.02
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+30.52% -5.00%

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
43918 42992 41426
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.89% 79.31% 77.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 29200 27357 26190
Median daily rate £438 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £387 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +3.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1020 1216 1225
Median hourly rate £28.00 £30.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.35 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%

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 31 May 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 31 May 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 31 May 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 -5 43 £278 +0.90% 61
South East -9 17 £300 -10.78% 5
London +7 13 £210 -23.63% 11
Brighton - 10 - -
East Sussex - 10 - -
Lewes - 6 - -
Scotland -13 5 - - 1
West Midlands -18 4 - - 11
East of England +8 3 - - 23
Aberdeen +3 3 - -
Warwickshire -5 3 - - 1
Barrow-in-Furness +3 2 £725 -
Cumbria +1 2 £725 -
Hampshire 0 2 - -
North West -19 2 £725 +119.69% 3
South West - 2 £320 - 2
Surrey - 2 £280 - 1
South Wales - 2 £370 -
Wales - 2 £370 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 - - 16
Oxfordshire +8 1 - - 2
Middlesex -8 1 £320 +7.56%
Basingstoke -9 1 - -
Tadley - 1 - -
Telford - 1 - -
Camberley - 1 £280 -
Rugby - 1 - -
Bracknell - 1 - -
Cambridge - 1 - - 13
Berkshire - 1 - - 1

CAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 28 (27.72%) Manufacturing
2 26 (25.74%) AutoCAD
3 21 (20.79%) PLM
3 21 (20.79%) Teamcenter
4 19 (18.81%) C
4 19 (18.81%) Degree
5 17 (16.83%) Migration
6 16 (15.84%) Electronics
6 16 (15.84%) Data Migration
6 16 (15.84%) Schematic Capture
7 14 (13.86%) Physics
7 14 (13.86%) Microsoft
7 14 (13.86%) EMC
8 13 (12.87%) Assembly Language
8 13 (12.87%) C++
8 13 (12.87%) SOLIDWORKS
8 13 (12.87%) Siemens
8 13 (12.87%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 12 (11.88%) Java
10 11 (10.89%) SAP
10 11 (10.89%) Finance
11 10 (9.90%) Change Management
11 10 (9.90%) XML
11 10 (9.90%) HTML
11 10 (9.90%) ERP
12 9 (8.91%) Document Management
12 9 (8.91%) SOA
13 8 (7.92%) Oracle
13 8 (7.92%) XSL
13 8 (7.92%) Project Management

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 3 (2.97%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.98%) CMS
2 2 (1.98%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.98%) WebLogic
2 2 (1.98%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.99%) Drupal
3 1 (0.99%) IIS
3 1 (0.99%) Resin
Applications
1 26 (25.74%) AutoCAD
2 13 (12.87%) SOLIDWORKS
3 7 (6.93%) MS Office
3 7 (6.93%) Siemens NX
4 6 (5.94%) PTC Creo
5 4 (3.96%) CATIA
5 4 (3.96%) MS Excel
6 3 (2.97%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (2.97%) MS Visio
6 3 (2.97%) Pro/ENGINEER
7 2 (1.98%) CINEMA 4D
7 2 (1.98%) MS Project
7 2 (1.98%) Revit
7 2 (1.98%) Solid Edge
8 1 (0.99%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.99%) MicroStation
8 1 (0.99%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.99%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 21 (20.79%) Teamcenter
2 5 (4.95%) Primavera
3 3 (2.97%) BigMachines
3 3 (2.97%) Maximo
4 1 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.99%) ENOVIA
4 1 (0.99%) SAP PLM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.99%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.98%) HTTP
1 2 (1.98%) IP Telephony
1 2 (1.98%) SSL
1 2 (1.98%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (1.98%) Wireless
2 1 (0.99%) 2G
2 1 (0.99%) 3G
2 1 (0.99%) 4G
2 1 (0.99%) Cisco IPT
2 1 (0.99%) DECT
2 1 (0.99%) Firewall
2 1 (0.99%) GSM
2 1 (0.99%) Internet
2 1 (0.99%) LAN
2 1 (0.99%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.99%) UMTS
2 1 (0.99%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.93%) GIS
2 4 (3.96%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.97%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (5.94%) Subversion
2 3 (2.97%) Eclipse
2 3 (2.97%) Eclipse RCP
2 3 (2.97%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (1.98%) JIRA
3 2 (1.98%) Toad
4 1 (0.99%) Visual Studio
General
1 28 (27.72%) Manufacturing
2 16 (15.84%) Electronics
3 11 (10.89%) Finance
4 6 (5.94%) Automotive
4 6 (5.94%) Telecoms
5 5 (4.95%) Retail
6 3 (2.97%) Marketing
6 3 (2.97%) Military
7 1 (0.99%) Law
Job Titles
1 14 (13.86%) Electronics Engineer
2 13 (12.87%) Hardware Engineer
2 13 (12.87%) Senior Electronics Engineer
2 13 (12.87%) Senior Hardware Engineer
3 12 (11.88%) Architect
4 10 (9.90%) CAD Engineer
5 9 (8.91%) Designer
6 7 (6.93%) CAD Designer
6 7 (6.93%) Design Engineer
7 6 (5.94%) 3D Designer
7 6 (5.94%) Consultant
8 5 (4.95%) CAD Technician
8 5 (4.95%) Senior Software Engineer
8 5 (4.95%) Software Engineer
9 4 (3.96%) AutoCAD Designer
9 4 (3.96%) Developer
9 4 (3.96%) Integration Architect
9 4 (3.96%) Mechanical Engineer
9 4 (3.96%) Solutions Architect
10 3 (2.97%) Product Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.90%) HTML
1 10 (9.90%) XML
2 8 (7.92%) Itk
2 8 (7.92%) XSL
3 6 (5.94%) .NET
3 6 (5.94%) Swing
3 6 (5.94%) XSLT
4 5 (4.95%) LINQ
4 5 (4.95%) WPF
5 3 (2.97%) JFace
5 3 (2.97%) SWT
6 2 (1.98%) JMS
6 2 (1.98%) jQuery
6 2 (1.98%) SOAP
6 2 (1.98%) WSDL
7 1 (0.99%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.99%) CSS
7 1 (0.99%) CSS3
7 1 (0.99%) HTML5
7 1 (0.99%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.86%) Physics
2 13 (12.87%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 4 (3.96%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.96%) Visualisation
4 2 (1.98%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.98%) FMCG
5 1 (0.99%) CESG
5 1 (0.99%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.99%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.99%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.99%) NHS
5 1 (0.99%) Smart Energy
5 1 (0.99%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.96%) Windows
2 3 (2.97%) Linux
2 3 (2.97%) Unix
3 1 (0.99%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.99%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.99%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (20.79%) PLM
2 17 (16.83%) Migration
3 16 (15.84%) Data Migration
3 16 (15.84%) Schematic Capture
4 10 (9.90%) Change Management
4 10 (9.90%) ERP
5 9 (8.91%) Document Management
5 9 (8.91%) SOA
6 8 (7.92%) Project Management
7 5 (4.95%) Data Architecture
7 5 (4.95%) Data Modelling
7 5 (4.95%) Software Engineering
7 5 (4.95%) Technical Architecture
7 5 (4.95%) Test Scripting
8 4 (3.96%) 3D Modelling
8 4 (3.96%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (3.96%) ITIL
8 4 (3.96%) Manufacturing Engineering
8 4 (3.96%) Requirements Management
9 3 (2.97%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 19 (18.81%) C
2 13 (12.87%) Assembly Language
2 13 (12.87%) C++
3 12 (11.88%) Java
4 6 (5.94%) C#
5 4 (3.96%) SQL
6 2 (1.98%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.99%) PHP
7 1 (0.99%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.99%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.99%) VB
7 1 (0.99%) VBA
Qualifications
1 19 (18.81%) Degree
2 6 (5.94%) SC Cleared
2 6 (5.94%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.99%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.99%) CCDA
3 1 (0.99%) CCNA
3 1 (0.99%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.99%) CISM
3 1 (0.99%) CISSP
3 1 (0.99%) CWAP
3 1 (0.99%) CWDP
3 1 (0.99%) CWNA
3 1 (0.99%) HNC
3 1 (0.99%) HND
3 1 (0.99%) MCSA
3 1 (0.99%) MCSE
3 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.94%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.98%) QA
3 1 (0.99%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (3.96%) Firmware
2 1 (0.99%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (5.94%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.99%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 14 (13.86%) EMC
1 14 (13.86%) Microsoft
2 13 (12.87%) Siemens
3 11 (10.89%) SAP
4 8 (7.92%) Oracle
5 6 (5.94%) Tableau
6 3 (2.97%) IBM
6 3 (2.97%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.98%) Adobe
7 2 (1.98%) BEA
7 2 (1.98%) CODA
7 2 (1.98%) ESRI
7 2 (1.98%) Syclo
7 2 (1.98%) Virgin Media
8 1 (0.99%) Autodesk
8 1 (0.99%) Cisco
8 1 (0.99%) Motorola
8 1 (0.99%) Nintex
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