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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer-Aided Design (CAD)
Rank 559 505 524
Rank change year-on-year
-54 +19
Contract jobs citing CAD 69 110 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.20% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.26% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 28 17
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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 £200 £150 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £415 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £225 £338
% change year-on-year
+55.55% -33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 30 12
Average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £9.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +166.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.02 £16.35 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.20 £40.00 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 £25.00 £9.25
% change year-on-year
-33.00% +170.27%

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
44371 41642 38262
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.77% 76.16% 74.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 28775 25771 23176
Average daily rate £415 £400 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -1.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1175 1188 1113
Average hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -18.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.44 £12.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% -14.51%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 30 July 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 -79 52 £350 +25.00% 81
North West -7 17 £350 - 8
Cumbria - 16 £350 - 3
Scotland +12 15 £431 +292.04% 3
Aberdeen +16 14 £431 -
South East -16 13 £349 +149.10% 24
London -11 10 £150 -58.50% 6
Surrey -1 8 £400 - 5
City of London -12 4 £150 -60.00% 3
Woking - 4 - -
West Midlands -20 3 - - 9
Berkshire +3 2 - - 6
Coventry -13 2 - - 2
Tyne and Wear -26 2 £450 +100.00%
Yorkshire -28 2 - - 1
North East -32 2 £450 +100.00%
East Midlands - 2 - - 1
Nottinghamshire - 2 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £450 -
Midlands 0 1 - - 1
Farnborough 0 1 - -
Hampshire -5 1 - - 2
North Lanarkshire -8 1 - -
South West -9 1 - - 11
East of England -13 1 £200 -36.00% 18
East Yorkshire - 1 - -
Middlesex - 1 £298 -
Wolverhampton - 1 - -
Bedfordshire - 1 £200 -
Somerset - 1 - - 5

CAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 42 (32.56%) Manufacturing
2 41 (31.78%) PLM
3 40 (31.01%) Teamcenter
4 33 (25.58%) Microsoft
5 30 (23.26%) MS Office
6 26 (20.16%) Data Modelling
7 25 (19.38%) C++
8 24 (18.60%) C
9 23 (17.83%) AutoCAD
9 23 (17.83%) Security Cleared
10 22 (17.05%) Java
11 20 (15.50%) Analytical Skills
12 19 (14.73%) XML
12 19 (14.73%) SOA
13 18 (13.95%) HTML
13 18 (13.95%) Itk
14 17 (13.18%) Siemens NX
14 17 (13.18%) Windows
14 17 (13.18%) SC Cleared
15 16 (12.40%) SQL
15 16 (12.40%) Siemens
15 16 (12.40%) Change Management
16 15 (11.63%) XSL
16 15 (11.63%) XSLT
16 15 (11.63%) Agile Software Development
17 14 (10.85%) Root Cause Analysis
18 13 (10.08%) Data Management
18 13 (10.08%) Workflow
18 13 (10.08%) User Acceptance Testing
18 13 (10.08%) Use Case

CAD
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (3.10%) MS Exchange
1 4 (3.10%) ArcGIS
2 3 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.78%) CMS
3 1 (0.78%) SAS
3 1 (0.78%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.78%) Apache
3 1 (0.78%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.78%) SharePoint
Applications
1 30 (23.26%) MS Office
2 23 (17.83%) AutoCAD
3 17 (13.18%) Siemens NX
4 11 (8.53%) MS Excel
5 7 (5.43%) CATIA
6 4 (3.10%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (3.10%) SOLIDWORKS
7 2 (1.55%) MS Visio
7 2 (1.55%) 3ds Max
8 1 (0.78%) MS Project
8 1 (0.78%) Maya
8 1 (0.78%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.78%) PTC Creo
8 1 (0.78%) Revit
8 1 (0.78%) Windchill
8 1 (0.78%) Pro/ENGINEER
Business Applications
1 40 (31.01%) Teamcenter
2 6 (4.65%) SAP PLM
3 3 (2.33%) SmartPlant
3 3 (2.33%) ENOVIA
3 3 (2.33%) Primavera
4 2 (1.55%) SAP EHS
5 1 (0.78%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.78%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.88%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (3.10%) Wireless
2 4 (3.10%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.33%) VPN
3 3 (2.33%) DNS
3 3 (2.33%) Bluetooth
3 3 (2.33%) DHCP
4 2 (1.55%) HTTP
4 2 (1.55%) Internet
5 1 (0.78%) Firewall
5 1 (0.78%) GSM
5 1 (0.78%) LAN
5 1 (0.78%) PBX
5 1 (0.78%) UMTS
5 1 (0.78%) IP Telephony
5 1 (0.78%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.78%) LTE
5 1 (0.78%) Modbus
5 1 (0.78%) Converged Networks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.10%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (2.33%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (1.55%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.55%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (5.43%) Subversion
2 1 (0.78%) DbUnit
2 1 (0.78%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (0.78%) SoapUI
2 1 (0.78%) JUnit
2 1 (0.78%) ClearCase
2 1 (0.78%) HP UFT
2 1 (0.78%) LoadRunner
2 1 (0.78%) Rational Robot
General
1 42 (32.56%) Manufacturing
2 10 (7.75%) Finance
3 6 (4.65%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.88%) Electronics
4 5 (3.88%) Automotive
5 3 (2.33%) Aerospace
5 3 (2.33%) Banking
5 3 (2.33%) Publishing
5 3 (2.33%) Games
6 2 (1.55%) Legal
7 1 (0.78%) Military
7 1 (0.78%) Retail
7 1 (0.78%) Marketing
7 1 (0.78%) Avionics
7 1 (0.78%) Law
7 1 (0.78%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 22 (17.05%) Analyst
2 21 (16.28%) Architect
3 16 (12.40%) Solutions Architect
4 13 (10.08%) Business Analyst
5 9 (6.98%) Design Engineer
5 9 (6.98%) CAD Technician
6 6 (4.65%) CAD Engineer
6 6 (4.65%) Consultant
7 5 (3.88%) Technical Architect
7 5 (3.88%) Technical Solutions Architect
8 4 (3.10%) Designer
8 4 (3.10%) Network Engineer
8 4 (3.10%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (3.10%) Project Manager
8 4 (3.10%) Developer
8 4 (3.10%) Programmer
8 4 (3.10%) Support Engineer
9 3 (2.33%) 2nd Line Support
9 3 (2.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 3 (2.33%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (14.73%) XML
2 18 (13.95%) HTML
2 18 (13.95%) Itk
3 15 (11.63%) XSL
3 15 (11.63%) XSLT
4 10 (7.75%) DHTML
4 10 (7.75%) Web Services
5 7 (5.43%) Swing
6 6 (4.65%) .NET
7 3 (2.33%) ASP.NET
8 2 (1.55%) CSS
8 2 (1.55%) WPF
9 1 (0.78%) jQuery
9 1 (0.78%) Oracle Fusion
9 1 (0.78%) Cocoa Touch
9 1 (0.78%) STL
9 1 (0.78%) J2EE
9 1 (0.78%) Flash
9 1 (0.78%) OpenGL
9 1 (0.78%) DirectX
Miscellaneous
1 20 (15.50%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.98%) Fat Client
2 9 (6.98%) Thin Client
2 9 (6.98%) Management Information System
3 5 (3.88%) GIS
4 3 (2.33%) VHDL
4 3 (2.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 3 (2.33%) Taxonomies
4 3 (2.33%) Data Integration
4 3 (2.33%) iPhone
4 3 (2.33%) Visualisation
4 3 (2.33%) iPad
4 3 (2.33%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (0.78%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.78%) User Experience
5 1 (0.78%) FMCG
5 1 (0.78%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.78%) SCORM
5 1 (0.78%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 17 (13.18%) Windows
2 10 (7.75%) UNIX
3 6 (4.65%) Windows 7
4 4 (3.10%) Windows 8
5 3 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.55%) Windows Vista
6 2 (1.55%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.78%) Linux
7 1 (0.78%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (31.78%) PLM
2 26 (20.16%) Data Modelling
3 19 (14.73%) SOA
4 16 (12.40%) Change Management
5 15 (11.63%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (10.85%) Root Cause Analysis
7 13 (10.08%) User Acceptance Testing
7 13 (10.08%) Use Case
7 13 (10.08%) Workflow
7 13 (10.08%) Data Management
7 13 (10.08%) Project Management
8 11 (8.53%) Validation
8 11 (8.53%) Migration
9 10 (7.75%) ERP
10 7 (5.43%) ITIL
10 7 (5.43%) Document Management
11 6 (4.65%) Data Migration
12 5 (3.88%) 3D Modelling
12 5 (3.88%) Enterprise Architecture
12 5 (3.88%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 25 (19.38%) C++
2 24 (18.60%) C
3 22 (17.05%) Java
4 16 (12.40%) SQL
5 12 (9.30%) JavaScript
6 9 (6.98%) Tcl
6 9 (6.98%) XPath
7 5 (3.88%) Python
8 3 (2.33%) Assembly Language
8 3 (2.33%) MATLAB
8 3 (2.33%) Erlang
8 3 (2.33%) PowerShell
8 3 (2.33%) C#
8 3 (2.33%) Ruby
9 2 (1.55%) ABAP
10 1 (0.78%) Perl
10 1 (0.78%) Apple Swift
10 1 (0.78%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 23 (17.83%) Security Cleared
2 17 (13.18%) SC Cleared
3 12 (9.30%) Degree
4 4 (3.10%) DV Cleared
4 4 (3.10%) CCNA
4 4 (3.10%) MCSE
4 4 (3.10%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (3.10%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (2.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (2.33%) MCP
5 3 (2.33%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (1.55%) HNC
7 1 (0.78%) MCSA
7 1 (0.78%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.10%) SLA
2 3 (2.33%) QA
3 1 (0.78%) Basel III
3 1 (0.78%) CRD IV
3 1 (0.78%) COREP
System Software
1 4 (3.10%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.33%) Firmware
2 3 (2.33%) Terminal Server
2 3 (2.33%) XenApp
2 3 (2.33%) XenDesktop
3 2 (1.55%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 10 (7.75%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (2.33%) SCCM
3 1 (0.78%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 33 (25.58%) Microsoft
2 16 (12.40%) Siemens
3 9 (6.98%) webMethods
4 8 (6.20%) Oracle
4 8 (6.20%) SAP
5 6 (4.65%) Tableau
6 4 (3.10%) Mapinfo
6 4 (3.10%) Cisco
6 4 (3.10%) Nokia
7 3 (2.33%) Citrix
7 3 (2.33%) Motorola
7 3 (2.33%) Remedy
7 3 (2.33%) Sophos
7 3 (2.33%) IBM
7 3 (2.33%) Adobe
7 3 (2.33%) HP
7 3 (2.33%) MobileIron
7 3 (2.33%) Panasonic
7 3 (2.33%) Google
7 3 (2.33%) Intergraph
Midlands
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: £15 - 25 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £35 - 40 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
England
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £25 - £35 per hour + DOE
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Amoria Bond - UK
Rate: £0.000 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £15 - £20 per hour + Uplift
Posted: 2 days ago
Portsmouth
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £25 - £30 per hour + DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £100 - £200 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £30 - £35 per hour + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £28 - £35 per hour + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Crossrail
Rate: Based on skills and experience
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxfordshire
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £28 - £35 per hour + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
England
Amoria Bond - UK
Rate: £38 - £43 per hour
Posted: 8 days ago
Cumbria
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £325 - £425 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Cumbria
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Somerset
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £26 - £30 per hour + DOE
Posted: 15 days ago
Somerset
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £26 - £30 per hour + DOE
Posted: 15 days ago
Cumbria
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Scotland
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: competitive
Posted: 20 days ago