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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer-Aided Design (CAD)
Rank 584 588 541
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -47
Contract jobs citing CAD 56 52 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.093% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.12% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 22 15
Median daily rate £278 £349 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.43% +11.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £181 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £436 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £350 £275
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 28
Median hourly rate £23.06 £22.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.48% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.37 £17.50 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.25 £28.20 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.06 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+2.48% -10.00%

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
44199 44580 42439
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.21% 79.49% 78.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 29376 28650 26727
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 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1039 1208 1228
Median hourly rate £28.00 £29.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £12.40 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £50.00 £47.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 24 June 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 24 June 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 24 June 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 +2 39 £275 -16.66% 39
South East +16 17 £280 -16.72% 10
London -2 11 £210 -1.17% 8
Scotland -24 8 - - 1
East Sussex - 8 - - 1
Brighton - 7 - -
Surrey -1 5 £280 - 1
Aberdeen -8 4 - -
West Midlands -18 4 £250 - 4
Lewes - 3 - - 1
East of England +15 2 - - 8
Barrow-in-Furness +3 2 £725 -
Cumbria +2 2 £725 +107.14%
North West -10 2 £725 +107.88% 3
Shropshire - 2 - -
South Wales - 2 £370 -
Wales - 2 £370 -
North Lanarkshire - 2 - -
Telford - 2 - -
Camberley - 2 £280 -
Bellshill - 2 - -
Hampshire +7 1 - - 6
East Midlands +3 1 - -
South West +3 1 £320 - 6
Middlesex -8 1 £320 +7.56%
Oxfordshire - 1 - - 1
Berkshire - 1 - - 1
Newport - 1 - -
Torfaen - 1 £370 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £320 - 1

CAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 (25.69%) Manufacturing
2 24 (22.02%) Degree
3 23 (21.10%) Teamcenter
3 23 (21.10%) AutoCAD
4 22 (20.18%) PLM
5 20 (18.35%) C
6 19 (17.43%) Electronics
7 18 (16.51%) Schematic Capture
8 17 (15.60%) Migration
8 17 (15.60%) Data Migration
9 16 (14.68%) Physics
9 16 (14.68%) Microsoft
9 16 (14.68%) EMC
10 15 (13.76%) Assembly Language
10 15 (13.76%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 13 (11.93%) C++
11 13 (11.93%) GIS
12 12 (11.01%) Siemens
12 12 (11.01%) Java
12 12 (11.01%) SAP
13 11 (10.09%) SOLIDWORKS
14 10 (9.17%) Change Management
14 10 (9.17%) Project Management
14 10 (9.17%) ERP
15 9 (8.26%) MS Office
15 9 (8.26%) XML
15 9 (8.26%) HTML
15 9 (8.26%) Finance
15 9 (8.26%) Telecoms
16 8 (7.34%) Oracle

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 (2.75%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.83%) CMS
2 2 (1.83%) Resin
2 2 (1.83%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.83%) WebLogic
2 2 (1.83%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.92%) Drupal
3 1 (0.92%) IIS
Applications
1 23 (21.10%) AutoCAD
2 11 (10.09%) SOLIDWORKS
3 9 (8.26%) MS Office
4 7 (6.42%) PTC Creo
4 7 (6.42%) Siemens NX
5 5 (4.59%) MS Excel
5 5 (4.59%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (3.67%) CATIA
7 3 (2.75%) CINEMA 4D
7 3 (2.75%) MS Visio
7 3 (2.75%) Pro/ENGINEER
8 2 (1.83%) MS Project
8 2 (1.83%) Revit
8 2 (1.83%) Solid Edge
9 1 (0.92%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.92%) MicroStation
9 1 (0.92%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.92%) ProjectWise
9 1 (0.92%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 23 (21.10%) Teamcenter
2 5 (4.59%) Primavera
3 3 (2.75%) BigMachines
3 3 (2.75%) Maximo
4 1 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.92%) ENOVIA
4 1 (0.92%) SAP PLM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.67%) GPON
2 2 (1.83%) 2G
2 2 (1.83%) 3G
2 2 (1.83%) 4G
2 2 (1.83%) HTTP
2 2 (1.83%) IP Telephony
2 2 (1.83%) SSL
2 2 (1.83%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.83%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (1.83%) Wireless
3 1 (0.92%) ATM
3 1 (0.92%) Cisco IPT
3 1 (0.92%) DECT
3 1 (0.92%) Firewall
3 1 (0.92%) GSM
3 1 (0.92%) Internet
3 1 (0.92%) LAN
3 1 (0.92%) SDH
3 1 (0.92%) UMTS
3 1 (0.92%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (11.93%) GIS
2 4 (3.67%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.75%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (4.59%) Subversion
2 3 (2.75%) Eclipse
2 3 (2.75%) Eclipse RCP
2 3 (2.75%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (1.83%) JIRA
3 2 (1.83%) Toad
4 1 (0.92%) Visual Studio
General
1 28 (25.69%) Manufacturing
2 19 (17.43%) Electronics
3 9 (8.26%) Finance
3 9 (8.26%) Telecoms
4 6 (5.50%) Retail
5 5 (4.59%) Automotive
6 4 (3.67%) Marketing
7 3 (2.75%) Military
8 1 (0.92%) Law
Job Titles
1 15 (13.76%) Electronics Engineer
1 15 (13.76%) Hardware Engineer
2 14 (12.84%) Senior Electronics Engineer
2 14 (12.84%) Senior Hardware Engineer
3 11 (10.09%) Architect
4 10 (9.17%) Designer
5 8 (7.34%) CAD Engineer
6 7 (6.42%) 3D Designer
6 7 (6.42%) CAD Designer
6 7 (6.42%) Design Engineer
7 6 (5.50%) Consultant
8 5 (4.59%) CAD Technician
8 5 (4.59%) Developer
8 5 (4.59%) Mechanical Engineer
9 4 (3.67%) CAD Operator
9 4 (3.67%) Integration Architect
9 4 (3.67%) Senior Software Engineer
9 4 (3.67%) Senior Systems Engineer
9 4 (3.67%) Software Engineer
9 4 (3.67%) Support Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (8.26%) HTML
1 9 (8.26%) XML
2 7 (6.42%) Itk
2 7 (6.42%) XSL
3 5 (4.59%) .NET
3 5 (4.59%) Swing
3 5 (4.59%) XSLT
4 4 (3.67%) LINQ
4 4 (3.67%) WPF
5 3 (2.75%) JFace
5 3 (2.75%) SWT
6 2 (1.83%) JMS
6 2 (1.83%) jQuery
6 2 (1.83%) SOAP
6 2 (1.83%) WSDL
7 1 (0.92%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.92%) Ajax
7 1 (0.92%) CSS
7 1 (0.92%) HTML5
7 1 (0.92%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.68%) Physics
2 15 (13.76%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 5 (4.59%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.67%) FMCG
4 4 (3.67%) Visualisation
5 3 (2.75%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.92%) CESG
6 1 (0.92%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.92%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.92%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.92%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.92%) NHS
6 1 (0.92%) Smart Energy
6 1 (0.92%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.67%) Windows
2 3 (2.75%) Linux
2 3 (2.75%) Unix
3 1 (0.92%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.92%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.92%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (20.18%) PLM
2 18 (16.51%) Schematic Capture
3 17 (15.60%) Data Migration
3 17 (15.60%) Migration
4 10 (9.17%) Change Management
4 10 (9.17%) ERP
4 10 (9.17%) Project Management
5 8 (7.34%) Document Management
5 8 (7.34%) SOA
6 6 (5.50%) Data Architecture
6 6 (5.50%) Technical Architecture
6 6 (5.50%) Test Scripting
7 5 (4.59%) Data Modelling
7 5 (4.59%) Manufacturing Engineering
7 5 (4.59%) PDM
8 4 (3.67%) 3D Modelling
8 4 (3.67%) Data Analysis
8 4 (3.67%) ITIL
8 4 (3.67%) Requirements Management
8 4 (3.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 20 (18.35%) C
2 15 (13.76%) Assembly Language
3 13 (11.93%) C++
4 12 (11.01%) Java
5 5 (4.59%) C#
6 4 (3.67%) SQL
7 3 (2.75%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.83%) PHP
9 1 (0.92%) AWK
9 1 (0.92%) Korn
9 1 (0.92%) Perl
9 1 (0.92%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.92%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.92%) VB
9 1 (0.92%) VBA
9 1 (0.92%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 24 (22.02%) Degree
2 6 (5.50%) SC Cleared
2 6 (5.50%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.75%) HND
4 2 (1.83%) HNC
5 1 (0.92%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.92%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.92%) CISM
5 1 (0.92%) CISSP
5 1 (0.92%) CWAP
5 1 (0.92%) CWDP
5 1 (0.92%) CWNA
5 1 (0.92%) MCSE
5 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.50%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.83%) QA
3 1 (0.92%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (3.67%) Firmware
2 1 (0.92%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.92%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (4.59%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.92%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 16 (14.68%) EMC
1 16 (14.68%) Microsoft
2 12 (11.01%) SAP
2 12 (11.01%) Siemens
3 8 (7.34%) Oracle
4 5 (4.59%) Tableau
5 3 (2.75%) Adobe
5 3 (2.75%) IBM
5 3 (2.75%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (2.75%) Virgin Media
6 2 (1.83%) Autodesk
6 2 (1.83%) BEA
6 2 (1.83%) Cisco
6 2 (1.83%) CODA
6 2 (1.83%) ESRI
6 2 (1.83%) Syclo
7 1 (0.92%) Intel
7 1 (0.92%) Motorola
7 1 (0.92%) NetApp
7 1 (0.92%) VMware
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