The table below looks at the statistics for CAE skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CAE over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer-Aided Engineering (CAE)
Rank 590 574 548
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -26
Contract jobs citing CAE 5 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.016% 0.018%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.012% 0.021% 0.025%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 1
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£360 £378 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +116.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £378 £175
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +116.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Average hourly rate £32.00 - £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 - £36.00

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
41096 38070 35468
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.49% 73.77% 71.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 26903 23461 20857
Average daily rate £421 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £270 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1109 1170 1452
Average hourly rate £24.00 £26.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.90 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

CAE
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CAE within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

CAE Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

CAE
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CAE within the UK.

CAE Daily Rate Trend in the UK

CAE
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CAE within the UK.

CAE Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

CAE
Top 14 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CAE within the UK over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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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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 -32 5 £360 -8.28% 4
South East -22 3 £360 -8.28% 1
West Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Dartford - - - - 1
London - - - -
Sheffield - - - - 1
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Kent - - - - 1
South Yorkshire - - - - 1
Surrey - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 1
City of London - - - -

CAE
Top 21 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing CAE 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 CAE.

1 3 (42.86%) JSP
1 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (42.86%) Time Management
1 3 (42.86%) Chartered Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
1 3 (42.86%) IEC 61508
1 3 (42.86%) DO-178B
1 3 (42.86%) Hazard Analysis
1 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (42.86%) FMECA
2 2 (28.57%) Data Management
2 2 (28.57%) MS Office
2 2 (28.57%) Military
2 2 (28.57%) PLM
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) CAD
2 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
3 1 (14.29%) Automotive
3 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
3 1 (14.29%) NASTRAN

CAE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing CAE 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 CAE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Office
2 1 (14.29%) NASTRAN
General
1 2 (28.57%) Military
2 1 (14.29%) Automotive
2 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (42.86%) Time Management
1 3 (42.86%) Hazard Analysis
1 3 (42.86%) FMECA
2 2 (28.57%) Data Management
2 2 (28.57%) PLM
2 2 (28.57%) CAD
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Chartered Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) IEC 61508
1 3 (42.86%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft