The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer-Aided Engineering (CAE)
Rank 600 550 579
Rank change year-on-year
-50 +29
Contract jobs citing CAE 3 2 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.004% 0.021%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.007% 0.006% 0.031%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £37.00 - £24.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 - £24.50
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
42143 35232 42089
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.32% 72.51% 69.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 26130 21023 24016
Average daily rate £400 £405 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.23% -1.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £575 £595
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.02% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1183 1087 1432
Average hourly rate £28.00 £32.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +16.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.37 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £53.20 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%

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 15 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -35 3 - - 1
East Midlands -6 2 - -
East of England - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
City of London - - - -
Aberdeen - - - -
London - - - - 1
Manchester - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Watford - - - -
North West - - - -
Scotland - - - -

CAE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 6 (54.55%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (45.45%) JSP
2 5 (45.45%) CAD
2 5 (45.45%) Manufacturing
2 5 (45.45%) Security Cleared
2 5 (45.45%) IEC 61508
2 5 (45.45%) DO-178B
3 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
3 4 (36.36%) Management Information System
3 4 (36.36%) Finance
4 3 (27.27%) MS Project
4 3 (27.27%) PLM
4 3 (27.27%) Project Management
4 3 (27.27%) PRINCE2
4 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
4 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
4 3 (27.27%) DO-254
4 3 (27.27%) ARP4754
4 3 (27.27%) Hazard Analysis
4 3 (27.27%) ARP4761
4 3 (27.27%) Rational DOORS
4 3 (27.27%) FMECA
4 3 (27.27%) Degree
4 3 (27.27%) Time Management
5 2 (18.18%) Robotics
5 2 (18.18%) Data Management
5 2 (18.18%) PDM
6 1 (9.09%) VHDL
6 1 (9.09%) Electronics
6 1 (9.09%) Telecoms

CAE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 3 (27.27%) MS Project
1 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Rational DOORS
General
1 5 (45.45%) Manufacturing
2 4 (36.36%) Finance
3 1 (9.09%) Electronics
3 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 1 (9.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (18.18%) CAD Engineer
1 2 (18.18%) Project Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Product Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Electronics Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Management Information System
2 2 (18.18%) Robotics
3 1 (9.09%) VHDL
3 1 (9.09%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (45.45%) CAD
3 3 (27.27%) PLM
3 3 (27.27%) Project Management
3 3 (27.27%) PRINCE2
3 3 (27.27%) Hazard Analysis
3 3 (27.27%) FMECA
3 3 (27.27%) Time Management
4 2 (18.18%) Data Management
4 2 (18.18%) PDM
5 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) Security Cleared
2 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
3 3 (27.27%) Degree
4 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (45.45%) IEC 61508
1 5 (45.45%) DO-178B
2 3 (27.27%) DO-254
2 3 (27.27%) ARP4754
2 3 (27.27%) ARP4761
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft