The table below looks at the statistics for MicroStation skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MicroStation over the 3 months to 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Bentley Systems MicroStation
Rank 591 570 577
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +7
Contract jobs citing MicroStation 9 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.009% 0.015%
As % of the Applications category 0.13% 0.074% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Average daily rate
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£200 £250 £159
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +57.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £184 £250 £152
10% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £250 £165
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 3
Average hourly rate £26.00 £25.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+18.00% +25.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
7168 6732 7649
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.89% 12.61% 13.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 4023 3665 3968
Average daily rate £338 £335 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.74% -0.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £150 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 698 661 809
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.64
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £27.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.25
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -4.61%

MicroStation
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MicroStation within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MicroStation Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

MicroStation
Daily Rate Trend

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

MicroStation Daily Rate Trend in the UK

MicroStation
Hourly Rate Trend

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

MicroStation Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

MicroStation
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MicroStation within the UK over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

MicroStation Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

MicroStation
Top 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MicroStation within the UK over the 3 months to 27 August 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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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 -9 9 £200 -20.00% 1
Birmingham - - - -
Reading - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Kent - - - -
South East - - - -
West Midlands - - - -

MicroStation
Top 25 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing MicroStation 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 MicroStation.

1 9 (90.00%) AutoCAD
2 8 (80.00%) CAD
3 6 (60.00%) Windows 7
3 6 (60.00%) Windows
4 5 (50.00%) ERP
5 3 (30.00%) SmartPlant
6 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (10.00%) Photoshop
6 1 (10.00%) MS Office
6 1 (10.00%) SAP
6 1 (10.00%) V-Ray
6 1 (10.00%) GIS
6 1 (10.00%) ArcGIS
6 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
6 1 (10.00%) 2G
6 1 (10.00%) 3ds Max
6 1 (10.00%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (10.00%) Life Science
6 1 (10.00%) Dutch Language
6 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (10.00%) LTE
6 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
6 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
6 1 (10.00%) Adobe
6 1 (10.00%) 3G

MicroStation
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing MicroStation 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 MicroStation. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 9 (90.00%) AutoCAD
2 1 (10.00%) 3ds Max
2 1 (10.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (10.00%) Photoshop
2 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (30.00%) SmartPlant
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) 3G
1 1 (10.00%) 2G
1 1 (10.00%) LTE
General
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (10.00%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Administrator
2 1 (10.00%) 3D Visualiser
2 1 (10.00%) Designer
2 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Applications Support
2 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) V-Ray
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) GIS
1 1 (10.00%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
1 6 (60.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) CAD
2 5 (50.00%) ERP
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) SAP
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (10.00%) Adobe