The table below looks at the statistics for Solid Edge skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Solid Edge over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Siemens PLM Software Solid Edge
Rank 625 611 586
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -25
Contract jobs citing Solid Edge 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.002% 0.004%
As % of the Applications category 0.018% 0.016% 0.030%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £175 -
UK excluding London average daily rate - £175 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
5575 6135 6561
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 10.84% 11.85% 13.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 3283 3478 3458
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £150 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 511 595 641
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £32.00 £36.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+12.06% -3.33%

Solid Edge
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Solid Edge Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Solid Edge
Daily Rate Trend

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

Solid Edge Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Solid Edge
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Solid Edge Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Solid Edge
Top 23 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Solid Edge 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 Solid Edge.

1 2 (100.00%) CAD
2 1 (50.00%) Electronics
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (50.00%) Handset
2 1 (50.00%) 3D Graphics
2 1 (50.00%) SOLIDWORKS
2 1 (50.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (50.00%) Adobe After Effects
2 1 (50.00%) Strategic Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Smartphone
2 1 (50.00%) Vectorworks
2 1 (50.00%) SketchUp
2 1 (50.00%) 3D Rendering
2 1 (50.00%) Blender
2 1 (50.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (50.00%) Photoshop
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Adobe
2 1 (50.00%) Motorola
2 1 (50.00%) Nokia
2 1 (50.00%) Apple
2 1 (50.00%) Blackberry

Solid Edge
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Solid Edge 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 Solid Edge. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Adobe After Effects
1 1 (50.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (50.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (50.00%) Blender
1 1 (50.00%) Photoshop
1 1 (50.00%) SketchUp
1 1 (50.00%) SOLIDWORKS
1 1 (50.00%) Vectorworks
General
1 1 (50.00%) Electronics
1 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) 3D Designer
1 1 (50.00%) Designer
1 1 (50.00%) Industrial Designer
1 1 (50.00%) Mechanical Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) 3D Graphics
1 1 (50.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (50.00%) Handset
1 1 (50.00%) Smartphone
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) CAD
2 1 (50.00%) 3D Rendering
2 1 (50.00%) Strategic Planning
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Adobe
1 1 (50.00%) Apple
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Motorola
1 1 (50.00%) Nokia