The table below looks at the statistics for SOLIDWORKS skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOLIDWORKS over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Dassault Systèmes SOLIDWORKS
Rank 615 590 577
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -13
Contract jobs citing SOLIDWORKS 5 21 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.038% 0.004%
As % of the Applications category 0.074% 0.29% 0.031%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 0
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- £294 -
UK excluding London average daily rate - £294 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 0
Average hourly rate £19.00 £32.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.62% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £32.00 -
% change year-on-year
-40.62% -

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
6762 7167 6517
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 11.89% 13.11% 12.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 3924 3962 3540
Average daily rate £342 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.23% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £158 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £501
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £308
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +4.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 661 738 663
Average hourly rate £15.75 £16.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.56% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.24 £32.50 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.96
% change year-on-year
- +0.26%

SOLIDWORKS
Jobs Demand Trend

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

SOLIDWORKS Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SOLIDWORKS
Daily Rate Trend

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

SOLIDWORKS Daily Rate Trend in the UK

SOLIDWORKS
Hourly Rate Trend

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

SOLIDWORKS Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

SOLIDWORKS
Top 12 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOLIDWORKS within the UK over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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 -40 5 - - 38
South East -15 2 - - 16
Hampshire - 2 - - 2
Somerset - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
North West - 1 - - 3
South West - 1 - - 1
Kendal - 1 - -
Southampton - 1 - -
East Yorkshire - 1 - -
Cumbria - 1 - - 1
Hull - 1 - -

SOLIDWORKS
Top 27 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing SOLIDWORKS 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 SOLIDWORKS.

1 5 (50.00%) AutoCAD
2 4 (40.00%) CAD
3 3 (30.00%) Manufacturing
4 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (20.00%) Autodesk
4 2 (20.00%) ITIL
4 2 (20.00%) UNIX
4 2 (20.00%) Windows
4 2 (20.00%) PTC
4 2 (20.00%) Document Management
4 2 (20.00%) PTC Creo
4 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (10.00%) FMCG
5 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (10.00%) Marketing
5 1 (10.00%) Degree
5 1 (10.00%) Pro/ENGINEER
5 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (10.00%) EMC
5 1 (10.00%) Acrobat
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle
5 1 (10.00%) MS Office
5 1 (10.00%) Electronics
5 1 (10.00%) Migration

SOLIDWORKS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing SOLIDWORKS 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 SOLIDWORKS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 5 (50.00%) AutoCAD
2 2 (20.00%) PTC Creo
3 1 (10.00%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 1 (10.00%) MS Office
3 1 (10.00%) Acrobat
General
1 3 (30.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (10.00%) Marketing
2 1 (10.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Design Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Mechanical Design Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Mechanical Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) AutoCAD Technician
3 1 (10.00%) Draughtsman
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Support Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Migration Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Project Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) IT Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) FMCG
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) UNIX
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) CAD
2 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (20.00%) Document Management
2 2 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (10.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Autodesk
1 2 (20.00%) PTC
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) EMC
England
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £25 - £35 per hour + DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Amoria Bond - UK
Rate: £0.000 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Cumbria
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Portsmouth
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £25 - £30 per hour + DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge
OHO Group
Rate: £35 per hour
Posted: 22 days ago
Cheshire
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 24 days ago