The table below looks at the statistics for SOLIDWORKS skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOLIDWORKS over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Dassault Systèmes SOLIDWORKS
Rank 612 629 630
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +1
Contract jobs citing SOLIDWORKS 9 16 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.029% 0.012%
As % of the Applications category 0.18% 0.26% 0.098%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
Median daily rate £200 £313 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.00% -10.71%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £313 £350
% change year-on-year
- -10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 2
Median hourly rate £170.00 £37.50 £34.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+353.33% +9.48%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £37.50 £34.25
% change year-on-year
- +9.48%

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
5116 6171 7151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 10.32% 11.19% 12.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 3035 3572 4094
Median daily rate £355 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £160 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £319
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 461 586 755
Median hourly rate £15.39 £15.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.60% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.62 £10.00 £10.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.50 £27.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.75 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-1.66% -

SOLIDWORKS
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing SOLIDWORKS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SOLIDWORKS within the UK over the 3 months to 9 December 2016.

SOLIDWORKS Daily Rate Histogram 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 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOLIDWORKS within the UK over the 3 months to 9 December 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +3 9 £200 -36.00% 18
London +14 4 £200 -
South East +20 3 - - 4
Berkshire - 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 - - 3
East Midlands - 1 - - 1
Midlands - 1 - -

SOLIDWORKS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SOLIDWORKS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for SOLIDWORKS.

1 5 (31.25%) Google
1 5 (31.25%) Adobe Illustrator
1 5 (31.25%) InDesign
1 5 (31.25%) Apple
1 5 (31.25%) Windows
1 5 (31.25%) Adobe
1 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
1 5 (31.25%) Windows 7
2 4 (25.00%) Google Drive
3 3 (18.75%) PTC Creo
3 3 (18.75%) DBS Check
3 3 (18.75%) Electronics
4 2 (12.50%) CAD
4 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (12.50%) Pro/ENGINEER
4 2 (12.50%) Cisco
4 2 (12.50%) Meraki
4 2 (12.50%) Line Management
5 1 (6.25%) Fault Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (6.25%) Automation Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
5 1 (6.25%) Prototyping
5 1 (6.25%) Computational Fluid Dynamics
5 1 (6.25%) Regulatory Compliance
5 1 (6.25%) PDM
5 1 (6.25%) PTC
5 1 (6.25%) Windchill
5 1 (6.25%) Data Management
5 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering

SOLIDWORKS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Adobe Illustrator
1 5 (31.25%) InDesign
2 3 (18.75%) PTC Creo
3 2 (12.50%) Pro/ENGINEER
4 1 (6.25%) Solid Edge
4 1 (6.25%) Windchill
Cloud Services
1 4 (25.00%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Bluetooth
1 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
1 1 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (6.25%) Wireless
1 1 (6.25%) ZigBee
General
1 3 (18.75%) Electronics
2 1 (6.25%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Design Engineer
2 6 (37.50%) Mechanical Engineer
3 5 (31.25%) Mechanical Design Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
4 2 (12.50%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 2 (12.50%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 2 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (12.50%) Database Team Leader
4 2 (12.50%) Desktop Support
4 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support
4 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support Team Leader
4 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Team Leader
4 2 (12.50%) IT Infrastructure Team Leader
4 2 (12.50%) IT Support
4 2 (12.50%) Support Team Leader
4 2 (12.50%) Team Leader
5 1 (6.25%) Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Database Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Middleware
1 1 (6.25%) Qt
1 1 (6.25%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) FMCG
1 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Windows
1 5 (31.25%) Windows 7
2 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (12.50%) CAD
1 2 (12.50%) Line Management
2 1 (6.25%) Automation Testing
2 1 (6.25%) Computational Fluid Dynamics
2 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (6.25%) Data Management
2 1 (6.25%) Electronic Design Automation
2 1 (6.25%) Fault Analysis
2 1 (6.25%) Finite Element Analysis
2 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
2 1 (6.25%) Product Management
2 1 (6.25%) Project Management
2 1 (6.25%) Prototyping
2 1 (6.25%) Regression Testing
2 1 (6.25%) Regulatory Compliance
2 1 (6.25%) Scrum
2 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
2 1 (6.25%) Video Processing
2 1 (6.25%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) C#
1 1 (6.25%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) DBS Check
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) HNC
2 1 (6.25%) HND
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Adobe
1 5 (31.25%) Apple
1 5 (31.25%) Google
2 2 (12.50%) Cisco
2 2 (12.50%) Meraki
3 1 (6.25%) ANSYS
3 1 (6.25%) Autodesk
3 1 (6.25%) EMC
3 1 (6.25%) Intel
3 1 (6.25%) PTC
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