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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Dassault Systèmes SOLIDWORKS
Rank 635 629 609
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -20
Contract jobs citing SOLIDWORKS 7 4 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.007% 0.031%
As % of the Applications category 0.12% 0.059% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 5
Median daily rate £280 - £313
UK excluding London median daily rate £280 - £313
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 7
Median hourly rate £30.00 - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 - £35.00

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
5617 6741 6998
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 10.59% 12.03% 12.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 3376 3806 3800
Median daily rate £340 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.74% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £158 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 465 651 720
Median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.53 £10.28 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.35 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -6.45%

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
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 11 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 25 June 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
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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 +2 7 £280 - 12
South East +6 3 £280 - 3
Surrey - 2 £280 -
Camberley - 2 £280 -
Hertfordshire - 2 - -
East of England - 2 - - 3
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
Stevenage - 1 - -
Walsall - 1 £250 -
North West - 1 £330 -
West Midlands - 1 £250 - 2

SOLIDWORKS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 11 (78.57%) CAD
2 8 (57.14%) Manufacturing
3 7 (50.00%) AutoCAD
4 5 (35.71%) Finance
5 4 (28.57%) Electronics
6 3 (21.43%) Degree
6 3 (21.43%) PTC Creo
7 2 (14.29%) QA
7 2 (14.29%) Siemens NX
7 2 (14.29%) Matrix Organization
7 2 (14.29%) Itk
7 2 (14.29%) Unit Testing
7 2 (14.29%) Resin
7 2 (14.29%) Data Migration
7 2 (14.29%) FMCG
7 2 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (14.29%) Pro/ENGINEER
7 2 (14.29%) Teamcenter
7 2 (14.29%) Migration
7 2 (14.29%) Wireless
7 2 (14.29%) Project Management
7 2 (14.29%) C++
7 2 (14.29%) HTML
7 2 (14.29%) Oracle
7 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
7 2 (14.29%) MS Office
7 2 (14.29%) XML
7 2 (14.29%) XSL
7 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
7 2 (14.29%) Data Modelling

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (14.29%) Resin
Applications
1 7 (50.00%) AutoCAD
2 3 (21.43%) PTC Creo
3 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
3 2 (14.29%) MS Office
3 2 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (14.29%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 2 (14.29%) Siemens NX
4 1 (7.14%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) Wireless
2 1 (7.14%) Bluetooth
2 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (57.14%) Manufacturing
2 5 (35.71%) Finance
3 4 (28.57%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) CAD Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Design Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Mechanical Design Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Mechanical Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Data Migration Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) Electronics Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Head of Design
3 1 (7.14%) IT Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Migration Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) Product Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Senior CAD Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Senior IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) HTML
1 2 (14.29%) Itk
1 2 (14.29%) XML
1 2 (14.29%) XSL
2 1 (7.14%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) FMCG
2 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.14%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) CAD
2 2 (14.29%) Data Migration
2 2 (14.29%) Data Modelling
2 2 (14.29%) Matrix Organization
2 2 (14.29%) Migration
2 2 (14.29%) Project Management
2 2 (14.29%) SOA
2 2 (14.29%) Unit Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (7.14%) Data Management
3 1 (7.14%) Fault Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) Finite Element Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
3 1 (7.14%) PDM
3 1 (7.14%) Prototyping
3 1 (7.14%) Scrum
3 1 (7.14%) Validation
3 1 (7.14%) Video Processing
3 1 (7.14%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) HNC
2 1 (7.14%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle
1 2 (14.29%) Siemens
2 1 (7.14%) ANSYS
2 1 (7.14%) Autodesk
2 1 (7.14%) EMC
2 1 (7.14%) Intel
2 1 (7.14%) PTC
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