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 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Dassault Systèmes SOLIDWORKS
Rank 607 589 556
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -33
Contract jobs citing SOLIDWORKS 12 12 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% 0.024% 0.047%
As % of the Applications category 0.21% 0.20% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 4
Average daily rate £675 £363 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+86.20% +45.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £675 £375 £250
% change year-on-year
+80.00% +50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 8
Average hourly rate £30.00 £34.25 £32.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.40% +5.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.15 £32.45 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £36.05 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £34.25 £32.40
% change year-on-year
-12.40% +5.70%

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
5602 6062 6456
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 10.89% 11.97% 13.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 3314 3453 3401
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 £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 509 573 631
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.51 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.19% -3.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £32.50 £36.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.10 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+11.03% -3.33%

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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SOLIDWORKS within the UK over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

SOLIDWORKS Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

SOLIDWORKS
Top 11 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 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 0 11 £675 +86.20% 24
East of England -3 6 £675 +80.00% 13
Hertfordshire - 5 - - 2
Crawley - 4 - - 1
West Sussex - 4 - - 1
South East - 4 - - 1
Cambridgeshire +8 1 £675 +92.85% 10
Cambridge -5 1 £675 +92.85% 10
London -6 1 - -
Scotland -8 1 - -
Aberdeen - 1 - -

SOLIDWORKS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 11 (50.00%) Oracle
1 11 (50.00%) Windows
1 11 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 11 (50.00%) ERP
2 10 (45.45%) EDI
2 10 (45.45%) Linux
2 10 (45.45%) SQL
2 10 (45.45%) BusinessObjects
2 10 (45.45%) Hyperion
2 10 (45.45%) Baan
2 10 (45.45%) Windows Server
3 9 (40.91%) Concur
3 9 (40.91%) Tripwire
3 9 (40.91%) CAD
4 7 (31.82%) Manufacturing
5 6 (27.27%) AutoCAD
6 5 (22.73%) Finance
7 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
8 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
8 3 (13.64%) PTC Creo
9 2 (9.09%) Pro/ENGINEER
9 2 (9.09%) Japanese Language
9 2 (9.09%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 2 (9.09%) Electronics
9 2 (9.09%) Adobe
9 2 (9.09%) MS Office
10 1 (4.55%) SAP
10 1 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (4.55%) C
10 1 (4.55%) Photoshop

SOLIDWORKS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 11 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 6 (27.27%) AutoCAD
2 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
2 3 (13.64%) PTC Creo
3 2 (9.09%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (9.09%) MS Office
3 2 (9.09%) Pro/ENGINEER
4 1 (4.55%) Adobe After Effects
4 1 (4.55%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (4.55%) Blender
4 1 (4.55%) Photoshop
4 1 (4.55%) Siemens NX
4 1 (4.55%) SketchUp
4 1 (4.55%) Solid Edge
4 1 (4.55%) Vectorworks
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) BigMachines
1 1 (4.55%) Primavera
1 1 (4.55%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (45.45%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
General
1 7 (31.82%) Manufacturing
2 5 (22.73%) Finance
3 2 (9.09%) Electronics
3 2 (9.09%) Japanese Language
4 1 (4.55%) French Language
4 1 (4.55%) Military
4 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) Applications Support
2 5 (22.73%) CAD Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Design Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Support Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Applications Specialist
4 2 (9.09%) Applications Support Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Applications Support Specialist
4 2 (9.09%) Support Specialist
5 1 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Applications Support Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Industrial Designer
5 1 (4.55%) Mechanical Design Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Mechanical Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Product Design Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (45.45%) EDI
2 1 (4.55%) Itk
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) 3D Graphics
1 1 (4.55%) Blackberry
1 1 (4.55%) Handset
1 1 (4.55%) Smart Energy
1 1 (4.55%) Smartphone
1 1 (4.55%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 11 (50.00%) Windows
2 10 (45.45%) Linux
2 10 (45.45%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.55%) Mac OS
3 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) ERP
2 9 (40.91%) CAD
3 1 (4.55%) 3D Modelling
3 1 (4.55%) 3D Rendering
3 1 (4.55%) Change Management
3 1 (4.55%) CRM
3 1 (4.55%) Data Management
3 1 (4.55%) Data Migration
3 1 (4.55%) Data Modelling
3 1 (4.55%) Migration
3 1 (4.55%) PDM
3 1 (4.55%) PLM
3 1 (4.55%) Requirements Management
3 1 (4.55%) SOA
3 1 (4.55%) Time Management
3 1 (4.55%) Trend Analysis
3 1 (4.55%) Validation
3 1 (4.55%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 10 (45.45%) SQL
2 1 (4.55%) Ada
2 1 (4.55%) C
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Firmware
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (50.00%) Oracle
2 10 (45.45%) Baan
2 10 (45.45%) Hyperion
3 9 (40.91%) Concur
3 9 (40.91%) Tripwire
4 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
5 2 (9.09%) Adobe
6 1 (4.55%) Apple
6 1 (4.55%) Infor
6 1 (4.55%) Motorola
6 1 (4.55%) Nokia
6 1 (4.55%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (4.55%) SAP
6 1 (4.55%) Tableau
Hertfordshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £25 - £35 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Client Server
Rate: £650 - £700 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Greater Manchester
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: Market related
Posted: 23 days ago
Gloucestershire
Huxley
Rate: £20 - £22 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
Chester
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 25 days ago