The table below looks at the statistics for CAD skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CAD over the 3 months to 8 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer-Aided Design (CAD)
Rank - 111 84
Contract jobs citing CAD 0 2 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.091% 1.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.13% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 8
Average daily rate - - £318
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £288 £332
% change year-on-year
+2.60% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £13.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £13.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+114.81% -42.55%
CAD
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2023 1544 1542
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 80.37% 69.90% 73.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1143 891 842
Average daily rate £408 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 99 78
Average hourly rate £20.00 £26.00 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -28.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.06 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £155.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

CAD
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CAD across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

CAD Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

CAD
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CAD across the West Midlands region.

CAD Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

CAD
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CAD across the West Midlands region.

CAD Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

CAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing CAD 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 CAD.

1 3 (75.00%) C
1 3 (75.00%) C++
1 3 (75.00%) DHTML
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
1 3 (75.00%) Web Services
1 3 (75.00%) XML
1 3 (75.00%) XSL
1 3 (75.00%) XSLT
1 3 (75.00%) Unix
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Client/Server
1 3 (75.00%) Data Modelling
1 3 (75.00%) SOA
1 3 (75.00%) Tcl
1 3 (75.00%) Thin Client
1 3 (75.00%) Workflow
1 3 (75.00%) PLM
1 3 (75.00%) Teamcenter
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) XPath
1 3 (75.00%) Fat Client
1 3 (75.00%) AutoCAD
1 3 (75.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 3 (75.00%) Itk
1 3 (75.00%) Siemens NX
2 2 (50.00%) webMethods
3 1 (25.00%) Automotive

CAD
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing CAD 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 CAD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (75.00%) AutoCAD
1 3 (75.00%) Siemens NX
2 1 (25.00%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Teamcenter
General
1 1 (25.00%) Automotive
1 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Architect
2 2 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (25.00%) CAD Designer
3 1 (25.00%) Designer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Designer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) DHTML
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
1 3 (75.00%) Itk
1 3 (75.00%) Web Services
1 3 (75.00%) XML
1 3 (75.00%) XSL
1 3 (75.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Client/Server
1 3 (75.00%) Fat Client
1 3 (75.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Unix
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Data Modelling
1 3 (75.00%) PLM
1 3 (75.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 3 (75.00%) SOA
1 3 (75.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C
1 3 (75.00%) C++
1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
1 3 (75.00%) Tcl
1 3 (75.00%) XPath
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) webMethods