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 28 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer-Aided Design (CAD)
Rank 117 93 97
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +4
Contract jobs citing CAD 3 26 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.13% 1.08% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 1.44% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Average daily rate
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- £400 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +42.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £225 £338
% change year-on-year
+55.55% -33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 3
Average hourly rate £16.75 £32.00 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.65% -15.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 £25.00 £9.25
% change year-on-year
-33.00% +170.27%
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
1774 1811 1354
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 74.23% 75.33% 68.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1086 962 671
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 134 62
Average hourly rate £28.69 £31.50 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.92% -16.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.98 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.21% -12.98%

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
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CAD within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 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
Coventry -15 2 - - 2
Wolverhampton - 1 - -
CAD
England

CAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 4 (50.00%) Teamcenter
2 3 (37.50%) Siemens
2 3 (37.50%) PLM
3 2 (25.00%) Asset Management
3 2 (25.00%) Data Management
3 2 (25.00%) Project Planning
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Vista
3 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (25.00%) Siemens NX
3 2 (25.00%) Terminal Services
3 2 (25.00%) Project Management
3 2 (25.00%) Automotive
3 2 (25.00%) MS Office
3 2 (25.00%) Windows
3 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (25.00%) DHCP
3 2 (25.00%) DNS
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (12.50%) EMC
4 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
4 1 (12.50%) STL
4 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
4 1 (12.50%) Publishing
4 1 (12.50%) SOLIDWORKS
4 1 (12.50%) CATIA
4 1 (12.50%) AutoCAD
4 1 (12.50%) PTC Creo
4 1 (12.50%) 3D Modelling
4 1 (12.50%) TOGAF
4 1 (12.50%) ENOVIA

CAD
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 2 (25.00%) MS Office
1 2 (25.00%) Siemens NX
2 1 (12.50%) PTC Creo
2 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (12.50%) AutoCAD
2 1 (12.50%) SOLIDWORKS
2 1 (12.50%) CATIA
2 1 (12.50%) Pro/ENGINEER
Business Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Teamcenter
2 1 (12.50%) ENOVIA
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) DHCP
1 2 (25.00%) DNS
General
1 2 (25.00%) Automotive
2 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
2 1 (12.50%) Publishing
2 1 (12.50%) Electronics
2 1 (12.50%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Support Technician
1 2 (25.00%) IT Support Technician
1 2 (25.00%) CAD Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) IT Support
2 1 (12.50%) Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) STL
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
1 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
1 2 (25.00%) Windows Vista
1 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) PLM
2 2 (25.00%) Project Planning
2 2 (25.00%) Asset Management
2 2 (25.00%) Data Management
2 2 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) TOGAF
3 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) 3D Modelling
3 1 (12.50%) PDM
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Siemens
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) EMC