The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the West Midlands region.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer-Aided Design (CAD)
Rank 109 90 90
Rank change year-on-year
-19 0
Contract jobs citing CAD 9 8 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.37% 0.44% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 0.64% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £274
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £333 £325
% change year-on-year
-17.29% +2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 3
Average hourly rate £31.90 £37.80 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.60% +89.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £25.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -7.27%
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1697 1243 1424
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 70.04% 68.26% 63.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 888 592 673
Average daily rate £375 £341 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.13% +0.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £497 £520 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 89 66
Average hourly rate £32.00 £37.80 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.34% +64.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.95 £14.50 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.50 £37.80 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £32.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-4.68% +23.07%
CAD
England

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 23 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Coventry -5 6 - - 2
Staffordshire -4 1 - - 5
Warwickshire - - - - 5
Worcestershire - - - -
Wolverhampton - - - -
Herefordshire - - - - 2
CAD
England

CAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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 10 (34.48%) Automotive
1 10 (34.48%) Manufacturing
2 8 (27.59%) Telecoms
2 8 (27.59%) Degree
2 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
2 8 (27.59%) Project Management
3 7 (24.14%) MS Office
3 7 (24.14%) Security Cleared
3 7 (24.14%) Visualisation
4 6 (20.69%) MS Project
4 6 (20.69%) MS Excel
4 6 (20.69%) Six Sigma
4 6 (20.69%) Progress
4 6 (20.69%) CATIA
4 6 (20.69%) Publishing
4 6 (20.69%) Change Management
5 5 (17.24%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (17.24%) Blue Coat
5 5 (17.24%) Network Design
5 5 (17.24%) LAN
5 5 (17.24%) WAN
5 5 (17.24%) Cisco
5 5 (17.24%) CCNA
5 5 (17.24%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (17.24%) McAfee
5 5 (17.24%) MS Visio
5 5 (17.24%) JSP
5 5 (17.24%) JSP 440
5 5 (17.24%) SC Cleared
6 4 (13.79%) C

CAD
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.45%) WinCC
Applications
1 7 (24.14%) MS Office
2 6 (20.69%) MS Project
2 6 (20.69%) MS Excel
2 6 (20.69%) CATIA
3 5 (17.24%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (17.24%) MS Visio
4 3 (10.34%) AutoCAD
4 3 (10.34%) Simulink
5 2 (6.90%) MicroStation
5 2 (6.90%) Solid Edge
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) DELMIA
2 1 (3.45%) Teamcenter
2 1 (3.45%) ENOVIA
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.24%) LAN
1 5 (17.24%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (34.48%) Automotive
1 10 (34.48%) Manufacturing
2 8 (27.59%) Telecoms
3 6 (20.69%) Publishing
4 1 (3.45%) Advertising
4 1 (3.45%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 9 (31.03%) Design Engineer
2 4 (13.79%) CAD Engineer
2 4 (13.79%) Network Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) CAD Designer
3 3 (10.34%) CAD Design Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Designer
4 2 (6.90%) Applications Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Mechanical Design Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Mechanical Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Business Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Software Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.24%) JSP
2 1 (3.45%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) Visualisation
2 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) Project Management
2 6 (20.69%) Six Sigma
2 6 (20.69%) Change Management
3 5 (17.24%) Network Design
4 4 (13.79%) PDM
5 3 (10.34%) PLM
5 3 (10.34%) Time Management
6 2 (6.90%) Data Architecture
6 2 (6.90%) Stress Analysis
6 2 (6.90%) ERP
6 2 (6.90%) Requirements Management
6 2 (6.90%) Data Management
6 2 (6.90%) Software Testing
6 2 (6.90%) Validation
6 2 (6.90%) Migration
7 1 (3.45%) Scrum
7 1 (3.45%) Data Analysis
7 1 (3.45%) Software Engineering
7 1 (3.45%) OOD
7 1 (3.45%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.79%) C
2 3 (10.34%) MATLAB
3 1 (3.45%) VC++
3 1 (3.45%) C#
3 1 (3.45%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (27.59%) Degree
2 7 (24.14%) Security Cleared
3 5 (17.24%) CCNA
3 5 (17.24%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (17.24%) SC Cleared
4 2 (6.90%) HNC
5 1 (3.45%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.24%) JSP 440
Vendors
1 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
2 6 (20.69%) Progress
3 5 (17.24%) Blue Coat
3 5 (17.24%) Cisco
3 5 (17.24%) McAfee
4 4 (13.79%) HP
4 4 (13.79%) SolidWorks
5 2 (6.90%) SAP
6 1 (3.45%) Ericsson
6 1 (3.45%) Siemens
Staffordshire
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: 11 days ago
West Midlands
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £25.00 - £27.00 per hour
Posted: 13 days ago
Staffordshire
Amoria Bond - UK
Rate: £30 - £36 per hour + 4 day week, flexible hours
Posted: 14 days ago