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 11 July 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer-Aided Design (CAD)
Rank 90 96 109
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +13
Contract jobs citing CAD 26 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.10% 0.38% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.48% 0.58% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Average daily rate
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£400 £253 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+58.41% +26.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £338 £225
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 1
Average hourly rate £35.15 £37.80 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.01% +18.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £9.38 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+166.66% -62.50%
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1752 1206 1533
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 74.21% 65.05% 67.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 929 602 738
Average daily rate £370 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 146 58 63
Average hourly rate £33.00 £37.80 £24.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.69% +55.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £14.33 £11.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.54 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.90% +3.33%
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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CAD across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014.

CAD Hourly Rate Histogram 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 11 July 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
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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 +4 21 - -
Herefordshire - - - - 2
Worcestershire - - - -
Birmingham - - - - 1
CAD
England

CAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 25 (62.50%) Automotive
2 22 (55.00%) Manufacturing
3 20 (50.00%) PLM
3 20 (50.00%) Project Management
4 14 (35.00%) PDM
4 14 (35.00%) Validation
4 14 (35.00%) Business Transformation
5 12 (30.00%) Migration
5 12 (30.00%) DELMIA
5 12 (30.00%) ENOVIA
5 12 (30.00%) Software Testing
5 12 (30.00%) Requirements Management
5 12 (30.00%) Time Management
5 12 (30.00%) Data Architecture
6 10 (25.00%) Visualisation
6 10 (25.00%) SAP
6 10 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 9 (22.50%) MS Office
8 8 (20.00%) Degree
9 7 (17.50%) Security Cleared
9 7 (17.50%) CATIA
10 6 (15.00%) Publishing
10 6 (15.00%) Data Management
10 6 (15.00%) Progress
10 6 (15.00%) MS Project
10 6 (15.00%) MS Excel
10 6 (15.00%) Six Sigma
10 6 (15.00%) Change Management
10 6 (15.00%) Management Information System
11 5 (12.50%) McAfee

CAD
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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.

Applications
1 9 (22.50%) MS Office
2 7 (17.50%) CATIA
3 6 (15.00%) MS Project
3 6 (15.00%) MS Excel
4 5 (12.50%) MS Visio
4 5 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (5.00%) Simulink
6 1 (2.50%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 12 (30.00%) DELMIA
1 12 (30.00%) ENOVIA
2 1 (2.50%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.50%) LAN
1 5 (12.50%) WAN
General
1 25 (62.50%) Automotive
2 22 (55.00%) Manufacturing
3 6 (15.00%) Publishing
4 4 (10.00%) Marketing
5 3 (7.50%) Telecoms
6 2 (5.00%) Retail
7 1 (2.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (30.00%) Applications Engineer
2 4 (10.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (10.00%) Help Desk Support
3 2 (5.00%) Analyst
3 2 (5.00%) Designer
3 2 (5.00%) Portfolio Manager
3 2 (5.00%) CAD Designer
4 1 (2.50%) CAD Engineer
4 1 (2.50%) CAD Technician
4 1 (2.50%) Help Desk Support Analyst
4 1 (2.50%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (2.50%) Project Manager
4 1 (2.50%) Business Analyst
4 1 (2.50%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (2.50%) Support Analyst
4 1 (2.50%) Help Desk Analyst
4 1 (2.50%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.50%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.00%) Visualisation
2 6 (15.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (50.00%) Project Management
1 20 (50.00%) PLM
2 14 (35.00%) PDM
2 14 (35.00%) Validation
2 14 (35.00%) Business Transformation
3 12 (30.00%) Migration
3 12 (30.00%) Software Testing
3 12 (30.00%) Requirements Management
3 12 (30.00%) Time Management
3 12 (30.00%) Data Architecture
4 6 (15.00%) Data Management
4 6 (15.00%) Change Management
4 6 (15.00%) Six Sigma
5 5 (12.50%) Network Design
6 4 (10.00%) CAE
7 2 (5.00%) ERP
7 2 (5.00%) Business Analysis
7 2 (5.00%) Marketing Strategy
8 1 (2.50%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.50%) C
2 2 (5.00%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 8 (20.00%) Degree
2 7 (17.50%) Security Cleared
3 5 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 5 (12.50%) CCNA
3 5 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.50%) HNC
4 1 (2.50%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.50%) JSP 440
Vendors
1 10 (25.00%) SAP
1 10 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (15.00%) Progress
3 5 (12.50%) Cisco
3 5 (12.50%) McAfee
3 5 (12.50%) Blue Coat
4 4 (10.00%) HP
5 2 (5.00%) SolidWorks
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