The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for SOLIDWORKS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SOLIDWORKS over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Dassault Systèmes SOLIDWORKS
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 46 -
Contract jobs citing SOLIDWORKS 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge - 0.24% -
As % of the Applications category - 2.38% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £675 -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £675 £375
% change year-on-year - +80.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year - -7.69%  

SOLIDWORKS is in the software application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Cambridge
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 45 42 60
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 14.29% 10.05% 18.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 22 21
Median daily rate £313 £360 £303
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.19% +19.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £134 £200 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £486 £371
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £335 £325
% change year-on-year +0.74% +3.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 13
Median hourly rate £10.00 £17.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.85% +2.94%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £16.60 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.40 £50.50 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +13.79%  

SOLIDWORKS
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge citing SOLIDWORKS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for SOLIDWORKS in Cambridge

SOLIDWORKS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SOLIDWORKS in Cambridge.

Contractor daily rate trend for SOLIDWORKS in Cambridge

SOLIDWORKS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOLIDWORKS in Cambridge.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SOLIDWORKS in Cambridge