The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for AutoCAD skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited AutoCAD over the 3 months to 28 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.

Autodesk AutoCAD
London / City of London
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 158 152 -
Rank change year-on-year -6 -  
Contract jobs citing AutoCAD 4 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.13% 0.060% -
As % of the Applications category 1.37% 0.57% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Median daily rate £150 £200 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.00% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £265 £245 £255
% change year-on-year +8.16% -3.92%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year -8.33% -3.22%  

AutoCAD 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 the City of London with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 293 351 596
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 9.57% 10.47% 11.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 264 424
Median daily rate £415 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £200 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +2.27% +1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 18 19
Median hourly rate £19.75 £19.00 £14.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.94% +27.94%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.19 £10.80 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.20 £26.00 £27.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +13.79%  

AutoCAD
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for AutoCAD in the City of London

AutoCAD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing AutoCAD in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for AutoCAD in the City of London

AutoCAD
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing AutoCAD in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for AutoCAD in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing AutoCAD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for AutoCAD.

1 7 (77.78%) CAD
2 5 (55.56%) Manufacturing
2 5 (55.56%) Visualisation
3 3 (33.33%) CAFM
3 3 (33.33%) 3D Visualisation
3 3 (33.33%) TRIRIGA
3 3 (33.33%) Financial Institution
3 3 (33.33%) Finance
3 3 (33.33%) IBM
4 1 (11.11%) FreeHand
4 1 (11.11%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (11.11%) Marketing
4 1 (11.11%) QA
4 1 (11.11%) Photoshop

AutoCAD
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (11.11%) FreeHand
1 1 (11.11%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (33.33%) TRIRIGA
General
1 5 (55.56%) Manufacturing
2 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Financial Institution
3 1 (11.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) 3D Designer
1 4 (44.44%) AutoCAD Designer
1 4 (44.44%) CAD Designer
1 4 (44.44%) Designer
2 1 (11.11%) AutoCAD Technician
2 1 (11.11%) CAD Technician
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) CAD
2 5 (55.56%) Visualisation
3 3 (33.33%) 3D Visualisation
3 3 (33.33%) CAFM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) IBM