Period
to 27 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for AutoCAD skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited AutoCAD over the 6 months to 27 October 2021 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
UK > England
6 months to
27 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 722 498 727
Rank change year-on-year -224 +229 +83
Contract jobs citing AutoCAD 24 6 44
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.035% 0.022% 0.057%
As % of the Applications category 0.46% 0.28% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 14
10th Percentile £158 £225 £128
25th Percentile £241 £254 £136
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £290 £305 £178
Median % change year-on-year -4.92% +71.83% -29.00%
75th Percentile £323 £354 £238
90th Percentile £444 £382 £269
UK median daily rate £290 £305 £175
% change year-on-year -4.92% +74.29% -30.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 9
Median hourly rate - £17.00 £30.00
Median % change year-on-year - -43.33% -3.23%
UK median hourly rate £29.75 £17.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year +75.00% -49.63% +17.39%

AutoCAD is in the Software Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 5,254 2,161 6,574
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 7.70% 7.79% 8.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,356 1,397 3,970
10th Percentile £150 £135 £147
25th Percentile £260 £219 £231
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £420 £380 £375
Median % change year-on-year +10.53% +1.33% -
75th Percentile £538 £500 £476
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
UK median daily rate £415 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +10.67% - +0.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 429 171 599
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.21 £11.15
25th Percentile £13.25 £13.33 £13.50
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.50
Median % change year-on-year -7.89% +8.57% +6.06%
75th Percentile £26.00 £37.25 £25.19
90th Percentile £42.55 £51.75 £47.75
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -7.89% +8.57% +9.38%

AutoCAD
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing AutoCAD as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for AutoCAD in England

AutoCAD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing AutoCAD in England.

Daily rate trend for AutoCAD in England

AutoCAD
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing AutoCAD in England over the 6 months to 27 October 2021.

Daily rate histogram for AutoCAD in England

AutoCAD
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing AutoCAD in England.

Hourly rate trend for AutoCAD in England

AutoCAD
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AutoCAD within the England region over the 6 months to 27 October 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London - 7 £283 - 13
South East -79 4 £133 -36.79% 20
South West -48 2 £165 -58.75% 17
West Midlands - 2 £300 - 18
Midlands - 2 £300 - 29
AutoCAD
UK

For the 6 months to 27 October 2021, IT contractor jobs citing AutoCAD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for AutoCAD.

1 11 (45.83%) Telecoms
2 8 (33.33%) CAD
3 7 (29.17%) Wireless
3 7 (29.17%) Social Skills
4 5 (20.83%) German Language
5 4 (16.67%) Degree
5 4 (16.67%) MS Visio
6 3 (12.50%) GIS
6 3 (12.50%) Revit
7 2 (8.33%) Fibre Optics
7 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
7 2 (8.33%) MicroStation
7 2 (8.33%) ProjectWise
7 2 (8.33%) Network Planning
7 2 (8.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 2 (8.33%) ArcGIS
7 2 (8.33%) SOLIDWORKS
7 2 (8.33%) Project Management
8 1 (4.17%) Data Modelling
8 1 (4.17%) LAN
8 1 (4.17%) VoIP
8 1 (4.17%) WAN
8 1 (4.17%) Ethernet
8 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
8 1 (4.17%) Siemens
8 1 (4.17%) Mapinfo
8 1 (4.17%) Information Security
8 1 (4.17%) NEC
8 1 (4.17%) Finance
8 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing

AutoCAD
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.33%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 4 (16.67%) MS Visio
2 3 (12.50%) Revit
3 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (8.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (8.33%) MicroStation
3 2 (8.33%) ProjectWise
3 2 (8.33%) SOLIDWORKS
4 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (29.17%) Wireless
2 1 (4.17%) Ethernet
2 1 (4.17%) LAN
2 1 (4.17%) Structured Cabling
2 1 (4.17%) VoIP
2 1 (4.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) GIS
2 1 (4.17%) QGIS
General
1 11 (45.83%) Telecoms
2 7 (29.17%) Social Skills
3 5 (20.83%) German Language
4 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.17%) Documentation Skills
4 1 (4.17%) Finance
4 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.17%) Organisational Skills
4 1 (4.17%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Designer
2 7 (29.17%) CAD Designer
3 5 (20.83%) Civil Engineer
3 5 (20.83%) Telecoms Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) CAD Specialist
5 2 (8.33%) AutoCAD Designer
5 2 (8.33%) Wireless Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Coordinator
6 1 (4.17%) Data Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Data Centre Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Desktop Support
6 1 (4.17%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Network Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Project Coordinator
6 1 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Fibre Optics
2 1 (4.17%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.17%) Derivative
2 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.17%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Windows
1 1 (4.17%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) CAD
2 2 (8.33%) Network Planning
2 2 (8.33%) Project Management
3 1 (4.17%) 3D Modelling
3 1 (4.17%) Business Case
3 1 (4.17%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (4.17%) Collaborative Working
3 1 (4.17%) Conflict Resolution
3 1 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (4.17%) Data Modelling
3 1 (4.17%) Document Management
3 1 (4.17%) Facilities Management
3 1 (4.17%) Information Security
3 1 (4.17%) Network Design
3 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2
3 1 (4.17%) Project Delivery
3 1 (4.17%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (4.17%) Time Management
3 1 (4.17%) Visualisation
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) BICSI Certification
2 1 (4.17%) BICSI RCDD
2 1 (4.17%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (4.17%) DV Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) Master's Degree
2 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (4.17%) Allen-Bradley
1 1 (4.17%) Autodesk
1 1 (4.17%) AVEVA
1 1 (4.17%) Mapinfo
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
1 1 (4.17%) NEC
1 1 (4.17%) Siemens