Period
to 19 October 2018

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 19 October 2018 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
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 794 782 827
Rank change year-on-year -12 +45 -2
Contract jobs citing AutoCAD 62 49 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.066% 0.054% 0.049%
As % of the Applications category 0.78% 0.60% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 19 18
England median daily rate £250 £275 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +1.85% +52.11%
10th Percentile £125 £194 £177
90th Percentile £314 £429 £586
UK median daily rate £250 £250 £325
% change year-on-year - -23.08% +11.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 5 6
England median hourly rate £31.00 £29.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.90% +41.46% +64.00%
10th Percentile £15.88 £18.00 £13.75
90th Percentile £49.00 £35.25 £28.13
UK median hourly rate £28.75 £29.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year -0.86% +41.46% +64.00%

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 7,902 8,128 9,035
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 8.39% 8.89% 9.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,722 4,952 5,294
England median daily rate £375 £363 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.45% +7.41% -3.57%
10th Percentile £145 £150 £145
90th Percentile £556 £560 £525
UK median daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year +4.29% +5.98% -5.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 732 628 911
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.13% -3.03% +7.46%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.00 £10.00
90th Percentile £41.23 £37.65 £40.50
UK median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +3.13% -3.03% +10.00%

AutoCAD
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for AutoCAD in England

AutoCAD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for AutoCAD in England

AutoCAD
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing AutoCAD in England over the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for AutoCAD in England

AutoCAD
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for AutoCAD in England

AutoCAD
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing AutoCAD in England over the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 19 October 2018. 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 +6 27 £238 -2.56% 30
Midlands -6 9 £275 - 49
North of England -24 9 £275 -25.42% 48
West Midlands -21 8 £275 - 26
South East -6 7 £130 -38.82% 55
North West -16 6 £250 -32.20% 27
South West -21 6 - - 42
East of England +2 3 £425 -27.66% 40
North East - 2 £300 - 7
Yorkshire -17 1 £143 - 14
East Midlands - 1 - - 23
AutoCAD
UK

For the 6 months to 19 October 2018, 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 30 (48.39%) CAD
2 20 (32.26%) Manufacturing
3 10 (16.13%) Project Management
4 9 (14.52%) Microsoft
5 8 (12.90%) Windows
5 8 (12.90%) Problem-Solving
6 7 (11.29%) XML
6 7 (11.29%) Management Information System
7 6 (9.68%) Autodesk
7 6 (9.68%) SQL
7 6 (9.68%) Time Management
8 5 (8.06%) Retail
8 5 (8.06%) Microsoft Excel
8 5 (8.06%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (6.45%) Data Centre
9 4 (6.45%) Visualisation
9 4 (6.45%) Structured Cabling
9 4 (6.45%) Creative Thinking
9 4 (6.45%) Post-Production
9 4 (6.45%) Autodesk Inventor
9 4 (6.45%) Finance
9 4 (6.45%) Microsoft Office
9 4 (6.45%) Video\Live Streaming
9 4 (6.45%) Replication
9 4 (6.45%) PDM
9 4 (6.45%) Security Cleared
9 4 (6.45%) Revit
9 4 (6.45%) SketchUp
9 4 (6.45%) Strategic Planning
9 4 (6.45%) Marketing

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 (3.23%) ArcGIS
2 1 (1.61%) ArcSDE
2 1 (1.61%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.61%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (1.61%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (8.06%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (6.45%) Autodesk Inventor
2 4 (6.45%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (6.45%) Revit
2 4 (6.45%) SketchUp
3 3 (4.84%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (4.84%) FreeHand
3 3 (4.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (4.84%) MS Visio
3 3 (4.84%) Photoshop
4 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (1.61%) 3ds Max
5 1 (1.61%) CINEMA 4D
5 1 (1.61%) Solid Edge
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.61%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.45%) Structured Cabling
2 3 (4.84%) DNS
3 2 (3.23%) SMS
3 2 (3.23%) VoIP
4 1 (1.61%) DHCP
4 1 (1.61%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.84%) MS Access
2 2 (3.23%) GIS
2 2 (3.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.61%) InstallShield
1 1 (1.61%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (32.26%) Manufacturing
2 5 (8.06%) Retail
3 4 (6.45%) Finance
3 4 (6.45%) Marketing
4 2 (3.23%) Aerospace
4 2 (3.23%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.61%) Automotive
5 1 (1.61%) Dutch Language
5 1 (1.61%) French Language
5 1 (1.61%) Law
Job Titles
1 16 (25.81%) Designer
2 12 (19.35%) AutoCAD Designer
2 12 (19.35%) CAD Designer
3 10 (16.13%) CAD Technician
4 5 (8.06%) 3D Designer
4 5 (8.06%) AutoCAD Technician
4 5 (8.06%) Project Manager
5 4 (6.45%) CAD Engineer
5 4 (6.45%) Consultant
6 3 (4.84%) Broadcast Engineer
6 3 (4.84%) Design Engineer
6 3 (4.84%) Technical Engineer
7 2 (3.23%) AutoCAD Engineer
7 2 (3.23%) CAD Manager
7 2 (3.23%) GIS Technician
7 2 (3.23%) PCB Designer
7 2 (3.23%) Senior Designer
7 2 (3.23%) Senior PCB Designer
7 2 (3.23%) Technical Designer
7 2 (3.23%) VoIP Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.29%) XML
2 2 (3.23%) Spring
3 1 (1.61%) .NET
3 1 (1.61%) DirectX
3 1 (1.61%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.29%) Management Information System
2 5 (8.06%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.45%) Data Centre
3 4 (6.45%) Replication
3 4 (6.45%) Video\Live Streaming
4 2 (3.23%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.23%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 2 (3.23%) Robotics
4 2 (3.23%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.61%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.90%) Windows
2 2 (3.23%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.61%) Android
3 1 (1.61%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.61%) Linux
3 1 (1.61%) Unix
3 1 (1.61%) VMS
3 1 (1.61%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (1.61%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.61%) Windows NT
3 1 (1.61%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (48.39%) CAD
2 10 (16.13%) Project Management
3 8 (12.90%) Problem-Solving
4 6 (9.68%) Time Management
5 4 (6.45%) Creative Thinking
5 4 (6.45%) Finite Element Analysis
5 4 (6.45%) PDM
5 4 (6.45%) Post-Production
5 4 (6.45%) Strategic Planning
5 4 (6.45%) Visualisation
6 3 (4.84%) Broadcast Engineering
6 3 (4.84%) Customer Requirements
6 3 (4.84%) Workflow
7 2 (3.23%) Change Management
7 2 (3.23%) Document Management
7 2 (3.23%) E-Commerce
7 2 (3.23%) Feasibility Study
7 2 (3.23%) ITIL
7 2 (3.23%) PLM
7 2 (3.23%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.68%) SQL
2 3 (4.84%) Java
3 2 (3.23%) C
3 2 (3.23%) C++
4 1 (1.61%) C#
4 1 (1.61%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (6.45%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.84%) Degree
2 3 (4.84%) HNC
2 3 (4.84%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.23%) HND
4 1 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.61%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.61%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.23%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.61%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.61%) vMotion
Vendors
1 9 (14.52%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.68%) Autodesk
3 2 (3.23%) Mentor Graphics
4 1 (1.61%) Cisco
4 1 (1.61%) Dell
4 1 (1.61%) ESRI
4 1 (1.61%) HP
4 1 (1.61%) Meraki
4 1 (1.61%) Oracle
4 1 (1.61%) ServiceNow
4 1 (1.61%) VMware