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 3 months to 22 June 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
UK / England
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 571 601 606
Rank change year-on-year +30 +5  
Contract jobs citing AutoCAD 19 36 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.044% 0.073% 0.031%
As % of the Applications category 0.51% 0.80% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 16 9
Median daily rate £213 £208 £180
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.40% +15.27%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £152 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £320 £284
UK excluding London median daily rate £213 £190 £300
% change year-on-year +11.84% -36.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 0
Median hourly rate £33.50 £24.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +39.58% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £22.50 -
% change year-on-year +48.88% -  

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 England with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 3741 4484 5528
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 8.69% 9.05% 10.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 2171 2729 3149
Median daily rate £375 £338 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £150 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year +3.84% +1.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 285 390 539
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £15.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +11.11%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.33 £37.50 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.71 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -4.80% +13.79%  

AutoCAD
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England 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 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 3 months to 22 June 2017.

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
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 3 months to 22 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +7 7 £200 -4.76% 6
South East +9 5 £213 +18.05% 4
East of England -3 3 £265 -
Yorkshire - 2 - -
West Midlands +25 1 - - 3
East Midlands - 1 - - 1
AutoCAD
UK

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 England region with a requirement for AutoCAD.

1 16 (34.04%) Manufacturing
2 13 (27.66%) Telecoms
3 12 (25.53%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (25.53%) MS Visio
4 10 (21.28%) Data Centre
5 9 (19.15%) Degree
5 9 (19.15%) Microsoft Project
5 9 (19.15%) CAD
6 8 (17.02%) SharePoint
6 8 (17.02%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 8 (17.02%) Visualisation
7 7 (14.89%) Security Cleared
7 7 (14.89%) Project Management
8 6 (12.77%) Microsoft Office
8 6 (12.77%) SC Cleared
9 5 (10.64%) HND
10 4 (8.51%) PRINCE2
10 4 (8.51%) HNC
10 4 (8.51%) Electronics
10 4 (8.51%) 3D Visualisation
11 3 (6.38%) Structured Cabling
11 3 (6.38%) Leaflet
11 3 (6.38%) JSP 440
11 3 (6.38%) Revit
11 3 (6.38%) Automotive
11 3 (6.38%) CESG
11 3 (6.38%) Information Security
11 3 (6.38%) Derivative
11 3 (6.38%) Migration
11 3 (6.38%) Pharmaceutical

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 8 (17.02%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.13%) IBM Notes
2 1 (2.13%) Smallworld
Applications
1 12 (25.53%) Microsoft Excel
1 12 (25.53%) MS Visio
2 9 (19.15%) Microsoft Project
3 8 (17.02%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (12.77%) Microsoft Office
5 3 (6.38%) Revit
6 2 (4.26%) 3ds Max
6 2 (4.26%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (4.26%) CINEMA 4D
6 2 (4.26%) EPLAN
6 2 (4.26%) Photoshop
6 2 (4.26%) SketchUp
7 1 (2.13%) Acrobat
7 1 (2.13%) CATIA
7 1 (2.13%) FrameMaker
7 1 (2.13%) FreeHand
7 1 (2.13%) Pro/ENGINEER
7 1 (2.13%) PTC Creo
7 1 (2.13%) Siemens NX
7 1 (2.13%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.38%) DHCP
1 3 (6.38%) DNS
1 3 (6.38%) Ethernet
1 3 (6.38%) LAN
1 3 (6.38%) Structured Cabling
1 3 (6.38%) WAN
2 2 (4.26%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (4.26%) Wireless
3 1 (2.13%) 3G
3 1 (2.13%) 4G
3 1 (2.13%) LTE
3 1 (2.13%) Skype
3 1 (2.13%) TCP/IP
General
1 16 (34.04%) Manufacturing
2 13 (27.66%) Telecoms
3 4 (8.51%) Electronics
4 3 (6.38%) Automotive
4 3 (6.38%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (4.26%) Aerospace
6 1 (2.13%) Finance
6 1 (2.13%) Marketing
6 1 (2.13%) Military
Job Titles
1 9 (19.15%) IT Engineer
2 8 (17.02%) Facilities Engineer
3 7 (14.89%) 3D Designer
3 7 (14.89%) AutoCAD Designer
3 7 (14.89%) CAD Designer
3 7 (14.89%) Designer
4 6 (12.77%) Design Engineer
5 5 (10.64%) CAD Technician
6 4 (8.51%) AutoCAD Technician
7 2 (4.26%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) CAD Specialist
7 2 (4.26%) Firmware Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Hardware Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Mac Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Project Manager
7 2 (4.26%) Site Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Telecoms Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) VMware Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Windows Engineer
8 1 (2.13%) CAD Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.38%) Leaflet
2 1 (2.13%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.28%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.38%) CESG
2 3 (6.38%) Derivative
3 2 (4.26%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.13%) CCTV
4 1 (2.13%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.13%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (2.13%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.38%) Windows
2 2 (4.26%) Windows 10
2 2 (4.26%) Windows 7
2 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (19.15%) CAD
2 8 (17.02%) Visualisation
3 7 (14.89%) Project Management
4 4 (8.51%) 3D Visualisation
4 4 (8.51%) PRINCE2
5 3 (6.38%) Information Security
5 3 (6.38%) Migration
6 2 (4.26%) Customer Requirements
6 2 (4.26%) IT Strategy
6 2 (4.26%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.13%) Analytics
7 1 (2.13%) Business Development
7 1 (2.13%) CRM
7 1 (2.13%) ITIL
7 1 (2.13%) Network Planning
7 1 (2.13%) Performance Analysis
7 1 (2.13%) PLM
7 1 (2.13%) Presales
7 1 (2.13%) Risk Assessment
7 1 (2.13%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.38%) C
2 2 (4.26%) C#
3 1 (2.13%) C++
3 1 (2.13%) Embedded C
3 1 (2.13%) Java
3 1 (2.13%) R
Qualifications
1 9 (19.15%) Degree
2 7 (14.89%) Security Cleared
3 6 (12.77%) SC Cleared
4 5 (10.64%) HND
5 4 (8.51%) HNC
6 2 (4.26%) DV Cleared
6 2 (4.26%) MCSE
6 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (2.13%) A+ Certification
7 1 (2.13%) MCP
7 1 (2.13%) MCSA
7 1 (2.13%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.38%) JSP 440
System Software
1 3 (6.38%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.26%) Firmware
2 2 (4.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (4.26%) vMotion
Vendors
1 3 (6.38%) Adobe
1 3 (6.38%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.26%) Cisco
2 2 (4.26%) EMC
2 2 (4.26%) Meraki
2 2 (4.26%) VMware
3 1 (2.13%) Allen-Bradley
3 1 (2.13%) Cramer
3 1 (2.13%) Google
3 1 (2.13%) Lotus
3 1 (2.13%) MetaSolv
3 1 (2.13%) Rockwell
3 1 (2.13%) Salesforce.com
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