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 25 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Autodesk AutoCAD
UK / England
Rank 557 583 545
Rank change year-on-year +26 -38  
Contract jobs citing AutoCAD 28 32 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.067% 0.065% 0.11%
As % of the Applications category 0.63% 0.60% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 10 24
Median daily rate £238 £193 £268
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.21% -27.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £150 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £270 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £260 £215 £255
% change year-on-year +20.93% -15.68%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 6
Median hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £22.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +34.83%  
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 England with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 4467 5322 5861
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 10.69% 10.85% 12.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 2664 3198 3228
Median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.07% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £175 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +1.51% +1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 427 450 582
Median hourly rate £16.25 £16.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.51% +6.45%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.10 £40.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £14.85
% change year-on-year -9.09% +11.11%  

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 Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 25 March 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 +33 12 £150 -25.18% 3
East of England 0 7 £265 +43.24% 6
Yorkshire - 3 £175 -
South West +4 2 - - 1
South East +14 1 - - 1
West Midlands +9 1 - - 1
North West - 1 - - 2
AutoCAD
UK

AutoCAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 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 England region with a requirement for AutoCAD.

1 17 (32.69%) CAD
2 15 (28.85%) Manufacturing
3 13 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 13 (25.00%) MS Visio
4 12 (23.08%) Telecoms
5 10 (19.23%) Visualisation
6 9 (17.31%) Data Centre
6 9 (17.31%) Security Cleared
6 9 (17.31%) MS Project
7 8 (15.38%) SharePoint
7 8 (15.38%) SC Cleared
7 8 (15.38%) MS PowerPoint
7 8 (15.38%) Degree
8 7 (13.46%) Project Management
9 5 (9.62%) PRINCE2
9 5 (9.62%) Microsoft
9 5 (9.62%) LAN
9 5 (9.62%) JSP 440
9 5 (9.62%) Leaflet
9 5 (9.62%) Revit
10 4 (7.69%) Structured Cabling
10 4 (7.69%) WAN
10 4 (7.69%) Ethernet
10 4 (7.69%) MS Office
10 4 (7.69%) Automotive
10 4 (7.69%) Information Security
10 4 (7.69%) Derivative
10 4 (7.69%) CESG
11 3 (5.77%) Network Design
11 3 (5.77%) Pro/ENGINEER

AutoCAD
Top Related 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 (15.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 13 (25.00%) MS Visio
2 9 (17.31%) MS Project
3 8 (15.38%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (9.62%) Revit
5 4 (7.69%) MS Office
6 3 (5.77%) Pro/ENGINEER
6 3 (5.77%) PTC Creo
6 3 (5.77%) Siemens NX
7 2 (3.85%) CATIA
8 1 (1.92%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (1.92%) Autodesk Inventor
8 1 (1.92%) EPLAN
8 1 (1.92%) FreeHand
8 1 (1.92%) Photoshop
8 1 (1.92%) SketchUp
Business Applications
1 3 (5.77%) Teamcenter
1 3 (5.77%) TRIRIGA
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.62%) LAN
2 4 (7.69%) Ethernet
2 4 (7.69%) Structured Cabling
2 4 (7.69%) WAN
3 1 (1.92%) GPON
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.92%) GIS
1 1 (1.92%) Relational Database
General
1 15 (28.85%) Manufacturing
2 12 (23.08%) Telecoms
3 4 (7.69%) Automotive
4 3 (5.77%) Electronics
4 3 (5.77%) Finance
4 3 (5.77%) Financial Institution
4 3 (5.77%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (3.85%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.92%) Marketing
6 1 (1.92%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (21.15%) Designer
2 8 (15.38%) 3D Designer
2 8 (15.38%) CAD Designer
2 8 (15.38%) CAD Technician
2 8 (15.38%) IT Engineer
3 7 (13.46%) AutoCAD Designer
3 7 (13.46%) Facilities Engineer
4 6 (11.54%) AutoCAD Technician
5 3 (5.77%) CAD Draughtsman
5 3 (5.77%) Draughtsman
6 2 (3.85%) Architect
6 2 (3.85%) Firmware Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) Hardware Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) Project Manager
7 1 (1.92%) Consultant
7 1 (1.92%) Design Engineer
7 1 (1.92%) Lead Designer
7 1 (1.92%) Security Consultant
7 1 (1.92%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (1.92%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.62%) Leaflet
2 1 (1.92%) COM
2 1 (1.92%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.31%) Data Centre
2 4 (7.69%) CESG
2 4 (7.69%) Derivative
3 2 (3.85%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (1.92%) CCTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (32.69%) CAD
2 10 (19.23%) Visualisation
3 7 (13.46%) Project Management
4 5 (9.62%) PRINCE2
5 4 (7.69%) Information Security
6 3 (5.77%) 3D Visualisation
6 3 (5.77%) CAFM
6 3 (5.77%) Data Modelling
6 3 (5.77%) Network Design
7 2 (3.85%) CAE
7 2 (3.85%) Customer Requirements
7 2 (3.85%) Data Management
7 2 (3.85%) IT Strategy
7 2 (3.85%) Migration
7 2 (3.85%) PLM
8 1 (1.92%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.92%) Requirements Management
8 1 (1.92%) Risk Assessment
8 1 (1.92%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (1.92%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.85%) C
2 1 (1.92%) R
Qualifications
1 9 (17.31%) Security Cleared
2 8 (15.38%) Degree
2 8 (15.38%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.85%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.92%) BICSI Certification
4 1 (1.92%) BICSI RCDD
4 1 (1.92%) HNC
4 1 (1.92%) HND
4 1 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.62%) JSP 440
2 1 (1.92%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.85%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (9.62%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.77%) IBM
3 2 (3.85%) EMC
3 2 (3.85%) Siemens
4 1 (1.92%) Adobe
4 1 (1.92%) Allen-Bradley
4 1 (1.92%) Autodesk
4 1 (1.92%) Rockwell
4 1 (1.92%) Salesforce.com
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Tec Partners
Rate: £27000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
CPS Group Limited
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
G2 Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £11 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago