Period
to 12 December 2019

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 12 December 2019 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
12 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 720 810 828
Rank change year-on-year +90 +18 -15
Contract jobs citing AutoCAD 35 53 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.048% 0.055% 0.049%
As % of the Applications category 0.55% 0.66% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 30 20
England median daily rate £175 £239 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.70% -11.57% -1.82%
10th Percentile £129 £125 £161
90th Percentile £375 £318 £521
UK median daily rate £175 £240 £244
% change year-on-year -27.08% -1.54% -25.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 2
England median hourly rate £21.75 £30.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.50% +66.67% -12.20%
UK median hourly rate £21.75 £27.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year -20.91% +52.78% -12.20%

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 6,348 8,076 8,457
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 8.69% 8.38% 8.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,724 4,792 5,241
England median daily rate £367 £375 £352
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.07% +6.53% +0.57%
10th Percentile £141 £146 £148
90th Percentile £550 £563 £575
UK median daily rate £363 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -3.33% +7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 620 728 682
England median hourly rate £18.00 £15.98 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.64% -0.13% -
10th Percentile £11.26 £10.25 £10.12
90th Percentile £47.28 £37.88 £35.00
UK median hourly rate £17.90 £15.96 £15.53
% change year-on-year +12.16% +2.80% -2.97%

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 12 December 2019.

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 12 December 2019.

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 12 December 2019. 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 +89 15 £213 +1.19% 20
South East +59 13 £175 - 28
Midlands +48 4 - - 52
East Midlands +28 4 - - 30
East of England +35 2 - - 22
North of England +39 1 - - 36
North West +13 1 - - 24
AutoCAD
UK

For the 6 months to 12 December 2019, 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 18 (51.43%) CAD
2 12 (34.29%) Microsoft
3 7 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
4 6 (17.14%) ITIL
4 6 (17.14%) Windows
4 6 (17.14%) Security Cleared
4 6 (17.14%) Office 365
5 5 (14.29%) Windows 7
5 5 (14.29%) Windows 10
5 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
5 5 (14.29%) McAfee
6 4 (11.43%) Telecoms
6 4 (11.43%) Autodesk
6 4 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (11.43%) Windows 8
6 4 (11.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 3 (8.57%) SketchUp
7 3 (8.57%) Degree
7 3 (8.57%) SC Cleared
7 3 (8.57%) MS Visio
7 3 (8.57%) VoIP
7 3 (8.57%) Workflow
7 3 (8.57%) Finance
7 3 (8.57%) Migration
7 3 (8.57%) Retail
7 3 (8.57%) Wireless
7 3 (8.57%) Autodesk Inventor
8 2 (5.71%) Spatial Data
8 2 (5.71%) Data Lake
8 2 (5.71%) Digital Twin

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 (5.71%) ArcGIS
2 1 (2.86%) Confluence
2 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.86%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (2.86%) Smallworld
Applications
1 7 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (11.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (8.57%) Autodesk Inventor
4 3 (8.57%) MS Visio
4 3 (8.57%) SketchUp
5 2 (5.71%) Revit
5 2 (5.71%) Windchill
6 1 (2.86%) 3ds Max
6 1 (2.86%) MicroStation
Cloud Services
1 6 (17.14%) Office 365
2 2 (5.71%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.57%) VoIP
1 3 (8.57%) Wireless
2 1 (2.86%) DNS
2 1 (2.86%) Structured Cabling
2 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.86%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) Big Data
1 2 (5.71%) Data Lake
1 2 (5.71%) GIS
1 2 (5.71%) Spatial Data
General
1 4 (11.43%) Telecoms
2 3 (8.57%) Finance
2 3 (8.57%) Retail
3 2 (5.71%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.71%) Marketing
4 1 (2.86%) Advertising
4 1 (2.86%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 5 (14.29%) Analyst
2 4 (11.43%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
2 4 (11.43%) Architect
2 4 (11.43%) Design Engineer
2 4 (11.43%) Designer
2 4 (11.43%) IT Analyst
2 4 (11.43%) Service Analyst
2 4 (11.43%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (8.57%) 3D Designer
3 3 (8.57%) CAD Designer
3 3 (8.57%) Enterprise Architect
4 2 (5.71%) AutoCAD Designer
4 2 (5.71%) CAD Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) CAD Technician
4 2 (5.71%) GIS Technician
4 2 (5.71%) Network Planner
4 2 (5.71%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (2.86%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 1 (2.86%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) V-Ray
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.71%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.71%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (2.86%) Handset
3 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Licensing
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.14%) Windows
2 5 (14.29%) Windows 10
2 5 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 4 (11.43%) Windows 8
4 2 (5.71%) Apple iOS
4 2 (5.71%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.86%) Android
5 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.86%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (51.43%) CAD
2 6 (17.14%) ITIL
3 3 (8.57%) Migration
3 3 (8.57%) Workflow
4 2 (5.71%) Analytics
4 2 (5.71%) API Integration
4 2 (5.71%) DevOps
4 2 (5.71%) Digital Twin
4 2 (5.71%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (5.71%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (5.71%) Project Management
4 2 (5.71%) Test Automation
4 2 (5.71%) TOGAF
4 2 (5.71%) Visualisation
5 1 (2.86%) 3D Modelling
5 1 (2.86%) Antivirus Management
5 1 (2.86%) Creative Thinking
5 1 (2.86%) Data Architecture
5 1 (2.86%) Decision-Making
5 1 (2.86%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.71%) C
1 2 (5.71%) C#
1 2 (5.71%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 6 (17.14%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.57%) Degree
2 3 (8.57%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.86%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.86%) MCP
3 1 (2.86%) MCSA
3 1 (2.86%) MCSE
3 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (5.71%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.86%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.86%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) AirWatch
1 1 (2.86%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 12 (34.29%) Microsoft
2 5 (14.29%) McAfee
3 4 (11.43%) Autodesk
4 2 (5.71%) Adobe
4 2 (5.71%) Mentor Graphics
5 1 (2.86%) Apple
5 1 (2.86%) Avaya
5 1 (2.86%) Centrify
5 1 (2.86%) Cisco
5 1 (2.86%) Citrix
5 1 (2.86%) ESRI
5 1 (2.86%) Google
5 1 (2.86%) JDA
5 1 (2.86%) Mapinfo
5 1 (2.86%) Mitel
5 1 (2.86%) PTC
5 1 (2.86%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.86%) Spiceworks
5 1 (2.86%) Virgin Media
5 1 (2.86%) VMware