Period
to 23 May 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 23 May 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
23 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 753 792 757
Rank change year-on-year +39 -35 +38
Contract jobs citing AutoCAD 57 52 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.068% 0.056% 0.058%
As % of the Applications category 0.83% 0.64% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 38 25
England median daily rate £180 £275 £213
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -34.55% +29.41% +2.41%
10th Percentile £125 £125 £125
90th Percentile £475 £390 £269
UK median daily rate £180 £275 £213
% change year-on-year -34.55% +29.41% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 6
England median hourly rate £40.00 £17.50 £29.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +128.57% -40.68% -1.67%
10th Percentile £22.02 £12.02 £22.75
90th Percentile £40.50 £31.50 £36.75
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £17.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year +128.57% -40.68% -

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 6,857 8,149 7,419
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 8.24% 8.85% 8.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,023 4,956 4,386
England median daily rate £375 £373 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.67% +6.43% -
10th Percentile £148 £146 £150
90th Percentile £575 £550 £538
UK median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year +2.74% +4.29% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 572 701 657
England median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +6.25% -0.93%
10th Percentile £10.80 £10.50 £9.81
90th Percentile £44.50 £39.50 £43.75
UK median hourly rate £16.60 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.61% +3.13% -0.62%

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 23 May 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 23 May 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 23 May 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 +52 23 £170 -38.18% 10
South East +27 17 £475 +265.38% 16
South West -21 10 - - 16
North of England +12 7 £180 -41.70% 8
North West +18 4 - - 4
Yorkshire +14 3 £180 +26.32% 1
AutoCAD
UK

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 28 (49.12%) CAD
2 13 (22.81%) Telecoms
2 13 (22.81%) Manufacturing
2 13 (22.81%) SketchUp
3 12 (21.05%) Degree
4 11 (19.30%) Problem-Solving
5 7 (12.28%) SC Cleared
5 7 (12.28%) Security Cleared
6 6 (10.53%) Revit
6 6 (10.53%) Time Management
6 6 (10.53%) Video Conferencing
6 6 (10.53%) Self-Motivation
6 6 (10.53%) Microsoft Office
7 5 (8.77%) Windows
7 5 (8.77%) Cisco
7 5 (8.77%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (8.77%) Wireless
7 5 (8.77%) Electronics
7 5 (8.77%) Critical Thinking
7 5 (8.77%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
7 5 (8.77%) Driving Licence
7 5 (8.77%) Polycom
7 5 (8.77%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (7.02%) Office 365
8 4 (7.02%) Visualisation
8 4 (7.02%) Marketing
8 4 (7.02%) Customer Requirements
8 4 (7.02%) Microsoft
8 4 (7.02%) Active Directory
8 4 (7.02%) Photoshop

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 1 (1.75%) IBM Notes
1 1 (1.75%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 13 (22.81%) SketchUp
2 6 (10.53%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (10.53%) Revit
3 4 (7.02%) Photoshop
4 2 (3.51%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (3.51%) Autodesk Inventor
4 2 (3.51%) FreeHand
4 2 (3.51%) Sketch
4 2 (3.51%) SOLIDWORKS
5 1 (1.75%) 3ds Max
5 1 (1.75%) CATIA
5 1 (1.75%) CINEMA 4D
5 1 (1.75%) EPLAN
5 1 (1.75%) MicroStation
5 1 (1.75%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.75%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Primavera
1 1 (1.75%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.02%) Office 365
2 1 (1.75%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 1 (1.75%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.77%) Wireless
2 1 (1.75%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.51%) Essbase
2 1 (1.75%) GIS
2 1 (1.75%) QGIS
General
1 13 (22.81%) Manufacturing
1 13 (22.81%) Telecoms
2 5 (8.77%) Electronics
3 4 (7.02%) Marketing
4 2 (3.51%) Finance
4 2 (3.51%) Retail
5 1 (1.75%) Avionics
5 1 (1.75%) Banking
5 1 (1.75%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (15.79%) 3D Visualiser
2 6 (10.53%) Support Engineer
2 6 (10.53%) Test Engineer
3 5 (8.77%) Audio Visual Engineer
3 5 (8.77%) Designer
3 5 (8.77%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (7.02%) Design Engineer
4 4 (7.02%) Systems Support
4 4 (7.02%) Systems Support Engineer
4 4 (7.02%) Systems Test Engineer
5 3 (5.26%) CAD Designer
5 3 (5.26%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (3.51%) 3D Designer
6 2 (3.51%) Analyst
6 2 (3.51%) Development Engineer
6 2 (3.51%) Service Analyst
6 2 (3.51%) Test Development Engineer
7 1 (1.75%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (1.75%) Consultant
7 1 (1.75%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.51%) V-Ray
2 1 (1.75%) OpenLayers
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.53%) Self-Motivation
1 6 (10.53%) Video Conferencing
2 5 (8.77%) Driving Licence
3 2 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.51%) EPoS
4 1 (1.75%) Apple TV
4 1 (1.75%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.75%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.75%) iPad
4 1 (1.75%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.77%) Windows
2 3 (5.26%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.75%) Mac OS
3 1 (1.75%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (49.12%) CAD
2 11 (19.30%) Problem-Solving
3 6 (10.53%) Time Management
4 5 (8.77%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (8.77%) Critical Thinking
4 5 (8.77%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
4 5 (8.77%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (7.02%) Customer Requirements
5 4 (7.02%) Visualisation
6 3 (5.26%) 3D Modelling
6 3 (5.26%) Configuration Management
7 2 (3.51%) ITIL
7 2 (3.51%) Schematic Capture
7 2 (3.51%) Workflow
8 1 (1.75%) Budget Control
8 1 (1.75%) Coaching
8 1 (1.75%) Decision-Making
8 1 (1.75%) IT Strategy
8 1 (1.75%) Network Architecture
8 1 (1.75%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.75%) C
1 1 (1.75%) C++
1 1 (1.75%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (21.05%) Degree
2 7 (12.28%) SC Cleared
2 7 (12.28%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.75%) HND
3 1 (1.75%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.51%) SLA
2 1 (1.75%) QA
System Software
1 4 (7.02%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.75%) Jamf Pro
1 1 (1.75%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (1.75%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (8.77%) Cisco
1 5 (8.77%) Polycom
2 4 (7.02%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.51%) Autodesk
3 2 (3.51%) CODA
3 2 (3.51%) Hyperion
3 2 (3.51%) Vectorworks
4 1 (1.75%) Adobe
4 1 (1.75%) Borland
4 1 (1.75%) ESRI
4 1 (1.75%) HP
4 1 (1.75%) Lotus
4 1 (1.75%) NEC
4 1 (1.75%) PTC
4 1 (1.75%) Symantec