The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for CAE skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited CAE over the 3 months to 28 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.

Computer-Aided Engineering (CAE)
UK / England
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 580 617 609
Rank change year-on-year +37 -8  
Contract jobs citing CAE 3 3 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.007% 0.006% 0.026%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.008% 0.007% 0.032%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 6
Median daily rate £500 £388 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.03% +1.97%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £388 £380
% change year-on-year +29.03% +1.97%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £23.00 - £34.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 - £31.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 - £40.43
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 - £34.75

CAE is in the process and methodology 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 process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 36606 41272 40599
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 84.68% 83.46% 80.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 92153 104845 92956
Median daily rate £450 £450 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2818 2673 2706
Median hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.18% +5.76%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.24 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.75 £50.78 £51.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

CAE
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for CAE in England

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CAE in England

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CAE in England

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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 CAE within the England region over the 3 months to 28 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
South East +26 2 £500 +38.79% 3
Midlands +18 1 - - 2
West Midlands - 1 - - 2
CAE
UK

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing CAE 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 CAE.

1 2 (66.67%) Embedded Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (66.67%) OrCAD
1 2 (66.67%) ECSS
2 1 (33.33%) CAD
2 1 (33.33%) Electronics
2 1 (33.33%) CATIA
2 1 (33.33%) Teamcenter
2 1 (33.33%) Avionics
2 1 (33.33%) 3D Modelling

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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:

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) OrCAD
2 1 (33.33%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Teamcenter
General
1 1 (33.33%) Avionics
1 1 (33.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) CAD Designer
1 1 (33.33%) Design Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Designer
1 1 (33.33%) Electronics Design Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Electronics Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Embedded Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) 3D Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) CAD
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) ECSS