Period
to 21 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for SOLIDWORKS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SOLIDWORKS over the 6 months to 21 January 2018 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.

Dassault Systèmes SOLIDWORKS
UK > England
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 814 805 831
Rank change year-on-year -9 +26 -5
Contract jobs citing SOLIDWORKS 12 14 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.013% 0.016% 0.019%
As % of the Applications category 0.15% 0.17% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 3
England median daily rate £369 £200 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +84.38% -36.51% -16.00%
10th Percentile £287 £140 £245
90th Percentile £388 £390 £372
UK median daily rate £369 £200 £315
% change year-on-year +84.38% -36.51% -13.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 14
England median hourly rate £32.25 £170.00 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -81.03% +368.97% -0.68%
10th Percentile £27.00 £165.00 £26.00
90th Percentile £36.25 £175.00 £38.75
UK median hourly rate £32.00 £170.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year -81.18% +368.97% +12.40%

SOLIDWORKS 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 8,101 8,098 10,115
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 8.91% 9.08% 10.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,012 4,797 5,960
England median daily rate £350 £350 £350
10th Percentile £143 £150 £155
90th Percentile £575 £525 £538
UK median daily rate £350 £340 £350
% change year-on-year +2.94% -2.86% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 672 812 969
England median hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.13% +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £10.25 £10.00 £9.50
90th Percentile £34.59 £40.00 £38.41
UK median hourly rate £15.50 £15.50 £15.50

SOLIDWORKS
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for SOLIDWORKS in England

SOLIDWORKS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SOLIDWORKS in England

SOLIDWORKS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SOLIDWORKS in England

SOLIDWORKS
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SOLIDWORKS in England over the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for SOLIDWORKS in England

SOLIDWORKS
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 SOLIDWORKS within the England region over the 6 months to 21 January 2018. 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
South West +10 6 - - 3
South East -13 6 £369 +5.36% 15
SOLIDWORKS
UK

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SOLIDWORKS 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 SOLIDWORKS.

1 7 (58.33%) CAD
2 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (33.33%) HNC
2 4 (33.33%) Ethernet
2 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) EMC
2 4 (33.33%) Firmware
2 4 (33.33%) Data Entry
2 4 (33.33%) PTC Creo
2 4 (33.33%) Driving Licence
2 4 (33.33%) RS-232
2 4 (33.33%) Autodesk Inventor
3 3 (25.00%) Direct3D
3 3 (25.00%) Mason
3 3 (25.00%) MicroStation
3 3 (25.00%) Visualisation
3 3 (25.00%) OpenGL
3 3 (25.00%) DirectX
3 3 (25.00%) Autodesk
3 3 (25.00%) C#
3 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (16.67%) Degree
4 2 (16.67%) PTC
4 2 (16.67%) 3D Graphics
4 2 (16.67%) 3D Visualisation
5 1 (8.33%) GNU Octave
5 1 (8.33%) Prototyping
5 1 (8.33%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (8.33%) Electronics
5 1 (8.33%) Telecoms

SOLIDWORKS
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 4 (33.33%) Autodesk Inventor
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (33.33%) PTC Creo
2 3 (25.00%) MicroStation
3 1 (8.33%) GNU Octave
3 1 (8.33%) Pro/ENGINEER
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) Ethernet
1 4 (33.33%) RS-232
General
1 1 (8.33%) Automotive
1 1 (8.33%) Electronics
1 1 (8.33%) Games
1 1 (8.33%) Legal
1 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
1 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Design Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Electrical Design Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Electrical Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Mechanical Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) 3D Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Software Developer
5 1 (8.33%) 3D Software Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) C# Software Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Development Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Electronics Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Electronics Hardware Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Embedded Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Hardware Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Mechanical Design Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Software Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) Direct3D
1 3 (25.00%) DirectX
1 3 (25.00%) Mason
1 3 (25.00%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Driving Licence
2 2 (16.67%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (8.33%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) CAD
2 4 (33.33%) Data Entry
3 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (25.00%) Visualisation
4 2 (16.67%) 3D Visualisation
5 1 (8.33%) Mathematics
5 1 (8.33%) Project Planning
5 1 (8.33%) Prototyping
5 1 (8.33%) QMS
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (8.33%) C
2 1 (8.33%) C++
2 1 (8.33%) MATLAB
2 1 (8.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) HNC
2 2 (16.67%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) EMC
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) Autodesk
3 2 (16.67%) PTC