The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Autodesk AutoCAD
England / London
Rank 388 415 401
Rank change year-on-year +27 -14  
Contract jobs citing AutoCAD 12 13 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.062% 0.059% 0.038%
As % of the Applications category 0.64% 0.56% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 4
Median daily rate £150 £201 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.18% -42.71%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £260 £215 £255
% change year-on-year +20.93% -15.68%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £22.25
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 London with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 1880 2337 2291
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 9.66% 10.60% 10.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1259 1616 1503
Median daily rate £400 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £180 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +1.51% +1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 103 122
Median hourly rate £22.67 £15.95 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.11% -8.85%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £11.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.25 £29.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -9.09% +13.79%  

AutoCAD
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 London

AutoCAD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for AutoCAD in London

AutoCAD
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for AutoCAD in London

AutoCAD
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AutoCAD within the London region over the 3 months to 24 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
City of London +8 5 £150 -25.00% 1
AutoCAD
England

AutoCAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 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 London region with a requirement for AutoCAD.

1 9 (42.86%) CAD
2 8 (38.10%) Visualisation
3 5 (23.81%) Manufacturing
4 3 (14.29%) IBM
4 3 (14.29%) CAFM
4 3 (14.29%) Financial Institution
4 3 (14.29%) Finance
4 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 3 (14.29%) 3D Visualisation
4 3 (14.29%) TRIRIGA
5 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
5 2 (9.52%) Electronics
5 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
5 2 (9.52%) Project Management
5 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
6 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
6 1 (4.76%) LAN
6 1 (4.76%) WAN
6 1 (4.76%) Ethernet
6 1 (4.76%) C
6 1 (4.76%) Photoshop
6 1 (4.76%) MS Project
6 1 (4.76%) MS Office
6 1 (4.76%) COM
6 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2
6 1 (4.76%) Adobe
6 1 (4.76%) EMC
6 1 (4.76%) Firmware
6 1 (4.76%) FreeHand
6 1 (4.76%) Salesforce.com

AutoCAD
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 (9.52%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.76%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (4.76%) FreeHand
2 1 (4.76%) MS Office
2 1 (4.76%) MS Project
2 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.76%) Photoshop
2 1 (4.76%) Revit
2 1 (4.76%) SketchUp
Business Applications
1 3 (14.29%) TRIRIGA
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) Ethernet
1 1 (4.76%) LAN
1 1 (4.76%) Structured Cabling
1 1 (4.76%) WAN
General
1 5 (23.81%) Manufacturing
2 3 (14.29%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Financial Institution
3 2 (9.52%) Electronics
4 1 (4.76%) Marketing
4 1 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) 3D Designer
1 8 (38.10%) Designer
2 7 (33.33%) AutoCAD Designer
2 7 (33.33%) CAD Designer
3 4 (19.05%) CAD Technician
4 3 (14.29%) AutoCAD Technician
5 1 (4.76%) Architect
5 1 (4.76%) CAD Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Document Controller
5 1 (4.76%) Document Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Firmware Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Hardware Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Salesforce Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Salesforce Solution Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Security Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) COM
1 1 (4.76%) Leaflet
1 1 (4.76%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) CCTV
1 1 (4.76%) CESG
1 1 (4.76%) Derivative
1 1 (4.76%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) CAD
2 8 (38.10%) Visualisation
3 3 (14.29%) 3D Visualisation
3 3 (14.29%) CAFM
4 2 (9.52%) Project Management
5 1 (4.76%) Analytics
5 1 (4.76%) Business Development
5 1 (4.76%) Information Security
5 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2
5 1 (4.76%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (4.76%) Risk Management
5 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) JSP 440
1 1 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) IBM
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.76%) Adobe
3 1 (4.76%) EMC
3 1 (4.76%) Salesforce.com