Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the Midlands with a requirement for CAD skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited CAD over the 6 months to 24 November 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 Design (CAD)
England > Midlands
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 224 252 221
Rank change year-on-year +28 -31 -27
Contract jobs citing CAD 16 19 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.19% 0.19% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.24% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 12 1
Midlands median daily rate £588 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +46.88% -11.11% +42.67%
10th Percentile £446 £238 £425
90th Percentile £600 £688 £475
England median daily rate £438 £360 £328
% change year-on-year +21.53% +9.92% +9.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Midlands median hourly rate £20.70 - £24.64
10th Percentile £16.36 - £14.08
90th Percentile £25.84 - £30.43
England median hourly rate £19.30 £26.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -25.77% +15.56% -1.10%

CAD is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 6850 8060 6690
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 83.06% 82.63% 78.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 4356 4924 3955
Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +2.74%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £235
90th Percentile £550 £575 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 243 211 261
Midlands median hourly rate £20.55 £17.00 £18.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.85% -8.21% +2.89%
10th Percentile £10.52 £10.50 £11.00
90th Percentile £48.75 £40.00 £42.55
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +18.42%

CAD
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings citing CAD as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for CAD in the Midlands

CAD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CAD in the Midlands

CAD
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CAD in the Midlands over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CAD in the Midlands

CAD
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CAD in the Midlands

CAD
Contract Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CAD within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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
East Midlands -5 6 £588 +46.88% 4
West Midlands +16 3 £425 +9.68% 3
CAD
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing CAD 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 Midlands region with a requirement for CAD.

1 11 (68.75%) Manufacturing
2 9 (56.25%) PLM
2 9 (56.25%) Teamcenter
2 9 (56.25%) Aerospace
2 9 (56.25%) Automotive
3 7 (43.75%) Electronics
3 7 (43.75%) Siemens
4 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
5 2 (12.50%) SAP
5 2 (12.50%) AutoCAD
5 2 (12.50%) GIS
5 2 (12.50%) Change Management
5 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
5 2 (12.50%) Data Migration
5 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
5 2 (12.50%) LSMW
5 2 (12.50%) Migration
5 2 (12.50%) Process Improvement
5 2 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (6.25%) Analytics
6 1 (6.25%) SOLIDWORKS
6 1 (6.25%) IT Governance
6 1 (6.25%) Degree
6 1 (6.25%) Data Entry
6 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
6 1 (6.25%) Test Scripting
6 1 (6.25%) Data Security
6 1 (6.25%) CAE
6 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence

CAD
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (12.50%) AutoCAD
3 1 (6.25%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 9 (56.25%) Teamcenter
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) GIS
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) LSMW
General
1 11 (68.75%) Manufacturing
2 9 (56.25%) Aerospace
2 9 (56.25%) Automotive
3 7 (43.75%) Electronics
4 2 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Architect
1 7 (43.75%) Solutions Architect
2 4 (25.00%) Lead Architect
2 4 (25.00%) Lead Solutions Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Network Planner
4 1 (6.25%) Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Business Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) CAD Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) CAD Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Design Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Sales Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) PLM
2 2 (12.50%) Change Management
2 2 (12.50%) Data Migration
2 2 (12.50%) Migration
2 2 (12.50%) Process Improvement
3 1 (6.25%) Analytics
3 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (6.25%) CAE
3 1 (6.25%) Data Entry
3 1 (6.25%) Data Security
3 1 (6.25%) IT Governance
3 1 (6.25%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Siemens
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
3 2 (12.50%) SAP