The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for CAD skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited CAD over the 3 months to 22 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 Design (CAD)
England / North West
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 134 159 141
Rank change year-on-year +25 -18  
Contract jobs citing CAD 3 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.10% 0.052% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.063% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 5
Median daily rate £225 £725 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -68.96% +108.63%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £320 £349
% change year-on-year -14.06% -8.24%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £14.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £23.06 £15.00
% change year-on-year -2.42% +53.73%  

CAD 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 the North West with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2373 3157 2926
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 80.96% 82.15% 78.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 1400 1990 1677
Median daily rate £410 £418 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.79% +8.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £571 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 75 128
Median hourly rate £39.75 £28.50 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +39.47% -13.63%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.57 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.00 £57.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

CAD
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing CAD as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for CAD in the North West

CAD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CAD in the North West

CAD
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CAD in the North West

CAD
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CAD within the North West region over the 3 months to 22 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
Manchester - 3 £225 - 2
CAD
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 North West region with a requirement for CAD.

1 2 (50.00%) Degree
1 2 (50.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (25.00%) Schematic Capture
2 1 (25.00%) Master's Degree
2 1 (25.00%) Chartered Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Revit
2 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (25.00%) C
2 1 (25.00%) C++
2 1 (25.00%) HNC
2 1 (25.00%) MS Access
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded C
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded C++
2 1 (25.00%) EMC
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Electronics
2 1 (25.00%) 3ds Max
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Business Development

CAD
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 1 (25.00%) 3ds Max
1 1 (25.00%) Revit
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MS Access
General
1 1 (25.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) CAD Designer
1 1 (25.00%) CAD Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Designer
1 1 (25.00%) Electronics Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Embedded Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Business Development
1 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (25.00%) Project Management
1 1 (25.00%) Schematic Capture
1 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C
1 1 (25.00%) C++
1 1 (25.00%) Embedded C
1 1 (25.00%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) Chartered Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) HNC
2 1 (25.00%) Master's Degree
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) EMC
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft