The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Computer-Aided Design (CAD)
UK / Scotland
Rank 104 127 124
Rank change year-on-year +23 -3  
Contract jobs citing CAD 3 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.17% 0.12% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.14% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £200
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £315 £200
% change year-on-year +7.93% +57.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £9.37 £9.37 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -69.77%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.94 £30.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -30.21% +20.00%  

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 Scotland with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1471 2157 2318
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 83.82% 83.35% 81.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 896 1208 1275
Median daily rate £390 £395 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.26% -1.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £260 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 32 41
Median hourly rate £35.50 £39.00 £29.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.97% +33.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.45 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

CAD
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 Scotland

CAD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CAD in Scotland

CAD
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CAD in Scotland

CAD
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CAD within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 25 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
Aberdeen 0 2 - -
North Lanarkshire +3 1 - -
CAD
UK

CAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 Scotland region with a requirement for CAD.

1 4 (66.67%) C
1 4 (66.67%) C++
1 4 (66.67%) PLM
1 4 (66.67%) Teamcenter
1 4 (66.67%) Itk
2 3 (50.00%) Siemens NX
2 3 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) XPath
2 3 (50.00%) Fat Client
2 3 (50.00%) Workflow
2 3 (50.00%) Validation
2 3 (50.00%) DHTML
2 3 (50.00%) HTML
2 3 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) Web Services
2 3 (50.00%) XML
2 3 (50.00%) XSL
2 3 (50.00%) XSLT
2 3 (50.00%) Unix
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 3 (50.00%) SOA
2 3 (50.00%) Tcl
2 3 (50.00%) Thin Client
2 3 (50.00%) webMethods
2 3 (50.00%) AutoCAD
3 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing

CAD
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 (50.00%) AutoCAD
1 3 (50.00%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Teamcenter
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) GIS
General
1 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Architect
2 3 (50.00%) Lead Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Coordinator
3 1 (16.67%) Designer
3 1 (16.67%) GIS Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) Itk
2 3 (50.00%) DHTML
2 3 (50.00%) HTML
2 3 (50.00%) Web Services
2 3 (50.00%) XML
2 3 (50.00%) XSL
2 3 (50.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Fat Client
1 3 (50.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Unix
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) PLM
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 3 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (50.00%) SOA
2 3 (50.00%) Validation
2 3 (50.00%) Workflow
3 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
3 1 (16.67%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Post-Production
3 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) C
1 4 (66.67%) C++
2 3 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) Tcl
2 3 (50.00%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) HNC
1 1 (16.67%) HND
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) webMethods