The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for SOLIDWORKS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SOLIDWORKS over the 3 months to 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Dassault Systèmes SOLIDWORKS
UK / Scotland
Rank - - 131
Contract jobs citing SOLIDWORKS 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland - - 0.035%
As % of the Applications category - - 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £675 £375
% change year-on-year - +80.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year - -7.69%  

SOLIDWORKS 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 Scotland with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 228 271 343
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 13.13% 10.47% 11.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 151 193
Median daily rate £340 £325 £341
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.61% -4.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £177 £126 £118
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +1.51% +1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 18 29
Median hourly rate £15.43 £18.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.27% +5.88%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.31 £13.56 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £45.60 £31.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.30 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -7.30% +13.79%  

SOLIDWORKS
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing SOLIDWORKS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for SOLIDWORKS in Scotland

SOLIDWORKS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SOLIDWORKS in Scotland