The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 26 April 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.

Autodesk AutoCAD
England / South East
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 253 264 241
Rank change year-on-year +11 -23  
Contract jobs citing AutoCAD 2 11 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.025% 0.11% 0.25%
As % of the Applications category 0.24% 1.04% 1.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 10
Median daily rate £213 £170 £255
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -33.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £265 £180 £255
% change year-on-year +47.22% -29.41%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.38% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £30.00 £31.75
% change year-on-year -1.66% -5.51%  

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 the South East with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 851 1058 1327
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 10.47% 10.87% 13.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 435 585 636
Median daily rate £350 £330 £339
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.06% -2.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £480 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +3.84% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 104 120
Median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £13.67
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +9.72%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.81 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.25 £38.00 £27.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.18 £16.00 £14.85
% change year-on-year +1.12% +7.74%  

AutoCAD
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

AutoCAD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for AutoCAD in the South East

AutoCAD
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for AutoCAD in the South East

AutoCAD
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AutoCAD within the South East region over the 3 months to 26 April 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
Berkshire - 1 £213 -
Surrey - 1 - - 1
AutoCAD
England

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 South East region with a requirement for AutoCAD.

1 3 (60.00%) CAD
2 1 (20.00%) Electronics
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (20.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Revit
2 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) EMC
2 1 (20.00%) Firmware

AutoCAD
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (20.00%) Revit
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (20.00%) Electronics
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) CAD Draughtsman
1 1 (20.00%) CAD Specialist
1 1 (20.00%) CAD Technician
1 1 (20.00%) Draughtsman
1 1 (20.00%) Firmware Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Hardware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (20.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) CAD
2 1 (20.00%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) EMC
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft