The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Computer-Aided Design (CAD)
England / South East
Rank 235 258 239
Rank change year-on-year +23 -19  
Contract jobs citing CAD 6 10 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.076% 0.11% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.094% 0.13% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 10
Median daily rate £330 £315 £219
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +44.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £315 £219
% change year-on-year +7.93% +44.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £32.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +30.00%  
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 the South East with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 6400 7467 7755
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 81.51% 81.17% 79.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 3691 4586 4265
Median daily rate £425 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.01%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 240 268 275
Median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.20% +21.21%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.75 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £61.00 £47.79
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

CAD
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

CAD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CAD in the South East

CAD
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CAD in the South East

CAD
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 CAD within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 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
Hampshire +11 2 - - 1
Berkshire - 2 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - - 3
Surrey - 1 £330 - 2
CAD
England

CAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 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 South East region with a requirement for CAD.

1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
1 4 (36.36%) AutoCAD
1 4 (36.36%) Telecoms
2 2 (18.18%) CATIA
2 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
2 2 (18.18%) 3G
2 2 (18.18%) 2G
2 2 (18.18%) Network Design
2 2 (18.18%) Project Management
2 2 (18.18%) GIS
2 2 (18.18%) Risk Management
2 2 (18.18%) Electronics
2 2 (18.18%) ATM
2 2 (18.18%) SDH
2 2 (18.18%) C#
2 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
2 2 (18.18%) VB
2 2 (18.18%) .NET
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) MS Office
2 2 (18.18%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Time Management
2 2 (18.18%) 4G
2 2 (18.18%) Change Control
2 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (18.18%) SDLC
2 2 (18.18%) Driving Licence
2 2 (18.18%) Customer Requirements
2 2 (18.18%) Geospatial Data

CAD
Top Related 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 4 (36.36%) AutoCAD
2 2 (18.18%) CATIA
2 2 (18.18%) MS Office
3 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
3 1 (9.09%) Revit
3 1 (9.09%) Solid Edge
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) 2G
1 2 (18.18%) 3G
1 2 (18.18%) 4G
1 2 (18.18%) ATM
1 2 (18.18%) SDH
1 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Geospatial Data
1 2 (18.18%) GIS
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
General
1 4 (36.36%) Telecoms
2 2 (18.18%) Electronics
3 1 (9.09%) Aerospace
3 1 (9.09%) Automotive
3 1 (9.09%) Avionics
3 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
3 1 (9.09%) Military
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Design Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) .NET Developer
2 2 (18.18%) .NET Software Developer
2 2 (18.18%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (18.18%) C# Developer
2 2 (18.18%) C# Software Developer
2 2 (18.18%) CAD Draughtsman
2 2 (18.18%) Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Draughtsman
2 2 (18.18%) Mechanical Design Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Mechanical Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Software Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Transmission Planner
3 1 (9.09%) CAD Technician
3 1 (9.09%) CATIA Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Electronics Design Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Electronics Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (18.18%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Change Control
1 2 (18.18%) Customer Requirements
1 2 (18.18%) Network Design
1 2 (18.18%) Project Management
1 2 (18.18%) Risk Management
1 2 (18.18%) SDLC
1 2 (18.18%) Time Management
2 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
2 1 (9.09%) Line Management
2 1 (9.09%) Mathematics
2 1 (9.09%) Prototyping
2 1 (9.09%) Rapid Prototyping
2 1 (9.09%) Schematic Capture
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) C#
1 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
1 2 (18.18%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
1 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle
3 1 (9.09%) Cadence
3 1 (9.09%) EMC