Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for SOLIDWORKS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SOLIDWORKS over the 6 months to 18 November 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.

Dassault Systèmes SOLIDWORKS
England > South East
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 366 380 388
Rank change year-on-year +14 +8 -16
Contract jobs citing SOLIDWORKS 5 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.030% 0.030% 0.051%
As % of the Applications category 0.29% 0.28% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 2
South East median daily rate £369 £315 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.06% +0.80% +13.64%
10th Percentile £287 £285 £246
90th Percentile £388 £366 £369
England median daily rate £369 £225 £315
% change year-on-year +63.89% -28.57% +7.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
South East median hourly rate - - £37.50
England median hourly rate £32.00 £170.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -81.18% +353.33% +7.14%

SOLIDWORKS is in the Software Applications category. The following 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.

All Software Application Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 1747 1784 2311
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 10.46% 10.66% 11.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 928 899 1222
South East median daily rate £345 £320 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.81% -1.54% +3.17%
10th Percentile £131 £135 £154
90th Percentile £501 £488 £488
England median daily rate £355 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +1.43% - +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 208 230 222
South East median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.06% +10.00% +5.04%
10th Percentile £9.25 £9.25 £9.52
90th Percentile £32.65 £38.78 £27.36
England median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +6.45% +3.33%

SOLIDWORKS
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing SOLIDWORKS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for SOLIDWORKS in the South East

SOLIDWORKS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SOLIDWORKS in the South East

SOLIDWORKS
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 SOLIDWORKS in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SOLIDWORKS in the South East

SOLIDWORKS
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 SOLIDWORKS within the South East region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Thames Valley -6 4 £375 +7.14%
Berkshire +12 3 £375 +7.14%
Oxfordshire +1 1 - -
Surrey -18 1 £275 -1.79%
SOLIDWORKS
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SOLIDWORKS 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 SOLIDWORKS.

1 5 (100.00%) CAD
2 3 (60.00%) Autodesk
2 3 (60.00%) OpenGL
2 3 (60.00%) DirectX
2 3 (60.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (60.00%) Mason
2 3 (60.00%) MicroStation
2 3 (60.00%) Visualisation
2 3 (60.00%) Direct3D
2 3 (60.00%) Autodesk Inventor
3 2 (40.00%) 3D Visualisation
3 2 (40.00%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (20.00%) Games
4 1 (20.00%) Pro/ENGINEER
4 1 (20.00%) Electronics
4 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (20.00%) Automotive
4 1 (20.00%) Legal
4 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (20.00%) C++
4 1 (20.00%) Linux
4 1 (20.00%) Python
4 1 (20.00%) MATLAB
4 1 (20.00%) Prototyping
4 1 (20.00%) GNU Octave
4 1 (20.00%) PTC Creo
4 1 (20.00%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
4 1 (20.00%) Degree

SOLIDWORKS
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 3 (60.00%) Autodesk Inventor
1 3 (60.00%) MicroStation
2 1 (20.00%) GNU Octave
2 1 (20.00%) Pro/ENGINEER
2 1 (20.00%) PTC Creo
General
1 1 (20.00%) Automotive
1 1 (20.00%) Electronics
1 1 (20.00%) Games
1 1 (20.00%) Legal
1 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) 3D Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Software Developer
2 1 (20.00%) 3D Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) C# Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Design Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Development Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Electronics Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Electronics Hardware Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Hardware Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) Direct3D
1 3 (60.00%) DirectX
1 3 (60.00%) Mason
1 3 (60.00%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) 3D Graphics
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) CAD
2 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (60.00%) Visualisation
3 2 (40.00%) 3D Visualisation
4 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
4 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
4 1 (20.00%) Prototyping
4 1 (20.00%) QMS
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) C
2 1 (20.00%) C++
2 1 (20.00%) MATLAB
2 1 (20.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Autodesk