The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 29 June 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 West
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 140 139
Contract jobs citing AutoCAD 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West - 0.033% 0.064%
As % of the Applications category - 0.34% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £150
UK excluding London median daily rate £213 £190 £195
% change year-on-year +11.84% -2.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £21.00 -
% change year-on-year +59.52% -  

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 West with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 238 293 319
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 8.71% 9.73% 10.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 234 351
Median daily rate £350 £315 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -9.87%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £169 £135 £144
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £456 £461
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £320 £325
% change year-on-year +5.46% -1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 51 40
Median hourly rate £40.00 £23.00 £16.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +73.91% +36.70%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.79 £10.50 £11.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.25 £38.75 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year -6.06% +17.85%  

AutoCAD
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing AutoCAD as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for AutoCAD in the South West

AutoCAD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for AutoCAD in the South West

AutoCAD
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for AutoCAD in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 West region with a requirement for AutoCAD.

1 2 (100.00%) CAD
2 1 (50.00%) Pro/ENGINEER
2 1 (50.00%) Teamcenter
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Allen-Bradley
2 1 (50.00%) EPLAN
2 1 (50.00%) Siemens NX
2 1 (50.00%) PTC Creo
2 1 (50.00%) Rockwell
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (50.00%) HNC
2 1 (50.00%) HND
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft

AutoCAD
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 (50.00%) EPLAN
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (50.00%) Pro/ENGINEER
1 1 (50.00%) PTC Creo
1 1 (50.00%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Teamcenter
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) CAD Draughtsman
1 1 (50.00%) Design Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Draughtsman
1 1 (50.00%) Electrical Design Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Electrical Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) CAD
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) HNC
1 1 (50.00%) HND
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Allen-Bradley
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Rockwell