The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 30 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.

Computer-Aided Design (CAD)
England / South West
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 133 136 -
Rank change year-on-year +3 -  
Contract jobs citing CAD 5 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.19% 0.14% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 0.17% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £350 £320 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.37% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £278 £320 £200
% change year-on-year -13.28% +60.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £30.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -26.66% +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 West with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2117 2317 2460
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 81.42% 79.59% 78.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1386 1532 1584
Median daily rate £400 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% -3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 136 88
Median hourly rate £39.50 £42.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.50% +20.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £27.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £57.00 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -5.92% +26.66%  

CAD
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

CAD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CAD in the South West

CAD
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 CAD in the South West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for CAD in the South West

CAD
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 30 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
Bristol +10 5 £350 - 2
CAD
England

For the 6 months to 30 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 West region with a requirement for CAD.

1 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
1 3 (60.00%) Siemens NX
2 2 (40.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (40.00%) Chartered Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) AutoCAD
3 1 (20.00%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 1 (20.00%) Teamcenter
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) MS Office
3 1 (20.00%) HNC
3 1 (20.00%) HND
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (20.00%) Rockwell
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (20.00%) PTC Creo
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Allen-Bradley
3 1 (20.00%) EPLAN
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database

CAD
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 3 (60.00%) Siemens NX
2 2 (40.00%) AutoCAD
3 1 (20.00%) EPLAN
3 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (20.00%) MS Office
3 1 (20.00%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 1 (20.00%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 10g
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Mechanical Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Senior Mechanical Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) CAD Draughtsman
2 1 (20.00%) Design Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Draughtsman
2 1 (20.00%) Electrical Design Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Electrical Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
1 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (40.00%) Chartered Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) HNC
3 1 (20.00%) HND
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Allen-Bradley
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) Rockwell