The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 25 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
UK
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 565 609 609
Rank change year-on-year +44 0  
Contract jobs citing AutoCAD 22 43 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.048% 0.081% 0.048%
As % of the Applications category 0.56% 0.90% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 15 14
Median daily rate £213 £205 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.65% -28.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £152 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £324 £426
UK excluding London median daily rate £213 £180 £300
% change year-on-year +18.05% -40.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 0
Median hourly rate £33.50 £22.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.88% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £22.50 -
% change year-on-year +48.88% -  

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 with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 3962 4799 6012
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 8.56% 9.04% 10.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 2270 2889 3389
Median daily rate £366 £330 £332
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.75% -0.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £150 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £500 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +3.84% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 302 425 578
Median hourly rate £17.25 £16.99 £15.05
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.56% +12.85%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.33 £10.88 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.25 £36.00 £35.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.64 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -5.21% +13.79%  

AutoCAD
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 UK

AutoCAD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for AutoCAD in the UK

AutoCAD
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing AutoCAD over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for AutoCAD in the UK

AutoCAD
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for AutoCAD in the UK

AutoCAD
Top 22 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AutoCAD within the UK over the 3 months to 25 June 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
England +30 20 £213 +3.65% 14
London -2 8 £206 -1.78% 5
South East +27 5 £213 +18.05% 4
East of England -6 3 £265 -
Hampshire -6 2 £325 +71.05% 1
Berkshire - 2 £213 -
Yorkshire - 2 - - 1
Southampton - 2 £325 -
Bedfordshire - 2 - -
West Midlands +24 1 - - 2
City of London +3 1 £150 -55.88% 1
West Sussex - 1 £200 -
Staffordshire - 1 - - 2
East Midlands - 1 - - 2
Loughborough - 1 - -
Rotherham - 1 - -
Crawley - 1 £200 -
Leeds - 1 - -
South Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
West Yorkshire - 1 - -
Leicestershire - 1 - -
Essex - 1 £265 -

For the 6 months to 25 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 with a requirement for AutoCAD.

1 16 (29.09%) Manufacturing
2 15 (27.27%) Telecoms
3 14 (25.45%) MS Visio
4 12 (21.82%) Microsoft Excel
5 11 (20.00%) CAD
5 11 (20.00%) Degree
6 10 (18.18%) Data Centre
7 9 (16.36%) Visualisation
7 9 (16.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 9 (16.36%) Microsoft Project
8 8 (14.55%) SharePoint
9 7 (12.73%) Security Cleared
9 7 (12.73%) Microsoft Office
9 7 (12.73%) Project Management
10 6 (10.91%) SC Cleared
11 5 (9.09%) Electronics
11 5 (9.09%) HND
11 5 (9.09%) C
11 5 (9.09%) Windows
12 4 (7.27%) HNC
12 4 (7.27%) DHCP
12 4 (7.27%) PRINCE2
12 4 (7.27%) DNS
12 4 (7.27%) Microsoft
12 4 (7.27%) Migration
12 4 (7.27%) 3D Visualisation
13 3 (5.45%) Structured Cabling
13 3 (5.45%) Leaflet
13 3 (5.45%) Revit
13 3 (5.45%) Siemens NX

AutoCAD
Co-occurring IT Skills 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:

Application Platforms
1 8 (14.55%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.45%) Smallworld
3 1 (1.82%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 14 (25.45%) MS Visio
2 12 (21.82%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (16.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 9 (16.36%) Microsoft Project
4 7 (12.73%) Microsoft Office
5 3 (5.45%) Revit
5 3 (5.45%) Siemens NX
6 2 (3.64%) 3ds Max
6 2 (3.64%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (3.64%) Autodesk Inventor
6 2 (3.64%) CINEMA 4D
6 2 (3.64%) EPLAN
6 2 (3.64%) Photoshop
6 2 (3.64%) SketchUp
7 1 (1.82%) Acrobat
7 1 (1.82%) CATIA
7 1 (1.82%) FrameMaker
7 1 (1.82%) FreeHand
7 1 (1.82%) Pro/ENGINEER
7 1 (1.82%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 3 (5.45%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.27%) DHCP
1 4 (7.27%) DNS
2 3 (5.45%) Ethernet
2 3 (5.45%) LAN
2 3 (5.45%) Structured Cabling
2 3 (5.45%) WAN
3 2 (3.64%) Radio Access Network
3 2 (3.64%) Skype
3 2 (3.64%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.64%) Wireless
4 1 (1.82%) 3G
4 1 (1.82%) 4G
4 1 (1.82%) DOCSIS
4 1 (1.82%) Internet
4 1 (1.82%) LTE
4 1 (1.82%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.82%) GIS
General
1 16 (29.09%) Manufacturing
2 15 (27.27%) Telecoms
3 5 (9.09%) Electronics
4 3 (5.45%) Automotive
4 3 (5.45%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (3.64%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.82%) Finance
6 1 (1.82%) German Language
6 1 (1.82%) Marketing
6 1 (1.82%) Military
Job Titles
1 9 (16.36%) IT Engineer
2 8 (14.55%) 3D Designer
2 8 (14.55%) AutoCAD Designer
2 8 (14.55%) CAD Designer
2 8 (14.55%) Design Engineer
2 8 (14.55%) Designer
2 8 (14.55%) Facilities Engineer
3 5 (9.09%) CAD Technician
4 4 (7.27%) AutoCAD Technician
5 3 (5.45%) Site Engineer
6 2 (3.64%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 2 (3.64%) CAD Specialist
6 2 (3.64%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (3.64%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 2 (3.64%) Firmware Engineer
6 2 (3.64%) Hardware Engineer
6 2 (3.64%) Mac Engineer
6 2 (3.64%) Telecoms Engineer
6 2 (3.64%) VMware Engineer
6 2 (3.64%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.45%) Leaflet
2 2 (3.64%) DHTML
2 2 (3.64%) HTML
2 2 (3.64%) Itk
2 2 (3.64%) Web Services
2 2 (3.64%) XML
2 2 (3.64%) XSL
2 2 (3.64%) XSLT
3 1 (1.82%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.45%) CESG
2 3 (5.45%) Derivative
3 2 (3.64%) Fat Client
3 2 (3.64%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 2 (3.64%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.82%) CCTV
4 1 (1.82%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.82%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.82%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.82%) IPTV
4 1 (1.82%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.09%) Windows
2 2 (3.64%) Unix
2 2 (3.64%) Windows 10
2 2 (3.64%) Windows 7
2 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.82%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (20.00%) CAD
2 9 (16.36%) Visualisation
3 7 (12.73%) Project Management
4 4 (7.27%) 3D Visualisation
4 4 (7.27%) Migration
4 4 (7.27%) PRINCE2
5 3 (5.45%) Information Security
5 3 (5.45%) PLM
5 3 (5.45%) Workflow
6 2 (3.64%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (3.64%) Customer Requirements
6 2 (3.64%) Data Modelling
6 2 (3.64%) IT Strategy
6 2 (3.64%) ITIL
6 2 (3.64%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (3.64%) SOA
6 2 (3.64%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (3.64%) Validation
7 1 (1.82%) Analytics
7 1 (1.82%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.09%) C
2 3 (5.45%) C++
2 3 (5.45%) Java
3 2 (3.64%) C#
3 2 (3.64%) JavaScript
3 2 (3.64%) SQL
3 2 (3.64%) Tcl
3 2 (3.64%) XPath
4 1 (1.82%) Embedded C
4 1 (1.82%) R
Qualifications
1 11 (20.00%) Degree
2 7 (12.73%) Security Cleared
3 6 (10.91%) SC Cleared
4 5 (9.09%) HND
5 4 (7.27%) HNC
6 3 (5.45%) MCSE
6 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (3.64%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.82%) A+ Certification
8 1 (1.82%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (1.82%) MCP
8 1 (1.82%) MCSA
8 1 (1.82%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.45%) JSP 440
System Software
1 3 (5.45%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.64%) Firmware
2 2 (3.64%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (3.64%) vMotion
Vendors
1 4 (7.27%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.45%) Adobe
3 2 (3.64%) Cisco
3 2 (3.64%) EMC
3 2 (3.64%) Meraki
3 2 (3.64%) VMware
3 2 (3.64%) webMethods
4 1 (1.82%) Allen-Bradley
4 1 (1.82%) Cramer
4 1 (1.82%) Google
4 1 (1.82%) Lotus
4 1 (1.82%) MetaSolv
4 1 (1.82%) Rockwell
4 1 (1.82%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.82%) TOWER Software
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