Period
to 17 October 2017

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 6 months to 17 October 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
6 months to
17 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 799 839 834
Rank change year-on-year +40 -5 -83
Contract jobs citing AutoCAD 56 59 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.056% 0.055% 0.045%
As % of the Applications category 0.64% 0.61% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 21 22
UK median daily rate £250 £325 £242
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.08% +34.58% -8.87%
10th Percentile £171 £183 £125
90th Percentile £388 £538 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £215 £300
% change year-on-year +68.60% -28.33% +36.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 11
UK median hourly rate £29.50 £20.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +43.90% +64.00% -50.00%
10th Percentile £18.00 £9.03 £11.25
90th Percentile £38.63 £26.48 £19.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £20.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year +63.41% +64.00% -50.00%

AutoCAD is in the Software Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 8713 9714 11782
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.78% 9.11% 10.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 5225 5700 6826
UK median daily rate £350 £335 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.48% -4.29% +7.69%
10th Percentile £145 £149 £155
90th Percentile £550 £525 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year +1.56% -1.54% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 678 964 1148
UK median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.00 £10.00
90th Percentile £38.15 £40.43 £37.02
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.09 £14.50
% change year-on-year -6.77% +10.97% -3.33%

AutoCAD
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing AutoCAD as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 17 October 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing AutoCAD over the 6 months to 17 October 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for AutoCAD in the UK

AutoCAD
Top 13 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 6 months to 17 October 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
England +40 50 £275 +1.85% 19
UK excluding London +32 36 £363 +68.60% 17
London -11 15 £244 -28.31% 4
North of England - 11 £369 - 5
Midlands +38 9 - - 2
West Midlands +37 8 - - 1
South West +12 7 £588 - 2
Yorkshire - 7 - - 1
South East -4 6 £213 +8.97% 4
North West - 4 £369 - 2
East of England - 3 £588 - 2
Scotland +11 1 £195 -40.00% 1
East Midlands -3 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 20 (35.71%) Microsoft Office
2 18 (32.14%) Microsoft
3 15 (26.79%) CAD
4 13 (23.21%) Telecoms
5 9 (16.07%) Degree
5 9 (16.07%) Manufacturing
6 8 (14.29%) Project Management
6 8 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
6 8 (14.29%) HND
6 8 (14.29%) Electronics
7 7 (12.50%) SketchUp
7 7 (12.50%) Visualisation
7 7 (12.50%) GIS
8 6 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (10.71%) MCSE
8 6 (10.71%) MS Visio
8 6 (10.71%) DHCP
8 6 (10.71%) DNS
8 6 (10.71%) Revit
8 6 (10.71%) Customer Requirements
9 5 (8.93%) Skype
9 5 (8.93%) TCP/IP
9 5 (8.93%) ITIL
10 4 (7.14%) Windows
10 4 (7.14%) Time Management
10 4 (7.14%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
11 3 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (5.36%) HNC
11 3 (5.36%) Finance
11 3 (5.36%) Aerospace

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 1 (1.79%) ArcGIS
1 1 (1.79%) IBM Notes
1 1 (1.79%) Smallworld
Applications
1 20 (35.71%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (12.50%) SketchUp
4 6 (10.71%) MS Visio
4 6 (10.71%) Revit
5 2 (3.57%) CATIA
5 2 (3.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (3.57%) PTC Creo
6 1 (1.79%) 3ds Max
6 1 (1.79%) Acrobat
6 1 (1.79%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (1.79%) Autodesk Inventor
6 1 (1.79%) CINEMA 4D
6 1 (1.79%) EPLAN
6 1 (1.79%) FrameMaker
6 1 (1.79%) Photoshop
6 1 (1.79%) Pro/ENGINEER
6 1 (1.79%) Siemens NX
6 1 (1.79%) SOLIDWORKS
6 1 (1.79%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.71%) DHCP
1 6 (10.71%) DNS
2 5 (8.93%) Skype
2 5 (8.93%) TCP/IP
3 4 (7.14%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
4 2 (3.57%) Radio Access Network
4 2 (3.57%) Wireless
5 1 (1.79%) 3G
5 1 (1.79%) 4G
5 1 (1.79%) DOCSIS
5 1 (1.79%) Internet
5 1 (1.79%) LTE
5 1 (1.79%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.50%) GIS
2 1 (1.79%) Spatial Data
General
1 13 (23.21%) Telecoms
2 9 (16.07%) Manufacturing
3 8 (14.29%) Electronics
4 3 (5.36%) Aerospace
4 3 (5.36%) Finance
5 2 (3.57%) Automotive
5 2 (3.57%) Multimedia
6 1 (1.79%) Military
Job Titles
1 11 (19.64%) Design Engineer
2 7 (12.50%) Designer
3 5 (8.93%) 3D Designer
3 5 (8.93%) CAD Engineer
3 5 (8.93%) CAD Technician
3 5 (8.93%) Desktop Engineer
3 5 (8.93%) Desktop Support
3 5 (8.93%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 5 (8.93%) Project Manager
3 5 (8.93%) Support Engineer
4 4 (7.14%) Analyst
4 4 (7.14%) AutoCAD Designer
4 4 (7.14%) CAD Designer
4 4 (7.14%) Contracts Manager
5 2 (3.57%) AutoCAD Technician
5 2 (3.57%) Electronics Engineer
5 2 (3.57%) Mechanical Engineer
5 2 (3.57%) Network Planner
5 2 (3.57%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (3.57%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.79%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.57%) SCADA
3 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.79%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.79%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.79%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (1.79%) IPTV
3 1 (1.79%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.14%) Windows
2 1 (1.79%) Windows 10
2 1 (1.79%) Windows 7
2 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (1.79%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (26.79%) CAD
2 8 (14.29%) Project Management
3 7 (12.50%) Visualisation
4 6 (10.71%) Customer Requirements
5 5 (8.93%) ITIL
6 4 (7.14%) Time Management
7 2 (3.57%) 3D Visualisation
7 2 (3.57%) Business Process Modelling
7 2 (3.57%) Data Management
7 2 (3.57%) Document Management
7 2 (3.57%) PLM
7 2 (3.57%) UML
8 1 (1.79%) Network Planning
8 1 (1.79%) Performance Analysis
8 1 (1.79%) Presales
8 1 (1.79%) Project Planning
8 1 (1.79%) Requirements Management
8 1 (1.79%) Spatial Analysis
8 1 (1.79%) System Testing
8 1 (1.79%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.57%) C
1 2 (3.57%) C#
2 1 (1.79%) C++
2 1 (1.79%) Embedded C
2 1 (1.79%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (16.07%) Degree
2 8 (14.29%) HND
3 6 (10.71%) MCSE
3 6 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (5.36%) HNC
5 2 (3.57%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.57%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.79%) A+ Certification
6 1 (1.79%) Chartered Engineer
6 1 (1.79%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.79%) MCP
6 1 (1.79%) MCSA
6 1 (1.79%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (3.57%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.79%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.79%) vMotion
Vendors
1 18 (32.14%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.57%) Adobe
2 2 (3.57%) Oracle
2 2 (3.57%) SAP
2 2 (3.57%) Siemens
3 1 (1.79%) Cisco
3 1 (1.79%) Cramer
3 1 (1.79%) ESRI
3 1 (1.79%) Google
3 1 (1.79%) Lotus
3 1 (1.79%) Meraki
3 1 (1.79%) MetaSolv
3 1 (1.79%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.79%) VMware