Period
to 19 November 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 19 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.

Autodesk AutoCAD
UK
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 822 843 819
Rank change year-on-year +21 -24 -63
Contract jobs citing AutoCAD 53 53 73
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.052% 0.051% 0.064%
As % of the Applications category 0.59% 0.55% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 18 32
UK median daily rate £244 £328 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.57% +31.00% -
10th Percentile £161 £208 £125
90th Percentile £388 £586 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £369 £338 £287
% change year-on-year +9.26% +17.80% +33.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 13
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £20.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.20% +64.00% -43.18%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £20.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year +82.93% +64.00% -44.44%

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 8921 9635 11744
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.80% 9.19% 10.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 5430 5645 6851
UK median daily rate £350 £340 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% -2.86% +7.69%
10th Percentile £142 £150 £150
90th Percentile £556 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 737 947 1099
UK median hourly rate £15.50 £16.15 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.02% +2.54% +5.00%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.13 £9.50
90th Percentile £35.60 £39.70 £37.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.66 £15.00
% change year-on-year -7.39% +4.38% -

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 19 November 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 19 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for AutoCAD in the UK

AutoCAD
Top 12 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 19 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
England +22 46 £270 -1.82% 13
UK excluding London +22 32 £369 +9.26% 12
London -24 17 £213 -19.81% 1
North of England +63 9 £369 +53.65% 4
West Midlands +33 7 - - 1
Midlands +27 7 - - 2
South West +13 7 £588 - 3
Yorkshire +23 5 - - 3
South East -6 4 £325 +51.16% 2
North West - 4 £369 -
Scotland -5 3 £195 -40.00%
East of England - 3 £588 - 1

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 (37.74%) Microsoft Office
1 20 (37.74%) Microsoft
2 15 (28.30%) CAD
3 10 (18.87%) Telecoms
3 10 (18.87%) Manufacturing
4 8 (15.09%) Revit
4 8 (15.09%) Visualisation
5 7 (13.21%) Electronics
5 7 (13.21%) Degree
5 7 (13.21%) Project Management
5 7 (13.21%) GIS
5 7 (13.21%) ITIL
5 7 (13.21%) Microsoft Excel
6 6 (11.32%) MCSE
6 6 (11.32%) HND
6 6 (11.32%) DHCP
6 6 (11.32%) TCP/IP
6 6 (11.32%) DNS
6 6 (11.32%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (11.32%) SketchUp
6 6 (11.32%) Customer Requirements
7 5 (9.43%) Skype
7 5 (9.43%) Windows
8 4 (7.55%) MS Visio
8 4 (7.55%) Time Management
8 4 (7.55%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
9 3 (5.66%) SC Cleared
9 3 (5.66%) Security Cleared
9 3 (5.66%) Apple
9 3 (5.66%) Active Directory

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 (1.89%) ArcGIS
1 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (1.89%) IBM Notes
1 1 (1.89%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 20 (37.74%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (15.09%) Revit
3 7 (13.21%) Microsoft Excel
4 6 (11.32%) SketchUp
5 4 (7.55%) MS Visio
6 2 (3.77%) Acrobat
6 2 (3.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (3.77%) PTC Creo
7 1 (1.89%) CATIA
7 1 (1.89%) Pro/ENGINEER
7 1 (1.89%) Siemens NX
7 1 (1.89%) SOLIDWORKS
7 1 (1.89%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.77%) Office 365
2 1 (1.89%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.32%) DHCP
1 6 (11.32%) DNS
1 6 (11.32%) TCP/IP
2 5 (9.43%) Skype
3 4 (7.55%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
4 2 (3.77%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (1.89%) Intranet
5 1 (1.89%) NAS
5 1 (1.89%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (1.89%) VPN
5 1 (1.89%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.21%) GIS
2 1 (1.89%) Spatial Data
General
1 10 (18.87%) Manufacturing
1 10 (18.87%) Telecoms
2 7 (13.21%) Electronics
3 3 (5.66%) Finance
4 2 (3.77%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.89%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.89%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 8 (15.09%) Designer
2 7 (13.21%) Design Engineer
2 7 (13.21%) Desktop Support
2 7 (13.21%) Support Engineer
3 6 (11.32%) 3D Designer
3 6 (11.32%) Analyst
3 6 (11.32%) Desktop Engineer
3 6 (11.32%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 5 (9.43%) AutoCAD Designer
4 5 (9.43%) CAD Designer
4 5 (9.43%) Project Manager
5 4 (7.55%) CAD Engineer
5 4 (7.55%) CAD Technician
5 4 (7.55%) Contracts Manager
6 3 (5.66%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (5.66%) Mechanical Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) Support Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) AutoCAD Technician
7 2 (3.77%) Business Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) Network Planner
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (3.77%) SCADA
2 1 (1.89%) iPad
2 1 (1.89%) iPhone
2 1 (1.89%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.43%) Windows
2 2 (3.77%) Windows 7
2 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.89%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.89%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.89%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.89%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (28.30%) CAD
2 8 (15.09%) Visualisation
3 7 (13.21%) ITIL
3 7 (13.21%) Project Management
4 6 (11.32%) Customer Requirements
5 4 (7.55%) Time Management
6 2 (3.77%) 3D Visualisation
6 2 (3.77%) Business Process Modelling
6 2 (3.77%) Data Management
6 2 (3.77%) Document Management
6 2 (3.77%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (3.77%) UML
7 1 (1.89%) CAE
7 1 (1.89%) ITSM
7 1 (1.89%) Metadata Management
7 1 (1.89%) PRINCE2
7 1 (1.89%) Proactive Monitoring
7 1 (1.89%) SDLC
7 1 (1.89%) Service Management
7 1 (1.89%) Spatial Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.89%) C
1 1 (1.89%) C#
1 1 (1.89%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (13.21%) Degree
2 6 (11.32%) HND
2 6 (11.32%) MCSE
2 6 (11.32%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (5.66%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.66%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.89%) A+ Certification
4 1 (1.89%) Chartered Engineer
4 1 (1.89%) HNC
4 1 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.89%) MCP
4 1 (1.89%) MCSA
4 1 (1.89%) Network+ Certification
4 1 (1.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (5.66%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 20 (37.74%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.66%) Apple
2 3 (5.66%) Dell
2 3 (5.66%) HP
3 2 (3.77%) Adobe
3 2 (3.77%) Cisco
3 2 (3.77%) Oracle
3 2 (3.77%) SAP
3 2 (3.77%) Siemens
4 1 (1.89%) Autodesk
4 1 (1.89%) Avaya
4 1 (1.89%) ESRI
4 1 (1.89%) Lotus
4 1 (1.89%) Spiceworks
4 1 (1.89%) VMware