Period
to 22 April 2018

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 22 April 2018 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
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 835 779 779
Rank change year-on-year -56 0 -7
Contract jobs citing AutoCAD 47 57 91
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.046% 0.062% 0.085%
As % of the Applications category 0.53% 0.70% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 25 39
UK median daily rate £225 £238 £220
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +7.95% -20.00%
10th Percentile £125 £125 £125
90th Percentile £395 £269 £312
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £260 £233
% change year-on-year +34.62% +11.83% -10.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 17
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £29.00 £29.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.59% -1.69% +32.58%
10th Percentile £12.90 £22.05 £18.35
90th Percentile £34.50 £37.10 £33.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £29.00 £29.75
% change year-on-year -27.59% -2.52% +12.26%

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 8,791 8,154 10,468
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.69% 8.86% 9.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,326 4,787 6,236
UK median daily rate £365 £350 £342
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.29% +2.34% +1.33%
10th Percentile £143 £150 £150
90th Percentile £563 £538 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +3.85% - +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 780 762 925
UK median hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.23% -3.73% +7.33%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.00 £10.00
90th Percentile £37.50 £42.50 £38.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year - -6.25% +11.30%

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 22 April 2018.

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 22 April 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for AutoCAD in the UK

AutoCAD
Top 11 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 22 April 2018. 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 44 £225 -5.26% 129
UK excluding London -40 23 £350 +34.62% 116
London -45 23 £180 +20.00% 17
East of England -12 8 £350 +32.08% 10
South East -23 7 £328 +34.56% 28
West Midlands -5 3 £219 - 10
Midlands -11 3 £219 - 23
South West +12 2 - - 23
Scotland -36 2 £400 - 2
North of England -19 1 £475 +171.43% 28
North East - 1 £475 - 2

For the 6 months to 22 April 2018, IT contractor jobs citing AutoCAD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads with a requirement for AutoCAD.

1 15 (31.91%) CAD
2 13 (27.66%) Project Management
2 13 (27.66%) Microsoft
3 11 (23.40%) Microsoft Excel
4 10 (21.28%) Manufacturing
4 10 (21.28%) Revit
5 8 (17.02%) Security Cleared
6 7 (14.89%) SC Cleared
7 6 (12.77%) Apple
7 6 (12.77%) Microsoft Office
7 6 (12.77%) HP
7 6 (12.77%) Dell
7 6 (12.77%) Windows 7
7 6 (12.77%) Visualisation
7 6 (12.77%) Telecoms
7 6 (12.77%) Windows
7 6 (12.77%) Customer Requirements
8 5 (10.64%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (8.51%) SLA
9 4 (8.51%) Cisco
9 4 (8.51%) ITIL
9 4 (8.51%) Degree
9 4 (8.51%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (8.51%) Finance
9 4 (8.51%) Radio Access Network
9 4 (8.51%) Windows Server
9 4 (8.51%) Self-Motivation
10 3 (6.38%) Arqiva
10 3 (6.38%) Windows 10
10 3 (6.38%) Office 365

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 3 (6.38%) Skype for Business
2 2 (4.26%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.13%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.13%) Smallworld
Applications
1 11 (23.40%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (21.28%) Revit
3 6 (12.77%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (6.38%) Acrobat
5 2 (4.26%) Autodesk Inventor
5 2 (4.26%) MS Visio
5 2 (4.26%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (2.13%) CATIA
6 1 (2.13%) EPLAN
6 1 (2.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (2.13%) MicroStation
6 1 (2.13%) SketchUp
6 1 (2.13%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.38%) Office 365
2 1 (2.13%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.51%) Radio Access Network
2 3 (6.38%) Skype
3 2 (4.26%) Intranet
3 2 (4.26%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (4.26%) VPN
4 1 (2.13%) DHCP
4 1 (2.13%) DNS
4 1 (2.13%) NAS
4 1 (2.13%) SMS
4 1 (2.13%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (2.13%) InstallShield
1 1 (2.13%) JIRA
1 1 (2.13%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.13%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 10 (21.28%) Manufacturing
2 6 (12.77%) Telecoms
3 4 (8.51%) Finance
4 2 (4.26%) Electronics
5 1 (2.13%) Military
5 1 (2.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (21.28%) AutoCAD Designer
1 10 (21.28%) CAD Designer
1 10 (21.28%) Designer
2 8 (17.02%) CAD Technician
3 7 (14.89%) Analyst
3 7 (14.89%) AutoCAD Technician
4 5 (10.64%) Support Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (8.51%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) 3D Designer
5 4 (8.51%) Architect
5 4 (8.51%) Design Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) Desktop Support
6 3 (6.38%) Support Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) Coordinator
7 2 (4.26%) Desktop Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Project Manager
7 2 (4.26%) Site Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.13%) .NET
1 1 (2.13%) DirectX
1 1 (2.13%) HTML
1 1 (2.13%) Unity (Game Engine)
1 1 (2.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.51%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (6.38%) iPhone
2 3 (6.38%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.26%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.13%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.13%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.13%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.77%) Windows
1 6 (12.77%) Windows 7
2 5 (10.64%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (8.51%) Windows Server
3 4 (8.51%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (6.38%) Windows 10
5 2 (4.26%) Apple iOS
5 2 (4.26%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.13%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (31.91%) CAD
2 13 (27.66%) Project Management
3 6 (12.77%) Customer Requirements
3 6 (12.77%) Visualisation
4 4 (8.51%) ITIL
5 3 (6.38%) ITSM
6 2 (4.26%) CAFM
6 2 (4.26%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (4.26%) Mobile Device Management
6 2 (4.26%) PRINCE2
6 2 (4.26%) Proactive Monitoring
6 2 (4.26%) Process Improvement
6 2 (4.26%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (4.26%) Service Management
7 1 (2.13%) Business Process Modelling
7 1 (2.13%) Data Governance
7 1 (2.13%) Records Management
7 1 (2.13%) SDLC
7 1 (2.13%) Task Automation
7 1 (2.13%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.13%) C
1 1 (2.13%) C#
1 1 (2.13%) Java
1 1 (2.13%) Prolog
1 1 (2.13%) SQL
1 1 (2.13%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (17.02%) Security Cleared
2 7 (14.89%) SC Cleared
3 4 (8.51%) Degree
4 3 (6.38%) DV Cleared
5 2 (4.26%) HND
5 2 (4.26%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.13%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (2.13%) HNC
6 1 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.51%) SLA
2 3 (6.38%) QA
3 2 (4.26%) JSP 440
System Software
1 3 (6.38%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 13 (27.66%) Microsoft
2 6 (12.77%) Apple
2 6 (12.77%) Dell
2 6 (12.77%) HP
3 4 (8.51%) Cisco
4 3 (6.38%) Adobe
4 3 (6.38%) Arqiva
4 3 (6.38%) Ericsson
4 3 (6.38%) Huawei
4 3 (6.38%) Nokia
5 1 (2.13%) Autodesk
5 1 (2.13%) Avaya
5 1 (2.13%) EMC
5 1 (2.13%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.13%) Spiceworks
5 1 (2.13%) VMware