Period
to 20 February 2020

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 20 February 2020 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
20 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 704 838 841
Rank change year-on-year +134 +3 -50
Contract jobs citing AutoCAD 32 57 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.047% 0.057% 0.048%
As % of the Applications category 0.54% 0.69% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 30 25
UK median daily rate £169 £228 £213
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.82% +7.06% -19.81%
10th Percentile £126 £125 £125
90th Percentile £378 £394 £395
UK excluding London median daily rate £175 £300 £363
% change year-on-year -41.67% -17.24% +36.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 3
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £26.25 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.29% +25.00% -23.64%
10th Percentile £16.77 £19.53 £12.90
90th Percentile £43.00 £41.53 £34.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £27.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year -18.18% +30.95% -23.64%

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 5,890 8,316 8,976
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.57% 8.38% 8.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,354 4,880 5,518
UK median daily rate £350 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £138 £140 £142
90th Percentile £550 £556 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £325
% change year-on-year -7.14% +7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 610 741 780
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £15.33
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +4.37% -0.63%
10th Percentile £11.63 £10.25 £10.29
90th Percentile £43.53 £42.25 £35.59
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £15.75 £14.50
% change year-on-year +11.11% +8.62% -1.69%

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 20 February 2020.

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 20 February 2020.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for AutoCAD in the UK

AutoCAD
Top 10 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 20 February 2020. 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 +136 29 £163 -27.78% 176
UK excluding London +105 20 £175 -41.67% 168
South East +91 12 £175 - 19
London +100 10 £156 -23.78% 20
Midlands +59 5 - - 53
East Midlands +38 5 - - 22
North of England +54 1 - - 28
East of England +38 1 - - 21
North West +27 1 - - 3
Scotland +19 1 - - 4

For the 6 months to 20 February 2020, 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 (46.88%) CAD
2 7 (21.88%) Microsoft
3 6 (18.75%) Autodesk
4 5 (15.63%) Project Management
4 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (15.63%) ITIL
4 5 (15.63%) Windows
4 5 (15.63%) Degree
4 5 (15.63%) Office 365
4 5 (15.63%) Windows 10
5 4 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (12.50%) Security Cleared
5 4 (12.50%) Windows 8
5 4 (12.50%) Windows 7
5 4 (12.50%) McAfee
5 4 (12.50%) GIS
5 4 (12.50%) Telecoms
5 4 (12.50%) Autodesk Inventor
5 4 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (9.38%) Migration
6 3 (9.38%) Finance
6 3 (9.38%) MS Visio
6 3 (9.38%) SC Cleared
6 3 (9.38%) Network Design
6 3 (9.38%) Revit
7 2 (6.25%) Windows Server
7 2 (6.25%) Structured Cabling
7 2 (6.25%) VoIP
7 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
7 2 (6.25%) NHS

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 2 (6.25%) ArcGIS
1 2 (6.25%) Smallworld
2 1 (3.13%) Confluence
2 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.13%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (12.50%) Autodesk Inventor
3 3 (9.38%) MS Visio
3 3 (9.38%) Revit
4 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (3.13%) 3ds Max
5 1 (3.13%) MicroStation
5 1 (3.13%) SketchUp
5 1 (3.13%) Windchill
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.63%) Office 365
2 1 (3.13%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) Structured Cabling
1 2 (6.25%) VoIP
1 2 (6.25%) Wireless
2 1 (3.13%) DNS
2 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.50%) GIS
2 2 (6.25%) Spatial Data
3 1 (3.13%) QGIS
General
1 4 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 3 (9.38%) Finance
3 2 (6.25%) Retail
4 1 (3.13%) Advertising
4 1 (3.13%) Electronics
4 1 (3.13%) Law
4 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (12.50%) Analyst
1 4 (12.50%) Design Engineer
2 3 (9.38%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
2 3 (9.38%) IT Analyst
2 3 (9.38%) Network Planner
2 3 (9.38%) Service Analyst
2 3 (9.38%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (6.25%) Architect
3 2 (6.25%) CAD Designer
3 2 (6.25%) Designer
3 2 (6.25%) Fibre Planner
3 2 (6.25%) GIS Technician
3 2 (6.25%) IT Manager
3 2 (6.25%) IT Project Manager
3 2 (6.25%) Project Manager
3 2 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (3.13%) Applications Packager
4 1 (3.13%) Help Desk Analyst
4 1 (3.13%) Senior Manager
4 1 (3.13%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) OpenLayers
1 1 (3.13%) V-Ray
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.25%) NHS
2 2 (6.25%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (3.13%) CCTV
3 1 (3.13%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.13%) Fibre Optics
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Licensing
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.63%) Windows
1 5 (15.63%) Windows 10
2 4 (12.50%) Windows 7
2 4 (12.50%) Windows 8
3 2 (6.25%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.13%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (46.88%) CAD
2 5 (15.63%) ITIL
2 5 (15.63%) Project Management
3 4 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (9.38%) Migration
4 3 (9.38%) Network Design
5 2 (6.25%) Workflow
6 1 (3.13%) 3D Modelling
6 1 (3.13%) Asset Management
6 1 (3.13%) Budget Control
6 1 (3.13%) Change Control
6 1 (3.13%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (3.13%) Data Architecture
6 1 (3.13%) Data Management
6 1 (3.13%) Feasibility Study
6 1 (3.13%) Network Architecture
6 1 (3.13%) Software Engineering
6 1 (3.13%) Software Licensing
6 1 (3.13%) Visualisation
6 1 (3.13%) Workshop Facilitation
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.13%) C
1 1 (3.13%) MATLAB
1 1 (3.13%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) Degree
2 4 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 3 (9.38%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.13%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (3.13%) HNC
4 1 (3.13%) HND
4 1 (3.13%) MCP
4 1 (3.13%) MCSA
4 1 (3.13%) MCSE
4 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.13%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.13%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.13%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) AirWatch
1 1 (3.13%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 7 (21.88%) Microsoft
2 6 (18.75%) Autodesk
3 4 (12.50%) McAfee
4 2 (6.25%) Adobe
4 2 (6.25%) ESRI
4 2 (6.25%) Virgin Media
5 1 (3.13%) Apple
5 1 (3.13%) Centrify
5 1 (3.13%) Cisco
5 1 (3.13%) Citrix
5 1 (3.13%) Google
5 1 (3.13%) JDA
5 1 (3.13%) Mapinfo
5 1 (3.13%) Mentor Graphics
5 1 (3.13%) Spiceworks
5 1 (3.13%) VMware