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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 553 603 577
Rank change year-on-year +50 -26  
Contract jobs citing AutoCAD 30 37 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.067% 0.070% 0.100%
As % of the Applications category 0.62% 0.64% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 11 24
Median daily rate £188 £201 £268
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.48% -25.04%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £150 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £265 £215 £255
% change year-on-year +23.25% -15.68%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 7
Median hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +33.33%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year -8.33% -3.22%  

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 4877 5759 6579
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 10.86% 10.82% 12.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2889 3427 3598
Median daily rate £350 £350 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £175 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +2.27% +1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 470 484 652
Median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +6.45%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.62 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.48 £40.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +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 Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for AutoCAD in the UK

AutoCAD
Top 17 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 27 March 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 +42 25 £188 -2.72% 16
London +30 10 £150 -25.18% 3
East of England -4 6 £265 +43.24% 6
Essex - 6 £265 - 1
City of London +5 4 £150 -25.00% 1
York - 3 £175 -
North Yorkshire - 3 £175 -
Yorkshire - 3 £175 -
Scotland +23 2 - - 2
South West +5 2 - - 1
Bristol - 2 - - 1
Aberdeen - 2 - - 1
West Midlands +13 1 - - 1
South East +7 1 - - 1
North West - 1 - - 2
Solihull - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 - -

AutoCAD
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (33.90%) CAD
2 15 (25.42%) Manufacturing
2 15 (25.42%) MS Visio
3 14 (23.73%) MS Excel
3 14 (23.73%) Telecoms
4 10 (16.95%) Data Centre
4 10 (16.95%) Security Cleared
4 10 (16.95%) Visualisation
4 10 (16.95%) Degree
5 9 (15.25%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (15.25%) MS Project
6 8 (13.56%) SharePoint
6 8 (13.56%) Project Management
6 8 (13.56%) SC Cleared
7 6 (10.17%) Siemens NX
7 6 (10.17%) Leaflet
7 6 (10.17%) JSP 440
7 6 (10.17%) Teamcenter
7 6 (10.17%) Data Modelling
7 6 (10.17%) LAN
7 6 (10.17%) Microsoft
7 6 (10.17%) PRINCE2
8 5 (8.47%) MS Office
8 5 (8.47%) C
8 5 (8.47%) PLM
8 5 (8.47%) Revit
9 4 (6.78%) Automotive
9 4 (6.78%) Information Security
9 4 (6.78%) CESG
9 4 (6.78%) Network Design

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 (13.56%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.39%) Smallworld
Applications
1 15 (25.42%) MS Visio
2 14 (23.73%) MS Excel
3 9 (15.25%) MS PowerPoint
3 9 (15.25%) MS Project
4 6 (10.17%) Siemens NX
5 5 (8.47%) MS Office
5 5 (8.47%) Revit
6 3 (5.08%) Pro/ENGINEER
6 3 (5.08%) PTC Creo
7 2 (3.39%) Autodesk Inventor
7 2 (3.39%) CATIA
8 1 (1.69%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (1.69%) EPLAN
8 1 (1.69%) FreeHand
8 1 (1.69%) Photoshop
8 1 (1.69%) SketchUp
8 1 (1.69%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (10.17%) Teamcenter
2 3 (5.08%) TRIRIGA
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.69%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.17%) LAN
2 4 (6.78%) Ethernet
2 4 (6.78%) Structured Cabling
2 4 (6.78%) WAN
3 1 (1.69%) GPON
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.39%) GIS
2 1 (1.69%) Relational Database
General
1 15 (25.42%) Manufacturing
2 14 (23.73%) Telecoms
3 4 (6.78%) Automotive
3 4 (6.78%) Electronics
4 3 (5.08%) Finance
4 3 (5.08%) Financial Institution
4 3 (5.08%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (3.39%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.69%) German Language
6 1 (1.69%) Marketing
6 1 (1.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (18.64%) Designer
2 8 (13.56%) 3D Designer
2 8 (13.56%) CAD Designer
2 8 (13.56%) CAD Technician
2 8 (13.56%) IT Engineer
3 7 (11.86%) AutoCAD Designer
3 7 (11.86%) Facilities Engineer
4 6 (10.17%) AutoCAD Technician
5 5 (8.47%) Architect
6 4 (6.78%) Lead Architect
7 3 (5.08%) CAD Draughtsman
7 3 (5.08%) Draughtsman
8 2 (3.39%) Consultant
8 2 (3.39%) Design Engineer
8 2 (3.39%) Firmware Engineer
8 2 (3.39%) Hardware Engineer
8 2 (3.39%) Project Manager
9 1 (1.69%) Lead Designer
9 1 (1.69%) Technical Designer
9 1 (1.69%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.17%) Leaflet
2 3 (5.08%) DHTML
2 3 (5.08%) HTML
2 3 (5.08%) Itk
2 3 (5.08%) Web Services
2 3 (5.08%) XML
2 3 (5.08%) XSL
2 3 (5.08%) XSLT
3 1 (1.69%) COM
3 1 (1.69%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.95%) Data Centre
2 4 (6.78%) CESG
2 4 (6.78%) Derivative
3 3 (5.08%) Fat Client
3 3 (5.08%) Thin Client
4 2 (3.39%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (1.69%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.08%) Unix
1 3 (5.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (33.90%) CAD
2 10 (16.95%) Visualisation
3 8 (13.56%) Project Management
4 6 (10.17%) Data Modelling
4 6 (10.17%) PRINCE2
5 5 (8.47%) PLM
6 4 (6.78%) Information Security
6 4 (6.78%) Network Design
6 4 (6.78%) Workflow
7 3 (5.08%) 3D Visualisation
7 3 (5.08%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (5.08%) CAFM
7 3 (5.08%) Migration
7 3 (5.08%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (5.08%) SOA
7 3 (5.08%) Validation
8 2 (3.39%) CAE
8 2 (3.39%) Data Management
8 2 (3.39%) ITIL
8 2 (3.39%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.47%) C
2 3 (5.08%) C++
2 3 (5.08%) Java
2 3 (5.08%) JavaScript
2 3 (5.08%) SQL
2 3 (5.08%) Tcl
2 3 (5.08%) XPath
3 1 (1.69%) R
Qualifications
1 10 (16.95%) Degree
1 10 (16.95%) Security Cleared
2 8 (13.56%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.39%) BICSI Certification
3 2 (3.39%) BICSI RCDD
3 2 (3.39%) DV Cleared
3 2 (3.39%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (3.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.69%) HNC
4 1 (1.69%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.17%) JSP 440
2 1 (1.69%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.39%) Firmware
Vendors
1 6 (10.17%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.08%) IBM
2 3 (5.08%) webMethods
3 2 (3.39%) EMC
3 2 (3.39%) Siemens
4 1 (1.69%) Adobe
4 1 (1.69%) Allen-Bradley
4 1 (1.69%) Autodesk
4 1 (1.69%) Rockwell
4 1 (1.69%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.69%) TOWER Software
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