Period
to 21 July 2019

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 21 July 2019 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
21 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 779 839 815
Rank change year-on-year +60 -24 +31
Contract jobs citing AutoCAD 70 58 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.076% 0.056% 0.049%
As % of the Applications category 0.91% 0.65% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 40 21
UK median daily rate £180 £243 £213
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.77% +14.12% +3.66%
10th Percentile £125 £125 £125
90th Percentile £475 £375 £338
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £275 £265
% change year-on-year +22.73% +3.77% +35.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 12 6
UK median hourly rate £38.50 £26.75 £29.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +43.93% -9.32% -
10th Percentile £22.60 £15.18 £22.13
90th Percentile £42.10 £49.00 £38.63
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £26.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year +49.53% -10.83% +1.69%

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 7,686 8,931 8,490
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.32% 8.57% 8.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,532 5,344 4,944
UK median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% +1.82%
10th Percentile £148 £145 £150
90th Percentile £575 £550 £542
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £343 £330
% change year-on-year +2.19% +3.79% +1.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 644 809 738
UK median hourly rate £16.74 £16.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.47% +3.13% -3.03%
10th Percentile £10.80 £10.75 £10.00
90th Percentile £47.06 £40.00 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.31 £15.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year +3.52% +5.00% -9.09%

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 21 July 2019.

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 21 July 2019.

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 21 July 2019. 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 +69 64 £180 -28.00% 190
UK excluding London +40 45 £338 +22.73% 175
London +49 23 £175 -18.60% 21
South East +33 17 £475 +265.38% 29
South West -18 13 - - 28
North of England +24 9 £180 +26.32% 46
North West +21 6 - - 23
Scotland - 4 £150 - 1
Yorkshire +30 3 £180 +26.32% 19
Midlands +18 1 - - 45
East of England +5 1 - - 23
East Midlands - 1 - - 21

For the 6 months to 21 July 2019, 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 37 (52.86%) CAD
2 16 (22.86%) Telecoms
3 13 (18.57%) Manufacturing
3 13 (18.57%) Problem-Solving
4 12 (17.14%) Degree
4 12 (17.14%) SketchUp
5 9 (12.86%) Security Cleared
6 8 (11.43%) SC Cleared
6 8 (11.43%) Microsoft Office
6 8 (11.43%) Self-Motivation
7 7 (10.00%) Microsoft
8 6 (8.57%) Revit
8 6 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (8.57%) Time Management
8 6 (8.57%) Video Conferencing
8 6 (8.57%) Electronics
9 5 (7.14%) Cisco
9 5 (7.14%) Windows
9 5 (7.14%) Polycom
9 5 (7.14%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
9 5 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (7.14%) Office 365
9 5 (7.14%) Critical Thinking
9 5 (7.14%) Driving Licence
9 5 (7.14%) Customer Requirements
10 4 (5.71%) Windows 10
10 4 (5.71%) Visualisation
10 4 (5.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 4 (5.71%) Marketing
10 4 (5.71%) Microsoft Excel

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 (1.43%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.43%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (17.14%) SketchUp
2 8 (11.43%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (8.57%) Revit
4 4 (5.71%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (5.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (5.71%) Windchill
5 3 (4.29%) Autodesk Inventor
5 3 (4.29%) MS Visio
5 3 (4.29%) Photoshop
6 2 (2.86%) 3ds Max
6 2 (2.86%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (2.86%) CINEMA 4D
6 2 (2.86%) SOLIDWORKS
7 1 (1.43%) Acrobat
7 1 (1.43%) CATIA
7 1 (1.43%) EPLAN
7 1 (1.43%) FreeHand
7 1 (1.43%) MicroStation
7 1 (1.43%) Pro/ENGINEER
7 1 (1.43%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.14%) Office 365
2 1 (1.43%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 1 (1.43%) GitHub
2 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.71%) Wireless
2 1 (1.43%) Extranet
2 1 (1.43%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (1.43%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.86%) Essbase
2 1 (1.43%) Big Data
2 1 (1.43%) Data Lake
2 1 (1.43%) GIS
2 1 (1.43%) QGIS
General
1 16 (22.86%) Telecoms
2 13 (18.57%) Manufacturing
3 6 (8.57%) Electronics
4 4 (5.71%) Marketing
5 3 (4.29%) Finance
5 3 (4.29%) Retail
6 2 (2.86%) Avionics
7 1 (1.43%) Banking
7 1 (1.43%) Billing
7 1 (1.43%) Law
7 1 (1.43%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.43%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (11.43%) Support Engineer
1 8 (11.43%) Test Engineer
2 7 (10.00%) 3D Visualiser
2 7 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
3 6 (8.57%) Designer
3 6 (8.57%) Systems Test Engineer
4 5 (7.14%) Audio Visual Engineer
4 5 (7.14%) Systems Support
4 5 (7.14%) Systems Support Engineer
5 4 (5.71%) 3D Designer
5 4 (5.71%) Desktop Engineer
6 3 (4.29%) CAD Designer
6 3 (4.29%) CAD Engineer
6 3 (4.29%) CAD Technician
6 3 (4.29%) Design Engineer
6 3 (4.29%) Development Engineer
6 3 (4.29%) Test Development Engineer
7 2 (2.86%) Analyst
7 2 (2.86%) Draughtsman
7 2 (2.86%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.29%) V-Ray
2 1 (1.43%) OpenLayers
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.43%) Self-Motivation
2 6 (8.57%) Video Conferencing
3 5 (7.14%) Driving Licence
4 2 (2.86%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (2.86%) EPoS
5 1 (1.43%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.43%) Apple TV
5 1 (1.43%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.43%) iPad
5 1 (1.43%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.14%) Windows
2 4 (5.71%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.43%) Mac OS
3 1 (1.43%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (52.86%) CAD
2 13 (18.57%) Problem-Solving
3 6 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (8.57%) Time Management
4 5 (7.14%) Critical Thinking
4 5 (7.14%) Customer Requirements
4 5 (7.14%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
4 5 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (5.71%) Configuration Management
5 4 (5.71%) Visualisation
5 4 (5.71%) Workflow
6 3 (4.29%) 3D Modelling
6 3 (4.29%) PLM
6 3 (4.29%) Schematic Capture
7 2 (2.86%) Architectural Design
7 2 (2.86%) Data Protection
7 2 (2.86%) ITIL
7 2 (2.86%) Project Management
8 1 (1.43%) Migration
8 1 (1.43%) PDM
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.86%) C++
2 1 (1.43%) C
2 1 (1.43%) C#
2 1 (1.43%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (17.14%) Degree
2 9 (12.86%) Security Cleared
3 8 (11.43%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.43%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.43%) HND
4 1 (1.43%) RIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.29%) SLA
2 1 (1.43%) DO-254
2 1 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.43%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.71%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.43%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (1.43%) Jamf Pro
1 1 (1.43%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (1.43%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.14%) Cisco
2 5 (7.14%) Polycom
3 3 (4.29%) Adobe
3 3 (4.29%) Vectorworks
4 2 (2.86%) Autodesk
4 2 (2.86%) Borland
4 2 (2.86%) CODA
4 2 (2.86%) Hyperion
4 2 (2.86%) PTC
5 1 (1.43%) ESRI
5 1 (1.43%) HP
5 1 (1.43%) Symantec