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 28 May 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
28 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 571 619 619
Rank change year-on-year +48 0  
Contract jobs citing AutoCAD 24 42 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.054% 0.077% 0.067%
As % of the Applications category 0.63% 0.85% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 19 18
Median daily rate £206 £205 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.60% -22.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £150 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £362 £411
UK excluding London median daily rate £239 £180 £246
% change year-on-year +32.63% -26.90%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 4
Median hourly rate £30.00 £26.75 £26.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.14% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.20 £20.25 £22.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.60 £31.25 £32.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £26.75 £31.75
% change year-on-year +12.14% -15.74%  

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 3821 4926 6035
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 8.53% 9.03% 10.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 2163 2974 3301
Median daily rate £363 £340 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.61% +0.74%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £163 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +3.07% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 302 413 597
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £15.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.06% +3.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.38 £16.50 £14.85
% change year-on-year -0.75% +11.11%  

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing AutoCAD.

Contractor hourly rate trend for AutoCAD in the UK

AutoCAD
Top 22 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 28 May 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 +33 22 £206 +0.60% 10
London +25 8 £150 -28.57%
East of England +4 5 £265 -
South East +24 3 £213 +25.00% 1
City of London +1 3 £150 -49.15%
Essex - 3 £265 -
Berkshire - 2 £213 -
Bedfordshire - 2 - -
Yorkshire - 2 - - 2
South West - 2 - - 2
Bristol - 2 - -
West Midlands +23 1 - - 3
East Midlands - 1 - - 1
Leeds - 1 - -
Crawley - 1 £200 -
West Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
West Sussex - 1 £200 -
Staffordshire - 1 - - 2
South Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
Leicestershire - 1 - - 1
Rotherham - 1 - -
Loughborough - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 17 (30.36%) Manufacturing
2 16 (28.57%) CAD
3 15 (26.79%) Telecoms
3 15 (26.79%) Microsoft Excel
3 15 (26.79%) MS Visio
4 11 (19.64%) Degree
4 11 (19.64%) Data Centre
5 10 (17.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 10 (17.86%) Microsoft Project
6 9 (16.07%) SharePoint
7 8 (14.29%) Security Cleared
7 8 (14.29%) Visualisation
8 7 (12.50%) SC Cleared
8 7 (12.50%) Project Management
9 6 (10.71%) Windows
9 6 (10.71%) C
10 5 (8.93%) Electronics
10 5 (8.93%) Microsoft
10 5 (8.93%) Revit
11 4 (7.14%) 3D Visualisation
11 4 (7.14%) Siemens NX
11 4 (7.14%) C++
11 4 (7.14%) Java
11 4 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
11 4 (7.14%) HND
11 4 (7.14%) PRINCE2
11 4 (7.14%) Migration
11 4 (7.14%) Workflow
11 4 (7.14%) PLM
11 4 (7.14%) Teamcenter

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 9 (16.07%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.36%) Smallworld
3 1 (1.79%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 15 (26.79%) Microsoft Excel
1 15 (26.79%) MS Visio
2 10 (17.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 10 (17.86%) Microsoft Project
3 5 (8.93%) Revit
4 4 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (7.14%) Siemens NX
5 2 (3.57%) 3ds Max
5 2 (3.57%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (3.57%) Autodesk Inventor
5 2 (3.57%) CINEMA 4D
5 2 (3.57%) EPLAN
5 2 (3.57%) Photoshop
5 2 (3.57%) SketchUp
6 1 (1.79%) CATIA
6 1 (1.79%) FrameMaker
6 1 (1.79%) Pro/ENGINEER
6 1 (1.79%) PTC Creo
6 1 (1.79%) SOLIDWORKS
6 1 (1.79%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (7.14%) Teamcenter
2 1 (1.79%) TRIRIGA
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.36%) DHCP
1 3 (5.36%) DNS
1 3 (5.36%) Ethernet
1 3 (5.36%) LAN
1 3 (5.36%) Structured Cabling
1 3 (5.36%) WAN
2 2 (3.57%) Wireless
3 1 (1.79%) 3G
3 1 (1.79%) 4G
3 1 (1.79%) DOCSIS
3 1 (1.79%) Internet
3 1 (1.79%) LTE
3 1 (1.79%) Skype
3 1 (1.79%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.79%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.79%) GIS
General
1 17 (30.36%) Manufacturing
2 15 (26.79%) Telecoms
3 5 (8.93%) Electronics
4 3 (5.36%) Automotive
4 3 (5.36%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (3.57%) Aerospace
5 2 (3.57%) Finance
6 1 (1.79%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.79%) German Language
6 1 (1.79%) Marketing
6 1 (1.79%) Military
Job Titles
1 9 (16.07%) IT Engineer
2 8 (14.29%) CAD Technician
2 8 (14.29%) Facilities Engineer
3 7 (12.50%) 3D Designer
3 7 (12.50%) AutoCAD Designer
3 7 (12.50%) CAD Designer
3 7 (12.50%) Designer
4 6 (10.71%) Design Engineer
5 5 (8.93%) AutoCAD Technician
6 3 (5.36%) Architect
6 3 (5.36%) Lead Architect
7 2 (3.57%) CAD Draughtsman
7 2 (3.57%) Consultant
7 2 (3.57%) Draughtsman
7 2 (3.57%) Firmware Engineer
7 2 (3.57%) Hardware Engineer
7 2 (3.57%) Mac Engineer
7 2 (3.57%) Project Manager
7 2 (3.57%) VMware Engineer
7 2 (3.57%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.36%) DHTML
1 3 (5.36%) HTML
1 3 (5.36%) Itk
1 3 (5.36%) Leaflet
1 3 (5.36%) Web Services
1 3 (5.36%) XML
1 3 (5.36%) XSL
1 3 (5.36%) XSLT
2 1 (1.79%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (19.64%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.36%) CESG
2 3 (5.36%) Derivative
2 3 (5.36%) Fat Client
2 3 (5.36%) Thin Client
3 2 (3.57%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.79%) CCTV
4 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.79%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.79%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.79%) IPTV
4 1 (1.79%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.71%) Windows
2 3 (5.36%) Unix
3 2 (3.57%) Windows 10
3 2 (3.57%) Windows 7
3 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.79%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (28.57%) CAD
2 8 (14.29%) Visualisation
3 7 (12.50%) Project Management
4 4 (7.14%) 3D Visualisation
4 4 (7.14%) Migration
4 4 (7.14%) PLM
4 4 (7.14%) PRINCE2
4 4 (7.14%) Workflow
5 3 (5.36%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (5.36%) Data Modelling
5 3 (5.36%) Information Security
5 3 (5.36%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (5.36%) SOA
5 3 (5.36%) Validation
6 2 (3.57%) IT Strategy
6 2 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (1.79%) Analytics
7 1 (1.79%) Customer Requirements
7 1 (1.79%) Performance Analysis
7 1 (1.79%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.71%) C
2 4 (7.14%) C++
2 4 (7.14%) Java
3 3 (5.36%) JavaScript
3 3 (5.36%) SQL
3 3 (5.36%) Tcl
3 3 (5.36%) XPath
4 1 (1.79%) C#
4 1 (1.79%) Embedded C
4 1 (1.79%) R
Qualifications
1 11 (19.64%) Degree
2 8 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 7 (12.50%) SC Cleared
4 4 (7.14%) HND
5 3 (5.36%) HNC
6 2 (3.57%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.79%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (1.79%) MCP
7 1 (1.79%) MCSE
7 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.36%) JSP 440
2 1 (1.79%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.36%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.57%) Firmware
2 2 (3.57%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (3.57%) vMotion
Vendors
1 5 (8.93%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.36%) Adobe
2 3 (5.36%) webMethods
3 2 (3.57%) Cisco
3 2 (3.57%) EMC
3 2 (3.57%) Meraki
3 2 (3.57%) VMware
4 1 (1.79%) Allen-Bradley
4 1 (1.79%) Cramer
4 1 (1.79%) Google
4 1 (1.79%) IBM
4 1 (1.79%) Lotus
4 1 (1.79%) MetaSolv
4 1 (1.79%) Rockwell
4 1 (1.79%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.79%) TOWER Software
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