Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 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
14 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 768 835 841
Rank change year-on-year +67 +6 +7
Contract jobs citing AutoCAD 45 75 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.053% 0.072% 0.053%
As % of the Applications category 0.63% 0.85% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 37 24
UK median daily rate £175 £245 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.57% +8.89% -31.30%
10th Percentile £132 £125 £162
90th Percentile £276 £404 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £163 £275 £363
% change year-on-year -40.91% -24.14% +7.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 24 3
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £28.75 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.04% +59.72% -12.20%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -12.50% -20.00% +82.93%

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 7,183 8,861 9,163
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.53% 8.49% 8.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,216 5,225 5,582
UK median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% +3.70%
10th Percentile £143 £145 £143
90th Percentile £550 £550 £556
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £329
% change year-on-year - +6.46% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 677 803 737
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.38% +3.23% -4.62%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.27 £10.00
90th Percentile £46.59 £40.25 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £15.30 £14.50
% change year-on-year +14.38% +5.52% -8.82%

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 14 November 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 14 November 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 14 November 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 +72 41 £175 -27.08% 206
UK excluding London +58 26 £163 -40.91% 199
London +75 17 £194 -10.92% 18
South East +51 12 £160 +23.08% 28
Midlands +41 3 - - 45
North of England +26 3 £180 -34.55% 44
East of England +26 3 - - 35
East Midlands +25 3 - - 27
South West +12 3 - - 36
Scotland +33 2 £150 -62.50% 2
North West +2 2 - - 22
Yorkshire +29 1 £180 +26.32% 15

For the 6 months to 14 November 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 23 (51.11%) CAD
2 13 (28.89%) Microsoft
3 8 (17.78%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (17.78%) Security Cleared
4 7 (15.56%) Office 365
4 7 (15.56%) Microsoft Excel
4 7 (15.56%) Telecoms
5 6 (13.33%) Windows
5 6 (13.33%) ITIL
5 6 (13.33%) Degree
6 5 (11.11%) SketchUp
6 5 (11.11%) Windows 7
6 5 (11.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 5 (11.11%) SC Cleared
6 5 (11.11%) Windows 10
6 5 (11.11%) Project Management
6 5 (11.11%) Workflow
6 5 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (8.89%) Finance
7 4 (8.89%) Wireless
7 4 (8.89%) Manufacturing
7 4 (8.89%) GIS
7 4 (8.89%) Autodesk
7 4 (8.89%) McAfee
7 4 (8.89%) MS Visio
7 4 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (8.89%) Windows 8
8 3 (6.67%) Revit
8 3 (6.67%) Visualisation
8 3 (6.67%) V-Ray

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 (4.44%) ArcGIS
1 2 (4.44%) Smallworld
2 1 (2.22%) Confluence
Applications
1 8 (17.78%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (15.56%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (11.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (11.11%) SketchUp
4 4 (8.89%) MS Visio
5 3 (6.67%) Autodesk Inventor
5 3 (6.67%) Revit
5 3 (6.67%) Windchill
6 2 (4.44%) 3ds Max
6 2 (4.44%) MicroStation
7 1 (2.22%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (2.22%) CINEMA 4D
7 1 (2.22%) Pro/ENGINEER
7 1 (2.22%) PTC Creo
Cloud Services
1 7 (15.56%) Office 365
2 2 (4.44%) Azure
3 1 (2.22%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.89%) Wireless
2 2 (4.44%) VoIP
3 1 (2.22%) LAN
3 1 (2.22%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (2.22%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.89%) GIS
2 2 (4.44%) Big Data
2 2 (4.44%) Data Lake
2 2 (4.44%) Spatial Data
3 1 (2.22%) QGIS
General
1 7 (15.56%) Telecoms
2 4 (8.89%) Finance
2 4 (8.89%) Manufacturing
3 3 (6.67%) Marketing
4 1 (2.22%) Advertising
4 1 (2.22%) Avionics
4 1 (2.22%) Electronics
4 1 (2.22%) Law
4 1 (2.22%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.22%) Public Sector
4 1 (2.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (11.11%) 3D Designer
1 5 (11.11%) Analyst
1 5 (11.11%) Designer
2 4 (8.89%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
2 4 (8.89%) CAD Engineer
2 4 (8.89%) IT Analyst
2 4 (8.89%) Service Analyst
2 4 (8.89%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (6.67%) AutoCAD Designer
3 3 (6.67%) CAD Designer
3 3 (6.67%) CAD Technician
3 3 (6.67%) Design Engineer
3 3 (6.67%) Network Planner
4 2 (4.44%) Draughtsman
4 2 (4.44%) Fibre Planner
4 2 (4.44%) GIS Technician
4 2 (4.44%) Support Engineer
4 2 (4.44%) Systems Test Engineer
4 2 (4.44%) Telecoms Engineer
4 2 (4.44%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.67%) V-Ray
2 1 (2.22%) OpenLayers
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.44%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.44%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (2.22%) Fibre Optics
3 1 (2.22%) Handset
3 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Licensing
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.33%) Windows
2 5 (11.11%) Windows 10
2 5 (11.11%) Windows 7
3 4 (8.89%) Windows 8
4 2 (4.44%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.22%) Android
5 1 (2.22%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (51.11%) CAD
2 6 (13.33%) ITIL
3 5 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
3 5 (11.11%) Project Management
3 5 (11.11%) Workflow
4 3 (6.67%) Migration
4 3 (6.67%) Visualisation
5 2 (4.44%) 3D Modelling
5 2 (4.44%) Analytics
5 2 (4.44%) API Integration
5 2 (4.44%) Customer Requirements
5 2 (4.44%) DevOps
5 2 (4.44%) Digital Twin
5 2 (4.44%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (4.44%) Network Architecture
5 2 (4.44%) Test Automation
5 2 (4.44%) TOGAF
6 1 (2.22%) Architectural Design
6 1 (2.22%) Creative Thinking
6 1 (2.22%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.44%) C#
1 2 (4.44%) MATLAB
2 1 (2.22%) C
2 1 (2.22%) C++
2 1 (2.22%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (17.78%) Security Cleared
2 6 (13.33%) Degree
3 5 (11.11%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.22%) BICSI Certification
4 1 (2.22%) BICSI RCDD
4 1 (2.22%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) DO-254
1 1 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.22%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (4.44%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 13 (28.89%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.89%) Autodesk
2 4 (8.89%) McAfee
3 3 (6.67%) Adobe
4 2 (4.44%) ESRI
4 2 (4.44%) Mentor Graphics
4 2 (4.44%) PTC
4 2 (4.44%) Virgin Media
5 1 (2.22%) Apple
5 1 (2.22%) Avaya
5 1 (2.22%) Borland
5 1 (2.22%) Centrify
5 1 (2.22%) Google
5 1 (2.22%) Mapinfo
5 1 (2.22%) Mitel
5 1 (2.22%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.22%) Vectorworks
5 1 (2.22%) VMware