Period
to 3 April 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 3 April 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
3 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 670 812 860
Rank change year-on-year +142 +48 -75
Contract jobs citing AutoCAD 28 61 42
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.045% 0.063% 0.041%
As % of the Applications category 0.53% 0.75% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 33 27
Median daily rate £175 £225 £213
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.22% +5.88% -13.27%
10th Percentile £147 £125 £125
90th Percentile £478 £475 £417
UK excluding London median daily rate £231 £400 £339
% change year-on-year -42.19% +17.99% +27.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 10 3
Median hourly rate £24.50 £25.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.00% +19.05% -12.50%
10th Percentile £20.05 £19.20 £12.90
90th Percentile £42.70 £40.23 £34.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £33.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -31.82% +57.14% -12.50%

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 5,302 8,162 9,000
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.61% 8.47% 8.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,988 4,791 5,456
Median daily rate £350 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +2.74% +4.29%
10th Percentile £135 £143 £145
90th Percentile £550 £572 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £338
% change year-on-year -7.14% +3.70% +3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 596 665 780
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.24 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.84% +1.50% +3.23%
10th Percentile £11.52 £10.59 £10.50
90th Percentile £42.63 £43.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate £17.50 £15.98 £15.00
% change year-on-year +9.51% +6.53% -

AutoCAD
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing AutoCAD as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for AutoCAD in the UK

AutoCAD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing AutoCAD.

Daily rate trend for AutoCAD in the UK

AutoCAD
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing AutoCAD over the 6 months to 3 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for AutoCAD in the UK

AutoCAD
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing AutoCAD.

Hourly rate trend for AutoCAD in the UK

AutoCAD
Hourly Rate Histogram

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing AutoCAD over the 6 months to 3 April 2020.

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 3 April 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 +148 26 £175 -19.54% 115
UK excluding London +113 16 £231 -42.19% 101
London +134 10 £163 -12.16% 24
South East +72 8 £231 -51.32% 20
Midlands +65 6 - - 25
East Midlands +35 5 - - 11
North of England +64 1 - - 21
South West +39 1 - - 11
North West +30 1 - - 11
West Midlands - 1 - - 14

For the 6 months to 3 April 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 14 (50.00%) CAD
2 5 (17.86%) Autodesk
2 5 (17.86%) Project Management
3 4 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 4 (14.29%) Network Design
3 4 (14.29%) MS Visio
3 4 (14.29%) Degree
3 4 (14.29%) Revit
3 4 (14.29%) Autodesk Inventor
3 4 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (10.71%) Structured Cabling
4 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
4 3 (10.71%) NHS
4 3 (10.71%) Finance
4 3 (10.71%) GIS
5 2 (7.14%) Workflow
5 2 (7.14%) Retail
5 2 (7.14%) Active Directory
5 2 (7.14%) VoIP
5 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (7.14%) ITIL
5 2 (7.14%) Windows
5 2 (7.14%) Office 365
5 2 (7.14%) 3D Modelling
5 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
5 2 (7.14%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (7.14%) Windows 10
5 2 (7.14%) Windows Server
5 2 (7.14%) Virgin Media

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 (3.57%) ArcGIS
1 1 (3.57%) Confluence
1 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.57%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Autodesk Inventor
1 4 (14.29%) MS Visio
1 4 (14.29%) Revit
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (3.57%) 3ds Max
3 1 (3.57%) MicroStation
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Office 365
2 1 (3.57%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) Structured Cabling
2 2 (7.14%) VoIP
3 1 (3.57%) DNS
3 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.57%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) GIS
2 1 (3.57%) QGIS
2 1 (3.57%) Spatial Data
General
1 4 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 3 (10.71%) Finance
3 2 (7.14%) Retail
4 1 (3.57%) Advertising
4 1 (3.57%) Dutch Language
4 1 (3.57%) Electronics
4 1 (3.57%) French Language
4 1 (3.57%) Law
4 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (10.71%) CAD Technician
1 3 (10.71%) Design Engineer
1 3 (10.71%) IT Manager
1 3 (10.71%) IT Project Manager
1 3 (10.71%) Network Planner
1 3 (10.71%) Project Manager
2 2 (7.14%) Architect
2 2 (7.14%) CAD Operator
2 2 (7.14%) Designer
2 2 (7.14%) Facilities Manager
2 2 (7.14%) Facilities Project Manager
2 2 (7.14%) Senior IT Manager
2 2 (7.14%) Senior IT Project Manager
2 2 (7.14%) Senior Manager
2 2 (7.14%) Senior Project Manager
2 2 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (3.57%) Audio Visual Engineer
3 1 (3.57%) Fibre Planner
3 1 (3.57%) Telecoms Designer
3 1 (3.57%) Telecoms Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) OpenLayers
1 1 (3.57%) V-Ray
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) NHS
2 2 (7.14%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.57%) CCTV
3 1 (3.57%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) Windows
1 2 (7.14%) Windows 10
1 2 (7.14%) Windows Server
2 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.57%) Windows 7
2 1 (3.57%) Windows 8
2 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (50.00%) CAD
2 5 (17.86%) Project Management
3 4 (14.29%) Network Design
3 4 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (7.14%) 3D Modelling
4 2 (7.14%) ITIL
4 2 (7.14%) Workflow
5 1 (3.57%) Budget Control
5 1 (3.57%) Change Control
5 1 (3.57%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (3.57%) Creative Problem-Solving
5 1 (3.57%) Data Architecture
5 1 (3.57%) E-Commerce
5 1 (3.57%) ERP
5 1 (3.57%) Feasibility Study
5 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.57%) Visualisation
5 1 (3.57%) Workshop Facilitation
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.57%) C
1 1 (3.57%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) Degree
2 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.57%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (3.57%) HNC
3 1 (3.57%) HND
3 1 (3.57%) MCP
3 1 (3.57%) MCSA
3 1 (3.57%) MCSE
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.57%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) AirWatch
1 1 (3.57%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 5 (17.86%) Autodesk
2 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.14%) Virgin Media
4 1 (3.57%) Adobe
4 1 (3.57%) Apple
4 1 (3.57%) Centrify
4 1 (3.57%) Cisco
4 1 (3.57%) Citrix
4 1 (3.57%) ESRI
4 1 (3.57%) Google
4 1 (3.57%) Intergraph
4 1 (3.57%) JDA
4 1 (3.57%) McAfee
4 1 (3.57%) Spiceworks