Period
to 18 January 2018

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 18 January 2018 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
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 820 817 797
Rank change year-on-year -3 -20 -30
Contract jobs citing AutoCAD 56 53 84
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.056% 0.055% 0.078%
As % of the Applications category 0.63% 0.60% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 24 34
UK median daily rate £258 £270 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.63% +8.00% -10.71%
10th Percentile £135 £163 £125
90th Percentile £391 £538 £316
UK excluding London median daily rate £369 £275 £266
% change year-on-year +34.09% +3.48% -3.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 19
UK median hourly rate £15.25 £20.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.61% +10.81% -15.91%
10th Percentile £11.93 £14.31 £11.25
90th Percentile £17.58 £33.63 £32.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -39.02% +10.81% -17.78%

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 8,824 8,844 10,867
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.80% 9.10% 10.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,415 5,197 6,361
UK median daily rate £350 £345 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.45% -1.43% +6.06%
10th Percentile £140 £147 £153
90th Percentile £560 £525 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +3.08% - +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 723 912 1,026
UK median hourly rate £15.50 £15.50 £15.50
10th Percentile £10.23 £10.00 £9.50
90th Percentile £35.00 £40.00 £38.32
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -3.33% - -

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 18 January 2018.

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
Top 13 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 18 January 2018. 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 +8 49 £275 +7.84% 108
UK excluding London +3 35 £369 +34.09% 104
London -26 18 £238 -4.04% 13
North of England +41 10 £375 +114.29% 15
West Midlands +15 7 - - 19
Midlands +8 7 - - 29
South West - 7 - - 11
South East -32 6 £328 +19.27% 21
Yorkshire +14 5 - - 8
Scotland -5 4 £298 -8.46% 1
North West - 4 £369 - 5
East of England -14 1 - - 19
North East - 1 £475 - 2

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 21 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 17 (30.36%) CAD
3 16 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
4 12 (21.43%) Manufacturing
5 11 (19.64%) Telecoms
6 10 (17.86%) Microsoft Excel
6 10 (17.86%) Revit
7 9 (16.07%) Project Management
8 7 (12.50%) GIS
8 7 (12.50%) Visualisation
8 7 (12.50%) Degree
8 7 (12.50%) Electronics
9 6 (10.71%) Customer Requirements
9 6 (10.71%) SketchUp
9 6 (10.71%) ITIL
9 6 (10.71%) HND
10 5 (8.93%) MS Visio
10 5 (8.93%) Security Cleared
11 4 (7.14%) SC Cleared
11 4 (7.14%) Finance
11 4 (7.14%) Windows
11 4 (7.14%) HP
11 4 (7.14%) Dell
11 4 (7.14%) DHCP
11 4 (7.14%) TCP/IP
11 4 (7.14%) DNS
11 4 (7.14%) Apple
11 4 (7.14%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
12 3 (5.36%) Acrobat
12 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Certification

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 (1.79%) ArcGIS
1 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (1.79%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.79%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (17.86%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (17.86%) Revit
3 6 (10.71%) SketchUp
4 5 (8.93%) MS Visio
5 3 (5.36%) Acrobat
6 2 (3.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 1 (1.79%) CATIA
7 1 (1.79%) MicroStation
7 1 (1.79%) PTC Creo
7 1 (1.79%) SOLIDWORKS
7 1 (1.79%) Windchill
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.57%) Office 365
2 1 (1.79%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.14%) DHCP
1 4 (7.14%) DNS
1 4 (7.14%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
1 4 (7.14%) TCP/IP
2 3 (5.36%) Radio Access Network
2 3 (5.36%) Skype
3 1 (1.79%) Intranet
3 1 (1.79%) NAS
3 1 (1.79%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (1.79%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.50%) GIS
2 1 (1.79%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 1 (1.79%) JIRA
1 1 (1.79%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 12 (21.43%) Manufacturing
2 11 (19.64%) Telecoms
3 7 (12.50%) Electronics
4 4 (7.14%) Finance
5 2 (3.57%) Multimedia
6 1 (1.79%) Military
Job Titles
1 9 (16.07%) Designer
2 8 (14.29%) Design Engineer
3 7 (12.50%) AutoCAD Designer
3 7 (12.50%) CAD Designer
4 6 (10.71%) 3D Designer
4 6 (10.71%) Analyst
5 5 (8.93%) Desktop Support
5 5 (8.93%) Support Engineer
6 4 (7.14%) CAD Engineer
6 4 (7.14%) CAD Technician
6 4 (7.14%) Desktop Engineer
6 4 (7.14%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 4 (7.14%) Project Manager
7 3 (5.36%) Contracts Manager
7 3 (5.36%) Mechanical Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) Support Analyst
8 2 (3.57%) 2nd Line Support
8 2 (3.57%) Business Analyst
8 2 (3.57%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.79%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (3.57%) SCADA
2 1 (1.79%) iPad
2 1 (1.79%) iPhone
2 1 (1.79%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.14%) Windows
2 2 (3.57%) Windows 7
2 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.79%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.79%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.79%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (30.36%) CAD
2 9 (16.07%) Project Management
3 7 (12.50%) Visualisation
4 6 (10.71%) Customer Requirements
4 6 (10.71%) ITIL
5 3 (5.36%) Time Management
6 2 (3.57%) Business Process Modelling
6 2 (3.57%) Document Management
6 2 (3.57%) UML
7 1 (1.79%) 3D Visualisation
7 1 (1.79%) ITSM
7 1 (1.79%) Metadata Management
7 1 (1.79%) PRINCE2
7 1 (1.79%) Proactive Monitoring
7 1 (1.79%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (1.79%) Scrum
7 1 (1.79%) SDLC
7 1 (1.79%) Service Management
7 1 (1.79%) Spatial Analysis
7 1 (1.79%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.79%) C
1 1 (1.79%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (12.50%) Degree
2 6 (10.71%) HND
3 5 (8.93%) Security Cleared
4 4 (7.14%) SC Cleared
5 3 (5.36%) MCSE
5 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.79%) Chartered Engineer
7 1 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.79%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.79%) HNC
7 1 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.36%) SLA
2 2 (3.57%) QA
3 1 (1.79%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.79%) JSP 440
System Software
1 2 (3.57%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 21 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.14%) Apple
2 4 (7.14%) Dell
2 4 (7.14%) HP
3 3 (5.36%) Cisco
4 2 (3.57%) Adobe
4 2 (3.57%) Arqiva
4 2 (3.57%) Ericsson
4 2 (3.57%) Huawei
4 2 (3.57%) Nokia
4 2 (3.57%) Oracle
4 2 (3.57%) SAP
5 1 (1.79%) Autodesk
5 1 (1.79%) Avaya
5 1 (1.79%) ESRI
5 1 (1.79%) Siemens
5 1 (1.79%) Spiceworks
5 1 (1.79%) VMware