Period
to 19 August 2017

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 19 August 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
6 months to
19 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 807 840 820
Rank change year-on-year +33 -20 -73
Contract jobs citing AutoCAD 51 69 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.053% 0.064% 0.057%
As % of the Applications category 0.60% 0.69% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 24 29
UK median daily rate £213 £210 £255
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% -17.65% -8.93%
10th Percentile £125 £132 £125
90th Percentile £388 £356 £411
UK excluding London median daily rate £265 £200 £238
% change year-on-year +32.50% -15.79% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 14
UK median hourly rate £29.50 £20.75 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.17% +66.00% -50.00%
10th Percentile £18.00 £9.26 £11.25
90th Percentile £38.63 £32.63 £28.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £20.75 £12.50
% change year-on-year +61.45% +66.00% -50.00%

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 8463 10063 12113
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 8.78% 9.27% 10.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 4956 5959 6840
UK median daily rate £357 £338 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.63% - +3.85%
10th Percentile £150 £150 £155
90th Percentile £550 £525 £533
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £320 £325
% change year-on-year +3.13% -1.54% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 694 899 1165
UK median hourly rate £16.22 £16.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.73% +10.00% -3.23%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.00 £10.00
90th Percentile £43.03 £38.75 £35.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +13.79% -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 19 August 2017.

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 19 August 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 19 August 2017. 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 +39 45 £238 +13.10% 12
UK excluding London +60 29 £265 +32.50% 13
London +19 16 £175 -16.67%
Midlands +33 7 - - 2
North of England - 7 £375 - 5
West Midlands +45 6 - - 1
South East +4 6 £213 +11.84% 2
East of England -6 6 £265 - 2
Yorkshire - 5 - - 1
South West +7 3 £588 - 1
North West - 2 £375 - 4
Scotland +26 1 £195 -40.00%
East Midlands -18 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 16 (31.37%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (27.45%) CAD
3 13 (25.49%) Microsoft
4 12 (23.53%) Telecoms
4 12 (23.53%) Manufacturing
5 11 (21.57%) Degree
6 10 (19.61%) Project Management
6 10 (19.61%) Microsoft Excel
7 8 (15.69%) HND
7 8 (15.69%) Visualisation
8 6 (11.76%) 3D Visualisation
8 6 (11.76%) Customer Requirements
8 6 (11.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 6 (11.76%) MS Visio
8 6 (11.76%) DHCP
8 6 (11.76%) DNS
9 5 (9.80%) MCSE
9 5 (9.80%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (9.80%) Revit
9 5 (9.80%) Data Centre
10 4 (7.84%) Skype
10 4 (7.84%) SketchUp
10 4 (7.84%) SC Cleared
10 4 (7.84%) Security Cleared
10 4 (7.84%) Time Management
10 4 (7.84%) Electronics
10 4 (7.84%) GIS
10 4 (7.84%) HNC
10 4 (7.84%) ITIL
10 4 (7.84%) TCP/IP

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 3 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.92%) Smallworld
3 1 (1.96%) ArcGIS
3 1 (1.96%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 16 (31.37%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (19.61%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (11.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (11.76%) MS Visio
4 5 (9.80%) Revit
5 4 (7.84%) SketchUp
6 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Project
7 2 (3.92%) 3ds Max
7 2 (3.92%) Autodesk Inventor
7 2 (3.92%) CATIA
7 2 (3.92%) CINEMA 4D
7 2 (3.92%) EPLAN
7 2 (3.92%) Pro/ENGINEER
7 2 (3.92%) PTC Creo
7 2 (3.92%) Siemens NX
8 1 (1.96%) Acrobat
8 1 (1.96%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (1.96%) Photoshop
8 1 (1.96%) SOLIDWORKS
8 1 (1.96%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.76%) DHCP
1 6 (11.76%) DNS
2 4 (7.84%) Skype
2 4 (7.84%) TCP/IP
3 3 (5.88%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
4 2 (3.92%) Radio Access Network
4 2 (3.92%) Wireless
5 1 (1.96%) 3G
5 1 (1.96%) 4G
5 1 (1.96%) DOCSIS
5 1 (1.96%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.96%) Internet
5 1 (1.96%) LAN
5 1 (1.96%) LTE
5 1 (1.96%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (1.96%) VoIP
5 1 (1.96%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.84%) GIS
2 1 (1.96%) Spatial Data
General
1 12 (23.53%) Manufacturing
1 12 (23.53%) Telecoms
2 4 (7.84%) Electronics
3 3 (5.88%) Aerospace
3 3 (5.88%) Finance
4 2 (3.92%) Automotive
4 2 (3.92%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.96%) Military
Job Titles
1 11 (21.57%) Design Engineer
2 8 (15.69%) Designer
3 7 (13.73%) 3D Designer
4 5 (9.80%) AutoCAD Designer
4 5 (9.80%) CAD Designer
4 5 (9.80%) Project Manager
5 4 (7.84%) CAD Technician
5 4 (7.84%) Contracts Manager
5 4 (7.84%) Desktop Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) Desktop Support
5 4 (7.84%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) IT Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) Support Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Facilities Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Audio Visual Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) CAD Specialist
7 2 (3.92%) Senior Audio Visual Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Site Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.96%) CSS
1 1 (1.96%) Leaflet
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.80%) Data Centre
2 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.96%) CESG
2 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.96%) Derivative
2 1 (1.96%) Driving Licence
2 1 (1.96%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (1.96%) IPTV
2 1 (1.96%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.88%) Windows
2 2 (3.92%) Windows 10
2 2 (3.92%) Windows 7
2 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.96%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (27.45%) CAD
2 10 (19.61%) Project Management
3 8 (15.69%) Visualisation
4 6 (11.76%) 3D Visualisation
4 6 (11.76%) Customer Requirements
5 4 (7.84%) ITIL
5 4 (7.84%) Time Management
6 3 (5.88%) Migration
7 2 (3.92%) Data Management
7 2 (3.92%) PLM
7 2 (3.92%) PRINCE2
8 1 (1.96%) Change Control
8 1 (1.96%) CRM
8 1 (1.96%) Data Migration
8 1 (1.96%) Data Modelling
8 1 (1.96%) Metadata Management
8 1 (1.96%) Network Planning
8 1 (1.96%) Requirements Management
8 1 (1.96%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (1.96%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.92%) C
1 2 (3.92%) C#
2 1 (1.96%) C++
2 1 (1.96%) Embedded C
2 1 (1.96%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (21.57%) Degree
2 8 (15.69%) HND
3 5 (9.80%) MCSE
3 5 (9.80%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (7.84%) HNC
4 4 (7.84%) SC Cleared
4 4 (7.84%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.96%) A+ Certification
5 1 (1.96%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.96%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.96%) MCP
5 1 (1.96%) MCSA
5 1 (1.96%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.96%) JSP 440
System Software
1 3 (5.88%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.92%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (3.92%) vMotion
Vendors
1 13 (25.49%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.88%) Adobe
3 2 (3.92%) Cisco
3 2 (3.92%) Meraki
3 2 (3.92%) VMware
4 1 (1.96%) Allen-Bradley
4 1 (1.96%) Cramer
4 1 (1.96%) ESRI
4 1 (1.96%) Google
4 1 (1.96%) Lotus
4 1 (1.96%) MetaSolv
4 1 (1.96%) Rockwell
4 1 (1.96%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.96%) Siemens