The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for CAD skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited CAD over the 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Computer-Aided Design (CAD)
UK
Rank 555 591 553
Rank change year-on-year +36 -38  
Contract jobs citing CAD 38 53 71
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.084% 0.100% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.10% 0.12% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 16 27
Median daily rate £190 £320 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -40.62% +60.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £150 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £650 £360
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £315 £200
% change year-on-year +7.93% +57.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 14
Median hourly rate £20.94 £30.00 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.21% +26.31%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.68 £9.94 £13.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.19 £32.75 £34.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.94 £30.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -30.21% +20.00%  

CAD is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 37646 44098 42190
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 83.11% 82.88% 79.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 24821 28901 26121
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 953 1111 1212
Median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £27.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.66% +34.67%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £55.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

CAD
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing CAD as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for CAD in the UK

CAD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing CAD.

Contractor daily rate trend for CAD in the UK

CAD
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CAD over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CAD in the UK

CAD
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CAD.

Contractor hourly rate trend for CAD in the UK

CAD
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing CAD over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for CAD in the UK

CAD
Top 27 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CAD within the UK over the 3 months to 25 March 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 +15 34 £188 -42.30% 49
London +29 12 £150 -62.50% 3
South East +15 6 £330 +4.76% 7
East of England -5 6 £175 -74.07% 18
South West +5 5 £350 - 8
Bristol +4 5 £350 - 5
City of London +4 5 £150 -76.65%
Scotland +23 3 - - 1
Hertfordshire +4 3 £425 -
Stevenage - 3 £425 -
North West +28 2 - - 3
Manchester +15 2 - - 3
Hampshire +10 2 - - 1
Aberdeen 0 2 - -
Essex -6 2 £175 - 1
Berkshire - 2 - -
West Midlands +11 1 £400 - 6
North Lanarkshire +3 1 - -
Bellshill 0 1 - -
East Midlands -7 1 - - 2
Birmingham - 1 £400 -
Surrey - 1 £330 - 2
Buckinghamshire - 1 - - 3
Woking - 1 £330 -
Bedford - 1 - -
Newbury - 1 - -
Bedfordshire - 1 - - 1

CAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing CAD 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 CAD.

1 20 (28.99%) AutoCAD
2 17 (24.64%) Microsoft
3 16 (23.19%) Degree
4 11 (15.94%) MS Office
4 11 (15.94%) Telecoms
5 10 (14.49%) GIS
5 10 (14.49%) Teamcenter
5 10 (14.49%) PLM
5 10 (14.49%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (13.04%) Siemens NX
7 8 (11.59%) Visualisation
7 8 (11.59%) Project Management
7 8 (11.59%) Automotive
7 8 (11.59%) Unix
7 8 (11.59%) Windows
8 7 (10.14%) Linux
8 7 (10.14%) ITIL
8 7 (10.14%) MS Excel
8 7 (10.14%) MS Visio
8 7 (10.14%) Manufacturing
8 7 (10.14%) SC Cleared
8 7 (10.14%) Security Cleared
8 7 (10.14%) SDLC
9 6 (8.70%) PTC Creo
9 6 (8.70%) Pro/ENGINEER
9 6 (8.70%) Data Modelling
9 6 (8.70%) JavaScript
9 6 (8.70%) PRINCE2
10 5 (7.25%) Cisco
10 5 (7.25%) Cisco Certification

CAD
Top Related 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 (2.90%) SharePoint
Applications
1 20 (28.99%) AutoCAD
2 11 (15.94%) MS Office
3 9 (13.04%) Siemens NX
4 7 (10.14%) MS Excel
4 7 (10.14%) MS Visio
5 6 (8.70%) Pro/ENGINEER
5 6 (8.70%) PTC Creo
6 4 (5.80%) CATIA
7 3 (4.35%) Windchill
8 2 (2.90%) InfoPath
8 2 (2.90%) MS PowerPoint
8 2 (2.90%) MS Project
8 2 (2.90%) Photoshop
8 2 (2.90%) Revit
9 1 (1.45%) 3ds Max
9 1 (1.45%) EPLAN
9 1 (1.45%) Solid Edge
9 1 (1.45%) SOLIDWORKS
9 1 (1.45%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (14.49%) Teamcenter
2 3 (4.35%) TRIRIGA
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.80%) 2G
1 4 (5.80%) 3G
1 4 (5.80%) 4G
1 4 (5.80%) ATM
1 4 (5.80%) SDH
1 4 (5.80%) TCP/IP
2 3 (4.35%) GPON
3 2 (2.90%) DHCP
3 2 (2.90%) DNS
3 2 (2.90%) VoIP
3 2 (2.90%) WebEx
4 1 (1.45%) GSM
4 1 (1.45%) LAN
4 1 (1.45%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.49%) GIS
2 4 (5.80%) Geospatial Data
3 2 (2.90%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.45%) MS Access
4 1 (1.45%) MySQL
4 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.45%) Relational Database
General
1 11 (15.94%) Telecoms
2 8 (11.59%) Automotive
3 7 (10.14%) Manufacturing
4 5 (7.25%) Finance
5 4 (5.80%) Electronics
6 3 (4.35%) Aerospace
6 3 (4.35%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.45%) Avionics
7 1 (1.45%) Banking
7 1 (1.45%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (1.45%) Military
Job Titles
1 8 (11.59%) Architect
1 8 (11.59%) Design Engineer
1 8 (11.59%) Designer
2 7 (10.14%) CAD Designer
3 5 (7.25%) CAD Technician
3 5 (7.25%) Mechanical Engineer
3 5 (7.25%) Technical Leader
4 4 (5.80%) 3D Designer
4 4 (5.80%) AutoCAD Designer
4 4 (5.80%) IT Engineer
4 4 (5.80%) IT Security Engineer
4 4 (5.80%) Lead Architect
4 4 (5.80%) Security Engineer
4 4 (5.80%) Transmission Planner
5 3 (4.35%) CAD Draughtsman
5 3 (4.35%) Developer
5 3 (4.35%) Draughtsman
5 3 (4.35%) Senior Mechanical Engineer
6 2 (2.90%) .NET Developer
6 2 (2.90%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.80%) HTML
1 4 (5.80%) Itk
2 3 (4.35%) DHTML
2 3 (4.35%) Web Services
2 3 (4.35%) XML
2 3 (4.35%) XSL
2 3 (4.35%) XSLT
3 2 (2.90%) .NET
4 1 (1.45%) HTML5
4 1 (1.45%) Laravel
4 1 (1.45%) Qt
4 1 (1.45%) REST
4 1 (1.45%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.25%) Data Centre
1 5 (7.25%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (5.80%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.80%) Driving Licence
2 4 (5.80%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (4.35%) Fat Client
3 3 (4.35%) Thin Client
4 2 (2.90%) Digital Signage
4 2 (2.90%) HTC Vive
4 2 (2.90%) iPad
4 2 (2.90%) iPhone
4 2 (2.90%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.45%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (1.45%) NHS
5 1 (1.45%) PMI
5 1 (1.45%) VHDL
5 1 (1.45%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.59%) Unix
1 8 (11.59%) Windows
2 7 (10.14%) Linux
3 2 (2.90%) Mac OS
3 2 (2.90%) Windows 10
3 2 (2.90%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.45%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (14.49%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (14.49%) PLM
2 8 (11.59%) Project Management
2 8 (11.59%) Visualisation
3 7 (10.14%) ITIL
3 7 (10.14%) SDLC
4 6 (8.70%) Data Modelling
4 6 (8.70%) PRINCE2
5 5 (7.25%) Data Loss Prevention
5 5 (7.25%) Data Management
5 5 (7.25%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (7.25%) ITIL V3
6 4 (5.80%) Validation
7 3 (4.35%) 3D Visualisation
7 3 (4.35%) CAFM
7 3 (4.35%) Change Control
7 3 (4.35%) Network Design
7 3 (4.35%) PDM
7 3 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (4.35%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.70%) JavaScript
2 5 (7.25%) C
2 5 (7.25%) C++
3 4 (5.80%) sed
3 4 (5.80%) SQL
4 3 (4.35%) C#
4 3 (4.35%) Java
4 3 (4.35%) Tcl
4 3 (4.35%) XPath
5 2 (2.90%) VB
6 1 (1.45%) Embedded C
6 1 (1.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 16 (23.19%) Degree
2 7 (10.14%) SC Cleared
2 7 (10.14%) Security Cleared
3 5 (7.25%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (7.25%) MCSE
3 5 (7.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (5.80%) BICSI RCDD
5 3 (4.35%) Chartered Engineer
5 3 (4.35%) HNC
6 2 (2.90%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (2.90%) HND
7 1 (1.45%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.45%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.45%) Basel II
1 1 (1.45%) CRD IV
1 1 (1.45%) Dodd-Frank
1 1 (1.45%) EMIR
1 1 (1.45%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.45%) ISO 9002
System Software
1 5 (7.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.90%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.45%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (2.90%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (24.64%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.25%) Cisco
2 5 (7.25%) NetApp
2 5 (7.25%) VMware
3 3 (4.35%) EMC
3 3 (4.35%) IBM
3 3 (4.35%) Oracle
3 3 (4.35%) webMethods
4 2 (2.90%) Apple
4 2 (2.90%) Autodesk
4 2 (2.90%) BMC
4 2 (2.90%) MobileIron
4 2 (2.90%) Siemens
5 1 (1.45%) Allen-Bradley
5 1 (1.45%) Cadence
5 1 (1.45%) Remedy
5 1 (1.45%) Rockwell
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Tec Partners
Rate: £27000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
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Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £200 - £250 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Rate: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
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Rate: £250 - £300 per day
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