Period
to 22 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for CAE skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited CAE over the 6 months to 22 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.

Computer-Aided Engineering (CAE)
UK
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 876 844 871
Rank change year-on-year -32 +27 0
Contract jobs citing CAE 2 12 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.002% 0.013% 0.008%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.002% 0.015% 0.010%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 5
UK median daily rate £425 £390 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.97% +14.71% -7.01%
10th Percentile £413 £355 £331
90th Percentile £438 £705 £378
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £390 £340
% change year-on-year +8.97% +14.71% -7.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
UK median hourly rate £26.30 £30.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.77% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.30 £30.50 -
% change year-on-year -13.77% - -

CAE is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 84,205 79,866 88,986
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 84.54% 83.78% 82.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 56,381 52,904 57,748
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £285 £263 £263
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +2.50% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,967 2,230 2,728
UK median hourly rate £23.38 £24.50 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.59% +2.08% +20.00%
10th Percentile £11.35 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £49.75 £48.75 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -2.04% -2.00% +25.00%

CAE
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing CAE as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for CAE in the UK

CAE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CAE in the UK

CAE
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CAE in the UK

CAE
Top 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CAE within the UK over the 6 months to 22 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
West Midlands +9 2 £425 -19.05% 8
UK excluding London +1 2 £425 +8.97% 12
Midlands -3 2 £425 -30.61% 8
England -10 2 £425 +8.97% 14

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing CAE 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 CAE.

1 2 (100.00%) Automotive
2 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (50.00%) IT Governance
2 1 (50.00%) Data Security
2 1 (50.00%) CAD

CAE
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:

General
1 2 (100.00%) Automotive
2 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Business Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) CAD
1 1 (50.00%) Data Security
1 1 (50.00%) IT Governance