Period
to 26 July 2017

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 26 July 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.

Computer-Aided Engineering (CAE)
UK
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 840 899 879
Rank change year-on-year +59 -20 -27
Contract jobs citing CAE 4 3 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.004% 0.003% 0.019%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.005% 0.003% 0.023%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 10
UK median daily rate £544 £388 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +40.32% -1.70% -43.68%
10th Percentile £500 £326 £350
90th Percentile £594 £401 £424
UK excluding London median daily rate £544 £388 £390
% change year-on-year +40.32% -0.64% -44.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
UK median hourly rate £23.00 - £34.75
10th Percentile £22.50 - £31.28
90th Percentile £23.50 - £40.43
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 - £34.75

CAE 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 80252 91693 90925
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 84.27% 83.46% 80.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 52680 60503 57553
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £279 £263 £258
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2050 2195 2579
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +13.64% +4.76%
10th Percentile £11.72 £11.50 £11.14
90th Percentile £51.71 £48.75 £47.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £26.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -3.85% +15.56% +2.27%

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 7 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 26 July 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
UK excluding London +67 4 £544 +40.32% 3
England +51 4 £544 +40.32% 4
South East +49 2 £500 +38.79% 1
Midlands +35 1 - - 1
South West - 1 £588 -
West Midlands - 1 - - 1
East of England - 1 £588 - 1

For the 6 months to 26 July 2017, 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 (50.00%) CAD
1 2 (50.00%) CATIA
1 2 (50.00%) Teamcenter
1 2 (50.00%) Embedded Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (50.00%) OrCAD
1 2 (50.00%) ECSS
2 1 (25.00%) Siemens NX
2 1 (25.00%) PTC Creo
2 1 (25.00%) Change Control
2 1 (25.00%) Data Management
2 1 (25.00%) Requirements Management
2 1 (25.00%) Use Case
2 1 (25.00%) Avionics
2 1 (25.00%) 3D Modelling
2 1 (25.00%) Visualisation
2 1 (25.00%) PLM
2 1 (25.00%) Pro/ENGINEER
2 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (25.00%) Siemens
2 1 (25.00%) AutoCAD
2 1 (25.00%) Electronics
2 1 (25.00%) Aerospace
2 1 (25.00%) Automotive

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:

Applications
1 2 (50.00%) CATIA
1 2 (50.00%) OrCAD
2 1 (25.00%) AutoCAD
2 1 (25.00%) Pro/ENGINEER
2 1 (25.00%) PTC Creo
2 1 (25.00%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Teamcenter
General
1 1 (25.00%) Aerospace
1 1 (25.00%) Automotive
1 1 (25.00%) Avionics
1 1 (25.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Designer
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Business Architect
2 1 (25.00%) CAD Designer
2 1 (25.00%) Design Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Electronics Design Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Electronics Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) CAD
1 2 (50.00%) Embedded Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) 3D Modelling
2 1 (25.00%) Change Control
2 1 (25.00%) Data Management
2 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (25.00%) PLM
2 1 (25.00%) Requirements Management
2 1 (25.00%) Use Case
2 1 (25.00%) Visualisation
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) ECSS
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Siemens