The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Solid Edge skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Solid Edge over the 3 months to 30 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.

Siemens PLM Software Solid Edge
UK
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 599 638 -
Rank change year-on-year +39 -  
Contract jobs citing Solid Edge 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.002% 0.004% -
As % of the Applications category 0.020% 0.034% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £330 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £32.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £32.00 -

Solid Edge 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 4890 5828 6541
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 10.74% 10.77% 12.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2921 3491 3580
Median daily rate £351 £350 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.14% +0.72%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £175 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £335 £325
% change year-on-year +0.74% +3.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 462 482 645
Median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +6.45%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.32 £10.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £40.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +13.79%  

Solid Edge
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Solid Edge as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for Solid Edge in the UK

Solid Edge
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Solid Edge in the UK

Solid Edge
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Solid Edge in the UK

Solid Edge
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 Solid Edge within the UK over the 3 months to 30 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 +48 1 £330 -
South East +19 1 £330 -
Woking - 1 £330 -
Surrey - 1 £330 -

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Solid Edge 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 Solid Edge.

1 1 (100.00%) EMC
1 1 (100.00%) CAD
1 1 (100.00%) Electronics
1 1 (100.00%) Automotive
1 1 (100.00%) CATIA
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Rapid Prototyping
1 1 (100.00%) Prototyping

Solid Edge
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 1 (100.00%) CATIA
General
1 1 (100.00%) Automotive
1 1 (100.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Design Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Mechanical Design Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Mechanical Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) CAD
1 1 (100.00%) Prototyping
1 1 (100.00%) Rapid Prototyping
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) EMC