The first table below looks at the demand for Toad skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Toad over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Gloucestershire region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dell Software Toad
Rank 41 34 72
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +38
Contract jobs citing Toad 2 14 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.53% 4.27% 0.51%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.35% 18.18% 3.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 13 4
Average daily rate £330 £375 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £375 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £386 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £304
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +23.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £40.00
Development Applications Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
46 77 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 12.30% 23.48% 12.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 46 65
Average daily rate £350 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £308 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 6
Average hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +14.86%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.85% +8.00%
Toad
South West

Toad
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Toad across the Gloucestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Toad Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Toad
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Toad across the Gloucestershire region.

Toad Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Toad
Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Toad across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

Toad Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

Toad
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire region citing Toad also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Toad.

1 7 (87.50%) SQL
1 7 (87.50%) Business Objects
1 7 (87.50%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (75.00%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (75.00%) Finance
3 2 (25.00%) ISEB
3 2 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (12.50%) MS Office
4 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
4 1 (12.50%) Financial Institution

Toad
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire region citing Toad also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Toad. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 6 (75.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
1 5 (62.50%) Business Objects Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Business Developer
3 3 (37.50%) Analyst
4 2 (25.00%) Test Analyst
4 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Lead Test Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Data Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Business Objects
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft