The table below looks at the statistics for Toad skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Toad over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dell Software Toad
Rank 45 27 -
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -
Contract jobs citing Toad 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.73% 0.51% -
As % of the Development Applications category 5.26% 4.35% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£288 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £370 £305
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +21.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £23.67
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +47.86%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Lancashire region.

Development Applications Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
57 23 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 13.83% 11.79% 16.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 9 41
Average daily rate £350 £310 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -22.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £203 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £345 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.90% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.90 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.27% +2.85%

Toad
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

Toad Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Toad
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Toad Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

Toad
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Toad across the Lancashire region.

Toad Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

Toad
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 3 (100.00%) SOAP
1 3 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) PuTTY
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) UNIX
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) FTP
2 2 (66.67%) HTTP
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) LoadRunner
2 2 (66.67%) Validation
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Retail
3 1 (33.33%) Mainframe
3 1 (33.33%) IBM
3 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (33.33%) Test Management
3 1 (33.33%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (33.33%) System Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
3 1 (33.33%) JIRA
3 1 (33.33%) Selenium
3 1 (33.33%) SoapUI

Toad
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) FTP
1 2 (66.67%) HTTP
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (66.67%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) LoadRunner
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (33.33%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Test Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Lead Test Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Software Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) SOAP
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Mainframe
2 1 (33.33%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) UNIX
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Validation
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Management
2 1 (33.33%) System Testing
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
1 2 (66.67%) HP
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) IBM