The table below looks at the statistics for Toad skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Toad over the 3 months to 2 July 2015 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Dell Software Toad
Rank 93 75 73
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -2
Contract jobs citing Toad 1 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.066% 0.63% 0.29%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.78% 6.25% 2.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 3
Average daily rate
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- £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £373 £375
% change year-on-year
-12.86% -0.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 - £44.25
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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 Manchester region.

Development Applications Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
129 128 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 8.57% 10.07% 11.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 80 70
Average daily rate £350 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £262 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £408 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 5
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.49 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.69% +57.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.52% +0.80%

Toad
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Toad Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Toad
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Toad Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Toad
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Toad Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Toad
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 8 (100.00%) Oracle
1 8 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 6 (75.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 6 (75.00%) Windows
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (50.00%) Retail
3 4 (50.00%) Oracle RMAN
3 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (50.00%) Data Guard
4 2 (25.00%) Database Tuning
4 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle iProcurement
4 2 (25.00%) Capacity Management
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (25.00%) Automation Testing
4 2 (25.00%) General Ledger
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (25.00%) QA
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Test Management
4 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (25.00%) Technical Analysis

Toad
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle Financials
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle General Ledger
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle iProcurement
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle Payables
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle Receivables
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) FTP
1 2 (25.00%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Navigator
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle Discoverer
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (25.00%) SQLPlus
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 6 (75.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (50.00%) Retail
2 2 (25.00%) Billing
2 2 (25.00%) General Ledger
2 2 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) DBA
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle DBA
2 2 (25.00%) SQL DBA
2 2 (25.00%) Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Financials Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) HPUX
2 2 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Analysis
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) Regression Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Migration
2 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Test Management
2 2 (25.00%) Database Tuning
2 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (25.00%) Capacity Management
2 2 (25.00%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (25.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle RMAN
1 4 (50.00%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Oracle
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) HP