The table below looks at the statistics for Toad skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Toad over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Dell Software Toad
Rank 107 97 85
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -12
Contract jobs citing Toad 2 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.11% 0.12% 0.29%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.01% 1.19% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 3
Median daily rate £360 £413 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.72% +37.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £335 £388
% change year-on-year
+12.68% -13.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £32.50 -
Toad
North West

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
199 168 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 10.79% 10.20% 8.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 99 71
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 5
Median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £37.49
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +0.02%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.45 £37.02 £38.15
% change year-on-year
+14.66% -2.96%

Toad
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing Toad as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 5 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Toad also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Toad.

1 12 (100.00%) Oracle
2 10 (83.33%) SQL Server
3 9 (75.00%) Validation
4 8 (66.67%) SQL
4 8 (66.67%) QA
4 8 (66.67%) Test Management
4 8 (66.67%) Oracle Database
5 7 (58.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (50.00%) Waterfall
6 6 (50.00%) Software Testing
6 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 6 (50.00%) Windows
6 6 (50.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 5 (41.67%) Migration
7 5 (41.67%) ETL
7 5 (41.67%) T-SQL
7 5 (41.67%) Data Migration
7 5 (41.67%) Data Cleansing
8 4 (33.33%) Load Testing
8 4 (33.33%) ServiceCenter
8 4 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (33.33%) Retail
8 4 (33.33%) Dynamics AX
8 4 (33.33%) WebSphere
8 4 (33.33%) Load Balancing
8 4 (33.33%) Visual Studio
8 4 (33.33%) DB2
8 4 (33.33%) HP
8 4 (33.33%) HP UFT

Toad
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 2 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) WinSCP
2 2 (16.67%) Firewall
2 2 (16.67%) FTP
2 2 (16.67%) HTTP
2 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 8 (66.67%) Oracle Database
3 4 (33.33%) DB2
3 4 (33.33%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 6 (50.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 4 (33.33%) HP UFT
2 4 (33.33%) LoadRunner
2 4 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (33.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (33.33%) Retail
2 2 (16.67%) Banking
2 2 (16.67%) Corporate Banking
2 2 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Analyst
2 8 (66.67%) Test Analyst
3 5 (41.67%) SQL Analyst
3 5 (41.67%) Tester
4 4 (33.33%) Data Analyst
4 4 (33.33%) Data Migration Analyst
4 4 (33.33%) Migration Analyst
5 3 (25.00%) Data Migration Tester
5 3 (25.00%) ETL Tester
5 3 (25.00%) QA Analyst
5 3 (25.00%) QA Test Analyst
6 2 (16.67%) Agile Test Analyst
6 2 (16.67%) Agile Tester
6 2 (16.67%) ETL Analyst
6 2 (16.67%) Financial Analyst
6 2 (16.67%) OAT Analyst
6 2 (16.67%) OAT Test Analyst
6 2 (16.67%) SQL Data Analyst
6 2 (16.67%) Test Data Analyst
6 2 (16.67%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (16.67%) IBM Integration Bus
2 2 (16.67%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Mainframe
2 3 (25.00%) Data Extraction
3 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Validation
2 8 (66.67%) Test Management
3 7 (58.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (50.00%) Software Testing
4 6 (50.00%) Waterfall
5 5 (41.67%) Data Cleansing
5 5 (41.67%) Data Migration
5 5 (41.67%) ETL
5 5 (41.67%) Migration
6 4 (33.33%) Load Balancing
6 4 (33.33%) Load Testing
6 4 (33.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 3 (25.00%) Automation Testing
7 3 (25.00%) Business Transformation
7 3 (25.00%) Data Management
7 3 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (25.00%) Technical Analysis
8 2 (16.67%) Automated Testing
8 2 (16.67%) Defect Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) SQL
2 5 (41.67%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (66.67%) QA
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) DameWare
1 4 (33.33%) ServiceCenter
2 2 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Oracle
2 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (33.33%) HP
3 4 (33.33%) IBM
3 4 (33.33%) LexisNexis
4 2 (16.67%) VMware