The first table below looks at the demand 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 15 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 Manchester 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
15 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dell Software Toad
Rank 83 69 83
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +14
Contract jobs citing Toad 5 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.35% 0.51% 0.50%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.62% 5.00% 5.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
Average daily rate £275 £413 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +32.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +20.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £42.50
Development Applications Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
138 100 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 9.69% 10.10% 8.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 48 76
Average daily rate £350 £323 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £350 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 7
Average hourly rate £27.91 £112.50 £33.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-75.19% +237.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.95 £61.75 £17.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £105.75 £166.75 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%
Toad
North West

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 15 April 2014, 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
2 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) Oracle Database
3 4 (50.00%) Oracle Payables
3 4 (50.00%) Oracle Receivables
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (50.00%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (50.00%) Finance
3 4 (50.00%) Oracle General Ledger
3 4 (50.00%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (37.50%) Data Migration
4 3 (37.50%) Migration
4 3 (37.50%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (37.50%) PL/SQL
4 3 (37.50%) Windows
4 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
4 3 (37.50%) Oracle Assets
5 2 (25.00%) Oracle Cash Management
5 2 (25.00%) Technical Analysis
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (25.00%) Test Management
5 2 (25.00%) MS Access
5 2 (25.00%) EDI
5 2 (25.00%) XML
5 2 (25.00%) UNIX
5 2 (25.00%) VBA
5 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
5 2 (25.00%) EDIFACT
5 2 (25.00%) Oracle Financials

Toad
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 15 April 2014, 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.

Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle Payables
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle Receivables
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle General Ledger
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle Assets
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle Cash Management
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle E-Business Tax
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) FTP
1 1 (12.50%) HTTP
1 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle Database
2 2 (25.00%) MS Access
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) PowerCenter
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (25.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (25.00%) SpecFlow
1 2 (25.00%) Selenium
2 1 (12.50%) Subversion
2 1 (12.50%) ProC
2 1 (12.50%) LoadRunner
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Retail
2 2 (25.00%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Tester
1 2 (25.00%) Developer
1 2 (25.00%) Consultant
1 2 (25.00%) Technical Developer
1 2 (25.00%) Software Tester
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Functional Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Financials Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Financials Functional Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Test Leader
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Test Leader
2 1 (12.50%) Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) EDI
1 2 (25.00%) XML
1 2 (25.00%) EDIFACT
2 1 (12.50%) SOAP
2 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Data Extraction
1 2 (25.00%) TRADACOMS
1 2 (25.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) UNIX
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Data Migration
1 3 (37.50%) Migration
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Analysis
2 2 (25.00%) Test Management
2 2 (25.00%) Data Cleansing
2 2 (25.00%) Data Mapping
2 2 (25.00%) Data Architecture
2 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (25.00%) Automation Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
2 2 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Validation
3 1 (12.50%) Cash Management
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) PL/SQL
3 2 (25.00%) VBA
4 1 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) ISEB
1 2 (25.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (12.50%) Control-M
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Oracle
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) Sage
4 1 (12.50%) HP
4 1 (12.50%) VMware