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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Dell Software Toad
Rank 96 81 72
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -9
Contract jobs citing Toad 3 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.18% 0.36% 0.41%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.67% 3.91% 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 2
Average daily rate
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£425 £275 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.54% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £275 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £295 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
-4.28% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 - -
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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
180 128 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 10.92% 9.19% 9.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 73 46
Average daily rate £350 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £390 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 3
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.49 £112.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.02% -66.67%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.02 £38.50 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +1.85%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Toad across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Toad Daily Rate Histogram 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 24 April 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 7 (100.00%) Oracle
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 6 (85.71%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 6 (85.71%) Windows
3 5 (71.43%) SQL
4 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
4 4 (57.14%) Oracle RMAN
4 4 (57.14%) Retail
4 4 (57.14%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (57.14%) Data Guard
4 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (28.57%) QA
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Test Management
5 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
5 2 (28.57%) Database Tuning
5 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
5 2 (28.57%) Technical Analysis
5 2 (28.57%) Capacity Management
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (28.57%) Automation Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Billing
5 2 (28.57%) ITIL
5 2 (28.57%) Migration
5 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing
5 2 (28.57%) ISEB

Toad
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 1 (14.29%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle iProcurement
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) FTP
1 1 (14.29%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Navigator
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle Discoverer
4 1 (14.29%) SQLPlus
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 6 (85.71%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Forms
General
1 4 (57.14%) Retail
2 2 (28.57%) Billing
3 1 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (14.29%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) DBA
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle DBA
2 2 (28.57%) SQL DBA
2 2 (28.57%) Administrator
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Financials Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) XML
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (14.29%) HPUX
3 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Test Management
2 2 (28.57%) Database Tuning
2 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) Capacity Management
2 2 (28.57%) Automation Testing
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Migration
2 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
3 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle RMAN
1 4 (57.14%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) HP