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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Dell Software Toad
Rank 94 86 76
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -10
Contract jobs citing Toad 6 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.32% 0.30% 0.084%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.21% 2.15% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
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£300 £350 £181
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +93.90%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 £39.25
% change year-on-year
- -4.45%
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
187 186 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 9.93% 14.09% 11.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 125 83
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 1 5
Average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +26.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £30.00 £11.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £30.00 £28.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +2.16%

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 1 September 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
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Toad within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sale - 1 - -
Toad
North West

Toad
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 (87.50%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) Finance
3 4 (50.00%) HP
3 4 (50.00%) Oracle
3 4 (50.00%) Oracle Database
4 3 (37.50%) PL/SQL
4 3 (37.50%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (37.50%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (37.50%) Siebel
4 3 (37.50%) Agresso
4 3 (37.50%) Migration
4 3 (37.50%) OpenText
4 3 (37.50%) LiveLink
4 3 (37.50%) Document Management
4 3 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Performance Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Test Management
4 3 (37.50%) Data Migration
5 2 (25.00%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (25.00%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
5 2 (25.00%) Oracle iProcurement
5 2 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (25.00%) ITIL V3
5 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
5 2 (25.00%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
5 2 (25.00%) Problem Management
5 2 (25.00%) Remedy AR System
5 2 (25.00%) General Ledger
5 2 (25.00%) SQLPlus

Toad
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (37.50%) LiveLink
Business Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Agresso
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
2 2 (25.00%) Remedy AR System
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle iProcurement
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) FTP
1 2 (25.00%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Navigator
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle Discoverer
3 2 (25.00%) SQLPlus
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
2 1 (12.50%) SpecFlow
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Test Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Test Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Support
4 1 (12.50%) Applications Support
4 1 (12.50%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle Financials Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Mathematics
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) HPUX
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Migration
1 3 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (37.50%) Performance Testing
1 3 (37.50%) Test Management
1 3 (37.50%) Document Management
1 3 (37.50%) Data Migration
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL V3
2 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) Problem Management
2 2 (25.00%) Test Planning
3 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Automation Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
3 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
3 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) PL/SQL
3 2 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) ISEB
1 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle
1 4 (50.00%) HP
2 3 (37.50%) Siebel
2 3 (37.50%) OpenText
3 2 (25.00%) Remedy
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft