The first table below looks at the demand for Toad skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Toad over the 3 months to 18 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 Merseyside 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dell Software Toad
Rank - - 37
Contract jobs citing Toad 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside - - 0.37%
As % of the Development Applications category - - 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £375 £303
% change year-on-year
+1.66% +23.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £42.50
Development Applications Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
22 32 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 11.52% 15.53% 13.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 24
Average daily rate £290 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £433 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £18.68
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +8.00%
Toad
North West

Toad
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

Toad Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Toad
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Toad Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

Toad
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 2 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) Workflow
2 1 (50.00%) Publishing
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) GoldenSource
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (50.00%) MSF
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (50.00%) Solaris
2 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (50.00%) SQLPlus
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) XSLT
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) Java

Toad
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 1 (50.00%) Oracle Workflow
1 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (50.00%) SQLPlus
General
1 1 (50.00%) Publishing
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Developer
2 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) XSLT
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Workflow
1 1 (50.00%) MSF
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) Java
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) GoldenSource