The table below looks at the statistics 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 26 November 2014 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dell Software Toad
Rank 34 30 28
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -2
Contract jobs citing Toad 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.37% 0.91% 0.51%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.00% 5.88% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£500 £563 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £380
% change year-on-year
- -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.50 £14.34
% change year-on-year
- +196.37%
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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 Merseyside region.

Development Applications Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
10 34 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 3.75% 15.53% 10.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 19 11
Average daily rate £375 £313 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £137 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £405 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%

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

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Top 9 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) JMeter
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared

Toad
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) JMeter
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Software Tester
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared