The table below looks at the statistics for Toad skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Toad over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Dell Software Toad
Rank 152 164 126
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -38
Contract jobs citing Toad 3 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.085% 0.16% 0.34%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.53% 1.24% 3.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 5
Median daily rate £280 £300 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -14.28%
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £37.50
Toad
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Development Applications Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
569 563 366
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 16.06% 12.72% 11.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 388 363 233
Median daily rate £400 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £360
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 27 7
Median hourly rate £41.50 £37.50 £31.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.66% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.53 £37.00 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £40.00 £34.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

Toad
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing Toad as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Development Applications category.

Toad Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Toad
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Toad Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Toad
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Toad across the North West region.

Toad Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Toad
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Toad within the North West region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -9 1 £260 -13.33%
Cheshire - 1 - -
Lancashire - 1 £300 -
Toad
England

Toad
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Toad also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for Toad.

1 7 (100.00%) SQL
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle
2 3 (42.86%) LoadRunner
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database 10g
2 3 (42.86%) HP
2 3 (42.86%) MS Access
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 3 (42.86%) DB2
2 3 (42.86%) PL/SQL
2 3 (42.86%) SOAP
2 3 (42.86%) Unix
2 3 (42.86%) FTP
2 3 (42.86%) HTTP
2 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
2 3 (42.86%) Change Management
2 3 (42.86%) Firewall
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Banking
2 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) Validation
2 3 (42.86%) ServiceCenter
2 3 (42.86%) Mainframe
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database
3 2 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (28.57%) LexisNexis
3 2 (28.57%) WinSCP
3 2 (28.57%) Operational Acceptance Testing

Toad
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) WebSphere
1 2 (28.57%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (14.29%) CICS
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) Firewall
1 3 (42.86%) FTP
1 3 (42.86%) HTTP
1 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
2 2 (28.57%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) DB2
1 3 (42.86%) MS Access
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database 10g
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (14.29%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
3 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 1 (14.29%) Star Schema
3 1 (14.29%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) LoadRunner
2 2 (28.57%) HP UFT
3 1 (14.29%) Fiddler
3 1 (14.29%) Firebug
3 1 (14.29%) JMeter
3 1 (14.29%) The Grinder
General
1 3 (42.86%) Banking
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) PL/SQL Developer
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Financial Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) OAT Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) OAT Test Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Lead Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Test Leader
4 1 (14.29%) Service Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Services Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Test Leader
4 1 (14.29%) Unix Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) SOAP
2 2 (28.57%) IBM Integration Bus
2 2 (28.57%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Mainframe
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 1 (14.29%) Visualisation
2 1 (14.29%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Unix
2 2 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (42.86%) Change Management
1 3 (42.86%) Validation
2 2 (28.57%) Defect Management
2 2 (28.57%) Load Balancing
2 2 (28.57%) Load Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (28.57%) TDD
2 2 (28.57%) Test Management
3 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Data Management
3 1 (14.29%) Data Visualisation
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) Stress Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
3 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) PL/SQL
3 1 (14.29%) COBOL
3 1 (14.29%) JCL
3 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) ServiceCenter
2 2 (28.57%) DameWare
2 2 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle
2 3 (42.86%) HP
3 2 (28.57%) IBM
3 2 (28.57%) LexisNexis
3 2 (28.57%) VMware
4 1 (14.29%) SAP