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 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Dell Software Toad
Rank 162 150 131
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -19
Contract jobs citing Toad 2 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.050% 0.051% 0.22%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.38% 0.49% 2.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 3
Median daily rate £360 £413 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.72% +37.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £350 £388
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £32.50 -
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
520 408 302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 12.95% 10.49% 9.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 333 241 162
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 12 11
Median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £37.49
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +0.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.73 £37.00 £24.24
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.15 £46.04 £44.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.29 £37.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+14.29% -2.11%

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 6 May 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 -8 2 £360 -12.72%
Toad
England

Toad
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 13 (100.00%) Oracle
2 10 (76.92%) SQL Server
3 9 (69.23%) SQL
3 9 (69.23%) Validation
4 8 (61.54%) QA
4 8 (61.54%) Test Management
4 8 (61.54%) Oracle Database
5 7 (53.85%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
6 6 (46.15%) Windows
6 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (46.15%) Software Testing
6 6 (46.15%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 6 (46.15%) Waterfall
7 5 (38.46%) Data Migration
7 5 (38.46%) Data Cleansing
7 5 (38.46%) Migration
7 5 (38.46%) T-SQL
7 5 (38.46%) ETL
8 4 (30.77%) HP
8 4 (30.77%) HP UFT
8 4 (30.77%) LoadRunner
8 4 (30.77%) WebSphere MQ
8 4 (30.77%) Mainframe
8 4 (30.77%) DB2
8 4 (30.77%) Visual Studio
8 4 (30.77%) MS Access
8 4 (30.77%) IBM
8 4 (30.77%) DameWare
8 4 (30.77%) Dynamics AX

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 4 (30.77%) WebSphere
2 2 (15.38%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
1 1 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) WinSCP
2 2 (15.38%) Firewall
2 2 (15.38%) FTP
2 2 (15.38%) HTTP
2 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (76.92%) SQL Server
2 8 (61.54%) Oracle Database
3 4 (30.77%) DB2
3 4 (30.77%) MS Access
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle Discoverer
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Navigator
Development Applications
1 6 (46.15%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 4 (30.77%) HP UFT
2 4 (30.77%) LoadRunner
2 4 (30.77%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (30.77%) Visual Studio
3 1 (7.69%) JDeveloper
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle Forms
General
1 4 (30.77%) Retail
2 2 (15.38%) Banking
2 2 (15.38%) Corporate Banking
2 2 (15.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Analyst
2 8 (61.54%) Test Analyst
3 5 (38.46%) SQL Analyst
3 5 (38.46%) Tester
4 4 (30.77%) Data Analyst
4 4 (30.77%) Data Migration Analyst
4 4 (30.77%) Migration Analyst
5 3 (23.08%) Data Migration Tester
5 3 (23.08%) ETL Tester
5 3 (23.08%) QA Analyst
5 3 (23.08%) QA Test Analyst
6 2 (15.38%) Agile Test Analyst
6 2 (15.38%) Agile Tester
6 2 (15.38%) ETL Analyst
6 2 (15.38%) Financial Analyst
6 2 (15.38%) OAT Analyst
6 2 (15.38%) QA Tester
6 2 (15.38%) SQL Data Analyst
6 2 (15.38%) Test Data Analyst
6 2 (15.38%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (15.38%) IBM Integration Bus
2 2 (15.38%) SOAP
3 1 (7.69%) HTML
3 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Mainframe
2 3 (23.08%) Data Extraction
3 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Windows
2 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (23.08%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Validation
2 8 (61.54%) Test Management
3 7 (53.85%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (46.15%) Software Testing
4 6 (46.15%) Waterfall
5 5 (38.46%) Data Cleansing
5 5 (38.46%) Data Migration
5 5 (38.46%) ETL
5 5 (38.46%) Migration
6 4 (30.77%) Load Balancing
6 4 (30.77%) Load Testing
6 4 (30.77%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 3 (23.08%) Automation Testing
7 3 (23.08%) Business Transformation
7 3 (23.08%) Data Management
7 3 (23.08%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (23.08%) Technical Analysis
8 2 (15.38%) Automated Testing
8 2 (15.38%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) SQL
2 5 (38.46%) T-SQL
3 1 (7.69%) C-shell
3 1 (7.69%) Korn
3 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (61.54%) QA
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) DameWare
1 4 (30.77%) ServiceCenter
2 2 (15.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Oracle
2 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
3 4 (30.77%) HP
3 4 (30.77%) IBM
3 4 (30.77%) LexisNexis
4 2 (15.38%) VMware