The table below looks at the statistics for Toad skills in IT contracts advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Toad over the 3 months to 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dell Software Toad
Rank - 30 19
Contract jobs citing Toad 0 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough - 1.89% 4.52%
As % of the Development Applications category - 22.73% 53.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Average daily rate
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- £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £370 £310
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +19.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £31.50 £23.67
% change year-on-year
+19.04% +33.07%
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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 Slough region.

Development Applications Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
43 22 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 14.63% 8.30% 8.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 12 4
Average daily rate £320 £413 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.42% +37.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.60% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Average hourly rate £37.50 £12.00 £46.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+212.50% -74.19%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £36.07 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.81% +3.04%

Toad
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

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

Toad Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

Toad
Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Toad Daily Rate Trend in Slough

Toad
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 (66.67%) DataStage
1 2 (66.67%) IBM
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) TOGAF
1 2 (66.67%) RPG
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) DB2
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) DSDM
1 2 (66.67%) WebSphere
1 2 (66.67%) Lean Six Sigma
1 2 (66.67%) Problem Management
1 2 (66.67%) RPG IV
1 2 (66.67%) iSeries
1 2 (66.67%) Waterfall
1 2 (66.67%) Technical Analysis
1 2 (66.67%) Six Sigma
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) JProfiler
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) nmon
2 1 (33.33%) Usability Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Rational Performance Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (33.33%) FTP
2 1 (33.33%) HTTP

Toad
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 2 (66.67%) WebSphere
2 1 (33.33%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) FTP
1 1 (33.33%) HTTP
1 1 (33.33%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) DataStage
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) JProfiler
1 1 (33.33%) Rational Performance Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Introscope
1 1 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (33.33%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Analyst Programmer
2 2 (66.67%) Programmer
2 2 (66.67%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Senior Analyst Programmer
2 2 (66.67%) Senior Programmer
2 2 (66.67%) RPG Programmer
2 2 (66.67%) RPG Analyst Programmer
2 2 (66.67%) Senior RPG Analyst Programmer
2 2 (66.67%) Senior RPG Programmer
3 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) JDBC
2 1 (33.33%) ODBC
2 1 (33.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) iSeries
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Solaris
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) TOGAF
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) DSDM
1 2 (66.67%) Lean Six Sigma
1 2 (66.67%) Problem Management
1 2 (66.67%) Waterfall
1 2 (66.67%) Technical Analysis
1 2 (66.67%) Six Sigma
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Usability Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) RPG
1 2 (66.67%) RPG IV
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VB
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB Practitioner
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) nmon
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) IBM
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle