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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Dell Software Toad
Rank 23 - 28
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Toad 4 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 1.58% - 0.41%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.90% - 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate £250 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.00 £57.15
% change year-on-year
- -35.25%
Toad
Berkshire

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
31 27 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 12.25% 9.03% 9.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 17 12
Average daily rate £380 £365 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.10% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £279 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £402 £438 £396
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £175.00 £35.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+392.95% -11.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.65 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+12.56% +2.77%

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 5 February 2016, 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 8 (100.00%) SQL
2 7 (87.50%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (62.50%) Middleware
4 4 (50.00%) Shell Script
4 4 (50.00%) ISEB
4 4 (50.00%) Introscope
4 4 (50.00%) Telecoms
4 4 (50.00%) Finance
4 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (50.00%) Software Testing
4 4 (50.00%) ISTQB
4 4 (50.00%) VB
4 4 (50.00%) C++
4 4 (50.00%) Java
4 4 (50.00%) WebLogic
4 4 (50.00%) ITIL
4 4 (50.00%) Unix
4 4 (50.00%) Windows
4 4 (50.00%) Solaris
4 4 (50.00%) Linux
4 4 (50.00%) ETL
4 4 (50.00%) FTP
4 4 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 4 (50.00%) HP SiteScope
4 4 (50.00%) nmon
4 4 (50.00%) Waterfall
4 4 (50.00%) JProfiler
5 3 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (37.50%) Lean Six Sigma
5 3 (37.50%) Use Case

Toad
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 4 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (12.50%) IIS
2 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
2 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
1 3 (37.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) FTP
2 2 (25.00%) HTTP
2 2 (25.00%) HTTPS
3 1 (12.50%) S/MIME
3 1 (12.50%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (37.50%) DataStage
1 3 (37.50%) OLAP
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Introscope
1 4 (50.00%) JProfiler
2 2 (25.00%) HP UFT
2 2 (25.00%) LoadRunner
2 2 (25.00%) Rational Performance Tester
2 2 (25.00%) SilkPerformer
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
1 4 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Test Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Non-Functional Tester
3 2 (25.00%) Tester
4 1 (12.50%) Applications Support
4 1 (12.50%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Tester
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Web Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Web Applications Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Web Applications Support
4 1 (12.50%) Web Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) Middleware
2 2 (25.00%) JDBC
2 2 (25.00%) ODBC
3 1 (12.50%) .NET
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (12.50%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (87.50%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
3 2 (25.00%) Smart Meter
4 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Linux
1 4 (50.00%) Solaris
1 4 (50.00%) Unix
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (50.00%) ETL
1 4 (50.00%) ITIL
1 4 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 4 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 4 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (37.50%) DSDM
2 3 (37.50%) Inmon Methodology
2 3 (37.50%) Kimball Methodology
2 3 (37.50%) Lean Six Sigma
2 3 (37.50%) PRINCE2
2 3 (37.50%) Requirements Analysis
2 3 (37.50%) Six Sigma
2 3 (37.50%) Systems Analysis
2 3 (37.50%) Use Case
2 3 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) C++
2 4 (50.00%) Java
2 4 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 4 (50.00%) VB
3 1 (12.50%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) ISEB
1 4 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (37.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (25.00%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (12.50%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) HP SiteScope
1 4 (50.00%) nmon
2 2 (25.00%) BMC PATROL
2 2 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Cognos
1 3 (37.50%) Informatica
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) BMC
2 2 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) IBM
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle