The table below looks at the statistics for Toad skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales 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 61 47 40
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -7
Contract jobs citing Toad 2 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.35% 0.65% 0.51%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.94% 5.45% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Average daily rate
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£250 - £365
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 South Wales region.

Development Applications Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
103 55 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 17.91% 11.83% 16.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 36 44
Average daily rate £325 £315 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% +0.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.60% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 3
Average hourly rate - £19.17 £55.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -65.14%
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 South Wales

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

Toad Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Toad
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Toad Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Toad Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Regression Testing
2 3 (60.00%) 2G
2 3 (60.00%) Handset
2 3 (60.00%) Scrum
2 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (60.00%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (60.00%) SoapUI
2 3 (60.00%) 4G
2 3 (60.00%) REST
2 3 (60.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (60.00%) Ant
2 3 (60.00%) SOAP
2 3 (60.00%) Web Services
2 3 (60.00%) Apache
2 3 (60.00%) J2ME
2 3 (60.00%) WAP
2 3 (60.00%) Sun
2 3 (60.00%) HP
2 3 (60.00%) LoadRunner
2 3 (60.00%) Apple
2 3 (60.00%) 3G
2 3 (60.00%) Maven
2 3 (60.00%) JIRA
2 3 (60.00%) QA
2 3 (60.00%) Selenium
2 3 (60.00%) Manual Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Apache Ivy

Toad
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 3 (60.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) 2G
1 3 (60.00%) 4G
1 3 (60.00%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQLPlus
1 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (40.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) SoapUI
1 3 (60.00%) Ant
1 3 (60.00%) LoadRunner
1 3 (60.00%) Maven
1 3 (60.00%) JIRA
1 3 (60.00%) Selenium
1 3 (60.00%) Apache Ivy
1 3 (60.00%) eggPlant
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Test Leader
1 3 (60.00%) QA Leader
2 2 (40.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) REST
1 3 (60.00%) SOAP
1 3 (60.00%) Web Services
1 3 (60.00%) J2ME
1 3 (60.00%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Handset
1 3 (60.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Regression Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Scrum
2 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (60.00%) Manual Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Test Planning
3 2 (40.00%) Data Validation
3 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (40.00%) ETL
3 2 (40.00%) Validation
3 2 (40.00%) Data Management
4 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
2 3 (60.00%) Sun
2 3 (60.00%) HP
2 3 (60.00%) Apple
3 2 (40.00%) Informatica