The table below looks at the statistics for Toad skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Toad over the 3 months to 20 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dell Software Toad
Rank 92 89 89
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Contract jobs citing Toad 3 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.20% 0.23% 0.076%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.58% 2.11% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Average daily rate
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£340 £525 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.23% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £305
% change year-on-year
- +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
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 Surrey region.

Development Applications Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
190 142 208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 12.78% 10.65% 15.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 92 103
Average daily rate £395 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.26% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £240 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.84% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 18
Average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% -17.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.56% +4.28%

Toad
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

Toad Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Toad
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Toad Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

Toad
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Toad Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

Toad
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 6 (75.00%) Oracle
3 5 (62.50%) XML
3 5 (62.50%) Finance
4 4 (50.00%) UNIX
5 3 (37.50%) Client/Server
5 3 (37.50%) SOA
5 3 (37.50%) ISEB
5 3 (37.50%) TestDirector
5 3 (37.50%) QuickTest Pro
5 3 (37.50%) Web Testing
5 3 (37.50%) QA
5 3 (37.50%) QARun
5 3 (37.50%) System Testing
5 3 (37.50%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (37.50%) Test Planning
6 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
6 2 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (25.00%) Smart Meter
6 2 (25.00%) SAP IS-U
6 2 (25.00%) Test Management
6 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
6 2 (25.00%) Manual Testing
6 2 (25.00%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (25.00%) Automated Testing
6 2 (25.00%) Software Testing
6 2 (25.00%) PKI
6 2 (25.00%) SAP MM
6 2 (25.00%) Firmware
6 2 (25.00%) FTP

Toad
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) SAP MM
1 2 (25.00%) SAP IS-U
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) MS Access
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) TestDirector
1 3 (37.50%) QuickTest Pro
1 3 (37.50%) QARun
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (12.50%) ProC
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Automotive
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Tester
2 3 (37.50%) Systems Tester
2 3 (37.50%) Senior Tester
3 2 (25.00%) Data Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Client/Server
2 2 (25.00%) PKI
2 2 (25.00%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) SOA
1 3 (37.50%) Web Testing
1 3 (37.50%) System Testing
1 3 (37.50%) Test Planning
2 2 (25.00%) Test Management
2 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (25.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) C
2 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) ISEB
2 2 (25.00%) ISEB Practitioner
2 2 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) QA
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) SAP
3 1 (12.50%) Business Objects