The table below looks at the statistics for Toad skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Toad over the 3 months to 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dell Software Toad
Rank 71 48 48
Rank change year-on-year
-23 0
Contract jobs citing Toad 4 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.51% 1.28% 0.55%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.63% 12.50% 3.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £31.50 £35.25
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -10.63%
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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 Wales region.

Development Applications Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
152 56 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 19.51% 10.24% 15.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 38 48
Average daily rate £340 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £398 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £11.15 £55.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -79.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.75 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+2.04% -0.67%

Toad
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

Toad Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Toad
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Toad Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Toad
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Toad Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 8 (100.00%) Oracle
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (50.00%) Scrum
3 4 (50.00%) 2G
3 4 (50.00%) Handset
3 4 (50.00%) 3G
3 4 (50.00%) Regression Testing
3 4 (50.00%) VB
3 4 (50.00%) Apache
3 4 (50.00%) J2ME
3 4 (50.00%) Ant
3 4 (50.00%) Business Objects
3 4 (50.00%) SAP
3 4 (50.00%) SOAP
3 4 (50.00%) Web Services
3 4 (50.00%) Data Modelling
3 4 (50.00%) WAP
3 4 (50.00%) Sun
3 4 (50.00%) HP
3 4 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (50.00%) LoadRunner
3 4 (50.00%) Apple
3 4 (50.00%) SAP IS-U
3 4 (50.00%) Manual Testing
3 4 (50.00%) Data Extraction
3 4 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 4 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (50.00%) JIRA
3 4 (50.00%) QA

Toad
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 4 (50.00%) Apache
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (50.00%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (12.50%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) 3G
1 4 (50.00%) 2G
1 4 (50.00%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (37.50%) SAP BW
3 2 (25.00%) MS Access
4 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Ant
1 4 (50.00%) LoadRunner
1 4 (50.00%) Maven
1 4 (50.00%) JIRA
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle APEX
1 4 (50.00%) Selenium
1 4 (50.00%) SoapUI
1 4 (50.00%) Apache Ivy
1 4 (50.00%) eggPlant
General
1 2 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Billing
2 1 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) Systems Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) Data Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) Test Leader
1 4 (50.00%) QA Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) SOAP
1 4 (50.00%) Web Services
1 4 (50.00%) J2ME
1 4 (50.00%) WAP
1 4 (50.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Handset
1 4 (50.00%) Data Extraction
1 4 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (25.00%) Mobile Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 4 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Scrum
2 4 (50.00%) Test Planning
3 2 (25.00%) Automation Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Workflow
4 1 (12.50%) ITSM
4 1 (12.50%) RAD
4 1 (12.50%) CRM
4 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) VB
3 2 (25.00%) VBA
3 2 (25.00%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (12.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Oracle
2 4 (50.00%) Business Objects
2 4 (50.00%) SAP
2 4 (50.00%) Sun
2 4 (50.00%) HP
2 4 (50.00%) Apple
3 1 (12.50%) Remedy