The table below looks at the statistics for Toad skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Toad over the 3 months to 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Dell Software Toad
Rank 122 - 119
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Toad 15 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.52% - 0.085%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.40% - 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 0 2
Average daily rate £440 - £248
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 - £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £447 - £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
+19.40% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.50 -
Toad
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Development Applications Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
441 236 189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.25% 8.81% 8.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 141 109
Average daily rate £400 £330 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% +9.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £238 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 16
Average hourly rate £22.50 £31.44 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.43% -10.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £29.00 £31.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.29 £37.04 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+14.17% -2.01%

Toad
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Toad Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Toad
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Toad Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Toad
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Toad across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

Toad Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Toad
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Toad Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Toad
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Toad within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham - 8 £388 -
Solihull - 7 £442 -
Shropshire - 2 £380 -
Toad
England

Toad
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 15 (100.00%) SQL
1 15 (100.00%) Oracle
2 13 (86.67%) PL/SQL
2 13 (86.67%) Oracle Database
2 13 (86.67%) Relational Database
3 12 (80.00%) RDBMS
3 12 (80.00%) BusinessObjects
4 11 (73.33%) Unix
4 11 (73.33%) Windows
4 11 (73.33%) Oracle OWB
5 9 (60.00%) Security Cleared
6 8 (53.33%) ClearQuest
6 8 (53.33%) JIRA
6 8 (53.33%) XML
6 8 (53.33%) WebLogic
6 8 (53.33%) PVCS
6 8 (53.33%) Java
6 8 (53.33%) Defect Tracking
7 7 (46.67%) SC Cleared
8 6 (40.00%) Hibernate
8 6 (40.00%) Management Information System
8 6 (40.00%) Spring
8 6 (40.00%) C++
8 6 (40.00%) HTML
8 6 (40.00%) VB
8 6 (40.00%) J2EE
8 6 (40.00%) JSP
8 6 (40.00%) Servlets
8 6 (40.00%) Oracle Reports
8 6 (40.00%) Eclipse

Toad
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 8 (53.33%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (86.67%) Oracle Database
1 13 (86.67%) Relational Database
2 12 (80.00%) BusinessObjects
2 12 (80.00%) RDBMS
3 11 (73.33%) Oracle OWB
4 6 (40.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 6 (40.00%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (6.67%) BusinessObjects XI
5 1 (6.67%) Data Mart
5 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (53.33%) ClearQuest
1 8 (53.33%) JIRA
1 8 (53.33%) PVCS
2 6 (40.00%) Eclipse
2 6 (40.00%) JUnit
3 4 (26.67%) Ant
3 4 (26.67%) Artifactory
3 4 (26.67%) Jenkins
3 4 (26.67%) Maven
4 3 (20.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (86.67%) Developer
2 6 (40.00%) Business Developer
2 6 (40.00%) Business Objects Developer
3 5 (33.33%) Oracle Developer
4 4 (26.67%) Java Developer
4 4 (26.67%) SQL Developer
5 3 (20.00%) PL/SQL Developer
6 2 (13.33%) Analyst
6 2 (13.33%) Test Analyst
7 1 (6.67%) C++ Developer
7 1 (6.67%) C++/Java Developer
7 1 (6.67%) Designer
7 1 (6.67%) HTML Developer
7 1 (6.67%) Integration Analyst
7 1 (6.67%) Integration Test Analyst
7 1 (6.67%) J2EE Developer
7 1 (6.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 1 (6.67%) Manual Test Analyst
7 1 (6.67%) Oracle Analyst
7 1 (6.67%) WebLogic Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (53.33%) XML
2 6 (40.00%) Hibernate
2 6 (40.00%) HTML
2 6 (40.00%) J2EE
2 6 (40.00%) JSP
2 6 (40.00%) Servlets
2 6 (40.00%) Spring
3 4 (26.67%) Apache CXF
3 4 (26.67%) Web Services
4 3 (20.00%) OC4J
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (73.33%) Unix
1 11 (73.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Defect Tracking
2 4 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (26.67%) ITIL
2 4 (26.67%) ITSM
2 4 (26.67%) OO
2 4 (26.67%) OOP
2 4 (26.67%) Service Management
2 4 (26.67%) UML
3 3 (20.00%) Translating Business Requirements
4 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (6.67%) Data Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) Dimensional Modelling
4 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
4 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) SQL
2 13 (86.67%) PL/SQL
3 8 (53.33%) Java
4 6 (40.00%) C++
4 6 (40.00%) VB
5 1 (6.67%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (46.67%) SC Cleared
3 4 (26.67%) Sun Certification
4 2 (13.33%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (6.67%) ISEB
5 1 (6.67%) ISTQB
5 1 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (13.33%) webMethods