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 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dell Software Toad
Rank 112 109 107
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Contract jobs citing Toad 16 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.62% 0.095% 0.31%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.56% 1.18% 3.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 1 2
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£413 £305 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.24% +6.08%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £33.00
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 West Midlands region.

Development Applications Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
187 170 230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 7.27% 8.05% 10.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 102 118
Average daily rate £350 £305 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.75% -9.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £213 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £424 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 12 10
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.55 £31.75 £32.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.20 £37.80 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -1.35%

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

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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 19 September 2014. 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
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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 - 10 £413 -
Worcestershire - 2 £350 -
Shropshire - 1 - -
West Bromwich - - - - 1
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England

Toad
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 16 (94.12%) Oracle
2 15 (88.24%) SQL
3 11 (64.71%) PL/SQL
3 11 (64.71%) Oracle Database 11g
3 11 (64.71%) Oracle Database
4 10 (58.82%) Finance
5 9 (52.94%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (52.94%) SQL Server
5 9 (52.94%) Business Objects
5 9 (52.94%) User Acceptance Testing
5 9 (52.94%) Data Mart
6 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (23.53%) General Ledger
7 4 (23.53%) Technical Architecture
7 4 (23.53%) Oracle General Ledger
7 4 (23.53%) Cash Management
7 4 (23.53%) UNIX
7 4 (23.53%) Windows
7 4 (23.53%) SLA
7 4 (23.53%) Oracle EBS
7 4 (23.53%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
7 4 (23.53%) Oracle FAH
7 4 (23.53%) Relational Database
7 4 (23.53%) Oracle Payables
7 4 (23.53%) Oracle Receivables
7 4 (23.53%) Oracle Cash Management
7 4 (23.53%) Oracle Assets
8 3 (17.65%) Oracle Internet Expenses
8 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (17.65%) Workflow

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Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 3 (17.65%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (5.88%) WebLogic
2 1 (5.88%) Documentum
Business Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle General Ledger
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle FAH
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle Payables
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle Receivables
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle Cash Management
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle Assets
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 2 (11.76%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (11.76%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) Internet
2 1 (5.88%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (64.71%) Oracle Database 11g
1 11 (64.71%) Oracle Database
2 9 (52.94%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (52.94%) SQL Server
2 9 (52.94%) Data Mart
3 4 (23.53%) Relational Database
4 3 (17.65%) BusinessObjects XI
5 2 (11.76%) Big Data
5 2 (11.76%) Oracle ODI
5 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (11.76%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Mercurial
1 2 (11.76%) ClearCase
General
1 10 (58.82%) Finance
2 4 (23.53%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Developer
1 9 (52.94%) Oracle Developer
2 6 (35.29%) Oracle Data Warehouse Developer
2 6 (35.29%) Data Warehouse Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Consultant
3 3 (17.65%) Oracle Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Oracle Functional Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Oracle Financials Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) DBA
4 2 (11.76%) Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Functional Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Oracle DBA
4 2 (11.76%) Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Test Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Oracle Financials Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle Streams
2 1 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
2 2 (11.76%) Replication
3 1 (5.88%) Mainframe
3 1 (5.88%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) UNIX
1 4 (23.53%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (23.53%) Technical Architecture
3 4 (23.53%) Cash Management
4 3 (17.65%) Workflow
4 3 (17.65%) Data Mapping
5 2 (11.76%) Time Management
5 2 (11.76%) ETL
5 2 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (5.88%) ITIL
6 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
6 1 (5.88%) Information Assurance
6 1 (5.88%) ITIL V3
6 1 (5.88%) Security Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Test Scripting
6 1 (5.88%) Software Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 15 (88.24%) SQL
2 11 (64.71%) PL/SQL
3 2 (11.76%) Shell Script
4 1 (5.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 16 (94.12%) Oracle
2 9 (52.94%) Business Objects