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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Toad over the 3 months to 26 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Dell Software Toad
Rank 132 116 108
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -8
Contract jobs citing Toad 16 4 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.49% 0.16% 0.59%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.39% 1.74% 7.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 12
Median daily rate £440 £325 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.38% -21.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £325 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £325 £427
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £37.50
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
472 230 197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.36% 9.30% 7.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 133 113
Median daily rate £430 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.30% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £150 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 16 19
Median hourly rate £30.00 £31.00 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -17.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.40 £17.70 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £42.50 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.82%

Toad
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing Toad as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Toad within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -6 8 £450 +38.46%
Shropshire - 4 £390 -
Solihull - 2 £410 -
Coventry - 1 - -
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Toad
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Toad also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Toad.

1 30 (100.00%) SQL
1 30 (100.00%) Oracle
2 24 (80.00%) PL/SQL
3 23 (76.67%) Unix
3 23 (76.67%) Windows
4 22 (73.33%) XML
4 22 (73.33%) RDBMS
4 22 (73.33%) Java
4 22 (73.33%) WebLogic
4 22 (73.33%) Oracle Database
4 22 (73.33%) Relational Database
5 19 (63.33%) BusinessObjects
5 19 (63.33%) Oracle OWB
6 18 (60.00%) Security Cleared
7 17 (56.67%) Defect Tracking
7 17 (56.67%) JIRA
7 17 (56.67%) ClearQuest
8 16 (53.33%) Spring
8 16 (53.33%) Hibernate
8 16 (53.33%) JSP
8 16 (53.33%) Servlets
8 16 (53.33%) J2EE
8 16 (53.33%) HTML
8 16 (53.33%) Eclipse
8 16 (53.33%) JUnit
8 16 (53.33%) SC Cleared
9 15 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
10 13 (43.33%) Web Services
10 13 (43.33%) UML
10 13 (43.33%) OOP

Toad
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 22 (73.33%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.33%) Documentum
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (73.33%) Oracle Database
1 22 (73.33%) RDBMS
1 22 (73.33%) Relational Database
2 19 (63.33%) BusinessObjects
2 19 (63.33%) Oracle OWB
3 15 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
4 12 (40.00%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (6.67%) SAP Data Services
5 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (56.67%) ClearQuest
1 17 (56.67%) JIRA
2 16 (53.33%) Eclipse
2 16 (53.33%) JUnit
3 13 (43.33%) Ant
3 13 (43.33%) Artifactory
3 13 (43.33%) Jenkins
3 13 (43.33%) Maven
3 13 (43.33%) Oracle Forms
4 8 (26.67%) PVCS
General
1 1 (3.33%) Finance
1 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 22 (73.33%) Developer
2 10 (33.33%) Oracle Developer
3 9 (30.00%) Java Developer
4 7 (23.33%) Analyst
5 6 (20.00%) Business Developer
5 6 (20.00%) SQL Developer
5 6 (20.00%) Test Analyst
6 5 (16.67%) Business Objects Developer
6 5 (16.67%) PL/SQL Developer
7 3 (10.00%) SC Cleared Java Developer
8 2 (6.67%) Manual Test Analyst
9 1 (3.33%) C++/Java Developer
9 1 (3.33%) Data Migration Consultant
9 1 (3.33%) Integration Analyst
9 1 (3.33%) Integration Test Analyst
9 1 (3.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 1 (3.33%) SAP Analyst
9 1 (3.33%) SAP Data Analyst
9 1 (3.33%) SAP Data Consultant
9 1 (3.33%) SAP Data Migration Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (73.33%) XML
2 16 (53.33%) Hibernate
2 16 (53.33%) HTML
2 16 (53.33%) J2EE
2 16 (53.33%) JSP
2 16 (53.33%) Servlets
2 16 (53.33%) Spring
3 13 (43.33%) Apache CXF
3 13 (43.33%) Web Services
4 10 (33.33%) Struts
5 3 (10.00%) OC4J
Miscellaneous
1 8 (26.67%) Computer Science
2 6 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 23 (76.67%) Unix
1 23 (76.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (56.67%) Defect Tracking
2 13 (43.33%) Continuous Integration
2 13 (43.33%) OO
2 13 (43.33%) OOP
2 13 (43.33%) UML
3 12 (40.00%) ITIL
3 12 (40.00%) ITSM
3 12 (40.00%) Service Management
4 3 (10.00%) ETL
4 3 (10.00%) Test Scripting
4 3 (10.00%) Translating Business Requirements
5 2 (6.67%) Data Migration
5 2 (6.67%) Migration
6 1 (3.33%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.33%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (3.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 30 (100.00%) SQL
2 24 (80.00%) PL/SQL
3 22 (73.33%) Java
4 13 (43.33%) C++
4 13 (43.33%) VB
5 2 (6.67%) COBOL
6 1 (3.33%) C
Qualifications
1 18 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 16 (53.33%) SC Cleared
3 11 (36.67%) Oracle Certification
4 9 (30.00%) OCPJP
5 8 (26.67%) Degree
6 5 (16.67%) ISEB
6 5 (16.67%) ISTQB
6 5 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (16.67%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 30 (100.00%) Oracle
2 6 (20.00%) webMethods
3 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.67%) SAP
5 1 (3.33%) Ariba