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 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dell Software Toad
Rank 110 99 105
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +6
Contract jobs citing Toad 2 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.084% 0.048% 0.19%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.11% 0.76% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £288
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £380
% change year-on-year
- -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.50 £14.34
% change year-on-year
- +196.37%
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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
180 131 204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 7.60% 6.32% 9.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 83 98
Average daily rate £406 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £230 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £435 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 15
Average hourly rate £34.00 £37.80 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.05% +23.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.69 £34.09 £21.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.80 £36.03
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%

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
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 26 November 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
Shropshire - 2 - -
Worcestershire - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
West Bromwich - - - -
Herefordshire - - - -
Toad
England

Toad
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 17 (100.00%) Oracle
2 16 (94.12%) SQL
3 11 (64.71%) Oracle Database 11g
3 11 (64.71%) PL/SQL
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%) Oracle EBS
7 4 (23.53%) UNIX
7 4 (23.53%) Windows
7 4 (23.53%) SLA
7 4 (23.53%) Oracle General Ledger
7 4 (23.53%) Cash Management
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
7 4 (23.53%) General Ledger
7 4 (23.53%) Technical Architecture
7 4 (23.53%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
7 4 (23.53%) Oracle FAH
8 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (17.65%) Oracle Internet Expenses
8 3 (17.65%) Data Mapping

Toad
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 2 (11.76%) WebLogic
3 1 (5.88%) Documentum
Business Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle General Ledger
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
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle FAH
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 2 (11.76%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (11.76%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) Internet
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%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (11.76%) OLTP
5 2 (11.76%) Big Data
5 2 (11.76%) Oracle ODI
5 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) ClearCase
1 2 (11.76%) Mercurial
General
1 10 (58.82%) Finance
2 4 (23.53%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Oracle Developer
1 9 (52.94%) Developer
2 6 (35.29%) Oracle Data Warehouse Developer
2 6 (35.29%) Data Warehouse Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Oracle Consultant
3 3 (17.65%) Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Functional Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Oracle DBA
4 2 (11.76%) Oracle Financials Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Test Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) DBA
4 2 (11.76%) Administrator
4 2 (11.76%) Oracle Functional Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Oracle Financials Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) XML
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle Streams
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.76%) Replication
2 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
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%) Cash Management
3 4 (23.53%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (17.65%) Data Mapping
4 3 (17.65%) Workflow
5 2 (11.76%) ETL
5 2 (11.76%) Time Management
5 2 (11.76%) Information Assurance
5 2 (11.76%) Software Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Security Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Test Scripting
5 2 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (5.88%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 16 (94.12%) SQL
2 11 (64.71%) PL/SQL
3 2 (11.76%) Shell Script
3 2 (11.76%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) Oracle
2 9 (52.94%) Business Objects