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 28 February 2017 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Dell Software Toad
England / West Midlands
Rank 121 127 110
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -17
Contract jobs citing Toad 2 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.083% 0.039% 0.090%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.60% 0.26% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £375 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £385 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.38% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 - £32.50

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
332 378 183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 13.76% 14.84% 8.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 198 104
Median daily rate £400 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 16 14
Median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £30.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -25.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.40 £20.00 £28.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.75 £39.25 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +13.51%

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 28 February 2017. 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 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 -1 2 - -
Toad
England

Toad
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, 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 8 (100.00%) SQL
2 7 (87.50%) Oracle
3 6 (75.00%) Java
4 5 (62.50%) WebLogic
4 5 (62.50%) XML
4 5 (62.50%) Unix
4 5 (62.50%) Windows
4 5 (62.50%) webMethods
4 5 (62.50%) Test Scripting
4 5 (62.50%) Customer Requirements
5 3 (37.50%) System Integration Testing
5 3 (37.50%) Relational Database
5 3 (37.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (37.50%) ISTQB
5 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
5 3 (37.50%) ISEB
5 3 (37.50%) SOAP
6 2 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (25.00%) Oracle Discoverer
6 2 (25.00%) Mainframe
6 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (25.00%) SoapUI
6 2 (25.00%) JSON
6 2 (25.00%) COBOL
6 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (12.50%) Software Delivery
7 1 (12.50%) REST
7 1 (12.50%) Spring
7 1 (12.50%) SWT
7 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development

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 5 (62.50%) WebLogic
2 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) FTP
1 1 (12.50%) SSH
1 1 (12.50%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) Relational Database
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle Discoverer
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Analyst
2 5 (62.50%) Test Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Business Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Mainframe Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Mainframe Test Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle Business Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Report Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Reporting Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) SSRS Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Developer
4 1 (12.50%) COBOL Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
4 1 (12.50%) SAP Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Agile Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Agile Java Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) XML
2 3 (37.50%) SOAP
3 2 (25.00%) JSON
4 1 (12.50%) Hibernate
4 1 (12.50%) JDBC
4 1 (12.50%) JMX
4 1 (12.50%) JSP
4 1 (12.50%) REST
4 1 (12.50%) Servlets
4 1 (12.50%) Spring
4 1 (12.50%) Struts
4 1 (12.50%) Swing
4 1 (12.50%) SWT
4 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Unix
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Customer Requirements
1 5 (62.50%) Test Scripting
2 3 (37.50%) System Integration Testing
3 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) Scrum
4 1 (12.50%) Software Delivery
4 1 (12.50%) UML
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
2 6 (75.00%) Java
3 2 (25.00%) COBOL
4 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) ISEB
1 3 (37.50%) ISTQB
1 3 (37.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Oracle
2 5 (62.50%) webMethods
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (12.50%) SAP