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 30 July 2015 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Dell Software Toad
Rank 108 107 106
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Contract jobs citing Toad 7 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.29% 0.37% 0.10%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.72% 4.59% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 1
Average daily rate
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£325 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +13.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £375 £353
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £44.25
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
257 196 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 10.69% 8.06% 8.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 116 100
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 23 9
Average hourly rate £31.44 £37.80 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.82% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +0.80%

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 30 July 2015. 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 +4 2 £325 +4.83% 1
Toad
England

Toad
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 7 (100.00%) SQL
1 7 (100.00%) Data Modelling
2 5 (71.43%) SAP
2 5 (71.43%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (71.43%) ERwin
2 5 (71.43%) Data Security
2 5 (71.43%) Enterprise Architecture
2 5 (71.43%) SAP Data Services
2 5 (71.43%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (57.14%) ETL Development
3 4 (57.14%) Analytics
3 4 (57.14%) Data Mart
3 4 (57.14%) Replication
3 4 (57.14%) ETL
4 3 (42.86%) Oracle
5 2 (28.57%) Data Analysis
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
6 1 (14.29%) FishEye
6 1 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (14.29%) Ajax
6 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (14.29%) JIRA
6 1 (14.29%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (14.29%) jQuery
6 1 (14.29%) Data Mapping
6 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (14.29%) Data Management
6 1 (14.29%) Change Management
6 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (14.29%) Validation

Toad
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (71.43%) SAP Data Services
2 4 (57.14%) Data Mart
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) ERwin
2 1 (14.29%) JIRA
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (14.29%) FishEye
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Architect
1 4 (57.14%) Data Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Data Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) CSS
1 1 (14.29%) Ajax
1 1 (14.29%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Data Modelling
2 5 (71.43%) Enterprise Architecture
2 5 (71.43%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (71.43%) Data Security
3 4 (57.14%) Analytics
3 4 (57.14%) ETL Development
3 4 (57.14%) ETL
4 2 (28.57%) Data Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) Data Mapping
5 1 (14.29%) Validation
5 1 (14.29%) Migration
5 1 (14.29%) Data Management
5 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
5 1 (14.29%) Change Management
5 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Certification
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) SAP
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle