Period
to 19 July 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Toad skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Toad over the 6 months to 19 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Quest Toad
UK > England
6 months to
19 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 744 748 709
Rank change year-on-year +4 -39 +25
Contract jobs citing Toad 68 121 114
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.080% 0.13% 0.13%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.41% 0.63% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 69 74
England median daily rate £360 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £298 £311 £278
90th Percentile £455 £514 £498
UK median daily rate £398 £403 £375
% change year-on-year -1.24% +7.33% -3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 10
England median hourly rate - - £43.50
UK median hourly rate - - £43.50

Toad is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 16,590 19,063 15,577
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 19.53% 20.20% 17.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,019 13,183 10,619
England median daily rate £480 £475 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.05% +6.74% +4.71%
10th Percentile £341 £325 £306
90th Percentile £638 £615 £594
UK median daily rate £475 £468 £438
% change year-on-year +1.60% +6.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 251 224 311
England median hourly rate £44.92 £42.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.68% - -
10th Percentile £24.00 £25.66 £28.75
90th Percentile £55.00 £60.66 £54.38
UK median hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +1.18% - -

Toad
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Toad as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Toad in England

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Toad in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Toad in England

Toad
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Toad in England over the 6 months to 19 July 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Toad in England

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Toad in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Toad in England

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Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Toad within the England region over the 6 months to 19 July 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +49 26 £413 -15.38% 3
South East +31 22 £360 -4.00% 3
Midlands -7 11 £345 -14.81%
West Midlands -11 10 £335 -16.25%
East of England +8 7 £405 +8.00%
North East +17 1 £250 -13.04%
East Midlands +9 1 £450 +9.09%
North of England +5 1 £250 -39.39% 2
South West -17 1 £205 -45.33%
Toad
UK

For the 6 months to 19 July 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Toad also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for Toad.

1 61 (89.71%) SQL
2 56 (82.35%) Oracle
3 35 (51.47%) XML
4 32 (47.06%) Java
5 29 (42.65%) Windows
6 28 (41.18%) Unix
7 27 (39.71%) WebLogic
8 26 (38.24%) PL/SQL
9 23 (33.82%) ISEB
9 23 (33.82%) Selenium
9 23 (33.82%) Test Scripting
10 22 (32.35%) ISTQB
10 22 (32.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 22 (32.35%) Customer Requirements
11 21 (30.88%) Cucumber
12 20 (29.41%) SoapUI
13 18 (26.47%) JIRA
14 17 (25.00%) webMethods
15 16 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
15 16 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
16 15 (22.06%) Oracle Reports
17 14 (20.59%) Data Warehouse
17 14 (20.59%) Test Automation
18 13 (19.12%) JSON
18 13 (19.12%) Oracle BI Publisher
19 12 (17.65%) Data Modelling
19 12 (17.65%) Microsoft Excel
19 12 (17.65%) Microservices
19 12 (17.65%) MongoDB
20 11 (16.18%) RabbitMQ

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Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 27 (39.71%) WebLogic
2 9 (13.24%) Confluence
3 3 (4.41%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.94%) IIS
4 2 (2.94%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (2.94%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.47%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 12 (17.65%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.47%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (11.76%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (7.35%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (5.88%) Oracle 11i
3 4 (5.88%) SAP FI-CA
3 4 (5.88%) SAP PSCD
4 2 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (2.94%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (1.47%) Line 500
5 1 (1.47%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (1.47%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (1.47%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (1.47%) Oracle Utilities
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.94%) Power Platform
3 1 (1.47%) GitHub
3 1 (1.47%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.41%) Firewall
1 3 (4.41%) SSH
2 2 (2.94%) Internet
2 2 (2.94%) PuTTY
2 2 (2.94%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (22.06%) Oracle Reports
2 14 (20.59%) Data Warehouse
3 13 (19.12%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 12 (17.65%) MongoDB
5 9 (13.24%) Oracle Database
5 9 (13.24%) SQLPlus
6 8 (11.76%) Oracle BI EE
7 7 (10.29%) Oracle Discoverer
7 7 (10.29%) SQL Server
8 4 (5.88%) BusinessObjects
8 4 (5.88%) MS Access
8 4 (5.88%) Oracle Database 12c
8 4 (5.88%) Oracle9i Database
8 4 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (2.94%) Amazon QuickSight
9 2 (2.94%) Looker
9 2 (2.94%) Power BI
9 2 (2.94%) Relational Database
10 1 (1.47%) IBM InfoSphere
10 1 (1.47%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 23 (33.82%) Selenium
2 21 (30.88%) Cucumber
3 20 (29.41%) SoapUI
4 18 (26.47%) JIRA
5 8 (11.76%) PowerBuilder
6 7 (10.29%) Git (software)
7 6 (8.82%) Jenkins
7 6 (8.82%) JMeter
8 4 (5.88%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (2.94%) LoadRunner
9 2 (2.94%) Subversion
9 2 (2.94%) Visual Studio
10 1 (1.47%) Artifactory
10 1 (1.47%) Eclipse
10 1 (1.47%) ER Studio
10 1 (1.47%) JDeveloper
10 1 (1.47%) Maven
10 1 (1.47%) NetBeans
10 1 (1.47%) Oracle APEX
10 1 (1.47%) PVCS
General
1 6 (8.82%) Finance
2 2 (2.94%) Retail
3 1 (1.47%) Banking
3 1 (1.47%) Front Office
3 1 (1.47%) Legal
3 1 (1.47%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 38 (55.88%) Analyst
2 25 (36.76%) Test Analyst
3 21 (30.88%) Developer
4 13 (19.12%) Oracle Developer
5 9 (13.24%) Analyst Developer
5 9 (13.24%) Senior Analyst
6 8 (11.76%) Oracle Analyst
7 7 (10.29%) Senior Analyst Developer
7 7 (10.29%) Senior Developer
7 7 (10.29%) Senior Oracle Analyst
7 7 (10.29%) Senior Oracle Developer
8 6 (8.82%) Consultant
9 4 (5.88%) SAP Analyst
9 4 (5.88%) SAP Test Analyst
9 4 (5.88%) SQL Developer
9 4 (5.88%) Test Specialist
10 3 (4.41%) Data Analyst
10 3 (4.41%) Oracle Forms Developer
10 3 (4.41%) PL/SQL Developer
11 2 (2.94%) Management Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (51.47%) XML
2 13 (19.12%) JSON
3 11 (16.18%) RabbitMQ
4 6 (8.82%) .NET
5 5 (7.35%) SOAP
5 5 (7.35%) Spring
6 3 (4.41%) HTML
6 3 (4.41%) JSP
6 3 (4.41%) LDAP
6 3 (4.41%) XSLT
7 1 (1.47%) ActiveX
7 1 (1.47%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.47%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (1.47%) Hibernate
7 1 (1.47%) HTML5
7 1 (1.47%) jQuery
7 1 (1.47%) LINQ
7 1 (1.47%) SignalR
7 1 (1.47%) Swing
7 1 (1.47%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.94%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.47%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (1.47%) e-Learning
3 1 (1.47%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 29 (42.65%) Windows
2 28 (41.18%) Unix
3 7 (10.29%) AIX
4 3 (4.41%) Linux
5 1 (1.47%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (33.82%) Test Scripting
2 22 (32.35%) Customer Requirements
3 16 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
4 14 (20.59%) Test Automation
5 12 (17.65%) Data Modelling
5 12 (17.65%) Microservices
6 7 (10.29%) Migration
6 7 (10.29%) Performance Tuning
6 7 (10.29%) Project Management
6 7 (10.29%) Risk Management
7 6 (8.82%) Data Migration
7 6 (8.82%) ETL
8 5 (7.35%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (7.35%) Integration Testing
9 4 (5.88%) API Testing
9 4 (5.88%) Continuous Delivery
9 4 (5.88%) Defect Management
9 4 (5.88%) Problem-Solving
9 4 (5.88%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 61 (89.71%) SQL
2 32 (47.06%) Java
3 26 (38.24%) PL/SQL
4 9 (13.24%) Shell Script
5 5 (7.35%) VB
6 4 (5.88%) C#
6 4 (5.88%) VBA
7 3 (4.41%) Python
7 3 (4.41%) R
8 2 (2.94%) C
9 1 (1.47%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.47%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.47%) Korn
9 1 (1.47%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.47%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 23 (33.82%) ISEB
2 22 (32.35%) ISTQB
2 22 (32.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 6 (8.82%) Security Cleared
4 5 (7.35%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.47%) Degree
5 1 (1.47%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.88%) QA
2 1 (1.47%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.94%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.94%) Tivoli Directory Server
1 2 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.94%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.47%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 56 (82.35%) Oracle
2 17 (25.00%) webMethods
3 11 (16.18%) Microsoft
4 9 (13.24%) SAP
5 7 (10.29%) MicroStrategy
6 3 (4.41%) BeyondTrust
6 3 (4.41%) CA
6 3 (4.41%) Centrify
6 3 (4.41%) CyberArk
6 3 (4.41%) Tableau
6 3 (4.41%) Thycotic
6 3 (4.41%) VMware
7 2 (2.94%) Novell
7 2 (2.94%) Sun
8 1 (1.47%) Google
8 1 (1.47%) IBM
8 1 (1.47%) JDA
8 1 (1.47%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.47%) Sage