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 3 months to 24 March 2017 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Dell Software Toad
UK / England
Rank 528 521 509
Rank change year-on-year -7 -12  
Contract jobs citing Toad 55 96 94
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.13% 0.20% 0.20%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.75% 1.34% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 69 42
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £419 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +4.68% +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Median hourly rate £42.50 - £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 - £32.50

Toad is in the development application skills category. The next 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.

Contract Development Application Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 7326 7155 6300
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 17.53% 14.64% 13.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 4937 4791 4097
Median daily rate £440 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.52% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £310 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 164 171 123
Median hourly rate £42.50 £41.80 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.67% +11.46%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £31.50 £28.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £50.44
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  

Toad
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Toad as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for Toad in England

Toad
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 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Toad in England

Toad
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Toad in England

Toad
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 3 months to 24 March 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
London -7 19 £383 +3.37% 4
South East +29 16 £400 - 2
South West +3 9 £485 +21.25%
North West +31 6 £275 -5.98% 1
West Midlands -6 2 - -
North East - 2 - -
Yorkshire +11 1 - - 2
Toad
UK

Toad
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 England region with a requirement for Toad.

1 83 (92.22%) SQL
2 73 (81.11%) Oracle
3 46 (51.11%) Oracle Database
4 38 (42.22%) PL/SQL
5 35 (38.89%) Oracle Database 11g
6 31 (34.44%) Agile Software Development
7 28 (31.11%) SQL Server
8 27 (30.00%) Windows
9 26 (28.89%) Oracle Database 10g
10 24 (26.67%) Security Cleared
11 23 (25.56%) Test Scripting
11 23 (25.56%) Oracle APEX
11 23 (25.56%) Data Modelling
12 22 (24.44%) Business Intelligence
12 22 (24.44%) Linux
12 22 (24.44%) Data Warehouse
12 22 (24.44%) SC Cleared
13 21 (23.33%) PuTTY
14 19 (21.11%) Test Automation
14 19 (21.11%) ETL
14 19 (21.11%) Java
15 18 (20.00%) HP
16 17 (18.89%) Web Services
16 17 (18.89%) XML
16 17 (18.89%) Oracle Reports
16 17 (18.89%) VMware
16 17 (18.89%) Team Foundation Server
17 16 (17.78%) Scrum
17 16 (17.78%) MS Excel
17 16 (17.78%) HP UFT

Toad
Top Related 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 10 (11.11%) WebLogic
2 8 (8.89%) SharePoint
3 4 (4.44%) IIS
4 3 (3.33%) GeoServer
4 3 (3.33%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (1.11%) Apache
5 1 (1.11%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.11%) Mule
5 1 (1.11%) Mule ESB
5 1 (1.11%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.11%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 16 (17.78%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.44%) MS Office
3 2 (2.22%) S-PLUS
4 1 (1.11%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (8.89%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (6.67%) Oracle Applications
3 5 (5.56%) Oracle 11i
4 4 (4.44%) Northgate Housing
4 4 (4.44%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (2.22%) Oracle iRecruitment
5 2 (2.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (1.11%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (1.11%) Infor M3
6 1 (1.11%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (1.11%) Oracle HRMS
6 1 (1.11%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (23.33%) PuTTY
2 15 (16.67%) WinSCP
3 5 (5.56%) Kerberos
4 2 (2.22%) DHCP
4 2 (2.22%) DNS
4 2 (2.22%) Firewall
4 2 (2.22%) Internet
4 2 (2.22%) LDAP
4 2 (2.22%) SSH
4 2 (2.22%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.22%) Telnet
5 1 (1.11%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (51.11%) Oracle Database
2 35 (38.89%) Oracle Database 11g
3 28 (31.11%) SQL Server
4 26 (28.89%) Oracle Database 10g
5 22 (24.44%) Data Warehouse
6 17 (18.89%) Oracle Reports
7 13 (14.44%) Oracle OWB
8 11 (12.22%) Oracle Database 12c
9 10 (11.11%) Oracle BI EE
10 9 (10.00%) Oracle Discoverer
11 7 (7.78%) SQL Server 2005
11 7 (7.78%) SQL Server 2008
11 7 (7.78%) SQL Server 2012
11 7 (7.78%) SQLPlus
12 5 (5.56%) DB2
12 5 (5.56%) TKPROF
13 4 (4.44%) MySQL
13 4 (4.44%) QlikView
14 3 (3.33%) EDMS
14 3 (3.33%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 23 (25.56%) Oracle APEX
2 17 (18.89%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (17.78%) HP UFT
4 13 (14.44%) SoapUI
4 13 (14.44%) TeamCity
5 12 (13.33%) Oracle Forms
6 8 (8.89%) Ant
6 8 (8.89%) Eclipse
6 8 (8.89%) Jenkins
6 8 (8.89%) Selenium
7 7 (7.78%) LoadRunner
7 7 (7.78%) SpecFlow
7 7 (7.78%) TestNG
8 6 (6.67%) JIRA
9 3 (3.33%) ERwin
9 3 (3.33%) PowerBuilder
9 3 (3.33%) Subversion
10 1 (1.11%) Git (software)
10 1 (1.11%) PVCS
10 1 (1.11%) WebDriver
General
1 16 (17.78%) Finance
2 12 (13.33%) Banking
3 9 (10.00%) Back Office
4 5 (5.56%) Investment Banking
5 3 (3.33%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.22%) Electronics
6 2 (2.22%) Law
6 2 (2.22%) Marketing
6 2 (2.22%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.11%) Billing
7 1 (1.11%) Publishing
7 1 (1.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 35 (38.89%) Analyst
2 25 (27.78%) Developer
3 15 (16.67%) Test Analyst
4 13 (14.44%) Tester
5 12 (13.33%) DBA
6 11 (12.22%) Oracle Developer
6 11 (12.22%) SQL Developer
7 10 (11.11%) Oracle DBA
8 9 (10.00%) SQL Analyst
9 7 (7.78%) Data Analyst
9 7 (7.78%) Oracle Analyst
10 6 (6.67%) .NET Developer
10 6 (6.67%) Applications Support
10 6 (6.67%) Automation Tester
10 6 (6.67%) Consultant
10 6 (6.67%) Data Warehouse Developer
11 5 (5.56%) Applications Support Analyst
11 5 (5.56%) ETL Analyst
11 5 (5.56%) Support Analyst
12 4 (4.44%) PL/SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (18.89%) Web Services
1 17 (18.89%) XML
2 15 (16.67%) .NET
3 7 (7.78%) SOAP
4 6 (6.67%) HTML
5 5 (5.56%) Middleware
5 5 (5.56%) OAuth2
5 5 (5.56%) Oracle Fusion
5 5 (5.56%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 4 (4.44%) REST
6 4 (4.44%) RESTful
7 2 (2.22%) CSS
7 2 (2.22%) JSON
7 2 (2.22%) JSP
7 2 (2.22%) Spring
7 2 (2.22%) XSLT
8 1 (1.11%) JMS
8 1 (1.11%) Web Services Management
8 1 (1.11%) WebSphere MQ
8 1 (1.11%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.67%) Data Structures
2 5 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.44%) iPad
4 3 (3.33%) Derivative
4 3 (3.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.11%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.11%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.11%) Equities
5 1 (1.11%) Fintech
5 1 (1.11%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.11%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.11%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.11%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (1.11%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.11%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 27 (30.00%) Windows
2 22 (24.44%) Linux
3 12 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (11.11%) Unix
5 7 (7.78%) Windows Server
5 7 (7.78%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (5.56%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (34.44%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (25.56%) Data Modelling
2 23 (25.56%) Test Scripting
3 22 (24.44%) Business Intelligence
4 19 (21.11%) ETL
4 19 (21.11%) Test Automation
5 16 (17.78%) Scrum
6 14 (15.56%) Defect Tracking
7 13 (14.44%) Migration
8 12 (13.33%) Regression Testing
8 12 (13.33%) Test Management
9 11 (12.22%) Integration Testing
10 10 (11.11%) Performance Testing
10 10 (11.11%) System Integration Testing
11 8 (8.89%) API Testing
11 8 (8.89%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (8.89%) CRM
11 8 (8.89%) DevOps
11 8 (8.89%) Test Strategy
11 8 (8.89%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 83 (92.22%) SQL
2 38 (42.22%) PL/SQL
3 19 (21.11%) Java
4 15 (16.67%) F#
5 8 (8.89%) Shell Script
6 7 (7.78%) PowerShell
7 6 (6.67%) Perl
8 5 (5.56%) C
8 5 (5.56%) VB
9 4 (4.44%) VBA
9 4 (4.44%) VBScript
10 3 (3.33%) C#
10 3 (3.33%) T-SQL
11 2 (2.22%) JavaScript
11 2 (2.22%) MATLAB
11 2 (2.22%) R
11 2 (2.22%) Tcl
12 1 (1.11%) C++
12 1 (1.11%) PHP
12 1 (1.11%) Uniface
Qualifications
1 24 (26.67%) Security Cleared
2 22 (24.44%) SC Cleared
3 14 (15.56%) ISEB
4 13 (14.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 11 (12.22%) ISEB Practitioner
6 4 (4.44%) ISTQB
7 2 (2.22%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.11%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (1.11%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.89%) QA
2 4 (4.44%) Data Quality
3 3 (3.33%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (3.33%) EMIR
4 1 (1.11%) SLA
4 1 (1.11%) WCAG
System Software
1 11 (12.22%) Oracle RAC
2 7 (7.78%) Virtual Machines
2 7 (7.78%) vSphere
3 2 (2.22%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.22%) Tivoli Directory Server
3 2 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (12.22%) vRealize
2 10 (11.11%) Oracle RMAN
3 6 (6.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 5 (5.56%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 4 (4.44%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (2.22%) Data Guard
6 2 (2.22%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 73 (81.11%) Oracle
2 18 (20.00%) HP
3 17 (18.89%) VMware
4 15 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 12 (13.33%) Red Hat
6 6 (6.67%) Remedy
7 5 (5.56%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (4.44%) Northgate
8 4 (4.44%) SAP
8 4 (4.44%) Tableau
8 4 (4.44%) webMethods
9 3 (3.33%) Ab Initio
9 3 (3.33%) Guidewire
10 2 (2.22%) CA
10 2 (2.22%) Citrix
10 2 (2.22%) CyberArk
10 2 (2.22%) MicroStrategy
10 2 (2.22%) Novell
10 2 (2.22%) Sun
11 1 (1.11%) MuleSoft
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