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 28 June 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.

Dell Software Toad
UK / England
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 537 566 521
Rank change year-on-year +29 -45  
Contract jobs citing Toad 46 54 101
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.11% 0.11% 0.20%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.60% 0.70% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 34 60
Median daily rate £400 £388 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% +15.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £325 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £550 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £325
% change year-on-year -1.31% +16.92%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 6
Median hourly rate £44.00 - £28.89
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 - £35.00

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 7667 7740 6768
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 17.74% 15.65% 13.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 5229 5398 4524
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 140 122 102
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +12.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £25.00 £22.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.69 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £41.50 £37.04
% change year-on-year +4.21% +12.04%  

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 28 June 2017.

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

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 28 June 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 +12 21 £425 +17.24% 4
North West +30 11 £350 -2.77% 1
Yorkshire +22 5 £413 +120.00%
South East +21 4 £370 +13.84% 1
South West 0 3 £372 -
East Midlands -14 1 £375 -9.63%
Toad
UK

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 97 (93.27%) SQL
2 85 (81.73%) Oracle
3 59 (56.73%) Oracle Database
4 47 (45.19%) PL/SQL
5 37 (35.58%) Windows
6 36 (34.62%) Oracle Database 11g
6 36 (34.62%) Security Cleared
7 34 (32.69%) Oracle APEX
7 34 (32.69%) Linux
8 32 (30.77%) Data Warehouse
8 32 (30.77%) SC Cleared
9 30 (28.85%) Agile Software Development
9 30 (28.85%) Oracle Database 10g
10 29 (27.88%) SQL Server
11 28 (26.92%) Microsoft
12 26 (25.00%) Test Automation
13 25 (24.04%) Oracle Reports
13 25 (24.04%) VMware
14 24 (23.08%) Migration
14 24 (23.08%) PuTTY
15 23 (22.12%) HP UFT
15 23 (22.12%) Test Scripting
15 23 (22.12%) Oracle RMAN
16 22 (21.15%) Team Foundation Server
16 22 (21.15%) HP
16 22 (21.15%) WinSCP
17 21 (20.19%) Java
17 21 (20.19%) Web Services
17 21 (20.19%) F#
18 20 (19.23%) TeamCity

Toad
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 10 (9.62%) WebLogic
2 9 (8.65%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.85%) GeoServer
4 3 (2.88%) CICS
4 3 (2.88%) IIS
4 3 (2.88%) Oracle Workflow
4 3 (2.88%) SAS
5 2 (1.92%) Apache
6 1 (0.96%) Confluence
Applications
1 12 (11.54%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (4.81%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.92%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 9 (8.65%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (7.69%) Oracle Applications
3 7 (6.73%) Oracle 11i
4 4 (3.85%) Northgate Housing
5 2 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (1.92%) Oracle iRecruitment
5 2 (1.92%) SAP IS-U
5 2 (1.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.96%) Infor M3
6 1 (0.96%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.96%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.96%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 13 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 24 (23.08%) PuTTY
2 22 (21.15%) WinSCP
3 6 (5.77%) Kerberos
4 2 (1.92%) DHCP
4 2 (1.92%) DNS
4 2 (1.92%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (56.73%) Oracle Database
2 36 (34.62%) Oracle Database 11g
3 32 (30.77%) Data Warehouse
4 30 (28.85%) Oracle Database 10g
5 29 (27.88%) SQL Server
6 25 (24.04%) Oracle Reports
7 17 (16.35%) Oracle Database 12c
8 16 (15.38%) Oracle Discoverer
9 15 (14.42%) Oracle OWB
10 13 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
10 13 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
10 13 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
10 13 (12.50%) TKPROF
11 10 (9.62%) Oracle BI EE
12 8 (7.69%) DB2
13 7 (6.73%) SQLPlus
14 5 (4.81%) MySQL
14 5 (4.81%) Relational Database
15 4 (3.85%) BusinessObjects
16 3 (2.88%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 34 (32.69%) Oracle APEX
2 23 (22.12%) HP UFT
3 22 (21.15%) Team Foundation Server
4 20 (19.23%) TeamCity
5 19 (18.27%) Oracle Forms
6 15 (14.42%) Selenium
6 15 (14.42%) SoapUI
7 13 (12.50%) Ant
7 13 (12.50%) Eclipse
7 13 (12.50%) Jenkins
7 13 (12.50%) SpecFlow
7 13 (12.50%) TestNG
8 12 (11.54%) JIRA
9 10 (9.62%) LoadRunner
10 3 (2.88%) ERwin
10 3 (2.88%) PowerBuilder
11 2 (1.92%) Cucumber
12 1 (0.96%) Subversion
General
1 19 (18.27%) Finance
2 16 (15.38%) Banking
3 10 (9.62%) Investment Banking
4 5 (4.81%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.88%) Back Office
5 3 (2.88%) Billing
6 2 (1.92%) Electronics
6 2 (1.92%) Law
6 2 (1.92%) Marketing
6 2 (1.92%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.96%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 33 (31.73%) Analyst
2 24 (23.08%) Developer
3 23 (22.12%) DBA
3 23 (22.12%) Oracle DBA
4 18 (17.31%) Oracle Developer
4 18 (17.31%) Tester
5 13 (12.50%) SQL Developer
6 11 (10.58%) Automation Tester
6 11 (10.58%) Test Analyst
7 9 (8.65%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 9 (8.65%) PL/SQL Developer
8 8 (7.69%) Data Analyst
9 7 (6.73%) Administrator
10 6 (5.77%) Applications Support
10 6 (5.77%) Oracle Analyst
10 6 (5.77%) SQL Analyst
11 5 (4.81%) Database Architect
11 5 (4.81%) Oracle Architect
11 5 (4.81%) Oracle Data Warehouse Developer
11 5 (4.81%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (20.19%) Web Services
2 15 (14.42%) .NET
2 15 (14.42%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 8 (7.69%) XML
4 7 (6.73%) Middleware
4 7 (6.73%) Oracle Fusion
5 6 (5.77%) OAuth2
5 6 (5.77%) RESTful
6 5 (4.81%) REST
7 4 (3.85%) SOAP
8 3 (2.88%) HTML
8 3 (2.88%) XSLT
9 2 (1.92%) ISPF
9 2 (1.92%) JDBC
10 1 (0.96%) ADO.NET
10 1 (0.96%) JSP
10 1 (0.96%) MDX
10 1 (0.96%) Web Services Management
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.77%) Derivative
2 5 (4.81%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.81%) Data Structures
3 3 (2.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (2.88%) iPad
3 3 (2.88%) Mainframe
3 3 (2.88%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.92%) IBM Mainframe
4 2 (1.92%) VSAM
5 1 (0.96%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.96%) Equities
5 1 (0.96%) Fixed Income
5 1 (0.96%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (0.96%) Reference Data
5 1 (0.96%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 37 (35.58%) Windows
2 34 (32.69%) Linux
3 19 (18.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 15 (14.42%) Windows Server
5 13 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (9.62%) Unix
7 5 (4.81%) Oracle Linux
8 2 (1.92%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (28.85%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 24 (23.08%) Migration
4 23 (22.12%) Test Scripting
5 19 (18.27%) Business Intelligence
5 19 (18.27%) Defect Tracking
6 18 (17.31%) ETL
6 18 (17.31%) Integration Testing
7 16 (15.38%) Regression Testing
7 16 (15.38%) Test Strategy
8 15 (14.42%) System Integration Testing
9 14 (13.46%) Scrum
10 13 (12.50%) API Testing
10 13 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (12.50%) Exploratory Testing
10 13 (12.50%) Performance Testing
11 12 (11.54%) BDD
11 12 (11.54%) DevOps
11 12 (11.54%) Test Management
12 10 (9.62%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 97 (93.27%) SQL
2 47 (45.19%) PL/SQL
3 21 (20.19%) F#
3 21 (20.19%) Java
4 19 (18.27%) PowerShell
5 14 (13.46%) Shell Script
6 13 (12.50%) Perl
7 10 (9.62%) VB
8 8 (7.69%) VBA
9 5 (4.81%) C
9 5 (4.81%) C#
9 5 (4.81%) C++
9 5 (4.81%) VBScript
10 3 (2.88%) COBOL
11 2 (1.92%) JCL
11 2 (1.92%) MATLAB
11 2 (1.92%) R
11 2 (1.92%) REXX
11 2 (1.92%) Tcl
11 2 (1.92%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 36 (34.62%) Security Cleared
2 32 (30.77%) SC Cleared
3 16 (15.38%) ISEB
4 15 (14.42%) ISEB Practitioner
4 15 (14.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (4.81%) DV Cleared
6 3 (2.88%) Degree
6 3 (2.88%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (1.92%) ISTQB
7 2 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.92%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.69%) QA
2 7 (6.73%) EMIR
3 5 (4.81%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.96%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.96%) GMP
System Software
1 16 (15.38%) Oracle RAC
2 14 (13.46%) vSphere
3 13 (12.50%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.92%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 23 (22.12%) Oracle RMAN
2 19 (18.27%) vRealize
3 11 (10.58%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 7 (6.73%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 5 (4.81%) Data Guard
6 2 (1.92%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 85 (81.73%) Oracle
2 28 (26.92%) Microsoft
3 25 (24.04%) VMware
4 22 (21.15%) HP
5 19 (18.27%) Red Hat
6 6 (5.77%) Remedy
7 5 (4.81%) SAP
8 4 (3.85%) Northgate
9 2 (1.92%) Citrix
9 2 (1.92%) IBM
9 2 (1.92%) MicroStrategy
10 1 (0.96%) Ab Initio
10 1 (0.96%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.96%) Bloomberg
10 1 (0.96%) GoldenSource
10 1 (0.96%) Guidewire
10 1 (0.96%) Reuters
10 1 (0.96%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.96%) Tableau
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