Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 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.

Quest Toad
UK > England
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 751 754 660
Rank change year-on-year +3 -94 -13
Contract jobs citing Toad 95 110 214
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.10% 0.11% 0.20%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.54% 0.67% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 70 152
England median daily rate £375 £428 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.28% +14.00% -4.46%
10th Percentile £269 £306 £285
90th Percentile £456 £575 £500
UK median daily rate £375 £425 £373
% change year-on-year -11.76% +13.94% -0.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 3
England median hourly rate £42.50 £12.00 £27.78
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +254.17% -56.80% -25.92%
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £12.00 £27.78
% change year-on-year +254.17% -56.80% -25.92%

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 17734 16307 15035
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 18.76% 16.57% 14.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 12428 11046 10096
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £313 £304 £278
90th Percentile £603 £575 £574
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 274 233 283
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £29.00 £26.12 £24.05
90th Percentile £59.63 £53.75 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%

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

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 6 months to 17 November 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 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 6 months to 17 November 2017. 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 -8 33 £400 -11.11% 1
North of England +73 20 £350 +7.69%
South East 0 15 £373 +12.45%
North West +29 12 £350 +12.00%
Midlands +13 11 £400 -10.11% 1
East Midlands +8 10 £400 -27.27%
South West -1 10 £388 -19.27% 2
East of England -20 6 £350 -9.68%
Yorkshire +34 5 £350 +5.26%
North East +69 3 - -
West Midlands +2 1 - - 1
Toad
UK

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 84 (88.42%) SQL
2 73 (76.84%) Oracle
3 39 (41.05%) PL/SQL
4 37 (38.95%) Oracle Database
5 30 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
6 24 (25.26%) Java
7 23 (24.21%) Windows
8 21 (22.11%) SQL Server
9 20 (21.05%) Microsoft
9 20 (21.05%) Oracle Database 11g
10 19 (20.00%) Security Cleared
11 17 (17.89%) Finance
11 17 (17.89%) Business Intelligence
11 17 (17.89%) SQLPlus
11 17 (17.89%) Linux
11 17 (17.89%) Unix
11 17 (17.89%) Oracle Reports
12 16 (16.84%) XML
12 16 (16.84%) Oracle Database 10g
12 16 (16.84%) Scrum
13 15 (15.79%) Data Warehouse
13 15 (15.79%) Test Automation
14 14 (14.74%) Test Strategy
15 13 (13.68%) Shell Script
15 13 (13.68%) Regression Testing
15 13 (13.68%) Selenium
15 13 (13.68%) Test Scripting
15 13 (13.68%) JIRA
16 12 (12.63%) Migration
16 12 (12.63%) Oracle Discoverer

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 12 (12.63%) WebLogic
2 8 (8.42%) SAS
3 7 (7.37%) Confluence
4 5 (5.26%) SharePoint
5 3 (3.16%) CICS
6 2 (2.11%) Apache
6 2 (2.11%) Drupal
6 2 (2.11%) IIS
6 2 (2.11%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.05%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.05%) GeoServer
7 1 (1.05%) Mule
7 1 (1.05%) Mule ESB
7 1 (1.05%) Tuxedo
7 1 (1.05%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (5.26%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (5.26%) MS Visio
2 4 (4.21%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (5.26%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (4.21%) Northgate Housing
3 2 (2.11%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (2.11%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (2.11%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (1.05%) Aareon QL
4 1 (1.05%) Academy Housing
4 1 (1.05%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 1 (1.05%) Kypera Housing
4 1 (1.05%) MIS ActiveH
4 1 (1.05%) OPENHousing
4 1 (1.05%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (1.05%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (1.05%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (1.05%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (1.05%) Orchard Housing
4 1 (1.05%) SAP FI-GL
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.11%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.11%) GitHub
3 1 (1.05%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.37%) PuTTY
1 7 (7.37%) WinSCP
2 3 (3.16%) SAN
3 2 (2.11%) DHCP
3 2 (2.11%) DNS
3 2 (2.11%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.05%) Firewall
4 1 (1.05%) Kerberos
4 1 (1.05%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (38.95%) Oracle Database
2 21 (22.11%) SQL Server
3 20 (21.05%) Oracle Database 11g
4 17 (17.89%) Oracle Reports
4 17 (17.89%) SQLPlus
5 16 (16.84%) Oracle Database 10g
6 15 (15.79%) Data Warehouse
7 12 (12.63%) Oracle Discoverer
8 8 (8.42%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 8 (8.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (7.37%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 7 (7.37%) Oracle OWB
9 7 (7.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 6 (6.32%) Oracle BI EE
10 6 (6.32%) Oracle Database 12c
11 5 (5.26%) Snowflake Schema
11 5 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
12 4 (4.21%) BusinessObjects
12 4 (4.21%) SQL Server 2005
12 4 (4.21%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 13 (13.68%) JIRA
1 13 (13.68%) Selenium
2 10 (10.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 9 (9.47%) Cucumber
3 9 (9.47%) Oracle APEX
4 8 (8.42%) Jenkins
4 8 (8.42%) Oracle Forms
4 8 (8.42%) SoapUI
4 8 (8.42%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (7.37%) Ant
5 7 (7.37%) Eclipse
5 7 (7.37%) Git (software)
6 6 (6.32%) HP UFT
6 6 (6.32%) XMLSpy
7 5 (5.26%) ERwin
7 5 (5.26%) git-flow
7 5 (5.26%) TeamCity
8 4 (4.21%) SpecFlow
8 4 (4.21%) TestNG
8 4 (4.21%) TestRail
General
1 17 (17.89%) Finance
2 6 (6.32%) Banking
3 3 (3.16%) Front Office
3 3 (3.16%) Local Government
4 2 (2.11%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.11%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.05%) Advertising
5 1 (1.05%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.05%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.05%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (26.32%) Analyst
2 23 (24.21%) Developer
3 16 (16.84%) Oracle Developer
4 11 (11.58%) DBA
4 11 (11.58%) Oracle DBA
4 11 (11.58%) Test Analyst
5 7 (7.37%) Java Developer
5 7 (7.37%) Tester
6 6 (6.32%) Senior Developer
6 6 (6.32%) SQL Developer
7 5 (5.26%) Architect
7 5 (5.26%) Oracle Analyst
7 5 (5.26%) Senior Oracle Developer
7 5 (5.26%) Test Leader
8 4 (4.21%) Linux Engineer
8 4 (4.21%) Support Analyst
8 4 (4.21%) Technical Leader
9 3 (3.16%) Business Systems Analyst
9 3 (3.16%) Data Architect
9 3 (3.16%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (16.84%) XML
2 7 (7.37%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 7 (7.37%) Web Services
3 5 (5.26%) .NET
3 5 (5.26%) JDBC
3 5 (5.26%) Spring
4 3 (3.16%) Hibernate
4 3 (3.16%) REST
5 2 (2.11%) ISPF
5 2 (2.11%) J2EE
5 2 (2.11%) RESTful
5 2 (2.11%) SOAP
6 1 (1.05%) ADO.NET
6 1 (1.05%) MDX
6 1 (1.05%) Middleware
6 1 (1.05%) OAuth2
6 1 (1.05%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (1.05%) Spring Integration
6 1 (1.05%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (1.05%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.32%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.26%) Market Risk
3 3 (3.16%) Mainframe
4 2 (2.11%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.11%) IBM Mainframe
4 2 (2.11%) iPad
4 2 (2.11%) VSAM
5 1 (1.05%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.05%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.05%) Life Science
5 1 (1.05%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 23 (24.21%) Windows
2 17 (17.89%) Linux
2 17 (17.89%) Unix
3 10 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (5.26%) Windows Server
5 3 (3.16%) Windows Vista
6 2 (2.11%) Oracle Linux
6 2 (2.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (17.89%) Business Intelligence
3 16 (16.84%) Scrum
4 15 (15.79%) Test Automation
5 14 (14.74%) Test Strategy
6 13 (13.68%) Regression Testing
6 13 (13.68%) Test Scripting
7 12 (12.63%) ITIL
7 12 (12.63%) Migration
8 11 (11.58%) Defect Management
9 10 (10.53%) Data Modelling
10 9 (9.47%) Data Migration
10 9 (9.47%) Integration Testing
10 9 (9.47%) Unit Testing
11 8 (8.42%) ETL
12 7 (7.37%) Defect Tracking
12 7 (7.37%) Software Testing
12 7 (7.37%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (7.37%) Waterfall
13 6 (6.32%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 84 (88.42%) SQL
2 39 (41.05%) PL/SQL
3 24 (25.26%) Java
4 13 (13.68%) Shell Script
5 9 (9.47%) PowerShell
6 6 (6.32%) Perl
7 5 (5.26%) SAS Macro
8 4 (4.21%) F#
9 3 (3.16%) C++
9 3 (3.16%) COBOL
9 3 (3.16%) VBA
10 2 (2.11%) C#
10 2 (2.11%) JCL
10 2 (2.11%) Python
10 2 (2.11%) REXX
10 2 (2.11%) Ruby
11 1 (1.05%) VB
11 1 (1.05%) VBScript
11 1 (1.05%) XMLA
Qualifications
1 19 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (7.37%) SC Cleared
3 6 (6.32%) DV Cleared
3 6 (6.32%) ISEB
3 6 (6.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (3.16%) ISEB Practitioner
4 3 (3.16%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (2.11%) ISTQB
5 2 (2.11%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.05%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.37%) QA
2 1 (1.05%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.05%) GMP
2 1 (1.05%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (5.26%) Oracle RAC
1 5 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (4.21%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (4.21%) vSphere
3 2 (2.11%) Docker
3 2 (2.11%) Time Sharing Option
4 1 (1.05%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (11.58%) Oracle RMAN
2 5 (5.26%) Data Guard
2 5 (5.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 5 (5.26%) vRealize
3 3 (3.16%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (2.11%) Ansible
4 2 (2.11%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 2 (2.11%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.11%) Puppet
5 1 (1.05%) Control-M
5 1 (1.05%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 73 (76.84%) Oracle
2 20 (21.05%) Microsoft
3 8 (8.42%) VMware
4 6 (6.32%) Altova
4 6 (6.32%) HP
4 6 (6.32%) Tableau
5 5 (5.26%) Red Hat
6 4 (4.21%) Cognos
6 4 (4.21%) Northgate
7 3 (3.16%) Atlassian
7 3 (3.16%) IBM
7 3 (3.16%) RedGate
8 2 (2.11%) Citrix
8 2 (2.11%) Informatica
8 2 (2.11%) Sun
8 2 (2.11%) webMethods
9 1 (1.05%) JD Edwards
9 1 (1.05%) McAfee
9 1 (1.05%) SAP
9 1 (1.05%) Teradata