Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 22 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
England > North West
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 195 212 228
Rank change year-on-year +17 +16 -42
Contract jobs citing Toad 11 6 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.19% 0.087% 0.19%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.11% 0.60% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 9
North West median daily rate £350 £313 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.00% +4.17% -14.29%
10th Percentile £300 £269 £262
90th Percentile £400 £373 £495
England median daily rate £375 £425 £375
% change year-on-year -11.76% +13.33% -1.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
North West median hourly rate £43.25 - -
England 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 the North West with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 987 1003 1155
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 17.29% 14.62% 13.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 673 675 692
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £289 £300 £263
90th Percentile £538 £500 £526
England median daily rate £455 £425 £403
% change year-on-year +7.06% +5.59% +0.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 27 45
North West median hourly rate £41.13 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.81% +6.67% +10.29%
10th Percentile £35.00 £34.85 £27.30
90th Percentile £51.25 £44.30 £40.60
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%

Toad
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Toad as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Toad in the North West

Toad
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Toad in the North West

Toad
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Toad in the North West

Toad
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Toad within the North West region over the 6 months to 22 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
Lancashire +20 4 - -
Manchester +18 3 £300 -5.51%
Cheshire +7 2 £350 +7.69%
Merseyside - 1 £400 -
Toad
England

For the 6 months to 22 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 North West region with a requirement for Toad.

1 11 (100.00%) Oracle
2 9 (81.82%) Oracle Database
3 8 (72.73%) SQL
4 7 (63.64%) PL/SQL
4 7 (63.64%) Windows
5 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (45.45%) Waterfall
6 4 (36.36%) PowerShell
6 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
6 4 (36.36%) Perl
6 4 (36.36%) Finance
6 4 (36.36%) Oracle RMAN
6 4 (36.36%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 4 (36.36%) TKPROF
7 3 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (27.27%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 3 (27.27%) Migration
7 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
7 3 (27.27%) Visual Studio
7 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
7 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (27.27%) QA
8 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (18.18%) Kanban
8 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
8 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (18.18%) Integration Testing
8 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (18.18%) BDD

Toad
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 1 (9.09%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Receivables
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (81.82%) Oracle Database
2 4 (36.36%) TKPROF
3 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
4 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 3 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (27.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Banking
2 2 (18.18%) Investment Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
3 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) DBA
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle DBA
2 3 (27.27%) Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Database Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle Developer
3 2 (18.18%) PL/SQL Developer
3 2 (18.18%) QA Tester
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Database Developer
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Architect
4 1 (9.09%) E-Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) QA Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) QA Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) SQL DBA
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 1 (9.09%) JDBC
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (18.18%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (45.45%) Waterfall
2 3 (27.27%) Migration
2 3 (27.27%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (18.18%) BDD
3 2 (18.18%) ETL
3 2 (18.18%) Integration Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Kanban
3 2 (18.18%) Regression Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
3 2 (18.18%) System Integration Testing
3 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Database Tuning
4 1 (9.09%) Manual Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
4 1 (9.09%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) SQL
2 7 (63.64%) PL/SQL
3 4 (36.36%) Perl
3 4 (36.36%) PowerShell
4 2 (18.18%) Shell Script
5 1 (9.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) ISEB
3 1 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Oracle
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft