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 3 months to 23 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
England / North West
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 129 159 147
Rank change year-on-year +30 -12  
Contract jobs citing Toad 11 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.37% 0.10% 0.053%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.32% 0.81% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 1
Median daily rate £350 £360 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.77% -34.54%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £374 £375 £325
% change year-on-year -0.40% +15.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Median hourly rate £44.00 - -
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 the North West with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 475 491 413
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 16.14% 12.84% 11.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 308 328 244
Median daily rate £403 £400 £359
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.62% +11.49%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 13 7
Median hourly rate £41.13 £36.00 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.23% -6.49%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £26.96 £37.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £45.10 £43.39
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.25 £37.00
% change year-on-year +0.59% +14.18%  

Toad
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 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 3 months to 23 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
Lancashire - 8 £313 -
Cheshire +24 2 £350 +7.69%
Manchester +11 1 £400 +11.11%
Toad
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 North West region with a requirement for Toad.

1 17 (100.00%) SQL
1 17 (100.00%) Oracle
2 16 (94.12%) PL/SQL
3 15 (88.24%) Oracle Database
4 13 (76.47%) PowerShell
4 13 (76.47%) TKPROF
4 13 (76.47%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 13 (76.47%) Perl
4 13 (76.47%) Oracle RMAN
5 11 (64.71%) Windows
5 11 (64.71%) Microsoft
6 10 (58.82%) Migration
7 9 (52.94%) Performance Monitoring
8 8 (47.06%) Security Cleared
9 6 (35.29%) SC Cleared
9 6 (35.29%) Finance
10 3 (17.65%) Banking
10 3 (17.65%) Manufacturing
10 3 (17.65%) Programme Management
11 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (11.76%) Shell Script
11 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Office
11 2 (11.76%) Linux
11 2 (11.76%) Oracle9i Database
11 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Excel
11 2 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (11.76%) ETL
11 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
11 2 (11.76%) Investment Banking
11 2 (11.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint

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:

Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (88.24%) Oracle Database
2 13 (76.47%) TKPROF
3 2 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (11.76%) Oracle9i Database
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 6 (35.29%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) Banking
2 3 (17.65%) Manufacturing
3 2 (11.76%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (76.47%) DBA
1 13 (76.47%) Oracle DBA
2 6 (35.29%) Administrator
3 5 (29.41%) Architect
3 5 (29.41%) Database Architect
3 5 (29.41%) Oracle Architect
4 3 (17.65%) Senior DBA
4 3 (17.65%) Senior Oracle DBA
5 2 (11.76%) Database Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Oracle Developer
5 2 (11.76%) PL/SQL Developer
5 2 (11.76%) SQL Database Developer
5 2 (11.76%) SQL DBA
5 2 (11.76%) SQL Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Technical Support
6 1 (5.88%) Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (76.47%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 11 (64.71%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) Linux
3 1 (5.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Migration
2 9 (52.94%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (17.65%) Programme Management
4 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (11.76%) BDD
4 2 (11.76%) ETL
4 2 (11.76%) Integration Testing
4 2 (11.76%) Kanban
4 2 (11.76%) System Integration Testing
4 2 (11.76%) Waterfall
5 1 (5.88%) Data Cleansing
5 1 (5.88%) Data Migration
5 1 (5.88%) Database Security
5 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
5 1 (5.88%) Test Scripting
5 1 (5.88%) Time Management
5 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) SQL
2 16 (94.12%) PL/SQL
3 13 (76.47%) Perl
3 13 (76.47%) PowerShell
4 2 (11.76%) Shell Script
5 1 (5.88%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (47.06%) Security Cleared
2 6 (35.29%) SC Cleared
3 2 (11.76%) NVQ Level 3
4 1 (5.88%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) Data Quality
1 1 (5.88%) GMP
Systems Management
1 13 (76.47%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) Oracle
2 11 (64.71%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.88%) HP