Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 24 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 > Scotland
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 175 181 180
Rank change year-on-year +6 -1 -6
Contract jobs citing Toad 6 3 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.12% 0.070% 0.39%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.71% 0.42% 3.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 13
Scotland median daily rate £125 £338 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -62.96% +2.27% +6.45%
10th Percentile £108 £314 £280
90th Percentile £133 £371 £431
UK median daily rate £375 £411 £373
% change year-on-year -8.81% +10.25% -0.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
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 Scotland with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 843 722 756
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 16.73% 16.74% 12.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 522 413 411
Scotland median daily rate £400 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% +5.71% -6.67%
10th Percentile £270 £258 £260
90th Percentile £538 £475 £475
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 20
Scotland median hourly rate £42.45 £43.00 £40.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.29% +6.49% +6.26%
10th Percentile £31.03 £14.00 £29.25
90th Percentile £195.00 £48.54 £55.00
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 Scotland

Job postings citing Toad as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Toad in Scotland

Toad
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Toad in Scotland

Toad
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Toad within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 24 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
Edinburgh - 3 - -
Stirling - 3 £125 -
Toad
UK

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

1 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) Selenium
3 3 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (50.00%) Manual Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Defect Management
3 3 (50.00%) Defect Tracking
3 3 (50.00%) Scenario Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (50.00%) HP
3 3 (50.00%) Scrum
4 2 (33.33%) HP UFT
4 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (33.33%) Sun
4 2 (33.33%) ERD
4 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 2 (33.33%) Banking
4 2 (33.33%) Project Planning
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
5 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (16.67%) Database Tuning
5 1 (16.67%) PowerBuilder
5 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
5 1 (16.67%) VBScript
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 1 (16.67%) Unix
5 1 (16.67%) C#

Toad
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Selenium
2 2 (33.33%) HP UFT
3 1 (16.67%) PowerBuilder
General
1 2 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Selenium Tester
1 2 (33.33%) Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Developer
2 1 (16.67%) PowerBuilder Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Defect Management
2 3 (50.00%) Defect Tracking
2 3 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Scenario Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) ERD
3 2 (33.33%) Project Planning
3 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 1 (16.67%) Database Tuning
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
2 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
2 1 (16.67%) VBScript
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (33.33%) Sun
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle