The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South 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 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Dell Software Toad
England / South West
Rank 128 136 136
Rank change year-on-year +8 0  
Contract jobs citing Toad 9 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.35% 0.14% 0.35%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.73% 1.00% 2.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 4
Median daily rate £485 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £393 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £541 £400 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £419 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +4.68% +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 - £32.50

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 South West with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 519 399 450
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 20.16% 13.75% 14.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 313 240 287
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £320 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 41 29
Median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £37.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.25% +7.74%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.30 £31.50 £32.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £46.20 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  

Toad
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South 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 South West

Toad
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Toad in the South West

Toad
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Toad in the South West over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Toad in the South West

Toad
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Toad in the South West

Toad
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 26 March 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
Devon -5 2 £510 +27.50%
Bristol - 2 £438 -
Toad
England

Toad
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 South West region with a requirement for Toad.

1 22 (95.65%) SQL
2 21 (91.30%) Oracle
2 21 (91.30%) Oracle Database
3 20 (86.96%) Oracle Database 11g
4 15 (65.22%) PL/SQL
5 13 (56.52%) Data Modelling
5 13 (56.52%) Oracle Database 10g
6 12 (52.17%) SQL Server
7 11 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (43.48%) Scrum
8 10 (43.48%) .NET
9 7 (30.43%) Web Services
9 7 (30.43%) Linux
9 7 (30.43%) Oracle Reports
9 7 (30.43%) Red Hat
9 7 (30.43%) Back Office
9 7 (30.43%) Oracle APEX
9 7 (30.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (30.43%) vRealize
10 6 (26.09%) SoapUI
10 6 (26.09%) Security Cleared
10 6 (26.09%) Integration Testing
10 6 (26.09%) VMware
10 6 (26.09%) Regression Testing
10 6 (26.09%) HP
11 5 (21.74%) MS Excel
11 5 (21.74%) Eclipse
11 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
11 5 (21.74%) HP UFT
11 5 (21.74%) Windows

Toad
Top Related IT Skills in the South 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 2 (8.70%) WebLogic
2 1 (4.35%) GeoServer
Applications
1 5 (21.74%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle 11i
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) PuTTY
1 5 (21.74%) WinSCP
2 2 (8.70%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (91.30%) Oracle Database
2 20 (86.96%) Oracle Database 11g
3 13 (56.52%) Oracle Database 10g
4 12 (52.17%) SQL Server
5 7 (30.43%) Oracle Reports
6 5 (21.74%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (21.74%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (21.74%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (8.70%) Oracle Discoverer
8 2 (8.70%) Oracle OWB
9 1 (4.35%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (4.35%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 7 (30.43%) Oracle APEX
2 6 (26.09%) SoapUI
3 5 (21.74%) Ant
3 5 (21.74%) Eclipse
3 5 (21.74%) HP UFT
3 5 (21.74%) Jenkins
3 5 (21.74%) Selenium
3 5 (21.74%) SpecFlow
3 5 (21.74%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (21.74%) TeamCity
3 5 (21.74%) TestNG
4 4 (17.39%) LoadRunner
5 2 (8.70%) Oracle Forms
General
1 7 (30.43%) Back Office
2 3 (13.04%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (56.52%) Developer
2 7 (30.43%) Oracle Developer
3 6 (26.09%) SQL Developer
4 5 (21.74%) .NET Developer
5 4 (17.39%) Automation Tester
5 4 (17.39%) Tester
6 3 (13.04%) Analyst
6 3 (13.04%) DBA
7 2 (8.70%) Applications Consultant
7 2 (8.70%) Applications Tester
7 2 (8.70%) Consultant
7 2 (8.70%) Oracle Applications Consultant
7 2 (8.70%) Oracle Consultant
7 2 (8.70%) Oracle DBA
7 2 (8.70%) Test Automation Consultant
7 2 (8.70%) Test Consultant
8 1 (4.35%) Integration Analyst
8 1 (4.35%) Integration Test Analyst
8 1 (4.35%) Quality Analyst
8 1 (4.35%) SAP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (43.48%) .NET
2 7 (30.43%) Web Services
3 2 (8.70%) Middleware
3 2 (8.70%) OAuth2
3 2 (8.70%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (8.70%) REST
4 1 (4.35%) RESTful
4 1 (4.35%) SOAP
4 1 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.35%) iPad
1 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (30.43%) Linux
1 7 (30.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (21.74%) Windows
2 5 (21.74%) Windows Server
2 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (56.52%) Data Modelling
2 11 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (43.48%) Scrum
4 6 (26.09%) Integration Testing
4 6 (26.09%) Regression Testing
5 5 (21.74%) API Testing
5 5 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (21.74%) Defect Tracking
5 5 (21.74%) Exploratory Testing
5 5 (21.74%) Performance Testing
5 5 (21.74%) System Integration Testing
5 5 (21.74%) Test Automation
5 5 (21.74%) Test Scripting
5 5 (21.74%) Test Strategy
6 4 (17.39%) BDD
6 4 (17.39%) DevOps
7 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (8.70%) Project Management
8 1 (4.35%) Change Management
8 1 (4.35%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 22 (95.65%) SQL
2 15 (65.22%) PL/SQL
3 5 (21.74%) F#
3 5 (21.74%) Java
4 2 (8.70%) Shell Script
4 2 (8.70%) VB
4 2 (8.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) Security Cleared
2 5 (21.74%) SC Cleared
3 4 (17.39%) ISEB
3 4 (17.39%) ISEB Practitioner
3 4 (17.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (4.35%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) Disclosure Scotland
1 3 (13.04%) QA
2 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (21.74%) Virtual Machines
1 5 (21.74%) vSphere
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 7 (30.43%) vRealize
2 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (4.35%) Data Guard
3 1 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (91.30%) Oracle
2 7 (30.43%) Red Hat
3 6 (26.09%) HP
3 6 (26.09%) VMware
4 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.35%) Guidewire
5 1 (4.35%) SAP