Period
to 17 July 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London 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 July 2019 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 > UK excluding London
6 months to
17 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 595 559 546
Rank change year-on-year -36 -13 +73
Contract jobs citing Toad 43 98 74
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.087% 0.18% 0.15%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.45% 0.92% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 61 38
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +6.67% -3.54%
10th Percentile £266 £306 £321
90th Percentile £445 £438 £479
UK median daily rate £398 £400 £388
% change year-on-year -0.63% +3.23% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 10
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £43.50
UK median hourly rate - - £43.50

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 UK excluding London with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
UK excluding London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 9,561 10,609 8,631
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 19.28% 19.23% 16.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,933 6,775 5,500
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.90%
10th Percentile £313 £306 £285
90th Percentile £581 £562 £538
UK median daily rate £475 £468 £438
% change year-on-year +1.60% +6.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 236 196 292
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.18% - -
10th Percentile £27.15 £26.50 £28.75
90th Percentile £53.75 £53.13 £58.63
UK median hourly rate £43.25 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +1.76% - -

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Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing Toad as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for Toad in the UK excluding London

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the UK excluding London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Toad in the UK excluding London

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the UK excluding London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Toad in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 17 July 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Toad in the UK excluding London

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the UK excluding London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Toad in the UK excluding London

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Contract Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Toad within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 17 July 2019. 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
South East +39 22 £360 -2.37% 3
Midlands -15 11 £345 -13.86%
West Midlands +7 10 £335 -16.30%
East of England -1 7 £405 +8.00%
North East +18 1 £250 -13.04%
North of England +8 1 £250 -39.39% 2
East Midlands +6 1 £450 +9.09%
South West -23 1 £205 -45.33%
Wales - 1 £450 - 1
Toad
UK

For the 6 months to 17 July 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Toad also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the UK excluding London region with a requirement for Toad.

1 41 (95.35%) SQL
2 40 (93.02%) Oracle
3 29 (67.44%) Java
4 27 (62.79%) XML
5 26 (60.47%) WebLogic
5 26 (60.47%) Windows
6 25 (58.14%) Unix
7 23 (53.49%) ISEB
8 22 (51.16%) ISTQB
8 22 (51.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 20 (46.51%) SoapUI
9 20 (46.51%) Test Scripting
9 20 (46.51%) Customer Requirements
10 19 (44.19%) Selenium
11 18 (41.86%) Cucumber
12 17 (39.53%) webMethods
12 17 (39.53%) PL/SQL
13 14 (32.56%) JIRA
14 13 (30.23%) JSON
15 12 (27.91%) MongoDB
15 12 (27.91%) Microservices
16 11 (25.58%) RabbitMQ
17 10 (23.26%) Test Automation
17 10 (23.26%) Agile Software Development
17 10 (23.26%) Oracle Reports
18 9 (20.93%) Microsoft
18 9 (20.93%) Microsoft Excel
18 9 (20.93%) SAP
18 9 (20.93%) Confluence
19 8 (18.60%) Data Warehouse

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London 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 26 (60.47%) WebLogic
2 9 (20.93%) Confluence
Applications
1 9 (20.93%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (9.30%) SAP FI-CA
1 4 (9.30%) SAP PSCD
2 1 (2.33%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (27.91%) MongoDB
2 10 (23.26%) Oracle Reports
3 8 (18.60%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (16.28%) Oracle BI EE
4 7 (16.28%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 7 (16.28%) Oracle Discoverer
5 4 (9.30%) Oracle Database
6 3 (6.98%) Relational Database
7 2 (4.65%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (4.65%) RDBMS
7 2 (4.65%) SQL Server
7 2 (4.65%) SQLPlus
8 1 (2.33%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (2.33%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 1 (2.33%) BusinessObjects XI
8 1 (2.33%) Data Mart
8 1 (2.33%) MS Access
8 1 (2.33%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 20 (46.51%) SoapUI
2 19 (44.19%) Selenium
3 18 (41.86%) Cucumber
4 14 (32.56%) JIRA
5 8 (18.60%) PowerBuilder
6 6 (13.95%) JMeter
7 5 (11.63%) Git (software)
7 5 (11.63%) Jenkins
8 2 (4.65%) LoadRunner
9 1 (2.33%) Ant
9 1 (2.33%) Eclipse
9 1 (2.33%) Maven
9 1 (2.33%) NetBeans
9 1 (2.33%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (2.33%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (2.33%) PVCS
9 1 (2.33%) Rational Team Concert
9 1 (2.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (2.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 34 (79.07%) Analyst
2 25 (58.14%) Test Analyst
3 10 (23.26%) Developer
4 9 (20.93%) Oracle Developer
5 8 (18.60%) Oracle Analyst
6 7 (16.28%) Analyst Developer
6 7 (16.28%) Senior Analyst
6 7 (16.28%) Senior Analyst Developer
6 7 (16.28%) Senior Developer
6 7 (16.28%) Senior Oracle Analyst
6 7 (16.28%) Senior Oracle Developer
7 4 (9.30%) SAP Analyst
7 4 (9.30%) SAP Test Analyst
8 2 (4.65%) SQL Analyst
8 2 (4.65%) Test Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) Unix Analyst
9 1 (2.33%) Oracle Forms Developer
9 1 (2.33%) PL/SQL Developer
9 1 (2.33%) SQL Developer
9 1 (2.33%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (62.79%) XML
2 13 (30.23%) JSON
3 11 (25.58%) RabbitMQ
4 5 (11.63%) SOAP
5 1 (2.33%) .NET
5 1 (2.33%) ActiveX
5 1 (2.33%) Swing
5 1 (2.33%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.33%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 26 (60.47%) Windows
2 25 (58.14%) Unix
3 7 (16.28%) AIX
4 1 (2.33%) Linux
4 1 (2.33%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (46.51%) Customer Requirements
1 20 (46.51%) Test Scripting
2 12 (27.91%) Microservices
3 10 (23.26%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (23.26%) Test Automation
4 8 (18.60%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (18.60%) Data Modelling
5 7 (16.28%) Performance Tuning
5 7 (16.28%) Project Management
5 7 (16.28%) Risk Management
6 5 (11.63%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (11.63%) Integration Testing
7 4 (9.30%) API Testing
7 4 (9.30%) Continuous Delivery
7 4 (9.30%) Defect Management
7 4 (9.30%) Validation
8 3 (6.98%) Test Strategy
9 2 (4.65%) Data Migration
9 2 (4.65%) Non-Functional Testing
9 2 (4.65%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 41 (95.35%) SQL
2 29 (67.44%) Java
3 17 (39.53%) PL/SQL
4 8 (18.60%) Shell Script
5 2 (4.65%) C
6 1 (2.33%) C#
6 1 (2.33%) Korn
6 1 (2.33%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.33%) Python
6 1 (2.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 23 (53.49%) ISEB
2 22 (51.16%) ISTQB
2 22 (51.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (11.63%) Security Cleared
4 3 (6.98%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.30%) QA
2 1 (2.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 40 (93.02%) Oracle
2 17 (39.53%) webMethods
3 9 (20.93%) Microsoft
3 9 (20.93%) SAP
4 7 (16.28%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (2.33%) JDA
5 1 (2.33%) Sage