The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 27 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
UK
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 557 588 528
Rank change year-on-year +31 -60  
Contract jobs citing Toad 53 66 114
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.12% 0.21%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.64% 0.79% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 44 66
Median daily rate £400 £375 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +11.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £260 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £540 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £372 £378 £325
% change year-on-year -1.45% +16.15%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 6
Median hourly rate £44.00 - £28.89
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 with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 8267 8396 7386
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 17.55% 15.55% 13.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 5644 5778 4882
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 153 129 123
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.13 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.89% +13.85%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £25.20 £22.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.69 £49.75 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.00 £37.04
% change year-on-year +2.97% +13.39%  

Toad
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 UK

Toad
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Toad in the UK

Toad
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Toad over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Toad in the UK

Toad
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Toad in the UK

Toad
Top 29 Contract Locations

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 over the 3 months to 27 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
England +13 49 £400 +4.23% 5
London +4 22 £425 +17.24% 4
North West +27 11 £350 -2.77%
Lancashire - 8 £313 -
City of London - 6 £425 - 2
Preston - 6 £313 -
Yorkshire +35 5 £413 +120.00%
South West +7 4 £366 -
South East +6 4 £370 +12.97% 1
Hampshire +6 4 £370 +13.84%
West Yorkshire - 4 £419 -
Leeds - 4 £419 -
Andover - 3 £370 -
Newport - 3 £394 -
South Wales - 3 £394 -
Wales - 3 £394 -
Cheshire +22 2 £350 +7.69%
Leicester -1 2 £363 -4.60%
Leicestershire -9 2 £363 -11.58%
East Midlands -9 2 £363 -12.65%
Wiltshire - 2 £375 -
Chester - 2 £350 -
Scotland +27 1 £425 +70.00% 2
Manchester +14 1 £400 +11.11%
Sheffield +12 1 £350 +86.66%
South Yorkshire +6 1 £350 +86.66%
Glasgow +6 1 £425 +25.92% 2
Corsham - 1 £350 -
Bristol - 1 £372 -

For the 6 months to 27 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 with a requirement for Toad.

1 103 (93.64%) SQL
2 91 (82.73%) Oracle
3 62 (56.36%) Oracle Database
4 50 (45.45%) PL/SQL
5 39 (35.45%) Security Cleared
6 37 (33.64%) Oracle APEX
6 37 (33.64%) Windows
7 36 (32.73%) Oracle Database 11g
8 34 (30.91%) SC Cleared
8 34 (30.91%) Linux
8 34 (30.91%) Data Warehouse
9 33 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
10 30 (27.27%) Oracle Database 10g
11 29 (26.36%) SQL Server
11 29 (26.36%) Test Automation
12 28 (25.45%) Oracle Reports
12 28 (25.45%) Microsoft
13 25 (22.73%) VMware
14 24 (21.82%) Migration
14 24 (21.82%) Test Scripting
14 24 (21.82%) Java
14 24 (21.82%) PuTTY
15 23 (20.91%) HP UFT
15 23 (20.91%) Oracle RMAN
16 22 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
16 22 (20.00%) HP
16 22 (20.00%) WinSCP
16 22 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
17 21 (19.09%) Web Services
17 21 (19.09%) F#

Toad
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 10 (9.09%) WebLogic
2 9 (8.18%) SharePoint
3 7 (6.36%) SAS
4 4 (3.64%) GeoServer
5 3 (2.73%) CICS
5 3 (2.73%) IIS
5 3 (2.73%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (1.82%) Apache
7 1 (0.91%) Confluence
Applications
1 12 (10.91%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.82%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 9 (8.18%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (7.27%) Oracle Applications
3 7 (6.36%) Oracle 11i
4 4 (3.64%) Northgate Housing
5 2 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (1.82%) Oracle iRecruitment
5 2 (1.82%) SAP IS-U
5 2 (1.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.91%) Infor M3
6 1 (0.91%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.91%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.91%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 13 (11.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 24 (21.82%) PuTTY
2 22 (20.00%) WinSCP
3 6 (5.45%) Kerberos
4 2 (1.82%) DHCP
4 2 (1.82%) DNS
4 2 (1.82%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (56.36%) Oracle Database
2 36 (32.73%) Oracle Database 11g
3 34 (30.91%) Data Warehouse
4 30 (27.27%) Oracle Database 10g
5 29 (26.36%) SQL Server
6 28 (25.45%) Oracle Reports
7 17 (15.45%) Oracle Database 12c
7 17 (15.45%) Oracle OWB
8 16 (14.55%) Oracle Discoverer
9 13 (11.82%) SQL Server 2005
9 13 (11.82%) SQL Server 2008
9 13 (11.82%) SQL Server 2012
9 13 (11.82%) TKPROF
10 12 (10.91%) Oracle BI EE
11 9 (8.18%) SQLPlus
12 8 (7.27%) DB2
12 8 (7.27%) Relational Database
13 5 (4.55%) BusinessObjects
13 5 (4.55%) MySQL
14 4 (3.64%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 37 (33.64%) Oracle APEX
2 23 (20.91%) HP UFT
3 22 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 20 (18.18%) TeamCity
5 19 (17.27%) Oracle Forms
6 16 (14.55%) Ant
6 16 (14.55%) Eclipse
6 16 (14.55%) Jenkins
7 15 (13.64%) Selenium
7 15 (13.64%) SoapUI
8 13 (11.82%) SpecFlow
8 13 (11.82%) TestNG
9 12 (10.91%) JIRA
10 10 (9.09%) LoadRunner
11 3 (2.73%) ERwin
11 3 (2.73%) Maven
11 3 (2.73%) PowerBuilder
12 2 (1.82%) Cucumber
13 1 (0.91%) Subversion
General
1 19 (17.27%) Finance
2 16 (14.55%) Banking
3 10 (9.09%) Investment Banking
4 5 (4.55%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.73%) Back Office
5 3 (2.73%) Billing
6 2 (1.82%) Electronics
6 2 (1.82%) Law
6 2 (1.82%) Marketing
6 2 (1.82%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.91%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 34 (30.91%) Analyst
2 27 (24.55%) Developer
3 23 (20.91%) DBA
3 23 (20.91%) Oracle DBA
4 21 (19.09%) Oracle Developer
5 18 (16.36%) Tester
6 13 (11.82%) SQL Developer
7 11 (10.00%) Automation Tester
7 11 (10.00%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 11 (10.00%) Test Analyst
8 9 (8.18%) PL/SQL Developer
9 8 (7.27%) Data Analyst
10 7 (6.36%) Administrator
10 7 (6.36%) Oracle Data Warehouse Developer
11 6 (5.45%) Applications Support
11 6 (5.45%) Oracle Analyst
11 6 (5.45%) SQL Analyst
12 5 (4.55%) Applications Support Analyst
12 5 (4.55%) Oracle Architect
12 5 (4.55%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (19.09%) Web Services
2 15 (13.64%) .NET
2 15 (13.64%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 8 (7.27%) XML
4 7 (6.36%) Middleware
4 7 (6.36%) Oracle Fusion
5 6 (5.45%) OAuth2
5 6 (5.45%) RESTful
6 5 (4.55%) REST
7 4 (3.64%) SOAP
8 3 (2.73%) HTML
8 3 (2.73%) XSLT
9 2 (1.82%) ISPF
9 2 (1.82%) JDBC
10 1 (0.91%) ADO.NET
10 1 (0.91%) JSP
10 1 (0.91%) MDX
10 1 (0.91%) Web Services Management
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.45%) Derivative
2 5 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.55%) Data Structures
3 3 (2.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (2.73%) iPad
3 3 (2.73%) Mainframe
3 3 (2.73%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.82%) IBM Mainframe
4 2 (1.82%) VSAM
5 1 (0.91%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.91%) Equities
5 1 (0.91%) Fixed Income
5 1 (0.91%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (0.91%) Reference Data
5 1 (0.91%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 37 (33.64%) Windows
2 34 (30.91%) Linux
3 19 (17.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 15 (13.64%) Windows Server
5 13 (11.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (9.09%) Unix
7 5 (4.55%) Oracle Linux
8 2 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (26.36%) Test Automation
3 24 (21.82%) Migration
3 24 (21.82%) Test Scripting
4 22 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
5 19 (17.27%) Defect Tracking
5 19 (17.27%) ETL
6 18 (16.36%) Integration Testing
7 16 (14.55%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (14.55%) Regression Testing
7 16 (14.55%) Test Strategy
8 15 (13.64%) System Integration Testing
9 14 (12.73%) Scrum
10 13 (11.82%) API Testing
10 13 (11.82%) Data Modelling
10 13 (11.82%) Exploratory Testing
10 13 (11.82%) Performance Testing
11 12 (10.91%) BDD
11 12 (10.91%) DevOps
11 12 (10.91%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 103 (93.64%) SQL
2 50 (45.45%) PL/SQL
3 24 (21.82%) Java
4 21 (19.09%) F#
5 19 (17.27%) PowerShell
6 14 (12.73%) Shell Script
7 13 (11.82%) Perl
8 11 (10.00%) VB
9 8 (7.27%) VBA
10 5 (4.55%) C
10 5 (4.55%) C#
10 5 (4.55%) C++
10 5 (4.55%) VBScript
11 4 (3.64%) Tcl
12 3 (2.73%) COBOL
12 3 (2.73%) Python
12 3 (2.73%) R
13 2 (1.82%) MATLAB
13 2 (1.82%) REXX
13 2 (1.82%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 39 (35.45%) Security Cleared
2 34 (30.91%) SC Cleared
3 16 (14.55%) ISEB
4 15 (13.64%) ISEB Practitioner
4 15 (13.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (4.55%) DV Cleared
6 3 (2.73%) Degree
6 3 (2.73%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (1.82%) ISTQB
7 2 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.82%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.27%) QA
2 7 (6.36%) EMIR
3 5 (4.55%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.91%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.91%) GMP
4 1 (0.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 16 (14.55%) Oracle RAC
2 14 (12.73%) vSphere
3 13 (11.82%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (3.64%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.82%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 23 (20.91%) Oracle RMAN
2 19 (17.27%) vRealize
3 11 (10.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 7 (6.36%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 5 (4.55%) Data Guard
6 2 (1.82%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 91 (82.73%) Oracle
2 28 (25.45%) Microsoft
3 25 (22.73%) VMware
4 22 (20.00%) HP
5 19 (17.27%) Red Hat
6 6 (5.45%) Remedy
6 6 (5.45%) SAP
7 4 (3.64%) Northgate
8 2 (1.82%) Citrix
8 2 (1.82%) IBM
8 2 (1.82%) MicroStrategy
9 1 (0.91%) Ab Initio
9 1 (0.91%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.91%) Bloomberg
9 1 (0.91%) GoldenSource
9 1 (0.91%) Guidewire
9 1 (0.91%) Reuters
9 1 (0.91%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.91%) Tableau
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