Period
to 17 August 2017

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 6 months to 17 August 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
6 months to
17 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 722 741 664
Rank change year-on-year +19 -77 -6
Contract jobs citing Toad 126 147 241
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.14% 0.21%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.73% 0.86% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 99 137
UK median daily rate £375 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.23% +10.71% -12.50%
10th Percentile £263 £306 £285
90th Percentile £471 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £390 £325
% change year-on-year -3.85% +20.00% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 8
UK median hourly rate £44.00 - £31.25
10th Percentile £40.38 - £25.87
90th Percentile £45.00 - £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 - £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 with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 17329 17178 14939
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 18.11% 15.79% 13.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 11900 11671 9740
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £310 £300 £273
90th Percentile £595 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £365
% change year-on-year +1.27% +8.22% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 304 280 277
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.27 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.54% +12.72% -
10th Percentile £28.83 £26.15 £21.25
90th Percentile £57.50 £52.63 £48.93
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.13 £37.74
% change year-on-year +0.89% +11.62% +0.64%

Toad
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 17 August 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 14 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 6 months to 17 August 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
England +40 116 £375 -6.25% 12
UK excluding London +47 75 £375 -3.85% 9
London +2 50 £400 +6.67% 4
North of England +82 27 £350 +3.70% 1
South East +21 16 £373 +10.37% 5
South West +17 16 £394 - 1
North West +35 15 £350 +2.19%
Yorkshire +45 8 £350 +86.67% 1
Midlands -16 7 £381 -13.35% 1
East Midlands -14 6 £381 -23.75% 1
Scotland +35 5 £125 -50.00% 1
Wales - 5 £394 -
North East +62 4 - -
West Midlands +1 1 - -

For the 6 months to 17 August 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.

1 115 (91.27%) SQL
2 96 (76.19%) Oracle
3 55 (43.65%) Oracle Database
4 50 (39.68%) PL/SQL
5 42 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 36 (28.57%) Security Cleared
7 35 (27.78%) SQL Server
8 32 (25.40%) Windows
8 32 (25.40%) Linux
9 30 (23.81%) Java
9 30 (23.81%) Oracle APEX
10 29 (23.02%) Oracle Database 11g
10 29 (23.02%) Test Automation
11 26 (20.63%) Microsoft
11 26 (20.63%) Oracle Reports
11 26 (20.63%) Data Warehouse
12 24 (19.05%) Oracle Database 10g
12 24 (19.05%) SC Cleared
13 23 (18.25%) Test Scripting
13 23 (18.25%) JIRA
14 22 (17.46%) Selenium
15 21 (16.67%) Integration Testing
15 21 (16.67%) Scrum
15 21 (16.67%) Web Services
16 20 (15.87%) HP
16 20 (15.87%) Finance
16 20 (15.87%) VMware
16 20 (15.87%) Jenkins
17 19 (15.08%) SoapUI
17 19 (15.08%) vRealize

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 14 (11.11%) WebLogic
2 10 (7.94%) SAS
3 6 (4.76%) Confluence
4 5 (3.97%) SharePoint
5 4 (3.17%) GeoServer
6 3 (2.38%) CICS
7 2 (1.59%) Apache
7 2 (1.59%) Drupal
7 2 (1.59%) IIS
7 2 (1.59%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 14 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (6.35%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.59%) S-PLUS
4 1 (0.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (7.94%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (5.56%) Northgate Housing
3 6 (4.76%) Oracle 11i
4 5 (3.97%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (1.59%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (1.59%) Oracle iRecruitment
5 2 (1.59%) SAP IS-U
6 1 (0.79%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.79%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.79%) Oracle HRMS
6 1 (0.79%) SAP FI-GL
Cloud Services
1 13 (10.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.79%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 1 (0.79%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 18 (14.29%) PuTTY
2 17 (13.49%) WinSCP
3 5 (3.97%) Kerberos
4 2 (1.59%) DHCP
4 2 (1.59%) DNS
4 2 (1.59%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.79%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (43.65%) Oracle Database
2 35 (27.78%) SQL Server
3 29 (23.02%) Oracle Database 11g
4 26 (20.63%) Data Warehouse
4 26 (20.63%) Oracle Reports
5 24 (19.05%) Oracle Database 10g
6 19 (15.08%) Oracle Discoverer
7 14 (11.11%) SQLPlus
8 13 (10.32%) SQL Server 2005
8 13 (10.32%) SQL Server 2008
8 13 (10.32%) SQL Server 2012
9 10 (7.94%) Oracle Database 12c
10 9 (7.14%) Oracle OWB
11 8 (6.35%) DB2
11 8 (6.35%) MySQL
11 8 (6.35%) Relational Database
11 8 (6.35%) TKPROF
12 5 (3.97%) BusinessObjects
12 5 (3.97%) RDBMS
13 4 (3.17%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 30 (23.81%) Oracle APEX
2 23 (18.25%) JIRA
3 22 (17.46%) Selenium
4 20 (15.87%) Jenkins
5 19 (15.08%) Ant
5 19 (15.08%) Eclipse
5 19 (15.08%) SoapUI
6 17 (13.49%) HP UFT
6 17 (13.49%) Team Foundation Server
7 16 (12.70%) Oracle Forms
8 14 (11.11%) TeamCity
9 13 (10.32%) SpecFlow
9 13 (10.32%) TestNG
10 10 (7.94%) LoadRunner
11 6 (4.76%) Cucumber
11 6 (4.76%) Maven
12 4 (3.17%) PowerBuilder
12 4 (3.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 3 (2.38%) ClearQuest
13 3 (2.38%) ERwin
General
1 20 (15.87%) Finance
2 15 (11.90%) Banking
3 9 (7.14%) Investment Banking
4 3 (2.38%) Billing
4 3 (2.38%) Front Office
4 3 (2.38%) Local Government
5 2 (1.59%) Law
5 2 (1.59%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.79%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 41 (32.54%) Analyst
2 30 (23.81%) Developer
3 23 (18.25%) Oracle Developer
4 19 (15.08%) DBA
4 19 (15.08%) Oracle DBA
5 16 (12.70%) Tester
6 14 (11.11%) SQL Developer
7 12 (9.52%) Test Analyst
8 11 (8.73%) Automation Tester
9 10 (7.94%) Data Warehouse Developer
10 9 (7.14%) PL/SQL Developer
11 8 (6.35%) Technical Analyst
12 7 (5.56%) Applications Support
12 7 (5.56%) Java Developer
12 7 (5.56%) Oracle Data Warehouse Developer
13 6 (4.76%) Applications Support Analyst
13 6 (4.76%) Data Analyst
13 6 (4.76%) SQL Analyst
13 6 (4.76%) Support Analyst
14 5 (3.97%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (16.67%) Web Services
2 14 (11.11%) .NET
3 13 (10.32%) XML
4 10 (7.94%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 7 (5.56%) REST
6 6 (4.76%) Middleware
6 6 (4.76%) Oracle Fusion
7 5 (3.97%) OAuth2
7 5 (3.97%) RESTful
7 5 (3.97%) SOAP
8 4 (3.17%) JDBC
8 4 (3.17%) Spring
9 3 (2.38%) Hibernate
9 3 (2.38%) HTML
10 2 (1.59%) ISPF
10 2 (1.59%) J2EE
11 1 (0.79%) ADO.NET
11 1 (0.79%) MDX
11 1 (0.79%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.35%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.97%) Data Structures
2 5 (3.97%) Derivative
3 4 (3.17%) iPad
4 3 (2.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (2.38%) Mainframe
4 3 (2.38%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.59%) IBM Mainframe
5 2 (1.59%) VSAM
6 1 (0.79%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.79%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 32 (25.40%) Linux
1 32 (25.40%) Windows
2 18 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 15 (11.90%) Unix
3 15 (11.90%) Windows Server
3 15 (11.90%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (3.17%) Oracle Linux
5 2 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.79%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (23.02%) Test Automation
3 23 (18.25%) Test Scripting
4 21 (16.67%) Integration Testing
4 21 (16.67%) Scrum
5 19 (15.08%) Migration
6 18 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
6 18 (14.29%) Defect Tracking
6 18 (14.29%) Regression Testing
6 18 (14.29%) Test Strategy
7 17 (13.49%) ITIL
8 16 (12.70%) System Integration Testing
9 14 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
9 14 (11.11%) Data Migration
9 14 (11.11%) DevOps
9 14 (11.11%) Performance Testing
10 13 (10.32%) API Testing
10 13 (10.32%) BDD
10 13 (10.32%) Defect Management
10 13 (10.32%) Exploratory Testing
Programming Languages
1 115 (91.27%) SQL
2 50 (39.68%) PL/SQL
3 30 (23.81%) Java
4 19 (15.08%) Shell Script
5 16 (12.70%) PowerShell
6 13 (10.32%) F#
7 11 (8.73%) VBA
8 10 (7.94%) Perl
9 9 (7.14%) VB
10 7 (5.56%) C#
11 6 (4.76%) C++
11 6 (4.76%) VBScript
12 5 (3.97%) Python
13 3 (2.38%) C
13 3 (2.38%) COBOL
13 3 (2.38%) R
13 3 (2.38%) Tcl
13 3 (2.38%) T-SQL
14 2 (1.59%) JCL
14 2 (1.59%) REXX
Qualifications
1 36 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 24 (19.05%) SC Cleared
3 11 (8.73%) ISEB
4 10 (7.94%) ISEB Practitioner
4 10 (7.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 9 (7.14%) DV Cleared
6 4 (3.17%) Degree
7 3 (2.38%) Oracle Certification
8 2 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.79%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.14%) QA
2 6 (4.76%) EMIR
3 5 (3.97%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.79%) GMP
4 1 (0.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 14 (11.11%) vSphere
2 13 (10.32%) Virtual Machines
3 9 (7.14%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (3.17%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.59%) Docker
5 2 (1.59%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 19 (15.08%) vRealize
2 18 (14.29%) Oracle RMAN
3 9 (7.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 7 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
5 6 (4.76%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 5 (3.97%) Data Guard
7 2 (1.59%) Ansible
7 2 (1.59%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (1.59%) Puppet
Vendors
1 96 (76.19%) Oracle
2 26 (20.63%) Microsoft
3 20 (15.87%) HP
3 20 (15.87%) VMware
4 18 (14.29%) Red Hat
5 7 (5.56%) Northgate
6 5 (3.97%) SAP
7 4 (3.17%) Atlassian
8 3 (2.38%) Sun
9 2 (1.59%) Citrix
9 2 (1.59%) IBM
9 2 (1.59%) MicroStrategy
9 2 (1.59%) Tableau
10 1 (0.79%) Ab Initio
10 1 (0.79%) Guidewire
10 1 (0.79%) RedGate
10 1 (0.79%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.79%) Teradata