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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 523 573 538
Rank change year-on-year +50 -35  
Contract jobs citing Toad 72 84 110
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.15% 0.19%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.90% 1.02% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 54 53
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £485 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £343
% change year-on-year -6.25% +16.78%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 3
Median hourly rate £43.50 - £32.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 - £25.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 - £34.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 - £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 with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 8019 8224 7392
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 17.32% 14.71% 13.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 5440 5564 4720
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £313 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £389 £365
% change year-on-year +2.82% +6.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 182 165 140
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £37.02
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +14.80%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £31.50 £27.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £37.02
% change year-on-year - +14.80%  

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 24 April 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 30 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 24 April 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 +46 69 £400 - 11
London +15 25 £400 - 4
South East +24 17 £400 +6.66% 1
Hampshire +23 16 £408 +25.38% 1
North West +42 11 £313 - 2
City of London +13 10 £425 - 3
Andover - 10 £400 -
Lancashire - 9 £313 -
South West - 8 £406 - 1
Preston - 5 £313 -
Yorkshire +31 2 - - 3
West Yorkshire +20 2 - - 1
West Midlands +11 2 - -
Birmingham +7 2 - -
Leicestershire +2 2 £363 -
Leicester -4 2 £363 -
East Midlands -12 2 £363 -27.50%
North East - 2 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 - -
Cheshire - 2 £313 -
Tyne and Wear - 2 - -
Wales - 2 - -
South Wales - 2 - -
Leeds - 2 - - 1
Ebbw Vale - 2 - -
Bristol - 2 £438 - 1
Chester - 2 £313 -
Monmouthshire - 2 - -
Scotland +30 1 £425 -
Berkshire +20 1 £400 -11.11%

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 85 (92.39%) SQL
2 76 (82.61%) Oracle
3 48 (52.17%) Oracle Database
4 43 (46.74%) PL/SQL
5 31 (33.70%) Security Cleared
6 30 (32.61%) Oracle APEX
6 30 (32.61%) Data Warehouse
7 29 (31.52%) Oracle Database 11g
7 29 (31.52%) SC Cleared
8 28 (30.43%) Windows
9 27 (29.35%) Agile Software Development
10 25 (27.17%) Test Scripting
10 25 (27.17%) SQL Server
11 24 (26.09%) Business Intelligence
12 23 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
12 23 (25.00%) Linux
12 23 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
13 22 (23.91%) Test Automation
13 22 (23.91%) PuTTY
14 21 (22.83%) ETL
15 20 (21.74%) HP
16 18 (19.57%) Web Services
16 18 (19.57%) Java
16 18 (19.57%) VMware
16 18 (19.57%) Team Foundation Server
16 18 (19.57%) WinSCP
17 17 (18.48%) F#
17 17 (18.48%) Migration
17 17 (18.48%) Microsoft
17 17 (18.48%) HP UFT

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 9 (9.78%) WebLogic
2 6 (6.52%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.26%) GeoServer
3 3 (3.26%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (2.17%) IIS
5 1 (1.09%) Confluence
5 1 (1.09%) SAS
Applications
1 13 (14.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (5.43%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (2.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (2.17%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 9 (9.78%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (7.61%) Oracle Applications
3 6 (6.52%) Oracle 11i
4 4 (4.35%) Northgate Housing
4 4 (4.35%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (2.17%) Oracle iRecruitment
5 2 (2.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (1.09%) Infor M3
6 1 (1.09%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (1.09%) Oracle HRMS
6 1 (1.09%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 22 (23.91%) PuTTY
2 18 (19.57%) WinSCP
3 5 (5.43%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (52.17%) Oracle Database
2 30 (32.61%) Data Warehouse
3 29 (31.52%) Oracle Database 11g
4 25 (27.17%) SQL Server
5 23 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
5 23 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
6 16 (17.39%) Oracle OWB
7 14 (15.22%) Oracle Database 12c
8 12 (13.04%) Oracle BI EE
8 12 (13.04%) Oracle Discoverer
9 10 (10.87%) SQLPlus
10 9 (9.78%) SQL Server 2005
10 9 (9.78%) SQL Server 2008
10 9 (9.78%) SQL Server 2012
10 9 (9.78%) TKPROF
11 6 (6.52%) MySQL
12 5 (5.43%) DB2
13 4 (4.35%) Oracle BI Publisher
13 4 (4.35%) QlikView
14 3 (3.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 30 (32.61%) Oracle APEX
2 18 (19.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 17 (18.48%) HP UFT
4 15 (16.30%) Oracle Forms
4 15 (16.30%) SoapUI
4 15 (16.30%) TeamCity
5 13 (14.13%) JIRA
6 11 (11.96%) Selenium
7 9 (9.78%) Ant
7 9 (9.78%) Eclipse
7 9 (9.78%) Jenkins
7 9 (9.78%) SpecFlow
7 9 (9.78%) TestNG
8 8 (8.70%) LoadRunner
9 4 (4.35%) PowerBuilder
10 3 (3.26%) ERwin
11 2 (2.17%) Cucumber
12 1 (1.09%) PVCS
12 1 (1.09%) Subversion
General
1 16 (17.39%) Banking
2 15 (16.30%) Finance
3 11 (11.96%) Investment Banking
4 4 (4.35%) Back Office
4 4 (4.35%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.17%) Electronics
5 2 (2.17%) Law
5 2 (2.17%) Marketing
5 2 (2.17%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.09%) Billing
6 1 (1.09%) Publishing
6 1 (1.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 34 (36.96%) Analyst
2 23 (25.00%) Developer
3 16 (17.39%) Oracle Developer
4 15 (16.30%) DBA
4 15 (16.30%) Oracle DBA
4 15 (16.30%) Tester
5 14 (15.22%) Test Analyst
6 12 (13.04%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 10 (10.87%) SQL Developer
8 8 (8.70%) Automation Tester
8 8 (8.70%) PL/SQL Developer
8 8 (8.70%) SQL Analyst
9 7 (7.61%) Data Analyst
9 7 (7.61%) Oracle Analyst
9 7 (7.61%) Oracle Data Warehouse Developer
10 6 (6.52%) Administrator
11 5 (5.43%) ETL Analyst
12 4 (4.35%) Applications Support
12 4 (4.35%) Consultant
12 4 (4.35%) SC Cleared DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (19.57%) Web Services
2 15 (16.30%) XML
3 11 (11.96%) .NET
4 9 (9.78%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 7 (7.61%) SOAP
6 6 (6.52%) Middleware
6 6 (6.52%) Oracle Fusion
7 5 (5.43%) OAuth2
8 4 (4.35%) HTML
8 4 (4.35%) REST
8 4 (4.35%) RESTful
9 2 (2.17%) JSON
9 2 (2.17%) XSLT
10 1 (1.09%) CSS
10 1 (1.09%) jQuery
10 1 (1.09%) JSP
10 1 (1.09%) Web Services Management
10 1 (1.09%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.61%) Derivative
2 5 (5.43%) Data Structures
2 5 (5.43%) iPad
3 4 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.09%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.09%) Equities
5 1 (1.09%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.09%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.09%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (1.09%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.09%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 28 (30.43%) Windows
2 23 (25.00%) Linux
3 14 (15.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (9.78%) Windows Server
4 9 (9.78%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (8.70%) Unix
6 4 (4.35%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (29.35%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (27.17%) Test Scripting
3 24 (26.09%) Business Intelligence
4 22 (23.91%) Test Automation
5 21 (22.83%) ETL
6 17 (18.48%) Migration
7 16 (17.39%) Data Modelling
8 15 (16.30%) Defect Tracking
8 15 (16.30%) Integration Testing
9 14 (15.22%) Regression Testing
10 12 (13.04%) Performance Testing
10 12 (13.04%) System Integration Testing
10 12 (13.04%) Test Management
11 10 (10.87%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (10.87%) Scrum
11 10 (10.87%) Test Strategy
12 9 (9.78%) API Testing
12 9 (9.78%) DevOps
12 9 (9.78%) Exploratory Testing
12 9 (9.78%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 85 (92.39%) SQL
2 43 (46.74%) PL/SQL
3 18 (19.57%) Java
4 17 (18.48%) F#
5 11 (11.96%) PowerShell
6 9 (9.78%) Perl
6 9 (9.78%) Shell Script
7 7 (7.61%) VB
8 6 (6.52%) VBA
9 4 (4.35%) C
9 4 (4.35%) C#
9 4 (4.35%) Tcl
9 4 (4.35%) VBScript
10 3 (3.26%) C++
10 3 (3.26%) T-SQL
11 2 (2.17%) MATLAB
11 2 (2.17%) R
12 1 (1.09%) ABAP
12 1 (1.09%) COBOL
12 1 (1.09%) Uniface
Qualifications
1 31 (33.70%) Security Cleared
2 29 (31.52%) SC Cleared
3 14 (15.22%) ISEB
4 13 (14.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 12 (13.04%) ISEB Practitioner
6 5 (5.43%) DV Cleared
7 3 (3.26%) ISTQB
8 2 (2.17%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.78%) QA
2 8 (8.70%) EMIR
3 4 (4.35%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.09%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (1.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (13.04%) Oracle RAC
2 10 (10.87%) vSphere
3 9 (9.78%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 15 (16.30%) Oracle RMAN
2 14 (15.22%) vRealize
3 7 (7.61%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 6 (6.52%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 4 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (2.17%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 76 (82.61%) Oracle
2 20 (21.74%) HP
3 18 (19.57%) VMware
4 17 (18.48%) Microsoft
5 14 (15.22%) Red Hat
6 6 (6.52%) Remedy
7 5 (5.43%) SAP
8 4 (4.35%) Northgate
8 4 (4.35%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (4.35%) Tableau
9 3 (3.26%) Ab Initio
9 3 (3.26%) Guidewire
9 3 (3.26%) webMethods
10 2 (2.17%) MicroStrategy
11 1 (1.09%) Atlassian
11 1 (1.09%) Bloomberg
11 1 (1.09%) GoldenSource
11 1 (1.09%) Reuters
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