Period
to 28 March 2020

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 28 March 2020 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
6 months to
28 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 647 777 825
Rank change year-on-year +130 +48 -76
Contract jobs citing Toad 58 104 77
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.092% 0.11% 0.076%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.53% 0.51% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 68 39
Median daily rate £503 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.63% +6.67% -11.76%
10th Percentile £356 £278 £295
90th Percentile £644 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £355 £345
% change year-on-year +15.49% +2.90% -21.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £50.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +17.65% +1.19%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £50.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year - +17.65% +1.19%

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 with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 10,986 20,225 19,351
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.42% 20.91% 19.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,151 13,746 13,478
Median daily rate £488 £480 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.56% +2.13% +10.59%
10th Percentile £331 £326 £313
90th Percentile £650 £638 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 208 283 224
Median hourly rate £42.75 £43.00 £44.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.58% -3.47% +8.65%
10th Percentile £18.25 £26.20 £29.00
90th Percentile £63.23 £54.75 £67.25
Median hourly rate £38.00 £43.50 £43.50
% change year-on-year -12.64% - +6.10%

Toad
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Toad in the UK

Toad
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Toad.

Daily rate trend for Toad in the UK

Toad
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Toad over the 6 months to 28 March 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Toad in the UK

Toad
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Toad.

Hourly rate trend for Toad in the UK

Toad
Top 11 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 28 March 2020. 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 +111 47 £513 +28.13% 1
UK excluding London +76 32 £410 +15.49% 1
London +153 25 £550 +29.41%
Midlands +52 10 £374 +9.28%
West Midlands +48 10 £374 +9.60%
Wales +38 9 £483 +7.22%
South East +88 7 £525 +31.25% 1
East of England +28 4 £350 +2.34%
South West +31 1 - -
Work from Home +20 1 £550 +37.50%
Scotland - 1 £505 -

For the 6 months to 28 March 2020, 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 with a requirement for Toad.

1 57 (98.28%) SQL
2 51 (87.93%) Oracle
3 34 (58.62%) Java
4 31 (53.45%) WebLogic
5 28 (48.28%) PL/SQL
6 26 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (44.83%) Jenkins
7 22 (37.93%) Ant
8 21 (36.21%) Struts
8 21 (36.21%) Eclipse
8 21 (36.21%) Maven
8 21 (36.21%) Oracle Database
9 18 (31.03%) Unix
10 17 (29.31%) Linux
10 17 (29.31%) Selenium
11 16 (27.59%) Spring
11 16 (27.59%) XML
11 16 (27.59%) Git (software)
12 14 (24.14%) Windows
12 14 (24.14%) Microsoft
13 13 (22.41%) JSP
13 13 (22.41%) Data Modelling
13 13 (22.41%) JUnit
13 13 (22.41%) Continuous Integration
13 13 (22.41%) Oracle Database 12c
14 12 (20.69%) Artifactory
14 12 (20.69%) Test Automation
14 12 (20.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 12 (20.69%) JIRA
14 12 (20.69%) Subversion

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 31 (53.45%) WebLogic
2 11 (18.97%) Confluence
3 5 (8.62%) Oracle Workflow
4 4 (6.90%) SAS
5 3 (5.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 9 (15.52%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (5.17%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.72%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (13.79%) Oracle AML
2 6 (10.34%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (6.90%) Oracle Payables
3 4 (6.90%) Oracle Receivables
3 4 (6.90%) SAP FI-CA
3 4 (6.90%) SAP PSCD
4 1 (1.72%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.62%) GitHub
2 1 (1.72%) AWS
2 1 (1.72%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 1 (1.72%) Azure
2 1 (1.72%) IaaS
2 1 (1.72%) PaaS
2 1 (1.72%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.72%) Firewall
1 1 (1.72%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (36.21%) Oracle Database
2 13 (22.41%) Oracle Database 12c
3 11 (18.97%) BusinessObjects
4 10 (17.24%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 8 (13.79%) Oracle Database 10g
6 7 (12.07%) Oracle Reports
7 6 (10.34%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (10.34%) Oracle Discoverer
7 6 (10.34%) RDBMS
7 6 (10.34%) Relational Database
8 5 (8.62%) Oracle BI EE
9 4 (6.90%) SQLPlus
10 3 (5.17%) Apache Hive
10 3 (5.17%) Hadoop
10 3 (5.17%) MongoDB
10 3 (5.17%) SQL Server
11 2 (3.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
12 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 26 (44.83%) Jenkins
2 22 (37.93%) Ant
3 21 (36.21%) Eclipse
3 21 (36.21%) Maven
4 17 (29.31%) Selenium
5 16 (27.59%) Git (software)
6 13 (22.41%) JUnit
7 12 (20.69%) Artifactory
7 12 (20.69%) JIRA
7 12 (20.69%) Subversion
8 7 (12.07%) Oracle Forms
9 5 (8.62%) JDeveloper
9 5 (8.62%) PowerBuilder
10 3 (5.17%) Cucumber
10 3 (5.17%) Postman
10 3 (5.17%) SoapUI
11 1 (1.72%) ERwin
11 1 (1.72%) MSI
11 1 (1.72%) Oracle APEX
General
1 7 (12.07%) Public Sector
2 2 (3.45%) Finance
3 1 (1.72%) Electronics
3 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.72%) Marketing
3 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (43.10%) Developer
2 20 (34.48%) Analyst
3 11 (18.97%) Oracle Developer
4 10 (17.24%) Test Analyst
5 9 (15.52%) Analyst Developer
6 7 (12.07%) Software Engineer
7 6 (10.34%) Data Modeller
7 6 (10.34%) Database Developer
7 6 (10.34%) Senior Developer
7 6 (10.34%) Senior Oracle Developer
8 5 (8.62%) Database Analyst
8 5 (8.62%) Oracle Analyst
8 5 (8.62%) Senior Analyst
8 5 (8.62%) Senior Analyst Developer
8 5 (8.62%) Senior Oracle Analyst
9 4 (6.90%) Java Engineer
9 4 (6.90%) Java Software Engineer
10 3 (5.17%) Business Developer
10 3 (5.17%) E-Business Developer
10 3 (5.17%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (36.21%) Struts
2 16 (27.59%) Spring
2 16 (27.59%) XML
3 13 (22.41%) JSP
4 12 (20.69%) JDBC
5 8 (13.79%) Hibernate
6 6 (10.34%) Kafka
7 3 (5.17%) JSON
7 3 (5.17%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (1.72%) J2EE
8 1 (1.72%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (1.72%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.34%) Reinsurance
2 2 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.45%) Clustering
2 2 (3.45%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.72%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 18 (31.03%) Unix
2 17 (29.31%) Linux
3 14 (24.14%) Windows
4 12 (20.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (8.62%) AIX
6 1 (1.72%) Solaris
6 1 (1.72%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.72%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.72%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (22.41%) Continuous Integration
2 13 (22.41%) Data Modelling
3 12 (20.69%) Test Automation
4 10 (17.24%) Test Scripting
5 9 (15.52%) Customer Requirements
6 8 (13.79%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (13.79%) Service Management
6 8 (13.79%) Software Engineering
6 8 (13.79%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (12.07%) ETL
7 7 (12.07%) Microservices
8 6 (10.34%) Data Mapping
8 6 (10.34%) Logical Data Model
8 6 (10.34%) OO
8 6 (10.34%) OOD
8 6 (10.34%) Performance Tuning
8 6 (10.34%) Physical Data Model
9 5 (8.62%) Kanban
9 5 (8.62%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 57 (98.28%) SQL
2 34 (58.62%) Java
3 28 (48.28%) PL/SQL
4 10 (17.24%) Python
4 10 (17.24%) Shell Script
5 6 (10.34%) R
6 2 (3.45%) PowerShell
6 2 (3.45%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.72%) Perl
7 1 (1.72%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (18.97%) Security Cleared
2 10 (17.24%) SC Cleared
3 5 (8.62%) ISEB
3 5 (8.62%) ISTQB
3 5 (8.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (3.45%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.72%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.72%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.34%) IFRS
2 1 (1.72%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.17%) HDFS
2 1 (1.72%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.72%) Docker
2 1 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (6.90%) Kubernetes
2 2 (3.45%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.72%) Ansible
3 1 (1.72%) Data Guard
3 1 (1.72%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (1.72%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.72%) Puppet
3 1 (1.72%) Terraform
Vendors
1 51 (87.93%) Oracle
2 14 (24.14%) Microsoft
3 12 (20.69%) Red Hat
4 10 (17.24%) webMethods
5 9 (15.52%) SAP
6 5 (8.62%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (1.72%) HP
7 1 (1.72%) IBM
7 1 (1.72%) Lumension
7 1 (1.72%) McAfee
7 1 (1.72%) VMware