Period
to 24 July 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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 721 737 643
Rank change year-on-year +16 -94 +23
Contract jobs citing Toad 120 156 245
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.14% 0.22%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.71% 0.92% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 109 136
UK median daily rate £375 £390 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.85% +11.43% -12.50%
10th Percentile £284 £306 £286
90th Percentile £491 £575 £494
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £325
% change year-on-year -3.23% +19.23% -12.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 0 8
UK median hourly rate £43.50 - £31.25
10th Percentile £39.20 - £25.87
90th Percentile £45.55 - £37.50
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 16907 16865 14972
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 17.78% 15.33% 13.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 11532 11464 9713
UK median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £306 £298 £269
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £363
% change year-on-year +3.23% +6.90% +5.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 325 293 267
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +13.33% -0.79%
10th Percentile £28.75 £26.25 £21.95
90th Percentile £58.25 £52.50 £49.19
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +13.33% -

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 +36 113 £375 -6.25% 8
UK excluding London +55 75 £375 -3.23% 7
London -3 44 £400 - 2
North of England +90 30 £350 +7.69%
South East +28 22 £388 +14.81% 4
North West +42 18 £350 +2.19%
South West +12 12 £375 - 2
Yorkshire +36 8 £350 +40.70%
Wales - 5 £394 - 1
North East +61 4 - -
Midlands -13 4 £363 -17.61%
Scotland +29 2 £425 +70.00%
West Midlands +9 2 - -
East Midlands -22 2 £363 -27.50%

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 112 (93.33%) SQL
2 101 (84.17%) Oracle
3 66 (55.00%) Oracle Database
4 56 (46.67%) PL/SQL
5 40 (33.33%) Windows
5 40 (33.33%) Oracle APEX
5 40 (33.33%) Security Cleared
6 37 (30.83%) Oracle Database 11g
7 36 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
7 36 (30.00%) Linux
7 36 (30.00%) Data Warehouse
8 34 (28.33%) SC Cleared
9 33 (27.50%) SQL Server
10 32 (26.67%) Oracle Database 10g
11 30 (25.00%) Microsoft
11 30 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
12 29 (24.17%) Migration
12 29 (24.17%) Test Automation
13 26 (21.67%) Java
14 25 (20.83%) Test Scripting
14 25 (20.83%) VMware
15 24 (20.00%) Oracle Forms
16 23 (19.17%) Finance
16 23 (19.17%) HP UFT
16 23 (19.17%) Oracle RMAN
16 23 (19.17%) PuTTY
17 22 (18.33%) WinSCP
17 22 (18.33%) Team Foundation Server
17 22 (18.33%) HP
17 22 (18.33%) Business Intelligence

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 11 (9.17%) SharePoint
1 11 (9.17%) WebLogic
2 7 (5.83%) SAS
3 4 (3.33%) GeoServer
4 3 (2.50%) CICS
4 3 (2.50%) IIS
5 2 (1.67%) Apache
5 2 (1.67%) Drupal
5 2 (1.67%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.83%) Confluence
Applications
1 13 (10.83%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.67%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 11 (9.17%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (6.67%) Oracle Applications
3 7 (5.83%) Oracle 11i
4 5 (4.17%) Northgate Housing
5 2 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (1.67%) Oracle iRecruitment
5 2 (1.67%) SAP IS-U
6 1 (0.83%) Infor M3
6 1 (0.83%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.83%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.83%) Oracle HRMS
6 1 (0.83%) SAP FI-GL
Cloud Services
1 13 (10.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.83%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 1 (0.83%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 23 (19.17%) PuTTY
2 22 (18.33%) WinSCP
3 6 (5.00%) Kerberos
4 2 (1.67%) DHCP
4 2 (1.67%) DNS
4 2 (1.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (55.00%) Oracle Database
2 37 (30.83%) Oracle Database 11g
3 36 (30.00%) Data Warehouse
4 33 (27.50%) SQL Server
5 32 (26.67%) Oracle Database 10g
6 30 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
7 21 (17.50%) Oracle Discoverer
8 19 (15.83%) Oracle Database 12c
9 17 (14.17%) Oracle OWB
10 14 (11.67%) SQLPlus
11 13 (10.83%) SQL Server 2005
11 13 (10.83%) SQL Server 2008
11 13 (10.83%) SQL Server 2012
11 13 (10.83%) TKPROF
12 12 (10.00%) Oracle BI EE
13 9 (7.50%) Relational Database
14 8 (6.67%) DB2
14 8 (6.67%) MySQL
15 6 (5.00%) BusinessObjects
16 5 (4.17%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 40 (33.33%) Oracle APEX
2 24 (20.00%) Oracle Forms
3 23 (19.17%) HP UFT
4 22 (18.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 20 (16.67%) TeamCity
6 18 (15.00%) Jenkins
7 17 (14.17%) Ant
7 17 (14.17%) Eclipse
8 16 (13.33%) SoapUI
9 15 (12.50%) Selenium
10 14 (11.67%) JIRA
11 13 (10.83%) SpecFlow
11 13 (10.83%) TestNG
12 10 (8.33%) LoadRunner
13 4 (3.33%) Maven
13 4 (3.33%) PowerBuilder
14 3 (2.50%) ERwin
15 2 (1.67%) Cucumber
15 2 (1.67%) Git (software)
15 2 (1.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 23 (19.17%) Finance
2 15 (12.50%) Banking
3 9 (7.50%) Investment Banking
4 5 (4.17%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.50%) Billing
6 2 (1.67%) Electronics
6 2 (1.67%) Law
6 2 (1.67%) Marketing
6 2 (1.67%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.83%) Front Office
7 1 (0.83%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.83%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 40 (33.33%) Analyst
2 28 (23.33%) Developer
3 24 (20.00%) DBA
3 24 (20.00%) Oracle DBA
4 23 (19.17%) Oracle Developer
5 18 (15.00%) Tester
6 13 (10.83%) SQL Developer
7 11 (9.17%) Automation Tester
7 11 (9.17%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 11 (9.17%) Test Analyst
8 9 (7.50%) PL/SQL Developer
9 8 (6.67%) Data Analyst
9 8 (6.67%) Oracle Analyst
9 8 (6.67%) Technical Analyst
10 7 (5.83%) Administrator
10 7 (5.83%) Applications Support
10 7 (5.83%) Oracle Data Warehouse Developer
10 7 (5.83%) SQL Analyst
11 6 (5.00%) Applications Support Analyst
11 6 (5.00%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (17.50%) Web Services
2 15 (12.50%) .NET
2 15 (12.50%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 10 (8.33%) XML
4 7 (5.83%) Middleware
4 7 (5.83%) Oracle Fusion
4 7 (5.83%) REST
5 6 (5.00%) OAuth2
5 6 (5.00%) RESTful
6 4 (3.33%) SOAP
7 3 (2.50%) HTML
8 2 (1.67%) ISPF
8 2 (1.67%) J2EE
8 2 (1.67%) JDBC
8 2 (1.67%) XSLT
9 1 (0.83%) ADO.NET
9 1 (0.83%) Hibernate
9 1 (0.83%) JSP
9 1 (0.83%) MDX
9 1 (0.83%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.17%) Data Structures
2 5 (4.17%) Derivative
3 3 (2.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (2.50%) Mainframe
3 3 (2.50%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.67%) IBM Mainframe
4 2 (1.67%) iPad
4 2 (1.67%) VSAM
5 1 (0.83%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.83%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (0.83%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 40 (33.33%) Windows
2 36 (30.00%) Linux
3 19 (15.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 15 (12.50%) Windows Server
5 13 (10.83%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (10.00%) Unix
7 5 (4.17%) Oracle Linux
8 2 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (24.17%) Migration
2 29 (24.17%) Test Automation
3 25 (20.83%) Test Scripting
4 22 (18.33%) Business Intelligence
5 19 (15.83%) Defect Tracking
5 19 (15.83%) ETL
6 18 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
6 18 (15.00%) Integration Testing
7 16 (13.33%) Scrum
7 16 (13.33%) System Integration Testing
8 15 (12.50%) ITIL
8 15 (12.50%) Regression Testing
8 15 (12.50%) Test Strategy
9 14 (11.67%) Data Migration
9 14 (11.67%) DevOps
10 13 (10.83%) API Testing
10 13 (10.83%) BDD
10 13 (10.83%) Exploratory Testing
11 12 (10.00%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 112 (93.33%) SQL
2 56 (46.67%) PL/SQL
3 26 (21.67%) Java
4 21 (17.50%) F#
4 21 (17.50%) PowerShell
5 17 (14.17%) Shell Script
6 15 (12.50%) Perl
7 11 (9.17%) VBA
8 10 (8.33%) VB
9 7 (5.83%) C#
10 6 (5.00%) C++
11 5 (4.17%) Python
11 5 (4.17%) VBScript
12 4 (3.33%) C
12 4 (3.33%) Tcl
13 3 (2.50%) COBOL
13 3 (2.50%) R
13 3 (2.50%) T-SQL
14 2 (1.67%) JCL
14 2 (1.67%) REXX
Qualifications
1 40 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 34 (28.33%) SC Cleared
3 16 (13.33%) ISEB
4 15 (12.50%) ISEB Practitioner
4 15 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (4.17%) DV Cleared
6 4 (3.33%) Degree
7 3 (2.50%) Oracle Certification
8 2 (1.67%) ISTQB
8 2 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.67%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.83%) QA
2 6 (5.00%) EMIR
3 5 (4.17%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.83%) GMP
4 1 (0.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 16 (13.33%) Oracle RAC
2 14 (11.67%) vSphere
3 13 (10.83%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.67%) Docker
5 2 (1.67%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 23 (19.17%) Oracle RMAN
2 19 (15.83%) vRealize
3 10 (8.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 7 (5.83%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 5 (4.17%) Data Guard
6 2 (1.67%) Ansible
6 2 (1.67%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (1.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 101 (84.17%) Oracle
2 30 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 25 (20.83%) VMware
4 22 (18.33%) HP
5 19 (15.83%) Red Hat
6 7 (5.83%) SAP
7 6 (5.00%) Remedy
8 5 (4.17%) Northgate
9 2 (1.67%) Citrix
9 2 (1.67%) IBM
9 2 (1.67%) MicroStrategy
9 2 (1.67%) Tableau
10 1 (0.83%) Ab Initio
10 1 (0.83%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.83%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.83%) Teradata
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