Period
to 9 July 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 9 July 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
9 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 518 777 778
Rank change year-on-year +259 +1 -29
Contract jobs citing Toad 70 74 118
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.17% 0.079% 0.11%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.93% 0.40% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 43 67
Median daily rate £435 £398 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.43% -0.63% -
10th Percentile £353 £303 £306
90th Percentile £572 £470 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £360 £400
% change year-on-year +20.83% -10.00% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 - -

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 7,561 18,468 20,697
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.32% 19.67% 19.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,924 12,167 14,201
Median daily rate £500 £475 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +6.90%
10th Percentile £325 £331 £315
90th Percentile £663 £638 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 138 310 236
Median hourly rate £38.38 £43.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.76% +1.18% -
10th Percentile £21.43 £23.93 £25.83
90th Percentile £60.00 £53.75 £60.47
Median hourly rate £42.00 £43.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -2.33% +1.18% -

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 9 July 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 9 July 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 +260 55 £435 +9.43% 1
UK excluding London +212 54 £435 +20.83% 1
Midlands +92 19 £418 +21.01%
West Midlands +83 19 £418 +24.63%
London +197 15 £475 +15.15%
Wales +46 13 £475 +5.56%
South West +95 10 £475 +131.71%
South East +139 7 £500 +38.89% 1
East of England +65 4 £350 -13.58%
Work from Home - 4 £525 -
Scotland - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 9 July 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 64 (91.43%) Oracle
2 60 (85.71%) SQL
3 42 (60.00%) Java
4 40 (57.14%) WebLogic
5 34 (48.57%) Unix
6 30 (42.86%) Oracle Database
7 27 (38.57%) Agile Software Development
8 26 (37.14%) JIRA
8 26 (37.14%) Security Cleared
9 24 (34.29%) SC Cleared
9 24 (34.29%) Git (software)
10 22 (31.43%) Jenkins
11 21 (30.00%) Confluence
11 21 (30.00%) Test Automation
11 21 (30.00%) Windows
11 21 (30.00%) Eclipse
11 21 (30.00%) XML
12 20 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
13 19 (27.14%) Data Modelling
14 18 (25.71%) Struts
15 17 (24.29%) Customer Requirements
16 16 (22.86%) PL/SQL
16 16 (22.86%) Ant
17 15 (21.43%) Maven
18 14 (20.00%) Test Scripting
18 14 (20.00%) Oracle Discoverer
18 14 (20.00%) webMethods
19 13 (18.57%) Oracle EBS
19 13 (18.57%) Selenium
19 13 (18.57%) Relational Database

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 40 (57.14%) WebLogic
2 21 (30.00%) Confluence
3 9 (12.86%) Mule
4 5 (7.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 4 (5.71%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (8.57%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 13 (18.57%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (12.86%) Oracle Payroll
3 7 (10.00%) SAP FI-CA
4 3 (4.29%) SAP PSCD
5 1 (1.43%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (1.43%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (1.43%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.00%) AWS
2 6 (8.57%) Azure
3 5 (7.14%) Tricentis Tosca
4 3 (4.29%) GitHub
5 1 (1.43%) IaaS
5 1 (1.43%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.43%) Firewall
1 1 (1.43%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (42.86%) Oracle Database
2 14 (20.00%) Oracle Discoverer
3 13 (18.57%) Relational Database
4 9 (12.86%) RDBMS
5 7 (10.00%) Apache Hive
5 7 (10.00%) Hadoop
5 7 (10.00%) MongoDB
6 6 (8.57%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 5 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (7.14%) MySQL
8 4 (5.71%) Oracle BI EE
8 4 (5.71%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (4.29%) Big Data
10 2 (2.86%) SQL Server
10 2 (2.86%) SQLPlus
11 1 (1.43%) Data Mart
11 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 26 (37.14%) JIRA
2 24 (34.29%) Git (software)
3 22 (31.43%) Jenkins
4 21 (30.00%) Eclipse
5 16 (22.86%) Ant
6 15 (21.43%) Maven
7 13 (18.57%) Selenium
8 12 (17.14%) Cucumber
9 10 (14.29%) Oracle APEX
10 9 (12.86%) Oracle Forms
11 7 (10.00%) Postman
11 7 (10.00%) SoapUI
12 5 (7.14%) JMeter
13 4 (5.71%) PowerBuilder
14 2 (2.86%) JDeveloper
15 1 (1.43%) MSI
General
1 10 (14.29%) Public Sector
2 4 (5.71%) Police
Job Titles
1 16 (22.86%) Analyst
2 15 (21.43%) Developer
3 12 (17.14%) Oracle Developer
3 12 (17.14%) Software Engineer
3 12 (17.14%) Test Analyst
4 8 (11.43%) DBA
5 7 (10.00%) Test Engineer
6 6 (8.57%) Administrator
6 6 (8.57%) Data Modeller
7 5 (7.14%) Test Automation Engineer
8 4 (5.71%) Consultant
8 4 (5.71%) Java Engineer
8 4 (5.71%) Java Software Engineer
8 4 (5.71%) Oracle Analyst
8 4 (5.71%) Oracle Consultant
8 4 (5.71%) Oracle Payroll Consultant
8 4 (5.71%) Payroll Consultant
8 4 (5.71%) Senior Developer
8 4 (5.71%) Senior Oracle Developer
9 3 (4.29%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (30.00%) XML
2 18 (25.71%) Struts
3 12 (17.14%) JSON
3 12 (17.14%) Spring
4 7 (10.00%) J2EE
4 7 (10.00%) RabbitMQ
5 6 (8.57%) Java EE
5 6 (8.57%) Kafka
5 6 (8.57%) Web Services
6 5 (7.14%) SOAP
7 1 (1.43%) Middleware
7 1 (1.43%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (1.43%) REST
7 1 (1.43%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.57%) Reinsurance
2 2 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.86%) Clustering
2 2 (2.86%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.43%) Replication
3 1 (1.43%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 34 (48.57%) Unix
2 21 (30.00%) Windows
3 6 (8.57%) Linux
4 4 (5.71%) AIX
5 1 (1.43%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.43%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.43%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (38.57%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (30.00%) Test Automation
3 20 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
4 19 (27.14%) Data Modelling
5 17 (24.29%) Customer Requirements
6 14 (20.00%) Test Scripting
7 12 (17.14%) OO
7 12 (17.14%) OOD
7 12 (17.14%) Software Engineering
8 10 (14.29%) Microservices
9 8 (11.43%) DevOps
9 8 (11.43%) ETL
10 7 (10.00%) Analytics
10 7 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
10 7 (10.00%) Data Analytics
10 7 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
10 7 (10.00%) Service Management
11 6 (8.57%) Data Mapping
11 6 (8.57%) Logical Data Model
11 6 (8.57%) Physical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 60 (85.71%) SQL
2 42 (60.00%) Java
3 16 (22.86%) PL/SQL
4 10 (14.29%) Python
5 6 (8.57%) R
5 6 (8.57%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.86%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.43%) Ruby
7 1 (1.43%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.43%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 26 (37.14%) Security Cleared
2 24 (34.29%) SC Cleared
3 12 (17.14%) ISEB
3 12 (17.14%) ISTQB
3 12 (17.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (7.14%) DBS Check
5 3 (4.29%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (2.86%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.57%) IFRS
System Software
1 7 (10.00%) HDFS
2 5 (7.14%) Docker
3 1 (1.43%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (11.43%) Kubernetes
2 5 (7.14%) Rancher
3 1 (1.43%) Data Guard
3 1 (1.43%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (1.43%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (1.43%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 64 (91.43%) Oracle
2 14 (20.00%) webMethods
3 12 (17.14%) SAP
4 9 (12.86%) Microsoft
5 6 (8.57%) Remedy
6 4 (5.71%) MicroStrategy
7 2 (2.86%) Talend
8 1 (1.43%) Ariba
8 1 (1.43%) HP
8 1 (1.43%) Lumension
8 1 (1.43%) McAfee
8 1 (1.43%) ServiceNow
8 1 (1.43%) VMware