Period
to 18 November 2019

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 18 November 2019 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
18 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 769 730 796
Rank change year-on-year -39 +66 -4
Contract jobs citing Toad 40 174 104
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.048% 0.17% 0.10%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.28% 0.80% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 97 67
UK median daily rate £500 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% +13.33% -11.76%
10th Percentile £318 £311 £256
90th Percentile £579 £542 £456
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £400 £370
% change year-on-year -5.00% +8.11% -7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
UK median hourly rate - £50.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +17.65% +254.17%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £50.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year - +17.65% +254.17%

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 14,345 21,657 19,032
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.23% 21.15% 18.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,408 14,843 13,262
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £313
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 238 231 284
UK median hourly rate £43.25 £42.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.76% - +3.66%
10th Percentile £20.50 £26.50 £29.00
90th Percentile £65.00 £53.75 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year -0.59% - +3.66%

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 18 November 2019.

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 13 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 18 November 2019. 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 -51 36 £488 +15.38% 4
London +72 22 £549 -0.23% 2
UK excluding London -55 18 £380 -5.00% 4
South East +6 9 £360 -10.00%
Scotland +22 3 £505 - 1
North of England +11 2 £400 -5.88%
East of England +18 1 £350 +1.16%
East Midlands +16 1 £500 +17.65%
North West +16 1 - -
Yorkshire +9 1 £400 -5.88%
Midlands +6 1 £500 +19.05% 1
South West -6 1 - - 1
Wales - 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 18 November 2019, 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 40 (100.00%) SQL
2 31 (77.50%) Oracle
3 26 (65.00%) PL/SQL
4 25 (62.50%) Java
5 19 (47.50%) Linux
5 19 (47.50%) Oracle Database
6 17 (42.50%) WebLogic
6 17 (42.50%) JSP
6 17 (42.50%) Selenium
7 15 (37.50%) Jenkins
7 15 (37.50%) BusinessObjects
8 14 (35.00%) Maven
9 13 (32.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 13 (32.50%) Microsoft
9 13 (32.50%) Eclipse
9 13 (32.50%) Struts
9 13 (32.50%) Ant
9 13 (32.50%) JUnit
9 13 (32.50%) Red Hat
9 13 (32.50%) Oracle Database 12c
10 12 (30.00%) JDBC
10 12 (30.00%) Subversion
10 12 (30.00%) Artifactory
11 10 (25.00%) Unix
12 9 (22.50%) Windows
12 9 (22.50%) Microsoft Office
12 9 (22.50%) SQL Server
12 9 (22.50%) Business Intelligence
12 9 (22.50%) Oracle Database 10g
12 9 (22.50%) SC Cleared

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 17 (42.50%) WebLogic
2 5 (12.50%) IIS
3 4 (10.00%) Confluence
4 3 (7.50%) SharePoint
4 3 (7.50%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (7.50%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (2.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (2.50%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 9 (22.50%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (5.00%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.50%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 8 (20.00%) Oracle AML
2 4 (10.00%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (7.50%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (5.00%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (2.50%) Infor M3
5 1 (2.50%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (2.50%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (2.50%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (2.50%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (2.50%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 1 (2.50%) Oracle iProcurement
5 1 (2.50%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (2.50%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (2.50%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.00%) Azure
2 3 (7.50%) Power Platform
3 1 (2.50%) AWS
3 1 (2.50%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 1 (2.50%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (2.50%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) Firewall
1 1 (2.50%) Internet
1 1 (2.50%) PuTTY
1 1 (2.50%) SSH
1 1 (2.50%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (47.50%) Oracle Database
2 15 (37.50%) BusinessObjects
3 13 (32.50%) Oracle Database 12c
4 9 (22.50%) Oracle Database 10g
4 9 (22.50%) SQL Server
5 8 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (10.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 3 (7.50%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (7.50%) Oracle BI EE
8 3 (7.50%) Power BI
8 3 (7.50%) RDBMS
8 3 (7.50%) Relational Database
9 2 (5.00%) Data Mining
9 2 (5.00%) DataStage
9 2 (5.00%) EDRMS
9 2 (5.00%) GIS
9 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (5.00%) Oracle Discoverer
9 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 17 (42.50%) Selenium
2 15 (37.50%) Jenkins
3 14 (35.00%) Maven
4 13 (32.50%) Ant
4 13 (32.50%) Eclipse
4 13 (32.50%) JUnit
5 12 (30.00%) Artifactory
5 12 (30.00%) Subversion
6 5 (12.50%) JIRA
7 4 (10.00%) Cucumber
7 4 (10.00%) JMeter
7 4 (10.00%) SoapUI
8 3 (7.50%) ERwin
8 3 (7.50%) PowerBuilder
9 2 (5.00%) Git (software)
10 1 (2.50%) JDeveloper
10 1 (2.50%) Oracle Forms
10 1 (2.50%) Visual Studio
10 1 (2.50%) Visual Studio Code
10 1 (2.50%) XMLSpy
General
1 7 (17.50%) Finance
1 7 (17.50%) Public Sector
2 3 (7.50%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.00%) Banking
3 2 (5.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.00%) Retail
4 1 (2.50%) Billing
4 1 (2.50%) Electronics
4 1 (2.50%) Environmental Health
4 1 (2.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (50.00%) Developer
2 18 (45.00%) Analyst
3 7 (17.50%) Analyst Developer
3 7 (17.50%) Database Developer
4 6 (15.00%) Oracle Developer
5 5 (12.50%) Database Analyst
5 5 (12.50%) Test Analyst
6 4 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (7.50%) Developer Analyst
7 3 (7.50%) Senior Developer
7 3 (7.50%) Senior Oracle Developer
8 2 (5.00%) Consultant
8 2 (5.00%) Data Architect
8 2 (5.00%) Enterprise Data Architect
8 2 (5.00%) IT Analyst
8 2 (5.00%) Oracle Analyst
8 2 (5.00%) Senior Analyst Developer
8 2 (5.00%) Senior Oracle Analyst
8 2 (5.00%) SharePoint Analyst
8 2 (5.00%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (42.50%) JSP
2 13 (32.50%) Struts
3 12 (30.00%) JDBC
4 8 (20.00%) Hibernate
4 8 (20.00%) Spring
5 7 (17.50%) XML
6 5 (12.50%) .NET
6 5 (12.50%) HTML
6 5 (12.50%) XSLT
7 4 (10.00%) SOAP
8 2 (5.00%) J2EE
9 1 (2.50%) LDAP
9 1 (2.50%) Middleware
9 1 (2.50%) Oracle Fusion
9 1 (2.50%) REST
9 1 (2.50%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.50%) Clustering
3 1 (2.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 19 (47.50%) Linux
2 13 (32.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (25.00%) Unix
4 9 (22.50%) Windows
5 3 (7.50%) AIX
6 2 (5.00%) Solaris
7 1 (2.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (22.50%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (17.50%) Service Management
4 6 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (15.00%) Data Modelling
5 5 (12.50%) ETL
5 5 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (12.50%) Test Automation
6 4 (10.00%) API Testing
6 4 (10.00%) CRM
6 4 (10.00%) Integration Testing
6 4 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (10.00%) Project Management
7 3 (7.50%) Analytics
8 2 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (5.00%) Data Analytics
8 2 (5.00%) Data Migration
8 2 (5.00%) Data Visualisation
8 2 (5.00%) Master Data Management
8 2 (5.00%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 40 (100.00%) SQL
2 26 (65.00%) PL/SQL
3 25 (62.50%) Java
4 6 (15.00%) VB
5 5 (12.50%) C#
6 3 (7.50%) T-SQL
7 2 (5.00%) Python
7 2 (5.00%) R
7 2 (5.00%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.50%) C
8 1 (2.50%) Korn
8 1 (2.50%) MATLAB
8 1 (2.50%) Perl
8 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.50%) Ruby
8 1 (2.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (22.50%) SC Cleared
1 9 (22.50%) Security Cleared
2 4 (10.00%) ISEB
2 4 (10.00%) ISTQB
2 4 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.50%) QA
2 1 (2.50%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.50%) Docker
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (2.50%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 3 (7.50%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (2.50%) Ansible
2 1 (2.50%) Data Guard
2 1 (2.50%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.50%) Puppet
2 1 (2.50%) Terraform
2 1 (2.50%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 31 (77.50%) Oracle
2 13 (32.50%) Microsoft
2 13 (32.50%) Red Hat
3 4 (10.00%) webMethods
4 3 (7.50%) MicroStrategy
5 2 (5.00%) IBM
6 1 (2.50%) Altova
6 1 (2.50%) BeyondTrust
6 1 (2.50%) CA
6 1 (2.50%) CyberArk
6 1 (2.50%) Informatica
6 1 (2.50%) JDA
6 1 (2.50%) Mercator
6 1 (2.50%) Northgate
6 1 (2.50%) Novell
6 1 (2.50%) SAP
6 1 (2.50%) Serena
6 1 (2.50%) Siebel
6 1 (2.50%) Sun
6 1 (2.50%) Tableau