Period
to 23 November 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 23 November 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.

Quest Toad
UK
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 786 777 650
Rank change year-on-year -9 -127 +34
Contract jobs citing Toad 101 114 250
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.098% 0.11% 0.22%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.52% 0.66% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 72 174
UK median daily rate £375 £419 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.45% +12.27% -0.53%
10th Percentile £247 £307 £280
90th Percentile £456 £575 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £400 £354
% change year-on-year -9.38% +13.07% -2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 3
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £12.00 £27.78
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +254.17% -56.80% -25.92%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £12.00 -
% change year-on-year +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 19245 17382 16265
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.66% 16.51% 14.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 13406 11692 10818
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 283 251 338
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £29.00 £24.00 £24.23
90th Percentile £60.80 £53.75 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%

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 23 November 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 15 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 23 November 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 -2 91 £375 -11.76% 4
UK excluding London +26 66 £363 -9.38% 3
London -19 33 £400 -8.57% 2
North of England +71 19 £350 +7.69% 1
South East -2 13 £375 +13.21%
North West +27 11 £350 +12.00%
Midlands +11 11 £400 -10.11%
East Midlands -1 10 £400 -27.27%
South West -10 9 £394 -17.97% 1
Scotland +2 6 £125 -62.96% 1
East of England -16 6 £350 -9.68%
Yorkshire +24 5 £350 +5.26%
North East +64 3 - - 1
Wales - 3 £394 -
West Midlands +13 1 - -

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 90 (89.11%) SQL
2 74 (73.27%) Oracle
3 40 (39.60%) PL/SQL
4 37 (36.63%) Oracle Database
5 35 (34.65%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (22.77%) Java
7 19 (18.81%) Windows
8 18 (17.82%) Unix
8 18 (17.82%) SQL Server
9 17 (16.83%) Finance
9 17 (16.83%) Oracle Database 11g
9 17 (16.83%) Data Warehouse
9 17 (16.83%) Business Intelligence
9 17 (16.83%) SQLPlus
9 17 (16.83%) Security Cleared
10 16 (15.84%) Test Automation
10 16 (15.84%) Microsoft
10 16 (15.84%) XML
10 16 (15.84%) Scrum
11 14 (13.86%) Shell Script
11 14 (13.86%) Defect Management
12 13 (12.87%) Linux
12 13 (12.87%) Oracle Reports
12 13 (12.87%) JIRA
13 12 (11.88%) Selenium
13 12 (11.88%) Migration
13 12 (11.88%) ITIL
13 12 (11.88%) Oracle Discoverer
13 12 (11.88%) WebLogic
13 12 (11.88%) Oracle Database 10g

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 12 (11.88%) WebLogic
2 11 (10.89%) SAS
3 7 (6.93%) Confluence
4 5 (4.95%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.97%) CICS
6 2 (1.98%) Apache
6 2 (1.98%) Drupal
6 2 (1.98%) IIS
6 2 (1.98%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.99%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.99%) GeoServer
7 1 (0.99%) Mule
7 1 (0.99%) Mule ESB
7 1 (0.99%) Tuxedo
7 1 (0.99%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 8 (7.92%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (4.95%) MS Visio
3 4 (3.96%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (4.95%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (3.96%) Northgate Housing
3 2 (1.98%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.98%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (1.98%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.99%) Aareon QL
4 1 (0.99%) Academy Housing
4 1 (0.99%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 1 (0.99%) Kypera Housing
4 1 (0.99%) MIS ActiveH
4 1 (0.99%) OPENHousing
4 1 (0.99%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.99%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.99%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.99%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.99%) Orchard Housing
4 1 (0.99%) SAP FI-GL
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.98%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.98%) GitHub
2 1 (0.99%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.97%) PuTTY
1 3 (2.97%) SAN
1 3 (2.97%) WinSCP
2 2 (1.98%) DHCP
2 2 (1.98%) DNS
2 2 (1.98%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.99%) Firewall
3 1 (0.99%) Kerberos
3 1 (0.99%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (36.63%) Oracle Database
2 18 (17.82%) SQL Server
3 17 (16.83%) Data Warehouse
3 17 (16.83%) Oracle Database 11g
3 17 (16.83%) SQLPlus
4 13 (12.87%) Oracle Reports
5 12 (11.88%) Oracle Database 10g
5 12 (11.88%) Oracle Discoverer
6 8 (7.92%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 8 (7.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (6.93%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 7 (6.93%) Oracle Database 12c
7 7 (6.93%) Oracle OWB
7 7 (6.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (5.94%) Oracle BI EE
8 6 (5.94%) RDBMS
8 6 (5.94%) Relational Database
9 5 (4.95%) Snowflake Schema
10 4 (3.96%) BusinessObjects
10 4 (3.96%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 13 (12.87%) JIRA
2 12 (11.88%) Selenium
3 11 (10.89%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 9 (8.91%) Cucumber
4 9 (8.91%) Oracle Forms
5 8 (7.92%) Jenkins
6 7 (6.93%) Git (software)
7 6 (5.94%) Ant
7 6 (5.94%) Eclipse
7 6 (5.94%) Maven
7 6 (5.94%) XMLSpy
8 5 (4.95%) ERwin
8 5 (4.95%) git-flow
8 5 (4.95%) Oracle APEX
9 4 (3.96%) HP UFT
9 4 (3.96%) SoapUI
9 4 (3.96%) Subversion
9 4 (3.96%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (3.96%) TestRail
9 4 (3.96%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (16.83%) Finance
2 8 (7.92%) Banking
3 3 (2.97%) Front Office
3 3 (2.97%) Local Government
4 2 (1.98%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.98%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.98%) Retail
5 1 (0.99%) Advertising
5 1 (0.99%) General Ledger
5 1 (0.99%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 25 (24.75%) Analyst
1 25 (24.75%) Developer
2 18 (17.82%) Oracle Developer
3 11 (10.89%) DBA
3 11 (10.89%) Oracle DBA
4 10 (9.90%) Test Analyst
5 8 (7.92%) Java Developer
6 6 (5.94%) Senior Developer
6 6 (5.94%) SQL Developer
6 6 (5.94%) Tester
7 5 (4.95%) Architect
7 5 (4.95%) Oracle Analyst
7 5 (4.95%) Senior Oracle Developer
7 5 (4.95%) Test Leader
8 4 (3.96%) Linux Engineer
8 4 (3.96%) Support Analyst
8 4 (3.96%) Technical Leader
9 3 (2.97%) 3rd Line Support
9 3 (2.97%) Applications Support
9 3 (2.97%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (15.84%) XML
2 7 (6.93%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 5 (4.95%) JDBC
3 5 (4.95%) Spring
4 3 (2.97%) Hibernate
4 3 (2.97%) REST
4 3 (2.97%) Web Services
5 2 (1.98%) ISPF
5 2 (1.98%) J2EE
5 2 (1.98%) RESTful
5 2 (1.98%) SOAP
6 1 (0.99%) .NET
6 1 (0.99%) ADO.NET
6 1 (0.99%) HTML
6 1 (0.99%) MDX
6 1 (0.99%) Middleware
6 1 (0.99%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.99%) Spring Integration
6 1 (0.99%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (0.99%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.94%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.95%) Market Risk
3 3 (2.97%) Mainframe
4 2 (1.98%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.98%) IBM Mainframe
4 2 (1.98%) iPad
4 2 (1.98%) VSAM
5 1 (0.99%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.99%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.99%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (0.99%) Life Science
5 1 (0.99%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 19 (18.81%) Windows
2 18 (17.82%) Unix
3 13 (12.87%) Linux
4 6 (5.94%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (2.97%) Windows Vista
6 2 (1.98%) Oracle Linux
6 2 (1.98%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.99%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (34.65%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (16.83%) Business Intelligence
3 16 (15.84%) Scrum
3 16 (15.84%) Test Automation
4 14 (13.86%) Defect Management
5 12 (11.88%) ITIL
5 12 (11.88%) Migration
6 10 (9.90%) Data Modelling
6 10 (9.90%) Test Strategy
7 9 (8.91%) Data Migration
7 9 (8.91%) ETL
7 9 (8.91%) Regression Testing
7 9 (8.91%) Test Scripting
7 9 (8.91%) Unit Testing
8 7 (6.93%) Software Testing
8 7 (6.93%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (6.93%) Waterfall
9 6 (5.94%) Database Tuning
9 6 (5.94%) Defect Tracking
9 6 (5.94%) Scenario Testing
Programming Languages
1 90 (89.11%) SQL
2 40 (39.60%) PL/SQL
3 23 (22.77%) Java
4 14 (13.86%) Shell Script
5 9 (8.91%) PowerShell
6 6 (5.94%) Perl
7 5 (4.95%) Python
7 5 (4.95%) SAS Macro
8 3 (2.97%) C#
8 3 (2.97%) C++
8 3 (2.97%) COBOL
8 3 (2.97%) VBA
9 2 (1.98%) JCL
9 2 (1.98%) REXX
9 2 (1.98%) Ruby
9 2 (1.98%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.99%) C
10 1 (0.99%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.99%) R
10 1 (0.99%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (16.83%) Security Cleared
2 6 (5.94%) DV Cleared
3 5 (4.95%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.97%) ISEB
4 3 (2.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (2.97%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (1.98%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.98%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.99%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.94%) QA
2 1 (0.99%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (4.95%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (2.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.98%) Docker
3 2 (1.98%) Time Sharing Option
4 1 (0.99%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (10.89%) Oracle RMAN
2 6 (5.94%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (4.95%) Data Guard
3 5 (4.95%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (1.98%) Ansible
4 2 (1.98%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 2 (1.98%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.98%) Puppet
5 1 (0.99%) Control-M
5 1 (0.99%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (0.99%) vRealize
Vendors
1 74 (73.27%) Oracle
2 16 (15.84%) Microsoft
3 6 (5.94%) Altova
3 6 (5.94%) Tableau
4 5 (4.95%) HP
5 4 (3.96%) Cognos
5 4 (3.96%) Northgate
5 4 (3.96%) Sun
5 4 (3.96%) VMware
6 3 (2.97%) Atlassian
6 3 (2.97%) IBM
6 3 (2.97%) RedGate
7 2 (1.98%) Citrix
7 2 (1.98%) Informatica
7 2 (1.98%) webMethods
8 1 (0.99%) Civica
8 1 (0.99%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.99%) McAfee
8 1 (0.99%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.99%) SAP