Period
to 30 May 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 30 May 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
England > West Midlands
6 months to
30 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 111 179 188
Rank change year-on-year +68 +9 -17
Contract jobs citing Toad 10 13 9
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.49% 0.28% 0.18%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.95% 1.24% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 6
Median daily rate £374 £335 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.57% -4.29% -
10th Percentile £326 £306 £250
90th Percentile £426 £406 £457
England median daily rate £450 £403 £375
% change year-on-year +11.80% +7.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
England 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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 339 1,047 824
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 16.59% 22.72% 16.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 659 515
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £324 £325 £313
90th Percentile £575 £600 £575
England median daily rate £500 £490 £475
% change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +9.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 19 10
Median hourly rate £35.00 £34.50 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.45% -15.85% +26.15%
Median hourly rate £38.50 £43.92 £42.50
% change year-on-year -12.33% +3.33% +0.59%

Toad
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Toad as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Toad in the West Midlands

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Daily rate trend for Toad in the West Midlands

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Hourly rate trend for Toad in the West Midlands

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Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Toad within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 30 May 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
Shropshire +41 7 £341 -1.09%
Birmingham +25 3 £404 -
Toad
England

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Toad.

1 10 (100.00%) SQL
1 10 (100.00%) Oracle
2 7 (70.00%) WebLogic
2 7 (70.00%) XML
2 7 (70.00%) Unix
2 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) Java
3 6 (60.00%) webMethods
3 6 (60.00%) Test Scripting
4 5 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (50.00%) Customer Requirements
4 5 (50.00%) ISEB
4 5 (50.00%) ISTQB
5 4 (40.00%) SAP FI-CA
5 4 (40.00%) SAP PSCD
5 4 (40.00%) SAP
6 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Excel
6 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (30.00%) PL/SQL
6 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
6 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
6 3 (30.00%) Hadoop
6 3 (30.00%) Confluence
6 3 (30.00%) Waterfall
6 3 (30.00%) Cucumber
6 3 (30.00%) Apache Hive
6 3 (30.00%) MongoDB
6 3 (30.00%) RabbitMQ
6 3 (30.00%) SoapUI
6 3 (30.00%) Data Analytics

Toad
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 7 (70.00%) WebLogic
2 3 (30.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (40.00%) SAP FI-CA
1 4 (40.00%) SAP PSCD
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) Apache Hive
1 3 (30.00%) Hadoop
1 3 (30.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (30.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (30.00%) JIRA
1 3 (30.00%) Postman
1 3 (30.00%) Selenium
1 3 (30.00%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Analyst
1 7 (70.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Oracle Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) XML
2 3 (30.00%) JSON
2 3 (30.00%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Unix
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Test Scripting
2 5 (50.00%) Customer Requirements
3 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) Analytics
3 3 (30.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (30.00%) Data Analytics
3 3 (30.00%) Microservices
3 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (30.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) SQL
2 7 (70.00%) Java
3 3 (30.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) ISEB
1 5 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 5 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) HDFS
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Oracle
2 6 (60.00%) webMethods
3 4 (40.00%) SAP
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft