Period
to 23 January 2018

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 23 January 2018 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
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 177 187 177
Rank change year-on-year +10 -10 -21
Contract jobs citing Toad 6 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.13% 0.18% 0.081%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.86% 1.25% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 1
West Midlands median daily rate £325 £388 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.13% +1.31% -7.27%
10th Percentile £250 £366 £366
90th Percentile £401 £399 £399
England median daily rate £375 £413 £375
% change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England 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 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 699 800 532
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 14.81% 14.78% 10.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 441 432 252
West Midlands median daily rate £420 £395 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.26% +12.93% -6.67%
10th Percentile £275 £275 £218
90th Percentile £575 £512 £488
England median daily rate £470 £435 £413
% change year-on-year +8.05% +5.45% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 9 38
West Midlands median hourly rate £33.00 £24.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.50% -14.29% -16.42%
10th Percentile £13.61 £11.33 £19.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £36.75 £43.75
England median hourly rate £44.00 £40.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +8.64% +1.25% +8.11%

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Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Toad as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Toad in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Toad in the West Midlands

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Toad in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Toad in the West Midlands

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Toad in the West Midlands.

Contractor 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 23 January 2018. 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 +6 4 £250 -37.50%
Birmingham - 1 £401 -
Toad
England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, 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 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle
2 5 (83.33%) WebLogic
2 5 (83.33%) XML
2 5 (83.33%) Unix
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Java
2 5 (83.33%) webMethods
2 5 (83.33%) Test Scripting
3 4 (66.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (66.67%) ISTQB
3 4 (66.67%) ISEB
4 3 (50.00%) Customer Requirements
5 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
6 1 (16.67%) Data Mart
6 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
6 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
6 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
6 1 (16.67%) Scrum
6 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
6 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
6 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 1 (16.67%) BusinessObjects

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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 5 (83.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (16.67%) Data Mart
1 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Analyst
1 5 (83.33%) Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Developer
2 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL Developer
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) XML
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Unix
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Test Scripting
2 3 (50.00%) Customer Requirements
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Scrum
4 1 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 5 (83.33%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) ISEB
1 4 (66.67%) ISTQB
1 4 (66.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle
2 5 (83.33%) webMethods
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft