The first table below looks at the demand for Toad skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Toad over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Berkshire region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dell Software Toad
Rank 115 112 130
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +18
Contract jobs citing Toad 5 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.20% 0.46% 0.16%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.51% 4.49% 2.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 4
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£188 £375 £294
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-50.03% +27.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £259 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £401 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £39.25 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-4.45% +18.93%
Development Applications Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
199 245 182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 7.91% 10.19% 5.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 118 79
Average daily rate £333 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 7
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £28.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 - £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.20 - £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
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Toad
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Toad across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Toad Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Toad
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Toad across the Berkshire region.

Toad Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Toad
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Toad Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Toad
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Toad also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Toad.

1 8 (80.00%) SQL
2 7 (70.00%) Oracle
3 4 (40.00%) ETL
3 4 (40.00%) Informatica
3 4 (40.00%) PowerCenter
3 4 (40.00%) UNIX
3 4 (40.00%) Windows
3 4 (40.00%) Data Quality
4 3 (30.00%) JProfiler
4 3 (30.00%) nmon
4 3 (30.00%) Software Testing
4 3 (30.00%) ISTQB
4 3 (30.00%) Performance Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Rational Performance Tester
4 3 (30.00%) ISEB
4 3 (30.00%) Introscope
4 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
4 3 (30.00%) Solaris
4 3 (30.00%) Linux
4 3 (30.00%) WebLogic
4 3 (30.00%) JDBC
4 3 (30.00%) ODBC
4 3 (30.00%) ITIL
4 3 (30.00%) VB
4 3 (30.00%) C++
4 3 (30.00%) Java
4 3 (30.00%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (30.00%) LoadRunner
4 3 (30.00%) FTP
4 3 (30.00%) HTTP

Toad
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Toad also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Toad. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (30.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (20.00%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (10.00%) Remedy AR System
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) FTP
1 3 (30.00%) HTTP
1 3 (30.00%) HTTPS
2 1 (10.00%) ZigBee
2 1 (10.00%) PuTTY
2 1 (10.00%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) PowerCenter
2 2 (20.00%) DataStage
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (20.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 3 (30.00%) LoadRunner
1 3 (30.00%) Introscope
1 3 (30.00%) Rational Performance Tester
1 3 (30.00%) JProfiler
General
1 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Informatica Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Test Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Analyst Programmer
4 2 (20.00%) Programmer
4 2 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Senior Analyst Programmer
4 2 (20.00%) Senior Programmer
4 2 (20.00%) RPG Programmer
4 2 (20.00%) RPG Analyst Programmer
4 2 (20.00%) Senior RPG Analyst Programmer
4 2 (20.00%) Senior RPG Programmer
4 2 (20.00%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) JDBC
1 3 (30.00%) ODBC
1 3 (30.00%) Middleware
2 2 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) iSeries
2 1 (10.00%) Smart Meter
2 1 (10.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) UNIX
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Solaris
2 3 (30.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) ETL
2 3 (30.00%) ITIL
2 3 (30.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (30.00%) Performance Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (20.00%) Functional Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Technical Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) TOGAF
3 2 (20.00%) Lean Six Sigma
3 2 (20.00%) Problem Management
3 2 (20.00%) Usability Testing
3 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (20.00%) DSDM
3 2 (20.00%) Six Sigma
4 1 (10.00%) Service Management
4 1 (10.00%) ITSM
4 1 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (10.00%) Stress Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) VB
2 3 (30.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (30.00%) C++
2 3 (30.00%) Java
3 2 (20.00%) RPG
3 2 (20.00%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) ISEB
1 3 (30.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (20.00%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) nmon
2 1 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Oracle
2 4 (40.00%) Informatica
3 2 (20.00%) IBM
4 1 (10.00%) HP
4 1 (10.00%) BMC
4 1 (10.00%) Business Objects
4 1 (10.00%) Remedy