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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dell Software Toad
Rank 124 114 133
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +19
Contract jobs citing Toad 5 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.18% 0.28% 0.097%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.90% 2.72% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 1
Average daily rate £500 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £375 £303
% change year-on-year
+1.66% +23.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £42.50
Development Applications Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
263 257 229
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 9.22% 10.46% 7.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 97 89
Average daily rate £325 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £228 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £475 £412
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 1
Average hourly rate - £15.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +36.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +8.00%
Toad
South East

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Toad across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Toad Daily Rate Histogram 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
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Toad within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Slough +6 1 £210 -35.38%
Toad
South East

Toad
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 11 (91.67%) Oracle
2 8 (66.67%) SQL
3 7 (58.33%) XML
4 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 4 (33.33%) DB2
5 4 (33.33%) UNIX
5 4 (33.33%) RPG
5 4 (33.33%) IBM
5 4 (33.33%) ETL
5 4 (33.33%) Informatica
5 4 (33.33%) PowerCenter
5 4 (33.33%) DataStage
5 4 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
5 4 (33.33%) ERwin
5 4 (33.33%) Workflow
5 4 (33.33%) Oracle Workflow
5 4 (33.33%) Automated Testing
5 4 (33.33%) Problem Management
5 4 (33.33%) WebSphere
5 4 (33.33%) iSeries
5 4 (33.33%) RPG IV
5 4 (33.33%) Data Quality
5 4 (33.33%) Web Application Development
5 4 (33.33%) Technical Analysis
6 3 (25.00%) Software Testing
6 3 (25.00%) ISEB
6 3 (25.00%) HTML
6 3 (25.00%) Windows
7 2 (16.67%) Java
7 2 (16.67%) VB.NET

Toad
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 4 (33.33%) Oracle Workflow
1 4 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (8.33%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) FTP
1 1 (8.33%) HTTP
1 1 (8.33%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (33.33%) DB2
2 4 (33.33%) PowerCenter
2 4 (33.33%) DataStage
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) ERwin
2 2 (16.67%) QADirector
3 1 (8.33%) Rational Performance Tester
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (8.33%) JProfiler
3 1 (8.33%) Introscope
3 1 (8.33%) ProC
3 1 (8.33%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (8.33%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Informatica Developer
2 4 (33.33%) RPG Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Tester
3 2 (16.67%) QA Tester
3 2 (16.67%) Software Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) XML
2 4 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (25.00%) HTML
4 2 (16.67%) .NET
5 1 (8.33%) CSS
5 1 (8.33%) JDBC
5 1 (8.33%) SOAP
5 1 (8.33%) ODBC
5 1 (8.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) UNIX
2 3 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (8.33%) Solaris
3 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) ETL
1 4 (33.33%) Workflow
1 4 (33.33%) Automated Testing
1 4 (33.33%) Problem Management
1 4 (33.33%) Web Application Development
1 4 (33.33%) Technical Analysis
2 3 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) Black-Box Testing
3 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Usability Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Functional Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Regression Testing
4 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) SQL
2 4 (33.33%) RPG
2 4 (33.33%) RPG IV
3 2 (16.67%) Java
3 2 (16.67%) VB.NET
4 1 (8.33%) VB
4 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
4 1 (8.33%) C++
4 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) ISEB
2 1 (8.33%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) Data Quality
2 2 (16.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) nmon
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) Oracle
2 4 (33.33%) IBM
2 4 (33.33%) Informatica