The table below looks at the statistics for Toad skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Toad over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Dell Software Toad
Rank 153 195 202
Rank change year-on-year
+42 +7
Contract jobs citing Toad 4 5 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.11% 0.091% 0.26%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.71% 0.71% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 12
Average daily rate - £520 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
+19.40% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.50 -
Toad
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Development Applications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
563 705 816
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 16.13% 12.89% 13.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 469 535 628
Average daily rate £450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £300 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Average hourly rate £44.00 £45.00 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% -5.26%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.29 £37.04 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+14.17% -2.01%

Toad
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Toad Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Toad
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Toad Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Toad
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Toad Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Toad
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle Database
3 3 (50.00%) Integration Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 2 (33.33%) Cognos
4 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
4 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (33.33%) Windows
4 2 (33.33%) Linux
4 2 (33.33%) IBM
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (33.33%) MS Office
4 2 (33.33%) CSS
4 2 (33.33%) XML
4 2 (33.33%) HP
4 2 (33.33%) ISEB
4 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
4 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (33.33%) Project Management
4 2 (33.33%) Replication
4 2 (33.33%) Clustering
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (33.33%) Subversion
4 2 (33.33%) Finance

Toad
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (16.67%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle Database
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Subversion
2 1 (16.67%) EasyMock
2 1 (16.67%) Eclipse
2 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (16.67%) JUnit
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (16.67%) PVCS
2 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) DBA
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle DBA
1 2 (33.33%) SQL DBA
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Angular Developer
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Node.js Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Developer
2 1 (16.67%) PHP Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) CSS
1 2 (33.33%) JSON
1 2 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
2 1 (16.67%) Dojo
2 1 (16.67%) DOM
2 1 (16.67%) Hibernate
2 1 (16.67%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) J2EE
2 1 (16.67%) JAXB
2 1 (16.67%) jQuery
2 1 (16.67%) REST
2 1 (16.67%) SAX
2 1 (16.67%) SOAP
2 1 (16.67%) Spring
2 1 (16.67%) Web Services
2 1 (16.67%) XSD
2 1 (16.67%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Clustering
1 2 (33.33%) Replication
2 1 (16.67%) Life Science
2 1 (16.67%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (33.33%) Database Security
2 2 (33.33%) Front End Development
2 2 (33.33%) Patch Management
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) SDLC
2 2 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
3 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) UML
3 1 (16.67%) Validation
3 1 (16.67%) Web Development
3 1 (16.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (16.67%) Groovy
3 1 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) PHP
3 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
1 2 (33.33%) ISEB
1 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 2 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (16.67%) CTC Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) Cognos
2 2 (33.33%) HP
2 2 (33.33%) IBM
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft