The table below looks at the statistics for Toad skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Toad over the 3 months to 26 November 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dell Software Toad
Rank 465 450 407
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -43
Contract jobs citing Toad 109 110 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.21% 0.23% 0.31%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.66% 2.01% 2.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 63 56
Average daily rate
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£350 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £277 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £380
% change year-on-year
- -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 4
Average hourly rate - £22.00 £23.67
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.50 £14.34
% change year-on-year
- +196.37%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Development Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
6573 5481 5618
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.82% 11.58% 11.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 4580 3602 3357
Average daily rate £400 £390 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 123 225
Average hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +1.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.13 £18.50 £20.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%

Toad
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Toad Jobs Demand Trend in England

Toad
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Toad Daily Rate Trend in England

Toad
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Toad across the England region over the 3 months to 26 November 2014.

Toad Daily Rate Histogram in England

Toad
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Toad Hourly Rate Trend in England

Toad
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Toad within the England region over the 3 months to 26 November 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +7 47 £338 -21.51% 9
South East -1 31 £425 +40.49% 6
North West -5 9 £350 -12.50% 3
East of England -11 4 - - 2
Yorkshire -23 4 £288 -22.81% 1
West Midlands -11 2 - -
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Toad
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 165 (83.76%) SQL
2 151 (76.65%) Oracle
3 89 (45.18%) PL/SQL
4 76 (38.58%) Oracle Database
5 56 (28.43%) Finance
6 45 (22.84%) Oracle Database 11g
7 44 (22.34%) UNIX
8 43 (21.83%) XML
9 42 (21.32%) Data Warehouse
9 42 (21.32%) Business Intelligence
10 40 (20.30%) SQL Server
10 40 (20.30%) Migration
11 36 (18.27%) Business Objects
12 33 (16.75%) Data Migration
13 31 (15.74%) Oracle Database 10g
14 30 (15.23%) Data Modelling
14 30 (15.23%) Oracle Reports
15 26 (13.20%) Oracle Forms
15 26 (13.20%) Banking
16 24 (12.18%) Java
16 24 (12.18%) Microsoft
17 23 (11.68%) Shell Script
18 22 (11.17%) MS Excel
18 22 (11.17%) Oracle APEX
19 20 (10.15%) JavaScript
20 19 (9.64%) Validation
20 19 (9.64%) ITIL
20 19 (9.64%) Data Analysis
21 18 (9.14%) Security Cleared
22 17 (8.63%) Oracle ODI

Toad
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 17 (8.63%) WebLogic
2 12 (6.09%) WebSphere
3 8 (4.06%) Oracle Workflow
4 5 (2.54%) Apache
5 3 (1.52%) Oracle 10gAS
5 3 (1.52%) Oracle Application Server
5 3 (1.52%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.02%) SAS
6 2 (1.02%) IBM Notes
6 2 (1.02%) IIS
7 1 (0.51%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.51%) Oracle Spatial
7 1 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.51%) Content Management Server
7 1 (0.51%) Documentum
Applications
1 22 (11.17%) MS Excel
2 9 (4.57%) MS Office
3 8 (4.06%) MS Visio
4 5 (2.54%) Final Cut Pro
5 2 (1.02%) AutoCAD
5 2 (1.02%) Pro/ENGINEER
5 2 (1.02%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.51%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 14 (7.11%) Oracle Applications
2 10 (5.08%) Oracle EBS
3 9 (4.57%) Oracle EBS R12
3 9 (4.57%) Oracle General Ledger
3 9 (4.57%) Oracle Payables
4 8 (4.06%) Oracle Receivables
5 7 (3.55%) Oracle Assets
6 5 (2.54%) Oracle Cash Management
6 5 (2.54%) Oracle Financials
7 4 (2.03%) FLEXCUBE
7 4 (2.03%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
7 4 (2.03%) Oracle FAH
8 3 (1.52%) Oracle Internet Expenses
8 3 (1.52%) SAP HR
9 2 (1.02%) Oracle 11i
10 1 (0.51%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.51%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.55%) MPLS
1 7 (3.55%) Ethernet
1 7 (3.55%) HTTP
1 7 (3.55%) SDH
2 4 (2.03%) FTP
2 4 (2.03%) PuTTY
3 3 (1.52%) Internet
3 3 (1.52%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.02%) VPN
4 2 (1.02%) 2G
4 2 (1.02%) Wireless
5 1 (0.51%) LDAP
5 1 (0.51%) LAN
5 1 (0.51%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (38.58%) Oracle Database
2 45 (22.84%) Oracle Database 11g
3 42 (21.32%) Data Warehouse
4 40 (20.30%) SQL Server
5 31 (15.74%) Oracle Database 10g
6 30 (15.23%) Oracle Reports
7 17 (8.63%) Oracle ODI
8 16 (8.12%) Relational Database
9 15 (7.61%) SQLPlus
10 14 (7.11%) Oracle BI EE
11 13 (6.60%) SQL Navigator
11 13 (6.60%) Oracle Discoverer
12 12 (6.09%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
13 10 (5.08%) Oracle Exadata
14 9 (4.57%) SQL Server 2008
14 9 (4.57%) BusinessObjects XI
14 9 (4.57%) Data Mart
14 9 (4.57%) MS Access
15 8 (4.06%) Essbase
15 8 (4.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 26 (13.20%) Oracle Forms
2 22 (11.17%) Oracle APEX
3 12 (6.09%) PVCS
4 11 (5.58%) Subversion
5 8 (4.06%) JDeveloper
5 8 (4.06%) QuickTest Pro
5 8 (4.06%) Selenium
6 7 (3.55%) ClearQuest
7 6 (3.05%) TestDirector
8 5 (2.54%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 5 (2.54%) Cucumber
9 4 (2.03%) Visual Studio
10 3 (1.52%) QARun
10 3 (1.52%) JIRA
10 3 (1.52%) Ant
11 2 (1.02%) LoadRunner
11 2 (1.02%) ClearCase
11 2 (1.02%) Rational Rose
11 2 (1.02%) ERwin
11 2 (1.02%) ProC
General
1 56 (28.43%) Finance
2 26 (13.20%) Banking
3 14 (7.11%) Telecoms
4 10 (5.08%) Retail
5 6 (3.05%) General Ledger
6 5 (2.54%) Retail Banking
7 4 (2.03%) Investment Banking
8 3 (1.52%) Games
9 2 (1.02%) Legal
10 1 (0.51%) Front Office
10 1 (0.51%) Back Office
10 1 (0.51%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.51%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 71 (36.04%) Developer
2 59 (29.95%) Analyst
3 29 (14.72%) Oracle Developer
4 24 (12.18%) DBA
5 20 (10.15%) Oracle DBA
6 16 (8.12%) Business Analyst
6 16 (8.12%) Test Analyst
7 9 (4.57%) Senior Developer
8 8 (4.06%) Support Analyst
8 8 (4.06%) Administrator
9 7 (3.55%) Data Warehouse Developer
9 7 (3.55%) Oracle Data Warehouse Developer
9 7 (3.55%) Data Analyst
9 7 (3.55%) Consultant
10 6 (3.05%) Tester
10 6 (3.05%) Systems Analyst
10 6 (3.05%) Test Engineer
11 5 (2.54%) MI Analyst
11 5 (2.54%) ETL Developer
11 5 (2.54%) Business Intelligence Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (21.83%) XML
2 17 (8.63%) JSON
3 16 (8.12%) Web Services
4 13 (6.60%) CSS
5 12 (6.09%) .NET
5 12 (6.09%) jQuery
6 11 (5.58%) Ajax
6 11 (5.58%) HTML
7 10 (5.08%) SOAP
8 9 (4.57%) Dojo
9 7 (3.55%) JAXB
9 7 (3.55%) WSDL
9 7 (3.55%) JMS
10 6 (3.05%) Middleware
11 5 (2.54%) REST
12 3 (1.52%) .NET Framework
12 3 (1.52%) MDX
12 3 (1.52%) Oracle ADF
12 3 (1.52%) ASP.NET
13 2 (1.02%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.12%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (6.60%) Computer Science
3 12 (6.09%) Data Extraction
4 10 (5.08%) Replication
5 8 (4.06%) Reference Data
6 6 (3.05%) Derivative
6 6 (3.05%) User Experience
7 5 (2.54%) Management Information System
8 4 (2.03%) Fixed Income
8 4 (2.03%) SWIFT
9 3 (1.52%) Data Structures
9 3 (1.52%) Visualisation
9 3 (1.52%) Market Risk
9 3 (1.52%) Mathematics
9 3 (1.52%) Mainframe
9 3 (1.52%) Client/Server
10 2 (1.02%) DTV
10 2 (1.02%) AS400
10 2 (1.02%) Cryptography
10 2 (1.02%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 44 (22.34%) UNIX
2 16 (8.12%) Linux
3 15 (7.61%) Windows
4 4 (2.03%) Windows XP
5 3 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.02%) AIX
7 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.51%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.51%) Tru64
7 1 (0.51%) HPUX
7 1 (0.51%) Solaris
7 1 (0.51%) VMS
7 1 (0.51%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (21.32%) Business Intelligence
2 40 (20.30%) Migration
3 33 (16.75%) Data Migration
4 30 (15.23%) Data Modelling
5 19 (9.64%) Validation
5 19 (9.64%) ITIL
5 19 (9.64%) Data Analysis
6 17 (8.63%) ETL
7 16 (8.12%) User Acceptance Testing
7 16 (8.12%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (7.61%) Business Analysis
9 12 (6.09%) Workflow
9 12 (6.09%) Project Management
9 12 (6.09%) Software Testing
9 12 (6.09%) Software Engineering
9 12 (6.09%) Data Mapping
10 11 (5.58%) Service Management
11 10 (5.08%) Performance Testing
11 10 (5.08%) Test Automation
12 9 (4.57%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 165 (83.76%) SQL
2 89 (45.18%) PL/SQL
3 24 (12.18%) Java
4 23 (11.68%) Shell Script
5 20 (10.15%) JavaScript
6 14 (7.11%) Perl
7 8 (4.06%) VBA
7 8 (4.06%) T-SQL
7 8 (4.06%) Korn
8 6 (3.05%) C
9 5 (2.54%) Ruby
9 5 (2.54%) C#
10 4 (2.03%) VBScript
11 3 (1.52%) C++
11 3 (1.52%) PHP
12 2 (1.02%) RPG
12 2 (1.02%) RPG IV
13 1 (0.51%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 1 (0.51%) VB6
13 1 (0.51%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (9.14%) Security Cleared
2 15 (7.61%) SC Cleared
2 15 (7.61%) Degree
3 5 (2.54%) ISEB
4 3 (1.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.02%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (1.02%) ISEB Practitioner
5 2 (1.02%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.51%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.51%) CISA
6 1 (0.51%) CISM
6 1 (0.51%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.11%) QA
2 5 (2.54%) SLA
3 4 (2.03%) Data Quality
4 3 (1.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (1.02%) MiFID
5 2 (1.02%) EMIR
6 1 (0.51%) FATCA
6 1 (0.51%) COBIT
6 1 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 10 (5.08%) Oracle RMAN
1 10 (5.08%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (1.02%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 14 (7.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 11 (5.58%) Data Guard
3 9 (4.57%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (1.02%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 151 (76.65%) Oracle
2 36 (18.27%) Business Objects
3 24 (12.18%) Microsoft
4 7 (3.55%) Cramer
4 7 (3.55%) MetaSolv
4 7 (3.55%) BEA
4 7 (3.55%) HP
5 6 (3.05%) IBM
6 5 (2.54%) Northgate
6 5 (2.54%) Adobe
7 4 (2.03%) Informatica
7 4 (2.03%) SAP
7 4 (2.03%) Serena
7 4 (2.03%) Ab Initio
8 3 (1.52%) Cognos
8 3 (1.52%) Sage
9 2 (1.02%) JD Edwards
9 2 (1.02%) Lotus
9 2 (1.02%) Sybase
9 2 (1.02%) Salesforce.com
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