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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dell Software Toad
Rank 474 421 390
Rank change year-on-year
-53 -31
Contract jobs citing Toad 113 136 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.21% 0.29% 0.32%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.66% 2.44% 2.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 79 73
Average daily rate
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£350 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £497 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £370 £305
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +21.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 5
Average hourly rate £37.50 £25.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -24.24%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £23.67
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +47.86%
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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
6816 5567 5688
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.78% 11.81% 11.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 4650 3722 3255
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.60% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 120 219
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £21.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £36.29 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.17% +3.67%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -20 49 £350 -26.31% 5
South East -24 17 £425 +17.24% 2
West Midlands -4 14 £413 +35.24%
North West -8 12 £350 -12.50%
South West -36 10 £363 +3.57%
Yorkshire -16 5 £160 -57.33% 1
East of England -26 3 - - 1
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Toad
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 159 (87.85%) SQL
2 137 (75.69%) Oracle
3 79 (43.65%) PL/SQL
4 65 (35.91%) Oracle Database
5 53 (29.28%) Finance
6 45 (24.86%) UNIX
7 42 (23.20%) SQL Server
8 41 (22.65%) XML
9 35 (19.34%) Migration
10 34 (18.78%) Oracle Database 11g
11 31 (17.13%) Business Intelligence
12 30 (16.57%) Business Objects
13 29 (16.02%) Microsoft
13 29 (16.02%) Data Warehouse
14 28 (15.47%) Data Migration
15 26 (14.36%) Oracle Reports
16 25 (13.81%) MS Excel
16 25 (13.81%) Oracle Database 10g
17 23 (12.71%) Banking
18 22 (12.15%) Oracle Forms
18 22 (12.15%) Shell Script
19 21 (11.60%) Data Modelling
19 21 (11.60%) JavaScript
20 19 (10.50%) Java
20 19 (10.50%) Agile Software Development
21 18 (9.94%) Data Analysis
21 18 (9.94%) Linux
22 17 (9.39%) Windows
22 17 (9.39%) Validation
22 17 (9.39%) JSON

Toad
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 11 (6.08%) WebLogic
2 6 (3.31%) Apache
3 5 (2.76%) Oracle Workflow
3 5 (2.76%) WebSphere
4 3 (1.66%) Oracle 10gAS
4 3 (1.66%) Oracle Application Server
4 3 (1.66%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.10%) IIS
5 2 (1.10%) IBM Notes
5 2 (1.10%) SAS
5 2 (1.10%) Oracle Spatial
6 1 (0.55%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.55%) Content Management Server
6 1 (0.55%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.55%) Documentum
Applications
1 25 (13.81%) MS Excel
2 10 (5.52%) MS Office
3 9 (4.97%) MS Visio
4 5 (2.76%) Final Cut Pro
5 2 (1.10%) AutoCAD
5 2 (1.10%) Pro/ENGINEER
5 2 (1.10%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.55%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 15 (8.29%) Oracle EBS
1 15 (8.29%) Oracle EBS R12
2 14 (7.73%) Oracle Applications
3 12 (6.63%) Oracle Payables
3 12 (6.63%) Oracle General Ledger
4 11 (6.08%) Oracle Receivables
5 10 (5.52%) Oracle Assets
6 7 (3.87%) Oracle 11i
7 5 (2.76%) Oracle Financials
7 5 (2.76%) Oracle Cash Management
8 4 (2.21%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
8 4 (2.21%) Oracle FAH
9 3 (1.66%) Oracle Internet Expenses
9 3 (1.66%) SAP HR
10 2 (1.10%) SAP MM
10 2 (1.10%) Oracle HRMS
10 2 (1.10%) SAP IS-U
11 1 (0.55%) Remedy ITSM
11 1 (0.55%) Remedy AR System
11 1 (0.55%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.97%) HTTP
2 6 (3.31%) FTP
3 5 (2.76%) PuTTY
4 3 (1.66%) Internet
4 3 (1.66%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.10%) VPN
5 2 (1.10%) HTTPS
5 2 (1.10%) SDH
5 2 (1.10%) 3G
5 2 (1.10%) MPLS
5 2 (1.10%) Wireless
5 2 (1.10%) 2G
5 2 (1.10%) Ethernet
5 2 (1.10%) 4G
6 1 (0.55%) WinSCP
6 1 (0.55%) ZigBee
6 1 (0.55%) WAN
6 1 (0.55%) LDAP
6 1 (0.55%) LAN
6 1 (0.55%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (35.91%) Oracle Database
2 42 (23.20%) SQL Server
3 34 (18.78%) Oracle Database 11g
4 29 (16.02%) Data Warehouse
5 26 (14.36%) Oracle Reports
6 25 (13.81%) Oracle Database 10g
7 16 (8.84%) Relational Database
8 14 (7.73%) SQL Server 2008
8 14 (7.73%) MS Access
9 12 (6.63%) Oracle Discoverer
9 12 (6.63%) SQLPlus
9 12 (6.63%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 12 (6.63%) Oracle ODI
10 10 (5.52%) Oracle BI EE
10 10 (5.52%) SQL Navigator
11 9 (4.97%) BusinessObjects XI
11 9 (4.97%) Data Mart
12 8 (4.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 7 (3.87%) DataStage
13 7 (3.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 22 (12.15%) Oracle Forms
2 17 (9.39%) Oracle APEX
3 11 (6.08%) Selenium
3 11 (6.08%) Subversion
3 11 (6.08%) PVCS
4 10 (5.52%) QuickTest Pro
5 9 (4.97%) JIRA
6 7 (3.87%) ClearQuest
7 6 (3.31%) LoadRunner
7 6 (3.31%) Cucumber
7 6 (3.31%) TestDirector
8 5 (2.76%) JDeveloper
8 5 (2.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 4 (2.21%) Maven
9 4 (2.21%) Ant
10 3 (1.66%) Visual Studio
10 3 (1.66%) ClearCase
10 3 (1.66%) QARun
10 3 (1.66%) SoapUI
11 2 (1.10%) Apache Ivy
General
1 53 (29.28%) Finance
2 23 (12.71%) Banking
3 11 (6.08%) Telecoms
4 10 (5.52%) Retail
5 9 (4.97%) General Ledger
6 5 (2.76%) Retail Banking
7 3 (1.66%) Games
7 3 (1.66%) Investment Banking
8 2 (1.10%) Legal
9 1 (0.55%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.55%) Front Office
9 1 (0.55%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 65 (35.91%) Developer
2 59 (32.60%) Analyst
3 27 (14.92%) Oracle Developer
4 22 (12.15%) DBA
5 19 (10.50%) Test Analyst
6 18 (9.94%) Oracle DBA
7 16 (8.84%) Business Analyst
8 9 (4.97%) Senior Developer
9 8 (4.42%) Consultant
9 8 (4.42%) Administrator
10 7 (3.87%) Data Analyst
11 6 (3.31%) Support Analyst
11 6 (3.31%) Tester
11 6 (3.31%) Systems Analyst
11 6 (3.31%) Test Engineer
11 6 (3.31%) Data Warehouse Developer
11 6 (3.31%) Oracle Data Warehouse Developer
12 5 (2.76%) MI Analyst
12 5 (2.76%) SQL Developer
12 5 (2.76%) Business Objects Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (22.65%) XML
2 17 (9.39%) JSON
3 13 (7.18%) Web Services
4 12 (6.63%) CSS
4 12 (6.63%) .NET
5 11 (6.08%) Ajax
5 11 (6.08%) jQuery
6 10 (5.52%) HTML
7 8 (4.42%) SOAP
7 8 (4.42%) Dojo
7 8 (4.42%) Middleware
7 8 (4.42%) REST
8 3 (1.66%) Oracle ADF
8 3 (1.66%) MDX
8 3 (1.66%) JAXB
8 3 (1.66%) .NET Framework
9 2 (1.10%) Hibernate
9 2 (1.10%) J2ME
9 2 (1.10%) JMS
9 2 (1.10%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.39%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (8.84%) Data Extraction
3 13 (7.18%) Computer Science
4 9 (4.97%) Reference Data
5 7 (3.87%) Replication
6 6 (3.31%) User Experience
7 4 (2.21%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.66%) Mainframe
8 3 (1.66%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.66%) Mathematics
8 3 (1.66%) Data Structures
8 3 (1.66%) Credit Risk
8 3 (1.66%) Market Risk
8 3 (1.66%) Smart Meter
8 3 (1.66%) Visualisation
8 3 (1.66%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.10%) iSeries
9 2 (1.10%) DTV
9 2 (1.10%) PKI
9 2 (1.10%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 45 (24.86%) UNIX
2 18 (9.94%) Linux
3 17 (9.39%) Windows
4 4 (2.21%) Windows XP
5 3 (1.66%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (1.66%) Solaris
6 2 (1.10%) AIX
7 1 (0.55%) HPUX
7 1 (0.55%) Tru64
7 1 (0.55%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (19.34%) Migration
2 31 (17.13%) Business Intelligence
3 28 (15.47%) Data Migration
4 21 (11.60%) Data Modelling
5 19 (10.50%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (9.94%) Data Analysis
7 17 (9.39%) Validation
8 16 (8.84%) User Acceptance Testing
8 16 (8.84%) ITIL
9 15 (8.29%) ETL
9 15 (8.29%) Data Mapping
10 13 (7.18%) Data Cleansing
10 13 (7.18%) Business Analysis
10 13 (7.18%) Software Testing
11 12 (6.63%) Performance Testing
11 12 (6.63%) Project Management
11 12 (6.63%) Test Automation
12 11 (6.08%) Service Management
13 10 (5.52%) Manual Testing
14 9 (4.97%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 159 (87.85%) SQL
2 79 (43.65%) PL/SQL
3 22 (12.15%) Shell Script
4 21 (11.60%) JavaScript
5 19 (10.50%) Java
6 11 (6.08%) VBA
7 8 (4.42%) T-SQL
8 6 (3.31%) Perl
9 5 (2.76%) Ruby
9 5 (2.76%) Korn
10 4 (2.21%) C
10 4 (2.21%) C#
10 4 (2.21%) VBScript
11 3 (1.66%) VB
12 2 (1.10%) C++
12 2 (1.10%) PHP
12 2 (1.10%) RPG
12 2 (1.10%) RPG IV
13 1 (0.55%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 1 (0.55%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 14 (7.73%) Degree
1 14 (7.73%) Security Cleared
2 11 (6.08%) SC Cleared
3 7 (3.87%) ISEB
4 3 (1.66%) ISEB Practitioner
4 3 (1.66%) ISTQB
4 3 (1.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.10%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.55%) CISA
6 1 (0.55%) CISM
6 1 (0.55%) OCP
6 1 (0.55%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (8.29%) QA
2 5 (2.76%) Data Quality
2 5 (2.76%) SLA
3 3 (1.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (1.10%) MiFID
4 2 (1.10%) EMIR
5 1 (0.55%) FATCA
5 1 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 1 (0.55%) COBIT
System Software
1 9 (4.97%) Oracle RMAN
2 8 (4.42%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (1.10%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.10%) Firmware
4 1 (0.55%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (0.55%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (0.55%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 13 (7.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 13 (7.18%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (4.42%) Data Guard
3 3 (1.66%) Control-M
4 2 (1.10%) nmon
4 2 (1.10%) Oracle EDQ
5 1 (0.55%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.55%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 137 (75.69%) Oracle
2 30 (16.57%) Business Objects
3 29 (16.02%) Microsoft
4 11 (6.08%) HP
5 6 (3.31%) SAP
5 6 (3.31%) Sage
5 6 (3.31%) IBM
6 5 (2.76%) Northgate
6 5 (2.76%) Cognos
6 5 (2.76%) Adobe
7 4 (2.21%) Informatica
7 4 (2.21%) Serena
8 3 (1.66%) GoldenSource
8 3 (1.66%) Sun
9 2 (1.10%) Sybase
9 2 (1.10%) BEA
9 2 (1.10%) BMC
9 2 (1.10%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (1.10%) Teradata
9 2 (1.10%) Lotus
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