The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 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 England 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dell Software Toad
Rank 482 412 422
Rank change year-on-year
-70 +10
Contract jobs citing Toad 75 141 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.30% 0.29%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.17% 2.57% 2.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 89 97
Average daily rate
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£400 £425 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £275 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £353 £345
% change year-on-year
+6.38% +2.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £44.25 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +34.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £44.25 £33.00
% change year-on-year
- +34.09%
Development Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
6385 5478 5649
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.93% 11.76% 10.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 4169 3511 3378
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.09% +3.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 133 134 204
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.80% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £26.25 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
Toad
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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 28 July 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 28 July 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 -39 30 £430 -4.44% 8
South East -32 14 £333 -19.44% 3
West Midlands -1 9 £425 +13.33% 4
North West -9 7 £375 +11.11% 2
East Midlands +4 6 £359 +2.50% 1
Yorkshire +1 4 £369 +3.14% 1
East of England -30 2 - -
South West - - - -
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Toad
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 172 (89.58%) SQL
2 169 (88.02%) Oracle
3 102 (53.13%) PL/SQL
4 87 (45.31%) Oracle Database
5 71 (36.98%) UNIX
6 56 (29.17%) Oracle Database 11g
7 53 (27.60%) SQL Server
8 52 (27.08%) XML
9 50 (26.04%) Oracle Reports
10 46 (23.96%) Java
10 46 (23.96%) Microsoft
11 45 (23.44%) Finance
12 37 (19.27%) Oracle Forms
13 34 (17.71%) Windows
14 33 (17.19%) Relational Database
15 32 (16.67%) Oracle APEX
15 32 (16.67%) MS Excel
15 32 (16.67%) Oracle EBS
16 31 (16.15%) Security Cleared
17 30 (15.63%) Shell Script
17 30 (15.63%) Data Warehouse
17 30 (15.63%) Oracle Database 10g
18 27 (14.06%) WebLogic
18 27 (14.06%) Oracle Payables
19 26 (13.54%) CSS
20 25 (13.02%) Workflow
20 25 (13.02%) Oracle Workflow
21 24 (12.50%) Banking
22 23 (11.98%) JavaScript
22 23 (11.98%) Linux

Toad
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 27 (14.06%) WebLogic
2 25 (13.02%) Oracle Workflow
3 14 (7.29%) Apache
4 3 (1.56%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.56%) Oracle Application Server
4 3 (1.56%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.04%) Oracle Spatial
5 2 (1.04%) IBM Notes
5 2 (1.04%) CMS
5 2 (1.04%) SAS
5 2 (1.04%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.52%) IIS
6 1 (0.52%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.52%) Content Management Server
6 1 (0.52%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.52%) Oracle UPK
Applications
1 32 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 18 (9.38%) MS Visio
3 17 (8.85%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (2.60%) MS Office
5 3 (1.56%) Final Cut Pro
6 2 (1.04%) AutoCAD
6 2 (1.04%) Pro/ENGINEER
7 1 (0.52%) Mingle
7 1 (0.52%) MS Project
7 1 (0.52%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 32 (16.67%) Oracle EBS
2 27 (14.06%) Oracle Payables
3 18 (9.38%) Oracle Applications
4 15 (7.81%) Oracle EBS R12
5 11 (5.73%) Oracle Receivables
5 11 (5.73%) Oracle General Ledger
6 10 (5.21%) Oracle Assets
7 8 (4.17%) Oracle 11i
8 4 (2.08%) Oracle Cash Management
8 4 (2.08%) SAP IS-U
8 4 (2.08%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
8 4 (2.08%) Oracle FAH
9 3 (1.56%) Oracle Financials
9 3 (1.56%) Oracle Internet Expenses
9 3 (1.56%) SAP MM
10 2 (1.04%) Oracle HRMS
11 1 (0.52%) SAP WM
11 1 (0.52%) SAP CRM
11 1 (0.52%) Global One
11 1 (0.52%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.73%) FTP
2 9 (4.69%) HTTP
3 8 (4.17%) SAN
4 7 (3.65%) 3G
4 7 (3.65%) 2G
4 7 (3.65%) 4G
5 6 (3.13%) PuTTY
5 6 (3.13%) TCP/IP
6 5 (2.60%) Internet
7 3 (1.56%) HTTPS
8 2 (1.04%) Wireless
8 2 (1.04%) WinSCP
8 2 (1.04%) VPN
8 2 (1.04%) DNS
9 1 (0.52%) Intranet
9 1 (0.52%) LAN
9 1 (0.52%) WAN
9 1 (0.52%) SSH
9 1 (0.52%) ZigBee
9 1 (0.52%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (45.31%) Oracle Database
2 56 (29.17%) Oracle Database 11g
3 53 (27.60%) SQL Server
4 50 (26.04%) Oracle Reports
5 33 (17.19%) Relational Database
6 30 (15.63%) Data Warehouse
6 30 (15.63%) Oracle Database 10g
7 22 (11.46%) SQLPlus
8 19 (9.90%) RDBMS
9 12 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
10 10 (5.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 10 (5.21%) MS Access
10 10 (5.21%) Oracle Discoverer
10 10 (5.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 8 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 8 (4.17%) Oracle9i Database
12 7 (3.65%) PowerCenter
12 7 (3.65%) Oracle BI EE
13 6 (3.13%) DataStage
13 6 (3.13%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 37 (19.27%) Oracle Forms
2 32 (16.67%) Oracle APEX
3 20 (10.42%) Ant
3 20 (10.42%) Maven
4 18 (9.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 16 (8.33%) JIRA
6 15 (7.81%) JDeveloper
6 15 (7.81%) Selenium
6 15 (7.81%) Subversion
7 13 (6.77%) LoadRunner
8 9 (4.69%) PVCS
9 7 (3.65%) SoapUI
9 7 (3.65%) Apache Ivy
9 7 (3.65%) eggPlant
10 6 (3.13%) Cucumber
11 5 (2.60%) Talend Open Studio
11 5 (2.60%) Visual Studio
11 5 (2.60%) QuickTest Pro
11 5 (2.60%) ClearQuest
12 4 (2.08%) Introscope
General
1 45 (23.44%) Finance
2 24 (12.50%) Banking
3 11 (5.73%) General Ledger
4 8 (4.17%) Investment Banking
5 4 (2.08%) Military
5 4 (2.08%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.56%) Publishing
6 3 (1.56%) Retail
7 2 (1.04%) Back Office
7 2 (1.04%) Legal
7 2 (1.04%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.52%) Automotive
8 1 (0.52%) Electronics
8 1 (0.52%) Front Office
8 1 (0.52%) German Language
Job Titles
1 83 (43.23%) Developer
2 45 (23.44%) Analyst
3 38 (19.79%) Oracle Developer
4 26 (13.54%) DBA
5 20 (10.42%) Oracle DBA
6 14 (7.29%) Test Analyst
7 12 (6.25%) Support Analyst
8 11 (5.73%) SQL Developer
8 11 (5.73%) PL/SQL Developer
9 10 (5.21%) Administrator
10 8 (4.17%) Data Analyst
11 7 (3.65%) Consultant
11 7 (3.65%) Test Leader
12 6 (3.13%) Java Developer
12 6 (3.13%) Business Analyst
12 6 (3.13%) Oracle Consultant
13 5 (2.60%) Informatica Developer
13 5 (2.60%) Senior Oracle Developer
13 5 (2.60%) SQL DBA
13 5 (2.60%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (27.08%) XML
2 26 (13.54%) CSS
3 22 (11.46%) HTML
3 22 (11.46%) Ajax
4 18 (9.38%) Web Services
5 13 (6.77%) JSON
6 12 (6.25%) jQuery
6 12 (6.25%) J2EE
7 11 (5.73%) SOAP
7 11 (5.73%) REST
8 10 (5.21%) .NET
8 10 (5.21%) JDBC
8 10 (5.21%) Middleware
9 8 (4.17%) JSF
9 8 (4.17%) Servlets
9 8 (4.17%) XHTML
9 8 (4.17%) JPA
9 8 (4.17%) Dojo
10 7 (3.65%) PrimeFaces
10 7 (3.65%) J2ME
Miscellaneous
1 9 (4.69%) Replication
2 8 (4.17%) Data Extraction
3 7 (3.65%) Mobile App
3 7 (3.65%) Handset
4 5 (2.60%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.60%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.08%) Clustering
6 3 (1.56%) Firmware
6 3 (1.56%) Credit Risk
6 3 (1.56%) Mobile Banking
6 3 (1.56%) Reference Data
6 3 (1.56%) Smart Meter
7 2 (1.04%) TRADACOMS
7 2 (1.04%) iSeries
7 2 (1.04%) Market Risk
7 2 (1.04%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.04%) PKI
7 2 (1.04%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.04%) GIS
8 1 (0.52%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 71 (36.98%) UNIX
2 34 (17.71%) Windows
3 23 (11.98%) Linux
4 15 (7.81%) Solaris
5 6 (3.13%) Windows 2000
6 5 (2.60%) AIX
7 3 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.04%) Oracle Linux
8 2 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.04%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.04%) Windows XP
8 2 (1.04%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.52%) Tru64
9 1 (0.52%) HPUX
9 1 (0.52%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (13.02%) Workflow
2 22 (11.46%) Business Intelligence
3 20 (10.42%) ETL
4 17 (8.85%) Migration
4 17 (8.85%) Test Automation
5 16 (8.33%) Data Modelling
5 16 (8.33%) ITIL
5 16 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (7.81%) UML
6 15 (7.81%) Validation
7 14 (7.29%) Scrum
8 13 (6.77%) Data Analysis
8 13 (6.77%) Use Case
8 13 (6.77%) Manual Testing
8 13 (6.77%) Performance Tuning
9 12 (6.25%) Data Migration
9 12 (6.25%) Regression Testing
10 11 (5.73%) Release Management
10 11 (5.73%) User Acceptance Testing
10 11 (5.73%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 172 (89.58%) SQL
2 102 (53.13%) PL/SQL
3 46 (23.96%) Java
4 30 (15.63%) Shell Script
5 23 (11.98%) JavaScript
6 17 (8.85%) T-SQL
7 15 (7.81%) Perl
8 9 (4.69%) VBA
9 8 (4.17%) Korn
10 6 (3.13%) C
10 6 (3.13%) C#
10 6 (3.13%) C++
11 3 (1.56%) Ruby
11 3 (1.56%) VB
11 3 (1.56%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.04%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.04%) RPG IV
12 2 (1.04%) Python
12 2 (1.04%) RPG
13 1 (0.52%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 31 (16.15%) Security Cleared
2 21 (10.94%) SC Cleared
3 10 (5.21%) ISEB
4 8 (4.17%) ISTQB
4 8 (4.17%) Degree
5 3 (1.56%) DV Cleared
5 3 (1.56%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (1.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.52%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.52%) OCPJP
7 1 (0.52%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (11.46%) QA
2 8 (4.17%) Data Quality
3 6 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (7.81%) Oracle RMAN
1 15 (7.81%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (1.56%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 3 (1.56%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 3 (1.56%) SRDF
3 2 (1.04%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.52%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 22 (11.46%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 15 (7.81%) HP Quality Center
3 12 (6.25%) Data Guard
4 8 (4.17%) Control-M
5 5 (2.60%) NetBackup
6 3 (1.56%) nmon
6 3 (1.56%) BMC PATROL
7 2 (1.04%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.52%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 169 (88.02%) Oracle
2 46 (23.96%) Microsoft
3 18 (9.38%) Serena
4 15 (7.81%) HP
5 13 (6.77%) Business Objects
6 12 (6.25%) Informatica
7 10 (5.21%) Cognos
8 8 (4.17%) Sun
9 7 (3.65%) IBM
9 7 (3.65%) Apple
10 6 (3.13%) Sage
10 6 (3.13%) SAP
10 6 (3.13%) Veritas
11 5 (2.60%) VMware
11 5 (2.60%) Talend
12 4 (2.08%) GoldenSource
12 4 (2.08%) BMC
12 4 (2.08%) Sybase
13 3 (1.56%) Adobe
13 3 (1.56%) EMC
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500.00 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Rate: From £325 to £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Sanderson
Rate: £420 - £435 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Sanderson
Rate: From £420 to £435 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £200.00 - £215.00 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago