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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dell Software Toad
Rank 493 397 429
Rank change year-on-year
-96 +32
Contract jobs citing Toad 90 163 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.18% 0.33% 0.28%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.36% 2.80% 2.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 95 86
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£413 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £300 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Average hourly rate £37.50 £39.25 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.45% +4.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £39.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-4.45% +4.66%
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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
6628 5826 5876
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.01% 11.97% 11.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 4308 3809 3419
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 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 114 122 202
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 £25.00 £22.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.75 £52.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.16% -1.33%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 -40 38 £443 -1.66% 8
West Midlands -9 15 £413 +21.32% 2
South East -9 14 £385 +2.59% 8
East Midlands +5 7 £309 -11.78%
North West -2 5 £350 -17.64% 1
Yorkshire -1 3 £150 -58.04% 5
South West -49 3 £465 +37.77% 3
East of England -30 2 - -
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Toad
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 176 (92.15%) SQL
2 163 (85.34%) Oracle
3 94 (49.21%) PL/SQL
4 90 (47.12%) Oracle Database
5 61 (31.94%) UNIX
6 58 (30.37%) Oracle Database 11g
7 57 (29.84%) SQL Server
8 53 (27.75%) Finance
9 43 (22.51%) XML
10 40 (20.94%) Oracle Reports
11 37 (19.37%) Microsoft
12 34 (17.80%) Data Warehouse
13 33 (17.28%) Java
14 31 (16.23%) Business Intelligence
14 31 (16.23%) Relational Database
15 30 (15.71%) Banking
15 30 (15.71%) Windows
16 29 (15.18%) Shell Script
16 29 (15.18%) Oracle Database 10g
17 24 (12.57%) Oracle Forms
17 24 (12.57%) Linux
18 23 (12.04%) ETL
19 22 (11.52%) MS Excel
19 22 (11.52%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
19 22 (11.52%) SQLPlus
19 22 (11.52%) Migration
20 21 (10.99%) Oracle EBS
20 21 (10.99%) Business Objects
20 21 (10.99%) WebLogic
20 21 (10.99%) Oracle APEX

Toad
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 21 (10.99%) WebLogic
2 13 (6.81%) Oracle Workflow
3 11 (5.76%) Apache
4 4 (2.09%) WebSphere
5 3 (1.57%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.05%) Oracle Spatial
6 2 (1.05%) Oracle Application Server
6 2 (1.05%) SAS
6 2 (1.05%) IIS
6 2 (1.05%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.05%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.52%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.52%) Content Management Server
7 1 (0.52%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.52%) Oracle UPK
Applications
1 22 (11.52%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.66%) MS Visio
3 6 (3.14%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (2.62%) MS Office
5 4 (2.09%) Final Cut Pro
6 2 (1.05%) AutoCAD
6 2 (1.05%) Pro/ENGINEER
6 2 (1.05%) MS Project
7 1 (0.52%) SPSS
7 1 (0.52%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 21 (10.99%) Oracle EBS
2 17 (8.90%) Oracle Applications
3 16 (8.38%) Oracle Payables
4 15 (7.85%) Oracle EBS R12
5 11 (5.76%) Oracle General Ledger
5 11 (5.76%) Oracle Receivables
5 11 (5.76%) Oracle Assets
6 9 (4.71%) Oracle 11i
7 4 (2.09%) Oracle Cash Management
7 4 (2.09%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
7 4 (2.09%) Oracle FAH
8 3 (1.57%) Oracle Financials
8 3 (1.57%) Oracle Internet Expenses
9 2 (1.05%) SAP IS-U
9 2 (1.05%) SAP MM
9 2 (1.05%) Oracle HRMS
10 1 (0.52%) Global One
10 1 (0.52%) Remedy ITSM
10 1 (0.52%) Remedy AR System
10 1 (0.52%) Cordys
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.24%) FTP
2 9 (4.71%) HTTP
3 8 (4.19%) SAN
4 6 (3.14%) PuTTY
5 5 (2.62%) TCP/IP
5 5 (2.62%) 2G
5 5 (2.62%) 3G
5 5 (2.62%) Internet
5 5 (2.62%) 4G
6 3 (1.57%) HTTPS
7 2 (1.05%) WinSCP
7 2 (1.05%) Wireless
7 2 (1.05%) VPN
7 2 (1.05%) DNS
8 1 (0.52%) LAN
8 1 (0.52%) WAN
8 1 (0.52%) LDAP
8 1 (0.52%) Extranet
8 1 (0.52%) Intranet
8 1 (0.52%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (47.12%) Oracle Database
2 58 (30.37%) Oracle Database 11g
3 57 (29.84%) SQL Server
4 40 (20.94%) Oracle Reports
5 34 (17.80%) Data Warehouse
6 31 (16.23%) Relational Database
7 29 (15.18%) Oracle Database 10g
8 22 (11.52%) SQLPlus
9 17 (8.90%) RDBMS
10 11 (5.76%) MS Access
10 11 (5.76%) SQL Server 2008
11 10 (5.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 10 (5.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 10 (5.24%) SQL Navigator
12 9 (4.71%) Oracle Discoverer
12 9 (4.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 9 (4.71%) Data Mart
12 9 (4.71%) Oracle BI EE
13 8 (4.19%) Oracle9i Database
13 8 (4.19%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 24 (12.57%) Oracle Forms
2 21 (10.99%) Oracle APEX
3 16 (8.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 15 (7.85%) JIRA
5 14 (7.33%) Selenium
5 14 (7.33%) Maven
5 14 (7.33%) Ant
6 13 (6.81%) Subversion
7 10 (5.24%) LoadRunner
8 9 (4.71%) PVCS
8 9 (4.71%) QuickTest Pro
9 6 (3.14%) SoapUI
9 6 (3.14%) ClearQuest
10 5 (2.62%) ClearCase
10 5 (2.62%) JDeveloper
10 5 (2.62%) Cucumber
10 5 (2.62%) Apache Ivy
10 5 (2.62%) eggPlant
11 4 (2.09%) Talend Open Studio
11 4 (2.09%) Introscope
General
1 53 (27.75%) Finance
2 30 (15.71%) Banking
3 11 (5.76%) General Ledger
4 8 (4.19%) Investment Banking
4 8 (4.19%) Retail
4 8 (4.19%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.62%) Retail Banking
6 3 (1.57%) Publishing
6 3 (1.57%) Military
7 2 (1.05%) Legal
7 2 (1.05%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.05%) Back Office
8 1 (0.52%) Electronics
8 1 (0.52%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 72 (37.70%) Developer
2 52 (27.23%) Analyst
3 30 (15.71%) Oracle Developer
4 29 (15.18%) DBA
5 21 (10.99%) Oracle DBA
6 17 (8.90%) Test Analyst
7 11 (5.76%) Administrator
8 9 (4.71%) Data Analyst
8 9 (4.71%) Support Analyst
8 9 (4.71%) Business Analyst
9 8 (4.19%) Consultant
10 7 (3.66%) Data Warehouse Developer
10 7 (3.66%) Test Engineer
10 7 (3.66%) Test Leader
11 6 (3.14%) SQL Developer
11 6 (3.14%) SQL DBA
11 6 (3.14%) Oracle Consultant
11 6 (3.14%) PL/SQL Developer
11 6 (3.14%) Oracle Data Warehouse Developer
12 5 (2.62%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (22.51%) XML
2 19 (9.95%) CSS
3 16 (8.38%) Ajax
3 16 (8.38%) HTML
4 15 (7.85%) Web Services
5 14 (7.33%) JSON
6 12 (6.28%) jQuery
6 12 (6.28%) .NET
7 11 (5.76%) J2EE
8 10 (5.24%) REST
8 10 (5.24%) Middleware
9 9 (4.71%) SOAP
10 8 (4.19%) Dojo
10 8 (4.19%) JDBC
11 6 (3.14%) JPA
11 6 (3.14%) JSF
11 6 (3.14%) Servlets
12 5 (2.62%) PrimeFaces
12 5 (2.62%) ODBC
12 5 (2.62%) J2ME
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.24%) Replication
2 9 (4.71%) Reference Data
2 9 (4.71%) Data Extraction
3 6 (3.14%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.62%) Handset
4 5 (2.62%) Mobile App
5 4 (2.09%) Clustering
6 3 (1.57%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.57%) Mainframe
6 3 (1.57%) Credit Risk
6 3 (1.57%) Smart Meter
7 2 (1.05%) iSeries
7 2 (1.05%) Mobile Banking
7 2 (1.05%) Market Risk
7 2 (1.05%) PKI
7 2 (1.05%) Firmware
7 2 (1.05%) GIS
7 2 (1.05%) DTV
7 2 (1.05%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.52%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 61 (31.94%) UNIX
2 30 (15.71%) Windows
3 24 (12.57%) Linux
4 14 (7.33%) Solaris
5 6 (3.14%) Windows 2000
6 4 (2.09%) AIX
7 3 (1.57%) Windows XP
8 2 (1.05%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.52%) HPUX
9 1 (0.52%) Tru64
9 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.52%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.52%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (16.23%) Business Intelligence
2 23 (12.04%) ETL
3 22 (11.52%) Migration
4 19 (9.95%) Test Automation
5 18 (9.42%) Data Mapping
5 18 (9.42%) Data Analysis
6 16 (8.38%) ITIL
7 15 (7.85%) Data Migration
8 14 (7.33%) Performance Tuning
8 14 (7.33%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (7.33%) Validation
9 13 (6.81%) Scrum
9 13 (6.81%) Workflow
9 13 (6.81%) Data Modelling
9 13 (6.81%) User Acceptance Testing
9 13 (6.81%) Software Testing
10 12 (6.28%) Manual Testing
10 12 (6.28%) UML
11 11 (5.76%) System Testing
11 11 (5.76%) Data Cleansing
Programming Languages
1 176 (92.15%) SQL
2 94 (49.21%) PL/SQL
3 33 (17.28%) Java
4 29 (15.18%) Shell Script
5 20 (10.47%) JavaScript
6 18 (9.42%) T-SQL
7 14 (7.33%) Perl
8 10 (5.24%) VBA
9 8 (4.19%) Korn
10 6 (3.14%) C#
10 6 (3.14%) C++
11 5 (2.62%) C
12 4 (2.09%) Ruby
12 4 (2.09%) VB
13 3 (1.57%) PowerShell
14 2 (1.05%) Bash Shell
14 2 (1.05%) RPG IV
14 2 (1.05%) Python
14 2 (1.05%) RPG
15 1 (0.52%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (8.90%) Security Cleared
2 10 (5.24%) SC Cleared
3 9 (4.71%) ISEB
4 8 (4.19%) Degree
5 6 (3.14%) ISTQB
6 4 (2.09%) ISEB Practitioner
7 3 (1.57%) DV Cleared
7 3 (1.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.52%) Sun Certification
9 1 (0.52%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.52%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (8.38%) QA
2 11 (5.76%) Data Quality
3 6 (3.14%) SLA
4 2 (1.05%) MiFID
5 1 (0.52%) EMIR
System Software
1 16 (8.38%) Oracle RAC
1 16 (8.38%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (1.57%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 3 (1.57%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 3 (1.57%) SRDF
3 2 (1.05%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.52%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 22 (11.52%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 16 (8.38%) HP Quality Center
3 13 (6.81%) Data Guard
4 8 (4.19%) Control-M
5 5 (2.62%) NetBackup
6 3 (1.57%) BMC PATROL
6 3 (1.57%) nmon
7 2 (1.05%) Oracle EDQ
7 2 (1.05%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.52%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 163 (85.34%) Oracle
2 37 (19.37%) Microsoft
3 21 (10.99%) Business Objects
4 13 (6.81%) HP
4 13 (6.81%) Informatica
5 10 (5.24%) Cognos
6 9 (4.71%) IBM
7 7 (3.66%) Sage
8 6 (3.14%) GoldenSource
8 6 (3.14%) Serena
8 6 (3.14%) Veritas
8 6 (3.14%) Sun
9 5 (2.62%) Sybase
9 5 (2.62%) Apple
10 4 (2.09%) Talend
10 4 (2.09%) Adobe
10 4 (2.09%) BMC
11 3 (1.57%) SAP
11 3 (1.57%) EMC
11 3 (1.57%) VMware
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