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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Dell Software Toad
Rank 436 442 382
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -60
Contract jobs citing Toad 121 97 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.26% 0.22% 0.33%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.91% 1.86% 2.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 59 77
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +4.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £547 £600 £527
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £37.00 £57.15 £20.82
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.25% +174.49%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £57.15 -
% change year-on-year
-35.25% -
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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
6331 5210 4865
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.63% 11.85% 12.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 4348 3361 3082
Average daily rate £400 £385 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 118 198
Average hourly rate £36.40 £35.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £15.00 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £49.25 £42.50
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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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 +1 49 £495 +15.11% 7
South East +16 37 £400 +44.14% 3
South West -15 9 £350 -12.60% 4
North West -8 8 £381 -25.60% 1
West Midlands +2 2 - - 1
East of England 0 1 - - 1
Yorkshire -21 1 - - 2
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Toad
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

1 185 (82.96%) SQL
2 184 (82.51%) Oracle
3 94 (42.15%) Oracle Database
4 91 (40.81%) PL/SQL
5 64 (28.70%) UNIX
6 58 (26.01%) Finance
7 48 (21.52%) Java
8 44 (19.73%) SQL Server
8 44 (19.73%) Business Intelligence
9 42 (18.83%) WebLogic
9 42 (18.83%) XML
10 40 (17.94%) Oracle Database 11g
11 38 (17.04%) Relational Database
11 38 (17.04%) Data Warehouse
11 38 (17.04%) Migration
12 35 (15.70%) Banking
13 34 (15.25%) Data Modelling
13 34 (15.25%) Degree
14 33 (14.80%) ITIL
15 32 (14.35%) Security Cleared
16 30 (13.45%) Data Migration
16 30 (13.45%) Shell Script
17 29 (13.00%) Web Services
17 29 (13.00%) HTML
18 28 (12.56%) Windows
18 28 (12.56%) SC Cleared
19 27 (12.11%) Computer Science
19 27 (12.11%) Oracle Database 10g
20 26 (11.66%) Business Objects
21 25 (11.21%) ITSM

Toad
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 42 (18.83%) WebLogic
2 11 (4.93%) Apache
3 9 (4.04%) WebSphere
3 9 (4.04%) Oracle Workflow
4 7 (3.14%) JBoss
4 7 (3.14%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.35%) Oracle 10gAS
5 3 (1.35%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (0.45%) Oracle Spatial
6 1 (0.45%) CICS
6 1 (0.45%) Documentum
6 1 (0.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (6.73%) MS Visio
2 14 (6.28%) MS Excel
3 7 (3.14%) MS Office
4 2 (0.90%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 10 (4.48%) Oracle Applications
2 6 (2.69%) Markit EDM
2 6 (2.69%) Remedy ITSM
3 5 (2.24%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (1.79%) FLEXCUBE
4 4 (1.79%) Oracle General Ledger
5 3 (1.35%) Oracle Payables
5 3 (1.35%) Oracle Receivables
5 3 (1.35%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (1.35%) SAP HR
5 3 (1.35%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (0.90%) Oracle HRMS
6 2 (0.90%) Oracle Assets
7 1 (0.45%) Oracle iProcurement
7 1 (0.45%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (0.45%) Summit
7 1 (0.45%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.45%) Oracle Payroll
7 1 (0.45%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.59%) FTP
1 8 (3.59%) PuTTY
2 7 (3.14%) Ethernet
2 7 (3.14%) SDH
2 7 (3.14%) MPLS
3 5 (2.24%) HTTP
4 3 (1.35%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.35%) Internet
5 2 (0.90%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (42.15%) Oracle Database
2 44 (19.73%) SQL Server
3 40 (17.94%) Oracle Database 11g
4 38 (17.04%) Relational Database
4 38 (17.04%) Data Warehouse
5 27 (12.11%) Oracle Database 10g
6 25 (11.21%) Oracle Reports
6 25 (11.21%) RDBMS
7 18 (8.07%) Oracle ODI
8 17 (7.62%) Oracle Discoverer
9 14 (6.28%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 13 (5.83%) Oracle BI EE
11 11 (4.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 11 (4.93%) SQLPlus
11 11 (4.93%) SQL Navigator
12 10 (4.48%) Oracle Exadata
12 10 (4.48%) Oracle Database 12c
13 9 (4.04%) SQL Server 2008
13 9 (4.04%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
13 9 (4.04%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 21 (9.42%) Subversion
2 20 (8.97%) Oracle Forms
3 19 (8.52%) JIRA
4 16 (7.17%) JUnit
5 15 (6.73%) Oracle APEX
5 15 (6.73%) Eclipse
5 15 (6.73%) ClearQuest
6 13 (5.83%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 13 (5.83%) ClearCase
7 10 (4.48%) Visual Studio
7 10 (4.48%) JDeveloper
8 9 (4.04%) Jenkins
8 9 (4.04%) Ant
9 8 (3.59%) Artifactory
9 8 (3.59%) Maven
10 7 (3.14%) QuickTest Pro
11 5 (2.24%) TestDirector
12 4 (1.79%) PVCS
12 4 (1.79%) TeamCity
13 3 (1.35%) Selenium
General
1 58 (26.01%) Finance
2 35 (15.70%) Banking
3 14 (6.28%) Telecoms
4 12 (5.38%) Retail
5 7 (3.14%) Investment Banking
6 5 (2.24%) Retail Banking
7 4 (1.79%) Front Office
8 3 (1.35%) Back Office
8 3 (1.35%) Games
9 2 (0.90%) Legal
10 1 (0.45%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.45%) Billing
10 1 (0.45%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.45%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 78 (34.98%) Developer
2 70 (31.39%) Analyst
3 26 (11.66%) DBA
4 24 (10.76%) Oracle DBA
5 21 (9.42%) Oracle Developer
6 16 (7.17%) Test Analyst
6 16 (7.17%) Business Analyst
7 15 (6.73%) Support Analyst
8 13 (5.83%) Tester
9 12 (5.38%) Data Analyst
9 12 (5.38%) Administrator
10 11 (4.93%) Java Developer
11 9 (4.04%) SQL DBA
12 7 (3.14%) Web Analyst
12 7 (3.14%) Web Support Analyst
12 7 (3.14%) Applications Support
13 6 (2.69%) Lead Developer
13 6 (2.69%) Systems Analyst
13 6 (2.69%) Architect
13 6 (2.69%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (18.83%) XML
2 29 (13.00%) Web Services
2 29 (13.00%) HTML
3 23 (10.31%) .NET
3 23 (10.31%) J2EE
4 16 (7.17%) Hibernate
4 16 (7.17%) Struts
4 16 (7.17%) JSP
4 16 (7.17%) Servlets
4 16 (7.17%) Spring
5 13 (5.83%) Middleware
6 11 (4.93%) CSS
7 10 (4.48%) SOAP
8 8 (3.59%) Apache CXF
8 8 (3.59%) JSON
9 7 (3.14%) JAXB
9 7 (3.14%) WSDL
9 7 (3.14%) JMS
10 6 (2.69%) ASP.NET
10 6 (2.69%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 27 (12.11%) Computer Science
2 15 (6.73%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (5.83%) Reference Data
4 11 (4.93%) Data Extraction
5 10 (4.48%) Replication
6 6 (2.69%) User Experience
7 5 (2.24%) Derivative
7 5 (2.24%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.79%) Fixed Income
8 4 (1.79%) SWIFT
9 3 (1.35%) Mathematics
9 3 (1.35%) Visualisation
9 3 (1.35%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.90%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.90%) AS400
10 2 (0.90%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.90%) Cryptography
10 2 (0.90%) Statistics
10 2 (0.90%) iSeries
10 2 (0.90%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 64 (28.70%) UNIX
2 28 (12.56%) Windows
3 19 (8.52%) Linux
4 13 (5.83%) AIX
5 6 (2.69%) Solaris
6 3 (1.35%) VMS
6 3 (1.35%) OpenVMS
6 3 (1.35%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (1.35%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (19.73%) Business Intelligence
2 38 (17.04%) Migration
3 34 (15.25%) Data Modelling
4 33 (14.80%) ITIL
5 30 (13.45%) Data Migration
6 25 (11.21%) ITSM
7 23 (10.31%) Service Management
8 21 (9.42%) Data Analysis
9 19 (8.52%) Data Mapping
10 18 (8.07%) ETL
11 17 (7.62%) OO
12 16 (7.17%) Agile Software Development
13 15 (6.73%) Business Analysis
13 15 (6.73%) User Acceptance Testing
13 15 (6.73%) Performance Tuning
14 14 (6.28%) Project Management
14 14 (6.28%) Test Scripting
15 13 (5.83%) Continuous Integration
15 13 (5.83%) UML
15 13 (5.83%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 185 (82.96%) SQL
2 91 (40.81%) PL/SQL
3 48 (21.52%) Java
4 30 (13.45%) Shell Script
5 18 (8.07%) C#
6 17 (7.62%) Perl
7 14 (6.28%) JavaScript
8 10 (4.48%) T-SQL
9 9 (4.04%) Korn
10 7 (3.14%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
10 7 (3.14%) VBA
10 7 (3.14%) C++
11 5 (2.24%) C
11 5 (2.24%) PHP
12 3 (1.35%) PowerShell
12 3 (1.35%) VBScript
13 2 (0.90%) Delphi
13 2 (0.90%) Ruby
14 1 (0.45%) SELCOPY
14 1 (0.45%) JCL
Qualifications
1 34 (15.25%) Degree
2 32 (14.35%) Security Cleared
3 28 (12.56%) SC Cleared
4 11 (4.93%) Oracle Certification
5 9 (4.04%) OCPJP
5 9 (4.04%) ISEB
5 9 (4.04%) Sun Certification
6 6 (2.69%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (2.24%) ISTQB
8 3 (1.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.90%) ISEB Practitioner
9 2 (0.90%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.45%) CISA
10 1 (0.45%) CISM
10 1 (0.45%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (8.07%) QA
2 6 (2.69%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (1.35%) SLA
5 2 (0.90%) EMIR
5 2 (0.90%) MiFID
6 1 (0.45%) COBIT
6 1 (0.45%) FATCA
6 1 (0.45%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 1 (0.45%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 17 (7.62%) Oracle RMAN
2 11 (4.93%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (0.90%) Samba
Systems Management
1 16 (7.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 15 (6.73%) Data Guard
3 8 (3.59%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (1.79%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (0.90%) Oracle EDQ
6 1 (0.45%) CA Endevor
6 1 (0.45%) Oracle Statspack
6 1 (0.45%) Control-M
6 1 (0.45%) Nagios
Vendors
1 184 (82.51%) Oracle
2 26 (11.66%) Business Objects
3 21 (9.42%) Microsoft
4 9 (4.04%) GoldenSource
5 7 (3.14%) Cramer
5 7 (3.14%) MetaSolv
5 7 (3.14%) BEA
5 7 (3.14%) Remedy
6 6 (2.69%) HP
7 5 (2.24%) Northgate
7 5 (2.24%) Informatica
7 5 (2.24%) Charles River
8 4 (1.79%) SAP
8 4 (1.79%) Cognos
8 4 (1.79%) Ab Initio
9 3 (1.35%) VMware
9 3 (1.35%) Serena
10 2 (0.90%) JD Edwards
10 2 (0.90%) Sage
10 2 (0.90%) Salesforce.com
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