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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dell Software Toad
Rank 468 378 435
Rank change year-on-year
-90 +57
Contract jobs citing Toad 122 125 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.24% 0.29% 0.26%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.92% 2.52% 2.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 80 87
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £300 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £583
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £375 £303
% change year-on-year
+1.66% +23.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £47.50 - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £42.50
Development Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
6350 4965 5463
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.37% 11.52% 9.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 4136 3199 3248
Average daily rate £375 £399 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.01% +2.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £537 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 114 132 194
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 £31.10 £17.00 £23.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.01 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +8.00%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -35 53 £450 +5.26% 9
South East +14 44 £400 +11.11% 3
North West -13 8 £275 -42.10% 1
Yorkshire -18 5 £444 +153.57% 1
South West -39 4 £338 -10.00% 6
East Midlands -7 2 £294 - 1
West Midlands -14 2 £248 -1.00% 1
East of England -33 2 - - 2
North East -27 1 - -
Toad
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Toad
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 186 (87.32%) SQL
2 181 (84.98%) Oracle
3 105 (49.30%) PL/SQL
4 79 (37.09%) UNIX
4 79 (37.09%) Oracle Database
5 66 (30.99%) XML
6 63 (29.58%) Java
7 58 (27.23%) Oracle Database 11g
8 55 (25.82%) Oracle Reports
9 52 (24.41%) SQL Server
10 46 (21.60%) Finance
11 39 (18.31%) Microsoft
12 38 (17.84%) Oracle Forms
13 37 (17.37%) Windows
13 37 (17.37%) Relational Database
14 36 (16.90%) Shell Script
15 35 (16.43%) Workflow
15 35 (16.43%) Oracle Workflow
16 34 (15.96%) Security Cleared
17 33 (15.49%) Oracle Database 10g
18 31 (14.55%) Oracle EBS
18 31 (14.55%) Oracle APEX
19 30 (14.08%) Data Warehouse
20 29 (13.62%) HTML
21 27 (12.68%) JavaScript
21 27 (12.68%) CSS
21 27 (12.68%) Business Intelligence
21 27 (12.68%) Banking
22 25 (11.74%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
22 25 (11.74%) WebLogic

Toad
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 35 (16.43%) Oracle Workflow
2 25 (11.74%) WebLogic
3 15 (7.04%) Apache
4 5 (2.35%) WebSphere
4 5 (2.35%) Oracle Spatial
5 3 (1.41%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.41%) Oracle UPK
5 3 (1.41%) Oracle Application Server
6 2 (0.94%) Adobe CQ
6 2 (0.94%) SAS
6 2 (0.94%) CMS
7 1 (0.47%) CICS
Applications
1 25 (11.74%) MS Excel
2 16 (7.51%) MS Visio
3 15 (7.04%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.88%) Mingle
5 3 (1.41%) MS Office
6 1 (0.47%) MS Project
6 1 (0.47%) SPSS
6 1 (0.47%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 31 (14.55%) Oracle EBS
2 24 (11.27%) Oracle Payables
3 22 (10.33%) Oracle Applications
4 18 (8.45%) Oracle EBS R12
5 11 (5.16%) Oracle 11i
6 10 (4.69%) Oracle Receivables
7 9 (4.23%) Oracle General Ledger
8 5 (2.35%) Oracle Financials
8 5 (2.35%) Oracle Assets
8 5 (2.35%) SAP IS-U
9 4 (1.88%) Cognos TM1
9 4 (1.88%) Oracle Cash Management
10 3 (1.41%) SAP WM
11 2 (0.94%) Siebel Analytics
11 2 (0.94%) SiteCatalyst
12 1 (0.47%) SAP FI
12 1 (0.47%) SAP MM
12 1 (0.47%) BASE24
12 1 (0.47%) Global One
12 1 (0.47%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.94%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.76%) SAN
1 8 (3.76%) FTP
2 6 (2.82%) HTTP
2 6 (2.82%) TCP/IP
3 5 (2.35%) 3G
3 5 (2.35%) 2G
3 5 (2.35%) 4G
4 4 (1.88%) Internet
5 2 (0.94%) DNS
6 1 (0.47%) Intranet
6 1 (0.47%) Extranet
6 1 (0.47%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.47%) ATM
6 1 (0.47%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (37.09%) Oracle Database
2 58 (27.23%) Oracle Database 11g
3 55 (25.82%) Oracle Reports
4 52 (24.41%) SQL Server
5 37 (17.37%) Relational Database
6 33 (15.49%) Oracle Database 10g
7 30 (14.08%) Data Warehouse
8 24 (11.27%) SQLPlus
8 24 (11.27%) RDBMS
9 17 (7.98%) Oracle BI EE
10 11 (5.16%) DB2
11 9 (4.23%) QlikView
11 9 (4.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 9 (4.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 8 (3.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 8 (3.76%) Crystal Reports
12 8 (3.76%) PowerCenter
13 7 (3.29%) SQL Server 2008
14 6 (2.82%) Oracle ODI
14 6 (2.82%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 38 (17.84%) Oracle Forms
2 31 (14.55%) Oracle APEX
3 22 (10.33%) JIRA
3 22 (10.33%) JDeveloper
4 19 (8.92%) Maven
5 17 (7.98%) Ant
6 16 (7.51%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 14 (6.57%) Selenium
8 12 (5.63%) Subversion
9 10 (4.69%) LoadRunner
10 7 (3.29%) Cucumber
11 6 (2.82%) SoapUI
11 6 (2.82%) Visual Studio
11 6 (2.82%) PVCS
11 6 (2.82%) ERwin
12 5 (2.35%) ClearQuest
12 5 (2.35%) TestDirector
12 5 (2.35%) Eclipse
12 5 (2.35%) Apache Ivy
12 5 (2.35%) eggPlant
General
1 46 (21.60%) Finance
2 27 (12.68%) Banking
3 14 (6.57%) Investment Banking
4 8 (3.76%) Retail
5 7 (3.29%) Manufacturing
6 5 (2.35%) General Ledger
7 4 (1.88%) Military
7 4 (1.88%) Publishing
7 4 (1.88%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.41%) Advertising
9 2 (0.94%) Legal
9 2 (0.94%) Back Office
10 1 (0.47%) Electronics
10 1 (0.47%) Front Office
10 1 (0.47%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.47%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.47%) German Language
10 1 (0.47%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 92 (43.19%) Developer
2 50 (23.47%) Analyst
3 37 (17.37%) Oracle Developer
4 25 (11.74%) DBA
5 22 (10.33%) Test Analyst
6 21 (9.86%) Oracle DBA
7 20 (9.39%) SQL Developer
8 15 (7.04%) PL/SQL Developer
9 14 (6.57%) Oracle Consultant
9 14 (6.57%) Consultant
10 12 (5.63%) Support Analyst
11 10 (4.69%) Java Developer
12 8 (3.76%) Senior Oracle Developer
12 8 (3.76%) Administrator
12 8 (3.76%) Senior Developer
13 7 (3.29%) Business Analyst
13 7 (3.29%) Technical Consultant
13 7 (3.29%) Systems Analyst
13 7 (3.29%) Data Analyst
13 7 (3.29%) Report Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (30.99%) XML
2 29 (13.62%) HTML
3 27 (12.68%) CSS
4 24 (11.27%) Ajax
5 16 (7.51%) Web Services
6 14 (6.57%) J2EE
7 11 (5.16%) SOAP
7 11 (5.16%) jQuery
8 10 (4.69%) JSON
9 9 (4.23%) JDBC
9 9 (4.23%) JPA
9 9 (4.23%) Java EE
10 8 (3.76%) Dojo
10 8 (3.76%) .NET
10 8 (3.76%) XHTML
11 7 (3.29%) Servlets
11 7 (3.29%) REST
11 7 (3.29%) JSF
12 5 (2.35%) WAP
12 5 (2.35%) J2ME
Miscellaneous
1 8 (3.76%) Replication
2 6 (2.82%) Client/Server
2 6 (2.82%) Mainframe
3 5 (2.35%) Clustering
3 5 (2.35%) Handset
3 5 (2.35%) Mobile App
4 4 (1.88%) IBM Mainframe
4 4 (1.88%) iSeries
4 4 (1.88%) Reference Data
4 4 (1.88%) Management Information System
4 4 (1.88%) Firmware
5 3 (1.41%) GIS
5 3 (1.41%) Mobile Banking
5 3 (1.41%) Market Risk
6 2 (0.94%) Informatics
6 2 (0.94%) Mathematics
6 2 (0.94%) Computer Science
6 2 (0.94%) TRADACOMS
6 2 (0.94%) Data Extraction
6 2 (0.94%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 79 (37.09%) UNIX
2 37 (17.37%) Windows
3 18 (8.45%) Linux
4 15 (7.04%) Solaris
5 6 (2.82%) Windows 2000
6 5 (2.35%) AIX
7 3 (1.41%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.94%) Oracle Linux
8 2 (0.94%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.94%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.94%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.94%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.47%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (16.43%) Workflow
2 27 (12.68%) Business Intelligence
3 19 (8.92%) Migration
3 19 (8.92%) Data Modelling
3 19 (8.92%) User Acceptance Testing
3 19 (8.92%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (7.98%) ETL
5 16 (7.51%) Software Testing
5 16 (7.51%) Performance Tuning
6 15 (7.04%) UML
6 15 (7.04%) Test Automation
6 15 (7.04%) Data Migration
7 14 (6.57%) Test Scripting
7 14 (6.57%) Validation
8 13 (6.10%) Project Management
8 13 (6.10%) Scrum
8 13 (6.10%) Use Case
9 12 (5.63%) System Testing
9 12 (5.63%) Technical Analysis
9 12 (5.63%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 186 (87.32%) SQL
2 105 (49.30%) PL/SQL
3 63 (29.58%) Java
4 36 (16.90%) Shell Script
5 27 (12.68%) JavaScript
6 13 (6.10%) T-SQL
7 12 (5.63%) Perl
8 7 (3.29%) VBA
8 7 (3.29%) Korn
9 6 (2.82%) C#
9 6 (2.82%) C++
9 6 (2.82%) COBOL
10 5 (2.35%) C
11 4 (1.88%) RPG IV
11 4 (1.88%) RPG
12 3 (1.41%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.94%) PowerShell
13 2 (0.94%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.94%) Python
14 1 (0.47%) JCL
Qualifications
1 34 (15.96%) Security Cleared
2 24 (11.27%) SC Cleared
3 13 (6.10%) ISEB
4 8 (3.76%) ISTQB
5 7 (3.29%) Degree
6 5 (2.35%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.94%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.47%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.47%) Sun Certification
8 1 (0.47%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (8.92%) QA
2 8 (3.76%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.47%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (7.04%) Oracle RAC
2 14 (6.57%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (1.41%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 3 (1.41%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 3 (1.41%) SRDF
4 2 (0.94%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 25 (11.74%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 17 (7.98%) HP Quality Center
3 12 (5.63%) Data Guard
4 8 (3.76%) Control-M
5 5 (2.35%) NetBackup
6 3 (1.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 3 (1.41%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (0.47%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.47%) nmon
7 1 (0.47%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 181 (84.98%) Oracle
2 39 (18.31%) Microsoft
3 17 (7.98%) Serena
4 14 (6.57%) Informatica
5 13 (6.10%) Cognos
6 12 (5.63%) Business Objects
6 12 (5.63%) IBM
7 11 (5.16%) HP
8 10 (4.69%) SAP
9 6 (2.82%) Veritas
9 6 (2.82%) VMware
10 5 (2.35%) Apple
10 5 (2.35%) Sun
10 5 (2.35%) Talend
11 4 (1.88%) GoldenSource
12 3 (1.41%) Sybase
12 3 (1.41%) EMC
12 3 (1.41%) BMC
13 2 (0.94%) Greenplum
13 2 (0.94%) Adobe
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