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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Dell Software Toad
Rank 488 460 466
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +6
Contract jobs citing Toad 92 120 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.19% 0.26% 0.24%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.31% 1.91% 1.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 72 64
Average daily rate £370 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.77% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £549 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £37.00 £57.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -35.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.00 £57.15
% change year-on-year
- -35.25%
Toad
UK

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
7040 6274 5318
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.92% 13.61% 12.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4761 4295 3425
Average daily rate £425 £400 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 189 113 118
Average hourly rate £41.50 £36.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.27% -2.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £24.55 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.76 £47.40 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.65 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+12.56% +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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -19 37 £338 -32.50% 7
South East +2 33 £385 +6.94% 4
North West -15 10 £283 -25.90% 1
South West -3 6 £400 +6.66% 4
Yorkshire - 3 £250 - 2
East Midlands -15 2 £350 +16.66% 1
West Midlands -15 1 £375 - 1
Toad
UK

Toad
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 169 (84.08%) SQL
2 168 (83.58%) Oracle
3 93 (46.27%) PL/SQL
4 89 (44.28%) Oracle Database
5 83 (41.29%) Agile Software Development
6 78 (38.81%) Finance
6 78 (38.81%) XML
7 68 (33.83%) Unix
8 56 (27.86%) HTML
8 56 (27.86%) Java
9 55 (27.36%) Business Intelligence
9 55 (27.36%) Oracle Database 11g
10 50 (24.88%) Microsoft
11 48 (23.88%) SQL Server
12 47 (23.38%) JavaScript
13 44 (21.89%) Data Warehouse
14 43 (21.39%) CSS
14 43 (21.39%) Shell Script
14 43 (21.39%) Waterfall
15 42 (20.90%) Web Services
15 42 (20.90%) SOAP
16 41 (20.40%) WebLogic
17 38 (18.91%) Data Modelling
18 37 (18.41%) MS Office
19 35 (17.41%) Subversion
20 34 (16.92%) JSF
20 34 (16.92%) Eclipse
21 33 (16.42%) JMS
22 32 (15.92%) ETL
22 32 (15.92%) UML

Toad
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 41 (20.40%) WebLogic
2 22 (10.95%) SharePoint
3 16 (7.96%) Oracle Workflow
4 6 (2.99%) MQSI
4 6 (2.99%) Node.js
5 4 (1.99%) LiveLink
5 4 (1.99%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.00%) IIS
6 2 (1.00%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.00%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (0.50%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (0.50%) SAS
Applications
1 37 (18.41%) MS Office
2 18 (8.96%) MS Excel
3 15 (7.46%) MS Visio
4 11 (5.47%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.50%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 23 (11.44%) Cordys
2 21 (10.45%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 8 (3.98%) Oracle EBS
4 6 (2.99%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (1.99%) Northgate Housing
5 4 (1.99%) Unit4 Business World
6 3 (1.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (1.00%) BigMachines
7 2 (1.00%) Eloqua
7 2 (1.00%) Oracle 11i
7 2 (1.00%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (1.00%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.50%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.50%) Oracle Cash Management
8 1 (0.50%) Oracle CRM
8 1 (0.50%) Oracle Payables
8 1 (0.50%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 1 (0.50%) Oracle Receivables
8 1 (0.50%) Oracle Retail
8 1 (0.50%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.49%) SaaS
3 2 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.99%) FTP
2 4 (1.99%) Firewall
2 4 (1.99%) Internet
2 4 (1.99%) LDAP
3 3 (1.49%) HTTP
3 3 (1.49%) HTTPS
3 3 (1.49%) PuTTY
3 3 (1.49%) SSH
3 3 (1.49%) Telnet
4 2 (1.00%) Intranet
4 2 (1.00%) WinSCP
5 1 (0.50%) S/MIME
5 1 (0.50%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (44.28%) Oracle Database
2 55 (27.36%) Oracle Database 11g
3 48 (23.88%) SQL Server
4 44 (21.89%) Data Warehouse
5 27 (13.43%) Relational Database
6 18 (8.96%) Oracle Reports
7 15 (7.46%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 15 (7.46%) Oracle Discoverer
7 15 (7.46%) SQL Navigator
8 14 (6.97%) BusinessObjects
9 11 (5.47%) Data Mart
10 10 (4.98%) Data Mining
10 10 (4.98%) MS Access
11 8 (3.98%) OLTP
12 7 (3.48%) Oracle Database 10g
13 6 (2.99%) DB2
13 6 (2.99%) Oracle Database 12c
14 4 (1.99%) OLAP
14 4 (1.99%) RDBMS
15 3 (1.49%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 35 (17.41%) Subversion
2 34 (16.92%) Eclipse
3 31 (15.42%) Ant
4 24 (11.94%) Maven
5 20 (9.95%) Oracle Forms
6 18 (8.96%) Oracle APEX
7 15 (7.46%) JDeveloper
7 15 (7.46%) Team Foundation Server
8 11 (5.47%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 10 (4.98%) Visual Studio
10 9 (4.48%) ERwin
11 8 (3.98%) HP UFT
12 7 (3.48%) JUnit
13 6 (2.99%) Git (software)
13 6 (2.99%) JIRA
13 6 (2.99%) LoadRunner
13 6 (2.99%) XMLSpy
14 5 (2.49%) EasyMock
14 5 (2.49%) Introscope
14 5 (2.49%) JProfiler
General
1 78 (38.81%) Finance
2 10 (4.98%) Banking
2 10 (4.98%) Retail
3 9 (4.48%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.99%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.49%) Electronics
5 3 (1.49%) Marketing
6 1 (0.50%) Automotive
6 1 (0.50%) Back Office
6 1 (0.50%) Billing
6 1 (0.50%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.50%) French Language
6 1 (0.50%) Front Office
6 1 (0.50%) General Ledger
6 1 (0.50%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 89 (44.28%) Developer
2 69 (34.33%) Analyst
3 41 (20.40%) Test Analyst
4 38 (18.91%) Java Developer
5 35 (17.41%) Oracle Developer
6 25 (12.44%) Tester
7 18 (8.96%) Senior Developer
7 18 (8.96%) Senior Java Developer
8 13 (6.47%) Business Analyst
8 13 (6.47%) SQL Developer
9 12 (5.97%) Software Analyst
9 12 (5.97%) Software Test Analyst
9 12 (5.97%) SQL Analyst
10 11 (5.47%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 11 (5.47%) PL/SQL Developer
11 10 (4.98%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 10 (4.98%) Data Analyst
11 10 (4.98%) Data Modeller
11 10 (4.98%) XML Developer
12 8 (3.98%) Oracle BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (38.81%) XML
2 56 (27.86%) HTML
3 43 (21.39%) CSS
4 42 (20.90%) SOAP
4 42 (20.90%) Web Services
5 34 (16.92%) JSF
6 33 (16.42%) JMS
7 32 (15.92%) Java SE
7 32 (15.92%) JPA
8 31 (15.42%) Java EE
9 29 (14.43%) EJB
10 26 (12.94%) JRules
11 15 (7.46%) J2EE
12 7 (3.48%) AngularJS
12 7 (3.48%) Hibernate
12 7 (3.48%) JSON
12 7 (3.48%) Middleware
12 7 (3.48%) Spring
12 7 (3.48%) WSDL
13 6 (2.99%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 20 (9.95%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (4.98%) Management Information System
3 4 (1.99%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (1.49%) Data Centre
4 3 (1.49%) Data Extraction
4 3 (1.49%) Visualisation
5 2 (1.00%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.00%) Data Integration
5 2 (1.00%) Life Science
5 2 (1.00%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.00%) NHS
5 2 (1.00%) Smart Meter
6 1 (0.50%) CMDB
6 1 (0.50%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.50%) Equities
6 1 (0.50%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.50%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.50%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.50%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 68 (33.83%) Unix
2 23 (11.44%) Linux
3 19 (9.45%) Windows
4 8 (3.98%) Solaris
5 7 (3.48%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (41.29%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (27.36%) Business Intelligence
3 43 (21.39%) Waterfall
4 38 (18.91%) Data Modelling
5 32 (15.92%) ETL
5 32 (15.92%) UML
6 24 (11.94%) Test Scripting
7 23 (11.44%) Process Management
7 23 (11.44%) User Acceptance Testing
8 21 (10.45%) Scrum
9 20 (9.95%) Software Testing
10 18 (8.96%) CRM
10 18 (8.96%) Workflow
11 15 (7.46%) Test Management
12 14 (6.97%) Automated Testing
12 14 (6.97%) Migration
12 14 (6.97%) Web Development
13 13 (6.47%) Data Management
13 13 (6.47%) E-business
14 12 (5.97%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 169 (84.08%) SQL
2 93 (46.27%) PL/SQL
3 56 (27.86%) Java
4 47 (23.38%) JavaScript
5 43 (21.39%) Shell Script
6 25 (12.44%) Python
7 23 (11.44%) Jython
7 23 (11.44%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
8 12 (5.97%) C-shell
8 12 (5.97%) Korn
9 9 (4.48%) PHP
10 7 (3.48%) VB
11 6 (2.99%) C#
11 6 (2.99%) T-SQL
12 5 (2.49%) C++
12 5 (2.49%) Groovy
13 2 (1.00%) Apex Code
13 2 (1.00%) Ruby
14 1 (0.50%) ABAP
14 1 (0.50%) Scala
Qualifications
1 28 (13.93%) ISTQB
2 26 (12.94%) ISEB
3 22 (10.95%) Security Cleared
4 19 (9.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 11 (5.47%) SC Cleared
6 8 (3.98%) Degree
7 7 (3.48%) CTC Cleared
8 6 (2.99%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (2.49%) ISEB Practitioner
10 3 (1.49%) Oracle Certification
10 3 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (1.00%) OCA
12 1 (0.50%) BPSS Clearance
12 1 (0.50%) CISA
12 1 (0.50%) CISM
12 1 (0.50%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (9.45%) QA
2 4 (1.99%) Data Quality
2 4 (1.99%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.50%) ISO20022
System Software
1 3 (1.49%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (1.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (0.50%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 26 (12.94%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (2.49%) HP SiteScope
2 5 (2.49%) nmon
3 3 (1.49%) CA Single Sign-On
3 3 (1.49%) Tivoli
3 3 (1.49%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 2 (1.00%) BMC PATROL
4 2 (1.00%) DameWare
4 2 (1.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (1.00%) Oracle ZFS
4 2 (1.00%) ServiceCenter
5 1 (0.50%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.50%) Novell Identity Manager
5 1 (0.50%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 168 (83.58%) Oracle
2 50 (24.88%) Microsoft
3 26 (12.94%) HP
4 25 (12.44%) IBM
5 24 (11.94%) Cognos
6 9 (4.48%) Teradata
7 8 (3.98%) Informatica
7 8 (3.98%) Remedy
7 8 (3.98%) SAP
8 6 (2.99%) Siebel
9 4 (1.99%) Cyber-Ark
9 4 (1.99%) Northgate
9 4 (1.99%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (1.49%) OpenText
11 2 (1.00%) BMC
11 2 (1.00%) LexisNexis
11 2 (1.00%) Veritas
11 2 (1.00%) webMethods
12 1 (0.50%) CA
12 1 (0.50%) Novell
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