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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dell Software Toad
Rank 486 429 403
Rank change year-on-year
-57 -26
Contract jobs citing Toad 114 143 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.21% 0.30% 0.32%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.68% 2.51% 2.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 85 76
Average daily rate
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£350 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £356 £305
% change year-on-year
-1.75% +16.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 5
Average hourly rate £37.50 £22.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+70.45% -33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £31.50 £23.67
% change year-on-year
+19.04% +33.07%
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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
6791 5708 5806
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.79% 11.89% 11.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4610 3816 3311
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £531 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.60% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 122 229
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 £30.00 £20.45 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.29 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +3.67%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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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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 -41 49 £350 -26.31% 6
South East -21 18 £425 +17.24% 1
West Midlands +1 15 £413 +35.24%
North West -10 12 £350 -6.66%
South West -35 10 £363 +3.57%
Yorkshire -10 4 £150 -59.73% 1
East of England -19 3 - -
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Toad
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 158 (87.78%) SQL
2 136 (75.56%) Oracle
3 78 (43.33%) PL/SQL
4 65 (36.11%) Oracle Database
5 53 (29.44%) Finance
6 45 (25.00%) UNIX
7 43 (23.89%) SQL Server
8 41 (22.78%) XML
9 35 (19.44%) Migration
10 34 (18.89%) Oracle Database 11g
11 30 (16.67%) Business Objects
11 30 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
12 29 (16.11%) Microsoft
12 29 (16.11%) Data Warehouse
13 28 (15.56%) Data Migration
14 26 (14.44%) Oracle Reports
15 25 (13.89%) Oracle Database 10g
16 24 (13.33%) MS Excel
17 23 (12.78%) Banking
18 22 (12.22%) Oracle Forms
18 22 (12.22%) Shell Script
19 20 (11.11%) Data Modelling
19 20 (11.11%) JavaScript
20 19 (10.56%) Java
20 19 (10.56%) Linux
20 19 (10.56%) Agile Software Development
21 18 (10.00%) Data Analysis
21 18 (10.00%) Windows
22 17 (9.44%) ITIL
22 17 (9.44%) JSON

Toad
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 11 (6.11%) WebLogic
2 6 (3.33%) Apache
3 5 (2.78%) Oracle Workflow
3 5 (2.78%) WebSphere
4 3 (1.67%) Oracle 10gAS
4 3 (1.67%) Oracle Application Server
4 3 (1.67%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.11%) IIS
5 2 (1.11%) IBM Notes
5 2 (1.11%) SAS
5 2 (1.11%) Oracle Spatial
6 1 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.56%) Content Management Server
6 1 (0.56%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.56%) Documentum
Applications
1 24 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 10 (5.56%) MS Office
3 9 (5.00%) MS Visio
4 5 (2.78%) Final Cut Pro
5 2 (1.11%) AutoCAD
5 2 (1.11%) Pro/ENGINEER
5 2 (1.11%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.56%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 15 (8.33%) Oracle EBS
1 15 (8.33%) Oracle EBS R12
2 14 (7.78%) Oracle Applications
3 12 (6.67%) Oracle Payables
3 12 (6.67%) Oracle General Ledger
4 11 (6.11%) Oracle Receivables
5 10 (5.56%) Oracle Assets
6 7 (3.89%) Oracle 11i
7 5 (2.78%) Oracle Financials
7 5 (2.78%) Oracle Cash Management
8 4 (2.22%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
8 4 (2.22%) Oracle FAH
9 3 (1.67%) Oracle Internet Expenses
9 3 (1.67%) SAP HR
10 2 (1.11%) SAP MM
10 2 (1.11%) Oracle HRMS
10 2 (1.11%) SAP IS-U
11 1 (0.56%) Remedy ITSM
11 1 (0.56%) Remedy AR System
11 1 (0.56%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.00%) HTTP
2 6 (3.33%) FTP
3 5 (2.78%) PuTTY
4 3 (1.67%) Internet
4 3 (1.67%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.11%) VPN
5 2 (1.11%) HTTPS
5 2 (1.11%) SDH
5 2 (1.11%) 3G
5 2 (1.11%) MPLS
5 2 (1.11%) Wireless
5 2 (1.11%) 2G
5 2 (1.11%) Ethernet
5 2 (1.11%) 4G
6 1 (0.56%) WinSCP
6 1 (0.56%) ZigBee
6 1 (0.56%) WAN
6 1 (0.56%) LDAP
6 1 (0.56%) LAN
6 1 (0.56%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (36.11%) Oracle Database
2 43 (23.89%) SQL Server
3 34 (18.89%) Oracle Database 11g
4 29 (16.11%) Data Warehouse
5 26 (14.44%) Oracle Reports
6 25 (13.89%) Oracle Database 10g
7 16 (8.89%) Relational Database
8 14 (7.78%) SQL Server 2008
9 13 (7.22%) MS Access
10 12 (6.67%) Oracle Discoverer
10 12 (6.67%) SQLPlus
10 12 (6.67%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 12 (6.67%) Oracle ODI
11 10 (5.56%) Oracle BI EE
11 10 (5.56%) SQL Navigator
12 9 (5.00%) BusinessObjects XI
12 9 (5.00%) Data Mart
13 8 (4.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 7 (3.89%) DataStage
14 7 (3.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 22 (12.22%) Oracle Forms
2 17 (9.44%) Oracle APEX
3 11 (6.11%) Selenium
3 11 (6.11%) Subversion
3 11 (6.11%) PVCS
4 10 (5.56%) QuickTest Pro
5 9 (5.00%) JIRA
6 7 (3.89%) ClearQuest
7 6 (3.33%) LoadRunner
7 6 (3.33%) Cucumber
7 6 (3.33%) TestDirector
8 5 (2.78%) JDeveloper
8 5 (2.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 4 (2.22%) Maven
9 4 (2.22%) Ant
10 3 (1.67%) Visual Studio
10 3 (1.67%) ClearCase
10 3 (1.67%) QARun
10 3 (1.67%) SoapUI
11 2 (1.11%) Apache Ivy
General
1 53 (29.44%) Finance
2 23 (12.78%) Banking
3 11 (6.11%) Telecoms
4 10 (5.56%) Retail
5 9 (5.00%) General Ledger
6 5 (2.78%) Retail Banking
7 3 (1.67%) Investment Banking
8 2 (1.11%) Legal
8 2 (1.11%) Games
9 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.56%) Front Office
9 1 (0.56%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 64 (35.56%) Developer
2 58 (32.22%) Analyst
3 27 (15.00%) Oracle Developer
4 22 (12.22%) DBA
5 18 (10.00%) Test Analyst
5 18 (10.00%) Oracle DBA
6 16 (8.89%) Business Analyst
7 9 (5.00%) Senior Developer
8 8 (4.44%) Administrator
8 8 (4.44%) Consultant
9 7 (3.89%) Data Analyst
10 6 (3.33%) Support Analyst
10 6 (3.33%) Systems Analyst
10 6 (3.33%) Tester
10 6 (3.33%) Test Engineer
10 6 (3.33%) Data Warehouse Developer
10 6 (3.33%) Oracle Data Warehouse Developer
11 5 (2.78%) MI Analyst
11 5 (2.78%) Business Objects Developer
11 5 (2.78%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (22.78%) XML
2 17 (9.44%) JSON
3 13 (7.22%) Web Services
3 13 (7.22%) .NET
4 12 (6.67%) CSS
5 11 (6.11%) Ajax
5 11 (6.11%) jQuery
6 10 (5.56%) HTML
7 8 (4.44%) SOAP
7 8 (4.44%) Dojo
7 8 (4.44%) Middleware
7 8 (4.44%) REST
8 3 (1.67%) Oracle ADF
8 3 (1.67%) MDX
8 3 (1.67%) JAXB
8 3 (1.67%) .NET Framework
9 2 (1.11%) Hibernate
9 2 (1.11%) J2ME
9 2 (1.11%) JMS
9 2 (1.11%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (8.33%) Data Extraction
3 12 (6.67%) Computer Science
4 9 (5.00%) Reference Data
5 7 (3.89%) Replication
6 5 (2.78%) User Experience
7 4 (2.22%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.67%) Mainframe
8 3 (1.67%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.67%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.67%) Smart Meter
8 3 (1.67%) Data Structures
8 3 (1.67%) Credit Risk
8 3 (1.67%) Market Risk
9 2 (1.11%) DTV
9 2 (1.11%) iSeries
9 2 (1.11%) Visualisation
9 2 (1.11%) GIS
9 2 (1.11%) AS400
9 2 (1.11%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 45 (25.00%) UNIX
2 19 (10.56%) Linux
3 18 (10.00%) Windows
4 4 (2.22%) Windows XP
5 3 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (1.67%) Solaris
6 2 (1.11%) AIX
7 1 (0.56%) HPUX
7 1 (0.56%) Tru64
7 1 (0.56%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (19.44%) Migration
2 30 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 28 (15.56%) Data Migration
4 20 (11.11%) Data Modelling
5 19 (10.56%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (10.00%) Data Analysis
7 17 (9.44%) ITIL
8 16 (8.89%) Validation
9 15 (8.33%) ETL
9 15 (8.33%) Data Mapping
10 14 (7.78%) User Acceptance Testing
11 13 (7.22%) Business Analysis
11 13 (7.22%) Data Cleansing
12 12 (6.67%) Test Automation
12 12 (6.67%) Software Testing
12 12 (6.67%) Performance Testing
12 12 (6.67%) Project Management
13 10 (5.56%) Service Management
13 10 (5.56%) Manual Testing
14 9 (5.00%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 158 (87.78%) SQL
2 78 (43.33%) PL/SQL
3 22 (12.22%) Shell Script
4 20 (11.11%) JavaScript
5 19 (10.56%) Java
6 10 (5.56%) VBA
7 8 (4.44%) T-SQL
8 7 (3.89%) Perl
9 5 (2.78%) Ruby
9 5 (2.78%) Korn
10 4 (2.22%) C
10 4 (2.22%) C#
11 3 (1.67%) VBScript
11 3 (1.67%) VB
12 2 (1.11%) C++
12 2 (1.11%) PHP
12 2 (1.11%) RPG
12 2 (1.11%) RPG IV
13 1 (0.56%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 1 (0.56%) VB6
Qualifications
1 14 (7.78%) Security Cleared
2 13 (7.22%) Degree
3 11 (6.11%) SC Cleared
4 7 (3.89%) ISEB
5 3 (1.67%) ISEB Practitioner
5 3 (1.67%) ISTQB
5 3 (1.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (1.11%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.56%) CISA
7 1 (0.56%) CISM
7 1 (0.56%) OCP
7 1 (0.56%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.78%) QA
2 5 (2.78%) Data Quality
2 5 (2.78%) SLA
3 3 (1.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (1.11%) MiFID
4 2 (1.11%) EMIR
5 1 (0.56%) FATCA
5 1 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 1 (0.56%) COBIT
System Software
1 9 (5.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 8 (4.44%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (1.11%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.11%) Firmware
4 1 (0.56%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (0.56%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (0.56%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 13 (7.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 13 (7.22%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (4.44%) Data Guard
3 3 (1.67%) Control-M
4 2 (1.11%) nmon
4 2 (1.11%) Oracle EDQ
5 1 (0.56%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.56%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 136 (75.56%) Oracle
2 30 (16.67%) Business Objects
3 29 (16.11%) Microsoft
4 11 (6.11%) HP
5 6 (3.33%) SAP
5 6 (3.33%) Sage
5 6 (3.33%) IBM
6 5 (2.78%) Northgate
6 5 (2.78%) Cognos
6 5 (2.78%) Adobe
7 4 (2.22%) Informatica
7 4 (2.22%) Serena
8 3 (1.67%) GoldenSource
8 3 (1.67%) Sun
8 3 (1.67%) Sybase
9 2 (1.11%) BEA
9 2 (1.11%) BMC
9 2 (1.11%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (1.11%) Teradata
9 2 (1.11%) Lotus
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