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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dell Software Toad
Rank 487 399 434
Rank change year-on-year
-88 +35
Contract jobs citing Toad 91 165 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.18% 0.34% 0.27%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.38% 2.81% 2.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 99 77
Average daily rate
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£400 £425 £364
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +16.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £300 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
Average hourly rate £37.50 £39.25 £35.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.45% +11.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £39.25 £35.25
% change year-on-year
-4.45% +11.34%
Toad
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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
6602 5864 5944
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.92% 12.00% 11.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 4305 3840 3411
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 £280 £280 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 127 205
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 £23.75 £20.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £36.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+4.27% -3.33%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 -43 39 £430 -4.44% 11
West Midlands -5 15 £413 +35.24% 3
South East -13 15 £363 -9.48% 5
East Midlands +7 7 £309 -11.78%
North West -10 4 £319 -25.00% 3
Yorkshire -2 3 £150 -58.04% 3
South West -47 3 £465 +37.77% 3
East of England -23 2 - - 1
Toad
UK

Toad
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 174 (92.06%) SQL
2 158 (83.60%) Oracle
3 93 (49.21%) PL/SQL
4 89 (47.09%) Oracle Database
5 59 (31.22%) UNIX
6 57 (30.16%) SQL Server
7 55 (29.10%) Finance
7 55 (29.10%) Oracle Database 11g
8 41 (21.69%) XML
9 38 (20.11%) Microsoft
10 37 (19.58%) Oracle Reports
11 33 (17.46%) Data Warehouse
12 32 (16.93%) Java
13 30 (15.87%) Business Intelligence
14 29 (15.34%) Banking
14 29 (15.34%) Relational Database
15 28 (14.81%) Oracle Database 10g
15 28 (14.81%) Windows
16 27 (14.29%) Shell Script
17 26 (13.76%) MS Excel
18 25 (13.23%) Business Objects
19 24 (12.70%) Oracle Forms
20 23 (12.17%) Linux
21 22 (11.64%) Migration
22 21 (11.11%) Oracle EBS
22 21 (11.11%) SQLPlus
22 21 (11.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
22 21 (11.11%) Data Analysis
22 21 (11.11%) Oracle APEX
23 20 (10.58%) WebLogic

Toad
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 20 (10.58%) WebLogic
2 13 (6.88%) Oracle Workflow
3 11 (5.82%) Apache
4 4 (2.12%) WebSphere
5 3 (1.59%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.06%) SAS
6 2 (1.06%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.06%) IIS
6 2 (1.06%) IBM Notes
6 2 (1.06%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (0.53%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.53%) Oracle Spatial
7 1 (0.53%) Oracle UPK
7 1 (0.53%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.53%) Content Management Server
Applications
1 26 (13.76%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.70%) MS Visio
3 6 (3.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (2.65%) MS Office
5 4 (2.12%) Final Cut Pro
6 2 (1.06%) AutoCAD
6 2 (1.06%) Pro/ENGINEER
6 2 (1.06%) MS Project
7 1 (0.53%) SPSS
7 1 (0.53%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 21 (11.11%) Oracle EBS
2 17 (8.99%) Oracle Applications
3 16 (8.47%) Oracle EBS R12
3 16 (8.47%) Oracle Payables
4 12 (6.35%) Oracle General Ledger
5 11 (5.82%) Oracle Receivables
5 11 (5.82%) Oracle Assets
6 9 (4.76%) Oracle 11i
7 4 (2.12%) Oracle Cash Management
7 4 (2.12%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
7 4 (2.12%) Oracle FAH
8 3 (1.59%) Oracle Internet Expenses
8 3 (1.59%) Oracle Financials
8 3 (1.59%) SAP HR
9 2 (1.06%) SAP MM
9 2 (1.06%) Oracle HRMS
9 2 (1.06%) SAP IS-U
10 1 (0.53%) Cordys
10 1 (0.53%) Global One
10 1 (0.53%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.76%) HTTP
2 8 (4.23%) SAN
3 7 (3.70%) FTP
4 5 (2.65%) TCP/IP
4 5 (2.65%) Internet
4 5 (2.65%) 3G
4 5 (2.65%) 2G
4 5 (2.65%) 4G
4 5 (2.65%) PuTTY
5 3 (1.59%) HTTPS
6 2 (1.06%) VPN
6 2 (1.06%) DNS
6 2 (1.06%) Wireless
7 1 (0.53%) ZigBee
7 1 (0.53%) Extranet
7 1 (0.53%) Intranet
7 1 (0.53%) LDAP
7 1 (0.53%) LAN
7 1 (0.53%) WAN
7 1 (0.53%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (47.09%) Oracle Database
2 57 (30.16%) SQL Server
3 55 (29.10%) Oracle Database 11g
4 37 (19.58%) Oracle Reports
5 33 (17.46%) Data Warehouse
6 29 (15.34%) Relational Database
7 28 (14.81%) Oracle Database 10g
8 21 (11.11%) SQLPlus
9 16 (8.47%) RDBMS
10 13 (6.88%) MS Access
11 12 (6.35%) SQL Server 2008
12 10 (5.29%) SQL Navigator
13 9 (4.76%) Oracle Discoverer
13 9 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 9 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 9 (4.76%) Data Mart
14 8 (4.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 8 (4.23%) PowerCenter
14 8 (4.23%) Oracle9i Database
14 8 (4.23%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 24 (12.70%) Oracle Forms
2 21 (11.11%) Oracle APEX
3 15 (7.94%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 14 (7.41%) Selenium
4 14 (7.41%) Ant
4 14 (7.41%) Maven
4 14 (7.41%) JIRA
5 13 (6.88%) Subversion
6 10 (5.29%) LoadRunner
7 9 (4.76%) QuickTest Pro
7 9 (4.76%) PVCS
8 6 (3.17%) SoapUI
9 5 (2.65%) Cucumber
9 5 (2.65%) ClearCase
9 5 (2.65%) JDeveloper
9 5 (2.65%) TestDirector
9 5 (2.65%) ClearQuest
9 5 (2.65%) Apache Ivy
9 5 (2.65%) eggPlant
10 4 (2.12%) Introscope
General
1 55 (29.10%) Finance
2 29 (15.34%) Banking
3 11 (5.82%) General Ledger
4 8 (4.23%) Retail
4 8 (4.23%) Investment Banking
4 8 (4.23%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.65%) Retail Banking
6 3 (1.59%) Publishing
7 2 (1.06%) Military
7 2 (1.06%) Legal
7 2 (1.06%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.06%) Back Office
8 1 (0.53%) Electronics
8 1 (0.53%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 70 (37.04%) Developer
2 54 (28.57%) Analyst
3 30 (15.87%) Oracle Developer
4 28 (14.81%) DBA
5 20 (10.58%) Oracle DBA
6 17 (8.99%) Test Analyst
7 11 (5.82%) Administrator
8 9 (4.76%) Data Analyst
8 9 (4.76%) Business Analyst
9 8 (4.23%) Consultant
10 7 (3.70%) Support Analyst
10 7 (3.70%) Test Engineer
10 7 (3.70%) Data Warehouse Developer
10 7 (3.70%) Test Leader
11 6 (3.17%) Oracle Data Warehouse Developer
11 6 (3.17%) SQL Developer
11 6 (3.17%) SQL DBA
11 6 (3.17%) PL/SQL Developer
12 5 (2.65%) Senior Oracle Developer
12 5 (2.65%) Oracle Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (21.69%) XML
2 19 (10.05%) CSS
3 15 (7.94%) HTML
3 15 (7.94%) Web Services
3 15 (7.94%) Ajax
4 13 (6.88%) JSON
5 12 (6.35%) jQuery
6 11 (5.82%) .NET
6 11 (5.82%) J2EE
7 10 (5.29%) Middleware
7 10 (5.29%) REST
8 9 (4.76%) SOAP
9 8 (4.23%) JDBC
9 8 (4.23%) Dojo
10 6 (3.17%) JPA
10 6 (3.17%) Servlets
10 6 (3.17%) JSF
11 5 (2.65%) WAP
11 5 (2.65%) J2ME
11 5 (2.65%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.29%) Data Extraction
2 9 (4.76%) Reference Data
2 9 (4.76%) Replication
3 6 (3.17%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.65%) Handset
4 5 (2.65%) Mobile App
5 4 (2.12%) Clustering
5 4 (2.12%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.59%) Mainframe
6 3 (1.59%) Smart Meter
6 3 (1.59%) Credit Risk
7 2 (1.06%) Market Risk
7 2 (1.06%) iSeries
7 2 (1.06%) Mobile Banking
7 2 (1.06%) DTV
7 2 (1.06%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.06%) Firmware
7 2 (1.06%) PKI
7 2 (1.06%) Statistics
8 1 (0.53%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 59 (31.22%) UNIX
2 28 (14.81%) Windows
3 23 (12.17%) Linux
4 14 (7.41%) Solaris
5 6 (3.17%) Windows 2000
6 3 (1.59%) AIX
7 2 (1.06%) Windows XP
7 2 (1.06%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (1.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.53%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.53%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.53%) Tru64
8 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.53%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (15.87%) Business Intelligence
2 22 (11.64%) Migration
3 21 (11.11%) Data Analysis
4 19 (10.05%) ETL
4 19 (10.05%) Data Mapping
5 18 (9.52%) Test Automation
6 16 (8.47%) Data Migration
6 16 (8.47%) ITIL
7 14 (7.41%) Validation
7 14 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (7.41%) Software Testing
7 14 (7.41%) Manual Testing
8 13 (6.88%) Performance Tuning
8 13 (6.88%) Scrum
8 13 (6.88%) User Acceptance Testing
8 13 (6.88%) Workflow
9 12 (6.35%) UML
9 12 (6.35%) Data Modelling
10 11 (5.82%) System Testing
10 11 (5.82%) Data Cleansing
Programming Languages
1 174 (92.06%) SQL
2 93 (49.21%) PL/SQL
3 32 (16.93%) Java
4 27 (14.29%) Shell Script
5 19 (10.05%) JavaScript
6 17 (8.99%) T-SQL
7 13 (6.88%) Perl
8 11 (5.82%) VBA
9 7 (3.70%) Korn
10 6 (3.17%) C#
10 6 (3.17%) C++
11 5 (2.65%) C
12 4 (2.12%) VB
12 4 (2.12%) Ruby
13 3 (1.59%) PowerShell
14 2 (1.06%) Bash Shell
14 2 (1.06%) RPG IV
14 2 (1.06%) Python
14 2 (1.06%) RPG
15 1 (0.53%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 16 (8.47%) Security Cleared
2 10 (5.29%) SC Cleared
3 9 (4.76%) ISEB
4 8 (4.23%) Degree
5 6 (3.17%) ISTQB
6 4 (2.12%) ISEB Practitioner
7 3 (1.59%) DV Cleared
7 3 (1.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (1.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.53%) Sun Certification
9 1 (0.53%) OCPJP
9 1 (0.53%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (8.99%) QA
2 10 (5.29%) Data Quality
3 6 (3.17%) SLA
4 2 (1.06%) MiFID
5 1 (0.53%) EMIR
System Software
1 15 (7.94%) Oracle RMAN
2 14 (7.41%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (1.59%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 3 (1.59%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 3 (1.59%) SRDF
4 2 (1.06%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.53%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 21 (11.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 17 (8.99%) HP Quality Center
3 12 (6.35%) Data Guard
4 8 (4.23%) Control-M
5 5 (2.65%) NetBackup
6 3 (1.59%) BMC PATROL
6 3 (1.59%) nmon
7 2 (1.06%) Oracle EDQ
8 1 (0.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 158 (83.60%) Oracle
2 38 (20.11%) Microsoft
3 25 (13.23%) Business Objects
4 12 (6.35%) HP
4 12 (6.35%) Informatica
5 9 (4.76%) Cognos
6 8 (4.23%) IBM
6 8 (4.23%) Sage
7 6 (3.17%) Serena
7 6 (3.17%) GoldenSource
7 6 (3.17%) SAP
7 6 (3.17%) Veritas
7 6 (3.17%) Sun
8 5 (2.65%) Sybase
8 5 (2.65%) Apple
9 4 (2.12%) Talend
9 4 (2.12%) Adobe
9 4 (2.12%) BMC
10 3 (1.59%) EMC
10 3 (1.59%) Greenplum
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