The table below looks at the statistics for Toad skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Toad over the 3 months to 31 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dell Software Toad
Rank 366 352 322
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -30
Contract jobs citing Toad 49 71 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.20% 0.28% 0.33%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.38% 2.20% 2.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 47 33
Average daily rate
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£350 £475 £481
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.31% -1.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £333 £377
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £373 £315
% change year-on-year
-6.04% +18.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £22.00 £49.02
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -55.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.50 £23.67
% change year-on-year
- +79.55%
Toad
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Development Applications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
3547 3230 2747
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.44% 12.79% 11.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 2664 2351 1888
Average daily rate £425 £420 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £315 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 19 13
Average hourly rate £65.00 £45.00 £35.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.44% +25.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.70 £22.00 £28.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £190.00 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £36.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Toad
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Toad across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Toad Jobs Demand Trend in London

Toad
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Toad across the London region.

Toad Daily Rate Trend in London

Toad
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Toad across the London region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014.

Toad Daily Rate Histogram in London

Toad
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Toad across the London region.

Toad Hourly Rate Trend in London

Toad
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Toad within the London region over the 3 months to 31 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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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
City of London +10 10 £315 -30.00% 3
Croydon - 1 £285 -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Wembley - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
Toad
England

Toad
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 74 (93.67%) SQL
2 58 (73.42%) Oracle
3 29 (36.71%) PL/SQL
4 24 (30.38%) Oracle Database
5 18 (22.78%) JavaScript
5 18 (22.78%) XML
5 18 (22.78%) UNIX
5 18 (22.78%) Finance
5 18 (22.78%) Oracle Database 11g
6 16 (20.25%) Banking
6 16 (20.25%) Data Analysis
7 15 (18.99%) Business Intelligence
7 15 (18.99%) JSON
8 14 (17.72%) Validation
8 14 (17.72%) Oracle Reports
9 13 (16.46%) Data Modelling
9 13 (16.46%) Oracle APEX
10 12 (15.19%) MS Excel
10 12 (15.19%) CSS
11 11 (13.92%) Subversion
11 11 (13.92%) Computer Science
11 11 (13.92%) Degree
12 10 (12.66%) jQuery
12 10 (12.66%) Oracle Forms
12 10 (12.66%) Service Management
13 9 (11.39%) MS Visio
13 9 (11.39%) Linux
13 9 (11.39%) ITIL
13 9 (11.39%) Security Cleared
13 9 (11.39%) QA

Toad
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 2 (2.53%) Apache
2 1 (1.27%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.27%) SAS
2 1 (1.27%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (1.27%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (15.19%) MS Excel
2 9 (11.39%) MS Visio
3 5 (6.33%) MS Office
3 5 (6.33%) Final Cut Pro
4 1 (1.27%) MS Project
4 1 (1.27%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (3.80%) Oracle Financials
1 3 (3.80%) SAP HR
1 3 (3.80%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (3.80%) Oracle EBS R12
1 3 (3.80%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (2.53%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (2.53%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (1.27%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (1.27%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (1.27%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (1.27%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.33%) HTTP
2 2 (2.53%) 3G
2 2 (2.53%) 2G
2 2 (2.53%) 4G
3 1 (1.27%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (30.38%) Oracle Database
2 18 (22.78%) Oracle Database 11g
3 14 (17.72%) Oracle Reports
4 8 (10.13%) Oracle Database 10g
5 7 (8.86%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (8.86%) SQL Navigator
5 7 (8.86%) SQL Server
5 7 (8.86%) QlikView
5 7 (8.86%) Relational Database
6 6 (7.59%) SQLPlus
7 5 (6.33%) MySQL
8 4 (5.06%) MS Access
8 4 (5.06%) DataStage
8 4 (5.06%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 3 (3.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (3.80%) Oracle ODI
9 3 (3.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (3.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (3.80%) DB2
9 3 (3.80%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 13 (16.46%) Oracle APEX
2 11 (13.92%) Subversion
3 10 (12.66%) Oracle Forms
4 8 (10.13%) Selenium
4 8 (10.13%) PVCS
5 7 (8.86%) ClearQuest
6 5 (6.33%) Ant
6 5 (6.33%) JIRA
6 5 (6.33%) Cucumber
7 4 (5.06%) Maven
8 2 (2.53%) QuickTest Pro
8 2 (2.53%) LoadRunner
8 2 (2.53%) ERwin
8 2 (2.53%) Rational Rose
8 2 (2.53%) SoapUI
8 2 (2.53%) Apache Ivy
8 2 (2.53%) eggPlant
9 1 (1.27%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 1 (1.27%) FishEye
9 1 (1.27%) Jenkins
General
1 18 (22.78%) Finance
2 16 (20.25%) Banking
3 4 (5.06%) Retail
3 4 (5.06%) Investment Banking
3 4 (5.06%) Retail Banking
4 3 (3.80%) Games
5 2 (2.53%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.53%) Legal
6 1 (1.27%) Front Office
6 1 (1.27%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 31 (39.24%) Analyst
2 24 (30.38%) Developer
3 16 (20.25%) Business Analyst
4 12 (15.19%) Oracle Developer
5 10 (12.66%) DBA
6 9 (11.39%) Oracle DBA
7 7 (8.86%) Test Analyst
8 6 (7.59%) Systems Analyst
9 5 (6.33%) Senior Developer
9 5 (6.33%) Business Systems Analyst
9 5 (6.33%) Data Analyst
9 5 (6.33%) Administrator
9 5 (6.33%) Senior Oracle Developer
10 4 (5.06%) Test Engineer
10 4 (5.06%) Automation Engineer
11 3 (3.80%) Business Data Analyst
11 3 (3.80%) Technical Analyst
11 3 (3.80%) Oracle Analyst
11 3 (3.80%) QlikView Developer
11 3 (3.80%) Oracle Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (22.78%) XML
2 15 (18.99%) JSON
3 12 (15.19%) CSS
4 10 (12.66%) jQuery
5 9 (11.39%) Ajax
6 8 (10.13%) Web Services
6 8 (10.13%) Dojo
6 8 (10.13%) REST
7 5 (6.33%) HTML
8 3 (3.80%) SOAP
8 3 (3.80%) MDX
9 2 (2.53%) HTML5
9 2 (2.53%) J2EE
9 2 (2.53%) Hibernate
9 2 (2.53%) J2ME
9 2 (2.53%) WAP
10 1 (1.27%) JAXB
10 1 (1.27%) OLE
10 1 (1.27%) ActiveX
10 1 (1.27%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.92%) Computer Science
2 8 (10.13%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (8.86%) Reference Data
4 6 (7.59%) User Experience
5 4 (5.06%) Data Extraction
6 3 (3.80%) Visualisation
6 3 (3.80%) Mobile App
6 3 (3.80%) Market Risk
6 3 (3.80%) Mathematics
7 2 (2.53%) Derivative
7 2 (2.53%) Mainframe
7 2 (2.53%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.53%) AS400
7 2 (2.53%) Handset
7 2 (2.53%) Data Structures
8 1 (1.27%) Credit Derivative
8 1 (1.27%) Economics
8 1 (1.27%) Statistics
8 1 (1.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (1.27%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 18 (22.78%) UNIX
2 9 (11.39%) Linux
3 1 (1.27%) Windows XP
3 1 (1.27%) Tru64
3 1 (1.27%) Windows
3 1 (1.27%) AIX
3 1 (1.27%) HPUX
3 1 (1.27%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (20.25%) Data Analysis
2 15 (18.99%) Business Intelligence
3 14 (17.72%) Validation
4 13 (16.46%) Data Modelling
5 10 (12.66%) Service Management
6 9 (11.39%) ITIL
6 9 (11.39%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (10.13%) Migration
7 8 (10.13%) Performance Testing
8 7 (8.86%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (8.86%) Manual Testing
8 7 (8.86%) Database Tuning
8 7 (8.86%) Test Automation
8 7 (8.86%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (8.86%) Scrum
9 6 (7.59%) ITSM
9 6 (7.59%) Project Management
9 6 (7.59%) Test Strategy
10 5 (6.33%) Data Mapping
10 5 (6.33%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 74 (93.67%) SQL
2 29 (36.71%) PL/SQL
3 18 (22.78%) JavaScript
4 8 (10.13%) Java
4 8 (10.13%) Shell Script
5 5 (6.33%) Ruby
6 4 (5.06%) VBScript
7 3 (3.80%) VBA
8 2 (2.53%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.53%) PHP
8 2 (2.53%) C
9 1 (1.27%) C#
9 1 (1.27%) Groovy
9 1 (1.27%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 1 (1.27%) VB
9 1 (1.27%) VB6
Qualifications
1 11 (13.92%) Degree
2 9 (11.39%) Security Cleared
3 7 (8.86%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.53%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (1.27%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.39%) QA
2 3 (3.80%) Data Quality
3 2 (2.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (2.53%) MiFID
3 2 (2.53%) EMIR
4 1 (1.27%) FATCA
System Software
1 1 (1.27%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (10.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 5 (6.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 58 (73.42%) Oracle
2 7 (8.86%) Business Objects
2 7 (8.86%) HP
3 5 (6.33%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.33%) Adobe
4 4 (5.06%) SAP
5 3 (3.80%) Sun
5 3 (3.80%) GoldenSource
6 2 (2.53%) Sybase
6 2 (2.53%) Cognos
6 2 (2.53%) IBM
6 2 (2.53%) Apple
6 2 (2.53%) JD Edwards
6 2 (2.53%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.27%) Primavera
7 1 (1.27%) Serena
7 1 (1.27%) CA
7 1 (1.27%) Informatica
7 1 (1.27%) Pegasus
7 1 (1.27%) Google
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