The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 London 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 359 324 355
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +31
Contract jobs citing Toad 53 65 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.22% 0.30% 0.24%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.64% 2.41% 2.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 42 48
Average daily rate £450 £428 £498
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -14.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £375 £303
% change year-on-year
+1.66% +23.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £47.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £42.50
Development Applications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
3226 2694 2712
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.33% 12.47% 9.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2371 2006 1817
Average daily rate £413 £420 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.78% -2.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 14 21
Average hourly rate £33.75 £41.00 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.68% +12.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £12.60 £28.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £117.50 £54.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +8.00%
Toad
England

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 18 April 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 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
City of London -10 18 £450 +12.50% 4
Docklands, London - 1 £475 -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Toad
England

Toad
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 87 (91.58%) SQL
2 82 (86.32%) Oracle
3 44 (46.32%) PL/SQL
4 43 (45.26%) UNIX
5 36 (37.89%) XML
6 35 (36.84%) Java
7 31 (32.63%) Oracle Forms
8 29 (30.53%) Oracle Reports
9 28 (29.47%) Oracle Database
10 26 (27.37%) Banking
11 25 (26.32%) Oracle Workflow
11 25 (26.32%) Oracle APEX
11 25 (26.32%) Workflow
12 24 (25.26%) Finance
12 24 (25.26%) Oracle Database 11g
13 23 (24.21%) Security Cleared
14 22 (23.16%) SC Cleared
15 21 (22.11%) Oracle EBS
16 20 (21.05%) Shell Script
16 20 (21.05%) JDeveloper
16 20 (21.05%) JIRA
17 19 (20.00%) Microsoft
17 19 (20.00%) JavaScript
18 18 (18.95%) MS Excel
19 17 (17.89%) Relational Database
20 16 (16.84%) MS Visio
20 16 (16.84%) CSS
20 16 (16.84%) Oracle Database 10g
20 16 (16.84%) Ajax
21 15 (15.79%) MS PowerPoint

Toad
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 25 (26.32%) Oracle Workflow
2 11 (11.58%) Apache
3 3 (3.16%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.11%) Adobe CQ
5 1 (1.05%) CICS
5 1 (1.05%) WebLogic
Applications
1 18 (18.95%) MS Excel
2 16 (16.84%) MS Visio
3 15 (15.79%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (4.21%) Mingle
5 1 (1.05%) SPSS
5 1 (1.05%) MS Project
5 1 (1.05%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 21 (22.11%) Oracle EBS
2 15 (15.79%) Oracle Payables
3 7 (7.37%) Oracle EBS R12
4 6 (6.32%) Oracle 11i
4 6 (6.32%) Oracle Applications
5 4 (4.21%) Cognos TM1
6 2 (2.11%) SiteCatalyst
7 1 (1.05%) Global One
7 1 (1.05%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.26%) 2G
1 5 (5.26%) 3G
1 5 (5.26%) 4G
2 4 (4.21%) Internet
3 2 (2.11%) SAN
4 1 (1.05%) SSH
4 1 (1.05%) FTP
4 1 (1.05%) HTTP
4 1 (1.05%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (30.53%) Oracle Reports
2 28 (29.47%) Oracle Database
3 24 (25.26%) Oracle Database 11g
4 17 (17.89%) Relational Database
5 16 (16.84%) Oracle Database 10g
6 15 (15.79%) SQL Server
7 12 (12.63%) SQLPlus
8 9 (9.47%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (8.42%) RDBMS
9 8 (8.42%) QlikView
10 7 (7.37%) DB2
11 6 (6.32%) Oracle ODI
11 6 (6.32%) Essbase
12 5 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
13 4 (4.21%) OLAP
13 4 (4.21%) Oracle OLAP
13 4 (4.21%) Oracle BI EE
14 3 (3.16%) PostgreSQL
15 2 (2.11%) PowerCenter
15 2 (2.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 31 (32.63%) Oracle Forms
2 25 (26.32%) Oracle APEX
3 20 (21.05%) JDeveloper
3 20 (21.05%) JIRA
4 12 (12.63%) Selenium
5 9 (9.47%) Subversion
6 7 (7.37%) Maven
7 6 (6.32%) SoapUI
7 6 (6.32%) Ant
7 6 (6.32%) PVCS
8 5 (5.26%) TestDirector
8 5 (5.26%) LoadRunner
8 5 (5.26%) Apache Ivy
8 5 (5.26%) eggPlant
8 5 (5.26%) Cucumber
9 4 (4.21%) Selenium IDE
9 4 (4.21%) ClearQuest
10 3 (3.16%) WebDriver
11 2 (2.11%) Jenkins
11 2 (2.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 26 (27.37%) Banking
2 24 (25.26%) Finance
3 14 (14.74%) Investment Banking
4 4 (4.21%) Publishing
5 2 (2.11%) Legal
5 2 (2.11%) Advertising
5 2 (2.11%) Back Office
6 1 (1.05%) Multimedia
6 1 (1.05%) Front Office
6 1 (1.05%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 42 (44.21%) Developer
2 28 (29.47%) Analyst
3 25 (26.32%) Oracle Developer
4 13 (13.68%) Test Analyst
5 8 (8.42%) DBA
5 8 (8.42%) Senior Developer
5 8 (8.42%) Senior Oracle Developer
6 7 (7.37%) Systems Analyst
7 6 (6.32%) Business Analyst
7 6 (6.32%) Oracle DBA
8 5 (5.26%) Data Analyst
8 5 (5.26%) Systems Test Analyst
9 4 (4.21%) Architect
9 4 (4.21%) Oracle Analyst
9 4 (4.21%) Java Developer
10 3 (3.16%) SQL Developer
10 3 (3.16%) Senior Analyst
10 3 (3.16%) Oracle Technical Consultant
10 3 (3.16%) Oracle Consultant
10 3 (3.16%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (37.89%) XML
2 16 (16.84%) CSS
2 16 (16.84%) Ajax
3 14 (14.74%) HTML
4 11 (11.58%) Web Services
5 8 (8.42%) XHTML
5 8 (8.42%) jQuery
5 8 (8.42%) Dojo
6 7 (7.37%) JSON
7 6 (6.32%) REST
8 5 (5.26%) ISPF
8 5 (5.26%) WAP
8 5 (5.26%) J2ME
8 5 (5.26%) SOAP
9 4 (4.21%) XSLT
10 3 (3.16%) Flash
10 3 (3.16%) J2EE
11 2 (2.11%) .NET
11 2 (2.11%) ODBC
11 2 (2.11%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.26%) Handset
1 5 (5.26%) Mainframe
1 5 (5.26%) Mobile App
2 4 (4.21%) Client/Server
2 4 (4.21%) IBM Mainframe
2 4 (4.21%) Reference Data
3 3 (3.16%) Market Risk
3 3 (3.16%) Mobile Banking
4 2 (2.11%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.11%) Clustering
5 1 (1.05%) Credit Derivative
5 1 (1.05%) VSAM
5 1 (1.05%) Tandem
5 1 (1.05%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.05%) Informatics
5 1 (1.05%) Derivative
5 1 (1.05%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.05%) NHS
5 1 (1.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.05%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 43 (45.26%) UNIX
2 14 (14.74%) Windows
3 9 (9.47%) Linux
4 5 (5.26%) Solaris
5 3 (3.16%) Windows XP
6 2 (2.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.05%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (26.32%) Workflow
2 14 (14.74%) Migration
3 13 (13.68%) Data Modelling
4 12 (12.63%) Project Management
4 12 (12.63%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (12.63%) Scrum
5 11 (11.58%) Data Migration
6 10 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (10.53%) Release Management
6 10 (10.53%) Performance Tuning
6 10 (10.53%) Test Automation
7 9 (9.47%) Validation
7 9 (9.47%) ITIL
8 8 (8.42%) Regression Testing
8 8 (8.42%) Data Analysis
9 7 (7.37%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (7.37%) Service Management
10 6 (6.32%) ETL
10 6 (6.32%) System Testing
11 5 (5.26%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 87 (91.58%) SQL
2 44 (46.32%) PL/SQL
3 35 (36.84%) Java
4 20 (21.05%) Shell Script
5 19 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 6 (6.32%) C#
7 5 (5.26%) C++
7 5 (5.26%) COBOL
8 4 (4.21%) VBA
9 2 (2.11%) Perl
9 2 (2.11%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.05%) Ruby
10 1 (1.05%) JCL
10 1 (1.05%) SELCOPY
Qualifications
1 23 (24.21%) Security Cleared
2 22 (23.16%) SC Cleared
3 5 (5.26%) DV Cleared
4 4 (4.21%) Degree
5 2 (2.11%) ISEB
6 1 (1.05%) OCPJP
6 1 (1.05%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.05%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (1.05%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (15.79%) QA
2 3 (3.16%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.05%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (5.26%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (2.11%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 2 (2.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 2 (2.11%) SRDF
2 2 (2.11%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 11 (11.58%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 10 (10.53%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (6.32%) Control-M
4 2 (2.11%) Data Guard
4 2 (2.11%) BMC PATROL
4 2 (2.11%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.05%) CA Endevor
5 1 (1.05%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 82 (86.32%) Oracle
2 19 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 15 (15.79%) Serena
4 8 (8.42%) Cognos
5 7 (7.37%) IBM
6 5 (5.26%) Apple
6 5 (5.26%) Sun
6 5 (5.26%) HP
7 4 (4.21%) Informatica
7 4 (4.21%) GoldenSource
8 3 (3.16%) Veritas
8 3 (3.16%) Business Objects
8 3 (3.16%) Sybase
9 2 (2.11%) Adobe
9 2 (2.11%) EMC
9 2 (2.11%) BMC
9 2 (2.11%) Red Hat
9 2 (2.11%) Greenplum
10 1 (1.05%) Sophis
10 1 (1.05%) Wall Street Systems
London
Connectus
Rate: £500 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Experis IT
Rate: £468.00 - £490.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £275.00 - £325.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 9 days ago