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 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dell Software Toad
Rank 377 351 329
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -22
Contract jobs citing Toad 43 83 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.18% 0.33% 0.30%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.19% 2.47% 2.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 54 42
Average daily rate
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£375 £463 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.91% -2.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £329 £354
10% offered a daily rate of more than £542 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £22.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £31.50 £35.25
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -10.63%
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
3613 3360 2841
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.75% 13.37% 11.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2672 2401 1916
Average daily rate £415 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 20 20
Average hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +38.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.10 £22.00 £24.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £190.00 £60.00 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -1.35%

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 19 September 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 19 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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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 +18 9 £318 -29.44% 1
Docklands, London - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Wembley - - - -
Toad
England

Toad
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 86 (96.63%) SQL
2 70 (78.65%) Oracle
3 31 (34.83%) UNIX
4 30 (33.71%) PL/SQL
5 28 (31.46%) XML
5 28 (31.46%) Oracle Database
6 24 (26.97%) Banking
7 21 (23.60%) Oracle Reports
8 20 (22.47%) Java
8 20 (22.47%) Oracle Database 11g
9 19 (21.35%) JavaScript
10 18 (20.22%) Finance
11 17 (19.10%) Oracle APEX
11 17 (19.10%) Data Analysis
12 16 (17.98%) MS Excel
13 15 (16.85%) SQL Server
13 15 (16.85%) CSS
14 14 (15.73%) Oracle Database 10g
14 14 (15.73%) Oracle Forms
14 14 (15.73%) JSON
15 13 (14.61%) Subversion
15 13 (14.61%) MS Visio
15 13 (14.61%) Shell Script
15 13 (14.61%) Relational Database
16 12 (13.48%) Data Modelling
16 12 (13.48%) Business Intelligence
16 12 (13.48%) Microsoft
16 12 (13.48%) Linux
16 12 (13.48%) Validation
16 12 (13.48%) Ajax

Toad
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 8 (8.99%) Oracle Workflow
2 3 (3.37%) Apache
3 2 (2.25%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.12%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.12%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.12%) IIS
4 1 (1.12%) SAS
Applications
1 16 (17.98%) MS Excel
2 13 (14.61%) MS Visio
3 5 (5.62%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (4.49%) Final Cut Pro
5 2 (2.25%) MS Project
5 2 (2.25%) MS Office
6 1 (1.12%) SPSS
6 1 (1.12%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 6 (6.74%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (5.62%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (3.37%) SAP HR
4 1 (1.12%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (1.12%) Global One
4 1 (1.12%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (1.12%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.49%) HTTP
2 3 (3.37%) 2G
2 3 (3.37%) 3G
2 3 (3.37%) SAN
2 3 (3.37%) 4G
3 2 (2.25%) Internet
4 1 (1.12%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (31.46%) Oracle Database
2 21 (23.60%) Oracle Reports
3 20 (22.47%) Oracle Database 11g
4 15 (16.85%) SQL Server
5 14 (15.73%) Oracle Database 10g
6 13 (14.61%) Relational Database
7 10 (11.24%) SQLPlus
8 9 (10.11%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (6.74%) SQL Navigator
9 6 (6.74%) QlikView
10 5 (5.62%) DB2
10 5 (5.62%) DataStage
10 5 (5.62%) RDBMS
11 4 (4.49%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
12 3 (3.37%) Oracle OLAP
12 3 (3.37%) PostgreSQL
12 3 (3.37%) MySQL
12 3 (3.37%) OLAP
12 3 (3.37%) BusinessObjects
12 3 (3.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 17 (19.10%) Oracle APEX
2 14 (15.73%) Oracle Forms
3 13 (14.61%) Subversion
4 10 (11.24%) JIRA
4 10 (11.24%) Selenium
5 9 (10.11%) PVCS
6 6 (6.74%) Ant
6 6 (6.74%) Maven
7 5 (5.62%) ClearQuest
7 5 (5.62%) JDeveloper
8 4 (4.49%) Cucumber
9 3 (3.37%) ClearCase
9 3 (3.37%) LoadRunner
9 3 (3.37%) eggPlant
9 3 (3.37%) Apache Ivy
9 3 (3.37%) SoapUI
10 2 (2.25%) Calabash
10 2 (2.25%) TestDirector
10 2 (2.25%) Rational Rose
10 2 (2.25%) Eclipse
General
1 24 (26.97%) Banking
2 18 (20.22%) Finance
3 8 (8.99%) Investment Banking
4 4 (4.49%) Retail
4 4 (4.49%) Retail Banking
5 3 (3.37%) Legal
5 3 (3.37%) Publishing
6 2 (2.25%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.25%) Back Office
7 1 (1.12%) Electronics
7 1 (1.12%) Front Office
7 1 (1.12%) Games
Job Titles
1 32 (35.96%) Analyst
2 29 (32.58%) Developer
3 15 (16.85%) Business Analyst
4 13 (14.61%) Oracle Developer
5 9 (10.11%) DBA
6 6 (6.74%) Test Analyst
6 6 (6.74%) Data Analyst
6 6 (6.74%) Systems Analyst
7 5 (5.62%) Administrator
7 5 (5.62%) Senior Developer
7 5 (5.62%) Oracle DBA
7 5 (5.62%) Senior Oracle Developer
7 5 (5.62%) Business Systems Analyst
8 3 (3.37%) MI Analyst
8 3 (3.37%) Database Engineer
8 3 (3.37%) Sybase Database Engineer
8 3 (3.37%) Support Analyst
8 3 (3.37%) Database Designer
8 3 (3.37%) Java Developer
8 3 (3.37%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (31.46%) XML
2 15 (16.85%) CSS
3 14 (15.73%) JSON
4 12 (13.48%) Ajax
5 11 (12.36%) HTML
6 10 (11.24%) jQuery
6 10 (11.24%) Web Services
7 8 (8.99%) REST
7 8 (8.99%) Dojo
8 4 (4.49%) J2EE
8 4 (4.49%) SOAP
9 3 (3.37%) MDX
9 3 (3.37%) Hibernate
9 3 (3.37%) XSLT
9 3 (3.37%) XHTML
9 3 (3.37%) J2ME
9 3 (3.37%) .NET
9 3 (3.37%) WAP
10 2 (2.25%) HTML5
10 2 (2.25%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.99%) Reference Data
2 6 (6.74%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.62%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.49%) Mobile App
4 4 (4.49%) User Experience
5 3 (3.37%) Credit Risk
5 3 (3.37%) Handset
6 2 (2.25%) Clustering
6 2 (2.25%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.25%) AS400
6 2 (2.25%) Market Risk
7 1 (1.12%) Credit Derivative
7 1 (1.12%) Derivative
7 1 (1.12%) Statistics
7 1 (1.12%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.12%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.12%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.12%) Data Extraction
7 1 (1.12%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 31 (34.83%) UNIX
2 12 (13.48%) Linux
3 6 (6.74%) Windows
4 5 (5.62%) Solaris
5 2 (2.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.12%) AIX
6 1 (1.12%) HPUX
6 1 (1.12%) Tru64
6 1 (1.12%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (19.10%) Data Analysis
2 12 (13.48%) Data Modelling
2 12 (13.48%) Business Intelligence
2 12 (13.48%) Validation
3 11 (12.36%) ITIL
4 10 (11.24%) Migration
4 10 (11.24%) Workflow
4 10 (11.24%) Scrum
5 9 (10.11%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (10.11%) Test Automation
6 7 (7.87%) Project Management
6 7 (7.87%) Data Mapping
6 7 (7.87%) Manual Testing
6 7 (7.87%) Database Tuning
7 6 (6.74%) Data Migration
7 6 (6.74%) ETL
7 6 (6.74%) Service Management
7 6 (6.74%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (6.74%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (6.74%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 86 (96.63%) SQL
2 30 (33.71%) PL/SQL
3 20 (22.47%) Java
4 19 (21.35%) JavaScript
5 13 (14.61%) Shell Script
6 4 (4.49%) VBA
6 4 (4.49%) Ruby
7 3 (3.37%) C#
7 3 (3.37%) C++
7 3 (3.37%) Perl
7 3 (3.37%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.25%) PHP
8 2 (2.25%) C
8 2 (2.25%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.25%) VBScript
9 1 (1.12%) VB6
9 1 (1.12%) VB
9 1 (1.12%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 1 (1.12%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 11 (12.36%) Security Cleared
2 10 (11.24%) SC Cleared
3 5 (5.62%) Degree
4 3 (3.37%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.12%) OCPJP
5 1 (1.12%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (1.12%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.11%) QA
2 4 (4.49%) Data Quality
3 2 (2.25%) EMIR
3 2 (2.25%) SLA
3 2 (2.25%) MiFID
4 1 (1.12%) FATCA
System Software
1 5 (5.62%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (3.37%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (3.37%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 3 (3.37%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 3 (3.37%) SRDF
3 1 (1.12%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (8.99%) HP Quality Center
1 8 (8.99%) Control-M
2 7 (7.87%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (3.37%) NetBackup
3 3 (3.37%) BMC PATROL
3 3 (3.37%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 70 (78.65%) Oracle
2 12 (13.48%) Microsoft
3 7 (7.87%) HP
4 6 (6.74%) Business Objects
4 6 (6.74%) GoldenSource
5 5 (5.62%) Serena
5 5 (5.62%) Sybase
6 4 (4.49%) Sun
6 4 (4.49%) Adobe
6 4 (4.49%) Veritas
6 4 (4.49%) SAP
6 4 (4.49%) Cognos
7 3 (3.37%) Apple
7 3 (3.37%) EMC
7 3 (3.37%) BMC
7 3 (3.37%) Greenplum
8 2 (2.25%) Informatica
8 2 (2.25%) IBM
8 2 (2.25%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (2.25%) JD Edwards
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