The first table below looks at the demand for Toad skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Toad over the 3 months to 23 July 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 Scotland 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dell Software Toad
Rank 124 109 100
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -9
Contract jobs citing Toad 6 5 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.22% 0.20% 0.45%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.97% 2.21% 4.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 7
Average daily rate
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£349 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.72% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £353 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £373 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £374 £358 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £44.25 £33.00
% change year-on-year
- +34.09%
Development Applications Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
304 226 245
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 11.06% 9.15% 9.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 88 103
Average daily rate £375 £350 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 6
Average hourly rate £40.00 £28.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.35% +46.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.13 £24.00 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £34.40 £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
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Toad
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Toad Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Toad
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Toad Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Toad
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Toad Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Toad
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Toad within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 23 July 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
Glasgow +1 2 - - 2
Edinburgh - - - -
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Toad
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 7 (87.50%) SQL
2 6 (75.00%) PL/SQL
3 4 (50.00%) Oracle
4 2 (25.00%) HP
4 2 (25.00%) ETL
4 2 (25.00%) MS Office
4 2 (25.00%) PVCS
4 2 (25.00%) XML
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (25.00%) Finance
4 2 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
5 1 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (12.50%) Workflow
5 1 (12.50%) Banking
5 1 (12.50%) Investment Banking
5 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) Ajax
5 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
5 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
5 1 (12.50%) Degree
5 1 (12.50%) Test Management
5 1 (12.50%) Reference Data
5 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
5 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
5 1 (12.50%) Customer Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) Apache
5 1 (12.50%) RUP
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle9i Database

Toad
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 1 (12.50%) IIS
1 1 (12.50%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Office
2 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle9i Database
2 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (12.50%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) PVCS
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (12.50%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Applications Developer
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Developer
3 2 (25.00%) PL/SQL Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Applications Support Specialist
4 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Support Specialist
4 1 (12.50%) Applications Support
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Analyst Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Test Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Development Specialist
4 1 (12.50%) Applications Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) XML
2 1 (12.50%) ODBC
2 1 (12.50%) EDI
2 1 (12.50%) Ajax
2 1 (12.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) UNIX
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) ETL
1 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (12.50%) OO
2 1 (12.50%) RUP
2 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
2 1 (12.50%) Project Management
2 1 (12.50%) Workflow
2 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Test Management
2 1 (12.50%) Customer Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) SQL
2 6 (75.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) Perl
3 1 (12.50%) VB
3 1 (12.50%) VBA
3 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) ISEB
1 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) HP
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