The table below looks at the statistics 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 2 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dell Software Toad
Rank 116 111 89
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -22
Contract jobs citing Toad 10 9 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.36% 0.36% 0.71%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.06% 3.01% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 13
Average daily rate
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£300 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £31.50 £23.67
% change year-on-year
+19.04% +33.07%
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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 Scotland region.

Development Applications Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
327 299 216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 11.81% 12.01% 8.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 146 115
Average daily rate £375 £353 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.38% +8.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 10
Average hourly rate £32.50 £33.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.98% -9.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £22.00 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £36.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%

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 2 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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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 -11 7 £300 -14.28%
Stirling -13 1 - -
Edinburgh - - - -
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Toad
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 13 (92.86%) SQL
2 11 (78.57%) PL/SQL
3 9 (64.29%) Oracle
4 6 (42.86%) Data Modelling
4 6 (42.86%) PVCS
4 6 (42.86%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (28.57%) UNIX
5 4 (28.57%) ETL
5 4 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (28.57%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database
6 3 (21.43%) Finance
6 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
7 2 (14.29%) MS Office
7 2 (14.29%) HTML
7 2 (14.29%) VB
7 2 (14.29%) XML
7 2 (14.29%) HP
7 2 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (14.29%) Waterfall
7 2 (14.29%) Data Integration
8 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
8 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
8 1 (7.14%) Data Architecture
8 1 (7.14%) Customer Analysis
8 1 (7.14%) IBM InfoSphere
8 1 (7.14%) Data Virtualisation
8 1 (7.14%) Metadata Management
8 1 (7.14%) Data Transformation
8 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development

Toad
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 (7.14%) SAS
1 1 (7.14%) Apache
1 1 (7.14%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Office
2 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
2 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database
3 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
4 1 (7.14%) IBM InfoSphere
4 1 (7.14%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (7.14%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (7.14%) PowerCenter
4 1 (7.14%) SAP BW
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle9i Database
4 1 (7.14%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 6 (42.86%) PVCS
2 4 (28.57%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (7.14%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Oracle Developer
3 3 (21.43%) SQL Developer
3 3 (21.43%) PL/SQL Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Applications Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Oracle Reports Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Report Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Oracle Forms Developer
5 1 (7.14%) SAP Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Virtualisation Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Applications Support Specialist
5 1 (7.14%) Analyst Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Development Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Data Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) SAP BW Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Programmer
5 1 (7.14%) Support Specialist
5 1 (7.14%) Applications Support
5 1 (7.14%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) HTML
1 2 (14.29%) XML
2 1 (7.14%) Ajax
2 1 (7.14%) EDI
2 1 (7.14%) ODBC
2 1 (7.14%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Data Integration
2 1 (7.14%) Data Conversion
2 1 (7.14%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) UNIX
2 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Data Modelling
2 4 (28.57%) ETL
3 2 (14.29%) Waterfall
4 1 (7.14%) Data Architecture
4 1 (7.14%) Customer Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Data Virtualisation
4 1 (7.14%) Metadata Management
4 1 (7.14%) Data Transformation
4 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.14%) People Management
4 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Test Management
4 1 (7.14%) Test Scripting
4 1 (7.14%) Data Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Software Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Change Management
4 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
4 1 (7.14%) Workflow
4 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 13 (92.86%) SQL
2 11 (78.57%) PL/SQL
3 2 (14.29%) VB
4 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
4 1 (7.14%) ABAP
4 1 (7.14%) VBA
4 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.14%) Perl
4 1 (7.14%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
1 1 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (7.14%) ISTQB
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
1 1 (7.14%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Oracle
2 2 (14.29%) HP
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco
3 1 (7.14%) SAP
3 1 (7.14%) Business Objects