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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Dell Software Toad
Rank 117 126 112
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -14
Contract jobs citing Toad 19 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.58% 0.18% 0.041%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.03% 1.60% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 0
Average daily rate
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£330 £313 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.60% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 £39.25
% change year-on-year
- -4.45%
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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
378 313 243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 11.52% 11.43% 9.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 175 114
Average daily rate £365 £375 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +6.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £456 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 4 7
Average hourly rate £55.00 £38.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% +10.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £36.75
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +2.85%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Toad across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Toad Daily Rate Histogram 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 28 August 2015. 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
Edinburgh - 9 £290 - 2
Glasgow +6 6 £375 +25.00%
West Lothian - 1 £330 -
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Toad
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 31 (93.94%) SQL
2 24 (72.73%) Oracle
3 19 (57.58%) Data Modelling
4 18 (54.55%) PL/SQL
5 12 (36.36%) Finance
5 12 (36.36%) Oracle Database
6 10 (30.30%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (27.27%) HTML
8 8 (24.24%) ETL
9 7 (21.21%) Java
9 7 (21.21%) XML
9 7 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (18.18%) Banking
10 6 (18.18%) Informatica
10 6 (18.18%) Data Structures
11 5 (15.15%) Oracle Database 11g
11 5 (15.15%) User Acceptance Testing
11 5 (15.15%) .NET
11 5 (15.15%) Linux
11 5 (15.15%) UML
11 5 (15.15%) UNIX
11 5 (15.15%) JavaScript
11 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
11 5 (15.15%) Data Management
11 5 (15.15%) Migration
11 5 (15.15%) Scrum
11 5 (15.15%) Teradata
12 4 (12.12%) Workflow
12 4 (12.12%) Retail
12 4 (12.12%) MS Excel

Toad
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 3 (9.09%) Oracle Spatial
1 3 (9.09%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 4 (12.12%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.06%) MS Office
3 1 (3.03%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (36.36%) Oracle Database
2 10 (30.30%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
3 5 (15.15%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (12.12%) QlikView
5 3 (9.09%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (6.06%) Data Mart
6 2 (6.06%) Sybase ASE
6 2 (6.06%) BODI
6 2 (6.06%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (6.06%) DataStage
6 2 (6.06%) Star Schema
6 2 (6.06%) BusinessObjects XI
6 2 (6.06%) TKPROF
7 1 (3.03%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
7 1 (3.03%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (3.03%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (12.12%) ERwin
1 4 (12.12%) Oracle APEX
2 3 (9.09%) JDeveloper
2 3 (9.09%) Maven
2 3 (9.09%) Visual Studio
2 3 (9.09%) PVCS
2 3 (9.09%) Eclipse
3 2 (6.06%) ClearCase
3 2 (6.06%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.03%) IntelliJ
4 1 (3.03%) JIRA
4 1 (3.03%) Bugzilla
General
1 12 (36.36%) Finance
2 6 (18.18%) Banking
3 4 (12.12%) Retail
4 3 (9.09%) Financial Institution
5 2 (6.06%) Back Office
5 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
5 2 (6.06%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (36.36%) Analyst
2 10 (30.30%) Developer
3 6 (18.18%) Test Analyst
4 5 (15.15%) Oracle Developer
4 5 (15.15%) PL/SQL Developer
4 5 (15.15%) SQL Developer
5 4 (12.12%) Business Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) DBA
6 3 (9.09%) Programmer
6 3 (9.09%) Development Specialist
6 3 (9.09%) Java Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Oracle DBA
7 2 (6.06%) Data Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Sybase DBA
8 1 (3.03%) Database Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Senior Oracle DBA
8 1 (3.03%) Senior DBA
8 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Technical Business Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) Business Intelligence Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (27.27%) HTML
2 7 (21.21%) XML
3 5 (15.15%) .NET
4 3 (9.09%) Hibernate
4 3 (9.09%) Spring
4 3 (9.09%) SOAP
4 3 (9.09%) Spring Integration
5 2 (6.06%) Ajax
5 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET
5 2 (6.06%) CSS
5 2 (6.06%) JSP
6 1 (3.03%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Data Structures
2 4 (12.12%) Data Integration
3 3 (9.09%) Replication
4 2 (6.06%) GIS
4 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
4 2 (6.06%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (6.06%) User Experience
4 2 (6.06%) Web 2.0
4 2 (6.06%) Reference Data
5 1 (3.03%) EMC VMAX
5 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.03%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.15%) UNIX
1 5 (15.15%) Linux
2 2 (6.06%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (57.58%) Data Modelling
2 8 (24.24%) ETL
3 7 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (15.15%) Migration
4 5 (15.15%) Scrum
4 5 (15.15%) Data Management
4 5 (15.15%) UML
4 5 (15.15%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (12.12%) Workflow
5 4 (12.12%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (9.09%) Logical Data Model
6 3 (9.09%) Physical Data Model
6 3 (9.09%) System Integration Testing
6 3 (9.09%) Validation
6 3 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (9.09%) Data Analysis
6 3 (9.09%) TDD
6 3 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (9.09%) Data Migration
6 3 (9.09%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 31 (93.94%) SQL
2 18 (54.55%) PL/SQL
3 7 (21.21%) Java
4 5 (15.15%) JavaScript
5 3 (9.09%) C#
5 3 (9.09%) Shell Script
6 2 (6.06%) T-SQL
6 2 (6.06%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) ISEB
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.03%) Degree
2 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) MiFID
1 2 (6.06%) EMIR
1 2 (6.06%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (3.03%) FATCA
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (3.03%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (3.03%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (3.03%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 4 (12.12%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (9.09%) Control-M
3 2 (6.06%) NetBackup
3 2 (6.06%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (6.06%) Data Guard
4 1 (3.03%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 24 (72.73%) Oracle
2 6 (18.18%) Informatica
3 5 (15.15%) Teradata
4 3 (9.09%) Cognos
4 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
5 2 (6.06%) HP
5 2 (6.06%) EMC
5 2 (6.06%) Trillium
5 2 (6.06%) IBM
5 2 (6.06%) Sybase
5 2 (6.06%) SAP
5 2 (6.06%) Netezza
5 2 (6.06%) Perforce
6 1 (3.03%) Ab Initio
6 1 (3.03%) Veritas
6 1 (3.03%) Pega
6 1 (3.03%) BMC
6 1 (3.03%) Sun
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