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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Dell Software Toad
Rank 117 125 111
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -14
Contract jobs citing Toad 8 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.27% 0.15% 0.28%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.50% 1.26% 3.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 3
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£375 £349 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.44% -6.93%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £373 £375
% change year-on-year
-12.86% -0.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 - £44.25
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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
320 317 221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 10.61% 11.83% 8.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 188 89
Average daily rate £363 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £251 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 8 4
Average hourly rate £39.69 £32.00 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.03% +21.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £32.00 £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.52% +0.80%

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

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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 3 July 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 - 2 - - 1
Stirling - 2 - -
Glasgow - 1 £375 -
West Lothian - 1 £330 -
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Toad
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 22 (100.00%) SQL
2 20 (90.91%) Oracle
3 15 (68.18%) PL/SQL
4 13 (59.09%) Data Modelling
5 10 (45.45%) HTML
5 10 (45.45%) Oracle Database
6 7 (31.82%) Data Structures
6 7 (31.82%) Finance
7 6 (27.27%) Java
7 6 (27.27%) XML
7 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (22.73%) Oracle APEX
8 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
8 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
8 5 (22.73%) .NET
9 4 (18.18%) UNIX
9 4 (18.18%) Data Management
9 4 (18.18%) Banking
10 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (13.64%) Data Analysis
10 3 (13.64%) Investment Banking
10 3 (13.64%) QlikView
10 3 (13.64%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (13.64%) MiFID
10 3 (13.64%) Test Scripting
10 3 (13.64%) HP Quality Center
10 3 (13.64%) Data Validation
10 3 (13.64%) Reference Data
10 3 (13.64%) Back Office
10 3 (13.64%) Validation

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Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 2 (9.09%) Oracle Spatial
1 2 (9.09%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (45.45%) Oracle Database
2 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
3 3 (13.64%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (13.64%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (13.64%) QlikView
3 3 (13.64%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (9.09%) TKPROF
5 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
5 1 (4.55%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (4.55%) RDBMS
5 1 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Oracle APEX
2 3 (13.64%) Visual Studio
2 3 (13.64%) PVCS
3 2 (9.09%) Eclipse
3 2 (9.09%) JDeveloper
3 2 (9.09%) Bugzilla
3 2 (9.09%) Maven
3 2 (9.09%) JIRA
4 1 (4.55%) IntelliJ
4 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (31.82%) Finance
2 4 (18.18%) Banking
3 3 (13.64%) Back Office
3 3 (13.64%) Investment Banking
4 2 (9.09%) Financial Institution
5 1 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Developer
1 7 (31.82%) Analyst
2 4 (18.18%) Business Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Test Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Development Specialist
3 3 (13.64%) Programmer
3 3 (13.64%) Oracle Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Java Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Oracle DBA
4 2 (9.09%) PL/SQL Developer
4 2 (9.09%) DBA
4 2 (9.09%) SQL Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Oracle DBA
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Business Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Lead Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Data Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Senior DBA
5 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Software Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (45.45%) HTML
2 6 (27.27%) XML
3 5 (22.73%) .NET
4 3 (13.64%) CSS
5 2 (9.09%) JSP
5 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET
5 2 (9.09%) Hibernate
5 2 (9.09%) Spring
5 2 (9.09%) Ajax
5 2 (9.09%) Spring Integration
6 1 (4.55%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Data Structures
2 3 (13.64%) Reference Data
3 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (9.09%) User Experience
3 2 (9.09%) GIS
3 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 2 (9.09%) Web 2.0
4 1 (4.55%) EMC VMAX
4 1 (4.55%) Replication
4 1 (4.55%) Clustering
4 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) UNIX
2 3 (13.64%) Windows
3 2 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (59.09%) Data Modelling
2 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (18.18%) Data Management
4 3 (13.64%) Data Analysis
4 3 (13.64%) Validation
4 3 (13.64%) Migration
4 3 (13.64%) Scrum
4 3 (13.64%) Project Management
4 3 (13.64%) OO
4 3 (13.64%) Test Scripting
4 3 (13.64%) Data Validation
5 2 (9.09%) Rapid Prototyping
5 2 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (9.09%) DSDM
5 2 (9.09%) UML
5 2 (9.09%) TDD
5 2 (9.09%) Business Analysis
6 1 (4.55%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 22 (100.00%) SQL
2 15 (68.18%) PL/SQL
3 6 (27.27%) Java
4 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
5 3 (13.64%) C#
6 2 (9.09%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) MiFID
2 2 (9.09%) EMIR
2 2 (9.09%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (4.55%) FATCA
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (4.55%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (4.55%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (4.55%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (9.09%) NetBackup
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (9.09%) Data Guard
3 1 (4.55%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (4.55%) Control-M
Vendors
1 20 (90.91%) Oracle
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.09%) HP
2 2 (9.09%) EMC
2 2 (9.09%) Teradata
2 2 (9.09%) Netezza
3 1 (4.55%) Pega
3 1 (4.55%) BMC
3 1 (4.55%) Veritas
3 1 (4.55%) Sun
3 1 (4.55%) Business Objects