The table below looks at the statistics for Toad skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Toad over the 3 months to 1 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dell Software Toad
Rank 228 214 228
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +14
Contract jobs citing Toad 15 17 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.16% 0.20% 0.31%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.49% 1.93% 2.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 18
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£340 £375 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% +23.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £284 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £441 £520 £386
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
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 South East region.

Development Applications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1007 879 1063
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 10.98% 10.09% 10.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 596 549 504
Average daily rate £363 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £275 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.18% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 13 50
Average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £17.13 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.40 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%

Toad
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Toad Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Toad
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Toad Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Toad
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Toad across the South East region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Toad Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Toad
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Toad Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Toad
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Toad within the South East region over the 3 months to 1 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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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
Surrey +2 4 £340 -35.23%
Berkshire +8 3 - - 1
Hampshire -9 3 £445 +18.66% 1
Buckinghamshire - 3 £296 - 1
West Sussex - - - - 1
Toad
England

Toad
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 40 (95.24%) SQL
2 36 (85.71%) Oracle
3 23 (54.76%) Oracle Database
4 22 (52.38%) PL/SQL
5 18 (42.86%) UNIX
6 16 (38.10%) SQL Server
7 13 (30.95%) T-SQL
7 13 (30.95%) WebLogic
7 13 (30.95%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 13 (30.95%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 13 (30.95%) Oracle Database 11g
8 12 (28.57%) XML
8 12 (28.57%) Finance
9 11 (26.19%) Windows
10 10 (23.81%) Java
11 9 (21.43%) Solaris
11 9 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (21.43%) Microsoft
11 9 (21.43%) SOA
11 9 (21.43%) Shell Script
11 9 (21.43%) Middleware
12 8 (19.05%) Oracle RMAN
12 8 (19.05%) Oracle Database 10g
12 8 (19.05%) Software Testing
13 7 (16.67%) ISEB
13 7 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
13 7 (16.67%) Oracle Forms
13 7 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
13 7 (16.67%) Perl
13 7 (16.67%) Telecoms

Toad
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 13 (30.95%) WebLogic
2 5 (11.90%) WebSphere
2 5 (11.90%) Apache
3 1 (2.38%) SAS
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 5 (11.90%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (4.76%) SAP MM
2 2 (4.76%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (2.38%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (2.38%) Remedy AR System
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.90%) FTP
2 4 (9.52%) SAN
3 3 (7.14%) HTTPS
3 3 (7.14%) HTTP
4 2 (4.76%) MPLS
4 2 (4.76%) SDH
4 2 (4.76%) Ethernet
5 1 (2.38%) PuTTY
5 1 (2.38%) WinSCP
5 1 (2.38%) ZigBee
5 1 (2.38%) DNS
5 1 (2.38%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (54.76%) Oracle Database
2 16 (38.10%) SQL Server
3 13 (30.95%) Oracle Database 11g
4 8 (19.05%) Oracle Database 10g
5 7 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
5 7 (16.67%) Oracle Discoverer
6 6 (14.29%) SQLPlus
6 6 (14.29%) Oracle9i Database
7 5 (11.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (11.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (11.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (9.52%) PowerCenter
8 4 (9.52%) SQL Navigator
8 4 (9.52%) RDBMS
8 4 (9.52%) MS Access
8 4 (9.52%) Relational Database
9 2 (4.76%) DataStage
9 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (4.76%) DB2
Development Applications
1 13 (30.95%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 7 (16.67%) Oracle Forms
3 6 (14.29%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (7.14%) JProfiler
4 3 (7.14%) Rational Performance Tester
4 3 (7.14%) QARun
4 3 (7.14%) Introscope
4 3 (7.14%) TestDirector
4 3 (7.14%) LoadRunner
5 2 (4.76%) Ant
5 2 (4.76%) Maven
6 1 (2.38%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (2.38%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (2.38%) Eclipse
6 1 (2.38%) JDeveloper
6 1 (2.38%) ProC
General
1 12 (28.57%) Finance
2 7 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.38%) Banking
3 1 (2.38%) Automotive
3 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (33.33%) Analyst
2 13 (30.95%) DBA
3 11 (26.19%) Oracle DBA
4 6 (14.29%) Test Analyst
5 5 (11.90%) SQL DBA
5 5 (11.90%) Developer
6 4 (9.52%) Tester
6 4 (9.52%) Administrator
7 3 (7.14%) Systems Tester
7 3 (7.14%) Test Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Senior Tester
8 2 (4.76%) Software Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) Analyst Programmer
8 2 (4.76%) Programmer
8 2 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) Senior Analyst Programmer
8 2 (4.76%) Data Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) SQL Server DBA
8 2 (4.76%) Informatica Developer
8 2 (4.76%) Financial Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (28.57%) XML
2 9 (21.43%) Middleware
3 5 (11.90%) JDBC
4 3 (7.14%) JPA
4 3 (7.14%) JSF
4 3 (7.14%) JMS
4 3 (7.14%) .NET
4 3 (7.14%) J2EE
4 3 (7.14%) ODBC
5 2 (4.76%) Servlets
5 2 (4.76%) SOAP
5 2 (4.76%) Web Services
5 2 (4.76%) HTML
5 2 (4.76%) WSDL
5 2 (4.76%) JAXB
5 2 (4.76%) CSS
5 2 (4.76%) Java EE
5 2 (4.76%) PrimeFaces
6 1 (2.38%) Ajax
6 1 (2.38%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.29%) Replication
1 6 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.52%) Client/Server
3 3 (7.14%) Smart Meter
4 2 (4.76%) DTV
4 2 (4.76%) Clustering
4 2 (4.76%) PKI
4 2 (4.76%) iSeries
5 1 (2.38%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 18 (42.86%) UNIX
2 11 (26.19%) Windows
3 9 (21.43%) Solaris
4 6 (14.29%) Linux
4 6 (14.29%) Windows 2000
5 2 (4.76%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
1 9 (21.43%) SOA
2 8 (19.05%) Software Testing
3 6 (14.29%) Capacity Management
4 4 (9.52%) E-business
4 4 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (7.14%) Test Planning
5 3 (7.14%) Test Strategy
5 3 (7.14%) Test Scripting
5 3 (7.14%) Manual Testing
5 3 (7.14%) System Testing
5 3 (7.14%) Performance Testing
5 3 (7.14%) Web Testing
5 3 (7.14%) ITIL
5 3 (7.14%) UML
5 3 (7.14%) Migration
6 2 (4.76%) Six Sigma
6 2 (4.76%) Regression Testing
6 2 (4.76%) TDD
6 2 (4.76%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 40 (95.24%) SQL
2 22 (52.38%) PL/SQL
3 13 (30.95%) T-SQL
4 10 (23.81%) Java
5 9 (21.43%) Shell Script
6 7 (16.67%) Perl
7 6 (14.29%) Korn
8 3 (7.14%) C++
8 3 (7.14%) VB
9 2 (4.76%) RPG
9 2 (4.76%) RPG IV
10 1 (2.38%) Bash Shell
10 1 (2.38%) Python
10 1 (2.38%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (16.67%) ISEB
2 4 (9.52%) ISEB Practitioner
2 4 (9.52%) ISTQB
3 2 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (4.76%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) QA
2 2 (4.76%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (19.05%) Oracle RMAN
2 6 (14.29%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (4.76%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 13 (30.95%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 6 (14.29%) Data Guard
3 4 (9.52%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (7.14%) nmon
5 2 (4.76%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 36 (85.71%) Oracle
2 9 (21.43%) Microsoft
3 7 (16.67%) Informatica
4 4 (9.52%) Business Objects
4 4 (9.52%) Cognos
5 2 (4.76%) Veritas
5 2 (4.76%) Symantec
5 2 (4.76%) MetaSolv
5 2 (4.76%) Cramer
5 2 (4.76%) SAP
5 2 (4.76%) IBM
5 2 (4.76%) BEA
6 1 (2.38%) Talend
6 1 (2.38%) HP
6 1 (2.38%) BMC
6 1 (2.38%) Remedy
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