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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dell Software Toad
Rank 232 208 220
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +12
Contract jobs citing Toad 16 24 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.17% 0.27% 0.32%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.56% 2.51% 3.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 20
Average daily rate
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£363 £401 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.48% +33.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £269 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £515 £353
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 £39.25 £35.25
% change year-on-year
-4.45% +11.34%
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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
1023 957 978
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 11.01% 10.94% 9.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 597 555 476
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £277 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 20 49
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £17.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.16% -1.33%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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
Hampshire -13 5 £450 - 1
Surrey -2 4 £340 -32.00%
Buckinghamshire - 3 £296 - 1
Berkshire -4 2 - -
East Sussex - - - -
West Sussex - - - - 2
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Toad
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 46 (93.88%) SQL
2 44 (89.80%) Oracle
3 29 (59.18%) Oracle Database
4 28 (57.14%) PL/SQL
5 20 (40.82%) UNIX
6 19 (38.78%) Oracle Database 11g
7 18 (36.73%) WebLogic
8 17 (34.69%) SQL Server
9 14 (28.57%) T-SQL
9 14 (28.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 14 (28.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 12 (24.49%) Finance
10 12 (24.49%) Windows
11 11 (22.45%) Java
11 11 (22.45%) Microsoft
11 11 (22.45%) Shell Script
12 10 (20.41%) Business Intelligence
12 10 (20.41%) XML
13 9 (18.37%) Solaris
13 9 (18.37%) Perl
13 9 (18.37%) RDBMS
13 9 (18.37%) Data Warehouse
13 9 (18.37%) SOA
13 9 (18.37%) Middleware
13 9 (18.37%) SQLPlus
13 9 (18.37%) Informatica
13 9 (18.37%) Oracle RMAN
13 9 (18.37%) Relational Database
13 9 (18.37%) Software Testing
14 8 (16.33%) ISEB

Toad
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 18 (36.73%) WebLogic
2 6 (12.24%) Apache
3 3 (6.12%) WebSphere
4 2 (4.08%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (2.04%) SAS
5 1 (2.04%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) MS Office
1 1 (2.04%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (10.20%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (4.08%) SAP MM
2 2 (4.08%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (2.04%) Cordys
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (2.04%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (2.04%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.20%) FTP
2 4 (8.16%) SAN
3 3 (6.12%) HTTP
3 3 (6.12%) HTTPS
4 2 (4.08%) TCP/IP
4 2 (4.08%) DNS
5 1 (2.04%) Intranet
5 1 (2.04%) Extranet
5 1 (2.04%) ZigBee
5 1 (2.04%) PuTTY
5 1 (2.04%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (59.18%) Oracle Database
2 19 (38.78%) Oracle Database 11g
3 17 (34.69%) SQL Server
4 9 (18.37%) RDBMS
4 9 (18.37%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (18.37%) SQLPlus
4 9 (18.37%) Relational Database
5 8 (16.33%) Oracle Reports
6 7 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
7 6 (12.24%) PowerCenter
7 6 (12.24%) Oracle9i Database
7 6 (12.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (12.24%) Oracle Discoverer
7 6 (12.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (12.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (8.16%) SQL Navigator
8 4 (8.16%) MS Access
9 2 (4.08%) DB2
9 2 (4.08%) DataStage
9 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 14 (28.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 7 (14.29%) Oracle Forms
3 6 (12.24%) Ant
3 6 (12.24%) QuickTest Pro
3 6 (12.24%) Maven
4 4 (8.16%) Talend Open Studio
4 4 (8.16%) Introscope
5 3 (6.12%) LoadRunner
5 3 (6.12%) TestDirector
5 3 (6.12%) JProfiler
5 3 (6.12%) QARun
5 3 (6.12%) Rational Performance Tester
6 2 (4.08%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (2.04%) WebLOAD
7 1 (2.04%) Hudson
7 1 (2.04%) Jenkins
7 1 (2.04%) Eclipse
7 1 (2.04%) ProC
7 1 (2.04%) Subversion
General
1 12 (24.49%) Finance
2 6 (12.24%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.08%) Military
4 1 (2.04%) Banking
4 1 (2.04%) Automotive
4 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (28.57%) Analyst
1 14 (28.57%) DBA
2 13 (26.53%) Developer
3 12 (24.49%) Oracle DBA
4 6 (12.24%) SQL DBA
5 5 (10.20%) PL/SQL Developer
5 5 (10.20%) Test Analyst
5 5 (10.20%) SQL Developer
6 4 (8.16%) Tester
6 4 (8.16%) Administrator
6 4 (8.16%) Informatica Developer
6 4 (8.16%) Test Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Senior Tester
7 3 (6.12%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (6.12%) Systems Tester
8 2 (4.08%) Oracle Developer
8 2 (4.08%) SQL Server DBA
8 2 (4.08%) Data Analyst
8 2 (4.08%) Analyst Programmer
8 2 (4.08%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (20.41%) XML
2 9 (18.37%) Middleware
3 8 (16.33%) JDBC
4 7 (14.29%) J2EE
5 6 (12.24%) HTML
5 6 (12.24%) JSF
5 6 (12.24%) JPA
5 6 (12.24%) CSS
6 5 (10.20%) PrimeFaces
6 5 (10.20%) Java EE
6 5 (10.20%) Servlets
7 3 (6.12%) ODBC
7 3 (6.12%) .NET
8 2 (4.08%) Ajax
9 1 (2.04%) jQuery
9 1 (2.04%) Hibernate
9 1 (2.04%) JRules
9 1 (2.04%) Spring
9 1 (2.04%) EJB
9 1 (2.04%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.29%) Replication
2 4 (8.16%) Client/Server
3 3 (6.12%) Smart Meter
4 2 (4.08%) iSeries
4 2 (4.08%) Firmware
4 2 (4.08%) DTV
4 2 (4.08%) Clustering
4 2 (4.08%) PKI
5 1 (2.04%) Statistics
5 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 20 (40.82%) UNIX
2 12 (24.49%) Windows
3 9 (18.37%) Solaris
4 8 (16.33%) Linux
5 6 (12.24%) Windows 2000
6 2 (4.08%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (2.04%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (2.04%) AIX
7 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (20.41%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (18.37%) SOA
2 9 (18.37%) Software Testing
3 7 (14.29%) UML
4 6 (12.24%) OOA/OOD
4 6 (12.24%) OOD
4 6 (12.24%) Use Case
4 6 (12.24%) Capacity Management
5 4 (8.16%) System Testing
5 4 (8.16%) ETL
5 4 (8.16%) ITIL
5 4 (8.16%) E-business
6 3 (6.12%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (6.12%) Performance Testing
6 3 (6.12%) Test Scripting
6 3 (6.12%) Web Testing
6 3 (6.12%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (6.12%) Test Strategy
7 2 (4.08%) Business Analysis
7 2 (4.08%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 46 (93.88%) SQL
2 28 (57.14%) PL/SQL
3 14 (28.57%) T-SQL
4 11 (22.45%) Java
4 11 (22.45%) Shell Script
5 9 (18.37%) Perl
6 7 (14.29%) Korn
7 3 (6.12%) C
7 3 (6.12%) C++
7 3 (6.12%) VB
8 2 (4.08%) Python
8 2 (4.08%) Bash Shell
8 2 (4.08%) RPG IV
8 2 (4.08%) RPG
9 1 (2.04%) Tcl
9 1 (2.04%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (16.33%) ISEB
2 5 (10.20%) ISTQB
2 5 (10.20%) Security Cleared
3 4 (8.16%) ISEB Practitioner
4 2 (4.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (4.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (2.04%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.16%) Data Quality
2 3 (6.12%) QA
System Software
1 9 (18.37%) Oracle RMAN
2 7 (14.29%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (2.04%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 14 (28.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 7 (14.29%) Data Guard
3 4 (8.16%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (6.12%) nmon
5 2 (4.08%) NetBackup
6 1 (2.04%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 44 (89.80%) Oracle
2 11 (22.45%) Microsoft
3 9 (18.37%) Informatica
4 4 (8.16%) Cognos
4 4 (8.16%) Talend
4 4 (8.16%) Business Objects
5 3 (6.12%) IBM
6 2 (4.08%) Veritas
6 2 (4.08%) Symantec
6 2 (4.08%) Remedy
6 2 (4.08%) SAP
7 1 (2.04%) JBoss
7 1 (2.04%) Compuware
7 1 (2.04%) HP
7 1 (2.04%) BMC
7 1 (2.04%) CA
7 1 (2.04%) VMware
7 1 (2.04%) Serena