The table below looks at the statistics for Toad skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Toad over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Dell Software Toad
Rank 577 529 531
Rank change year-on-year
-48 +2
Contract jobs citing Toad 61 114 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.20% 0.19%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.73% 1.52% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 66 61
Median daily rate £380 £333 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -16.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £289 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £463 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+19.23% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Median hourly rate - £28.89 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £35.00 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Development Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
8329 7492 6886
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.58% 13.35% 12.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 5736 4950 4380
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £503
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 129 124 158
Median hourly rate £41.25 £37.25 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.75% -1.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.60 £22.40 £31.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.15 £52.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £37.45 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+9.47% -0.92%

Toad
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Toad as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Development Applications category.

Toad Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Toad
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Toad within the UK.

Toad Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Toad
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Toad within the UK over the 3 months to 1 July 2016.

Toad Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Toad
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Toad within the UK.

Toad Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Toad
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Toad within the UK over the 3 months to 1 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -43 53 £400 +19.40% 8
London -14 21 £369 -18.05% 4
West Midlands -14 11 £445 -
Birmingham +3 8 £450 -
Scotland -19 8 £250 -29.07% 1
South East +5 7 £325 -18.75% 1
East Midlands +3 6 £415 - 1
Edinburgh +3 5 £238 - 1
Slough +7 4 £325 - 1
Berkshire +1 4 £325 - 1
North West -3 4 £360 - 1
Leicestershire - 4 £410 -
Hampshire +9 3 - -
Manchester 0 2 £360 -
Glasgow 0 2 £338 -10.00%
Croydon -13 2 - - 1
Cheshire - 2 £325 -
Midlands - 2 £388 -
Solihull - 2 £410 -
South West -4 1 - -
Yorkshire -29 1 £188 -42.30% 1
Devon - 1 - -
Shropshire - 1 £380 -
Exeter - 1 - -
Havant - 1 - -
Southampton - 1 - -
Leicester - 1 £380 -
Telford - 1 £380 -
Sheffield - 1 £188 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £188 -

Toad
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Toad also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Toad.

1 142 (89.87%) SQL
2 133 (84.18%) Oracle
3 71 (44.94%) Oracle Database
4 65 (41.14%) PL/SQL
5 51 (32.28%) Finance
6 50 (31.65%) Unix
7 43 (27.22%) XML
8 41 (25.95%) Java
9 39 (24.68%) SQL Server
10 38 (24.05%) WebLogic
10 38 (24.05%) Business Intelligence
11 37 (23.42%) Security Cleared
12 36 (22.78%) Relational Database
13 35 (22.15%) JIRA
14 34 (21.52%) Microsoft
14 34 (21.52%) Windows
15 33 (20.89%) Agile Software Development
16 32 (20.25%) Oracle Database 11g
17 30 (18.99%) Oracle Reports
17 30 (18.99%) Cognos
18 29 (18.35%) RDBMS
18 29 (18.35%) HTML
19 28 (17.72%) Data Warehouse
20 27 (17.09%) IBM
20 27 (17.09%) BusinessObjects
21 26 (16.46%) MS Office
21 26 (16.46%) Ant
21 26 (16.46%) SC Cleared
22 25 (15.82%) Cognos Business Intelligence
22 25 (15.82%) Maven

Toad
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 38 (24.05%) WebLogic
2 21 (13.29%) SharePoint
3 7 (4.43%) Tomcat
4 6 (3.80%) Apache
4 6 (3.80%) JBoss
4 6 (3.80%) Oracle Workflow
4 6 (3.80%) WebSphere
5 5 (3.16%) IIS
6 3 (1.90%) MQSI
7 2 (1.27%) Confluence
7 2 (1.27%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.63%) Mule
8 1 (0.63%) Mule ESB
8 1 (0.63%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (0.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 26 (16.46%) MS Office
2 15 (9.49%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 25 (15.82%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 19 (12.03%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (3.80%) Northgate Housing
3 6 (3.80%) Oracle Receivables
4 5 (3.16%) Oracle Assets
5 4 (2.53%) Oracle Applications
5 4 (2.53%) Oracle EBS R12
5 4 (2.53%) Oracle Payables
6 3 (1.90%) Oracle 11i
6 3 (1.90%) Oracle Cash Management
6 3 (1.90%) Oracle Financials
6 3 (1.90%) Oracle General Ledger
6 3 (1.90%) Oracle iProcurement
6 3 (1.90%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (1.27%) OpenText Process Suite
7 2 (1.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (1.27%) SAP R/3
8 1 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.63%) Oracle BPM
8 1 (0.63%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.27%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.70%) HTTP
2 4 (2.53%) PuTTY
3 3 (1.90%) SSL
3 3 (1.90%) WinSCP
4 2 (1.27%) Firewall
4 2 (1.27%) FTP
4 2 (1.27%) Intranet
4 2 (1.27%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.63%) DNS
5 1 (0.63%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.63%) LAN
5 1 (0.63%) S/MIME
5 1 (0.63%) SSH
5 1 (0.63%) Telnet
5 1 (0.63%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (44.94%) Oracle Database
2 39 (24.68%) SQL Server
3 36 (22.78%) Relational Database
4 32 (20.25%) Oracle Database 11g
5 30 (18.99%) Oracle Reports
6 29 (18.35%) RDBMS
7 28 (17.72%) Data Warehouse
8 27 (17.09%) BusinessObjects
9 24 (15.19%) Oracle Database 10g
10 22 (13.92%) Oracle OWB
11 8 (5.06%) Oracle Discoverer
12 7 (4.43%) DataStage
12 7 (4.43%) DB2
12 7 (4.43%) Oracle Database 12c
12 7 (4.43%) SQLPlus
13 6 (3.80%) Cognos Framework Manager
13 6 (3.80%) Cognos Report Studio
14 5 (3.16%) MySQL
14 5 (3.16%) Oracle BI EE
15 4 (2.53%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 35 (22.15%) JIRA
2 26 (16.46%) Ant
3 25 (15.82%) JUnit
3 25 (15.82%) Maven
4 24 (15.19%) Eclipse
5 23 (14.56%) ClearQuest
6 22 (13.92%) Jenkins
7 19 (12.03%) Oracle Forms
8 18 (11.39%) Artifactory
8 18 (11.39%) Subversion
9 12 (7.59%) PVCS
10 9 (5.70%) SoapUI
11 6 (3.80%) Hudson
12 5 (3.16%) Gerrit
12 5 (3.16%) Git (software)
12 5 (3.16%) IntelliJ
12 5 (3.16%) Selenium
13 4 (2.53%) ERwin
13 4 (2.53%) JMeter
13 4 (2.53%) LoadRunner
General
1 51 (32.28%) Finance
2 8 (5.06%) Banking
2 8 (5.06%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.16%) Investment Banking
4 4 (2.53%) Marketing
5 3 (1.90%) General Ledger
5 3 (1.90%) Retail
6 2 (1.27%) Back Office
6 2 (1.27%) Corporate Banking
6 2 (1.27%) Electronics
6 2 (1.27%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.27%) Publishing
7 1 (0.63%) Advertising
7 1 (0.63%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 59 (37.34%) Developer
2 47 (29.75%) Analyst
3 24 (15.19%) Test Analyst
4 22 (13.92%) Oracle Developer
5 21 (13.29%) SQL Developer
6 17 (10.76%) Tester
7 16 (10.13%) Java Developer
8 14 (8.86%) PL/SQL Developer
9 12 (7.59%) Support Analyst
10 11 (6.96%) Software Analyst
10 11 (6.96%) Software Test Analyst
11 10 (6.33%) Oracle Analyst
12 9 (5.70%) Business Developer
12 9 (5.70%) DBA
12 9 (5.70%) Oracle DBA
13 8 (5.06%) Business Objects Developer
13 8 (5.06%) Consultant
14 7 (4.43%) Financial Analyst
14 7 (4.43%) Oracle Support Analyst
14 7 (4.43%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (27.22%) XML
2 29 (18.35%) HTML
3 23 (14.56%) Web Services
4 21 (13.29%) Hibernate
4 21 (13.29%) Spring
5 19 (12.03%) J2EE
6 16 (10.13%) JSP
6 16 (10.13%) Servlets
7 13 (8.23%) Apache CXF
8 12 (7.59%) SOAP
9 11 (6.96%) .NET
9 11 (6.96%) CSS
10 10 (6.33%) Struts
11 8 (5.06%) EJB
11 8 (5.06%) JMS
11 8 (5.06%) REST
12 7 (4.43%) Middleware
13 6 (3.80%) WSDL
14 5 (3.16%) XHTML
14 5 (3.16%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.86%) Management Information System
2 12 (7.59%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (6.96%) Computer Science
4 5 (3.16%) Replication
5 4 (2.53%) Equities
5 4 (2.53%) Reference Data
6 3 (1.90%) Clustering
6 3 (1.90%) Data Integration
6 3 (1.90%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.27%) Credit Risk
7 2 (1.27%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.27%) Data Extraction
7 2 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.27%) Fixed Income
7 2 (1.27%) Inversion of Control
7 2 (1.27%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.27%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.27%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.63%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 50 (31.65%) Unix
2 34 (21.52%) Windows
3 9 (5.70%) Linux
4 3 (1.90%) Solaris
5 1 (0.63%) AIX
5 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (24.05%) Business Intelligence
2 33 (20.89%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (15.19%) ITIL
4 23 (14.56%) Defect Tracking
5 22 (13.92%) ETL
6 21 (13.29%) Integration Testing
7 20 (12.66%) UML
8 17 (10.76%) OO
8 17 (10.76%) Test Scripting
9 15 (9.49%) ITSM
10 14 (8.86%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (8.86%) OOP
10 14 (8.86%) System Integration Testing
11 13 (8.23%) Functional Testing
12 12 (7.59%) Project Management
12 12 (7.59%) Scrum
12 12 (7.59%) Service Management
12 12 (7.59%) Waterfall
13 11 (6.96%) User Acceptance Testing
14 10 (6.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 142 (89.87%) SQL
2 65 (41.14%) PL/SQL
3 41 (25.95%) Java
4 17 (10.76%) C++
5 16 (10.13%) VB
6 14 (8.86%) JavaScript
7 8 (5.06%) Python
8 6 (3.80%) C#
8 6 (3.80%) Shell Script
9 5 (3.16%) Perl
9 5 (3.16%) Ruby
9 5 (3.16%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
10 4 (2.53%) C
11 3 (1.90%) Korn
12 2 (1.27%) ABAP
12 2 (1.27%) ES6
12 2 (1.27%) Jython
12 2 (1.27%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.63%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.63%) VBA
Qualifications
1 37 (23.42%) Security Cleared
2 26 (16.46%) SC Cleared
3 21 (13.29%) ISEB
4 18 (11.39%) ISTQB
4 18 (11.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 12 (7.59%) Degree
6 11 (6.96%) Oracle Certification
7 9 (5.70%) OCPJP
8 5 (3.16%) CTC Cleared
8 5 (3.16%) Sun Certification
9 2 (1.27%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.43%) Disclosure Scotland
1 7 (4.43%) QA
2 3 (1.90%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.63%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (1.90%) Active Directory
1 3 (1.90%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.63%) Cygwin
Systems Management
1 24 (15.19%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (3.80%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 5 (3.16%) Oracle RMAN
4 3 (1.90%) Microsoft Clustering
4 3 (1.90%) Oracle Identity Management
5 2 (1.27%) DameWare
5 2 (1.27%) Data Guard
5 2 (1.27%) Oracle Flashback
5 2 (1.27%) ServiceCenter
6 1 (0.63%) CloudHub
6 1 (0.63%) Control-M
Vendors
1 133 (84.18%) Oracle
2 34 (21.52%) Microsoft
3 30 (18.99%) Cognos
4 27 (17.09%) IBM
5 22 (13.92%) HP
6 7 (4.43%) Northgate
7 4 (2.53%) Informatica
7 4 (2.53%) Remedy
7 4 (2.53%) SAP
8 3 (1.90%) ESRI
8 3 (1.90%) ForgeRock
8 3 (1.90%) webMethods
9 2 (1.27%) Bloomberg
9 2 (1.27%) GoldenSource
9 2 (1.27%) Infragistics
9 2 (1.27%) LexisNexis
9 2 (1.27%) Reuters
9 2 (1.27%) Syncfusion
9 2 (1.27%) VMware
10 1 (0.63%) Teradata
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