The table below looks at the statistics for Toad skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Toad over the 3 months to 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Dell Software Toad
Rank 478 487 432
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -55
Contract jobs citing Toad 118 108 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.20% 0.26%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.71% 1.60% 2.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 67 81
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.37% -0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £326 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-15.80% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 £47.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.31% -
UK excluding London average 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
6890 6741 5310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.92% 12.73% 11.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 4517 4356 3337
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £513 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 127 152 151
Average hourly rate £37.00 £37.80 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.11% +0.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.68 £31.00 £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.02 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% +0.80%

Toad
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Toad within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 29 May 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Toad within the UK over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

Toad Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Toad
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Toad within the UK over the 3 months to 29 May 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
England -23 98 £335 -16.25% 20
Yorkshire +5 31 £325 -13.33% 1
London -10 29 £425 -13.17% 10
West Yorkshire +7 22 £325 - 1
Leeds - 21 £325 -
Scotland +11 13 £405 +8.63% 2
South East -25 12 £375 +9.80% 3
East of England - 10 £350 -
Hertfordshire - 10 £350 -
South West +18 7 £375 +11.11% 4
North Yorkshire +6 7 £188 -37.50%
York - 6 - -
Cardiff +10 5 £323 -19.37%
South Wales -3 5 £323 -19.37%
Wales -4 5 £323 -19.37%
Hampshire -8 5 £275 -26.66%
Stirling - 5 £444 -
Welwyn Garden City - 5 £377 -
Surrey +5 4 £388 +17.78%
Watford - 4 £313 -
Aberdeen - 4 £405 -
City of London +6 3 £555 +30.58% 3
West Midlands -7 3 - - 1
Gloucester +11 2 £413 +3.12% 2
Gloucestershire -3 2 £413 +3.12% 4
Southampton -5 2 £225 -35.71%
Manchester -10 2 £550 +46.66%
North West -24 2 £550 +46.66%
Glasgow - 2 £403 - 1
Bristol +8 1 £305 +10.90%

Toad
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 216 (88.52%) Oracle
2 202 (82.79%) SQL
3 124 (50.82%) PL/SQL
4 123 (50.41%) Oracle Database
5 69 (28.28%) SQL Server
6 68 (27.87%) Data Modelling
7 61 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
8 60 (24.59%) Java
9 58 (23.77%) Finance
10 54 (22.13%) Agile Software Development
11 52 (21.31%) UNIX
12 47 (19.26%) XML
13 42 (17.21%) Windows
13 42 (17.21%) HTML
13 42 (17.21%) .NET
14 38 (15.57%) Relational Database
15 37 (15.16%) Data Warehouse
16 35 (14.34%) WebLogic
17 34 (13.93%) Oracle Reports
18 31 (12.70%) J2EE
18 31 (12.70%) Continuous Integration
19 30 (12.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 29 (11.89%) Data Mapping
20 29 (11.89%) SDLC
21 28 (11.48%) Business Intelligence
22 27 (11.07%) Oracle Database 10g
22 27 (11.07%) C#
22 27 (11.07%) JIRA
22 27 (11.07%) Degree
23 26 (10.66%) Oracle APEX

Toad
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 35 (14.34%) WebLogic
2 11 (4.51%) Apache
3 9 (3.69%) JBoss
3 9 (3.69%) Tomcat
4 4 (1.64%) IIS
4 4 (1.64%) WebSphere
5 3 (1.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (1.23%) Oracle Service Bus
5 3 (1.23%) Documentum
6 2 (0.82%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (0.82%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.82%) SAS
6 2 (0.82%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.41%) Confluence
7 1 (0.41%) CICS
7 1 (0.41%) MQSeries
Applications
1 10 (4.10%) MS Visio
2 8 (3.28%) MS Office
2 8 (3.28%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.23%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.41%) PrintSoft PReS
4 1 (0.41%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 11 (4.51%) Oracle Payables
1 11 (4.51%) Oracle Financials
2 10 (4.10%) Oracle iProcurement
3 8 (3.28%) Oracle EBS R12
3 8 (3.28%) Remedy ITSM
4 7 (2.87%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 6 (2.46%) Markit EDM
6 4 (1.64%) Oracle EBS
6 4 (1.64%) Oracle Receivables
6 4 (1.64%) Oracle General Ledger
7 3 (1.23%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
7 3 (1.23%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 3 (1.23%) Oracle BPM
7 3 (1.23%) Oracle HRMS
8 2 (0.82%) Oracle Applications
8 2 (0.82%) Oracle Payroll
8 2 (0.82%) Magento
9 1 (0.41%) Summit
9 1 (0.41%) Maximo
9 1 (0.41%) Oracle 11i
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.33%) Internet
2 12 (4.92%) Firewall
2 12 (4.92%) PuTTY
3 10 (4.10%) Telnet
3 10 (4.10%) SSH
4 9 (3.69%) LDAP
5 8 (3.28%) FTP
6 3 (1.23%) RTP
6 3 (1.23%) SAN
7 2 (0.82%) 2G
8 1 (0.41%) HTTP
8 1 (0.41%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 123 (50.41%) Oracle Database
2 69 (28.28%) SQL Server
3 61 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 38 (15.57%) Relational Database
5 37 (15.16%) Data Warehouse
6 34 (13.93%) Oracle Reports
7 30 (12.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 27 (11.07%) Oracle Database 10g
9 23 (9.43%) SQL Server 2012
10 22 (9.02%) SQL Server 2008
11 21 (8.61%) RDBMS
12 20 (8.20%) SQLPlus
13 14 (5.74%) Oracle Database 12c
14 12 (4.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 10 (4.10%) Oracle Discoverer
15 10 (4.10%) Oracle BI Publisher
16 8 (3.28%) Crystal Reports
16 8 (3.28%) Oracle BI EE
17 7 (2.87%) DB2
18 6 (2.46%) Cognos Framework Manager
Development Applications
1 27 (11.07%) JIRA
2 26 (10.66%) Oracle APEX
2 26 (10.66%) Subversion
3 23 (9.43%) Oracle Forms
3 23 (9.43%) Eclipse
3 23 (9.43%) NUnit
4 17 (6.97%) Maven
5 16 (6.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 16 (6.56%) JUnit
6 15 (6.15%) Ant
6 15 (6.15%) Visual Studio
7 13 (5.33%) ClearCase
8 11 (4.51%) Jenkins
8 11 (4.51%) ERwin
9 9 (3.69%) ClearQuest
10 8 (3.28%) Artifactory
11 7 (2.87%) SpecFlow
11 7 (2.87%) PowerDesigner
12 6 (2.46%) JDeveloper
13 4 (1.64%) TeamCity
General
1 58 (23.77%) Finance
2 23 (9.43%) Banking
3 12 (4.92%) Back Office
3 12 (4.92%) Retail
4 9 (3.69%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.23%) General Ledger
5 3 (1.23%) Local Government
5 3 (1.23%) Electronics
5 3 (1.23%) Front Office
6 2 (0.82%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.82%) Billing
6 2 (0.82%) French Language
7 1 (0.41%) Private Banking
7 1 (0.41%) Games
7 1 (0.41%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.41%) Advertising
7 1 (0.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 97 (39.75%) Developer
2 69 (28.28%) Analyst
3 46 (18.85%) Oracle Developer
4 21 (8.61%) Consultant
4 21 (8.61%) Programmer
5 20 (8.20%) SQL Developer
6 18 (7.38%) Tester
7 16 (6.56%) Analyst Programmer
8 14 (5.74%) DBA
8 14 (5.74%) Data Analyst
9 13 (5.33%) Oracle DBA
9 13 (5.33%) PL/SQL Developer
9 13 (5.33%) Database Developer
10 12 (4.92%) Support Analyst
11 11 (4.51%) Java Developer
12 10 (4.10%) Oracle Consultant
12 10 (4.10%) Data Modeller
13 9 (3.69%) Web Analyst
13 9 (3.69%) Web Support Analyst
13 9 (3.69%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (19.26%) XML
2 42 (17.21%) HTML
2 42 (17.21%) .NET
3 31 (12.70%) J2EE
4 25 (10.25%) JSP
5 24 (9.84%) Web Services
6 19 (7.79%) Servlets
7 17 (6.97%) Middleware
8 16 (6.56%) Spring
8 16 (6.56%) Struts
8 16 (6.56%) Hibernate
9 11 (4.51%) CSS
10 10 (4.10%) ASP.NET
10 10 (4.10%) WebCenter
11 8 (3.28%) Apache CXF
11 8 (3.28%) WCF
12 7 (2.87%) NHibernate
12 7 (2.87%) AngularJS
12 7 (2.87%) KnockoutJS
12 7 (2.87%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 19 (7.79%) Computer Science
2 13 (5.33%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (3.69%) Reference Data
4 8 (3.28%) NHS
5 7 (2.87%) Management Information System
6 6 (2.46%) Replication
7 5 (2.05%) iPad
8 4 (1.64%) PACS
8 4 (1.64%) Data Structures
9 3 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.82%) User Experience
10 2 (0.82%) Web 2.0
10 2 (0.82%) Freedom of Information
10 2 (0.82%) iSeries
11 1 (0.41%) IBM Mainframe
11 1 (0.41%) Data Extraction
11 1 (0.41%) Data Integration
11 1 (0.41%) Credit Risk
11 1 (0.41%) VSAM
11 1 (0.41%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 52 (21.31%) UNIX
2 42 (17.21%) Windows
3 23 (9.43%) Linux
4 15 (6.15%) AIX
5 9 (3.69%) Solaris
6 3 (1.23%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.23%) HPUX
7 2 (0.82%) VMS
7 2 (0.82%) OpenVMS
7 2 (0.82%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.41%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.41%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (27.87%) Data Modelling
2 54 (22.13%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (12.70%) Continuous Integration
4 29 (11.89%) Data Mapping
4 29 (11.89%) SDLC
5 28 (11.48%) Business Intelligence
6 26 (10.66%) ETL
7 25 (10.25%) ITIL
7 25 (10.25%) Data Management
8 23 (9.43%) TDD
9 21 (8.61%) ITSM
10 19 (7.79%) Performance Tuning
11 16 (6.56%) Data Analysis
11 16 (6.56%) OO
12 15 (6.15%) Service Management
13 14 (5.74%) Scrum
13 14 (5.74%) Logical Data Model
14 12 (4.92%) Physical Data Model
15 11 (4.51%) Test Scripting
15 11 (4.51%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 202 (82.79%) SQL
2 124 (50.82%) PL/SQL
3 60 (24.59%) Java
4 27 (11.07%) C#
5 26 (10.66%) PowerShell
6 23 (9.43%) T-SQL
7 22 (9.02%) Shell Script
8 17 (6.97%) JavaScript
9 9 (3.69%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
10 7 (2.87%) Perl
11 5 (2.05%) VB
12 4 (1.64%) C++
12 4 (1.64%) Korn
13 3 (1.23%) COBOL
13 3 (1.23%) C
14 2 (0.82%) Delphi
14 2 (0.82%) PHP
15 1 (0.41%) SELCOPY
15 1 (0.41%) JCL
15 1 (0.41%) VBA
Qualifications
1 27 (11.07%) Degree
2 20 (8.20%) Security Cleared
3 16 (6.56%) SC Cleared
3 16 (6.56%) Oracle Certification
4 11 (4.51%) ITIL Certification
5 9 (3.69%) OCPJP
5 9 (3.69%) Sun Certification
5 9 (3.69%) ISEB
6 7 (2.87%) ISTQB
7 3 (1.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (1.23%) OCP
7 3 (1.23%) OCA
8 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.56%) QA
2 3 (1.23%) MiFID
2 3 (1.23%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.82%) SLA
3 2 (0.82%) EMIR
3 2 (0.82%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.41%) FATCA
4 1 (0.41%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.41%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 9 (3.69%) VMware ESXi
2 6 (2.46%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.46%) Oracle RAC
3 5 (2.05%) Tivoli Directory Server
4 3 (1.23%) Oracle Clusterware
5 2 (0.82%) Samba
6 1 (0.41%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (0.41%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.41%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 12 (4.92%) Oracle RMAN
2 10 (4.10%) Data Guard
3 9 (3.69%) Tivoli
4 8 (3.28%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 7 (2.87%) CA Single Sign-On
6 6 (2.46%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 5 (2.05%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 4 (1.64%) Novell Identity Manager
8 4 (1.64%) HP Quality Center
8 4 (1.64%) Oracle Flashback
9 3 (1.23%) Control-M
9 3 (1.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 2 (0.82%) NetBackup
11 1 (0.41%) CA Endevor
11 1 (0.41%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 216 (88.52%) Oracle
2 25 (10.25%) Microsoft
3 12 (4.92%) IBM
4 11 (4.51%) SAP
4 11 (4.51%) Business Objects
5 10 (4.10%) Cyber-Ark
6 9 (3.69%) Sun
7 8 (3.28%) Sybase
7 8 (3.28%) Cognos
7 8 (3.28%) Remedy
8 7 (2.87%) GoldenSource
8 7 (2.87%) hybris
8 7 (2.87%) HP
9 6 (2.46%) CA
9 6 (2.46%) Teradata
10 5 (2.05%) Charles River
10 5 (2.05%) Novell
11 4 (1.64%) Informatica
11 4 (1.64%) webMethods
12 3 (1.23%) Netezza
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