The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dell Software Toad
Rank 501 409 415
Rank change year-on-year
-92 +6
Contract jobs citing Toad 79 162 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.32% 0.30%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.15% 2.76% 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 102 106
Average daily rate
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£400 £425 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +16.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £275 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £374 £358 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £44.25 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +34.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £44.25 £33.00
% change year-on-year
- +34.09%
Development Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
6877 5878 6055
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.77% 11.53% 10.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 4412 3685 3568
Average daily rate £390 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 144 142 215
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.80% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £24.75 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+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 23 July 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Toad within the UK over the 3 months to 23 July 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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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 -94 68 £400 -5.88% 25
London -55 30 £435 -0.57% 6
South East -13 14 £333 -21.76% 6
City of London +21 7 £375 -11.76% 3
East Midlands +7 6 £359 +2.50%
Manchester +3 6 £388 +14.81% 2
North West -9 6 £388 +5.08% 3
Scotland -15 6 £349 -3.72% 2
Surrey 0 5 £333 -24.43%
Yorkshire +5 4 £369 +3.14% 3
West Midlands -15 3 £300 -20.00% 6
Hampshire -18 3 £450 +5.88%
Birmingham - 3 £300 - 1
Glasgow +1 2 - - 2
East of England -20 2 - - 1
Leeds +3 1 - - 1
West Yorkshire -1 1 - - 1
Cambridgeshire -2 1 - - 1
Redhill - 1 £325 -
North Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
South Yorkshire - 1 £263 - 1
Milton Keynes - 1 £208 - 4
Buckinghamshire - 1 £208 - 4
Docklands, London - - - -
South West - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Portsmouth - - - -
Redditch - - - -
Leicester - - - -
Malvern - - - - 2

Toad
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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.

1 190 (89.62%) SQL
2 181 (85.38%) Oracle
3 111 (52.36%) PL/SQL
4 91 (42.92%) Oracle Database
5 79 (37.26%) UNIX
6 58 (27.36%) Oracle Database 11g
7 55 (25.94%) SQL Server
8 54 (25.47%) XML
8 54 (25.47%) Oracle Reports
9 48 (22.64%) Java
10 47 (22.17%) Microsoft
11 45 (21.23%) Finance
12 40 (18.87%) Oracle Forms
13 35 (16.51%) Windows
13 35 (16.51%) Relational Database
14 33 (15.57%) MS Excel
15 32 (15.09%) Oracle Database 10g
15 32 (15.09%) Security Cleared
16 30 (14.15%) Oracle APEX
16 30 (14.15%) Banking
16 30 (14.15%) Data Warehouse
16 30 (14.15%) Shell Script
17 29 (13.68%) Oracle EBS
17 29 (13.68%) Ant
17 29 (13.68%) WebLogic
17 29 (13.68%) Maven
17 29 (13.68%) QA
18 28 (13.21%) CSS
19 27 (12.74%) Web Services
20 26 (12.26%) HP

Toad
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 29 (13.68%) WebLogic
2 22 (10.38%) Apache
2 22 (10.38%) Oracle Workflow
3 4 (1.89%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.42%) Oracle Application Server
4 3 (1.42%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.94%) CMS
5 2 (0.94%) Oracle Spatial
5 2 (0.94%) SAS
5 2 (0.94%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.94%) IIS
5 2 (0.94%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.47%) Content Management Server
6 1 (0.47%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.47%) Oracle UPK
Applications
1 33 (15.57%) MS Excel
2 19 (8.96%) MS Visio
3 17 (8.02%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (3.30%) MS Office
5 3 (1.42%) Final Cut Pro
6 2 (0.94%) AutoCAD
6 2 (0.94%) Pro/ENGINEER
7 1 (0.47%) Mingle
7 1 (0.47%) MS Project
7 1 (0.47%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 29 (13.68%) Oracle EBS
2 24 (11.32%) Oracle Payables
3 20 (9.43%) Oracle Applications
4 13 (6.13%) Oracle EBS R12
5 8 (3.77%) Oracle Receivables
5 8 (3.77%) Oracle General Ledger
5 8 (3.77%) Oracle 11i
6 7 (3.30%) SAP IS-U
7 6 (2.83%) Oracle Assets
8 3 (1.42%) SAP MM
9 2 (0.94%) SAP WM
9 2 (0.94%) Oracle HRMS
9 2 (0.94%) Oracle Financials
10 1 (0.47%) Cordys
10 1 (0.47%) Oracle ERP
10 1 (0.47%) SAP CRM
10 1 (0.47%) Global One
10 1 (0.47%) Remedy ITSM
10 1 (0.47%) Remedy AR System
Communications & Networking
1 14 (6.60%) 3G
1 14 (6.60%) 2G
1 14 (6.60%) 4G
2 12 (5.66%) FTP
3 10 (4.72%) HTTP
4 8 (3.77%) SAN
5 7 (3.30%) TCP/IP
5 7 (3.30%) PuTTY
6 3 (1.42%) Internet
6 3 (1.42%) HTTPS
7 2 (0.94%) Wireless
7 2 (0.94%) WinSCP
7 2 (0.94%) VPN
7 2 (0.94%) DNS
8 1 (0.47%) Intranet
8 1 (0.47%) LAN
8 1 (0.47%) WAN
8 1 (0.47%) SSH
8 1 (0.47%) ZigBee
8 1 (0.47%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (42.92%) Oracle Database
2 58 (27.36%) Oracle Database 11g
3 55 (25.94%) SQL Server
4 54 (25.47%) Oracle Reports
5 35 (16.51%) Relational Database
6 32 (15.09%) Oracle Database 10g
7 30 (14.15%) Data Warehouse
8 22 (10.38%) SQLPlus
9 21 (9.91%) RDBMS
10 13 (6.13%) SQL Server 2008
11 11 (5.19%) Oracle Discoverer
12 10 (4.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 10 (4.72%) MS Access
12 10 (4.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 9 (4.25%) Oracle9i Database
14 8 (3.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 8 (3.77%) PowerCenter
15 7 (3.30%) Oracle BI EE
16 6 (2.83%) DataStage
16 6 (2.83%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 40 (18.87%) Oracle Forms
2 30 (14.15%) Oracle APEX
3 29 (13.68%) Maven
3 29 (13.68%) Ant
4 23 (10.85%) JIRA
5 22 (10.38%) Selenium
6 21 (9.91%) LoadRunner
7 18 (8.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 15 (7.08%) JDeveloper
8 15 (7.08%) Subversion
9 14 (6.60%) SoapUI
9 14 (6.60%) Apache Ivy
9 14 (6.60%) eggPlant
10 11 (5.19%) PVCS
11 6 (2.83%) Visual Studio
11 6 (2.83%) QuickTest Pro
11 6 (2.83%) Cucumber
11 6 (2.83%) Talend Open Studio
12 5 (2.36%) Eclipse
12 5 (2.36%) ClearQuest
General
1 45 (21.23%) Finance
2 30 (14.15%) Banking
3 10 (4.72%) Investment Banking
4 8 (3.77%) General Ledger
5 4 (1.89%) Retail
5 4 (1.89%) Military
5 4 (1.89%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.89%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.42%) Publishing
7 2 (0.94%) Back Office
7 2 (0.94%) Legal
7 2 (0.94%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.47%) German Language
8 1 (0.47%) Electronics
8 1 (0.47%) Front Office
8 1 (0.47%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 91 (42.92%) Developer
2 52 (24.53%) Analyst
3 40 (18.87%) Oracle Developer
4 25 (11.79%) DBA
5 19 (8.96%) Oracle DBA
6 16 (7.55%) Test Analyst
7 15 (7.08%) Support Analyst
7 15 (7.08%) SQL Developer
7 15 (7.08%) PL/SQL Developer
8 12 (5.66%) Test Leader
9 9 (4.25%) QA Leader
9 9 (4.25%) Administrator
10 8 (3.77%) Data Analyst
11 7 (3.30%) Business Analyst
11 7 (3.30%) Java Developer
12 6 (2.83%) Applications Support
13 5 (2.36%) Senior Developer
13 5 (2.36%) Consultant
13 5 (2.36%) SQL DBA
13 5 (2.36%) Informatica Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (25.47%) XML
2 28 (13.21%) CSS
3 27 (12.74%) Web Services
4 25 (11.79%) HTML
5 23 (10.85%) Ajax
6 20 (9.43%) SOAP
7 18 (8.49%) REST
8 14 (6.60%) J2EE
8 14 (6.60%) J2ME
8 14 (6.60%) WAP
9 13 (6.13%) JSON
10 12 (5.66%) JDBC
10 12 (5.66%) jQuery
11 10 (4.72%) JPA
11 10 (4.72%) .NET
11 10 (4.72%) Servlets
11 10 (4.72%) JSF
11 10 (4.72%) Middleware
12 9 (4.25%) Java EE
12 9 (4.25%) PrimeFaces
Miscellaneous
1 14 (6.60%) Handset
1 14 (6.60%) Mobile App
2 8 (3.77%) Data Extraction
2 8 (3.77%) Replication
3 7 (3.30%) Mobile Banking
4 6 (2.83%) Firmware
5 5 (2.36%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.89%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.89%) Clustering
6 4 (1.89%) Reference Data
7 3 (1.42%) Smart Meter
7 3 (1.42%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.42%) Credit Risk
8 2 (0.94%) Market Risk
8 2 (0.94%) GIS
8 2 (0.94%) PKI
8 2 (0.94%) TRADACOMS
8 2 (0.94%) iSeries
8 2 (0.94%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.47%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 79 (37.26%) UNIX
2 35 (16.51%) Windows
3 24 (11.32%) Linux
4 16 (7.55%) Solaris
5 6 (2.83%) Windows 2000
5 6 (2.83%) AIX
6 3 (1.42%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.94%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (0.94%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.94%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.94%) Windows XP
7 2 (0.94%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.47%) Tru64
8 1 (0.47%) HPUX
8 1 (0.47%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (11.79%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (11.32%) Test Automation
3 23 (10.85%) Scrum
3 23 (10.85%) Workflow
4 22 (10.38%) ETL
4 22 (10.38%) Business Intelligence
5 20 (9.43%) Manual Testing
6 19 (8.96%) Data Modelling
6 19 (8.96%) Regression Testing
7 18 (8.49%) UML
8 17 (8.02%) ITIL
9 16 (7.55%) Validation
10 15 (7.08%) Migration
10 15 (7.08%) Use Case
11 12 (5.66%) User Acceptance Testing
11 12 (5.66%) Software Testing
11 12 (5.66%) OOA/OOD
11 12 (5.66%) OOD
11 12 (5.66%) Data Migration
11 12 (5.66%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 190 (89.62%) SQL
2 111 (52.36%) PL/SQL
3 48 (22.64%) Java
4 30 (14.15%) Shell Script
5 24 (11.32%) JavaScript
6 17 (8.02%) T-SQL
7 16 (7.55%) Perl
8 10 (4.72%) VBA
9 8 (3.77%) Korn
10 7 (3.30%) C#
11 6 (2.83%) C++
11 6 (2.83%) C
12 4 (1.89%) VB
12 4 (1.89%) PowerShell
13 3 (1.42%) Ruby
14 2 (0.94%) Python
14 2 (0.94%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.94%) RPG IV
14 2 (0.94%) RPG
15 1 (0.47%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 32 (15.09%) Security Cleared
2 21 (9.91%) SC Cleared
3 11 (5.19%) ISEB
4 9 (4.25%) ISTQB
5 8 (3.77%) Degree
6 3 (1.42%) DV Cleared
6 3 (1.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (1.42%) ISEB Practitioner
7 2 (0.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.47%) Sun Certification
8 1 (0.47%) OCPJP
8 1 (0.47%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (13.68%) QA
2 8 (3.77%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.94%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (6.60%) Oracle RMAN
1 14 (6.60%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (1.42%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 3 (1.42%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 3 (1.42%) SRDF
3 2 (0.94%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.47%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 25 (11.79%) HP Quality Center
2 22 (10.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 11 (5.19%) Data Guard
4 8 (3.77%) Control-M
5 5 (2.36%) NetBackup
6 3 (1.42%) nmon
6 3 (1.42%) BMC PATROL
7 2 (0.94%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.47%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 181 (85.38%) Oracle
2 47 (22.17%) Microsoft
3 26 (12.26%) HP
4 18 (8.49%) Serena
5 15 (7.08%) Sun
6 14 (6.60%) Apple
7 12 (5.66%) Informatica
7 12 (5.66%) Business Objects
8 10 (4.72%) SAP
8 10 (4.72%) Cognos
9 7 (3.30%) IBM
10 6 (2.83%) Veritas
10 6 (2.83%) Sage
10 6 (2.83%) VMware
10 6 (2.83%) Talend
11 4 (1.89%) GoldenSource
11 4 (1.89%) BMC
11 4 (1.89%) Sybase
12 3 (1.42%) Adobe
12 3 (1.42%) EMC
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