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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Dell Software Toad
Rank 499 511 411
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -100
Contract jobs citing Toad 131 97 183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.17% 0.34%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.59% 1.33% 2.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 64 104
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£350 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £279 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 4
Average hourly rate £27.78 £37.50 £39.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.92% -4.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 £39.25
% change year-on-year
- -4.45%

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
8236 7282 6271
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.90% 12.88% 11.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 5410 4672 4023
Average daily rate £400 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 174 138 132
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.82% +0.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.78 £30.00 £23.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £71.00 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +3.56%

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 2 September 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
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 2 September 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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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 +6 99 £381 -6.15% 18
London -16 29 £438 +0.57% 4
Scotland +11 22 £375 +20.00% 1
South East -13 22 £425 +17.24% 4
North East -15 15 £300 -
Edinburgh - 12 £300 - 1
Berkshire +6 9 £379 -
East of England +11 8 £500 - 1
Slough +11 7 £379 -
Surrey -4 7 £425 +25.00% 1
Wales -8 7 £308 -
Manchester -16 7 £300 -14.28%
Yorkshire -24 7 £325 +116.66% 4
North West -24 7 £300 -5.88% 2
Hertfordshire - 7 £500 - 1
Durham - 7 £300 -
Cardiff - 7 £308 -
South Wales - 7 £308 -
Welwyn Garden City - 7 £500 -
Stockton-on-Tees - 7 £300 -
Glasgow +10 6 £375 +25.00%
West Yorkshire -26 6 £325 +116.66% 1
City of London +8 5 £491 +53.51% 1
Tyne and Wear -22 5 £340 -
Newcastle upon Tyne -22 5 £340 -
South West 0 4 £338 -27.41% 2
West Midlands -5 4 £325 -21.21% 1
Leeds -25 4 £325 +103.12% 1
Milton Keynes -8 3 £425 +43.45%
Buckinghamshire -10 3 £425 +43.45%

Toad
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 206 (82.73%) SQL
2 202 (81.12%) Oracle
3 111 (44.58%) PL/SQL
4 101 (40.56%) Oracle Database
5 93 (37.35%) Finance
6 72 (28.92%) Data Modelling
7 70 (28.11%) SQL Server
8 68 (27.31%) Oracle Database 11g
9 63 (25.30%) Agile Software Development
10 59 (23.69%) Data Warehouse
11 49 (19.68%) Java
12 45 (18.07%) Microsoft
13 44 (17.67%) Business Intelligence
14 43 (17.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 40 (16.06%) ETL
15 40 (16.06%) Linux
15 40 (16.06%) SQL Server 2012
16 37 (14.86%) .NET
17 33 (13.25%) XML
18 29 (11.65%) UNIX
18 29 (11.65%) Windows
18 29 (11.65%) SQLPlus
19 28 (11.24%) SQL Server 2008
20 27 (10.84%) PowerShell
20 27 (10.84%) Relational Database
20 27 (10.84%) SDLC
20 27 (10.84%) NUnit
20 27 (10.84%) Oracle Database 10g
21 26 (10.44%) Banking
21 26 (10.44%) Data Management

Toad
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 21 (8.43%) SharePoint
2 18 (7.23%) SAS
3 16 (6.43%) WebLogic
4 7 (2.81%) WebSphere
5 3 (1.20%) Oracle Service Bus
5 3 (1.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (1.20%) LiveLink
5 3 (1.20%) Oracle Workflow
5 3 (1.20%) Oracle Spatial
5 3 (1.20%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.80%) Documentum
6 2 (0.80%) JBoss
6 2 (0.80%) Confluence
7 1 (0.40%) Apache
7 1 (0.40%) IIS
7 1 (0.40%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.40%) GlassFish
Applications
1 23 (9.24%) MS Excel
2 18 (7.23%) MS Office
2 18 (7.23%) MS PowerPoint
3 9 (3.61%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.40%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 14 (5.62%) Oracle Financials
2 12 (4.82%) Oracle EBS R12
3 11 (4.42%) Oracle Payables
4 10 (4.02%) Oracle iProcurement
4 10 (4.02%) Oracle EBS
5 9 (3.61%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 7 (2.81%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 5 (2.01%) Oracle General Ledger
8 4 (1.61%) Cordys
8 4 (1.61%) Oracle 11i
8 4 (1.61%) Oracle Receivables
9 3 (1.20%) PeopleSoft Financials
9 3 (1.20%) Agresso
9 3 (1.20%) Oracle BPM
9 3 (1.20%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
10 2 (0.80%) Remedy AR System
10 2 (0.80%) Oracle ERP
10 2 (0.80%) Oracle Applications
11 1 (0.40%) Maximo
11 1 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 20 (8.03%) Firewall
2 18 (7.23%) Internet
3 17 (6.83%) SSH
3 17 (6.83%) Telnet
4 16 (6.43%) PuTTY
4 16 (6.43%) LDAP
5 5 (2.01%) FTP
6 3 (1.20%) RTP
6 3 (1.20%) 2G
7 2 (0.80%) HTTP
7 2 (0.80%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.40%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (40.56%) Oracle Database
2 70 (28.11%) SQL Server
3 68 (27.31%) Oracle Database 11g
4 59 (23.69%) Data Warehouse
5 43 (17.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 40 (16.06%) SQL Server 2012
7 29 (11.65%) SQLPlus
8 28 (11.24%) SQL Server 2008
9 27 (10.84%) Relational Database
9 27 (10.84%) Oracle Database 10g
10 24 (9.64%) Oracle Reports
11 19 (7.63%) MS Access
12 17 (6.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 14 (5.62%) DB2
14 12 (4.82%) BusinessObjects
15 11 (4.42%) Oracle Database 12c
16 10 (4.02%) Oracle BI EE
17 8 (3.21%) Data Mart
17 8 (3.21%) RDBMS
18 7 (2.81%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 27 (10.84%) NUnit
2 19 (7.63%) Visual Studio
3 18 (7.23%) Eclipse
4 16 (6.43%) ERwin
4 16 (6.43%) Oracle APEX
5 15 (6.02%) Oracle Forms
6 14 (5.62%) Maven
7 12 (4.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 11 (4.42%) Subversion
9 9 (3.61%) Ant
10 8 (3.21%) JIRA
10 8 (3.21%) SpecFlow
11 6 (2.41%) Jenkins
12 5 (2.01%) JDeveloper
13 4 (1.61%) Hudson
13 4 (1.61%) Rational Application Developer
14 3 (1.20%) Apache Continuum
14 3 (1.20%) SoapUI
14 3 (1.20%) Selenium
14 3 (1.20%) PVCS
General
1 93 (37.35%) Finance
2 26 (10.44%) Banking
3 12 (4.82%) Retail
4 10 (4.02%) Back Office
5 5 (2.01%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.61%) Investment Banking
6 4 (1.61%) General Ledger
7 3 (1.20%) French Language
7 3 (1.20%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.80%) Electronics
8 2 (0.80%) Private Banking
9 1 (0.40%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.40%) Billing
9 1 (0.40%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.40%) Advertising
9 1 (0.40%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 87 (34.94%) Developer
2 75 (30.12%) Analyst
3 41 (16.47%) Oracle Developer
4 27 (10.84%) Consultant
5 20 (8.03%) Business Analyst
5 20 (8.03%) SQL Developer
6 17 (6.83%) Test Analyst
7 16 (6.43%) Tester
7 16 (6.43%) DBA
8 15 (6.02%) PL/SQL Developer
9 14 (5.62%) Oracle Consultant
9 14 (5.62%) Programmer
10 13 (5.22%) Architect
10 13 (5.22%) MI Developer
11 12 (4.82%) Database Developer
12 11 (4.42%) Oracle DBA
12 11 (4.42%) Analyst Programmer
13 9 (3.61%) Data Analyst
13 9 (3.61%) Java Developer
14 8 (3.21%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (14.86%) .NET
2 33 (13.25%) XML
3 23 (9.24%) HTML
4 18 (7.23%) ASP.NET
5 15 (6.02%) SOAP
6 10 (4.02%) Web Services
6 10 (4.02%) CSS
6 10 (4.02%) WebCenter
7 9 (3.61%) Middleware
8 8 (3.21%) J2EE
9 6 (2.41%) JSF
9 6 (2.41%) Oracle Fusion
10 5 (2.01%) JPA
10 5 (2.01%) Java SE
10 5 (2.01%) Java EE
10 5 (2.01%) EJB
10 5 (2.01%) JDBC
10 5 (2.01%) JMS
10 5 (2.01%) ODBC
11 4 (1.61%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 24 (9.64%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (3.21%) NHS
2 8 (3.21%) Replication
3 7 (2.81%) Management Information System
4 6 (2.41%) Data Structures
5 4 (1.61%) CMDB
5 4 (1.61%) Reference Data
5 4 (1.61%) Data Extraction
5 4 (1.61%) Data Integration
5 4 (1.61%) iPhone
5 4 (1.61%) PACS
6 3 (1.20%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.20%) iPad
6 3 (1.20%) User Experience
7 2 (0.80%) GIS
7 2 (0.80%) Freedom of Information
7 2 (0.80%) Data Conversion
7 2 (0.80%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.40%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.40%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 40 (16.06%) Linux
2 29 (11.65%) UNIX
2 29 (11.65%) Windows
3 12 (4.82%) Solaris
4 3 (1.20%) HPUX
4 3 (1.20%) Windows XP
5 2 (0.80%) zOS
6 1 (0.40%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (28.92%) Data Modelling
2 63 (25.30%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (17.67%) Business Intelligence
4 40 (16.06%) ETL
5 27 (10.84%) SDLC
6 26 (10.44%) Continuous Integration
6 26 (10.44%) Data Management
7 25 (10.04%) TDD
7 25 (10.04%) Data Mapping
8 24 (9.64%) User Acceptance Testing
9 17 (6.83%) Identity Management
9 17 (6.83%) ITIL
10 16 (6.43%) Migration
11 15 (6.02%) Logical Data Model
11 15 (6.02%) Waterfall
12 13 (5.22%) Physical Data Model
12 13 (5.22%) UML
13 12 (4.82%) Project Management
14 11 (4.42%) Data Migration
14 11 (4.42%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 206 (82.73%) SQL
2 111 (44.58%) PL/SQL
3 49 (19.68%) Java
4 27 (10.84%) PowerShell
5 21 (8.43%) JavaScript
6 19 (7.63%) C#
7 18 (7.23%) Shell Script
8 17 (6.83%) VB
8 17 (6.83%) T-SQL
9 14 (5.62%) VBA
10 5 (2.01%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
11 4 (1.61%) Python
11 4 (1.61%) Jython
12 2 (0.80%) C++
12 2 (0.80%) COBOL
12 2 (0.80%) Perl
13 1 (0.40%) VBScript
13 1 (0.40%) C
13 1 (0.40%) Scala
13 1 (0.40%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 17 (6.83%) Oracle Certification
2 15 (6.02%) ISEB
3 11 (4.42%) ISTQB
4 8 (3.21%) Degree
4 8 (3.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 7 (2.81%) OCA
6 6 (2.41%) Security Cleared
7 5 (2.01%) OCP
8 3 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.80%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.40%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.41%) QA
2 3 (1.20%) SLA
3 2 (0.80%) EMIR
3 2 (0.80%) Dodd-Frank
3 2 (0.80%) MiFID
4 1 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.40%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.40%) FATCA
System Software
1 12 (4.82%) Oracle RAC
2 9 (3.61%) Active Directory
3 8 (3.21%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 16 (6.43%) Tivoli
2 15 (6.02%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 14 (5.62%) CA Single Sign-On
4 12 (4.82%) HP Quality Center
5 8 (3.21%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 7 (2.81%) Novell Identity Manager
6 7 (2.81%) Data Guard
7 6 (2.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 5 (2.01%) Oracle ZFS
9 3 (1.20%) Oracle RMAN
10 2 (0.80%) nmon
10 2 (0.80%) Control-M
11 1 (0.40%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 202 (81.12%) Oracle
2 45 (18.07%) Microsoft
3 22 (8.84%) IBM
4 20 (8.03%) Cognos
5 17 (6.83%) SAP
5 17 (6.83%) Cyber-Ark
6 15 (6.02%) Informatica
7 11 (4.42%) Teradata
7 11 (4.42%) HP
8 10 (4.02%) CA
8 10 (4.02%) Sybase
8 10 (4.02%) Remedy
9 9 (3.61%) Sun
10 8 (3.21%) Novell
11 5 (2.01%) Veritas
12 4 (1.61%) PeopleSoft
12 4 (1.61%) webMethods
13 3 (1.20%) Micro Focus
13 3 (1.20%) OpenText
13 3 (1.20%) hybris
Surrey
Sanderson
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £415 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Quantica Technology - London
Posted: 7 days ago
Gloucester
Orgtel
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 13 days ago