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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Dell Software Toad
Rank 574 534 511
Rank change year-on-year
-40 -23
Contract jobs citing Toad 47 111 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.095% 0.20% 0.22%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.57% 1.35% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 78 75
Median daily rate £400 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £471 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £377 £385
% change year-on-year
+9.56% -2.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £12.00 - £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.00 - £37.00

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
8247 8251 7384
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.64% 14.97% 13.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 5529 5558 5078
Median daily rate £440 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 181 119
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.35 £24.38 £23.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.76 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 -54 44 £400 +3.89% 5
South West 0 17 £471 +26.34% 1
London +3 10 £400 -11.11%
Devon 0 10 £493 +33.10%
Exeter -7 10 £493 +33.10%
South East -6 9 £350 -16.66% 4
Berkshire +3 7 £400 +60.00% 1
West Midlands -7 6 £375 -
Shropshire +1 5 - -
Telford -4 5 - -
Slough +11 4 £325 +30.00%
Wiltshire +4 3 £325 - 1
Maidenhead - 3 £425 -
Hampshire +10 2 £275 -35.29%
City of London -7 2 £419 -16.25%
Portsmouth - 2 £275 -
Dorset - 2 £363 -
Edinburgh +19 1 - -
Yorkshire +15 1 £300 +20.00%
Scotland +9 1 - - 1
Swindon +6 1 £325 - 1
Bristol +3 1 £400 +2.56%
Gloucestershire -1 1 - -
North West -4 1 £375 +32.74%
Gloucester -5 1 - -
Manchester -10 1 £375 +33.92%
West Yorkshire - 1 £300 -
Leeds - 1 £300 -
Bournemouth - 1 £363 -
Dorchester - 1 - -

Toad
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 96 (87.27%) SQL
2 84 (76.36%) Oracle
3 47 (42.73%) Agile Software Development
4 45 (40.91%) PL/SQL
5 43 (39.09%) Oracle Database
6 38 (34.55%) Java
7 34 (30.91%) Finance
8 29 (26.36%) XML
9 27 (24.55%) Scrum
9 27 (24.55%) Oracle Database 11g
10 26 (23.64%) Windows
10 26 (23.64%) SQL Server
10 26 (23.64%) Oracle Database 10g
11 25 (22.73%) WebLogic
11 25 (22.73%) Unix
12 22 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
13 20 (18.18%) Data Modelling
13 20 (18.18%) ETL
14 19 (17.27%) Data Warehouse
14 19 (17.27%) HTML
14 19 (17.27%) Subversion
15 18 (16.36%) SOAP
15 18 (16.36%) Web Services
15 18 (16.36%) JIRA
15 18 (16.36%) Waterfall
16 17 (15.45%) Business Intelligence
16 17 (15.45%) Banking
17 16 (14.55%) Linux
17 16 (14.55%) Test Scripting
18 15 (13.64%) SoapUI

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 25 (22.73%) WebLogic
2 11 (10.00%) IIS
3 8 (7.27%) Apache
3 8 (7.27%) JBoss
3 8 (7.27%) Tomcat
3 8 (7.27%) WebSphere
4 5 (4.55%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.73%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (1.82%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (1.82%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.82%) CMS
6 2 (1.82%) Confluence
6 2 (1.82%) Mule
6 2 (1.82%) Mule ESB
6 2 (1.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (1.82%) SAS
6 2 (1.82%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.91%) CICS
7 1 (0.91%) Documentum
Applications
1 11 (10.00%) MS Office
2 9 (8.18%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.82%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 8 (7.27%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 4 (3.64%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (2.73%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (1.82%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.91%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.82%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.00%) PuTTY
2 7 (6.36%) HTTP
3 5 (4.55%) FTP
3 5 (4.55%) TCP/IP
4 4 (3.64%) DHCP
4 4 (3.64%) DNS
4 4 (3.64%) Internet
4 4 (3.64%) SSH
4 4 (3.64%) Telnet
5 3 (2.73%) Firewall
6 2 (1.82%) Kerberos
6 2 (1.82%) LAN
6 2 (1.82%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (39.09%) Oracle Database
2 27 (24.55%) Oracle Database 11g
3 26 (23.64%) Oracle Database 10g
3 26 (23.64%) SQL Server
4 19 (17.27%) Data Warehouse
5 12 (10.91%) Relational Database
6 11 (10.00%) DataStage
6 11 (10.00%) Oracle Database 12c
7 9 (8.18%) DB2
7 9 (8.18%) MySQL
7 9 (8.18%) SQLPlus
8 7 (6.36%) Oracle Reports
8 7 (6.36%) RDBMS
9 6 (5.45%) Data Mart
10 4 (3.64%) OLAP
11 3 (2.73%) BusinessObjects
11 3 (2.73%) HeidiSQL
11 3 (2.73%) Oracle8/8i Database
11 3 (2.73%) Oracle9i Database
11 3 (2.73%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 19 (17.27%) Subversion
2 18 (16.36%) JIRA
3 15 (13.64%) SoapUI
4 14 (12.73%) JUnit
4 14 (12.73%) Selenium
5 12 (10.91%) Jenkins
6 11 (10.00%) Eclipse
6 11 (10.00%) Maven
7 10 (9.09%) Ant
7 10 (9.09%) Git (software)
8 8 (7.27%) Gerrit
8 8 (7.27%) Oracle Forms
9 7 (6.36%) JMeter
9 7 (6.36%) WebDriver
10 6 (5.45%) SonarQube
11 4 (3.64%) IntelliJ
12 3 (2.73%) Artifactory
12 3 (2.73%) ClearQuest
12 3 (2.73%) NetBeans
12 3 (2.73%) TestNG
General
1 34 (30.91%) Finance
2 17 (15.45%) Banking
3 9 (8.18%) Back Office
4 8 (7.27%) Investment Banking
5 5 (4.55%) Telecoms
6 4 (3.64%) Publishing
6 4 (3.64%) Retail
7 2 (1.82%) Billing
7 2 (1.82%) Front Office
7 2 (1.82%) Legal
8 1 (0.91%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.91%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 48 (43.64%) Developer
2 35 (31.82%) Analyst
3 18 (16.36%) Oracle Developer
3 18 (16.36%) Test Analyst
4 16 (14.55%) SQL Developer
5 10 (9.09%) .NET Developer
5 10 (9.09%) DBA
5 10 (9.09%) Java Developer
5 10 (9.09%) PL/SQL Developer
6 9 (8.18%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 7 (6.36%) Oracle DBA
8 6 (5.45%) Tester
9 5 (4.55%) Agile Developer
10 4 (3.64%) Agile Java Developer
10 4 (3.64%) Applications Support
10 4 (3.64%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 4 (3.64%) Cognos BI Developer
10 4 (3.64%) Cognos Developer
10 4 (3.64%) Report Developer
10 4 (3.64%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (26.36%) XML
2 19 (17.27%) HTML
3 18 (16.36%) SOAP
3 18 (16.36%) Web Services
4 13 (11.82%) .NET
4 13 (11.82%) REST
4 13 (11.82%) Spring
5 10 (9.09%) CSS
6 9 (8.18%) XSLT
7 8 (7.27%) Hibernate
7 8 (7.27%) J2EE
8 7 (6.36%) XHTML
9 6 (5.45%) JSP
9 6 (5.45%) LAMP
9 6 (5.45%) SailPoint
10 4 (3.64%) Apache Camel
10 4 (3.64%) Apache CXF
10 4 (3.64%) JSF
10 4 (3.64%) Servlets
10 4 (3.64%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.73%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.36%) Equities
3 6 (5.45%) Visualisation
4 5 (4.55%) Fixed Income
4 5 (4.55%) Mainframe
5 4 (3.64%) Data Centre
6 3 (2.73%) Client/Server
6 3 (2.73%) Data Extraction
6 3 (2.73%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.73%) Fintech
6 3 (2.73%) Reference Data
6 3 (2.73%) Replication
7 2 (1.82%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.82%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.82%) Derivative
7 2 (1.82%) Economics
7 2 (1.82%) Inversion of Control
7 2 (1.82%) iPad
7 2 (1.82%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.82%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 26 (23.64%) Windows
2 25 (22.73%) Unix
3 16 (14.55%) Linux
4 8 (7.27%) Solaris
5 4 (3.64%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.82%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (42.73%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (24.55%) Scrum
3 22 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 20 (18.18%) Data Modelling
4 20 (18.18%) ETL
5 18 (16.36%) Waterfall
6 17 (15.45%) Business Intelligence
7 16 (14.55%) Test Scripting
8 11 (10.00%) Regression Testing
9 10 (9.09%) Defect Tracking
9 10 (9.09%) Inmon Methodology
9 10 (9.09%) ITIL
9 10 (9.09%) Kimball Methodology
9 10 (9.09%) SDLC
10 9 (8.18%) Data Management
10 9 (8.18%) Integration Testing
11 8 (7.27%) Functional Testing
11 8 (7.27%) Performance Testing
11 8 (7.27%) System Testing
11 8 (7.27%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 96 (87.27%) SQL
2 45 (40.91%) PL/SQL
3 38 (34.55%) Java
4 15 (13.64%) JavaScript
5 9 (8.18%) Perl
6 8 (7.27%) Ruby
7 7 (6.36%) C#
8 6 (5.45%) Python
8 6 (5.45%) Shell Script
9 5 (4.55%) C
9 5 (4.55%) C++
9 5 (4.55%) COBOL
9 5 (4.55%) VB
10 4 (3.64%) PowerShell
10 4 (3.64%) T-SQL
11 3 (2.73%) Korn
11 3 (2.73%) VBA
12 2 (1.82%) ES6
12 2 (1.82%) PHP
12 2 (1.82%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (7.27%) ISTQB
2 7 (6.36%) ISEB
2 7 (6.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (3.64%) Oracle Certification
3 4 (3.64%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.73%) Degree
4 3 (2.73%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.82%) OCPJP
6 1 (0.91%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.18%) QA
2 3 (2.73%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.82%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.82%) SLA
3 2 (1.82%) WCAG
System Software
1 8 (7.27%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.55%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (3.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.82%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 8 (7.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 6 (5.45%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (5.45%) Oracle Identity Management
3 4 (3.64%) Oracle RMAN
4 3 (2.73%) Data Guard
4 3 (2.73%) Oracle Flashback
5 2 (1.82%) NetBackup
5 2 (1.82%) Oracle ZFS
5 2 (1.82%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.91%) Control-M
6 1 (0.91%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 1 (0.91%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 84 (76.36%) Oracle
2 15 (13.64%) Microsoft
3 12 (10.91%) Cognos
4 11 (10.00%) IBM
4 11 (10.00%) Informatica
5 9 (8.18%) webMethods
6 7 (6.36%) SAP
7 6 (5.45%) ForgeRock
7 6 (5.45%) HP
8 4 (3.64%) Citrix
8 4 (3.64%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (3.64%) VMware
9 3 (2.73%) Bloomberg
9 3 (2.73%) GoldenSource
9 3 (2.73%) Reuters
9 3 (2.73%) Sybase
9 3 (2.73%) Tableau
9 3 (2.73%) T-Plan
10 2 (1.82%) CA
10 2 (1.82%) Sun