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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Dell Software Toad
UK
Rank 557 534 490
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -44
Contract jobs citing Toad 37 95 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.082% 0.18% 0.24%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.48% 1.25% 1.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 69 75
Median daily rate £425 £380 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.84% -10.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £450 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £385 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.38% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Median hourly rate £42.50 - £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 - £32.50

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
7687 7574 7017
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.95% 14.56% 13.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 5151 5003 4669
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 163 205 127
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +14.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £28.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £55.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +13.51%

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 22 February 2017.

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 26 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 22 February 2017. 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 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 -14 36 £425 +11.84% 12
South East +5 13 £425 +10.38% 5
Hampshire +16 10 £438 - 3
London -14 9 £425 +14.86% 4
Andover - 6 £438 - 2
North West +17 5 - -
South West +9 5 £424 +5.93%
Lancashire - 5 - -
Berkshire +20 3 £425 +70.00% 1
Maidenhead - 3 £425 - 1
West Midlands +4 2 - -
Birmingham +3 2 - -
Croydon -1 2 £383 +10.07%
Devon -2 2 £510 +27.50%
Exeter -6 2 £510 +27.50%
Dorset - 2 £363 -
Preston - 2 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 - -
Tyne and Wear - 2 - -
North East - 2 - -
Scotland - 1 - -
Wiltshire - 1 £325 -
Swindon - 1 £325 -
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Dorchester - 1 - -
Bournemouth - 1 £363 -

Toad
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 79 (89.77%) SQL
2 69 (78.41%) Oracle
3 43 (48.86%) Oracle Database
4 41 (46.59%) PL/SQL
5 30 (34.09%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (34.09%) Oracle Database 11g
6 24 (27.27%) Oracle Database 10g
6 24 (27.27%) Windows
7 23 (26.14%) Finance
8 21 (23.86%) Data Modelling
9 20 (22.73%) Data Warehouse
10 19 (21.59%) SQL Server
10 19 (21.59%) Business Intelligence
10 19 (21.59%) Test Scripting
11 17 (19.32%) ETL
11 17 (19.32%) Unix
11 17 (19.32%) XML
12 16 (18.18%) Java
12 16 (18.18%) Security Cleared
13 15 (17.05%) PuTTY
13 15 (17.05%) Linux
14 14 (15.91%) Banking
14 14 (15.91%) Oracle Database 12c
14 14 (15.91%) SC Cleared
15 13 (14.77%) User Acceptance Testing
16 12 (13.64%) Oracle APEX
16 12 (13.64%) Migration
17 11 (12.50%) Scrum
17 11 (12.50%) Microsoft
17 11 (12.50%) HP

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 11 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 9 (10.23%) WebLogic
3 6 (6.82%) IIS
4 4 (4.55%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (2.27%) Apache
5 2 (2.27%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (2.27%) Mule
5 2 (2.27%) Mule ESB
5 2 (2.27%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.27%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.14%) CICS
6 1 (1.14%) SAS
6 1 (1.14%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (10.23%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.68%) MS Office
3 1 (1.14%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (5.68%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (4.55%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 4 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (3.41%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (3.41%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (2.27%) Oracle iRecruitment
4 2 (2.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (1.14%) Infor M3
5 1 (1.14%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (1.14%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (1.14%) Oracle HRMS
5 1 (1.14%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 15 (17.05%) PuTTY
2 8 (9.09%) WinSCP
3 5 (5.68%) TCP/IP
4 4 (4.55%) DHCP
4 4 (4.55%) DNS
5 3 (3.41%) Firewall
5 3 (3.41%) FTP
5 3 (3.41%) SSH
5 3 (3.41%) Telnet
6 2 (2.27%) Internet
6 2 (2.27%) LDAP
7 1 (1.14%) HTTP
7 1 (1.14%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (48.86%) Oracle Database
2 30 (34.09%) Oracle Database 11g
3 24 (27.27%) Oracle Database 10g
4 20 (22.73%) Data Warehouse
5 19 (21.59%) SQL Server
6 14 (15.91%) Oracle Database 12c
7 9 (10.23%) Oracle BI EE
8 8 (9.09%) Oracle OWB
8 8 (9.09%) Relational Database
9 7 (7.95%) Oracle Reports
10 6 (6.82%) SQLPlus
10 6 (6.82%) TKPROF
11 5 (5.68%) Oracle Discoverer
12 4 (4.55%) RDBMS
13 3 (3.41%) DataStage
13 3 (3.41%) MySQL
13 3 (3.41%) QlikView
14 2 (2.27%) Data Mart
14 2 (2.27%) SQL Server 2005
14 2 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (13.64%) Oracle APEX
2 10 (11.36%) Oracle Forms
3 9 (10.23%) HP UFT
4 8 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (6.82%) Eclipse
5 6 (6.82%) SoapUI
5 6 (6.82%) Subversion
5 6 (6.82%) TeamCity
6 4 (4.55%) Selenium
7 3 (3.41%) IntelliJ
7 3 (3.41%) JIRA
7 3 (3.41%) JUnit
7 3 (3.41%) WebDriver
8 2 (2.27%) Ant
8 2 (2.27%) JDeveloper
8 2 (2.27%) Jenkins
8 2 (2.27%) LoadRunner
8 2 (2.27%) NetBeans
8 2 (2.27%) Robot Framework
8 2 (2.27%) TestNG
General
1 23 (26.14%) Finance
2 14 (15.91%) Banking
3 10 (11.36%) Back Office
4 6 (6.82%) Investment Banking
5 3 (3.41%) Manufacturing
5 3 (3.41%) Retail
5 3 (3.41%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.27%) Billing
6 2 (2.27%) Electronics
6 2 (2.27%) Marketing
6 2 (2.27%) Publishing
7 1 (1.14%) Front Office
7 1 (1.14%) Law
7 1 (1.14%) Legal
7 1 (1.14%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 34 (38.64%) Developer
2 28 (31.82%) Analyst
3 16 (18.18%) Oracle Developer
4 15 (17.05%) Test Analyst
5 12 (13.64%) DBA
6 10 (11.36%) Oracle DBA
6 10 (11.36%) SQL Developer
7 7 (7.95%) .NET Developer
7 7 (7.95%) Tester
8 6 (6.82%) SQL Analyst
9 5 (5.68%) Administrator
9 5 (5.68%) Oracle Analyst
9 5 (5.68%) PL/SQL Developer
10 4 (4.55%) Applications Support Analyst
10 4 (4.55%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 4 (4.55%) Cognos Developer
10 4 (4.55%) Data Analyst
10 4 (4.55%) Report Analyst
10 4 (4.55%) Report Developer
10 4 (4.55%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (19.32%) XML
2 10 (11.36%) .NET
3 8 (9.09%) SOAP
3 8 (9.09%) Web Services
4 5 (5.68%) HTML
4 5 (5.68%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 5 (5.68%) Spring
5 3 (3.41%) Hibernate
5 3 (3.41%) JSP
5 3 (3.41%) XSLT
6 2 (2.27%) Apache Camel
6 2 (2.27%) CSS
6 2 (2.27%) J2EE
6 2 (2.27%) JSON
6 2 (2.27%) Spring Integration
6 2 (2.27%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (1.14%) JPA
7 1 (1.14%) jQuery
7 1 (1.14%) OAuth2
7 1 (1.14%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.55%) Data Structures
2 4 (4.55%) Mainframe
3 3 (3.41%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.41%) Derivative
3 3 (3.41%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (3.41%) Equities
3 3 (3.41%) Fixed Income
3 3 (3.41%) iPad
4 2 (2.27%) Fintech
4 2 (2.27%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.14%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.14%) CMDB
5 1 (1.14%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.14%) Replication
5 1 (1.14%) RIA
5 1 (1.14%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 24 (27.27%) Windows
2 17 (19.32%) Unix
3 15 (17.05%) Linux
4 4 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (3.41%) Oracle Linux
6 2 (2.27%) Solaris
7 1 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (34.09%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (23.86%) Data Modelling
3 19 (21.59%) Business Intelligence
3 19 (21.59%) Test Scripting
4 17 (19.32%) ETL
5 13 (14.77%) User Acceptance Testing
6 12 (13.64%) Migration
7 11 (12.50%) Scrum
7 11 (12.50%) Test Automation
8 9 (10.23%) CRM
8 9 (10.23%) Test Management
8 9 (10.23%) Waterfall
9 7 (7.95%) Defect Tracking
9 7 (7.95%) Non-Functional Testing
9 7 (7.95%) SDLC
10 6 (6.82%) Customer Requirements
10 6 (6.82%) ITIL
10 6 (6.82%) Service Management
11 5 (5.68%) Data Management
11 5 (5.68%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 79 (89.77%) SQL
2 41 (46.59%) PL/SQL
3 16 (18.18%) Java
4 9 (10.23%) PowerShell
5 8 (9.09%) F#
6 7 (7.95%) Perl
7 5 (5.68%) Shell Script
8 4 (4.55%) C
8 4 (4.55%) C#
9 3 (3.41%) COBOL
9 3 (3.41%) JavaScript
9 3 (3.41%) VB
9 3 (3.41%) VBA
10 2 (2.27%) C++
10 2 (2.27%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.14%) JCL
11 1 (1.14%) PHP
11 1 (1.14%) Tcl
11 1 (1.14%) Uniface
11 1 (1.14%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 16 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 14 (15.91%) SC Cleared
3 8 (9.09%) ISEB
3 8 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (6.82%) ISTQB
5 5 (5.68%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (2.27%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (1.14%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (1.14%) Degree
7 1 (1.14%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.14%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.95%) QA
2 3 (3.41%) Data Quality
2 3 (3.41%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (2.27%) EMIR
4 1 (1.14%) SLA
4 1 (1.14%) WCAG
System Software
1 10 (11.36%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.27%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.27%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 7 (7.95%) Oracle RMAN
2 5 (5.68%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (3.41%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (2.27%) NetBackup
4 2 (2.27%) Oracle ZFS
4 2 (2.27%) Tivoli
5 1 (1.14%) Data Guard
5 1 (1.14%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 1 (1.14%) Oracle Flashback
5 1 (1.14%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 69 (78.41%) Oracle
2 11 (12.50%) HP
2 11 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 9 (10.23%) VMware
4 7 (7.95%) Remedy
5 6 (6.82%) SAP
6 5 (5.68%) webMethods
7 4 (4.55%) Citrix
7 4 (4.55%) Cognos
7 4 (4.55%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (3.41%) Ab Initio
8 3 (3.41%) Guidewire
8 3 (3.41%) IBM
8 3 (3.41%) Informatica
8 3 (3.41%) Sybase
8 3 (3.41%) Tableau
9 2 (2.27%) CyberArk
9 2 (2.27%) GoldenSource
9 2 (2.27%) MuleSoft
9 2 (2.27%) T-Plan
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