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 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dell Software Toad
Rank 482 411 412
Rank change year-on-year
-71 +1
Contract jobs citing Toad 124 165 183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.31% 0.31%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.69% 2.64% 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 91 97
Average daily rate
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£356 £425 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.17% +10.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £497 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 3
Average hourly rate £37.50 £22.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+70.45% -33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £31.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -4.54%

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
7329 6261 6389
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.68% 11.86% 10.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 4841 4057 3561
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 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.41% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 118 128 223
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £19.90 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.75 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+2.04% -0.67%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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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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 -72 109 £363 -14.70% 18
London -36 42 £375 -21.05% 3
South East -9 18 £363 - 3
West Midlands +4 16 £413 +35.24% 1
North West -2 10 £319 -20.31% 3
South West -38 10 £363 +5.45% 4
Birmingham - 10 £413 -
City of London +15 9 £318 -29.44%
Scotland -8 8 £300 -14.28%
Manchester -5 7 £350 +59.09% 2
Hampshire -11 6 £450 +20.00%
Glasgow -12 5 £300 -14.28%
Berkshire 0 4 - - 1
Surrey +3 3 £340 -35.23%
Yorkshire -4 3 £150 -57.74% 4
West Yorkshire -6 3 £150 -57.74% 2
Buckinghamshire - 3 £296 - 1
Milton Keynes - 3 £296 - 1
Reading +13 2 - -
Leeds -3 2 £160 -54.92% 1
Bristol -17 2 £375 +11.11% 1
East of England -34 2 - -
Malvern - 2 £350 -
Worcestershire - 2 £350 -
Shropshire - 1 - -
Telford - 1 - -
Warrington - - - -
Wembley - - - -
Worcester - - - -
York - - - - 1

Toad
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 207 (91.19%) SQL
2 181 (79.74%) Oracle
3 106 (46.70%) PL/SQL
4 88 (38.77%) Oracle Database
5 69 (30.40%) UNIX
6 64 (28.19%) Finance
7 63 (27.75%) SQL Server
8 51 (22.47%) XML
9 49 (21.59%) Oracle Database 11g
10 45 (19.82%) Microsoft
11 42 (18.50%) Oracle Reports
12 37 (16.30%) Data Warehouse
13 35 (15.42%) Business Objects
14 34 (14.98%) Java
15 33 (14.54%) Migration
15 33 (14.54%) Banking
16 32 (14.10%) MS Excel
17 31 (13.66%) Oracle Database 10g
17 31 (13.66%) Business Intelligence
18 29 (12.78%) Windows
19 28 (12.33%) Oracle Forms
19 28 (12.33%) Agile Software Development
20 27 (11.89%) Data Migration
21 25 (11.01%) Oracle APEX
21 25 (11.01%) Shell Script
21 25 (11.01%) Relational Database
22 23 (10.13%) Data Modelling
22 23 (10.13%) HP Quality Center
23 22 (9.69%) Linux
23 22 (9.69%) JavaScript

Toad
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 19 (8.37%) WebLogic
2 15 (6.61%) Oracle Workflow
3 14 (6.17%) Apache
4 7 (3.08%) WebSphere
5 4 (1.76%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.32%) SAS
6 3 (1.32%) IIS
7 2 (0.88%) IBM Notes
7 2 (0.88%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.44%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.44%) Content Management Server
8 1 (0.44%) Documentum
8 1 (0.44%) Oracle UPK
8 1 (0.44%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.44%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 32 (14.10%) MS Excel
2 13 (5.73%) MS Visio
3 8 (3.52%) MS Office
4 6 (2.64%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (1.76%) Final Cut Pro
6 2 (0.88%) AutoCAD
6 2 (0.88%) Pro/ENGINEER
6 2 (0.88%) MS Project
7 1 (0.44%) SPSS
7 1 (0.44%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 21 (9.25%) Oracle EBS
2 18 (7.93%) Oracle Applications
3 16 (7.05%) Oracle EBS R12
3 16 (7.05%) Oracle Payables
4 12 (5.29%) Oracle General Ledger
5 11 (4.85%) Oracle Receivables
5 11 (4.85%) Oracle Assets
6 9 (3.96%) Oracle 11i
7 6 (2.64%) SAP IS-U
8 4 (1.76%) Oracle Financials
8 4 (1.76%) Oracle Cash Management
8 4 (1.76%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
8 4 (1.76%) Oracle FAH
9 3 (1.32%) Oracle Internet Expenses
9 3 (1.32%) SAP HR
10 2 (0.88%) SAP MM
10 2 (0.88%) Oracle HRMS
10 2 (0.88%) Remedy ITSM
11 1 (0.44%) Remedy AR System
11 1 (0.44%) Global One
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.41%) HTTP
2 8 (3.52%) FTP
2 8 (3.52%) SAN
3 7 (3.08%) 3G
3 7 (3.08%) 2G
3 7 (3.08%) 4G
4 6 (2.64%) PuTTY
4 6 (2.64%) Internet
5 5 (2.20%) TCP/IP
6 3 (1.32%) SDH
6 3 (1.32%) MPLS
6 3 (1.32%) Ethernet
6 3 (1.32%) HTTPS
7 2 (0.88%) Wireless
7 2 (0.88%) VPN
8 1 (0.44%) DNS
8 1 (0.44%) WAN
8 1 (0.44%) LDAP
8 1 (0.44%) LAN
8 1 (0.44%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (38.77%) Oracle Database
2 63 (27.75%) SQL Server
3 49 (21.59%) Oracle Database 11g
4 42 (18.50%) Oracle Reports
5 37 (16.30%) Data Warehouse
6 31 (13.66%) Oracle Database 10g
7 25 (11.01%) Relational Database
8 17 (7.49%) SQLPlus
8 17 (7.49%) MS Access
9 16 (7.05%) SQL Server 2008
10 13 (5.73%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 12 (5.29%) RDBMS
12 10 (4.41%) SQL Navigator
12 10 (4.41%) Oracle Discoverer
13 9 (3.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 9 (3.96%) Data Mart
13 9 (3.96%) BusinessObjects XI
13 9 (3.96%) PowerCenter
13 9 (3.96%) Oracle9i Database
14 8 (3.52%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 28 (12.33%) Oracle Forms
2 25 (11.01%) Oracle APEX
3 16 (7.05%) Selenium
3 16 (7.05%) JIRA
4 14 (6.17%) PVCS
4 14 (6.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 13 (5.73%) Ant
5 13 (5.73%) LoadRunner
5 13 (5.73%) Subversion
5 13 (5.73%) Maven
6 11 (4.85%) QuickTest Pro
7 8 (3.52%) SoapUI
8 7 (3.08%) Apache Ivy
8 7 (3.08%) eggPlant
9 6 (2.64%) JDeveloper
10 5 (2.20%) TestDirector
10 5 (2.20%) ClearCase
10 5 (2.20%) Visual Studio
10 5 (2.20%) ClearQuest
10 5 (2.20%) Cucumber
General
1 64 (28.19%) Finance
2 33 (14.54%) Banking
3 11 (4.85%) General Ledger
4 10 (4.41%) Retail
4 10 (4.41%) Telecoms
5 7 (3.08%) Investment Banking
6 5 (2.20%) Retail Banking
7 3 (1.32%) Legal
7 3 (1.32%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.32%) Publishing
8 2 (0.88%) Back Office
9 1 (0.44%) Electronics
9 1 (0.44%) Front Office
9 1 (0.44%) Games
9 1 (0.44%) Marketing
9 1 (0.44%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.44%) Billing
9 1 (0.44%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 81 (35.68%) Developer
2 69 (30.40%) Analyst
3 31 (13.66%) Oracle Developer
4 28 (12.33%) DBA
5 20 (8.81%) Test Analyst
6 19 (8.37%) Oracle DBA
7 15 (6.61%) Business Analyst
8 12 (5.29%) Data Analyst
9 11 (4.85%) Administrator
10 10 (4.41%) Systems Analyst
10 10 (4.41%) SQL Developer
11 9 (3.96%) Consultant
11 9 (3.96%) Test Leader
12 7 (3.08%) Support Analyst
13 6 (2.64%) SQL DBA
13 6 (2.64%) Data Warehouse Developer
13 6 (2.64%) PL/SQL Developer
13 6 (2.64%) Oracle Consultant
13 6 (2.64%) Test Engineer
13 6 (2.64%) Business Objects Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (22.47%) XML
2 21 (9.25%) Web Services
3 18 (7.93%) HTML
4 17 (7.49%) CSS
5 15 (6.61%) .NET
5 15 (6.61%) SOAP
5 15 (6.61%) Ajax
5 15 (6.61%) JSON
6 12 (5.29%) REST
7 11 (4.85%) jQuery
8 10 (4.41%) Middleware
9 8 (3.52%) J2EE
9 8 (3.52%) Dojo
10 7 (3.08%) J2ME
10 7 (3.08%) WAP
11 6 (2.64%) ODBC
12 5 (2.20%) JDBC
13 4 (1.76%) JMS
13 4 (1.76%) JAXB
13 4 (1.76%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 20 (8.81%) Data Extraction
2 18 (7.93%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (4.41%) Reference Data
4 8 (3.52%) Mobile App
4 8 (3.52%) Replication
5 7 (3.08%) Handset
5 7 (3.08%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.20%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.76%) Client/Server
7 4 (1.76%) Clustering
7 4 (1.76%) User Experience
8 3 (1.32%) Smart Meter
8 3 (1.32%) Credit Risk
8 3 (1.32%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.88%) AS400
9 2 (0.88%) Firmware
9 2 (0.88%) DTV
9 2 (0.88%) PKI
9 2 (0.88%) Statistics
9 2 (0.88%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 69 (30.40%) UNIX
2 29 (12.78%) Windows
3 22 (9.69%) Linux
4 14 (6.17%) Solaris
5 6 (2.64%) Windows 2000
6 2 (0.88%) AIX
6 2 (0.88%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.44%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.44%) HPUX
7 1 (0.44%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.44%) Tru64
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (14.54%) Migration
2 31 (13.66%) Business Intelligence
3 28 (12.33%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (11.89%) Data Migration
5 23 (10.13%) Data Modelling
6 21 (9.25%) ETL
6 21 (9.25%) Data Analysis
7 19 (8.37%) Data Mapping
7 19 (8.37%) Test Automation
8 17 (7.49%) Workflow
8 17 (7.49%) Validation
8 17 (7.49%) ITIL
9 16 (7.05%) Scrum
9 16 (7.05%) Manual Testing
10 15 (6.61%) Data Cleansing
10 15 (6.61%) Software Testing
10 15 (6.61%) User Acceptance Testing
11 14 (6.17%) Business Analysis
11 14 (6.17%) Project Management
12 11 (4.85%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 207 (91.19%) SQL
2 106 (46.70%) PL/SQL
3 34 (14.98%) Java
4 25 (11.01%) Shell Script
5 22 (9.69%) JavaScript
6 17 (7.49%) VBA
7 16 (7.05%) T-SQL
8 12 (5.29%) Perl
9 10 (4.41%) VB
10 7 (3.08%) C#
11 6 (2.64%) C++
11 6 (2.64%) Korn
12 4 (1.76%) Ruby
12 4 (1.76%) PowerShell
13 3 (1.32%) C
14 2 (0.88%) RPG IV
14 2 (0.88%) RPG
14 2 (0.88%) PHP
14 2 (0.88%) VBScript
15 1 (0.44%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 14 (6.17%) Security Cleared
2 11 (4.85%) SC Cleared
3 10 (4.41%) Degree
3 10 (4.41%) ISEB
4 6 (2.64%) ISTQB
5 4 (1.76%) ISEB Practitioner
5 4 (1.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (1.32%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.44%) Sun Certification
8 1 (0.44%) CISA
8 1 (0.44%) CISM
8 1 (0.44%) OCPJP
8 1 (0.44%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (7.93%) QA
2 10 (4.41%) Data Quality
3 6 (2.64%) SLA
4 3 (1.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.88%) MiFID
5 2 (0.88%) EMIR
6 1 (0.44%) FATCA
6 1 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 1 (0.44%) COBIT
System Software
1 14 (6.17%) Oracle RMAN
2 13 (5.73%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (1.32%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 3 (1.32%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 3 (1.32%) SRDF
4 2 (0.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 23 (10.13%) HP Quality Center
2 20 (8.81%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 11 (4.85%) Data Guard
4 8 (3.52%) Control-M
5 5 (2.20%) NetBackup
6 3 (1.32%) BMC PATROL
6 3 (1.32%) nmon
7 2 (0.88%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 181 (79.74%) Oracle
2 45 (19.82%) Microsoft
3 35 (15.42%) Business Objects
4 19 (8.37%) HP
5 13 (5.73%) Informatica
6 11 (4.85%) SAP
7 8 (3.52%) Cognos
7 8 (3.52%) Sun
7 8 (3.52%) Sage
8 7 (3.08%) Apple
8 7 (3.08%) IBM
9 6 (2.64%) Veritas
9 6 (2.64%) GoldenSource
10 5 (2.20%) Sybase
10 5 (2.20%) Serena
11 4 (1.76%) Remedy
11 4 (1.76%) Adobe
11 4 (1.76%) BMC
11 4 (1.76%) Northgate
12 3 (1.32%) EMC
North West
Spring Technology
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
Orgtel
Rate: £300 - £335 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CoreCom Consulting
Rate: £325 - £375 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucester
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucestershire
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £335 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Rate: £350 - £400 p/day
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
CACI Network Services
Rate: Unspecified Competitive Day Rate
Posted: 21 days ago
Greater Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £32000.00 - £34614.00 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago