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 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dell Software Toad
Rank 496 402 425
Rank change year-on-year
-94 +23
Contract jobs citing Toad 99 177 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.33% 0.30%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.36% 2.83% 2.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 98 101
Average daily rate
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£400 £425 £371
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +14.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £300 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Average hourly rate £37.50 £39.25 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.45% +4.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £39.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-4.45% +4.66%

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
7258 6250 6319
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.88% 11.72% 10.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 4640 4003 3619
Average daily rate £390 £388 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% +4.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 132 217
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 £24.00 £22.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.16% -1.33%

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 August 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 August 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 -96 90 £413 -2.94% 22
London -40 38 £443 -1.66% 7
West Midlands -9 15 £413 +21.32% 1
South East -9 14 £385 +2.59% 5
Birmingham - 10 £413 -
City of London +21 7 £320 -30.81% 1
East Midlands +5 7 £309 -11.78%
North West -2 5 £350 -17.64% 2
Manchester -3 4 £363 +100.83% 1
Scotland -10 4 £325 -
West Yorkshire +10 3 £150 -57.74% 3
Leicestershire +4 3 £325 -
Surrey +3 3 £340 -24.44% 1
Leicester +2 3 £325 -
Yorkshire -1 3 £150 -58.04% 4
South West -49 3 £465 +37.77% 3
Gloucestershire - 3 £465 - 3
Leeds +9 2 £160 -54.92% 2
Berkshire -3 2 - -
East of England -30 2 - -
Worcestershire - 2 £350 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £296 - 1
Milton Keynes - 2 £296 - 1
Malvern - 2 £350 -
Glasgow - 2 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 - -
West Sussex - - - - 1
Docklands, London - - - -
Gloucester - - - -
Guildford - - - -

Toad
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 193 (92.34%) SQL
2 177 (84.69%) Oracle
3 104 (49.76%) PL/SQL
4 92 (44.02%) Oracle Database
5 64 (30.62%) UNIX
6 58 (27.75%) SQL Server
6 58 (27.75%) Oracle Database 11g
7 57 (27.27%) Finance
8 45 (21.53%) XML
9 44 (21.05%) Oracle Reports
10 38 (18.18%) Microsoft
11 36 (17.22%) Data Warehouse
12 33 (15.79%) Java
12 33 (15.79%) Banking
13 32 (15.31%) Business Intelligence
14 31 (14.83%) Windows
14 31 (14.83%) Relational Database
15 30 (14.35%) Oracle Database 10g
16 29 (13.88%) Shell Script
17 26 (12.44%) Oracle Forms
17 26 (12.44%) ETL
18 25 (11.96%) Linux
18 25 (11.96%) Test Automation
19 24 (11.48%) HP Quality Center
19 24 (11.48%) Oracle APEX
19 24 (11.48%) Business Objects
19 24 (11.48%) MS Excel
20 22 (10.53%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
20 22 (10.53%) HP
20 22 (10.53%) SQLPlus

Toad
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 21 (10.05%) WebLogic
2 18 (8.61%) Apache
3 15 (7.18%) Oracle Workflow
4 4 (1.91%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.91%) WebSphere
5 3 (1.44%) IIS
5 3 (1.44%) SAS
6 2 (0.96%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.96%) IBM Notes
6 2 (0.96%) Oracle Spatial
6 2 (0.96%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (0.48%) Oracle UPK
7 1 (0.48%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.48%) Content Management Server
Applications
1 24 (11.48%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.35%) MS Visio
3 6 (2.87%) MS Office
3 6 (2.87%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.91%) Final Cut Pro
5 2 (0.96%) AutoCAD
5 2 (0.96%) Pro/ENGINEER
5 2 (0.96%) MS Project
6 1 (0.48%) Mingle
6 1 (0.48%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 21 (10.05%) Oracle EBS
2 18 (8.61%) Oracle Applications
3 16 (7.66%) Oracle Payables
4 15 (7.18%) Oracle EBS R12
5 11 (5.26%) Oracle General Ledger
5 11 (5.26%) Oracle Receivables
5 11 (5.26%) Oracle Assets
6 9 (4.31%) Oracle 11i
7 4 (1.91%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
7 4 (1.91%) Oracle FAH
7 4 (1.91%) Oracle Cash Management
7 4 (1.91%) Oracle Financials
7 4 (1.91%) SAP IS-U
8 3 (1.44%) Oracle Internet Expenses
9 2 (0.96%) SAP MM
9 2 (0.96%) Oracle HRMS
9 2 (0.96%) Remedy ITSM
10 1 (0.48%) Cordys
10 1 (0.48%) Remedy AR System
10 1 (0.48%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.48%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.26%) 4G
1 11 (5.26%) 2G
1 11 (5.26%) 3G
2 10 (4.78%) FTP
3 9 (4.31%) HTTP
4 8 (3.83%) SAN
5 6 (2.87%) PuTTY
5 6 (2.87%) Internet
6 5 (2.39%) TCP/IP
7 3 (1.44%) HTTPS
8 2 (0.96%) WinSCP
8 2 (0.96%) Wireless
8 2 (0.96%) VPN
8 2 (0.96%) DNS
9 1 (0.48%) SSH
9 1 (0.48%) ZigBee
9 1 (0.48%) LAN
9 1 (0.48%) WAN
9 1 (0.48%) LDAP
9 1 (0.48%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (44.02%) Oracle Database
2 58 (27.75%) SQL Server
2 58 (27.75%) Oracle Database 11g
3 44 (21.05%) Oracle Reports
4 36 (17.22%) Data Warehouse
5 31 (14.83%) Relational Database
6 30 (14.35%) Oracle Database 10g
7 22 (10.53%) SQLPlus
8 17 (8.13%) RDBMS
9 14 (6.70%) MS Access
10 11 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
11 10 (4.78%) SQL Navigator
11 10 (4.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 10 (4.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 9 (4.31%) Oracle BI EE
12 9 (4.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 9 (4.31%) Data Mart
12 9 (4.31%) Oracle Discoverer
12 9 (4.31%) PowerCenter
12 9 (4.31%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 26 (12.44%) Oracle Forms
2 24 (11.48%) Oracle APEX
3 21 (10.05%) JIRA
4 20 (9.57%) Ant
4 20 (9.57%) Maven
4 20 (9.57%) Selenium
5 16 (7.66%) LoadRunner
5 16 (7.66%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 13 (6.22%) Subversion
7 12 (5.74%) SoapUI
8 11 (5.26%) PVCS
8 11 (5.26%) Apache Ivy
8 11 (5.26%) eggPlant
9 10 (4.78%) QuickTest Pro
10 6 (2.87%) ClearQuest
11 5 (2.39%) Cucumber
11 5 (2.39%) JDeveloper
11 5 (2.39%) ClearCase
12 4 (1.91%) Introscope
12 4 (1.91%) TestDirector
General
1 57 (27.27%) Finance
2 33 (15.79%) Banking
3 11 (5.26%) General Ledger
4 8 (3.83%) Telecoms
4 8 (3.83%) Investment Banking
4 8 (3.83%) Retail
5 5 (2.39%) Retail Banking
6 3 (1.44%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.44%) Publishing
6 3 (1.44%) Military
7 2 (0.96%) Legal
7 2 (0.96%) Back Office
8 1 (0.48%) Billing
8 1 (0.48%) Marketing
8 1 (0.48%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.48%) Electronics
8 1 (0.48%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 76 (36.36%) Developer
2 57 (27.27%) Analyst
3 31 (14.83%) Oracle Developer
4 29 (13.88%) DBA
5 21 (10.05%) Oracle DBA
6 18 (8.61%) Test Analyst
7 11 (5.26%) Test Leader
7 11 (5.26%) Administrator
7 11 (5.26%) Data Analyst
8 9 (4.31%) Consultant
8 9 (4.31%) Support Analyst
8 9 (4.31%) Business Analyst
9 8 (3.83%) SQL Developer
9 8 (3.83%) PL/SQL Developer
10 7 (3.35%) Test Engineer
10 7 (3.35%) Oracle Consultant
10 7 (3.35%) Data Warehouse Developer
11 6 (2.87%) Oracle Data Warehouse Developer
11 6 (2.87%) SQL DBA
11 6 (2.87%) QA Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (21.53%) XML
2 21 (10.05%) Web Services
3 19 (9.09%) CSS
4 17 (8.13%) Ajax
4 17 (8.13%) HTML
5 16 (7.66%) REST
6 15 (7.18%) SOAP
7 14 (6.70%) JSON
8 12 (5.74%) .NET
8 12 (5.74%) jQuery
9 11 (5.26%) J2EE
9 11 (5.26%) J2ME
9 11 (5.26%) WAP
10 10 (4.78%) Middleware
11 8 (3.83%) JDBC
11 8 (3.83%) Dojo
12 6 (2.87%) Servlets
12 6 (2.87%) ODBC
12 6 (2.87%) JSF
12 6 (2.87%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 12 (5.74%) Data Extraction
2 11 (5.26%) Mobile App
2 11 (5.26%) Handset
3 10 (4.78%) Replication
4 9 (4.31%) Reference Data
5 6 (2.87%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.39%) Mobile Banking
7 4 (1.91%) Clustering
8 3 (1.44%) Smart Meter
8 3 (1.44%) Credit Risk
8 3 (1.44%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.44%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.96%) Firmware
9 2 (0.96%) DTV
9 2 (0.96%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.96%) GIS
9 2 (0.96%) PKI
9 2 (0.96%) Market Risk
9 2 (0.96%) iSeries
9 2 (0.96%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 64 (30.62%) UNIX
2 31 (14.83%) Windows
3 25 (11.96%) Linux
4 14 (6.70%) Solaris
5 6 (2.87%) Windows 2000
6 4 (1.91%) AIX
7 3 (1.44%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.96%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.48%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.48%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.48%) HPUX
9 1 (0.48%) Tru64
9 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (15.31%) Business Intelligence
2 26 (12.44%) ETL
3 25 (11.96%) Test Automation
4 22 (10.53%) Migration
5 20 (9.57%) Scrum
5 20 (9.57%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (8.61%) Data Analysis
6 18 (8.61%) Manual Testing
6 18 (8.61%) Data Mapping
7 17 (8.13%) Data Modelling
8 16 (7.66%) ITIL
8 16 (7.66%) Regression Testing
9 15 (7.18%) Data Migration
9 15 (7.18%) Workflow
10 14 (6.70%) Validation
10 14 (6.70%) Software Testing
10 14 (6.70%) Performance Tuning
11 13 (6.22%) User Acceptance Testing
12 12 (5.74%) UML
13 11 (5.26%) Data Cleansing
Programming Languages
1 193 (92.34%) SQL
2 104 (49.76%) PL/SQL
3 33 (15.79%) Java
4 29 (13.88%) Shell Script
5 21 (10.05%) JavaScript
6 18 (8.61%) T-SQL
7 15 (7.18%) Perl
8 11 (5.26%) VBA
9 8 (3.83%) VB
9 8 (3.83%) Korn
10 6 (2.87%) C#
10 6 (2.87%) C++
11 5 (2.39%) C
12 4 (1.91%) Ruby
12 4 (1.91%) PowerShell
13 2 (0.96%) Python
13 2 (0.96%) RPG
13 2 (0.96%) RPG IV
13 2 (0.96%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.48%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 18 (8.61%) Security Cleared
2 10 (4.78%) ISEB
2 10 (4.78%) SC Cleared
3 9 (4.31%) Degree
4 7 (3.35%) ISTQB
5 4 (1.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (1.91%) ISEB Practitioner
6 3 (1.44%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.48%) OCPJP
8 1 (0.48%) Sun Certification
8 1 (0.48%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (10.53%) QA
2 11 (5.26%) Data Quality
3 6 (2.87%) SLA
4 2 (0.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.96%) MiFID
5 1 (0.48%) EMIR
System Software
1 16 (7.66%) Oracle RMAN
1 16 (7.66%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (1.44%) SRDF
2 3 (1.44%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 3 (1.44%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 2 (0.96%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.48%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 24 (11.48%) HP Quality Center
2 22 (10.53%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 13 (6.22%) Data Guard
4 8 (3.83%) Control-M
5 5 (2.39%) NetBackup
6 3 (1.44%) BMC PATROL
6 3 (1.44%) nmon
7 2 (0.96%) Oracle EDQ
7 2 (0.96%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.48%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 177 (84.69%) Oracle
2 38 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 24 (11.48%) Business Objects
4 22 (10.53%) HP
5 13 (6.22%) Informatica
6 12 (5.74%) Sun
7 11 (5.26%) Apple
8 10 (4.78%) Cognos
9 9 (4.31%) IBM
10 7 (3.35%) Sage
11 6 (2.87%) Serena
11 6 (2.87%) Veritas
11 6 (2.87%) SAP
11 6 (2.87%) GoldenSource
12 5 (2.39%) Sybase
13 4 (1.91%) Remedy
13 4 (1.91%) Adobe
13 4 (1.91%) BMC
13 4 (1.91%) Talend
14 3 (1.44%) Greenplum
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