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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Dell Software Toad
Rank 477 469 400
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -69
Contract jobs citing Toad 113 119 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.22% 0.32%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.58% 1.81% 2.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 71 91
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 £47.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.57% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £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
7141 6557 5266
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.00% 12.31% 11.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 4575 4172 3340
Average daily rate £400 £375 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 115 146
Average hourly rate £37.50 £39.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.06% +6.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £18.00 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £39.25 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-4.45% +6.08%

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 31 March 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 31 March 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 -18 93 £350 -12.50% 22
London -13 33 £450 +12.50% 7
South East -35 21 £350 -12.50% 1
Scotland -1 14 £405 +27.12% 1
South West +2 12 £325 -18.75% 9
Surrey +10 9 £350 +33.33%
Yorkshire -5 9 £325 -27.77% 1
Manchester -7 7 £381 +38.63% 1
North West -18 7 £381 +38.63% 1
Hampshire -20 6 £275 -37.14%
City of London -2 5 £508 +12.77% 2
South Wales +4 4 £425 +6.25%
Wales -8 4 £425 +6.25%
West Yorkshire -11 4 £325 -35.00%
Leeds - 4 £325 -
South Yorkshire +1 2 - -
Gloucester -1 2 - - 7
Glasgow -3 2 £431 +81.34% 1
Gloucestershire -13 2 - - 8
West Sussex - 2 - -
Dorset - 2 £375 -
East of England +11 1 £403 -
Fareham -8 1 £325 -18.75%
Doncaster - 1 - -
Brighton - 1 £475 - 1
East Sussex - 1 £475 - 1
North Yorkshire - 1 £335 - 1
Oxfordshire - - - -
Renfrewshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -

Toad
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 March 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.

1 207 (86.61%) Oracle
2 196 (82.01%) SQL
3 110 (46.03%) Oracle Database
4 107 (44.77%) PL/SQL
5 63 (26.36%) Data Modelling
6 61 (25.52%) UNIX
7 58 (24.27%) Java
7 58 (24.27%) Finance
8 51 (21.34%) SQL Server
9 48 (20.08%) Oracle Database 11g
10 44 (18.41%) XML
11 43 (17.99%) WebLogic
11 43 (17.99%) Data Warehouse
12 40 (16.74%) Relational Database
13 38 (15.90%) Business Intelligence
14 36 (15.06%) HTML
15 35 (14.64%) Agile Software Development
16 33 (13.81%) .NET
17 32 (13.39%) Windows
17 32 (13.39%) Degree
18 30 (12.55%) Banking
18 30 (12.55%) ITIL
18 30 (12.55%) Oracle Reports
19 28 (11.72%) Web Services
19 28 (11.72%) Oracle Database 10g
20 27 (11.30%) C#
20 27 (11.30%) Security Cleared
21 26 (10.88%) Oracle APEX
21 26 (10.88%) J2EE
22 25 (10.46%) ETL

Toad
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 43 (17.99%) WebLogic
2 12 (5.02%) Apache
3 10 (4.18%) WebSphere
4 9 (3.77%) Tomcat
4 9 (3.77%) Oracle Workflow
4 9 (3.77%) JBoss
5 4 (1.67%) IIS
6 2 (0.84%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (0.84%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.84%) Documentum
7 1 (0.42%) SAS
7 1 (0.42%) CICS
7 1 (0.42%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (0.42%) Oracle Spatial
7 1 (0.42%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.42%) Oracle 10gAS
Applications
1 11 (4.60%) MS Visio
2 9 (3.77%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.67%) MS Office
4 2 (0.84%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.42%) Final Cut Pro
5 1 (0.42%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 11 (4.60%) Oracle Financials
2 10 (4.18%) Oracle Payables
3 9 (3.77%) Oracle iProcurement
4 8 (3.35%) Oracle EBS R12
4 8 (3.35%) Remedy ITSM
5 7 (2.93%) Oracle Applications
5 7 (2.93%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 6 (2.51%) Markit EDM
7 4 (1.67%) FLEXCUBE
8 3 (1.26%) Oracle EBS
8 3 (1.26%) Oracle HRMS
8 3 (1.26%) Oracle Receivables
8 3 (1.26%) Oracle General Ledger
9 2 (0.84%) Oracle Payroll
9 2 (0.84%) Magento
10 1 (0.42%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 1 (0.42%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
10 1 (0.42%) SAP IS-U
10 1 (0.42%) Maximo
10 1 (0.42%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.93%) FTP
2 5 (2.09%) SDH
2 5 (2.09%) Ethernet
2 5 (2.09%) Internet
2 5 (2.09%) MPLS
3 4 (1.67%) 2G
3 4 (1.67%) PuTTY
4 3 (1.26%) SAN
5 2 (0.84%) HTTP
6 1 (0.42%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.42%) RTP
6 1 (0.42%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (46.03%) Oracle Database
2 51 (21.34%) SQL Server
3 48 (20.08%) Oracle Database 11g
4 43 (17.99%) Data Warehouse
5 40 (16.74%) Relational Database
6 30 (12.55%) Oracle Reports
7 28 (11.72%) Oracle Database 10g
8 24 (10.04%) RDBMS
9 15 (6.28%) Oracle Discoverer
9 15 (6.28%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 13 (5.44%) Oracle ODI
10 13 (5.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 12 (5.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 12 (5.02%) SQLPlus
11 12 (5.02%) Oracle BI EE
12 11 (4.60%) Oracle Database 12c
13 9 (3.77%) Oracle Exadata
13 9 (3.77%) SQL Navigator
14 8 (3.35%) Essbase
15 7 (2.93%) DB2
Development Applications
1 26 (10.88%) Oracle APEX
2 22 (9.21%) JIRA
3 21 (8.79%) Subversion
3 21 (8.79%) Oracle Forms
4 17 (7.11%) Eclipse
5 16 (6.69%) JUnit
5 16 (6.69%) Visual Studio
6 15 (6.28%) Ant
6 15 (6.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 14 (5.86%) Maven
8 13 (5.44%) ClearCase
9 9 (3.77%) ERwin
9 9 (3.77%) JDeveloper
9 9 (3.77%) ClearQuest
9 9 (3.77%) Jenkins
10 8 (3.35%) Artifactory
11 7 (2.93%) PowerDesigner
11 7 (2.93%) PVCS
12 6 (2.51%) NUnit
13 4 (1.67%) Selenium
General
1 58 (24.27%) Finance
2 30 (12.55%) Banking
3 10 (4.18%) Investment Banking
4 9 (3.77%) Retail
5 8 (3.35%) Back Office
6 6 (2.51%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.26%) Games
7 3 (1.26%) Electronics
7 3 (1.26%) Front Office
7 3 (1.26%) Local Government
8 2 (0.84%) French Language
8 2 (0.84%) Billing
8 2 (0.84%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.42%) Legal
9 1 (0.42%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.42%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 92 (38.49%) Developer
2 72 (30.13%) Analyst
3 35 (14.64%) Oracle Developer
4 18 (7.53%) DBA
5 17 (7.11%) Data Analyst
5 17 (7.11%) Support Analyst
5 17 (7.11%) Oracle DBA
6 16 (6.69%) Tester
7 12 (5.02%) Business Analyst
7 12 (5.02%) Programmer
8 11 (4.60%) Test Analyst
8 11 (4.60%) Java Developer
9 9 (3.77%) Oracle Consultant
9 9 (3.77%) Data Modeller
9 9 (3.77%) Consultant
9 9 (3.77%) Web Analyst
9 9 (3.77%) Web Support Analyst
10 8 (3.35%) Architect
10 8 (3.35%) Lead Developer
10 8 (3.35%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (18.41%) XML
2 36 (15.06%) HTML
3 33 (13.81%) .NET
4 28 (11.72%) Web Services
5 26 (10.88%) J2EE
6 22 (9.21%) JSP
7 16 (6.69%) Servlets
7 16 (6.69%) Struts
7 16 (6.69%) Hibernate
7 16 (6.69%) Spring
8 12 (5.02%) Middleware
9 10 (4.18%) CSS
9 10 (4.18%) ASP.NET
10 8 (3.35%) SOAP
10 8 (3.35%) Apache CXF
11 7 (2.93%) WebCenter
11 7 (2.93%) KnockoutJS
11 7 (2.93%) AngularJS
11 7 (2.93%) Ajax
11 7 (2.93%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 23 (9.62%) Computer Science
2 14 (5.86%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (4.60%) Reference Data
4 8 (3.35%) Replication
5 7 (2.93%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.09%) Derivative
6 5 (2.09%) Data Extraction
6 5 (2.09%) iPad
6 5 (2.09%) SWIFT
7 4 (1.67%) User Experience
7 4 (1.67%) Fixed Income
8 3 (1.26%) Visualisation
9 2 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.84%) Data Integration
9 2 (0.84%) iSeries
9 2 (0.84%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.84%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.84%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.84%) Cryptography
9 2 (0.84%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 61 (25.52%) UNIX
2 32 (13.39%) Windows
3 15 (6.28%) AIX
3 15 (6.28%) Linux
4 8 (3.35%) Solaris
5 3 (1.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (1.26%) VMS
5 3 (1.26%) OpenVMS
6 2 (0.84%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.42%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (0.42%) zOS
7 1 (0.42%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.42%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (26.36%) Data Modelling
2 38 (15.90%) Business Intelligence
3 35 (14.64%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (12.55%) ITIL
5 25 (10.46%) ETL
6 23 (9.62%) Data Management
7 22 (9.21%) ITSM
8 21 (8.79%) Migration
9 18 (7.53%) Data Mapping
10 17 (7.11%) Continuous Integration
10 17 (7.11%) Data Analysis
11 16 (6.69%) Service Management
11 16 (6.69%) OO
11 16 (6.69%) Performance Tuning
12 15 (6.28%) User Acceptance Testing
12 15 (6.28%) Data Migration
13 14 (5.86%) Test Scripting
13 14 (5.86%) TDD
13 14 (5.86%) Scrum
14 12 (5.02%) Logical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 196 (82.01%) SQL
2 107 (44.77%) PL/SQL
3 58 (24.27%) Java
4 27 (11.30%) C#
5 24 (10.04%) Shell Script
6 15 (6.28%) Perl
7 12 (5.02%) JavaScript
8 10 (4.18%) T-SQL
9 9 (3.77%) PowerShell
9 9 (3.77%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
10 7 (2.93%) Korn
10 7 (2.93%) C++
11 5 (2.09%) C
11 5 (2.09%) VB
12 3 (1.26%) VBA
12 3 (1.26%) PHP
13 2 (0.84%) Delphi
13 2 (0.84%) VBScript
14 1 (0.42%) JCL
14 1 (0.42%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 32 (13.39%) Degree
2 27 (11.30%) Security Cleared
3 23 (9.62%) SC Cleared
4 11 (4.60%) ITIL Certification
5 9 (3.77%) OCPJP
5 9 (3.77%) Oracle Certification
5 9 (3.77%) Sun Certification
6 8 (3.35%) ISEB
7 6 (2.51%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.84%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (7.11%) QA
2 4 (1.67%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.26%) SLA
3 3 (1.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (1.26%) MiFID
4 2 (0.84%) EMIR
4 2 (0.84%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.42%) FATCA
5 1 (0.42%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.42%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 10 (4.18%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (1.26%) Oracle Clusterware
3 2 (0.84%) Samba
4 1 (0.42%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (0.42%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (0.42%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 16 (6.69%) Oracle RMAN
2 14 (5.86%) Data Guard
3 8 (3.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 7 (2.93%) Oracle Flashback
5 4 (1.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 4 (1.67%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (1.26%) Control-M
7 2 (0.84%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.42%) Nagios
8 1 (0.42%) BMC PATROL
8 1 (0.42%) CA Endevor
8 1 (0.42%) Oracle Statspack
Vendors
1 207 (86.61%) Oracle
2 15 (6.28%) Business Objects
3 13 (5.44%) Microsoft
4 9 (3.77%) SAP
4 9 (3.77%) Remedy
5 8 (3.35%) Sybase
6 7 (2.93%) Informatica
6 7 (2.93%) GoldenSource
6 7 (2.93%) hybris
7 6 (2.51%) Cognos
7 6 (2.51%) HP
8 5 (2.09%) BEA
8 5 (2.09%) Cramer
8 5 (2.09%) Charles River
8 5 (2.09%) MetaSolv
9 4 (1.67%) Ab Initio
9 4 (1.67%) IBM
9 4 (1.67%) Teradata
10 3 (1.26%) Sun
10 3 (1.26%) Netezza
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