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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Dell Software Toad
Rank 582 537 545
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +8
Contract jobs citing Toad 57 120 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.21% 0.17%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.65% 1.48% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 77 63
Median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £296 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+18.46% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £27.78 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -25.92%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £37.50

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
8743 8094 7276
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.40% 13.88% 12.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 5884 5322 4642
Median daily rate £428 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.87% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 146 162 133
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £23.75 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £55.00 £71.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.82%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -34 55 £400 -3.90% 8
London -12 18 £550 +20.87% 3
South East -1 13 £338 -20.58% 1
West Midlands -17 12 £425 +30.76% 1
Berkshire +14 8 £338 -20.58%
Croydon -7 7 £375 -
Slough +7 6 £325 -18.75%
East of England +15 4 £388 -13.88%
North West +9 4 £313 +25.00% 2
Birmingham -9 4 £450 +38.46%
Shropshire - 4 £390 -
Hampshire - 4 - -
Telford - 4 £390 -
Hertfordshire +2 3 £375 -16.66%
East Midlands - 3 £550 -
Cheshire - 3 £325 -
Reading +17 2 £435 -3.33%
Glasgow +7 2 £338 -10.00% 1
Scotland -8 2 £338 +2.27% 1
City of London +31 1 £450 -11.33%
West Sussex -5 1 - -
Tyne and Wear -24 1 £350 +2.94%
Newcastle upon Tyne -31 1 £350 +2.94%
North East -34 1 £350 +16.66%
Cambridgeshire - 1 £438 -
Coventry - 1 - -
Solihull - 1 £390 -
Lancashire - 1 £300 -
Northamptonshire - 1 £550 -
Huntingdon - 1 £438 -

Toad
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 129 (91.49%) SQL
2 116 (82.27%) Oracle
3 62 (43.97%) Oracle Database
4 56 (39.72%) PL/SQL
5 49 (34.75%) Java
6 47 (33.33%) Unix
7 40 (28.37%) Windows
7 40 (28.37%) WebLogic
8 39 (27.66%) Finance
9 36 (25.53%) XML
9 36 (25.53%) JIRA
10 34 (24.11%) Relational Database
10 34 (24.11%) HTML
11 31 (21.99%) Agile Software Development
12 30 (21.28%) RDBMS
13 28 (19.86%) JUnit
13 28 (19.86%) Oracle Reports
14 27 (19.15%) Business Intelligence
14 27 (19.15%) Defect Tracking
14 27 (19.15%) Security Cleared
15 26 (18.44%) Oracle Database 11g
15 26 (18.44%) Oracle Database 10g
15 26 (18.44%) BusinessObjects
15 26 (18.44%) Web Services
15 26 (18.44%) SQL Server
16 25 (17.73%) Maven
17 24 (17.02%) IBM
17 24 (17.02%) Microsoft
17 24 (17.02%) Cognos
18 23 (16.31%) J2EE

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 40 (28.37%) WebLogic
2 13 (9.22%) JBoss
3 12 (8.51%) SharePoint
3 12 (8.51%) Tomcat
4 11 (7.80%) Apache
5 10 (7.09%) WebSphere
6 8 (5.67%) IIS
7 4 (2.84%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (1.42%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 2 (1.42%) CMS
8 2 (1.42%) Confluence
8 2 (1.42%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.71%) Documentum
9 1 (0.71%) Mule
9 1 (0.71%) Mule ESB
9 1 (0.71%) Oracle Service Bus
9 1 (0.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.71%) SAS
Applications
1 20 (14.18%) MS Office
2 11 (7.80%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.42%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 17 (12.06%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 15 (10.64%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (2.84%) Northgate Housing
3 4 (2.84%) Oracle Receivables
4 3 (2.13%) Oracle Assets
4 3 (2.13%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (1.42%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (1.42%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (1.42%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.71%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.71%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.71%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.71%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.71%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.71%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.71%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.42%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.51%) HTTP
2 8 (5.67%) PuTTY
3 4 (2.84%) FTP
4 3 (2.13%) WinSCP
5 2 (1.42%) Firewall
5 2 (1.42%) Internet
5 2 (1.42%) Kerberos
5 2 (1.42%) LAN
5 2 (1.42%) SSH
5 2 (1.42%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.42%) Telnet
6 1 (0.71%) DNS
6 1 (0.71%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.71%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (43.97%) Oracle Database
2 34 (24.11%) Relational Database
3 30 (21.28%) RDBMS
4 28 (19.86%) Oracle Reports
5 26 (18.44%) BusinessObjects
5 26 (18.44%) Oracle Database 10g
5 26 (18.44%) Oracle Database 11g
5 26 (18.44%) SQL Server
6 22 (15.60%) Data Warehouse
6 22 (15.60%) Oracle OWB
7 12 (8.51%) DB2
8 9 (6.38%) DataStage
8 9 (6.38%) Oracle Database 12c
8 9 (6.38%) SQLPlus
9 8 (5.67%) MySQL
10 6 (4.26%) Cognos Framework Manager
10 6 (4.26%) Cognos Report Studio
10 6 (4.26%) Oracle Discoverer
11 5 (3.55%) Oracle BI EE
12 4 (2.84%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 36 (25.53%) JIRA
2 28 (19.86%) JUnit
3 25 (17.73%) Maven
4 23 (16.31%) Jenkins
5 21 (14.89%) Ant
6 20 (14.18%) Eclipse
6 20 (14.18%) Oracle Forms
7 19 (13.48%) Subversion
8 18 (12.77%) ClearQuest
9 13 (9.22%) Artifactory
9 13 (9.22%) Selenium
10 11 (7.80%) Git (software)
10 11 (7.80%) PVCS
10 11 (7.80%) SoapUI
11 10 (7.09%) Gerrit
12 9 (6.38%) JMeter
12 9 (6.38%) SonarQube
13 4 (2.84%) LoadRunner
13 4 (2.84%) WebDriver
14 3 (2.13%) HP UFT
General
1 39 (27.66%) Finance
2 9 (6.38%) Banking
3 6 (4.26%) Investment Banking
3 6 (4.26%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.13%) Publishing
5 2 (1.42%) Back Office
5 2 (1.42%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (0.71%) Advertising
6 1 (0.71%) Front Office
6 1 (0.71%) General Ledger
6 1 (0.71%) Legal
6 1 (0.71%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.71%) Retail
Job Titles
1 54 (38.30%) Developer
2 38 (26.95%) Analyst
3 22 (15.60%) SQL Developer
4 21 (14.89%) Oracle Developer
5 19 (13.48%) Test Analyst
6 16 (11.35%) Java Developer
7 15 (10.64%) PL/SQL Developer
8 13 (9.22%) Tester
9 9 (6.38%) Business Developer
9 9 (6.38%) Support Analyst
10 7 (4.96%) Architect
10 7 (4.96%) Business Objects Developer
10 7 (4.96%) Consultant
10 7 (4.96%) DBA
10 7 (4.96%) Systems Analyst
11 6 (4.26%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 6 (4.26%) Oracle Analyst
11 6 (4.26%) Oracle DBA
11 6 (4.26%) Software Analyst
11 6 (4.26%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (25.53%) XML
2 34 (24.11%) HTML
3 26 (18.44%) Web Services
4 23 (16.31%) J2EE
5 22 (15.60%) Spring
6 19 (13.48%) Hibernate
7 18 (12.77%) JSP
7 18 (12.77%) REST
8 17 (12.06%) Servlets
9 15 (10.64%) Apache CXF
9 15 (10.64%) SOAP
10 11 (7.80%) .NET
10 11 (7.80%) Struts
10 11 (7.80%) XSLT
11 10 (7.09%) CSS
12 9 (6.38%) Middleware
12 9 (6.38%) XHTML
13 8 (5.67%) LAMP
13 8 (5.67%) SailPoint
14 4 (2.84%) OC4J
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (7.80%) Computer Science
2 11 (7.80%) Management Information System
3 5 (3.55%) Equities
4 4 (2.84%) Reference Data
4 4 (2.84%) Replication
5 3 (2.13%) Data Structures
5 3 (2.13%) Fixed Income
5 3 (2.13%) Mainframe
5 3 (2.13%) Visualisation
6 2 (1.42%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.42%) Credit Risk
6 2 (1.42%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.42%) Inversion of Control
6 2 (1.42%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.71%) Clustering
7 1 (0.71%) Data Extraction
7 1 (0.71%) Derivative
7 1 (0.71%) Economics
7 1 (0.71%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 47 (33.33%) Unix
2 40 (28.37%) Windows
3 12 (8.51%) Linux
4 8 (5.67%) Solaris
5 1 (0.71%) AIX
5 1 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (21.99%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (19.15%) Business Intelligence
2 27 (19.15%) Defect Tracking
3 22 (15.60%) ITIL
4 19 (13.48%) Integration Testing
4 19 (13.48%) Scrum
5 17 (12.06%) ETL
5 17 (12.06%) User Acceptance Testing
6 15 (10.64%) ITSM
6 15 (10.64%) OO
7 14 (9.93%) Functional Testing
7 14 (9.93%) Test Scripting
8 13 (9.22%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (9.22%) OOP
8 13 (9.22%) UML
9 12 (8.51%) Project Management
9 12 (8.51%) Service Management
10 11 (7.80%) Regression Testing
10 11 (7.80%) Waterfall
11 9 (6.38%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 129 (91.49%) SQL
2 56 (39.72%) PL/SQL
3 49 (34.75%) Java
4 17 (12.06%) C++
4 17 (12.06%) JavaScript
5 16 (11.35%) VB
6 11 (7.80%) Perl
7 10 (7.09%) Python
7 10 (7.09%) Ruby
8 5 (3.55%) C
8 5 (3.55%) C#
8 5 (3.55%) Shell Script
9 4 (2.84%) Korn
10 3 (2.13%) COBOL
10 3 (2.13%) T-SQL
10 3 (2.13%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
11 2 (1.42%) ES6
11 2 (1.42%) PHP
12 1 (0.71%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.71%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 27 (19.15%) Security Cleared
2 22 (15.60%) SC Cleared
3 15 (10.64%) ISEB
4 14 (9.93%) ISTQB
4 14 (9.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 12 (8.51%) Degree
6 11 (7.80%) Oracle Certification
7 9 (6.38%) OCPJP
8 5 (3.55%) Sun Certification
9 3 (2.13%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.26%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (2.84%) QA
3 1 (0.71%) SLA
3 1 (0.71%) WCAG
System Software
1 8 (5.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.13%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (1.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.71%) Cygwin
Systems Management
1 17 (12.06%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (5.67%) Oracle Identity Management
3 6 (4.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 5 (3.55%) Oracle RMAN
5 3 (2.13%) Data Guard
5 3 (2.13%) Oracle Flashback
6 2 (1.42%) DameWare
6 2 (1.42%) ServiceCenter
7 1 (0.71%) CloudHub
7 1 (0.71%) Control-M
7 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 116 (82.27%) Oracle
2 24 (17.02%) Cognos
2 24 (17.02%) IBM
2 24 (17.02%) Microsoft
3 14 (9.93%) HP
4 8 (5.67%) ForgeRock
4 8 (5.67%) Informatica
5 6 (4.26%) webMethods
6 5 (3.55%) Northgate
7 4 (2.84%) Remedy
8 3 (2.13%) SAP
9 2 (1.42%) Bloomberg
9 2 (1.42%) GoldenSource
9 2 (1.42%) Infragistics
9 2 (1.42%) LexisNexis
9 2 (1.42%) Reuters
9 2 (1.42%) Sony
9 2 (1.42%) Syncfusion
9 2 (1.42%) VMware
10 1 (0.71%) MuleSoft
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