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 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Dell Software Toad
Rank 499 468 415
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -53
Contract jobs citing Toad 110 120 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.22% 0.28%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.54% 1.76% 2.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 72 83
Average daily rate
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£363 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £278 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-13.54% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 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
7131 6812 5351
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.79% 12.52% 11.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 4564 4356 3400
Average daily rate £400 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £518 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 136 134
Average hourly rate £37.02 £37.80 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.18 £31.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £38.15 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-3.01% +0.92%

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 4 May 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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Toad within the UK over the 3 months to 4 May 2015.

Toad Hourly Rate Histogram 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 4 May 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 -36 91 £350 -12.50% 13
London -15 34 £500 +11.11% 9
Yorkshire +5 20 £325 -14.75%
South East -36 16 £338 -15.62% 2
Scotland +9 13 £410 - 1
South West +15 9 £375 +11.11% 1
North Yorkshire +7 8 £335 +11.66%
West Yorkshire -6 8 £325 -35.00%
Leeds - 8 £325 -
York - 7 £335 -
Cardiff +12 5 £323 -19.37%
East of England +9 5 £364 - 1
South Wales +2 5 £323 -19.37%
Wales -4 5 £323 -19.37%
Hampshire -14 5 £275 -31.25% 1
Hertfordshire +8 4 £350 - 1
City of London +4 4 £515 +14.44% 1
Stirling -2 4 £444 -
Surrey -6 4 £363 +21.74%
Aberdeen - 4 £405 -
Buckinghamshire - 3 - -
Gloucester +6 2 £413 +3.12% 1
Gloucestershire -7 2 £413 +3.12% 1
South Yorkshire -9 2 - -
Manchester -11 2 £413 +37.50%
Southampton -16 2 £225 -35.71%
West Sussex -22 2 - -
North West -26 2 £413 +37.50%
Avon - 2 - -
Somerset - 2 - -

Toad
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 May 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.

1 206 (85.83%) Oracle
2 197 (82.08%) SQL
3 111 (46.25%) Oracle Database
4 110 (45.83%) PL/SQL
5 61 (25.42%) Java
6 59 (24.58%) Data Modelling
6 59 (24.58%) Finance
7 58 (24.17%) SQL Server
7 58 (24.17%) UNIX
8 53 (22.08%) Oracle Database 11g
9 45 (18.75%) XML
10 44 (18.33%) Data Warehouse
11 42 (17.50%) HTML
12 40 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
13 39 (16.25%) Agile Software Development
14 38 (15.83%) Relational Database
14 38 (15.83%) WebLogic
15 37 (15.42%) Windows
16 33 (13.75%) Oracle Reports
16 33 (13.75%) .NET
17 31 (12.92%) ITIL
17 31 (12.92%) Oracle APEX
18 29 (12.08%) J2EE
19 28 (11.67%) ETL
19 28 (11.67%) Degree
20 27 (11.25%) Banking
20 27 (11.25%) Web Services
21 26 (10.83%) C#
21 26 (10.83%) JIRA
21 26 (10.83%) Security Cleared

Toad
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 38 (15.83%) WebLogic
2 12 (5.00%) Apache
3 9 (3.75%) Oracle Workflow
3 9 (3.75%) JBoss
3 9 (3.75%) Tomcat
4 8 (3.33%) WebSphere
5 4 (1.67%) IIS
6 3 (1.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (1.25%) Oracle Service Bus
7 2 (0.83%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (0.83%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.83%) Documentum
8 1 (0.42%) CICS
8 1 (0.42%) SAS
8 1 (0.42%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.42%) Confluence
Applications
1 11 (4.58%) MS Visio
2 7 (2.92%) MS Excel
3 5 (2.08%) MS Office
4 2 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.42%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 9 (3.75%) Oracle Financials
1 9 (3.75%) Oracle iProcurement
2 8 (3.33%) Remedy ITSM
2 8 (3.33%) Oracle Payables
3 7 (2.92%) Oracle Applications
3 7 (2.92%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 6 (2.50%) Oracle EBS R12
4 6 (2.50%) Markit EDM
5 4 (1.67%) FLEXCUBE
6 3 (1.25%) Oracle HRMS
6 3 (1.25%) Oracle BPM
7 2 (0.83%) Magento
7 2 (0.83%) Oracle Payroll
7 2 (0.83%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.42%) Maximo
8 1 (0.42%) Summit
8 1 (0.42%) Oracle Receivables
8 1 (0.42%) Oracle Utilities
8 1 (0.42%) Oracle General Ledger
8 1 (0.42%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.33%) PuTTY
1 8 (3.33%) Internet
2 7 (2.92%) FTP
3 6 (2.50%) Firewall
4 4 (1.67%) SSH
4 4 (1.67%) 2G
4 4 (1.67%) Telnet
5 3 (1.25%) MPLS
5 3 (1.25%) SAN
5 3 (1.25%) Ethernet
5 3 (1.25%) SDH
5 3 (1.25%) LDAP
6 1 (0.42%) RTP
6 1 (0.42%) HTTP
6 1 (0.42%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (46.25%) Oracle Database
2 58 (24.17%) SQL Server
3 53 (22.08%) Oracle Database 11g
4 44 (18.33%) Data Warehouse
5 38 (15.83%) Relational Database
6 33 (13.75%) Oracle Reports
7 25 (10.42%) Oracle Database 10g
8 22 (9.17%) RDBMS
9 18 (7.50%) SQLPlus
10 16 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 15 (6.25%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 14 (5.83%) Oracle BI EE
12 14 (5.83%) Oracle Discoverer
13 13 (5.42%) Oracle Database 12c
14 11 (4.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 10 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
15 10 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
16 8 (3.33%) Oracle ODI
16 8 (3.33%) SQL Navigator
17 7 (2.92%) DB2
Development Applications
1 31 (12.92%) Oracle APEX
2 26 (10.83%) JIRA
3 24 (10.00%) Oracle Forms
4 23 (9.58%) Subversion
5 22 (9.17%) Eclipse
6 17 (7.08%) Maven
7 16 (6.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 16 (6.67%) JUnit
8 15 (6.25%) Visual Studio
8 15 (6.25%) Ant
9 13 (5.42%) ClearCase
10 11 (4.58%) JDeveloper
10 11 (4.58%) Jenkins
11 10 (4.17%) NUnit
12 9 (3.75%) ClearQuest
12 9 (3.75%) ERwin
13 8 (3.33%) Artifactory
14 7 (2.92%) PowerDesigner
15 4 (1.67%) TeamCity
15 4 (1.67%) SpecFlow
General
1 59 (24.58%) Finance
2 27 (11.25%) Banking
3 9 (3.75%) Retail
3 9 (3.75%) Investment Banking
4 8 (3.33%) Back Office
5 3 (1.25%) Front Office
5 3 (1.25%) Electronics
5 3 (1.25%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.25%) Local Government
6 2 (0.83%) Billing
6 2 (0.83%) French Language
6 2 (0.83%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.42%) Games
7 1 (0.42%) Private Banking
7 1 (0.42%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 88 (36.67%) Developer
2 75 (31.25%) Analyst
3 35 (14.58%) Oracle Developer
4 20 (8.33%) Programmer
5 17 (7.08%) Tester
6 16 (6.67%) Support Analyst
6 16 (6.67%) DBA
6 16 (6.67%) Data Analyst
7 15 (6.25%) Oracle DBA
7 15 (6.25%) Analyst Programmer
8 14 (5.83%) Consultant
9 12 (5.00%) Architect
10 11 (4.58%) Java Developer
11 10 (4.17%) SQL Developer
11 10 (4.17%) Data Modeller
12 9 (3.75%) Business Analyst
12 9 (3.75%) Web Support Analyst
12 9 (3.75%) Oracle Consultant
12 9 (3.75%) Web Analyst
13 8 (3.33%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (18.75%) XML
2 42 (17.50%) HTML
3 33 (13.75%) .NET
4 29 (12.08%) J2EE
5 27 (11.25%) Web Services
6 24 (10.00%) JSP
7 18 (7.50%) Servlets
8 16 (6.67%) Spring
8 16 (6.67%) Hibernate
8 16 (6.67%) Struts
9 15 (6.25%) Middleware
10 12 (5.00%) CSS
11 10 (4.17%) WebCenter
12 9 (3.75%) ASP.NET
13 8 (3.33%) Apache CXF
13 8 (3.33%) SOAP
14 7 (2.92%) EJB
14 7 (2.92%) AngularJS
14 7 (2.92%) KnockoutJS
14 7 (2.92%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 19 (7.92%) Computer Science
2 13 (5.42%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (4.17%) Reference Data
4 8 (3.33%) Management Information System
5 7 (2.92%) NHS
6 6 (2.50%) Replication
7 5 (2.08%) iPad
7 5 (2.08%) SWIFT
8 4 (1.67%) Derivative
8 4 (1.67%) PACS
8 4 (1.67%) Fixed Income
9 2 (0.83%) Web 2.0
9 2 (0.83%) Freedom of Information
9 2 (0.83%) Cryptography
9 2 (0.83%) Data Integration
9 2 (0.83%) iSeries
9 2 (0.83%) User Experience
9 2 (0.83%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.42%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 58 (24.17%) UNIX
2 37 (15.42%) Windows
3 17 (7.08%) Linux
4 15 (6.25%) AIX
5 9 (3.75%) Solaris
6 3 (1.25%) VMS
6 3 (1.25%) OpenVMS
6 3 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.83%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.42%) zOS
8 1 (0.42%) HPUX
8 1 (0.42%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (24.58%) Data Modelling
2 40 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 39 (16.25%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (12.92%) ITIL
5 28 (11.67%) ETL
6 25 (10.42%) Data Management
7 22 (9.17%) ITSM
8 21 (8.75%) Data Mapping
9 19 (7.92%) Continuous Integration
9 19 (7.92%) Performance Tuning
10 17 (7.08%) Data Analysis
11 16 (6.67%) Service Management
11 16 (6.67%) OO
12 14 (5.83%) TDD
12 14 (5.83%) Scrum
12 14 (5.83%) Migration
13 12 (5.00%) Logical Data Model
14 11 (4.58%) UML
14 11 (4.58%) Test Scripting
14 11 (4.58%) Database Tuning
Programming Languages
1 197 (82.08%) SQL
2 110 (45.83%) PL/SQL
3 61 (25.42%) Java
4 26 (10.83%) C#
5 22 (9.17%) Shell Script
6 16 (6.67%) JavaScript
7 13 (5.42%) Perl
7 13 (5.42%) PowerShell
8 11 (4.58%) T-SQL
9 9 (3.75%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
10 7 (2.92%) C++
11 5 (2.08%) Korn
12 4 (1.67%) VB
12 4 (1.67%) C
13 3 (1.25%) COBOL
13 3 (1.25%) PHP
14 2 (0.83%) Delphi
15 1 (0.42%) JCL
15 1 (0.42%) SELCOPY
Qualifications
1 28 (11.67%) Degree
2 26 (10.83%) Security Cleared
3 22 (9.17%) SC Cleared
4 13 (5.42%) Oracle Certification
5 11 (4.58%) ITIL Certification
6 9 (3.75%) Sun Certification
6 9 (3.75%) OCPJP
7 8 (3.33%) ISEB
8 6 (2.50%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.83%) OCP
10 1 (0.42%) OCA
10 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.42%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.25%) QA
2 4 (1.67%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.25%) SLA
3 3 (1.25%) MiFID
4 2 (0.83%) EMIR
4 2 (0.83%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.42%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.42%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.42%) FATCA
System Software
1 8 (3.33%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (1.67%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (1.25%) Oracle Clusterware
4 2 (0.83%) Tivoli Directory Server
4 2 (0.83%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.83%) Samba
5 1 (0.42%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (0.42%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (0.42%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 14 (5.83%) Oracle RMAN
2 11 (4.58%) Data Guard
3 7 (2.92%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 5 (2.08%) Oracle Flashback
5 4 (1.67%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (1.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 3 (1.25%) Control-M
6 3 (1.25%) Tivoli
7 2 (0.83%) Tivoli Identity Manager
7 2 (0.83%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.83%) CA Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.42%) BMC PATROL
8 1 (0.42%) Nagios
8 1 (0.42%) Novell Identity Manager
8 1 (0.42%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 1 (0.42%) Oracle Statspack
8 1 (0.42%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 206 (85.83%) Oracle
2 16 (6.67%) Business Objects
3 13 (5.42%) Microsoft
4 9 (3.75%) Remedy
4 9 (3.75%) SAP
5 8 (3.33%) Sybase
5 8 (3.33%) IBM
6 7 (2.92%) hybris
6 7 (2.92%) GoldenSource
7 6 (2.50%) Cognos
7 6 (2.50%) Teradata
8 5 (2.08%) Charles River
8 5 (2.08%) Informatica
8 5 (2.08%) Sun
8 5 (2.08%) HP
9 4 (1.67%) Cyber-Ark
9 4 (1.67%) Ab Initio
10 3 (1.25%) MetaSolv
10 3 (1.25%) Micro Focus
10 3 (1.25%) webMethods
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