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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Dell Software Toad
Rank 571 511 525
Rank change year-on-year
-60 +14
Contract jobs citing Toad 72 135 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.24% 0.15%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.84% 1.78% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 82 47
Median daily rate £380 £335 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.43% -16.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £300 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £473 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £384 £325 £374
% change year-on-year
+18.07% -13.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £28.89 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £35.00 -

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
8606 7567 6777
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.90% 13.29% 12.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 5886 4987 4352
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 127 146
Median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £22.12 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.85 £51.30 £71.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +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 24 July 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 24 July 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 -58 65 £400 +14.28% 8
London -6 25 £375 -16.66% 2
West Midlands -20 12 £445 +36.92%
South East -7 10 £338 -20.58% 2
East Midlands +9 8 £485 - 1
Birmingham -5 8 £450 +38.46%
Berkshire +5 7 £338 -25.00% 1
Scotland -4 7 £250 -33.33% 2
Slough +9 6 £325 - 1
Croydon -12 6 £375 -
North West -1 5 £343 -
Edinburgh -6 5 £238 -18.10%
Leicestershire - 4 £410 -
Hampshire - 3 - - 1
Glasgow +4 2 £338 -10.00% 2
Manchester -10 2 £360 -
Cheshire - 2 £325 -
Solihull - 2 £410 -
Midlands - 2 £388 -
Reading +4 1 £435 -3.33%
South West 0 1 - -
Yorkshire -22 1 £188 -42.30% 1
Tyne and Wear -47 1 £350 -9.67%
Newcastle upon Tyne -50 1 £350 -13.84%
North East -52 1 £350 +16.66%
Shropshire - 1 £380 -
Lancashire - 1 £300 -
Devon - 1 - -
Exeter - 1 - -
Havant - 1 - - 1

Toad
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 138 (88.46%) SQL
2 126 (80.77%) Oracle
3 69 (44.23%) Oracle Database
4 63 (40.38%) PL/SQL
5 48 (30.77%) Unix
6 45 (28.85%) Java
7 44 (28.21%) Finance
8 43 (27.56%) XML
9 41 (26.28%) JIRA
10 38 (24.36%) Windows
10 38 (24.36%) WebLogic
10 38 (24.36%) Agile Software Development
11 35 (22.44%) Relational Database
12 34 (21.79%) Security Cleared
13 32 (20.51%) Oracle Database 11g
14 31 (19.87%) JUnit
14 31 (19.87%) SQL Server
15 30 (19.23%) HTML
15 30 (19.23%) Oracle Reports
16 29 (18.59%) Business Intelligence
16 29 (18.59%) RDBMS
17 28 (17.95%) Maven
18 27 (17.31%) Microsoft
18 27 (17.31%) BusinessObjects
18 27 (17.31%) Defect Tracking
19 26 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
19 26 (16.67%) Ant
19 26 (16.67%) SC Cleared
19 26 (16.67%) Jenkins
20 25 (16.03%) ITIL

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 38 (24.36%) WebLogic
2 12 (7.69%) SharePoint
3 11 (7.05%) JBoss
3 11 (7.05%) Tomcat
4 10 (6.41%) Apache
4 10 (6.41%) WebSphere
5 8 (5.13%) IIS
6 6 (3.85%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (1.28%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (1.28%) CMS
7 2 (1.28%) Confluence
7 2 (1.28%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.64%) MQSI
8 1 (0.64%) Mule
8 1 (0.64%) Mule ESB
8 1 (0.64%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (0.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.64%) SAS
Applications
1 18 (11.54%) MS Office
2 16 (10.26%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.28%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 18 (11.54%) Oracle EBS
2 17 (10.90%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 6 (3.85%) Northgate Housing
3 6 (3.85%) Oracle Receivables
4 5 (3.21%) Oracle Assets
5 4 (2.56%) Oracle Applications
5 4 (2.56%) Oracle EBS R12
5 4 (2.56%) Oracle Payables
6 3 (1.92%) Oracle 11i
6 3 (1.92%) Oracle Cash Management
6 3 (1.92%) Oracle Financials
6 3 (1.92%) Oracle General Ledger
6 3 (1.92%) Oracle iProcurement
6 3 (1.92%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (1.28%) SAP R/3
8 1 (0.64%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.64%) Oracle BPM
8 1 (0.64%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.28%) Adobe Analytics
1 2 (1.28%) Silverpop
2 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (8.33%) HTTP
2 5 (3.21%) PuTTY
3 3 (1.92%) SSL
3 3 (1.92%) WinSCP
4 2 (1.28%) Firewall
4 2 (1.28%) FTP
4 2 (1.28%) Internet
4 2 (1.28%) Kerberos
4 2 (1.28%) LAN
4 2 (1.28%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.64%) DNS
5 1 (0.64%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.64%) S/MIME
5 1 (0.64%) SSH
5 1 (0.64%) Telnet
5 1 (0.64%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (44.23%) Oracle Database
2 35 (22.44%) Relational Database
3 32 (20.51%) Oracle Database 11g
4 31 (19.87%) SQL Server
5 30 (19.23%) Oracle Reports
6 29 (18.59%) RDBMS
7 27 (17.31%) BusinessObjects
8 26 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
9 24 (15.38%) Oracle Database 10g
10 22 (14.10%) Oracle OWB
11 11 (7.05%) DB2
12 10 (6.41%) DataStage
13 9 (5.77%) MySQL
14 8 (5.13%) Oracle Database 12c
14 8 (5.13%) Oracle Discoverer
15 7 (4.49%) SQLPlus
16 6 (3.85%) Cognos Framework Manager
16 6 (3.85%) Cognos Report Studio
17 5 (3.21%) Data Mart
17 5 (3.21%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 41 (26.28%) JIRA
2 31 (19.87%) JUnit
3 28 (17.95%) Maven
4 26 (16.67%) Ant
4 26 (16.67%) Jenkins
5 24 (15.38%) Eclipse
6 23 (14.74%) ClearQuest
7 22 (14.10%) Subversion
8 19 (12.18%) Oracle Forms
9 18 (11.54%) Artifactory
10 14 (8.97%) SoapUI
11 12 (7.69%) Selenium
12 11 (7.05%) PVCS
13 9 (5.77%) Gerrit
13 9 (5.77%) Git (software)
14 8 (5.13%) JMeter
14 8 (5.13%) SonarQube
15 6 (3.85%) Hudson
15 6 (3.85%) IntelliJ
16 4 (2.56%) WebDriver
General
1 44 (28.21%) Finance
2 10 (6.41%) Banking
3 8 (5.13%) Telecoms
4 7 (4.49%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.92%) General Ledger
5 3 (1.92%) Publishing
5 3 (1.92%) Retail
6 2 (1.28%) Back Office
6 2 (1.28%) Corporate Banking
6 2 (1.28%) Marketing
7 1 (0.64%) Advertising
7 1 (0.64%) Automotive
7 1 (0.64%) Front Office
7 1 (0.64%) Legal
7 1 (0.64%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 59 (37.82%) Developer
2 43 (27.56%) Analyst
3 24 (15.38%) Oracle Developer
4 22 (14.10%) SQL Developer
5 17 (10.90%) Test Analyst
6 15 (9.62%) PL/SQL Developer
6 15 (9.62%) Tester
7 13 (8.33%) Java Developer
8 12 (7.69%) Support Analyst
9 10 (6.41%) Oracle Analyst
10 9 (5.77%) Business Developer
10 9 (5.77%) DBA
10 9 (5.77%) Oracle DBA
11 8 (5.13%) Architect
11 8 (5.13%) Business Objects Developer
11 8 (5.13%) Systems Analyst
12 7 (4.49%) Consultant
12 7 (4.49%) Financial Analyst
12 7 (4.49%) Oracle Support Analyst
13 6 (3.85%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (27.56%) XML
2 30 (19.23%) HTML
3 22 (14.10%) Hibernate
3 22 (14.10%) J2EE
3 22 (14.10%) Spring
4 21 (13.46%) Web Services
5 16 (10.26%) JSP
5 16 (10.26%) REST
5 16 (10.26%) Servlets
6 14 (8.97%) Apache CXF
7 12 (7.69%) SOAP
8 10 (6.41%) .NET
8 10 (6.41%) CSS
8 10 (6.41%) Middleware
8 10 (6.41%) Struts
9 8 (5.13%) XHTML
9 8 (5.13%) XSLT
10 7 (4.49%) LAMP
10 7 (4.49%) SailPoint
11 5 (3.21%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (7.69%) Management Information System
3 11 (7.05%) Computer Science
4 5 (3.21%) Equities
4 5 (3.21%) Replication
5 4 (2.56%) Reference Data
6 3 (1.92%) Clustering
6 3 (1.92%) Credit Risk
6 3 (1.92%) Data Structures
6 3 (1.92%) Fixed Income
6 3 (1.92%) Mainframe
6 3 (1.92%) Visualisation
7 2 (1.28%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.28%) Data Extraction
7 2 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.28%) Inversion of Control
7 2 (1.28%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.64%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.64%) Derivative
8 1 (0.64%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 48 (30.77%) Unix
2 38 (24.36%) Windows
3 12 (7.69%) Linux
4 7 (4.49%) Solaris
5 1 (0.64%) AIX
5 1 (0.64%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (24.36%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (18.59%) Business Intelligence
3 27 (17.31%) Defect Tracking
4 25 (16.03%) ITIL
5 24 (15.38%) ETL
6 21 (13.46%) Integration Testing
7 18 (11.54%) Scrum
7 18 (11.54%) UML
8 17 (10.90%) OO
9 15 (9.62%) Functional Testing
9 15 (9.62%) ITSM
9 15 (9.62%) User Acceptance Testing
10 14 (8.97%) OOP
11 13 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
11 13 (8.33%) Migration
11 13 (8.33%) Test Scripting
12 12 (7.69%) Project Management
12 12 (7.69%) Service Management
12 12 (7.69%) Waterfall
13 10 (6.41%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 138 (88.46%) SQL
2 63 (40.38%) PL/SQL
3 45 (28.85%) Java
4 17 (10.90%) C++
5 16 (10.26%) VB
6 15 (9.62%) JavaScript
7 10 (6.41%) Python
8 9 (5.77%) Perl
8 9 (5.77%) Ruby
9 5 (3.21%) C#
10 4 (2.56%) C
11 3 (1.92%) Korn
11 3 (1.92%) Shell Script
11 3 (1.92%) T-SQL
11 3 (1.92%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
12 2 (1.28%) ABAP
12 2 (1.28%) ES6
13 1 (0.64%) COBOL
13 1 (0.64%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.64%) VBA
Qualifications
1 34 (21.79%) Security Cleared
2 26 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 14 (8.97%) ISEB
4 12 (7.69%) Degree
5 11 (7.05%) ISTQB
5 11 (7.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 11 (7.05%) Oracle Certification
6 9 (5.77%) OCPJP
7 5 (3.21%) Sun Certification
8 3 (1.92%) CTC Cleared
9 2 (1.28%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.85%) Disclosure Scotland
2 5 (3.21%) QA
3 3 (1.92%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.64%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (4.49%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.92%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (1.28%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.64%) Cygwin
Systems Management
1 17 (10.90%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (5.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 7 (4.49%) Oracle Identity Management
4 5 (3.21%) Oracle RMAN
5 3 (1.92%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (1.28%) DameWare
6 2 (1.28%) Data Guard
6 2 (1.28%) Oracle Flashback
6 2 (1.28%) ServiceCenter
7 1 (0.64%) CloudHub
7 1 (0.64%) Control-M
Vendors
1 126 (80.77%) Oracle
2 27 (17.31%) Microsoft
3 23 (14.74%) Cognos
3 23 (14.74%) IBM
4 13 (8.33%) HP
5 8 (5.13%) Informatica
6 7 (4.49%) ForgeRock
6 7 (4.49%) Northgate
7 4 (2.56%) Remedy
7 4 (2.56%) SAP
8 3 (1.92%) ESRI
8 3 (1.92%) webMethods
9 2 (1.28%) Bloomberg
9 2 (1.28%) GoldenSource
9 2 (1.28%) Infragistics
9 2 (1.28%) LexisNexis
9 2 (1.28%) Reuters
9 2 (1.28%) Sony
9 2 (1.28%) Syncfusion
9 2 (1.28%) VMware
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