The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dell Software Toad
Rank 504 414 412
Rank change year-on-year
-90 -2
Contract jobs citing Toad 90 159 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.31% 0.30%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.27% 2.69% 2.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 94 106
Average daily rate
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£400 £425 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +16.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £278 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Average hourly rate £37.50 £39.25 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.45% +18.93%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £39.25 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-4.45% +18.93%
Development Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
7079 5903 6128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.94% 11.55% 10.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 4550 3699 3587
Average daily rate £388 £388 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £545 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 149 143 220
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 £25.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -

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 July 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 31 July 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 -90 79 £400 -5.88% 14
London -32 30 £430 -4.44% 6
South East -17 13 £325 -18.85% 1
West Midlands -11 11 £419 +11.66% 1
East Midlands +7 9 £334 -4.64% 1
City of London +19 7 £320 -22.47% 2
North West -4 7 £350 -7.28% 1
Birmingham - 7 £361 - 1
Manchester -3 6 £363 +6.53%
Scotland -18 6 £349 -3.72% 1
Yorkshire +3 4 £369 +3.14% 2
Leicestershire -6 3 £325 - 1
Leicester -6 3 £325 - 1
Surrey -7 3 £333 -24.43%
East of England -22 2 - - 1
Glasgow - 2 - -
Canary Wharf +24 1 - -
West Yorkshire +1 1 - - 2
Leeds -8 1 - - 2
Malvern - 1 £350 -
North Yorkshire - 1 - -
South Yorkshire - 1 £263 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £208 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 1 £208 - 1
Redhill - 1 £325 -
Worcestershire - 1 £350 -
West Sussex - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
South West - - - - 1
Rickmansworth - - - -

Toad
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 190 (90.48%) SQL
2 184 (87.62%) Oracle
3 110 (52.38%) PL/SQL
4 88 (41.90%) Oracle Database
5 73 (34.76%) UNIX
6 57 (27.14%) SQL Server
7 55 (26.19%) Oracle Database 11g
8 54 (25.71%) XML
8 54 (25.71%) Oracle Reports
9 50 (23.81%) Finance
10 49 (23.33%) Microsoft
11 44 (20.95%) Java
12 39 (18.57%) Oracle Forms
13 34 (16.19%) MS Excel
13 34 (16.19%) Windows
14 32 (15.24%) Data Warehouse
14 32 (15.24%) Oracle EBS
14 32 (15.24%) Oracle APEX
14 32 (15.24%) Relational Database
15 31 (14.76%) Security Cleared
15 31 (14.76%) Oracle Database 10g
16 30 (14.29%) Shell Script
17 29 (13.81%) Banking
18 28 (13.33%) QA
19 27 (12.86%) Oracle Payables
20 26 (12.38%) Workflow
20 26 (12.38%) JavaScript
21 25 (11.90%) Web Services
21 25 (11.90%) Business Intelligence
21 25 (11.90%) HP

Toad
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 25 (11.90%) Oracle Workflow
2 23 (10.95%) WebLogic
3 22 (10.48%) Apache
4 4 (1.90%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.90%) WebSphere
5 3 (1.43%) Oracle Application Server
5 3 (1.43%) IIS
6 2 (0.95%) IBM Notes
6 2 (0.95%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.95%) SAS
6 2 (0.95%) Oracle Spatial
7 1 (0.48%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.48%) Oracle UPK
7 1 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.48%) Content Management Server
7 1 (0.48%) CMS
Applications
1 34 (16.19%) MS Excel
2 19 (9.05%) MS Visio
3 17 (8.10%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (3.33%) MS Office
5 3 (1.43%) Final Cut Pro
6 2 (0.95%) AutoCAD
6 2 (0.95%) Pro/ENGINEER
6 2 (0.95%) MS Project
7 1 (0.48%) SPSS
7 1 (0.48%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 32 (15.24%) Oracle EBS
2 27 (12.86%) Oracle Payables
3 19 (9.05%) Oracle Applications
4 15 (7.14%) Oracle EBS R12
5 11 (5.24%) Oracle Receivables
5 11 (5.24%) Oracle General Ledger
6 10 (4.76%) Oracle Assets
7 8 (3.81%) Oracle 11i
8 4 (1.90%) Oracle Cash Management
8 4 (1.90%) Oracle Financials
8 4 (1.90%) SAP IS-U
8 4 (1.90%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
8 4 (1.90%) Oracle FAH
9 3 (1.43%) Oracle Internet Expenses
9 3 (1.43%) SAP MM
10 2 (0.95%) Oracle HRMS
11 1 (0.48%) Oracle ERP
11 1 (0.48%) SAP WM
11 1 (0.48%) SAP CRM
11 1 (0.48%) Global One
Communications & Networking
1 14 (6.67%) 3G
1 14 (6.67%) 2G
1 14 (6.67%) 4G
2 11 (5.24%) FTP
3 9 (4.29%) HTTP
4 8 (3.81%) SAN
5 6 (2.86%) TCP/IP
5 6 (2.86%) Internet
6 5 (2.38%) PuTTY
7 3 (1.43%) HTTPS
8 2 (0.95%) WinSCP
8 2 (0.95%) Wireless
8 2 (0.95%) VPN
8 2 (0.95%) DNS
9 1 (0.48%) Intranet
9 1 (0.48%) LDAP
9 1 (0.48%) LAN
9 1 (0.48%) WAN
9 1 (0.48%) Extranet
9 1 (0.48%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (41.90%) Oracle Database
2 57 (27.14%) SQL Server
3 55 (26.19%) Oracle Database 11g
4 54 (25.71%) Oracle Reports
5 32 (15.24%) Data Warehouse
5 32 (15.24%) Relational Database
6 31 (14.76%) Oracle Database 10g
7 22 (10.48%) SQLPlus
8 17 (8.10%) RDBMS
9 12 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
10 10 (4.76%) Oracle Discoverer
10 10 (4.76%) MS Access
10 10 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 10 (4.76%) Oracle BI EE
10 10 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 9 (4.29%) Oracle9i Database
12 8 (3.81%) SQL Navigator
12 8 (3.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 8 (3.81%) PowerCenter
13 6 (2.86%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 39 (18.57%) Oracle Forms
2 32 (15.24%) Oracle APEX
3 24 (11.43%) Maven
3 24 (11.43%) JIRA
3 24 (11.43%) Ant
4 23 (10.95%) Selenium
5 20 (9.52%) LoadRunner
6 17 (8.10%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 15 (7.14%) JDeveloper
7 15 (7.14%) Subversion
7 15 (7.14%) SoapUI
8 14 (6.67%) Apache Ivy
8 14 (6.67%) eggPlant
9 11 (5.24%) PVCS
10 6 (2.86%) QuickTest Pro
10 6 (2.86%) ClearQuest
11 5 (2.38%) Visual Studio
11 5 (2.38%) Cucumber
12 4 (1.90%) ClearCase
12 4 (1.90%) Introscope
General
1 50 (23.81%) Finance
2 29 (13.81%) Banking
3 11 (5.24%) General Ledger
4 9 (4.29%) Investment Banking
5 4 (1.90%) Military
5 4 (1.90%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.43%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.43%) Publishing
6 3 (1.43%) Retail
7 2 (0.95%) Legal
7 2 (0.95%) Back Office
8 1 (0.48%) Electronics
8 1 (0.48%) Front Office
8 1 (0.48%) Automotive
8 1 (0.48%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.48%) German Language
Job Titles
1 86 (40.95%) Developer
2 48 (22.86%) Analyst
3 40 (19.05%) Oracle Developer
4 28 (13.33%) DBA
5 20 (9.52%) Oracle DBA
6 15 (7.14%) Test Analyst
7 12 (5.71%) Support Analyst
8 11 (5.24%) Test Leader
9 10 (4.76%) Administrator
9 10 (4.76%) SQL Developer
9 10 (4.76%) PL/SQL Developer
10 9 (4.29%) QA Leader
11 8 (3.81%) Consultant
12 7 (3.33%) Business Analyst
12 7 (3.33%) Data Analyst
12 7 (3.33%) Oracle Consultant
13 5 (2.38%) Informatica Developer
13 5 (2.38%) Data Warehouse Developer
13 5 (2.38%) Senior Oracle Developer
13 5 (2.38%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (25.71%) XML
2 25 (11.90%) Web Services
3 24 (11.43%) CSS
4 23 (10.95%) HTML
4 23 (10.95%) Ajax
5 19 (9.05%) SOAP
6 18 (8.57%) REST
7 14 (6.67%) J2ME
7 14 (6.67%) WAP
8 13 (6.19%) JSON
9 12 (5.71%) jQuery
9 12 (5.71%) .NET
10 11 (5.24%) J2EE
11 10 (4.76%) Middleware
12 8 (3.81%) XHTML
12 8 (3.81%) JDBC
12 8 (3.81%) Dojo
13 6 (2.86%) JPA
13 6 (2.86%) Servlets
13 6 (2.86%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 14 (6.67%) Handset
1 14 (6.67%) Mobile App
2 9 (4.29%) Replication
3 8 (3.81%) Data Extraction
4 7 (3.33%) Mobile Banking
5 5 (2.38%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.90%) Clustering
6 4 (1.90%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.90%) Reference Data
7 3 (1.43%) Credit Risk
7 3 (1.43%) Smart Meter
7 3 (1.43%) Firmware
8 2 (0.95%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.95%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.95%) GIS
8 2 (0.95%) PKI
8 2 (0.95%) Market Risk
8 2 (0.95%) iSeries
9 1 (0.48%) Data Conversion
9 1 (0.48%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 73 (34.76%) UNIX
2 34 (16.19%) Windows
3 24 (11.43%) Linux
4 15 (7.14%) Solaris
5 6 (2.86%) Windows 2000
6 4 (1.90%) AIX
7 3 (1.43%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.95%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.95%) Oracle Linux
8 2 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.95%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.95%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.48%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.48%) Tru64
9 1 (0.48%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (12.38%) Workflow
2 25 (11.90%) Business Intelligence
3 23 (10.95%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (10.95%) ETL
3 23 (10.95%) Test Automation
4 22 (10.48%) Scrum
5 20 (9.52%) Manual Testing
6 19 (9.05%) Regression Testing
7 17 (8.10%) Migration
8 16 (7.62%) Data Modelling
8 16 (7.62%) ITIL
9 15 (7.14%) Validation
10 14 (6.67%) Data Analysis
11 13 (6.19%) UML
11 13 (6.19%) Performance Tuning
12 12 (5.71%) Data Migration
12 12 (5.71%) User Acceptance Testing
13 11 (5.24%) Release Management
13 11 (5.24%) Software Testing
13 11 (5.24%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 190 (90.48%) SQL
2 110 (52.38%) PL/SQL
3 44 (20.95%) Java
4 30 (14.29%) Shell Script
5 26 (12.38%) JavaScript
6 18 (8.57%) T-SQL
7 16 (7.62%) Perl
8 10 (4.76%) VBA
9 8 (3.81%) Korn
10 7 (3.33%) C#
11 6 (2.86%) C++
11 6 (2.86%) C
12 5 (2.38%) VB
13 4 (1.90%) PowerShell
14 3 (1.43%) Ruby
15 2 (0.95%) Bash Shell
15 2 (0.95%) RPG IV
15 2 (0.95%) Python
15 2 (0.95%) RPG
16 1 (0.48%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 31 (14.76%) Security Cleared
2 20 (9.52%) SC Cleared
3 9 (4.29%) ISEB
3 9 (4.29%) Degree
4 7 (3.33%) ISTQB
5 3 (1.43%) ISEB Practitioner
5 3 (1.43%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (0.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.48%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.48%) OCPJP
7 1 (0.48%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (13.33%) QA
2 8 (3.81%) Data Quality
3 6 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (7.14%) Oracle RMAN
1 15 (7.14%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (1.43%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 3 (1.43%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 3 (1.43%) SRDF
3 2 (0.95%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.95%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 25 (11.90%) HP Quality Center
2 22 (10.48%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 12 (5.71%) Data Guard
4 8 (3.81%) Control-M
5 5 (2.38%) NetBackup
6 3 (1.43%) nmon
6 3 (1.43%) BMC PATROL
7 2 (0.95%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.48%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 184 (87.62%) Oracle
2 49 (23.33%) Microsoft
3 25 (11.90%) HP
4 18 (8.57%) Serena
5 15 (7.14%) Sun
5 15 (7.14%) Business Objects
6 14 (6.67%) Apple
7 12 (5.71%) Informatica
8 10 (4.76%) Cognos
9 9 (4.29%) IBM
10 6 (2.86%) SAP
10 6 (2.86%) Veritas
10 6 (2.86%) Sage
11 5 (2.38%) VMware
11 5 (2.38%) Sybase
12 4 (1.90%) BMC
12 4 (1.90%) GoldenSource
12 4 (1.90%) Talend
13 3 (1.43%) Greenplum
13 3 (1.43%) Remedy
Wales
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Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 11 hours ago
Scotland
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Posted: 11 hours ago
London
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Posted: Yesterday
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Rate: £500.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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