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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Dell Software Toad
Rank 595 537 522
Rank change year-on-year
-58 -15
Contract jobs citing Toad 60 117 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.20% 0.20%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.67% 1.44% 1.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 81 78
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £508
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £37.50
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
9012 8142 7352
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.79% 14.23% 12.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 6058 5366 4886
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £360
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 133 192 117
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £26.03 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £71.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 -17 59 £400 -1.84% 7
London -10 20 £413 -2.94% 2
South East +4 14 £338 -20.58% 3
West Midlands -23 10 £400 +13.07% 1
Berkshire +8 7 £386 +1.98% 2
Hampshire +12 6 £275 -35.29% 1
Slough +1 5 £325 -14.19%
Croydon - 5 £375 -
Telford - 5 £390 -
Shropshire - 5 £390 -
East of England +5 4 £388 -22.50%
North West +12 3 £280 -6.66% 1
South West +12 3 £335 -6.29%
Hertfordshire -4 3 £375 -25.00%
East Midlands - 3 £550 -
Portsmouth - 3 £275 - 1
Reading +16 2 £435 -3.33%
City of London +14 2 £450 - 1
Wiltshire +13 2 £323 -0.76%
Birmingham -9 2 £450 +27.20%
Coventry - 2 £375 -
Havant - 2 £438 -
Yorkshire +8 1 £365 +21.66%
Glasgow +7 1 - - 1
Bristol +1 1 £400 +25.00%
West Sussex -2 1 - -
Manchester -9 1 £260 -13.33%
Scotland -12 1 - - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -30 1 £350 +6.06%
Tyne and Wear -32 1 £350 +6.06%

Toad
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 113 (91.13%) SQL
2 95 (76.61%) Oracle
3 52 (41.94%) Oracle Database
4 47 (37.90%) PL/SQL
5 42 (33.87%) Java
6 41 (33.06%) Agile Software Development
7 39 (31.45%) Finance
8 33 (26.61%) Unix
9 32 (25.81%) WebLogic
10 30 (24.19%) Windows
11 27 (21.77%) XML
12 26 (20.97%) HTML
12 26 (20.97%) Oracle Database 11g
13 25 (20.16%) User Acceptance Testing
13 25 (20.16%) JIRA
13 25 (20.16%) Oracle Database 10g
14 24 (19.35%) JUnit
15 23 (18.55%) ITIL
16 22 (17.74%) SQL Server
16 22 (17.74%) Scrum
16 22 (17.74%) Relational Database
17 21 (16.94%) Subversion
17 21 (16.94%) Web Services
18 20 (16.13%) Maven
18 20 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
19 19 (15.32%) Spring
19 19 (15.32%) Oracle Reports
19 19 (15.32%) Data Warehouse
19 19 (15.32%) ETL
20 18 (14.52%) Eclipse

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 32 (25.81%) WebLogic
2 11 (8.87%) JBoss
2 11 (8.87%) Tomcat
2 11 (8.87%) WebSphere
3 10 (8.06%) Apache
3 10 (8.06%) IIS
4 4 (3.23%) Oracle Workflow
4 4 (3.23%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.42%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (1.61%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (1.61%) CMS
6 2 (1.61%) Confluence
6 2 (1.61%) SAS
7 1 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.81%) CICS
7 1 (0.81%) Documentum
7 1 (0.81%) Mule
7 1 (0.81%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 12 (9.68%) MS Office
2 10 (8.06%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.61%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 14 (11.29%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (6.45%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 3 (2.42%) Northgate Housing
3 3 (2.42%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (1.61%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.81%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.81%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.81%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.81%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.81%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.61%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.87%) HTTP
2 8 (6.45%) PuTTY
3 6 (4.84%) FTP
4 5 (4.03%) TCP/IP
5 3 (2.42%) Firewall
5 3 (2.42%) WinSCP
6 2 (1.61%) DHCP
6 2 (1.61%) DNS
6 2 (1.61%) Internet
6 2 (1.61%) Kerberos
6 2 (1.61%) LAN
6 2 (1.61%) SSH
6 2 (1.61%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (41.94%) Oracle Database
2 26 (20.97%) Oracle Database 11g
3 25 (20.16%) Oracle Database 10g
4 22 (17.74%) Relational Database
4 22 (17.74%) SQL Server
5 19 (15.32%) Data Warehouse
5 19 (15.32%) Oracle Reports
6 17 (13.71%) RDBMS
7 13 (10.48%) DB2
8 12 (9.68%) BusinessObjects
8 12 (9.68%) DataStage
9 10 (8.06%) Oracle Database 12c
9 10 (8.06%) SQLPlus
10 8 (6.45%) MySQL
10 8 (6.45%) Oracle OWB
11 6 (4.84%) Data Mart
12 5 (4.03%) Oracle BI EE
12 5 (4.03%) Oracle Discoverer
13 4 (3.23%) Cognos Framework Manager
13 4 (3.23%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 25 (20.16%) JIRA
2 24 (19.35%) JUnit
3 21 (16.94%) Subversion
4 20 (16.13%) Maven
5 18 (14.52%) Ant
5 18 (14.52%) Eclipse
5 18 (14.52%) Jenkins
6 16 (12.90%) Oracle Forms
7 14 (11.29%) Selenium
8 12 (9.68%) SoapUI
9 11 (8.87%) Git (software)
10 10 (8.06%) Artifactory
10 10 (8.06%) ClearQuest
10 10 (8.06%) Gerrit
11 9 (7.26%) JMeter
12 8 (6.45%) SonarQube
13 6 (4.84%) WebDriver
14 5 (4.03%) LoadRunner
15 4 (3.23%) IntelliJ
16 3 (2.42%) HP UFT
General
1 39 (31.45%) Finance
2 15 (12.10%) Banking
3 8 (6.45%) Investment Banking
4 6 (4.84%) Telecoms
5 4 (3.23%) Publishing
6 3 (2.42%) Back Office
7 2 (1.61%) Corporate Banking
7 2 (1.61%) Front Office
7 2 (1.61%) Legal
7 2 (1.61%) Retail
8 1 (0.81%) Billing
8 1 (0.81%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.81%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 49 (39.52%) Developer
2 31 (25.00%) Analyst
3 20 (16.13%) Oracle Developer
4 19 (15.32%) SQL Developer
5 14 (11.29%) PL/SQL Developer
6 13 (10.48%) Java Developer
6 13 (10.48%) Test Analyst
7 10 (8.06%) DBA
8 9 (7.26%) Oracle DBA
8 9 (7.26%) Tester
9 8 (6.45%) Support Analyst
10 7 (5.65%) Consultant
11 6 (4.84%) Architect
11 6 (4.84%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 6 (4.84%) Systems Analyst
12 5 (4.03%) Data Architect
12 5 (4.03%) Functional Consultant
12 5 (4.03%) Oracle Consultant
12 5 (4.03%) Oracle Functional Consultant
12 5 (4.03%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (21.77%) XML
2 26 (20.97%) HTML
3 21 (16.94%) Web Services
4 19 (15.32%) Spring
5 17 (13.71%) J2EE
5 17 (13.71%) REST
6 16 (12.90%) SOAP
7 15 (12.10%) Hibernate
8 13 (10.48%) JSP
9 12 (9.68%) .NET
9 12 (9.68%) Servlets
9 12 (9.68%) Struts
10 11 (8.87%) Apache CXF
10 11 (8.87%) XSLT
11 10 (8.06%) CSS
12 8 (6.45%) LAMP
12 8 (6.45%) SailPoint
12 8 (6.45%) XHTML
13 6 (4.84%) Middleware
14 3 (2.42%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 20 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (7.26%) Computer Science
3 7 (5.65%) Equities
4 6 (4.84%) Mainframe
5 5 (4.03%) Fixed Income
5 5 (4.03%) Replication
6 4 (3.23%) Data Centre
6 4 (3.23%) Data Structures
7 3 (2.42%) Reference Data
7 3 (2.42%) Visualisation
8 2 (1.61%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.61%) Credit Risk
8 2 (1.61%) Derivative
8 2 (1.61%) Economics
8 2 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.61%) Fintech
8 2 (1.61%) Inversion of Control
8 2 (1.61%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.61%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.81%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 33 (26.61%) Unix
2 30 (24.19%) Windows
3 16 (12.90%) Linux
4 10 (8.06%) Solaris
5 2 (1.61%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.81%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (33.06%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (20.16%) User Acceptance Testing
3 23 (18.55%) ITIL
4 22 (17.74%) Scrum
5 19 (15.32%) ETL
6 18 (14.52%) Defect Tracking
7 17 (13.71%) Business Intelligence
8 16 (12.90%) Waterfall
9 11 (8.87%) OO
9 11 (8.87%) Regression Testing
9 11 (8.87%) System Testing
10 10 (8.06%) Functional Testing
10 10 (8.06%) Integration Testing
10 10 (8.06%) UML
11 9 (7.26%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (7.26%) Inmon Methodology
11 9 (7.26%) Kimball Methodology
11 9 (7.26%) Mentoring
11 9 (7.26%) SDLC
11 9 (7.26%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 113 (91.13%) SQL
2 47 (37.90%) PL/SQL
3 42 (33.87%) Java
4 15 (12.10%) JavaScript
5 11 (8.87%) Perl
6 10 (8.06%) C++
6 10 (8.06%) VB
7 9 (7.26%) Ruby
8 8 (6.45%) Python
9 6 (4.84%) Shell Script
10 5 (4.03%) C#
11 4 (3.23%) C
11 4 (3.23%) COBOL
11 4 (3.23%) Korn
12 2 (1.61%) ES6
12 2 (1.61%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.61%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.81%) JCL
13 1 (0.81%) PHP
13 1 (0.81%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (12.10%) SC Cleared
1 15 (12.10%) Security Cleared
2 11 (8.87%) Degree
2 11 (8.87%) Oracle Certification
3 9 (7.26%) OCPJP
4 7 (5.65%) ISEB
5 6 (4.84%) ISTQB
5 6 (4.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.81%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.84%) QA
2 4 (3.23%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.81%) SLA
3 1 (0.81%) WCAG
System Software
1 8 (6.45%) Active Directory
2 6 (4.84%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (7.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 8 (6.45%) Oracle Identity Management
3 6 (4.84%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (4.84%) Oracle RMAN
4 4 (3.23%) Data Guard
4 4 (3.23%) Oracle Flashback
5 3 (2.42%) ServiceCenter
6 2 (1.61%) DameWare
6 2 (1.61%) NetBackup
6 2 (1.61%) Oracle ZFS
7 1 (0.81%) Control-M
7 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 95 (76.61%) Oracle
2 15 (12.10%) Cognos
2 15 (12.10%) IBM
3 14 (11.29%) Microsoft
4 11 (8.87%) Informatica
5 8 (6.45%) ForgeRock
6 5 (4.03%) HP
6 5 (4.03%) webMethods
7 4 (3.23%) Northgate
7 4 (3.23%) VMware
8 3 (2.42%) Bloomberg
8 3 (2.42%) GoldenSource
8 3 (2.42%) Reuters
8 3 (2.42%) SAP
8 3 (2.42%) T-Plan
9 2 (1.61%) Citrix
9 2 (1.61%) Remedy
9 2 (1.61%) Sony
9 2 (1.61%) Sybase
9 2 (1.61%) Veritas
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