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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Dell Software Toad
Rank 453 442 396
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -46
Contract jobs citing Toad 131 111 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.26% 0.23% 0.32%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.88% 1.94% 2.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 61 83
Average daily rate
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£429 £400 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.18% +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £276 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £598 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £37.00 £57.15 £20.82
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.25% +174.49%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £57.15 -
% change year-on-year
-35.25% -

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
6956 5731 5279
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.63% 11.90% 11.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 4711 3622 3276
Average daily rate £400 £385 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 126 202
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £15.00 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.05 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%

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 30 January 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
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 30 January 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +6 121 £450 +12.50% 19
London +1 49 £495 +15.11% 7
South East +16 37 £400 +44.14% 3
City of London +10 19 £463 -7.50% 2
Hampshire -16 13 £430 - 2
Surrey +3 9 £350 +33.33% 1
South West -15 9 £350 -12.60% 4
North West -8 8 £381 -25.60% 1
Berkshire +5 7 £500 +78.57%
Scotland -8 6 £330 +3.52% 1
Manchester -1 5 £381 +38.63% 1
Gosport - 5 - -
Wales -11 4 £425 - 11
South Wales -12 4 £425 - 11
Bracknell - 4 - -
Havant -1 3 £471 -
West Midlands +2 2 - - 1
North Yorkshire +3 1 - - 2
East of England 0 1 - - 1
Glasgow -4 1 - -
Yorkshire -21 1 - - 2
Stirling - 1 - -
York - 1 - -
Edgware - 1 £530 -
Reigate - 1 £370 -
Renfrew - - - -
Rickmansworth - - - -
Stevenage - - - -
Reading - - - -
Redhill - - - -

Toad
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 214 (84.92%) SQL
2 209 (82.94%) Oracle
3 111 (44.05%) PL/SQL
4 100 (39.68%) Oracle Database
5 70 (27.78%) UNIX
6 61 (24.21%) Finance
7 52 (20.63%) Data Modelling
8 50 (19.84%) SQL Server
9 49 (19.44%) Java
9 49 (19.44%) Data Warehouse
9 49 (19.44%) Business Intelligence
10 43 (17.06%) XML
10 43 (17.06%) WebLogic
10 43 (17.06%) Oracle Database 11g
11 39 (15.48%) Migration
12 38 (15.08%) Relational Database
13 37 (14.68%) Banking
14 34 (13.49%) Degree
14 34 (13.49%) Oracle Reports
15 33 (13.10%) ITIL
15 33 (13.10%) Web Services
15 33 (13.10%) Business Objects
16 32 (12.70%) Security Cleared
17 31 (12.30%) Data Migration
17 31 (12.30%) HTML
17 31 (12.30%) Oracle Database 10g
18 30 (11.90%) Shell Script
19 29 (11.51%) Windows
20 28 (11.11%) Oracle Forms
20 28 (11.11%) .NET

Toad
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 43 (17.06%) WebLogic
2 11 (4.37%) Oracle Workflow
2 11 (4.37%) Apache
3 10 (3.97%) WebSphere
4 7 (2.78%) Tomcat
4 7 (2.78%) JBoss
5 3 (1.19%) Oracle 10gAS
5 3 (1.19%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (0.40%) Oracle Spatial
6 1 (0.40%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.40%) CICS
6 1 (0.40%) SAS
6 1 (0.40%) Documentum
Applications
1 17 (6.75%) MS Visio
2 16 (6.35%) MS Excel
3 8 (3.17%) MS Office
4 2 (0.79%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 10 (3.97%) Oracle Applications
2 7 (2.78%) Remedy ITSM
2 7 (2.78%) Markit EDM
3 5 (1.98%) SAP IS-U
3 5 (1.98%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (1.59%) Oracle General Ledger
4 4 (1.59%) FLEXCUBE
5 3 (1.19%) Oracle Payables
5 3 (1.19%) Oracle Receivables
5 3 (1.19%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (1.19%) Oracle Financials
5 3 (1.19%) SAP HR
6 2 (0.79%) Oracle HRMS
6 2 (0.79%) Oracle Assets
7 1 (0.40%) Oracle iProcurement
7 1 (0.40%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (0.40%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.40%) Oracle Payroll
7 1 (0.40%) Summit
7 1 (0.40%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.40%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.17%) MPLS
1 8 (3.17%) SDH
1 8 (3.17%) Ethernet
1 8 (3.17%) FTP
1 8 (3.17%) PuTTY
2 5 (1.98%) HTTP
3 3 (1.19%) Internet
3 3 (1.19%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.79%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (39.68%) Oracle Database
2 50 (19.84%) SQL Server
3 49 (19.44%) Data Warehouse
4 43 (17.06%) Oracle Database 11g
5 38 (15.08%) Relational Database
6 34 (13.49%) Oracle Reports
7 31 (12.30%) Oracle Database 10g
8 25 (9.92%) RDBMS
9 18 (7.14%) Oracle ODI
10 17 (6.75%) Oracle Discoverer
11 14 (5.56%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 14 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 13 (5.16%) Oracle BI EE
12 13 (5.16%) SQLPlus
13 12 (4.76%) MS Access
14 11 (4.37%) SQL Navigator
15 10 (3.97%) BusinessObjects
15 10 (3.97%) Oracle Database 12c
15 10 (3.97%) Oracle Exadata
15 10 (3.97%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 28 (11.11%) Oracle Forms
2 27 (10.71%) Oracle APEX
3 21 (8.33%) Subversion
4 20 (7.94%) JIRA
5 16 (6.35%) JUnit
6 15 (5.95%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 15 (5.95%) Eclipse
6 15 (5.95%) ClearQuest
7 13 (5.16%) ClearCase
8 12 (4.76%) Visual Studio
8 12 (4.76%) Ant
9 11 (4.37%) Maven
9 11 (4.37%) PVCS
10 10 (3.97%) JDeveloper
11 9 (3.57%) Jenkins
12 8 (3.17%) Artifactory
13 7 (2.78%) QuickTest Pro
14 5 (1.98%) TestDirector
15 4 (1.59%) TeamCity
16 3 (1.19%) Selenium
General
1 61 (24.21%) Finance
2 37 (14.68%) Banking
3 15 (5.95%) Telecoms
4 12 (4.76%) Retail
5 9 (3.57%) Investment Banking
6 5 (1.98%) Retail Banking
7 4 (1.59%) Front Office
7 4 (1.59%) Back Office
8 3 (1.19%) Local Government
8 3 (1.19%) Games
9 2 (0.79%) Legal
9 2 (0.79%) Billing
10 1 (0.40%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.40%) Marketing
10 1 (0.40%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.40%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 89 (35.32%) Developer
2 82 (32.54%) Analyst
3 28 (11.11%) Oracle Developer
4 26 (10.32%) DBA
5 24 (9.52%) Oracle DBA
6 18 (7.14%) Business Analyst
6 18 (7.14%) Data Analyst
7 17 (6.75%) Test Analyst
8 15 (5.95%) Tester
8 15 (5.95%) Support Analyst
9 12 (4.76%) Administrator
10 11 (4.37%) Systems Analyst
10 11 (4.37%) Java Developer
11 9 (3.57%) SQL DBA
12 8 (3.17%) Programmer
13 7 (2.78%) Web Analyst
13 7 (2.78%) Web Support Analyst
13 7 (2.78%) Architect
13 7 (2.78%) Applications Support
13 7 (2.78%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (17.06%) XML
2 33 (13.10%) Web Services
3 31 (12.30%) HTML
4 28 (11.11%) .NET
5 23 (9.13%) J2EE
6 16 (6.35%) JSP
6 16 (6.35%) Servlets
6 16 (6.35%) Struts
6 16 (6.35%) Hibernate
6 16 (6.35%) Spring
7 13 (5.16%) Middleware
8 11 (4.37%) SOAP
8 11 (4.37%) CSS
9 8 (3.17%) JAXB
9 8 (3.17%) WSDL
9 8 (3.17%) JMS
9 8 (3.17%) Apache CXF
9 8 (3.17%) JSON
10 7 (2.78%) ASP.NET
11 6 (2.38%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 27 (10.71%) Computer Science
2 17 (6.75%) Data Extraction
3 15 (5.95%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (5.56%) Reference Data
5 10 (3.97%) Replication
6 6 (2.38%) User Experience
7 5 (1.98%) Derivative
7 5 (1.98%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.59%) Fixed Income
8 4 (1.59%) SWIFT
9 3 (1.19%) Mathematics
9 3 (1.19%) Data Integration
9 3 (1.19%) Visualisation
9 3 (1.19%) Data Structures
9 3 (1.19%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.79%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.79%) AS400
10 2 (0.79%) iSeries
10 2 (0.79%) Statistics
10 2 (0.79%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 70 (27.78%) UNIX
2 29 (11.51%) Windows
3 19 (7.54%) Linux
4 13 (5.16%) AIX
5 6 (2.38%) Solaris
6 3 (1.19%) Windows XP
6 3 (1.19%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (1.19%) VMS
6 3 (1.19%) OpenVMS
7 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (20.63%) Data Modelling
2 49 (19.44%) Business Intelligence
3 39 (15.48%) Migration
4 33 (13.10%) ITIL
5 31 (12.30%) Data Migration
6 26 (10.32%) ITSM
7 23 (9.13%) Agile Software Development
7 23 (9.13%) Service Management
7 23 (9.13%) ETL
7 23 (9.13%) Data Analysis
8 19 (7.54%) Data Mapping
9 18 (7.14%) OO
10 17 (6.75%) User Acceptance Testing
10 17 (6.75%) Business Analysis
11 16 (6.35%) Workflow
11 16 (6.35%) Test Scripting
12 15 (5.95%) Performance Tuning
12 15 (5.95%) Validation
13 14 (5.56%) UML
13 14 (5.56%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 214 (84.92%) SQL
2 111 (44.05%) PL/SQL
3 49 (19.44%) Java
4 30 (11.90%) Shell Script
5 20 (7.94%) C#
6 17 (6.75%) Perl
7 14 (5.56%) JavaScript
8 11 (4.37%) T-SQL
9 10 (3.97%) VBA
10 9 (3.57%) Korn
11 7 (2.78%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
11 7 (2.78%) C++
12 6 (2.38%) VB
13 5 (1.98%) C
13 5 (1.98%) PHP
14 3 (1.19%) PowerShell
14 3 (1.19%) VBScript
15 2 (0.79%) Delphi
15 2 (0.79%) Ruby
16 1 (0.40%) SELCOPY
Qualifications
1 34 (13.49%) Degree
2 32 (12.70%) Security Cleared
3 28 (11.11%) SC Cleared
4 11 (4.37%) Oracle Certification
5 9 (3.57%) OCPJP
5 9 (3.57%) ISEB
5 9 (3.57%) Sun Certification
6 6 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (1.98%) ISTQB
8 3 (1.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.79%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.79%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (0.40%) CISA
10 1 (0.40%) CISM
10 1 (0.40%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (7.14%) QA
2 6 (2.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 6 (2.38%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.19%) MiFID
3 3 (1.19%) SLA
4 2 (0.79%) EMIR
5 1 (0.40%) COBIT
5 1 (0.40%) FATCA
5 1 (0.40%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 1 (0.40%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 17 (6.75%) Oracle RMAN
2 11 (4.37%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (0.79%) Samba
Systems Management
1 16 (6.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 15 (5.95%) Data Guard
3 9 (3.57%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (1.59%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (0.79%) Oracle EDQ
6 1 (0.40%) Oracle Statspack
6 1 (0.40%) CA Endevor
6 1 (0.40%) Control-M
6 1 (0.40%) Nagios
Vendors
1 209 (82.94%) Oracle
2 33 (13.10%) Business Objects
3 21 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 11 (4.37%) SAP
5 9 (3.57%) GoldenSource
6 8 (3.17%) BEA
6 8 (3.17%) Remedy
6 8 (3.17%) Cramer
6 8 (3.17%) MetaSolv
7 7 (2.78%) Informatica
7 7 (2.78%) HP
8 5 (1.98%) Northgate
8 5 (1.98%) Charles River
9 4 (1.59%) Cognos
9 4 (1.59%) Ab Initio
10 3 (1.19%) VMware
10 3 (1.19%) Serena
10 3 (1.19%) Teradata
11 2 (0.79%) Adobe
11 2 (0.79%) JD Edwards
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Rate: £250 - £350 per day
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Cambridge
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Hampshire
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Rate: £400 - £450 per day
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