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 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Dell Software Toad
Rank 561 527 509
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -18
Contract jobs citing Toad 86 113 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.20% 0.22%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.04% 1.57% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 55 71
Median daily rate £400 £363 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £335 £375
% change year-on-year
+13.43% -10.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Median hourly rate - £32.50 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -31.57%
UK excluding London median 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
8269 7195 6939
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.87% 12.89% 12.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 5636 4597 4436
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 161 147 137
Median hourly rate £42.29 £37.00 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.29% -3.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £26.19 £31.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £37.04 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+14.06% -3.79%

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 3 May 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 3 May 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 -33 81 £400 +10.34% 12
London -13 45 £400 -20.00% 5
West Midlands +7 14 £440 - 1
South East -7 12 £375 +11.11% 1
Birmingham +7 7 £400 -
Solihull - 7 £442 -
Hampshire +1 6 £325 +18.18%
City of London +33 4 - -
East Midlands +10 4 £550 - 1
Scotland -25 4 £238 -41.39% 2
Surrey -7 3 £330 -8.96%
Edinburgh -9 3 £238 - 2
Croydon - 3 £348 -
Portsmouth - 3 £338 -
Buckinghamshire +12 2 £438 -
Manchester -4 2 £360 -12.72%
North West -5 2 £360 -12.72%
Yorkshire -14 2 £249 -23.46% 3
Shropshire - 2 £380 -
Telford - 2 £380 -
Hendon - 2 £400 -
Southampton +13 1 - -
Berkshire +7 1 £450 - 1
West Yorkshire +5 1 £310 -4.61% 2
Aberdeen +4 1 - -
Milton Keynes 0 1 £450 -
Devon 0 1 - - 1
East of England 0 1 £338 -7.19%
Reading -3 1 £450 -
South Yorkshire -7 1 £188 -

Toad
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 May 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.

1 154 (85.08%) SQL
2 148 (81.77%) Oracle
3 75 (41.44%) Oracle Database
4 67 (37.02%) PL/SQL
4 67 (37.02%) Finance
5 58 (32.04%) XML
5 58 (32.04%) Unix
6 52 (28.73%) Business Intelligence
7 49 (27.07%) SQL Server
8 48 (26.52%) Microsoft
8 48 (26.52%) Agile Software Development
9 47 (25.97%) Java
10 38 (20.99%) WebLogic
11 37 (20.44%) HTML
12 36 (19.89%) Data Warehouse
13 35 (19.34%) MS Office
14 34 (18.78%) IBM
14 34 (18.78%) HP
14 34 (18.78%) Security Cleared
14 34 (18.78%) HP Quality Center
15 33 (18.23%) Oracle Database 11g
15 33 (18.23%) Relational Database
16 32 (17.68%) Cognos
17 31 (17.13%) Web Services
18 30 (16.57%) JavaScript
19 29 (16.02%) SOAP
19 29 (16.02%) Cognos Business Intelligence
20 28 (15.47%) Windows
20 28 (15.47%) SharePoint
20 28 (15.47%) ISEB

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 (20.99%) WebLogic
2 28 (15.47%) SharePoint
3 9 (4.97%) Oracle Workflow
4 6 (3.31%) WebSphere
5 5 (2.76%) Node.js
5 5 (2.76%) Tomcat
6 4 (2.21%) Apache
6 4 (2.21%) JBoss
6 4 (2.21%) MQSI
7 3 (1.66%) IIS
8 2 (1.10%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.55%) Mule
9 1 (0.55%) Mule ESB
9 1 (0.55%) Oracle Service Bus
9 1 (0.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.55%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 35 (19.34%) MS Office
2 18 (9.94%) MS Excel
3 6 (3.31%) MS Visio
4 4 (2.21%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 29 (16.02%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 14 (7.73%) Oracle EBS
3 10 (5.52%) OpenText Process Suite
4 8 (4.42%) Northgate Housing
5 7 (3.87%) Oracle Receivables
6 5 (2.76%) Oracle Assets
6 5 (2.76%) Oracle Payables
7 4 (2.21%) Dynamics AX
7 4 (2.21%) Oracle Applications
7 4 (2.21%) Oracle EBS R12
7 4 (2.21%) Oracle Financials
7 4 (2.21%) Oracle General Ledger
7 4 (2.21%) Oracle iProcurement
7 4 (2.21%) Remedy ITSM
8 3 (1.66%) Oracle 11i
8 3 (1.66%) Oracle Cash Management
8 3 (1.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 3 (1.66%) SAP R/3
9 2 (1.10%) BigMachines
9 2 (1.10%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.10%) SaaS
2 2 (1.10%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.42%) HTTP
2 7 (3.87%) FTP
3 5 (2.76%) WinSCP
4 3 (1.66%) SSL
5 2 (1.10%) Firewall
5 2 (1.10%) HTTPS
5 2 (1.10%) Intranet
5 2 (1.10%) PuTTY
5 2 (1.10%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.55%) DNS
6 1 (0.55%) RTP
6 1 (0.55%) S/MIME
6 1 (0.55%) SSH
6 1 (0.55%) Telnet
6 1 (0.55%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (41.44%) Oracle Database
2 49 (27.07%) SQL Server
3 36 (19.89%) Data Warehouse
4 33 (18.23%) Oracle Database 11g
4 33 (18.23%) Relational Database
5 26 (14.36%) Oracle Reports
6 22 (12.15%) BusinessObjects
7 20 (11.05%) RDBMS
8 14 (7.73%) Oracle OWB
9 12 (6.63%) Oracle Discoverer
10 11 (6.08%) Oracle Database 10g
11 10 (5.52%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 6 (3.31%) Cognos Framework Manager
12 6 (3.31%) Cognos Report Studio
12 6 (3.31%) Data Mining
12 6 (3.31%) MS Access
12 6 (3.31%) OLTP
12 6 (3.31%) Oracle Database 12c
12 6 (3.31%) SQL Navigator
13 5 (2.76%) DB2
Development Applications
1 27 (14.92%) Eclipse
2 26 (14.36%) Ant
2 26 (14.36%) Subversion
3 23 (12.71%) JIRA
4 22 (12.15%) Maven
5 19 (10.50%) JUnit
6 17 (9.39%) Oracle Forms
7 14 (7.73%) ClearQuest
8 13 (7.18%) PVCS
9 11 (6.08%) Jenkins
10 10 (5.52%) Team Foundation Server
11 9 (4.97%) Artifactory
11 9 (4.97%) Oracle APEX
12 8 (4.42%) LoadRunner
13 7 (3.87%) SoapUI
14 6 (3.31%) ERwin
14 6 (3.31%) Git (software)
14 6 (3.31%) HP UFT
14 6 (3.31%) Hudson
14 6 (3.31%) JDeveloper
General
1 67 (37.02%) Finance
2 10 (5.52%) Telecoms
3 9 (4.97%) Banking
4 8 (4.42%) Retail
5 5 (2.76%) Marketing
6 4 (2.21%) General Ledger
7 3 (1.66%) Electronics
7 3 (1.66%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.10%) Automotive
8 2 (1.10%) Corporate Banking
8 2 (1.10%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.55%) Advertising
9 1 (0.55%) Back Office
9 1 (0.55%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 64 (35.36%) Analyst
2 62 (34.25%) Developer
3 41 (22.65%) Test Analyst
4 27 (14.92%) Java Developer
5 26 (14.36%) Tester
6 17 (9.39%) Oracle Developer
7 16 (8.84%) Software Analyst
7 16 (8.84%) Software Test Analyst
8 13 (7.18%) SQL Analyst
9 11 (6.08%) Support Analyst
10 10 (5.52%) SQL Developer
11 9 (4.97%) Business Developer
11 9 (4.97%) Oracle Analyst
11 9 (4.97%) Senior Developer
12 8 (4.42%) Architect
12 8 (4.42%) Business Objects Developer
12 8 (4.42%) PL/SQL Developer
12 8 (4.42%) Senior Java Developer
13 7 (3.87%) Business Analyst
13 7 (3.87%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (32.04%) XML
2 37 (20.44%) HTML
3 31 (17.13%) Web Services
4 29 (16.02%) SOAP
5 25 (13.81%) CSS
6 19 (10.50%) EJB
6 19 (10.50%) JMS
7 17 (9.39%) JSF
8 16 (8.84%) Hibernate
8 16 (8.84%) J2EE
8 16 (8.84%) Java EE
8 16 (8.84%) Java SE
8 16 (8.84%) JPA
8 16 (8.84%) Spring
9 11 (6.08%) JRules
9 11 (6.08%) REST
10 10 (5.52%) Middleware
11 7 (3.87%) JSP
11 7 (3.87%) WSDL
11 7 (3.87%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.39%) Management Information System
2 14 (7.73%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.21%) Data Extraction
3 4 (2.21%) Mainframe
4 3 (1.66%) Clustering
4 3 (1.66%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.66%) Data Centre
4 3 (1.66%) Data Integration
4 3 (1.66%) Data Structures
4 3 (1.66%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (1.66%) Reference Data
4 3 (1.66%) Replication
5 2 (1.10%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.55%) Credit Derivative
6 1 (0.55%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.55%) Derivative
6 1 (0.55%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.55%) iPad
6 1 (0.55%) Life Science
6 1 (0.55%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 58 (32.04%) Unix
2 28 (15.47%) Windows
3 11 (6.08%) Linux
4 4 (2.21%) Solaris
4 4 (2.21%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.10%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.55%) AIX
6 1 (0.55%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (28.73%) Business Intelligence
2 48 (26.52%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (14.36%) Waterfall
4 24 (13.26%) ETL
4 24 (13.26%) Integration Testing
4 24 (13.26%) Test Scripting
4 24 (13.26%) UML
5 18 (9.94%) Data Modelling
5 18 (9.94%) System Integration Testing
6 16 (8.84%) Functional Testing
6 16 (8.84%) User Acceptance Testing
7 15 (8.29%) Software Testing
8 14 (7.73%) ITIL
8 14 (7.73%) Migration
8 14 (7.73%) Project Management
9 13 (7.18%) Non-Functional Testing
10 12 (6.63%) Defect Tracking
10 12 (6.63%) SDLC
10 12 (6.63%) Workflow
11 11 (6.08%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 154 (85.08%) SQL
2 67 (37.02%) PL/SQL
3 47 (25.97%) Java
4 30 (16.57%) JavaScript
5 22 (12.15%) Shell Script
6 14 (7.73%) Python
7 13 (7.18%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
8 11 (6.08%) C++
8 11 (6.08%) VB
9 10 (5.52%) Jython
10 9 (4.97%) PHP
11 6 (3.31%) T-SQL
12 5 (2.76%) Korn
13 4 (2.21%) C#
13 4 (2.21%) C-shell
13 4 (2.21%) Groovy
14 3 (1.66%) ABAP
14 3 (1.66%) Ruby
15 2 (1.10%) Apex Code
15 2 (1.10%) C
Qualifications
1 34 (18.78%) Security Cleared
2 28 (15.47%) ISEB
3 27 (14.92%) ISTQB
4 22 (12.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 18 (9.94%) SC Cleared
6 9 (4.97%) CTC Cleared
6 9 (4.97%) Degree
7 4 (2.21%) Sun Certification
8 3 (1.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (1.10%) CBAP
9 2 (1.10%) ISEB Practitioner
9 2 (1.10%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (0.55%) CISA
10 1 (0.55%) CISM
10 1 (0.55%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 1 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (8.29%) QA
2 6 (3.31%) Disclosure Scotland
3 5 (2.76%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.55%) ISO20022
System Software
1 2 (1.10%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.10%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 2 (1.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.55%) Cygwin
2 1 (0.55%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 34 (18.78%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (2.21%) DameWare
2 4 (2.21%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 4 (2.21%) ServiceCenter
3 3 (1.66%) HP SiteScope
3 3 (1.66%) nmon
3 3 (1.66%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (1.10%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (0.55%) CloudHub
5 1 (0.55%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 148 (81.77%) Oracle
2 48 (26.52%) Microsoft
3 34 (18.78%) HP
3 34 (18.78%) IBM
4 32 (17.68%) Cognos
5 9 (4.97%) Northgate
6 8 (4.42%) SAP
7 6 (3.31%) Remedy
8 4 (2.21%) LexisNexis
9 3 (1.66%) ESRI
9 3 (1.66%) Teradata
10 2 (1.10%) BMC
10 2 (1.10%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (1.10%) Siebel
10 2 (1.10%) VMware
10 2 (1.10%) webMethods
11 1 (0.55%) Informatica
11 1 (0.55%) Micro Focus
11 1 (0.55%) Orchard
11 1 (0.55%) Tableau
Leicestershire
Network ITR
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: MARKET RATE
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 6 days ago
Exeter
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 15 days ago
Leeds
Real Staffing
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 15 days ago