The table below looks at the statistics for Drools skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Drools over the 3 months to 25 November 2014 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Drools
Rank - - 53
Contract jobs citing Drools 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham - - 0.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £407 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+25.23% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
163 148 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 24.22% 24.22% 30.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 86 90
Average daily rate £363 £315 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.07% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 1
Average hourly rate £27.50 £34.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.11% -2.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%