The table below looks at the statistics for JRules skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JRules over the 3 months to 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM ILOG JRules
Rank 194 228 219
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -9
Contract jobs citing JRules 4 2 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.069% 0.027% 0.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.23% 0.091% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 7
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £350 £275
% change year-on-year
+28.57% +27.27%
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 City of London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1708 2204 2248
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.53% 29.92% 28.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1262 1685 1755
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £285 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 13 12
Average hourly rate £45.00 £35.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +4.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing JRules across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

JRules Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing JRules across the City of London region.

JRules Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing JRules 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 JRules.

1 10 (76.92%) Java
1 10 (76.92%) Finance
2 7 (53.85%) Oracle
3 6 (46.15%) OO
3 6 (46.15%) WebSphere
4 5 (38.46%) IBM
4 5 (38.46%) SOA
4 5 (38.46%) Banking
5 4 (30.77%) Investment Banking
5 4 (30.77%) Eclipse
5 4 (30.77%) J2EE
5 4 (30.77%) WebLogic
5 4 (30.77%) Oracle Coherence
6 3 (23.08%) Spring
6 3 (23.08%) Java EE
6 3 (23.08%) TIBCO EMS
6 3 (23.08%) Apache Camel
6 3 (23.08%) Windows
6 3 (23.08%) Scrum
6 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (23.08%) TIBCO
6 3 (23.08%) Middleware
7 2 (15.38%) BusinessWorks
7 2 (15.38%) TDD
7 2 (15.38%) Linux
7 2 (15.38%) UML
7 2 (15.38%) JUnit
7 2 (15.38%) UNIX
7 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
7 2 (15.38%) ITIL

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Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing JRules 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 JRules. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (46.15%) WebSphere
2 4 (30.77%) WebLogic
2 4 (30.77%) Oracle Coherence
3 3 (23.08%) TIBCO EMS
4 2 (15.38%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (7.69%) Documaker
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database
2 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Exadata
2 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (7.69%) DTS
2 1 (7.69%) EDRMS
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Eclipse
2 2 (15.38%) JUnit
3 1 (7.69%) Ant
3 1 (7.69%) Maven
3 1 (7.69%) TeamCity
3 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
General
1 10 (76.92%) Finance
2 5 (38.46%) Banking
3 4 (30.77%) Investment Banking
4 1 (7.69%) General Ledger
4 1 (7.69%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Architect
1 5 (38.46%) Developer
1 5 (38.46%) Solutions Architect
2 4 (30.77%) Java Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Build Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Middleware Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
4 1 (7.69%) C# Developer
4 1 (7.69%) J2EE Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior C# Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Data Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) J2EE
2 3 (23.08%) Middleware
2 3 (23.08%) Spring
2 3 (23.08%) Java EE
2 3 (23.08%) Apache Camel
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (15.38%) WebCenter
3 2 (15.38%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (7.69%) .NET
4 1 (7.69%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (7.69%) Web Services
4 1 (7.69%) XML
4 1 (7.69%) XSLT
4 1 (7.69%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (7.69%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 1 (7.69%) NHibernate
4 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) PMI
1 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Linux
2 2 (15.38%) UNIX
3 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) OO
2 5 (38.46%) SOA
3 3 (23.08%) Scrum
3 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (15.38%) TDD
4 2 (15.38%) BPMN
4 2 (15.38%) ITIL
4 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (15.38%) UML
5 1 (7.69%) Stress Testing
5 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
5 1 (7.69%) RUP
5 1 (7.69%) DSDM
5 1 (7.69%) Project Management
5 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
5 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
5 1 (7.69%) Workflow
5 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (7.69%) Information Architecture
5 1 (7.69%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) Java
2 1 (7.69%) XPath
2 1 (7.69%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
1 1 (7.69%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Puppet
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Identity Management
1 1 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Oracle
2 5 (38.46%) IBM
3 3 (23.08%) TIBCO
4 2 (15.38%) Informatica
5 1 (7.69%) ILOG
5 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
5 1 (7.69%) webMethods
5 1 (7.69%) VMware
5 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
5 1 (7.69%) JBoss