The first table below looks at the demand for Drools skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Drools over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the East Midlands region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Drools
Rank - - 80
Contract jobs citing Drools 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands - - 0.071%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £285 £409 £294
% change year-on-year
-30.27% +39.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £180.00 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year
+300.00% -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
435 340 364
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 27.12% 26.28% 25.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 247 178 181
Average daily rate £300 £300 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £363 £392
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 19 19
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £32.00 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.80 £40.00 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
Drools
England

Drools
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

Drools Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Drools
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Drools across the East Midlands region.

Drools Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Drools
Top 11 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands region citing Drools 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 Drools.

1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) JUnit
1 5 (100.00%) XML
1 5 (100.00%) Spring
1 5 (100.00%) AOP
1 5 (100.00%) jBPM
1 5 (100.00%) Java EE
1 5 (100.00%) DWR
1 5 (100.00%) JPA
2 1 (20.00%) JBoss
2 1 (20.00%) J2EE

Drools
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands region citing Drools 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 Drools. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) JUnit
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (80.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (20.00%) J2EE Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) XML
1 5 (100.00%) Spring
1 5 (100.00%) jBPM
1 5 (100.00%) Java EE
1 5 (100.00%) DWR
1 5 (100.00%) JPA
2 1 (20.00%) J2EE
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) AOP
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) JBoss