The table below looks at the statistics for JRules skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JRules over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM ILOG JRules
Rank 587 578 529
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -49
Contract jobs citing JRules 15 13 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.032% 0.028% 0.088%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.11% 0.10% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 9 32
Average daily rate £420 £413 £513
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% -19.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £397 £314 £381
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £550 £661
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £375 £550
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -31.81%
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 England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
13550 12761 12038
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 28.71% 27.20% 27.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 9536 8632 7723
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 245 178 248
Average hourly rate £40.00 £33.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £20.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.75 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

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Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

JRules Jobs Demand Trend in England

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Daily Rate Trend in England

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

JRules Daily Rate Trend in England

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Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing JRules across the England region.

JRules Hourly Rate Trend in England

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Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JRules within the England region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
South East - 14 £420 -
London +4 1 - -
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 43 (84.31%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (82.35%) Java
2 42 (82.35%) Web Services
3 37 (72.55%) Unix
3 37 (72.55%) Oracle
4 35 (68.63%) HTML
4 35 (68.63%) JavaScript
4 35 (68.63%) PL/SQL
4 35 (68.63%) SQL
5 32 (62.75%) Ant
5 32 (62.75%) XML
5 32 (62.75%) Waterfall
6 30 (58.82%) WebLogic
7 29 (56.86%) CSS
7 29 (56.86%) JSF
8 28 (54.90%) EJB
8 28 (54.90%) UML
8 28 (54.90%) Eclipse
9 27 (52.94%) Maven
10 26 (50.98%) Subversion
10 26 (50.98%) Toad
10 26 (50.98%) Shell Script
10 26 (50.98%) SOAP
11 24 (47.06%) JMS
11 24 (47.06%) Finance
11 24 (47.06%) Java SE
11 24 (47.06%) JPA
12 23 (45.10%) Oracle Database 11g
12 23 (45.10%) Java EE
12 23 (45.10%) Jython

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 30 (58.82%) WebLogic
2 13 (25.49%) WebSphere
3 6 (11.76%) JBoss
4 2 (3.92%) IIS
4 2 (3.92%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (1.96%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.96%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 23 (45.10%) OpenText Process Suite
2 2 (3.92%) BigMachines
2 2 (3.92%) Documaker
2 2 (3.92%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.92%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (3.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.92%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (45.10%) Oracle Database
1 23 (45.10%) Oracle Database 11g
2 6 (11.76%) WebFOCUS
3 1 (1.96%) DTS
3 1 (1.96%) EDRMS
3 1 (1.96%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.96%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 32 (62.75%) Ant
2 28 (54.90%) Eclipse
3 27 (52.94%) Maven
4 26 (50.98%) Subversion
4 26 (50.98%) Toad
5 8 (15.69%) Jenkins
6 6 (11.76%) AccuRev
6 6 (11.76%) Checkstyle
6 6 (11.76%) FindBugs
6 6 (11.76%) JUnit
6 6 (11.76%) TestDirector
7 2 (3.92%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (1.96%) TeamCity
General
1 24 (47.06%) Finance
2 6 (11.76%) Marketing
3 5 (9.80%) Automotive
4 2 (3.92%) Banking
4 2 (3.92%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 39 (76.47%) Developer
2 35 (68.63%) Java Developer
3 20 (39.22%) Senior Developer
4 19 (37.25%) Senior Java Developer
5 7 (13.73%) Applications Developer
6 6 (11.76%) Architect
6 6 (11.76%) Java Applications Developer
7 5 (9.80%) J2EE Developer
7 5 (9.80%) Java Programmer
7 5 (9.80%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 5 (9.80%) Programmer
7 5 (9.80%) UI Developer
8 4 (7.84%) Senior Java Programmer
8 4 (7.84%) Senior Programmer
8 4 (7.84%) WebLogic Developer
9 3 (5.88%) Agile Project Manager
9 3 (5.88%) J2EE Applications Developer
9 3 (5.88%) Java Web Applications Developer
9 3 (5.88%) Project Manager
9 3 (5.88%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (82.35%) Web Services
2 35 (68.63%) HTML
3 32 (62.75%) XML
4 29 (56.86%) CSS
4 29 (56.86%) JSF
5 28 (54.90%) EJB
6 26 (50.98%) SOAP
7 24 (47.06%) Java SE
7 24 (47.06%) JMS
7 24 (47.06%) JPA
8 23 (45.10%) Java EE
9 19 (37.25%) J2EE
10 12 (23.53%) Hibernate
11 11 (21.57%) Struts
12 6 (11.76%) JDBC
12 6 (11.76%) JSP
12 6 (11.76%) Servlets
12 6 (11.76%) Spring
13 5 (9.80%) TopLink
14 3 (5.88%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.92%) Algorithms
1 2 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.96%) Data Centre
2 1 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 37 (72.55%) Unix
2 8 (15.69%) Linux
3 3 (5.88%) Windows
3 3 (5.88%) Windows Server
4 2 (3.92%) Apple iOS
4 2 (3.92%) Oracle Linux
4 2 (3.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (84.31%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (62.75%) Waterfall
3 28 (54.90%) UML
4 23 (45.10%) Process Management
5 10 (19.61%) Web Development
6 8 (15.69%) Scrum
6 8 (15.69%) SDLC
7 7 (13.73%) Validation
8 6 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (11.76%) Pair Programming
8 6 (11.76%) Programme Management
8 6 (11.76%) System Testing
8 6 (11.76%) TDD
8 6 (11.76%) User Stories
9 5 (9.80%) Extreme Programming
9 5 (9.80%) Test Automation
10 3 (5.88%) Time Management
10 3 (5.88%) Web Application Development
11 2 (3.92%) BPMN
11 2 (3.92%) Decision Table
Programming Languages
1 42 (82.35%) Java
2 35 (68.63%) JavaScript
2 35 (68.63%) PL/SQL
2 35 (68.63%) SQL
3 26 (50.98%) Shell Script
4 23 (45.10%) Jython
4 23 (45.10%) Python
4 23 (45.10%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
5 2 (3.92%) Apex Code
5 2 (3.92%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (1.96%) Degree
Systems Management
1 6 (11.76%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (3.92%) Puppet
3 1 (1.96%) Control-M
3 1 (1.96%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.96%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (1.96%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 1 (1.96%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 37 (72.55%) Oracle
2 16 (31.37%) IBM
3 6 (11.76%) HP
3 6 (11.76%) ILOG
3 6 (11.76%) Rally
4 2 (3.92%) Informatica
4 2 (3.92%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.92%) Red Hat
4 2 (3.92%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (3.92%) Siebel
4 2 (3.92%) WorldPay
5 1 (1.96%) VMware
5 1 (1.96%) webMethods