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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM ILOG JRules
Rank 540 500 484
Rank change year-on-year
-40 -16
Contract jobs citing JRules 17 39 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.037% 0.089% 0.077%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.13% 0.32% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 32 21
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£413 £550 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £381 £475
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £800 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £550 £600
% change year-on-year
-31.81% -8.33%
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
12683 12009 11563
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.31% 27.30% 28.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 8620 7684 7424
Average daily rate £398 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 174 249 314
Average hourly rate £33.50 £33.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.51% -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.99 £14.08 £19.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.85 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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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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Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JRules across the England region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

JRules Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 January 2015. 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
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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
North East - 2 - -
South East - - - -
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 24 (64.86%) Java
2 21 (56.76%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (51.35%) J2EE
4 17 (45.95%) SQL
4 17 (45.95%) XML
5 15 (40.54%) Workflow
6 14 (37.84%) C#
7 13 (35.14%) Finance
8 11 (29.73%) Windows
8 11 (29.73%) ActiveMQ
9 10 (27.03%) WebSphere
9 10 (27.03%) HTML
9 10 (27.03%) .NET
9 10 (27.03%) Oracle
9 10 (27.03%) ILOG
10 9 (24.32%) Banking
11 8 (21.62%) SQL Server
11 8 (21.62%) SOA
12 7 (18.92%) JavaScript
12 7 (18.92%) TDD
12 7 (18.92%) Hibernate
12 7 (18.92%) Scrum
12 7 (18.92%) Microsoft
12 7 (18.92%) jQuery
13 6 (16.22%) QA
13 6 (16.22%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (16.22%) JPA
13 6 (16.22%) Drools
13 6 (16.22%) PostgreSQL
13 6 (16.22%) Investment Banking

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 10 (27.03%) WebSphere
2 5 (13.51%) SharePoint
2 5 (13.51%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (13.51%) Apache ServiceMix
3 4 (10.81%) Tomcat
4 3 (8.11%) JBoss
4 3 (8.11%) WebLogic
5 2 (5.41%) IIS
6 1 (2.70%) MQSeries
6 1 (2.70%) FileNet
Business Applications
1 5 (13.51%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
2 4 (10.81%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 6 (16.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.51%) TCP/IP
1 5 (13.51%) LDAP
1 5 (13.51%) SSL
1 5 (13.51%) Internet
1 5 (13.51%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.62%) SQL Server
2 6 (16.22%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (16.22%) Pentaho
3 5 (13.51%) NoSQL
3 5 (13.51%) Oracle Database
4 3 (8.11%) RDBMS
4 3 (8.11%) Relational Database
5 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (5.41%) DTS
Development Applications
1 5 (13.51%) Eclipse
1 5 (13.51%) JUnit
1 5 (13.51%) JMeter
1 5 (13.51%) QUnit
1 5 (13.51%) Jenkins
1 5 (13.51%) Git (software)
1 5 (13.51%) Subversion
2 1 (2.70%) Selenium
General
1 13 (35.14%) Finance
2 9 (24.32%) Banking
3 6 (16.22%) Investment Banking
4 4 (10.81%) General Ledger
5 2 (5.41%) Corporate Banking
5 2 (5.41%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 26 (70.27%) Developer
2 9 (24.32%) Consultant
3 8 (21.62%) Software Developer
3 8 (21.62%) Java Developer
4 5 (13.51%) Senior Developer
4 5 (13.51%) Project Manager
4 5 (13.51%) JRules Developer
5 4 (10.81%) JRules Consultant
5 4 (10.81%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (5.41%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 2 (5.41%) C# Software Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Lead Developer
6 2 (5.41%) C# Developer
7 1 (2.70%) J2EE Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Lead Software Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Technical Design Leader
7 1 (2.70%) Middleware Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (51.35%) J2EE
2 17 (45.95%) XML
3 11 (29.73%) ActiveMQ
4 10 (27.03%) HTML
4 10 (27.03%) .NET
5 7 (18.92%) Hibernate
5 7 (18.92%) jQuery
6 6 (16.22%) JPA
6 6 (16.22%) Drools
6 6 (16.22%) Ajax
6 6 (16.22%) RabbitMQ
6 6 (16.22%) REST
6 6 (16.22%) Mustache
7 5 (13.51%) Apache Camel
7 5 (13.51%) JSON
8 3 (8.11%) HTML5
9 2 (5.41%) NHibernate
9 2 (5.41%) WCF
9 2 (5.41%) Silverlight
9 2 (5.41%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Client/Server
1 5 (13.51%) Smartcard
1 5 (13.51%) PKI
2 4 (10.81%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 11 (29.73%) Windows
2 6 (16.22%) Linux
3 5 (13.51%) UNIX
3 5 (13.51%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (56.76%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (40.54%) Workflow
3 8 (21.62%) SOA
4 7 (18.92%) TDD
4 7 (18.92%) Scrum
5 6 (16.22%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (16.22%) OO
6 5 (13.51%) Data Modelling
6 5 (13.51%) PRINCE2
6 5 (13.51%) Project Management
6 5 (13.51%) MVC
6 5 (13.51%) Logical Data Model
6 5 (13.51%) Physical Data Model
7 3 (8.11%) OOD
8 2 (5.41%) Test Planning
8 2 (5.41%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (5.41%) Dependency Injection
8 2 (5.41%) Database Tuning
8 2 (5.41%) Cash Management
8 2 (5.41%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 24 (64.86%) Java
2 17 (45.95%) SQL
3 14 (37.84%) C#
4 7 (18.92%) JavaScript
5 6 (16.22%) PHP
5 6 (16.22%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (10.81%) Degree
1 4 (10.81%) PMI Certification
2 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.22%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (16.22%) OpenIDM
Vendors
1 10 (27.03%) Oracle
1 10 (27.03%) ILOG
2 7 (18.92%) Microsoft
3 5 (13.51%) Cisco
3 5 (13.51%) Red Hat
3 5 (13.51%) Splunk
4 3 (8.11%) IBM