The table below looks at the statistics for JRules skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JRules over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM ILOG JRules
Rank 379 356 347
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -9
Contract jobs citing JRules 12 37 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.057% 0.17% 0.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.19% 0.58% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 31 17
Average daily rate
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£413 £525 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £465
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £800 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £418 £550 £600
% change year-on-year
-24.09% -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 London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
6281 6400 5997
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 29.90% 29.23% 31.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 4719 4602 4361
Average daily rate £425 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 54 59
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +75.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £18.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £77.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.25 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -7.14%

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Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

JRules Jobs Demand Trend in London

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Daily Rate Trend in London

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

JRules Daily Rate Trend in London

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Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JRules across the London region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

JRules Daily Rate Histogram in London

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 23 (71.88%) Java
2 17 (53.13%) Finance
2 17 (53.13%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (53.13%) J2EE
3 13 (40.63%) Banking
3 13 (40.63%) WebSphere
4 12 (37.50%) SOA
5 11 (34.38%) Windows
6 10 (31.25%) Workflow
6 10 (31.25%) ILOG
6 10 (31.25%) .NET
6 10 (31.25%) OO
7 9 (28.13%) Eclipse
7 9 (28.13%) C#
7 9 (28.13%) HTML
7 9 (28.13%) SQL Server
7 9 (28.13%) Investment Banking
8 8 (25.00%) XML
8 8 (25.00%) SQL
8 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
9 7 (21.88%) Scrum
10 6 (18.75%) ActiveMQ
10 6 (18.75%) Project Management
10 6 (18.75%) OOD
10 6 (18.75%) Oracle
10 6 (18.75%) PRINCE2
10 6 (18.75%) QA
10 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
10 6 (18.75%) RabbitMQ
10 6 (18.75%) Oracle Subledger Accounting

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Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 13 (40.63%) WebSphere
2 5 (15.63%) SharePoint
2 5 (15.63%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (12.50%) Tomcat
4 3 (9.38%) WebLogic
4 3 (9.38%) IIS
4 3 (9.38%) JBoss
5 1 (3.13%) FileNet
Business Applications
1 6 (18.75%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
2 5 (15.63%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.63%) LDAP
1 5 (15.63%) TCP/IP
1 5 (15.63%) SSL
1 5 (15.63%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (28.13%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.38%) DTS
2 3 (9.38%) RDBMS
2 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (9.38%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (28.13%) Eclipse
General
1 17 (53.13%) Finance
2 13 (40.63%) Banking
3 9 (28.13%) Investment Banking
4 5 (15.63%) General Ledger
5 3 (9.38%) Corporate Banking
6 2 (6.25%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 21 (65.63%) Developer
2 11 (34.38%) Java Developer
3 8 (25.00%) Software Developer
4 6 (18.75%) Project Manager
5 5 (15.63%) Consultant
6 4 (12.50%) Technical Consultant
7 3 (9.38%) C# Developer
8 2 (6.25%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 2 (6.25%) C# Software Developer
9 1 (3.13%) Lead Software Developer
9 1 (3.13%) Middleware Developer
9 1 (3.13%) JRules Developer
9 1 (3.13%) J2EE Developer
9 1 (3.13%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (53.13%) J2EE
2 10 (31.25%) .NET
3 9 (28.13%) HTML
4 8 (25.00%) XML
5 6 (18.75%) ActiveMQ
5 6 (18.75%) RabbitMQ
6 4 (12.50%) HTML5
7 3 (9.38%) WCF
7 3 (9.38%) Silverlight
7 3 (9.38%) NHibernate
8 1 (3.13%) Dojo
8 1 (3.13%) Middleware
8 1 (3.13%) Hibernate
8 1 (3.13%) Web Services
8 1 (3.13%) jQuery
8 1 (3.13%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Client/Server
1 5 (15.63%) PMI
2 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.13%) Open Source
2 1 (3.13%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 11 (34.38%) Windows
2 5 (15.63%) Linux
2 5 (15.63%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (53.13%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (37.50%) SOA
3 10 (31.25%) Workflow
3 10 (31.25%) OO
4 7 (21.88%) Scrum
5 6 (18.75%) PRINCE2
5 6 (18.75%) OOD
5 6 (18.75%) Project Management
6 4 (12.50%) Data Analysis
7 3 (9.38%) Workflow Management
7 3 (9.38%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (9.38%) Extreme Programming
7 3 (9.38%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (9.38%) Unit Testing
7 3 (9.38%) Database Tuning
7 3 (9.38%) Cash Management
8 2 (6.25%) Dependency Injection
8 2 (6.25%) Demand Management
8 2 (6.25%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 23 (71.88%) Java
2 9 (28.13%) C#
3 8 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) PMI Certification
2 4 (12.50%) Degree
3 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.75%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (31.25%) ILOG
2 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (18.75%) Oracle
4 3 (9.38%) IBM