The table below looks at the statistics for Drools skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Drools 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
Drools
Rank 81 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Drools 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.15% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.52% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£481 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 - £325
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 Manchester region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
386 388 507
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 29.60% 31.80% 34.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 233 244
Average daily rate £325 £315 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 23
Average hourly rate £30.00 £22.00 £25.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -14.49%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

Drools
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Drools Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Drools
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Drools Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Drools
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) J2EE
1 4 (100.00%) SOA
1 4 (100.00%) Spring
2 3 (75.00%) Hibernate
3 2 (50.00%) Middleware
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle
3 2 (50.00%) WebLogic
3 2 (50.00%) EJB
3 2 (50.00%) Struts
3 2 (50.00%) XML
3 2 (50.00%) XSLT
3 2 (50.00%) UNIX
3 2 (50.00%) JBoss
3 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (50.00%) JMS
3 2 (50.00%) Liferay
3 2 (50.00%) RESTful
3 2 (50.00%) Software Architecture
3 2 (50.00%) Website Architecture
3 2 (50.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (25.00%) Data Integration
4 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared

Drools
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) WebLogic
1 2 (50.00%) Liferay
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Applications Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Java Technical Architect
2 1 (25.00%) J2EE Technical Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Java Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Java/J2EE Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Architect
2 1 (25.00%) J2EE Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) J2EE
1 4 (100.00%) Spring
2 3 (75.00%) Hibernate
3 2 (50.00%) RESTful
3 2 (50.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (50.00%) EJB
3 2 (50.00%) Struts
3 2 (50.00%) XML
3 2 (50.00%) XSLT
3 2 (50.00%) JMS
3 2 (50.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) SOA
2 2 (50.00%) Software Architecture
2 2 (50.00%) Website Architecture
2 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) JBoss