The table below looks at the statistics for Drools skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Drools over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Drools
Rank - 98 83
Contract jobs citing Drools 0 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester - 0.12% 0.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.54% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £365 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -18.88%
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £390 £400
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Drools
North West

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
503 368 352
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 27.17% 22.72% 27.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 358 255 225
Median daily rate £375 £365 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £285 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 5
Median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +39.13%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%

Drools
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing Drools as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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