The table below looks at the statistics for Drools skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Drools over the 3 months to 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Drools
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Drools 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East - - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £365 £340
% change year-on-year
+19.86% +7.35%
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 North East region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
253 65 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 31.86% 18.36% 24.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 28 45
Average daily rate £355 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.23% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £175 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £396 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 7
Average hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +94.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.15 £32.50 £13.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £35.00 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

Drools
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

Drools Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Drools
Top 14 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 5 (100.00%) XSLT
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) Spring
2 4 (80.00%) Incident Management
2 4 (80.00%) Java SE
2 4 (80.00%) Spring MVC
2 4 (80.00%) Spring Batch
2 4 (80.00%) JBoss
2 4 (80.00%) MVC
2 4 (80.00%) Hibernate
2 4 (80.00%) Oracle
3 3 (60.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development

Drools
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 4 (80.00%) JBoss
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Applications Support
1 1 (20.00%) Applications Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Support Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Java Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Applications Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) Spring
1 5 (100.00%) XSLT
2 4 (80.00%) Hibernate
2 4 (80.00%) Java SE
2 4 (80.00%) Spring MVC
2 4 (80.00%) Spring Batch
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) MVC
1 4 (80.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle