The first table below looks at the demand for Drools skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Drools over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the North West region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Drools
Rank 129 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Drools 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.066% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.27% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 - £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
732 784 1006
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 24.29% 28.93% 31.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 441 413 545
Average daily rate £325 £310 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 16 37
Average hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £25.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -3.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.75 £13.61 £16.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £43.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Drools
England

Drools
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Drools Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Drools
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Drools Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Drools
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 8 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (75.00%) Spring
3 5 (62.50%) Web Services
4 4 (50.00%) OO
4 4 (50.00%) Red Hat
4 4 (50.00%) Apache Camel
5 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (25.00%) ActiveMQ
6 2 (25.00%) Ajax
6 2 (25.00%) Web Development
6 2 (25.00%) Java EE
6 2 (25.00%) XPath
6 2 (25.00%) JSON
6 2 (25.00%) Liferay
6 2 (25.00%) HTML5
6 2 (25.00%) CSS3
6 2 (25.00%) J2EE
6 2 (25.00%) CSS
6 2 (25.00%) JBoss
6 2 (25.00%) JMS
6 2 (25.00%) SOA
6 2 (25.00%) JAXB
6 2 (25.00%) XML
6 2 (25.00%) DOM
6 2 (25.00%) XSLT
6 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (25.00%) HTML
6 2 (25.00%) AngularJS
6 2 (25.00%) HornetQ
7 1 (12.50%) C

Drools
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 (25.00%) Liferay
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Maven
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Java Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Business Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) Spring
2 5 (62.50%) Web Services
3 4 (50.00%) Apache Camel
4 2 (25.00%) ActiveMQ
4 2 (25.00%) CSS3
4 2 (25.00%) AngularJS
4 2 (25.00%) HornetQ
4 2 (25.00%) Ajax
4 2 (25.00%) Java EE
4 2 (25.00%) JSON
4 2 (25.00%) HTML5
4 2 (25.00%) XML
4 2 (25.00%) DOM
4 2 (25.00%) XSLT
4 2 (25.00%) JMS
4 2 (25.00%) JAXB
4 2 (25.00%) HTML
4 2 (25.00%) J2EE
4 2 (25.00%) CSS
5 1 (12.50%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) OO
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) Web Development
3 2 (25.00%) SOA
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Project Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (25.00%) XPath
3 1 (12.50%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (25.00%) JBoss