The table below looks at the statistics for Drools skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Drools over the 3 months to 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Drools
Rank 147 - 142
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Drools 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.031% - 0.031%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.10% - 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £500 £388
% change year-on-year
-21.00% +29.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Drools
England

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 West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
966 971 812
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 30.37% 23.38% 24.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 681 587 527
Median daily rate £375 £350 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £263 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 35 14
Median hourly rate £42.50 £30.85 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.78% -11.87%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

Drools
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West 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 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
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Drools within the North West region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester - 1 - -
Drools
England

Drools
Top 6 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Drools also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for Drools.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Statistical Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Predictive Modelling
1 1 (100.00%) Re-Platforming

Drools
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Developer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Predictive Modelling
1 1 (100.00%) Re-Platforming
1 1 (100.00%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft