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 28 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Drools
Rank - 158 140
Contract jobs citing Drools 0 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - 0.047% 0.063%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.19% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £365 £481
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -24.15%
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £401 £438
% change year-on-year
-15.10% -8.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Drools
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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 West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
945 1039 814
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 27.46% 24.40% 25.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 652 672 475
Median daily rate £375 £388 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 37 14
Median hourly rate £29.53 £40.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.18% +33.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.77 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +10.77%

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