The table below looks at the statistics for Drools skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Drools over the 3 months to 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Drools
Rank 66 - 98
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Drools 1 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.12% - 0.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.53% - 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £450 £325
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +38.46%
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 Reading region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
190 284 251
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 21.94% 27.93% 18.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 157 75
Average daily rate £365 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 9
Average hourly rate £19.00 £27.25 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.27% +36.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

Drools
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Drools Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Drools
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) Liferay
1 1 (100.00%) REST

Drools
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 1 (100.00%) Liferay
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) REST
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java