The table below looks at the statistics for Drools skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Drools over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Drools
Rank 147 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Drools 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.030% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.12% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£500 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £450 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +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 South West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
802 604 638
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 24.10% 27.01% 20.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 497 414 343
Average daily rate £350 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 14 35
Average hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £15.28 £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £55.00 £50.15
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 the South West

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

Drools Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Drools
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Drools Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Drools
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 3 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) MySQL
2 2 (66.67%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) Perl
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) Service Management
2 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Shell Script
2 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 2 (66.67%) DV Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (66.67%) MongoDB
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database
3 1 (33.33%) Release Management
3 1 (33.33%) Cordys
3 1 (33.33%) Open Source
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (33.33%) Workflow
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Information Security
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Ruby
3 1 (33.33%) jBPM
3 1 (33.33%) JSON

Drools
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Cordys
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) MySQL
1 2 (66.67%) MongoDB
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle APEX
General
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Service Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) jBPM
1 1 (33.33%) JSON
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) Service Management
1 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 1 (33.33%) Release Management
2 1 (33.33%) Workflow
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C++
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) Perl
1 2 (66.67%) Python
1 2 (66.67%) Shell Script
2 1 (33.33%) Ruby
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (66.67%) DV Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) JBoss