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 31 August 2015 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Drools
Rank 140 141 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing Drools 6 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.18% 0.032% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.68% 0.12% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 0
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£425 £500 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £401 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
-11.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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 South West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
881 840 601
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 26.02% 26.55% 27.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 614 548 397
Average daily rate £368 £350 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.14% +3.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 15 15
Average hourly rate £42.75 £35.00 £43.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.14% -18.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £15.80 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.80 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

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
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Drools within the South West region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucestershire - 6 £425 - 1
Drools
England

Drools
Top 29 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 7 (100.00%) C++
1 7 (100.00%) HTML
1 7 (100.00%) Java
1 7 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
1 7 (100.00%) MySQL
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle
1 7 (100.00%) ITIL
1 7 (100.00%) Python
1 7 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 7 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 7 (100.00%) OpenText
1 7 (100.00%) Ruby
1 7 (100.00%) Java EE
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle APEX
1 7 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 7 (100.00%) MongoDB
2 6 (85.71%) DV Cleared
2 6 (85.71%) Perl
3 5 (71.43%) C#
3 5 (71.43%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (71.43%) SC Cleared
3 5 (71.43%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (28.57%) Incident Management
4 2 (28.57%) Problem Management
4 2 (28.57%) Release Management
4 2 (28.57%) CGI
4 2 (28.57%) SLA
4 2 (28.57%) OO

Drools
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 5 (71.43%) Oracle Applications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) MySQL
1 7 (100.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle APEX
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Applications Support
2 2 (28.57%) Java Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) HTML
1 7 (100.00%) Java EE
2 2 (28.57%) CGI
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 7 (100.00%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) OO
2 2 (28.57%) Incident Management
2 2 (28.57%) Problem Management
2 2 (28.57%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
1 7 (100.00%) Python
1 7 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 7 (100.00%) Ruby
1 7 (100.00%) C++
1 7 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (85.71%) Perl
3 5 (71.43%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (85.71%) DV Cleared
3 5 (71.43%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (71.43%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) SLA
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle
1 7 (100.00%) OpenText