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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Drools
Rank - 143 -
Contract jobs citing Drools 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - 0.032% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.13% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £475 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £315
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +34.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £180.00
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
687 779 801
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 23.45% 25.17% 24.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 465 495 512
Average daily rate £350 £363 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £293 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 24 15
Average hourly rate £39.38 £37.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.41% -17.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.39 £32.00 £27.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £47.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

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 22 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 2 (100.00%) Delphi
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Perl
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) XSL
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) UML
1 2 (100.00%) OOA/OOD
1 2 (100.00%) OO
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) ClearCase
1 2 (100.00%) PL/1
1 2 (100.00%) Workflow
1 2 (100.00%) Subversion
1 2 (100.00%) Ruby
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (100.00%) Vagrant
1 2 (100.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared

Drools
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) ClearCase
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (100.00%) Subversion
1 2 (100.00%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Java Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) XSL
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) OO
1 2 (100.00%) OOA/OOD
1 2 (100.00%) SDLC
1 2 (100.00%) UML
1 2 (100.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Delphi
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Perl
1 2 (100.00%) PL/1
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle