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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Drools over the 3 months to 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Drools
Rank 140 136 144
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +8
Contract jobs citing Drools 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.034% 0.032% 0.067%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.14% 0.13% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £535 £475 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.63% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £410 £345
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +18.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
733 788 814
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 24.95% 25.18% 27.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 508 527 573
Median daily rate £350 £363 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 32 16
Median hourly rate £38.75 £37.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.72% -7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £19.46 £15.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £55.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-15.60% +8.00%

Drools
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South 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 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Drools within the South West region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dorset - 1 £535 -
Drools
England

Drools
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Drools also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for Drools.

1 3 (100.00%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) Perl
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) PL/1
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) XSL
2 2 (66.67%) Unix
2 2 (66.67%) UML
2 2 (66.67%) OOA/OOD
2 2 (66.67%) OO
2 2 (66.67%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) ClearCase
2 2 (66.67%) Subversion
2 2 (66.67%) Ruby
2 2 (66.67%) Workflow
2 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (66.67%) Vagrant
2 2 (66.67%) SDLC
2 2 (66.67%) Delphi
3 1 (33.33%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (33.33%) User Experience
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
3 1 (33.33%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) Symfony
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5

Drools
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Dynamics AX
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) ClearCase
1 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
1 2 (66.67%) Subversion
1 2 (66.67%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Java Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) XSL
3 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5
3 1 (33.33%) SOAP
3 1 (33.33%) Symfony
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) OO
1 2 (66.67%) OOA/OOD
1 2 (66.67%) SDLC
1 2 (66.67%) UML
1 2 (66.67%) Workflow
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) ERP
2 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) SOA
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Delphi
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) Perl
1 2 (66.67%) PL/1
1 2 (66.67%) Python
1 2 (66.67%) Ruby
2 1 (33.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft