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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Drools
Rank - 123 111
Contract jobs citing Drools 0 1 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - 0.041% 0.69%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.17% 2.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Average daily rate
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- £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £300 £380
% change year-on-year
+29.05% -20.98%
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
773 601 636
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 24.86% 24.51% 25.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 527 388 404
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 21 26
Average hourly rate £36.40 £31.92 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.03% -8.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £19.30 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £44.10 £54.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.25 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -7.14%

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