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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Drools
Rank - 134 117
Contract jobs citing Drools 0 1 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - 0.035% 0.51%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.14% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Average daily rate
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- £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £323 £410
% change year-on-year
+31.78% -21.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £180.00 -
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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
760 725 638
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 24.33% 25.49% 25.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 487 434 403
Average daily rate £375 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £463 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 13 19
Average hourly rate £36.40 £33.75 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.85% -3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £27.50 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £45.55 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -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