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 9 February 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.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Drools
Rank 146 - 127
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Drools 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.067% - 0.039%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.24% - 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate £388 - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +23.07%
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
826 775 600
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 27.60% 24.02% 23.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 606 510 379
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £460 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 17 21
Average hourly rate £38.75 £32.50 £33.84
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -3.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £32.00 £20.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £33.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+17.16% +1.51%

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 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Devon - 2 £388 -
Drools
England

Drools
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 9 February 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 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) Perl
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) Python
1 4 (100.00%) Ruby
2 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) OO
3 2 (50.00%) DV Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) Subversion
3 2 (50.00%) Workflow
3 2 (50.00%) OpenText
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (50.00%) MongoDB
3 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (50.00%) Vagrant
3 2 (50.00%) SDLC
3 2 (50.00%) Java EE
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (50.00%) ClearCase
3 2 (50.00%) C#
3 2 (50.00%) C++
3 2 (50.00%) Delphi
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (50.00%) PL/1
3 2 (50.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (50.00%) XML
3 2 (50.00%) XSL
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL

Drools
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Applications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (50.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) ClearCase
1 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle APEX
1 2 (50.00%) Subversion
1 2 (50.00%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Applications Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Applications Support
3 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared Java Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Java Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) Java EE
2 2 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) XSL
3 1 (25.00%) CGI
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) OO
2 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) OOA/OOD
2 2 (50.00%) SDLC
2 2 (50.00%) UML
2 2 (50.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) Perl
1 4 (100.00%) Python
1 4 (100.00%) Ruby
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) C++
2 2 (50.00%) Delphi
2 2 (50.00%) PL/1
2 2 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) DV Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) OpenText