The table below looks at the statistics for JRules skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JRules over the 3 months to 23 October 2014 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM ILOG JRules
Rank 582 523 545
Rank change year-on-year
-59 +22
Contract jobs citing JRules 30 52 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.051% 0.10% 0.062%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.19% 0.35% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 45 21
Average daily rate
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£450 £500 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +40.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £407 £381 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £581 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £444 £250
% change year-on-year
+1.40% +77.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15790 14953 15025
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.03% 28.97% 27.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 10476 9711 8996
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 175 275 376
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £17.91 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £46.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

JRules
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing JRules within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

JRules Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

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Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing JRules within the UK.

JRules Daily Rate Trend in the UK

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Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JRules within the UK over the 3 months to 23 October 2014.

JRules Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

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Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing JRules within the UK.

JRules Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

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Top 8 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JRules within the UK over the 3 months to 23 October 2014. 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
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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
London -17 20 £450 -10.00%
England -63 20 £450 -10.00%
City of London +16 6 £450 -5.26%
South East - - - -
Reading - - - -
Redhill - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -

JRules
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing JRules 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 JRules.

1 39 (68.42%) Java
2 20 (35.09%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (31.58%) Banking
3 18 (31.58%) J2EE
4 15 (26.32%) Web Services
4 15 (26.32%) JBoss
4 15 (26.32%) Workflow
4 15 (26.32%) IBM
5 14 (24.56%) Finance
5 14 (24.56%) OO
5 14 (24.56%) Drools
6 13 (22.81%) jBPM
6 13 (22.81%) SQL Server
6 13 (22.81%) ILOG
7 12 (21.05%) Scrum
7 12 (21.05%) C#
7 12 (21.05%) WebSphere
7 12 (21.05%) BPMN
8 11 (19.30%) SOA
8 11 (19.30%) Eclipse
9 10 (17.54%) Windows
9 10 (17.54%) Investment Banking
10 9 (15.79%) ActiveMQ
10 9 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
10 9 (15.79%) .NET
10 9 (15.79%) HTML
10 9 (15.79%) RabbitMQ
11 8 (14.04%) HTML5
11 8 (14.04%) TDD
11 8 (14.04%) NHibernate

JRules
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing JRules 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 JRules. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 15 (26.32%) JBoss
2 12 (21.05%) WebSphere
3 6 (10.53%) FileNet
4 5 (8.77%) PegaRULES
5 4 (7.02%) IIS
6 3 (5.26%) Tomcat
6 3 (5.26%) SharePoint
6 3 (5.26%) WebLogic
6 3 (5.26%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (3.51%) CMS
8 1 (1.75%) Confluence
8 1 (1.75%) LiveCycle
Business Applications
1 4 (7.02%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
2 3 (5.26%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 9 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (22.81%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (5.26%) DTS
3 3 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (3.51%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.75%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (19.30%) Eclipse
2 3 (5.26%) Maven
2 3 (5.26%) Ant
2 3 (5.26%) JUnit
3 2 (3.51%) FishEye
3 2 (3.51%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.75%) DbUnit
4 1 (1.75%) Subversion
4 1 (1.75%) Selenium
4 1 (1.75%) JIRA
4 1 (1.75%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.75%) Hudson
4 1 (1.75%) Spock
General
1 18 (31.58%) Banking
2 14 (24.56%) Finance
3 10 (17.54%) Investment Banking
4 5 (8.77%) Back Office
5 3 (5.26%) General Ledger
5 3 (5.26%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 48 (84.21%) Developer
2 26 (45.61%) Java Developer
3 7 (12.28%) Software Developer
4 5 (8.77%) JRules Developer
4 5 (8.77%) C# Developer
4 5 (8.77%) Senior Developer
4 5 (8.77%) Business Developer
5 4 (7.02%) Project Manager
6 3 (5.26%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 3 (5.26%) FileNet Developer
7 2 (3.51%) Lead Developer
7 2 (3.51%) Senior C# Developer
7 2 (3.51%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (3.51%) CMS Developer
7 2 (3.51%) C# Software Developer
8 1 (1.75%) Lead Software Developer
8 1 (1.75%) JRules Consultant
8 1 (1.75%) Build Engineer
8 1 (1.75%) Middleware Developer
8 1 (1.75%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (31.58%) J2EE
2 15 (26.32%) Web Services
3 14 (24.56%) Drools
4 13 (22.81%) jBPM
5 9 (15.79%) ActiveMQ
5 9 (15.79%) .NET
5 9 (15.79%) HTML
5 9 (15.79%) RabbitMQ
6 8 (14.04%) HTML5
6 8 (14.04%) NHibernate
7 7 (12.28%) Java EE
8 6 (10.53%) jQuery
9 5 (8.77%) Java SE
9 5 (8.77%) Dojo
9 5 (8.77%) REST
10 4 (7.02%) XML
11 3 (5.26%) WCF
11 3 (5.26%) Silverlight
11 3 (5.26%) Spring
12 1 (1.75%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.26%) PMI
2 2 (3.51%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.51%) Open Source
3 1 (1.75%) SWIFT
3 1 (1.75%) Replication
3 1 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.75%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 10 (17.54%) Windows
2 1 (1.75%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (35.09%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (26.32%) Workflow
3 14 (24.56%) OO
4 12 (21.05%) Scrum
4 12 (21.05%) BPMN
5 11 (19.30%) SOA
6 8 (14.04%) TDD
7 7 (12.28%) OOD
8 5 (8.77%) Web Development
8 5 (8.77%) Data Analysis
9 4 (7.02%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (7.02%) Project Management
9 4 (7.02%) PRINCE2
9 4 (7.02%) Unit Testing
10 3 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (5.26%) Cash Management
10 3 (5.26%) Database Tuning
10 3 (5.26%) Document Management
10 3 (5.26%) Workflow Management
10 3 (5.26%) Extreme Programming
Programming Languages
1 39 (68.42%) Java
2 12 (21.05%) C#
3 6 (10.53%) JavaScript
4 4 (7.02%) SQL
5 1 (1.75%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (5.26%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.75%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.75%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.75%) Degree
2 1 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.51%) QA
2 1 (1.75%) SLA
Vendors
1 15 (26.32%) IBM
2 13 (22.81%) ILOG
3 7 (12.28%) Oracle
4 6 (10.53%) Microsoft
5 5 (8.77%) Pega
6 1 (1.75%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.75%) Informatica
6 1 (1.75%) Adobe
6 1 (1.75%) Kofax
6 1 (1.75%) Splunk