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 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM ILOG JRules
Rank 600 586 539
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -47
Contract jobs citing JRules 19 15 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.037% 0.030% 0.082%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.13% 0.11% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 11 33
Average daily rate £420 £413 £513
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% -19.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £315 £387
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £550 £660
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £375 £550
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -31.81%
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
14645 13650 13018
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 28.47% 26.94% 26.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 10159 9124 8190
Average daily rate £400 £395 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 256 192 268
Average hourly rate £40.00 £33.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% +1.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.10 £20.93 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.62 £46.50 £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

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

JRules
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

JRules
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

JRules
Top 10 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 5 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
England +2 15 £420 +1.81% 4
Surrey - 14 £420 -
South East - 14 £420 -
Reigate - 6 £423 -
Wales -2 4 £473 +26.00% 1
South Wales -5 4 £473 +26.00% 1
Cardiff -10 4 £473 +26.00% 1
Redhill - 4 £420 -
City of London +37 1 - -
London -12 1 - -

JRules
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 47 (85.45%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (83.64%) Java
3 42 (76.36%) Web Services
4 38 (69.09%) JavaScript
4 38 (69.09%) HTML
5 37 (67.27%) Oracle
5 37 (67.27%) Unix
6 36 (65.45%) XML
6 36 (65.45%) SQL
6 36 (65.45%) Ant
7 35 (63.64%) PL/SQL
8 33 (60.00%) JSF
9 32 (58.18%) Waterfall
10 31 (56.36%) Maven
10 31 (56.36%) Eclipse
11 30 (54.55%) WebLogic
11 30 (54.55%) SOAP
11 30 (54.55%) Subversion
12 29 (52.73%) CSS
13 28 (50.91%) EJB
13 28 (50.91%) UML
13 28 (50.91%) Java SE
14 27 (49.09%) Java EE
14 27 (49.09%) JPA
15 26 (47.27%) Toad
15 26 (47.27%) Shell Script
16 24 (43.64%) JMS
16 24 (43.64%) Finance
17 23 (41.82%) Jython
17 23 (41.82%) Process Management

JRules
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 30 (54.55%) WebLogic
2 13 (23.64%) WebSphere
3 10 (18.18%) JBoss
4 6 (10.91%) IIS
5 4 (7.27%) Confluence
5 4 (7.27%) FileNet
5 4 (7.27%) LiveCycle
5 4 (7.27%) Tomcat
6 2 (3.64%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (1.82%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (7.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 23 (41.82%) Cordys
2 2 (3.64%) BigMachines
2 2 (3.64%) Documaker
2 2 (3.64%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.64%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (3.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.64%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (41.82%) Oracle Database
1 23 (41.82%) Oracle Database 11g
2 6 (10.91%) WebFOCUS
3 5 (9.09%) SQL Server
3 5 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (7.27%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.82%) DTS
5 1 (1.82%) EDRMS
5 1 (1.82%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 36 (65.45%) Ant
2 31 (56.36%) Eclipse
2 31 (56.36%) Maven
3 30 (54.55%) Subversion
4 26 (47.27%) Toad
5 10 (18.18%) JUnit
6 8 (14.55%) Jenkins
7 6 (10.91%) AccuRev
7 6 (10.91%) Checkstyle
7 6 (10.91%) FindBugs
7 6 (10.91%) TestDirector
8 4 (7.27%) DbUnit
8 4 (7.27%) Git (software)
8 4 (7.27%) Hudson
8 4 (7.27%) JIRA
8 4 (7.27%) Selenium
8 4 (7.27%) Spock
8 4 (7.27%) Visual Studio
9 3 (5.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 2 (3.64%) Oracle APEX
General
1 24 (43.64%) Finance
2 6 (10.91%) Marketing
3 5 (9.09%) Automotive
4 2 (3.64%) Banking
4 2 (3.64%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.82%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 43 (78.18%) Developer
2 39 (70.91%) Java Developer
3 20 (36.36%) Senior Developer
4 19 (34.55%) Senior Java Developer
5 7 (12.73%) Applications Developer
6 6 (10.91%) Architect
6 6 (10.91%) Java Applications Developer
7 5 (9.09%) J2EE Developer
7 5 (9.09%) Java Programmer
7 5 (9.09%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 5 (9.09%) Programmer
7 5 (9.09%) UI Developer
8 4 (7.27%) Senior Java Programmer
8 4 (7.27%) Senior Programmer
8 4 (7.27%) WebLogic Developer
9 3 (5.45%) Agile Project Manager
9 3 (5.45%) J2EE Applications Developer
9 3 (5.45%) Java Web Applications Developer
9 3 (5.45%) Project Manager
9 3 (5.45%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (76.36%) Web Services
2 38 (69.09%) HTML
3 36 (65.45%) XML
4 33 (60.00%) JSF
5 30 (54.55%) SOAP
6 29 (52.73%) CSS
7 28 (50.91%) EJB
7 28 (50.91%) Java SE
8 27 (49.09%) Java EE
8 27 (49.09%) JPA
9 24 (43.64%) JMS
10 21 (38.18%) J2EE
11 16 (29.09%) Hibernate
12 11 (20.00%) Struts
13 9 (16.36%) Spring
14 7 (12.73%) REST
15 6 (10.91%) JDBC
15 6 (10.91%) JSP
15 6 (10.91%) Servlets
16 5 (9.09%) TopLink
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.27%) Replication
2 2 (3.64%) Algorithms
2 2 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.82%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 37 (67.27%) Unix
2 8 (14.55%) Linux
3 3 (5.45%) Windows
3 3 (5.45%) Windows Server
4 2 (3.64%) Apple iOS
4 2 (3.64%) Oracle Linux
4 2 (3.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (85.45%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (58.18%) Waterfall
3 28 (50.91%) UML
4 23 (41.82%) Process Management
5 12 (21.82%) Scrum
6 10 (18.18%) TDD
6 10 (18.18%) Web Development
7 8 (14.55%) SDLC
8 7 (12.73%) Validation
9 6 (10.91%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (10.91%) Pair Programming
9 6 (10.91%) Programme Management
9 6 (10.91%) System Testing
9 6 (10.91%) User Stories
10 5 (9.09%) Extreme Programming
10 5 (9.09%) Service Delivery
10 5 (9.09%) Test Automation
11 3 (5.45%) Dependency Injection
11 3 (5.45%) Document Management
11 3 (5.45%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (83.64%) Java
2 38 (69.09%) JavaScript
3 36 (65.45%) SQL
4 35 (63.64%) PL/SQL
5 26 (47.27%) Shell Script
6 23 (41.82%) Jython
6 23 (41.82%) Python
6 23 (41.82%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
7 4 (7.27%) T-SQL
8 2 (3.64%) Apex Code
8 2 (3.64%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (7.27%) SC Cleared
1 4 (7.27%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.64%) BC Cleared
2 2 (3.64%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (3.64%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.82%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.45%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (10.91%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (3.64%) Puppet
3 1 (1.82%) Control-M
3 1 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.82%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (1.82%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 1 (1.82%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 37 (67.27%) Oracle
2 16 (29.09%) IBM
3 10 (18.18%) ILOG
4 6 (10.91%) HP
4 6 (10.91%) Rally
5 4 (7.27%) Adobe
5 4 (7.27%) Kofax
5 4 (7.27%) Splunk
6 2 (3.64%) Informatica
6 2 (3.64%) Microsoft
6 2 (3.64%) Red Hat
6 2 (3.64%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (3.64%) Siebel
6 2 (3.64%) WorldPay
7 1 (1.82%) VMware
7 1 (1.82%) webMethods
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