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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM ILOG JRules
Rank 588 564 565
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +1
Contract jobs citing JRules 23 29 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.040% 0.053% 0.039%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.15% 0.19% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 14 13
Average daily rate
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£588 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £392 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £500 £596
UK excluding London average daily rate £430 £450 £375
% change year-on-year
-4.44% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £38.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 - -

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
15643 15240 14432
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.42% 27.85% 28.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 10522 9833 9161
Average daily rate £390 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 225 220 296
Average hourly rate £39.55 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.20 £17.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -

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
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 28 July 2015.

JRules Daily Rate Histogram 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 12 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 28 July 2015. 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
England -21 23 £588 +29.83% 2
London +5 17 £613 +35.35%
City of London -2 8 £625 -
East of England - 4 £293 -
Essex - 4 £293 -
Basildon - 3 £293 -
South East -20 1 £430 - 2
Brentwood - 1 - -
York - 1 £438 -
North Yorkshire - 1 £438 -
Surrey - 1 £430 - 2
Yorkshire - 1 £438 -

JRules
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 18 (62.07%) Java
2 15 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (44.83%) Jenkins
3 13 (44.83%) webMethods
3 13 (44.83%) .NET
4 12 (41.38%) SQL Server
4 12 (41.38%) EDRMS
4 12 (41.38%) Microsoft
4 12 (41.38%) DTS
4 12 (41.38%) Puppet
4 12 (41.38%) TeamCity
4 12 (41.38%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (41.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (41.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (41.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 10 (34.48%) SOA
5 10 (34.48%) ILOG
6 9 (31.03%) UML
6 9 (31.03%) Waterfall
6 9 (31.03%) DevOps
7 8 (27.59%) Mentoring
7 8 (27.59%) User Acceptance Testing
7 8 (27.59%) Middleware
7 8 (27.59%) Project Management
8 7 (24.14%) Configuration Management
8 7 (24.14%) MS Excel
8 7 (24.14%) OOA/OOD
8 7 (24.14%) OO
8 7 (24.14%) JBoss
8 7 (24.14%) SSADM

JRules
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 7 (24.14%) JBoss
2 6 (20.69%) WebSphere
3 5 (17.24%) IIS
4 1 (3.45%) Confluence
4 1 (3.45%) Apache ServiceMix
4 1 (3.45%) CMS
4 1 (3.45%) WebSphere Process Server
4 1 (3.45%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (3.45%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (24.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) INSURE/90
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (41.38%) SQL Server
1 12 (41.38%) DTS
1 12 (41.38%) EDRMS
1 12 (41.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 12 (41.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 12 (41.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (3.45%) Pentaho
2 1 (3.45%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.45%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 13 (44.83%) Jenkins
2 12 (41.38%) TeamCity
3 5 (17.24%) JUnit
4 4 (13.79%) AccuRev
4 4 (13.79%) Ant
5 2 (6.90%) Git (software)
5 2 (6.90%) Eclipse
5 2 (6.90%) Subversion
6 1 (3.45%) Maven
6 1 (3.45%) JIRA
6 1 (3.45%) JMeter
6 1 (3.45%) Hudson
6 1 (3.45%) QUnit
General
1 4 (13.79%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Games
2 1 (3.45%) Banking
2 1 (3.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (51.72%) Developer
2 12 (41.38%) Solutions Architect
2 12 (41.38%) Architect
3 2 (6.90%) Senior Developer
3 2 (6.90%) Java Developer
3 2 (6.90%) J2EE Developer
3 2 (6.90%) AWS Developer
4 1 (3.45%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (3.45%) Agile Project Manager
4 1 (3.45%) Agile Coach
4 1 (3.45%) Project Manager
4 1 (3.45%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (44.83%) .NET
2 8 (27.59%) Middleware
3 7 (24.14%) J2EE
4 6 (20.69%) Web Services
4 6 (20.69%) XML
4 6 (20.69%) Hibernate
5 5 (17.24%) HTML
5 5 (17.24%) JDBC
6 4 (13.79%) JSP
6 4 (13.79%) Servlets
6 4 (13.79%) Struts
6 4 (13.79%) TopLink
7 2 (6.90%) EJB
8 1 (3.45%) CSS
8 1 (3.45%) SOAP
8 1 (3.45%) XSD
8 1 (3.45%) XSLT
8 1 (3.45%) JMS
8 1 (3.45%) WSDL
8 1 (3.45%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.45%) Smartcard
2 1 (3.45%) AS400
2 1 (3.45%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.69%) Windows
2 1 (3.45%) Solaris
2 1 (3.45%) Linux
2 1 (3.45%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (34.48%) SOA
3 9 (31.03%) UML
3 9 (31.03%) DevOps
3 9 (31.03%) Waterfall
4 8 (27.59%) Mentoring
4 8 (27.59%) User Acceptance Testing
4 8 (27.59%) Project Management
5 7 (24.14%) OOA/OOD
5 7 (24.14%) OO
5 7 (24.14%) SSADM
5 7 (24.14%) Configuration Management
5 7 (24.14%) Time Management
5 7 (24.14%) TOGAF
5 7 (24.14%) Enterprise Architecture
5 7 (24.14%) Technical Architecture
5 7 (24.14%) Coaching
5 7 (24.14%) PRINCE2
6 2 (6.90%) SDLC
6 2 (6.90%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 18 (62.07%) Java
2 7 (24.14%) SQL
3 5 (17.24%) PL/SQL
3 5 (17.24%) JavaScript
4 2 (6.90%) C
5 1 (3.45%) C#
5 1 (3.45%) PHP
5 1 (3.45%) Python
5 1 (3.45%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 7 (24.14%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 12 (41.38%) Puppet
1 12 (41.38%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.45%) OpenIDM
Vendors
1 13 (44.83%) webMethods
2 12 (41.38%) Microsoft
3 10 (34.48%) ILOG
4 5 (17.24%) VMware
5 4 (13.79%) Oracle
6 2 (6.90%) Cisco
6 2 (6.90%) IBM
7 1 (3.45%) Red Hat
7 1 (3.45%) Splunk
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