The table below looks at the statistics for Drools skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales 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 - 56 -
Contract jobs citing Drools 0 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales - 1.30% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 4.86% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 0
Average daily rate - £425 -
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
UK

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 Wales region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
213 185 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 32.87% 26.70% 23.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 119 66
Average daily rate £370 £423 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.42% +20.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Average hourly rate £66.00 £22.50 £140.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+193.33% -83.92%
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 Wales

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

Drools Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Drools
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Drools across the Wales region.

Drools Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Drools
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 11 (100.00%) EJB
1 11 (100.00%) SOAP
1 11 (100.00%) Web Services
1 11 (100.00%) JBoss
1 11 (100.00%) Java
1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (100.00%) Subversion
1 11 (100.00%) Spring
1 11 (100.00%) Java SE
1 11 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 11 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 11 (100.00%) EJB 3.0
1 11 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 11 (100.00%) REST
2 10 (90.91%) Scrum
2 10 (90.91%) Workflow
2 10 (90.91%) SOA
2 10 (90.91%) Eclipse
2 10 (90.91%) Tomcat
3 9 (81.82%) Mule
3 9 (81.82%) Security Cleared
4 8 (72.73%) SC Cleared
5 6 (54.55%) Backbone.js
5 6 (54.55%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (54.55%) JavaScript
5 6 (54.55%) FileNet
6 5 (45.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (45.45%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (9.09%) Back Office
7 1 (9.09%) J2EE

Drools
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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.

Application Platforms
1 11 (100.00%) JBoss
2 10 (90.91%) Tomcat
3 9 (81.82%) Mule
4 6 (54.55%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (54.55%) FileNet
Development Applications
1 11 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 11 (100.00%) Subversion
2 10 (90.91%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (9.09%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Developer
1 11 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared Java Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Digital Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Agile Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) EJB
1 11 (100.00%) EJB 3.0
1 11 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 11 (100.00%) Java SE
1 11 (100.00%) REST
1 11 (100.00%) SOAP
1 11 (100.00%) Spring
1 11 (100.00%) Web Services
2 6 (54.55%) Backbone.js
3 1 (9.09%) J2EE
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (100.00%) Unit Testing
2 10 (90.91%) Scrum
2 10 (90.91%) SOA
2 10 (90.91%) Workflow
3 1 (9.09%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (54.55%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (81.82%) Security Cleared
2 8 (72.73%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (45.45%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 5 (45.45%) ISO/IEC 27001