The table below looks at the statistics for Drools skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Drools over the 3 months to 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Drools
Rank - 107 -
Contract jobs citing Drools 0 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.17% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.68% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £388 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £255 £393
% change year-on-year
+66.66% -35.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £180.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
- +300.00%
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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 West Midlands region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
683 585 428
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 25.67% 25.02% 25.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 451 329 214
Average daily rate £340 £325 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% +6.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £425 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 19 17
Average hourly rate £34.20 £32.50 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.23% +22.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £11.00 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.60 £36.50 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

Drools
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Drools Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Drools
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Drools Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands