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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Drools over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Drools
Rank - - 116
Contract jobs citing Drools 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - - 0.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £368 £370 £400
% change year-on-year
-0.67% -7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Drools
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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
749 551 598
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 25.09% 23.34% 25.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 491 345 344
Median daily rate £375 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £428 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 20
Median hourly rate £24.00 £23.75 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.05% -13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £22.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £39.55 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +14.28%

Drools
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing Drools as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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