Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for Drools skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Drools over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Drools
England > North West
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 194 - 238
Rank change year-on-year - +238 -38
Contract jobs citing Drools 7 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.12% - 0.023%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.38% - 0.099%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 1
North West median daily rate £627 - £365
10th Percentile £460 - £358
90th Percentile £650 - £373
England median daily rate £550 £525 £450
% change year-on-year +4.76% +16.67% +11.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

Drools is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1819 1910 2016
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 31.71% 28.01% 23.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1239 1337 1259
North West median daily rate £400 £388 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% -0.64% +11.43%
10th Percentile £299 £275 £275
90th Percentile £538 £500 £538
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 26 68
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +2.94% +0.98%
10th Percentile £18.53 £15.38 £16.16
90th Percentile £50.51 £44.88 £47.33
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +10.29%

Drools
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Drools as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Drools in the North West

Drools
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Drools in the North West

Drools
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Drools in the North West over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Drools in the North West

Drools
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Drools within the North West region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Merseyside - 5 £650 -
Manchester - 2 £463 -
Drools
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Drools also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for Drools.

1 5 (71.43%) JBoss
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Confluence
2 4 (57.14%) JIRA
2 4 (57.14%) Docker
2 4 (57.14%) GitHub
2 4 (57.14%) MuleSoft
3 3 (42.86%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (28.57%) Java
4 2 (28.57%) Retail
5 1 (14.29%) Statistical Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (14.29%) Kerberos
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 1 (14.29%) Predictive Modelling
5 1 (14.29%) HBase
5 1 (14.29%) Big Data
5 1 (14.29%) Big Data Analytics
5 1 (14.29%) Customer Insight
5 1 (14.29%) Kafka
5 1 (14.29%) Data Analytics
5 1 (14.29%) Data Architecture
5 1 (14.29%) Hadoop
5 1 (14.29%) Apache Spark
5 1 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (14.29%) Re-Platforming
5 1 (14.29%) Analytics

Drools
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (71.43%) JBoss
2 4 (57.14%) Confluence
3 1 (14.29%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (57.14%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Big Data
1 1 (14.29%) Hadoop
1 1 (14.29%) HBase
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) JIRA
General
1 2 (28.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Digital Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Digital Technical Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Java Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Kafka
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Analytics
3 1 (14.29%) Big Data Analytics
3 1 (14.29%) Customer Insight
3 1 (14.29%) Data Analytics
3 1 (14.29%) Data Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) Predictive Modelling
3 1 (14.29%) Re-Platforming
3 1 (14.29%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Docker
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) MuleSoft
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft