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 3 months to 26 June 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 140 - 149
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Drools 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.068% - 0.027%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.22% - 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Median daily rate £600 - £365
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £368 £370
% change year-on-year +36.05% -0.67%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Drools is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next 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 industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 894 950 816
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 30.33% 25.33% 22.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 581 665 536
Median daily rate £388 £389 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.44% +3.80%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 19 22
Median hourly rate £41.25 £28.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.73% -32.94%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.40 £18.80 £16.16
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £56.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

Drools
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing Drools as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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
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 3 months to 26 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Merseyside - 2 £600 - 2
Drools
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 2 (100.00%) JBoss
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) Confluence
1 2 (100.00%) GitHub
1 2 (100.00%) Docker
1 2 (100.00%) MuleSoft
2 1 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis

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 2 (100.00%) Confluence
1 2 (100.00%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) GitHub
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) MuleSoft
Liverpool, Merseyside
Square One Resources
Rate: From £600 to £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Square One Resources
Rate: From £600 to £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago