The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for JRules skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited JRules over the 3 months to 29 March 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.

IBM ILOG JRules
UK
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 637 620
Contract jobs citing JRules 0 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK - 0.020% 0.009%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.073% 0.035%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 2
Median daily rate - £425 £481
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -11.68%  
UK excluding London median daily rate - £425 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

JRules 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 with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 14232 15083 14189
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 31.46% 28.02% 26.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 9874 10486 9196
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 182 224 188
Median hourly rate £42.50 £38.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.67% +10.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.55 £13.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.62 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +7.89% +5.55%  

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Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for JRules in the UK

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JRules in the UK

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing JRules.

Contractor hourly rate trend for JRules in the UK

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing JRules also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for JRules.

1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) JBoss
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Zachman Framework
1 1 (100.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Pega
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (100.00%) AWS Certification

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Co-occurring IT Skills 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 1 (100.00%) JBoss
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Designer
1 1 (100.00%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (100.00%) Zachman Framework
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) AWS Certification
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Pega