Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales 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 19 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
UK > Wales
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 108
Contract jobs citing Drools 0 0 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales - - 0.72%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 2.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 9
Wales median daily rate - - £430
UK median daily rate £550 £400 £430
% change year-on-year +37.50% -6.98% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Wales median hourly rate - - £58.50
UK median hourly rate - - £58.50

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 Wales with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 374 404 547
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 31.72% 28.77% 32.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 262 297 433
Wales median daily rate £400 £438 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.57% +20.69% +3.57%
10th Percentile £250 £294 £245
90th Percentile £550 £575 £475
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 15
Wales median hourly rate £23.14 £21.50 £29.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.63% -27.12% +24.21%
10th Percentile £21.87 £21.50 £9.00
90th Percentile £24.42 £21.50 £59.15
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%

Drools
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing Drools as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Drools in Wales

Drools
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Drools in Wales