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 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.

Drools
UK / Wales
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 57
Contract jobs citing Drools 0 0 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales - - 1.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 5.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 8
Median daily rate - - £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £475 £425
% change year-on-year -15.78% +11.76%  
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 Wales with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 206 262 179
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 29.30% 39.70% 24.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 179 100
Median daily rate £385 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £473 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 2
Median hourly rate £16.50 £66.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -75.00% +103.07%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +7.89% +5.55%  

Drools
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wales 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 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