The table below looks at the statistics for Drools skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Drools over the 3 months to 2 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Drools
Rank 188 197 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Contract jobs citing Drools 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.058% 0.017% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.19% 0.058% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£525 £638 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £423 £323 £400
% change year-on-year
+31.00% -19.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £180.00 -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1582 1730 1610
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 30.82% 29.34% 28.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1271 1260 1281
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 12 19
Average hourly rate £27.37 £41.00 £37.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.24% +9.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

Drools
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Drools across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Drools Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Drools
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Drools across the City of London region.

Drools Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Drools
Top 25 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Drools also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Drools.

1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) JBoss
2 2 (66.67%) Apache
2 2 (66.67%) Middleware
2 2 (66.67%) Open Source
2 2 (66.67%) Apache Camel
3 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (33.33%) VisualVM
3 1 (33.33%) YourKit
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) REST
3 1 (33.33%) Low Latency
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Spring
3 1 (33.33%) Maven
3 1 (33.33%) Multithreading
3 1 (33.33%) BPMN
3 1 (33.33%) RESTful
3 1 (33.33%) JMS
3 1 (33.33%) Eclipse
3 1 (33.33%) Code Coverage
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) JUnit
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) Linux

Drools
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Drools also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Drools. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) JBoss
1 2 (66.67%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) JUnit
1 1 (33.33%) Eclipse
1 1 (33.33%) Maven
1 1 (33.33%) VisualVM
1 1 (33.33%) YourKit
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Middleware Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Middleware
1 2 (66.67%) Apache Camel
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) JMS
2 1 (33.33%) Spring
2 1 (33.33%) RESTful
2 1 (33.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Open Source
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Code Coverage
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Multithreading
1 1 (33.33%) BPMN
1 1 (33.33%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
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