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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Drools
Rank - 225 221
Contract jobs citing Drools 0 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London - 0.082% 0.077%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.27% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 5
Average daily rate
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- £525 £501
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.89%
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £450 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +38.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
1731 2205 2196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.38% 29.96% 28.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1277 1688 1708
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 14 12
Average hourly rate £45.00 £35.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +4.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 24 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Spring
2 1 (50.00%) Maven
2 1 (50.00%) jBPM
2 1 (50.00%) Spring MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Alfresco
2 1 (50.00%) Investment Management
2 1 (50.00%) EJB 3.0
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (50.00%) Gherkin
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) Front Office
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (50.00%) Fixed Income
2 1 (50.00%) J2EE
2 1 (50.00%) EJB
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) JBoss
2 1 (50.00%) SOA
2 1 (50.00%) JAXB

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 1 (50.00%) Alfresco
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Maven
1 1 (50.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (50.00%) Front Office
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Spring
1 1 (50.00%) jBPM
1 1 (50.00%) Spring MVC
1 1 (50.00%) EJB 3.0
1 1 (50.00%) Gherkin
1 1 (50.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (50.00%) J2EE
1 1 (50.00%) EJB
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
1 1 (50.00%) JAXB
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source
1 1 (50.00%) Fixed Income
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Investment Management
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) JBoss