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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Drools
Rank - 219 212
Contract jobs citing Drools 0 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London - 0.11% 0.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.38% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 8
Average daily rate
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- £525 £650
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -19.23%
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
1752 2124 2130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.76% 29.50% 27.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1323 1610 1631
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 13 10
Average hourly rate £45.00 £31.49 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.92% -6.01%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +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 14 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
1 1 (100.00%) Spring MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Alfresco
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) Gherkin
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (100.00%) Alfresco
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) Spring MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java