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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Drools over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Drools
Rank 161 204 206
Rank change year-on-year
+43 +2
Contract jobs citing Drools 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.060% 0.017% 0.017%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.17% 0.058% 0.056%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Median daily rate £525 £600 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +54.83%
UK excluding London median daily rate £368 £370 £400
% change year-on-year
-0.67% -7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Drools
London

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
1156 1729 1782
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 34.78% 29.77% 29.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 995 1394 1361
Median daily rate £450 £425 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 3
Median hourly rate £20.00 £24.23 £23.99
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.45% +0.98%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +14.28%

Drools
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Drools as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Drools also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Drools.

1 6 (75.00%) Java
1 6 (75.00%) JUnit
1 6 (75.00%) REST
2 5 (62.50%) Scrum
3 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (50.00%) Mockito
3 4 (50.00%) jQuery
3 4 (50.00%) AngularJS
4 3 (37.50%) Mobile App
4 3 (37.50%) Mobile Application Development
4 3 (37.50%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (37.50%) Lucidchart
4 3 (37.50%) Docker
4 3 (37.50%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (37.50%) Google Maps API
4 3 (37.50%) Atlassian
4 3 (37.50%) Cucumber
4 3 (37.50%) MongoDB
4 3 (37.50%) Google App Engine
4 3 (37.50%) JBehave
4 3 (37.50%) Banking
4 3 (37.50%) Spring
4 3 (37.50%) Google
4 3 (37.50%) JIRA
4 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 3 (37.50%) SOAP
4 3 (37.50%) XML
4 3 (37.50%) Python
4 3 (37.50%) MS Visio
4 3 (37.50%) SOA

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Google App Engine
1 3 (37.50%) Google Cloud Platform
1 3 (37.50%) Lucidchart
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) MongoDB
2 1 (12.50%) NoSQL
2 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (75.00%) JUnit
2 4 (50.00%) Mockito
3 3 (37.50%) Cucumber
3 3 (37.50%) JBehave
3 3 (37.50%) JIRA
4 2 (25.00%) Eclipse
4 2 (25.00%) Maven
5 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
5 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
5 1 (12.50%) Selenium
General
1 3 (37.50%) Banking
2 2 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Java Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Scrum Master
3 2 (25.00%) Digital Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Java Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) REST
2 4 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 4 (50.00%) jQuery
3 3 (37.50%) Google Maps API
3 3 (37.50%) SOAP
3 3 (37.50%) Spring
3 3 (37.50%) XML
4 2 (25.00%) JMS
4 2 (25.00%) Web Services
5 1 (12.50%) CSS
5 1 (12.50%) Ember.js
5 1 (12.50%) HTML
5 1 (12.50%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (12.50%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (12.50%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (37.50%) Mobile App
2 1 (12.50%) Blog
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Scrum
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) Mobile Application Development
3 3 (37.50%) SOA
4 2 (25.00%) BPMN
4 2 (25.00%) Identity Access Management
4 2 (25.00%) MVC
4 2 (25.00%) TDD
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Multithreading
5 1 (12.50%) OO
5 1 (12.50%) OOA/OOD
5 1 (12.50%) Open Source
5 1 (12.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
2 3 (37.50%) Python
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (12.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Docker
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Atlassian
1 3 (37.50%) Google