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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Drools
Rank 200 200 202
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs citing Drools 1 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.018% 0.015% 0.050%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.060% 0.050% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Average daily rate
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- £638 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +21.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £325 £378
% change year-on-year
+12.30% -13.90%
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
1677 1982 1832
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.83% 29.47% 30.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1352 1494 1424
Average daily rate £425 £425 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £300 £285
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 5 13 24
Average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £16.60 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £77.50 £49.02
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 20 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 December 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%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) JMS
1 1 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (100.00%) Code Coverage
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
1 1 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 1 (100.00%) BPMN
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) Low Latency
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (100.00%) VisualVM
1 1 (100.00%) YourKit
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

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

For the 6 months to 22 December 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
1 1 (100.00%) VisualVM
1 1 (100.00%) YourKit
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) JMS
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
1 1 (100.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Code Coverage
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 1 (100.00%) BPMN
1 1 (100.00%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SQL