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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Drools
Rank 150 192 210
Rank change year-on-year
+42 +18
Contract jobs citing Drools 4 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.11% 0.073% 0.032%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.35% 0.24% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 2
Average daily rate £450 £563 £469
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £315
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +34.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £180.00
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
1132 1644 1872
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 32.42% 29.90% 29.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 960 1305 1423
Average daily rate £475 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £601 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 3
Average hourly rate £22.00 £19.72 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.59% -51.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.52 £17.65 £37.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.94 £60.00 £190.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Drools across the City of London region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

Drools Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Drools
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 5 (71.43%) Scrum
1 5 (71.43%) Java
2 4 (57.14%) JUnit
2 4 (57.14%) XML
2 4 (57.14%) SOA
2 4 (57.14%) jQuery
2 4 (57.14%) Mockito
2 4 (57.14%) REST
2 4 (57.14%) AngularJS
2 4 (57.14%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (42.86%) Mobile App
3 3 (42.86%) Mobile Application Development
3 3 (42.86%) Lucidchart
3 3 (42.86%) Docker
3 3 (42.86%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (42.86%) Cucumber
3 3 (42.86%) MongoDB
3 3 (42.86%) Google Maps API
3 3 (42.86%) JIRA
3 3 (42.86%) Atlassian
3 3 (42.86%) Google App Engine
3 3 (42.86%) JBehave
3 3 (42.86%) MS Visio
3 3 (42.86%) Python
3 3 (42.86%) SOAP
3 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 3 (42.86%) Google
4 2 (28.57%) MVC
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) TDD

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) Google App Engine
1 3 (42.86%) Google Cloud Platform
1 3 (42.86%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) MongoDB
2 1 (14.29%) NoSQL
2 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) JUnit
1 4 (57.14%) Mockito
2 3 (42.86%) Cucumber
2 3 (42.86%) JBehave
2 3 (42.86%) JIRA
3 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
4 1 (14.29%) Ant
4 1 (14.29%) FitNesse
4 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
4 1 (14.29%) Maven
4 1 (14.29%) Selenium
4 1 (14.29%) Subversion
General
1 2 (28.57%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Scrum Master
3 2 (28.57%) Digital Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Java Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Developer in Test
4 1 (14.29%) Java Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) AngularJS
1 4 (57.14%) jQuery
1 4 (57.14%) REST
1 4 (57.14%) XML
2 3 (42.86%) Google Maps API
2 3 (42.86%) SOAP
3 1 (14.29%) CSS
3 1 (14.29%) Ember.js
3 1 (14.29%) HTML
3 1 (14.29%) JMS
3 1 (14.29%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (14.29%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (14.29%) Spring
3 1 (14.29%) Spring MVC
3 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (42.86%) Mobile App
3 1 (14.29%) Blog
3 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Scrum
2 4 (57.14%) SOA
3 3 (42.86%) Mobile Application Development
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) MVC
4 2 (28.57%) TDD
5 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (14.29%) EAI
5 1 (14.29%) Functional Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Fund Management
5 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Investment Management
5 1 (14.29%) Load Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Multithreading
5 1 (14.29%) OO
5 1 (14.29%) OOA/OOD
5 1 (14.29%) Open Source
5 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
5 1 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 3 (42.86%) Python
3 1 (14.29%) Ruby
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Docker
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Atlassian
1 3 (42.86%) Google
2 1 (14.29%) Solace