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 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Drools
Rank 161 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Drools 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.062% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.17% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £650 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £450 £407
% change year-on-year
-12.22% +10.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £58.50 -
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
1207 1115 1723
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 37.39% 31.75% 29.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1025 936 1374
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 5
Median hourly rate - £21.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -30.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 2 December 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 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Banking
1 4 (100.00%) Spring
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) JUnit
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) Apache
2 2 (50.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) JMS
2 2 (50.00%) Eclipse
2 2 (50.00%) RDBMS
2 2 (50.00%) Maven
2 2 (50.00%) BPMN
2 2 (50.00%) Apache Solr
2 2 (50.00%) Scala
2 2 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 2 (50.00%) Open Source
2 2 (50.00%) Apache Hive
2 2 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (50.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (50.00%) REST
2 2 (50.00%) MapReduce
2 2 (50.00%) HBase
2 2 (50.00%) Big Data
2 2 (50.00%) Hortonworks
2 2 (50.00%) Kafka

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) Apache
1 2 (50.00%) Apache Pig
1 2 (50.00%) Apache Solr
1 2 (50.00%) Apache Spark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (50.00%) Apache Hive
1 2 (50.00%) Big Data
1 2 (50.00%) Data Lake
1 2 (50.00%) Flink
1 2 (50.00%) Hadoop
1 2 (50.00%) HBase
1 2 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (50.00%) NoSQL
1 2 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (50.00%) JUnit
1 2 (50.00%) Maven
General
1 4 (100.00%) Banking
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Big Data Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Data Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Java Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Java Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) Spring
2 2 (50.00%) Akka
2 2 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (50.00%) JMS
2 2 (50.00%) Kafka
2 2 (50.00%) REST
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) BPMN
2 2 (50.00%) Identity Access Management
2 2 (50.00%) MapReduce
2 2 (50.00%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) Scala
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Hortonworks