The table below looks at the statistics for Drools skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Drools over the 3 months to 1 May 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Drools
Rank 589 582 561
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -21
Contract jobs citing Drools 33 36 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.064% 0.070% 0.056%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.23% 0.26% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 15 10
Median daily rate £500 £500 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £406 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £646 £516
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £315
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +34.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £180.00
Drools
UK

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 England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
14309 14016 13466
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.92% 27.22% 27.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 10113 9214 8962
Median daily rate £420 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.38% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £283 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 170 184 189
Median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £18.15 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.00 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

Drools
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England 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 England

Drools
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Drools across the England region.

Drools Daily Rate Trend in England

Drools
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Drools across the England region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

Drools Daily Rate Histogram in England

Drools
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Drools across the England region.

Drools Hourly Rate Trend in England

Drools
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Drools within the England region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -21 28 £500 -2.43% 1
South East -13 5 £525 -
Drools
UK

Drools
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 England region with a requirement for Drools.

1 51 (80.95%) Java
2 30 (47.62%) REST
3 26 (41.27%) Spring
4 22 (34.92%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (34.92%) JUnit
5 21 (33.33%) Maven
6 18 (28.57%) TDD
6 18 (28.57%) Banking
6 18 (28.57%) AngularJS
7 17 (26.98%) Front End Development
7 17 (26.98%) HTML
7 17 (26.98%) JMS
8 16 (25.40%) JavaScript
8 16 (25.40%) Scrum
9 15 (23.81%) Finance
9 15 (23.81%) Cucumber
10 14 (22.22%) Oracle
10 14 (22.22%) CSS
10 14 (22.22%) Linux
11 13 (20.63%) Web Services
11 13 (20.63%) Python
11 13 (20.63%) BDD
11 13 (20.63%) Mockito
11 13 (20.63%) HTML5
12 12 (19.05%) Google App Engine
12 12 (19.05%) Open Source
12 12 (19.05%) Google Cloud Platform
12 12 (19.05%) J2EE
12 12 (19.05%) Google
13 11 (17.46%) SQL

Drools
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 11 (17.46%) JBoss
2 6 (9.52%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (7.94%) SAS
4 4 (6.35%) Tomcat
5 2 (3.17%) Apache ServiceMix
5 2 (3.17%) Mule
5 2 (3.17%) Mule ESB
5 2 (3.17%) WebLogic
5 2 (3.17%) WildFly
6 1 (1.59%) Apache
6 1 (1.59%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 4 (6.35%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 12 (19.05%) Google App Engine
1 12 (19.05%) Google Cloud Platform
2 8 (12.70%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (12.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (6.35%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.59%) FTP
1 1 (1.59%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.70%) Hadoop
1 8 (12.70%) NoSQL
2 6 (9.52%) HBase
3 5 (7.94%) MongoDB
3 5 (7.94%) QlikView
4 4 (6.35%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (3.17%) Big Data
5 2 (3.17%) JasperReports
5 2 (3.17%) MySQL
5 2 (3.17%) Oracle Database
5 2 (3.17%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.17%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.59%) Neo4j
6 1 (1.59%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 22 (34.92%) JUnit
2 21 (33.33%) Maven
3 15 (23.81%) Cucumber
4 13 (20.63%) Mockito
5 11 (17.46%) Git (software)
5 11 (17.46%) JBehave
6 9 (14.29%) Eclipse
7 7 (11.11%) Jenkins
7 7 (11.11%) JIRA
8 3 (4.76%) Ant
8 3 (4.76%) FitNesse
8 3 (4.76%) Selenium
8 3 (4.76%) Subversion
9 2 (3.17%) Artifactory
9 2 (3.17%) ClearCase
9 2 (3.17%) Hudson
9 2 (3.17%) JMeter
9 2 (3.17%) Vagrant
10 1 (1.59%) JIRA Agile
General
1 18 (28.57%) Banking
2 15 (23.81%) Finance
3 6 (9.52%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.59%) Back Office
4 1 (1.59%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (1.59%) Legal
4 1 (1.59%) Retail
4 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 49 (77.78%) Developer
2 41 (65.08%) Java Developer
3 11 (17.46%) Senior Developer
4 10 (15.87%) Senior Java Developer
5 6 (9.52%) Cloud Developer
5 6 (9.52%) Core Java Developer
6 5 (7.94%) Analyst
6 5 (7.94%) Elasticsearch Developer
6 5 (7.94%) Investment Banking Java Developer
6 5 (7.94%) Lead Developer
6 5 (7.94%) Lead Java Developer
6 5 (7.94%) SC Cleared Java Developer
6 5 (7.94%) Systems Analyst
7 4 (6.35%) Architect
7 4 (6.35%) Oracle Developer
7 4 (6.35%) Scrum Master
8 3 (4.76%) AWS Developer
8 3 (4.76%) Azure Developer
8 3 (4.76%) Business Systems Analyst
8 3 (4.76%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (47.62%) REST
2 26 (41.27%) Spring
3 18 (28.57%) AngularJS
4 17 (26.98%) HTML
4 17 (26.98%) JMS
5 14 (22.22%) CSS
6 13 (20.63%) HTML5
6 13 (20.63%) Web Services
7 12 (19.05%) J2EE
8 10 (15.87%) JSON
8 10 (15.87%) XML
9 9 (14.29%) Apache Camel
9 9 (14.29%) SOAP
10 6 (9.52%) Dojo
10 6 (9.52%) Hibernate
10 6 (9.52%) Spring MVC
11 5 (7.94%) Apache CXF
11 5 (7.94%) JPA
11 5 (7.94%) jQuery
12 4 (6.35%) Google Maps API
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.46%) Mobile App
2 5 (7.94%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.17%) SWIFT
4 1 (1.59%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.59%) Blog
4 1 (1.59%) Clustering
4 1 (1.59%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 14 (22.22%) Linux
2 8 (12.70%) Unix
3 1 (1.59%) Solaris
3 1 (1.59%) SUSE
3 1 (1.59%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (34.92%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (28.57%) TDD
3 17 (26.98%) Front End Development
4 16 (25.40%) Scrum
5 13 (20.63%) BDD
6 12 (19.05%) Open Source
7 10 (15.87%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (15.87%) SOA
8 9 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
9 8 (12.70%) BPMN
10 7 (11.11%) MVVM
11 6 (9.52%) DevOps
11 6 (9.52%) MVC
12 4 (6.35%) Mentoring
12 4 (6.35%) Mobile Application Development
12 4 (6.35%) Software Architecture
12 4 (6.35%) Technical Analysis
13 3 (4.76%) Continuous Delivery
13 3 (4.76%) CQRS
13 3 (4.76%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 51 (80.95%) Java
2 16 (25.40%) JavaScript
3 13 (20.63%) Python
4 11 (17.46%) SQL
5 5 (7.94%) Ruby
6 2 (3.17%) Bash Shell
6 2 (3.17%) Delphi
6 2 (3.17%) Perl
6 2 (3.17%) PL/1
7 1 (1.59%) Korn
Qualifications
1 11 (17.46%) Security Cleared
2 8 (12.70%) SC Cleared
3 5 (7.94%) DV Cleared
4 3 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.17%) ISO20022
2 1 (1.59%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (9.52%) HDFS
2 4 (6.35%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (3.17%) Ansible
1 2 (3.17%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (3.17%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (22.22%) Oracle
2 12 (19.05%) Google
3 5 (7.94%) Atlassian
4 3 (4.76%) IBM
5 2 (3.17%) Solace
5 2 (3.17%) Sybase