The table below looks at the statistics for Drools skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Drools over the 3 months to 2 July 2015 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Drools
Rank 561 549 510
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -39
Contract jobs citing Drools 25 22 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.050% 0.045% 0.071%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.18% 0.16% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 12 23
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£373 £388 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.87% -26.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £453
10% offered a daily rate of more than £547 £590 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 -
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £45.00
Drools
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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 England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
13869 13683 12692
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.73% 28.15% 28.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 9472 9020 8164
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £266 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 205 199 314
Average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £17.50 £20.91
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £48.84
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -2.85%

Drools
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Drools across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 2 July 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Drools within the England region over the 3 months to 2 July 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +12 15 £354 -28.35% 6
South East -21 4 - -
South West +1 3 £425 -15.00%
North West -16 2 £365 -18.88%
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UK

Drools
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 57 (91.94%) Java
2 39 (62.90%) Spring
3 30 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (46.77%) JUnit
5 26 (41.94%) SQL
6 25 (40.32%) Oracle
6 25 (40.32%) Maven
7 22 (35.48%) Linux
8 21 (33.87%) REST
9 20 (32.26%) Python
9 20 (32.26%) SOA
10 19 (30.65%) Analytical Skills
11 17 (27.42%) Apache Camel
11 17 (27.42%) Eclipse
12 16 (25.81%) J2EE
12 16 (25.81%) Finance
13 15 (24.19%) MVC
13 15 (24.19%) HTML
13 15 (24.19%) JBoss
13 15 (24.19%) Web Services
13 15 (24.19%) Jenkins
14 14 (22.58%) Relational Database
14 14 (22.58%) Spring MVC
14 14 (22.58%) BPMN
14 14 (22.58%) Software Engineering
15 13 (20.97%) JMS
15 13 (20.97%) Open Source
15 13 (20.97%) Multithreading
16 12 (19.35%) RESTful
16 12 (19.35%) Security Cleared

Drools
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

Application Platforms
1 15 (24.19%) JBoss
2 10 (16.13%) Apache
3 8 (12.90%) Oracle Workflow
3 8 (12.90%) nginx
3 8 (12.90%) Confluence
4 7 (11.29%) Alfresco
5 6 (9.68%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (8.06%) Mule ESB
6 5 (8.06%) Mule
6 5 (8.06%) Tomcat
7 4 (6.45%) iPlanet
7 4 (6.45%) WebLogic
7 4 (6.45%) GlassFish
7 4 (6.45%) Jetty
7 4 (6.45%) Apache Qpid
7 4 (6.45%) Node.js
7 4 (6.45%) Apache TomEE
7 4 (6.45%) Tornado
7 4 (6.45%) WildFly
8 1 (1.61%) Apache ServiceMix
Business Applications
1 4 (6.45%) BusinessWorks
1 4 (6.45%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (4.84%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (3.23%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.06%) OpenShift
2 1 (1.61%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.90%) OpenLDAP
2 4 (6.45%) HTTP
3 3 (4.84%) LDAP
4 1 (1.61%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (22.58%) Relational Database
2 10 (16.13%) Oracle Database
3 9 (14.52%) Pentaho
3 9 (14.52%) MySQL
3 9 (14.52%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (12.90%) Oracle Database 11g
4 8 (12.90%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (12.90%) MongoDB
5 7 (11.29%) SQL Server
6 4 (6.45%) InterSystems Cache
6 4 (6.45%) Redis
6 4 (6.45%) Riak
6 4 (6.45%) Infinispan
7 2 (3.23%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.61%) SQLite
8 1 (1.61%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 29 (46.77%) JUnit
2 25 (40.32%) Maven
3 17 (27.42%) Eclipse
4 15 (24.19%) Jenkins
5 11 (17.74%) VisualVM
5 11 (17.74%) YourKit
6 10 (16.13%) Selenium
7 9 (14.52%) JIRA
8 8 (12.90%) Gradle
9 7 (11.29%) JMeter
9 7 (11.29%) Git (software)
10 5 (8.06%) Gerrit
10 5 (8.06%) Artifactory
10 5 (8.06%) Mockito
10 5 (8.06%) Mocha
10 5 (8.06%) SonarQube
11 4 (6.45%) ANTLR
12 3 (4.84%) FitNesse
12 3 (4.84%) Oracle APEX
13 2 (3.23%) Lombardi
General
1 16 (25.81%) Finance
2 10 (16.13%) Banking
3 9 (14.52%) Investment Banking
4 5 (8.06%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.61%) Retail
5 1 (1.61%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 41 (66.13%) Developer
2 36 (58.06%) Java Developer
3 11 (17.74%) Senior Developer
3 11 (17.74%) Senior Java Developer
4 10 (16.13%) Architect
5 6 (9.68%) Java Architect
6 5 (8.06%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 5 (8.06%) J2EE Developer
7 4 (6.45%) Middleware Engineer
8 3 (4.84%) Junior Java Software Developer
8 3 (4.84%) Software Developer
8 3 (4.84%) Java Software Developer
8 3 (4.84%) Junior Software Developer
8 3 (4.84%) Junior Developer
8 3 (4.84%) Junior Java Developer
8 3 (4.84%) Junior
8 3 (4.84%) Software Engineer
9 2 (3.23%) Applications Support
9 2 (3.23%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (3.23%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (62.90%) Spring
2 21 (33.87%) REST
3 17 (27.42%) Apache Camel
4 16 (25.81%) J2EE
5 15 (24.19%) HTML
5 15 (24.19%) Web Services
6 14 (22.58%) Spring MVC
7 13 (20.97%) JMS
8 12 (19.35%) RESTful
9 11 (17.74%) HTML5
9 11 (17.74%) Hibernate
10 10 (16.13%) JPA
10 10 (16.13%) Dojo
10 10 (16.13%) Apache CXF
10 10 (16.13%) Spring Integration
11 9 (14.52%) ActiveMQ
12 8 (12.90%) AngularJS
12 8 (12.90%) Backbone.js
13 7 (11.29%) RESTEasy
13 7 (11.29%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 19 (30.65%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (12.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 8 (12.90%) Equities
2 8 (12.90%) Derivative
2 8 (12.90%) Equity Derivative
2 8 (12.90%) Computer Science
3 4 (6.45%) W3C
4 2 (3.23%) CMDB
4 2 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.23%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.61%) Smartcard
5 1 (1.61%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 22 (35.48%) Linux
2 7 (11.29%) Ubuntu
3 6 (9.68%) CentOS
4 2 (3.23%) Windows
4 2 (3.23%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (32.26%) SOA
3 15 (24.19%) MVC
4 14 (22.58%) Software Engineering
4 14 (22.58%) BPMN
5 13 (20.97%) Open Source
5 13 (20.97%) Multithreading
6 11 (17.74%) Technical Architecture
6 11 (17.74%) Scrum
6 11 (17.74%) Code Coverage
6 11 (17.74%) Low Latency
7 9 (14.52%) Workflow
7 9 (14.52%) TDD
8 8 (12.90%) Unit Testing
8 8 (12.90%) Dimensional Modelling
8 8 (12.90%) ETL
8 8 (12.90%) Configuration Management
8 8 (12.90%) SDLC
9 6 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (8.06%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 57 (91.94%) Java
2 26 (41.94%) SQL
3 20 (32.26%) Python
4 8 (12.90%) JavaScript
5 5 (8.06%) Shell Script
6 4 (6.45%) Perl
6 4 (6.45%) C#
7 3 (4.84%) C++
7 3 (4.84%) Ruby
7 3 (4.84%) PL/SQL
8 2 (3.23%) PowerShell
8 2 (3.23%) VBScript
8 2 (3.23%) VB
9 1 (1.61%) PHP
9 1 (1.61%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 12 (19.35%) Security Cleared
2 8 (12.90%) Degree
3 6 (9.68%) SC Cleared
4 3 (4.84%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (3.23%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.45%) EMIR
2 1 (1.61%) QA
System Software
1 6 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (8.06%) Active Directory
2 5 (8.06%) vCloud
3 4 (6.45%) Varnish
3 4 (6.45%) Squid
4 3 (4.84%) GlusterFS
5 2 (3.23%) Xen
5 2 (3.23%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (12.90%) ZABBIX
1 8 (12.90%) logstash
1 8 (12.90%) Kibana
1 8 (12.90%) Rundeck
2 7 (11.29%) Puppet
3 5 (8.06%) HAProxy
3 5 (8.06%) Salt
3 5 (8.06%) Ansible
4 2 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (3.23%) Zenoss
4 2 (3.23%) Nagios
4 2 (3.23%) SCCM
4 2 (3.23%) SCOM
5 1 (1.61%) OpenIDM
Vendors
1 25 (40.32%) Oracle
2 8 (12.90%) VMware
3 6 (9.68%) Splunk
3 6 (9.68%) Red Hat
4 5 (8.06%) Twitter
4 5 (8.06%) Pega
5 4 (6.45%) TIBCO
6 3 (4.84%) IBM
6 3 (4.84%) OpenText
7 2 (3.23%) Microsoft
7 2 (3.23%) HP
7 2 (3.23%) BMC
7 2 (3.23%) CA
7 2 (3.23%) ILOG
7 2 (3.23%) Remedy
7 2 (3.23%) Business Objects
8 1 (1.61%) Cisco
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