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 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Drools
Rank 555 567 554
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -13
Contract jobs citing Drools 33 16 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.061% 0.031% 0.031%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.21% 0.11% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 9 11
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£431 £400 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.81% -27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £359 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £490 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £58.50 - -
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
15388 14454 14542
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 28.61% 28.25% 29.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 10621 9346 9520
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £270 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 269 195 255
Average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

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 September 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 September 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 +2 17 £500 +29.03% 1
South West +4 6 £425 -15.00% 1
South East -19 6 - -
North West -27 2 £365 -24.15%
East of England - 1 - - 1
Drools
UK

Drools
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 54 (93.10%) Java
2 36 (62.07%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (60.34%) Spring
4 34 (58.62%) Oracle
5 32 (55.17%) JUnit
6 30 (51.72%) SQL
7 26 (44.83%) Maven
7 26 (44.83%) Jenkins
8 25 (43.10%) SOA
9 24 (41.38%) Linux
9 24 (41.38%) REST
10 20 (34.48%) HTML
11 19 (32.76%) JBoss
11 19 (32.76%) Apache Camel
11 19 (32.76%) Security Cleared
12 18 (31.03%) Open Source
12 18 (31.03%) MongoDB
12 18 (31.03%) MySQL
12 18 (31.03%) Hibernate
13 17 (29.31%) Configuration Management
13 17 (29.31%) Python
14 16 (27.59%) Web Services
14 16 (27.59%) JIRA
15 15 (25.86%) Selenium
15 15 (25.86%) nginx
15 15 (25.86%) Apache CXF
15 15 (25.86%) Scrum
16 14 (24.14%) MVC
16 14 (24.14%) AngularJS
16 14 (24.14%) Spring MVC

Drools
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 19 (32.76%) JBoss
2 15 (25.86%) nginx
3 13 (22.41%) Apache
3 13 (22.41%) Confluence
4 12 (20.69%) Mule ESB
4 12 (20.69%) Alfresco
4 12 (20.69%) Mule
5 11 (18.97%) Elasticsearch
6 10 (17.24%) Tomcat
7 9 (15.52%) WebLogic
7 9 (15.52%) iPlanet
7 9 (15.52%) GlassFish
7 9 (15.52%) Jetty
7 9 (15.52%) Tornado
7 9 (15.52%) WildFly
7 9 (15.52%) Apache Qpid
7 9 (15.52%) Node.js
7 9 (15.52%) Apache TomEE
8 3 (5.17%) Oracle Workflow
8 3 (5.17%) Apache Solr
Business Applications
1 9 (15.52%) BusinessWorks
1 9 (15.52%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (8.62%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (3.45%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 10 (17.24%) OpenShift
2 3 (5.17%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 13 (22.41%) OpenLDAP
2 9 (15.52%) HTTP
3 3 (5.17%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (31.03%) MySQL
1 18 (31.03%) MongoDB
2 13 (22.41%) Relational Database
3 12 (20.69%) SQL Server
3 12 (20.69%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (15.52%) InterSystems Cache
4 9 (15.52%) Redis
4 9 (15.52%) Riak
4 9 (15.52%) Infinispan
5 4 (6.90%) Oracle Database
6 3 (5.17%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (5.17%) Pentaho
6 3 (5.17%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (5.17%) RDBMS
7 2 (3.45%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 32 (55.17%) JUnit
2 26 (44.83%) Maven
2 26 (44.83%) Jenkins
3 16 (27.59%) JIRA
4 15 (25.86%) Selenium
5 13 (22.41%) Git (software)
5 13 (22.41%) Gradle
6 12 (20.69%) Eclipse
7 11 (18.97%) JMeter
8 10 (17.24%) Mocha
8 10 (17.24%) Gerrit
8 10 (17.24%) Artifactory
8 10 (17.24%) SonarQube
9 9 (15.52%) ANTLR
10 8 (13.79%) VisualVM
10 8 (13.79%) YourKit
11 7 (12.07%) Oracle APEX
12 5 (8.62%) Mockito
13 3 (5.17%) FitNesse
14 2 (3.45%) Lombardi
General
1 9 (15.52%) Banking
2 8 (13.79%) Finance
3 7 (12.07%) Investment Banking
4 5 (8.62%) Telecoms
5 3 (5.17%) Retail
6 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 36 (62.07%) Developer
2 31 (53.45%) Java Developer
3 14 (24.14%) Architect
4 13 (22.41%) Senior Developer
5 12 (20.69%) Senior Java Developer
6 8 (13.79%) Java Architect
7 3 (5.17%) Junior Java Software Developer
7 3 (5.17%) Junior Java Developer
7 3 (5.17%) Junior Software Developer
7 3 (5.17%) Java Software Developer
7 3 (5.17%) Applications Support
7 3 (5.17%) Applications Developer
7 3 (5.17%) Junior Developer
7 3 (5.17%) Software Developer
7 3 (5.17%) Junior
8 2 (3.45%) Integration Architect
8 2 (3.45%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (3.45%) Lead Developer
8 2 (3.45%) Lead Java Developer
8 2 (3.45%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (60.34%) Spring
2 24 (41.38%) REST
3 20 (34.48%) HTML
4 19 (32.76%) Apache Camel
5 18 (31.03%) Hibernate
6 16 (27.59%) Web Services
7 15 (25.86%) Apache CXF
8 14 (24.14%) Spring MVC
8 14 (24.14%) AngularJS
9 12 (20.69%) RESTEasy
9 12 (20.69%) HTML5
9 12 (20.69%) Backbone.js
9 12 (20.69%) J2EE
10 11 (18.97%) CSS
10 11 (18.97%) JMS
10 11 (18.97%) RESTful
10 11 (18.97%) JSON
11 10 (17.24%) Dojo
12 9 (15.52%) Ajax
12 9 (15.52%) OpenLaszlo
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.97%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (15.52%) W3C
3 4 (6.90%) Equities
3 4 (6.90%) Derivative
3 4 (6.90%) Computer Science
4 3 (5.17%) Equity Derivative
4 3 (5.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (3.45%) Data Centre
5 2 (3.45%) CMDB
5 2 (3.45%) Blog
5 2 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.72%) DTCC
Operating Systems
1 24 (41.38%) Linux
2 10 (17.24%) Ubuntu
2 10 (17.24%) CentOS
3 2 (3.45%) Windows
3 2 (3.45%) Solaris
4 1 (1.72%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (62.07%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (43.10%) SOA
3 18 (31.03%) Open Source
4 17 (29.31%) Configuration Management
5 15 (25.86%) Scrum
6 14 (24.14%) MVC
7 13 (22.41%) Unit Testing
8 12 (20.69%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (20.69%) Multithreading
8 12 (20.69%) BPMN
9 11 (18.97%) TDD
10 10 (17.24%) Microservices
11 9 (15.52%) Data Virtualisation
11 9 (15.52%) Validation
11 9 (15.52%) Document Management
11 9 (15.52%) Technical Architecture
11 9 (15.52%) Information Security
12 8 (13.79%) Code Coverage
12 8 (13.79%) Low Latency
13 7 (12.07%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 54 (93.10%) Java
2 30 (51.72%) SQL
3 17 (29.31%) Python
4 12 (20.69%) JavaScript
5 9 (15.52%) Shell Script
6 8 (13.79%) Perl
7 7 (12.07%) PL/SQL
7 7 (12.07%) C++
7 7 (12.07%) Ruby
8 5 (8.62%) C#
9 4 (6.90%) Groovy
10 2 (3.45%) PowerShell
10 2 (3.45%) VBScript
10 2 (3.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (32.76%) Security Cleared
2 14 (24.14%) SC Cleared
3 6 (10.34%) DV Cleared
4 5 (8.62%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (6.90%) Degree
6 1 (1.72%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.90%) QA
2 2 (3.45%) EMIR
2 2 (3.45%) SLA
3 1 (1.72%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 11 (18.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (17.24%) Active Directory
2 10 (17.24%) vCloud
3 9 (15.52%) Varnish
3 9 (15.52%) Squid
4 3 (5.17%) GlusterFS
5 2 (3.45%) Xen
5 2 (3.45%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 13 (22.41%) ZABBIX
1 13 (22.41%) logstash
1 13 (22.41%) Kibana
1 13 (22.41%) Rundeck
2 12 (20.69%) Puppet
3 10 (17.24%) HAProxy
3 10 (17.24%) Ansible
3 10 (17.24%) Salt
4 2 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (3.45%) Zenoss
4 2 (3.45%) Nagios
4 2 (3.45%) SCCM
4 2 (3.45%) SCOM
Vendors
1 34 (58.62%) Oracle
2 12 (20.69%) VMware
3 10 (17.24%) Pega
3 10 (17.24%) Splunk
3 10 (17.24%) Red Hat
4 9 (15.52%) TIBCO
4 9 (15.52%) Twitter
5 7 (12.07%) OpenText
6 4 (6.90%) IBM
7 2 (3.45%) Microsoft
7 2 (3.45%) HP
7 2 (3.45%) BMC
7 2 (3.45%) CA
7 2 (3.45%) ILOG
7 2 (3.45%) MuleSoft
7 2 (3.45%) Remedy