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 27 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Drools
Rank 600 576 568
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -8
Contract jobs citing Drools 29 30 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.058% 0.061% 0.060%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.21% 0.22% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 17 11
Median daily rate £513 £475 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.89% +22.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £344 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £577 £644 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £410 £323
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +27.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
14128 13495 13216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 28.22% 27.31% 27.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 10123 9021 8899
Median daily rate £425 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £283 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 155 184 163
Median hourly rate £31.90 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £17.00 £15.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £49.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-15.60% +8.00%

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 27 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 27 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 -10 21 £500 +5.26% 4
South East -11 7 £525 - 5
South West -8 1 £535 +12.63% 2
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Drools
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 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 34 (53.97%) REST
3 30 (47.62%) Spring
4 27 (42.86%) JUnit
5 26 (41.27%) Agile Software Development
6 25 (39.68%) Maven
7 22 (34.92%) JMS
8 20 (31.75%) Finance
8 20 (31.75%) Banking
9 19 (30.16%) TDD
9 19 (30.16%) Web Services
10 18 (28.57%) Linux
10 18 (28.57%) Oracle
10 18 (28.57%) AngularJS
11 17 (26.98%) HTML
12 16 (25.40%) SQL
12 16 (25.40%) JavaScript
12 16 (25.40%) Python
12 16 (25.40%) Scrum
13 15 (23.81%) Cucumber
14 14 (22.22%) SOA
14 14 (22.22%) Eclipse
15 13 (20.63%) J2EE
15 13 (20.63%) CSS
15 13 (20.63%) BDD
15 13 (20.63%) Mockito
15 13 (20.63%) HTML5
15 13 (20.63%) Front End Development
16 12 (19.05%) Google Cloud Platform
16 12 (19.05%) Open Source

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 8 (12.70%) JBoss
2 5 (7.94%) SAS
3 3 (4.76%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (4.76%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.17%) Apache ServiceMix
4 2 (3.17%) Mule
4 2 (3.17%) Mule ESB
4 2 (3.17%) WebLogic
4 2 (3.17%) WildFly
5 1 (1.59%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 4 (6.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (4.76%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (1.59%) Dynamics AX
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%) NoSQL
2 6 (9.52%) Relational Database
3 5 (7.94%) Hadoop
3 5 (7.94%) MongoDB
3 5 (7.94%) QlikView
3 5 (7.94%) SQL Server
4 3 (4.76%) HBase
4 3 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (3.17%) Big Data
5 2 (3.17%) JasperReports
5 2 (3.17%) MySQL
5 2 (3.17%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.59%) Neo4j
6 1 (1.59%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 27 (42.86%) JUnit
2 25 (39.68%) Maven
3 15 (23.81%) Cucumber
4 14 (22.22%) Eclipse
5 13 (20.63%) Mockito
6 11 (17.46%) Git (software)
6 11 (17.46%) JBehave
7 9 (14.29%) Jenkins
8 7 (11.11%) JIRA
9 4 (6.35%) FitNesse
10 3 (4.76%) Ant
10 3 (4.76%) ANTLR
10 3 (4.76%) Selenium
10 3 (4.76%) Subversion
11 2 (3.17%) Artifactory
11 2 (3.17%) ClearCase
11 2 (3.17%) Hudson
11 2 (3.17%) JMeter
11 2 (3.17%) Vagrant
12 1 (1.59%) JIRA Agile
General
1 20 (31.75%) Banking
1 20 (31.75%) Finance
2 6 (9.52%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.59%) Corporate Banking
3 1 (1.59%) Front Office
3 1 (1.59%) Legal
3 1 (1.59%) Retail
3 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 50 (79.37%) Developer
2 42 (66.67%) Java Developer
3 14 (22.22%) Senior Developer
4 13 (20.63%) 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%) Investment Banking 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%) Elasticsearch Developer
8 3 (4.76%) Lead Developer
8 3 (4.76%) Lead Java Developer
9 2 (3.17%) Linux Engineer
9 2 (3.17%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (53.97%) REST
2 30 (47.62%) Spring
3 22 (34.92%) JMS
4 19 (30.16%) Web Services
5 18 (28.57%) AngularJS
6 17 (26.98%) HTML
7 13 (20.63%) CSS
7 13 (20.63%) HTML5
7 13 (20.63%) J2EE
8 11 (17.46%) SOAP
8 11 (17.46%) XML
9 10 (15.87%) JSON
10 8 (12.70%) Apache Camel
11 6 (9.52%) Dojo
12 5 (7.94%) Apache CXF
12 5 (7.94%) Hibernate
12 5 (7.94%) jQuery
12 5 (7.94%) Spring MVC
13 4 (6.35%) Google Maps API
13 4 (6.35%) JPA
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%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.59%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (28.57%) Linux
2 9 (14.29%) Unix
3 2 (3.17%) Windows
4 1 (1.59%) Solaris
4 1 (1.59%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (41.27%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (30.16%) TDD
3 16 (25.40%) Scrum
4 14 (22.22%) SOA
5 13 (20.63%) BDD
5 13 (20.63%) Front End Development
6 12 (19.05%) BPMN
6 12 (19.05%) Open Source
7 11 (17.46%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (17.46%) Technical Architecture
8 7 (11.11%) MVVM
9 6 (9.52%) MVC
10 5 (7.94%) DevOps
11 4 (6.35%) Identity Access Management
11 4 (6.35%) Mobile Application Development
11 4 (6.35%) Technical Analysis
12 3 (4.76%) Continuous Delivery
12 3 (4.76%) Mentoring
12 3 (4.76%) Software Architecture
12 3 (4.76%) UML
Programming Languages
1 51 (80.95%) Java
2 16 (25.40%) JavaScript
2 16 (25.40%) Python
2 16 (25.40%) SQL
3 5 (7.94%) Ruby
4 2 (3.17%) Bash Shell
4 2 (3.17%) Delphi
4 2 (3.17%) Perl
4 2 (3.17%) PL/1
5 1 (1.59%) Korn
5 1 (1.59%) PHP
5 1 (1.59%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.35%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.76%) Degree
3 3 (4.76%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.17%) ISO20022
2 1 (1.59%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.59%) QA
System Software
1 4 (6.35%) Docker
2 3 (4.76%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (3.17%) Ansible
1 2 (3.17%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (3.17%) Puppet
Vendors
1 18 (28.57%) Oracle
2 12 (19.05%) Google
3 5 (7.94%) Atlassian
4 3 (4.76%) IBM
4 3 (4.76%) TIBCO
5 2 (3.17%) Solace
5 2 (3.17%) Sybase
6 1 (1.59%) Microsoft
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