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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Drools
Rank 584 595 598
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +3
Contract jobs citing Drools 40 28 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.081% 0.053% 0.038%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.26% 0.18% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 15 9
Median daily rate £400 £450 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +10.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £375 £359
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £590 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £58.50 -
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
15432 15161 14360
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.16% 28.80% 27.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 10733 10578 9509
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 177 262 160
Median hourly rate £41.00 £37.48 £34.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.40% +8.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.75 £17.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £34.25
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +9.48%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 +34 35 £400 -23.80% 1
West Midlands - 3 £375 -
South East +12 2 £538 - 1
Drools
UK

Drools
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 59 (86.76%) Java
2 46 (67.65%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (61.76%) Spring
4 39 (57.35%) Maven
5 35 (51.47%) JUnit
6 24 (35.29%) Finance
7 22 (32.35%) Web Services
8 21 (30.88%) SQL
8 21 (30.88%) REST
9 20 (29.41%) RESTful
9 20 (29.41%) Cucumber
9 20 (29.41%) JMS
9 20 (29.41%) JIRA
10 19 (27.94%) Banking
10 19 (27.94%) Linux
10 19 (27.94%) Git (software)
11 18 (26.47%) Tomcat
11 18 (26.47%) MySQL
12 17 (25.00%) Eclipse
13 16 (23.53%) Scrum
13 16 (23.53%) Apache Solr
13 16 (23.53%) SoapUI
14 15 (22.06%) AngularJS
14 15 (22.06%) Oracle
14 15 (22.06%) XML
15 14 (20.59%) SOA
15 14 (20.59%) Jenkins
15 14 (20.59%) BDD
15 14 (20.59%) hybris
16 13 (19.12%) HTML

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 18 (26.47%) Tomcat
2 16 (23.53%) Apache Solr
3 8 (11.76%) JBoss
4 7 (10.29%) Confluence
4 7 (10.29%) Mule
5 6 (8.82%) Apache Spark
6 5 (7.35%) Mule ESB
7 4 (5.88%) Apache
8 3 (4.41%) WebLogic
9 2 (2.94%) Apache Pig
9 2 (2.94%) Oracle Service Bus
9 2 (2.94%) PegaRULES
10 1 (1.47%) Apache ServiceMix
10 1 (1.47%) Jetty
10 1 (1.47%) nginx
10 1 (1.47%) Oracle Coherence
10 1 (1.47%) WebSphere
10 1 (1.47%) WildFly
Business Applications
1 3 (4.41%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (2.94%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 2 (2.94%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (1.47%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.47%) GitHub
2 1 (1.47%) Google App Engine
2 1 (1.47%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.94%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (26.47%) MySQL
2 12 (17.65%) Relational Database
3 7 (10.29%) SQL Server
4 6 (8.82%) MongoDB
5 4 (5.88%) Big Data
5 4 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (4.41%) Hadoop
6 3 (4.41%) Oracle Database
7 2 (2.94%) Apache Hive
7 2 (2.94%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (2.94%) HBase
7 2 (2.94%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (2.94%) Pentaho
8 1 (1.47%) InterSystems Cache
8 1 (1.47%) JasperReports
8 1 (1.47%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 39 (57.35%) Maven
2 35 (51.47%) JUnit
3 20 (29.41%) Cucumber
3 20 (29.41%) JIRA
4 19 (27.94%) Git (software)
5 17 (25.00%) Eclipse
6 16 (23.53%) SoapUI
7 14 (20.59%) Jenkins
8 12 (17.65%) JMeter
8 12 (17.65%) Selenium
9 11 (16.18%) WebDriver
10 8 (11.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 4 (5.88%) FitNesse
12 3 (4.41%) ANTLR
13 2 (2.94%) Hudson
13 2 (2.94%) JBehave
14 1 (1.47%) Artifactory
14 1 (1.47%) Mockito
14 1 (1.47%) Sonatype Nexus
14 1 (1.47%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 24 (35.29%) Finance
2 19 (27.94%) Banking
3 6 (8.82%) Automotive
3 6 (8.82%) Publishing
4 4 (5.88%) Front Office
4 4 (5.88%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.47%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 49 (72.06%) Developer
2 32 (47.06%) Java Developer
3 15 (22.06%) Senior Developer
4 10 (14.71%) Senior Java Developer
5 9 (13.24%) Lead Developer
6 8 (11.76%) Developer in Test
6 8 (11.76%) Software Developer
6 8 (11.76%) Tester
7 7 (10.29%) Lead Java Developer
8 6 (8.82%) Senior Software Developer
8 6 (8.82%) XML Developer
9 5 (7.35%) Non-Functional Tester
9 5 (7.35%) Performance Tester
9 5 (7.35%) Security Tester
10 4 (5.88%) Architect
10 4 (5.88%) Test Manager
11 3 (4.41%) Java Architect
11 3 (4.41%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 3 (4.41%) Test Automation Engineer
11 3 (4.41%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (61.76%) Spring
2 22 (32.35%) Web Services
3 21 (30.88%) REST
4 20 (29.41%) JMS
4 20 (29.41%) RESTful
5 15 (22.06%) AngularJS
5 15 (22.06%) XML
6 13 (19.12%) HTML
7 12 (17.65%) HTML5
8 11 (16.18%) SOAP
9 10 (14.71%) CSS
10 8 (11.76%) J2EE
11 7 (10.29%) RabbitMQ
11 7 (10.29%) XSLT
12 6 (8.82%) CSS3
12 6 (8.82%) JAXB
12 6 (8.82%) XSL
13 5 (7.35%) Gherkin
13 5 (7.35%) Node.js
14 4 (5.88%) Spark Streaming
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.88%) User Experience
2 2 (2.94%) Algorithms
2 2 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.47%) Clustering
3 1 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.47%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.47%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 19 (27.94%) Linux
2 7 (10.29%) Unix
3 4 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (67.65%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (23.53%) Scrum
3 14 (20.59%) BDD
3 14 (20.59%) SOA
4 12 (17.65%) BPMN
4 12 (17.65%) TDD
4 12 (17.65%) Test Automation
5 9 (13.24%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (13.24%) Identity Access Management
5 9 (13.24%) SDLC
6 8 (11.76%) E-Commerce
6 8 (11.76%) ETL
6 8 (11.76%) OO
7 7 (10.29%) OOD
7 7 (10.29%) Technical Architecture
8 5 (7.35%) DevOps
8 5 (7.35%) Non-Functional Testing
8 5 (7.35%) Security Testing
9 4 (5.88%) Functional Programming
9 4 (5.88%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 59 (86.76%) Java
2 21 (30.88%) SQL
3 10 (14.71%) JavaScript
4 8 (11.76%) Python
4 8 (11.76%) XQuery
5 6 (8.82%) XPath
6 5 (7.35%) Shell Script
7 4 (5.88%) R
7 4 (5.88%) Scala
8 3 (4.41%) Bash Shell
8 3 (4.41%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.94%) Lua
10 1 (1.47%) PHP
10 1 (1.47%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (5.88%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.41%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (16.18%) SDET
2 6 (8.82%) QA
3 3 (4.41%) ISO20022
System Software
1 2 (2.94%) HDFS
2 1 (1.47%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (1.47%) Ansible
1 1 (1.47%) CloudHub
1 1 (1.47%) Nagios
1 1 (1.47%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.47%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (22.06%) Oracle
2 14 (20.59%) hybris
3 8 (11.76%) Atlassian
4 7 (10.29%) MuleSoft
5 6 (8.82%) Cloudera
6 4 (5.88%) IBM
6 4 (5.88%) TIBCO
7 3 (4.41%) ILOG
8 2 (2.94%) Informatica
8 2 (2.94%) Pega
8 2 (2.94%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.47%) Google
9 1 (1.47%) Microsoft
9 1 (1.47%) Splunk
9 1 (1.47%) Sybase
9 1 (1.47%) Talend
9 1 (1.47%) WSO2
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