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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Drools
UK / England
Rank 559 556 559
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Contract jobs citing Drools 11 36 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.027% 0.077% 0.047%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.087% 0.26% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 22 11
Median daily rate £575 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.77% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £425 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £575 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £450 £370
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +21.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
12674 13611 12786
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.07% 29.24% 27.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 8758 9470 8757
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 146 243 167
Median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £21.50 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £56.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017. 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 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 -3 7 £600 +33.33% 2
Yorkshire +13 1 £425 -5.55%
South East +13 1 £600 +6.66% 1
East of England - 1 - - 1
North West - 1 - -
Drools
UK

Drools
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 39 (86.67%) Java
2 34 (75.56%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (64.44%) Spring
4 23 (51.11%) JUnit
4 23 (51.11%) Maven
5 20 (44.44%) Apache Solr
6 19 (42.22%) JIRA
7 18 (40.00%) RESTful
7 18 (40.00%) SoapUI
8 17 (37.78%) Git (software)
8 17 (37.78%) MySQL
8 17 (37.78%) Tomcat
9 15 (33.33%) Cucumber
10 14 (31.11%) Jenkins
10 14 (31.11%) hybris
11 13 (28.89%) Scrum
12 12 (26.67%) Finance
12 12 (26.67%) Test Automation
12 12 (26.67%) BDD
13 11 (24.44%) WebDriver
13 11 (24.44%) SDET
13 11 (24.44%) JMeter
13 11 (24.44%) Selenium
14 10 (22.22%) Relational Database
14 10 (22.22%) Apache Spark
14 10 (22.22%) AngularJS
15 9 (20.00%) Big Data
15 9 (20.00%) Banking
15 9 (20.00%) Linux
15 9 (20.00%) 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 20 (44.44%) Apache Solr
2 17 (37.78%) Tomcat
3 10 (22.22%) Apache Spark
4 8 (17.78%) Apache
5 7 (15.56%) Confluence
6 6 (13.33%) Apache Pig
7 4 (8.89%) JBoss
8 3 (6.67%) Mule
8 3 (6.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (4.44%) WebLogic
10 1 (2.22%) Jetty
10 1 (2.22%) Mule ESB
10 1 (2.22%) nginx
10 1 (2.22%) SAS
10 1 (2.22%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) OpenShift
2 1 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.22%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.44%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (37.78%) MySQL
2 10 (22.22%) Relational Database
3 9 (20.00%) Big Data
4 8 (17.78%) MongoDB
5 6 (13.33%) Apache Hive
5 6 (13.33%) Hadoop
5 6 (13.33%) HBase
6 5 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (11.11%) RDBMS
7 4 (8.89%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (8.89%) Data Lake
7 4 (8.89%) Flink
7 4 (8.89%) NoSQL
8 2 (4.44%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (4.44%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (4.44%) Pentaho
8 2 (4.44%) SQL Server
9 1 (2.22%) InterSystems Cache
9 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (2.22%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 23 (51.11%) JUnit
1 23 (51.11%) Maven
2 19 (42.22%) JIRA
3 18 (40.00%) SoapUI
4 17 (37.78%) Git (software)
5 15 (33.33%) Cucumber
6 14 (31.11%) Jenkins
7 11 (24.44%) JMeter
7 11 (24.44%) Selenium
7 11 (24.44%) WebDriver
8 8 (17.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 5 (11.11%) Eclipse
10 3 (6.67%) IntelliJ
10 3 (6.67%) Subversion
11 2 (4.44%) Ant
11 2 (4.44%) Checkstyle
11 2 (4.44%) XMLUnit
12 1 (2.22%) ANTLR
12 1 (2.22%) JBehave
12 1 (2.22%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 12 (26.67%) Finance
2 9 (20.00%) Banking
3 3 (6.67%) Automotive
3 3 (6.67%) Publishing
4 1 (2.22%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 28 (62.22%) Developer
2 13 (28.89%) Java Developer
3 8 (17.78%) Developer in Test
3 8 (17.78%) Senior Developer
3 8 (17.78%) Tester
4 7 (15.56%) Software Developer
5 5 (11.11%) Non-Functional Tester
5 5 (11.11%) Performance Tester
5 5 (11.11%) Security Tester
5 5 (11.11%) Senior Software Developer
6 4 (8.89%) Big Data Engineer
6 4 (8.89%) Data Engineer
6 4 (8.89%) Java Engineer
6 4 (8.89%) Test Manager
7 3 (6.67%) Lead Developer
7 3 (6.67%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (6.67%) XML Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Lead Software Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Test Automation Manager
8 2 (4.44%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (64.44%) Spring
2 18 (40.00%) RESTful
3 10 (22.22%) AngularJS
4 7 (15.56%) XML
5 6 (13.33%) Web Services
6 5 (11.11%) HTML
6 5 (11.11%) XSL
7 4 (8.89%) Akka
7 4 (8.89%) Hibernate
7 4 (8.89%) HTML5
7 4 (8.89%) JMS
7 4 (8.89%) Kafka
7 4 (8.89%) RabbitMQ
7 4 (8.89%) REST
7 4 (8.89%) Spark Streaming
8 3 (6.67%) CSS3
8 3 (6.67%) Gherkin
8 3 (6.67%) J2EE
8 3 (6.67%) Node.js
8 3 (6.67%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
1 1 (2.22%) Derivative
1 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (2.22%) OTC Derivatives
1 1 (2.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.00%) Linux
2 2 (4.44%) Unix
3 1 (2.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (75.56%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (28.89%) Scrum
3 12 (26.67%) BDD
3 12 (26.67%) Test Automation
4 8 (17.78%) E-Commerce
5 6 (13.33%) MapReduce
5 6 (13.33%) Open Source
5 6 (13.33%) SOA
6 5 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (11.11%) Non-Functional Testing
6 5 (11.11%) Security Testing
6 5 (11.11%) TDD
7 4 (8.89%) Functional Programming
7 4 (8.89%) Microservices
7 4 (8.89%) OO
7 4 (8.89%) SDLC
7 4 (8.89%) Unit Testing
8 3 (6.67%) Analytics
8 3 (6.67%) DevOps
8 3 (6.67%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 39 (86.67%) Java
2 9 (20.00%) SQL
3 8 (17.78%) Python
3 8 (17.78%) Scala
4 5 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 5 (11.11%) XPath
5 4 (8.89%) PL/SQL
6 3 (6.67%) XQuery
7 2 (4.44%) Bash Shell
7 2 (4.44%) Lua
7 2 (4.44%) R
7 2 (4.44%) Shell Script
7 2 (4.44%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (4.44%) SC Cleared
1 2 (4.44%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.22%) Degree
2 1 (2.22%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (24.44%) SDET
2 7 (15.56%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.44%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 4 (8.89%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (2.22%) Nagios
Vendors
1 14 (31.11%) hybris
2 8 (17.78%) Atlassian
3 7 (15.56%) Oracle
4 6 (13.33%) Cloudera
5 4 (8.89%) Hortonworks
5 4 (8.89%) MuleSoft
6 2 (4.44%) Informatica
6 2 (4.44%) Red Hat
6 2 (4.44%) Solace
6 2 (4.44%) Sybase
6 2 (4.44%) TIBCO
7 1 (2.22%) ILOG
7 1 (2.22%) Microsoft
7 1 (2.22%) Splunk
7 1 (2.22%) Talend
7 1 (2.22%) WSO2