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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Drools
Rank 605 591 573
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -18
Contract jobs citing Drools 31 30 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.062% 0.058% 0.045%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.21% 0.21% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 17 15
Median daily rate £525 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.52% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £564 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £390 £400
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
14799 14478 13775
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 29.65% 28.00% 27.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 10446 9927 9022
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 192 214 199
Median hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.91% +12.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £18.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +8 21 £513 +38.51% 2
South East +16 9 £525 - 1
South West -2 1 £535 +22.28%
Drools
UK

Drools
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 56 (88.89%) Java
2 41 (65.08%) REST
3 40 (63.49%) Spring
4 38 (60.32%) Agile Software Development
5 36 (57.14%) JUnit
6 34 (53.97%) Maven
7 30 (47.62%) JMS
8 28 (44.44%) Web Services
9 24 (38.10%) Finance
10 23 (36.51%) Eclipse
11 22 (34.92%) SQL
12 21 (33.33%) TDD
12 21 (33.33%) AngularJS
13 20 (31.75%) Banking
14 19 (30.16%) Linux
14 19 (30.16%) SOA
15 18 (28.57%) BPMN
16 17 (26.98%) Cucumber
17 15 (23.81%) J2EE
17 15 (23.81%) HTML
17 15 (23.81%) JavaScript
17 15 (23.81%) Scrum
18 14 (22.22%) Oracle
18 14 (22.22%) Python
18 14 (22.22%) XML
18 14 (22.22%) SOAP
18 14 (22.22%) HTML5
19 13 (20.63%) CSS
20 12 (19.05%) Google
20 12 (19.05%) Mockito

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%) Mule
3 4 (6.35%) Mule ESB
4 2 (3.17%) Apache ServiceMix
4 2 (3.17%) Oracle Service Bus
4 2 (3.17%) PegaRULES
4 2 (3.17%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.17%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.59%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (1.59%) WildFly
Applications
1 4 (6.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (4.76%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (3.17%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 2 (3.17%) Oracle BPM
3 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 2 (3.17%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.29%) Relational Database
2 8 (12.70%) MongoDB
3 7 (11.11%) NoSQL
4 6 (9.52%) SQL Server
5 3 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (3.17%) Hadoop
6 2 (3.17%) JasperReports
6 2 (3.17%) MySQL
6 2 (3.17%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.59%) Neo4j
7 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.59%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 36 (57.14%) JUnit
2 34 (53.97%) Maven
3 23 (36.51%) Eclipse
4 17 (26.98%) Cucumber
5 12 (19.05%) JBehave
5 12 (19.05%) Mockito
6 11 (17.46%) Git (software)
7 8 (12.70%) Jenkins
8 6 (9.52%) JIRA
9 5 (7.94%) FitNesse
10 3 (4.76%) ANTLR
10 3 (4.76%) Selenium
11 2 (3.17%) Ant
11 2 (3.17%) Artifactory
11 2 (3.17%) Hudson
11 2 (3.17%) JMeter
12 1 (1.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 1 (1.59%) JIRA Agile
General
1 24 (38.10%) Finance
2 20 (31.75%) Banking
3 4 (6.35%) Front Office
3 4 (6.35%) Investment Banking
4 3 (4.76%) Automotive
4 3 (4.76%) Publishing
5 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 48 (76.19%) Developer
2 43 (68.25%) Java Developer
3 15 (23.81%) Senior Developer
3 15 (23.81%) Senior Java Developer
4 7 (11.11%) Architect
5 6 (9.52%) Cloud Developer
5 6 (9.52%) Lead Developer
5 6 (9.52%) Lead Java Developer
6 5 (7.94%) Core Java Developer
7 4 (6.35%) Java Architect
7 4 (6.35%) Scrum Master
8 3 (4.76%) AWS Developer
8 3 (4.76%) Azure Developer
8 3 (4.76%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 3 (4.76%) Low Latency Java Developer
8 3 (4.76%) XML Developer
9 2 (3.17%) Automation Engineer
9 2 (3.17%) DevOps Engineer
9 2 (3.17%) Investment Banking Java Developer
9 2 (3.17%) Java Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (65.08%) REST
2 40 (63.49%) Spring
3 30 (47.62%) JMS
4 28 (44.44%) Web Services
5 21 (33.33%) AngularJS
6 15 (23.81%) HTML
6 15 (23.81%) J2EE
7 14 (22.22%) HTML5
7 14 (22.22%) SOAP
7 14 (22.22%) XML
8 13 (20.63%) CSS
9 11 (17.46%) JSON
10 7 (11.11%) Apache Camel
11 6 (9.52%) Apache CXF
11 6 (9.52%) Hibernate
11 6 (9.52%) JAXB
11 6 (9.52%) XSLT
12 5 (7.94%) RabbitMQ
12 5 (7.94%) Spring MVC
13 4 (6.35%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.46%) Mobile App
2 5 (7.94%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.76%) User Experience
4 2 (3.17%) Algorithms
4 2 (3.17%) SWIFT
5 1 (1.59%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 19 (30.16%) Linux
2 8 (12.70%) Unix
3 3 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (60.32%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (33.33%) TDD
3 19 (30.16%) SOA
4 18 (28.57%) BPMN
5 15 (23.81%) Scrum
6 12 (19.05%) BDD
6 12 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (17.46%) Open Source
7 11 (17.46%) Technical Architecture
8 10 (15.87%) Front End Development
9 9 (14.29%) Identity Access Management
10 7 (11.11%) MVVM
11 6 (9.52%) DevOps
12 5 (7.94%) ETL
12 5 (7.94%) MVC
12 5 (7.94%) SDLC
13 4 (6.35%) Mobile Application Development
13 4 (6.35%) OO
13 4 (6.35%) OOD
13 4 (6.35%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 56 (88.89%) Java
2 22 (34.92%) SQL
3 15 (23.81%) JavaScript
4 14 (22.22%) Python
5 5 (7.94%) XQuery
6 4 (6.35%) Shell Script
7 3 (4.76%) XPath
8 2 (3.17%) Bash Shell
8 2 (3.17%) R
8 2 (3.17%) Ruby
9 1 (1.59%) Lua
9 1 (1.59%) PHP
9 1 (1.59%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (3.17%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.59%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.35%) ISO20022
2 1 (1.59%) QA
System Software
1 4 (6.35%) Docker
2 2 (3.17%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (3.17%) Ansible
1 2 (3.17%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (3.17%) Puppet
2 1 (1.59%) CloudHub
Vendors
1 14 (22.22%) Oracle
2 12 (19.05%) Google
3 6 (9.52%) Atlassian
4 5 (7.94%) IBM
5 4 (6.35%) MuleSoft
5 4 (6.35%) TIBCO
6 2 (3.17%) ILOG
6 2 (3.17%) Pega
6 2 (3.17%) Sybase
7 1 (1.59%) Microsoft
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