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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Drools
Rank 563 539 498
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -41
Contract jobs citing Drools 27 29 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.056% 0.060% 0.073%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.20% 0.22% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 11 21
Average daily rate
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£475 £388 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.58% -18.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £645 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £345 -
% change year-on-year
+18.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £45.00
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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
13240 13258 11672
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.33% 27.53% 27.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 8921 8879 7543
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 181 171 339
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.66 £17.35 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £53.25 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 29 May 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 29 May 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +9 22 £475 -17.39% 6
South East - 3 - -
South West +12 1 £475 -
East Midlands - 1 - -
Drools
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Drools
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 51 (91.07%) Java
2 36 (64.29%) Spring
3 27 (48.21%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (46.43%) JUnit
5 24 (42.86%) SQL
5 24 (42.86%) Maven
6 22 (39.29%) Oracle
6 22 (39.29%) Linux
7 20 (35.71%) REST
8 19 (33.93%) Analytical Skills
9 18 (32.14%) Python
9 18 (32.14%) SOA
10 16 (28.57%) Eclipse
10 16 (28.57%) Web Services
10 16 (28.57%) Finance
11 15 (26.79%) MVC
11 15 (26.79%) J2EE
12 14 (25.00%) HTML
12 14 (25.00%) JBoss
12 14 (25.00%) Relational Database
12 14 (25.00%) Apache Camel
13 13 (23.21%) Jenkins
13 13 (23.21%) Spring MVC
13 13 (23.21%) Multithreading
13 13 (23.21%) BPMN
13 13 (23.21%) JMS
13 13 (23.21%) Software Engineering
14 12 (21.43%) HTML5
14 12 (21.43%) RESTful
15 11 (19.64%) Open Source

Drools
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 14 (25.00%) JBoss
2 10 (17.86%) Apache
3 8 (14.29%) Oracle Workflow
4 7 (12.50%) nginx
4 7 (12.50%) Confluence
5 6 (10.71%) Alfresco
5 6 (10.71%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (8.93%) Mule ESB
6 5 (8.93%) Mule
6 5 (8.93%) Tomcat
7 4 (7.14%) WebLogic
7 4 (7.14%) iPlanet
7 4 (7.14%) GlassFish
7 4 (7.14%) Jetty
7 4 (7.14%) Apache TomEE
7 4 (7.14%) WildFly
7 4 (7.14%) Tornado
7 4 (7.14%) Apache Qpid
7 4 (7.14%) Node.js
8 2 (3.57%) Apache ServiceMix
Business Applications
1 4 (7.14%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (5.36%) BusinessWorks
3 2 (3.57%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.93%) OpenShift
2 1 (1.79%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.50%) OpenLDAP
2 4 (7.14%) HTTP
3 2 (3.57%) Firewall
3 2 (3.57%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 10 (17.86%) Oracle Database
2 10 (17.86%) Pentaho
3 9 (16.07%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
5 7 (12.50%) MySQL
6 6 (10.71%) SQL Server
6 6 (10.71%) MongoDB
7 4 (7.14%) InterSystems Cache
7 4 (7.14%) Redis
7 4 (7.14%) Riak
7 4 (7.14%) Infinispan
8 3 (5.36%) NoSQL
9 2 (3.57%) RDBMS
10 1 (1.79%) SQLite
10 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 26 (46.43%) JUnit
2 24 (42.86%) Maven
3 16 (28.57%) Eclipse
4 13 (23.21%) Jenkins
5 11 (19.64%) VisualVM
5 11 (19.64%) YourKit
6 8 (14.29%) JMeter
6 8 (14.29%) JIRA
6 8 (14.29%) Selenium
6 8 (14.29%) Git (software)
7 7 (12.50%) Gradle
8 5 (8.93%) Artifactory
8 5 (8.93%) Gerrit
8 5 (8.93%) SonarQube
8 5 (8.93%) Mocha
9 4 (7.14%) Mockito
10 3 (5.36%) ANTLR
11 2 (3.57%) Subversion
11 2 (3.57%) Lombardi
11 2 (3.57%) QUnit
General
1 16 (28.57%) Finance
2 10 (17.86%) Banking
3 9 (16.07%) Investment Banking
4 4 (7.14%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.79%) Retail
5 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 37 (66.07%) Developer
2 33 (58.93%) Java Developer
3 11 (19.64%) Senior Java Developer
3 11 (19.64%) Senior Developer
4 9 (16.07%) Architect
5 5 (8.93%) Java Architect
5 5 (8.93%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 5 (8.93%) J2EE Developer
6 4 (7.14%) Middleware Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) Software Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (3.57%) Junior
8 2 (3.57%) Java Software Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) Junior Developer
8 2 (3.57%) Junior Java Developer
8 2 (3.57%) Junior Software Developer
8 2 (3.57%) Java Software Developer
8 2 (3.57%) Junior Java Software Developer
8 2 (3.57%) Software Developer
9 1 (1.79%) Agile Coach
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (64.29%) Spring
2 20 (35.71%) REST
3 16 (28.57%) Web Services
4 15 (26.79%) J2EE
5 14 (25.00%) HTML
5 14 (25.00%) Apache Camel
6 13 (23.21%) Spring MVC
6 13 (23.21%) JMS
7 12 (21.43%) HTML5
7 12 (21.43%) RESTful
8 10 (17.86%) Spring Integration
8 10 (17.86%) Dojo
9 9 (16.07%) JPA
9 9 (16.07%) Hibernate
10 8 (14.29%) ActiveMQ
10 8 (14.29%) JSON
10 8 (14.29%) Apache CXF
11 7 (12.50%) Backbone.js
11 7 (12.50%) jQuery
11 7 (12.50%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 19 (33.93%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (14.29%) Equities
2 8 (14.29%) Derivative
2 8 (14.29%) Equity Derivative
2 8 (14.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 8 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 4 (7.14%) W3C
4 2 (3.57%) PKI
4 2 (3.57%) Smartcard
4 2 (3.57%) CMDB
4 2 (3.57%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 22 (39.29%) Linux
2 7 (12.50%) CentOS
2 7 (12.50%) Ubuntu
3 2 (3.57%) Windows
3 2 (3.57%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (48.21%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (32.14%) SOA
3 15 (26.79%) MVC
4 13 (23.21%) Multithreading
4 13 (23.21%) BPMN
4 13 (23.21%) Software Engineering
5 11 (19.64%) Open Source
5 11 (19.64%) Low Latency
5 11 (19.64%) Code Coverage
6 10 (17.86%) Workflow
6 10 (17.86%) Technical Architecture
7 9 (16.07%) Scrum
8 8 (14.29%) ETL
8 8 (14.29%) Dimensional Modelling
8 8 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (14.29%) SDLC
9 7 (12.50%) Unit Testing
9 7 (12.50%) TDD
10 6 (10.71%) Configuration Management
11 5 (8.93%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 51 (91.07%) Java
2 24 (42.86%) SQL
3 18 (32.14%) Python
4 10 (17.86%) JavaScript
5 3 (5.36%) Shell Script
5 3 (5.36%) C#
6 2 (3.57%) Perl
6 2 (3.57%) PHP
6 2 (3.57%) VBScript
6 2 (3.57%) VB
6 2 (3.57%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.79%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.79%) C++
7 1 (1.79%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (16.07%) Security Cleared
2 8 (14.29%) Degree
3 5 (8.93%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.14%) EMIR
2 1 (1.79%) QA
System Software
1 6 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (8.93%) vCloud
2 5 (8.93%) Active Directory
3 4 (7.14%) Squid
3 4 (7.14%) Varnish
4 2 (3.57%) Xen
4 2 (3.57%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.57%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 7 (12.50%) Rundeck
1 7 (12.50%) Kibana
1 7 (12.50%) logstash
1 7 (12.50%) ZABBIX
1 7 (12.50%) Puppet
2 5 (8.93%) HAProxy
2 5 (8.93%) Salt
2 5 (8.93%) Ansible
3 2 (3.57%) Nagios
3 2 (3.57%) SCCM
3 2 (3.57%) SCOM
3 2 (3.57%) Zenoss
3 2 (3.57%) OpenIDM
3 2 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 22 (39.29%) Oracle
2 8 (14.29%) VMware
3 7 (12.50%) Splunk
3 7 (12.50%) Red Hat
4 5 (8.93%) Twitter
4 5 (8.93%) Pega
5 4 (7.14%) IBM
6 3 (5.36%) TIBCO
7 2 (3.57%) Business Objects
7 2 (3.57%) Remedy
7 2 (3.57%) HP
7 2 (3.57%) BMC
7 2 (3.57%) CA
7 2 (3.57%) ILOG
7 2 (3.57%) Cisco
7 2 (3.57%) Microsoft
8 1 (1.79%) OpenText
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