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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Drools
Rank 522 522 476
Rank change year-on-year
0 -46
Contract jobs citing Drools 30 26 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.063% 0.056% 0.099%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.23% 0.21% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 21 17
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£500 £500 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £365 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £650 £635
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £323 £410
% change year-on-year
+31.78% -21.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £180.00 -
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
12979 12621 11249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.21% 27.37% 27.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 8614 8025 7188
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 177 244 289
Average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £15.97 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%

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 4 March 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 4 March 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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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 0 25 £525 -17.64% 5
South East - 3 - -
Yorkshire - 2 £460 - 1
East of England - - - -
Drools
UK

Drools
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 49 (89.09%) Java
2 29 (52.73%) Spring
3 26 (47.27%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (47.27%) Python
4 22 (40.00%) SQL
5 20 (36.36%) JUnit
5 20 (36.36%) REST
6 17 (30.91%) MVC
7 15 (27.27%) HTML
7 15 (27.27%) J2EE
8 14 (25.45%) JavaScript
8 14 (25.45%) JMS
8 14 (25.45%) Maven
8 14 (25.45%) Apache Camel
8 14 (25.45%) Analytical Skills
9 13 (23.64%) JPA
9 13 (23.64%) Linux
9 13 (23.64%) Hibernate
10 12 (21.82%) Workflow
10 12 (21.82%) Oracle
10 12 (21.82%) Eclipse
10 12 (21.82%) Pentaho
10 12 (21.82%) RESTful
10 12 (21.82%) jQuery
11 11 (20.00%) Spring MVC
11 11 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (20.00%) Multithreading
11 11 (20.00%) XML
11 11 (20.00%) Finance
12 10 (18.18%) SOA

Drools
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 6 (10.91%) Liferay
1 6 (10.91%) Apache ServiceMix
2 5 (9.09%) Oracle Workflow
2 5 (9.09%) Tomcat
3 4 (7.27%) JBoss
4 2 (3.64%) Apache
4 2 (3.64%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (1.82%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.64%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.45%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.73%) Network Security
2 6 (10.91%) Firewall
3 5 (9.09%) NGN
4 2 (3.64%) FTP
5 1 (1.82%) DSL
5 1 (1.82%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (21.82%) Pentaho
2 9 (16.36%) Relational Database
3 8 (14.55%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (14.55%) NoSQL
4 7 (12.73%) Oracle Database
5 5 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (7.27%) SQL Server
7 3 (5.45%) SQLite
7 3 (5.45%) JasperReports
7 3 (5.45%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (5.45%) Hazelcast
8 2 (3.64%) MongoDB
8 2 (3.64%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 20 (36.36%) JUnit
2 14 (25.45%) Maven
3 12 (21.82%) Eclipse
4 9 (16.36%) VisualVM
4 9 (16.36%) YourKit
5 8 (14.55%) Git (software)
5 8 (14.55%) Jenkins
6 6 (10.91%) JMeter
6 6 (10.91%) Subversion
6 6 (10.91%) QUnit
7 2 (3.64%) Selenium
8 1 (1.82%) ANTLR
8 1 (1.82%) Ant
8 1 (1.82%) Mockito
8 1 (1.82%) Cucumber
General
1 11 (20.00%) Finance
2 7 (12.73%) Banking
3 6 (10.91%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.82%) Legal
Job Titles
1 46 (83.64%) Developer
2 30 (54.55%) Java Developer
3 9 (16.36%) Senior Developer
4 5 (9.09%) Senior Java Developer
4 5 (9.09%) Software Developer
5 4 (7.27%) Software Engineer
5 4 (7.27%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 4 (7.27%) UI Developer
5 4 (7.27%) J2EE Developer
6 3 (5.45%) Java Software Engineer
7 2 (3.64%) Middleware Engineer
7 2 (3.64%) Architect
8 1 (1.82%) Technical Leader
8 1 (1.82%) Java Software Developer
8 1 (1.82%) Environment Manager
8 1 (1.82%) Technical Specialist
8 1 (1.82%) Junior Developer
8 1 (1.82%) Junior Java Developer
8 1 (1.82%) Java Technical Architect
8 1 (1.82%) Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (52.73%) Spring
2 20 (36.36%) REST
3 15 (27.27%) HTML
3 15 (27.27%) J2EE
4 14 (25.45%) JMS
4 14 (25.45%) Apache Camel
5 13 (23.64%) JPA
5 13 (23.64%) Hibernate
6 12 (21.82%) RESTful
6 12 (21.82%) jQuery
7 11 (20.00%) Spring MVC
7 11 (20.00%) XML
8 10 (18.18%) Web Services
8 10 (18.18%) JSON
8 10 (18.18%) HTML5
9 8 (14.55%) Ajax
9 8 (14.55%) ActiveMQ
10 7 (12.73%) Spring Integration
10 7 (12.73%) Mustache
10 7 (12.73%) JRules
Miscellaneous
1 14 (25.45%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (12.73%) Computer Science
3 6 (10.91%) Smartcard
3 6 (10.91%) PKI
4 5 (9.09%) Open Source
4 5 (9.09%) Derivative
4 5 (9.09%) Equity Derivative
4 5 (9.09%) Equities
4 5 (9.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (5.45%) Clustering
6 2 (3.64%) Mathematics
6 2 (3.64%) Web 2.0
7 1 (1.82%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 13 (23.64%) Linux
2 6 (10.91%) CentOS
3 2 (3.64%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (47.27%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (30.91%) MVC
3 12 (21.82%) Workflow
4 11 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (20.00%) Multithreading
5 10 (18.18%) SOA
6 9 (16.36%) Low Latency
6 9 (16.36%) BPMN
6 9 (16.36%) Software Engineering
6 9 (16.36%) UML
6 9 (16.36%) Code Coverage
7 8 (14.55%) Technical Architecture
8 7 (12.73%) ICONIX
9 6 (10.91%) Scrum
9 6 (10.91%) TDD
10 5 (9.09%) Dimensional Modelling
10 5 (9.09%) ETL
11 4 (7.27%) Validation
12 3 (5.45%) Web Development
12 3 (5.45%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (89.09%) Java
2 26 (47.27%) Python
3 22 (40.00%) SQL
4 14 (25.45%) JavaScript
5 7 (12.73%) PHP
5 7 (12.73%) C#
6 3 (5.45%) Golang
7 2 (3.64%) C++
8 1 (1.82%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 7 (12.73%) Degree
2 4 (7.27%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.82%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.82%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.82%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.45%) EMIR
Systems Management
1 7 (12.73%) OpenIDM
Vendors
1 12 (21.82%) Oracle
2 6 (10.91%) Cisco
2 6 (10.91%) Red Hat
2 6 (10.91%) Splunk
3 2 (3.64%) Google
4 1 (1.82%) TIBCO
4 1 (1.82%) VMware
4 1 (1.82%) IBM
4 1 (1.82%) Sun
4 1 (1.82%) Twitter
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