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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Drools
Rank 587 579 593
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +14
Contract jobs citing Drools 23 39 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.050% 0.077% 0.047%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.16% 0.26% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 23 11
Median daily rate £525 £500 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £392 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £575 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £455 £404
% change year-on-year
-13.18% +12.76%
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
14287 14850 14183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.25% 29.32% 26.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 9928 10404 9815
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 136 241 160
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.45 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.80% +7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.49 £20.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 3 December 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 3 December 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 -22 20 £550 +22.22% 3
Yorkshire +21 1 £425 -26.08%
North West - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - - 1
Drools
UK

Drools
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 51 (85.00%) Java
2 41 (68.33%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (58.33%) Spring
4 28 (46.67%) Maven
5 27 (45.00%) JUnit
6 21 (35.00%) Finance
7 20 (33.33%) Apache Solr
8 19 (31.67%) RESTful
8 19 (31.67%) JIRA
9 18 (30.00%) SoapUI
10 17 (28.33%) Git (software)
10 17 (28.33%) MySQL
10 17 (28.33%) Tomcat
11 16 (26.67%) Banking
11 16 (26.67%) Cucumber
12 14 (23.33%) hybris
12 14 (23.33%) AngularJS
12 14 (23.33%) Scrum
13 13 (21.67%) Linux
13 13 (21.67%) SQL
13 13 (21.67%) Web Services
14 12 (20.00%) XML
14 12 (20.00%) Jenkins
14 12 (20.00%) Test Automation
15 11 (18.33%) BDD
15 11 (18.33%) WebDriver
15 11 (18.33%) Relational Database
15 11 (18.33%) SDET
15 11 (18.33%) Oracle
15 11 (18.33%) JMS

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 (33.33%) Apache Solr
2 17 (28.33%) Tomcat
3 10 (16.67%) Apache Spark
4 8 (13.33%) Apache
5 7 (11.67%) Confluence
6 6 (10.00%) Apache Pig
6 6 (10.00%) JBoss
7 5 (8.33%) Mule
8 4 (6.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 3 (5.00%) Mule ESB
10 2 (3.33%) Oracle Service Bus
10 2 (3.33%) PegaRULES
10 2 (3.33%) WebLogic
11 1 (1.67%) Jetty
11 1 (1.67%) nginx
11 1 (1.67%) Oracle Coherence
11 1 (1.67%) SAS
11 1 (1.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.33%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
1 2 (3.33%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.33%) OpenShift
2 1 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.67%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.67%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (28.33%) MySQL
2 11 (18.33%) Relational Database
3 10 (16.67%) MongoDB
4 9 (15.00%) Big Data
5 6 (10.00%) Apache Hive
5 6 (10.00%) Hadoop
5 6 (10.00%) HBase
5 6 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (6.67%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (6.67%) Data Lake
6 4 (6.67%) Flink
6 4 (6.67%) NoSQL
6 4 (6.67%) RDBMS
7 3 (5.00%) Oracle Database
8 2 (3.33%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (3.33%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (3.33%) Pentaho
8 2 (3.33%) SQL Server
9 1 (1.67%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 28 (46.67%) Maven
2 27 (45.00%) JUnit
3 19 (31.67%) JIRA
4 18 (30.00%) SoapUI
5 17 (28.33%) Git (software)
6 16 (26.67%) Cucumber
7 12 (20.00%) Jenkins
8 11 (18.33%) JMeter
8 11 (18.33%) Selenium
8 11 (18.33%) WebDriver
9 10 (16.67%) Eclipse
10 8 (13.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 3 (5.00%) IntelliJ
12 2 (3.33%) Ant
12 2 (3.33%) Checkstyle
12 2 (3.33%) Subversion
12 2 (3.33%) XMLUnit
13 1 (1.67%) Hudson
13 1 (1.67%) JBehave
13 1 (1.67%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 21 (35.00%) Finance
2 16 (26.67%) Banking
3 6 (10.00%) Automotive
3 6 (10.00%) Publishing
4 2 (3.33%) Front Office
5 1 (1.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 39 (65.00%) Developer
2 22 (36.67%) Java Developer
3 11 (18.33%) Senior Developer
4 8 (13.33%) Developer in Test
4 8 (13.33%) Tester
5 7 (11.67%) Lead Developer
5 7 (11.67%) Software Developer
6 6 (10.00%) Senior Java Developer
6 6 (10.00%) XML Developer
7 5 (8.33%) Lead Java Developer
7 5 (8.33%) Non-Functional Tester
7 5 (8.33%) Performance Tester
7 5 (8.33%) Security Tester
7 5 (8.33%) Senior Software Developer
8 4 (6.67%) Big Data Engineer
8 4 (6.67%) Data Engineer
8 4 (6.67%) Java Engineer
8 4 (6.67%) Test Manager
9 3 (5.00%) Test Automation Engineer
9 3 (5.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (58.33%) Spring
2 19 (31.67%) RESTful
3 14 (23.33%) AngularJS
4 13 (21.67%) Web Services
5 12 (20.00%) XML
6 11 (18.33%) JMS
7 9 (15.00%) HTML
7 9 (15.00%) REST
8 8 (13.33%) HTML5
8 8 (13.33%) XSL
9 7 (11.67%) CSS
10 6 (10.00%) CSS3
10 6 (10.00%) RabbitMQ
11 5 (8.33%) Gherkin
11 5 (8.33%) Node.js
11 5 (8.33%) SOAP
11 5 (8.33%) XSLT
12 4 (6.67%) Hibernate
12 4 (6.67%) J2EE
12 4 (6.67%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.00%) User Experience
2 2 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.67%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.67%) Clustering
3 1 (1.67%) Derivative
3 1 (1.67%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 13 (21.67%) Linux
2 3 (5.00%) Unix
3 2 (3.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (68.33%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (23.33%) Scrum
3 12 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 11 (18.33%) BDD
4 11 (18.33%) SOA
5 9 (15.00%) SDLC
6 8 (13.33%) E-Commerce
6 8 (13.33%) ETL
6 8 (13.33%) OO
7 7 (11.67%) OOD
8 6 (10.00%) MapReduce
8 6 (10.00%) Open Source
8 6 (10.00%) TDD
9 5 (8.33%) BPMN
9 5 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (8.33%) Microservices
9 5 (8.33%) Non-Functional Testing
9 5 (8.33%) Security Testing
10 4 (6.67%) Software Engineering
10 4 (6.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 51 (85.00%) Java
2 13 (21.67%) SQL
3 8 (13.33%) JavaScript
3 8 (13.33%) Python
3 8 (13.33%) Scala
3 8 (13.33%) XPath
3 8 (13.33%) XQuery
4 5 (8.33%) PL/SQL
5 4 (6.67%) R
6 3 (5.00%) Bash Shell
6 3 (5.00%) Shell Script
7 2 (3.33%) Lua
7 2 (3.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (3.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (18.33%) SDET
2 7 (11.67%) QA
3 2 (3.33%) ISO20022
System Software
1 2 (3.33%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 4 (6.67%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (1.67%) CloudHub
2 1 (1.67%) Nagios
Vendors
1 14 (23.33%) hybris
2 11 (18.33%) Oracle
3 8 (13.33%) Atlassian
4 7 (11.67%) MuleSoft
5 6 (10.00%) Cloudera
6 4 (6.67%) Hortonworks
7 3 (5.00%) IBM
7 3 (5.00%) ILOG
8 2 (3.33%) Informatica
8 2 (3.33%) Pega
8 2 (3.33%) Red Hat
8 2 (3.33%) Solace
8 2 (3.33%) Sybase
9 1 (1.67%) Microsoft
9 1 (1.67%) Splunk
9 1 (1.67%) Talend
9 1 (1.67%) TIBCO
9 1 (1.67%) WSO2
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