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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Drools
Rank 597 599 590
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -9
Contract jobs citing Drools 38 30 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.075% 0.057% 0.033%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.25% 0.20% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 16 10
Median daily rate £513 £425 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.58% +7.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £300 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £588 £489
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £410 £425
% change year-on-year
-17.12% -3.47%
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
15185 15118 14251
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.16% 28.53% 27.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 10614 10371 9209
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 £303 £290 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 190 263 199
Median hourly rate £40.00 £39.55 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.13% +13.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.20 £17.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £50.00 £49.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.38 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.58% +12.50%

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 25 August 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 25 August 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 +4 33 £450 - 2
South East +7 4 £525 - 2
West Midlands - 1 £375 - 1
Drools
UK

Drools
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 60 (88.24%) Java
2 47 (69.12%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (66.18%) Spring
4 39 (57.35%) Maven
4 39 (57.35%) JUnit
5 33 (48.53%) REST
6 26 (38.24%) Web Services
6 26 (38.24%) JMS
7 24 (35.29%) Finance
8 21 (30.88%) SQL
9 20 (29.41%) Linux
9 20 (29.41%) Eclipse
9 20 (29.41%) Git (software)
9 20 (29.41%) Cucumber
10 19 (27.94%) Banking
11 17 (25.00%) TDD
11 17 (25.00%) AngularJS
12 16 (23.53%) RESTful
12 16 (23.53%) Scrum
12 16 (23.53%) SOA
13 15 (22.06%) Oracle
13 15 (22.06%) JIRA
13 15 (22.06%) BDD
13 15 (22.06%) BPMN
14 14 (20.59%) MySQL
14 14 (20.59%) Tomcat
15 13 (19.12%) XML
15 13 (19.12%) SOAP
15 13 (19.12%) HTML
15 13 (19.12%) J2EE

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 14 (20.59%) Tomcat
2 11 (16.18%) Apache Solr
3 9 (13.24%) JBoss
4 6 (8.82%) Mule
5 4 (5.88%) Mule ESB
5 4 (5.88%) WebLogic
6 2 (2.94%) Apache ServiceMix
6 2 (2.94%) Oracle Service Bus
6 2 (2.94%) PegaRULES
7 1 (1.47%) Jetty
7 1 (1.47%) nginx
7 1 (1.47%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (1.47%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.47%) WildFly
Applications
1 2 (2.94%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (4.41%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (2.94%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 2 (2.94%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (1.47%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.29%) Google App Engine
1 7 (10.29%) Google Cloud Platform
2 6 (8.82%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (7.35%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.94%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.94%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (20.59%) MySQL
2 10 (14.71%) Relational Database
3 9 (13.24%) MongoDB
4 6 (8.82%) SQL Server
5 4 (5.88%) NoSQL
5 4 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (4.41%) Oracle Database
7 2 (2.94%) Hadoop
7 2 (2.94%) JasperReports
7 2 (2.94%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.47%) InterSystems Cache
8 1 (1.47%) Neo4j
8 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (1.47%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 39 (57.35%) JUnit
1 39 (57.35%) Maven
2 20 (29.41%) Cucumber
2 20 (29.41%) Eclipse
2 20 (29.41%) Git (software)
3 15 (22.06%) JIRA
4 13 (19.12%) JMeter
5 11 (16.18%) SoapUI
6 10 (14.71%) Jenkins
7 9 (13.24%) Selenium
8 7 (10.29%) JBehave
8 7 (10.29%) Mockito
9 6 (8.82%) WebDriver
10 5 (7.35%) FitNesse
11 3 (4.41%) ANTLR
11 3 (4.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 3 (4.41%) Hudson
12 2 (2.94%) Ant
12 2 (2.94%) Artifactory
13 1 (1.47%) IntelliJ
General
1 24 (35.29%) Finance
2 19 (27.94%) Banking
3 4 (5.88%) Front Office
3 4 (5.88%) Investment Banking
4 3 (4.41%) Automotive
4 3 (4.41%) Publishing
5 1 (1.47%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 46 (67.65%) Developer
2 35 (51.47%) Java Developer
3 13 (19.12%) Senior Developer
3 13 (19.12%) Senior Java Developer
4 8 (11.76%) Tester
5 7 (10.29%) Architect
6 6 (8.82%) Lead Developer
6 6 (8.82%) Lead Java Developer
7 5 (7.35%) Core Java Developer
7 5 (7.35%) Non-Functional Tester
7 5 (7.35%) Performance Tester
7 5 (7.35%) Security Tester
8 4 (5.88%) Cloud Developer
8 4 (5.88%) Java Architect
8 4 (5.88%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 3 (4.41%) Developer in Test
9 3 (4.41%) Low Latency Java Developer
9 3 (4.41%) Test Automation Engineer
9 3 (4.41%) Test Engineer
9 3 (4.41%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (66.18%) Spring
2 33 (48.53%) REST
3 26 (38.24%) JMS
3 26 (38.24%) Web Services
4 17 (25.00%) AngularJS
5 16 (23.53%) RESTful
6 13 (19.12%) HTML
6 13 (19.12%) J2EE
6 13 (19.12%) SOAP
6 13 (19.12%) XML
7 11 (16.18%) HTML5
8 10 (14.71%) CSS
9 9 (13.24%) JSON
10 8 (11.76%) RabbitMQ
11 7 (10.29%) Apache Camel
11 7 (10.29%) JAXB
11 7 (10.29%) XSLT
12 6 (8.82%) Apache CXF
12 6 (8.82%) Hibernate
13 5 (7.35%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.82%) Mobile App
2 4 (5.88%) User Experience
3 3 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.41%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.94%) Algorithms
4 2 (2.94%) SWIFT
5 1 (1.47%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 20 (29.41%) Linux
2 7 (10.29%) Unix
3 4 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (69.12%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (25.00%) TDD
3 16 (23.53%) Scrum
3 16 (23.53%) SOA
4 15 (22.06%) BDD
4 15 (22.06%) BPMN
5 11 (16.18%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (14.71%) Open Source
6 10 (14.71%) Technical Architecture
7 9 (13.24%) Identity Access Management
8 7 (10.29%) Front End Development
8 7 (10.29%) Test Automation
9 6 (8.82%) DevOps
9 6 (8.82%) ETL
9 6 (8.82%) SDLC
10 5 (7.35%) MVC
10 5 (7.35%) Non-Functional Testing
10 5 (7.35%) OO
10 5 (7.35%) Security Testing
11 4 (5.88%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 60 (88.24%) Java
2 21 (30.88%) SQL
3 13 (19.12%) JavaScript
4 10 (14.71%) Python
5 5 (7.35%) Shell Script
5 5 (7.35%) XQuery
6 3 (4.41%) Bash Shell
6 3 (4.41%) XPath
7 2 (2.94%) Lua
7 2 (2.94%) R
7 2 (2.94%) Ruby
8 1 (1.47%) PHP
8 1 (1.47%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (2.94%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.47%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.82%) SDET
2 4 (5.88%) ISO20022
3 1 (1.47%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.94%) Docker
1 2 (2.94%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (2.94%) Ansible
1 2 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (2.94%) Puppet
2 1 (1.47%) CloudHub
2 1 (1.47%) Nagios
Vendors
1 15 (22.06%) Oracle
2 9 (13.24%) hybris
3 7 (10.29%) Google
3 7 (10.29%) MuleSoft
4 6 (8.82%) Atlassian
5 5 (7.35%) IBM
6 4 (5.88%) TIBCO
7 3 (4.41%) ILOG
8 2 (2.94%) Pega
8 2 (2.94%) Sybase
9 1 (1.47%) Microsoft
9 1 (1.47%) Splunk
9 1 (1.47%) Talend
9 1 (1.47%) WSO2