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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Drools
Rank 583 598 566
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -32
Contract jobs citing Drools 28 24 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.057% 0.047% 0.045%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.20% 0.17% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 13 12
Median daily rate £525 £370 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.89% -4.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £590 £590
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £370 £400
% change year-on-year
-2.02% -7.50%
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
14293 14210 13680
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 29.06% 27.90% 28.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 10193 9693 9057
Median daily rate £425 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 176 204 197
Median hourly rate £36.00 £37.45 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.87% +7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £17.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +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
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 30 June 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 +17 20 £525 +41.89% 4
South East +11 7 £525 -
South West +8 1 £535 +12.63% 1
Drools
UK

Drools
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 (86.44%) Java
2 40 (67.80%) REST
3 36 (61.02%) Spring
4 34 (57.63%) JUnit
5 32 (54.24%) Maven
5 32 (54.24%) Agile Software Development
6 27 (45.76%) JMS
7 24 (40.68%) Web Services
8 23 (38.98%) Finance
9 21 (35.59%) Eclipse
9 21 (35.59%) SQL
9 21 (35.59%) TDD
9 21 (35.59%) AngularJS
10 20 (33.90%) Banking
11 18 (30.51%) HTML
12 17 (28.81%) Linux
12 17 (28.81%) SOA
12 17 (28.81%) Scrum
12 17 (28.81%) BPMN
13 16 (27.12%) JavaScript
13 16 (27.12%) Cucumber
14 15 (25.42%) Python
15 14 (23.73%) XML
15 14 (23.73%) SOAP
15 14 (23.73%) J2EE
15 14 (23.73%) CSS
15 14 (23.73%) HTML5
16 13 (22.03%) Oracle
16 13 (22.03%) Continuous Integration
17 12 (20.34%) Google

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 6 (10.17%) JBoss
2 4 (6.78%) Mule
2 4 (6.78%) Mule ESB
3 2 (3.39%) Apache ServiceMix
3 2 (3.39%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.39%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.69%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (1.69%) SAS
4 1 (1.69%) WildFly
Applications
1 4 (6.78%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (5.08%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (1.69%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 12 (20.34%) Google App Engine
1 12 (20.34%) Google Cloud Platform
2 8 (13.56%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (13.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (6.78%) Lucidchart
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.95%) Relational Database
2 8 (13.56%) NoSQL
3 6 (10.17%) SQL Server
4 5 (8.47%) MongoDB
5 3 (5.08%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (3.39%) Hadoop
6 2 (3.39%) JasperReports
6 2 (3.39%) MySQL
7 1 (1.69%) Neo4j
7 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.69%) QlikView
7 1 (1.69%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 34 (57.63%) JUnit
2 32 (54.24%) Maven
3 21 (35.59%) Eclipse
4 16 (27.12%) Cucumber
5 12 (20.34%) Mockito
6 11 (18.64%) Git (software)
6 11 (18.64%) JBehave
7 8 (13.56%) Jenkins
8 6 (10.17%) JIRA
9 5 (8.47%) FitNesse
10 3 (5.08%) ANTLR
10 3 (5.08%) Selenium
11 2 (3.39%) Ant
11 2 (3.39%) Artifactory
11 2 (3.39%) ClearCase
11 2 (3.39%) Hudson
11 2 (3.39%) JMeter
11 2 (3.39%) Subversion
11 2 (3.39%) Vagrant
12 1 (1.69%) JIRA Agile
General
1 23 (38.98%) Finance
2 20 (33.90%) Banking
3 5 (8.47%) Investment Banking
4 3 (5.08%) Automotive
4 3 (5.08%) Front Office
4 3 (5.08%) Publishing
5 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 49 (83.05%) Developer
2 44 (74.58%) Java Developer
3 16 (27.12%) Senior Developer
3 16 (27.12%) Senior Java Developer
4 6 (10.17%) Cloud Developer
4 6 (10.17%) Lead Developer
4 6 (10.17%) Lead Java Developer
5 5 (8.47%) Architect
5 5 (8.47%) Core Java Developer
6 4 (6.78%) Scrum Master
7 3 (5.08%) AWS Developer
7 3 (5.08%) Azure Developer
7 3 (5.08%) Low Latency Java Developer
7 3 (5.08%) XML Developer
8 2 (3.39%) Automation Engineer
8 2 (3.39%) DevOps Engineer
8 2 (3.39%) Digital Developer
8 2 (3.39%) Investment Banking Java Developer
8 2 (3.39%) Java Scrum Master
8 2 (3.39%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (67.80%) REST
2 36 (61.02%) Spring
3 27 (45.76%) JMS
4 24 (40.68%) Web Services
5 21 (35.59%) AngularJS
6 18 (30.51%) HTML
7 14 (23.73%) CSS
7 14 (23.73%) HTML5
7 14 (23.73%) J2EE
7 14 (23.73%) SOAP
7 14 (23.73%) XML
8 11 (18.64%) JSON
9 7 (11.86%) Apache Camel
10 6 (10.17%) Apache CXF
10 6 (10.17%) Hibernate
10 6 (10.17%) JAXB
11 5 (8.47%) jQuery
11 5 (8.47%) Spring MVC
11 5 (8.47%) XSL
12 4 (6.78%) Google Maps API
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.64%) Mobile App
2 5 (8.47%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.39%) Algorithms
3 2 (3.39%) SWIFT
4 1 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.69%) Blog
4 1 (1.69%) Clustering
4 1 (1.69%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (28.81%) Linux
2 10 (16.95%) Unix
3 3 (5.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (54.24%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (35.59%) TDD
3 17 (28.81%) BPMN
3 17 (28.81%) Scrum
3 17 (28.81%) SOA
4 13 (22.03%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (20.34%) BDD
5 12 (20.34%) Open Source
6 11 (18.64%) Technical Architecture
7 10 (16.95%) Front End Development
8 8 (13.56%) Identity Access Management
9 7 (11.86%) MVVM
9 7 (11.86%) OO
10 6 (10.17%) MVC
11 5 (8.47%) DevOps
11 5 (8.47%) SDLC
12 4 (6.78%) Mobile Application Development
12 4 (6.78%) OOD
12 4 (6.78%) Software Architecture
13 3 (5.08%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 51 (86.44%) Java
2 21 (35.59%) SQL
3 16 (27.12%) JavaScript
4 15 (25.42%) Python
5 5 (8.47%) Ruby
6 3 (5.08%) Shell Script
6 3 (5.08%) XPath
6 3 (5.08%) XQuery
7 2 (3.39%) Delphi
7 2 (3.39%) Perl
7 2 (3.39%) PL/1
8 1 (1.69%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.69%) PHP
8 1 (1.69%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (5.08%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.69%) Degree
2 1 (1.69%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.39%) ISO20022
2 1 (1.69%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.69%) QA
System Software
1 4 (6.78%) Docker
2 2 (3.39%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (3.39%) Ansible
1 2 (3.39%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (3.39%) Puppet
2 1 (1.69%) CloudHub
Vendors
1 13 (22.03%) Oracle
2 12 (20.34%) Google
3 5 (8.47%) Atlassian
4 3 (5.08%) IBM
4 3 (5.08%) TIBCO
5 2 (3.39%) Sybase
6 1 (1.69%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.69%) MuleSoft