The table below looks at the statistics for Drools skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Drools over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Drools
Rank 117 99 88
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -11
Contract jobs citing Drools 7 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.32% 0.35% 0.46%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.26% 1.25% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 7
Average daily rate
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£370 £380 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +11.61%
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £365 £378
% change year-on-year
-0.34% -3.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 Hampshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
556 480 400
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 25.46% 27.62% 26.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 299 265 219
Average daily rate £348 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.00% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £235 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £418 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 13 26
Average hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.85 £21.00 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

Drools
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Drools across the Hampshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Drools Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Drools
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Drools across the Hampshire region.

Drools Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

Drools
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Drools across the Hampshire region.

Drools Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

Drools
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 10 (100.00%) Java
2 9 (90.00%) Python
3 8 (80.00%) UML
3 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (80.00%) ICONIX
3 8 (80.00%) Network Security
4 7 (70.00%) Scrum
5 6 (60.00%) NGN
6 5 (50.00%) JUnit
7 4 (40.00%) Validation
7 4 (40.00%) Golang
8 3 (30.00%) JSON
8 3 (30.00%) SQLite
8 3 (30.00%) Google
8 3 (30.00%) C++
9 2 (20.00%) SQL
9 2 (20.00%) MongoDB
10 1 (10.00%) NoSQL
10 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared
10 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
10 1 (10.00%) Multithreading
10 1 (10.00%) Spring
10 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering

Drools
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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.

Communications & Networking
1 8 (80.00%) Network Security
2 6 (60.00%) NGN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQLite
2 2 (20.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (10.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) JUnit
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (60.00%) Software Developer
3 4 (40.00%) Java Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Java Software Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Business Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) JSON
2 1 (10.00%) Spring
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) UML
1 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (80.00%) ICONIX
2 7 (70.00%) Scrum
3 4 (40.00%) Validation
4 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (10.00%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) Java
2 9 (90.00%) Python
3 4 (40.00%) Golang
4 3 (30.00%) C++
5 2 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Google