The table below looks at the statistics for Drools skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Drools over the 3 months to 7 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Drools
Rank 412 403 426
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +23
Contract jobs citing Drools 19 31 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.088% 0.14% 0.021%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.25% 0.42% 0.069%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 15 1
Median daily rate £550 £450 £588
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -23.40%
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £500 £400
% change year-on-year
-21.00% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Drools
England

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 London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
7551 7457 7221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.02% 32.90% 30.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 5708 5651 5502
Median daily rate £455 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.11% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £583 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 41 35
Median hourly rate £45.00 £24.23 £37.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.72% -34.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £20.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £70.00
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 London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London 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 London

Drools
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Drools Daily Rate Trend in London

Drools
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Drools across the London region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016.

Drools Daily Rate Histogram in London

Drools
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Drools within the London region over the 3 months to 7 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
Bromley - 3 - -
City of London - 2 £650 - 2
Drools
England

Drools
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 7 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 London region with a requirement for Drools.

1 43 (84.31%) Java
2 34 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (58.82%) Spring
4 24 (47.06%) Maven
5 23 (45.10%) JUnit
6 20 (39.22%) Apache Solr
7 18 (35.29%) SoapUI
7 18 (35.29%) RESTful
8 17 (33.33%) Git (software)
8 17 (33.33%) MySQL
8 17 (33.33%) Tomcat
8 17 (33.33%) JIRA
9 16 (31.37%) Finance
9 16 (31.37%) Cucumber
10 14 (27.45%) hybris
10 14 (27.45%) AngularJS
11 13 (25.49%) Banking
12 12 (23.53%) Scrum
12 12 (23.53%) Linux
12 12 (23.53%) Test Automation
13 11 (21.57%) WebDriver
13 11 (21.57%) BDD
13 11 (21.57%) Jenkins
13 11 (21.57%) Relational Database
13 11 (21.57%) SDET
13 11 (21.57%) SOA
13 11 (21.57%) JMeter
13 11 (21.57%) Selenium
14 10 (19.61%) XML
14 10 (19.61%) MongoDB

Drools
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 (39.22%) Apache Solr
2 17 (33.33%) Tomcat
3 8 (15.69%) Apache
3 8 (15.69%) Apache Spark
4 6 (11.76%) JBoss
5 5 (9.80%) Confluence
5 5 (9.80%) Mule
6 4 (7.84%) Apache Pig
6 4 (7.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (5.88%) Mule ESB
8 2 (3.92%) Oracle Service Bus
8 2 (3.92%) PegaRULES
8 2 (3.92%) WebLogic
9 1 (1.96%) Jetty
9 1 (1.96%) nginx
9 1 (1.96%) Oracle Coherence
9 1 (1.96%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 2 (3.92%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
1 2 (3.92%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.92%) OpenShift
2 1 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.96%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.84%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (33.33%) MySQL
2 11 (21.57%) Relational Database
3 10 (19.61%) MongoDB
4 8 (15.69%) Big Data
5 6 (11.76%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (7.84%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (7.84%) Apache Hive
6 4 (7.84%) Data Lake
6 4 (7.84%) Flink
6 4 (7.84%) Hadoop
6 4 (7.84%) HBase
6 4 (7.84%) NoSQL
6 4 (7.84%) RDBMS
7 3 (5.88%) Oracle Database
8 2 (3.92%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (3.92%) SQL Server
9 1 (1.96%) InterSystems Cache
9 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 24 (47.06%) Maven
2 23 (45.10%) JUnit
3 18 (35.29%) SoapUI
4 17 (33.33%) Git (software)
4 17 (33.33%) JIRA
5 16 (31.37%) Cucumber
6 11 (21.57%) Jenkins
6 11 (21.57%) JMeter
6 11 (21.57%) Selenium
6 11 (21.57%) WebDriver
7 8 (15.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 6 (11.76%) Eclipse
9 3 (5.88%) IntelliJ
10 2 (3.92%) Ant
10 2 (3.92%) Checkstyle
10 2 (3.92%) Subversion
10 2 (3.92%) XMLUnit
11 1 (1.96%) Hudson
11 1 (1.96%) Sonatype Nexus
11 1 (1.96%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 16 (31.37%) Finance
2 13 (25.49%) Banking
3 6 (11.76%) Automotive
3 6 (11.76%) Publishing
4 1 (1.96%) Front Office
4 1 (1.96%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 34 (66.67%) Developer
2 17 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 8 (15.69%) Developer in Test
3 8 (15.69%) Tester
4 7 (13.73%) Lead Developer
4 7 (13.73%) Senior Developer
4 7 (13.73%) Software Developer
5 6 (11.76%) XML Developer
6 5 (9.80%) Lead Java Developer
6 5 (9.80%) Non-Functional Tester
6 5 (9.80%) Performance Tester
6 5 (9.80%) Security Tester
6 5 (9.80%) Senior Software Developer
7 4 (7.84%) Big Data Engineer
7 4 (7.84%) Data Engineer
7 4 (7.84%) Java Engineer
7 4 (7.84%) Test Manager
8 3 (5.88%) Architect
8 3 (5.88%) Test Automation Engineer
8 3 (5.88%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (58.82%) Spring
2 18 (35.29%) RESTful
3 14 (27.45%) AngularJS
4 10 (19.61%) XML
5 9 (17.65%) HTML
5 9 (17.65%) Web Services
6 8 (15.69%) HTML5
6 8 (15.69%) JMS
6 8 (15.69%) XSL
7 7 (13.73%) CSS
8 6 (11.76%) CSS3
8 6 (11.76%) RabbitMQ
9 5 (9.80%) Gherkin
9 5 (9.80%) Node.js
9 5 (9.80%) REST
9 5 (9.80%) SOAP
9 5 (9.80%) XSLT
10 4 (7.84%) Hibernate
10 4 (7.84%) Kafka
10 4 (7.84%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.88%) User Experience
2 2 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.92%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.96%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.96%) Clustering
3 1 (1.96%) Derivative
3 1 (1.96%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 12 (23.53%) Linux
2 2 (3.92%) Windows
3 1 (1.96%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (23.53%) Scrum
2 12 (23.53%) Test Automation
3 11 (21.57%) BDD
3 11 (21.57%) SOA
4 9 (17.65%) SDLC
5 8 (15.69%) OO
6 7 (13.73%) E-Commerce
6 7 (13.73%) OOD
7 6 (11.76%) ETL
7 6 (11.76%) Open Source
8 5 (9.80%) Microservices
8 5 (9.80%) Non-Functional Testing
8 5 (9.80%) Security Testing
9 4 (7.84%) Functional Programming
9 4 (7.84%) MapReduce
9 4 (7.84%) UML
9 4 (7.84%) Unit Testing
10 3 (5.88%) Agile Testing
10 3 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 43 (84.31%) Java
2 8 (15.69%) JavaScript
2 8 (15.69%) Scala
2 8 (15.69%) XPath
2 8 (15.69%) XQuery
3 7 (13.73%) SQL
4 6 (11.76%) Python
5 3 (5.88%) Bash Shell
5 3 (5.88%) PL/SQL
5 3 (5.88%) Shell Script
6 2 (3.92%) Lua
6 2 (3.92%) R
6 2 (3.92%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (21.57%) SDET
2 7 (13.73%) QA
3 2 (3.92%) ISO20022
Systems Management
1 4 (7.84%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (1.96%) CloudHub
2 1 (1.96%) Nagios
Vendors
1 14 (27.45%) hybris
2 9 (17.65%) Oracle
3 8 (15.69%) Atlassian
4 7 (13.73%) MuleSoft
5 4 (7.84%) Cloudera
5 4 (7.84%) Hortonworks
6 3 (5.88%) IBM
6 3 (5.88%) ILOG
7 2 (3.92%) Pega
7 2 (3.92%) Solace
7 2 (3.92%) Sybase
8 1 (1.96%) Splunk
8 1 (1.96%) Talend
8 1 (1.96%) WSO2