The table below looks at the statistics for Drools skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Drools over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Drools
Rank 388 392 391
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -1
Contract jobs citing Drools 23 13 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.11% 0.062% 0.074%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.34% 0.21% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 13
Average daily rate £445 £525 £638
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.23% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £427 £435 £500
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £625 £660
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £313
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +28.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
6673 6287 6346
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 31.55% 30.18% 29.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 4993 4700 4516
Average daily rate £450 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 27 53
Average hourly rate £50.00 £27.37 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+82.68% -21.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.23 £16.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £77.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

Drools
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Drools across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Drools within the London region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +39 3 £425 -19.04%
Croydon - 1 - -
Drools
England

Drools
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 38 (90.48%) Java
2 17 (40.48%) AngularJS
3 16 (38.10%) BDD
3 16 (38.10%) PostgreSQL
3 16 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (35.71%) Security Cleared
5 14 (33.33%) Banking
6 13 (30.95%) JBoss
7 12 (28.57%) TDD
7 12 (28.57%) Front End Development
8 11 (26.19%) Apache Camel
8 11 (26.19%) Scrum
8 11 (26.19%) CSS
8 11 (26.19%) HTML
9 10 (23.81%) HTML5
9 10 (23.81%) Microservices
10 9 (21.43%) Open Source
10 9 (21.43%) Jenkins
10 9 (21.43%) Spring
11 8 (19.05%) Automated Testing
11 8 (19.05%) JavaScript
11 8 (19.05%) REST
11 8 (19.05%) CQRS
11 8 (19.05%) Domain-Driven Design
11 8 (19.05%) JIRA
12 7 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
12 7 (16.67%) SC Cleared
12 7 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (16.67%) Finance
13 6 (14.29%) ActiveMQ

Drools
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

Application Platforms
1 13 (30.95%) JBoss
2 6 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (14.29%) WildFly
3 3 (7.14%) Alfresco
3 3 (7.14%) Confluence
4 2 (4.76%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.38%) Apache
5 1 (2.38%) Oracle Coherence
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.38%) Google App Engine
1 1 (2.38%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.14%) OpenLDAP
2 1 (2.38%) FTP
2 1 (2.38%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (38.10%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (14.29%) Hadoop
2 6 (14.29%) HBase
3 2 (4.76%) NoSQL
3 2 (4.76%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.38%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (21.43%) Jenkins
2 8 (19.05%) JIRA
3 6 (14.29%) JUnit
4 5 (11.90%) Gerrit
4 5 (11.90%) Git (software)
4 5 (11.90%) Maven
5 4 (9.52%) Artifactory
6 3 (7.14%) Eclipse
6 3 (7.14%) Mockito
6 3 (7.14%) Selenium
7 2 (4.76%) Jasmine
7 2 (4.76%) JMeter
7 2 (4.76%) SonarQube
8 1 (2.38%) Ant
8 1 (2.38%) Cucumber
8 1 (2.38%) FitNesse
8 1 (2.38%) JBehave
8 1 (2.38%) Subversion
General
1 14 (33.33%) Banking
2 7 (16.67%) Finance
3 6 (14.29%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.38%) Back Office
4 1 (2.38%) Legal
4 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 39 (92.86%) Developer
2 34 (80.95%) Java Developer
3 7 (16.67%) Lead Developer
3 7 (16.67%) Lead Java Developer
4 5 (11.90%) Elasticsearch Developer
4 5 (11.90%) Investment Banking Java Developer
4 5 (11.90%) SC Cleared Java Developer
4 5 (11.90%) Senior Developer
5 4 (9.52%) Core Java Developer
5 4 (9.52%) Oracle Developer
5 4 (9.52%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Angular Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Digital Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Oracle Financials Developer
6 2 (4.76%) PostgreSQL Developer
7 1 (2.38%) AWS Developer
7 1 (2.38%) Azure Developer
7 1 (2.38%) Developer in Test
7 1 (2.38%) DevOps Administrator
7 1 (2.38%) DevOps Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (40.48%) AngularJS
2 11 (26.19%) Apache Camel
2 11 (26.19%) CSS
2 11 (26.19%) HTML
3 10 (23.81%) HTML5
4 9 (21.43%) Spring
5 8 (19.05%) REST
6 6 (14.29%) ActiveMQ
7 5 (11.90%) JMS
7 5 (11.90%) Web Services
8 4 (9.52%) Hibernate
9 3 (7.14%) Java EE
10 2 (4.76%) CSS3
10 2 (4.76%) Java SE
10 2 (4.76%) jBPM
10 2 (4.76%) Spring MVC
10 2 (4.76%) XML
11 1 (2.38%) DOM
11 1 (2.38%) SOAP
11 1 (2.38%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.38%) Blog
1 1 (2.38%) Clustering
1 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
1 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (2.38%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.76%) Linux
2 1 (2.38%) CentOS
2 1 (2.38%) Solaris
2 1 (2.38%) SUSE
2 1 (2.38%) Unix
2 1 (2.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (38.10%) BDD
2 12 (28.57%) Front End Development
2 12 (28.57%) TDD
3 11 (26.19%) Scrum
4 10 (23.81%) Microservices
5 9 (21.43%) Open Source
6 8 (19.05%) Automated Testing
6 8 (19.05%) CQRS
6 8 (19.05%) Domain-Driven Design
7 7 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
8 5 (11.90%) Mentoring
8 5 (11.90%) Multithreading
8 5 (11.90%) SOA
8 5 (11.90%) User Stories
9 4 (9.52%) API Design
9 4 (9.52%) API Integration
10 3 (7.14%) Test Automation
11 2 (4.76%) Agile Testing
Programming Languages
1 38 (90.48%) Java
2 8 (19.05%) JavaScript
3 4 (9.52%) SQL
4 2 (4.76%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.38%) Korn
5 1 (2.38%) Python
5 1 (2.38%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 15 (35.71%) Security Cleared
2 7 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 5 (11.90%) DV Cleared
4 2 (4.76%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (14.29%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) Ansible
Vendors
1 5 (11.90%) Oracle
2 2 (4.76%) Solace
3 1 (2.38%) Google
3 1 (2.38%) IBM
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