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 29 July 2015 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Drools
Rank 394 414 399
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -15
Contract jobs citing Drools 20 6 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.085% 0.025% 0.087%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.27% 0.082% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 20
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£403 £408 £538
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.22% -24.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £393 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £598 £600 £555
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £400 -
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -
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
7353 7326 7682
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 31.22% 31.02% 31.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 5348 5215 5537
Average daily rate £425 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 44 80
Average hourly rate £24.23 £45.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.15% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £17.50 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £53.00 £55.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%

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 29 July 2015.

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 29 July 2015. 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
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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
Croydon - 6 - -
City of London - 1 £575 - 2
Drools
England

Drools
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 43 (89.58%) Java
2 33 (68.75%) Spring
3 25 (52.08%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (50.00%) JUnit
5 22 (45.83%) Oracle
6 21 (43.75%) Maven
7 17 (35.42%) Linux
7 17 (35.42%) SOA
8 16 (33.33%) JBoss
8 16 (33.33%) Finance
8 16 (33.33%) REST
9 15 (31.25%) Open Source
9 15 (31.25%) Spring MVC
9 15 (31.25%) Apache Camel
9 15 (31.25%) MVC
9 15 (31.25%) J2EE
9 15 (31.25%) SQL
10 13 (27.08%) Jenkins
11 12 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
11 12 (25.00%) Apache CXF
11 12 (25.00%) HTML5
11 12 (25.00%) HTML
11 12 (25.00%) Scrum
11 12 (25.00%) Banking
11 12 (25.00%) JIRA
12 11 (22.92%) Dojo
12 11 (22.92%) Investment Banking
12 11 (22.92%) Software Engineering
12 11 (22.92%) Hibernate
12 11 (22.92%) Web Services

Drools
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 16 (33.33%) JBoss
2 11 (22.92%) Apache
2 11 (22.92%) nginx
3 10 (20.83%) Confluence
4 9 (18.75%) Alfresco
5 8 (16.67%) Mule
5 8 (16.67%) Oracle Workflow
5 8 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
5 8 (16.67%) Mule ESB
6 7 (14.58%) Tomcat
7 6 (12.50%) WebLogic
7 6 (12.50%) GlassFish
7 6 (12.50%) Jetty
7 6 (12.50%) Apache Qpid
7 6 (12.50%) Node.js
7 6 (12.50%) Apache TomEE
7 6 (12.50%) Tornado
7 6 (12.50%) WildFly
7 6 (12.50%) iPlanet
8 1 (2.08%) Apache Solr
Business Applications
1 6 (12.50%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (4.17%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (2.08%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.58%) OpenShift
2 2 (4.17%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (20.83%) OpenLDAP
2 6 (12.50%) HTTP
3 3 (6.25%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.83%) Oracle Database
2 9 (18.75%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 8 (16.67%) MySQL
3 8 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
3 8 (16.67%) Pentaho
3 8 (16.67%) MongoDB
4 6 (12.50%) Redis
4 6 (12.50%) Riak
4 6 (12.50%) Infinispan
4 6 (12.50%) InterSystems Cache
5 4 (8.33%) SQL Server
6 2 (4.17%) RDBMS
6 2 (4.17%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 24 (50.00%) JUnit
2 21 (43.75%) Maven
3 13 (27.08%) Jenkins
4 12 (25.00%) JIRA
5 10 (20.83%) Selenium
5 10 (20.83%) Gradle
6 8 (16.67%) Git (software)
6 8 (16.67%) Eclipse
6 8 (16.67%) JMeter
7 7 (14.58%) Mocha
7 7 (14.58%) Artifactory
7 7 (14.58%) Gerrit
7 7 (14.58%) SonarQube
8 4 (8.33%) Mockito
8 4 (8.33%) VisualVM
8 4 (8.33%) YourKit
9 2 (4.17%) Lombardi
10 1 (2.08%) FitNesse
10 1 (2.08%) TeamCity
10 1 (2.08%) SoapUI
General
1 16 (33.33%) Finance
2 12 (25.00%) Banking
3 11 (22.92%) Investment Banking
4 5 (10.42%) Telecoms
5 2 (4.17%) Retail
6 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 33 (68.75%) Developer
2 29 (60.42%) Java Developer
3 9 (18.75%) Architect
4 7 (14.58%) Senior Java Developer
4 7 (14.58%) Senior Developer
5 5 (10.42%) Java Architect
5 5 (10.42%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 5 (10.42%) J2EE Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Junior Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Junior Java Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Software Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Junior
6 3 (6.25%) Junior Java Software Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Java Software Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Junior Software Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Middleware Engineer
7 1 (2.08%) UI Programmer
7 1 (2.08%) Technical Leader
7 1 (2.08%) UI Developer
7 1 (2.08%) Integration Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (68.75%) Spring
2 16 (33.33%) REST
3 15 (31.25%) Spring MVC
3 15 (31.25%) J2EE
3 15 (31.25%) Apache Camel
4 12 (25.00%) HTML5
4 12 (25.00%) HTML
4 12 (25.00%) Apache CXF
5 11 (22.92%) Dojo
5 11 (22.92%) Web Services
5 11 (22.92%) Hibernate
6 9 (18.75%) Backbone.js
6 9 (18.75%) Spring Integration
6 9 (18.75%) AngularJS
6 9 (18.75%) RESTEasy
7 8 (16.67%) ActiveMQ
7 8 (16.67%) JMS
7 8 (16.67%) JSON
7 8 (16.67%) JPA
8 6 (12.50%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (18.75%) Equities
2 9 (18.75%) Derivative
3 8 (16.67%) Equity Derivative
3 8 (16.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 8 (16.67%) Computer Science
4 6 (12.50%) W3C
5 2 (4.17%) CMDB
5 2 (4.17%) Data Centre
5 2 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.08%) Blog
6 1 (2.08%) DTCC
Operating Systems
1 17 (35.42%) Linux
2 7 (14.58%) Ubuntu
2 7 (14.58%) CentOS
3 2 (4.17%) Windows
3 2 (4.17%) Solaris
4 1 (2.08%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (52.08%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (35.42%) SOA
3 15 (31.25%) MVC
3 15 (31.25%) Open Source
4 12 (25.00%) Scrum
5 11 (22.92%) Software Engineering
6 10 (20.83%) Unit Testing
7 9 (18.75%) SDLC
8 8 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (16.67%) Dimensional Modelling
8 8 (16.67%) BPMN
8 8 (16.67%) Workflow
8 8 (16.67%) TDD
8 8 (16.67%) ETL
9 7 (14.58%) Configuration Management
9 7 (14.58%) Microservices
10 6 (12.50%) Data Virtualisation
10 6 (12.50%) Validation
10 6 (12.50%) Multithreading
10 6 (12.50%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (89.58%) Java
2 15 (31.25%) SQL
3 9 (18.75%) JavaScript
4 7 (14.58%) Python
5 2 (4.17%) Shell Script
5 2 (4.17%) Groovy
5 2 (4.17%) PowerShell
5 2 (4.17%) Perl
5 2 (4.17%) VBScript
5 2 (4.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 8 (16.67%) Degree
3 6 (12.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.42%) EMIR
2 3 (6.25%) QA
3 1 (2.08%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 8 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (14.58%) Active Directory
2 7 (14.58%) vCloud
3 6 (12.50%) Varnish
3 6 (12.50%) Squid
4 3 (6.25%) GlusterFS
5 2 (4.17%) Xen
5 2 (4.17%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (20.83%) ZABBIX
1 10 (20.83%) logstash
1 10 (20.83%) Kibana
1 10 (20.83%) Rundeck
2 9 (18.75%) Puppet
3 7 (14.58%) HAProxy
3 7 (14.58%) Ansible
3 7 (14.58%) Salt
4 2 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (4.17%) Zenoss
4 2 (4.17%) Nagios
4 2 (4.17%) SCCM
4 2 (4.17%) SCOM
Vendors
1 22 (45.83%) Oracle
2 9 (18.75%) VMware
3 7 (14.58%) Pega
3 7 (14.58%) Splunk
3 7 (14.58%) Red Hat
4 6 (12.50%) Twitter
5 3 (6.25%) IBM
6 2 (4.17%) Microsoft
6 2 (4.17%) HP
6 2 (4.17%) BMC
6 2 (4.17%) CA
6 2 (4.17%) ILOG
6 2 (4.17%) Remedy
7 1 (2.08%) TIBCO
7 1 (2.08%) MuleSoft
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Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
West London
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Rate: Up to £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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Rate: £550.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago