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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Drools
Rank 400 420 437
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +17
Contract jobs citing Drools 35 17 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.15% 0.073% 0.024%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.45% 0.23% 0.080%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 9 5
Median daily rate £400 £525 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.80% +35.48%
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £58.50 -
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
7817 7493 7492
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 34.55% 32.08% 30.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 5789 5581 5408
Median daily rate £450 £438 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 50 40
Median hourly rate £46.00 £22.12 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+108.00% -44.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £19.17 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.50 £44.40 £137.50
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 25 September 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 25 September 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 - 2 - -
Drools
England

Drools
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 44 (83.02%) Java
2 33 (62.26%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (56.60%) Spring
4 28 (52.83%) Maven
5 24 (45.28%) JUnit
6 19 (35.85%) Cucumber
7 18 (33.96%) Git (software)
7 18 (33.96%) RESTful
8 17 (32.08%) MySQL
8 17 (32.08%) Tomcat
9 16 (30.19%) JIRA
10 15 (28.30%) Apache Solr
10 15 (28.30%) SoapUI
11 14 (26.42%) Finance
11 14 (26.42%) Linux
12 13 (24.53%) Scrum
12 13 (24.53%) REST
12 13 (24.53%) BDD
12 13 (24.53%) hybris
13 12 (22.64%) AngularJS
13 12 (22.64%) JMeter
13 12 (22.64%) Banking
13 12 (22.64%) JMS
13 12 (22.64%) Web Services
13 12 (22.64%) XML
14 11 (20.75%) Selenium
14 11 (20.75%) Test Automation
15 10 (18.87%) WebDriver
15 10 (18.87%) SDET
15 10 (18.87%) Oracle

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 17 (32.08%) Tomcat
2 15 (28.30%) Apache Solr
3 8 (15.09%) JBoss
4 7 (13.21%) Mule
5 5 (9.43%) Mule ESB
6 4 (7.55%) Apache
6 4 (7.55%) Apache Spark
6 4 (7.55%) Confluence
7 3 (5.66%) WebLogic
8 2 (3.77%) Oracle Service Bus
8 2 (3.77%) PegaRULES
9 1 (1.89%) Apache ServiceMix
9 1 (1.89%) Jetty
9 1 (1.89%) nginx
9 1 (1.89%) Oracle Coherence
9 1 (1.89%) WebSphere
9 1 (1.89%) WildFly
Business Applications
1 2 (3.77%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
1 2 (3.77%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.77%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.89%) Google App Engine
2 1 (1.89%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.77%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (32.08%) MySQL
2 7 (13.21%) Relational Database
3 6 (11.32%) MongoDB
4 4 (7.55%) Big Data
4 4 (7.55%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (7.55%) SQL Server
5 3 (5.66%) Oracle Database
6 2 (3.77%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.89%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.89%) InterSystems Cache
7 1 (1.89%) JasperReports
7 1 (1.89%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 28 (52.83%) Maven
2 24 (45.28%) JUnit
3 19 (35.85%) Cucumber
4 18 (33.96%) Git (software)
5 16 (30.19%) JIRA
6 15 (28.30%) SoapUI
7 12 (22.64%) JMeter
8 11 (20.75%) Selenium
9 10 (18.87%) WebDriver
10 8 (15.09%) Eclipse
10 8 (15.09%) Jenkins
11 7 (13.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 4 (7.55%) FitNesse
13 2 (3.77%) Hudson
14 1 (1.89%) Artifactory
14 1 (1.89%) IntelliJ
14 1 (1.89%) JBehave
14 1 (1.89%) Mockito
14 1 (1.89%) Sonatype Nexus
14 1 (1.89%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 14 (26.42%) Finance
2 12 (22.64%) Banking
3 5 (9.43%) Automotive
3 5 (9.43%) Publishing
4 4 (7.55%) Investment Banking
5 3 (5.66%) Front Office
6 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 38 (71.70%) Developer
2 21 (39.62%) Java Developer
3 9 (16.98%) Lead Developer
4 8 (15.09%) Tester
5 7 (13.21%) Developer in Test
5 7 (13.21%) Lead Java Developer
5 7 (13.21%) Senior Developer
6 6 (11.32%) Software Developer
7 5 (9.43%) Non-Functional Tester
7 5 (9.43%) Performance Tester
7 5 (9.43%) Security Tester
7 5 (9.43%) XML Developer
8 4 (7.55%) Architect
8 4 (7.55%) Senior Software Developer
8 4 (7.55%) Test Manager
9 3 (5.66%) Java Architect
9 3 (5.66%) Low Latency Java Developer
9 3 (5.66%) Senior Java Developer
9 3 (5.66%) Test Automation Engineer
9 3 (5.66%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (56.60%) Spring
2 18 (33.96%) RESTful
3 13 (24.53%) REST
4 12 (22.64%) AngularJS
4 12 (22.64%) JMS
4 12 (22.64%) Web Services
4 12 (22.64%) XML
5 10 (18.87%) HTML
5 10 (18.87%) SOAP
6 9 (16.98%) CSS
6 9 (16.98%) HTML5
7 7 (13.21%) J2EE
7 7 (13.21%) RabbitMQ
7 7 (13.21%) XSLT
8 6 (11.32%) JAXB
9 5 (9.43%) CSS3
9 5 (9.43%) Gherkin
9 5 (9.43%) Node.js
9 5 (9.43%) XSL
10 4 (7.55%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.66%) User Experience
2 2 (3.77%) Algorithms
2 2 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.89%) Clustering
3 1 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.89%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.89%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 14 (26.42%) Linux
2 5 (9.43%) Unix
3 4 (7.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (62.26%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (24.53%) BDD
2 13 (24.53%) Scrum
3 11 (20.75%) Test Automation
4 9 (16.98%) SOA
5 8 (15.09%) SDLC
5 8 (15.09%) TDD
6 7 (13.21%) OO
7 6 (11.32%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (11.32%) E-Commerce
7 6 (11.32%) ETL
7 6 (11.32%) OOD
8 5 (9.43%) Non-Functional Testing
8 5 (9.43%) Security Testing
9 4 (7.55%) BPMN
9 4 (7.55%) DevOps
9 4 (7.55%) Front End Development
9 4 (7.55%) Functional Programming
9 4 (7.55%) Microservices
9 4 (7.55%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 44 (83.02%) Java
2 10 (18.87%) SQL
3 9 (16.98%) JavaScript
4 7 (13.21%) XQuery
5 5 (9.43%) Shell Script
5 5 (9.43%) XPath
6 4 (7.55%) Scala
7 3 (5.66%) Bash Shell
7 3 (5.66%) Python
8 2 (3.77%) Lua
8 2 (3.77%) R
9 1 (1.89%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.89%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (3.77%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.89%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (18.87%) SDET
2 4 (7.55%) QA
3 3 (5.66%) ISO20022
System Software
1 1 (1.89%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (1.89%) Ansible
1 1 (1.89%) CloudHub
1 1 (1.89%) Nagios
1 1 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.89%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (24.53%) hybris
2 10 (18.87%) Oracle
3 7 (13.21%) Atlassian
3 7 (13.21%) MuleSoft
4 4 (7.55%) Cloudera
4 4 (7.55%) IBM
5 3 (5.66%) ILOG
6 2 (3.77%) Pega
7 1 (1.89%) Google
7 1 (1.89%) Splunk
7 1 (1.89%) Sybase
7 1 (1.89%) Talend
7 1 (1.89%) WSO2