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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Drools
Rank 408 410 418
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +8
Contract jobs citing Drools 16 6 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.068% 0.025% 0.051%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.21% 0.080% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 12
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£513 £388 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.25% -29.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £338 £455
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £405 £595
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £58.50 - -
Drools
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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 London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
7497 7460 8105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 31.65% 30.78% 32.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 5514 5232 5855
Average daily rate £438 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 54 54
Average hourly rate £27.66 £45.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.53% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.35 £17.50 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £54.00 £59.87
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

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 3 September 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 3 September 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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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 - 5 - -
City of London - 1 £575 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £500 -
Drools
England

Drools
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 34 (89.47%) Java
2 26 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (63.16%) Spring
4 23 (60.53%) JUnit
5 18 (47.37%) Maven
5 18 (47.37%) Oracle
5 18 (47.37%) JBoss
5 18 (47.37%) Open Source
6 17 (44.74%) Jenkins
6 17 (44.74%) Apache Camel
6 17 (44.74%) SOA
7 16 (42.11%) Linux
7 16 (42.11%) JIRA
7 16 (42.11%) Hibernate
8 15 (39.47%) Scrum
8 15 (39.47%) REST
8 15 (39.47%) Apache CXF
8 15 (39.47%) nginx
9 14 (36.84%) Spring MVC
9 14 (36.84%) Selenium
9 14 (36.84%) MVC
10 13 (34.21%) Apache
10 13 (34.21%) SQL
10 13 (34.21%) Unit Testing
10 13 (34.21%) Confluence
10 13 (34.21%) Git (software)
10 13 (34.21%) ZABBIX
10 13 (34.21%) OpenLDAP
10 13 (34.21%) AngularJS
10 13 (34.21%) Gradle

Drools
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 18 (47.37%) JBoss
2 15 (39.47%) nginx
3 13 (34.21%) Apache
3 13 (34.21%) Confluence
4 12 (31.58%) Mule ESB
4 12 (31.58%) Alfresco
4 12 (31.58%) Mule
5 11 (28.95%) Elasticsearch
6 10 (26.32%) Tomcat
7 9 (23.68%) WebLogic
7 9 (23.68%) iPlanet
7 9 (23.68%) GlassFish
7 9 (23.68%) Jetty
7 9 (23.68%) Tornado
7 9 (23.68%) WildFly
7 9 (23.68%) Apache Qpid
7 9 (23.68%) Node.js
7 9 (23.68%) Apache TomEE
8 3 (7.89%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (5.26%) Apache Solr
Business Applications
1 9 (23.68%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (5.26%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (2.63%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 10 (26.32%) OpenShift
2 3 (7.89%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 13 (34.21%) OpenLDAP
2 9 (23.68%) HTTP
3 3 (7.89%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (31.58%) PostgreSQL
2 11 (28.95%) MySQL
2 11 (28.95%) MongoDB
3 9 (23.68%) Redis
3 9 (23.68%) Riak
3 9 (23.68%) Infinispan
3 9 (23.68%) InterSystems Cache
4 4 (10.53%) SQL Server
4 4 (10.53%) Oracle Database
4 4 (10.53%) Relational Database
5 3 (7.89%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (7.89%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (7.89%) Pentaho
6 2 (5.26%) RDBMS
6 2 (5.26%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 23 (60.53%) JUnit
2 18 (47.37%) Maven
3 17 (44.74%) Jenkins
4 16 (42.11%) JIRA
5 14 (36.84%) Selenium
6 13 (34.21%) Git (software)
6 13 (34.21%) Gradle
7 11 (28.95%) JMeter
8 10 (26.32%) Mocha
8 10 (26.32%) Gerrit
8 10 (26.32%) Artifactory
8 10 (26.32%) SonarQube
9 5 (13.16%) Mockito
10 3 (7.89%) Eclipse
11 2 (5.26%) Lombardi
11 2 (5.26%) Hudson
12 1 (2.63%) FitNesse
12 1 (2.63%) TeamCity
12 1 (2.63%) ANTLR
12 1 (2.63%) SoapUI
General
1 9 (23.68%) Banking
2 8 (21.05%) Finance
3 7 (18.42%) Investment Banking
4 5 (13.16%) Telecoms
5 3 (7.89%) Retail
6 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 23 (60.53%) Developer
2 20 (52.63%) Java Developer
3 12 (31.58%) Architect
4 7 (18.42%) Java Architect
5 4 (10.53%) Senior Java Developer
5 4 (10.53%) Senior Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Junior Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Junior Java Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Software Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Junior
6 3 (7.89%) Junior Software Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Java Software Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Junior Java Software Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Lead Architect
7 2 (5.26%) Middleware Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Lead Java Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Integration Architect
7 2 (5.26%) Lead Developer
8 1 (2.63%) J2EE Developer
8 1 (2.63%) Applications Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (63.16%) Spring
2 17 (44.74%) Apache Camel
3 16 (42.11%) Hibernate
4 15 (39.47%) Apache CXF
4 15 (39.47%) REST
5 14 (36.84%) Spring MVC
6 13 (34.21%) AngularJS
7 12 (31.58%) Backbone.js
7 12 (31.58%) RESTEasy
7 12 (31.58%) HTML5
7 12 (31.58%) HTML
8 11 (28.95%) J2EE
8 11 (28.95%) JSON
9 10 (26.32%) Dojo
9 10 (26.32%) CSS
10 9 (23.68%) JDBC
10 9 (23.68%) Struts
10 9 (23.68%) Ajax
10 9 (23.68%) OpenLaszlo
10 9 (23.68%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.68%) W3C
2 4 (10.53%) Equities
2 4 (10.53%) Derivative
3 3 (7.89%) Equity Derivative
3 3 (7.89%) Computer Science
3 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (5.26%) Data Centre
4 2 (5.26%) CMDB
4 2 (5.26%) Blog
4 2 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.63%) DTCC
Operating Systems
1 16 (42.11%) Linux
2 10 (26.32%) Ubuntu
2 10 (26.32%) CentOS
3 2 (5.26%) Windows
3 2 (5.26%) Solaris
4 1 (2.63%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (47.37%) Open Source
3 17 (44.74%) SOA
4 15 (39.47%) Scrum
5 14 (36.84%) MVC
6 13 (34.21%) Unit Testing
7 12 (31.58%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (26.32%) TDD
8 10 (26.32%) Configuration Management
8 10 (26.32%) Microservices
9 9 (23.68%) Data Virtualisation
9 9 (23.68%) Validation
9 9 (23.68%) Document Management
10 6 (15.79%) Software Engineering
11 5 (13.16%) SDLC
12 4 (10.53%) Multithreading
13 3 (7.89%) Dimensional Modelling
13 3 (7.89%) BPMN
13 3 (7.89%) BDD
13 3 (7.89%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 34 (89.47%) Java
2 13 (34.21%) SQL
3 12 (31.58%) JavaScript
4 3 (7.89%) Groovy
5 2 (5.26%) PowerShell
5 2 (5.26%) Perl
5 2 (5.26%) VBScript
5 2 (5.26%) VB
5 2 (5.26%) Python
5 2 (5.26%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (31.58%) Security Cleared
2 9 (23.68%) SC Cleared
3 3 (7.89%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) QA
2 2 (5.26%) EMIR
3 1 (2.63%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 11 (28.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (26.32%) Active Directory
2 10 (26.32%) vCloud
3 9 (23.68%) Varnish
3 9 (23.68%) Squid
4 3 (7.89%) GlusterFS
5 2 (5.26%) Xen
5 2 (5.26%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 13 (34.21%) ZABBIX
1 13 (34.21%) logstash
1 13 (34.21%) Kibana
1 13 (34.21%) Rundeck
2 12 (31.58%) Puppet
3 10 (26.32%) HAProxy
3 10 (26.32%) Ansible
3 10 (26.32%) Salt
4 2 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (5.26%) Zenoss
4 2 (5.26%) Nagios
4 2 (5.26%) SCCM
4 2 (5.26%) SCOM
Vendors
1 18 (47.37%) Oracle
2 12 (31.58%) VMware
3 10 (26.32%) Pega
3 10 (26.32%) Splunk
3 10 (26.32%) Red Hat
4 9 (23.68%) Twitter
5 4 (10.53%) IBM
6 2 (5.26%) Microsoft
6 2 (5.26%) HP
6 2 (5.26%) BMC
6 2 (5.26%) CA
6 2 (5.26%) ILOG
6 2 (5.26%) MuleSoft
6 2 (5.26%) Remedy
7 1 (2.63%) TIBCO