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 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Drools
England / London
Rank 397 373 399
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +26
Contract jobs citing Drools 7 25 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.036% 0.12% 0.043%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.10% 0.38% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 2
Median daily rate £600 £450 £531
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -15.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £440 £436
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £575 £626
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £450 £363
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +24.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
6709 6644 6401
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 34.63% 32.37% 30.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 5048 4920 4815
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 45 31
Median hourly rate £45.00 £43.00 £38.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% +12.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £24.23 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +11.94%

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 16 January 2017.

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 16 January 2017. 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 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
City of London -5 2 £650 - 2
Drools
England

Drools
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 34 (87.18%) Java
2 30 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (64.10%) Spring
4 21 (53.85%) Maven
4 21 (53.85%) JUnit
5 20 (51.28%) Apache Solr
6 18 (46.15%) SoapUI
7 17 (43.59%) RESTful
7 17 (43.59%) Git (software)
7 17 (43.59%) JIRA
7 17 (43.59%) MySQL
7 17 (43.59%) Tomcat
8 15 (38.46%) Cucumber
9 14 (35.90%) hybris
10 12 (30.77%) BDD
10 12 (30.77%) Test Automation
10 12 (30.77%) Jenkins
11 11 (28.21%) SDET
11 11 (28.21%) WebDriver
11 11 (28.21%) Selenium
11 11 (28.21%) JMeter
11 11 (28.21%) Scrum
12 10 (25.64%) Finance
12 10 (25.64%) AngularJS
13 9 (23.08%) Banking
14 8 (20.51%) Atlassian
14 8 (20.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 8 (20.51%) Scala
14 8 (20.51%) Apache
14 8 (20.51%) Big Data

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 (51.28%) Apache Solr
2 17 (43.59%) Tomcat
3 8 (20.51%) Apache
3 8 (20.51%) Apache Spark
4 5 (12.82%) Confluence
4 5 (12.82%) JBoss
5 4 (10.26%) Apache Pig
6 3 (7.69%) Mule
7 2 (5.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (5.13%) PegaRULES
7 2 (5.13%) WebLogic
8 1 (2.56%) Jetty
8 1 (2.56%) Mule ESB
8 1 (2.56%) nginx
8 1 (2.56%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
1 2 (5.13%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) OpenShift
2 1 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.56%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (43.59%) MySQL
2 8 (20.51%) Big Data
2 8 (20.51%) MongoDB
2 8 (20.51%) Relational Database
3 5 (12.82%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (10.26%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (10.26%) Apache Hive
4 4 (10.26%) Data Lake
4 4 (10.26%) Flink
4 4 (10.26%) Hadoop
4 4 (10.26%) HBase
4 4 (10.26%) NoSQL
4 4 (10.26%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.56%) InterSystems Cache
5 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 21 (53.85%) JUnit
1 21 (53.85%) Maven
2 18 (46.15%) SoapUI
3 17 (43.59%) Git (software)
3 17 (43.59%) JIRA
4 15 (38.46%) Cucumber
5 12 (30.77%) Jenkins
6 11 (28.21%) JMeter
6 11 (28.21%) Selenium
6 11 (28.21%) WebDriver
7 8 (20.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (7.69%) Eclipse
8 3 (7.69%) IntelliJ
9 2 (5.13%) Ant
9 2 (5.13%) Checkstyle
9 2 (5.13%) Subversion
9 2 (5.13%) XMLUnit
10 1 (2.56%) Hudson
10 1 (2.56%) Sonatype Nexus
10 1 (2.56%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 10 (25.64%) Finance
2 9 (23.08%) Banking
3 3 (7.69%) Automotive
3 3 (7.69%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 26 (66.67%) Developer
2 9 (23.08%) Java Developer
3 8 (20.51%) Developer in Test
3 8 (20.51%) Tester
4 7 (17.95%) Software Developer
5 6 (15.38%) Senior Developer
6 5 (12.82%) Non-Functional Tester
6 5 (12.82%) Performance Tester
6 5 (12.82%) Security Tester
6 5 (12.82%) Senior Software Developer
7 4 (10.26%) Big Data Engineer
7 4 (10.26%) Data Engineer
7 4 (10.26%) Java Engineer
7 4 (10.26%) Test Manager
8 3 (7.69%) Lead Developer
8 3 (7.69%) XML Developer
9 2 (5.13%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 2 (5.13%) Lead Software Developer
9 2 (5.13%) Software Test Manager
9 2 (5.13%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (64.10%) Spring
2 17 (43.59%) RESTful
3 10 (25.64%) AngularJS
4 5 (12.82%) HTML
4 5 (12.82%) XSL
5 4 (10.26%) Akka
5 4 (10.26%) HTML5
5 4 (10.26%) Kafka
5 4 (10.26%) RabbitMQ
5 4 (10.26%) Spark Streaming
5 4 (10.26%) Web Services
5 4 (10.26%) XML
6 3 (7.69%) CSS
6 3 (7.69%) CSS3
6 3 (7.69%) Gherkin
6 3 (7.69%) Hibernate
6 3 (7.69%) JMS
6 3 (7.69%) JRules
6 3 (7.69%) Node.js
6 3 (7.69%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.56%) Derivative
2 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.56%) OTC Derivatives
2 1 (2.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.95%) Linux
2 1 (2.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (30.77%) BDD
2 12 (30.77%) Test Automation
3 11 (28.21%) Scrum
4 7 (17.95%) E-Commerce
5 6 (15.38%) Open Source
6 5 (12.82%) Non-Functional Testing
6 5 (12.82%) Security Testing
6 5 (12.82%) SOA
7 4 (10.26%) Functional Programming
7 4 (10.26%) MapReduce
7 4 (10.26%) Microservices
7 4 (10.26%) OO
7 4 (10.26%) SDLC
7 4 (10.26%) Unit Testing
8 3 (7.69%) Content Management
8 3 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (7.69%) ETL
8 3 (7.69%) OOD
8 3 (7.69%) UML
Programming Languages
1 34 (87.18%) Java
2 8 (20.51%) Scala
3 6 (15.38%) Python
4 5 (12.82%) JavaScript
4 5 (12.82%) XPath
5 4 (10.26%) SQL
6 3 (7.69%) XQuery
7 2 (5.13%) Bash Shell
7 2 (5.13%) Lua
7 2 (5.13%) PL/SQL
7 2 (5.13%) R
7 2 (5.13%) Shell Script
7 2 (5.13%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (28.21%) SDET
2 7 (17.95%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (10.26%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (2.56%) Nagios
Vendors
1 14 (35.90%) hybris
2 8 (20.51%) Atlassian
3 5 (12.82%) Oracle
4 4 (10.26%) Cloudera
4 4 (10.26%) Hortonworks
4 4 (10.26%) MuleSoft
5 3 (7.69%) ILOG
6 2 (5.13%) IBM
6 2 (5.13%) Pega
6 2 (5.13%) Solace
6 2 (5.13%) Sybase
7 1 (2.56%) Splunk
7 1 (2.56%) Talend
7 1 (2.56%) WSO2