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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Drools
Rank 402 419 416
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -3
Contract jobs citing Drools 20 16 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.093% 0.068% 0.026%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.29% 0.22% 0.083%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 4
Median daily rate £525 £370 £494
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.89% -25.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £300 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £370 £400
% change year-on-year
-2.02% -7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
6980 7337 7253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 32.34% 31.33% 31.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 5352 5329 5243
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 49 33
Median hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.77% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.92 £16.09 £17.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £190.00 £60.00 £160.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%

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
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 30 June 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
Croydon -13 3 £450 -
City of London +55 2 £525 -12.50% 1
Canary Wharf - 1 £525 -
Drools
England

Drools
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 37 (86.05%) Java
2 28 (65.12%) REST
3 24 (55.81%) Spring
4 22 (51.16%) JUnit
5 21 (48.84%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (48.84%) TDD
6 20 (46.51%) Maven
6 20 (46.51%) AngularJS
7 17 (39.53%) Scrum
8 16 (37.21%) JavaScript
8 16 (37.21%) Cucumber
9 15 (34.88%) HTML
9 15 (34.88%) JMS
10 14 (32.56%) CSS
10 14 (32.56%) SQL
10 14 (32.56%) J2EE
10 14 (32.56%) Finance
10 14 (32.56%) Banking
11 13 (30.23%) Continuous Integration
11 13 (30.23%) SOAP
11 13 (30.23%) HTML5
12 12 (27.91%) Mockito
12 12 (27.91%) BDD
12 12 (27.91%) Google Cloud Platform
12 12 (27.91%) SOA
12 12 (27.91%) XML
12 12 (27.91%) Google App Engine
12 12 (27.91%) Open Source
12 12 (27.91%) Google
13 11 (25.58%) JSON

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 6 (13.95%) JBoss
2 4 (9.30%) Mule
2 4 (9.30%) Mule ESB
3 2 (4.65%) Apache ServiceMix
3 2 (4.65%) Tomcat
3 2 (4.65%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (2.33%) WildFly
Applications
1 4 (9.30%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 12 (27.91%) Google App Engine
1 12 (27.91%) Google Cloud Platform
2 8 (18.60%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (18.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (9.30%) Lucidchart
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.60%) NoSQL
2 6 (13.95%) Relational Database
3 5 (11.63%) MongoDB
4 3 (6.98%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (6.98%) SQL Server
5 2 (4.65%) Hadoop
5 2 (4.65%) JasperReports
5 2 (4.65%) MySQL
6 1 (2.33%) Neo4j
6 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (2.33%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 22 (51.16%) JUnit
2 20 (46.51%) Maven
3 16 (37.21%) Cucumber
4 12 (27.91%) Mockito
5 11 (25.58%) Git (software)
5 11 (25.58%) JBehave
6 9 (20.93%) Eclipse
7 6 (13.95%) JIRA
8 5 (11.63%) FitNesse
9 3 (6.98%) Jenkins
9 3 (6.98%) Selenium
10 2 (4.65%) Ant
10 2 (4.65%) Artifactory
10 2 (4.65%) Hudson
10 2 (4.65%) JMeter
11 1 (2.33%) JIRA Agile
General
1 14 (32.56%) Banking
1 14 (32.56%) Finance
2 4 (9.30%) Investment Banking
3 3 (6.98%) Automotive
3 3 (6.98%) Front Office
3 3 (6.98%) Publishing
4 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 35 (81.40%) Developer
2 30 (69.77%) Java Developer
3 6 (13.95%) Cloud Developer
3 6 (13.95%) Lead Developer
3 6 (13.95%) Lead Java Developer
4 5 (11.63%) Architect
4 5 (11.63%) Core Java Developer
5 4 (9.30%) Scrum Master
5 4 (9.30%) Senior Developer
5 4 (9.30%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (6.98%) AWS Developer
6 3 (6.98%) Azure Developer
6 3 (6.98%) Low Latency Java Developer
6 3 (6.98%) XML Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Automation Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Digital Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Investment Banking Java Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Java Scrum Master
7 2 (4.65%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (65.12%) REST
2 24 (55.81%) Spring
3 20 (46.51%) AngularJS
4 15 (34.88%) HTML
4 15 (34.88%) JMS
5 14 (32.56%) CSS
5 14 (32.56%) J2EE
6 13 (30.23%) HTML5
6 13 (30.23%) SOAP
7 12 (27.91%) XML
8 11 (25.58%) JSON
8 11 (25.58%) Web Services
9 7 (16.28%) Apache Camel
10 6 (13.95%) Apache CXF
10 6 (13.95%) Hibernate
10 6 (13.95%) JAXB
11 5 (11.63%) jQuery
11 5 (11.63%) Spring MVC
12 4 (9.30%) Google Maps API
12 4 (9.30%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 11 (25.58%) Mobile App
2 5 (11.63%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.65%) Algorithms
3 2 (4.65%) SWIFT
4 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.33%) Blog
4 1 (2.33%) Clustering
4 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (25.58%) Linux
2 8 (18.60%) Unix
3 3 (6.98%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (48.84%) Agile Software Development
1 21 (48.84%) TDD
2 17 (39.53%) Scrum
3 13 (30.23%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (27.91%) BDD
4 12 (27.91%) Open Source
4 12 (27.91%) SOA
5 10 (23.26%) Front End Development
6 7 (16.28%) MVVM
6 7 (16.28%) Technical Architecture
7 6 (13.95%) MVC
8 5 (11.63%) BPMN
8 5 (11.63%) DevOps
8 5 (11.63%) OO
9 4 (9.30%) Mobile Application Development
9 4 (9.30%) OOD
9 4 (9.30%) Software Architecture
10 3 (6.98%) Automated Testing
10 3 (6.98%) ETL
10 3 (6.98%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (86.05%) Java
2 16 (37.21%) JavaScript
3 14 (32.56%) SQL
4 6 (13.95%) Python
5 3 (6.98%) Ruby
5 3 (6.98%) Shell Script
5 3 (6.98%) XPath
5 3 (6.98%) XQuery
6 1 (2.33%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (4.65%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.33%) Degree
2 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) ISO20022
System Software
1 4 (9.30%) Docker
2 2 (4.65%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (4.65%) Ansible
1 2 (4.65%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (4.65%) Puppet
2 1 (2.33%) CloudHub
Vendors
1 12 (27.91%) Google
2 7 (16.28%) Oracle
3 5 (11.63%) Atlassian
4 3 (6.98%) IBM
5 2 (4.65%) Sybase
6 1 (2.33%) MuleSoft