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 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Drools
Rank 414 386 411
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +25
Contract jobs citing Drools 28 29 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.12% 0.13% 0.076%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.39% 0.42% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 14 5
Median daily rate £500 £513 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £395 £403
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £647 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £315
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +34.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £180.00
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
7231 6958 7091
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 31.50% 30.57% 29.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 5486 4954 5146
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £305 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 34 30
Median hourly rate £22.00 £22.18 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.81% -48.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.91 £19.00 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.63 £55.00 £175.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.75% +5.71%

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 2 May 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 2 May 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
City of London +35 4 £450 -20.00%
Canary Wharf - 3 £550 -
Croydon - 2 £450 -
Drools
England

Drools
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 May 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 42 (85.71%) Java
2 25 (51.02%) REST
3 21 (42.86%) Spring
4 18 (36.73%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (36.73%) TDD
4 18 (36.73%) AngularJS
5 17 (34.69%) Front End Development
5 17 (34.69%) JUnit
6 16 (32.65%) Scrum
6 16 (32.65%) Maven
7 15 (30.61%) Banking
7 15 (30.61%) Cucumber
8 14 (28.57%) JavaScript
9 13 (26.53%) HTML
9 13 (26.53%) BDD
9 13 (26.53%) Mockito
10 12 (24.49%) Google Cloud Platform
10 12 (24.49%) CSS
10 12 (24.49%) JMS
10 12 (24.49%) Google
10 12 (24.49%) Google App Engine
10 12 (24.49%) Open Source
11 11 (22.45%) Git (software)
11 11 (22.45%) JBoss
11 11 (22.45%) SQL
11 11 (22.45%) HTML5
11 11 (22.45%) JBehave
11 11 (22.45%) Mobile App
12 10 (20.41%) J2EE
12 10 (20.41%) Finance

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 11 (22.45%) JBoss
2 6 (12.24%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (8.16%) Tomcat
4 2 (4.08%) Apache ServiceMix
4 2 (4.08%) Mule
4 2 (4.08%) Mule ESB
4 2 (4.08%) WebLogic
4 2 (4.08%) WildFly
5 1 (2.04%) Apache
5 1 (2.04%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 4 (8.16%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 12 (24.49%) Google App Engine
1 12 (24.49%) Google Cloud Platform
2 8 (16.33%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (16.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (8.16%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.04%) FTP
1 1 (2.04%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.33%) Hadoop
1 8 (16.33%) NoSQL
2 6 (12.24%) HBase
3 5 (10.20%) MongoDB
4 4 (8.16%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (4.08%) JasperReports
5 2 (4.08%) MySQL
5 2 (4.08%) Oracle Database
5 2 (4.08%) Relational Database
5 2 (4.08%) SQL Server
6 1 (2.04%) Neo4j
6 1 (2.04%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 17 (34.69%) JUnit
2 16 (32.65%) Maven
3 15 (30.61%) Cucumber
4 13 (26.53%) Mockito
5 11 (22.45%) Git (software)
5 11 (22.45%) JBehave
6 7 (14.29%) JIRA
7 5 (10.20%) Jenkins
8 4 (8.16%) Eclipse
9 3 (6.12%) Ant
9 3 (6.12%) FitNesse
9 3 (6.12%) Selenium
10 2 (4.08%) Artifactory
10 2 (4.08%) Hudson
10 2 (4.08%) JMeter
11 1 (2.04%) JIRA Agile
11 1 (2.04%) Subversion
General
1 15 (30.61%) Banking
2 10 (20.41%) Finance
3 5 (10.20%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.04%) Back Office
4 1 (2.04%) Legal
4 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 40 (81.63%) Developer
2 34 (69.39%) Java Developer
3 6 (12.24%) Cloud Developer
3 6 (12.24%) Core Java Developer
4 5 (10.20%) Elasticsearch Developer
4 5 (10.20%) Investment Banking Java Developer
4 5 (10.20%) Lead Developer
4 5 (10.20%) Lead Java Developer
4 5 (10.20%) SC Cleared Java Developer
5 4 (8.16%) Architect
5 4 (8.16%) Oracle Developer
5 4 (8.16%) Scrum Master
5 4 (8.16%) Senior Developer
6 3 (6.12%) AWS Developer
6 3 (6.12%) Azure Developer
6 3 (6.12%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Java Architect
7 2 (4.08%) Java Technical Architect
7 2 (4.08%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (51.02%) REST
2 21 (42.86%) Spring
3 18 (36.73%) AngularJS
4 13 (26.53%) HTML
5 12 (24.49%) CSS
5 12 (24.49%) JMS
6 11 (22.45%) HTML5
7 10 (20.41%) J2EE
7 10 (20.41%) JSON
8 9 (18.37%) Apache Camel
8 9 (18.37%) SOAP
9 8 (16.33%) Web Services
9 8 (16.33%) XML
10 6 (12.24%) Hibernate
10 6 (12.24%) Spring MVC
11 5 (10.20%) Apache CXF
11 5 (10.20%) JPA
11 5 (10.20%) jQuery
12 4 (8.16%) Google Maps API
12 4 (8.16%) jBPM
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.45%) Mobile App
2 5 (10.20%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.08%) SWIFT
4 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.04%) Blog
4 1 (2.04%) Clustering
4 1 (2.04%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (16.33%) Linux
2 6 (12.24%) Unix
3 1 (2.04%) Solaris
3 1 (2.04%) SUSE
3 1 (2.04%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (36.73%) Agile Software Development
1 18 (36.73%) TDD
2 17 (34.69%) Front End Development
3 16 (32.65%) Scrum
4 13 (26.53%) BDD
5 12 (24.49%) Open Source
6 10 (20.41%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (18.37%) SOA
8 8 (16.33%) Technical Architecture
9 7 (14.29%) MVVM
10 6 (12.24%) DevOps
10 6 (12.24%) MVC
11 4 (8.16%) Mentoring
11 4 (8.16%) Mobile Application Development
11 4 (8.16%) Software Architecture
12 3 (6.12%) BPMN
12 3 (6.12%) Continuous Delivery
12 3 (6.12%) CQRS
12 3 (6.12%) Stakeholder Management
13 2 (4.08%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 42 (85.71%) Java
2 14 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 11 (22.45%) SQL
4 7 (14.29%) Python
5 3 (6.12%) Ruby
6 2 (4.08%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.04%) Korn
Qualifications
1 10 (20.41%) Security Cleared
2 8 (16.33%) SC Cleared
3 5 (10.20%) DV Cleared
4 2 (4.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) ISO20022
System Software
1 6 (12.24%) HDFS
2 4 (8.16%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (4.08%) Ansible
1 2 (4.08%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (4.08%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (24.49%) Google
2 8 (16.33%) Oracle
3 5 (10.20%) Atlassian
4 3 (6.12%) IBM
5 2 (4.08%) Solace
5 2 (4.08%) Sybase