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 19 February 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Drools
England / London
Rank 393 386 391
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +5
Contract jobs citing Drools 2 27 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.011% 0.13% 0.084%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.030% 0.40% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 16 5
Median daily rate £500 £456 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% -13.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £433 £458
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £563 £610
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
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
6621 6742 6410
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 34.79% 31.52% 30.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 4973 4988 4752
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 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 43 22
Median hourly rate £47.50 £50.00 £28.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +76.99%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £23.75 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £55.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.75 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +15.67%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 18 (81.82%) Java
2 13 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (59.09%) Spring
3 9 (40.91%) Maven
3 9 (40.91%) Banking
3 9 (40.91%) Finance
3 9 (40.91%) JUnit
3 9 (40.91%) Apache Solr
3 9 (40.91%) Jenkins
4 8 (36.36%) AngularJS
4 8 (36.36%) Apache Spark
4 8 (36.36%) Scala
4 8 (36.36%) Big Data
4 8 (36.36%) Apache
5 7 (31.82%) QA
5 7 (31.82%) SoapUI
5 7 (31.82%) Relational Database
6 6 (27.27%) Cucumber
6 6 (27.27%) BDD
6 6 (27.27%) JIRA
7 5 (22.73%) XPath
7 5 (22.73%) Selenium
7 5 (22.73%) Atlassian
7 5 (22.73%) Scrum
7 5 (22.73%) SOA
7 5 (22.73%) Tomcat
7 5 (22.73%) E-Commerce
7 5 (22.73%) XSL
7 5 (22.73%) MySQL
7 5 (22.73%) hybris

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 9 (40.91%) Apache Solr
2 8 (36.36%) Apache
2 8 (36.36%) Apache Spark
3 5 (22.73%) Confluence
3 5 (22.73%) Tomcat
4 4 (18.18%) Apache Pig
5 2 (9.09%) JBoss
5 2 (9.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (4.55%) Mule
6 1 (4.55%) Mule ESB
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) OpenShift
2 1 (4.55%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (36.36%) Big Data
2 7 (31.82%) Relational Database
3 5 (22.73%) MySQL
4 4 (18.18%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (18.18%) Apache Hive
4 4 (18.18%) Data Lake
4 4 (18.18%) Flink
4 4 (18.18%) Hadoop
4 4 (18.18%) HBase
4 4 (18.18%) MongoDB
4 4 (18.18%) NoSQL
4 4 (18.18%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (18.18%) RDBMS
5 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (40.91%) Jenkins
1 9 (40.91%) JUnit
1 9 (40.91%) Maven
2 7 (31.82%) SoapUI
3 6 (27.27%) Cucumber
3 6 (27.27%) JIRA
4 5 (22.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 5 (22.73%) Git (software)
4 5 (22.73%) Selenium
4 5 (22.73%) WebDriver
5 2 (9.09%) Ant
5 2 (9.09%) Checkstyle
5 2 (9.09%) Eclipse
5 2 (9.09%) IntelliJ
5 2 (9.09%) Subversion
5 2 (9.09%) XMLUnit
General
1 9 (40.91%) Banking
1 9 (40.91%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Automotive
2 3 (13.64%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 17 (77.27%) Developer
2 8 (36.36%) Java Developer
3 7 (31.82%) Software Developer
4 5 (22.73%) Developer in Test
4 5 (22.73%) Senior Developer
4 5 (22.73%) Senior Software Developer
5 4 (18.18%) Big Data Engineer
5 4 (18.18%) Data Engineer
5 4 (18.18%) Java Engineer
6 3 (13.64%) Lead Developer
6 3 (13.64%) XML Developer
7 2 (9.09%) Angular Developer
7 2 (9.09%) HTML CSS Developer
7 2 (9.09%) HTML Developer
7 2 (9.09%) Lead Software Developer
7 2 (9.09%) Senior Manager
7 2 (9.09%) Senior Test Manager
7 2 (9.09%) Software Test Manager
7 2 (9.09%) Test Leader
7 2 (9.09%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (59.09%) Spring
2 8 (36.36%) AngularJS
3 5 (22.73%) RESTful
3 5 (22.73%) XSL
4 4 (18.18%) Akka
4 4 (18.18%) HTML
4 4 (18.18%) HTML5
4 4 (18.18%) Kafka
4 4 (18.18%) Spark Streaming
5 3 (13.64%) CSS
5 3 (13.64%) CSS3
5 3 (13.64%) XML
6 2 (9.09%) Apache Camel
6 2 (9.09%) Hibernate
6 2 (9.09%) JavaBeans
6 2 (9.09%) JDBC
6 2 (9.09%) JMS
6 2 (9.09%) Web Services
6 2 (9.09%) XSD
7 1 (4.55%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Derivative
1 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (4.55%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (27.27%) BDD
3 5 (22.73%) E-Commerce
3 5 (22.73%) Scrum
3 5 (22.73%) SOA
3 5 (22.73%) Test Automation
4 4 (18.18%) Functional Programming
4 4 (18.18%) MapReduce
4 4 (18.18%) Open Source
4 4 (18.18%) Unit Testing
5 3 (13.64%) Content Management
5 3 (13.64%) Microservices
5 3 (13.64%) OO
5 3 (13.64%) OOD
5 3 (13.64%) SDLC
6 2 (9.09%) Automated Testing
6 2 (9.09%) Code Coverage
6 2 (9.09%) Fund Management
6 2 (9.09%) Use Case
6 2 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (81.82%) Java
2 8 (36.36%) Scala
3 5 (22.73%) XPath
4 4 (18.18%) Python
5 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
5 3 (13.64%) SQL
5 3 (13.64%) XQuery
6 2 (9.09%) PL/SQL
6 2 (9.09%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (31.82%) QA
2 5 (22.73%) SDET
Systems Management
1 4 (18.18%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) Atlassian
1 5 (22.73%) hybris
2 4 (18.18%) Cloudera
2 4 (18.18%) Databricks
2 4 (18.18%) Hortonworks
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle
3 2 (9.09%) Solace
3 2 (9.09%) Sybase