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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Drools
Rank 395 400 376
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -24
Contract jobs citing Drools 16 6 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.068% 0.026% 0.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.22% 0.083% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 23
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£370 £494 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.06% -5.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £388 £453
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 -
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £45.00
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
7224 7215 7279
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.90% 31.02% 31.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 5234 5198 5230
Average daily rate £425 £423 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.59% +5.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 33 97
Average hourly rate £22.50 £45.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £17.50 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £53.00 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+15.94% -1.42%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 - 4 - -
City of London -4 1 £600 +54.83% 2
Drools
England

Drools
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 42 (89.36%) Java
2 33 (70.21%) Spring
3 24 (51.06%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (48.94%) JUnit
5 20 (42.55%) Maven
6 18 (38.30%) Oracle
7 16 (34.04%) Linux
7 16 (34.04%) SOA
7 16 (34.04%) Finance
8 15 (31.91%) JBoss
8 15 (31.91%) J2EE
8 15 (31.91%) SQL
8 15 (31.91%) REST
8 15 (31.91%) Analytical Skills
9 14 (29.79%) Apache Camel
9 14 (29.79%) MVC
9 14 (29.79%) Spring MVC
10 13 (27.66%) Open Source
11 11 (23.40%) HTML5
11 11 (23.40%) Scrum
11 11 (23.40%) Software Engineering
11 11 (23.40%) HTML
11 11 (23.40%) Web Services
12 10 (21.28%) Apache
12 10 (21.28%) Banking
12 10 (21.28%) Dojo
12 10 (21.28%) Apache CXF
12 10 (21.28%) Spring Integration
12 10 (21.28%) Oracle Database
12 10 (21.28%) Relational Database

Drools
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 15 (31.91%) JBoss
2 10 (21.28%) Apache
3 8 (17.02%) Oracle Workflow
3 8 (17.02%) nginx
3 8 (17.02%) Confluence
4 7 (14.89%) Alfresco
5 6 (12.77%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (10.64%) Mule ESB
6 5 (10.64%) Mule
6 5 (10.64%) Tomcat
7 4 (8.51%) iPlanet
7 4 (8.51%) WebLogic
7 4 (8.51%) GlassFish
7 4 (8.51%) Jetty
7 4 (8.51%) Apache Qpid
7 4 (8.51%) Node.js
7 4 (8.51%) Apache TomEE
7 4 (8.51%) Tornado
7 4 (8.51%) WildFly
8 1 (2.13%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 4 (8.51%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (4.26%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.64%) OpenShift
2 1 (2.13%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.02%) OpenLDAP
2 4 (8.51%) HTTP
3 3 (6.38%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (21.28%) Oracle Database
1 10 (21.28%) Relational Database
2 8 (17.02%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (17.02%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (17.02%) Oracle Database 11g
2 8 (17.02%) Pentaho
3 6 (12.77%) MySQL
4 5 (10.64%) MongoDB
5 4 (8.51%) Redis
5 4 (8.51%) Riak
5 4 (8.51%) Infinispan
5 4 (8.51%) InterSystems Cache
6 3 (6.38%) SQL Server
7 2 (4.26%) RDBMS
8 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 23 (48.94%) JUnit
2 20 (42.55%) Maven
3 9 (19.15%) Eclipse
3 9 (19.15%) JIRA
3 9 (19.15%) Selenium
3 9 (19.15%) Jenkins
4 8 (17.02%) Gradle
5 7 (14.89%) VisualVM
5 7 (14.89%) YourKit
6 6 (12.77%) Git (software)
6 6 (12.77%) JMeter
7 5 (10.64%) Mocha
7 5 (10.64%) Artifactory
7 5 (10.64%) Gerrit
7 5 (10.64%) SonarQube
8 4 (8.51%) Mockito
9 2 (4.26%) Lombardi
10 1 (2.13%) FitNesse
10 1 (2.13%) TeamCity
10 1 (2.13%) Cucumber
General
1 16 (34.04%) Finance
2 10 (21.28%) Banking
3 9 (19.15%) Investment Banking
4 5 (10.64%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.13%) Retail
5 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 33 (70.21%) Developer
2 29 (61.70%) Java Developer
3 8 (17.02%) Architect
4 6 (12.77%) Senior Developer
4 6 (12.77%) Senior Java Developer
5 5 (10.64%) J2EE Developer
5 5 (10.64%) Java Architect
5 5 (10.64%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 4 (8.51%) Middleware Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Java Software Developer
7 3 (6.38%) Junior Java Software Developer
7 3 (6.38%) Software Developer
7 3 (6.38%) Junior
7 3 (6.38%) Junior Software Developer
7 3 (6.38%) Junior Developer
7 3 (6.38%) Junior Java Developer
8 1 (2.13%) Applications Architect
8 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Architect
8 1 (2.13%) Technical Leader
8 1 (2.13%) Java Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (70.21%) Spring
2 15 (31.91%) J2EE
2 15 (31.91%) REST
3 14 (29.79%) Spring MVC
3 14 (29.79%) Apache Camel
4 11 (23.40%) HTML5
4 11 (23.40%) HTML
4 11 (23.40%) Web Services
5 10 (21.28%) Apache CXF
5 10 (21.28%) Spring Integration
5 10 (21.28%) Dojo
6 9 (19.15%) JMS
6 9 (19.15%) Hibernate
7 8 (17.02%) ActiveMQ
7 8 (17.02%) RESTful
7 8 (17.02%) JPA
7 8 (17.02%) Backbone.js
8 7 (14.89%) RESTEasy
8 7 (14.89%) AngularJS
9 6 (12.77%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 15 (31.91%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (17.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 8 (17.02%) Equities
2 8 (17.02%) Derivative
2 8 (17.02%) Equity Derivative
2 8 (17.02%) Computer Science
3 4 (8.51%) W3C
4 2 (4.26%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.26%) CMDB
4 2 (4.26%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 16 (34.04%) Linux
2 5 (10.64%) Ubuntu
2 5 (10.64%) CentOS
3 2 (4.26%) Windows
3 2 (4.26%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (51.06%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (34.04%) SOA
3 14 (29.79%) MVC
4 13 (27.66%) Open Source
5 11 (23.40%) Software Engineering
5 11 (23.40%) Scrum
6 9 (19.15%) BPMN
7 8 (17.02%) Unit Testing
7 8 (17.02%) Multithreading
7 8 (17.02%) Dimensional Modelling
7 8 (17.02%) Workflow
7 8 (17.02%) ETL
7 8 (17.02%) SDLC
8 7 (14.89%) Code Coverage
8 7 (14.89%) TDD
8 7 (14.89%) Technical Architecture
8 7 (14.89%) Low Latency
9 5 (10.64%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (10.64%) Configuration Management
9 5 (10.64%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 42 (89.36%) Java
2 15 (31.91%) SQL
3 9 (19.15%) Python
4 8 (17.02%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.26%) Perl
5 2 (4.26%) VBScript
5 2 (4.26%) VB
5 2 (4.26%) Shell Script
5 2 (4.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (17.02%) Degree
2 7 (14.89%) Security Cleared
3 4 (8.51%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.51%) EMIR
2 1 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 6 (12.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (10.64%) Active Directory
2 5 (10.64%) vCloud
3 4 (8.51%) Varnish
3 4 (8.51%) Squid
4 3 (6.38%) GlusterFS
5 2 (4.26%) Xen
5 2 (4.26%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (17.02%) ZABBIX
1 8 (17.02%) logstash
1 8 (17.02%) Kibana
1 8 (17.02%) Rundeck
2 7 (14.89%) Puppet
3 5 (10.64%) HAProxy
3 5 (10.64%) Ansible
3 5 (10.64%) Salt
4 2 (4.26%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (4.26%) Zenoss
4 2 (4.26%) Nagios
4 2 (4.26%) SCCM
4 2 (4.26%) SCOM
Vendors
1 18 (38.30%) Oracle
2 7 (14.89%) VMware
3 5 (10.64%) Pega
3 5 (10.64%) Splunk
3 5 (10.64%) Twitter
3 5 (10.64%) Red Hat
4 3 (6.38%) IBM
5 2 (4.26%) Microsoft
5 2 (4.26%) HP
5 2 (4.26%) BMC
5 2 (4.26%) CA
5 2 (4.26%) ILOG
5 2 (4.26%) Remedy
5 2 (4.26%) Business Objects
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