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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Drools
Rank 379 395 378
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -17
Contract jobs citing Drools 31 20 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.14% 0.083% 0.050%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.46% 0.28% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 5 11
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90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £455 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £632 £535 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £340 £409
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -16.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £180.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
- +300.00%
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
6672 7111 6374
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 29.91% 29.36% 29.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4738 5103 4617
Average daily rate £425 £400 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 36 64
Average hourly rate £22.50 £38.75 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.93% -3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £30.00 £19.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £170.50 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 17 April 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 17 April 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
City of London +25 5 £525 -4.54% 2
Wimbledon - 1 - -
New Malden - - - -
Drools
England

Drools
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 37 (92.50%) Java
2 31 (77.50%) Spring
3 18 (45.00%) Oracle
4 17 (42.50%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (42.50%) Maven
4 17 (42.50%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (40.00%) SQL
5 16 (40.00%) Finance
6 15 (37.50%) REST
7 14 (35.00%) Web Services
7 14 (35.00%) Linux
7 14 (35.00%) JMS
8 13 (32.50%) JUnit
9 11 (27.50%) HTML
9 11 (27.50%) Eclipse
9 11 (27.50%) BPMN
9 11 (27.50%) Relational Database
10 10 (25.00%) Oracle Database
10 10 (25.00%) Spring Integration
10 10 (25.00%) RESTful
10 10 (25.00%) Multithreading
10 10 (25.00%) Computer Science
10 10 (25.00%) Spring MVC
10 10 (25.00%) Degree
10 10 (25.00%) Banking
10 10 (25.00%) MVC
10 10 (25.00%) J2EE
10 10 (25.00%) Python
11 9 (22.50%) SOA
11 9 (22.50%) Code Coverage

Drools
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 8 (20.00%) Oracle Workflow
2 4 (10.00%) JBoss
3 3 (7.50%) Apache
3 3 (7.50%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.50%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (2.50%) Alfresco
4 1 (2.50%) nginx
4 1 (2.50%) Confluence
4 1 (2.50%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (2.50%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.50%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) LDAP
1 1 (2.50%) SAN
1 1 (2.50%) DSL
1 1 (2.50%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (27.50%) Relational Database
2 10 (25.00%) Oracle Database
3 8 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 8 (20.00%) Pentaho
4 6 (15.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (7.50%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (7.50%) JasperReports
5 3 (7.50%) Hazelcast
6 2 (5.00%) MySQL
6 2 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (2.50%) RDBMS
7 1 (2.50%) MongoDB
7 1 (2.50%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (42.50%) Maven
2 13 (32.50%) JUnit
3 11 (27.50%) Eclipse
4 9 (22.50%) VisualVM
4 9 (22.50%) YourKit
5 3 (7.50%) Jenkins
6 2 (5.00%) Lombardi
6 2 (5.00%) JIRA
6 2 (5.00%) Git (software)
7 1 (2.50%) ANTLR
7 1 (2.50%) Mockito
7 1 (2.50%) Cucumber
7 1 (2.50%) Gradle
7 1 (2.50%) Selenium
General
1 16 (40.00%) Finance
2 10 (25.00%) Banking
3 9 (22.50%) Investment Banking
4 3 (7.50%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.50%) Retail
5 1 (2.50%) Legal
5 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 34 (85.00%) Developer
2 30 (75.00%) Java Developer
3 7 (17.50%) Senior Developer
3 7 (17.50%) Senior Java Developer
4 5 (12.50%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 5 (12.50%) J2EE Developer
5 3 (7.50%) Middleware Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Junior
6 2 (5.00%) Junior Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Junior Java Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Junior Java Software Developer
7 1 (2.50%) UI Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Junior Software Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Environment Manager
7 1 (2.50%) Java Software Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Technical Specialist
7 1 (2.50%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.50%) Software Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Architect
7 1 (2.50%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (77.50%) Spring
2 15 (37.50%) REST
3 14 (35.00%) Web Services
3 14 (35.00%) JMS
4 11 (27.50%) HTML
5 10 (25.00%) J2EE
5 10 (25.00%) Spring MVC
5 10 (25.00%) RESTful
5 10 (25.00%) Spring Integration
6 8 (20.00%) HTML5
7 6 (15.00%) Dojo
8 5 (12.50%) JPA
8 5 (12.50%) Apache Camel
8 5 (12.50%) XML
9 4 (10.00%) jQuery
9 4 (10.00%) Hibernate
10 3 (7.50%) Middleware
10 3 (7.50%) CSS
10 3 (7.50%) SOAP
11 2 (5.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 17 (42.50%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 8 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 8 (20.00%) Equities
3 8 (20.00%) Derivative
3 8 (20.00%) Equity Derivative
3 8 (20.00%) Open Source
4 3 (7.50%) Clustering
5 2 (5.00%) CMDB
5 2 (5.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 14 (35.00%) Linux
2 2 (5.00%) Windows
2 2 (5.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (42.50%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (27.50%) BPMN
3 10 (25.00%) Multithreading
3 10 (25.00%) MVC
4 9 (22.50%) Software Engineering
4 9 (22.50%) SOA
4 9 (22.50%) Code Coverage
4 9 (22.50%) Low Latency
5 8 (20.00%) Dimensional Modelling
5 8 (20.00%) ETL
5 8 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
5 8 (20.00%) Workflow
6 5 (12.50%) Project Management
7 4 (10.00%) OO
7 4 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (7.50%) TDD
8 3 (7.50%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (7.50%) ITSM
8 3 (7.50%) Web Development
9 2 (5.00%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 37 (92.50%) Java
2 16 (40.00%) SQL
3 10 (25.00%) Python
4 7 (17.50%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.00%) Perl
5 2 (5.00%) VBScript
5 2 (5.00%) VB
5 2 (5.00%) Shell Script
5 2 (5.00%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.50%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 10 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (5.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.00%) EMIR
System Software
1 2 (5.00%) Xen
1 2 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (5.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.50%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) Nagios
1 2 (5.00%) SCCM
1 2 (5.00%) SCOM
1 2 (5.00%) Zenoss
1 2 (5.00%) Puppet
1 2 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.50%) logstash
2 1 (2.50%) Kibana
2 1 (2.50%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 18 (45.00%) Oracle
2 4 (10.00%) IBM
3 2 (5.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.00%) Business Objects
3 2 (5.00%) HP
3 2 (5.00%) BMC
3 2 (5.00%) CA
3 2 (5.00%) ILOG
3 2 (5.00%) Remedy
3 2 (5.00%) VMware
4 1 (2.50%) Twitter
4 1 (2.50%) TIBCO
4 1 (2.50%) Sun