The table below looks at the statistics for Drools skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Drools over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Drools
England / South East
Rank 234 260 261
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +1
Contract jobs citing Drools 5 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.065% 0.034% 0.063%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.25% 0.14% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 4
Median daily rate £455 £525 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +41.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £525 £337
10% offered a daily rate of more than £571 £525 £397
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 South East region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1977 2177 2358
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.83% 24.88% 24.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1233 1476 1354
Median daily rate £400 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £480 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 50 55
Median hourly rate £43.50 £47.83 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.05% +73.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £15.00 £17.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £72.89 £60.62 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £38.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +13.23%

Drools
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East 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 the South East

Drools
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Drools across the South East region.

Drools Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Drools
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Drools across the South East region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017.

Drools Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Drools
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Drools across the South East region.

Drools Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Drools
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Drools within the South East region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. 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 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
Surrey +16 3 £600 +14.28%
Buckinghamshire - 2 £453 -
Drools
England

Drools
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 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 South East region with a requirement for Drools.

1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) SOA
1 5 (100.00%) BPMN
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 5 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (60.00%) MyBatis
2 3 (60.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (60.00%) Apache Thrift
2 3 (60.00%) ANTLR
2 3 (60.00%) XACML
2 3 (60.00%) REST
2 3 (60.00%) Spring
2 3 (60.00%) Maven
2 3 (60.00%) Technical Architecture
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Eclipse
2 3 (60.00%) TIBCO
2 3 (60.00%) BusinessWorks
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) JMS
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) JUnit
2 3 (60.00%) Web Services
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) UML
3 2 (40.00%) OO
3 2 (40.00%) Python
3 2 (40.00%) EAI
3 2 (40.00%) Data Modelling

Drools
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 5 (100.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (60.00%) BusinessWorks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) ANTLR
1 3 (60.00%) Eclipse
1 3 (60.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (60.00%) JUnit
1 3 (60.00%) Maven
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
1 3 (60.00%) Java Developer
1 3 (60.00%) Senior Developer
1 3 (60.00%) Senior Java Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) Apache Thrift
1 3 (60.00%) JMS
1 3 (60.00%) MyBatis
1 3 (60.00%) REST
1 3 (60.00%) Spring
1 3 (60.00%) Web Services
1 3 (60.00%) XACML
2 2 (40.00%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) BPMN
1 5 (100.00%) SOA
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (40.00%) Data Modelling
3 2 (40.00%) EAI
3 2 (40.00%) Information Security
3 2 (40.00%) Logical Data Model
3 2 (40.00%) OO
3 2 (40.00%) TOGAF
3 2 (40.00%) UML
3 2 (40.00%) Use Case
3 2 (40.00%) Wireframes
4 1 (20.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) Python
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
2 3 (60.00%) TIBCO