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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Drools over the 3 months to 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Drools
Rank 246 228 210
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -18
Contract jobs citing Drools 7 5 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.075% 0.060% 0.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.30% 0.25% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 7
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£370 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £337 £375 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £397 £382 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £301 £400
% change year-on-year
+33.11% -24.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
2322 2040 1863
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.04% 24.29% 24.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1358 1112 1025
Average daily rate £351 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 63 97
Average hourly rate £27.50 £31.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.29% -11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £11.25 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

Drools
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Drools across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Drools within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 January 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
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Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Drools
Top 27 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 10 (71.43%) Java
2 9 (64.29%) Python
3 8 (57.14%) UML
3 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (57.14%) ICONIX
3 8 (57.14%) Network Security
4 7 (50.00%) Scrum
5 6 (42.86%) NGN
6 5 (35.71%) JUnit
7 4 (28.57%) Validation
7 4 (28.57%) Liferay
7 4 (28.57%) Golang
7 4 (28.57%) Apache Camel
8 3 (21.43%) AngularJS
8 3 (21.43%) JSON
8 3 (21.43%) SQLite
8 3 (21.43%) Google
8 3 (21.43%) C++
9 2 (14.29%) SQL
9 2 (14.29%) MongoDB
10 1 (7.14%) NoSQL
10 1 (7.14%) Multithreading
10 1 (7.14%) DV Cleared
10 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
10 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
10 1 (7.14%) Spring
10 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering

Drools
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 4 (28.57%) Liferay
Communications & Networking
1 8 (57.14%) Network Security
2 6 (42.86%) NGN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) SQLite
2 2 (14.29%) MongoDB
3 1 (7.14%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) JUnit
Job Titles
1 14 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (42.86%) Software Developer
3 4 (28.57%) Java Developer
4 3 (21.43%) UI Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Java Software Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Java Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Business Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) Apache Camel
2 3 (21.43%) AngularJS
2 3 (21.43%) JSON
3 1 (7.14%) Spring
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) UML
1 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (57.14%) ICONIX
2 7 (50.00%) Scrum
3 4 (28.57%) Validation
4 1 (7.14%) Multithreading
4 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) Java
2 9 (64.29%) Python
3 4 (28.57%) Golang
4 3 (21.43%) C++
5 2 (14.29%) SQL
6 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) DV Cleared
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Google