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 5 December 2016 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Drools
Rank - 253 257
Contract jobs citing Drools 0 6 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East - 0.064% 0.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.24% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 4
Median daily rate - £550 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +48.64%
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £500 £400
% change year-on-year
-21.00% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Drools
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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
2050 2539 2292
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 26.47% 27.00% 22.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1180 1632 1394
Median daily rate £400 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 76 40
Median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £25.00 £14.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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
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
Top 23 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, 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 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) JUnit
1 4 (100.00%) Web Services
1 4 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Spring
1 4 (100.00%) Maven
2 3 (75.00%) JMS
2 3 (75.00%) Banking
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) BPMN
2 3 (75.00%) REST
2 3 (75.00%) Identity Access Management
3 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (25.00%) RESTful
3 1 (25.00%) JBehave
3 1 (25.00%) J2EE
3 1 (25.00%) J2SE
3 1 (25.00%) Front Office
3 1 (25.00%) TIBCO
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) TIBCO EMS

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:

Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 4 (100.00%) JUnit
1 4 (100.00%) Maven
2 1 (25.00%) JBehave
2 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Java Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Senior Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) Spring
1 4 (100.00%) Web Services
2 3 (75.00%) JMS
2 3 (75.00%) REST
3 1 (25.00%) J2EE
3 1 (25.00%) J2SE
3 1 (25.00%) RESTful
3 1 (25.00%) TIBCO EMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) BPMN
2 3 (75.00%) Identity Access Management
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) TIBCO