The table below looks at the statistics for Drools skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands 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 137 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Drools 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.036% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.14% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
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
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 West Midlands region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
728 570 582
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 26.24% 22.49% 24.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 450 353 352
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £550 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 14 10
Median hourly rate £16.00 £33.55 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.30% +0.14%
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 West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands 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 West Midlands

Drools
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Drools Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Drools
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Drools within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Shropshire - 1 - -
Drools
England

Drools
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Drools.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) PL/SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) HDFS
2 2 (66.67%) Apache Spark
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) Unix
2 2 (66.67%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) Extreme Programming
2 2 (66.67%) ETL
2 2 (66.67%) XBRL
2 2 (66.67%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (66.67%) Informatica
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 2 (66.67%) JIRA
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Pentaho
2 2 (66.67%) Hadoop
2 2 (66.67%) Confluence
2 2 (66.67%) Apache Hive
2 2 (66.67%) iXBRL
2 2 (66.67%) R

Drools
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 2 (66.67%) Apache Pig
1 2 (66.67%) Apache Spark
1 2 (66.67%) Confluence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Apache Hive
1 2 (66.67%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (66.67%) Hadoop
1 2 (66.67%) HBase
1 2 (66.67%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Cloud Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Cloud Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Hadoop Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) iXBRL
1 2 (66.67%) XBRL
1 2 (66.67%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) JSON
2 1 (33.33%) REST
2 1 (33.33%) Spring
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Analytics
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) Data Analytics
2 2 (66.67%) ETL
2 2 (66.67%) Extreme Programming
2 2 (66.67%) MapReduce
2 2 (66.67%) Process Improvement
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) User Stories
3 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) PL/SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) HDFS
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cloudera
1 2 (66.67%) Informatica
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
1 2 (66.67%) Red Hat