The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Drools skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Drools over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Drools
London / City of London
Rank - 152 191
Contract jobs citing Drools 0 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London - 0.18% 0.078%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.55% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 4
Median daily rate - £450 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -14.28%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £463 £425
% change year-on-year -13.51% +8.82%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Drools is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 1049 1091 1530
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 35.04% 32.79% 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 867 918 1224
Median daily rate £475 £463 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +8.82%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 7
Median hourly rate £35.00 £55.00 £27.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.36% +100.94%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

Drools
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing Drools as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for Drools in the City of London

Drools
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Drools in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Drools in the City of London

Drools
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 City of London region with a requirement for Drools.

1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Apache
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
1 2 (100.00%) Spring
1 2 (100.00%) Apache Solr
1 2 (100.00%) Scala
1 2 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 2 (100.00%) Open Source
1 2 (100.00%) Apache Hive
1 2 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (100.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 2 (100.00%) MapReduce
1 2 (100.00%) HBase
1 2 (100.00%) Big Data
1 2 (100.00%) Hortonworks
1 2 (100.00%) Kafka
1 2 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (100.00%) Apache Pig
1 2 (100.00%) Akka
1 2 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (100.00%) Apache Spark
1 2 (100.00%) Hadoop YARN
1 2 (100.00%) Flink
1 2 (100.00%) Data Lake

Drools
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 (100.00%) Apache
1 2 (100.00%) Apache Pig
1 2 (100.00%) Apache Solr
1 2 (100.00%) Apache Spark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (100.00%) Apache Hive
1 2 (100.00%) Big Data
1 2 (100.00%) Data Lake
1 2 (100.00%) Flink
1 2 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 2 (100.00%) HBase
1 2 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 2 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (100.00%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Big Data Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Data Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Akka
1 2 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (100.00%) Kafka
1 2 (100.00%) Spring
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) MapReduce
1 2 (100.00%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) Scala
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Hortonworks