Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey with a requirement for Drools skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Drools over the 6 months to 18 November 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.

Drools
South East > Surrey
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 140 119 132
Rank change year-on-year -21 +13 -
Contract jobs citing Drools 6 9 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.22% 0.39% 0.43%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.73% 1.40% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 6
Surrey median daily rate £544 £525 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.57% -4.55% -
10th Percentile £506 £513 £525
90th Percentile £609 £582 £588
South East median daily rate £475 £525 £550
% change year-on-year -9.52% -4.55% +48.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Surrey median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - -

Drools is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Surrey
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 823 641 848
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 29.83% 27.46% 30.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 596 440 587
Surrey median daily rate £450 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +12.50%
10th Percentile £325 £300 £281
90th Percentile £578 £575 £513
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +6.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 23 13
Surrey median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.76% +2.50% +23.08%
10th Percentile £42.50 £32.40 £20.10
90th Percentile £50.00 £45.80 £51.49
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +9.76% +9.33% +15.38%

Drools
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

Job postings citing Drools as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Surrey.

Job vacancy trend for Drools in Surrey

Drools
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Drools in Surrey

Drools
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Drools within the Surrey region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Camberley -3 4 £563 +7.14%
Leatherhead - 1 £525 -
Drools
South East

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 Surrey region with a requirement for Drools.

1 6 (100.00%) Java
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) SOA
2 4 (66.67%) Eclipse
2 4 (66.67%) Web Services
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Spring
2 4 (66.67%) XACML
2 4 (66.67%) REST
2 4 (66.67%) BPMN
3 3 (50.00%) OAuth
3 3 (50.00%) TDD
4 2 (33.33%) Subversion
4 2 (33.33%) Google
4 2 (33.33%) C#
4 2 (33.33%) C++
4 2 (33.33%) OO
4 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
4 2 (33.33%) GWT
4 2 (33.33%) Component Testing
5 1 (16.67%) ANTLR
5 1 (16.67%) Python
5 1 (16.67%) JMS
5 1 (16.67%) TIBCO
5 1 (16.67%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (16.67%) Linux
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 1 (16.67%) JUnit
5 1 (16.67%) Technical Architecture

Drools
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 1 (16.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) BusinessWorks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Eclipse
2 2 (33.33%) Subversion
3 1 (16.67%) ANTLR
3 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
3 1 (16.67%) JUnit
3 1 (16.67%) Maven
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
1 6 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 5 (83.33%) Senior Developer
2 5 (83.33%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) REST
1 4 (66.67%) Spring
1 4 (66.67%) Web Services
1 4 (66.67%) XACML
2 3 (50.00%) OAuth
3 2 (33.33%) GWT
4 1 (16.67%) Apache Thrift
4 1 (16.67%) JMS
4 1 (16.67%) MyBatis
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (66.67%) BPMN
1 4 (66.67%) SOA
2 3 (50.00%) TDD
3 2 (33.33%) Component Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 2 (33.33%) OO
4 1 (16.67%) Identity Access Management
4 1 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Java
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) C++
3 1 (16.67%) Python
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Google
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) TIBCO