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 3 months to 22 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
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Drools
South East / Surrey
Rank 84 98 -
Rank change year-on-year +14 -  
Contract jobs citing Drools 5 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.44% 0.39% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.26% 1.51% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 0
Median daily rate - £525 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £450 £423
% change year-on-year -11.11% +6.50%  
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 Surrey with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Surrey
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 398 331 375
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 35.10% 26.04% 26.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 270 246 239
Median daily rate £413 £400 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +12.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £325 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 15 7
Median hourly rate £45.00 £60.62 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.76% +73.18%  
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 Surrey

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Surrey 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 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 3 months to 22 March 2017. 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 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
Camberley +5 5 - -
Drools
South East

Drools
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 22 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 Surrey region with a requirement for Drools.

1 6 (100.00%) Java
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (100.00%) JUnit
1 6 (100.00%) Web Services
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
1 6 (100.00%) JMS
1 6 (100.00%) SOA
1 6 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 6 (100.00%) TIBCO
1 6 (100.00%) BusinessWorks
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) Spring
1 6 (100.00%) Maven
1 6 (100.00%) Technical Architecture
1 6 (100.00%) BPMN
1 6 (100.00%) ANTLR
1 6 (100.00%) XACML
1 6 (100.00%) REST
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 6 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 6 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 6 (100.00%) MyBatis
1 6 (100.00%) Apache Thrift
2 5 (83.33%) Information Security
2 5 (83.33%) Python

Drools
Top Related 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 6 (100.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 6 (100.00%) BusinessWorks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) ANTLR
1 6 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 6 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 6 (100.00%) JUnit
1 6 (100.00%) Maven
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
1 6 (100.00%) Java Developer
1 6 (100.00%) Senior Developer
1 6 (100.00%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) Apache Thrift
1 6 (100.00%) JMS
1 6 (100.00%) MyBatis
1 6 (100.00%) REST
1 6 (100.00%) Spring
1 6 (100.00%) Web Services
1 6 (100.00%) XACML
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) BPMN
1 6 (100.00%) SOA
1 6 (100.00%) Technical Architecture
2 5 (83.33%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Java
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 5 (83.33%) Python
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle
1 6 (100.00%) TIBCO