The table below looks at the statistics for Struts skills in IT contracts advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Struts over the 3 months to 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Struts
Rank 22 20 22
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Contract jobs citing Struts 6 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 4.65% 2.02% 1.92%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.09% 5.26% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
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£298 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £356 £339 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.16% -3.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +46.66%
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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 Belfast region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Belfast
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
66 38 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 51.16% 38.38% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 15 12
Average daily rate £300 £375 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £297 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £400 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

Struts
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Struts across the Belfast region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Struts Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

Struts
Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

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

Struts Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

Struts
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Belfast region citing Struts also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Struts.

1 8 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 6 (75.00%) Oracle
3 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
4 3 (37.50%) Banking
4 3 (37.50%) Spring
4 3 (37.50%) Hibernate
5 2 (25.00%) UNIX
5 2 (25.00%) SQR
5 2 (25.00%) Korn
5 2 (25.00%) International Banking
5 2 (25.00%) jQuery
5 2 (25.00%) Sybase
5 2 (25.00%) JSP
5 2 (25.00%) Servlets
5 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
5 2 (25.00%) VBScript
5 2 (25.00%) VB
5 2 (25.00%) J2EE
5 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (25.00%) Perl
5 2 (25.00%) PL/SQL
5 2 (25.00%) Struts2
5 2 (25.00%) C-shell
6 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
6 1 (12.50%) REST
6 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
6 1 (12.50%) SOAP
6 1 (12.50%) Web Services
6 1 (12.50%) XML

Struts
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Belfast region citing Struts also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Struts. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Maven
General
1 3 (37.50%) Banking
2 2 (25.00%) International Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
1 8 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Java Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) Hibernate
1 3 (37.50%) Spring
2 2 (25.00%) jQuery
2 2 (25.00%) Struts2
2 2 (25.00%) J2EE
2 2 (25.00%) JSP
2 2 (25.00%) Servlets
3 1 (12.50%) SOAP
3 1 (12.50%) Web Services
3 1 (12.50%) XML
3 1 (12.50%) XSD
3 1 (12.50%) FIXML
3 1 (12.50%) REST
3 1 (12.50%) RESTful
3 1 (12.50%) JSON
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) SOA
1 1 (12.50%) Scrum
1 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (75.00%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (25.00%) VBScript
3 2 (25.00%) VB
3 2 (25.00%) SQR
3 2 (25.00%) Korn
3 2 (25.00%) C-shell
3 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (25.00%) Perl
3 2 (25.00%) PL/SQL
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) Sybase
3 1 (12.50%) TIBCO