The first table below looks at the demand for Struts skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Struts over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Berkshire region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Struts
Rank 120 113 121
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +8
Contract jobs citing Struts 6 16 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.24% 0.65% 0.54%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.09% 2.94% 3.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 5
Average daily rate
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£330 £450 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% +38.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £301 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £546 £575 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £361 £338
% change year-on-year
-13.49% +7.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
548 544 521
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 21.82% 22.24% 16.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 268 264 240
Average daily rate £350 £388 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £488 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 13
Average hourly rate £19.00 £35.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.71% +40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.65 £34.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.10 £36.00 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.81%
Struts
South East

Struts
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

Struts Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Struts
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Struts Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Struts
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Struts across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Struts Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Struts
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Struts across the Berkshire region.

Struts Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Struts
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Struts within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +4 2 £600 +140.00%
Slough - 2 £315 - 1
Bracknell - 1 - -
Newbury - 1 - - 2
Maidenhead - - - - 1
Struts
South East

Struts
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 14 (100.00%) Java
2 11 (78.57%) Spring
3 8 (57.14%) Hibernate
4 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 7 (50.00%) J2EE
4 7 (50.00%) XML
5 6 (42.86%) HTML
5 6 (42.86%) Web Application Development
6 5 (35.71%) JSON
6 5 (35.71%) CSS
7 4 (28.57%) CMS
7 4 (28.57%) Finance
7 4 (28.57%) Publishing
7 4 (28.57%) SOAP
7 4 (28.57%) Web Services
7 4 (28.57%) SQL
7 4 (28.57%) Oracle
7 4 (28.57%) Eclipse
7 4 (28.57%) Ajax
7 4 (28.57%) Smartphone
7 4 (28.57%) Content Management
7 4 (28.57%) QA
7 4 (28.57%) jQuery
7 4 (28.57%) Unit Testing
7 4 (28.57%) Time Management
7 4 (28.57%) Struts2
7 4 (28.57%) Sencha Touch
7 4 (28.57%) CSS3
7 4 (28.57%) HTML5
7 4 (28.57%) Sencha

Struts
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (28.57%) CMS
2 2 (14.29%) Liferay
2 2 (14.29%) WebLogic
2 2 (14.29%) Apache
2 2 (14.29%) Tomcat
3 1 (7.14%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (7.14%) Alfresco
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Force.com
1 1 (7.14%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) HTTP
1 1 (7.14%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Eclipse
2 3 (21.43%) Subversion
3 2 (14.29%) IntelliJ
3 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
4 1 (7.14%) Ant
4 1 (7.14%) JUnit
4 1 (7.14%) PowerBuilder
4 1 (7.14%) Xcode
4 1 (7.14%) NetBeans
4 1 (7.14%) CruiseControl
4 1 (7.14%) Maven
4 1 (7.14%) JIRA
4 1 (7.14%) TeamCity
4 1 (7.14%) Mockito
4 1 (7.14%) Hudson
4 1 (7.14%) PhoneGap
4 1 (7.14%) Gradle
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
1 4 (28.57%) Publishing
2 2 (14.29%) Retail
3 1 (7.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Developer
2 5 (35.71%) Java Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Mobile Applications Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Mobile Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Mobile Web Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Web Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) Architect
4 2 (14.29%) Oracle Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Web Applications Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (7.14%) J2EE Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Salesforce.com Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (78.57%) Spring
2 8 (57.14%) Hibernate
3 7 (50.00%) XML
3 7 (50.00%) J2EE
4 6 (42.86%) HTML
5 5 (35.71%) CSS
5 5 (35.71%) JSON
6 4 (28.57%) jQuery
6 4 (28.57%) Struts2
6 4 (28.57%) HTML5
6 4 (28.57%) CSS3
6 4 (28.57%) Sencha Touch
6 4 (28.57%) SOAP
6 4 (28.57%) Web Services
6 4 (28.57%) Ajax
7 3 (21.43%) REST
8 2 (14.29%) JSP
9 1 (7.14%) Servlets
9 1 (7.14%) .NET
9 1 (7.14%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Smartphone
2 3 (21.43%) Open Source
2 3 (21.43%) Mobile App
3 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (14.29%) Blackberry
4 1 (7.14%) Mainframe
4 1 (7.14%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Apple iOS
2 2 (14.29%) Windows 8
2 2 (14.29%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) Android
3 1 (7.14%) Solaris
3 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Web Application Development
2 4 (28.57%) Time Management
2 4 (28.57%) Unit Testing
2 4 (28.57%) Content Management
3 3 (21.43%) Scrum
3 3 (21.43%) OO
4 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (14.29%) MVC
4 2 (14.29%) Migration
4 2 (14.29%) Data Migration
4 2 (14.29%) Android Development
4 2 (14.29%) iOS Development
4 2 (14.29%) Web Development
5 1 (7.14%) Functional Testing
5 1 (7.14%) ERP
5 1 (7.14%) OOD
5 1 (7.14%) Project Management
5 1 (7.14%) Quality Management
5 1 (7.14%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (28.57%) SQL
4 3 (21.43%) PL/SQL
5 2 (14.29%) Shell Script
5 2 (14.29%) Groovy
5 2 (14.29%) Scala
6 1 (7.14%) Apex Code
6 1 (7.14%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) PMP
1 1 (7.14%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Oracle
1 4 (28.57%) Sencha
2 1 (7.14%) SAP
2 1 (7.14%) JBoss
2 1 (7.14%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (7.14%) GigaSpaces