The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Struts
Rank 121 102 88
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -14
Contract jobs citing Struts 6 22 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.23% 0.85% 1.08%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.14% 3.58% 4.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 11
Average daily rate
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£425 £313 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.00% -10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £345 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £319 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.71% -8.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%
Struts
South East

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 Berkshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
527 614 542
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 20.04% 23.75% 22.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 297 333 266
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 23
Average hourly rate £35.50 £43.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.44% +22.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £38.60 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.90 £187.50 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +7 3 - - 2
Slough - - - -
Bracknell - - - -
Newbury - - - - 2
Struts
South East

Struts
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 12 (100.00%) Java
2 10 (83.33%) Spring
3 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 8 (66.67%) HTML
4 7 (58.33%) Hibernate
4 7 (58.33%) Tomcat
5 6 (50.00%) MVC
5 6 (50.00%) Apache
5 6 (50.00%) Eclipse
5 6 (50.00%) XML
6 5 (41.67%) Scrum
7 4 (33.33%) E-Commerce
7 4 (33.33%) Subversion
7 4 (33.33%) XSLT
7 4 (33.33%) CSS
7 4 (33.33%) SQL
7 4 (33.33%) J2EE
7 4 (33.33%) Oracle
7 4 (33.33%) IntelliJ
7 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (33.33%) Liferay
7 4 (33.33%) Open Source
7 4 (33.33%) Struts2
8 3 (25.00%) Scala
8 3 (25.00%) MongoDB
8 3 (25.00%) jQuery
8 3 (25.00%) Alfresco
8 3 (25.00%) Groovy
8 3 (25.00%) Functional Testing

Struts
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 7 (58.33%) Tomcat
2 6 (50.00%) Apache
3 4 (33.33%) Liferay
4 3 (25.00%) Alfresco
4 3 (25.00%) WebLogic
5 1 (8.33%) JBoss
5 1 (8.33%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (8.33%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (8.33%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) MongoDB
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (16.67%) MySQL
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (8.33%) RDBMS
3 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Eclipse
2 4 (33.33%) IntelliJ
2 4 (33.33%) Subversion
3 3 (25.00%) Maven
3 3 (25.00%) JIRA
3 3 (25.00%) Gradle
3 3 (25.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (16.67%) JUnit
5 1 (8.33%) Ant
5 1 (8.33%) CruiseControl
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Developer
2 10 (83.33%) Java Developer
3 1 (8.33%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Java Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (83.33%) Spring
2 8 (66.67%) HTML
3 7 (58.33%) Hibernate
4 6 (50.00%) XML
5 4 (33.33%) XSLT
5 4 (33.33%) J2EE
5 4 (33.33%) CSS
5 4 (33.33%) Struts2
6 3 (25.00%) Apache Camel
6 3 (25.00%) jQuery
6 3 (25.00%) XHTML
6 3 (25.00%) JSP
6 3 (25.00%) Servlets
6 3 (25.00%) Web Services
6 3 (25.00%) Velocity
6 3 (25.00%) JSR 168
7 2 (16.67%) Ajax
7 2 (16.67%) Apache CXF
7 2 (16.67%) Spring Security
8 1 (8.33%) DWR
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Solaris
2 2 (16.67%) Linux
2 2 (16.67%) UNIX
2 2 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (50.00%) MVC
3 5 (41.67%) Scrum
4 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (33.33%) E-Commerce
5 3 (25.00%) SOA
5 3 (25.00%) TDD
5 3 (25.00%) Pair Programming
5 3 (25.00%) Functional Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Extreme Programming
6 2 (16.67%) Web Application Development
6 2 (16.67%) Quality Management
7 1 (8.33%) E-business
7 1 (8.33%) Project Management
7 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
7 1 (8.33%) UML
7 1 (8.33%) OOA/OOD
7 1 (8.33%) OO
7 1 (8.33%) Systems Analysis
7 1 (8.33%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 4 (33.33%) SQL
4 3 (25.00%) Groovy
4 3 (25.00%) Scala
5 1 (8.33%) Python
5 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) PMP
1 1 (8.33%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Shibboleth
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle
2 3 (25.00%) GigaSpaces
3 1 (8.33%) IBM