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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Struts
Rank 123 116 127
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +11
Contract jobs citing Struts 7 6 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.24% 0.24% 0.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.29% 1.07% 2.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 2
Average daily rate £304 £260 £391
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.82% -33.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £260 £384
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £260 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £319 £371
% change year-on-year
+9.71% -14.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 - £35.00
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
544 559 544
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 18.59% 22.53% 17.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 331 216 259
Average daily rate £350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 71 10
Average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -22.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Reading -9 6 £258 -0.96%
Slough - - - - 1
Bracknell - - - - 1
Maidenhead - - - -
Newbury - - - -
Struts
South East

Struts
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 26 (100.00%) Java
2 19 (73.08%) JavaScript
2 19 (73.08%) HTML
3 18 (69.23%) Spring
3 18 (69.23%) jQuery
3 18 (69.23%) Struts2
4 12 (46.15%) CSS
5 11 (42.31%) XML
5 11 (42.31%) Eclipse
6 10 (38.46%) SQL
6 10 (38.46%) Oracle
7 9 (34.62%) Subversion
8 8 (30.77%) Ajax
8 8 (30.77%) SOAP
9 7 (26.92%) Windows
9 7 (26.92%) Finance
9 7 (26.92%) HTML5
9 7 (26.92%) CSS3
9 7 (26.92%) JSON
10 6 (23.08%) QA
10 6 (23.08%) Unit Testing
10 6 (23.08%) Sencha
10 6 (23.08%) Time Management
10 6 (23.08%) Web Application Development
10 6 (23.08%) Sencha Touch
10 6 (23.08%) Publishing
10 6 (23.08%) Smartphone
10 6 (23.08%) Content Management
10 6 (23.08%) Telecoms
10 6 (23.08%) CMS

Struts
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 6 (23.08%) CMS
2 5 (19.23%) WebLogic
3 3 (11.54%) GlassFish
4 2 (7.69%) Apache
5 1 (3.85%) Tomcat
5 1 (3.85%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) HTTPS
1 1 (3.85%) HTTP
1 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) MySQL
2 3 (11.54%) Oracle Database
2 3 (11.54%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (7.69%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.85%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.85%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (42.31%) Eclipse
2 9 (34.62%) Subversion
3 2 (7.69%) Ant
3 2 (7.69%) JUnit
4 1 (3.85%) PowerBuilder
4 1 (3.85%) Xcode
4 1 (3.85%) CruiseControl
4 1 (3.85%) PhoneGap
4 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.85%) EasyMock
4 1 (3.85%) Maven
4 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (26.92%) Finance
2 6 (23.08%) Publishing
2 6 (23.08%) Telecoms
3 5 (19.23%) Banking
4 4 (15.38%) Retail
5 3 (11.54%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 23 (88.46%) Developer
2 16 (61.54%) Java Developer
3 5 (19.23%) Web Developer
3 5 (19.23%) Mobile Web Developer
3 5 (19.23%) Mobile Applications Developer
3 5 (19.23%) Mobile Developer
4 4 (15.38%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Front-End Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Web Applications Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Applications Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Senior Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Consultant
7 1 (3.85%) Project Manager
7 1 (3.85%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Oracle Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (73.08%) HTML
2 18 (69.23%) Spring
2 18 (69.23%) jQuery
2 18 (69.23%) Struts2
3 12 (46.15%) CSS
4 11 (42.31%) XML
5 8 (30.77%) Ajax
5 8 (30.77%) SOAP
6 7 (26.92%) HTML5
6 7 (26.92%) CSS3
6 7 (26.92%) JSON
7 6 (23.08%) Sencha Touch
7 6 (23.08%) J2EE
8 5 (19.23%) Web Services
8 5 (19.23%) JSP
8 5 (19.23%) JMS
8 5 (19.23%) Hibernate
8 5 (19.23%) REST
9 4 (15.38%) WSDL
9 4 (15.38%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Smartphone
2 4 (15.38%) Blackberry
3 3 (11.54%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (26.92%) Windows
2 6 (23.08%) Linux
3 5 (19.23%) Apple iOS
4 4 (15.38%) Android
4 4 (15.38%) Windows 8
5 3 (11.54%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (23.08%) Unit Testing
1 6 (23.08%) Time Management
1 6 (23.08%) Web Application Development
1 6 (23.08%) Content Management
2 5 (19.23%) OO
2 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (15.38%) Systems Analysis
3 4 (15.38%) Android Development
3 4 (15.38%) iOS Development
3 4 (15.38%) Configuration Management
3 4 (15.38%) Scrum
3 4 (15.38%) E-business
3 4 (15.38%) MVC
3 4 (15.38%) SOA
4 3 (11.54%) Web Development
4 3 (11.54%) TDD
5 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.85%) Project Management
5 1 (3.85%) Migration
5 1 (3.85%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 26 (100.00%) Java
2 19 (73.08%) JavaScript
3 10 (38.46%) SQL
4 5 (19.23%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) BC Cleared
1 4 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) PMP
2 1 (3.85%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (23.08%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (38.46%) Oracle
2 6 (23.08%) Sencha
3 3 (11.54%) Business Objects
3 3 (11.54%) IBM
3 3 (11.54%) Microsoft