The table below looks at the statistics for Struts skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Struts over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Struts
Rank 80 78 54
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -24
Contract jobs citing Struts 4 1 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.32% 0.10% 1.77%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.88% 0.38% 7.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 8
Average daily rate
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- - £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £344 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -1.78%
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%
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 Buckinghamshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
213 260 202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 17.03% 26.18% 22.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 145 102
Average daily rate £375 £338 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Average hourly rate £12.00 £20.00 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +73.91%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

Struts
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Struts Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Struts
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Struts Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Struts
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Struts Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Struts
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Struts within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 23 October 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
Milton Keynes -8 2 - - 1
Aylesbury - - - -
High Wycombe - - - - 1
Marlow - - - - 1
Struts
South East

Struts
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 (92.31%) Java
1 12 (92.31%) J2EE
1 12 (92.31%) Spring
2 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (61.54%) Oracle
3 8 (61.54%) JavaScript
4 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
4 7 (53.85%) JSP
4 7 (53.85%) Eclipse
5 6 (46.15%) Unit Testing
5 6 (46.15%) Hibernate
5 6 (46.15%) Banking
5 6 (46.15%) HTML
6 5 (38.46%) Servlets
6 5 (38.46%) JUnit
6 5 (38.46%) Sun
6 5 (38.46%) Sun Certification
6 5 (38.46%) Degree
6 5 (38.46%) Mobile Banking
6 5 (38.46%) Computer Science
7 4 (30.77%) Spanish Language
7 4 (30.77%) Finance
7 4 (30.77%) XML
7 4 (30.77%) DB2
8 3 (23.08%) COBOL
8 3 (23.08%) EJB
8 3 (23.08%) JCL
8 3 (23.08%) WebSphere
8 3 (23.08%) Scrum
8 3 (23.08%) jQuery

Struts
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 3 (23.08%) WebSphere
2 2 (15.38%) JBoss
2 2 (15.38%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
2 4 (30.77%) DB2
3 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 7 (53.85%) Eclipse
2 5 (38.46%) JUnit
3 2 (15.38%) Maven
3 2 (15.38%) Selenium
4 1 (7.69%) MyEclipse
General
1 6 (46.15%) Banking
2 4 (30.77%) Spanish Language
2 4 (30.77%) Finance
3 1 (7.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (92.31%) Developer
2 10 (76.92%) Java Developer
3 7 (53.85%) J2EE Developer
3 7 (53.85%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst Programmer
4 1 (7.69%) Programmer
4 1 (7.69%) DB2 Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (7.69%) COBOL Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Java Analyst Programmer
4 1 (7.69%) Java Programmer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (92.31%) J2EE
1 12 (92.31%) Spring
2 7 (53.85%) JSP
3 6 (46.15%) Hibernate
3 6 (46.15%) HTML
4 5 (38.46%) Servlets
5 4 (30.77%) XML
6 3 (23.08%) EJB
6 3 (23.08%) jQuery
7 2 (15.38%) Ajax
7 2 (15.38%) Web Services
8 1 (7.69%) XSLT
8 1 (7.69%) CSS
8 1 (7.69%) ICEfaces
8 1 (7.69%) Java EE
8 1 (7.69%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Mobile Banking
1 5 (38.46%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.69%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (46.15%) Unit Testing
3 3 (23.08%) Scrum
4 2 (15.38%) Validation
4 2 (15.38%) OO
5 1 (7.69%) RAD
5 1 (7.69%) Analytics
5 1 (7.69%) Web Development
5 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
5 1 (7.69%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 12 (92.31%) Java
2 8 (61.54%) JavaScript
3 3 (23.08%) COBOL
3 3 (23.08%) JCL
4 2 (15.38%) SQL
5 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) Sun Certification
1 5 (38.46%) Degree
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Oracle
2 5 (38.46%) Sun