The table below looks at the statistics for Struts skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Struts over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Struts
Rank 54 67 58
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -9
Contract jobs citing Struts 9 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.23% 0.22% 0.75%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.71% 0.82% 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 2
Average daily rate
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£350 £300 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -23.56%
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 - - -
Struts
North West

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 Cheshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
191 245 210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 26.09% 26.52% 26.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 136 136
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £385 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 6
Average hourly rate £19.45 £31.56 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.36% -16.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.35 £9.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £43.83 £42.29
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

Struts
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Struts Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Struts
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Struts Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Struts
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Struts Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Struts
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Struts within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015. 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
Chester - 2 £338 - 1
Struts
North West

Struts
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 19 (100.00%) Java
2 16 (84.21%) XML
3 12 (63.16%) J2EE
4 11 (57.89%) Oracle
4 11 (57.89%) JSP
5 10 (52.63%) HTML
5 10 (52.63%) Eclipse
6 9 (47.37%) JavaScript
6 9 (47.37%) Web Services
7 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (42.11%) TDD
8 7 (36.84%) Java EE
8 7 (36.84%) XPath
8 7 (36.84%) SSH
8 7 (36.84%) Spring
8 7 (36.84%) Struts2
8 7 (36.84%) SOAP
8 7 (36.84%) XSLT
8 7 (36.84%) HTTPS
9 6 (31.58%) JUnit
10 5 (26.32%) CSS
10 5 (26.32%) DHTML
10 5 (26.32%) Banking
11 4 (21.05%) jQuery
11 4 (21.05%) Ajax
11 4 (21.05%) MVC
12 3 (15.79%) Windows
12 3 (15.79%) C++
12 3 (15.79%) Ant
12 3 (15.79%) PL/SQL

Struts
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 2 (10.53%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 7 (36.84%) SSH
1 7 (36.84%) HTTPS
Development Applications
1 10 (52.63%) Eclipse
2 6 (31.58%) JUnit
3 3 (15.79%) Ant
4 2 (10.53%) Selenium
4 2 (10.53%) JBehave
5 1 (5.26%) Canoo WebTest
5 1 (5.26%) HtmlUnit
5 1 (5.26%) Subversion
General
1 5 (26.32%) Banking
2 3 (15.79%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (78.95%) Developer
1 15 (78.95%) Java Developer
2 3 (15.79%) J2EE Developer
2 3 (15.79%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Senior Java Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) Java Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) J2EE Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) Senior J2EE Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) Senior Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Applications Support
4 1 (5.26%) Software Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) HTML Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (84.21%) XML
2 12 (63.16%) J2EE
3 11 (57.89%) JSP
4 10 (52.63%) HTML
5 9 (47.37%) Web Services
6 7 (36.84%) Java EE
6 7 (36.84%) Spring
6 7 (36.84%) Struts2
6 7 (36.84%) SOAP
6 7 (36.84%) XSLT
7 5 (26.32%) CSS
7 5 (26.32%) DHTML
8 4 (21.05%) jQuery
8 4 (21.05%) Ajax
9 2 (10.53%) ActiveMQ
9 2 (10.53%) Spring MVC
9 2 (10.53%) Apache Camel
9 2 (10.53%) JDBC
10 1 (5.26%) Middleware
10 1 (5.26%) J2SE
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (42.11%) TDD
2 4 (21.05%) MVC
3 2 (10.53%) Test Automation
4 1 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (5.26%) Time Management
4 1 (5.26%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) Java
2 9 (47.37%) JavaScript
3 7 (36.84%) XPath
4 3 (15.79%) C++
4 3 (15.79%) PL/SQL
4 3 (15.79%) SQL
Vendors
1 11 (57.89%) Oracle
2 2 (10.53%) IBM
3 1 (5.26%) Canoo
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