The table below looks at the statistics for Struts skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Struts over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Struts
Rank 178 178 169
Rank change year-on-year
0 -9
Contract jobs citing Struts 18 30 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.35% 0.51% 0.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.15% 1.74% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 16 14
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£525 £438 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +25.00%
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 - - -
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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 City of London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1565 1724 1722
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 30.83% 29.15% 30.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1272 1288 1369
Average daily rate £425 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 12 19
Average hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 £19.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +114.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.96 £22.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £147.50 £82.90
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 the City of London

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

Struts Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Struts
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Struts Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Struts
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Struts Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Struts
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 28 (100.00%) Java
2 22 (78.57%) JSP
3 20 (71.43%) HTML
4 17 (60.71%) Servlets
5 15 (53.57%) Linux
5 15 (53.57%) Tomcat
5 15 (53.57%) Relational Database
6 14 (50.00%) UNIX
6 14 (50.00%) JavaScript
7 13 (46.43%) RDBMS
7 13 (46.43%) jQuery
8 12 (42.86%) Spring
8 12 (42.86%) Web Services
8 12 (42.86%) HTML5
9 11 (39.29%) AngularJS
10 10 (35.71%) MVC
11 9 (32.14%) XML
12 8 (28.57%) CSS
12 8 (28.57%) SQL
12 8 (28.57%) Hibernate
12 8 (28.57%) Java EE
13 7 (25.00%) J2EE
14 6 (21.43%) Oracle
14 6 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
15 5 (17.86%) Subversion
15 5 (17.86%) Finance
15 5 (17.86%) JSON
15 5 (17.86%) Spring MVC
15 5 (17.86%) Ant
15 5 (17.86%) JDBC

Struts
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 15 (53.57%) Tomcat
2 5 (17.86%) JBoss
3 3 (10.71%) WebSphere
4 2 (7.14%) Apache
5 1 (3.57%) AquaLogic
5 1 (3.57%) WebLogic
5 1 (3.57%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Spreadsheet
1 1 (3.57%) MS Project
1 1 (3.57%) MS Visio
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) IntelliMatch
1 1 (3.57%) Cordys
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (53.57%) Relational Database
2 13 (46.43%) RDBMS
3 4 (14.29%) MySQL
4 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
5 2 (7.14%) DB2
6 1 (3.57%) SQL Navigator
6 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (17.86%) Subversion
1 5 (17.86%) Ant
2 4 (14.29%) JIRA
2 4 (14.29%) Maven
3 3 (10.71%) JUnit
3 3 (10.71%) Eclipse
4 2 (7.14%) SoapUI
4 2 (7.14%) Git (software)
4 2 (7.14%) Jenkins
4 2 (7.14%) Redmine
4 2 (7.14%) ClearQuest
4 2 (7.14%) Selenium
4 2 (7.14%) NetBeans
5 1 (3.57%) Bugzilla
5 1 (3.57%) Lombardi
5 1 (3.57%) Checkstyle
5 1 (3.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (3.57%) PowerBuilder
5 1 (3.57%) Toad
5 1 (3.57%) ClearCase
General
1 5 (17.86%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Retail
3 1 (3.57%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.57%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 23 (82.14%) Developer
2 19 (67.86%) Java Developer
3 4 (14.29%) Senior Developer
3 4 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (10.71%) WebSphere Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Technical Writer
5 1 (3.57%) Integration Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Lead Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Support Consultant
5 1 (3.57%) Consultant
5 1 (3.57%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (3.57%) Web Architect
5 1 (3.57%) Lead Java Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Excel Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Architect
5 1 (3.57%) Development Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (78.57%) JSP
2 20 (71.43%) HTML
3 17 (60.71%) Servlets
4 13 (46.43%) jQuery
5 12 (42.86%) Spring
5 12 (42.86%) Web Services
5 12 (42.86%) HTML5
6 11 (39.29%) AngularJS
7 9 (32.14%) XML
8 8 (28.57%) CSS
8 8 (28.57%) Hibernate
8 8 (28.57%) Java EE
9 7 (25.00%) J2EE
10 5 (17.86%) JSON
10 5 (17.86%) Spring MVC
10 5 (17.86%) JDBC
10 5 (17.86%) REST
11 4 (14.29%) EJB
11 4 (14.29%) SOAP
11 4 (14.29%) Taglibs
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Computer Science
1 3 (10.71%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.57%) AS400
2 1 (3.57%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 15 (53.57%) Linux
2 14 (50.00%) UNIX
3 2 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) MVC
2 6 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (14.29%) OO
3 4 (14.29%) UML
4 3 (10.71%) Scrum
4 3 (10.71%) Unit Testing
4 3 (10.71%) Integration Testing
4 3 (10.71%) E-Commerce
4 3 (10.71%) RAD
5 2 (7.14%) Waterfall
5 2 (7.14%) SOA
5 2 (7.14%) Configuration Management
5 2 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (7.14%) Risk Management
5 2 (7.14%) Change Management
5 2 (7.14%) Software Engineering
5 2 (7.14%) TDD
6 1 (3.57%) ITSM
6 1 (3.57%) Service Management
6 1 (3.57%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (100.00%) Java
2 14 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (28.57%) SQL
4 2 (7.14%) Groovy
4 2 (7.14%) XQuery
4 2 (7.14%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.57%) C++
5 1 (3.57%) VBA
5 1 (3.57%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) OCPJP
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (3.57%) Sun Certification
2 1 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) QA
2 1 (3.57%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (21.43%) Oracle
2 4 (14.29%) IBM
3 3 (10.71%) Sybase
4 2 (7.14%) Canoo
4 2 (7.14%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.57%) Metastorm
5 1 (3.57%) Open Text
5 1 (3.57%) Google
5 1 (3.57%) Pega
5 1 (3.57%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (3.57%) Microsoft