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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Struts
Rank 189 193 192
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -1
Contract jobs citing Struts 11 32 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.19% 0.45% 0.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.64% 1.50% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 17 17
Average daily rate
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£455 £450 £605
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.11% -25.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £303 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £520 £660
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 - £15.00
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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
1729 2127 2163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.49% 29.58% 27.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1310 1616 1656
Average daily rate £415 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.35% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £576 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 11 10
Average hourly rate £45.00 £31.25 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.00% -6.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 22 September 2014, 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 34 (100.00%) Java
2 28 (82.35%) Spring
3 21 (61.76%) Web Services
4 20 (58.82%) MVC
5 18 (52.94%) J2EE
6 16 (47.06%) Oracle
7 15 (44.12%) Hibernate
8 14 (41.18%) Maven
8 14 (41.18%) JavaScript
8 14 (41.18%) OO
9 13 (38.24%) JSP
9 13 (38.24%) Finance
10 12 (35.29%) CSS
10 12 (35.29%) UML
10 12 (35.29%) HTML
10 12 (35.29%) SQL
11 11 (32.35%) JUnit
12 10 (29.41%) SOAP
12 10 (29.41%) Java EE
13 9 (26.47%) Banking
13 9 (26.47%) Spring Web Flow
13 9 (26.47%) JPA
14 8 (23.53%) Unit Testing
14 8 (23.53%) Servlets
14 8 (23.53%) WebLogic
14 8 (23.53%) Ant
14 8 (23.53%) JMS
15 7 (20.59%) EJB
15 7 (20.59%) SQL Server
15 7 (20.59%) XML

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 8 (23.53%) WebLogic
2 4 (11.76%) Apache
2 4 (11.76%) Tomcat
3 3 (8.82%) WebSphere
3 3 (8.82%) Adobe CQ
4 2 (5.88%) Apache ServiceMix
4 2 (5.88%) Oracle Coherence
4 2 (5.88%) Liferay
4 2 (5.88%) IIS
4 2 (5.88%) WebLogic Portal
4 2 (5.88%) CMS
4 2 (5.88%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (2.94%) AquaLogic
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) MS Project
1 2 (5.88%) MS Office
1 2 (5.88%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Cordys
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (2.94%) IntelliMatch
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.82%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.59%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.76%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (11.76%) JasperReports
2 4 (11.76%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.88%) Oracle Database
3 2 (5.88%) Sybase ASE
3 2 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (5.88%) MS Access
4 1 (2.94%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.94%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (41.18%) Maven
2 11 (32.35%) JUnit
3 8 (23.53%) Ant
4 7 (20.59%) Apache Ivy
5 3 (8.82%) Hudson
5 3 (8.82%) Subversion
6 1 (2.94%) Lombardi
6 1 (2.94%) ClearCase
6 1 (2.94%) Eclipse
6 1 (2.94%) PowerBuilder
6 1 (2.94%) Artifactory
6 1 (2.94%) Jenkins
General
1 13 (38.24%) Finance
2 9 (26.47%) Banking
3 3 (8.82%) Retail
3 3 (8.82%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.94%) Billing
Job Titles
1 22 (64.71%) Developer
2 17 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 6 (17.65%) Architect
4 5 (14.71%) Senior Developer
4 5 (14.71%) Senior Java Developer
5 4 (11.76%) Technical Architect
6 3 (8.82%) WebSphere Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Portal Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Development Consultant
8 1 (2.94%) J2EE Team Leader
8 1 (2.94%) Excel Developer
8 1 (2.94%) UML Business Analyst
8 1 (2.94%) Senior Java Software Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Front-End Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Consultant
8 1 (2.94%) Applications Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Analyst
8 1 (2.94%) Business Analyst
8 1 (2.94%) Programme Manager
8 1 (2.94%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (82.35%) Spring
2 21 (61.76%) Web Services
3 18 (52.94%) J2EE
4 15 (44.12%) Hibernate
5 13 (38.24%) JSP
6 12 (35.29%) CSS
6 12 (35.29%) HTML
7 10 (29.41%) SOAP
7 10 (29.41%) Java EE
8 9 (26.47%) Spring Web Flow
8 9 (26.47%) JPA
9 8 (23.53%) Servlets
9 8 (23.53%) JMS
10 7 (20.59%) XML
10 7 (20.59%) EJB
10 7 (20.59%) Spring MVC
11 5 (14.71%) Ajax
12 4 (11.76%) Struts2
12 4 (11.76%) JSF
13 3 (8.82%) DAO
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) Mathematics
1 3 (8.82%) Credit Risk
1 3 (8.82%) Open Source
1 3 (8.82%) Mobile Payment
2 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.88%) Online Banking
2 2 (5.88%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.88%) GIS
3 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.94%) SWIFT
3 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.76%) UNIX
1 4 (11.76%) Windows
1 4 (11.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (58.82%) MVC
2 14 (41.18%) OO
3 12 (35.29%) UML
4 8 (23.53%) Unit Testing
5 7 (20.59%) Scrum
6 6 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (17.65%) Web Development
7 4 (11.76%) RUP
8 3 (8.82%) E-Commerce
8 3 (8.82%) Data Modelling
8 3 (8.82%) OOA/OOD
8 3 (8.82%) RAD
8 3 (8.82%) SOA
8 3 (8.82%) Mobile Commerce
8 3 (8.82%) Integration Testing
8 3 (8.82%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (5.88%) Multithreading
9 2 (5.88%) Refactoring
9 2 (5.88%) TDD
9 2 (5.88%) Unified Process
Programming Languages
1 34 (100.00%) Java
2 14 (41.18%) JavaScript
3 12 (35.29%) SQL
4 3 (8.82%) PL/SQL
5 2 (5.88%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.94%) VBA
6 1 (2.94%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (14.71%) Degree
2 3 (8.82%) SC Cleared
2 3 (8.82%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.88%) CTC Cleared
3 2 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (5.88%) OCPJP
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (2.94%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.94%) SLA
2 1 (2.94%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) OpenSSO
2 1 (2.94%) Puppet
2 1 (2.94%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 16 (47.06%) Oracle
2 6 (17.65%) IBM
3 5 (14.71%) Sybase
4 3 (8.82%) JBoss
5 2 (5.88%) Sun
5 2 (5.88%) BEA
5 2 (5.88%) FatWire
6 1 (2.94%) Open Text
6 1 (2.94%) Pega
6 1 (2.94%) Metastorm
6 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.94%) Adobe