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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Struts
Rank 187 200 178
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -22
Contract jobs citing Struts 16 30 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.27% 0.42% 0.35%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.93% 1.41% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 21 19
Average daily rate
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£460 £450 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.22% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £397 £325 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%
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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
1715 2121 1885
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.23% 30.01% 29.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1367 1627 1465
Average daily rate £425 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 19
Average hourly rate £30.00 £40.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +77.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £19.00 £13.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.23 £49.02
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Struts across the City of London region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014.

Struts Daily Rate Histogram 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 28 November 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 28 (100.00%) Java
2 18 (64.29%) JavaScript
2 18 (64.29%) Spring
3 16 (57.14%) MVC
4 15 (53.57%) HTML
4 15 (53.57%) JSP
5 12 (42.86%) Servlets
6 11 (39.29%) CSS
6 11 (39.29%) Spring MVC
7 10 (35.71%) Web Services
8 9 (32.14%) Tomcat
8 9 (32.14%) Relational Database
9 8 (28.57%) OO
9 8 (28.57%) J2EE
9 8 (28.57%) EJB
9 8 (28.57%) Oracle
10 7 (25.00%) SQL
10 7 (25.00%) UNIX
10 7 (25.00%) Linux
10 7 (25.00%) Java EE
10 7 (25.00%) Ajax
11 6 (21.43%) Hibernate
11 6 (21.43%) Banking
11 6 (21.43%) jQuery
11 6 (21.43%) JMS
12 5 (17.86%) RDBMS
12 5 (17.86%) Finance
12 5 (17.86%) XML
12 5 (17.86%) SQL Server
12 5 (17.86%) Sybase

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

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 9 (32.14%) Tomcat
2 5 (17.86%) WebLogic
3 3 (10.71%) JBoss
3 3 (10.71%) WebSphere
3 3 (10.71%) Adobe CQ
4 2 (7.14%) Oracle Coherence
4 2 (7.14%) Apache
4 2 (7.14%) CMS
4 2 (7.14%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (3.57%) IIS
5 1 (3.57%) AquaLogic
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Cordys
1 1 (3.57%) IntelliMatch
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) LDAP
2 1 (3.57%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (32.14%) Relational Database
2 5 (17.86%) RDBMS
2 5 (17.86%) SQL Server
3 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database
3 2 (7.14%) JasperReports
3 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (7.14%) DB2
3 2 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (3.57%) MySQL
4 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.57%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Subversion
1 4 (14.29%) JUnit
2 3 (10.71%) Ant
2 3 (10.71%) Maven
2 3 (10.71%) Hudson
3 2 (7.14%) Redmine
3 2 (7.14%) Apache Ivy
3 2 (7.14%) Git (software)
3 2 (7.14%) JIRA
3 2 (7.14%) Selenium
3 2 (7.14%) Eclipse
4 1 (3.57%) PowerBuilder
4 1 (3.57%) Bugzilla
4 1 (3.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (3.57%) Lombardi
4 1 (3.57%) Checkstyle
4 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.57%) Mockito
4 1 (3.57%) Bitbucket
4 1 (3.57%) SoapUI
General
1 6 (21.43%) Banking
2 5 (17.86%) Finance
3 3 (10.71%) Retail
3 3 (10.71%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.57%) Back Office
4 1 (3.57%) Billing
Job Titles
1 21 (75.00%) Developer
2 16 (57.14%) Java Developer
3 4 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
3 4 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 3 (10.71%) WebSphere Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Portal Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Software Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Applications Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Lead Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Support Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Java Software Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Integration Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Lead Java Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Excel Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Java Software Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Development Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (64.29%) Spring
2 15 (53.57%) HTML
2 15 (53.57%) JSP
3 12 (42.86%) Servlets
4 11 (39.29%) CSS
4 11 (39.29%) Spring MVC
5 10 (35.71%) Web Services
6 8 (28.57%) J2EE
6 8 (28.57%) EJB
7 7 (25.00%) Java EE
7 7 (25.00%) Ajax
8 6 (21.43%) Hibernate
8 6 (21.43%) jQuery
8 6 (21.43%) JMS
9 5 (17.86%) XML
9 5 (17.86%) HTML5
9 5 (17.86%) REST
10 4 (14.29%) AngularJS
10 4 (14.29%) Taglibs
10 4 (14.29%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Online Banking
1 2 (7.14%) Credit Risk
2 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.57%) AS400
2 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.57%) Open Source
2 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.57%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.00%) UNIX
1 7 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (57.14%) MVC
2 8 (28.57%) OO
3 5 (17.86%) Web Development
4 4 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (14.29%) SOA
5 3 (10.71%) E-Commerce
5 3 (10.71%) RAD
5 3 (10.71%) Unit Testing
5 3 (10.71%) Integration Testing
5 3 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (10.71%) Multithreading
5 3 (10.71%) TDD
6 2 (7.14%) Software Engineering
6 2 (7.14%) Scrum
6 2 (7.14%) Data Modelling
6 2 (7.14%) Configuration Management
7 1 (3.57%) Risk Management
7 1 (3.57%) Change Management
7 1 (3.57%) UML
7 1 (3.57%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 28 (100.00%) Java
2 18 (64.29%) JavaScript
3 7 (25.00%) SQL
4 3 (10.71%) PL/SQL
5 2 (7.14%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.57%) Python
6 1 (3.57%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) Degree
1 1 (3.57%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) QA
2 1 (3.57%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) OpenSSO
2 1 (3.57%) OpenAM
2 1 (3.57%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (28.57%) Oracle
2 5 (17.86%) Sybase
3 4 (14.29%) IBM
4 2 (7.14%) FatWire
4 2 (7.14%) Canoo
4 2 (7.14%) Sun
4 2 (7.14%) BEA
5 1 (3.57%) Metastorm
5 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.57%) Adobe
5 1 (3.57%) Pega
5 1 (3.57%) Open Text