The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the City of London region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Struts
Rank 178 187 204
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +17
Contract jobs citing Struts 17 32 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.29% 0.45% 0.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.01% 1.53% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 12 13
Average daily rate
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£475 £400 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £348 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £598 £525 £661
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £350 £334
% change year-on-year
+5.35% +4.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £42.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1688 2094 2194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.27% 29.57% 28.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1260 1612 1717
Average daily rate £438 £420 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 20 15
Average hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +30.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
Struts
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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 31 July 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 31 July 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 41 (100.00%) Java
2 40 (97.56%) Spring
3 27 (65.85%) Web Services
4 24 (58.54%) MVC
4 24 (58.54%) Hibernate
5 23 (56.10%) J2EE
6 22 (53.66%) Maven
7 19 (46.34%) Finance
7 19 (46.34%) JUnit
7 19 (46.34%) UML
8 17 (41.46%) SOAP
8 17 (41.46%) Oracle
8 17 (41.46%) Spring Web Flow
9 15 (36.59%) SQL
9 15 (36.59%) OO
9 15 (36.59%) JPA
10 14 (34.15%) Apache Ivy
10 14 (34.15%) JMS
10 14 (34.15%) Ant
10 14 (34.15%) Java EE
10 14 (34.15%) Scrum
11 13 (31.71%) JavaScript
11 13 (31.71%) HTML
11 13 (31.71%) JSP
12 12 (29.27%) Banking
13 11 (26.83%) CSS
13 11 (26.83%) Unit Testing
14 9 (21.95%) Degree
15 8 (19.51%) Mathematics
15 8 (19.51%) Spring MVC

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (19.51%) WebLogic
2 5 (12.20%) Apache
3 4 (9.76%) Tomcat
4 3 (7.32%) CMS
4 3 (7.32%) Oracle Workflow
4 3 (7.32%) Liferay
4 3 (7.32%) Adobe CQ
4 3 (7.32%) Apache ServiceMix
5 2 (4.88%) Oracle Coherence
5 2 (4.88%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (2.44%) IIS
6 1 (2.44%) Escenic
6 1 (2.44%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (4.88%) MS Project
1 2 (4.88%) MS Office
1 2 (4.88%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.88%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.32%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.07%) SQL Server
2 5 (12.20%) Oracle Reports
2 5 (12.20%) JasperReports
3 2 (4.88%) Sybase ASE
3 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (4.88%) MS Access
3 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.88%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.44%) MarkLogic
4 1 (2.44%) Triplestore
4 1 (2.44%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 22 (53.66%) Maven
2 19 (46.34%) JUnit
3 14 (34.15%) Ant
3 14 (34.15%) Apache Ivy
4 4 (9.76%) Subversion
5 3 (7.32%) Hudson
6 2 (4.88%) Eclipse
7 1 (2.44%) ClearCase
7 1 (2.44%) Artifactory
7 1 (2.44%) Jenkins
General
1 19 (46.34%) Finance
2 12 (29.27%) Banking
3 3 (7.32%) Retail
3 3 (7.32%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.44%) Billing
4 1 (2.44%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 25 (60.98%) Developer
2 23 (56.10%) Java Developer
3 10 (24.39%) Architect
4 6 (14.63%) Senior Java Developer
4 6 (14.63%) Senior Developer
5 5 (12.20%) Technical Architect
6 4 (9.76%) Team Leader
6 4 (9.76%) Development Team Leader
6 4 (9.76%) Java Team Leader
7 3 (7.32%) Lead Architect
8 2 (4.88%) Portal Developer
9 1 (2.44%) Front-End Developer
9 1 (2.44%) Technical Specialist
9 1 (2.44%) Senior Software Engineer
9 1 (2.44%) Java Software Engineer
9 1 (2.44%) Business Manager
9 1 (2.44%) J2EE Team Leader
9 1 (2.44%) UML Business Analyst
9 1 (2.44%) Senior Java Software Engineer
9 1 (2.44%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (97.56%) Spring
2 27 (65.85%) Web Services
3 24 (58.54%) Hibernate
4 23 (56.10%) J2EE
5 17 (41.46%) SOAP
5 17 (41.46%) Spring Web Flow
6 15 (36.59%) JPA
7 14 (34.15%) Java EE
7 14 (34.15%) JMS
8 13 (31.71%) HTML
8 13 (31.71%) JSP
9 11 (26.83%) CSS
10 8 (19.51%) Spring MVC
11 7 (17.07%) XML
12 6 (14.63%) JSF
12 6 (14.63%) Ajax
13 5 (12.20%) Servlets
14 4 (9.76%) EJB
14 4 (9.76%) RESTful
14 4 (9.76%) Struts2
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.51%) Mathematics
2 7 (17.07%) Mobile Payment
3 4 (9.76%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (9.76%) Open Source
4 3 (7.32%) Credit Risk
4 3 (7.32%) GIS
5 2 (4.88%) Online Banking
6 1 (2.44%) Informatics
6 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.44%) Semantic Web
6 1 (2.44%) Kindle
6 1 (2.44%) Health Informatics
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.32%) Windows
1 3 (7.32%) Linux
2 2 (4.88%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (58.54%) MVC
2 19 (46.34%) UML
3 15 (36.59%) OO
4 14 (34.15%) Scrum
5 11 (26.83%) Unit Testing
6 8 (19.51%) Mobile Commerce
7 6 (14.63%) Web Development
8 5 (12.20%) RUP
9 4 (9.76%) Refactoring
9 4 (9.76%) TDD
10 3 (7.32%) Data Migration
10 3 (7.32%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (7.32%) Workflow
10 3 (7.32%) Migration
10 3 (7.32%) OOA/OOD
10 3 (7.32%) Data Modelling
10 3 (7.32%) OOD
10 3 (7.32%) Root Cause Analysis
10 3 (7.32%) Performance Analysis
10 3 (7.32%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 41 (100.00%) Java
2 15 (36.59%) SQL
3 13 (31.71%) JavaScript
4 3 (7.32%) PL/SQL
5 2 (4.88%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.44%) Python
6 1 (2.44%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 9 (21.95%) Degree
2 5 (12.20%) Security Cleared
3 4 (9.76%) SC Cleared
4 3 (7.32%) CTC Cleared
5 2 (4.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (4.88%) OCPJP
6 1 (2.44%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (2.44%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) Squid
Systems Management
1 2 (4.88%) OpenSSO
2 1 (2.44%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 17 (41.46%) Oracle
2 3 (7.32%) Sybase
3 2 (4.88%) JBoss
3 2 (4.88%) IBM
3 2 (4.88%) Sun
3 2 (4.88%) BEA
3 2 (4.88%) FatWire
4 1 (2.44%) hybris
4 1 (2.44%) Adobe