The table below looks at the statistics for Struts skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Struts over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Struts
Rank 82 89 87
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -2
Contract jobs citing Struts 10 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.66% 0.25% 0.067%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.72% 0.95% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 1
Average daily rate
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£303 £400 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.37% +25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £350 £334
% change year-on-year
+7.85% +4.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 - £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 East Midlands region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
367 419 315
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 24.22% 25.90% 20.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 218 142
Average daily rate £325 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £212 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 14 23
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

Struts
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

Struts Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Struts
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Struts Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Struts
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Struts across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Struts Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Struts
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Struts Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Struts
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Struts within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. 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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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
Leicestershire - 6 £325 -
Northamptonshire -2 2 £280 -25.33% 2
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -
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England

Struts
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 16 (100.00%) Java
2 15 (93.75%) JavaScript
3 14 (87.50%) JSP
4 13 (81.25%) J2EE
5 12 (75.00%) Spring
6 9 (56.25%) Hibernate
6 9 (56.25%) SQL Server
7 8 (50.00%) Oracle
7 8 (50.00%) HTML
7 8 (50.00%) XML
8 7 (43.75%) Servlets
9 6 (37.50%) Eclipse
9 6 (37.50%) EJB
9 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (31.25%) Computer Science
10 5 (31.25%) Degree
10 5 (31.25%) JUnit
10 5 (31.25%) C++
10 5 (31.25%) Sun
10 5 (31.25%) Sun Certification
10 5 (31.25%) XSLT
10 5 (31.25%) Unit Testing
11 4 (25.00%) C#
11 4 (25.00%) .NET
11 4 (25.00%) CSS
11 4 (25.00%) Java EE
11 4 (25.00%) Maven
11 4 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
11 4 (25.00%) Finance
12 3 (18.75%) MVC

Struts
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 3 (18.75%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (18.75%) WebSphere
2 1 (6.25%) Jetty
2 1 (6.25%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (56.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) DB2
2 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Eclipse
2 5 (31.25%) JUnit
3 4 (25.00%) Maven
4 2 (12.50%) Selenium
5 1 (6.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (6.25%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
5 1 (6.25%) XDoclet
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (75.00%) Developer
2 11 (68.75%) Java Developer
3 6 (37.50%) J2EE Developer
3 6 (37.50%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Project Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Business Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (6.25%) WebSphere Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) WebSphere Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Project Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (87.50%) JSP
2 13 (81.25%) J2EE
3 12 (75.00%) Spring
4 9 (56.25%) Hibernate
5 8 (50.00%) XML
5 8 (50.00%) HTML
6 7 (43.75%) Servlets
7 6 (37.50%) EJB
8 5 (31.25%) XSLT
9 4 (25.00%) CSS
9 4 (25.00%) .NET
9 4 (25.00%) Java EE
10 3 (18.75%) Ajax
10 3 (18.75%) jQuery
11 2 (12.50%) XHTML
11 2 (12.50%) JDBC
11 2 (12.50%) JSON
12 1 (6.25%) Spring MVC
12 1 (6.25%) SOAP
12 1 (6.25%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.25%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Android
1 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (31.25%) Unit Testing
3 4 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
4 3 (18.75%) E-Commerce
4 3 (18.75%) MVC
4 3 (18.75%) Waterfall
5 2 (12.50%) Project Management
5 2 (12.50%) Validation
6 1 (6.25%) SOA
6 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
6 1 (6.25%) UML
6 1 (6.25%) OO
6 1 (6.25%) RAD
6 1 (6.25%) Business Analysis
6 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (6.25%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (6.25%) Project Planning
6 1 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (6.25%) Supply Chain Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) Java
2 15 (93.75%) JavaScript
3 5 (31.25%) C++
4 4 (25.00%) C#
5 2 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) Sun Certification
1 5 (31.25%) Degree
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Oracle
2 5 (31.25%) Sun
3 2 (12.50%) IBM
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.25%) SAP