The table below looks at the statistics for Struts skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Struts over the 3 months to 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Struts
Rank 98 117 105
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -12
Contract jobs citing Struts 33 20 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.19% 0.66% 0.32%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.33% 2.38% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 6 4
Average daily rate
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£375 £278 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.13% -34.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £265 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £326 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £350 £319
% change year-on-year
+5.35% +9.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £46.75 £32.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.74% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.75 £32.75 -
% change year-on-year
+42.74% -
Struts
England

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 of England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
763 839 597
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 27.62% 27.86% 27.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 431 473 338
Average daily rate £385 £360 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.94% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 35 38
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.80 £29.92
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.73% +19.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.10 £28.50 £22.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

Struts
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Struts Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Struts
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Struts Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Struts
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Struts across the East of England region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015.

Struts Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Struts
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Struts Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Struts
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015. 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
Essex +16 16 £425 +13.33% 6
Hertfordshire -3 8 £388 - 2
Cambridgeshire +8 7 £313 - 1
Bedfordshire -3 2 £375 +35.13%
Struts
England

Struts
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 31 (93.94%) Java
2 26 (78.79%) XML
3 22 (66.67%) Spring
4 21 (63.64%) JavaScript
4 21 (63.64%) HTML
5 19 (57.58%) UNIX
6 18 (54.55%) SQL
6 18 (54.55%) Relational Database
7 17 (51.52%) J2EE
7 17 (51.52%) WebLogic
8 16 (48.48%) CSS
9 15 (45.45%) Web Services
9 15 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (42.42%) Ajax
10 14 (42.42%) JMS
11 13 (39.39%) Linux
12 12 (36.36%) Oracle
12 12 (36.36%) Spring MVC
12 12 (36.36%) JPA
12 12 (36.36%) MVC
12 12 (36.36%) Hibernate
13 11 (33.33%) WebSphere
13 11 (33.33%) JSP
14 10 (30.30%) SOAP
15 9 (27.27%) Servlets
15 9 (27.27%) REST
15 9 (27.27%) Struts2
16 8 (24.24%) JDBC
16 8 (24.24%) WebSphere Application Server
16 8 (24.24%) Perl

Struts
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 17 (51.52%) WebLogic
2 11 (33.33%) WebSphere
3 8 (24.24%) JBoss
3 8 (24.24%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (12.12%) GlassFish
5 3 (9.09%) MQSeries
6 1 (3.03%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (3.03%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Tomcat
6 1 (3.03%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Photoshop
1 1 (3.03%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Tridion
2 1 (3.03%) AWD
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.12%) LDAP
1 4 (12.12%) HTTP
2 3 (9.09%) Internet
3 2 (6.06%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (54.55%) Relational Database
2 6 (18.18%) RDBMS
3 5 (15.15%) Oracle Database
4 4 (12.12%) DB2
4 4 (12.12%) MariaDB
4 4 (12.12%) MySQL
5 3 (9.09%) MongoDB
6 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (24.24%) Eclipse
2 7 (21.21%) Ant
2 7 (21.21%) Maven
3 5 (15.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 5 (15.15%) JUnit
3 5 (15.15%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
3 5 (15.15%) Cucumber
4 4 (12.12%) Jenkins
4 4 (12.12%) Git (software)
4 4 (12.12%) AccuRev
5 3 (9.09%) Log4j
5 3 (9.09%) Subversion
6 2 (6.06%) SoapUI
7 1 (3.03%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 2 (6.06%) Finance
1 2 (6.06%) Automotive
1 2 (6.06%) Legal
1 2 (6.06%) Marketing
2 1 (3.03%) Back Office
2 1 (3.03%) Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (84.85%) Developer
2 25 (75.76%) Java Developer
3 8 (24.24%) Senior Java Developer
3 8 (24.24%) Senior Developer
4 4 (12.12%) Java Architect
4 4 (12.12%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 4 (12.12%) Architect
5 2 (6.06%) Designer
5 2 (6.06%) Senior Architect
5 2 (6.06%) Senior Java Architect
5 2 (6.06%) Solutions Designer
6 1 (3.03%) Lead Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Java Technical Architect
6 1 (3.03%) Lead Java Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Java Web Developer
6 1 (3.03%) J2EE Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Analyst Developer
6 1 (3.03%) SQL Developer
6 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (78.79%) XML
2 22 (66.67%) Spring
3 21 (63.64%) HTML
4 17 (51.52%) J2EE
5 16 (48.48%) CSS
6 15 (45.45%) Web Services
7 14 (42.42%) JMS
7 14 (42.42%) Ajax
8 12 (36.36%) Spring MVC
8 12 (36.36%) Hibernate
8 12 (36.36%) JPA
9 11 (33.33%) JSP
10 10 (30.30%) SOAP
11 9 (27.27%) Servlets
11 9 (27.27%) Struts2
11 9 (27.27%) REST
12 8 (24.24%) JDBC
13 7 (21.21%) XHTML
14 6 (18.18%) EJB
14 6 (18.18%) JAXB
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Clustering
2 5 (15.15%) Open Source
3 4 (12.12%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (12.12%) Visualisation
4 3 (9.09%) Web 2.0
4 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.03%) Replication
5 1 (3.03%) User Experience
5 1 (3.03%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 19 (57.58%) UNIX
2 13 (39.39%) Linux
3 6 (18.18%) Solaris
4 4 (12.12%) Mac OS X
5 3 (9.09%) HPUX
5 3 (9.09%) Windows
6 1 (3.03%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (36.36%) MVC
3 7 (21.21%) Web Development
4 6 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (18.18%) TDD
4 6 (18.18%) OO
4 6 (18.18%) E-Commerce
5 5 (15.15%) Scrum
5 5 (15.15%) B2C
5 5 (15.15%) OWASP
6 4 (12.12%) Configuration Management
6 4 (12.12%) Web Design
6 4 (12.12%) Responsive Web Design
6 4 (12.12%) UML
6 4 (12.12%) Microservices
7 3 (9.09%) RAD
7 3 (9.09%) Content Management
8 2 (6.06%) Waterfall
8 2 (6.06%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (6.06%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 31 (93.94%) Java
2 21 (63.64%) JavaScript
3 18 (54.55%) SQL
4 8 (24.24%) Perl
5 4 (12.12%) PL/SQL
6 3 (9.09%) XPath
6 3 (9.09%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (3.03%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (36.36%) Oracle
2 8 (24.24%) IBM
3 5 (15.15%) Atlassian
3 5 (15.15%) hybris
4 3 (9.09%) Demandware
4 3 (9.09%) Elastic Path
4 3 (9.09%) Blue Martini
4 3 (9.09%) Intershop
4 3 (9.09%) Interwoven
4 3 (9.09%) ATG
5 2 (6.06%) OpenText
5 2 (6.06%) Endeca
5 2 (6.06%) Adobe
6 1 (3.03%) Microsoft