The table below looks at the statistics for Struts skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Struts over the 3 months to 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Struts
Rank 66 67 57
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -10
Contract jobs citing Struts 16 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.19% 0.87% 0.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.80% 3.53% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 1
Average daily rate
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£350 £275 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -26.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £319 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.71% -8.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 Edinburgh region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
276 283 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 20.47% 24.67% 25.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 140 97
Average daily rate £375 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Average hourly rate £47.50 £13.50 £150.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+251.85% -91.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

Struts
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Struts Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Struts
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Struts Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Struts
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Struts Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Struts
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 19 (100.00%) Java
1 19 (100.00%) J2EE
2 18 (94.74%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (89.47%) Oracle
4 16 (84.21%) JSP
4 16 (84.21%) Spring
4 16 (84.21%) Unit Testing
5 15 (78.95%) Selenium
5 15 (78.95%) Ajax
6 12 (63.16%) CSS
7 11 (57.89%) PL/SQL
7 11 (57.89%) SQL
7 11 (57.89%) JavaScript
7 11 (57.89%) Banking
7 11 (57.89%) Web Application Development
8 10 (52.63%) Relational Database
8 10 (52.63%) Spring Web Flow
8 10 (52.63%) GWT
8 10 (52.63%) Spring MVC
8 10 (52.63%) CruiseControl
8 10 (52.63%) WebSphere
8 10 (52.63%) MVC
8 10 (52.63%) Perl
8 10 (52.63%) XML
8 10 (52.63%) XSLT
8 10 (52.63%) UNIX
8 10 (52.63%) OO
8 10 (52.63%) JMS
8 10 (52.63%) Shell Script
9 8 (42.11%) JDBC

Struts
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 10 (52.63%) WebSphere
2 5 (26.32%) JBoss
2 5 (26.32%) BizTalk Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (52.63%) Relational Database
2 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 15 (78.95%) Selenium
2 10 (52.63%) CruiseControl
3 5 (26.32%) Eclipse
3 5 (26.32%) JUnit
3 5 (26.32%) Mockito
3 5 (26.32%) Cucumber
3 5 (26.32%) Subversion
4 4 (21.05%) NUnit
5 1 (5.26%) JDeveloper
General
1 11 (57.89%) Banking
2 8 (42.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (100.00%) Developer
2 18 (94.74%) Java Developer
3 1 (5.26%) J2EE Developer
3 1 (5.26%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (5.26%) Designer
3 1 (5.26%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (100.00%) J2EE
2 16 (84.21%) JSP
2 16 (84.21%) Spring
3 15 (78.95%) Ajax
4 12 (63.16%) CSS
5 10 (52.63%) Spring Web Flow
5 10 (52.63%) GWT
5 10 (52.63%) Spring MVC
5 10 (52.63%) XML
5 10 (52.63%) XSLT
5 10 (52.63%) JMS
6 8 (42.11%) JDBC
6 8 (42.11%) JSF
6 8 (42.11%) iBATIS
7 7 (36.84%) Hibernate
8 6 (31.58%) EJB 3.0
8 6 (31.58%) EJB
8 6 (31.58%) Servlets
9 5 (26.32%) Gherkin
10 4 (21.05%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 10 (52.63%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (94.74%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (84.21%) Unit Testing
3 11 (57.89%) Web Application Development
4 10 (52.63%) MVC
4 10 (52.63%) OO
5 8 (42.11%) TDD
6 5 (26.32%) CRM
7 4 (21.05%) UML
8 2 (10.53%) Automated Testing
8 2 (10.53%) Web Development
9 1 (5.26%) Migration
9 1 (5.26%) Workflow
9 1 (5.26%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) Java
2 11 (57.89%) PL/SQL
2 11 (57.89%) SQL
2 11 (57.89%) JavaScript
3 10 (52.63%) Perl
3 10 (52.63%) Shell Script
4 4 (21.05%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 17 (89.47%) Oracle