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 1 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Struts
Rank 69 81 53
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -28
Contract jobs citing Struts 10 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.69% 0.16% 0.75%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.07% 0.58% 3.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 1
Average daily rate
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£363 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £319
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +9.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.75 £32.75 -
% change year-on-year
+42.74% -
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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
246 346 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 16.99% 27.50% 20.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 211 90
Average daily rate £351 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 1
Average hourly rate £39.00 £32.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.87% +6.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

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 1 May 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 26 (100.00%) Java
2 25 (96.15%) J2EE
3 23 (88.46%) Spring
3 23 (88.46%) Oracle
4 22 (84.62%) JSP
4 22 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (80.77%) Ajax
6 19 (73.08%) Selenium
6 19 (73.08%) Unit Testing
7 18 (69.23%) JavaScript
8 17 (65.38%) PL/SQL
8 17 (65.38%) SQL
9 16 (61.54%) Web Application Development
10 15 (57.69%) CSS
10 15 (57.69%) XML
10 15 (57.69%) UNIX
10 15 (57.69%) JMS
10 15 (57.69%) Banking
10 15 (57.69%) Shell Script
11 14 (53.85%) MVC
11 14 (53.85%) Perl
12 13 (50.00%) XSLT
12 13 (50.00%) OO
12 13 (50.00%) CruiseControl
12 13 (50.00%) Spring Web Flow
12 13 (50.00%) GWT
12 13 (50.00%) Spring MVC
12 13 (50.00%) WebSphere
12 13 (50.00%) Relational Database
13 10 (38.46%) Hibernate

Struts
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 13 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 6 (23.08%) JBoss
2 6 (23.08%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (7.69%) Tomcat
3 2 (7.69%) WebLogic
4 1 (3.85%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) Intranet
2 2 (7.69%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 6 (23.08%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 19 (73.08%) Selenium
2 13 (50.00%) CruiseControl
3 7 (26.92%) JUnit
4 6 (23.08%) Subversion
4 6 (23.08%) Mockito
4 6 (23.08%) Cucumber
5 3 (11.54%) NUnit
5 3 (11.54%) Eclipse
6 2 (7.69%) Ant
General
1 15 (57.69%) Banking
2 8 (30.77%) Finance
Job Titles
1 25 (96.15%) Developer
1 25 (96.15%) Java Developer
2 1 (3.85%) Java Architect
2 1 (3.85%) Senior Java Architect
2 1 (3.85%) Java Web Developer
2 1 (3.85%) Senior Java Developer
2 1 (3.85%) Architect
2 1 (3.85%) Web Developer
2 1 (3.85%) Senior Developer
2 1 (3.85%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (96.15%) J2EE
2 23 (88.46%) Spring
3 22 (84.62%) JSP
4 21 (80.77%) Ajax
5 15 (57.69%) CSS
5 15 (57.69%) XML
5 15 (57.69%) JMS
6 13 (50.00%) XSLT
6 13 (50.00%) Spring Web Flow
6 13 (50.00%) GWT
6 13 (50.00%) Spring MVC
7 10 (38.46%) Hibernate
8 8 (30.77%) JSF
8 8 (30.77%) iBATIS
8 8 (30.77%) JDBC
9 7 (26.92%) Servlets
10 6 (23.08%) EJB
10 6 (23.08%) Gherkin
10 6 (23.08%) EJB 3.0
11 5 (19.23%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Client/Server
2 2 (7.69%) PKI
3 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 15 (57.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (73.08%) Unit Testing
3 16 (61.54%) Web Application Development
4 14 (53.85%) MVC
5 13 (50.00%) OO
6 8 (30.77%) TDD
7 6 (23.08%) CRM
8 3 (11.54%) UML
9 2 (7.69%) Web Development
10 1 (3.85%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (100.00%) Java
2 18 (69.23%) JavaScript
3 17 (65.38%) PL/SQL
3 17 (65.38%) SQL
4 15 (57.69%) Shell Script
5 14 (53.85%) Perl
6 3 (11.54%) C#
7 1 (3.85%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 23 (88.46%) Oracle
2 2 (7.69%) Adobe
2 2 (7.69%) Red Hat