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 24 November 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
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Struts
Rank 79 75 64
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -11
Contract jobs citing Struts 7 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.49% 0.25% 0.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.91% 0.89% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£344 £200 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+71.87% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.23% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%
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Scotland

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
367 336 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 25.47% 27.79% 19.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 189 106
Average daily rate £350 £325 £281
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +15.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

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 24 November 2014, 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 10 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (80.00%) SQL
3 7 (70.00%) J2EE
3 7 (70.00%) Oracle
3 7 (70.00%) Web Application Development
3 7 (70.00%) Relational Database
4 6 (60.00%) Unit Testing
4 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (60.00%) JSP
5 5 (50.00%) EJB
5 5 (50.00%) PL/SQL
5 5 (50.00%) Eclipse
5 5 (50.00%) Spring
5 5 (50.00%) Ajax
5 5 (50.00%) Selenium
6 4 (40.00%) Spring MVC
6 4 (40.00%) WebSphere
6 4 (40.00%) iBATIS
6 4 (40.00%) Banking
6 4 (40.00%) CruiseControl
6 4 (40.00%) Subversion
6 4 (40.00%) Spring Web Flow
6 4 (40.00%) GWT
6 4 (40.00%) JMS
6 4 (40.00%) OO
6 4 (40.00%) MVC
6 4 (40.00%) Shell Script
6 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
6 4 (40.00%) Perl
6 4 (40.00%) CSS

Struts
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, 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 4 (40.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (30.00%) Apache
3 2 (20.00%) JBoss
4 1 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (70.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Eclipse
1 5 (50.00%) Selenium
2 4 (40.00%) CruiseControl
2 4 (40.00%) Subversion
3 3 (30.00%) JIRA
3 3 (30.00%) JBuilder
4 1 (10.00%) JUnit
4 1 (10.00%) JDeveloper
4 1 (10.00%) NUnit
4 1 (10.00%) Mockito
4 1 (10.00%) Cucumber
General
1 4 (40.00%) Banking
2 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
2 9 (90.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (10.00%) J2EE Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) J2EE
2 6 (60.00%) JSP
3 5 (50.00%) Spring
3 5 (50.00%) Ajax
3 5 (50.00%) EJB
4 4 (40.00%) CSS
4 4 (40.00%) JDBC
4 4 (40.00%) XML
4 4 (40.00%) XSLT
4 4 (40.00%) JMS
4 4 (40.00%) iBATIS
4 4 (40.00%) Spring MVC
4 4 (40.00%) Spring Web Flow
4 4 (40.00%) GWT
5 3 (30.00%) Struts2
5 3 (30.00%) Middleware
6 2 (20.00%) Hibernate
6 2 (20.00%) JSF
6 2 (20.00%) Servlets
6 2 (20.00%) EJB 3.0
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Data Structures
2 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Web Application Development
2 6 (60.00%) Unit Testing
2 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (40.00%) OO
3 4 (40.00%) MVC
4 3 (30.00%) System Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Performance Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Validation
5 2 (20.00%) TDD
6 1 (10.00%) Automated Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Web Development
6 1 (10.00%) Workflow
6 1 (10.00%) CRM
6 1 (10.00%) ETL
6 1 (10.00%) Migration
6 1 (10.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (80.00%) SQL
3 5 (50.00%) PL/SQL
4 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (40.00%) Perl
4 4 (40.00%) Shell Script
5 1 (10.00%) C#
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Oracle