The first table below looks at the demand for Struts skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Struts over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the England region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Struts
Rank 452 388 353
Rank change year-on-year
-64 -35
Contract jobs citing Struts 118 168 211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.24% 0.36% 0.40%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.87% 1.27% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 86 114
Average daily rate
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£370 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.94% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £340 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £554 £585
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £361 £338
% change year-on-year
-16.95% +7.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
Average hourly rate £30.00 £40.50 £36.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.93% +11.73%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 - £37.50
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
13544 13263 13925
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.87% 28.54% 26.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 8869 8608 8647
Average daily rate £375 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 197 279 345
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £20.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
Struts
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Struts
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Struts Jobs Demand Trend in England

Struts
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Struts Daily Rate Trend in England

Struts
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Struts across the England region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

Struts Daily Rate Histogram in England

Struts
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Struts Hourly Rate Trend in England

Struts
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 23 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
London -59 59 £425 -3.95% 16
South East -9 22 £300 -16.95% 9
East of England - 15 £278 - 4
East Midlands - 8 £273 - 3
South West -24 6 £400 +14.28% 4
West Midlands - 6 - -
North West -4 5 £419 +19.64% 8
Yorkshire -4 4 £275 -19.11% 5
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Struts
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 304 (98.38%) Java
2 250 (80.91%) Spring
3 186 (60.19%) J2EE
4 154 (49.84%) Hibernate
4 154 (49.84%) JavaScript
5 150 (48.54%) HTML
6 137 (44.34%) Oracle
7 133 (43.04%) JSP
8 127 (41.10%) XML
9 126 (40.78%) SQL
10 118 (38.19%) Web Services
11 111 (35.92%) Ajax
12 104 (33.66%) CSS
13 93 (30.10%) MVC
14 91 (29.45%) jQuery
15 81 (26.21%) JUnit
16 79 (25.57%) OO
16 79 (25.57%) Finance
17 70 (22.65%) Maven
18 69 (22.33%) Servlets
19 68 (22.01%) TDD
20 67 (21.68%) E-Commerce
21 65 (21.04%) Spring MVC
22 63 (20.39%) JSF
22 63 (20.39%) Scrum
23 62 (20.06%) Agile Software Development
24 61 (19.74%) Eclipse
24 61 (19.74%) WebLogic
24 61 (19.74%) UML
25 60 (19.42%) SOAP

Struts
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 61 (19.74%) WebLogic
2 49 (15.86%) Tomcat
3 46 (14.89%) WebSphere
4 41 (13.27%) Apache
5 33 (10.68%) CMS
6 26 (8.41%) WebSphere Application Server
7 24 (7.77%) MQSeries
8 17 (5.50%) Adobe CQ
9 9 (2.91%) Liferay
9 9 (2.91%) Oracle Workflow
10 8 (2.59%) Escenic
11 7 (2.27%) Mule
11 7 (2.27%) IIS
12 6 (1.94%) SharePoint
12 6 (1.94%) Apache ServiceMix
13 5 (1.62%) Apache Solr
14 4 (1.29%) Alfresco
14 4 (1.29%) Oracle Application Server
15 3 (0.97%) Oracle Spatial
15 3 (0.97%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 5 (1.62%) MS Project
1 5 (1.62%) MS Visio
2 4 (1.29%) MS Office
3 2 (0.65%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (3.88%) Tridion
2 4 (1.29%) RiskWrite
3 3 (0.97%) Oracle Retail
4 2 (0.65%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.32%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.32%) HFM
5 1 (0.32%) Hyperion Planning
5 1 (0.32%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.62%) Force.com
2 2 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (11.65%) Internet
2 17 (5.50%) HTTP
3 8 (2.59%) LDAP
4 7 (2.27%) Intranet
5 6 (1.94%) HTTPS
6 3 (0.97%) SAN
7 1 (0.32%) Firewall
7 1 (0.32%) SSL
7 1 (0.32%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (17.48%) SQL Server
2 46 (14.89%) Relational Database
3 31 (10.03%) MySQL
4 24 (7.77%) RDBMS
5 18 (5.83%) DB2
5 18 (5.83%) InterSystems Cache
6 17 (5.50%) Oracle Reports
7 15 (4.85%) Oracle Database
8 12 (3.88%) Hadoop
9 9 (2.91%) Big Data
10 8 (2.59%) JasperReports
11 7 (2.27%) Crystal Reports
12 6 (1.94%) SQL Server 2008
13 5 (1.62%) SQL Server 2005
14 4 (1.29%) MS Access
14 4 (1.29%) Data Warehouse
15 2 (0.65%) Sybase ASE
15 2 (0.65%) Oracle Database 11g
15 2 (0.65%) MariaDB
15 2 (0.65%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 81 (26.21%) JUnit
2 70 (22.65%) Maven
3 61 (19.74%) Eclipse
4 59 (19.09%) Ant
5 52 (16.83%) Subversion
6 23 (7.44%) Apache Ivy
7 20 (6.47%) Log4j
8 16 (5.18%) Jenkins
9 12 (3.88%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
10 11 (3.56%) Selenium
10 11 (3.56%) Hudson
11 7 (2.27%) Git (software)
11 7 (2.27%) Mockito
12 5 (1.62%) MyEclipse
13 4 (1.29%) ClearCase
13 4 (1.29%) Visual Studio
14 3 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
14 3 (0.97%) FitNesse
14 3 (0.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 3 (0.97%) Gradle
General
1 79 (25.57%) Finance
2 30 (9.71%) Banking
3 28 (9.06%) Retail
4 18 (5.83%) Manufacturing
5 7 (2.27%) Investment Banking
6 6 (1.94%) Publishing
7 4 (1.29%) Back Office
8 3 (0.97%) German Language
9 2 (0.65%) Spanish Language
9 2 (0.65%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.65%) Advertising
10 1 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.32%) Automotive
10 1 (0.32%) Legal
10 1 (0.32%) Korean Language
10 1 (0.32%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.32%) Billing
Job Titles
1 237 (76.70%) Developer
2 184 (59.55%) Java Developer
3 39 (12.62%) Senior Developer
3 39 (12.62%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 34 (11.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 33 (10.68%) Architect
6 22 (7.12%) J2EE Developer
7 16 (5.18%) Analyst
8 11 (3.56%) Programmer
9 10 (3.24%) Technical Architect
9 10 (3.24%) Java Programmer
9 10 (3.24%) Senior Programmer
10 9 (2.91%) Developer Analyst
10 9 (2.91%) Senior Java Programmer
10 9 (2.91%) Software Engineer
10 9 (2.91%) Java Software Engineer
10 9 (2.91%) Senior Analyst
11 7 (2.27%) DevOps Engineer
11 7 (2.27%) Deployment Engineer
12 6 (1.94%) Portal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 250 (80.91%) Spring
2 186 (60.19%) J2EE
3 154 (49.84%) Hibernate
4 150 (48.54%) HTML
5 133 (43.04%) JSP
6 127 (41.10%) XML
7 118 (38.19%) Web Services
8 111 (35.92%) Ajax
9 104 (33.66%) CSS
10 91 (29.45%) jQuery
11 69 (22.33%) Servlets
12 65 (21.04%) Spring MVC
13 63 (20.39%) JSF
14 60 (19.42%) SOAP
15 50 (16.18%) JMS
16 43 (13.92%) XSLT
17 39 (12.62%) EJB
17 39 (12.62%) Java EE
18 38 (12.30%) JPA
19 35 (11.33%) Struts2
Miscellaneous
1 27 (8.74%) Enterprise Software
2 23 (7.44%) Open Source
3 20 (6.47%) Web 2.0
4 10 (3.24%) Computer Science
5 8 (2.59%) Mathematics
5 8 (2.59%) iPad
6 7 (2.27%) Embedded Systems
6 7 (2.27%) Mobile Payment
6 7 (2.27%) Firmware
6 7 (2.27%) GIS
7 5 (1.62%) Credit Risk
7 5 (1.62%) Visualisation
8 4 (1.29%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.29%) Data Integration
8 4 (1.29%) Smartphone
9 3 (0.97%) Online Banking
9 3 (0.97%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.65%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.65%) Blackberry
10 2 (0.65%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 50 (16.18%) UNIX
2 48 (15.53%) Linux
3 20 (6.47%) Solaris
4 16 (5.18%) HPUX
5 12 (3.88%) Windows
6 8 (2.59%) Mac OS X
7 5 (1.62%) Apple iOS
8 4 (1.29%) Android
9 2 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.65%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.32%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.32%) Windows NT
10 1 (0.32%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.32%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (30.10%) MVC
2 79 (25.57%) OO
3 68 (22.01%) TDD
4 67 (21.68%) E-Commerce
5 63 (20.39%) Scrum
6 62 (20.06%) Agile Software Development
7 61 (19.74%) UML
8 51 (16.50%) Web Development
9 40 (12.94%) Content Management
10 35 (11.33%) SOA
11 33 (10.68%) Unit Testing
12 28 (9.06%) Configuration Management
13 23 (7.44%) Project Management
14 22 (7.12%) OOD
15 20 (6.47%) Continuous Integration
15 20 (6.47%) Software Engineering
16 19 (6.15%) OOA/OOD
17 18 (5.83%) RUP
17 18 (5.83%) User Stories
18 17 (5.50%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 304 (98.38%) Java
2 154 (49.84%) JavaScript
3 126 (40.78%) SQL
4 43 (13.92%) PL/SQL
5 20 (6.47%) XPath
6 15 (4.85%) C#
6 15 (4.85%) Perl
7 12 (3.88%) Scala
7 12 (3.88%) Bash Shell
8 10 (3.24%) C++
9 7 (2.27%) Shell Script
10 6 (1.94%) T-SQL
11 5 (1.62%) Python
11 5 (1.62%) Apex Code
12 4 (1.29%) Groovy
12 4 (1.29%) C
13 2 (0.65%) PHP
13 2 (0.65%) Lua
14 1 (0.32%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 36 (11.65%) Degree
2 14 (4.53%) Security Cleared
3 12 (3.88%) Sun Certification
4 10 (3.24%) SC Cleared
5 7 (2.27%) CTC Cleared
6 5 (1.62%) OCPJP
7 4 (1.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.65%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.32%) PMP
9 1 (0.32%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.32%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (9.71%) QA
2 5 (1.62%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.97%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.32%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (0.32%) Squid
1 1 (0.32%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 4 (1.29%) OpenSSO
2 1 (0.32%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 137 (44.34%) Oracle
2 58 (18.77%) JBoss
3 27 (8.74%) ATG
4 22 (7.12%) IBM
4 22 (7.12%) hybris
5 21 (6.80%) Endeca
6 16 (5.18%) Interwoven
7 15 (4.85%) Sun
8 12 (3.88%) Blue Martini
8 12 (3.88%) Elastic Path
9 11 (3.56%) Perforce
10 7 (2.27%) FatWire
11 5 (1.62%) Salesforce.com
11 5 (1.62%) Sybase
12 4 (1.29%) Adobe
12 4 (1.29%) Sencha
13 3 (0.97%) Microsoft
13 3 (0.97%) TIBCO
14 2 (0.65%) Intershop
14 2 (0.65%) BEA
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