The table below looks at the statistics 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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Struts
Rank 412 370 364
Rank change year-on-year
-42 -6
Contract jobs citing Struts 164 187 226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.32% 0.39% 0.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.17% 1.32% 1.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 100 134
Average daily rate
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£400 £398 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +13.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £302 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.85% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 - £15.00
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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 England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
14043 14174 14928
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.32% 29.40% 27.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 9233 9288 9097
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £550 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 165 250 343
Average hourly rate £34.00 £36.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +10.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.91 £16.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £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
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 17 September 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 17 September 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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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 -16 70 £400 -15.78% 32
East of England +7 30 £448 - 5
South East -20 17 £315 -11.57% 8
North West 0 14 £475 +35.71% 3
South West -10 13 £396 +25.79% 4
West Midlands -7 12 £394 +29.09% 1
East Midlands +14 11 £303 -24.37% 4
North East - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 5
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Struts
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 September 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.

1 299 (96.45%) Java
2 236 (76.13%) Spring
3 181 (58.39%) J2EE
4 170 (54.84%) JavaScript
5 169 (54.52%) HTML
6 143 (46.13%) Hibernate
7 141 (45.48%) JSP
8 139 (44.84%) XML
9 138 (44.52%) Oracle
10 127 (40.97%) Agile Software Development
11 126 (40.65%) Web Services
12 123 (39.68%) SQL
13 120 (38.71%) CSS
14 107 (34.52%) MVC
15 104 (33.55%) Ajax
16 84 (27.10%) Servlets
17 81 (26.13%) OO
18 79 (25.48%) jQuery
19 74 (23.87%) E-Commerce
20 70 (22.58%) TDD
21 69 (22.26%) Eclipse
22 68 (21.94%) JBoss
23 67 (21.61%) Spring MVC
24 64 (20.65%) Finance
25 63 (20.32%) UML
26 62 (20.00%) JUnit
26 62 (20.00%) Scrum
27 60 (19.35%) Maven
28 59 (19.03%) SOAP
28 59 (19.03%) Relational Database

Struts
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 56 (18.06%) WebSphere
2 53 (17.10%) WebLogic
3 51 (16.45%) Tomcat
4 46 (14.84%) Apache
5 32 (10.32%) CMS
6 29 (9.35%) WebSphere Application Server
7 21 (6.77%) MQSeries
8 19 (6.13%) Adobe CQ
9 11 (3.55%) Liferay
10 9 (2.90%) IIS
11 7 (2.26%) Escenic
12 6 (1.94%) Oracle Workflow
13 5 (1.61%) Mule
13 5 (1.61%) Apache Solr
14 4 (1.29%) Apache ServiceMix
15 3 (0.97%) BizTalk Server
15 3 (0.97%) Alfresco
15 3 (0.97%) Oracle Service Bus
16 2 (0.65%) Oracle Coherence
16 2 (0.65%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 7 (2.26%) Photoshop
1 7 (2.26%) Adobe Illustrator
2 5 (1.61%) MS Visio
2 5 (1.61%) MS Project
2 5 (1.61%) MS Office
3 3 (0.97%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (1.94%) Tridion
2 3 (0.97%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (0.65%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.32%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.32%) HFM
4 1 (0.32%) Magento
4 1 (0.32%) Cordys
4 1 (0.32%) Hyperion Planning
4 1 (0.32%) IntelliMatch
4 1 (0.32%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.97%) Force.com
1 3 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (0.97%) GitHub
1 3 (0.97%) SaaS
2 2 (0.65%) PaaS
2 2 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 26 (8.39%) Internet
2 18 (5.81%) HTTP
3 14 (4.52%) LDAP
4 7 (2.26%) SNMP
5 3 (0.97%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.32%) DNS
6 1 (0.32%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (19.03%) Relational Database
2 58 (18.71%) SQL Server
3 39 (12.58%) MySQL
4 23 (7.42%) RDBMS
5 16 (5.16%) DB2
6 13 (4.19%) Oracle Database
7 12 (3.87%) Big Data
7 12 (3.87%) Hadoop
7 12 (3.87%) InterSystems Cache
8 9 (2.90%) Oracle Reports
9 6 (1.94%) MongoDB
9 6 (1.94%) JasperReports
9 6 (1.94%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (1.61%) SQL Server 2005
11 4 (1.29%) MariaDB
11 4 (1.29%) Oracle Database 11g
11 4 (1.29%) MS Access
12 3 (0.97%) Neo4j
13 2 (0.65%) NoSQL
13 2 (0.65%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 69 (22.26%) Eclipse
2 62 (20.00%) JUnit
3 60 (19.35%) Maven
4 53 (17.10%) Subversion
5 45 (14.52%) Ant
6 18 (5.81%) Jenkins
7 15 (4.84%) Git (software)
8 14 (4.52%) Hudson
9 13 (4.19%) Log4j
10 12 (3.87%) Apache Ivy
10 12 (3.87%) JIRA
11 11 (3.55%) Selenium
12 10 (3.23%) Mercurial
13 8 (2.58%) MyEclipse
13 8 (2.58%) IntelliJ
14 7 (2.26%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
15 6 (1.94%) Gradle
15 6 (1.94%) Team Foundation Server
15 6 (1.94%) VSS/SourceSafe
16 5 (1.61%) ClearCase
General
1 64 (20.65%) Finance
2 26 (8.39%) Banking
2 26 (8.39%) Retail
3 15 (4.84%) Manufacturing
4 7 (2.26%) Investment Banking
5 5 (1.61%) Games
6 4 (1.29%) Back Office
7 3 (0.97%) German Language
8 2 (0.65%) Spanish Language
8 2 (0.65%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.65%) Advertising
9 1 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.32%) Publishing
9 1 (0.32%) Automotive
9 1 (0.32%) Legal
9 1 (0.32%) Billing
9 1 (0.32%) Korean Language
Job Titles
1 240 (77.42%) Developer
2 184 (59.35%) Java Developer
3 42 (13.55%) Senior Developer
4 39 (12.58%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 36 (11.61%) Senior Java Developer
6 33 (10.65%) Architect
7 22 (7.10%) J2EE Developer
8 12 (3.87%) Hybris Developer
8 12 (3.87%) Analyst
9 11 (3.55%) Software Engineer
10 10 (3.23%) Consultant
10 10 (3.23%) WebSphere Developer
11 9 (2.90%) Java Software Engineer
12 8 (2.58%) Front-End Developer
12 8 (2.58%) Java Programmer
12 8 (2.58%) Developer Analyst
12 8 (2.58%) Programmer
12 8 (2.58%) Technical Architect
13 7 (2.26%) Senior Programmer
13 7 (2.26%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 236 (76.13%) Spring
2 181 (58.39%) J2EE
3 169 (54.52%) HTML
4 143 (46.13%) Hibernate
5 141 (45.48%) JSP
6 139 (44.84%) XML
7 126 (40.65%) Web Services
8 120 (38.71%) CSS
9 104 (33.55%) Ajax
10 84 (27.10%) Servlets
11 79 (25.48%) jQuery
12 67 (21.61%) Spring MVC
13 59 (19.03%) SOAP
14 55 (17.74%) XSLT
15 53 (17.10%) JSF
16 50 (16.13%) JDBC
17 49 (15.81%) JMS
18 48 (15.48%) EJB
19 44 (14.19%) Java EE
19 44 (14.19%) Struts2
Miscellaneous
1 25 (8.06%) Open Source
2 20 (6.45%) Enterprise Software
3 14 (4.52%) Web 2.0
4 9 (2.90%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (2.58%) iPad
5 8 (2.58%) Computer Science
5 8 (2.58%) N-Tier
6 6 (1.94%) Visualisation
7 5 (1.61%) W3C
7 5 (1.61%) GIS
7 5 (1.61%) Online Games
7 5 (1.61%) Credit Risk
8 4 (1.29%) Online Banking
9 3 (0.97%) Management Information System
9 3 (0.97%) Mathematics
9 3 (0.97%) Data Integration
9 3 (0.97%) Mobile Banking
9 3 (0.97%) Mobile Payment
10 2 (0.65%) User Experience
11 1 (0.32%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 58 (18.71%) UNIX
2 45 (14.52%) Linux
3 17 (5.48%) Solaris
4 14 (4.52%) HPUX
5 13 (4.19%) Windows
6 11 (3.55%) Mac OS X
7 3 (0.97%) Windows XP
7 3 (0.97%) Windows 2000
8 2 (0.65%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.65%) Android
9 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.32%) AIX
9 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (40.97%) Agile Software Development
2 107 (34.52%) MVC
3 81 (26.13%) OO
4 74 (23.87%) E-Commerce
5 70 (22.58%) TDD
6 63 (20.32%) UML
7 62 (20.00%) Scrum
8 47 (15.16%) Web Development
9 40 (12.90%) SOA
10 31 (10.00%) Mentoring
11 30 (9.68%) Content Management
12 27 (8.71%) Continuous Integration
12 27 (8.71%) Configuration Management
13 26 (8.39%) Unit Testing
14 23 (7.42%) OOD
14 23 (7.42%) RAD
15 21 (6.77%) Software Engineering
15 21 (6.77%) User Stories
16 20 (6.45%) OOA/OOD
17 16 (5.16%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 299 (96.45%) Java
2 170 (54.84%) JavaScript
3 123 (39.68%) SQL
4 44 (14.19%) PL/SQL
5 20 (6.45%) C#
6 17 (5.48%) C++
7 14 (4.52%) Scala
8 13 (4.19%) XPath
9 10 (3.23%) Python
9 10 (3.23%) Perl
10 8 (2.58%) T-SQL
10 8 (2.58%) Shell Script
11 6 (1.94%) Bash Shell
12 5 (1.61%) Groovy
13 4 (1.29%) C
14 3 (0.97%) PHP
14 3 (0.97%) Lua
14 3 (0.97%) Apex Code
15 1 (0.32%) JCL
15 1 (0.32%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 30 (9.68%) Degree
2 16 (5.16%) Sun Certification
3 11 (3.55%) Security Cleared
4 8 (2.58%) SC Cleared
5 5 (1.61%) OCPJP
5 5 (1.61%) CTC Cleared
6 4 (1.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.65%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.65%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (11.61%) QA
2 5 (1.61%) PCI DSS
3 4 (1.29%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.32%) SLA
4 1 (0.32%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (2.58%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 4 (1.29%) OpenSSO
2 1 (0.32%) OpenAM
2 1 (0.32%) Puppet
Vendors
1 138 (44.52%) Oracle
2 68 (21.94%) JBoss
3 38 (12.26%) IBM
4 17 (5.48%) Sun
4 17 (5.48%) hybris
5 16 (5.16%) ATG
6 13 (4.19%) Interwoven
6 13 (4.19%) Endeca
7 10 (3.23%) Sybase
8 7 (2.26%) Microsoft
9 6 (1.94%) Elastic Path
9 6 (1.94%) Blue Martini
9 6 (1.94%) Perforce
10 4 (1.29%) FatWire
11 3 (0.97%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (0.97%) TIBCO
11 3 (0.97%) Adobe
11 3 (0.97%) GigaSpaces
11 3 (0.97%) Google
11 3 (0.97%) Canoo
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