The table below looks at the statistics for Struts skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Struts over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Struts
Rank 47 - 51
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Struts 4 0 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.78% - 1.64%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.78% - 6.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 7
Average daily rate £450 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Struts
East of England

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 Essex region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
144 110 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 28.07% 24.50% 24.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 63 78
Average daily rate £413 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 19
Average hourly rate £36.50 £36.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.38% +16.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

Struts
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

Struts Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Struts
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Struts Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Struts
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Struts Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

Struts
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 14 (100.00%) HTML
1 14 (100.00%) XML
2 13 (92.86%) Web Services
2 13 (92.86%) JavaScript
3 12 (85.71%) SQL
3 12 (85.71%) Marketing
4 11 (78.57%) WebSphere
4 11 (78.57%) Ant
4 11 (78.57%) Unix
4 11 (78.57%) TopLink
5 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (71.43%) J2EE
5 10 (71.43%) PL/SQL
5 10 (71.43%) Java
5 10 (71.43%) AccuRev
5 10 (71.43%) User Stories
6 8 (57.14%) Hibernate
7 7 (50.00%) Automotive
7 7 (50.00%) TDD
7 7 (50.00%) Oracle
7 7 (50.00%) JDBC
7 7 (50.00%) JSP
7 7 (50.00%) Servlets
7 7 (50.00%) Jenkins
7 7 (50.00%) WebFOCUS
8 6 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (42.86%) System Testing
8 6 (42.86%) HP Quality Center
8 6 (42.86%) FindBugs
8 6 (42.86%) EclipseLink

Struts
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 11 (78.57%) WebSphere
2 4 (28.57%) GlassFish
2 4 (28.57%) JBoss
2 4 (28.57%) WebLogic
2 4 (28.57%) WebLogic Portal
2 4 (28.57%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (50.00%) WebFOCUS
2 4 (28.57%) Relational Database
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (78.57%) Ant
2 10 (71.43%) AccuRev
3 7 (50.00%) Jenkins
4 6 (42.86%) Checkstyle
4 6 (42.86%) FindBugs
4 6 (42.86%) JUnit
4 6 (42.86%) TestDirector
5 4 (28.57%) Eclipse
5 4 (28.57%) Maven
5 4 (28.57%) SoapUI
6 2 (14.29%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 12 (85.71%) Marketing
2 7 (50.00%) Automotive
3 4 (28.57%) Legal
4 2 (14.29%) Manufacturing
5 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (100.00%) Developer
2 10 (71.43%) Java Developer
3 7 (50.00%) J2EE Developer
4 5 (35.71%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 5 (35.71%) SQL Developer
5 4 (28.57%) C++ Developer
5 4 (28.57%) C++/Java Developer
5 4 (28.57%) PL/SQL Developer
6 3 (21.43%) Applications Developer
6 3 (21.43%) J2EE Applications Developer
6 3 (21.43%) Java Applications Developer
7 2 (14.29%) Lead Developer
7 2 (14.29%) Senior Developer
7 2 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
8 1 (7.14%) HTML Developer
8 1 (7.14%) JSP Developer
8 1 (7.14%) Lead Java Developer
8 1 (7.14%) Senior J2EE Developer
8 1 (7.14%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
8 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) HTML
1 14 (100.00%) XML
2 13 (92.86%) Web Services
3 11 (78.57%) TopLink
4 10 (71.43%) J2EE
5 8 (57.14%) Hibernate
6 7 (50.00%) JDBC
6 7 (50.00%) JSP
6 7 (50.00%) Servlets
7 6 (42.86%) CSS
7 6 (42.86%) EclipseLink
7 6 (42.86%) JRules
8 4 (28.57%) Ajax
8 4 (28.57%) Ext JS
8 4 (28.57%) Java SE
8 4 (28.57%) JAX-WS
8 4 (28.57%) JPA
8 4 (28.57%) jQuery
8 4 (28.57%) JSR 170
8 4 (28.57%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (28.57%) Clustering
1 4 (28.57%) Mobile App
1 4 (28.57%) Replication
1 4 (28.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (78.57%) Unix
2 4 (28.57%) Linux
2 4 (28.57%) Solaris
2 4 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (71.43%) User Stories
2 7 (50.00%) TDD
3 6 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (42.86%) Pair Programming
3 6 (42.86%) System Testing
4 4 (28.57%) B2C
4 4 (28.57%) CRM
4 4 (28.57%) Digital Marketing
4 4 (28.57%) Information Management
4 4 (28.57%) MVC
5 2 (14.29%) OOD
5 2 (14.29%) UML
5 2 (14.29%) Web Development
6 1 (7.14%) ERP
6 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 13 (92.86%) JavaScript
2 12 (85.71%) SQL
3 10 (71.43%) Java
3 10 (71.43%) PL/SQL
4 4 (28.57%) C++
Systems Management
1 6 (42.86%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Oracle
2 6 (42.86%) HP
2 6 (42.86%) IBM
2 6 (42.86%) Rally