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 1 May 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Struts
Rank 55 47 57
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +10
Contract jobs citing Struts 1 15 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.23% 2.80% 1.01%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.81% 7.81% 4.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 3
Average daily rate - £425 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +26.86%
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £369 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.33% +5.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £27.50 £46.75 £32.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.17% +42.74%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £46.75 £32.75
% change year-on-year
-41.17% +42.74%
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
124 192 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 28.84% 35.89% 23.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 99 85
Average daily rate £350 £400 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +19.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £270 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 20 10
Average hourly rate £30.50 £38.00 £35.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.73% +6.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £35.60 £26.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.18 £45.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

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 1 May 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 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) Ant
1 5 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) SOAP
1 5 (100.00%) Web Services
1 5 (100.00%) XML
1 5 (100.00%) Unix
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Maven
1 5 (100.00%) Ajax
1 5 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 5 (100.00%) JPA
1 5 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 5 (100.00%) REST
1 5 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 4 (80.00%) User Experience
2 4 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (80.00%) EclipseLink
2 4 (80.00%) C++
2 4 (80.00%) OSGi
2 4 (80.00%) JAX-RS
2 4 (80.00%) User Stories
2 4 (80.00%) Mobile App
2 4 (80.00%) JAX-WS
2 4 (80.00%) Ext JS
2 4 (80.00%) JSR 170

Struts
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 5 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 5 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 4 (80.00%) GlassFish
2 4 (80.00%) JBoss
2 4 (80.00%) WebLogic Portal
2 4 (80.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Ant
1 5 (100.00%) Maven
1 5 (100.00%) SoapUI
2 4 (80.00%) Eclipse
3 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (20.00%) JIRA
3 1 (20.00%) LoadUI
General
1 4 (80.00%) Legal
1 4 (80.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
1 5 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 4 (80.00%) C++ Developer
2 4 (80.00%) C++/Java Developer
2 4 (80.00%) PL/SQL Developer
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) Ajax
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) JPA
1 5 (100.00%) REST
1 5 (100.00%) SOAP
1 5 (100.00%) Web Services
1 5 (100.00%) XML
2 4 (80.00%) EclipseLink
2 4 (80.00%) Ext JS
2 4 (80.00%) Java SE
2 4 (80.00%) JAX-RS
2 4 (80.00%) JAX-WS
2 4 (80.00%) jQuery
2 4 (80.00%) JSR 170
2 4 (80.00%) SAML
2 4 (80.00%) Spring
2 4 (80.00%) Spring MVC
2 4 (80.00%) TopLink
2 4 (80.00%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (80.00%) Clustering
1 4 (80.00%) Mobile App
1 4 (80.00%) Replication
1 4 (80.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Unix
2 4 (80.00%) Solaris
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) B2C
1 4 (80.00%) CRM
1 4 (80.00%) Digital Marketing
1 4 (80.00%) Information Management
1 4 (80.00%) MVC
1 4 (80.00%) User Stories
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Code Coverage
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (20.00%) Load Testing
2 1 (20.00%) OO
2 1 (20.00%) OOA/OOD
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (20.00%) Rapid Prototyping
2 1 (20.00%) TDD
2 1 (20.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) C++
2 4 (80.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (20.00%) Groovy
3 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) CA
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) Rally