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 17 April 2015 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 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Struts
Rank 44 57 -
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -
Contract jobs citing Struts 11 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 2.27% 1.32% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.88% 5.46% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £335 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.86% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £319
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +9.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £46.75 £32.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.74% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.75 £32.75 -
% change year-on-year
+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
187 183 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 38.64% 24.08% 19.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 94 42
Average daily rate £400 £335 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% +27.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £290 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 11 16
Average hourly rate £38.00 £35.80 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.14% +30.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.03 £26.00 £27.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £46.00 £37.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Struts within the Essex region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. 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
Brentwood - 2 - -
Chelmsford - - - - 5
Struts
East of England

Struts
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 11 (100.00%) XML
2 9 (81.82%) Java
3 8 (72.73%) WebLogic
4 7 (63.64%) J2EE
5 6 (54.55%) JavaScript
5 6 (54.55%) HTML
5 6 (54.55%) SQL
5 6 (54.55%) Web Services
5 6 (54.55%) JAXB
5 6 (54.55%) Web Development
6 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (45.45%) CSS
7 4 (36.36%) SOAP
7 4 (36.36%) Perl
7 4 (36.36%) PL/SQL
7 4 (36.36%) MySQL
7 4 (36.36%) Oracle
7 4 (36.36%) Mac OS X
7 4 (36.36%) Middleware
7 4 (36.36%) Configuration Management
7 4 (36.36%) HTTP
7 4 (36.36%) UNIX
7 4 (36.36%) Linux
7 4 (36.36%) JBoss
7 4 (36.36%) LDAP
7 4 (36.36%) JMS
7 4 (36.36%) TDD
7 4 (36.36%) Spring
7 4 (36.36%) Spring MVC
7 4 (36.36%) JPA

Struts
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 8 (72.73%) WebLogic
2 4 (36.36%) JBoss
3 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) AWD
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) LDAP
1 4 (36.36%) HTTP
2 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) MySQL
1 4 (36.36%) MariaDB
1 4 (36.36%) Relational Database
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Git (software)
1 4 (36.36%) AccuRev
1 4 (36.36%) Jenkins
2 2 (18.18%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
3 1 (9.09%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Automotive
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Developer
2 8 (72.73%) Java Developer
3 1 (9.09%) J2EE Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst Developer
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Developer
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (9.09%) AWS Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) XML
2 7 (63.64%) J2EE
3 6 (54.55%) HTML
3 6 (54.55%) Web Services
3 6 (54.55%) JAXB
4 5 (45.45%) CSS
5 4 (36.36%) SOAP
5 4 (36.36%) Middleware
5 4 (36.36%) JAAS
5 4 (36.36%) Hibernate
5 4 (36.36%) Spring
5 4 (36.36%) Spring MVC
5 4 (36.36%) JPA
5 4 (36.36%) Struts2
5 4 (36.36%) REST
5 4 (36.36%) JMS
5 4 (36.36%) JAX-RPC
6 2 (18.18%) XSLT
7 1 (9.09%) XSD
7 1 (9.09%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Visualisation
1 4 (36.36%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) UNIX
1 4 (36.36%) Linux
1 4 (36.36%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Web Development
2 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (36.36%) TDD
3 4 (36.36%) Configuration Management
3 4 (36.36%) MVC
3 4 (36.36%) Web Design
3 4 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (36.36%) Responsive Web Design
3 4 (36.36%) Microservices
4 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
5 1 (9.09%) Web Application Development
5 1 (9.09%) UML
5 1 (9.09%) OOD
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) Java
2 6 (54.55%) JavaScript
2 6 (54.55%) SQL
3 4 (36.36%) Perl
3 4 (36.36%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle
1 4 (36.36%) IBM
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft