The table below looks at the statistics for Struts skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Struts over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Struts
Rank 59 51 50
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -1
Contract jobs citing Struts 13 9 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.52% 1.38% 1.57%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.44% 4.25% 6.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 7
Average daily rate
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£350 £344 £273
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% +25.91%
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.85% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 Glasgow region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
293 212 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 34.35% 32.42% 23.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 98 117
Average daily rate £350 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £12.50 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -48.97%
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 Glasgow

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

Struts Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Struts
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Struts Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Struts
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 23 (100.00%) Java
1 23 (100.00%) J2EE
1 23 (100.00%) Spring
2 21 (91.30%) Ajax
2 21 (91.30%) WebSphere
2 21 (91.30%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (91.30%) MVC
2 21 (91.30%) CSS
2 21 (91.30%) OO
2 21 (91.30%) JMS
2 21 (91.30%) Oracle
2 21 (91.30%) PL/SQL
2 21 (91.30%) SQL
2 21 (91.30%) JSP
2 21 (91.30%) XML
2 21 (91.30%) Spring Web Flow
2 21 (91.30%) Relational Database
3 19 (82.61%) Web Application Development
3 19 (82.61%) XSLT
3 19 (82.61%) UNIX
3 19 (82.61%) JavaScript
3 19 (82.61%) Perl
3 19 (82.61%) JDBC
3 19 (82.61%) Shell Script
3 19 (82.61%) Banking
3 19 (82.61%) CruiseControl
3 19 (82.61%) iBATIS
3 19 (82.61%) Spring MVC
3 19 (82.61%) Selenium
3 19 (82.61%) GWT

Struts
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 21 (91.30%) WebSphere
2 2 (8.70%) Apache
2 2 (8.70%) WebLogic Portal
2 2 (8.70%) WebLogic Integration
2 2 (8.70%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (8.70%) WebLogic
2 2 (8.70%) GlassFish
2 2 (8.70%) WebSphere Process Server
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (91.30%) Relational Database
2 2 (8.70%) RDBMS
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 19 (82.61%) CruiseControl
1 19 (82.61%) Selenium
General
1 19 (82.61%) Banking
2 2 (8.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (100.00%) Developer
1 23 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (8.70%) Senior Developer
2 2 (8.70%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (100.00%) J2EE
1 23 (100.00%) Spring
2 21 (91.30%) Ajax
2 21 (91.30%) CSS
2 21 (91.30%) JMS
2 21 (91.30%) JSP
2 21 (91.30%) XML
2 21 (91.30%) Spring Web Flow
3 19 (82.61%) XSLT
3 19 (82.61%) JDBC
3 19 (82.61%) iBATIS
3 19 (82.61%) Spring MVC
3 19 (82.61%) GWT
4 4 (17.39%) Hibernate
5 2 (8.70%) Middleware
5 2 (8.70%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (8.70%) EJB
5 2 (8.70%) Servlets
5 2 (8.70%) SOAP
5 2 (8.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Clustering
1 2 (8.70%) DataPower
1 2 (8.70%) Inversion of Control
1 2 (8.70%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 19 (82.61%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (91.30%) Agile Software Development
1 21 (91.30%) MVC
1 21 (91.30%) OO
2 19 (82.61%) Web Application Development
2 19 (82.61%) Unit Testing
3 2 (8.70%) SOA
3 2 (8.70%) UML
3 2 (8.70%) OOA/OOD
3 2 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (8.70%) Domain-Driven Design
3 2 (8.70%) BDD
3 2 (8.70%) BPEL
3 2 (8.70%) TDD
3 2 (8.70%) AOP
Programming Languages
1 23 (100.00%) Java
2 21 (91.30%) PL/SQL
2 21 (91.30%) SQL
3 19 (82.61%) JavaScript
3 19 (82.61%) Perl
3 19 (82.61%) Shell Script
Vendors
1 21 (91.30%) Oracle
2 2 (8.70%) JBoss
2 2 (8.70%) IBM
2 2 (8.70%) Yahoo!
2 2 (8.70%) Google
2 2 (8.70%) Kony