The first table below looks at the demand for Struts skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Struts over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Hertfordshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Struts
Rank 60 53 65
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +12
Contract jobs citing Struts 9 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.16% 1.27% 0.84%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.05% 3.86% 2.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 2
Average daily rate £450 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £319 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.71% -14.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 - £35.00
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
222 207 268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 28.61% 32.75% 27.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 124 134
Average daily rate £395 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £233 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 14
Average hourly rate £30.00 £39.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.05% +21.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £19.90 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.10 £39.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
Struts
East of England

Struts
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Struts Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Struts
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Struts Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Struts
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Struts Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Struts
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Struts within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Watford -9 8 - - 2
Bishop's Stortford - - - -
Borehamwood - - - -
Hertford - - - - 3
St Albans - - - -
Struts
East of England

Struts
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 12 (100.00%) HTML
1 12 (100.00%) Java
1 12 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 12 (100.00%) SQL
1 12 (100.00%) J2EE
1 12 (100.00%) XML
2 11 (91.67%) Log4j
2 11 (91.67%) Subversion
2 11 (91.67%) XMLBeans
2 11 (91.67%) Ajax
2 11 (91.67%) Internet
2 11 (91.67%) Eclipse
2 11 (91.67%) RDBMS
2 11 (91.67%) XSLT
2 11 (91.67%) UNIX
2 11 (91.67%) Solaris
2 11 (91.67%) Linux
2 11 (91.67%) OO
2 11 (91.67%) Ant
2 11 (91.67%) JUnit
2 11 (91.67%) JSP
2 11 (91.67%) Servlets
2 11 (91.67%) Web 2.0
2 11 (91.67%) XPath
2 11 (91.67%) Relational Database
3 7 (58.33%) CSS
3 7 (58.33%) Oracle
3 7 (58.33%) Spring
3 7 (58.33%) Hibernate
4 6 (50.00%) Retail

Struts
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 6 (50.00%) Apache
1 6 (50.00%) Tomcat
1 6 (50.00%) MQSeries
2 5 (41.67%) WebSphere
2 5 (41.67%) Alfresco
2 5 (41.67%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (8.33%) Adobe CQ
3 1 (8.33%) Apache ServiceMix
3 1 (8.33%) Liferay
Business Applications
1 5 (41.67%) RiskWrite
1 5 (41.67%) Tridion
Communications & Networking
1 11 (91.67%) Internet
2 1 (8.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (91.67%) RDBMS
1 11 (91.67%) Relational Database
2 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
3 5 (41.67%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (41.67%) DB2
3 5 (41.67%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (8.33%) MySQL
4 1 (8.33%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 11 (91.67%) Log4j
1 11 (91.67%) Subversion
1 11 (91.67%) Eclipse
1 11 (91.67%) Ant
1 11 (91.67%) JUnit
2 5 (41.67%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Maven
General
1 6 (50.00%) Retail
1 6 (50.00%) Finance
1 6 (50.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Developer
1 12 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 6 (50.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 5 (41.67%) J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) HTML
1 12 (100.00%) J2EE
1 12 (100.00%) XML
2 11 (91.67%) XMLBeans
2 11 (91.67%) Ajax
2 11 (91.67%) XSLT
2 11 (91.67%) JSP
2 11 (91.67%) Servlets
3 7 (58.33%) CSS
3 7 (58.33%) Spring
3 7 (58.33%) Hibernate
4 6 (50.00%) JSF
4 6 (50.00%) JMS
4 6 (50.00%) jQuery
5 5 (41.67%) JSTL
5 5 (41.67%) XHTML
5 5 (41.67%) JDBC
5 5 (41.67%) EJB
6 2 (16.67%) Web Services
7 1 (8.33%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (91.67%) Web 2.0
2 5 (41.67%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (8.33%) GIS
3 1 (8.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) UNIX
1 11 (91.67%) Solaris
1 11 (91.67%) Linux
2 6 (50.00%) HPUX
3 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) OO
2 6 (50.00%) Content Management
2 6 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 6 (50.00%) UML
3 5 (41.67%) RAD
4 1 (8.33%) RUP
4 1 (8.33%) Migration
4 1 (8.33%) Workflow
4 1 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Data Migration
4 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) Java
1 12 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 12 (100.00%) SQL
2 11 (91.67%) XPath
3 5 (41.67%) Bash Shell
3 5 (41.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Sun Certification
1 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) CTC Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Oracle
2 6 (50.00%) IBM
2 6 (50.00%) Interwoven
3 5 (41.67%) Elastic Path
3 5 (41.67%) Blue Martini
3 5 (41.67%) ATG
4 1 (8.33%) Sun