The first table below looks at the demand for Struts skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds 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 Leeds 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 68 54 66
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +12
Contract jobs citing Struts 14 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.19% 1.31% 0.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.17% 4.18% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 0
Average daily rate £363 £313 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.00% -
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
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
441 239 243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 37.60% 31.24% 26.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 314 143 157
Average daily rate £320 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 £26.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.96% +17.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
Struts
West Yorkshire

Struts
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Struts Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Struts
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Struts Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Struts
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Struts Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Struts
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 25 (100.00%) Java
2 17 (68.00%) J2EE
3 13 (52.00%) JUnit
3 13 (52.00%) Spring
4 12 (48.00%) XML
5 11 (44.00%) Subversion
6 10 (40.00%) JSP
7 9 (36.00%) Perforce
8 8 (32.00%) Finance
8 8 (32.00%) Web Services
8 8 (32.00%) XSLT
8 8 (32.00%) Oracle
8 8 (32.00%) Oracle Database
9 7 (28.00%) EJB
9 7 (28.00%) UNIX
9 7 (28.00%) Shell Script
10 6 (24.00%) Oracle 11i
10 6 (24.00%) Oracle Database 10g
10 6 (24.00%) PL/SQL
10 6 (24.00%) SQL
11 5 (20.00%) Struts2
11 5 (20.00%) Ajax
12 4 (16.00%) JavaScript
12 4 (16.00%) CSS
12 4 (16.00%) HTML
13 3 (12.00%) Hibernate
13 3 (12.00%) Java EE
13 3 (12.00%) jQuery
14 2 (8.00%) Spring MVC
14 2 (8.00%) Software Engineering

Struts
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 1 (4.00%) Commerce Server
1 1 (4.00%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 6 (24.00%) Oracle 11i
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (32.00%) Oracle Database
2 6 (24.00%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 13 (52.00%) JUnit
2 11 (44.00%) Subversion
General
1 8 (32.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 23 (92.00%) Developer
2 21 (84.00%) Java Developer
3 3 (12.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 2 (8.00%) J2EE Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Java Software Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Software Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Web Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Developer Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (68.00%) J2EE
2 13 (52.00%) Spring
3 12 (48.00%) XML
4 10 (40.00%) JSP
5 8 (32.00%) Web Services
5 8 (32.00%) XSLT
6 7 (28.00%) EJB
7 5 (20.00%) Struts2
7 5 (20.00%) Ajax
8 4 (16.00%) CSS
8 4 (16.00%) HTML
9 3 (12.00%) Hibernate
9 3 (12.00%) Java EE
9 3 (12.00%) jQuery
10 2 (8.00%) Spring MVC
10 2 (8.00%) Servlets
11 1 (4.00%) SOAP
11 1 (4.00%) RESTful
11 1 (4.00%) Stripes Framework
Operating Systems
1 7 (28.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (8.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (8.00%) MVC
1 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (8.00%) OO
2 1 (4.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (4.00%) Migration
2 1 (4.00%) TDD
2 1 (4.00%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 25 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (28.00%) Shell Script
3 6 (24.00%) PL/SQL
3 6 (24.00%) SQL
4 4 (16.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 9 (36.00%) Perforce
2 8 (32.00%) Oracle
3 1 (4.00%) IBM