The first table below looks at the demand for Struts skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Struts over the 3 months to 1 August 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 London 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Struts
Rank 352 300 304
Rank change year-on-year
-52 +4
Contract jobs citing Struts 56 115 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.24% 0.47% 0.40%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.78% 1.51% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 62 64
Average daily rate
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£400 £425 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £348 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £560 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £334
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £42.25 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +20.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
7192 7597 7618
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.65% 31.29% 28.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 5094 5461 5349
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 70 82
Average hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £19.90 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £57.65 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
Struts
England

Struts
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Struts Jobs Demand Trend in London

Struts
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Struts Daily Rate Trend in London

Struts
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Struts across the London region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

Struts Daily Rate Histogram in London

Struts
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Struts Hourly Rate Trend in London

Struts
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Struts within the London region over the 3 months to 1 August 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
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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
City of London +13 17 £475 +18.75% 5
Westminster - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Hayes - - - -
Hounslow - - - - 1
Struts
England

Struts
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

1 134 (99.26%) Java
2 118 (87.41%) Spring
3 86 (63.70%) J2EE
4 66 (48.89%) JSP
5 63 (46.67%) Hibernate
6 60 (44.44%) Oracle
6 60 (44.44%) HTML
7 59 (43.70%) MVC
8 58 (42.96%) JavaScript
8 58 (42.96%) SQL
9 53 (39.26%) Web Services
10 49 (36.30%) OO
11 47 (34.81%) UML
12 45 (33.33%) XML
13 44 (32.59%) CSS
13 44 (32.59%) Ajax
14 43 (31.85%) Maven
15 40 (29.63%) JUnit
16 38 (28.15%) Ant
17 36 (26.67%) Finance
18 35 (25.93%) Scrum
19 33 (24.44%) Servlets
19 33 (24.44%) SOAP
20 32 (23.70%) Spring MVC
21 31 (22.96%) E-Commerce
22 30 (22.22%) TDD
23 29 (21.48%) jQuery
23 29 (21.48%) JMS
23 29 (21.48%) SOA
24 27 (20.00%) Eclipse

Struts
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 25 (18.52%) WebLogic
2 20 (14.81%) Apache
2 20 (14.81%) Tomcat
3 15 (11.11%) CMS
4 10 (7.41%) WebSphere
5 9 (6.67%) MQSeries
6 8 (5.93%) WebSphere Application Server
7 7 (5.19%) Mule
7 7 (5.19%) IIS
7 7 (5.19%) Adobe CQ
8 5 (3.70%) Oracle Workflow
8 5 (3.70%) Apache Solr
9 4 (2.96%) Apache ServiceMix
9 4 (2.96%) Liferay
10 3 (2.22%) SharePoint
10 3 (2.22%) Oracle Service Bus
11 2 (1.48%) WebLogic Portal
11 2 (1.48%) Oracle Coherence
12 1 (0.74%) Escenic
12 1 (0.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 5 (3.70%) MS Visio
1 5 (3.70%) MS Office
2 4 (2.96%) MS Project
3 3 (2.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (5.19%) Tridion
2 1 (0.74%) HFM
2 1 (0.74%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.48%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.74%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 17 (12.59%) Internet
2 5 (3.70%) Intranet
3 3 (2.22%) HTTP
3 3 (2.22%) LDAP
4 2 (1.48%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.74%) SSL
5 1 (0.74%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (14.07%) SQL Server
2 15 (11.11%) Relational Database
3 11 (8.15%) RDBMS
4 7 (5.19%) DB2
4 7 (5.19%) MySQL
4 7 (5.19%) Oracle Reports
4 7 (5.19%) Oracle Database
5 6 (4.44%) JasperReports
6 4 (2.96%) MS Access
7 3 (2.22%) InterSystems Cache
8 2 (1.48%) Oracle ODI
8 2 (1.48%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (1.48%) Sybase ASE
9 1 (0.74%) Essbase
9 1 (0.74%) DataStage
9 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.74%) Triplestore
9 1 (0.74%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 43 (31.85%) Maven
2 40 (29.63%) JUnit
3 38 (28.15%) Ant
4 27 (20.00%) Eclipse
5 21 (15.56%) Subversion
6 17 (12.59%) Apache Ivy
7 9 (6.67%) Log4j
8 8 (5.93%) Jenkins
9 7 (5.19%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
10 6 (4.44%) Selenium
11 5 (3.70%) Hudson
12 4 (2.96%) Team Foundation Server
12 4 (2.96%) Visual Studio
13 3 (2.22%) Gradle
14 2 (1.48%) Artifactory
14 2 (1.48%) SoapUI
14 2 (1.48%) Cucumber
14 2 (1.48%) EasyMock
14 2 (1.48%) ClearCase
14 2 (1.48%) ERwin
General
1 36 (26.67%) Finance
2 16 (11.85%) Banking
3 15 (11.11%) Retail
4 9 (6.67%) Manufacturing
5 5 (3.70%) Investment Banking
6 4 (2.96%) Back Office
7 2 (1.48%) Advertising
7 2 (1.48%) Publishing
8 1 (0.74%) Automotive
8 1 (0.74%) Billing
8 1 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 92 (68.15%) Developer
2 70 (51.85%) Java Developer
3 18 (13.33%) Architect
4 15 (11.11%) Senior Developer
5 11 (8.15%) Senior Java Developer
6 7 (5.19%) Technical Architect
7 6 (4.44%) Portal Developer
7 6 (4.44%) Technical Specialist
8 5 (3.70%) Deployment Engineer
8 5 (3.70%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 5 (3.70%) DevOps Engineer
9 4 (2.96%) Front-End Developer
9 4 (2.96%) Analyst
9 4 (2.96%) Team Leader
9 4 (2.96%) Development Team Leader
9 4 (2.96%) Java Team Leader
10 3 (2.22%) Applications Developer
10 3 (2.22%) Lead Architect
10 3 (2.22%) Programme Manager
11 2 (1.48%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (87.41%) Spring
2 86 (63.70%) J2EE
3 66 (48.89%) JSP
4 63 (46.67%) Hibernate
5 60 (44.44%) HTML
6 53 (39.26%) Web Services
7 45 (33.33%) XML
8 44 (32.59%) CSS
8 44 (32.59%) Ajax
9 33 (24.44%) Servlets
9 33 (24.44%) SOAP
10 32 (23.70%) Spring MVC
11 29 (21.48%) jQuery
11 29 (21.48%) JMS
12 24 (17.78%) JPA
13 22 (16.30%) JSF
14 20 (14.81%) Java EE
14 20 (14.81%) JSTL
15 19 (14.07%) Spring Web Flow
16 18 (13.33%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.85%) Open Source
2 9 (6.67%) Web 2.0
3 8 (5.93%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (5.93%) Mathematics
4 7 (5.19%) Mobile Payment
5 5 (3.70%) Credit Risk
5 5 (3.70%) Firmware
5 5 (3.70%) Embedded Systems
6 4 (2.96%) GIS
7 2 (1.48%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.48%) iPad
7 2 (1.48%) Online Banking
7 2 (1.48%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.74%) Economics
8 1 (0.74%) Taxonomies
8 1 (0.74%) RIA
8 1 (0.74%) Informatics
8 1 (0.74%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.74%) Pharmacovigilance
8 1 (0.74%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 21 (15.56%) Linux
2 18 (13.33%) UNIX
3 9 (6.67%) HPUX
3 9 (6.67%) Solaris
4 8 (5.93%) Windows
5 2 (1.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.48%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.74%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.74%) Windows 2000
6 1 (0.74%) Android
6 1 (0.74%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (43.70%) MVC
2 49 (36.30%) OO
3 47 (34.81%) UML
4 35 (25.93%) Scrum
5 31 (22.96%) E-Commerce
6 30 (22.22%) TDD
7 29 (21.48%) SOA
8 26 (19.26%) Agile Software Development
9 23 (17.04%) Content Management
10 21 (15.56%) Web Development
11 16 (11.85%) Project Management
11 16 (11.85%) Unit Testing
12 14 (10.37%) OOD
13 12 (8.89%) Software Engineering
14 10 (7.41%) Workflow
14 10 (7.41%) Release Management
15 9 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
15 9 (6.67%) Pair Programming
15 9 (6.67%) RUP
15 9 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 134 (99.26%) Java
2 58 (42.96%) JavaScript
2 58 (42.96%) SQL
3 15 (11.11%) PL/SQL
4 9 (6.67%) XPath
5 7 (5.19%) T-SQL
5 7 (5.19%) Perl
5 7 (5.19%) Bash Shell
6 6 (4.44%) C#
7 4 (2.96%) Python
7 4 (2.96%) C
7 4 (2.96%) Shell Script
8 3 (2.22%) Groovy
8 3 (2.22%) Scala
9 2 (1.48%) C++
10 1 (0.74%) XQuery
10 1 (0.74%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 21 (15.56%) Degree
2 9 (6.67%) Security Cleared
3 8 (5.93%) SC Cleared
4 5 (3.70%) OCPJP
4 5 (3.70%) CTC Cleared
5 4 (2.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (2.96%) Sun Certification
6 2 (1.48%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.74%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.41%) QA
2 5 (3.70%) ISO 9001
3 4 (2.96%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.74%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (0.74%) Squid
Systems Management
1 4 (2.96%) OpenSSO
2 1 (0.74%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 60 (44.44%) Oracle
2 21 (15.56%) JBoss
3 14 (10.37%) ATG
4 13 (9.63%) IBM
5 9 (6.67%) Endeca
5 9 (6.67%) Interwoven
6 7 (5.19%) Blue Martini
6 7 (5.19%) Sun
6 7 (5.19%) Elastic Path
6 7 (5.19%) hybris
7 4 (2.96%) Sybase
7 4 (2.96%) Microsoft
8 3 (2.22%) Perforce
8 3 (2.22%) Adobe
9 2 (1.48%) Demandware
9 2 (1.48%) BEA
9 2 (1.48%) TIBCO
9 2 (1.48%) Intershop
9 2 (1.48%) FatWire
10 1 (0.74%) Ab Initio
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