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 16 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 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Struts
Rank 315 311 336
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +25
Contract jobs citing Struts 102 68 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.41% 0.31% 0.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.41% 1.07% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 46 66
Average daily rate £450 £425 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £563 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £319 £371
% change year-on-year
+9.71% -14.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £41.52 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 - £35.00
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
7212 6331 7720
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 29.14% 28.80% 27.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 5195 4589 5102
Average daily rate £400 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £288 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 64 76
Average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +19.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £19.90 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £169.00 £54.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
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 16 April 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 16 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
City of London +2 29 £450 +34.32% 7
Bromley - 1 £525 -
Chessington - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Hayes - - - - 2
Ilford - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Southwark - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Struts
England

Struts
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

1 193 (98.97%) Java
2 157 (80.51%) Spring
3 104 (53.33%) J2EE
4 103 (52.82%) Hibernate
5 91 (46.67%) XML
6 87 (44.62%) JSP
7 86 (44.10%) Web Services
8 85 (43.59%) SQL
9 78 (40.00%) JavaScript
10 70 (35.90%) Oracle
10 70 (35.90%) MVC
11 68 (34.87%) Ajax
12 64 (32.82%) Finance
13 59 (30.26%) CSS
14 58 (29.74%) HTML
15 55 (28.21%) Ant
15 55 (28.21%) Agile Software Development
15 55 (28.21%) Maven
16 54 (27.69%) JMS
17 53 (27.18%) Servlets
18 50 (25.64%) jQuery
19 49 (25.13%) JUnit
20 47 (24.10%) E-Commerce
20 47 (24.10%) OO
21 46 (23.59%) TDD
22 45 (23.08%) Subversion
23 43 (22.05%) Spring MVC
24 42 (21.54%) UML
25 40 (20.51%) SOAP
26 38 (19.49%) Internet

Struts
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 37 (18.97%) Tomcat
2 35 (17.95%) Apache
3 32 (16.41%) WebLogic
3 32 (16.41%) WebSphere
4 18 (9.23%) WebSphere Application Server
5 14 (7.18%) MQSeries
6 11 (5.64%) CMS
7 10 (5.13%) SharePoint
7 10 (5.13%) Mule
8 5 (2.56%) IIS
8 5 (2.56%) Oracle Workflow
9 4 (2.05%) Liferay
9 4 (2.05%) Apache Solr
10 3 (1.54%) Adobe CQ
10 3 (1.54%) Apache ServiceMix
10 3 (1.54%) JCAPS
10 3 (1.54%) Oracle Application Server
10 3 (1.54%) Oracle Spatial
11 2 (1.03%) Oracle 10gAS
11 2 (1.03%) Jetty
Applications
1 7 (3.59%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.56%) Mingle
3 1 (0.51%) Maya
Business Applications
1 14 (7.18%) Tridion
2 3 (1.54%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.51%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.51%) Force.com
1 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 38 (19.49%) Internet
2 19 (9.74%) Intranet
3 2 (1.03%) HTTP
3 2 (1.03%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.51%) SSL
4 1 (0.51%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (18.46%) SQL Server
2 20 (10.26%) Oracle Database
2 20 (10.26%) Relational Database
3 15 (7.69%) DB2
4 14 (7.18%) RDBMS
5 13 (6.67%) MySQL
6 9 (4.62%) Oracle Reports
7 7 (3.59%) Crystal Reports
7 7 (3.59%) MarkLogic
8 5 (2.56%) Triplestore
9 4 (2.05%) Oracle Database 10g
9 4 (2.05%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (1.54%) InterSystems Cache
10 3 (1.54%) JasperReports
11 2 (1.03%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (1.03%) Oracle8/8i Database
11 2 (1.03%) Oracle9i Database
11 2 (1.03%) Oracle ODI
12 1 (0.51%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 1 (0.51%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 55 (28.21%) Ant
1 55 (28.21%) Maven
2 49 (25.13%) JUnit
3 45 (23.08%) Subversion
4 32 (16.41%) Eclipse
5 20 (10.26%) Apache Ivy
6 13 (6.67%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
6 13 (6.67%) Log4j
6 13 (6.67%) jMock
7 12 (6.15%) Hudson
8 9 (4.62%) IntelliJ
9 8 (4.10%) EasyMock
9 8 (4.10%) Mockito
10 5 (2.56%) Jenkins
10 5 (2.56%) Selenium
11 4 (2.05%) Git (software)
12 3 (1.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 3 (1.54%) TeamCity
13 2 (1.03%) JIRA
13 2 (1.03%) Oracle APEX
General
1 64 (32.82%) Finance
2 33 (16.92%) Banking
3 21 (10.77%) Retail
4 17 (8.72%) Investment Banking
5 13 (6.67%) Manufacturing
6 7 (3.59%) Back Office
7 6 (3.08%) Publishing
8 4 (2.05%) Financial Institution
9 2 (1.03%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.51%) International Banking
10 1 (0.51%) Front Office
10 1 (0.51%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 141 (72.31%) Developer
2 121 (62.05%) Java Developer
3 27 (13.85%) Senior Developer
4 24 (12.31%) Senior Java Developer
5 21 (10.77%) Architect
6 19 (9.74%) Deployment Engineer
6 19 (9.74%) DevOps Engineer
7 8 (4.10%) Sybase Developer
8 7 (3.59%) Technical Architect
9 6 (3.08%) Analyst
9 6 (3.08%) Agile Java Developer
10 4 (2.05%) Mid-Level Java Developer
10 4 (2.05%) JavaScript Developer
10 4 (2.05%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 4 (2.05%) Lead Architect
10 4 (2.05%) Solutions Architect
10 4 (2.05%) Applications Support
10 4 (2.05%) SQL Developer
10 4 (2.05%) Technical Specialist
11 3 (1.54%) Development Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 157 (80.51%) Spring
2 104 (53.33%) J2EE
3 103 (52.82%) Hibernate
4 91 (46.67%) XML
5 87 (44.62%) JSP
6 86 (44.10%) Web Services
7 68 (34.87%) Ajax
8 59 (30.26%) CSS
9 58 (29.74%) HTML
10 54 (27.69%) JMS
11 53 (27.18%) Servlets
12 50 (25.64%) jQuery
13 43 (22.05%) Spring MVC
14 40 (20.51%) SOAP
15 32 (16.41%) JDBC
16 31 (15.90%) Java EE
17 27 (13.85%) JPA
18 26 (13.33%) JSON
18 26 (13.33%) JSTL
18 26 (13.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 19 (9.74%) Firmware
1 19 (9.74%) Embedded Systems
2 14 (7.18%) Web 2.0
2 14 (7.18%) Derivative
3 13 (6.67%) Equities
3 13 (6.67%) Computer Science
4 12 (6.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 11 (5.64%) Open Source
6 10 (5.13%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (3.59%) Semantic Web
8 6 (3.08%) Client/Server
9 5 (2.56%) Mathematics
10 4 (2.05%) Hedge funds
10 4 (2.05%) Mobile Payment
11 3 (1.54%) GIS
12 2 (1.03%) iPad
12 2 (1.03%) RIA
12 2 (1.03%) Digital Media
12 2 (1.03%) Mobile Banking
13 1 (0.51%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 32 (16.41%) UNIX
2 30 (15.38%) Linux
3 14 (7.18%) Solaris
4 13 (6.67%) HPUX
5 11 (5.64%) Windows
6 5 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.03%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.03%) Windows NT
7 2 (1.03%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.51%) OpenVMS
8 1 (0.51%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.51%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (35.90%) MVC
2 55 (28.21%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (24.10%) OO
3 47 (24.10%) E-Commerce
4 46 (23.59%) TDD
5 42 (21.54%) UML
6 35 (17.95%) Scrum
7 29 (14.87%) Project Management
8 25 (12.82%) Content Management
9 23 (11.79%) Continuous Integration
10 21 (10.77%) SOA
11 20 (10.26%) Workflow
12 19 (9.74%) Network Design
12 19 (9.74%) Configuration Management
13 17 (8.72%) Unit Testing
14 16 (8.21%) Web Development
14 16 (8.21%) Performance Tuning
15 15 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
16 13 (6.67%) RAD
17 11 (5.64%) Extreme Programming
Programming Languages
1 193 (98.97%) Java
2 85 (43.59%) SQL
3 78 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 18 (9.23%) PL/SQL
5 14 (7.18%) Perl
6 13 (6.67%) T-SQL
6 13 (6.67%) XPath
6 13 (6.67%) Bash Shell
7 10 (5.13%) Shell Script
8 8 (4.10%) Groovy
9 7 (3.59%) XQuery
10 4 (2.05%) C
10 4 (2.05%) Scala
11 3 (1.54%) Apex Code
11 3 (1.54%) C++
12 1 (0.51%) C#
Qualifications
1 32 (16.41%) Degree
2 5 (2.56%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.05%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.54%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.10%) QA
2 2 (1.03%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (3.59%) Squid
2 1 (0.51%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 2 (1.03%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 70 (35.90%) Oracle
2 38 (19.49%) ATG
3 33 (16.92%) JBoss
4 29 (14.87%) Sybase
5 26 (13.33%) Endeca
6 15 (7.69%) IBM
7 14 (7.18%) Interwoven
8 13 (6.67%) Blue Martini
8 13 (6.67%) Elastic Path
9 9 (4.62%) Actimize
10 7 (3.59%) hybris
10 7 (3.59%) Business Objects
11 6 (3.08%) Microsoft
12 4 (2.05%) Perforce
13 3 (1.54%) Atlassian
13 3 (1.54%) Adobe
14 2 (1.03%) Sun
14 2 (1.03%) Informatica
14 2 (1.03%) Intershop
14 2 (1.03%) Demandware
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