The table below looks at the statistics for Struts skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Struts over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Struts
Rank 95 98 75
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -23
Contract jobs citing Struts 10 1 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.55% 0.059% 1.01%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.25% 0.25% 3.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 5
Average daily rate £370 £363 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.06% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £363 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £363 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £369 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.33% +5.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £46.75 £32.75
% change year-on-year
-41.17% +42.74%
Struts
North West

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 Manchester region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
444 393 371
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 24.45% 23.27% 26.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 300 249 235
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £255 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £135.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -72.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

Struts
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Struts Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Struts
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Struts Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Struts
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Struts Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Struts
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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%) Java
2 11 (91.67%) JavaScript
3 10 (83.33%) HTML
4 9 (75.00%) XML
5 8 (66.67%) SOAP
5 8 (66.67%) Web Services
5 8 (66.67%) CSS
5 8 (66.67%) Spring
6 7 (58.33%) J2EE
6 7 (58.33%) JSP
6 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (50.00%) JDBC
7 6 (50.00%) Oracle
8 5 (41.67%) EJB
8 5 (41.67%) PL/SQL
8 5 (41.67%) SQL
8 5 (41.67%) Servlets
8 5 (41.67%) TDD
8 5 (41.67%) JSTL
8 5 (41.67%) RESTful
9 4 (33.33%) REST
9 4 (33.33%) Web Development
10 3 (25.00%) JAX-RS
10 3 (25.00%) EJB 3.0
10 3 (25.00%) WebSphere
10 3 (25.00%) Finance
10 3 (25.00%) JMS
10 3 (25.00%) XSLT
10 3 (25.00%) OO
11 2 (16.67%) XSL

Struts
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 3 (25.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (16.67%) Node.js
3 1 (8.33%) JBoss
3 1 (8.33%) WebLogic
3 1 (8.33%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (8.33%) WebSphere Process Server
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) MySQL
1 2 (16.67%) NoSQL
1 2 (16.67%) Redis
2 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (8.33%) DB2
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Ant
1 1 (8.33%) Eclipse
1 1 (8.33%) JIRA
1 1 (8.33%) JUnit
1 1 (8.33%) Log4j
1 1 (8.33%) Maven
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (8.33%) Subversion
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Developer
2 7 (58.33%) Java Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Domain Architect
3 1 (8.33%) J2EE Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Forms Developer
3 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior WebSphere Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Senior WebSphere Developer
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Developer
3 1 (8.33%) WebSphere Architect
3 1 (8.33%) WebSphere Developer
3 1 (8.33%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (83.33%) HTML
2 9 (75.00%) XML
3 8 (66.67%) CSS
3 8 (66.67%) SOAP
3 8 (66.67%) Spring
3 8 (66.67%) Web Services
4 7 (58.33%) J2EE
4 7 (58.33%) JSP
5 6 (50.00%) JDBC
6 5 (41.67%) EJB
6 5 (41.67%) JSTL
6 5 (41.67%) RESTful
6 5 (41.67%) Servlets
7 4 (33.33%) REST
8 3 (25.00%) EJB 3.0
8 3 (25.00%) JAX-RS
8 3 (25.00%) JMS
8 3 (25.00%) XSLT
9 2 (16.67%) Hibernate
9 2 (16.67%) JMX
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 2 (16.67%) Web 2.0
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
1 1 (8.33%) Unix
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) TDD
3 4 (33.33%) Web Development
4 3 (25.00%) OO
5 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
5 2 (16.67%) Integration Testing
5 2 (16.67%) MVC
5 2 (16.67%) OOP
5 2 (16.67%) Open Source
5 2 (16.67%) OWASP
5 2 (16.67%) Scrum
5 2 (16.67%) Secure Coding
5 2 (16.67%) SOA
5 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 2 (16.67%) Unit Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Concurrent Programming
6 1 (8.33%) ETL
6 1 (8.33%) Master Data Management
6 1 (8.33%) OOA/OOD
6 1 (8.33%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) Java
2 11 (91.67%) JavaScript
3 5 (41.67%) PL/SQL
3 5 (41.67%) SQL
4 2 (16.67%) C
4 2 (16.67%) C++
4 2 (16.67%) Go
4 2 (16.67%) PHP
4 2 (16.67%) Python
4 2 (16.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
1 2 (16.67%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Oracle