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 8 February 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.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Struts
Rank 105 - 71
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Struts 2 0 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.11% - 0.79%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.37% - 2.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Average daily rate £320 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £324
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
534 397 362
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 29.29% 27.98% 31.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 341 274 221
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £409
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 2 5
Average hourly rate £29.00 £37.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.66% +17.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £32.50 £31.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

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 8 February 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 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) XML
1 4 (100.00%) JSP
1 4 (100.00%) Hibernate
2 3 (75.00%) SOAP
2 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 3 (75.00%) DHTML
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) WebSphere Process Server
2 3 (75.00%) Data Management
2 3 (75.00%) BPEL
2 3 (75.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (75.00%) JIRA
2 3 (75.00%) Refactoring
2 3 (75.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Multithreading
2 3 (75.00%) EJB 3.0
2 3 (75.00%) XSLT
2 3 (75.00%) Unix
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) UML
2 3 (75.00%) OOA/OOD
2 3 (75.00%) OO
2 3 (75.00%) JBoss
2 3 (75.00%) JMS
2 3 (75.00%) Data Modelling
2 3 (75.00%) OOD
2 3 (75.00%) ETL

Struts
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 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 (75.00%) JBoss
1 3 (75.00%) WebLogic
1 3 (75.00%) WebSphere
1 3 (75.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 3 (75.00%) WebSphere Process Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) JIRA
1 3 (75.00%) JUnit
1 3 (75.00%) Log4j
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 1 (25.00%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 4 (100.00%) JSP
1 4 (100.00%) XML
2 3 (75.00%) CSS
2 3 (75.00%) DHTML
2 3 (75.00%) EJB
2 3 (75.00%) EJB 3.0
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) J2EE
2 3 (75.00%) JDBC
2 3 (75.00%) JMS
2 3 (75.00%) RESTful
2 3 (75.00%) SOAP
2 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 3 (75.00%) XSLT
3 1 (25.00%) Grails
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) Unix
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) BPEL
1 3 (75.00%) Concurrent Programming
1 3 (75.00%) Data Management
1 3 (75.00%) Data Modelling
1 3 (75.00%) ETL
1 3 (75.00%) Master Data Management
1 3 (75.00%) Multithreading
1 3 (75.00%) OO
1 3 (75.00%) OOA/OOD
1 3 (75.00%) OOD
1 3 (75.00%) Refactoring
1 3 (75.00%) UML
1 3 (75.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle