The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 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 Manchester 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Struts
Rank 70 67 85
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +18
Contract jobs citing Struts 15 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.06% 0.81% 0.43%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.68% 2.76% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 5
Average daily rate £406 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% +13.33%
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
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
408 290 421
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 28.96% 29.53% 30.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 153 265
Average daily rate £325 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £350 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 18 17
Average hourly rate £135.00 £22.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+500.00% +28.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
Struts
North West

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Struts across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

Struts Daily Rate Histogram 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
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Struts within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 17 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
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Job
Vacancies
Stockport - - - - 2
Struts
North West

Struts
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 23 (100.00%) Java
2 22 (95.65%) Spring
3 19 (82.61%) J2EE
4 18 (78.26%) jQuery
5 16 (69.57%) JavaScript
6 12 (52.17%) Hibernate
7 10 (43.48%) JSF
7 10 (43.48%) HTML
8 9 (39.13%) Ajax
8 9 (39.13%) Struts2
8 9 (39.13%) TDD
9 8 (34.78%) JBoss
9 8 (34.78%) Oracle
9 8 (34.78%) EJB
10 7 (30.43%) CSS
10 7 (30.43%) SQL
10 7 (30.43%) Web Services
10 7 (30.43%) XML
11 6 (26.09%) Finance
11 6 (26.09%) CMS
11 6 (26.09%) LAMP
11 6 (26.09%) Scrum
11 6 (26.09%) QA
11 6 (26.09%) Scala
11 6 (26.09%) Hadoop
11 6 (26.09%) HTML5
11 6 (26.09%) Ruby on Rails
11 6 (26.09%) WebSphere
11 6 (26.09%) UML
11 6 (26.09%) OOP

Struts
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 6 (26.09%) WebLogic
1 6 (26.09%) Tomcat
1 6 (26.09%) MQSeries
1 6 (26.09%) CMS
1 6 (26.09%) WebSphere
1 6 (26.09%) Escenic
1 6 (26.09%) Adobe CQ
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle 11i
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) MySQL
1 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
1 6 (26.09%) Hadoop
1 6 (26.09%) Big Data
2 3 (13.04%) InterSystems Cache
3 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database
3 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 6 (26.09%) JUnit
2 5 (21.74%) Selenium
2 5 (21.74%) Mockito
General
1 6 (26.09%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (95.65%) Developer
2 16 (69.57%) Java Developer
3 8 (34.78%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 7 (30.43%) Analyst
5 6 (26.09%) Senior Developer
5 6 (26.09%) Programmer
5 6 (26.09%) Senior Analyst
5 6 (26.09%) Java Programmer
5 6 (26.09%) Senior Java Developer
5 6 (26.09%) Developer Analyst
5 6 (26.09%) Senior Programmer
5 6 (26.09%) Senior Java Programmer
6 1 (4.35%) J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (95.65%) Spring
2 19 (82.61%) J2EE
3 18 (78.26%) jQuery
4 12 (52.17%) Hibernate
5 10 (43.48%) JSF
5 10 (43.48%) HTML
6 9 (39.13%) Ajax
6 9 (39.13%) Struts2
7 8 (34.78%) EJB
8 7 (30.43%) CSS
8 7 (30.43%) Web Services
8 7 (30.43%) XML
9 6 (26.09%) .NET
9 6 (26.09%) Ruby on Rails
9 6 (26.09%) Java RMI
9 6 (26.09%) LAMP
9 6 (26.09%) HTML5
9 6 (26.09%) CSS3
10 5 (21.74%) Spring Security
10 5 (21.74%) REST
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) TDD
2 6 (26.09%) OOD
2 6 (26.09%) UML
2 6 (26.09%) OOP
2 6 (26.09%) OOA/OOD
2 6 (26.09%) RUP
2 6 (26.09%) BDD
2 6 (26.09%) Scrum
3 5 (21.74%) E-Commerce
4 3 (13.04%) Configuration Management
4 3 (13.04%) MVC
4 3 (13.04%) Web Development
4 3 (13.04%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 23 (100.00%) Java
2 16 (69.57%) JavaScript
3 7 (30.43%) SQL
4 6 (26.09%) C#
4 6 (26.09%) Scala
5 2 (8.70%) Shell Script
5 2 (8.70%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (26.09%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) Oracle
1 8 (34.78%) JBoss
2 5 (21.74%) hybris
3 4 (17.39%) FatWire
3 4 (17.39%) Endeca