The first table below looks at the demand for Struts2 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 Struts2 over the 3 months to 28 July 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Struts 2
Rank 81 74 91
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +17
Contract jobs citing Struts2 2 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.16% 0.27% 0.072%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.56% 0.85% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate
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£363 £350 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -9.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £448 £300 £328
% change year-on-year
+49.16% -8.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
359 353 459
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 29.05% 31.18% 32.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 208 230
Average daily rate £325 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £375 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £324
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 20
Average hourly rate £28.75 £22.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.68% -20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
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Struts2
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Struts2 across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Struts2 Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Struts2
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Struts2 across the Manchester region.

Struts2 Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Struts2
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Struts2 across the Manchester region.

Struts2 Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Struts2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing Struts2 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 Struts2.

1 7 (100.00%) Java
1 7 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 7 (100.00%) J2EE
1 7 (100.00%) Struts
2 6 (85.71%) Spring
2 6 (85.71%) jQuery
3 5 (71.43%) JUnit
4 4 (57.14%) SQL
4 4 (57.14%) FatWire
4 4 (57.14%) JMS
4 4 (57.14%) Mockito
4 4 (57.14%) REST
4 4 (57.14%) MyBatis
4 4 (57.14%) Selenium
4 4 (57.14%) Spring Security
4 4 (57.14%) SOAP
4 4 (57.14%) Endeca
5 3 (42.86%) JSP
6 2 (28.57%) Hibernate
7 1 (14.29%) Eclipse
7 1 (14.29%) Web Services
7 1 (14.29%) XML
7 1 (14.29%) XSLT
7 1 (14.29%) Servlets
7 1 (14.29%) CSS
7 1 (14.29%) DHTML
7 1 (14.29%) HTML
7 1 (14.29%) Ajax
7 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (14.29%) TDD

Struts2
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing Struts2 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 Struts2. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) JUnit
2 4 (57.14%) Selenium
2 4 (57.14%) Mockito
3 1 (14.29%) Eclipse
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
1 7 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 6 (85.71%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) J2EE
1 7 (100.00%) Struts
2 6 (85.71%) Spring
2 6 (85.71%) jQuery
3 4 (57.14%) REST
3 4 (57.14%) MyBatis
3 4 (57.14%) SOAP
3 4 (57.14%) Spring Security
3 4 (57.14%) JMS
4 3 (42.86%) JSP
5 2 (28.57%) Hibernate
6 1 (14.29%) Servlets
6 1 (14.29%) Ajax
6 1 (14.29%) Web Services
6 1 (14.29%) XML
6 1 (14.29%) XSLT
6 1 (14.29%) CSS
6 1 (14.29%) DHTML
6 1 (14.29%) HTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (14.29%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Java
1 7 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) FatWire
1 4 (57.14%) Endeca