The first table below looks at the demand for Struts skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Struts over the 3 months to 11 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 North West 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Struts
Rank 127 122 117
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -5
Contract jobs citing Struts 5 5 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.17% 0.20% 0.57%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.74% 0.69% 1.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 10
Average daily rate
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£363 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -6.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £388 £338
% change year-on-year
-22.58% +14.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 - £37.50
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
672 720 943
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 22.78% 28.26% 29.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 412 389 514
Average daily rate £325 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £415 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 18 35
Average hourly rate £28.75 £30.00 £26.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.16% +12.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.03 £13.61 £16.24
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £77.50 £43.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-4.14% +7.69%
Struts
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Struts
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Struts Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Struts
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Struts Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Struts
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Struts Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Struts
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Struts within the North West region over the 3 months to 11 July 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +2 5 £363 +3.57% 4
Lancashire - 2 - -
Merseyside - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Struts
England

Struts
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 20 (86.96%) Spring
3 19 (82.61%) J2EE
4 17 (73.91%) jQuery
5 15 (65.22%) JavaScript
6 13 (56.52%) HTML
7 10 (43.48%) Hibernate
7 10 (43.48%) JSF
7 10 (43.48%) Ajax
8 9 (39.13%) TDD
9 8 (34.78%) Struts2
9 8 (34.78%) SQL
9 8 (34.78%) Oracle
9 8 (34.78%) JUnit
9 8 (34.78%) CSS
10 7 (30.43%) SQL Server
10 7 (30.43%) XML
10 7 (30.43%) JBoss
11 6 (26.09%) Tomcat
11 6 (26.09%) JMS
11 6 (26.09%) WebLogic
11 6 (26.09%) SOAP
11 6 (26.09%) Scala
11 6 (26.09%) HTML5
11 6 (26.09%) Selenium
11 6 (26.09%) Spring Security
11 6 (26.09%) Scrum
11 6 (26.09%) Finance
11 6 (26.09%) REST
11 6 (26.09%) CSS3

Struts
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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
2 5 (21.74%) MQSeries
2 5 (21.74%) CMS
2 5 (21.74%) WebSphere
2 5 (21.74%) Escenic
2 5 (21.74%) Adobe CQ
3 1 (4.35%) Liferay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (30.43%) SQL Server
2 5 (21.74%) Hadoop
2 5 (21.74%) Big Data
2 5 (21.74%) MySQL
3 3 (13.04%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 8 (34.78%) JUnit
2 6 (26.09%) Selenium
2 6 (26.09%) Mockito
General
1 6 (26.09%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Banking
2 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (100.00%) Developer
2 18 (78.26%) Java Developer
3 8 (34.78%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 6 (26.09%) Developer Analyst
4 6 (26.09%) Analyst
5 5 (21.74%) Senior Developer
5 5 (21.74%) Programmer
5 5 (21.74%) Senior Analyst
5 5 (21.74%) Senior Programmer
5 5 (21.74%) Senior Java Programmer
5 5 (21.74%) Java Programmer
5 5 (21.74%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (86.96%) Spring
2 19 (82.61%) J2EE
3 17 (73.91%) jQuery
4 13 (56.52%) HTML
5 10 (43.48%) JSF
5 10 (43.48%) Ajax
5 10 (43.48%) Hibernate
6 8 (34.78%) Struts2
6 8 (34.78%) CSS
7 7 (30.43%) XML
8 6 (26.09%) JMS
8 6 (26.09%) SOAP
8 6 (26.09%) HTML5
8 6 (26.09%) REST
8 6 (26.09%) CSS3
8 6 (26.09%) MyBatis
8 6 (26.09%) Spring Security
9 5 (21.74%) .NET
9 5 (21.74%) EJB
9 5 (21.74%) Java RMI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) TDD
2 6 (26.09%) Scrum
3 5 (21.74%) BDD
3 5 (21.74%) UML
3 5 (21.74%) OOP
3 5 (21.74%) OOA/OOD
3 5 (21.74%) RUP
3 5 (21.74%) E-Commerce
3 5 (21.74%) OOD
4 4 (17.39%) MVC
5 3 (13.04%) User Stories
5 3 (13.04%) Web Development
5 3 (13.04%) Configuration Management
6 1 (4.35%) Process Management
6 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 23 (100.00%) Java
2 15 (65.22%) JavaScript
3 8 (34.78%) SQL
4 6 (26.09%) Scala
5 5 (21.74%) C#
6 2 (8.70%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (21.74%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) Oracle
2 7 (30.43%) JBoss
3 5 (21.74%) FatWire
3 5 (21.74%) Endeca
4 4 (17.39%) hybris