The table below looks at the statistics 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 26 January 2015 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Struts
Rank 108 113 99
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -14
Contract jobs citing Struts 23 12 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.73% 0.44% 0.86%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.87% 1.56% 2.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 4 9
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£363 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £315 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £350 £457
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £319 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.71% -8.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Struts
England

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 North West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
802 770 796
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 25.49% 28.30% 29.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 519 432 462
Average daily rate £350 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 21 8
Average hourly rate £22.50 £32.00 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.68% -15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.14 £18.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.10 £40.00 £42.29
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Struts across the North West region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

Struts Daily Rate Histogram 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 26 January 2015. 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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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
Cheshire +10 9 £350 +16.66% 3
Manchester -12 1 £400 +14.28% 2
Struts
England

Struts
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 38 (97.44%) Java
2 24 (61.54%) Spring
3 22 (56.41%) XML
4 21 (53.85%) J2EE
5 19 (48.72%) HTML
5 19 (48.72%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (46.15%) Oracle
6 18 (46.15%) JUnit
7 17 (43.59%) JSP
7 17 (43.59%) Hibernate
8 16 (41.03%) JavaScript
9 13 (33.33%) Eclipse
9 13 (33.33%) AngularJS
10 12 (30.77%) Spring MVC
10 12 (30.77%) Ant
10 12 (30.77%) Tomcat
11 11 (28.21%) Web Services
12 10 (25.64%) XSLT
12 10 (25.64%) Selenium
12 10 (25.64%) TDD
12 10 (25.64%) Maven
13 8 (20.51%) Apache Wicket
13 8 (20.51%) jQuery
13 8 (20.51%) Open Source
13 8 (20.51%) Struts2
13 8 (20.51%) SOAP
13 8 (20.51%) CSS
13 8 (20.51%) SQL
14 7 (17.95%) HTTPS
14 7 (17.95%) MVC

Struts
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 12 (30.77%) Tomcat
2 5 (12.82%) WebSphere
2 5 (12.82%) Node.js
3 2 (5.13%) WebLogic
3 2 (5.13%) JBoss
4 1 (2.56%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.95%) HTTPS
1 7 (17.95%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.82%) MongoDB
2 3 (7.69%) MySQL
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.56%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 18 (46.15%) JUnit
2 13 (33.33%) Eclipse
3 12 (30.77%) Ant
4 10 (25.64%) Maven
4 10 (25.64%) Selenium
5 2 (5.13%) Git (software)
5 2 (5.13%) JBehave
5 2 (5.13%) Mockito
6 1 (2.56%) Rational Application Developer
6 1 (2.56%) Canoo WebTest
6 1 (2.56%) HtmlUnit
6 1 (2.56%) Subversion
6 1 (2.56%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 5 (12.82%) Banking
2 3 (7.69%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 29 (74.36%) Developer
2 27 (69.23%) Java Developer
3 6 (15.38%) Senior Java Developer
3 6 (15.38%) Senior Developer
4 4 (10.26%) Architect
4 4 (10.26%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Technical Architect
5 3 (7.69%) J2EE Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Java Consultant
6 2 (5.13%) Applications Architect
6 2 (5.13%) Senior Consultant
6 2 (5.13%) Consultant
6 2 (5.13%) Senior Java Consultant
6 2 (5.13%) J2EE Consultant
6 2 (5.13%) Senior J2EE Consultant
7 1 (2.56%) Technical Leader
7 1 (2.56%) WebSphere Developer
7 1 (2.56%) J2EE Technical Architect
7 1 (2.56%) Java Architect
7 1 (2.56%) Java/J2EE Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (61.54%) Spring
2 22 (56.41%) XML
3 21 (53.85%) J2EE
4 19 (48.72%) HTML
5 17 (43.59%) JSP
5 17 (43.59%) Hibernate
6 13 (33.33%) AngularJS
7 12 (30.77%) Spring MVC
8 11 (28.21%) Web Services
9 10 (25.64%) XSLT
10 8 (20.51%) SOAP
10 8 (20.51%) CSS
10 8 (20.51%) jQuery
10 8 (20.51%) Apache Wicket
10 8 (20.51%) Struts2
11 7 (17.95%) Ajax
11 7 (17.95%) Java EE
12 5 (12.82%) JDBC
12 5 (12.82%) DHTML
12 5 (12.82%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.51%) Open Source
2 1 (2.56%) Data Integration
2 1 (2.56%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.69%) UNIX
1 3 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (48.72%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (25.64%) TDD
3 7 (17.95%) MVC
4 3 (7.69%) E-Commerce
5 2 (5.13%) SOA
5 2 (5.13%) UML
5 2 (5.13%) RAD
5 2 (5.13%) Test Automation
5 2 (5.13%) Software Architecture
5 2 (5.13%) Website Architecture
6 1 (2.56%) Waterfall
6 1 (2.56%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (2.56%) Scrum
6 1 (2.56%) OO
6 1 (2.56%) Project Management
6 1 (2.56%) Software Engineering
6 1 (2.56%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (2.56%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (97.44%) Java
2 16 (41.03%) JavaScript
3 8 (20.51%) SQL
4 7 (17.95%) XPath
5 5 (12.82%) Scala
6 4 (10.26%) PL/SQL
6 4 (10.26%) C++
7 1 (2.56%) C#
7 1 (2.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) Shibboleth
Vendors
1 18 (46.15%) Oracle
2 5 (12.82%) IBM
3 1 (2.56%) Canoo
3 1 (2.56%) SAP
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Rate: £250 - £350 per annum + competitive
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