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 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Struts
Rank 127 120 109
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -11
Contract jobs citing Struts 9 9 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.29% 0.31% 0.91%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.15% 1.06% 2.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 20
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£475 £338 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.74% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £325 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £350 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 - £15.00
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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
786 851 1054
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 25.07% 29.40% 31.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 466 460 581
Average daily rate £325 £310 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 18 38
Average hourly rate £30.00 £32.28 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.05% +24.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 20 August 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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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 +3 5 £413 +26.92% 3
Manchester -10 4 £481 +37.50% 4
Lancashire - 1 - -
Merseyside - 1 - -
Struts
England

Struts
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 27 (100.00%) Java
2 21 (77.78%) J2EE
3 19 (70.37%) Spring
4 18 (66.67%) HTML
5 14 (51.85%) JavaScript
6 13 (48.15%) CSS
6 13 (48.15%) XML
7 12 (44.44%) TDD
7 12 (44.44%) Ajax
7 12 (44.44%) jQuery
8 10 (37.04%) Oracle
8 10 (37.04%) Hibernate
9 9 (33.33%) JBoss
9 9 (33.33%) JSF
10 8 (29.63%) JUnit
10 8 (29.63%) WebLogic
10 8 (29.63%) EJB
10 8 (29.63%) E-Commerce
11 7 (25.93%) MVC
11 7 (25.93%) Finance
11 7 (25.93%) SQL Server
11 7 (25.93%) Web Services
11 7 (25.93%) Struts2
12 6 (22.22%) Scala
12 6 (22.22%) HTML5
12 6 (22.22%) CSS3
12 6 (22.22%) Adobe CQ
12 6 (22.22%) WebSphere
12 6 (22.22%) Spring MVC
12 6 (22.22%) UML

Struts
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 8 (29.63%) WebLogic
2 6 (22.22%) Adobe CQ
2 6 (22.22%) WebSphere
2 6 (22.22%) Tomcat
2 6 (22.22%) CMS
3 5 (18.52%) MQSeries
3 5 (18.52%) Escenic
4 1 (3.70%) Liferay
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.93%) SQL Server
2 5 (18.52%) MySQL
2 5 (18.52%) Big Data
2 5 (18.52%) Hadoop
3 3 (11.11%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 8 (29.63%) JUnit
2 4 (14.81%) Eclipse
3 3 (11.11%) Selenium
3 3 (11.11%) Mockito
4 1 (3.70%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
4 1 (3.70%) HtmlUnit
4 1 (3.70%) Canoo WebTest
General
1 7 (25.93%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Banking
2 2 (7.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (85.19%) Developer
2 17 (62.96%) Java Developer
3 6 (22.22%) Developer Analyst
3 6 (22.22%) Analyst
4 5 (18.52%) Java Programmer
4 5 (18.52%) Senior Java Developer
4 5 (18.52%) Senior Analyst
4 5 (18.52%) Senior Developer
4 5 (18.52%) Programmer
4 5 (18.52%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 5 (18.52%) Senior Programmer
4 5 (18.52%) Senior Java Programmer
5 4 (14.81%) Hybris Developer
6 3 (11.11%) Architect
7 2 (7.41%) Applications Architect
7 2 (7.41%) J2EE Developer
8 1 (3.70%) J2EE Architect
8 1 (3.70%) Technical Architect
8 1 (3.70%) HTML Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (77.78%) J2EE
2 19 (70.37%) Spring
3 18 (66.67%) HTML
4 13 (48.15%) CSS
4 13 (48.15%) XML
5 12 (44.44%) Ajax
5 12 (44.44%) jQuery
6 10 (37.04%) Hibernate
7 9 (33.33%) JSF
8 8 (29.63%) EJB
9 7 (25.93%) Web Services
9 7 (25.93%) Struts2
10 6 (22.22%) HTML5
10 6 (22.22%) CSS3
10 6 (22.22%) Spring MVC
10 6 (22.22%) DHTML
11 5 (18.52%) LAMP
11 5 (18.52%) JMS
11 5 (18.52%) Java RMI
11 5 (18.52%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) Online Banking
1 1 (3.70%) Data Integration
1 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (44.44%) TDD
2 8 (29.63%) E-Commerce
3 7 (25.93%) MVC
4 6 (22.22%) UML
4 6 (22.22%) Scrum
5 5 (18.52%) OOD
5 5 (18.52%) RUP
5 5 (18.52%) OOP
5 5 (18.52%) OOA/OOD
5 5 (18.52%) BDD
6 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (11.11%) Configuration Management
7 3 (11.11%) Web Development
7 3 (11.11%) User Stories
8 2 (7.41%) Software Architecture
8 2 (7.41%) Website Architecture
8 2 (7.41%) Project Management
8 2 (7.41%) SOA
9 1 (3.70%) Process Management
9 1 (3.70%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 27 (100.00%) Java
2 14 (51.85%) JavaScript
3 6 (22.22%) Scala
4 5 (18.52%) C#
4 5 (18.52%) SQL
5 2 (7.41%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (18.52%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (37.04%) Oracle
2 9 (33.33%) JBoss
3 4 (14.81%) hybris
3 4 (14.81%) FatWire
4 3 (11.11%) Endeca
5 1 (3.70%) IBM
5 1 (3.70%) Adobe
5 1 (3.70%) SAP
5 1 (3.70%) Canoo
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