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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Struts
Rank 126 120 107
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -13
Contract jobs citing Struts 14 11 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.44% 0.38% 1.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.77% 1.29% 3.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 29
Average daily rate
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£475 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.74% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £310 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £373 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.25 - £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
790 852 1055
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 24.73% 29.27% 31.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 483 462 578
Average daily rate £325 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £413 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 21 29
Average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £25.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +36.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £17.69 £12.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £50.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +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 1 October 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
Cheshire +8 9 £413 +26.92%
Manchester -14 4 £481 +37.50% 2
Merseyside - 2 - -
Lancashire -22 1 - -
Struts
England

Struts
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 22 (95.65%) Java
2 18 (78.26%) J2EE
3 16 (69.57%) HTML
4 14 (60.87%) XML
5 13 (56.52%) Spring
6 12 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (52.17%) CSS
6 12 (52.17%) JavaScript
7 10 (43.48%) TDD
8 9 (39.13%) Oracle
8 9 (39.13%) XSLT
9 8 (34.78%) Eclipse
9 8 (34.78%) Ajax
9 8 (34.78%) Struts2
10 7 (30.43%) Web Services
10 7 (30.43%) DHTML
11 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
11 6 (26.09%) JUnit
11 6 (26.09%) EJB
11 6 (26.09%) JSP
11 6 (26.09%) Hibernate
11 6 (26.09%) Finance
12 5 (21.74%) JBoss
12 5 (21.74%) WebLogic
12 5 (21.74%) jQuery
12 5 (21.74%) JSF
13 4 (17.39%) WebSphere
13 4 (17.39%) Adobe CQ
13 4 (17.39%) .NET
13 4 (17.39%) C#

Struts
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 5 (21.74%) WebLogic
2 4 (17.39%) WebSphere
2 4 (17.39%) Adobe CQ
2 4 (17.39%) CMS
3 3 (13.04%) MQSeries
3 3 (13.04%) Tomcat
3 3 (13.04%) Escenic
4 1 (4.35%) Liferay
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.04%) MySQL
2 3 (13.04%) Big Data
2 3 (13.04%) Hadoop
3 1 (4.35%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 8 (34.78%) Eclipse
2 6 (26.09%) JUnit
3 1 (4.35%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
3 1 (4.35%) Ant
3 1 (4.35%) HtmlUnit
3 1 (4.35%) Canoo WebTest
3 1 (4.35%) Mockito
3 1 (4.35%) Subversion
3 1 (4.35%) Selenium
General
1 6 (26.09%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (78.26%) Developer
2 14 (60.87%) Java Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Developer Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Architect
4 3 (13.04%) Senior Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Programmer
4 3 (13.04%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) J2EE Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Senior Programmer
4 3 (13.04%) Senior Java Programmer
4 3 (13.04%) Java Programmer
4 3 (13.04%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Applications Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Software Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Technical Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Applications Support
6 1 (4.35%) Java Software Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) J2EE Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (78.26%) J2EE
2 16 (69.57%) HTML
3 14 (60.87%) XML
4 13 (56.52%) Spring
5 12 (52.17%) CSS
6 9 (39.13%) XSLT
7 8 (34.78%) Ajax
7 8 (34.78%) Struts2
8 7 (30.43%) Web Services
8 7 (30.43%) DHTML
9 6 (26.09%) EJB
9 6 (26.09%) JSP
9 6 (26.09%) Hibernate
10 5 (21.74%) jQuery
10 5 (21.74%) JSF
11 4 (17.39%) .NET
12 3 (13.04%) JMS
12 3 (13.04%) Java RMI
12 3 (13.04%) LAMP
12 3 (13.04%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Data Integration
1 1 (4.35%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (43.48%) TDD
3 4 (17.39%) UML
3 4 (17.39%) MVC
3 4 (17.39%) E-Commerce
4 3 (13.04%) OOD
4 3 (13.04%) Scrum
4 3 (13.04%) OOP
4 3 (13.04%) OOA/OOD
4 3 (13.04%) RUP
4 3 (13.04%) Mentoring
4 3 (13.04%) BDD
5 2 (8.70%) Software Architecture
5 2 (8.70%) Website Architecture
5 2 (8.70%) Project Management
5 2 (8.70%) SOA
6 1 (4.35%) Configuration Management
6 1 (4.35%) RAD
6 1 (4.35%) OO
6 1 (4.35%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 22 (95.65%) Java
2 12 (52.17%) JavaScript
3 4 (17.39%) C#
3 4 (17.39%) C++
3 4 (17.39%) SQL
4 3 (13.04%) PL/SQL
4 3 (13.04%) Scala
5 1 (4.35%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) Oracle
2 5 (21.74%) JBoss
3 2 (8.70%) FatWire
4 1 (4.35%) IBM
4 1 (4.35%) Adobe
4 1 (4.35%) SAP
4 1 (4.35%) Canoo
4 1 (4.35%) hybris
4 1 (4.35%) Endeca
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