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 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Struts
Rank 150 157 124
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -33
Contract jobs citing Struts 19 3 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.47% 0.075% 0.55%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.87% 0.33% 2.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 3 7
Average daily rate £375 £520 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.88% +43.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £394 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £560 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £369 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.33% +5.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £46.75 £32.75
% change year-on-year
-41.17% +42.74%
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
1016 913 723
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 25.25% 22.96% 23.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 691 576 431
Average daily rate £385 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.20% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 22 7
Average hourly rate £39.25 £42.50 £40.57
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.64% +4.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £16.16 £40.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.13 £46.09 £140.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

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 1 May 2016.

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 1 May 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +3 10 £370 +2.06% 3
Cheshire - 9 £425 -
Struts
England

Struts
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 26 (100.00%) Java
2 20 (76.92%) JavaScript
3 19 (73.08%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (65.38%) XML
5 16 (61.54%) Web Services
6 15 (57.69%) JSP
6 15 (57.69%) HTML
6 15 (57.69%) J2EE
6 15 (57.69%) Hibernate
7 14 (53.85%) Oracle
8 13 (50.00%) Servlets
8 13 (50.00%) SQL
8 13 (50.00%) EJB
8 13 (50.00%) Subversion
8 13 (50.00%) Spring
9 11 (42.31%) WebSphere
9 11 (42.31%) JMS
10 10 (38.46%) TDD
10 10 (38.46%) Finance
11 9 (34.62%) JBoss
11 9 (34.62%) CSS
11 9 (34.62%) WebLogic
11 9 (34.62%) DB2
11 9 (34.62%) SDLC
12 8 (30.77%) Agile Project Management
12 8 (30.77%) COBOL
12 8 (30.77%) SOAP
12 8 (30.77%) XSD
12 8 (30.77%) PRINCE2
12 8 (30.77%) RUP

Struts
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 11 (42.31%) WebSphere
2 9 (34.62%) JBoss
2 9 (34.62%) WebLogic
3 8 (30.77%) CICS
4 4 (15.38%) Apache Pig
5 2 (7.69%) Node.js
6 1 (3.85%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (3.85%) WebSphere Process Server
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (34.62%) DB2
2 4 (15.38%) Apache Hive
2 4 (15.38%) Big Data
2 4 (15.38%) Hadoop
2 4 (15.38%) SQL Server
3 2 (7.69%) MySQL
3 2 (7.69%) NoSQL
3 2 (7.69%) Redis
4 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 13 (50.00%) Subversion
2 8 (30.77%) ClearCase
3 5 (19.23%) JIRA
4 4 (15.38%) Bugzilla
4 4 (15.38%) Git (software)
4 4 (15.38%) Hudson
4 4 (15.38%) Jenkins
5 1 (3.85%) Ant
5 1 (3.85%) Eclipse
5 1 (3.85%) JUnit
5 1 (3.85%) Log4j
5 1 (3.85%) Maven
5 1 (3.85%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (38.46%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (65.38%) Developer
2 8 (30.77%) Java Developer
3 6 (23.08%) Architect
4 4 (15.38%) Big Data Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Designer
5 3 (11.54%) Solutions Designer
6 2 (7.69%) Technical Architect
7 1 (3.85%) Domain Architect
7 1 (3.85%) J2EE Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Oracle Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Oracle Forms Developer
7 1 (3.85%) PL/SQL Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Senior Architect
7 1 (3.85%) Senior Developer
7 1 (3.85%) SQL Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Systems Architect
7 1 (3.85%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) WebSphere Architect
7 1 (3.85%) WebSphere Developer
7 1 (3.85%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (65.38%) XML
2 16 (61.54%) Web Services
3 15 (57.69%) Hibernate
3 15 (57.69%) HTML
3 15 (57.69%) J2EE
3 15 (57.69%) JSP
4 13 (50.00%) EJB
4 13 (50.00%) Servlets
4 13 (50.00%) Spring
5 11 (42.31%) JMS
6 9 (34.62%) CSS
7 8 (30.77%) SOAP
7 8 (30.77%) WSDL
7 8 (30.77%) XSD
8 6 (23.08%) HTML5
8 6 (23.08%) JDBC
9 5 (19.23%) JSTL
9 5 (19.23%) RESTful
10 4 (15.38%) REST
11 3 (11.54%) EJB 3.0
Miscellaneous
1 8 (30.77%) Mainframe
1 8 (30.77%) PMI
2 7 (26.92%) IBM Mainframe
3 6 (23.08%) Computer Science
4 2 (7.69%) Web 2.0
5 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (19.23%) Linux
1 5 (19.23%) Windows
2 1 (3.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (73.08%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (38.46%) TDD
3 9 (34.62%) SDLC
4 8 (30.77%) Agile Project Management
4 8 (30.77%) CMMI
4 8 (30.77%) PRINCE
4 8 (30.77%) PRINCE2
4 8 (30.77%) Project Management
4 8 (30.77%) RUP
4 8 (30.77%) Service Management
4 8 (30.77%) Waterfall
5 5 (19.23%) Automated Testing
5 5 (19.23%) BDD
5 5 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (19.23%) Time Management
6 4 (15.38%) MapReduce
6 4 (15.38%) RAD
6 4 (15.38%) Web Development
7 3 (11.54%) OO
8 2 (7.69%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 26 (100.00%) Java
2 20 (76.92%) JavaScript
3 13 (50.00%) SQL
4 8 (30.77%) Assembly Language
4 8 (30.77%) COBOL
5 5 (19.23%) PL/SQL
6 4 (15.38%) Shell Script
7 2 (7.69%) C
7 2 (7.69%) C++
7 2 (7.69%) Go
7 2 (7.69%) PHP
7 2 (7.69%) Python
7 2 (7.69%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (30.77%) PMI Certification
2 6 (23.08%) Degree
3 5 (19.23%) Sun Certification
4 2 (7.69%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 4 (15.38%) HDFS
Vendors
1 14 (53.85%) Oracle
2 8 (30.77%) Chordiant
3 7 (26.92%) IBM
4 5 (19.23%) Sun
5 1 (3.85%) ATG