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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Struts over the 3 months to 5 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Struts
Rank 140 159 128
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -31
Contract jobs citing Struts 15 3 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.47% 0.072% 0.52%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.55% 0.31% 2.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 9
Median daily rate £400 - £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 - £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 - £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Median hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.42%
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
967 971 821
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 30.02% 23.44% 25.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 684 587 533
Median daily rate £375 £363 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £490 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 35 12
Median hourly rate £42.50 £30.85 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.78% -11.87%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

Struts
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing Struts as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Struts within the North West region over the 3 months to 5 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire - 4 £388 - 1
Manchester +4 3 £431 -
Merseyside - 1 £350 -
Struts
England

Struts
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Struts also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for Struts.

1 23 (100.00%) Java
2 17 (73.91%) XML
2 17 (73.91%) Spring
3 13 (56.52%) Finance
3 13 (56.52%) JSON
3 13 (56.52%) RESTful
4 12 (52.17%) Validation
5 10 (43.48%) XML Messaging
5 10 (43.48%) JSP
6 9 (39.13%) Web Services
6 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (34.78%) JavaScript
8 7 (30.43%) Data Centre
9 6 (26.09%) API Development
10 5 (21.74%) J2EE
10 5 (21.74%) SOAP
10 5 (21.74%) Hibernate
11 4 (17.39%) Grails
11 4 (17.39%) jQuery
11 4 (17.39%) SQL
11 4 (17.39%) OO
11 4 (17.39%) SDLC
11 4 (17.39%) REST
12 3 (13.04%) Tomcat
12 3 (13.04%) Financial Institution
12 3 (13.04%) JDBC
12 3 (13.04%) Servlets
12 3 (13.04%) hybris
12 3 (13.04%) Groovy
12 3 (13.04%) TDD

Struts
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (13.04%) Tomcat
2 2 (8.70%) GlassFish
2 2 (8.70%) JBoss
2 2 (8.70%) WebLogic
2 2 (8.70%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.35%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) JUnit
1 1 (4.35%) Mockito
General
1 13 (56.52%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Financial Institution
3 1 (4.35%) Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (86.96%) Developer
2 12 (52.17%) Java Developer
3 2 (8.70%) Senior Developer
3 2 (8.70%) Senior Java Developer
3 2 (8.70%) Software Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Architect
4 1 (4.35%) J2EE Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Java Architect
4 1 (4.35%) Java Solutions Architect
4 1 (4.35%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (4.35%) JSP Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Lead Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Lead Java Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (4.35%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (73.91%) Spring
1 17 (73.91%) XML
2 13 (56.52%) JSON
2 13 (56.52%) RESTful
3 10 (43.48%) JSP
3 10 (43.48%) XML Messaging
4 9 (39.13%) Web Services
5 5 (21.74%) Hibernate
5 5 (21.74%) J2EE
5 5 (21.74%) SOAP
6 4 (17.39%) Grails
6 4 (17.39%) jQuery
6 4 (17.39%) REST
7 3 (13.04%) JDBC
7 3 (13.04%) Servlets
8 2 (8.70%) CSS
8 2 (8.70%) HTML
8 2 (8.70%) JSTL
8 2 (8.70%) Spring MVC
8 2 (8.70%) Struts2
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.70%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) Validation
2 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (26.09%) API Development
4 4 (17.39%) OO
4 4 (17.39%) SDLC
5 3 (13.04%) TDD
6 2 (8.70%) E-Commerce
6 2 (8.70%) Open Source
6 2 (8.70%) RAD
6 2 (8.70%) RUP
6 2 (8.70%) Scrum
6 2 (8.70%) Software Engineering
6 2 (8.70%) Test Scripting
6 2 (8.70%) UML
6 2 (8.70%) Waterfall
7 1 (4.35%) High Availability
7 1 (4.35%) Low Latency
7 1 (4.35%) MVC
7 1 (4.35%) OOA/OOD
7 1 (4.35%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 23 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (34.78%) JavaScript
3 4 (17.39%) SQL
4 3 (13.04%) Groovy
5 2 (8.70%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) hybris
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle