The table below looks at the statistics for Struts2 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 Struts2 over the 3 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Struts 2
Rank 130 125 124
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Contract jobs citing Struts2 7 7 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.22% 0.24% 0.57%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.88% 0.79% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 13
Average daily rate
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- £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.55% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 - -
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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
792 886 1062
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 24.91% 29.95% 31.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 480 481 576
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 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 17 30
Average hourly rate £32.50 £33.28 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.33% +10.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £18.00 £18.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £50.00 £43.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

Struts2
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Struts2 across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Struts2 Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Struts2
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Struts2 across the North West region.

Struts2 Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Struts2
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Struts2 across the North West region.

Struts2 Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Struts2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Struts2 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 Struts2.

1 8 (100.00%) Java
1 8 (100.00%) J2EE
1 8 (100.00%) Struts
2 7 (87.50%) XML
2 7 (87.50%) JavaScript
2 7 (87.50%) CSS
2 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (87.50%) HTML
3 6 (75.00%) TDD
3 6 (75.00%) DHTML
3 6 (75.00%) XSLT
3 6 (75.00%) Eclipse
3 6 (75.00%) Web Services
4 3 (37.50%) JUnit
4 3 (37.50%) C++
5 1 (12.50%) SQL
5 1 (12.50%) JSP
5 1 (12.50%) Servlets
5 1 (12.50%) SOAP
5 1 (12.50%) JMS
5 1 (12.50%) Spring
5 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 1 (12.50%) Ajax
5 1 (12.50%) Endeca
5 1 (12.50%) Selenium
5 1 (12.50%) Spring Security
5 1 (12.50%) jQuery
5 1 (12.50%) Mockito
5 1 (12.50%) REST
5 1 (12.50%) MyBatis

Struts2
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Struts2 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 Struts2. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 6 (75.00%) Eclipse
2 3 (37.50%) JUnit
3 1 (12.50%) Selenium
3 1 (12.50%) Mockito
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Java Developer
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 3 (37.50%) J2EE Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) J2EE
1 8 (100.00%) Struts
2 7 (87.50%) XML
2 7 (87.50%) CSS
2 7 (87.50%) HTML
3 6 (75.00%) DHTML
3 6 (75.00%) XSLT
3 6 (75.00%) Web Services
4 1 (12.50%) JSP
4 1 (12.50%) Servlets
4 1 (12.50%) SOAP
4 1 (12.50%) JMS
4 1 (12.50%) Spring
4 1 (12.50%) Ajax
4 1 (12.50%) Spring Security
4 1 (12.50%) jQuery
4 1 (12.50%) REST
4 1 (12.50%) MyBatis
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) TDD
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (87.50%) JavaScript
3 3 (37.50%) C++
4 1 (12.50%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Endeca
1 1 (12.50%) FatWire