The first table below looks at the demand for Struts skills in IT contracts advertised for the Preston region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Struts over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Preston region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Struts
Rank 21 - 21
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Struts 4 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 3.85% - 0.99%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.12% - 2.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £273
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £319 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.71% -14.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 - £35.00
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Preston
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
33 8 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 31.73% 15.69% 40.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 7 37
Average daily rate £375 £300 £423
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £468 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £130.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
Struts
Lancashire

Struts
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

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

Struts Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

Struts
Daily Rate Trend in Preston

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

Struts Daily Rate Trend in Preston

Struts
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Preston 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 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) HTML
1 6 (100.00%) Java
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) J2EE
1 6 (100.00%) MySQL
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 6 (100.00%) EJB
1 6 (100.00%) CSS
1 6 (100.00%) XML
1 6 (100.00%) UML
1 6 (100.00%) OOP
1 6 (100.00%) OOA/OOD
1 6 (100.00%) JBoss
1 6 (100.00%) RUP
1 6 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 6 (100.00%) MQSeries
1 6 (100.00%) Java RMI
1 6 (100.00%) OOD
1 6 (100.00%) Finance
1 6 (100.00%) CMS
1 6 (100.00%) LAMP
1 6 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 6 (100.00%) Scrum
1 6 (100.00%) TDD
1 6 (100.00%) Spring
1 6 (100.00%) JSF

Struts
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Preston 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 6 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 6 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 6 (100.00%) MQSeries
1 6 (100.00%) CMS
1 6 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 6 (100.00%) Escenic
1 6 (100.00%) Adobe CQ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) MySQL
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 6 (100.00%) Big Data
General
1 6 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
1 6 (100.00%) Analyst
1 6 (100.00%) Senior Developer
1 6 (100.00%) Programmer
1 6 (100.00%) Senior Analyst
1 6 (100.00%) Java Developer
1 6 (100.00%) Java Programmer
1 6 (100.00%) Senior Java Developer
1 6 (100.00%) Developer Analyst
1 6 (100.00%) Senior Programmer
1 6 (100.00%) Senior Java Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) HTML
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) J2EE
1 6 (100.00%) EJB
1 6 (100.00%) CSS
1 6 (100.00%) XML
1 6 (100.00%) Java RMI
1 6 (100.00%) LAMP
1 6 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 6 (100.00%) Spring
1 6 (100.00%) JSF
1 6 (100.00%) Ajax
1 6 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
1 6 (100.00%) jQuery
1 6 (100.00%) HTML5
1 6 (100.00%) CSS3
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) UML
1 6 (100.00%) OOP
1 6 (100.00%) OOA/OOD
1 6 (100.00%) RUP
1 6 (100.00%) OOD
1 6 (100.00%) Scrum
1 6 (100.00%) TDD
1 6 (100.00%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) Java
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (100.00%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle
1 6 (100.00%) JBoss