The table below looks at the statistics for Struts skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Struts over the 3 months to 6 May 2015 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Struts
Rank 73 68 66
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -2
Contract jobs citing Struts 1 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.10% 0.59% 0.60%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.40% 2.76% 2.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 2
Average daily rate
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£300 £258 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.50% +0.98%
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £350 £319
% change year-on-year
+5.35% +9.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.75 £32.75 -
% change year-on-year
+42.74% -
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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 Reading region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
249 217 227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 25.94% 21.30% 27.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 135 93
Average daily rate £375 £333 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.78% -6.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £181 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 10
Average hourly rate £19.00 £20.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.31% +36.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

Struts
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Struts Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Struts
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Struts Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Struts
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Struts Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Struts
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 7 (100.00%) Java
1 7 (100.00%) Spring
1 7 (100.00%) Struts2
2 6 (85.71%) Maven
2 6 (85.71%) Apache CXF
2 6 (85.71%) Apache
2 6 (85.71%) Tomcat
2 6 (85.71%) Eclipse
2 6 (85.71%) JUnit
3 5 (71.43%) Finance
3 5 (71.43%) jQuery
4 4 (57.14%) Jenkins
4 4 (57.14%) Subversion
4 4 (57.14%) Hibernate
5 2 (28.57%) SOA
5 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 2 (28.57%) Coaching
5 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (28.57%) Apache Camel
5 2 (28.57%) System Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
6 1 (14.29%) SQL
6 1 (14.29%) MySQL
6 1 (14.29%) Oracle
6 1 (14.29%) CSS
6 1 (14.29%) JSP
6 1 (14.29%) UNIX
6 1 (14.29%) Windows

Struts
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 (85.71%) Apache
1 6 (85.71%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (85.71%) JUnit
1 6 (85.71%) Eclipse
1 6 (85.71%) Maven
2 4 (57.14%) Jenkins
2 4 (57.14%) Subversion
General
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (71.43%) Java Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) Spring
1 7 (100.00%) Struts2
2 6 (85.71%) Apache CXF
3 5 (71.43%) jQuery
4 4 (57.14%) Hibernate
5 2 (28.57%) Apache Camel
6 1 (14.29%) HTML
6 1 (14.29%) CSS
6 1 (14.29%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) UNIX
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) SOA
1 2 (28.57%) System Testing
1 2 (28.57%) Coaching
2 1 (14.29%) MVC
2 1 (14.29%) Scrum
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle