The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 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 Reading 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Struts
Rank 72 65 75
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +10
Contract jobs citing Struts 6 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.56% 0.52% 0.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.73% 2.01% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Average daily rate £258 £260 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.96% -
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
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
220 199 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 20.58% 26.05% 13.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 77 77
Average daily rate £350 £366 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.43% -2.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £238 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £447 £429 £484
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 1
Average hourly rate - £15.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +36.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
Struts
Berkshire

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Struts across the Reading region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

Struts Daily Rate Histogram 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 17 April 2014, 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 18 (100.00%) Java
2 16 (88.89%) Spring
2 16 (88.89%) jQuery
3 14 (77.78%) JavaScript
3 14 (77.78%) HTML
3 14 (77.78%) Struts2
4 11 (61.11%) XML
4 11 (61.11%) Eclipse
5 10 (55.56%) CSS
6 9 (50.00%) Subversion
6 9 (50.00%) SQL
7 8 (44.44%) SOAP
7 8 (44.44%) Ajax
8 7 (38.89%) JSON
9 6 (33.33%) QA
9 6 (33.33%) Unit Testing
9 6 (33.33%) Smartphone
9 6 (33.33%) Content Management
9 6 (33.33%) Publishing
9 6 (33.33%) CMS
9 6 (33.33%) Windows
9 6 (33.33%) HTML5
9 6 (33.33%) Time Management
9 6 (33.33%) Sencha
9 6 (33.33%) CSS3
9 6 (33.33%) Sencha Touch
9 6 (33.33%) Web Application Development
10 5 (27.78%) Apple iOS
10 5 (27.78%) REST
10 5 (27.78%) Linux

Struts
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 (33.33%) CMS
2 4 (22.22%) WebLogic
3 1 (5.56%) Apache
3 1 (5.56%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) HTTP
1 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
1 1 (5.56%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) MySQL
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (11.11%) NoSQL
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.56%) MongoDB
3 1 (5.56%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 11 (61.11%) Eclipse
2 9 (50.00%) Subversion
3 2 (11.11%) JUnit
4 1 (5.56%) Ant
4 1 (5.56%) PowerBuilder
4 1 (5.56%) Xcode
4 1 (5.56%) Maven
4 1 (5.56%) EasyMock
4 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
4 1 (5.56%) PhoneGap
4 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (33.33%) Publishing
2 4 (22.22%) Telecoms
3 2 (11.11%) Finance
4 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (88.89%) Developer
2 10 (55.56%) Java Developer
3 5 (27.78%) Web Developer
3 5 (27.78%) Mobile Applications Developer
3 5 (27.78%) Mobile Developer
3 5 (27.78%) Mobile Web Developer
4 4 (22.22%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Front-End Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Applications Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Web Applications Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Oracle Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (88.89%) Spring
1 16 (88.89%) jQuery
2 14 (77.78%) HTML
2 14 (77.78%) Struts2
3 11 (61.11%) XML
4 10 (55.56%) CSS
5 8 (44.44%) SOAP
5 8 (44.44%) Ajax
6 7 (38.89%) JSON
7 6 (33.33%) HTML5
7 6 (33.33%) CSS3
7 6 (33.33%) Sencha Touch
8 5 (27.78%) REST
8 5 (27.78%) JMS
8 5 (27.78%) Web Services
8 5 (27.78%) J2EE
9 4 (22.22%) XSLT
9 4 (22.22%) WSDL
10 3 (16.67%) Hibernate
10 3 (16.67%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Smartphone
2 4 (22.22%) Blackberry
3 3 (16.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) Windows
2 5 (27.78%) Linux
2 5 (27.78%) Apple iOS
3 4 (22.22%) Windows 8
3 4 (22.22%) Android
4 2 (11.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Content Management
1 6 (33.33%) Time Management
1 6 (33.33%) Unit Testing
1 6 (33.33%) Web Application Development
2 4 (22.22%) Android Development
2 4 (22.22%) iOS Development
2 4 (22.22%) Systems Analysis
2 4 (22.22%) OO
2 4 (22.22%) SOA
2 4 (22.22%) Configuration Management
2 4 (22.22%) E-business
3 3 (16.67%) Web Development
4 2 (11.11%) Scrum
4 2 (11.11%) MVC
5 1 (5.56%) Migration
5 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.56%) Multithreading
5 1 (5.56%) System Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Data Migration
5 1 (5.56%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) Java
2 14 (77.78%) JavaScript
3 9 (50.00%) SQL
4 5 (27.78%) PL/SQL
5 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) BC Cleared
1 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Sencha
2 3 (16.67%) Oracle