The table below looks at the statistics for Struts skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Struts over the 3 months to 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Struts
Rank 113 102 68
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -34
Contract jobs citing Struts 16 11 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.58% 0.44% 1.65%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.06% 1.95% 10.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 28
Average daily rate
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£300 £344 £334
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.72% +2.99%
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 - £15.00
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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 Scotland region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
776 563 407
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 28.26% 22.53% 15.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 401 266 194
Average daily rate £375 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 15
Average hourly rate £42.25 £32.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.75 £24.00 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

Struts
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Struts Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Struts
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Struts Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Struts
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Struts Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Struts
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Struts within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow -11 12 £300 -12.72% 2
Stirling - - - -
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Struts
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 27 (100.00%) Java
2 23 (85.19%) SQL
3 22 (81.48%) Spring
4 21 (77.78%) J2EE
4 21 (77.78%) Relational Database
5 20 (74.07%) Oracle
5 20 (74.07%) JavaScript
5 20 (74.07%) JSP
5 20 (74.07%) MVC
6 19 (70.37%) Web Application Development
7 18 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (66.67%) WebSphere
7 18 (66.67%) iBATIS
7 18 (66.67%) Spring MVC
7 18 (66.67%) Unit Testing
7 18 (66.67%) PL/SQL
7 18 (66.67%) CSS
7 18 (66.67%) OO
7 18 (66.67%) XML
7 18 (66.67%) XSLT
8 16 (59.26%) UNIX
8 16 (59.26%) JMS
8 16 (59.26%) Shell Script
8 16 (59.26%) JDBC
8 16 (59.26%) Perl
8 16 (59.26%) Selenium
8 16 (59.26%) Spring Web Flow
8 16 (59.26%) GWT
8 16 (59.26%) Ajax
8 16 (59.26%) Banking

Struts
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 18 (66.67%) WebSphere
2 3 (11.11%) Apache
3 2 (7.41%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (7.41%) Oracle Payables
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (77.78%) Relational Database
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.41%) RDBMS
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 16 (59.26%) CruiseControl
1 16 (59.26%) Selenium
2 3 (11.11%) JIRA
2 3 (11.11%) Subversion
2 3 (11.11%) JBuilder
2 3 (11.11%) Eclipse
3 2 (7.41%) Maven
3 2 (7.41%) JUnit
General
1 16 (59.26%) Banking
2 4 (14.81%) Finance
Job Titles
1 27 (100.00%) Developer
2 25 (92.59%) Java Developer
3 2 (7.41%) Web Developer
4 1 (3.70%) DBA
4 1 (3.70%) Senior Developer
4 1 (3.70%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (3.70%) Java Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (81.48%) Spring
2 21 (77.78%) J2EE
3 20 (74.07%) JSP
4 18 (66.67%) CSS
4 18 (66.67%) XML
4 18 (66.67%) XSLT
4 18 (66.67%) Spring MVC
4 18 (66.67%) iBATIS
5 16 (59.26%) Spring Web Flow
5 16 (59.26%) GWT
5 16 (59.26%) Ajax
5 16 (59.26%) JMS
5 16 (59.26%) JDBC
6 5 (18.52%) EJB
7 4 (14.81%) HTML
7 4 (14.81%) Hibernate
7 4 (14.81%) jQuery
7 4 (14.81%) REST
8 3 (11.11%) Struts2
8 3 (11.11%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 16 (59.26%) UNIX
2 2 (7.41%) Solaris
2 2 (7.41%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (74.07%) MVC
2 19 (70.37%) Web Application Development
3 18 (66.67%) Unit Testing
3 18 (66.67%) OO
3 18 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (11.11%) Performance Testing
4 3 (11.11%) System Testing
5 2 (7.41%) Technical Analysis
5 2 (7.41%) Web Design
5 2 (7.41%) BPEL
5 2 (7.41%) OOA/OOD
5 2 (7.41%) Validation
6 1 (3.70%) Migration
6 1 (3.70%) Web Development
6 1 (3.70%) Investment Management
6 1 (3.70%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 27 (100.00%) Java
2 23 (85.19%) SQL
3 20 (74.07%) JavaScript
4 18 (66.67%) PL/SQL
5 16 (59.26%) Perl
5 16 (59.26%) Shell Script
6 2 (7.41%) C#
7 1 (3.70%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) Sun Certification
1 2 (7.41%) OCPJP
Vendors
1 20 (74.07%) Oracle
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.41%) Sun
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