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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Struts
Rank 115 119 97
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -22
Contract jobs citing Struts 19 14 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.60% 0.51% 0.61%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.95% 1.76% 2.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 6
Average daily rate
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£338 - £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 - £344
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 - £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-16.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.00 -
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -
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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
644 796 589
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.32% 29.04% 24.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 316 435 273
Average daily rate £350 £375 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +0.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £460 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 11
Average hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +29.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £23.60 £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £42.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+16.17% -2.85%

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 4 August 2015. 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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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
Dundee - 8 £350 - 1
Edinburgh +3 6 £338 -
Glasgow -6 3 £325 - 2
Perth and Kinross - 1 £325 -
Struts
UK

Struts
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 31 (100.00%) Java
2 19 (61.29%) SQL
3 17 (54.84%) J2EE
4 16 (51.61%) JSP
4 16 (51.61%) Spring
5 15 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (45.16%) Oracle
6 14 (45.16%) XML
7 13 (41.94%) PL/SQL
7 13 (41.94%) JavaScript
7 13 (41.94%) CSS
7 13 (41.94%) GWT
8 12 (38.71%) Selenium
8 12 (38.71%) Ajax
9 11 (35.48%) Banking
9 11 (35.48%) Shell Script
9 11 (35.48%) MVC
9 11 (35.48%) Finance
9 11 (35.48%) Web Services
9 11 (35.48%) UNIX
9 11 (35.48%) Web Application Development
10 10 (32.26%) Relational Database
10 10 (32.26%) Spring MVC
10 10 (32.26%) Unit Testing
10 10 (32.26%) Perl
11 9 (29.03%) OO
11 9 (29.03%) Hibernate
11 9 (29.03%) CruiseControl
11 9 (29.03%) WebSphere
11 9 (29.03%) Spring Web Flow

Struts
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 9 (29.03%) WebSphere
2 6 (19.35%) JBoss
3 3 (9.68%) Tomcat
4 2 (6.45%) WebLogic
5 1 (3.23%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (3.23%) CMS
5 1 (3.23%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) LDAP
2 1 (3.23%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (32.26%) Relational Database
2 8 (25.81%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (38.71%) Selenium
2 9 (29.03%) CruiseControl
3 6 (19.35%) JUnit
4 4 (12.90%) Eclipse
4 4 (12.90%) Mockito
4 4 (12.90%) Cucumber
5 3 (9.68%) Jenkins
6 2 (6.45%) Ant
6 2 (6.45%) Subversion
7 1 (3.23%) Maven
7 1 (3.23%) JIRA
7 1 (3.23%) JBuilder
General
1 11 (35.48%) Finance
1 11 (35.48%) Banking
Job Titles
1 30 (96.77%) Developer
2 28 (90.32%) Java Developer
3 1 (3.23%) Database Developer
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Developer
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Developer
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Database Developer
3 1 (3.23%) Java Web Developer
3 1 (3.23%) Java Architect
3 1 (3.23%) Senior Java Architect
3 1 (3.23%) Senior Architect
3 1 (3.23%) AWS Developer
3 1 (3.23%) Web Developer
3 1 (3.23%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (54.84%) J2EE
2 16 (51.61%) JSP
2 16 (51.61%) Spring
3 14 (45.16%) XML
4 13 (41.94%) CSS
4 13 (41.94%) GWT
5 12 (38.71%) Ajax
6 11 (35.48%) Web Services
7 10 (32.26%) Spring MVC
8 9 (29.03%) Spring Web Flow
8 9 (29.03%) Hibernate
9 7 (22.58%) Java EE
9 7 (22.58%) XSLT
10 6 (19.35%) JDBC
10 6 (19.35%) iBATIS
11 5 (16.13%) jQuery
11 5 (16.13%) HTML
11 5 (16.13%) Servlets
11 5 (16.13%) JMS
12 4 (12.90%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) PKI
2 1 (3.23%) Data Integration
2 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.23%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 11 (35.48%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (35.48%) MVC
2 11 (35.48%) Web Application Development
3 10 (32.26%) Unit Testing
4 9 (29.03%) OO
5 4 (12.90%) TDD
6 3 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (9.68%) Scrum
7 2 (6.45%) SDLC
7 2 (6.45%) Web Development
7 2 (6.45%) Migration
8 1 (3.23%) CRM
8 1 (3.23%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (3.23%) Asset Management
8 1 (3.23%) Automated Testing
8 1 (3.23%) Performance Testing
8 1 (3.23%) System Testing
8 1 (3.23%) Investment Management
8 1 (3.23%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 31 (100.00%) Java
2 19 (61.29%) SQL
3 13 (41.94%) JavaScript
3 13 (41.94%) PL/SQL
4 11 (35.48%) Shell Script
5 10 (32.26%) Perl
6 1 (3.23%) C
6 1 (3.23%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 14 (45.16%) Oracle
2 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.45%) Adobe
3 2 (6.45%) Red Hat
3 2 (6.45%) Charles River