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 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Struts
Rank 114 116 97
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -19
Contract jobs citing Struts 15 9 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.51% 0.36% 1.05%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.51% 1.18% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 13
Average daily rate
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£363 £360 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.83% +12.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £327 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £392 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £363 £319
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +13.63%
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% -
Struts
UK

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
597 760 806
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.49% 30.05% 32.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 312 479 386
Average daily rate £361 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £470 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 7
Average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -24.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 22 May 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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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
Edinburgh - 10 £363 - 1
Glasgow -10 4 - - 3
Dundee - 1 - - 2
Struts
UK

Struts
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 32 (100.00%) Java
2 30 (93.75%) J2EE
3 27 (84.38%) Spring
4 26 (81.25%) Oracle
5 25 (78.13%) JSP
5 25 (78.13%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (71.88%) Ajax
7 21 (65.63%) JavaScript
7 21 (65.63%) Selenium
7 21 (65.63%) Unit Testing
8 20 (62.50%) SQL
9 19 (59.38%) CSS
9 19 (59.38%) PL/SQL
10 18 (56.25%) XML
10 18 (56.25%) Banking
10 18 (56.25%) Web Application Development
11 17 (53.13%) MVC
11 17 (53.13%) Shell Script
11 17 (53.13%) UNIX
12 16 (50.00%) OO
12 16 (50.00%) Perl
12 16 (50.00%) GWT
12 16 (50.00%) Spring MVC
13 15 (46.88%) Spring Web Flow
13 15 (46.88%) Relational Database
13 15 (46.88%) CruiseControl
13 15 (46.88%) WebSphere
14 14 (43.75%) XSLT
15 12 (37.50%) Hibernate
16 11 (34.38%) JMS

Struts
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 15 (46.88%) WebSphere
2 6 (18.75%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (18.75%) JBoss
3 3 (9.38%) WebLogic
4 2 (6.25%) Tomcat
5 1 (3.13%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.38%) Intranet
2 2 (6.25%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (46.88%) Relational Database
2 7 (21.88%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 21 (65.63%) Selenium
2 15 (46.88%) CruiseControl
3 8 (25.00%) JUnit
4 7 (21.88%) Subversion
4 7 (21.88%) Mockito
4 7 (21.88%) Cucumber
5 4 (12.50%) Eclipse
6 3 (9.38%) Ant
6 3 (9.38%) NUnit
7 1 (3.13%) Maven
General
1 18 (56.25%) Banking
2 10 (31.25%) Finance
3 1 (3.13%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 31 (96.88%) Developer
1 31 (96.88%) Java Developer
2 2 (6.25%) Senior Developer
2 2 (6.25%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (3.13%) Senior Architect
3 1 (3.13%) Flex Developer
3 1 (3.13%) Architect
3 1 (3.13%) Web Developer
3 1 (3.13%) Java Web Developer
3 1 (3.13%) Java Architect
3 1 (3.13%) Senior Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (93.75%) J2EE
2 27 (84.38%) Spring
3 25 (78.13%) JSP
4 23 (71.88%) Ajax
5 19 (59.38%) CSS
6 18 (56.25%) XML
7 16 (50.00%) GWT
7 16 (50.00%) Spring MVC
8 15 (46.88%) Spring Web Flow
9 14 (43.75%) XSLT
10 12 (37.50%) Hibernate
11 11 (34.38%) JMS
12 10 (31.25%) JDBC
12 10 (31.25%) iBATIS
12 10 (31.25%) JSF
13 8 (25.00%) Servlets
14 7 (21.88%) HTML
15 6 (18.75%) Gherkin
15 6 (18.75%) EJB 3.0
15 6 (18.75%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Client/Server
2 2 (6.25%) PKI
3 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 17 (53.13%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (78.13%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (65.63%) Unit Testing
3 18 (56.25%) Web Application Development
4 17 (53.13%) MVC
5 16 (50.00%) OO
6 9 (28.13%) TDD
7 6 (18.75%) CRM
8 3 (9.38%) UML
8 3 (9.38%) Web Development
9 2 (6.25%) Automated Testing
10 1 (3.13%) Continuous Integration
10 1 (3.13%) OOA/OOD
10 1 (3.13%) SOA
10 1 (3.13%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 32 (100.00%) Java
2 21 (65.63%) JavaScript
3 20 (62.50%) SQL
4 19 (59.38%) PL/SQL
5 17 (53.13%) Shell Script
6 16 (50.00%) Perl
7 3 (9.38%) C#
8 1 (3.13%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 26 (81.25%) Oracle
2 2 (6.25%) Red Hat
2 2 (6.25%) Adobe
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
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