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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Struts
Rank 100 93 91
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -2
Contract jobs citing Struts 21 19 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.78% 0.85% 1.04%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.23% 3.26% 3.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 11 11
Average daily rate
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£350 £319 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.71% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £319 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.71% -8.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
650 582 565
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 24.25% 26.01% 27.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 378 304 329
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 4
Average hourly rate £45.00 £32.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £13.50 £37.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.25 £63.75 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -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
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Struts across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Struts Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 January 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 +2 16 £350 +27.27%
Glasgow -11 2 £350 +9.71% 2
Stirling - 2 £425 - 1
Struts
UK

Struts
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 36 (100.00%) Java
2 34 (94.44%) J2EE
3 31 (86.11%) Oracle
4 30 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (83.33%) Spring
5 28 (77.78%) JSP
6 25 (69.44%) Ajax
7 24 (66.67%) Unit Testing
7 24 (66.67%) CSS
8 23 (63.89%) PL/SQL
8 23 (63.89%) SQL
8 23 (63.89%) Selenium
9 22 (61.11%) XML
9 22 (61.11%) OO
9 22 (61.11%) MVC
10 21 (58.33%) XSLT
10 21 (58.33%) JavaScript
10 21 (58.33%) WebSphere
11 20 (55.56%) Banking
11 20 (55.56%) Spring MVC
11 20 (55.56%) Spring Web Flow
11 20 (55.56%) Relational Database
11 20 (55.56%) JMS
12 19 (52.78%) UNIX
12 19 (52.78%) Web Application Development
13 18 (50.00%) GWT
13 18 (50.00%) CruiseControl
13 18 (50.00%) Perl
13 18 (50.00%) Shell Script
14 16 (44.44%) JDBC

Struts
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 21 (58.33%) WebSphere
2 8 (22.22%) JBoss
3 5 (13.89%) WebLogic
3 5 (13.89%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (5.56%) WebSphere Process Server
4 2 (5.56%) GlassFish
4 2 (5.56%) Apache
4 2 (5.56%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (5.56%) WebLogic Portal
4 2 (5.56%) WebLogic Integration
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (55.56%) Relational Database
2 8 (22.22%) SQL Server
3 5 (13.89%) Oracle Database
4 2 (5.56%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.78%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 23 (63.89%) Selenium
2 18 (50.00%) CruiseControl
3 7 (19.44%) Eclipse
3 7 (19.44%) Subversion
4 6 (16.67%) Cucumber
4 6 (16.67%) Mockito
4 6 (16.67%) JUnit
5 4 (11.11%) NUnit
6 2 (5.56%) Maven
6 2 (5.56%) Ant
7 1 (2.78%) JDeveloper
General
1 20 (55.56%) Banking
2 15 (41.67%) Finance
3 1 (2.78%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 35 (97.22%) Developer
2 33 (91.67%) Java Developer
3 4 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
3 4 (11.11%) Senior Developer
4 1 (2.78%) Analyst
4 1 (2.78%) DBA
4 1 (2.78%) J2EE Developer
4 1 (2.78%) Support Analyst
4 1 (2.78%) Designer
4 1 (2.78%) Flex Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (94.44%) J2EE
2 30 (83.33%) Spring
3 28 (77.78%) JSP
4 25 (69.44%) Ajax
5 24 (66.67%) CSS
6 22 (61.11%) XML
7 21 (58.33%) XSLT
8 20 (55.56%) Spring MVC
8 20 (55.56%) Spring Web Flow
8 20 (55.56%) JMS
9 18 (50.00%) GWT
10 16 (44.44%) JDBC
10 16 (44.44%) iBATIS
11 13 (36.11%) Hibernate
11 13 (36.11%) JSF
12 9 (25.00%) Servlets
13 8 (22.22%) EJB
13 8 (22.22%) HTML
14 6 (16.67%) jQuery
14 6 (16.67%) EJB 3.0
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.56%) Mobile App
1 2 (5.56%) Inversion of Control
1 2 (5.56%) DataPower
1 2 (5.56%) Clustering
2 1 (2.78%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 19 (52.78%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (66.67%) Unit Testing
3 22 (61.11%) OO
3 22 (61.11%) MVC
4 19 (52.78%) Web Application Development
5 11 (30.56%) TDD
6 7 (19.44%) UML
7 5 (13.89%) CRM
8 4 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (11.11%) SOA
8 4 (11.11%) OOA/OOD
9 3 (8.33%) BPEL
9 3 (8.33%) Automated Testing
9 3 (8.33%) Web Development
10 2 (5.56%) AOP
10 2 (5.56%) BDD
10 2 (5.56%) Domain-Driven Design
10 2 (5.56%) Migration
11 1 (2.78%) ETL
11 1 (2.78%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 36 (100.00%) Java
2 23 (63.89%) PL/SQL
2 23 (63.89%) SQL
3 21 (58.33%) JavaScript
4 18 (50.00%) Perl
4 18 (50.00%) Shell Script
5 5 (13.89%) C#
6 1 (2.78%) VB
6 1 (2.78%) VBA
6 1 (2.78%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (2.78%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 31 (86.11%) Oracle
2 2 (5.56%) Yahoo!
2 2 (5.56%) Google
2 2 (5.56%) Kony
2 2 (5.56%) IBM
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.78%) Sybase
3 1 (2.78%) Cognos