The table below looks at the statistics for Struts skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Struts over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Struts
Rank 217 233 219
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -14
Contract jobs citing Struts 29 30 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.34% 0.31% 0.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.33% 1.29% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 12 9
Average daily rate £355 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.69% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £255 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £390 £412
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Struts
England

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 South East region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2180 2321 2013
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.46% 24.32% 23.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1460 1326 1088
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 54 65
Average hourly rate £46.25 £30.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.16% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £18.50 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.62 £57.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

Struts
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Struts Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Struts
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Struts Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Struts
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Struts across the South East region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Struts Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Struts
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Struts Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Struts
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Struts within the South East region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Buckinghamshire +27 19 £355 +10.93% 1
Hampshire -1 5 £386 +28.75%
Surrey -7 3 £300 +20.00% 1
West Sussex +7 1 £450 +12.50%
Berkshire 0 1 - - 1
Struts
England

Struts
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 47 (95.92%) Java
2 42 (85.71%) Spring
3 37 (75.51%) J2EE
4 31 (63.27%) JavaScript
5 25 (51.02%) HTML
5 25 (51.02%) XML
6 24 (48.98%) Hibernate
7 23 (46.94%) JSP
7 23 (46.94%) Oracle
8 21 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
9 19 (38.78%) Servlets
9 19 (38.78%) CSS
10 18 (36.73%) Web Services
10 18 (36.73%) OO
10 18 (36.73%) JMS
11 16 (32.65%) OOA/OOD
12 14 (28.57%) TCP/IP
12 14 (28.57%) JDBC
12 14 (28.57%) SOAP
13 13 (26.53%) SQL
13 13 (26.53%) Java EE
14 12 (24.49%) Use Case
14 12 (24.49%) HTTP
14 12 (24.49%) DHTML
14 12 (24.49%) Open Source
14 12 (24.49%) Software Architecture
15 11 (22.45%) JUnit
16 10 (20.41%) Degree
16 10 (20.41%) Maven
16 10 (20.41%) Waterfall

Struts
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 7 (14.29%) WebLogic
2 5 (10.20%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.04%) Apache
3 1 (2.04%) JBoss
3 1 (2.04%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (10.20%) OpenText Process Suite
Communications & Networking
1 14 (28.57%) TCP/IP
2 12 (24.49%) HTTP
3 4 (8.16%) Internet
4 2 (4.08%) Intranet
5 1 (2.04%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.24%) DB2
1 6 (12.24%) MySQL
2 5 (10.20%) Oracle Database
2 5 (10.20%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (8.16%) Relational Database
3 4 (8.16%) SQL Server
4 3 (6.12%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (6.12%) RDBMS
5 2 (4.08%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.04%) Hadoop
6 1 (2.04%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 11 (22.45%) JUnit
2 10 (20.41%) Maven
3 9 (18.37%) Eclipse
4 6 (12.24%) Ant
5 5 (10.20%) Selenium
5 5 (10.20%) Subversion
5 5 (10.20%) Toad
6 2 (4.08%) Git (software)
6 2 (4.08%) Jenkins
7 1 (2.04%) AccuRev
7 1 (2.04%) DbUnit
7 1 (2.04%) EasyMock
7 1 (2.04%) Grunt
7 1 (2.04%) HttpUnit
7 1 (2.04%) JIRA
7 1 (2.04%) Protractor
General
1 3 (6.12%) Banking
1 3 (6.12%) Finance
Job Titles
1 38 (77.55%) Developer
1 38 (77.55%) Java Developer
2 24 (48.98%) J2EE Developer
2 24 (48.98%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 13 (26.53%) JavaScript Developer
3 13 (26.53%) Senior Developer
3 13 (26.53%) Senior J2EE Developer
3 13 (26.53%) Senior Java Developer
3 13 (26.53%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
4 12 (24.49%) Senior JavaScript Developer
5 5 (10.20%) UI Developer
6 4 (8.16%) WebLogic Developer
7 3 (6.12%) Architect
7 3 (6.12%) Java Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Java Software Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Software Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) Agile Developer
8 2 (4.08%) Agile Java Developer
8 2 (4.08%) Analyst
8 2 (4.08%) J2EE Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (85.71%) Spring
2 37 (75.51%) J2EE
3 25 (51.02%) HTML
3 25 (51.02%) XML
4 24 (48.98%) Hibernate
5 23 (46.94%) JSP
6 19 (38.78%) CSS
6 19 (38.78%) Servlets
7 18 (36.73%) JMS
7 18 (36.73%) Web Services
8 14 (28.57%) JDBC
8 14 (28.57%) SOAP
9 13 (26.53%) Java EE
10 12 (24.49%) DHTML
11 9 (18.37%) Struts2
12 8 (16.33%) EJB
13 7 (14.29%) JSF
14 6 (12.24%) JPA
15 5 (10.20%) Java SE
15 5 (10.20%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.04%) Data Structures
2 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.24%) Unix
2 3 (6.12%) Linux
2 3 (6.12%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (36.73%) OO
3 16 (32.65%) OOA/OOD
4 12 (24.49%) Open Source
4 12 (24.49%) Software Architecture
4 12 (24.49%) Use Case
5 10 (20.41%) Waterfall
6 8 (16.33%) Scrum
7 6 (12.24%) MVC
7 6 (12.24%) Software Engineering
8 5 (10.20%) Process Management
8 5 (10.20%) UML
9 4 (8.16%) Unit Testing
9 4 (8.16%) Validation
10 3 (6.12%) Image Processing
10 3 (6.12%) OOD
10 3 (6.12%) System Testing
10 3 (6.12%) Test Planning
10 3 (6.12%) TOGAF
10 3 (6.12%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 47 (95.92%) Java
2 31 (63.27%) JavaScript
3 13 (26.53%) SQL
4 7 (14.29%) PL/SQL
5 5 (10.20%) Jython
5 5 (10.20%) Python
5 5 (10.20%) Shell Script
5 5 (10.20%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
6 4 (8.16%) C
7 3 (6.12%) C++
Qualifications
1 10 (20.41%) Degree
2 4 (8.16%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) ISO 8583
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 23 (46.94%) Oracle
2 4 (8.16%) Sun
3 2 (4.08%) BEA
3 2 (4.08%) Cognos
3 2 (4.08%) Trillium