The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the South East region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Struts
Rank 227 214 207
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -7
Contract jobs citing Struts 23 23 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.24% 0.27% 0.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.02% 1.15% 1.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 5 19
Average daily rate £331 £320 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.51% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £282 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £368 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £319 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.71% -14.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 - £35.00
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2244 1994 2366
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 23.17% 23.83% 22.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1296 1033 1183
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 133 107
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £17.00 £17.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
Struts
England

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire -7 7 £304 +16.82% 3
Surrey - 6 £338 - 3
Hampshire 0 3 £350 +0.71%
Buckinghamshire -18 3 £283 -19.28% 3
Oxfordshire -5 2 - -
West Sussex - 1 £325 -
East Sussex - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
Struts
England

Struts
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 51 (96.23%) Java
2 46 (86.79%) Spring
3 42 (79.25%) JavaScript
4 41 (77.36%) HTML
5 32 (60.38%) Oracle
6 29 (54.72%) jQuery
7 27 (50.94%) Hibernate
8 26 (49.06%) XML
9 25 (47.17%) J2EE
10 24 (45.28%) Ajax
11 23 (43.40%) CSS
12 19 (35.85%) JSP
12 19 (35.85%) SQL
13 18 (33.96%) Linux
13 18 (33.96%) Eclipse
13 18 (33.96%) Struts2
14 16 (30.19%) MySQL
15 14 (26.42%) WebLogic
15 14 (26.42%) Web Services
15 14 (26.42%) Subversion
15 14 (26.42%) Agile Software Development
15 14 (26.42%) Finance
16 13 (24.53%) OO
16 13 (24.53%) HTML5
17 12 (22.64%) Windows
17 12 (22.64%) PL/SQL
17 12 (22.64%) MVC
17 12 (22.64%) Scrum
17 12 (22.64%) JSF
18 11 (20.75%) CSS3

Struts
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 14 (26.42%) WebLogic
2 10 (18.87%) CMS
2 10 (18.87%) Tomcat
3 9 (16.98%) WebSphere
4 5 (9.43%) Adobe CQ
4 5 (9.43%) Escenic
4 5 (9.43%) MQSeries
5 4 (7.55%) GlassFish
6 3 (5.66%) Apache
7 1 (1.89%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 4 (7.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.43%) HTTP
2 4 (7.55%) SAN
3 1 (1.89%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.89%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (30.19%) MySQL
2 10 (18.87%) Oracle Database
3 9 (16.98%) SQL Server
3 9 (16.98%) Hadoop
4 7 (13.21%) Oracle Database 10g
4 7 (13.21%) Oracle8/8i Database
4 7 (13.21%) Oracle9i Database
5 5 (9.43%) Big Data
6 3 (5.66%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (5.66%) NoSQL
7 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (3.77%) RDBMS
7 2 (3.77%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.89%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.89%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 18 (33.96%) Eclipse
2 14 (26.42%) Subversion
3 7 (13.21%) Maven
4 4 (7.55%) JUnit
4 4 (7.55%) Jenkins
5 3 (5.66%) Git (software)
5 3 (5.66%) Ant
6 2 (3.77%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (3.77%) WebStorm
6 2 (3.77%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (1.89%) EasyMock
7 1 (1.89%) DbUnit
7 1 (1.89%) Mockito
7 1 (1.89%) PhoneGap
7 1 (1.89%) Hudson
7 1 (1.89%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.89%) PowerBuilder
7 1 (1.89%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (1.89%) JIRA
7 1 (1.89%) Bugzilla
General
1 14 (26.42%) Finance
2 6 (11.32%) Banking
2 6 (11.32%) Telecoms
3 5 (9.43%) Publishing
3 5 (9.43%) Retail
4 3 (5.66%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.89%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.89%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 48 (90.57%) Developer
2 39 (73.58%) Java Developer
3 12 (22.64%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 11 (20.75%) Senior Java Developer
4 11 (20.75%) Senior Developer
5 6 (11.32%) Developer Analyst
5 6 (11.32%) Programmer
5 6 (11.32%) Analyst
5 6 (11.32%) Java Programmer
6 5 (9.43%) Web Developer
6 5 (9.43%) J2EE Developer
6 5 (9.43%) Senior Analyst
6 5 (9.43%) Senior Programmer
6 5 (9.43%) Senior Java Programmer
7 4 (7.55%) Mobile Web Developer
7 4 (7.55%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 4 (7.55%) Mobile Developer
8 3 (5.66%) Front-End Developer
9 2 (3.77%) Technical Architect
9 2 (3.77%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (86.79%) Spring
2 41 (77.36%) HTML
3 29 (54.72%) jQuery
4 27 (50.94%) Hibernate
5 26 (49.06%) XML
6 25 (47.17%) J2EE
7 24 (45.28%) Ajax
8 23 (43.40%) CSS
9 19 (35.85%) JSP
10 18 (33.96%) Struts2
11 14 (26.42%) Web Services
12 13 (24.53%) HTML5
13 12 (22.64%) JSF
14 11 (20.75%) CSS3
15 10 (18.87%) Java EE
15 10 (18.87%) JDBC
16 9 (16.98%) Servlets
17 8 (15.09%) SOAP
18 7 (13.21%) EJB
18 7 (13.21%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.43%) Smartphone
2 4 (7.55%) Mobile App
3 3 (5.66%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.89%) Telematics
4 1 (1.89%) iPhone
4 1 (1.89%) iPad
4 1 (1.89%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 18 (33.96%) Linux
2 12 (22.64%) Windows
3 7 (13.21%) UNIX
4 6 (11.32%) Windows XP
5 5 (9.43%) Windows 7
5 5 (9.43%) Windows NT
6 4 (7.55%) Apple iOS
6 4 (7.55%) Android
7 3 (5.66%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.89%) Windows 2000
8 1 (1.89%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (26.42%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (24.53%) OO
3 12 (22.64%) MVC
3 12 (22.64%) Scrum
4 9 (16.98%) Configuration Management
5 8 (15.09%) TDD
6 6 (11.32%) Unit Testing
7 5 (9.43%) Time Management
7 5 (9.43%) Web Application Development
7 5 (9.43%) BDD
7 5 (9.43%) OOD
7 5 (9.43%) RUP
7 5 (9.43%) UML
7 5 (9.43%) OOP
7 5 (9.43%) OOA/OOD
7 5 (9.43%) Content Management
8 4 (7.55%) Systems Analysis
8 4 (7.55%) Web Development
8 4 (7.55%) E-business
8 4 (7.55%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 51 (96.23%) Java
2 42 (79.25%) JavaScript
3 19 (35.85%) SQL
4 12 (22.64%) PL/SQL
5 5 (9.43%) Scala
5 5 (9.43%) C#
6 1 (1.89%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (11.32%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.55%) BC Cleared
3 1 (1.89%) Sun Certification
3 1 (1.89%) PMP
3 1 (1.89%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.89%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (18.87%) QA
Vendors
1 32 (60.38%) Oracle
2 8 (15.09%) JBoss
3 5 (9.43%) Sencha
3 5 (9.43%) Microsoft
4 3 (5.66%) IBM
4 3 (5.66%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.89%) Sun