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 1 October 2014 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Struts
Rank 227 197 217
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +20
Contract jobs citing Struts 16 34 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.17% 0.39% 0.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.73% 1.50% 1.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 22 17
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £180 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £473 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.25 - £15.00
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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 South East region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2182 2262 2496
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 23.78% 25.97% 25.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1255 1318 1219
Average daily rate £350 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 59 83
Average hourly rate £33.50 £36.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.94% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.73 £17.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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
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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
Buckinghamshire +9 5 £280 - 3
Berkshire +5 5 £330 -26.66% 3
Surrey -7 2 - - 1
West Sussex - - - - 1
East Sussex - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Kent - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Struts
England

Struts
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 31 (88.57%) Java
2 29 (82.86%) Spring
3 22 (62.86%) JavaScript
4 21 (60.00%) J2EE
5 20 (57.14%) Oracle
6 19 (54.29%) HTML
7 17 (48.57%) XML
7 17 (48.57%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (45.71%) Hibernate
9 15 (42.86%) JSP
10 14 (40.00%) SQL
11 12 (34.29%) Servlets
12 11 (31.43%) Web Services
12 11 (31.43%) Eclipse
13 10 (28.57%) SOAP
13 10 (28.57%) CSS
13 10 (28.57%) SQL Server
14 8 (22.86%) jQuery
14 8 (22.86%) Degree
14 8 (22.86%) Scrum
14 8 (22.86%) Finance
14 8 (22.86%) Banking
14 8 (22.86%) Tomcat
15 7 (20.00%) PL/SQL
15 7 (20.00%) Ajax
15 7 (20.00%) Open Source
16 6 (17.14%) Jenkins
16 6 (17.14%) Unit Testing
16 6 (17.14%) Continuous Integration
16 6 (17.14%) JUnit

Struts
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 8 (22.86%) Tomcat
2 6 (17.14%) Apache
3 5 (14.29%) WebSphere
4 4 (11.43%) Liferay
5 3 (8.57%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (8.57%) Alfresco
6 1 (2.86%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.57%) GitHub
2 2 (5.71%) SaaS
2 2 (5.71%) PaaS
3 1 (2.86%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.57%) Internet
2 1 (2.86%) HTTP
2 1 (2.86%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.43%) Relational Database
2 4 (11.43%) DB2
2 4 (11.43%) MySQL
3 3 (8.57%) RDBMS
3 3 (8.57%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (8.57%) Oracle Database
3 3 (8.57%) MongoDB
4 2 (5.71%) Hadoop
4 2 (5.71%) NoSQL
4 2 (5.71%) Big Data
4 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 11 (31.43%) Eclipse
2 6 (17.14%) Jenkins
2 6 (17.14%) JUnit
3 5 (14.29%) IntelliJ
3 5 (14.29%) Maven
3 5 (14.29%) Subversion
4 3 (8.57%) JIRA
4 3 (8.57%) Hudson
4 3 (8.57%) Gradle
5 2 (5.71%) Selenium
5 2 (5.71%) Ant
6 1 (2.86%) MyEclipse
6 1 (2.86%) TeamCity
6 1 (2.86%) NetBeans
6 1 (2.86%) Mockito
General
1 8 (22.86%) Finance
1 8 (22.86%) Banking
2 4 (11.43%) Spanish Language
3 2 (5.71%) Retail
4 1 (2.86%) Korean Language
4 1 (2.86%) Legal
Job Titles
1 28 (80.00%) Developer
2 22 (62.86%) Java Developer
3 10 (28.57%) J2EE Developer
4 9 (25.71%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 4 (11.43%) Architect
6 3 (8.57%) Software Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Enterprise Architect
7 2 (5.71%) Oracle Consultant
7 2 (5.71%) Consultant
7 2 (5.71%) Data Architect
7 2 (5.71%) Senior Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Enterprise Data Architect
8 1 (2.86%) Software Engineer
8 1 (2.86%) Analyst
8 1 (2.86%) Technical Architect
8 1 (2.86%) DB2 Developer
8 1 (2.86%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
8 1 (2.86%) Analyst Programmer
8 1 (2.86%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (82.86%) Spring
2 21 (60.00%) J2EE
3 19 (54.29%) HTML
4 17 (48.57%) XML
5 16 (45.71%) Hibernate
6 15 (42.86%) JSP
7 12 (34.29%) Servlets
8 11 (31.43%) Web Services
9 10 (28.57%) SOAP
9 10 (28.57%) CSS
10 8 (22.86%) jQuery
11 7 (20.00%) Ajax
12 5 (14.29%) XSLT
12 5 (14.29%) JSON
13 4 (11.43%) JSF
13 4 (11.43%) EJB
14 3 (8.57%) Flash
14 3 (8.57%) XHTML
14 3 (8.57%) Velocity
14 3 (8.57%) JSR 168
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.00%) Open Source
2 5 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 5 (14.29%) Mobile Banking
3 2 (5.71%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.86%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.86%) Online Banking
4 1 (2.86%) GIS
4 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.57%) Solaris
1 3 (8.57%) UNIX
2 2 (5.71%) Linux
3 1 (2.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (48.57%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (22.86%) Scrum
3 6 (17.14%) Unit Testing
3 6 (17.14%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (14.29%) MVC
5 4 (11.43%) E-Commerce
6 3 (8.57%) OO
6 3 (8.57%) TDD
6 3 (8.57%) Pair Programming
6 3 (8.57%) Migration
6 3 (8.57%) Web Application Development
6 3 (8.57%) Functional Testing
6 3 (8.57%) Analytics
7 2 (5.71%) MVVM
7 2 (5.71%) Data Management
7 2 (5.71%) Validation
7 2 (5.71%) Extreme Programming
7 2 (5.71%) Quality Management
7 2 (5.71%) BPMN
7 2 (5.71%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 31 (88.57%) Java
2 22 (62.86%) JavaScript
3 14 (40.00%) SQL
4 7 (20.00%) PL/SQL
5 4 (11.43%) Scala
5 4 (11.43%) Groovy
6 3 (8.57%) JCL
6 3 (8.57%) COBOL
7 2 (5.71%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.86%) C++
8 1 (2.86%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 8 (22.86%) Degree
2 5 (14.29%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 20 (57.14%) Oracle
2 5 (14.29%) Sun
3 4 (11.43%) JBoss
4 3 (8.57%) GigaSpaces
5 2 (5.71%) Google
6 1 (2.86%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (2.86%) IBM
6 1 (2.86%) SAP