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 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 233 213 222
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +9
Contract jobs citing Struts 21 27 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.23% 0.30% 0.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.93% 1.29% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 16 4
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£325 £344 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.45% +19.56%
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% -
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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
2248 2091 2005
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.09% 23.35% 24.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1395 1212 1068
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 45 121
Average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.40 £20.50 £17.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £52.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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
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 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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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 +8 13 £325 +12.55% 1
East Sussex - 4 £350 - 2
Surrey +3 1 £350 -24.32%
Hampshire -7 1 - - 3
Berkshire -12 1 - - 2
Oxfordshire -22 1 £400 - 1
Struts
England

Struts
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 53 (100.00%) Java
2 50 (94.34%) Spring
3 30 (56.60%) HTML
4 28 (52.83%) JUnit
5 27 (50.94%) CSS
6 26 (49.06%) JavaScript
7 24 (45.28%) XML
8 23 (43.40%) JSP
8 23 (43.40%) Maven
9 22 (41.51%) Hibernate
10 21 (39.62%) Agile Software Development
11 18 (33.96%) Finance
11 18 (33.96%) Ant
12 17 (32.08%) J2EE
12 17 (32.08%) Web Services
13 16 (30.19%) Oracle
13 16 (30.19%) jQuery
14 15 (28.30%) MVC
15 14 (26.42%) Spring MVC
16 12 (22.64%) Ajax
16 12 (22.64%) Tomcat
16 12 (22.64%) Linux
16 12 (22.64%) HTML5
17 11 (20.75%) JMS
17 11 (20.75%) TDD
18 10 (18.87%) Content Management
18 10 (18.87%) CMS
18 10 (18.87%) WebSphere
18 10 (18.87%) XSLT
18 10 (18.87%) Open Source

Struts
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 12 (22.64%) Tomcat
2 10 (18.87%) CMS
2 10 (18.87%) WebSphere
3 8 (15.09%) Apache
4 7 (13.21%) JBoss
4 7 (13.21%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.89%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (1.89%) Alfresco
5 1 (1.89%) Liferay
5 1 (1.89%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.89%) Jetty
5 1 (1.89%) GlassFish
Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.66%) Google Checkout
2 1 (1.89%) GitHub
2 1 (1.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.32%) Internet
1 6 (11.32%) HTTP
1 6 (11.32%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.66%) DB2
2 2 (3.77%) MySQL
2 2 (3.77%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.89%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.89%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.89%) Informix
3 1 (1.89%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.89%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 28 (52.83%) JUnit
2 23 (43.40%) Maven
3 18 (33.96%) Ant
4 9 (16.98%) Selenium
5 8 (15.09%) Eclipse
5 8 (15.09%) Jenkins
6 7 (13.21%) Subversion
7 4 (7.55%) JIRA
8 3 (5.66%) Git (software)
9 2 (3.77%) Dreamweaver
9 2 (3.77%) Axure RP
9 2 (3.77%) Gerrit
10 1 (1.89%) Gradle
10 1 (1.89%) Jasmine
10 1 (1.89%) Cucumber
10 1 (1.89%) jMock
10 1 (1.89%) IntelliJ
General
1 18 (33.96%) Finance
2 9 (16.98%) Banking
3 3 (5.66%) Manufacturing
3 3 (5.66%) Retail
3 3 (5.66%) Marketing
4 1 (1.89%) Spanish Language
4 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 49 (92.45%) Developer
2 33 (62.26%) Java Developer
3 6 (11.32%) JavaScript Developer
4 5 (9.43%) Web Developer
5 4 (7.55%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 4 (7.55%) J2EE Developer
5 4 (7.55%) UI Developer
5 4 (7.55%) UI Programmer
6 3 (5.66%) Senior JavaScript Developer
6 3 (5.66%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (5.66%) Senior Developer
7 2 (3.77%) Architect
7 2 (3.77%) Java Architect
7 2 (3.77%) Senior J2EE Developer
7 2 (3.77%) Front-End Developer
8 1 (1.89%) Designer
8 1 (1.89%) Oracle DBA
8 1 (1.89%) Analyst Developer
8 1 (1.89%) QA Tester
8 1 (1.89%) Java Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (94.34%) Spring
2 30 (56.60%) HTML
3 27 (50.94%) CSS
4 24 (45.28%) XML
5 23 (43.40%) JSP
6 22 (41.51%) Hibernate
7 17 (32.08%) J2EE
7 17 (32.08%) Web Services
8 16 (30.19%) jQuery
9 14 (26.42%) Spring MVC
10 12 (22.64%) Ajax
10 12 (22.64%) HTML5
11 11 (20.75%) JMS
12 10 (18.87%) XSLT
13 9 (16.98%) REST
13 9 (16.98%) DHTML
13 9 (16.98%) Java EE
14 8 (15.09%) JSF
14 8 (15.09%) Servlets
15 7 (13.21%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.87%) Open Source
2 7 (13.21%) Mobile Banking
3 6 (11.32%) W3C
4 5 (9.43%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (7.55%) Online Banking
6 2 (3.77%) PKI
7 1 (1.89%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.89%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.89%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.89%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (22.64%) Linux
2 6 (11.32%) UNIX
3 3 (5.66%) Android
4 2 (3.77%) Windows
4 2 (3.77%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (1.89%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (39.62%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (28.30%) MVC
3 11 (20.75%) TDD
4 10 (18.87%) Content Management
5 9 (16.98%) OO
5 9 (16.98%) SEO
6 8 (15.09%) E-Commerce
6 8 (15.09%) SOA
7 6 (11.32%) Scrum
7 6 (11.32%) OOA/OOD
8 5 (9.43%) System Testing
9 4 (7.55%) B2B
9 4 (7.55%) B2C
9 4 (7.55%) UML
9 4 (7.55%) Unit Testing
9 4 (7.55%) Integration Testing
9 4 (7.55%) Extreme Programming
9 4 (7.55%) Time Management
9 4 (7.55%) BDD
9 4 (7.55%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 53 (100.00%) Java
2 26 (49.06%) JavaScript
3 7 (13.21%) SQL
4 2 (3.77%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.89%) XPath
5 1 (1.89%) C
5 1 (1.89%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (3.77%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.32%) WCAG
2 2 (3.77%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (15.09%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 16 (30.19%) Oracle
2 6 (11.32%) HP
3 4 (7.55%) Atlassian
4 3 (5.66%) PayPal
4 3 (5.66%) Google
4 3 (5.66%) Coremetrics
4 3 (5.66%) Adobe
5 2 (3.77%) IBM
5 2 (3.77%) SAP
6 1 (1.89%) GigaSpaces
6 1 (1.89%) MKS