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 30 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Struts
Rank 245 195 204
Rank change year-on-year
-50 +9
Contract jobs citing Struts 14 44 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.14% 0.52% 0.54%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.61% 1.99% 2.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 20 25
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£292 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.83% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £180 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £408 £640
UK excluding London average daily rate £356 £339 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.16% -3.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +46.66%
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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
2296 2207 2386
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 23.68% 26.08% 25.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1389 1284 1186
Average daily rate £360 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £438 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 57 90
Average hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.74 £17.50 £13.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.30 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

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 30 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 30 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
Berkshire -10 5 £312 -9.49% 3
Buckinghamshire -9 4 - - 2
Surrey -18 2 - - 2
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 30 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 30 (85.71%) Spring
3 23 (65.71%) JavaScript
4 22 (62.86%) HTML
5 19 (54.29%) J2EE
5 19 (54.29%) Oracle
6 18 (51.43%) XML
6 18 (51.43%) Hibernate
7 15 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (42.86%) JSP
7 15 (42.86%) SQL
8 13 (37.14%) CSS
9 11 (31.43%) Servlets
9 11 (31.43%) Tomcat
10 10 (28.57%) SOAP
10 10 (28.57%) Web Services
11 9 (25.71%) Eclipse
11 9 (25.71%) Ajax
12 8 (22.86%) Banking
12 8 (22.86%) Scrum
12 8 (22.86%) Finance
12 8 (22.86%) SQL Server
13 7 (20.00%) Apache
13 7 (20.00%) jQuery
13 7 (20.00%) Open Source
13 7 (20.00%) WebSphere
13 7 (20.00%) Degree
14 6 (17.14%) Continuous Integration
14 6 (17.14%) PL/SQL
14 6 (17.14%) RDBMS

Struts
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 11 (31.43%) Tomcat
2 7 (20.00%) Apache
2 7 (20.00%) WebSphere
3 5 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (11.43%) Liferay
5 3 (8.57%) JBoss
5 3 (8.57%) Alfresco
6 2 (5.71%) WebLogic
7 1 (2.86%) WebLogic Portal
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.57%) GitHub
2 2 (5.71%) SaaS
2 2 (5.71%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.86%) SQL Server
2 6 (17.14%) RDBMS
2 6 (17.14%) Relational Database
3 4 (11.43%) MySQL
4 3 (8.57%) DB2
4 3 (8.57%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (8.57%) MongoDB
4 3 (8.57%) Oracle Database
5 2 (5.71%) NoSQL
5 2 (5.71%) Big Data
5 2 (5.71%) Hadoop
5 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 9 (25.71%) Eclipse
2 6 (17.14%) Jenkins
3 5 (14.29%) IntelliJ
3 5 (14.29%) JUnit
3 5 (14.29%) Subversion
3 5 (14.29%) Maven
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%) TeamCity
6 1 (2.86%) CruiseControl
6 1 (2.86%) NetBeans
6 1 (2.86%) Mockito
General
1 8 (22.86%) Banking
1 8 (22.86%) Finance
2 4 (11.43%) Spanish Language
3 1 (2.86%) Korean Language
3 1 (2.86%) Retail
3 1 (2.86%) Legal
Job Titles
1 29 (82.86%) Developer
2 23 (65.71%) Java Developer
3 9 (25.71%) J2EE Developer
4 8 (22.86%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Software Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Architect
6 2 (5.71%) Enterprise Architect
6 2 (5.71%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Enterprise Data Architect
6 2 (5.71%) Data Architect
6 2 (5.71%) Senior Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Analyst Programmer
7 1 (2.86%) Programmer
7 1 (2.86%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.86%) Project Manager
7 1 (2.86%) Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Consultant
7 1 (2.86%) Agile Java Developer
7 1 (2.86%) DB2 Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Agile Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (85.71%) Spring
2 22 (62.86%) HTML
3 19 (54.29%) J2EE
4 18 (51.43%) XML
4 18 (51.43%) Hibernate
5 15 (42.86%) JSP
6 13 (37.14%) CSS
7 11 (31.43%) Servlets
8 10 (28.57%) SOAP
8 10 (28.57%) Web Services
9 9 (25.71%) Ajax
10 7 (20.00%) jQuery
11 5 (14.29%) JDBC
11 5 (14.29%) XSLT
11 5 (14.29%) Spring Security
11 5 (14.29%) JSON
12 3 (8.57%) Flash
12 3 (8.57%) XHTML
12 3 (8.57%) EJB
12 3 (8.57%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.00%) Open Source
2 5 (14.29%) Mobile Banking
3 4 (11.43%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.86%) GIS
4 1 (2.86%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.86%) Online Banking
4 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.57%) Solaris
2 2 (5.71%) Linux
2 2 (5.71%) UNIX
3 1 (2.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (22.86%) Scrum
3 6 (17.14%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (14.29%) MVC
4 5 (14.29%) Unit Testing
5 4 (11.43%) E-Commerce
6 3 (8.57%) TDD
6 3 (8.57%) Pair Programming
6 3 (8.57%) Functional Testing
7 2 (5.71%) MVVM
7 2 (5.71%) Analytics
7 2 (5.71%) Web Application Development
7 2 (5.71%) Validation
7 2 (5.71%) Extreme Programming
7 2 (5.71%) Data Management
7 2 (5.71%) BPMN
7 2 (5.71%) OO
7 2 (5.71%) Quality Management
7 2 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (5.71%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 31 (88.57%) Java
2 23 (65.71%) JavaScript
3 15 (42.86%) SQL
4 6 (17.14%) PL/SQL
5 4 (11.43%) Groovy
5 4 (11.43%) Scala
6 3 (8.57%) JCL
6 3 (8.57%) COBOL
7 1 (2.86%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (20.00%) Degree
2 4 (11.43%) Sun Certification
3 1 (2.86%) PMP
3 1 (2.86%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Shibboleth
Vendors
1 19 (54.29%) Oracle
2 4 (11.43%) IBM
2 4 (11.43%) Sun
3 3 (8.57%) GigaSpaces
4 2 (5.71%) Google
5 1 (2.86%) SAP