The first table below looks at the demand for Struts skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Struts over the 3 months to 22 July 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 Wales 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Struts
Rank 45 - 43
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Struts 17 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 2.81% - 0.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.97% - 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 0 1
Average daily rate
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£450 - £210
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £361 £330
% change year-on-year
-16.95% +9.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 - £37.50
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
155 50 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 25.62% 12.59% 22.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 39 57
Average daily rate £375 £338 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £295 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £321
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 5
Average hourly rate £30.25 £55.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.00% +120.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Struts
Wales

Struts
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

Struts Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Struts
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Struts Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Struts
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Struts across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

Struts Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

Struts
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Struts Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

Struts
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 22 July 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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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
Newport - 12 £450 -
Cardiff - 4 £500 -
Struts
Wales

Struts
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 28 (100.00%) Java
1 28 (100.00%) Spring
2 27 (96.43%) Web Services
3 21 (75.00%) JUnit
4 19 (67.86%) Finance
5 17 (60.71%) SQL
6 14 (50.00%) Ant
6 14 (50.00%) SOAP
6 14 (50.00%) Maven
6 14 (50.00%) Scrum
6 14 (50.00%) Apache Ivy
7 13 (46.43%) Java SE
7 13 (46.43%) Subversion
7 13 (46.43%) MVC
7 13 (46.43%) XML
8 12 (42.86%) XSLT
8 12 (42.86%) IBM
8 12 (42.86%) FileNet
8 12 (42.86%) Hibernate
8 12 (42.86%) TDD
8 12 (42.86%) WebSphere
8 12 (42.86%) Selenium
8 12 (42.86%) Spring Web Flow
8 12 (42.86%) JPA
8 12 (42.86%) BDD
8 12 (42.86%) MyBatis
9 11 (39.29%) Security Cleared
9 11 (39.29%) Java EE
10 10 (35.71%) SC Cleared
10 10 (35.71%) Agile Software Development

Struts
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 (42.86%) FileNet
1 12 (42.86%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (21.43%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 21 (75.00%) JUnit
2 14 (50.00%) Ant
2 14 (50.00%) Maven
2 14 (50.00%) Apache Ivy
3 13 (46.43%) Subversion
4 12 (42.86%) Selenium
General
1 19 (67.86%) Finance
2 8 (28.57%) Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 20 (71.43%) Developer
1 20 (71.43%) Java Developer
2 8 (28.57%) Team Leader
2 8 (28.57%) Development Team Leader
2 8 (28.57%) Java Team Leader
3 6 (21.43%) Architect
3 6 (21.43%) Lead Architect
4 3 (10.71%) Senior Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (7.14%) J2EE Team Leader
5 2 (7.14%) Software Development Team Leader
5 2 (7.14%) Software Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (100.00%) Spring
2 27 (96.43%) Web Services
3 14 (50.00%) SOAP
4 13 (46.43%) Java SE
4 13 (46.43%) XML
5 12 (42.86%) XSLT
5 12 (42.86%) Hibernate
5 12 (42.86%) Spring Web Flow
5 12 (42.86%) JPA
5 12 (42.86%) MyBatis
6 11 (39.29%) Java EE
7 9 (32.14%) JMS
7 9 (32.14%) J2EE
8 6 (21.43%) HTML
8 6 (21.43%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (32.14%) Mathematics
2 8 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (21.43%) Mobile Payment
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (50.00%) Scrum
2 13 (46.43%) MVC
3 12 (42.86%) TDD
3 12 (42.86%) BDD
4 10 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (32.14%) Mobile Commerce
5 9 (32.14%) UML
5 9 (32.14%) Unit Testing
6 7 (25.00%) Workflow
6 7 (25.00%) SOA
7 6 (21.43%) Configuration Management
8 1 (3.57%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 28 (100.00%) Java
2 17 (60.71%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (39.29%) Security Cleared
2 10 (35.71%) SC Cleared
3 9 (32.14%) Degree
Vendors
1 12 (42.86%) IBM