The table below looks at the statistics for Struts skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Struts over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Struts
Rank 140 136 136
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Contract jobs citing Struts 2 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.069% 0.098% 0.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.29% 0.39% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Median daily rate £341 - £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £46.75 £32.75
% change year-on-year
-41.17% +42.74%
Struts
England

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 West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
682 774 820
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 23.44% 25.34% 25.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 467 491 527
Median daily rate £350 £365 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +10.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £291 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £471
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 23 15
Median hourly rate £38.75 £37.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.17 £32.00 £27.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £47.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%

Struts
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing Struts as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Struts Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Struts
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Struts Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Struts
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Struts Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Struts
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Struts also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for Struts.

1 23 (100.00%) Java
2 21 (91.30%) Hibernate
3 20 (86.96%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (82.61%) HTML
5 18 (78.26%) IBM
5 18 (78.26%) WebSphere
6 17 (73.91%) SQL
7 16 (69.57%) Relational Database
8 12 (52.17%) JSF
9 11 (47.83%) Spring
9 11 (47.83%) JSP
10 10 (43.48%) EJB
10 10 (43.48%) CSS
10 10 (43.48%) XML
10 10 (43.48%) WebSphere Portal
10 10 (43.48%) RichFaces
10 10 (43.48%) Scrum
11 9 (39.13%) Web Design
11 9 (39.13%) Subversion
11 9 (39.13%) MongoDB
11 9 (39.13%) REST
11 9 (39.13%) Neo4j
11 9 (39.13%) SOAP
11 9 (39.13%) JavaScript
11 9 (39.13%) DB2
11 9 (39.13%) Mac OS X
11 9 (39.13%) Configuration Management
11 9 (39.13%) Unix
11 9 (39.13%) Linux
11 9 (39.13%) HTTP

Struts
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 18 (78.26%) WebSphere
2 10 (43.48%) WebSphere Portal
3 8 (34.78%) Tomcat
3 8 (34.78%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (4.35%) JBoss
4 1 (4.35%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 9 (39.13%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (69.57%) Relational Database
2 9 (39.13%) DB2
2 9 (39.13%) MongoDB
2 9 (39.13%) Neo4j
3 7 (30.43%) RDBMS
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (39.13%) Subversion
2 8 (34.78%) Eclipse
3 2 (8.70%) Cucumber
3 2 (8.70%) Jenkins
3 2 (8.70%) JUnit
3 2 (8.70%) Mockito
3 2 (8.70%) Selenium
General
1 7 (30.43%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (100.00%) Developer
1 23 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (8.70%) UI Developer
3 1 (4.35%) Digital Developer
3 1 (4.35%) HTML Developer
3 1 (4.35%) Java WebSphere Developer
3 1 (4.35%) Senior Developer
3 1 (4.35%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (4.35%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (91.30%) Hibernate
2 19 (82.61%) HTML
3 12 (52.17%) JSF
4 11 (47.83%) JSP
4 11 (47.83%) Spring
5 10 (43.48%) CSS
5 10 (43.48%) EJB
5 10 (43.48%) RichFaces
5 10 (43.48%) XML
6 9 (39.13%) JAX-RS
6 9 (39.13%) REST
6 9 (39.13%) SOAP
7 8 (34.78%) Ajax
7 8 (34.78%) Java EE
7 8 (34.78%) Web Services
8 7 (30.43%) Apache Camel
8 7 (30.43%) JPA
9 6 (26.09%) Spring Web Flow
10 3 (13.04%) jQuery
10 3 (13.04%) Servlets
Operating Systems
1 9 (39.13%) Linux
1 9 (39.13%) Mac OS X
1 9 (39.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (86.96%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (43.48%) Scrum
3 9 (39.13%) Configuration Management
3 9 (39.13%) Responsive Web Design
3 9 (39.13%) Web Design
4 8 (34.78%) UML
5 7 (30.43%) High Availability
6 2 (8.70%) Automated Testing
6 2 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (8.70%) TDD
7 1 (4.35%) Data Modelling
7 1 (4.35%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 23 (100.00%) Java
2 17 (73.91%) SQL
3 9 (39.13%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 18 (78.26%) IBM
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft