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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Struts over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Struts
Rank 123 - 120
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Struts 21 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.70% - 0.32%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.49% - 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 0 2
Average daily rate £400 - £306
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 - £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 - £311
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £324
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
843 762 584
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 28.03% 23.85% 23.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 626 507 372
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £460 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 19 21
Average hourly rate £38.75 £32.50 £33.84
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -3.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £32.00 £20.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

Struts
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Struts across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Devon - 10 £400 -
Gloucestershire - 8 £415 -
Wiltshire - 3 £388 -
Struts
England

Struts
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 32 (100.00%) Java
2 29 (90.63%) WebSphere
2 29 (90.63%) IBM
3 28 (87.50%) Hibernate
4 27 (84.38%) HTML
4 27 (84.38%) SQL
5 26 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
6 25 (78.13%) Relational Database
7 18 (56.25%) EJB
8 17 (53.13%) SOAP
8 17 (53.13%) WebSphere Portal
9 15 (46.88%) MongoDB
9 15 (46.88%) Neo4j
9 15 (46.88%) Responsive Web Design
9 15 (46.88%) JAX-RS
9 15 (46.88%) REST
9 15 (46.88%) Subversion
9 15 (46.88%) Web Design
9 15 (46.88%) Unix
9 15 (46.88%) Linux
9 15 (46.88%) DB2
9 15 (46.88%) HTTP
9 15 (46.88%) Mac OS X
9 15 (46.88%) Configuration Management
10 12 (37.50%) JavaScript
10 12 (37.50%) JSP
10 12 (37.50%) Spring
11 11 (34.38%) JSF
11 11 (34.38%) Ajax
11 11 (34.38%) RichFaces

Struts
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 29 (90.63%) WebSphere
2 17 (53.13%) WebSphere Portal
3 11 (34.38%) Tomcat
3 11 (34.38%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (3.13%) JBoss
4 1 (3.13%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 15 (46.88%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (78.13%) Relational Database
2 15 (46.88%) DB2
2 15 (46.88%) MongoDB
2 15 (46.88%) Neo4j
3 10 (31.25%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (46.88%) Subversion
2 9 (28.13%) Eclipse
General
1 8 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 32 (100.00%) Developer
1 32 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (6.25%) HTML Developer
3 1 (3.13%) Digital Developer
3 1 (3.13%) Java WebSphere Developer
3 1 (3.13%) Senior Developer
3 1 (3.13%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (3.13%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (87.50%) Hibernate
2 27 (84.38%) HTML
3 18 (56.25%) EJB
4 17 (53.13%) SOAP
5 15 (46.88%) JAX-RS
5 15 (46.88%) REST
6 12 (37.50%) JSP
6 12 (37.50%) Spring
7 11 (34.38%) Ajax
7 11 (34.38%) CSS
7 11 (34.38%) JSF
7 11 (34.38%) RichFaces
7 11 (34.38%) XML
8 10 (31.25%) Apache Camel
9 9 (28.13%) Java EE
9 9 (28.13%) Web Services
10 8 (25.00%) JPA
11 7 (21.88%) Spring Web Flow
12 2 (6.25%) JDBC
12 2 (6.25%) Spring Security
Operating Systems
1 15 (46.88%) Linux
1 15 (46.88%) Mac OS X
1 15 (46.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (46.88%) Configuration Management
2 15 (46.88%) Responsive Web Design
2 15 (46.88%) Web Design
3 9 (28.13%) Scrum
3 9 (28.13%) UML
4 8 (25.00%) High Availability
5 1 (3.13%) CRM
5 1 (3.13%) Data Modelling
5 1 (3.13%) Database Security
5 1 (3.13%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 32 (100.00%) Java
2 27 (84.38%) SQL
3 12 (37.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (3.13%) Degree
2 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.50%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) Shibboleth
Vendors
1 29 (90.63%) IBM
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft