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 24 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Struts
Rank 134 109 128
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +19
Contract jobs citing Struts 11 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.33% 0.093% 0.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.32% 0.35% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 7
Average daily rate
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£365 £315 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.87% -23.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £315 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £315 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £344 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -1.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
833 567 678
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 24.71% 26.38% 22.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 515 390 377
Average daily rate £350 £320 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £440 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 18 36
Average hourly rate £47.50 £32.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.15% +8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.70 £14.19 £18.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £50.00
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 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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Struts across the South West region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Struts Daily Rate Histogram 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 24 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
Gloucestershire - 8 £450 - 1
Wiltshire -10 2 £230 - 1
Dorset - 1 £365 -
Bristol - - - - 1
Devon - - - - 1
Struts
England

Struts
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 18 (100.00%) Java
2 16 (88.89%) Hibernate
2 16 (88.89%) Spring
3 14 (77.78%) JavaScript
4 12 (66.67%) SQL
4 12 (66.67%) Relational Database
5 11 (61.11%) HTML
5 11 (61.11%) J2EE
5 11 (61.11%) JSP
6 10 (55.56%) XML
6 10 (55.56%) CSS
6 10 (55.56%) JDBC
6 10 (55.56%) Ajax
6 10 (55.56%) IBM
6 10 (55.56%) Tomcat
6 10 (55.56%) Spring Security
7 9 (50.00%) Shibboleth
7 9 (50.00%) RDBMS
7 9 (50.00%) SAML
7 9 (50.00%) WebSphere
7 9 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
8 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (27.78%) Subversion
9 5 (27.78%) UNIX
9 5 (27.78%) Maven
10 4 (22.22%) jQuery
10 4 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (22.22%) Ant
10 4 (22.22%) Web Services
11 3 (16.67%) Python

Struts
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 10 (55.56%) Tomcat
2 9 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 9 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (5.56%) WebLogic
3 1 (5.56%) JBoss
3 1 (5.56%) Apache
3 1 (5.56%) FileNet
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 9 (50.00%) RDBMS
3 3 (16.67%) Hadoop
3 3 (16.67%) Big Data
4 1 (5.56%) MySQL
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Subversion
1 5 (27.78%) Maven
2 4 (22.22%) Ant
3 3 (16.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (16.67%) ClearCase
3 3 (16.67%) Apache Ivy
4 2 (11.11%) Eclipse
4 2 (11.11%) JUnit
5 1 (5.56%) JIRA
5 1 (5.56%) FitNesse
5 1 (5.56%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (100.00%) Developer
2 16 (88.89%) Java Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Senior Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (16.67%) J2EE Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Java Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (88.89%) Hibernate
1 16 (88.89%) Spring
2 11 (61.11%) HTML
2 11 (61.11%) J2EE
2 11 (61.11%) JSP
3 10 (55.56%) CSS
3 10 (55.56%) JDBC
3 10 (55.56%) XML
3 10 (55.56%) Ajax
3 10 (55.56%) Spring Security
4 9 (50.00%) SAML
5 4 (22.22%) Web Services
5 4 (22.22%) jQuery
6 3 (16.67%) Spring Web Flow
7 2 (11.11%) Spring Batch
7 2 (11.11%) Servlets
7 2 (11.11%) EJB
8 1 (5.56%) .NET
8 1 (5.56%) JSF
8 1 (5.56%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) UNIX
2 1 (5.56%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (16.67%) Release Management
3 3 (16.67%) OO
4 2 (11.11%) TDD
4 2 (11.11%) UML
4 2 (11.11%) User Stories
5 1 (5.56%) Data Transformation
5 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.56%) Coaching
5 1 (5.56%) OOA/OOD
5 1 (5.56%) RAD
5 1 (5.56%) OOD
5 1 (5.56%) SOA
5 1 (5.56%) Process Management
5 1 (5.56%) MVC
5 1 (5.56%) Risk Management
5 1 (5.56%) Workflow
5 1 (5.56%) Migration
5 1 (5.56%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) Java
2 14 (77.78%) JavaScript
3 12 (66.67%) SQL
4 3 (16.67%) Python
4 3 (16.67%) Lua
4 3 (16.67%) Perl
4 3 (16.67%) PHP
5 2 (11.11%) PL/SQL
6 1 (5.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) DV Cleared
1 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 9 (50.00%) Shibboleth
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) IBM
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle
3 1 (5.56%) Jaspersoft