The table below looks at the statistics for Struts skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Struts over the 3 months to 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Struts
Rank 447 383 363
Rank change year-on-year
-64 -20
Contract jobs citing Struts 164 200 214
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.29% 0.38% 0.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.07% 1.35% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 98 129
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £210 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £541 £553
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 1
Average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15288 14780 14283
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.79% 28.44% 27.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 10373 9576 8700
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 170 289 356
Average hourly rate £36.40 £34.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.50% +6.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.29 £17.04 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

Struts
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Struts Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Struts
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Struts within the UK.

Struts Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Struts
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Struts within the UK over the 3 months to 21 November 2014.

Struts Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Struts
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Struts within the UK.

Struts Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Struts
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Struts within the UK over the 3 months to 21 November 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
England -68 135 £425 +3.97% 60
London -32 68 £428 -7.56% 23
East of England +6 24 £475 +5.55% 11
Essex - 21 £475 - 7
Scotland +2 18 £350 +75.00% 8
North West +1 14 £333 -1.48% 9
City of London -5 14 £453 +0.55% 8
South East -45 13 £282 -6.16% 7
Cheshire +19 10 £350 +7.69% 4
Glasgow +4 10 £350 - 6
Edinburgh -5 7 £344 +71.87%
Berkshire -8 6 £379 +18.43% 2
Buckinghamshire -7 4 - - 1
West Midlands -12 4 £360 -
South West -30 4 £230 - 4
East Midlands +4 3 £525 - 1
Northamptonshire - 3 £525 - 1
Gloucestershire - 3 £230 - 1
Milton Keynes -9 2 - - 1
Gloucester - 2 £230 -
Northampton - 2 £525 -
Reading +8 1 - -
West Yorkshire -4 1 - - 5
Hertfordshire -7 1 £450 +45.16% 4
Manchester -11 1 £400 +14.28% 2
Leeds -13 1 - - 4
Bedfordshire -14 1 £300 -33.33%
Wiltshire -18 1 £230 - 1
Yorkshire -21 1 - - 5
Surrey -24 1 - -

Struts
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 338 (97.69%) Java
2 262 (75.72%) Spring
3 207 (59.83%) JavaScript
4 196 (56.65%) HTML
5 183 (52.89%) XML
6 174 (50.29%) SQL
7 168 (48.55%) J2EE
8 164 (47.40%) CSS
9 163 (47.11%) JSP
10 156 (45.09%) Oracle
10 156 (45.09%) Agile Software Development
11 143 (41.33%) Hibernate
12 135 (39.02%) Web Services
13 133 (38.44%) MVC
14 108 (31.21%) Relational Database
15 99 (28.61%) TDD
16 98 (28.32%) Ajax
17 90 (26.01%) OO
18 89 (25.72%) Spring MVC
19 87 (25.14%) Servlets
20 86 (24.86%) UNIX
21 85 (24.57%) WebSphere
22 84 (24.28%) XSLT
23 80 (23.12%) PL/SQL
24 76 (21.97%) JDBC
25 74 (21.39%) JMS
26 72 (20.81%) JBoss
27 67 (19.36%) Eclipse
28 66 (19.08%) Scrum
29 65 (18.79%) Subversion

Struts
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 85 (24.57%) WebSphere
2 72 (20.81%) JBoss
3 51 (14.74%) Apache
3 51 (14.74%) WebLogic
4 49 (14.16%) Tomcat
5 29 (8.38%) WebSphere Application Server
5 29 (8.38%) CMS
6 18 (5.20%) FileNet
7 10 (2.89%) Adobe CQ
8 7 (2.02%) Liferay
9 6 (1.73%) MQSeries
10 5 (1.45%) IIS
10 5 (1.45%) WebLogic Portal
11 4 (1.16%) BizTalk Server
11 4 (1.16%) Oracle Workflow
11 4 (1.16%) GlassFish
12 3 (0.87%) Alfresco
12 3 (0.87%) AquaLogic
12 3 (0.87%) Node.js
13 2 (0.58%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 7 (2.02%) Photoshop
1 7 (2.02%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (0.58%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (2.02%) Oracle Payables
2 5 (1.45%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (0.87%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.87%) Cordys
4 1 (0.29%) Hyperion Planning
4 1 (0.29%) IntelliMatch
4 1 (0.29%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.29%) HFM
4 1 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.87%) Force.com
1 3 (0.87%) GitHub
2 2 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (0.58%) SaaS
2 2 (0.58%) PaaS
3 1 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 29 (8.38%) LDAP
2 25 (7.23%) HTTP
3 16 (4.62%) Internet
4 13 (3.76%) SNMP
5 8 (2.31%) HTTPS
6 5 (1.45%) SSH
7 1 (0.29%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (31.21%) Relational Database
2 53 (15.32%) SQL Server
3 48 (13.87%) MySQL
4 29 (8.38%) RDBMS
5 16 (4.62%) Oracle Database
6 15 (4.34%) DB2
7 14 (4.05%) MongoDB
7 14 (4.05%) MariaDB
8 11 (3.18%) Neo4j
9 6 (1.73%) Oracle Database 11g
10 5 (1.45%) Oracle Reports
11 4 (1.16%) NoSQL
11 4 (1.16%) JasperReports
11 4 (1.16%) Big Data
12 3 (0.87%) SQL Server 2008
12 3 (0.87%) Hadoop
12 3 (0.87%) Oracle Database 10g
12 3 (0.87%) DTS
13 2 (0.58%) Sybase ASE
13 2 (0.58%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 67 (19.36%) Eclipse
2 65 (18.79%) Subversion
3 58 (16.76%) JUnit
4 57 (16.47%) Selenium
5 41 (11.85%) Maven
6 31 (8.96%) Ant
7 23 (6.65%) CruiseControl
7 23 (6.65%) JIRA
8 21 (6.07%) Git (software)
9 17 (4.91%) Jenkins
10 16 (4.62%) Hudson
11 11 (3.18%) Mercurial
12 9 (2.60%) Redmine
13 8 (2.31%) IntelliJ
14 7 (2.02%) Bugzilla
14 7 (2.02%) NetBeans
14 7 (2.02%) Team Foundation Server
15 6 (1.73%) MyEclipse
15 6 (1.73%) Mockito
16 5 (1.45%) Gradle
General
1 52 (15.03%) Banking
2 51 (14.74%) Finance
3 21 (6.07%) Retail
4 11 (3.18%) Games
5 10 (2.89%) Investment Banking
6 5 (1.45%) Publishing
6 5 (1.45%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.16%) Back Office
8 3 (0.87%) German Language
8 3 (0.87%) Spanish Language
9 2 (0.58%) International Banking
9 2 (0.58%) Advertising
10 1 (0.29%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.29%) Billing
10 1 (0.29%) Korean Language
10 1 (0.29%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 289 (83.53%) Developer
2 246 (71.10%) Java Developer
3 46 (13.29%) Senior Developer
4 40 (11.56%) Senior Java Developer
5 35 (10.12%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 24 (6.94%) Architect
7 22 (6.36%) J2EE Developer
8 12 (3.47%) WebSphere Developer
9 11 (3.18%) Consultant
9 11 (3.18%) Java Engineer
10 10 (2.89%) Front-End Developer
11 9 (2.60%) Web Developer
12 7 (2.02%) Software Engineer
12 7 (2.02%) Java Web Developer
13 5 (1.45%) Software Developer
13 5 (1.45%) Applications Developer
14 4 (1.16%) Java Software Engineer
14 4 (1.16%) Support Consultant
14 4 (1.16%) Senior Software Developer
14 4 (1.16%) Java Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 262 (75.72%) Spring
2 196 (56.65%) HTML
3 183 (52.89%) XML
4 168 (48.55%) J2EE
5 164 (47.40%) CSS
6 163 (47.11%) JSP
7 143 (41.33%) Hibernate
8 135 (39.02%) Web Services
9 98 (28.32%) Ajax
10 89 (25.72%) Spring MVC
11 87 (25.14%) Servlets
12 84 (24.28%) XSLT
13 76 (21.97%) JDBC
14 74 (21.39%) JMS
15 63 (18.21%) REST
16 62 (17.92%) Struts2
17 59 (17.05%) jQuery
18 52 (15.03%) SOAP
19 51 (14.74%) Java EE
20 42 (12.14%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 32 (9.25%) Enterprise Software
2 23 (6.65%) Open Source
3 16 (4.62%) Visualisation
4 12 (3.47%) N-Tier
5 9 (2.60%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (2.31%) iPad
6 8 (2.31%) Computer Science
7 7 (2.02%) Online Games
8 6 (1.73%) Web 2.0
8 6 (1.73%) Management Information System
9 5 (1.45%) W3C
9 5 (1.45%) Data Integration
9 5 (1.45%) Credit Risk
9 5 (1.45%) Mobile Banking
10 4 (1.16%) Mobile App
10 4 (1.16%) Online Banking
11 3 (0.87%) GIS
11 3 (0.87%) User Experience
11 3 (0.87%) Data Structures
12 2 (0.58%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 86 (24.86%) UNIX
2 57 (16.47%) Linux
3 25 (7.23%) Mac OS X
4 16 (4.62%) Windows
5 9 (2.60%) Solaris
6 6 (1.73%) HPUX
7 4 (1.16%) Windows 2000
7 4 (1.16%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.29%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (45.09%) Agile Software Development
2 133 (38.44%) MVC
3 99 (28.61%) TDD
4 90 (26.01%) OO
5 66 (19.08%) Scrum
6 56 (16.18%) SOA
7 54 (15.61%) E-Commerce
8 52 (15.03%) Web Development
9 46 (13.29%) UML
10 41 (11.85%) Unit Testing
11 36 (10.40%) Configuration Management
12 34 (9.83%) Web Application Development
13 29 (8.38%) Continuous Integration
14 28 (8.09%) Mentoring
15 21 (6.07%) User Stories
15 21 (6.07%) Content Management
16 20 (5.78%) Web Design
17 19 (5.49%) Software Engineering
17 19 (5.49%) BDD
17 19 (5.49%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 338 (97.69%) Java
2 207 (59.83%) JavaScript
3 174 (50.29%) SQL
4 80 (23.12%) PL/SQL
5 28 (8.09%) Shell Script
6 25 (7.23%) Perl
7 18 (5.20%) C++
8 15 (4.34%) Python
9 14 (4.05%) C#
10 10 (2.89%) XPath
11 9 (2.60%) Scala
11 9 (2.60%) T-SQL
12 5 (1.45%) Groovy
13 4 (1.16%) Ruby
13 4 (1.16%) VB
13 4 (1.16%) C
14 3 (0.87%) COBOL
14 3 (0.87%) JCL
14 3 (0.87%) Apex Code
15 2 (0.58%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 25 (7.23%) Security Cleared
2 20 (5.78%) Degree
3 19 (5.49%) SC Cleared
4 10 (2.89%) Sun Certification
5 4 (1.16%) OCPJP
6 3 (0.87%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.29%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.29%) PMP
7 1 (0.29%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (12.43%) QA
2 5 (1.45%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.87%) SLA
4 1 (0.29%) Data Quality
System Software
1 12 (3.47%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 2 (0.58%) OpenSSO
2 1 (0.29%) Puppet
2 1 (0.29%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 156 (45.09%) Oracle
2 57 (16.47%) IBM
3 16 (4.62%) Sybase
4 11 (3.18%) Sun
5 8 (2.31%) Microsoft
5 8 (2.31%) ATG
5 8 (2.31%) Endeca
5 8 (2.31%) Canoo
6 6 (1.73%) SAP
7 5 (1.45%) Interwoven
7 5 (1.45%) Google
8 4 (1.16%) Pega
8 4 (1.16%) hybris
8 4 (1.16%) Twitter
8 4 (1.16%) Adobe
9 3 (0.87%) BEA
9 3 (0.87%) JD Edwards
9 3 (0.87%) FatWire
9 3 (0.87%) Open Text
9 3 (0.87%) Metastorm
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