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 4 September 2015 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Struts
Rank 463 424 401
Rank change year-on-year
-39 -23
Contract jobs citing Struts 171 190 193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.29% 0.34% 0.37%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.04% 1.22% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 94 99
Average daily rate
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£375 £389 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.53% -2.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £290 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £482 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £32.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.00 -
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -

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
16449 15532 15196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 28.15% 27.80% 29.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 11194 9877 9773
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £265 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 296 213 261
Average hourly rate £39.13 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.78% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £19.00 £19.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £71.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

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 4 September 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Struts within the UK over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Struts Hourly Rate Histogram 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 4 September 2015. 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 -19 133 £445 +14.10% 36
London -18 42 £440 +10.00% 10
East of England +11 26 £293 -20.94% 5
Cardiff +15 24 £250 - 1
South Wales +3 24 £250 -44.44% 2
Wales -9 24 £250 -44.44% 2
South West +1 20 £475 +18.75% 9
Essex +6 15 £300 -23.07% 4
South East -24 14 £320 +6.66% 4
Devon - 14 £475 - 1
Plymouth - 13 £475 -
Scotland -15 12 £338 +3.84% 2
North East - 11 £563 -
Basildon - 11 £400 -
City of London +4 9 £440 -0.56% 2
North West -35 9 £488 +2.63% 6
Newcastle upon Tyne - 9 £550 -
Tyne and Wear - 9 £550 -
Cheshire -11 8 £500 +21.21% 1
Hertfordshire +5 7 - -
East Midlands -13 6 £438 +44.62%
Wiltshire +8 5 £400 -
Edinburgh -12 5 £338 - 1
Croydon - 5 - -
Surrey +2 4 £310 - 1
Swindon 0 4 - -
Glasgow 0 4 £325 - 1
Hampshire - 4 - -
Hemel Hempstead - 4 - -
Watford +1 3 - -

Struts
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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.

1 308 (92.49%) Java
2 229 (68.77%) Spring
3 189 (56.76%) JavaScript
4 178 (53.45%) HTML
5 163 (48.95%) XML
6 159 (47.75%) J2EE
7 157 (47.15%) JSP
8 144 (43.24%) Web Services
9 136 (40.84%) Agile Software Development
10 135 (40.54%) Hibernate
11 133 (39.94%) CSS
12 130 (39.04%) SQL
13 118 (35.44%) WebSphere
14 110 (33.03%) Oracle
15 100 (30.03%) Linux
15 100 (30.03%) Ajax
16 96 (28.83%) JBoss
17 89 (26.73%) OO
18 88 (26.43%) JDBC
19 86 (25.83%) Servlets
20 85 (25.53%) MVC
20 85 (25.53%) Relational Database
21 84 (25.23%) JMS
22 73 (21.92%) UNIX
23 69 (20.72%) JUnit
23 69 (20.72%) WebLogic
24 67 (20.12%) SOAP
24 67 (20.12%) Spring MVC
25 64 (19.22%) Ant
26 59 (17.72%) Maven

Struts
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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
1 118 (35.44%) WebSphere
2 96 (28.83%) JBoss
3 69 (20.72%) WebLogic
4 48 (14.41%) Tomcat
5 42 (12.61%) WebSphere Application Server
6 41 (12.31%) Apache
7 25 (7.51%) GlassFish
8 21 (6.31%) Node.js
9 20 (6.01%) Jetty
10 14 (4.20%) Mule
11 13 (3.90%) Mule ESB
12 12 (3.60%) WebSphere Portal
13 10 (3.00%) nginx
13 10 (3.00%) Apache TomEE
13 10 (3.00%) Elasticsearch
13 10 (3.00%) Tornado
13 10 (3.00%) WildFly
13 10 (3.00%) iPlanet
14 9 (2.70%) Alfresco
14 9 (2.70%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (0.90%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.30%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.30%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (3.00%) Oracle BPM
2 8 (2.40%) Tridion
3 2 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.70%) OpenShift
2 5 (1.50%) Google Checkout
3 4 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.60%) SaaS
5 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 49 (14.71%) HTTP
2 18 (5.41%) Internet
3 14 (4.20%) SNMP
4 9 (2.70%) TCP/IP
4 9 (2.70%) OpenLDAP
4 9 (2.70%) SSL
5 2 (0.60%) Intranet
5 2 (0.60%) HTTPS
5 2 (0.60%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (25.53%) Relational Database
2 43 (12.91%) MySQL
3 40 (12.01%) DB2
4 32 (9.61%) SQL Server
5 26 (7.81%) RDBMS
6 21 (6.31%) Oracle Database
7 20 (6.01%) MongoDB
8 11 (3.30%) PostgreSQL
9 10 (3.00%) Redis
10 9 (2.70%) Riak
10 9 (2.70%) InterSystems Cache
10 9 (2.70%) Infinispan
11 6 (1.80%) Neo4j
12 4 (1.20%) NoSQL
13 3 (0.90%) Sybase ASE
13 3 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 2 (0.60%) Big Data
14 2 (0.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 1 (0.30%) WebFOCUS
15 1 (0.30%) Informix
Development Applications
1 69 (20.72%) JUnit
2 64 (19.22%) Ant
3 59 (17.72%) Maven
4 52 (15.62%) Eclipse
5 41 (12.31%) Subversion
6 37 (11.11%) Jenkins
7 36 (10.81%) Selenium
8 31 (9.31%) Git (software)
9 22 (6.61%) JIRA
10 18 (5.41%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
11 15 (4.50%) AccuRev
12 10 (3.00%) Mockito
12 10 (3.00%) Gerrit
12 10 (3.00%) Jasmine
12 10 (3.00%) Gradle
12 10 (3.00%) JMeter
13 9 (2.70%) Artifactory
13 9 (2.70%) SonarQube
13 9 (2.70%) Mocha
14 8 (2.40%) SoapUI
General
1 57 (17.12%) Finance
2 44 (13.21%) Banking
3 24 (7.21%) Retail
4 9 (2.70%) Investment Banking
4 9 (2.70%) Telecoms
5 7 (2.10%) Marketing
6 5 (1.50%) Automotive
6 5 (1.50%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.90%) Advertising
8 2 (0.60%) Front Office
8 2 (0.60%) Back Office
8 2 (0.60%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.30%) French Language
9 1 (0.30%) Swedish Language
9 1 (0.30%) Games
9 1 (0.30%) Military
9 1 (0.30%) Law
9 1 (0.30%) Legal
Job Titles
1 276 (82.88%) Developer
2 225 (67.57%) Java Developer
3 46 (13.81%) Senior Developer
4 38 (11.41%) Senior Java Developer
5 20 (6.01%) Designer
5 20 (6.01%) Architect
6 17 (5.11%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 14 (4.20%) J2EE Developer
8 12 (3.60%) Java Architect
9 11 (3.30%) Solutions Designer
9 11 (3.30%) Web Developer
10 10 (3.00%) Hybris Developer
10 10 (3.00%) AWS Developer
11 9 (2.70%) Applications Developer
12 8 (2.40%) Java Web Developer
13 7 (2.10%) Analyst
13 7 (2.10%) Technical Architect
14 6 (1.80%) JavaScript Developer
15 5 (1.50%) SQL Developer
15 5 (1.50%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 229 (68.77%) Spring
2 178 (53.45%) HTML
3 163 (48.95%) XML
4 159 (47.75%) J2EE
5 157 (47.15%) JSP
6 144 (43.24%) Web Services
7 135 (40.54%) Hibernate
8 133 (39.94%) CSS
9 100 (30.03%) Ajax
10 88 (26.43%) JDBC
11 86 (25.83%) Servlets
12 84 (25.23%) JMS
13 67 (20.12%) SOAP
13 67 (20.12%) Spring MVC
14 58 (17.42%) jQuery
15 55 (16.52%) AngularJS
16 54 (16.22%) JSON
17 53 (15.92%) JPA
18 51 (15.32%) XSLT
19 49 (14.71%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 30 (9.01%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (3.00%) DataPower
2 10 (3.00%) W3C
2 10 (3.00%) Computer Science
3 8 (2.40%) Web 2.0
4 7 (2.10%) Derivative
5 5 (1.50%) Online Banking
5 5 (1.50%) Mobile App
5 5 (1.50%) Mobile Banking
6 4 (1.20%) Mathematics
6 4 (1.20%) Clustering
6 4 (1.20%) Client/Server
7 3 (0.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (0.90%) Mainframe
7 3 (0.90%) PKI
8 2 (0.60%) Visualisation
8 2 (0.60%) Grid Computing
8 2 (0.60%) Wiki
8 2 (0.60%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.30%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 100 (30.03%) Linux
2 73 (21.92%) UNIX
3 33 (9.91%) Solaris
4 23 (6.91%) Windows
5 10 (3.00%) CentOS
6 9 (2.70%) Mac OS X
6 9 (2.70%) Ubuntu
7 8 (2.40%) HPUX
8 1 (0.30%) AIX
8 1 (0.30%) Android
8 1 (0.30%) MVS
8 1 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.30%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (40.84%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (26.73%) OO
3 85 (25.53%) MVC
4 53 (15.92%) E-Commerce
4 53 (15.92%) TDD
5 51 (15.32%) SOA
6 50 (15.02%) UML
7 41 (12.31%) Web Development
8 40 (12.01%) Scrum
9 38 (11.41%) Open Source
10 33 (9.91%) Continuous Integration
11 30 (9.01%) SDLC
12 27 (8.11%) Unit Testing
13 25 (7.51%) Web Application Development
14 22 (6.61%) Microservices
15 18 (5.41%) RAD
16 17 (5.11%) B2C
16 17 (5.11%) Configuration Management
16 17 (5.11%) User Stories
17 16 (4.80%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 308 (92.49%) Java
2 189 (56.76%) JavaScript
3 130 (39.04%) SQL
4 37 (11.11%) PL/SQL
5 35 (10.51%) Perl
6 21 (6.31%) XPath
7 15 (4.50%) Bash Shell
8 14 (4.20%) Shell Script
9 10 (3.00%) Groovy
10 9 (2.70%) Python
10 9 (2.70%) C
11 5 (1.50%) C#
11 5 (1.50%) Ruby
12 4 (1.20%) Korn
12 4 (1.20%) T-SQL
13 3 (0.90%) C++
14 2 (0.60%) XQuery
15 1 (0.30%) Progress 4GL
15 1 (0.30%) Objective-C
15 1 (0.30%) Jython
Qualifications
1 23 (6.91%) Degree
2 22 (6.61%) Security Cleared
3 20 (6.01%) SC Cleared
4 8 (2.40%) Sun Certification
5 3 (0.90%) OCPJP
6 2 (0.60%) OCMJD
6 2 (0.60%) HND
7 1 (0.30%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.30%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.90%) QA
2 1 (0.30%) SLA
2 1 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (3.30%) Active Directory
2 10 (3.00%) Squid
2 10 (3.00%) Varnish
3 9 (2.70%) vCloud
3 9 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.20%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 9 (2.70%) Puppet
1 9 (2.70%) HAProxy
1 9 (2.70%) Ansible
1 9 (2.70%) logstash
1 9 (2.70%) Salt
1 9 (2.70%) Kibana
1 9 (2.70%) Rundeck
1 9 (2.70%) ZABBIX
2 1 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.30%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 110 (33.03%) Oracle
2 55 (16.52%) IBM
3 30 (9.01%) hybris
4 23 (6.91%) Red Hat
5 15 (4.50%) Sybase
6 12 (3.60%) Twitter
7 10 (3.00%) Endeca
7 10 (3.00%) Pega
8 9 (2.70%) VMware
8 9 (2.70%) Splunk
8 9 (2.70%) Atlassian
8 9 (2.70%) ATG
9 8 (2.40%) Interwoven
9 8 (2.40%) Elastic Path
9 8 (2.40%) Blue Martini
10 7 (2.10%) Adobe
11 5 (1.50%) Sun
11 5 (1.50%) Google
11 5 (1.50%) Coremetrics
11 5 (1.50%) PayPal
Surrey
Sanderson
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Westbourne Partners
Rate: Unspecified Market Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Lytham St Annes
First Recruitment Group
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
Central London / West End
Bite Consulting
Rate: From £200 to £400 per day
Posted: 23 days ago