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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Struts
Rank 422 383 344
Rank change year-on-year
-39 -39
Contract jobs citing Struts 200 201 284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.35% 0.38% 0.49%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.28% 1.32% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 105 171
Average daily rate
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£390 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 1
Average hourly rate £32.50 - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 - £15.00

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
15570 15180 15836
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.94% 28.80% 27.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 10092 9796 9484
Average daily rate £375 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 181 256 393
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.50 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 -38 165 £404 +3.19% 67
London -10 71 £400 -13.51% 33
East of England 0 29 £449 - 5
Essex - 20 £448 -
Scotland -3 18 £350 +1.81% 3
South East -29 15 £332 -5.28% 11
North West +3 14 £475 +35.71% 3
South West -13 13 £396 +25.79% 6
East Midlands +11 12 £388 -3.12% 3
West Midlands -3 12 £394 +29.09% 1
Glasgow -16 12 £350 +1.81% 2
City of London +2 11 £455 +1.11% 13
Southend-on-Sea - 10 £448 -
Cheshire +9 9 £413 +26.92%
Gloucestershire - 9 £421 -
Berkshire -3 7 £332 -26.33% 3
Hertfordshire -20 6 £463 - 3
Cirencester - 6 £381 -
Northamptonshire +4 4 £403 +7.33% 2
Manchester -11 4 £481 +37.50% 3
Buckinghamshire -3 3 £280 - 3
Watford -6 3 - - 1
Northampton - 3 £403 - 2
Slough - 3 £330 - 1
Reading +1 2 £600 +45.45% 1
Norwich - 2 £513 - 1
Liverpool - 2 - -
Norfolk - 2 £513 - 1
Merseyside - 2 - -
Milton Keynes 0 1 £280 - 1

Struts
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 374 (97.14%) Java
2 299 (77.66%) Spring
3 217 (56.36%) J2EE
4 196 (50.91%) JavaScript
5 192 (49.87%) HTML
6 183 (47.53%) SQL
6 183 (47.53%) XML
7 178 (46.23%) Agile Software Development
8 176 (45.71%) Oracle
9 168 (43.64%) JSP
10 161 (41.82%) Web Services
10 161 (41.82%) Hibernate
11 150 (38.96%) CSS
12 138 (35.84%) MVC
13 130 (33.77%) Ajax
14 103 (26.75%) OO
15 98 (25.45%) Relational Database
16 96 (24.94%) WebSphere
17 95 (24.68%) TDD
18 89 (23.12%) Servlets
18 89 (23.12%) XSLT
19 87 (22.60%) Spring MVC
20 85 (22.08%) UNIX
20 85 (22.08%) JUnit
21 84 (21.82%) Finance
22 83 (21.56%) jQuery
23 79 (20.52%) JBoss
24 77 (20.00%) JMS
25 74 (19.22%) E-Commerce
25 74 (19.22%) Scrum

Struts
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 96 (24.94%) WebSphere
2 55 (14.29%) WebLogic
3 54 (14.03%) Apache
4 52 (13.51%) Tomcat
5 33 (8.57%) CMS
6 31 (8.05%) WebSphere Application Server
7 20 (5.19%) MQSeries
8 19 (4.94%) Adobe CQ
9 18 (4.68%) FileNet
10 11 (2.86%) IIS
10 11 (2.86%) Liferay
11 7 (1.82%) Escenic
12 6 (1.56%) Oracle Workflow
13 4 (1.04%) BizTalk Server
13 4 (1.04%) WebLogic Portal
13 4 (1.04%) GlassFish
13 4 (1.04%) Apache Solr
13 4 (1.04%) Apache ServiceMix
14 3 (0.78%) Oracle Service Bus
14 3 (0.78%) AquaLogic
Applications
1 7 (1.82%) Photoshop
1 7 (1.82%) Adobe Illustrator
2 5 (1.30%) MS Visio
2 5 (1.30%) MS Project
2 5 (1.30%) MS Office
3 2 (0.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (1.30%) Tridion
1 5 (1.30%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (0.78%) Cordys
2 3 (0.78%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (0.52%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.26%) IntelliMatch
4 1 (0.26%) Magento
4 1 (0.26%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.26%) HFM
4 1 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.26%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.30%) Force.com
2 3 (0.78%) SaaS
2 3 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (0.78%) GitHub
3 2 (0.52%) PaaS
3 2 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 25 (6.49%) Internet
2 20 (5.19%) HTTP
3 19 (4.94%) LDAP
4 8 (2.08%) SNMP
5 5 (1.30%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.26%) DNS
6 1 (0.26%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (25.45%) Relational Database
2 68 (17.66%) SQL Server
3 48 (12.47%) MySQL
4 25 (6.49%) RDBMS
5 15 (3.90%) DB2
6 14 (3.64%) Oracle Database
7 13 (3.38%) Big Data
8 12 (3.12%) Hadoop
8 12 (3.12%) InterSystems Cache
9 9 (2.34%) Oracle Reports
10 6 (1.56%) JasperReports
10 6 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (1.56%) MongoDB
11 5 (1.30%) SQL Server 2005
12 4 (1.04%) Oracle Database 11g
12 4 (1.04%) MS Access
12 4 (1.04%) MariaDB
13 3 (0.78%) NoSQL
13 3 (0.78%) Neo4j
14 2 (0.52%) DTS
Development Applications
1 85 (22.08%) JUnit
2 73 (18.96%) Eclipse
3 72 (18.70%) Subversion
4 69 (17.92%) Maven
5 54 (14.03%) Ant
6 48 (12.47%) Selenium
7 21 (5.45%) Apache Ivy
8 20 (5.19%) CruiseControl
9 19 (4.94%) Jenkins
10 16 (4.16%) JIRA
11 15 (3.90%) Git (software)
11 15 (3.90%) Hudson
12 12 (3.12%) Log4j
13 11 (2.86%) Mercurial
14 9 (2.34%) MyEclipse
15 8 (2.08%) IntelliJ
16 7 (1.82%) NetBeans
16 7 (1.82%) VSS/SourceSafe
16 7 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
16 7 (1.82%) Gradle
General
1 84 (21.82%) Finance
2 53 (13.77%) Banking
3 25 (6.49%) Retail
4 14 (3.64%) Manufacturing
5 7 (1.82%) Investment Banking
6 6 (1.56%) Games
7 4 (1.04%) Back Office
8 3 (0.78%) German Language
9 2 (0.52%) International Banking
9 2 (0.52%) Spanish Language
9 2 (0.52%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.52%) Advertising
10 1 (0.26%) Publishing
10 1 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.26%) Automotive
10 1 (0.26%) Legal
10 1 (0.26%) Korean Language
10 1 (0.26%) Local Government
10 1 (0.26%) Billing
Job Titles
1 304 (78.96%) Developer
2 245 (63.64%) Java Developer
3 51 (13.25%) Senior Developer
4 45 (11.69%) Senior Java Developer
5 40 (10.39%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 38 (9.87%) Architect
7 22 (5.71%) J2EE Developer
8 12 (3.12%) Analyst
8 12 (3.12%) Software Engineer
8 12 (3.12%) Consultant
8 12 (3.12%) Hybris Developer
9 10 (2.60%) WebSphere Developer
10 9 (2.34%) Java Software Engineer
10 9 (2.34%) Front-End Developer
11 8 (2.08%) Programmer
11 8 (2.08%) Technical Architect
11 8 (2.08%) Java Programmer
11 8 (2.08%) Developer Analyst
12 7 (1.82%) Senior Analyst
12 7 (1.82%) Java Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 299 (77.66%) Spring
2 217 (56.36%) J2EE
3 192 (49.87%) HTML
4 183 (47.53%) XML
5 168 (43.64%) JSP
6 161 (41.82%) Web Services
6 161 (41.82%) Hibernate
7 150 (38.96%) CSS
8 130 (33.77%) Ajax
9 89 (23.12%) XSLT
9 89 (23.12%) Servlets
10 87 (22.60%) Spring MVC
11 83 (21.56%) jQuery
12 77 (20.00%) JMS
13 73 (18.96%) SOAP
14 70 (18.18%) JDBC
15 60 (15.58%) Java EE
16 58 (15.06%) JSF
17 55 (14.29%) EJB
18 53 (13.77%) Struts2
Miscellaneous
1 29 (7.53%) Enterprise Software
2 27 (7.01%) Open Source
3 16 (4.16%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (3.38%) Web 2.0
5 10 (2.60%) Computer Science
6 9 (2.34%) Mathematics
7 8 (2.08%) iPad
7 8 (2.08%) Mobile Payment
7 8 (2.08%) N-Tier
8 6 (1.56%) Visualisation
9 5 (1.30%) W3C
9 5 (1.30%) GIS
9 5 (1.30%) Management Information System
9 5 (1.30%) Credit Risk
9 5 (1.30%) Online Games
9 5 (1.30%) Data Integration
10 4 (1.04%) Online Banking
11 3 (0.78%) Mobile Banking
12 2 (0.52%) Inversion of Control
12 2 (0.52%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 85 (22.08%) UNIX
2 52 (13.51%) Linux
3 16 (4.16%) Windows
3 16 (4.16%) Solaris
4 14 (3.64%) Mac OS X
5 13 (3.38%) HPUX
6 4 (1.04%) Windows 2000
6 4 (1.04%) Windows XP
7 2 (0.52%) Android
7 2 (0.52%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.26%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 178 (46.23%) Agile Software Development
2 138 (35.84%) MVC
3 103 (26.75%) OO
4 95 (24.68%) TDD
5 74 (19.22%) Scrum
5 74 (19.22%) E-Commerce
6 72 (18.70%) UML
7 57 (14.81%) SOA
8 53 (13.77%) Unit Testing
9 52 (13.51%) Web Development
10 38 (9.87%) Mentoring
11 37 (9.61%) Configuration Management
12 32 (8.31%) Web Application Development
13 31 (8.05%) Continuous Integration
14 29 (7.53%) Content Management
15 28 (7.27%) BDD
16 23 (5.97%) OOD
16 23 (5.97%) OOA/OOD
17 22 (5.71%) RAD
17 22 (5.71%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 374 (97.14%) Java
2 196 (50.91%) JavaScript
3 183 (47.53%) SQL
4 72 (18.70%) PL/SQL
5 30 (7.79%) Perl
6 28 (7.27%) Shell Script
7 22 (5.71%) C#
8 20 (5.19%) C++
9 14 (3.64%) Scala
10 13 (3.38%) Python
11 12 (3.12%) XPath
12 10 (2.60%) T-SQL
13 5 (1.30%) Apex Code
13 5 (1.30%) Groovy
13 5 (1.30%) Bash Shell
14 4 (1.04%) C
15 3 (0.78%) PHP
15 3 (0.78%) VB
15 3 (0.78%) Lua
16 2 (0.52%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 37 (9.61%) Degree
2 26 (6.75%) Security Cleared
3 21 (5.45%) SC Cleared
4 16 (4.16%) Sun Certification
5 6 (1.56%) OCPJP
6 5 (1.30%) CTC Cleared
7 4 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.52%) Oracle Certification
8 2 (0.52%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (10.13%) QA
2 5 (1.30%) PCI DSS
3 4 (1.04%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.78%) SLA
5 1 (0.26%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (2.08%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 4 (1.04%) OpenSSO
2 1 (0.26%) Puppet
2 1 (0.26%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 176 (45.71%) Oracle
2 79 (20.52%) JBoss
3 59 (15.32%) IBM
4 17 (4.42%) Sun
4 17 (4.42%) hybris
5 14 (3.64%) ATG
6 12 (3.12%) Interwoven
6 12 (3.12%) Sybase
6 12 (3.12%) Endeca
7 9 (2.34%) Microsoft
8 6 (1.56%) Perforce
9 5 (1.30%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (1.30%) Blue Martini
9 5 (1.30%) Google
9 5 (1.30%) Elastic Path
10 4 (1.04%) FatWire
10 4 (1.04%) Adobe
11 3 (0.78%) Open Text
11 3 (0.78%) TIBCO
11 3 (0.78%) Metastorm
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