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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Struts
Rank 426 339 371
Rank change year-on-year
-87 +32
Contract jobs citing Struts 158 224 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.31% 0.47% 0.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.14% 1.73% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 104 86
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£425 £373 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.94% +5.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £319 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.71% -8.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
13821 12977 12603
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.08% 26.94% 28.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 9280 8153 7957
Average daily rate £388 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 190 267 323
Average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.93 £14.03 £19.12
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.90 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 30 January 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
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 30 January 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 -75 137 £425 +11.84% 68
London -33 82 £485 +7.77% 32
South East +1 28 £308 -5.38% 8
North West -2 22 £356 +1.78% 6
Scotland -7 21 £350 +9.71% 3
City of London 0 18 £525 +20.00% 7
Edinburgh +2 16 £350 +27.27%
Cheshire +12 9 £350 +16.66% 3
Berkshire -1 9 £300 -7.69% 3
Hampshire - 9 £300 - 3
Reading +5 6 £275 +3.77% 1
Buckinghamshire - 6 £320 -
Milton Keynes - 3 - -
East Midlands +14 2 - - 3
Surrey -9 2 £250 -6.97% 1
Glasgow -11 2 £350 +9.71% 2
Oxfordshire -17 2 £325 - 1
Stirling - 2 £425 - 1
Chester - 2 £338 - 1
West Midlands -2 1 £360 -20.00% 1
Yorkshire -25 1 - - 6
Edgware - 1 £530 -
West Sussex - 1 £400 -
West Yorkshire - - - - 6
Wiltshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - - 2
Leicestershire - - - -
Norfolk - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - - 2
Cambridgeshire - - - - 1

Struts
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 337 (97.40%) Java
2 260 (75.14%) Spring
3 218 (63.01%) HTML
4 202 (58.38%) JavaScript
5 181 (52.31%) XML
6 177 (51.16%) JSP
7 170 (49.13%) CSS
8 168 (48.55%) Agile Software Development
9 162 (46.82%) J2EE
10 157 (45.38%) Hibernate
11 149 (43.06%) Oracle
12 146 (42.20%) SQL
13 125 (36.13%) MVC
14 124 (35.84%) Web Services
15 104 (30.06%) Relational Database
16 99 (28.61%) Spring MVC
17 94 (27.17%) UNIX
18 90 (26.01%) jQuery
19 88 (25.43%) Servlets
20 85 (24.57%) TDD
21 82 (23.70%) Ajax
22 81 (23.41%) OO
22 81 (23.41%) PL/SQL
23 78 (22.54%) JUnit
24 74 (21.39%) Eclipse
25 70 (20.23%) Linux
25 70 (20.23%) Tomcat
26 69 (19.94%) Subversion
26 69 (19.94%) Scrum
27 68 (19.65%) Struts2

Struts
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 70 (20.23%) Tomcat
2 63 (18.21%) JBoss
3 60 (17.34%) WebSphere
4 50 (14.45%) WebLogic
5 46 (13.29%) Apache
6 22 (6.36%) CMS
7 18 (5.20%) WebSphere Application Server
8 10 (2.89%) Node.js
9 8 (2.31%) TeamSite
10 6 (1.73%) Liferay
10 6 (1.73%) BizTalk Server
11 4 (1.16%) GlassFish
11 4 (1.16%) IIS
12 3 (0.87%) WebLogic Portal
12 3 (0.87%) AquaLogic
12 3 (0.87%) Alfresco
12 3 (0.87%) Apache Solr
13 2 (0.58%) Adobe CQ
13 2 (0.58%) Apache ServiceMix
13 2 (0.58%) MQSeries
Applications
1 9 (2.60%) Photoshop
2 7 (2.02%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (0.87%) MS Excel
3 3 (0.87%) MS Project
4 2 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.58%) MS Office
5 1 (0.29%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (1.73%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (1.45%) Oracle Payables
2 5 (1.45%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (0.87%) Cordys
4 1 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.29%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.29%) IntelliMatch
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.87%) GitHub
1 3 (0.87%) Force.com
2 1 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.29%) SaaS
2 1 (0.29%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (6.94%) LDAP
2 20 (5.78%) HTTP
3 13 (3.76%) SNMP
4 11 (3.18%) HTTPS
5 10 (2.89%) Internet
6 8 (2.31%) SSH
7 4 (1.16%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (30.06%) Relational Database
2 51 (14.74%) MySQL
3 45 (13.01%) RDBMS
4 41 (11.85%) SQL Server
5 28 (8.09%) Oracle Database
6 18 (5.20%) MongoDB
7 17 (4.91%) DB2
8 12 (3.47%) MariaDB
9 11 (3.18%) Neo4j
10 5 (1.45%) Oracle Reports
10 5 (1.45%) NoSQL
11 4 (1.16%) Oracle Database 11g
11 4 (1.16%) PostgreSQL
12 3 (0.87%) DTS
12 3 (0.87%) Oracle Database 10g
12 3 (0.87%) SQL Navigator
12 3 (0.87%) Big Data
13 2 (0.58%) Hadoop
13 2 (0.58%) JasperReports
14 1 (0.29%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 78 (22.54%) JUnit
2 74 (21.39%) Eclipse
3 69 (19.94%) Subversion
4 66 (19.08%) Maven
5 60 (17.34%) Ant
6 54 (15.61%) Selenium
7 32 (9.25%) JIRA
8 28 (8.09%) Git (software)
9 27 (7.80%) Jenkins
10 21 (6.07%) CruiseControl
11 16 (4.62%) Toad
12 14 (4.05%) ClearCase
13 12 (3.47%) Mercurial
13 12 (3.47%) Redmine
13 12 (3.47%) ClearQuest
14 11 (3.18%) Hudson
14 11 (3.18%) Mockito
15 9 (2.60%) NetBeans
16 8 (2.31%) Artifactory
17 7 (2.02%) Bugzilla
General
1 46 (13.29%) Finance
2 44 (12.72%) Banking
3 16 (4.62%) Retail
4 12 (3.47%) Games
5 8 (2.31%) Investment Banking
6 6 (1.73%) Publishing
7 4 (1.16%) Spanish Language
8 2 (0.58%) Marketing
8 2 (0.58%) Back Office
9 1 (0.29%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.29%) Front Office
9 1 (0.29%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.29%) Russian Language
9 1 (0.29%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 297 (85.84%) Developer
2 239 (69.08%) Java Developer
3 55 (15.90%) Senior Developer
4 51 (14.74%) Senior Java Developer
5 23 (6.65%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 16 (4.62%) Architect
6 16 (4.62%) Web Developer
7 12 (3.47%) WebSphere Developer
7 12 (3.47%) J2EE Developer
8 11 (3.18%) Java Engineer
9 10 (2.89%) Front-End Developer
10 9 (2.60%) Java Web Developer
11 8 (2.31%) Consultant
11 8 (2.31%) Lead Developer
12 7 (2.02%) UI Developer
12 7 (2.02%) UI Programmer
13 6 (1.73%) Programmer
14 5 (1.45%) Software Engineer
14 5 (1.45%) Applications Support
14 5 (1.45%) Java Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 260 (75.14%) Spring
2 218 (63.01%) HTML
3 181 (52.31%) XML
4 177 (51.16%) JSP
5 170 (49.13%) CSS
6 162 (46.82%) J2EE
7 157 (45.38%) Hibernate
8 124 (35.84%) Web Services
9 99 (28.61%) Spring MVC
10 90 (26.01%) jQuery
11 88 (25.43%) Servlets
12 82 (23.70%) Ajax
13 68 (19.65%) Struts2
14 61 (17.63%) JDBC
15 60 (17.34%) XSLT
16 58 (16.76%) JMS
17 56 (16.18%) Java EE
17 56 (16.18%) REST
18 45 (13.01%) SOAP
19 39 (11.27%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 32 (9.25%) Enterprise Software
2 19 (5.49%) Open Source
3 17 (4.91%) Computer Science
4 15 (4.34%) Visualisation
5 13 (3.76%) N-Tier
6 11 (3.18%) W3C
7 10 (2.89%) Mobile App
8 9 (2.60%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (2.02%) Online Games
9 7 (2.02%) Mobile Banking
9 7 (2.02%) User Experience
10 5 (1.45%) Management Information System
11 4 (1.16%) Data Integration
12 3 (0.87%) iPad
13 2 (0.58%) Inversion of Control
13 2 (0.58%) Embedded Systems
13 2 (0.58%) DataPower
13 2 (0.58%) PKI
13 2 (0.58%) Web 2.0
13 2 (0.58%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 94 (27.17%) UNIX
2 70 (20.23%) Linux
3 25 (7.23%) Mac OS X
4 21 (6.07%) Windows
5 5 (1.45%) Solaris
6 4 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (1.16%) Windows 2000
6 4 (1.16%) Windows XP
7 2 (0.58%) Android
7 2 (0.58%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (0.58%) AIX
7 2 (0.58%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 168 (48.55%) Agile Software Development
2 125 (36.13%) MVC
3 85 (24.57%) TDD
4 81 (23.41%) OO
5 69 (19.94%) Scrum
6 57 (16.47%) UML
7 46 (13.29%) Web Development
8 38 (10.98%) SOA
9 37 (10.69%) Unit Testing
10 36 (10.40%) E-Commerce
11 32 (9.25%) Continuous Integration
12 28 (8.09%) Web Application Development
13 27 (7.80%) User Stories
14 25 (7.23%) Configuration Management
15 21 (6.07%) Web Design
15 21 (6.07%) Responsive Web Design
16 19 (5.49%) Mentoring
16 19 (5.49%) Waterfall
17 18 (5.20%) ITIL
18 16 (4.62%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 337 (97.40%) Java
2 202 (58.38%) JavaScript
3 146 (42.20%) SQL
4 81 (23.41%) PL/SQL
5 23 (6.65%) Shell Script
6 21 (6.07%) Perl
7 16 (4.62%) C++
8 15 (4.34%) Python
9 13 (3.76%) Scala
10 10 (2.89%) C#
11 9 (2.60%) XPath
12 7 (2.02%) Ruby
12 7 (2.02%) Groovy
13 4 (1.16%) C
13 4 (1.16%) T-SQL
13 4 (1.16%) XQuery
14 3 (0.87%) JCL
14 3 (0.87%) VB
14 3 (0.87%) COBOL
14 3 (0.87%) PHP
Qualifications
1 23 (6.65%) Security Cleared
2 21 (6.07%) Degree
3 18 (5.20%) SC Cleared
4 14 (4.05%) Sun Certification
5 9 (2.60%) OCPJP
5 9 (2.60%) Oracle Certification
6 6 (1.73%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.58%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.29%) PMP
8 1 (0.29%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.29%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (9.25%) QA
2 6 (1.73%) WCAG
3 3 (0.87%) SLA
4 2 (0.58%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (2.89%) Shibboleth
2 2 (0.58%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (0.29%) Puppet
Vendors
1 149 (43.06%) Oracle
2 36 (10.40%) IBM
3 13 (3.76%) Sybase
4 8 (2.31%) Canoo
5 7 (2.02%) SAP
5 7 (2.02%) HP
5 7 (2.02%) Microsoft
5 7 (2.02%) Google
6 6 (1.73%) Twitter
6 6 (1.73%) JD Edwards
7 5 (1.45%) Pega
8 4 (1.16%) hybris
8 4 (1.16%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (1.16%) Red Hat
9 3 (0.87%) ATG
9 3 (0.87%) Metastorm
9 3 (0.87%) Open Text
9 3 (0.87%) Adobe
9 3 (0.87%) GigaSpaces
9 3 (0.87%) Endeca
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