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 31 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Struts
Rank 427 399 343
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -56
Contract jobs citing Struts 188 190 249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.32% 0.36% 0.46%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.21% 1.25% 1.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 98 150
Average daily rate
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£390 £383 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.96% +9.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £224 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £577
UK excluding London average daily rate £356 £339 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.16% -3.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 2
Average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +46.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £33.00 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.75 £34.40 £28.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +46.66%

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
15599 15235 14857
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.89% 29.11% 27.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 10438 9919 8959
Average daily rate £385 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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 163 283 371
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.29 £17.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.20 £46.00 £44.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

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 31 October 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 31 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
England -55 156 £408 +8.66% 62
London -9 67 £415 -14.87% 20
East of England +8 34 £475 +5.55% 16
Essex - 29 £475 - 9
Scotland +9 15 £350 - 4
North West -6 15 £400 +23.07% 4
Southend-on-Sea - 15 £475 - 2
South East -52 14 £292 -2.83% 8
City of London +5 11 £445 -1.11% 7
Glasgow +2 11 £350 - 3
South West -18 11 £298 -5.55% 7
Cheshire +15 9 £350 +7.69% 1
Gloucestershire - 9 £340 - 4
West Midlands -5 6 £394 +29.09% 2
Berkshire -11 5 £312 -9.49% 3
Cirencester - 5 £475 - 1
East Midlands -1 4 £525 +31.25% 2
Manchester -8 4 £475 +35.71% 2
Buckinghamshire -13 4 - - 2
Northamptonshire -9 3 £525 +40.00% 2
Hertfordshire -17 3 £450 +45.16% 3
Milton Keynes -6 2 - - 1
Surrey -18 2 - - 2
Northampton - 2 £525 - 2
Gloucester - 2 £230 - 3
Guildford - 2 - - 2
Slough - 2 £312 - 1
Watford -3 1 - - 1
West Yorkshire -13 1 - - 3
Wiltshire -14 1 £230 - 1

Struts
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 October 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.

1 339 (97.13%) Java
2 269 (77.08%) Spring
3 199 (57.02%) JavaScript
4 191 (54.73%) HTML
5 184 (52.72%) XML
6 179 (51.29%) J2EE
7 174 (49.86%) SQL
8 161 (46.13%) JSP
9 160 (45.85%) CSS
10 154 (44.13%) Oracle
10 154 (44.13%) Agile Software Development
11 146 (41.83%) Hibernate
12 143 (40.97%) Web Services
13 122 (34.96%) MVC
14 104 (29.80%) Relational Database
15 99 (28.37%) Ajax
16 94 (26.93%) TDD
17 93 (26.65%) OO
18 88 (25.21%) Servlets
19 83 (23.78%) WebSphere
20 82 (23.50%) UNIX
21 81 (23.21%) XSLT
22 80 (22.92%) Spring MVC
23 77 (22.06%) PL/SQL
24 74 (21.20%) JBoss
25 72 (20.63%) JDBC
25 72 (20.63%) JMS
26 65 (18.62%) Scrum
27 63 (18.05%) Eclipse
28 62 (17.77%) REST

Struts
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 83 (23.78%) WebSphere
2 74 (21.20%) JBoss
3 53 (15.19%) Apache
4 49 (14.04%) WebLogic
5 46 (13.18%) Tomcat
6 30 (8.60%) WebSphere Application Server
7 29 (8.31%) CMS
8 18 (5.16%) FileNet
9 10 (2.87%) Adobe CQ
10 8 (2.29%) Liferay
11 7 (2.01%) IIS
12 6 (1.72%) MQSeries
13 5 (1.43%) WebLogic Portal
14 4 (1.15%) BizTalk Server
14 4 (1.15%) Oracle Workflow
14 4 (1.15%) GlassFish
15 3 (0.86%) Alfresco
15 3 (0.86%) AquaLogic
16 2 (0.57%) Oracle Coherence
16 2 (0.57%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 7 (2.01%) Photoshop
1 7 (2.01%) Adobe Illustrator
2 5 (1.43%) MS Visio
2 5 (1.43%) MS Office
3 4 (1.15%) MS Project
4 2 (0.57%) MS Excel
5 1 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 7 (2.01%) Oracle Payables
2 5 (1.43%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (0.86%) Cordys
4 1 (0.29%) Oracle Retail
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
4 1 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.29%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (0.86%) Force.com
1 3 (0.86%) GitHub
2 2 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (0.57%) SaaS
2 2 (0.57%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (8.31%) LDAP
2 25 (7.16%) HTTP
3 16 (4.58%) Internet
4 13 (3.72%) SNMP
5 4 (1.15%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.29%) SSH
6 1 (0.29%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (29.80%) Relational Database
2 53 (15.19%) SQL Server
3 48 (13.75%) MySQL
4 27 (7.74%) RDBMS
5 14 (4.01%) MariaDB
5 14 (4.01%) MongoDB
6 13 (3.72%) Oracle Database
6 13 (3.72%) DB2
7 11 (3.15%) Neo4j
8 6 (1.72%) Big Data
9 5 (1.43%) Oracle Reports
9 5 (1.43%) Hadoop
9 5 (1.43%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (1.15%) MS Access
10 4 (1.15%) JasperReports
11 3 (0.86%) DTS
11 3 (0.86%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (0.86%) Oracle Database 10g
11 3 (0.86%) NoSQL
12 2 (0.57%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 63 (18.05%) Eclipse
2 61 (17.48%) Subversion
3 59 (16.91%) JUnit
4 52 (14.90%) Selenium
5 44 (12.61%) Maven
6 32 (9.17%) Ant
7 21 (6.02%) JIRA
8 20 (5.73%) CruiseControl
8 20 (5.73%) Git (software)
9 17 (4.87%) Jenkins
10 16 (4.58%) Hudson
11 11 (3.15%) Mercurial
12 9 (2.58%) Apache Ivy
13 8 (2.29%) IntelliJ
14 7 (2.01%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 7 (2.01%) Bugzilla
14 7 (2.01%) NetBeans
14 7 (2.01%) Team Foundation Server
14 7 (2.01%) Mockito
14 7 (2.01%) Redmine
General
1 53 (15.19%) Finance
2 50 (14.33%) Banking
3 21 (6.02%) Retail
4 10 (2.87%) Games
5 8 (2.29%) Investment Banking
6 5 (1.43%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.15%) Publishing
7 4 (1.15%) Back Office
7 4 (1.15%) Spanish Language
8 3 (0.86%) German Language
9 2 (0.57%) International Banking
9 2 (0.57%) Advertising
10 1 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.29%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.29%) Legal
10 1 (0.29%) Korean Language
10 1 (0.29%) Local Government
10 1 (0.29%) Billing
Job Titles
1 284 (81.38%) Developer
2 239 (68.48%) Java Developer
3 45 (12.89%) Senior Developer
4 40 (11.46%) Senior Java Developer
4 40 (11.46%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 27 (7.74%) Architect
5 27 (7.74%) J2EE Developer
6 11 (3.15%) Consultant
6 11 (3.15%) WebSphere Developer
6 11 (3.15%) Java Engineer
7 9 (2.58%) Front-End Developer
8 8 (2.29%) Web Developer
9 7 (2.01%) Software Engineer
9 7 (2.01%) Java Web Developer
10 6 (1.72%) Software Developer
11 5 (1.43%) Portal Developer
12 4 (1.15%) Development Consultant
12 4 (1.15%) Analyst
12 4 (1.15%) Applications Developer
12 4 (1.15%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 269 (77.08%) Spring
2 191 (54.73%) HTML
3 184 (52.72%) XML
4 179 (51.29%) J2EE
5 161 (46.13%) JSP
6 160 (45.85%) CSS
7 146 (41.83%) Hibernate
8 143 (40.97%) Web Services
9 99 (28.37%) Ajax
10 88 (25.21%) Servlets
11 81 (23.21%) XSLT
12 80 (22.92%) Spring MVC
13 72 (20.63%) JDBC
13 72 (20.63%) JMS
14 62 (17.77%) REST
15 60 (17.19%) Struts2
16 55 (15.76%) SOAP
17 51 (14.61%) jQuery
18 48 (13.75%) Java EE
19 42 (12.03%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 33 (9.46%) Enterprise Software
2 23 (6.59%) Open Source
3 16 (4.58%) Visualisation
4 12 (3.44%) N-Tier
5 9 (2.58%) Computer Science
5 9 (2.58%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (2.29%) iPad
7 7 (2.01%) Online Games
8 6 (1.72%) Web 2.0
8 6 (1.72%) Management Information System
9 5 (1.43%) W3C
9 5 (1.43%) Credit Risk
9 5 (1.43%) Data Integration
9 5 (1.43%) Mobile Banking
10 4 (1.15%) Mathematics
10 4 (1.15%) Online Banking
11 3 (0.86%) GIS
11 3 (0.86%) Mobile Payment
11 3 (0.86%) Data Structures
12 2 (0.57%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 82 (23.50%) UNIX
2 54 (15.47%) Linux
3 24 (6.88%) Mac OS X
4 14 (4.01%) Windows
5 9 (2.58%) Solaris
6 6 (1.72%) HPUX
7 4 (1.15%) Windows 2000
7 4 (1.15%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.29%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (44.13%) Agile Software Development
2 122 (34.96%) MVC
3 94 (26.93%) TDD
4 93 (26.65%) OO
5 65 (18.62%) Scrum
6 58 (16.62%) SOA
7 53 (15.19%) E-Commerce
8 52 (14.90%) UML
9 50 (14.33%) Web Development
10 43 (12.32%) Unit Testing
11 35 (10.03%) Configuration Management
12 31 (8.88%) Web Application Development
13 29 (8.31%) Continuous Integration
14 28 (8.02%) Mentoring
15 21 (6.02%) Content Management
16 20 (5.73%) Web Design
17 19 (5.44%) Responsive Web Design
17 19 (5.44%) BDD
18 18 (5.16%) User Stories
19 17 (4.87%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 339 (97.13%) Java
2 199 (57.02%) JavaScript
3 174 (49.86%) SQL
4 77 (22.06%) PL/SQL
5 26 (7.45%) Shell Script
6 24 (6.88%) Perl
7 18 (5.16%) C++
8 14 (4.01%) C#
9 13 (3.72%) Python
10 9 (2.58%) T-SQL
11 7 (2.01%) Scala
12 6 (1.72%) XPath
13 5 (1.43%) Groovy
14 4 (1.15%) C
15 3 (0.86%) COBOL
15 3 (0.86%) PHP
15 3 (0.86%) VB
15 3 (0.86%) JCL
15 3 (0.86%) Apex Code
15 3 (0.86%) Lua
Qualifications
1 26 (7.45%) Degree
2 23 (6.59%) Security Cleared
3 17 (4.87%) SC Cleared
4 11 (3.15%) Sun Certification
5 4 (1.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (1.15%) OCPJP
6 3 (0.86%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.29%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.29%) PMP
7 1 (0.29%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (11.46%) QA
2 5 (1.43%) PCI DSS
3 4 (1.15%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.86%) SLA
5 1 (0.29%) Data Quality
System Software
1 12 (3.44%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 2 (0.57%) OpenSSO
2 1 (0.29%) Puppet
2 1 (0.29%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 154 (44.13%) Oracle
2 61 (17.48%) IBM
3 14 (4.01%) Sybase
4 12 (3.44%) Sun
5 9 (2.58%) Endeca
6 8 (2.29%) ATG
6 8 (2.29%) Microsoft
7 7 (2.01%) Canoo
8 5 (1.43%) Google
8 5 (1.43%) Interwoven
9 4 (1.15%) Adobe
9 4 (1.15%) SAP
9 4 (1.15%) FatWire
9 4 (1.15%) hybris
9 4 (1.15%) Pega
10 3 (0.86%) Metastorm
10 3 (0.86%) GigaSpaces
10 3 (0.86%) Open Text
10 3 (0.86%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (0.86%) BEA
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