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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Struts
Rank 434 383 403
Rank change year-on-year
-51 +20
Contract jobs citing Struts 160 227 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.29% 0.40% 0.34%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.08% 1.49% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 102 82
Average daily rate
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£400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £276 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £319
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +9.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £46.75 £32.75 £41.52
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.74% -21.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.55 £32.75 £39.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.95 £32.75 £43.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.75 £32.75 -
% change year-on-year
+42.74% -

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
14870 15193 13060
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.61% 26.95% 26.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 9632 9759 8160
Average daily rate £388 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £515 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 182 228 362
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.86 £18.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 -50 144 £400 +1.58% 56
London -27 66 £408 -9.44% 16
East of England +21 25 £375 +11.94% 11
South East -19 25 £325 -1.88% 10
City of London +7 14 £525 +16.66% 6
Buckinghamshire +12 12 £325 +15.04% 1
Yorkshire -22 12 £400 +10.34% 1
Essex +13 11 £425 +26.86% 8
Scotland -8 10 £375 +16.91%
Edinburgh 0 9 £375 -
Milton Keynes +1 8 £325 +15.04% 1
Hertfordshire +6 6 £388 -13.88% 2
Cambridgeshire +6 6 £259 - 1
Berkshire +5 5 £300 -1.23% 4
East Midlands +5 5 £410 +10.06% 5
North West -28 5 £500 +37.93% 7
Watford +2 4 £388 -
West Yorkshire -21 4 £363 +3.57% 1
East Sussex - 4 £350 - 1
South West -1 3 - - 5
Leeds -25 3 £363 -3.33%
Cambridge +4 2 £325 - 1
Somerset 0 2 - - 3
Bedfordshire 0 2 £375 +41.50%
Surrey -2 2 £350 +3.70% 1
Hampshire -9 2 £350 - 1
Birmingham -10 2 £475 -
Northamptonshire -11 2 £300 -19.46%
West Midlands -18 2 £475 +5.55% 1
Brentwood - 2 - -

Struts
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 306 (97.76%) Java
2 246 (78.59%) Spring
3 194 (61.98%) HTML
4 183 (58.47%) JavaScript
5 171 (54.63%) JSP
6 163 (52.08%) J2EE
7 159 (50.80%) Agile Software Development
8 151 (48.24%) XML
9 149 (47.60%) CSS
10 142 (45.37%) Hibernate
11 124 (39.62%) Oracle
12 116 (37.06%) SQL
13 104 (33.23%) Web Services
14 95 (30.35%) MVC
15 94 (30.03%) jQuery
16 90 (28.75%) JUnit
17 86 (27.48%) Servlets
18 85 (27.16%) UNIX
19 83 (26.52%) Maven
20 82 (26.20%) Spring MVC
21 81 (25.88%) Ajax
22 76 (24.28%) Ant
23 74 (23.64%) Tomcat
24 73 (23.32%) Linux
24 73 (23.32%) TDD
25 72 (23.00%) Relational Database
26 71 (22.68%) JMS
27 70 (22.36%) OO
28 69 (22.04%) WebLogic
29 64 (20.45%) PL/SQL

Struts
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 74 (23.64%) Tomcat
2 69 (22.04%) WebLogic
3 57 (18.21%) JBoss
4 53 (16.93%) WebSphere
5 28 (8.95%) Apache
6 18 (5.75%) CMS
7 9 (2.88%) Node.js
8 8 (2.56%) TeamSite
9 7 (2.24%) WebSphere Application Server
10 6 (1.92%) BizTalk Server
11 5 (1.60%) GlassFish
12 4 (1.28%) Apache Solr
13 3 (0.96%) Liferay
14 2 (0.64%) WebLogic Portal
14 2 (0.64%) Apache ServiceMix
14 2 (0.64%) Oracle Workflow
14 2 (0.64%) MQSeries
15 1 (0.32%) SharePoint
15 1 (0.32%) Commerce Server
15 1 (0.32%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (1.28%) MS Office
2 3 (0.96%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.96%) MS Visio
2 3 (0.96%) Photoshop
2 3 (0.96%) MS Project
3 2 (0.64%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (2.56%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.32%) AWD
2 1 (0.32%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (0.32%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (0.32%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.96%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.64%) OpenShift
2 2 (0.64%) Google Checkout
3 1 (0.32%) iPaaS
3 1 (0.32%) SaaS
3 1 (0.32%) PaaS
3 1 (0.32%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 15 (4.79%) HTTP
1 15 (4.79%) Internet
2 10 (3.19%) Intranet
3 9 (2.88%) LDAP
4 7 (2.24%) HTTPS
4 7 (2.24%) SNMP
4 7 (2.24%) SSH
5 6 (1.92%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (23.00%) Relational Database
2 40 (12.78%) RDBMS
3 27 (8.63%) Oracle Database
4 26 (8.31%) MySQL
5 25 (7.99%) SQL Server
6 17 (5.43%) DB2
7 8 (2.56%) MongoDB
8 7 (2.24%) MariaDB
9 6 (1.92%) SQL Navigator
10 5 (1.60%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (0.96%) NoSQL
11 3 (0.96%) PostgreSQL
12 2 (0.64%) JasperReports
13 1 (0.32%) Oracle Database 11g
13 1 (0.32%) Big Data
13 1 (0.32%) SQLPlus
13 1 (0.32%) Informix
Development Applications
1 90 (28.75%) JUnit
2 83 (26.52%) Maven
3 76 (24.28%) Ant
4 60 (19.17%) Eclipse
4 60 (19.17%) Subversion
5 54 (17.25%) Selenium
6 29 (9.27%) Jenkins
7 23 (7.35%) JIRA
8 21 (6.71%) Git (software)
9 16 (5.11%) CruiseControl
9 16 (5.11%) Toad
10 15 (4.79%) ClearCase
10 15 (4.79%) ClearQuest
11 13 (4.15%) Cucumber
12 9 (2.88%) Mockito
13 8 (2.56%) Redmine
13 8 (2.56%) Artifactory
14 7 (2.24%) Jasmine
14 7 (2.24%) SoapUI
14 7 (2.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 44 (14.06%) Finance
2 36 (11.50%) Banking
3 14 (4.47%) Retail
4 7 (2.24%) Publishing
4 7 (2.24%) Games
5 6 (1.92%) Investment Banking
6 3 (0.96%) Marketing
6 3 (0.96%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.64%) Back Office
7 2 (0.64%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.32%) Advertising
8 1 (0.32%) Automotive
8 1 (0.32%) Legal
8 1 (0.32%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.32%) Front Office
8 1 (0.32%) Russian Language
8 1 (0.32%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 268 (85.62%) Developer
2 209 (66.77%) Java Developer
3 38 (12.14%) Senior Developer
4 33 (10.54%) Senior Java Developer
5 20 (6.39%) Web Developer
6 17 (5.43%) Architect
7 12 (3.83%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 10 (3.19%) Java Web Developer
9 9 (2.88%) Java Architect
9 9 (2.88%) UI Developer
9 9 (2.88%) Front-End Developer
9 9 (2.88%) UI Programmer
9 9 (2.88%) Applications Developer
10 8 (2.56%) J2EE Developer
11 7 (2.24%) JavaScript Developer
12 6 (1.92%) Lead Developer
13 5 (1.60%) Java Engineer
13 5 (1.60%) AWS Developer
13 5 (1.60%) Full Stack Developer
14 4 (1.28%) Hybris Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 246 (78.59%) Spring
2 194 (61.98%) HTML
3 171 (54.63%) JSP
4 163 (52.08%) J2EE
5 151 (48.24%) XML
6 149 (47.60%) CSS
7 142 (45.37%) Hibernate
8 104 (33.23%) Web Services
9 94 (30.03%) jQuery
10 86 (27.48%) Servlets
11 82 (26.20%) Spring MVC
12 81 (25.88%) Ajax
13 71 (22.68%) JMS
14 55 (17.57%) HTML5
15 52 (16.61%) XSLT
16 42 (13.42%) Java EE
16 42 (13.42%) AngularJS
17 41 (13.10%) JSF
18 38 (12.14%) Struts2
19 37 (11.82%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 34 (10.86%) Open Source
2 21 (6.71%) Computer Science
3 15 (4.79%) Enterprise Software
4 12 (3.83%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (2.56%) User Experience
5 8 (2.56%) Mobile App
5 8 (2.56%) Visualisation
6 7 (2.24%) Mobile Banking
7 6 (1.92%) Client/Server
7 6 (1.92%) W3C
7 6 (1.92%) Clustering
8 5 (1.60%) N-Tier
8 5 (1.60%) Embedded Systems
8 5 (1.60%) Mathematics
8 5 (1.60%) iPad
9 4 (1.28%) PKI
9 4 (1.28%) Online Banking
10 3 (0.96%) RIA
11 2 (0.64%) Online Games
11 2 (0.64%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 85 (27.16%) UNIX
2 73 (23.32%) Linux
3 12 (3.83%) Mac OS X
4 10 (3.19%) Windows
5 7 (2.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (0.96%) Android
7 2 (0.64%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (0.64%) AIX
7 2 (0.64%) Solaris
8 1 (0.32%) HPUX
8 1 (0.32%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 159 (50.80%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (30.35%) MVC
3 73 (23.32%) TDD
4 70 (22.36%) OO
5 61 (19.49%) Scrum
6 50 (15.97%) UML
7 35 (11.18%) E-Commerce
8 32 (10.22%) Unit Testing
9 31 (9.90%) SOA
10 29 (9.27%) Web Development
11 27 (8.63%) Web Application Development
12 21 (6.71%) User Stories
13 19 (6.07%) Continuous Integration
14 17 (5.43%) ITIL
15 16 (5.11%) Responsive Web Design
16 15 (4.79%) Waterfall
16 15 (4.79%) B2B
16 15 (4.79%) Web Design
17 14 (4.47%) RUP
17 14 (4.47%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 306 (97.76%) Java
2 183 (58.47%) JavaScript
3 116 (37.06%) SQL
4 64 (20.45%) PL/SQL
5 22 (7.03%) Perl
6 21 (6.71%) Shell Script
7 16 (5.11%) XPath
8 15 (4.79%) Python
9 10 (3.19%) Scala
10 5 (1.60%) Groovy
10 5 (1.60%) Ruby
10 5 (1.60%) C#
11 4 (1.28%) XQuery
12 3 (0.96%) C++
12 3 (0.96%) PHP
12 3 (0.96%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.64%) C
14 1 (0.32%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.32%) VB
14 1 (0.32%) VBA
Qualifications
1 29 (9.27%) Degree
2 24 (7.67%) Security Cleared
3 20 (6.39%) SC Cleared
4 15 (4.79%) Sun Certification
5 11 (3.51%) OCPJP
6 9 (2.88%) Oracle Certification
7 6 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.64%) HND
8 2 (0.64%) OCMJD
8 2 (0.64%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.32%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.32%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (7.35%) QA
2 6 (1.92%) WCAG
3 1 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.32%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (1.60%) Firmware
2 2 (0.64%) Shibboleth
2 2 (0.64%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.32%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 124 (39.62%) Oracle
2 24 (7.67%) IBM
3 15 (4.79%) hybris
4 12 (3.83%) Red Hat
5 11 (3.51%) Endeca
6 9 (2.88%) Atlassian
7 8 (2.56%) JD Edwards
7 8 (2.56%) SAP
8 7 (2.24%) ATG
9 6 (1.92%) HP
10 5 (1.60%) Sybase
10 5 (1.60%) Adobe
10 5 (1.60%) Google
10 5 (1.60%) Twitter
11 4 (1.28%) Pega
11 4 (1.28%) Sun
12 3 (0.96%) BEA
12 3 (0.96%) Vitria
12 3 (0.96%) Canoo
12 3 (0.96%) Sencha
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