The first table below looks at the demand 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 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Struts
Rank 369 401 386
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -15
Contract jobs citing Struts 231 157 205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.41% 0.33% 0.34%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.53% 1.23% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 77 124
Average daily rate £400 £363 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -12.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £297 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £510 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £319 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.71% -14.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £32.75 £41.52 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.11% +18.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 - £35.00
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15092 12752 15272
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.79% 26.68% 25.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 9721 7959 9018
Average daily rate £375 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 228 359 384
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £17.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £44.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%

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 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England +27 201 £400 +4.30% 80
London +4 102 £450 +12.50% 29
City of London +3 30 £450 +34.32% 7
South East -15 24 £331 +3.51% 9
East of England -21 21 £335 -25.55% 8
Scotland -23 20 £321 +0.54% 8
Yorkshire -7 18 £350 +15.70% 12
North West -12 18 £369 -13.23% 9
West Yorkshire -18 16 £350 +12.00% 9
Manchester -3 15 £406 -4.41% 4
Leeds -12 14 £363 +16.00% 3
Glasgow +6 13 £321 +0.54% 4
Hertfordshire -7 9 £450 - 4
South Wales - 9 £500 - 1
Wales - 9 £500 - 1
Cardiff - 9 £500 - 1
Watford -9 8 - - 2
South West -17 8 £388 +40.90% 2
Essex - 8 £335 - 2
Berkshire -11 7 £304 +16.82% 2
Reading -7 6 £258 -0.96%
Surrey - 6 £338 - 4
East Midlands -10 5 £373 +63.73% 6
West Midlands - 5 £450 - 4
Lancashire - 5 £375 - 1
Northampton -9 4 £373 +205.95% 4
Northamptonshire -14 4 £373 +205.95% 4
Edinburgh -27 4 - - 1
Guildford - 4 £543 - 3
Bristol - 4 - - 1

Struts
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 434 (98.86%) Java
2 343 (78.13%) Spring
3 253 (57.63%) J2EE
4 225 (51.25%) Hibernate
5 210 (47.84%) JavaScript
6 206 (46.92%) HTML
7 195 (44.42%) XML
8 190 (43.28%) JSP
9 186 (42.37%) SQL
10 183 (41.69%) Oracle
11 180 (41.00%) Web Services
12 152 (34.62%) Ajax
13 148 (33.71%) MVC
13 148 (33.71%) jQuery
14 141 (32.12%) CSS
15 129 (29.38%) Finance
16 103 (23.46%) Servlets
17 101 (23.01%) Subversion
18 100 (22.78%) JUnit
19 94 (21.41%) Agile Software Development
20 93 (21.18%) JMS
21 92 (20.96%) Maven
22 91 (20.73%) TDD
22 91 (20.73%) Ant
22 91 (20.73%) OO
23 88 (20.05%) Scrum
23 88 (20.05%) Spring MVC
24 87 (19.82%) SOAP
25 78 (17.77%) Linux
25 78 (17.77%) E-Commerce

Struts
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 75 (17.08%) Tomcat
1 75 (17.08%) WebSphere
2 71 (16.17%) WebLogic
3 49 (11.16%) Apache
4 33 (7.52%) MQSeries
5 28 (6.38%) CMS
6 25 (5.69%) WebSphere Application Server
7 16 (3.64%) Adobe CQ
8 12 (2.73%) Escenic
9 10 (2.28%) Mule
9 10 (2.28%) SharePoint
10 6 (1.37%) Oracle Workflow
10 6 (1.37%) Alfresco
11 5 (1.14%) Oracle Application Server
11 5 (1.14%) GlassFish
11 5 (1.14%) Jetty
11 5 (1.14%) IIS
12 4 (0.91%) Liferay
12 4 (0.91%) Apache Solr
12 4 (0.91%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 11 (2.51%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.14%) Mingle
3 1 (0.23%) Maya
Business Applications
1 19 (4.33%) Tridion
2 8 (1.82%) Oracle 11i
3 5 (1.14%) RiskWrite
4 4 (0.91%) Oracle Retail
5 3 (0.68%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.46%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.46%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.23%) SAP R/3
7 1 (0.23%) Oracle Manufacturing
7 1 (0.23%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.23%) SAP IS-U
7 1 (0.23%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.91%) Force.com
2 2 (0.46%) SaaS
3 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 51 (11.62%) Internet
2 19 (4.33%) Intranet
3 15 (3.42%) HTTP
4 6 (1.37%) HTTPS
5 4 (0.91%) LDAP
5 4 (0.91%) SAN
6 1 (0.23%) Firewall
6 1 (0.23%) SSL
6 1 (0.23%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (15.95%) SQL Server
2 64 (14.58%) Relational Database
3 59 (13.44%) Oracle Database
3 59 (13.44%) MySQL
4 42 (9.57%) RDBMS
5 24 (5.47%) DB2
6 19 (4.33%) Oracle Database 10g
7 18 (4.10%) InterSystems Cache
8 17 (3.87%) Oracle Reports
9 15 (3.42%) Hadoop
10 12 (2.73%) Crystal Reports
11 11 (2.51%) Big Data
12 9 (2.05%) MarkLogic
12 9 (2.05%) Oracle8/8i Database
12 9 (2.05%) Oracle9i Database
13 7 (1.59%) Oracle Database 11g
13 7 (1.59%) Triplestore
14 5 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
15 4 (0.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 4 (0.91%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 101 (23.01%) Subversion
2 100 (22.78%) JUnit
3 92 (20.96%) Maven
4 91 (20.73%) Ant
5 77 (17.54%) Eclipse
6 30 (6.83%) Apache Ivy
7 25 (5.69%) Log4j
8 21 (4.78%) Hudson
8 21 (4.78%) Jenkins
9 19 (4.33%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
10 15 (3.42%) Mockito
11 13 (2.96%) Git (software)
11 13 (2.96%) jMock
12 12 (2.73%) Selenium
13 8 (1.82%) EasyMock
14 7 (1.59%) IntelliJ
14 7 (1.59%) Rational Application Developer
15 6 (1.37%) JDeveloper
16 5 (1.14%) CruiseControl
17 4 (0.91%) JIRA
General
1 129 (29.38%) Finance
2 56 (12.76%) Banking
3 35 (7.97%) Retail
4 22 (5.01%) Manufacturing
5 17 (3.87%) Investment Banking
6 15 (3.42%) Publishing
7 8 (1.82%) Telecoms
8 6 (1.37%) Back Office
9 4 (0.91%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.46%) French Language
11 2 (0.46%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.23%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.23%) International Banking
12 1 (0.23%) Marketing
12 1 (0.23%) German Language
12 1 (0.23%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.23%) Front Office
12 1 (0.23%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 362 (82.46%) Developer
2 296 (67.43%) Java Developer
3 59 (13.44%) Senior Developer
4 55 (12.53%) Senior Java Developer
5 52 (11.85%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 36 (8.20%) Architect
7 26 (5.92%) Analyst
8 20 (4.56%) Programmer
8 20 (4.56%) J2EE Developer
9 19 (4.33%) Deployment Engineer
9 19 (4.33%) DevOps Engineer
10 18 (4.10%) Developer Analyst
10 18 (4.10%) Java Programmer
11 14 (3.19%) Senior Programmer
12 13 (2.96%) Senior Java Programmer
12 13 (2.96%) Senior Analyst
13 11 (2.51%) Web Developer
13 11 (2.51%) Lead Architect
14 10 (2.28%) Technical Architect
15 9 (2.05%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 343 (78.13%) Spring
2 253 (57.63%) J2EE
3 225 (51.25%) Hibernate
4 206 (46.92%) HTML
5 195 (44.42%) XML
6 190 (43.28%) JSP
7 180 (41.00%) Web Services
8 152 (34.62%) Ajax
9 148 (33.71%) jQuery
10 141 (32.12%) CSS
11 103 (23.46%) Servlets
12 93 (21.18%) JMS
13 88 (20.05%) Spring MVC
14 87 (19.82%) SOAP
15 77 (17.54%) JSF
16 75 (17.08%) EJB
17 68 (15.49%) Struts2
18 66 (15.03%) Java EE
19 62 (14.12%) JDBC
20 61 (13.90%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 36 (8.20%) Enterprise Software
2 26 (5.92%) Web 2.0
3 19 (4.33%) Firmware
3 19 (4.33%) Embedded Systems
4 15 (3.42%) Computer Science
5 14 (3.19%) Derivative
5 14 (3.19%) Open Source
6 13 (2.96%) Equities
7 12 (2.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 11 (2.51%) Mathematics
9 9 (2.05%) Semantic Web
10 8 (1.82%) Mobile Payment
11 6 (1.37%) Smartphone
11 6 (1.37%) Client/Server
12 4 (0.91%) Blackberry
12 4 (0.91%) GIS
12 4 (0.91%) Mobile App
12 4 (0.91%) Hedge funds
12 4 (0.91%) Data Integration
12 4 (0.91%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 78 (17.77%) Linux
2 77 (17.54%) UNIX
3 28 (6.38%) Solaris
4 25 (5.69%) Windows
5 20 (4.56%) HPUX
6 10 (2.28%) Mac OS X
7 8 (1.82%) Windows XP
8 7 (1.59%) Android
8 7 (1.59%) Windows 7
8 7 (1.59%) Apple iOS
8 7 (1.59%) Windows NT
9 5 (1.14%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (1.14%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (0.91%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.46%) AIX
12 1 (0.23%) OpenVMS
12 1 (0.23%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.23%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (33.71%) MVC
2 94 (21.41%) Agile Software Development
3 91 (20.73%) TDD
3 91 (20.73%) OO
4 88 (20.05%) Scrum
5 78 (17.77%) E-Commerce
6 68 (15.49%) UML
7 48 (10.93%) Configuration Management
8 45 (10.25%) Web Development
9 43 (9.79%) Unit Testing
10 40 (9.11%) Content Management
11 37 (8.43%) Project Management
11 37 (8.43%) SOA
12 34 (7.74%) Continuous Integration
13 28 (6.38%) RAD
14 22 (5.01%) Workflow
14 22 (5.01%) BDD
15 20 (4.56%) Performance Tuning
15 20 (4.56%) OOA/OOD
16 19 (4.33%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 434 (98.86%) Java
2 210 (47.84%) JavaScript
3 186 (42.37%) SQL
4 60 (13.67%) PL/SQL
5 25 (5.69%) XPath
6 23 (5.24%) Perl
7 22 (5.01%) Shell Script
8 19 (4.33%) Bash Shell
9 18 (4.10%) C#
10 17 (3.87%) Scala
11 13 (2.96%) T-SQL
12 9 (2.05%) XQuery
13 7 (1.59%) Groovy
14 6 (1.37%) Apex Code
14 6 (1.37%) C++
15 4 (0.91%) C
16 3 (0.68%) Ruby
17 2 (0.46%) PL/1
17 2 (0.46%) Delphi
18 1 (0.23%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 43 (9.79%) Degree
2 17 (3.87%) Sun Certification
3 15 (3.42%) Security Cleared
4 14 (3.19%) OCPJP
5 8 (1.82%) SC Cleared
6 4 (0.91%) BC Cleared
6 4 (0.91%) CTC Cleared
7 2 (0.46%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.23%) PMP
8 1 (0.23%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.23%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (6.15%) QA
2 1 (0.23%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.23%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (2.05%) Squid
Systems Management
1 2 (0.46%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 183 (41.69%) Oracle
2 75 (17.08%) JBoss
3 45 (10.25%) ATG
4 30 (6.83%) Endeca
5 29 (6.61%) IBM
6 28 (6.38%) Sybase
7 25 (5.69%) hybris
8 20 (4.56%) Microsoft
8 20 (4.56%) Interwoven
9 19 (4.33%) Elastic Path
9 19 (4.33%) Blue Martini
10 16 (3.64%) Sun
11 13 (2.96%) Perforce
12 9 (2.05%) Actimize
12 9 (2.05%) Business Objects
13 6 (1.37%) Sencha
14 5 (1.14%) FatWire
15 4 (0.91%) Adobe
15 4 (0.91%) Salesforce.com
16 3 (0.68%) webMethods
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