The table below looks at the statistics for Struts2 skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Struts2 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 2
Rank 572 558 548
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -10
Contract jobs citing Struts2 42 20 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.073% 0.038% 0.094%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.27% 0.13% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 11 27
Average daily rate
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£448 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.85% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £278 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £388 £391
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.55% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 - -

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%

Struts2
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Struts2 within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Struts2 Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Struts2
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Struts2 within the UK.

Struts2 Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Struts2
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Struts2 within the UK over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

Struts2 Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Struts2
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Struts2 within the UK.

Struts2 Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Struts2
Top 18 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Struts2 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 -1 33 £450 +28.57% 5
East of England - 13 £390 - 1
Essex - 11 £390 -
London +22 10 £470 +21.29% 3
Scotland -9 5 £350 +16.66% 1
Southend-on-Sea - 4 £390 -
South East -6 3 £675 -
Glasgow -19 2 £350 +16.66% 1
City of London - 2 £408 - 1
Hertfordshire - 2 £463 - 1
Berkshire - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Bishop's Stortford - - - - 1
Chelmsford - - - -
St Albans - - - -
Reading - - - -

Struts2
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Struts2 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 Struts2.

1 53 (100.00%) Struts
2 51 (96.23%) Java
3 40 (75.47%) Spring
4 35 (66.04%) Oracle
5 34 (64.15%) HTML
6 33 (62.26%) SQL
7 31 (58.49%) CSS
8 30 (56.60%) JavaScript
8 30 (56.60%) Hibernate
9 29 (54.72%) Web Services
9 29 (54.72%) XML
10 26 (49.06%) J2EE
11 24 (45.28%) Relational Database
12 23 (43.40%) TDD
13 20 (37.74%) MySQL
14 18 (33.96%) Eclipse
14 18 (33.96%) Agile Software Development
14 18 (33.96%) MVC
14 18 (33.96%) jQuery
15 17 (32.08%) JBoss
15 17 (32.08%) PL/SQL
16 15 (28.30%) Ajax
16 15 (28.30%) Enterprise Software
17 14 (26.42%) Web Development
17 14 (26.42%) JSP
17 14 (26.42%) UNIX
17 14 (26.42%) LDAP
17 14 (26.42%) JAAS
18 13 (24.53%) Linux
18 13 (24.53%) SQL Server

Struts2
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Struts2 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 Struts2. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (22.64%) WebLogic
2 9 (16.98%) Apache
3 4 (7.55%) Oracle Workflow
3 4 (7.55%) Liferay
3 4 (7.55%) Apache ServiceMix
4 3 (5.66%) Tomcat
5 2 (3.77%) WebLogic Portal
5 2 (3.77%) WebLogic Integration
5 2 (3.77%) WebSphere Process Server
5 2 (3.77%) WebSphere
5 2 (3.77%) GlassFish
5 2 (3.77%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.89%) Oracle Application Server
Business Applications
1 3 (5.66%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (3.77%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (1.89%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.77%) SaaS
1 2 (3.77%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (26.42%) LDAP
2 5 (9.43%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (45.28%) Relational Database
2 20 (37.74%) MySQL
3 13 (24.53%) SQL Server
4 7 (13.21%) Oracle Database
5 5 (9.43%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (7.55%) JasperReports
7 3 (5.66%) MariaDB
8 2 (3.77%) Hadoop
8 2 (3.77%) NoSQL
8 2 (3.77%) Big Data
8 2 (3.77%) RDBMS
9 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 18 (33.96%) Eclipse
2 13 (24.53%) Subversion
3 9 (16.98%) Maven
4 7 (13.21%) JIRA
5 5 (9.43%) Ant
6 4 (7.55%) JUnit
6 4 (7.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 4 (7.55%) Bugzilla
6 4 (7.55%) NetBeans
6 4 (7.55%) MyEclipse
6 4 (7.55%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (5.66%) IntelliJ
7 3 (5.66%) JBuilder
8 2 (3.77%) Jenkins
8 2 (3.77%) Git (software)
9 1 (1.89%) Mockito
9 1 (1.89%) Hudson
9 1 (1.89%) Selenium
9 1 (1.89%) Oracle Forms
General
1 10 (18.87%) Finance
2 4 (7.55%) Banking
3 2 (3.77%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 46 (86.79%) Developer
1 46 (86.79%) Java Developer
2 15 (28.30%) Senior Developer
2 15 (28.30%) Senior Java Developer
3 6 (11.32%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 5 (9.43%) Software Engineer
5 3 (5.66%) J2EE Developer
5 3 (5.66%) Java Software Engineer
6 2 (3.77%) Architect
6 2 (3.77%) Enterprise Data Architect
6 2 (3.77%) Data Architect
6 2 (3.77%) Enterprise Architect
7 1 (1.89%) HTML Developer
7 1 (1.89%) Hybris Consultant
7 1 (1.89%) Consultant
7 1 (1.89%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (100.00%) Struts
2 40 (75.47%) Spring
3 34 (64.15%) HTML
4 31 (58.49%) CSS
5 30 (56.60%) Hibernate
6 29 (54.72%) Web Services
6 29 (54.72%) XML
7 26 (49.06%) J2EE
8 18 (33.96%) jQuery
9 15 (28.30%) Ajax
10 14 (26.42%) JSP
10 14 (26.42%) JAAS
11 11 (20.75%) Spring MVC
12 10 (18.87%) Java EE
12 10 (18.87%) JSF
12 10 (18.87%) DHTML
13 9 (16.98%) SOAP
13 9 (16.98%) JSON
13 9 (16.98%) FreeMarker
14 8 (15.09%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (28.30%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (11.32%) Open Source
3 5 (9.43%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (9.43%) Visualisation
4 4 (7.55%) GIS
5 2 (3.77%) Clustering
5 2 (3.77%) DataPower
5 2 (3.77%) Inversion of Control
5 2 (3.77%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 14 (26.42%) UNIX
2 13 (24.53%) Linux
3 10 (18.87%) Mac OS X
4 9 (16.98%) Windows
5 4 (7.55%) Windows 2000
5 4 (7.55%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (43.40%) TDD
2 18 (33.96%) MVC
2 18 (33.96%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (26.42%) Web Development
4 12 (22.64%) Mentoring
5 10 (18.87%) UML
6 9 (16.98%) OO
7 6 (11.32%) E-Commerce
7 6 (11.32%) SOA
7 6 (11.32%) Configuration Management
7 6 (11.32%) BPEL
8 5 (9.43%) Software Engineering
8 5 (9.43%) Scrum
8 5 (9.43%) Web Design
8 5 (9.43%) Responsive Web Design
9 4 (7.55%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (7.55%) Performance Analysis
9 4 (7.55%) Migration
9 4 (7.55%) Workflow
9 4 (7.55%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 51 (96.23%) Java
2 33 (62.26%) SQL
3 30 (56.60%) JavaScript
4 17 (32.08%) PL/SQL
5 7 (13.21%) C++
6 4 (7.55%) C
6 4 (7.55%) Python
6 4 (7.55%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (11.32%) Security Cleared
2 5 (9.43%) SC Cleared
3 4 (7.55%) CTC Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (1.89%) Puppet
Vendors
1 35 (66.04%) Oracle
2 17 (32.08%) JBoss
3 5 (9.43%) Sybase
4 4 (7.55%) Microsoft
4 4 (7.55%) Google
4 4 (7.55%) hybris
5 2 (3.77%) Kony
5 2 (3.77%) IBM
5 2 (3.77%) Yahoo!
6 1 (1.89%) FatWire
6 1 (1.89%) Endeca