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 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 2
Rank 573 566 544
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -22
Contract jobs citing Struts2 20 33 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.036% 0.059% 0.041%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.13% 0.22% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 27 9
Average daily rate
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£394 £375 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £255 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £313
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +12.00%
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
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% -

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 17 April 2015.

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 22 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 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -20 17 £388 +3.33% 1
East of England +19 9 £400 +12.67%
London +2 7 £375 -23.07%
Hertfordshire +13 5 £388 -13.88%
Watford - 3 £388 -
Reading +4 1 £300 +66.20% 1
Berkshire +4 1 £300 +66.20% 1
South East -22 1 £300 +66.20% 1
South West - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Wiltshire - - - -
City of London - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
St Albans - - - -
Trowbridge - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Luton - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Scotland - - - -

Struts2
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 38 (100.00%) Java
1 38 (100.00%) Struts
2 36 (94.74%) Spring
3 32 (84.21%) Hibernate
4 27 (71.05%) JavaScript
5 26 (68.42%) Web Services
6 25 (65.79%) HTML
6 25 (65.79%) Agile Software Development
7 23 (60.53%) CSS
8 18 (47.37%) TDD
9 17 (44.74%) SQL
9 17 (44.74%) Oracle
10 16 (42.11%) UNIX
10 16 (42.11%) Scrum
10 16 (42.11%) Apache
11 15 (39.47%) Eclipse
11 15 (39.47%) XML
11 15 (39.47%) JSP
11 15 (39.47%) Maven
11 15 (39.47%) JPA
12 14 (36.84%) Subversion
12 14 (36.84%) JUnit
12 14 (36.84%) Relational Database
13 13 (34.21%) MVC
13 13 (34.21%) jQuery
14 12 (31.58%) JSON
14 12 (31.58%) J2EE
14 12 (31.58%) WebLogic
14 12 (31.58%) REST
15 11 (28.95%) Jenkins

Struts2
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 16 (42.11%) Apache
2 12 (31.58%) WebLogic
3 9 (23.68%) Tomcat
4 7 (18.42%) JBoss
5 2 (5.26%) Liferay
5 2 (5.26%) Apache ServiceMix
5 2 (5.26%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (2.63%) WebSphere
6 1 (2.63%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (5.26%) MS Project
1 2 (5.26%) MS Office
1 2 (5.26%) MS Excel
1 2 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (21.05%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.42%) LDAP
1 7 (18.42%) HTTP
2 1 (2.63%) Intranet
2 1 (2.63%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (36.84%) Relational Database
2 10 (26.32%) MySQL
3 7 (18.42%) MariaDB
4 6 (15.79%) Oracle Database
4 6 (15.79%) SQL Server
5 2 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (5.26%) JasperReports
6 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (2.63%) DB2
Development Applications
1 15 (39.47%) Eclipse
1 15 (39.47%) Maven
2 14 (36.84%) Subversion
2 14 (36.84%) JUnit
3 11 (28.95%) Jenkins
4 9 (23.68%) Git (software)
4 9 (23.68%) Selenium
5 8 (21.05%) JIRA
5 8 (21.05%) Redmine
6 6 (15.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 5 (13.16%) Ant
7 5 (13.16%) Cucumber
8 2 (5.26%) Mercurial
8 2 (5.26%) Oracle APEX
8 2 (5.26%) Visual Studio
9 1 (2.63%) JBehave
General
1 8 (21.05%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Banking
2 2 (5.26%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.63%) Legal
3 1 (2.63%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 35 (92.11%) Developer
2 30 (78.95%) Java Developer
3 10 (26.32%) Senior Java Developer
3 10 (26.32%) Senior Developer
4 4 (10.53%) Java Architect
4 4 (10.53%) Architect
5 3 (7.89%) Mid-Level Java Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Senior Java Architect
6 2 (5.26%) Senior Architect
6 2 (5.26%) Applications Developer
7 1 (2.63%) Technical Architect
7 1 (2.63%) Java Technical Architect
7 1 (2.63%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (2.63%) Technical Manager
7 1 (2.63%) Delivery Manager
7 1 (2.63%) Front-End Developer
7 1 (2.63%) Technical Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (100.00%) Struts
2 36 (94.74%) Spring
3 32 (84.21%) Hibernate
4 26 (68.42%) Web Services
5 25 (65.79%) HTML
6 23 (60.53%) CSS
7 15 (39.47%) JSP
7 15 (39.47%) XML
7 15 (39.47%) JPA
8 13 (34.21%) jQuery
9 12 (31.58%) REST
9 12 (31.58%) JSON
9 12 (31.58%) J2EE
10 11 (28.95%) Spring MVC
11 8 (21.05%) .NET
12 7 (18.42%) JMS
12 7 (18.42%) JAX-RPC
12 7 (18.42%) JAXB
12 7 (18.42%) JAAS
13 6 (15.79%) Apache CXF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.42%) Visualisation
1 7 (18.42%) Open Source
1 7 (18.42%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (13.16%) Clustering
3 2 (5.26%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.26%) GIS
3 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 16 (42.11%) UNIX
2 8 (21.05%) Linux
3 7 (18.42%) Mac OS X
4 3 (7.89%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (65.79%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (47.37%) TDD
3 16 (42.11%) Scrum
4 13 (34.21%) MVC
5 10 (26.32%) User Stories
6 8 (21.05%) ERP
6 8 (21.05%) Resource Management
7 7 (18.42%) Configuration Management
7 7 (18.42%) Web Development
7 7 (18.42%) Web Design
7 7 (18.42%) Microservices
7 7 (18.42%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (18.42%) Responsive Web Design
8 5 (13.16%) OWASP
9 4 (10.53%) Mentoring
10 3 (7.89%) SOA
10 3 (7.89%) UML
11 2 (5.26%) RUP
11 2 (5.26%) Workflow
11 2 (5.26%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 38 (100.00%) Java
2 27 (71.05%) JavaScript
3 17 (44.74%) SQL
4 9 (23.68%) PL/SQL
5 2 (5.26%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (7.89%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.26%) Degree
2 2 (5.26%) SC Cleared
2 2 (5.26%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (26.32%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 17 (44.74%) Oracle
2 8 (21.05%) JD Edwards
3 7 (18.42%) SAP
4 5 (13.16%) Atlassian
5 2 (5.26%) Sybase
6 1 (2.63%) F5
6 1 (2.63%) Twitter