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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Struts 2
Rank 574 558 549
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -9
Contract jobs citing Struts2 27 17 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.049% 0.032% 0.092%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.18% 0.11% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 23
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£448 £388 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.48% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £382 £320 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £390 £397
UK excluding London average daily rate £448 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+27.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 - -

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
15354 15116 15598
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.71% 28.42% 26.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 9755 9715 9580
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 221 253 370
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 £22.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.65 £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 20 August 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 17 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 20 August 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 -20 20 £448 +15.48% 7
East of England - 10 £390 - 2
Essex - 9 £390 -
London +13 4 - - 2
Southend-on-Sea - 4 £390 -
Scotland -15 3 - -
South East - 2 £675 - 2
Hertfordshire - 1 £475 - 2
West Yorkshire - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - - 1
City of London - - - -
Reading - - - - 2
Bishop's Stortford - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Leeds - - - - 1
St Albans - - - - 2
Berkshire - - - - 2

Struts2
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 45 (100.00%) Struts
2 43 (95.56%) Java
3 36 (80.00%) Spring
4 32 (71.11%) SQL
5 31 (68.89%) HTML
6 29 (64.44%) Oracle
7 28 (62.22%) CSS
8 26 (57.78%) JavaScript
9 24 (53.33%) Web Services
10 23 (51.11%) J2EE
11 22 (48.89%) Hibernate
12 20 (44.44%) jQuery
12 20 (44.44%) XML
13 18 (40.00%) MySQL
14 17 (37.78%) Relational Database
15 16 (35.56%) Web Development
16 15 (33.33%) Ajax
16 15 (33.33%) PL/SQL
16 15 (33.33%) Eclipse
17 14 (31.11%) LDAP
17 14 (31.11%) JAAS
17 14 (31.11%) JBoss
17 14 (31.11%) TDD
17 14 (31.11%) Enterprise Software
18 12 (26.67%) Subversion
18 12 (26.67%) Linux
19 11 (24.44%) SOAP
19 11 (24.44%) JSP
20 10 (22.22%) WebLogic
20 10 (22.22%) UNIX

Struts2
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 10 (22.22%) WebLogic
2 7 (15.56%) Apache
3 4 (8.89%) Apache ServiceMix
3 4 (8.89%) Liferay
3 4 (8.89%) Oracle Workflow
4 3 (6.67%) CMS
5 1 (2.22%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (2.22%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (2.22%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) SaaS
1 2 (4.44%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (31.11%) LDAP
2 5 (11.11%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (40.00%) MySQL
2 17 (37.78%) Relational Database
3 8 (17.78%) SQL Server
4 5 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (8.89%) Oracle Database
5 4 (8.89%) JasperReports
6 2 (4.44%) Big Data
6 2 (4.44%) MariaDB
6 2 (4.44%) NoSQL
6 2 (4.44%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 15 (33.33%) Eclipse
2 12 (26.67%) Subversion
3 7 (15.56%) JIRA
4 6 (13.33%) JUnit
4 6 (13.33%) Maven
5 4 (8.89%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 4 (8.89%) MyEclipse
5 4 (8.89%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (8.89%) NetBeans
5 4 (8.89%) Bugzilla
6 3 (6.67%) Selenium
6 3 (6.67%) JBuilder
6 3 (6.67%) Mockito
6 3 (6.67%) Git (software)
6 3 (6.67%) Jenkins
7 1 (2.22%) Xcode
7 1 (2.22%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (2.22%) Hudson
General
1 5 (11.11%) Finance
2 3 (6.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 38 (84.44%) Developer
2 36 (80.00%) Java Developer
3 10 (22.22%) Senior Developer
3 10 (22.22%) Senior Java Developer
4 7 (15.56%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 4 (8.89%) Software Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Mobile Web Developer
6 2 (4.44%) Data Architect
6 2 (4.44%) Architect
6 2 (4.44%) Web Developer
6 2 (4.44%) Enterprise Data Architect
6 2 (4.44%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 2 (4.44%) Mobile Developer
6 2 (4.44%) Enterprise Architect
6 2 (4.44%) J2EE Developer
6 2 (4.44%) Java Software Engineer
7 1 (2.22%) Technical Specialist
7 1 (2.22%) Web Applications Developer
7 1 (2.22%) HTML Developer
7 1 (2.22%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (100.00%) Struts
2 36 (80.00%) Spring
3 31 (68.89%) HTML
4 28 (62.22%) CSS
5 24 (53.33%) Web Services
6 23 (51.11%) J2EE
7 22 (48.89%) Hibernate
8 20 (44.44%) jQuery
8 20 (44.44%) XML
9 15 (33.33%) Ajax
10 14 (31.11%) JAAS
11 11 (24.44%) SOAP
11 11 (24.44%) JSP
12 10 (22.22%) REST
13 8 (17.78%) JSF
14 7 (15.56%) JSON
14 7 (15.56%) DHTML
14 7 (15.56%) MyBatis
15 6 (13.33%) JDBC
15 6 (13.33%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 14 (31.11%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (13.33%) Open Source
3 5 (11.11%) Visualisation
4 4 (8.89%) GIS
5 3 (6.67%) Smartphone
5 3 (6.67%) Mobile App
6 2 (4.44%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 12 (26.67%) Linux
2 10 (22.22%) UNIX
2 10 (22.22%) Windows
2 10 (22.22%) Mac OS X
3 4 (8.89%) Windows XP
3 4 (8.89%) Windows 2000
4 3 (6.67%) Apple iOS
5 2 (4.44%) Windows 8
5 2 (4.44%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (35.56%) Web Development
2 14 (31.11%) TDD
3 9 (20.00%) MVC
4 8 (17.78%) UML
4 8 (17.78%) OO
5 7 (15.56%) Unit Testing
6 6 (13.33%) Web Application Development
6 6 (13.33%) Configuration Management
6 6 (13.33%) E-Commerce
6 6 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (11.11%) Scrum
7 5 (11.11%) Web Design
7 5 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
8 4 (8.89%) Performance Analysis
8 4 (8.89%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (8.89%) Workflow
8 4 (8.89%) SOA
8 4 (8.89%) RUP
8 4 (8.89%) Requirements Analysis
8 4 (8.89%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 43 (95.56%) Java
2 32 (71.11%) SQL
3 26 (57.78%) JavaScript
4 15 (33.33%) PL/SQL
5 4 (8.89%) Shell Script
5 4 (8.89%) Python
5 4 (8.89%) C
5 4 (8.89%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 5 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 4 (8.89%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.67%) QA
Vendors
1 29 (64.44%) Oracle
2 14 (31.11%) JBoss
3 4 (8.89%) hybris
3 4 (8.89%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.67%) Endeca
4 3 (6.67%) FatWire
4 3 (6.67%) Sencha
5 2 (4.44%) Google
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