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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Struts 2
Rank 568 547 513
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -34
Contract jobs citing Struts2 27 35 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.049% 0.068% 0.089%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.18% 0.24% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 12 27
Average daily rate
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£450 £320 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.62% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £250 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £383 £442
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £320 £350
% change year-on-year
+44.53% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £36.25 £33.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.84% +10.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £33.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+9.84% +10.00%

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
14868 14366 14021
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.95% 27.84% 28.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 10163 9229 8765
Average daily rate £395 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 191 300 383
Average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -1.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £16.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 19 December 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 14 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 19 December 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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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 -38 25 £458 +42.96%
London +20 10 £388 +14.81%
East of England -8 10 £475 +23.37%
South East -34 3 - -
North West -11 2 - -
City of London +8 1 £465 +86.00%
Bishop's Stortford - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Stockport - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Scotland - - - -

Struts2
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 69 (100.00%) Struts
2 67 (97.10%) Java
3 52 (75.36%) Spring
4 50 (72.46%) HTML
5 45 (65.22%) SQL
6 44 (63.77%) JavaScript
6 44 (63.77%) CSS
7 42 (60.87%) Hibernate
8 40 (57.97%) Web Services
9 39 (56.52%) XML
9 39 (56.52%) Oracle
9 39 (56.52%) TDD
10 37 (53.62%) Relational Database
11 33 (47.83%) MySQL
12 30 (43.48%) PL/SQL
13 29 (42.03%) MVC
14 27 (39.13%) UNIX
14 27 (39.13%) JBoss
15 25 (36.23%) Eclipse
15 25 (36.23%) Enterprise Software
16 24 (34.78%) LDAP
16 24 (34.78%) J2EE
16 24 (34.78%) JAAS
16 24 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
16 24 (34.78%) Web Development
17 23 (33.33%) JPA
18 22 (31.88%) Linux
19 21 (30.43%) WebLogic
19 21 (30.43%) Spring MVC
20 20 (28.99%) Mac OS X

Struts2
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 27 (39.13%) JBoss
2 21 (30.43%) WebLogic
3 14 (20.29%) Apache
4 6 (8.70%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.90%) Apache ServiceMix
5 2 (2.90%) GlassFish
5 2 (2.90%) Liferay
5 2 (2.90%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (2.90%) WebLogic Portal
5 2 (2.90%) WebLogic Integration
5 2 (2.90%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.90%) WebSphere Process Server
5 2 (2.90%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (2.90%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (2.90%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.90%) MS Project
1 2 (2.90%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (10.14%) Oracle Payables
2 5 (7.25%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (2.90%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.90%) SaaS
1 2 (2.90%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (34.78%) LDAP
2 14 (20.29%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (53.62%) Relational Database
2 33 (47.83%) MySQL
3 16 (23.19%) SQL Server
4 13 (18.84%) MariaDB
5 8 (11.59%) Neo4j
5 8 (11.59%) MongoDB
6 4 (5.80%) Oracle Database
7 2 (2.90%) Big Data
7 2 (2.90%) NoSQL
7 2 (2.90%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (2.90%) Hadoop
7 2 (2.90%) JasperReports
7 2 (2.90%) RDBMS
7 2 (2.90%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.45%) DTS
Development Applications
1 25 (36.23%) Eclipse
2 17 (24.64%) Subversion
3 12 (17.39%) JIRA
4 10 (14.49%) Ant
5 9 (13.04%) JUnit
5 9 (13.04%) Maven
6 7 (10.14%) Selenium
7 5 (7.25%) Redmine
8 4 (5.80%) MyEclipse
8 4 (5.80%) Git (software)
8 4 (5.80%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (5.80%) NetBeans
8 4 (5.80%) Bugzilla
8 4 (5.80%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 3 (4.35%) IntelliJ
9 3 (4.35%) JBuilder
10 2 (2.90%) Jenkins
10 2 (2.90%) JBehave
10 2 (2.90%) Mercurial
10 2 (2.90%) Oracle APEX
General
1 11 (15.94%) Finance
2 7 (10.14%) Banking
3 4 (5.80%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 62 (89.86%) Developer
2 59 (85.51%) Java Developer
3 23 (33.33%) Senior Java Developer
3 23 (33.33%) Senior Developer
4 4 (5.80%) Mid-Level Java Developer
5 3 (4.35%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 3 (4.35%) Software Engineer
5 3 (4.35%) J2EE Developer
6 2 (2.90%) Enterprise Data Architect
6 2 (2.90%) Data Architect
6 2 (2.90%) Applications Developer
6 2 (2.90%) Architect
6 2 (2.90%) Enterprise Architect
7 1 (1.45%) HTML Developer
7 1 (1.45%) Consultant
7 1 (1.45%) Java Software Engineer
7 1 (1.45%) Technical Specialist
7 1 (1.45%) Hybris Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (100.00%) Struts
2 52 (75.36%) Spring
3 50 (72.46%) HTML
4 44 (63.77%) CSS
5 42 (60.87%) Hibernate
6 40 (57.97%) Web Services
7 39 (56.52%) XML
8 24 (34.78%) J2EE
8 24 (34.78%) JAAS
9 23 (33.33%) JPA
10 21 (30.43%) Spring MVC
11 19 (27.54%) REST
12 16 (23.19%) JSON
12 16 (23.19%) JSP
13 15 (21.74%) JAX-RPC
14 14 (20.29%) jQuery
15 12 (17.39%) FreeMarker
16 10 (14.49%) Ajax
16 10 (14.49%) JMS
17 9 (13.04%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 25 (36.23%) Enterprise Software
2 15 (21.74%) Visualisation
3 4 (5.80%) Open Source
4 3 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.35%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.90%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.90%) Inversion of Control
5 2 (2.90%) DataPower
5 2 (2.90%) Clustering
5 2 (2.90%) GIS
5 2 (2.90%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 27 (39.13%) UNIX
2 22 (31.88%) Linux
3 20 (28.99%) Mac OS X
4 8 (11.59%) Windows
5 4 (5.80%) Windows XP
5 4 (5.80%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (56.52%) TDD
2 29 (42.03%) MVC
3 24 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (34.78%) Web Development
4 16 (23.19%) Mentoring
5 15 (21.74%) Microservices
5 15 (21.74%) Responsive Web Design
5 15 (21.74%) Configuration Management
5 15 (21.74%) Web Design
6 9 (13.04%) Scrum
7 8 (11.59%) UML
7 8 (11.59%) SOA
8 7 (10.14%) OO
9 6 (8.70%) BPEL
10 5 (7.25%) ERP
10 5 (7.25%) Resource Management
10 5 (7.25%) User Stories
11 4 (5.80%) Performance Testing
11 4 (5.80%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (5.80%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 67 (97.10%) Java
2 45 (65.22%) SQL
3 44 (63.77%) JavaScript
4 30 (43.48%) PL/SQL
5 7 (10.14%) C++
6 4 (5.80%) Shell Script
6 4 (5.80%) C
6 4 (5.80%) Python
7 2 (2.90%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (7.25%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.35%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.90%) CTC Cleared
3 2 (2.90%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.25%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.45%) Puppet
Vendors
1 39 (56.52%) Oracle
2 8 (11.59%) Sybase
3 5 (7.25%) SAP
3 5 (7.25%) JD Edwards
4 4 (5.80%) hybris
4 4 (5.80%) Google
4 4 (5.80%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.90%) Kony
5 2 (2.90%) Yahoo!
5 2 (2.90%) IBM