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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Struts 2
Rank 602 584 545
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -39
Contract jobs citing Struts2 11 8 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.015% 0.024%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.072% 0.054% 0.087%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 11
Average daily rate
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£425 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £460 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
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
15302 14868 13755
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.41% 28.09% 27.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 10241 9644 8648
Average daily rate £385 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 225 213 332
Average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £18.00 £22.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.22% -4.14%

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 3 July 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 11 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 3 July 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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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 -29 10 £440 +17.33% 1
London -10 6 £453 +16.77%
West Midlands - 3 £410 -
City of London -8 1 £545 +24.57%
East Midlands - 1 - -
Coventry - 1 - -
Edinburgh - 1 £350 -
Nottingham - 1 - -
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -
Warwickshire - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 £350 -

Struts2
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 35 (100.00%) Java
1 35 (100.00%) Struts
2 32 (91.43%) Spring
3 30 (85.71%) Hibernate
4 23 (65.71%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (65.71%) Web Services
5 22 (62.86%) JavaScript
6 19 (54.29%) HTML
7 17 (48.57%) XML
7 17 (48.57%) CSS
7 17 (48.57%) TDD
7 17 (48.57%) Relational Database
8 15 (42.86%) SQL
8 15 (42.86%) Oracle
9 14 (40.00%) UNIX
10 13 (37.14%) WebLogic
10 13 (37.14%) MVC
11 12 (34.29%) Scrum
11 12 (34.29%) Spring MVC
11 12 (34.29%) jQuery
11 12 (34.29%) JPA
11 12 (34.29%) REST
12 11 (31.43%) Subversion
12 11 (31.43%) Maven
12 11 (31.43%) Apache
12 11 (31.43%) JSP
13 10 (28.57%) J2EE
13 10 (28.57%) JSON
13 10 (28.57%) Jenkins
14 9 (25.71%) JUnit

Struts2
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 13 (37.14%) WebLogic
2 11 (31.43%) Apache
3 8 (22.86%) JBoss
4 4 (11.43%) Tomcat
5 2 (5.71%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (5.71%) Liferay
5 2 (5.71%) Apache ServiceMix
6 1 (2.86%) WebSphere
6 1 (2.86%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 5 (14.29%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.57%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.00%) LDAP
1 7 (20.00%) HTTP
2 1 (2.86%) Intranet
2 1 (2.86%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (48.57%) Relational Database
2 7 (20.00%) MariaDB
2 7 (20.00%) MySQL
3 6 (17.14%) SQL Server
4 5 (14.29%) Oracle Database
5 2 (5.71%) JasperReports
5 2 (5.71%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (2.86%) Data Mining
6 1 (2.86%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.86%) DB2
Development Applications
1 11 (31.43%) Subversion
1 11 (31.43%) Maven
2 10 (28.57%) Jenkins
3 9 (25.71%) JUnit
3 9 (25.71%) Eclipse
4 7 (20.00%) Git (software)
5 6 (17.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 6 (17.14%) JIRA
6 5 (14.29%) Selenium
6 5 (14.29%) Cucumber
6 5 (14.29%) Redmine
7 4 (11.43%) Ant
8 1 (2.86%) JBuilder
General
1 5 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Banking
2 2 (5.71%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.86%) Legal
3 1 (2.86%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 32 (91.43%) Developer
2 29 (82.86%) Java Developer
3 8 (22.86%) Senior Developer
3 8 (22.86%) Senior Java Developer
4 4 (11.43%) Java Architect
4 4 (11.43%) Architect
5 2 (5.71%) Senior Java Architect
5 2 (5.71%) Senior Architect
6 1 (2.86%) Agile Java Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Technical Delivery Manager
6 1 (2.86%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Java Technical Architect
6 1 (2.86%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Programmer
6 1 (2.86%) Software Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Technical Architect
6 1 (2.86%) Technical Manager
6 1 (2.86%) Delivery Manager
6 1 (2.86%) Java Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (100.00%) Struts
2 32 (91.43%) Spring
3 30 (85.71%) Hibernate
4 23 (65.71%) Web Services
5 19 (54.29%) HTML
6 17 (48.57%) CSS
6 17 (48.57%) XML
7 12 (34.29%) Spring MVC
7 12 (34.29%) jQuery
7 12 (34.29%) JPA
7 12 (34.29%) REST
8 11 (31.43%) JSP
9 10 (28.57%) J2EE
9 10 (28.57%) JSON
10 9 (25.71%) JMS
11 7 (20.00%) JAX-RPC
11 7 (20.00%) JAXB
11 7 (20.00%) JAAS
11 7 (20.00%) EclipseLink
12 6 (17.14%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.00%) Visualisation
1 7 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (14.29%) Clustering
3 3 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.71%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 14 (40.00%) UNIX
2 7 (20.00%) Linux
2 7 (20.00%) Mac OS X
3 2 (5.71%) Windows
4 1 (2.86%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (65.71%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (48.57%) TDD
3 13 (37.14%) MVC
4 12 (34.29%) Scrum
5 8 (22.86%) Open Source
6 7 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
6 7 (20.00%) User Stories
6 7 (20.00%) Microservices
6 7 (20.00%) Web Design
6 7 (20.00%) Web Development
6 7 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (20.00%) Configuration Management
7 5 (14.29%) ERP
7 5 (14.29%) Resource Management
7 5 (14.29%) Mentoring
7 5 (14.29%) OWASP
8 4 (11.43%) UML
9 3 (8.57%) RUP
9 3 (8.57%) System Testing
9 3 (8.57%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 35 (100.00%) Java
2 22 (62.86%) JavaScript
3 15 (42.86%) SQL
4 8 (22.86%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.86%) VB
5 1 (2.86%) Progress 4GL
5 1 (2.86%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (11.43%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.57%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.71%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 15 (42.86%) Oracle
2 5 (14.29%) JD Edwards
2 5 (14.29%) Atlassian
3 3 (8.57%) Sybase
3 3 (8.57%) SAP
4 1 (2.86%) F5
4 1 (2.86%) Twitter