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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Struts 2
Rank 620 594 546
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -48
Contract jobs citing Struts2 6 18 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.012% 0.035% 0.084%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.041% 0.13% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 22
Average daily rate £386 £400 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.43% +8.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £375 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £465 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £275 £350
% change year-on-year
+30.90% -21.42%
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
14606 13867 13355
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 28.39% 26.78% 26.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 10113 9219 8392
Average daily rate £400 £398 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 261 196 274
Average hourly rate £40.00 £33.50 £33.84
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% -1.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £20.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.62 £46.50 £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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 12 February 2016.

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 4 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 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -15 6 £386 -3.43% 1
South East +15 3 £360 +30.90%
London -2 3 £450 +9.09%
Hampshire - 3 £360 -

Struts2
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 18 (100.00%) Java
1 18 (100.00%) Struts
2 15 (83.33%) Spring
3 11 (61.11%) Web Services
3 11 (61.11%) J2EE
4 10 (55.56%) SQL
4 10 (55.56%) Hibernate
5 9 (50.00%) Oracle
6 8 (44.44%) XML
6 8 (44.44%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (38.89%) Oracle Database
7 7 (38.89%) JUnit
8 6 (33.33%) JavaScript
9 5 (27.78%) PHP
9 5 (27.78%) OO
9 5 (27.78%) JSF
9 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (27.78%) Project Management
9 5 (27.78%) MVC
9 5 (27.78%) OOD
9 5 (27.78%) Eclipse
9 5 (27.78%) Relational Database
9 5 (27.78%) Spring MVC
9 5 (27.78%) JPA
10 4 (22.22%) Multithreading
10 4 (22.22%) Git (software)
10 4 (22.22%) Open Source
10 4 (22.22%) jQuery
10 4 (22.22%) JIRA
10 4 (22.22%) Degree

Struts2
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 3 (16.67%) Node.js
2 1 (5.56%) Apache
2 1 (5.56%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (16.67%) ResourceLink
1 3 (16.67%) Unit4 Business World
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) HTTP
1 4 (22.22%) SSL
1 4 (22.22%) TCP/IP
2 2 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (38.89%) Oracle Database
2 5 (27.78%) Relational Database
3 4 (22.22%) MySQL
3 4 (22.22%) NoSQL
4 3 (16.67%) Pentaho
4 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 2 (11.11%) QlikView
6 1 (5.56%) DB2
6 1 (5.56%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 7 (38.89%) JUnit
2 5 (27.78%) Eclipse
3 4 (22.22%) Git (software)
3 4 (22.22%) JIRA
3 4 (22.22%) Maven
4 3 (16.67%) Ant
4 3 (16.67%) Gradle
4 3 (16.67%) Jenkins
4 3 (16.67%) Sonatype Nexus
4 3 (16.67%) Subversion
4 3 (16.67%) Visual Studio
5 2 (11.11%) Hudson
5 2 (11.11%) IntelliJ
5 2 (11.11%) TeamCity
6 1 (5.56%) AccuRev
6 1 (5.56%) ClearCase
6 1 (5.56%) DbUnit
6 1 (5.56%) EasyMock
6 1 (5.56%) Grunt
6 1 (5.56%) HttpUnit
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Banking
2 1 (5.56%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (100.00%) Developer
2 15 (83.33%) Java Developer
3 4 (22.22%) J2EE Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Analyst Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Software Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Software Developer
4 3 (16.67%) SQL Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Web Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) XML Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Core Java Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Agile Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Agile Java Developer
6 1 (5.56%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Agile Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Agile Java Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (100.00%) Struts
2 15 (83.33%) Spring
3 11 (61.11%) J2EE
3 11 (61.11%) Web Services
4 10 (55.56%) Hibernate
5 8 (44.44%) XML
6 5 (27.78%) JPA
6 5 (27.78%) JSF
6 5 (27.78%) Spring MVC
7 4 (22.22%) HTML
7 4 (22.22%) jQuery
7 4 (22.22%) JSON
8 3 (16.67%) .NET
8 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET
8 3 (16.67%) CSS
8 3 (16.67%) RESTful
9 2 (11.11%) D3.js
9 2 (11.11%) Java EE
9 2 (11.11%) JSP
9 2 (11.11%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 8 (44.44%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (22.22%) Algorithms
2 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (22.22%) Data Structures
3 3 (16.67%) Visualisation
4 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Linux
1 4 (22.22%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (27.78%) MVC
1 5 (27.78%) OO
1 5 (27.78%) OOD
1 5 (27.78%) Project Management
2 4 (22.22%) Data Modelling
2 4 (22.22%) JVM Tuning
2 4 (22.22%) Multithreading
2 4 (22.22%) Open Source
2 4 (22.22%) SDLC
3 3 (16.67%) Analytics
3 3 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (16.67%) Data Visualisation
4 2 (11.11%) Agile Project Management
4 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (11.11%) Data Security
4 2 (11.11%) Predictive Modelling
4 2 (11.11%) Test Strategy
4 2 (11.11%) Web Application Development
5 1 (5.56%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) Java
2 10 (55.56%) SQL
3 6 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 5 (27.78%) PHP
5 4 (22.22%) Shell Script
6 3 (16.67%) C#
7 2 (11.11%) Python
7 2 (11.11%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) Oracle
2 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.11%) Tableau