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 1 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Struts 2
Rank 561 557 523
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -34
Contract jobs citing Struts2 25 36 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.045% 0.067% 0.044%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.17% 0.24% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 25 10
Average daily rate
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£400 £363 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +5.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £253 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £350 £313
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +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
14707 14714 12753
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.38% 27.19% 26.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 9574 9397 8038
Average daily rate £388 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 179 228 336
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.86 £16.87 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £55.00 £43.75
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 1 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 1 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 -22 22 £394 +8.62% 5
East of England +10 9 £400 +6.66% 1
London +8 9 £425 -15.00% 1
Hertfordshire +9 5 £388 -13.88% 1
Reading -1 4 £288 +59.27% 1
Berkshire -11 4 £288 +59.27% 1
South East -23 4 £288 +59.27% 2
Watford - 3 £388 -
Bedfordshire - - - -
St Albans - - - - 1
Trowbridge - - - -
Luton - - - -
Nottingham - - - - 1
Oxford - - - -
South West - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - - 1
Oxfordshire - - - - 1
Wiltshire - - - -
City of London - - - - 1
East Midlands - - - - 1
Scotland - - - -

Struts2
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 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 52 (100.00%) Java
1 52 (100.00%) Struts
2 47 (90.38%) Spring
3 43 (82.69%) Hibernate
4 40 (76.92%) JavaScript
5 38 (73.08%) Web Services
6 37 (71.15%) HTML
7 34 (65.38%) CSS
8 30 (57.69%) SQL
8 30 (57.69%) TDD
9 27 (51.92%) Agile Software Development
9 27 (51.92%) Oracle
10 26 (50.00%) XML
10 26 (50.00%) UNIX
10 26 (50.00%) JPA
11 24 (46.15%) Relational Database
12 23 (44.23%) REST
12 23 (44.23%) MVC
13 22 (42.31%) WebLogic
14 21 (40.38%) PL/SQL
14 21 (40.38%) Spring MVC
15 20 (38.46%) MySQL
16 18 (34.62%) JSP
16 18 (34.62%) Linux
17 17 (32.69%) JAX-RPC
17 17 (32.69%) Configuration Management
17 17 (32.69%) JAAS
17 17 (32.69%) JBoss
17 17 (32.69%) Apache
17 17 (32.69%) LDAP

Struts2
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 22 (42.31%) WebLogic
2 17 (32.69%) JBoss
2 17 (32.69%) Apache
3 9 (17.31%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.85%) Liferay
4 2 (3.85%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (3.85%) Apache ServiceMix
5 1 (1.92%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.92%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (3.85%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.85%) MS Project
1 2 (3.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (17.31%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (7.69%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (32.69%) LDAP
2 16 (30.77%) HTTP
3 1 (1.92%) Intranet
3 1 (1.92%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (46.15%) Relational Database
2 20 (38.46%) MySQL
3 17 (32.69%) MariaDB
4 8 (15.38%) MongoDB
4 8 (15.38%) Neo4j
5 6 (11.54%) SQL Server
5 6 (11.54%) Oracle Database
6 2 (3.85%) JasperReports
6 2 (3.85%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.92%) DB2
7 1 (1.92%) DTS
7 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 17 (32.69%) Eclipse
2 15 (28.85%) JUnit
2 15 (28.85%) Maven
2 15 (28.85%) Subversion
3 11 (21.15%) Selenium
3 11 (21.15%) Jenkins
4 9 (17.31%) Redmine
4 9 (17.31%) Git (software)
4 9 (17.31%) JIRA
5 6 (11.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 5 (9.62%) Ant
6 5 (9.62%) Cucumber
7 2 (3.85%) JBehave
7 2 (3.85%) Mercurial
7 2 (3.85%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (3.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (15.38%) Finance
2 2 (3.85%) Banking
2 2 (3.85%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.92%) Legal
3 1 (1.92%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 49 (94.23%) Developer
2 44 (84.62%) Java Developer
3 12 (23.08%) Senior Java Developer
3 12 (23.08%) Senior Developer
4 4 (7.69%) Java Architect
4 4 (7.69%) Architect
4 4 (7.69%) Mid-Level Java Developer
5 2 (3.85%) Applications Developer
5 2 (3.85%) Senior Architect
5 2 (3.85%) Senior Java Architect
6 1 (1.92%) Technical Delivery Manager
6 1 (1.92%) Technical Architect
6 1 (1.92%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (1.92%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (1.92%) Java Technical Architect
6 1 (1.92%) Technical Manager
6 1 (1.92%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (100.00%) Struts
2 47 (90.38%) Spring
3 43 (82.69%) Hibernate
4 38 (73.08%) Web Services
5 37 (71.15%) HTML
6 34 (65.38%) CSS
7 26 (50.00%) XML
7 26 (50.00%) JPA
8 23 (44.23%) REST
9 21 (40.38%) Spring MVC
10 18 (34.62%) JSP
11 17 (32.69%) JAX-RPC
11 17 (32.69%) JAAS
12 16 (30.77%) J2EE
13 15 (28.85%) jQuery
14 14 (26.92%) JSON
15 9 (17.31%) .NET
16 8 (15.38%) JAX-RS
17 7 (13.46%) JAXB
17 7 (13.46%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (32.69%) Visualisation
1 17 (32.69%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (13.46%) Open Source
3 5 (9.62%) Clustering
4 2 (3.85%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.85%) GIS
4 2 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 26 (50.00%) UNIX
2 18 (34.62%) Linux
3 17 (32.69%) Mac OS X
4 3 (5.77%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (57.69%) TDD
2 27 (51.92%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (44.23%) MVC
4 17 (32.69%) Configuration Management
4 17 (32.69%) Scrum
4 17 (32.69%) Web Design
4 17 (32.69%) Web Development
4 17 (32.69%) Responsive Web Design
4 17 (32.69%) Microservices
5 11 (21.15%) User Stories
6 9 (17.31%) Resource Management
6 9 (17.31%) ERP
7 8 (15.38%) Mentoring
8 7 (13.46%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (9.62%) OWASP
10 3 (5.77%) UML
10 3 (5.77%) SOA
11 2 (3.85%) Data Management
11 2 (3.85%) Requirements Analysis
11 2 (3.85%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 52 (100.00%) Java
2 40 (76.92%) JavaScript
3 30 (57.69%) SQL
4 21 (40.38%) PL/SQL
5 2 (3.85%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.85%) Degree
2 2 (3.85%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.85%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (21.15%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.92%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 27 (51.92%) Oracle
2 9 (17.31%) JD Edwards
3 8 (15.38%) SAP
4 5 (9.62%) Atlassian
5 2 (3.85%) Sybase
6 1 (1.92%) Twitter
6 1 (1.92%) F5