The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Struts 2
Rank 577 547 544
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -3
Contract jobs citing Struts2 11 16 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.031% 0.078%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.073% 0.11% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 20
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£448 £388 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.48% +18.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £397 £290 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £394 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £448 £300 £328
% change year-on-year
+49.16% -8.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15088 14292 15009
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.61% 27.96% 25.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 9707 9068 9177
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 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 224 284 367
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 £20.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £34.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-1.44% +6.15%

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 30 July 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 18 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 30 July 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 -34 8 £448 +15.48% 3
Scotland -22 3 - - 2
East of England - 3 £448 -
Essex - 2 £448 -
Yorkshire +5 1 - -
South East -12 1 £675 +170.00%
Hertfordshire - 1 £475 -
West Yorkshire - - - -
City of London - - - -
Aberdeen - - - -
Bishop's Stortford - - - -
Chelmsford - - - -
Glasgow - - - - 1
Leeds - - - -
London - - - - 2
Reading - - - -
St Albans - - - -
Berkshire - - - -

Struts2
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 36 (100.00%) Struts
2 35 (97.22%) Java
3 30 (83.33%) Spring
4 29 (80.56%) JavaScript
5 24 (66.67%) SQL
6 22 (61.11%) Hibernate
7 21 (58.33%) J2EE
7 21 (58.33%) CSS
7 21 (58.33%) Web Services
8 20 (55.56%) Oracle
8 20 (55.56%) HTML
9 19 (52.78%) jQuery
10 16 (44.44%) XML
11 14 (38.89%) JSP
12 13 (36.11%) Ajax
13 11 (30.56%) Eclipse
14 10 (27.78%) Scrum
14 10 (27.78%) REST
14 10 (27.78%) Relational Database
15 9 (25.00%) Unit Testing
15 9 (25.00%) Web Development
15 9 (25.00%) JSF
15 9 (25.00%) Subversion
16 8 (22.22%) TDD
16 8 (22.22%) JSON
16 8 (22.22%) PL/SQL
16 8 (22.22%) Linux
16 8 (22.22%) Apache
17 7 (19.44%) JBoss
17 7 (19.44%) UNIX

Struts2
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 8 (22.22%) Apache
2 7 (19.44%) WebLogic
3 5 (13.89%) Oracle Workflow
3 5 (13.89%) Liferay
3 5 (13.89%) Apache ServiceMix
4 4 (11.11%) CMS
5 1 (2.78%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.78%) Oracle Application Server
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (2.78%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) SaaS
1 1 (2.78%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.11%) HTTP
1 4 (11.11%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (27.78%) Relational Database
2 7 (19.44%) MySQL
3 6 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (13.89%) SQL Server
4 5 (13.89%) JasperReports
5 4 (11.11%) Oracle Database
6 2 (5.56%) MariaDB
7 1 (2.78%) DTS
7 1 (2.78%) Hadoop
7 1 (2.78%) NoSQL
7 1 (2.78%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 11 (30.56%) Eclipse
2 9 (25.00%) Subversion
3 7 (19.44%) Maven
4 6 (16.67%) JUnit
5 4 (11.11%) Mockito
5 4 (11.11%) Selenium
6 3 (8.33%) JBuilder
6 3 (8.33%) JIRA
6 3 (8.33%) Git (software)
6 3 (8.33%) Jenkins
7 1 (2.78%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (2.78%) Xcode
7 1 (2.78%) Hudson
7 1 (2.78%) PhoneGap
General
1 6 (16.67%) Finance
2 4 (11.11%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 34 (94.44%) Developer
2 31 (86.11%) Java Developer
3 8 (22.22%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 3 (8.33%) Senior Developer
4 3 (8.33%) Web Developer
4 3 (8.33%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (8.33%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 3 (8.33%) Mobile Developer
4 3 (8.33%) Mobile Web Developer
5 2 (5.56%) Java Software Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Software Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) J2EE Developer
6 1 (2.78%) Data Architect
6 1 (2.78%) Applications Developer
6 1 (2.78%) Architect
6 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Architect
6 1 (2.78%) Web Applications Developer
6 1 (2.78%) HTML Developer
6 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (100.00%) Struts
2 30 (83.33%) Spring
3 22 (61.11%) Hibernate
4 21 (58.33%) J2EE
4 21 (58.33%) CSS
4 21 (58.33%) Web Services
5 20 (55.56%) HTML
6 19 (52.78%) jQuery
7 16 (44.44%) XML
8 14 (38.89%) JSP
9 13 (36.11%) Ajax
10 10 (27.78%) REST
11 9 (25.00%) JSF
12 8 (22.22%) JSON
13 7 (19.44%) DHTML
13 7 (19.44%) SOAP
13 7 (19.44%) JAX-RPC
13 7 (19.44%) JPA
14 6 (16.67%) Spring MVC
15 5 (13.89%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 7 (19.44%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (16.67%) Open Source
3 5 (13.89%) GIS
4 4 (11.11%) Visualisation
4 4 (11.11%) Smartphone
5 3 (8.33%) Mobile App
6 2 (5.56%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 8 (22.22%) Linux
2 7 (19.44%) UNIX
2 7 (19.44%) Windows
2 7 (19.44%) Mac OS X
3 3 (8.33%) Apple iOS
4 2 (5.56%) Windows 8
4 2 (5.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.78%) Scrum
2 9 (25.00%) Unit Testing
2 9 (25.00%) Web Development
3 8 (22.22%) TDD
4 7 (19.44%) Web Application Development
5 6 (16.67%) MVC
6 5 (13.89%) RUP
6 5 (13.89%) UML
6 5 (13.89%) OO
6 5 (13.89%) Workflow
6 5 (13.89%) Migration
6 5 (13.89%) Configuration Management
6 5 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (13.89%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (13.89%) Requirements Analysis
6 5 (13.89%) Data Migration
6 5 (13.89%) Performance Analysis
7 4 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
7 4 (11.11%) Time Management
7 4 (11.11%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (97.22%) Java
2 29 (80.56%) JavaScript
3 24 (66.67%) SQL
4 8 (22.22%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 5 (13.89%) SC Cleared
2 5 (13.89%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 20 (55.56%) Oracle
2 7 (19.44%) JBoss
3 4 (11.11%) Sencha
3 4 (11.11%) Endeca
3 4 (11.11%) FatWire
4 1 (2.78%) Google
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