The table below looks at the statistics for Struts skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Struts over the 3 months to 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Struts
Rank 60 54 42
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -12
Contract jobs citing Struts 15 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.93% 0.18% 1.64%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.81% 0.95% 6.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 7
Average daily rate
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£450 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £325 £366
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.85% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 - £15.00
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
258 105 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 33.12% 19.20% 25.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 68 84
Average daily rate £375 £315 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% +0.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £384 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 5
Average hourly rate £21.80 £11.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+89.56% -23.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.90 £11.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £145.00 £13.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

Struts
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Struts across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Struts Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Struts
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Struts across the Wales region.

Struts Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Struts
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Struts across the Wales region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

Struts Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

Struts
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Struts across the Wales region.

Struts Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

Struts
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Struts within the Wales region over the 3 months to 18 September 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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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
South Wales -5 11 £450 +38.46%
Struts
UK

Struts
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing Struts 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 Struts.

1 30 (100.00%) Java
1 30 (100.00%) Spring
2 29 (96.67%) Web Services
3 26 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (83.33%) JUnit
5 20 (66.67%) SQL
6 19 (63.33%) Java SE
7 18 (60.00%) XML
7 18 (60.00%) Finance
8 17 (56.67%) FileNet
8 17 (56.67%) TDD
8 17 (56.67%) Subversion
8 17 (56.67%) XSLT
8 17 (56.67%) IBM
8 17 (56.67%) WebSphere
8 17 (56.67%) Selenium
8 17 (56.67%) BDD
8 17 (56.67%) MyBatis
9 15 (50.00%) Security Cleared
10 13 (43.33%) SC Cleared
11 11 (36.67%) Relational Database
11 11 (36.67%) REST
11 11 (36.67%) SOA
11 11 (36.67%) HTML
11 11 (36.67%) Configuration Management
12 10 (33.33%) Hibernate
12 10 (33.33%) Scrum
12 10 (33.33%) Ant
12 10 (33.33%) SOAP
12 10 (33.33%) Apache Ivy

Struts
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing Struts 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 Struts. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 17 (56.67%) FileNet
1 17 (56.67%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (36.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 25 (83.33%) JUnit
2 17 (56.67%) Subversion
2 17 (56.67%) Selenium
3 10 (33.33%) Apache Ivy
3 10 (33.33%) Maven
3 10 (33.33%) Ant
General
1 18 (60.00%) Finance
2 6 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (3.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 24 (80.00%) Java Developer
1 24 (80.00%) Developer
2 6 (20.00%) Team Leader
2 6 (20.00%) Development Team Leader
2 6 (20.00%) Java Team Leader
3 4 (13.33%) Lead Architect
3 4 (13.33%) Architect
4 2 (6.67%) Software Team Leader
4 2 (6.67%) J2EE Team Leader
4 2 (6.67%) Software Development Team Leader
5 1 (3.33%) Senior Developer
5 1 (3.33%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (3.33%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (100.00%) Spring
2 29 (96.67%) Web Services
3 19 (63.33%) Java SE
4 18 (60.00%) XML
5 17 (56.67%) XSLT
5 17 (56.67%) MyBatis
6 11 (36.67%) REST
6 11 (36.67%) HTML
7 10 (33.33%) SOAP
7 10 (33.33%) Hibernate
7 10 (33.33%) Spring Web Flow
7 10 (33.33%) JPA
8 8 (26.67%) Java EE
9 7 (23.33%) J2EE
9 7 (23.33%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (23.33%) Mathematics
2 6 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (20.00%) Mobile Payment
3 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (56.67%) TDD
2 17 (56.67%) BDD
3 11 (36.67%) SOA
3 11 (36.67%) Configuration Management
4 10 (33.33%) Scrum
5 9 (30.00%) MVC
6 7 (23.33%) Workflow
6 7 (23.33%) Mobile Commerce
6 7 (23.33%) UML
6 7 (23.33%) Unit Testing
7 3 (10.00%) Mentoring
8 1 (3.33%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 30 (100.00%) Java
2 20 (66.67%) SQL
3 1 (3.33%) Python
3 1 (3.33%) Ruby
3 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 15 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 13 (43.33%) SC Cleared
3 7 (23.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 17 (56.67%) IBM