The table below looks at the statistics for Struts skills in IT contracts advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Struts over the 3 months to 17 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Struts
Rank 24 26 17
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -9
Contract jobs citing Struts 4 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 3.01% 5.80% 4.49%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.84% 15.38% 10.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£388 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £319
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +9.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.75 £32.75 -
% change year-on-year
+42.74% -
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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 Watford region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
51 52 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 38.35% 37.68% 43.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 23 19
Average daily rate £388 £363 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% -27.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

Struts
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

Struts Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Struts
Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

Struts Daily Rate Trend in Watford

Struts
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) UNIX
1 4 (100.00%) JMS
1 4 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (75.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (75.00%) Atlassian
2 3 (75.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (75.00%) OWASP
2 3 (75.00%) RESTful
2 3 (75.00%) Struts2
2 3 (75.00%) Java EE
2 3 (75.00%) Open Source
2 3 (75.00%) Hibernate
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
2 3 (75.00%) Clustering
2 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Spring
2 3 (75.00%) WebLogic
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (25.00%) Elastic Path
3 1 (25.00%) XPath
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) Subversion
3 1 (25.00%) Content Management
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) XSLT
3 1 (25.00%) JSTL

Struts
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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 3 (75.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (25.00%) MQSeries
2 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Tridion
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (25.00%) DB2
3 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (75.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (25.00%) Ant
2 1 (25.00%) JUnit
2 1 (25.00%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (25.00%) Log4j
2 1 (25.00%) Subversion
2 1 (25.00%) Maven
General
1 1 (25.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Architect
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Java Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Java Architect
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Java Architect
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Architect
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Java Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) JMS
2 3 (75.00%) Hibernate
2 3 (75.00%) Spring
2 3 (75.00%) Java EE
2 3 (75.00%) RESTful
2 3 (75.00%) Struts2
2 3 (75.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) XSLT
3 1 (25.00%) XHTML
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) J2EE
3 1 (25.00%) EJB
3 1 (25.00%) JDBC
3 1 (25.00%) JSP
3 1 (25.00%) Servlets
3 1 (25.00%) JSTL
3 1 (25.00%) XMLBeans
3 1 (25.00%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Clustering
1 3 (75.00%) Open Source
2 1 (25.00%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) UNIX
2 1 (25.00%) HPUX
2 1 (25.00%) Solaris
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Scrum
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) OWASP
2 1 (25.00%) Content Management
2 1 (25.00%) UML
2 1 (25.00%) OO
2 1 (25.00%) RAD
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) Perl
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) XPath
2 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
1 3 (75.00%) Atlassian
2 1 (25.00%) Elastic Path
2 1 (25.00%) IBM
2 1 (25.00%) Interwoven
2 1 (25.00%) ATG
2 1 (25.00%) Blue Martini