The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 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 for the Watford region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Struts
Rank 25 17 16
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -1
Contract jobs citing Struts 9 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 6.34% 4.49% 4.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.98% 10.26% 16.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £319 £371
% change year-on-year
+9.71% -14.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 - £35.00
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
53 39 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 37.32% 43.82% 27.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 19 19
Average daily rate £363 £500 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.50% +53.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £325 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
Struts
Hertfordshire

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 16 April 2014, 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 11 (100.00%) HTML
1 11 (100.00%) Java
1 11 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 11 (100.00%) SQL
1 11 (100.00%) J2EE
1 11 (100.00%) Ant
1 11 (100.00%) JUnit
1 11 (100.00%) Servlets
1 11 (100.00%) XML
1 11 (100.00%) XSLT
1 11 (100.00%) UNIX
1 11 (100.00%) OO
1 11 (100.00%) Solaris
1 11 (100.00%) Linux
1 11 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 11 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 11 (100.00%) Internet
1 11 (100.00%) Log4j
1 11 (100.00%) Subversion
1 11 (100.00%) XMLBeans
1 11 (100.00%) Ajax
1 11 (100.00%) Web 2.0
1 11 (100.00%) XPath
1 11 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 10 (90.91%) JSP
3 6 (54.55%) Retail
3 6 (54.55%) Content Management
3 6 (54.55%) Spring
3 6 (54.55%) jQuery
3 6 (54.55%) Hibernate

Struts
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 6 (54.55%) Tomcat
1 6 (54.55%) MQSeries
2 5 (45.45%) WebSphere Application Server
2 5 (45.45%) Apache
2 5 (45.45%) Alfresco
2 5 (45.45%) WebSphere
3 1 (9.09%) Adobe CQ
Business Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Tridion
1 5 (45.45%) RiskWrite
Communications & Networking
1 11 (100.00%) Internet
2 1 (9.09%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 11 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 5 (45.45%) DB2
2 5 (45.45%) Crystal Reports
2 5 (45.45%) Oracle Reports
2 5 (45.45%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (9.09%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (100.00%) Ant
1 11 (100.00%) JUnit
1 11 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 11 (100.00%) Log4j
1 11 (100.00%) Subversion
2 5 (45.45%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Maven
General
1 6 (54.55%) Retail
1 6 (54.55%) Finance
1 6 (54.55%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Developer
1 11 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 6 (54.55%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 5 (45.45%) J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) HTML
1 11 (100.00%) J2EE
1 11 (100.00%) Servlets
1 11 (100.00%) XML
1 11 (100.00%) XSLT
1 11 (100.00%) XMLBeans
1 11 (100.00%) Ajax
2 10 (90.91%) JSP
3 6 (54.55%) Spring
3 6 (54.55%) jQuery
3 6 (54.55%) Hibernate
3 6 (54.55%) JMS
3 6 (54.55%) CSS
4 5 (45.45%) JDBC
4 5 (45.45%) EJB
4 5 (45.45%) XHTML
4 5 (45.45%) JSF
4 5 (45.45%) JSTL
5 1 (9.09%) JSON
5 1 (9.09%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 11 (100.00%) Web 2.0
2 5 (45.45%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) UNIX
1 11 (100.00%) Solaris
1 11 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (54.55%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) OO
2 6 (54.55%) Content Management
2 6 (54.55%) E-Commerce
3 5 (45.45%) RAD
3 5 (45.45%) UML
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) Java
1 11 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 11 (100.00%) SQL
1 11 (100.00%) XPath
2 5 (45.45%) Perl
2 5 (45.45%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
1 1 (9.09%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Interwoven
1 6 (54.55%) IBM
1 6 (54.55%) Oracle
2 5 (45.45%) ATG
2 5 (45.45%) Elastic Path
2 5 (45.45%) Blue Martini
3 1 (9.09%) Sun