The table below looks at the statistics for Struts skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Struts over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apache Struts
England / West Midlands
Rank 103 108 108
Rank change year-on-year
+5 0
Contract jobs citing Struts 17 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.71% 0.33% 0.048%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.77% 1.35% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 1
Median daily rate £470 £315 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+49.20% -12.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.45% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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 in the West Midlands region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
614 592 451
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 25.68% 24.62% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 369 363 286
Median daily rate £375 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £437
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 15 16
Median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £28.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% -19.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £14.00 £22.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +13.43%

Struts
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing Struts as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Struts Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Struts
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Struts Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Struts
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Struts Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Struts
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Struts within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwickshire +9 14 £470 +49.20%
Coventry -16 3 £491 +63.50% 1
Struts
England

Struts
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Struts also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Struts.

1 32 (82.05%) Spring
2 23 (58.97%) Hibernate
3 21 (53.85%) Java
4 20 (51.28%) JavaScript
5 16 (41.03%) HTML
6 15 (38.46%) J2EE
6 15 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (38.46%) AOP
6 15 (38.46%) Velocity
6 15 (38.46%) Liferay
7 12 (30.77%) jQuery
7 12 (30.77%) JUnit
7 12 (30.77%) CSS
8 11 (28.21%) JSP
8 11 (28.21%) Tomcat
8 11 (28.21%) Relational Database
9 10 (25.64%) Scrum
9 10 (25.64%) MVC
9 10 (25.64%) SQL
10 8 (20.51%) Servlets
10 8 (20.51%) UML
10 8 (20.51%) WebSphere
10 8 (20.51%) Spring MVC
11 7 (17.95%) Selenium
11 7 (17.95%) TDD
11 7 (17.95%) AngularJS
11 7 (17.95%) Jenkins
11 7 (17.95%) OOA/OOD
11 7 (17.95%) OO
11 7 (17.95%) JBoss

Struts
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 15 (38.46%) Liferay
2 11 (28.21%) Tomcat
3 8 (20.51%) WebSphere
4 7 (17.95%) JBoss
5 5 (12.82%) Confluence
5 5 (12.82%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (5.13%) Apache
6 2 (5.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) HTTP
2 1 (2.56%) FTP
2 1 (2.56%) SSH
2 1 (2.56%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (28.21%) Relational Database
2 6 (15.38%) RDBMS
3 3 (7.69%) NoSQL
4 2 (5.13%) Endeca
4 2 (5.13%) MySQL
4 2 (5.13%) Oracle Database
4 2 (5.13%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (30.77%) JUnit
2 7 (17.95%) Ant
2 7 (17.95%) Jenkins
2 7 (17.95%) Selenium
3 5 (12.82%) Cucumber
3 5 (12.82%) Eclipse
3 5 (12.82%) Git (software)
3 5 (12.82%) Jasmine
3 5 (12.82%) JIRA
3 5 (12.82%) Karma Test Runner
3 5 (12.82%) Protractor
3 5 (12.82%) Subversion
4 3 (7.69%) WebDriver
5 2 (5.13%) Checkstyle
5 2 (5.13%) DbUnit
5 2 (5.13%) jMock
5 2 (5.13%) Mockito
5 2 (5.13%) QUnit
6 1 (2.56%) MyEclipse
6 1 (2.56%) Toad
General
1 3 (7.69%) Automotive
2 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (48.72%) Developer
2 15 (38.46%) Java Developer
3 12 (30.77%) Consultant
4 11 (28.21%) Security Consultant
5 6 (15.38%) Senior Developer
5 6 (15.38%) Senior Java Developer
6 5 (12.82%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 4 (10.26%) Architect
7 4 (10.26%) Security Manager
8 3 (7.69%) Angular Developer
8 3 (7.69%) JavaScript Developer
9 2 (5.13%) Hybris Developer
9 2 (5.13%) Java Team Leader
9 2 (5.13%) Oracle Developer
9 2 (5.13%) Systems Architect
9 2 (5.13%) Team Leader
10 1 (2.56%) Agile Java Developer
10 1 (2.56%) HTML Developer
10 1 (2.56%) Java Consultant
10 1 (2.56%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (82.05%) Spring
2 23 (58.97%) Hibernate
3 16 (41.03%) HTML
4 15 (38.46%) J2EE
4 15 (38.46%) Velocity
5 12 (30.77%) CSS
5 12 (30.77%) jQuery
6 11 (28.21%) JSP
7 8 (20.51%) Servlets
7 8 (20.51%) Spring MVC
8 7 (17.95%) AngularJS
8 7 (17.95%) EJB
8 7 (17.95%) SOAP
8 7 (17.95%) XML
9 6 (15.38%) JDBC
9 6 (15.38%) React
9 6 (15.38%) Swing
10 5 (12.82%) AWT
10 5 (12.82%) HTML5
10 5 (12.82%) Struts2
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (2.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.95%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (38.46%) AOP
2 10 (25.64%) MVC
2 10 (25.64%) Scrum
3 8 (20.51%) UML
4 7 (17.95%) OO
4 7 (17.95%) OOA/OOD
4 7 (17.95%) TDD
5 6 (15.38%) Front End Development
6 5 (12.82%) OOD
6 5 (12.82%) Web Testing
7 3 (7.69%) BDD
8 2 (5.13%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (5.13%) Data Modelling
8 2 (5.13%) Performance Testing
8 2 (5.13%) Refactoring
8 2 (5.13%) SOA
8 2 (5.13%) Software Deployment
8 2 (5.13%) Waterfall
8 2 (5.13%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 21 (53.85%) Java
2 20 (51.28%) JavaScript
3 10 (25.64%) SQL
4 2 (5.13%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.56%) C
5 1 (2.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (15.38%) SC Cleared
1 6 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 5 (12.82%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 6 (15.38%) IBM
2 5 (12.82%) Sun
3 4 (10.26%) Oracle
4 2 (5.13%) hybris
4 2 (5.13%) Microsoft