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 30 May 2016 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Struts
Rank 120 125 112
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -13
Contract jobs citing Struts 19 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.67% 0.039% 0.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.78% 0.17% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 0 1
Median daily rate £433 - £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £350 £356
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -1.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £46.75 £42.63
% change year-on-year
-41.17% +9.67%
Struts
England

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
683 593 584
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 24.02% 23.32% 24.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 437 387 326
Median daily rate £383 £335 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.17% +3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 19
Median hourly rate £25.00 £31.47 £22.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.55% +38.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £22.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £45.60 £37.41
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-14.02% +8.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Struts across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016.

Struts Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Birmingham - 8 £480 -
Warwickshire - 6 £413 -
Walsall +1 2 £545 -
Solihull - 2 £410 -
Coventry - 1 - - 1
Struts
England

Struts
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, 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 30 (100.00%) Spring
2 26 (86.67%) Java
3 25 (83.33%) J2EE
4 24 (80.00%) Hibernate
5 18 (60.00%) HTML
5 18 (60.00%) Web Services
6 17 (56.67%) SQL
7 16 (53.33%) Oracle
7 16 (53.33%) JSP
7 16 (53.33%) Servlets
7 16 (53.33%) jQuery
8 14 (46.67%) JavaScript
9 13 (43.33%) JUnit
9 13 (43.33%) UML
9 13 (43.33%) Eclipse
9 13 (43.33%) Maven
10 12 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (40.00%) Degree
10 12 (40.00%) Relational Database
10 12 (40.00%) RDBMS
11 11 (36.67%) XML
11 11 (36.67%) WebLogic
11 11 (36.67%) Computer Science
12 10 (33.33%) OO
12 10 (33.33%) CSS
13 8 (26.67%) Oracle OWB
13 8 (26.67%) BusinessObjects
13 8 (26.67%) Service Management
13 8 (26.67%) ITSM
13 8 (26.67%) Toad

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 11 (36.67%) WebLogic
2 6 (20.00%) Liferay
3 4 (13.33%) JBoss
3 4 (13.33%) Tomcat
4 3 (10.00%) Apache Solr
5 1 (3.33%) IIS
5 1 (3.33%) Node.js
5 1 (3.33%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) DNS
1 1 (3.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (40.00%) RDBMS
1 12 (40.00%) Relational Database
2 8 (26.67%) BusinessObjects
2 8 (26.67%) Oracle Database
2 8 (26.67%) Oracle OWB
2 8 (26.67%) Oracle Reports
2 8 (26.67%) SQL Server
3 4 (13.33%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (10.00%) DB2
5 1 (3.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (43.33%) Eclipse
1 13 (43.33%) JUnit
1 13 (43.33%) Maven
2 8 (26.67%) JIRA
2 8 (26.67%) Oracle Forms
2 8 (26.67%) Toad
3 7 (23.33%) Ant
3 7 (23.33%) Artifactory
3 7 (23.33%) ClearQuest
3 7 (23.33%) Jenkins
4 5 (16.67%) Selenium
5 1 (3.33%) Log4j
5 1 (3.33%) Log4Net
5 1 (3.33%) Mockito
5 1 (3.33%) NUnit
5 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 21 (70.00%) Developer
2 17 (56.67%) Java Developer
3 9 (30.00%) Architect
4 5 (16.67%) J2EE Developer
4 5 (16.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 4 (13.33%) Applications Architect
5 4 (13.33%) Oracle Developer
6 3 (10.00%) Lead Architect
6 3 (10.00%) PL/SQL Developer
6 3 (10.00%) SC Cleared Java Developer
6 3 (10.00%) SQL Developer
6 3 (10.00%) Systems Architect
7 1 (3.33%) ETL Developer
7 1 (3.33%) J2EE Architect
7 1 (3.33%) Java Architect
7 1 (3.33%) Java/J2EE Architect
7 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Oracle ETL Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Portal Developer
7 1 (3.33%) SQL Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (100.00%) Spring
2 25 (83.33%) J2EE
3 24 (80.00%) Hibernate
4 18 (60.00%) HTML
4 18 (60.00%) Web Services
5 16 (53.33%) jQuery
5 16 (53.33%) JSP
5 16 (53.33%) Servlets
6 11 (36.67%) XML
7 10 (33.33%) CSS
8 7 (23.33%) AngularJS
8 7 (23.33%) Apache CXF
9 6 (20.00%) RESTful
9 6 (20.00%) Velocity
10 4 (13.33%) React
11 3 (10.00%) JMS
11 3 (10.00%) Middleware
12 2 (6.67%) SOAP
13 1 (3.33%) .NET Framework
13 1 (3.33%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (36.67%) Computer Science
2 3 (10.00%) Client/Server
2 3 (10.00%) N-Tier
3 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (26.67%) Unix
1 8 (26.67%) Windows
2 1 (3.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (43.33%) UML
2 12 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (33.33%) OO
4 8 (26.67%) ITIL
4 8 (26.67%) ITSM
4 8 (26.67%) Service Management
5 7 (23.33%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (23.33%) Defect Tracking
5 7 (23.33%) OOP
6 6 (20.00%) SOLID
6 6 (20.00%) TDD
6 6 (20.00%) Unit Testing
7 5 (16.67%) Validation
8 4 (13.33%) AOP
9 3 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
9 3 (10.00%) MVC
9 3 (10.00%) SDLC
9 3 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
9 3 (10.00%) Use Case
9 3 (10.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 26 (86.67%) Java
2 17 (56.67%) SQL
3 14 (46.67%) JavaScript
4 8 (26.67%) PL/SQL
5 6 (20.00%) C#
6 5 (16.67%) C++
6 5 (16.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (40.00%) Degree
2 7 (23.33%) OCPJP
2 7 (23.33%) Oracle Certification
2 7 (23.33%) SC Cleared
2 7 (23.33%) Security Cleared
3 6 (20.00%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 16 (53.33%) Oracle
2 5 (16.67%) Sun
3 3 (10.00%) BEA
3 3 (10.00%) IBM
3 3 (10.00%) Pega
3 3 (10.00%) Sybase
3 3 (10.00%) Vitria