The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for Struts skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Struts over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apache Struts
North West / Cheshire
Rank 47 72 72
Rank change year-on-year +25 0  
Contract jobs citing Struts 6 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.13% 0.93% 0.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.97% 3.45% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 1
Median daily rate £475 £425 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +41.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £355 £375
% change year-on-year +16.19% -5.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Struts is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 151 261 240
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 28.33% 27.05% 28.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 189 163
Median daily rate £425 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.67% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £483 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 7
Median hourly rate £50.00 £27.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +81.81% +44.73%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +6.57% +5.55%  

Struts
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing Struts as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for Struts in Cheshire

Struts
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Struts in Cheshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Struts in Cheshire

Struts
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Struts in Cheshire over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Struts in Cheshire

Struts
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Struts in Cheshire

Struts
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Struts within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 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
Knutsford +8 5 £475 +11.76%
Struts
North West

Struts
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Struts.

1 9 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (88.89%) J2EE
2 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (88.89%) Spring
3 7 (77.78%) Finance
3 7 (77.78%) SOAP
3 7 (77.78%) Waterfall
4 6 (66.67%) jQuery
4 6 (66.67%) EJB
4 6 (66.67%) JSP
4 6 (66.67%) Servlets
4 6 (66.67%) Scrum
4 6 (66.67%) Ajax
5 5 (55.56%) Banking
5 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
5 5 (55.56%) Data Protection
5 5 (55.56%) JSON
5 5 (55.56%) Git (software)
6 4 (44.44%) MongoDB
6 4 (44.44%) Gradle
6 4 (44.44%) WebSphere
6 4 (44.44%) JIRA
6 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (44.44%) Web Services
6 4 (44.44%) WebLogic
6 4 (44.44%) JBoss
6 4 (44.44%) IntelliJ
7 3 (33.33%) OO
7 3 (33.33%) UML
7 3 (33.33%) XML

Struts
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 4 (44.44%) JBoss
1 4 (44.44%) WebLogic
1 4 (44.44%) WebSphere
2 3 (33.33%) GlassFish
3 2 (22.22%) Tomcat
4 1 (11.11%) Apache
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (11.11%) WebLogic Integration
4 1 (11.11%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Process Server
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) MongoDB
2 2 (22.22%) DB2
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
3 1 (11.11%) RDBMS
3 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Git (software)
2 4 (44.44%) Gradle
2 4 (44.44%) IntelliJ
2 4 (44.44%) JIRA
3 1 (11.11%) ClearCase
3 1 (11.11%) Subversion
General
1 7 (77.78%) Finance
2 5 (55.56%) Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Developer
2 6 (66.67%) Java Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) J2EE
1 8 (88.89%) Spring
2 7 (77.78%) SOAP
3 6 (66.67%) Ajax
3 6 (66.67%) EJB
3 6 (66.67%) jQuery
3 6 (66.67%) JSP
3 6 (66.67%) Servlets
4 5 (55.56%) JSON
5 4 (44.44%) Web Services
6 3 (33.33%) REST
6 3 (33.33%) XML
7 2 (22.22%) Hibernate
7 2 (22.22%) JMS
7 2 (22.22%) JSTL
7 2 (22.22%) Struts2
8 1 (11.11%) CSS
8 1 (11.11%) HTML
8 1 (11.11%) JSF
8 1 (11.11%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
3 1 (11.11%) Clustering
3 1 (11.11%) DataPower
3 1 (11.11%) Derivative
3 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
3 1 (11.11%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (77.78%) Waterfall
3 6 (66.67%) Scrum
4 5 (55.56%) Data Protection
5 3 (33.33%) OO
5 3 (33.33%) RUP
5 3 (33.33%) TDD
5 3 (33.33%) UML
5 3 (33.33%) Validation
6 2 (22.22%) BDD
6 2 (22.22%) Customer Requirements
6 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
6 2 (22.22%) Mathematics
6 2 (22.22%) Open Source
6 2 (22.22%) RAD
6 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
6 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
7 1 (11.11%) Agile Project Management
7 1 (11.11%) SDLC
7 1 (11.11%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
3 2 (22.22%) SQL
4 1 (11.11%) Groovy
4 1 (11.11%) Perl
4 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) hybris
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Chordiant
2 1 (11.11%) Google
2 1 (11.11%) IBM
2 1 (11.11%) Kony
2 1 (11.11%) Sybase
2 1 (11.11%) Yahoo!