The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex 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
Rank 52 51 46
Rank change year-on-year -1 -5  
Contract jobs citing Struts 5 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 1.23% 0.44% 1.53%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.45% 1.64% 4.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 3
Median daily rate £411 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.66% +5.88%  
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 Essex with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Essex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 145 122 156
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 35.63% 26.70% 33.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 68 84
Median daily rate £440 £363 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.37% -9.37%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £536 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 19
Median hourly rate £37.00 £36.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.36% +1.38%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £36.50 £23.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £62.50 £40.00
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 Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex 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 Essex

Struts
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Struts in Essex

Struts
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Struts in Essex

Struts
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Struts in Essex

Struts
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Struts within the Essex 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
Southend-on-Sea - 2 £456 -
Struts
East of England

Struts
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

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 Essex region with a requirement for Struts.

1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) JUnit
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) Web Services
1 5 (100.00%) XML
1 5 (100.00%) MVC
1 5 (100.00%) TDD
1 5 (100.00%) Spring
1 5 (100.00%) Spring MVC
1 5 (100.00%) EclipseLink
2 4 (80.00%) REST
2 4 (80.00%) Relational Database
2 4 (80.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (80.00%) JPA
2 4 (80.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) Unix
3 3 (60.00%) SOAP
3 3 (60.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (60.00%) XHTML
3 3 (60.00%) Eclipse
3 3 (60.00%) JAX-WS
3 3 (60.00%) OSGi
3 3 (60.00%) JSR 170
3 3 (60.00%) Ajax

Struts
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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 3 (60.00%) WebSphere
1 3 (60.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (40.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (40.00%) JBoss
2 2 (40.00%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (40.00%) MariaDB
2 2 (40.00%) MySQL
2 2 (40.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) JUnit
2 4 (80.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (80.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (60.00%) Eclipse
4 2 (40.00%) AccuRev
4 2 (40.00%) Ant
4 2 (40.00%) Cucumber
4 2 (40.00%) Gradle
4 2 (40.00%) Maven
4 2 (40.00%) Mockito
4 2 (40.00%) Selenium
4 2 (40.00%) SoapUI
4 2 (40.00%) Subversion
General
1 2 (40.00%) Legal
1 2 (40.00%) Marketing
2 1 (20.00%) Automotive
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
1 5 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) EclipseLink
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) Spring
1 5 (100.00%) Spring MVC
1 5 (100.00%) Web Services
1 5 (100.00%) XML
2 4 (80.00%) JPA
2 4 (80.00%) REST
3 3 (60.00%) Ajax
3 3 (60.00%) Java SE
3 3 (60.00%) JAX-RS
3 3 (60.00%) JAX-WS
3 3 (60.00%) JSR 170
3 3 (60.00%) OSGi
3 3 (60.00%) SOAP
3 3 (60.00%) XHTML
4 2 (40.00%) AngularJS
4 2 (40.00%) JAX-RPC
4 2 (40.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (40.00%) Clustering
1 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (40.00%) Replication
2 1 (20.00%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
1 4 (80.00%) Unix
2 2 (40.00%) Mac OS X
2 2 (40.00%) Solaris
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) MVC
1 5 (100.00%) TDD
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (40.00%) B2C
3 2 (40.00%) BDD
3 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (40.00%) Information Management
3 2 (40.00%) Mathematics
3 2 (40.00%) OO
3 2 (40.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (40.00%) SOLID
3 2 (40.00%) User Stories
3 2 (40.00%) Visualisation
3 2 (40.00%) Web Design
3 2 (40.00%) Web Development
4 1 (20.00%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) PL/SQL
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Adobe
1 2 (40.00%) IBM
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle