The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apache Struts
England / North West
Rank 113 135 139
Rank change year-on-year +22 +4  
Contract jobs citing Struts 17 24 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.65% 0.63% 0.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.09% 2.36% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 18 11
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £520
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 the North West with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 812 1019 815
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 31.23% 26.65% 23.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 549 679 503
Median daily rate £375 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.35% +5.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 42 24
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £17.26 £20.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £49.00 £46.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

Struts
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 the North West

Struts
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Struts in the North West

Struts
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Struts in the North West over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Struts in the North West

Struts
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Struts in the North West

Struts
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Struts within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 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
Manchester +11 12 £419 +13.17% 3
Cheshire +27 5 £475 +11.76% 1
Struts
England

Struts
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 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 North West region with a requirement for Struts.

1 29 (100.00%) Java
2 17 (58.62%) Spring
3 15 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (51.72%) JSP
4 14 (48.28%) RESTful
5 12 (41.38%) Finance
6 11 (37.93%) Web Services
6 11 (37.93%) JSON
7 10 (34.48%) XML
7 10 (34.48%) JavaScript
8 9 (31.03%) J2EE
8 9 (31.03%) Validation
9 8 (27.59%) E-Commerce
9 8 (27.59%) jQuery
10 7 (24.14%) XML Messaging
11 6 (20.69%) SOAP
11 6 (20.69%) Waterfall
11 6 (20.69%) Data Centre
12 5 (17.24%) Microservices
12 5 (17.24%) API Development
12 5 (17.24%) Struts2
12 5 (17.24%) Ajax
12 5 (17.24%) OO
12 5 (17.24%) MySQL
12 5 (17.24%) Servlets
12 5 (17.24%) EJB
12 5 (17.24%) Scrum
12 5 (17.24%) Banking
13 4 (13.79%) SQL
13 4 (13.79%) JBoss

Struts
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 (13.79%) JBoss
1 4 (13.79%) WebLogic
1 4 (13.79%) WebSphere
2 3 (10.34%) GlassFish
3 2 (6.90%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.45%) Apache
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (3.45%) WebLogic Integration
4 1 (3.45%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (3.45%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (3.45%) WebSphere Process Server
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) MySQL
2 3 (10.34%) MongoDB
3 2 (6.90%) DB2
3 2 (6.90%) RDBMS
3 2 (6.90%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Git (software)
2 3 (10.34%) Gradle
2 3 (10.34%) IntelliJ
2 3 (10.34%) JIRA
3 1 (3.45%) ClearCase
3 1 (3.45%) Subversion
General
1 12 (41.38%) Finance
2 5 (17.24%) Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 26 (89.66%) Developer
2 20 (68.97%) Java Developer
3 6 (20.69%) JSP Developer
4 4 (13.79%) AWS Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Software Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Java Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Java Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.45%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (58.62%) Spring
2 15 (51.72%) JSP
3 14 (48.28%) RESTful
4 11 (37.93%) JSON
4 11 (37.93%) Web Services
5 10 (34.48%) XML
6 9 (31.03%) J2EE
7 8 (27.59%) jQuery
8 7 (24.14%) XML Messaging
9 6 (20.69%) SOAP
10 5 (17.24%) Ajax
10 5 (17.24%) EJB
10 5 (17.24%) Servlets
10 5 (17.24%) Struts2
11 4 (13.79%) Java EE
11 4 (13.79%) REST
11 4 (13.79%) Spring Boot
12 3 (10.34%) AngularJS
12 3 (10.34%) Spring MVC
13 2 (6.90%) JSTL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Data Centre
2 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.90%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.45%) Clustering
4 1 (3.45%) DataPower
4 1 (3.45%) Derivative
4 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.45%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (31.03%) Validation
3 8 (27.59%) E-Commerce
4 6 (20.69%) Waterfall
5 5 (17.24%) API Development
5 5 (17.24%) Microservices
5 5 (17.24%) OO
5 5 (17.24%) Scrum
6 4 (13.79%) Data Protection
6 4 (13.79%) SDLC
7 3 (10.34%) High Availability
7 3 (10.34%) Low Latency
7 3 (10.34%) RUP
7 3 (10.34%) TDD
7 3 (10.34%) UML
8 2 (6.90%) BDD
8 2 (6.90%) Customer Requirements
8 2 (6.90%) OOD
8 2 (6.90%) Open Source
8 2 (6.90%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 29 (100.00%) Java
2 10 (34.48%) JavaScript
3 4 (13.79%) SQL
4 1 (3.45%) Groovy
4 1 (3.45%) Perl
4 1 (3.45%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 2 (6.90%) hybris
1 2 (6.90%) Oracle
2 1 (3.45%) Chordiant
2 1 (3.45%) Google
2 1 (3.45%) IBM
2 1 (3.45%) Kony
2 1 (3.45%) Sybase
2 1 (3.45%) Yahoo!
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