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 June 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.

Apache Struts
England / North West
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 118 150 153
Rank change year-on-year +32 +3  
Contract jobs citing Struts 17 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.59% 0.13% 0.027%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.95% 0.52% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 4 1
Median daily rate £465 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.00% +10.29%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £450 £325
% change year-on-year -2.77% +38.46%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £27.50 £44.00
% change year-on-year - -37.50%  

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 873 964 821
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 30.10% 25.30% 21.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 569 674 534
Median daily rate £388 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 19 20
Median hourly rate £41.25 £28.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.73% -32.94%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.15 £18.80 £16.16
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £57.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

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 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Struts in the North West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Struts in the North West

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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 June 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
Cheshire - 12 £470 - 1
Manchester +9 3 £375 - 1
Lancashire - 1 - -
Merseyside - 1 £450 -
Struts
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 34 (100.00%) Java
2 24 (70.59%) Spring
3 23 (67.65%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (64.71%) JSP
5 20 (58.82%) JavaScript
6 19 (55.88%) J2EE
7 17 (50.00%) Finance
8 15 (44.12%) jQuery
9 13 (38.24%) Ajax
9 13 (38.24%) Servlets
9 13 (38.24%) EJB
10 11 (32.35%) Banking
10 11 (32.35%) Data Protection
10 11 (32.35%) Waterfall
10 11 (32.35%) Analytical Skills
11 10 (29.41%) Scrum
12 9 (26.47%) Web Services
12 9 (26.47%) Java EE
12 9 (26.47%) JSON
13 8 (23.53%) Git (software)
13 8 (23.53%) SOAP
14 7 (20.59%) IntelliJ
14 7 (20.59%) RESTful
14 7 (20.59%) MongoDB
14 7 (20.59%) Gradle
14 7 (20.59%) JIRA
15 6 (17.65%) AngularJS
15 6 (17.65%) MVC
15 6 (17.65%) E-Commerce
16 5 (14.71%) CSS

Struts
Co-occurring 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 3 (8.82%) WebSphere
2 2 (5.88%) JBoss
2 2 (5.88%) WebLogic
2 2 (5.88%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (2.94%) Apache
3 1 (2.94%) GlassFish
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (2.94%) WebLogic Integration
3 1 (2.94%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (2.94%) WebSphere Process Server
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.59%) MongoDB
2 5 (14.71%) MySQL
3 2 (5.88%) DB2
3 2 (5.88%) Oracle Database
3 2 (5.88%) RDBMS
3 2 (5.88%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.94%) Sybase IQ
Development Applications
1 8 (23.53%) Git (software)
2 7 (20.59%) Gradle
2 7 (20.59%) IntelliJ
2 7 (20.59%) JIRA
3 1 (2.94%) ClearCase
3 1 (2.94%) Subversion
General
1 17 (50.00%) Finance
2 11 (32.35%) Banking
3 1 (2.94%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 28 (82.35%) Developer
2 26 (76.47%) Java Developer
3 6 (17.65%) JSP Developer
4 5 (14.71%) Java Project Leader
4 5 (14.71%) Project Leader
4 5 (14.71%) Project Manager
4 5 (14.71%) Technical Leader
4 5 (14.71%) Technical Manager
4 5 (14.71%) Technical Project Leader
4 5 (14.71%) Technical Project Manager
5 4 (11.76%) AWS Developer
6 3 (8.82%) J2EE Developer
6 3 (8.82%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 3 (8.82%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Angular Developer
7 2 (5.88%) HTML CSS Developer
7 2 (5.88%) HTML Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Senior Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Senior Java Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (70.59%) Spring
2 22 (64.71%) JSP
3 19 (55.88%) J2EE
4 15 (44.12%) jQuery
5 13 (38.24%) Ajax
5 13 (38.24%) EJB
5 13 (38.24%) Servlets
6 9 (26.47%) Java EE
6 9 (26.47%) JSON
6 9 (26.47%) Web Services
7 8 (23.53%) SOAP
8 7 (20.59%) RESTful
9 6 (17.65%) AngularJS
10 5 (14.71%) CSS
10 5 (14.71%) HTML
11 4 (11.76%) Hibernate
11 4 (11.76%) JMS
11 4 (11.76%) Struts2
11 4 (11.76%) XML
12 3 (8.82%) React
Miscellaneous
1 11 (32.35%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.94%) Clustering
2 1 (2.94%) DataPower
2 1 (2.94%) Derivative
2 1 (2.94%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.94%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (67.65%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (32.35%) Data Protection
2 11 (32.35%) Waterfall
3 10 (29.41%) Scrum
4 6 (17.65%) E-Commerce
4 6 (17.65%) MVC
5 5 (14.71%) Microservices
6 3 (8.82%) SDLC
6 3 (8.82%) TDD
7 2 (5.88%) BDD
7 2 (5.88%) Front End Development
7 2 (5.88%) High Availability
7 2 (5.88%) Low Latency
7 2 (5.88%) Mentoring
7 2 (5.88%) OO
7 2 (5.88%) OOA/OOD
7 2 (5.88%) UML
8 1 (2.94%) Domain-Driven Design
8 1 (2.94%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (2.94%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 34 (100.00%) Java
2 20 (58.82%) JavaScript
3 4 (11.76%) SQL
4 1 (2.94%) C
4 1 (2.94%) Groovy
4 1 (2.94%) Perl
4 1 (2.94%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) OCMJD
1 1 (2.94%) OCPJP
1 1 (2.94%) OCPJWCD
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle Certification
1 1 (2.94%) PMI Certification
1 1 (2.94%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 4 (11.76%) Oracle
2 2 (5.88%) IBM
2 2 (5.88%) Sybase
3 1 (2.94%) Chordiant
3 1 (2.94%) Google
3 1 (2.94%) Kony
3 1 (2.94%) Sun
3 1 (2.94%) Yahoo!