The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 / South East
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 228 237 255
Rank change year-on-year +9 +18  
Contract jobs citing Struts 11 33 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.14% 0.37% 0.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.52% 1.38% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 29 15
Median daily rate £438 £500 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +53.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £413 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £580 £362
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 South East with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 2097 2384 2373
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 27.45% 26.72% 25.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1340 1528 1500
Median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 55 26
Median hourly rate £42.50 £43.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.16% +7.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.40 £12.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £55.00 £50.00
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 South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 South East

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Struts in the South East

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Struts in the South East over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Struts in the South East

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Struts in the South East

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Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Struts within the South East 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
Berkshire +19 6 £538 +15.59% 1
Hampshire +14 3 £230 -36.98%
Buckinghamshire -14 2 £438 -
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 South East region with a requirement for Struts.

1 21 (95.45%) Java
1 21 (95.45%) Web Services
2 19 (86.36%) Spring
3 18 (81.82%) JavaScript
4 16 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (72.73%) Maven
5 14 (63.64%) JSF
5 14 (63.64%) Spring MVC
5 14 (63.64%) MVC
6 13 (59.09%) Jenkins
7 12 (54.55%) Git (software)
7 12 (54.55%) JIRA
7 12 (54.55%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (54.55%) Eclipse
8 11 (50.00%) JUnit
8 11 (50.00%) SOA
8 11 (50.00%) REST
8 11 (50.00%) Microservices
9 10 (45.45%) DevOps
9 10 (45.45%) Gradle
9 10 (45.45%) User Stories
9 10 (45.45%) Mercurial
9 10 (45.45%) Confluence
9 10 (45.45%) BDD
9 10 (45.45%) Unit Testing
9 10 (45.45%) IntelliJ
9 10 (45.45%) TDD
10 9 (40.91%) Pair Programming
10 9 (40.91%) Scrum
10 9 (40.91%) JSP

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 10 (45.45%) Confluence
2 5 (22.73%) Apache Solr
2 5 (22.73%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (18.18%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 4 (18.18%) Apache
3 4 (18.18%) Tomcat
4 3 (13.64%) WebLogic
4 3 (13.64%) WebSphere
4 3 (13.64%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (9.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (4.55%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 6 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (22.73%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 5 (22.73%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (22.73%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 5 (22.73%) Amazon S3
2 5 (22.73%) Amazon SQS
2 5 (22.73%) AWS Lambda
2 5 (22.73%) CloudFront
3 2 (9.09%) Google Analytics
3 2 (9.09%) Google Checkout
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) LDAP
2 1 (4.55%) HTTP
2 1 (4.55%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 4 (18.18%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (18.18%) Relational Database
3 3 (13.64%) RDBMS
4 2 (9.09%) Endeca
5 1 (4.55%) DB2
5 1 (4.55%) MariaDB
5 1 (4.55%) MySQL
5 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
5 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 16 (72.73%) Maven
2 13 (59.09%) Jenkins
3 12 (54.55%) Eclipse
3 12 (54.55%) Git (software)
3 12 (54.55%) JIRA
4 11 (50.00%) JUnit
5 10 (45.45%) Gradle
5 10 (45.45%) IntelliJ
5 10 (45.45%) Mercurial
6 5 (22.73%) Subversion
7 4 (18.18%) Checkstyle
7 4 (18.18%) SonarQube
8 2 (9.09%) Ant
8 2 (9.09%) Hudson
9 1 (4.55%) Mockito
General
1 4 (18.18%) Telecoms
2 3 (13.64%) Law
3 2 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (95.45%) Developer
1 21 (95.45%) Java Developer
2 4 (18.18%) Senior Developer
2 4 (18.18%) Senior Java Developer
3 2 (9.09%) AWS Developer
3 2 (9.09%) Cloud Developer
3 2 (9.09%) SQL Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Cloud Specialist
4 1 (4.55%) Designer
4 1 (4.55%) Elasticsearch Developer
4 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared Java Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
4 1 (4.55%) Senior Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (95.45%) Web Services
2 19 (86.36%) Spring
3 14 (63.64%) JSF
3 14 (63.64%) Spring MVC
4 11 (50.00%) REST
5 9 (40.91%) HTML
5 9 (40.91%) JSP
6 8 (36.36%) Hibernate
6 8 (36.36%) XML
7 7 (31.82%) CSS
8 6 (27.27%) J2EE
9 5 (22.73%) Struts2
10 4 (18.18%) AngularJS
10 4 (18.18%) DHTML
10 4 (18.18%) React
11 3 (13.64%) Ajax
11 3 (13.64%) EJB
12 2 (9.09%) Java EE
12 2 (9.09%) jQuery
12 2 (9.09%) JSTL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
1 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Linux
1 2 (9.09%) Unix
2 1 (4.55%) Mac OS X
2 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (63.64%) MVC
3 12 (54.55%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (50.00%) Microservices
4 11 (50.00%) SOA
5 10 (45.45%) BDD
5 10 (45.45%) DevOps
5 10 (45.45%) TDD
5 10 (45.45%) Unit Testing
5 10 (45.45%) User Stories
6 9 (40.91%) Kanban
6 9 (40.91%) Pair Programming
6 9 (40.91%) Scrum
7 6 (27.27%) OO
8 5 (22.73%) E-Commerce
8 5 (22.73%) Test Scripting
8 5 (22.73%) Use Case
9 4 (18.18%) Content Management
9 4 (18.18%) Records Management
9 4 (18.18%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 21 (95.45%) Java
2 18 (81.82%) JavaScript
3 9 (40.91%) SQL
4 2 (9.09%) PL/SQL
5 1 (4.55%) Java 9
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) SC Cleared
1 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) CTC Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (22.73%) QA
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.55%) NDS
2 1 (4.55%) NetIQ eDirectory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) Oracle
2 4 (18.18%) Adobe
3 2 (9.09%) Coremetrics
3 2 (9.09%) Google
3 2 (9.09%) hybris
3 2 (9.09%) PayPal
4 1 (4.55%) Novell
4 1 (4.55%) Sybase