The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for Struts2 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Struts2 over the 3 months to 30 April 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 2
England / South East
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 252 269 266
Rank change year-on-year +17 -3  
Contract jobs citing Struts2 3 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.037% 0.062% 0.010%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.14% 0.25% 0.044%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 1
Median daily rate £444 £365 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.57% +21.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £445 £365 £400
% change year-on-year +21.91% -8.75%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Struts2 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 2213 2435 2281
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 27.16% 25.04% 22.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1335 1610 1385
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 44 42
Median hourly rate £45.00 £38.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.42% +1.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.89 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +21.42% -5.40%  

Struts2
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing Struts2 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for Struts2 in the South East

Struts2
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Struts2 in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Struts2 in the South East

Struts2
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 Struts2 within the South East region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
Buckinghamshire - 2 £444 -
Struts2
England

For the 6 months to 30 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Struts2 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 Struts2.

1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) Struts
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 3 (100.00%) Spring
2 2 (66.67%) JSF
2 2 (66.67%) Maven
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Use Case
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Records Management
2 2 (66.67%) Workflow
2 2 (66.67%) DHTML
2 2 (66.67%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (66.67%) JSP
2 2 (66.67%) UML
3 1 (33.33%) OOA/OOD
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) JBoss
3 1 (33.33%) LDAP
3 1 (33.33%) HTTP
3 1 (33.33%) RDBMS

Struts2
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 1 (33.33%) JBoss
1 1 (33.33%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) HTTP
1 1 (33.33%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (33.33%) MariaDB
2 1 (33.33%) MySQL
2 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Maven
2 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (33.33%) JUnit
2 1 (33.33%) Mockito
General
1 1 (33.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Designer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Designer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) Spring
1 3 (100.00%) Struts
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) DHTML
2 2 (66.67%) JSF
2 2 (66.67%) JSP
3 1 (33.33%) EclipseLink
3 1 (33.33%) J2EE
3 1 (33.33%) JAAS
3 1 (33.33%) JAXB
3 1 (33.33%) JAX-RPC
3 1 (33.33%) JPA
3 1 (33.33%) REST
3 1 (33.33%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Mac OS X
1 1 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Records Management
1 2 (66.67%) UML
1 2 (66.67%) Use Case
1 2 (66.67%) Workflow
2 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Deployment
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Data Visualisation
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) Microservices
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) OOA/OOD
2 1 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Visualisation
2 1 (33.33%) Web Design
2 1 (33.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) CTC Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle