The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South 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 / South West
Rank 107 136 142
Rank change year-on-year +29 +6  
Contract jobs citing Struts 33 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.27% 0.069% 0.064%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.44% 0.28% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 2 0
Median daily rate £325 £344 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.45% -  
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 South West with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 743 705 764
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 28.60% 24.37% 24.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 496 468 498
Median daily rate £393 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.14% -6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 51 19
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £25.00 £32.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.25 £57.00 £47.00
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 South West

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

Struts
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Struts in the South West

Struts
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Struts in the South West

Struts
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South 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
Dorset - 12 £325 - 1
Somerset - 6 - -
Gloucestershire - 2 £400 -
Devon - 1 - -
Struts
England

Struts
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South 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 South West region with a requirement for Struts.

1 37 (100.00%) Java
2 33 (89.19%) Spring
3 31 (83.78%) JSP
4 29 (78.38%) Hibernate
5 23 (62.16%) Web Services
5 23 (62.16%) XML
5 23 (62.16%) Oracle
6 22 (59.46%) JavaScript
6 22 (59.46%) HTML
6 22 (59.46%) Servlets
6 22 (59.46%) SOAP
7 21 (56.76%) CSS
7 21 (56.76%) SQL
8 19 (51.35%) JSON
9 18 (48.65%) ATG
9 18 (48.65%) Agile Software Development
10 17 (45.95%) Internet
10 17 (45.95%) WebLogic
10 17 (45.95%) E-Commerce
11 16 (43.24%) JMS
11 16 (43.24%) JBoss
11 16 (43.24%) WebSphere
12 14 (37.84%) REST
13 13 (35.14%) Apache
14 12 (32.43%) JDBC
14 12 (32.43%) XSLT
14 12 (32.43%) WebSphere Application Server
14 12 (32.43%) J2EE
14 12 (32.43%) CMS
14 12 (32.43%) JMX

Struts
Top Related IT Skills in the South 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 17 (45.95%) WebLogic
2 16 (43.24%) JBoss
2 16 (43.24%) WebSphere
3 13 (35.14%) Apache
4 12 (32.43%) CMS
4 12 (32.43%) WebSphere Application Server
5 4 (10.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 4 (10.81%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 17 (45.95%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (32.43%) Endeca
2 10 (27.03%) Relational Database
3 6 (16.22%) MySQL
4 4 (10.81%) SQL Server
5 3 (8.11%) Oracle Database
6 2 (5.41%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (5.41%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (21.62%) JUnit
2 7 (18.92%) Maven
3 6 (16.22%) Ant
3 6 (16.22%) Apache Buildr
3 6 (16.22%) Eclipse
3 6 (16.22%) Git (software)
3 6 (16.22%) Jenkins
3 6 (16.22%) jMock
3 6 (16.22%) Mercurial
3 6 (16.22%) Subversion
4 5 (13.51%) Gradle
4 5 (13.51%) IntelliJ
5 1 (2.70%) JMeter
5 1 (2.70%) Selenium
5 1 (2.70%) WATIR
5 1 (2.70%) WebDriver
5 1 (2.70%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 2 (5.41%) Retail
2 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (45.95%) Architect
1 17 (45.95%) Developer
2 16 (43.24%) Java Developer
3 5 (13.51%) Technical Architect
4 3 (8.11%) Oracle Developer
5 2 (5.41%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (5.41%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
6 1 (2.70%) Agile Developer
6 1 (2.70%) Agile Java Developer
6 1 (2.70%) Consultant
6 1 (2.70%) Digital Architect
6 1 (2.70%) Digital Technical Architect
6 1 (2.70%) Java Consultant
6 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared Java Developer
6 1 (2.70%) Senior Agile Developer
6 1 (2.70%) Senior Agile Java Developer
6 1 (2.70%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (2.70%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Senior UI Developer
6 1 (2.70%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (89.19%) Spring
2 31 (83.78%) JSP
3 29 (78.38%) Hibernate
4 23 (62.16%) Web Services
4 23 (62.16%) XML
5 22 (59.46%) HTML
5 22 (59.46%) Servlets
5 22 (59.46%) SOAP
6 21 (56.76%) CSS
7 19 (51.35%) JSON
8 16 (43.24%) JMS
9 14 (37.84%) REST
10 12 (32.43%) J2EE
10 12 (32.43%) JDBC
10 12 (32.43%) JMX
10 12 (32.43%) XSLT
11 11 (29.73%) Ajax
12 8 (21.62%) JSF
12 8 (21.62%) RESTful
13 6 (16.22%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 12 (32.43%) iPad
1 12 (32.43%) Virtual Team
2 5 (13.51%) RIA
2 5 (13.51%) Web 2.0
3 4 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.41%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.70%) Cloud Native
5 1 (2.70%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.41%) Windows
1 2 (5.41%) Windows Server
2 1 (2.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (48.65%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (45.95%) E-Commerce
3 12 (32.43%) B2B
3 12 (32.43%) B2C
3 12 (32.43%) Capacity Planning
3 12 (32.43%) Content Management
3 12 (32.43%) High Availability
3 12 (32.43%) Load Testing
3 12 (32.43%) Performance Tuning
3 12 (32.43%) Software Architecture
4 7 (18.92%) MVC
4 7 (18.92%) TDD
5 6 (16.22%) Pair Programming
5 6 (16.22%) Refactoring
5 6 (16.22%) Scrum
5 6 (16.22%) Unit Testing
5 6 (16.22%) XML Parsing
6 5 (13.51%) Technical Architecture
7 4 (10.81%) SOA
7 4 (10.81%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (100.00%) Java
2 22 (59.46%) JavaScript
3 21 (56.76%) SQL
4 4 (10.81%) PL/SQL
5 2 (5.41%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (13.51%) Security Cleared
2 4 (10.81%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.70%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (32.43%) QA
System Software
1 5 (13.51%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (13.51%) Ansible
2 1 (2.70%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 23 (62.16%) Oracle
2 18 (48.65%) ATG
3 1 (2.70%) BEA
3 1 (2.70%) Google
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