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 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 West
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 122 133 132
Rank change year-on-year +11 -1  
Contract jobs citing Struts 14 8 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.52% 0.27% 0.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.93% 1.02% 1.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 8
Median daily rate £330 £345 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.34% -23.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £330 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £433 £485
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 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 724 786 794
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 27.05% 26.38% 25.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 445 541 551
Median daily rate £350 £350 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -2.77%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £475 £426
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 20 36
Median hourly rate £47.50 £38.75 £38.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.58% -0.05%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £20.39 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £55.00
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 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 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
Devon - 8 - -
Somerset - 2 - -
Bristol -5 1 - -
Dorset - 1 £325 -
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 West region with a requirement for Struts.

1 47 (100.00%) Java
2 43 (91.49%) Spring
3 34 (72.34%) Hibernate
4 33 (70.21%) JSP
5 31 (65.96%) Agile Software Development
6 27 (57.45%) HTML
6 27 (57.45%) CSS
7 25 (53.19%) Web Services
8 24 (51.06%) XML
8 24 (51.06%) JavaScript
9 23 (48.94%) Servlets
10 22 (46.81%) SOAP
10 22 (46.81%) Oracle
11 21 (44.68%) SQL
12 20 (42.55%) ATG
12 20 (42.55%) JSON
13 19 (40.43%) Internet
13 19 (40.43%) E-Commerce
14 17 (36.17%) JUnit
14 17 (36.17%) Maven
15 16 (34.04%) Jenkins
16 15 (31.91%) WebLogic
17 14 (29.79%) JMS
17 14 (29.79%) JBoss
17 14 (29.79%) WebSphere
17 14 (29.79%) MVC
18 13 (27.66%) Apache
18 13 (27.66%) REST
19 12 (25.53%) High Availability
19 12 (25.53%) Software Architecture

Struts
Co-occurring 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 15 (31.91%) WebLogic
2 14 (29.79%) JBoss
2 14 (29.79%) WebSphere
3 13 (27.66%) Apache
4 12 (25.53%) CMS
4 12 (25.53%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (4.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (4.26%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 9 (19.15%) OpenShift
2 3 (6.38%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (40.43%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (25.53%) Endeca
2 11 (23.40%) Relational Database
3 5 (10.64%) MySQL
4 3 (6.38%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 17 (36.17%) JUnit
1 17 (36.17%) Maven
2 16 (34.04%) Jenkins
3 9 (19.15%) Git (software)
3 9 (19.15%) Subversion
4 8 (17.02%) Ant
4 8 (17.02%) Apache Buildr
4 8 (17.02%) Eclipse
4 8 (17.02%) jMock
4 8 (17.02%) Mercurial
5 7 (14.89%) Gradle
5 7 (14.89%) IntelliJ
6 1 (2.13%) Selenium
6 1 (2.13%) WATIR
6 1 (2.13%) WebDriver
6 1 (2.13%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 2 (4.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (57.45%) Developer
2 26 (55.32%) Java Developer
3 19 (40.43%) Architect
4 7 (14.89%) Technical Architect
5 3 (6.38%) AWS Developer
5 3 (6.38%) Senior Developer
5 3 (6.38%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (4.26%) Agile Developer
6 2 (4.26%) Agile Java Developer
6 2 (4.26%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (4.26%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
6 2 (4.26%) Oracle Developer
6 2 (4.26%) Principal Developer
6 2 (4.26%) Principal Java Developer
6 2 (4.26%) UI Developer
7 1 (2.13%) Digital Architect
7 1 (2.13%) Senior Agile Developer
7 1 (2.13%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (2.13%) Senior UI Developer
7 1 (2.13%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (91.49%) Spring
2 34 (72.34%) Hibernate
3 33 (70.21%) JSP
4 27 (57.45%) CSS
4 27 (57.45%) HTML
5 25 (53.19%) Web Services
6 24 (51.06%) XML
7 23 (48.94%) Servlets
8 22 (46.81%) SOAP
9 20 (42.55%) JSON
10 14 (29.79%) JMS
11 13 (27.66%) REST
12 12 (25.53%) J2EE
12 12 (25.53%) JDBC
12 12 (25.53%) JMX
12 12 (25.53%) XSLT
13 10 (21.28%) Ajax
13 10 (21.28%) JSF
13 10 (21.28%) RESTful
14 9 (19.15%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 12 (25.53%) iPad
1 12 (25.53%) Virtual Team
2 9 (19.15%) Cloud Native
3 7 (14.89%) RIA
3 7 (14.89%) Web 2.0
4 2 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.26%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (65.96%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (40.43%) E-Commerce
3 14 (29.79%) MVC
4 12 (25.53%) B2B
4 12 (25.53%) B2C
4 12 (25.53%) Capacity Planning
4 12 (25.53%) Content Management
4 12 (25.53%) High Availability
4 12 (25.53%) Load Testing
4 12 (25.53%) Performance Tuning
4 12 (25.53%) Software Architecture
5 10 (21.28%) TDD
5 10 (21.28%) UML
6 9 (19.15%) Microservices
6 9 (19.15%) OOA/OOD
6 9 (19.15%) Open Source
7 8 (17.02%) Pair Programming
7 8 (17.02%) Refactoring
7 8 (17.02%) Scrum
7 8 (17.02%) XML Parsing
Programming Languages
1 47 (100.00%) Java
2 24 (51.06%) JavaScript
3 21 (44.68%) SQL
4 2 (4.26%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.13%) C#
5 1 (2.13%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (4.26%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (25.53%) QA
System Software
1 7 (14.89%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (19.15%) Kubernetes
2 7 (14.89%) Ansible
Vendors
1 22 (46.81%) Oracle
2 20 (42.55%) ATG
3 9 (19.15%) Google
4 1 (2.13%) BEA
4 1 (2.13%) Zend