Period
to 20 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Struts skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Struts over the 6 months to 20 April 2018 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
UK
6 months to
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 744 591 603
Rank change year-on-year -153 +12 -35
Contract jobs citing Struts 140 261 296
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.28% 0.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.42% 0.89% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 169 230
UK median daily rate £438 £425 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +4.29% +1.88%
10th Percentile £400 £273 £300
90th Percentile £600 £575 £551
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £360
% change year-on-year +3.03% +14.58% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
UK median hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 - -

Struts is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 33,007 29,279 30,525
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 32.63% 31.58% 28.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 23,267 20,209 21,179
UK median daily rate £475 £435 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.20% +2.35% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £288
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +2.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 333 367 476
UK median hourly rate £41.00 £40.50 £38.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.23% +4.85% +10.36%
10th Percentile £17.05 £15.75 £14.88
90th Percentile £59.75 £52.50 £57.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year +2.50% +3.90% +6.94%

Struts
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Struts as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Struts in the UK

Struts
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Struts in the UK

Struts
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Struts over the 6 months to 20 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Struts in the UK

Struts
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Struts in the UK

Struts
Top 14 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Struts within the UK over the 6 months to 20 April 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -147 130 £438 +2.94% 43
UK excluding London -105 96 £425 +3.03% 29
London -82 40 £475 +5.56% 17
South East +3 38 £425 +3.34% 7
North of England -33 20 £425 - 6
North West -33 15 £425 - 6
Midlands -36 15 £474 +5.28% 4
West Midlands -6 10 £600 +30.43% 2
East of England -13 10 £450 +38.46% 9
South West -32 6 - -
Scotland - 6 £413 - 3
East Midlands -18 5 £450 - 2
Yorkshire -22 5 £450 -14.29%
Wales - 1 £400 -

For the 6 months to 20 April 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Struts also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads with a requirement for Struts.

1 132 (94.29%) Java
2 90 (64.29%) Web Services
3 82 (58.57%) Spring
4 78 (55.71%) JSP
5 63 (45.00%) Hibernate
6 62 (44.29%) Agile Software Development
7 60 (42.86%) JavaScript
7 60 (42.86%) Jenkins
8 57 (40.71%) J2EE
8 57 (40.71%) EJB
9 54 (38.57%) SQL
10 51 (36.43%) JPA
11 50 (35.71%) Oracle
12 48 (34.29%) RESTful
13 46 (32.86%) SOAP
13 46 (32.86%) TDD
14 44 (31.43%) JUnit
15 42 (30.00%) HTML
15 42 (30.00%) MVC
15 42 (30.00%) WebSphere
15 42 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
15 42 (30.00%) Git (software)
16 41 (29.29%) Maven
17 40 (28.57%) REST
18 38 (27.14%) Linux
19 37 (26.43%) Servlets
19 37 (26.43%) Unit Testing
20 35 (25.00%) XML
21 34 (24.29%) Eclipse
22 33 (23.57%) PL/SQL

Struts
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 42 (30.00%) WebSphere
2 29 (20.71%) Tomcat
3 24 (17.14%) GlassFish
4 22 (15.71%) Liferay
5 21 (15.00%) JBoss
5 21 (15.00%) WebSphere Application Server
6 12 (8.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 11 (7.86%) Confluence
8 10 (7.14%) CMS
8 10 (7.14%) WebSphere Portal
9 9 (6.43%) Apache
9 9 (6.43%) Apache Solr
10 8 (5.71%) Elasticsearch
10 8 (5.71%) WebLogic
11 5 (3.57%) Mule
11 5 (3.57%) nginx
11 5 (3.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 4 (2.86%) Mule ESB
13 3 (2.14%) MQSeries
13 3 (2.14%) WildFly
Business Applications
1 2 (1.43%) Magento
1 2 (1.43%) SDL Web 8
2 1 (0.71%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 15 (10.71%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (7.86%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (5.71%) Amazon SQS
3 8 (5.71%) AWS Lambda
3 8 (5.71%) Serverless
4 7 (5.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 7 (5.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 7 (5.00%) Amazon S3
4 7 (5.00%) CloudFront
5 3 (2.14%) GitHub
6 2 (1.43%) AdWords
6 2 (1.43%) BrowserStack
7 1 (0.71%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.71%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.71%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.71%) PaaS
7 1 (0.71%) Salesforce Service Cloud
7 1 (0.71%) Slack
7 1 (0.71%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.00%) Internet
2 3 (2.14%) HTTP
3 2 (1.43%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (21.43%) Oracle Database
2 28 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
3 23 (16.43%) Oracle Database 12c
4 16 (11.43%) Relational Database
5 13 (9.29%) MySQL
5 13 (9.29%) RDBMS
6 10 (7.14%) MongoDB
7 7 (5.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 7 (5.00%) DB2
7 7 (5.00%) NoSQL
8 6 (4.29%) SQL Server
9 5 (3.57%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (2.86%) JasperReports
11 3 (2.14%) Oracle Database 10g
12 2 (1.43%) Jackrabbit
12 2 (1.43%) Oracle8/8i Database
13 1 (0.71%) Apache Cassandra
13 1 (0.71%) Oracle Exadata
13 1 (0.71%) Oracle Reports
13 1 (0.71%) WebFOCUS
Development Applications
1 60 (42.86%) Jenkins
2 44 (31.43%) JUnit
3 42 (30.00%) Git (software)
4 41 (29.29%) Maven
5 34 (24.29%) Eclipse
6 33 (23.57%) Selenium
7 22 (15.71%) Gradle
8 20 (14.29%) Ant
9 19 (13.57%) IntelliJ
9 19 (13.57%) JIRA
10 13 (9.29%) Mercurial
10 13 (9.29%) Subversion
11 11 (7.86%) Mockito
12 10 (7.14%) SonarQube
13 9 (6.43%) Cucumber
14 8 (5.71%) Sonatype Nexus
15 7 (5.00%) Checkstyle
15 7 (5.00%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
16 6 (4.29%) jMock
17 5 (3.57%) Gerrit
General
1 21 (15.00%) Finance
2 19 (13.57%) Banking
3 8 (5.71%) Games
4 5 (3.57%) Marketing
4 5 (3.57%) Retail
5 4 (2.86%) Investment Banking
6 3 (2.14%) Publishing
7 2 (1.43%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.43%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.71%) Advertising
8 1 (0.71%) Front Office
8 1 (0.71%) German Language
8 1 (0.71%) Legal
Job Titles
1 112 (80.00%) Developer
2 90 (64.29%) Java Developer
3 17 (12.14%) Senior Developer
4 14 (10.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 11 (7.86%) Architect
6 9 (6.43%) JSP Developer
7 7 (5.00%) J2EE Developer
8 6 (4.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 6 (4.29%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 5 (3.57%) Designer
9 5 (3.57%) Java Engineer
9 5 (3.57%) Java Software Developer
9 5 (3.57%) Lead Developer
9 5 (3.57%) Lead Java Developer
9 5 (3.57%) Senior Java Software Developer
9 5 (3.57%) Senior Software Developer
9 5 (3.57%) Software Developer
10 4 (2.86%) Consultant
10 4 (2.86%) Software Engineer
10 4 (2.86%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (64.29%) Web Services
2 82 (58.57%) Spring
3 78 (55.71%) JSP
4 63 (45.00%) Hibernate
5 57 (40.71%) EJB
5 57 (40.71%) J2EE
6 51 (36.43%) JPA
7 48 (34.29%) RESTful
8 46 (32.86%) SOAP
9 42 (30.00%) HTML
10 40 (28.57%) REST
11 37 (26.43%) Servlets
12 35 (25.00%) XML
13 30 (21.43%) JAXB
14 29 (20.71%) Ajax
14 29 (20.71%) Spring MVC
15 28 (20.00%) CSS
15 28 (20.00%) JDBC
16 26 (18.57%) JAX-RS
16 26 (18.57%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 28 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
2 13 (9.29%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.86%) Mobile App
3 4 (2.86%) User Experience
4 3 (2.14%) Clustering
4 3 (2.14%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (2.14%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.43%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.43%) e-Learning
5 2 (1.43%) Replication
5 2 (1.43%) RIA
5 2 (1.43%) Web 2.0
6 1 (0.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.71%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.71%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.71%) Oracle Exalogic
6 1 (0.71%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 38 (27.14%) Linux
2 14 (10.00%) Unix
3 7 (5.00%) Windows
4 6 (4.29%) Solaris
5 5 (3.57%) Apple iOS
6 4 (2.86%) HPUX
7 3 (2.14%) Android
8 2 (1.43%) Windows 2000
8 2 (1.43%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.71%) AIX
9 1 (0.71%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.71%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (44.29%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (32.86%) TDD
3 42 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
3 42 (30.00%) MVC
4 37 (26.43%) Unit Testing
5 31 (22.14%) Scrum
6 27 (19.29%) Test Automation
7 25 (17.86%) BDD
8 23 (16.43%) E-Commerce
9 22 (15.71%) SOA
10 21 (15.00%) DevOps
10 21 (15.00%) Microservices
11 16 (11.43%) Kanban
11 16 (11.43%) Pair Programming
11 16 (11.43%) Software Engineering
12 13 (9.29%) User Stories
13 12 (8.57%) UML
14 11 (7.86%) OO
15 10 (7.14%) Content Management
15 10 (7.14%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 132 (94.29%) Java
2 60 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 54 (38.57%) SQL
4 33 (23.57%) PL/SQL
5 18 (12.86%) Java 8
6 9 (6.43%) Python
7 5 (3.57%) Perl
8 4 (2.86%) Bash Shell
8 4 (2.86%) Ruby
9 3 (2.14%) C#
9 3 (2.14%) Scala
10 2 (1.43%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.71%) Apex Code
11 1 (0.71%) C++
11 1 (0.71%) PHP
11 1 (0.71%) R
11 1 (0.71%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.71%) SOQL
11 1 (0.71%) SOSL
Qualifications
1 10 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 7 (5.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.43%) Degree
4 1 (0.71%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (0.71%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.71%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (0.71%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.00%) QA
2 2 (1.43%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.71%) PSD2
System Software
1 9 (6.43%) Docker
2 4 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.14%) vSphere
4 2 (1.43%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.71%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.71%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 22 (15.71%) HP ALM
2 3 (2.14%) Ansible
2 3 (2.14%) Puppet
3 2 (1.43%) Kubernetes
3 2 (1.43%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.71%) Control-M
4 1 (0.71%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.71%) Kibana
4 1 (0.71%) logstash
4 1 (0.71%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (0.71%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 1 (0.71%) Packer
4 1 (0.71%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.71%) Terraform
Vendors
1 50 (35.71%) Oracle
2 23 (16.43%) HP
3 21 (15.00%) IBM
4 10 (7.14%) Adobe
5 8 (5.71%) MuleSoft
6 5 (3.57%) Red Hat
7 4 (2.86%) ATG
7 4 (2.86%) Capita
7 4 (2.86%) VMware
8 3 (2.14%) Google
8 3 (2.14%) Guidewire
8 3 (2.14%) Unisys
8 3 (2.14%) WSO2
9 2 (1.43%) Blue Martini
9 2 (1.43%) Elastic Path
9 2 (1.43%) Microsoft
9 2 (1.43%) New Relic
9 2 (1.43%) Roku
9 2 (1.43%) SAP
9 2 (1.43%) Sitecore