Period
to 20 August 2017

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 August 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
UK
6 months to
20 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 570 578 565
Rank change year-on-year +8 -13 -68
Contract jobs citing Struts 286 351 332
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.30% 0.32% 0.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.93% 1.12% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 270 200
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +20.00% -4.46%
10th Percentile £291 £330 £250
90th Percentile £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £331
% change year-on-year -5.56% +35.85% -11.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 14
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.27% -31.25% +19.85%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +27.27% -31.25% +19.85%

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 with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 30786 31275 30933
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 32.19% 28.83% 27.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 21248 21867 20573
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £308 £294 £269
90th Percentile £625 £588 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.90% +2.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 382 377 477
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £37.04
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -2.81% +5.83%
10th Percentile £16.00 £12.25 £15.04
90th Percentile £53.75 £50.00 £52.19
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £37.02
% change year-on-year +11.11% -2.76% +9.32%

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 August 2017.

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 August 2017. 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 -8 249 £450 - 19
UK excluding London +63 190 £425 -5.56% 13
London -36 93 £525 +10.53% 7
South West +34 43 £440 +28.94%
South East -18 36 £440 -7.37% 4
Northern Ireland - 30 £423 - 2
North of England +46 28 £465 +24.00% 4
North West +45 27 £465 +24.00% 4
East of England +3 27 £388 -18.42% 1
Midlands +20 22 £338 -25.00% 2
East Midlands -1 16 £425 +1.19%
West Midlands +19 6 £338 -25.00% 2
Scotland +11 4 £375 +6.38%
Yorkshire +18 1 £525 +16.67%

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 with a requirement for Struts.

1 271 (94.76%) Java
2 215 (75.17%) Spring
3 168 (58.74%) JavaScript
4 164 (57.34%) Agile Software Development
5 139 (48.60%) Web Services
6 134 (46.85%) Hibernate
7 127 (44.41%) XML
7 127 (44.41%) SQL
8 117 (40.91%) JSP
9 115 (40.21%) MVC
10 108 (37.76%) CSS
11 105 (36.71%) J2EE
12 103 (36.01%) Oracle
13 100 (34.97%) HTML
13 100 (34.97%) Jenkins
14 91 (31.82%) TDD
15 87 (30.42%) JBoss
16 86 (30.07%) JUnit
17 85 (29.72%) Ajax
18 82 (28.67%) Git (software)
19 81 (28.32%) Finance
20 80 (27.97%) WebSphere
21 77 (26.92%) REST
22 75 (26.22%) Maven
22 75 (26.22%) WebLogic
22 75 (26.22%) SOAP
22 75 (26.22%) Tomcat
23 67 (23.43%) AngularJS
24 65 (22.73%) Scrum
25 64 (22.38%) EJB

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 87 (30.42%) JBoss
2 80 (27.97%) WebSphere
3 75 (26.22%) Tomcat
3 75 (26.22%) WebLogic
4 28 (9.79%) Confluence
5 24 (8.39%) Apache
6 16 (5.59%) WebSphere Application Server
7 15 (5.24%) Apache Solr
8 13 (4.55%) Elasticsearch
9 12 (4.20%) CMS
9 12 (4.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 10 (3.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 10 (3.50%) Mule
11 9 (3.15%) GlassFish
12 7 (2.45%) SharePoint
13 6 (2.10%) Apache Spark
14 4 (1.40%) Apache Pig
14 4 (1.40%) Oracle Workflow
15 1 (0.35%) CoreMedia CMS
15 1 (0.35%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 1 (0.35%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (2.80%) Magento
2 3 (1.05%) Pega PRPC
3 2 (0.70%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.70%) SAP Hybris
4 1 (0.35%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 20 (6.99%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (4.90%) OpenShift
3 8 (2.80%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 8 (2.80%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (2.80%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 8 (2.80%) Amazon S3
3 8 (2.80%) Amazon SQS
3 8 (2.80%) AWS Lambda
3 8 (2.80%) CloudFront
3 8 (2.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (2.80%) PaaS
4 7 (2.45%) GitHub
5 6 (2.10%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (2.10%) Salesforce Service Cloud
6 4 (1.40%) IaaS
7 2 (0.70%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.70%) Google Checkout
8 1 (0.35%) Force.com
8 1 (0.35%) SaaS
8 1 (0.35%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 17 (5.94%) LDAP
2 15 (5.24%) Internet
3 12 (4.20%) HTTP
4 5 (1.75%) Network Security
5 4 (1.40%) FTP
6 2 (0.70%) SMS
7 1 (0.35%) Intranet
7 1 (0.35%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (19.58%) Relational Database
2 42 (14.69%) DB2
3 33 (11.54%) RDBMS
4 28 (9.79%) SQL Server
5 19 (6.64%) Endeca
6 17 (5.94%) MongoDB
6 17 (5.94%) MySQL
7 15 (5.24%) MariaDB
8 14 (4.90%) Oracle Database
9 9 (3.15%) Oracle Database 10g
10 8 (2.80%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 8 (2.80%) DB2 UDB
11 7 (2.45%) Hadoop
11 7 (2.45%) PostgreSQL
12 6 (2.10%) NoSQL
13 5 (1.75%) Big Data
13 5 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
13 5 (1.75%) DataStax
14 4 (1.40%) Oracle BI Publisher
14 4 (1.40%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 100 (34.97%) Jenkins
2 86 (30.07%) JUnit
3 82 (28.67%) Git (software)
4 75 (26.22%) Maven
5 55 (19.23%) Eclipse
6 53 (18.53%) JIRA
7 50 (17.48%) Subversion
8 41 (14.34%) Gradle
9 31 (10.84%) IntelliJ
10 29 (10.14%) Ant
11 24 (8.39%) Mockito
12 18 (6.29%) Cucumber
12 18 (6.29%) Mercurial
13 15 (5.24%) Selenium
14 11 (3.85%) Bower
14 11 (3.85%) Grunt
15 10 (3.50%) Hudson
15 10 (3.50%) Jasmine
15 10 (3.50%) SoapUI
16 6 (2.10%) Bitbucket
General
1 81 (28.32%) Finance
2 59 (20.63%) Banking
3 11 (3.85%) Telecoms
4 9 (3.15%) Investment Banking
4 9 (3.15%) Retail
5 6 (2.10%) Automotive
5 6 (2.10%) Front Office
6 3 (1.05%) Marketing
7 2 (0.70%) Advertising
7 2 (0.70%) Billing
7 2 (0.70%) Law
7 2 (0.70%) Legal
7 2 (0.70%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.35%) Games
Job Titles
1 228 (79.72%) Developer
2 165 (57.69%) Java Developer
3 48 (16.78%) Senior Developer
4 47 (16.43%) Architect
5 30 (10.49%) Senior Java Developer
6 22 (7.69%) Full Stack Developer
7 18 (6.29%) J2EE Developer
8 14 (4.90%) HTML CSS Developer
8 14 (4.90%) HTML Developer
9 13 (4.55%) Java Architect
9 13 (4.55%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 13 (4.55%) JavaScript Developer
10 12 (4.20%) SQL Developer
11 11 (3.85%) Angular Developer
11 11 (3.85%) Senior Full Stack Developer
12 10 (3.50%) Endeca Developer
12 10 (3.50%) Hybris Developer
12 10 (3.50%) Web Developer
13 8 (2.80%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 8 (2.80%) Murex Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 215 (75.17%) Spring
2 139 (48.60%) Web Services
3 134 (46.85%) Hibernate
4 127 (44.41%) XML
5 117 (40.91%) JSP
6 108 (37.76%) CSS
7 105 (36.71%) J2EE
8 100 (34.97%) HTML
9 85 (29.72%) Ajax
10 77 (26.92%) REST
11 75 (26.22%) SOAP
12 67 (23.43%) AngularJS
13 64 (22.38%) EJB
14 62 (21.68%) jQuery
15 60 (20.98%) Spring MVC
16 53 (18.53%) Servlets
17 47 (16.43%) Java EE
18 45 (15.73%) JSON
19 42 (14.69%) JSF
19 42 (14.69%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 39 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
3 16 (5.59%) Computer Science
4 13 (4.55%) Web 2.0
5 12 (4.20%) Cloud Native
5 12 (4.20%) Derivative
6 11 (3.85%) Mobile App
7 7 (2.45%) Virtual Team
8 6 (2.10%) iPad
8 6 (2.10%) RIA
9 5 (1.75%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 5 (1.75%) Private Cloud
10 4 (1.40%) SWIFT
11 3 (1.05%) Client/Server
11 3 (1.05%) N-Tier
12 2 (0.70%) Clustering
12 2 (0.70%) Life Science
12 2 (0.70%) PMI
12 2 (0.70%) Replication
12 2 (0.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 55 (19.23%) Linux
2 30 (10.49%) Unix
3 14 (4.90%) Mac OS X
4 13 (4.55%) CentOS
4 13 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (2.10%) Windows
6 4 (1.40%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.05%) Android
8 2 (0.70%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 164 (57.34%) Agile Software Development
2 115 (40.21%) MVC
3 91 (31.82%) TDD
4 65 (22.73%) Scrum
5 59 (20.63%) Continuous Integration
6 55 (19.23%) Microservices
7 48 (16.78%) UML
8 46 (16.08%) E-Commerce
9 45 (15.73%) OO
9 45 (15.73%) Test Automation
10 39 (13.64%) Open Source
11 37 (12.94%) SOA
12 35 (12.24%) Waterfall
12 35 (12.24%) Web Development
13 34 (11.89%) Unit Testing
14 30 (10.49%) OOA/OOD
15 26 (9.09%) BDD
15 26 (9.09%) Continuous Deployment
16 25 (8.74%) DevOps
16 25 (8.74%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 271 (94.76%) Java
2 168 (58.74%) JavaScript
3 127 (44.41%) SQL
4 36 (12.59%) PL/SQL
5 19 (6.64%) Perl
6 12 (4.20%) C#
7 11 (3.85%) PHP
8 10 (3.50%) Assembly Language
8 10 (3.50%) Bash Shell
9 6 (2.10%) Apex Code
9 6 (2.10%) C++
9 6 (2.10%) Groovy
10 5 (1.75%) SOQL
10 5 (1.75%) SOSL
10 5 (1.75%) VB
11 4 (1.40%) Scala
12 3 (1.05%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.70%) Clojure
13 2 (0.70%) Objective-C
13 2 (0.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 18 (6.29%) Degree
2 7 (2.45%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.75%) CISA
3 5 (1.75%) CISM
3 5 (1.75%) CISSP
4 4 (1.40%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (1.40%) ISEB
4 4 (1.40%) ISTQB
4 4 (1.40%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.70%) Master's Degree
5 2 (0.70%) Numerate Degree
5 2 (0.70%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.35%) Brainbench
6 1 (0.35%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.35%) OCMJD
6 1 (0.35%) OCPJP
6 1 (0.35%) OCPJWCD
6 1 (0.35%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.35%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.59%) QA
2 6 (2.10%) PCI DSS
2 6 (2.10%) SLA
3 5 (1.75%) FedRAMP
4 4 (1.40%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 10 (3.50%) Virtual Machines
2 7 (2.45%) Oracle RAC
3 6 (2.10%) Apache Flume
3 6 (2.10%) Docker
4 4 (1.40%) HDFS
5 2 (0.70%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.35%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 11 (3.85%) Kubernetes
2 5 (1.75%) Ansible
2 5 (1.75%) Kibana
2 5 (1.75%) logstash
2 5 (1.75%) Puppet
3 4 (1.40%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (1.05%) MOM
Vendors
1 103 (36.01%) Oracle
2 31 (10.84%) IBM
3 22 (7.69%) ATG
4 14 (4.90%) Sybase
5 13 (4.55%) Google
6 12 (4.20%) hybris
7 11 (3.85%) Adobe
7 11 (3.85%) CA Agile Central
7 11 (3.85%) Informatica
8 8 (2.80%) Demandware
8 8 (2.80%) Intershop
8 8 (2.80%) Murex
9 7 (2.45%) BEA
9 7 (2.45%) CA
9 7 (2.45%) Cloudera
9 7 (2.45%) Salesforce.com
10 5 (1.75%) Ab Initio
10 5 (1.75%) Atlassian
10 5 (1.75%) Microsoft
10 5 (1.75%) TIBCO