Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 636 583 593
Rank change year-on-year -53 +10 -69
Contract jobs citing Struts 243 312 314
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.24% 0.29% 0.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.76% 0.98% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 214 178
UK median daily rate £447 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.67% +20.00% -5.06%
10th Percentile £296 £326 £215
90th Percentile £575 £588 £551
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £338
% change year-on-year -5.56% +33.33% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 20
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.27% -31.25% +17.65%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +27.27% -31.25% +17.65%

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 31831 31921 31899
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 32.05% 30.06% 27.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 22346 22203 21761
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £625 £588 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 364 374 529
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £37.25 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.38% -0.67% +8.70%
10th Percentile £18.15 £13.50 £14.25
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.70 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +12.50% -4.00% +10.74%

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 21 October 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 13 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 21 October 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 -54 199 £463 +2.78% 13
UK excluding London +10 171 £425 -5.56% 12
London -29 72 £500 +5.26% 3
South East +2 50 £453 -4.74% 2
Northern Ireland - 36 £420 -
South West +34 25 £447 +29.57%
North of England +60 20 £450 +20.00% 1
North West +25 20 £450 +20.00% 1
East of England -15 20 £388 -18.42% 5
Midlands -12 12 £338 -24.16% 2
Scotland +14 8 £485 -17.45% 1
East Midlands -10 7 £300 -29.82% 1
West Midlands -7 5 £338 -25.00% 1

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 226 (93.00%) Java
2 169 (69.55%) Spring
3 155 (63.79%) JavaScript
4 147 (60.49%) Agile Software Development
5 138 (56.79%) Web Services
6 116 (47.74%) Hibernate
7 113 (46.50%) SQL
8 111 (45.68%) JSP
9 107 (44.03%) XML
10 103 (42.39%) CSS
10 103 (42.39%) MVC
11 98 (40.33%) Oracle
12 91 (37.45%) HTML
13 87 (35.80%) J2EE
13 87 (35.80%) Ajax
14 83 (34.16%) TDD
15 79 (32.51%) WebSphere
15 79 (32.51%) JUnit
16 77 (31.69%) Jenkins
17 67 (27.57%) AngularJS
18 64 (26.34%) Finance
19 61 (25.10%) WebLogic
19 61 (25.10%) Git (software)
20 60 (24.69%) Maven
21 59 (24.28%) EJB
21 59 (24.28%) REST
22 57 (23.46%) Tomcat
22 57 (23.46%) Eclipse
23 55 (22.63%) Continuous Integration
24 51 (20.99%) JBoss

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 79 (32.51%) WebSphere
2 61 (25.10%) WebLogic
3 57 (23.46%) Tomcat
4 51 (20.99%) JBoss
5 20 (8.23%) Confluence
6 17 (7.00%) Apache
7 13 (5.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 11 (4.53%) WebSphere Application Server
9 9 (3.70%) Apache Solr
10 8 (3.29%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 8 (3.29%) SharePoint
11 7 (2.88%) CMS
11 7 (2.88%) Elasticsearch
12 4 (1.65%) BizTalk Server
12 4 (1.65%) Liferay
13 3 (1.23%) Oracle Workflow
14 2 (0.82%) Apache Pig
14 2 (0.82%) Apache Spark
14 2 (0.82%) IIS
14 2 (0.82%) Mule
Applications
1 1 (0.41%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (3.70%) Magento
2 6 (2.47%) SAP Hybris
3 3 (1.23%) Pega PRPC
4 1 (0.41%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 14 (5.76%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (3.70%) OpenShift
3 5 (2.06%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 5 (2.06%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (2.06%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 5 (2.06%) Amazon S3
3 5 (2.06%) Amazon SQS
3 5 (2.06%) AWS Lambda
3 5 (2.06%) CloudFront
3 5 (2.06%) Google Analytics
3 5 (2.06%) Google Checkout
3 5 (2.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.06%) PaaS
3 5 (2.06%) Serverless
4 4 (1.65%) IaaS
4 4 (1.65%) SaaS
5 3 (1.23%) npm
6 2 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.41%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.41%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.94%) LDAP
2 8 (3.29%) HTTP
2 8 (3.29%) Internet
3 6 (2.47%) FTP
4 3 (1.23%) Intranet
5 2 (0.82%) Network Security
5 2 (0.82%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (20.99%) DB2
2 50 (20.58%) Relational Database
3 39 (16.05%) RDBMS
4 29 (11.93%) SQL Server
5 17 (7.00%) DB2 UDB
6 11 (4.53%) MongoDB
6 11 (4.53%) MySQL
7 9 (3.70%) Endeca
8 7 (2.88%) MariaDB
9 6 (2.47%) Oracle Database
9 6 (2.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (2.06%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 5 (2.06%) PostgreSQL
11 4 (1.65%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.82%) Apache Hive
12 2 (0.82%) DataStax
12 2 (0.82%) Hadoop
12 2 (0.82%) HBase
12 2 (0.82%) Neo4j
12 2 (0.82%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 79 (32.51%) JUnit
2 77 (31.69%) Jenkins
3 61 (25.10%) Git (software)
4 60 (24.69%) Maven
5 57 (23.46%) Eclipse
6 49 (20.16%) Subversion
7 48 (19.75%) JIRA
8 32 (13.17%) Ant
9 27 (11.11%) Cucumber
9 27 (11.11%) Gradle
10 20 (8.23%) Bower
10 20 (8.23%) Grunt
11 19 (7.82%) Jasmine
12 17 (7.00%) IntelliJ
12 17 (7.00%) Mockito
13 14 (5.76%) Selenium
14 10 (4.12%) Hudson
15 9 (3.70%) Mercurial
16 8 (3.29%) JMeter
16 8 (3.29%) SoapUI
General
1 64 (26.34%) Finance
2 48 (19.75%) Banking
3 12 (4.94%) Retail
4 10 (4.12%) Investment Banking
4 10 (4.12%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.47%) Automotive
6 4 (1.65%) Front Office
7 3 (1.23%) Advertising
7 3 (1.23%) Games
7 3 (1.23%) Marketing
8 2 (0.82%) Law
9 1 (0.41%) Billing
9 1 (0.41%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 197 (81.07%) Developer
2 148 (60.91%) Java Developer
3 45 (18.52%) Senior Developer
4 32 (13.17%) Architect
5 31 (12.76%) Senior Java Developer
6 23 (9.47%) Full Stack Developer
7 16 (6.58%) J2EE Developer
8 15 (6.17%) HTML CSS Developer
8 15 (6.17%) HTML Developer
9 14 (5.76%) JavaScript Developer
10 11 (4.53%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 11 (4.53%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 11 (4.53%) Senior Full Stack Developer
11 10 (4.12%) SQL Developer
11 10 (4.12%) Web Developer
12 9 (3.70%) Angular Developer
13 8 (3.29%) Domain Architect
13 8 (3.29%) Oracle Developer
14 7 (2.88%) Applications Developer
14 7 (2.88%) Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 169 (69.55%) Spring
2 138 (56.79%) Web Services
3 116 (47.74%) Hibernate
4 111 (45.68%) JSP
5 107 (44.03%) XML
6 103 (42.39%) CSS
7 91 (37.45%) HTML
8 87 (35.80%) Ajax
8 87 (35.80%) J2EE
9 67 (27.57%) AngularJS
10 59 (24.28%) EJB
10 59 (24.28%) REST
11 49 (20.16%) RESTful
12 48 (19.75%) jQuery
13 46 (18.93%) SOAP
13 46 (18.93%) Spring MVC
14 44 (18.11%) Java EE
15 39 (16.05%) Servlets
16 35 (14.40%) Spring Integration
17 34 (13.99%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 23 (9.47%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (7.82%) Enterprise Software
3 12 (4.94%) Mobile App
4 9 (3.70%) Cloud Native
4 9 (3.70%) Computer Science
4 9 (3.70%) Web 2.0
5 7 (2.88%) Mainframe
6 6 (2.47%) Derivative
6 6 (2.47%) N-Tier
6 6 (2.47%) SWIFT
7 4 (1.65%) Data Structures
8 3 (1.23%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.23%) Clustering
9 2 (0.82%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 2 (0.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (0.82%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (0.82%) Life Science
9 2 (0.82%) Private Cloud
9 2 (0.82%) User Experience
10 1 (0.41%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 47 (19.34%) Linux
2 21 (8.64%) Unix
3 13 (5.35%) CentOS
3 13 (5.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (4.12%) Windows
5 8 (3.29%) Mac OS X
6 5 (2.06%) Apple iOS
7 4 (1.65%) HPUX
8 3 (1.23%) Android
9 1 (0.41%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (60.49%) Agile Software Development
2 103 (42.39%) MVC
3 83 (34.16%) TDD
4 55 (22.63%) Continuous Integration
5 49 (20.16%) Scrum
6 46 (18.93%) Test Automation
7 45 (18.52%) OO
8 39 (16.05%) Microservices
9 35 (14.40%) Web Development
10 34 (13.99%) UML
11 33 (13.58%) E-Commerce
12 32 (13.17%) Waterfall
13 29 (11.93%) OOA/OOD
13 29 (11.93%) SOA
14 23 (9.47%) Open Source
15 22 (9.05%) Continuous Deployment
15 22 (9.05%) Mentoring
16 20 (8.23%) Data Modelling
17 19 (7.82%) Configuration Management
17 19 (7.82%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 226 (93.00%) Java
2 155 (63.79%) JavaScript
3 113 (46.50%) SQL
4 17 (7.00%) PL/SQL
5 11 (4.53%) C#
5 11 (4.53%) PHP
6 8 (3.29%) Perl
7 6 (2.47%) Groovy
8 5 (2.06%) Scala
8 5 (2.06%) VB
9 4 (1.65%) Bash Shell
9 4 (1.65%) C
10 3 (1.23%) Assembly Language
10 3 (1.23%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.82%) Apex Code
11 2 (0.82%) Clojure
11 2 (0.82%) Objective-C
11 2 (0.82%) Python
12 1 (0.41%) Apple Swift
12 1 (0.41%) R
Qualifications
1 26 (10.70%) Degree
2 4 (1.65%) BPSS Clearance
2 4 (1.65%) ISEB
2 4 (1.65%) ISTQB
2 4 (1.65%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.82%) CISA
3 2 (0.82%) CISM
3 2 (0.82%) CISSP
3 2 (0.82%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (0.82%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.41%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.70%) QA
2 4 (1.65%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.82%) FedRAMP
3 2 (0.82%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (4.12%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (1.65%) Docker
3 2 (0.82%) Apache Flume
3 2 (0.82%) HDFS
4 1 (0.41%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.41%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 8 (3.29%) Kubernetes
2 5 (2.06%) Puppet
3 4 (1.65%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.82%) Kibana
4 2 (0.82%) logstash
5 1 (0.41%) Ansible
Vendors
1 98 (40.33%) Oracle
2 26 (10.70%) IBM
3 14 (5.76%) hybris
4 13 (5.35%) ATG
4 13 (5.35%) Google
5 12 (4.94%) CA Agile Central
5 12 (4.94%) MuleSoft
6 11 (4.53%) Sybase
7 9 (3.70%) Demandware
8 8 (3.29%) Adobe
8 8 (3.29%) CA
8 8 (3.29%) Intershop
9 7 (2.88%) SAP
10 5 (2.06%) Atlassian
10 5 (2.06%) Coremetrics
10 5 (2.06%) PayPal
11 4 (1.65%) Microsoft
11 4 (1.65%) Murex
11 4 (1.65%) Pega
12 3 (1.23%) BEA