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 3 months to 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apache Struts
UK
Rank 469 503 470
Rank change year-on-year +34 -33  
Contract jobs citing Struts 140 138 153
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.31% 0.26% 0.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.00% 0.93% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 96 97
Median daily rate £425 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £300 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £525
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 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 14027 14876 14126
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 31.36% 27.95% 26.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 9735 10312 9157
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 182 227 189
Median hourly rate £42.50 £38.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.67% +10.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £13.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.62 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

Struts
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 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 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Struts in the UK

Struts
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Struts in the UK

Struts
Top 30 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 3 months to 26 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
England +54 137 £425 +9.67% 18
London +19 44 £450 - 7
South West +34 33 £325 -5.45% 2
North West +23 17 £425 +13.33% 3
Manchester +18 12 £419 +13.17% 2
Dorset - 12 £325 - 1
Poole - 12 £325 - 1
South East +15 11 £475 +33.80% 1
East Midlands +7 11 £425 +30.76% 2
East of England -2 8 £338 -25.00% 1
West Yorkshire +21 7 £525 - 2
Yorkshire +20 7 £525 - 2
Leeds +16 7 £525 - 1
City of London +4 6 £380 -16.66% 1
Nottingham - 6 £315 -
Nottinghamshire - 6 £315 -
Somerset - 6 - -
Berkshire +29 5 £500 -6.97% 1
Cheshire +27 5 £475 +11.76% 1
West Midlands +8 5 £319 -0.23%
Northamptonshire -2 5 £450 +44.00% 1
Essex -3 5 £411 -8.66%
Bracknell - 5 £500 -
Knutsford +7 4 £475 +11.76% 1
Northampton -2 4 £450 +44.00%
Milton Keynes -10 4 £444 +25.00%
Buckinghamshire -18 4 £444 +25.00%
Wimbledon - 4 £275 -
Coventry +1 3 £319 +2.16%
Dunstable - 3 £235 - 1

Struts
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 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 with a requirement for Struts.

1 229 (88.76%) Java
2 208 (80.62%) Spring
3 140 (54.26%) JavaScript
4 131 (50.78%) Agile Software Development
5 126 (48.84%) Hibernate
6 121 (46.90%) JSP
7 119 (46.12%) J2EE
8 107 (41.47%) Web Services
9 106 (41.09%) XML
10 102 (39.53%) SQL
11 93 (36.05%) HTML
12 92 (35.66%) CSS
13 90 (34.88%) Oracle
14 85 (32.95%) SOAP
15 70 (27.13%) E-Commerce
16 65 (25.19%) JBoss
16 65 (25.19%) jQuery
17 64 (24.81%) REST
18 63 (24.42%) WebSphere
19 62 (24.03%) TDD
20 60 (23.26%) MVC
21 58 (22.48%) WebLogic
22 55 (21.32%) Eclipse
23 53 (20.54%) Servlets
24 52 (20.16%) Tomcat
24 52 (20.16%) Finance
25 51 (19.77%) Scrum
26 50 (19.38%) JSON
27 48 (18.60%) OO
28 45 (17.44%) Ajax

Struts
Top Related 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 65 (25.19%) JBoss
2 63 (24.42%) WebSphere
3 58 (22.48%) WebLogic
4 52 (20.16%) Tomcat
5 32 (12.40%) WebSphere Application Server
6 30 (11.63%) Apache
7 22 (8.53%) Confluence
8 21 (8.14%) CMS
9 19 (7.36%) GlassFish
9 19 (7.36%) Liferay
10 15 (5.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 8 (3.10%) Mule
12 6 (2.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 6 (2.33%) Apache Solr
12 6 (2.33%) Elasticsearch
13 5 (1.94%) Alfresco
14 4 (1.55%) Apache Spark
15 3 (1.16%) WebLogic Integration
15 3 (1.16%) WebLogic Portal
15 3 (1.16%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 2 (0.78%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.39%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (1.55%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.39%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.39%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.39%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (0.39%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.88%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (3.49%) GitHub
3 8 (3.10%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (2.33%) PaaS
5 5 (1.94%) IaaS
6 4 (1.55%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.78%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.78%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 2 (0.78%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.78%) Amazon SQS
7 2 (0.78%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (0.78%) CloudFront
7 2 (0.78%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.78%) Google Checkout
7 2 (0.78%) SaaS
8 1 (0.39%) Force.com
8 1 (0.39%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 27 (10.47%) Internet
2 9 (3.49%) LDAP
3 6 (2.33%) HTTP
4 4 (1.55%) Intranet
4 4 (1.55%) SNMP
5 3 (1.16%) Network Security
6 1 (0.39%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (13.18%) Relational Database
2 21 (8.14%) Oracle Database
3 20 (7.75%) MongoDB
3 20 (7.75%) MySQL
3 20 (7.75%) NoSQL
4 19 (7.36%) Endeca
5 17 (6.59%) DB2
6 15 (5.81%) SQL Server
7 10 (3.88%) DB2 UDB
7 10 (3.88%) Oracle Database 10g
7 10 (3.88%) Oracle Reports
8 9 (3.49%) RDBMS
9 8 (3.10%) Apache Cassandra
9 8 (3.10%) Big Data
10 7 (2.71%) MariaDB
10 7 (2.71%) Redis
11 6 (2.33%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 5 (1.94%) Hadoop
13 4 (1.55%) Oracle Database 11g
13 4 (1.55%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 55 (21.32%) Eclipse
2 44 (17.05%) Maven
3 43 (16.67%) Jenkins
4 41 (15.89%) JIRA
5 40 (15.50%) Git (software)
5 40 (15.50%) JUnit
6 38 (14.73%) Subversion
7 32 (12.40%) Ant
8 23 (8.91%) Gradle
9 21 (8.14%) IntelliJ
10 12 (4.65%) Mockito
10 12 (4.65%) Selenium
11 11 (4.26%) Mercurial
12 10 (3.88%) Rational Application Developer
13 7 (2.71%) Cucumber
13 7 (2.71%) jMock
14 6 (2.33%) Apache Buildr
14 6 (2.33%) Hudson
15 5 (1.94%) Bitbucket
15 5 (1.94%) SoapUI
General
1 52 (20.16%) Finance
2 26 (10.08%) Banking
3 12 (4.65%) Retail
4 11 (4.26%) Law
5 4 (1.55%) Marketing
5 4 (1.55%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.16%) Automotive
7 2 (0.78%) Legal
7 2 (0.78%) Prime Brokerage
8 1 (0.39%) Billing
8 1 (0.39%) French Language
8 1 (0.39%) Games
8 1 (0.39%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.39%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.39%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 182 (70.54%) Developer
2 129 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 48 (18.60%) Architect
4 17 (6.59%) Oracle Developer
5 16 (6.20%) Java Architect
5 16 (6.20%) Senior Developer
6 14 (5.43%) Consultant
7 12 (4.65%) Senior Java Developer
8 11 (4.26%) Hybris Developer
8 11 (4.26%) Security Consultant
9 9 (3.49%) Applications Support
9 9 (3.49%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 9 (3.49%) Software Developer
9 9 (3.49%) Software Engineer
9 9 (3.49%) Web Developer
10 8 (3.10%) Agile Developer
10 8 (3.10%) JavaScript Developer
11 7 (2.71%) Java Software Developer
11 7 (2.71%) JSP Developer
11 7 (2.71%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 208 (80.62%) Spring
2 126 (48.84%) Hibernate
3 121 (46.90%) JSP
4 119 (46.12%) J2EE
5 107 (41.47%) Web Services
6 106 (41.09%) XML
7 93 (36.05%) HTML
8 92 (35.66%) CSS
9 85 (32.95%) SOAP
10 65 (25.19%) jQuery
11 64 (24.81%) REST
12 53 (20.54%) Servlets
13 50 (19.38%) JSON
14 45 (17.44%) Ajax
15 44 (17.05%) XSLT
16 43 (16.67%) JSF
17 42 (16.28%) Spring MVC
18 41 (15.89%) JMS
19 36 (13.95%) AngularJS
20 35 (13.57%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 27 (10.47%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (8.53%) Computer Science
3 16 (6.20%) Data Centre
4 13 (5.04%) Virtual Team
5 12 (4.65%) iPad
6 11 (4.26%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (2.33%) Clustering
7 6 (2.33%) Mobile App
7 6 (2.33%) RIA
8 5 (1.94%) Web 2.0
9 4 (1.55%) Derivative
10 3 (1.16%) Data Structures
10 3 (1.16%) DataPower
10 3 (1.16%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 3 (1.16%) Driving Licence
10 3 (1.16%) Private Cloud
10 3 (1.16%) User Experience
11 2 (0.78%) N-Tier
11 2 (0.78%) PMI
11 2 (0.78%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 21 (8.14%) Linux
2 16 (6.20%) Unix
3 7 (2.71%) Solaris
4 6 (2.33%) Mac OS X
4 6 (2.33%) Windows
5 2 (0.78%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (50.78%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (27.13%) E-Commerce
3 62 (24.03%) TDD
4 60 (23.26%) MVC
5 51 (19.77%) Scrum
6 48 (18.60%) OO
7 44 (17.05%) Open Source
7 44 (17.05%) UML
8 32 (12.40%) Microservices
9 31 (12.02%) Waterfall
10 28 (10.85%) SOA
10 28 (10.85%) Unit Testing
11 27 (10.47%) Web Development
12 26 (10.08%) Continuous Integration
12 26 (10.08%) High Availability
13 22 (8.53%) Validation
14 21 (8.14%) AOP
15 19 (7.36%) DevOps
16 18 (6.98%) API Development
16 18 (6.98%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 229 (88.76%) Java
2 140 (54.26%) JavaScript
3 102 (39.53%) SQL
4 30 (11.63%) PL/SQL
5 7 (2.71%) Groovy
5 7 (2.71%) Perl
6 6 (2.33%) Apex Code
6 6 (2.33%) Scala
7 5 (1.94%) PHP
7 5 (1.94%) SOQL
7 5 (1.94%) SOSL
8 4 (1.55%) Assembly Language
8 4 (1.55%) Bash Shell
8 4 (1.55%) Python
9 3 (1.16%) C#
10 2 (0.78%) C
10 2 (0.78%) VB
11 1 (0.39%) C++
11 1 (0.39%) Delphi
11 1 (0.39%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 28 (10.85%) Degree
2 11 (4.26%) Security Cleared
3 8 (3.10%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.16%) CISA
4 3 (1.16%) CISM
4 3 (1.16%) CISSP
5 2 (0.78%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.78%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.78%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.39%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.39%) Brainbench
6 1 (0.39%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.39%) ISEB
6 1 (0.39%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (7.36%) QA
2 8 (3.10%) SLA
3 3 (1.16%) FedRAMP
3 3 (1.16%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (3.88%) Oracle RAC
2 8 (3.10%) Docker
3 4 (1.55%) Apache Flume
4 3 (1.16%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.78%) HDFS
6 1 (0.39%) NDS
6 1 (0.39%) NetIQ eDirectory
Systems Management
1 11 (4.26%) Oracle Identity Management
2 10 (3.88%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 7 (2.71%) Ansible
4 3 (1.16%) Kibana
4 3 (1.16%) logstash
4 3 (1.16%) MOM
4 3 (1.16%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (1.16%) Puppet
5 2 (0.78%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.39%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 90 (34.88%) Oracle
2 25 (9.69%) ATG
3 17 (6.59%) IBM
4 16 (6.20%) hybris
5 10 (3.88%) Informatica
6 7 (2.71%) BEA
6 7 (2.71%) Salesforce.com
7 6 (2.33%) Adobe
7 6 (2.33%) Sybase
8 5 (1.94%) Atlassian
8 5 (1.94%) Cloudera
8 5 (1.94%) Google
8 5 (1.94%) TIBCO
9 4 (1.55%) Ab Initio
9 4 (1.55%) GigaSpaces
10 3 (1.16%) CA Agile Central
10 3 (1.16%) Kony
10 3 (1.16%) ServiceNow
10 3 (1.16%) Sun
10 3 (1.16%) Tableau
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Northamptonshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leicestershire
Ampersand Consulting
Rate: £250 - £350 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
South West
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent rates, 6-12 months initial contract, long term program
Posted: 5 days ago