Period
to 18 February 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 18 February 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
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 714 620 617
Rank change year-on-year -94 -3 -70
Contract jobs citing Struts 154 231 262
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.24% 0.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.48% 0.77% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 135 181
UK median daily rate £450 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +3.23% -5.49%
10th Percentile £363 £263 £300
90th Percentile £625 £550 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £388 £360
% change year-on-year +9.68% +7.64% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 8
UK median hourly rate £43.75 - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.75 - £40.00

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 31,860 30,025 31,270
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 31.90% 31.54% 28.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 22,699 20,767 21,661
UK median daily rate £463 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.82% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £281
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 336 337 550
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +3.90% +10.00%
10th Percentile £18.13 £15.40 £16.25
90th Percentile £53.75 £52.00 £56.58
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.61 £38.63 £39.00
% change year-on-year +7.73% -0.96% +11.43%

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 18 February 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 18 February 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 -108 134 £450 +12.50% 85
UK excluding London -46 112 £425 +9.68% 65
South East +12 47 £400 +14.29% 18
London -68 38 £481 +12.57% 21
East of England -11 15 £450 +104.55% 16
Midlands -42 13 £475 +5.56% 12
North of England -5 12 £398 -2.15% 15
West Midlands -15 10 £600 +33.33% 5
Northern Ireland - 10 £415 -
North West -4 9 £398 -3.64% 9
South West -8 8 £350 +7.69% 3
Scotland -17 7 £500 +31.15% 1
Yorkshire -12 3 £450 -10.00% 6
East Midlands -28 3 £450 -18.18% 6

For the 6 months to 18 February 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.

1 148 (96.10%) Java
2 109 (70.78%) Web Services
3 103 (66.88%) Spring
4 96 (62.34%) JSP
5 84 (54.55%) Hibernate
6 82 (53.25%) JavaScript
7 79 (51.30%) Agile Software Development
8 75 (48.70%) SQL
9 69 (44.81%) Oracle
10 62 (40.26%) TDD
11 59 (38.31%) Jenkins
12 58 (37.66%) WebSphere
12 58 (37.66%) J2EE
13 56 (36.36%) HTML
13 56 (36.36%) EJB
13 56 (36.36%) MVC
14 54 (35.06%) JUnit
15 53 (34.42%) Continuous Integration
16 52 (33.77%) CSS
17 50 (32.47%) XML
17 50 (32.47%) Eclipse
18 48 (31.17%) Git (software)
19 47 (30.52%) RESTful
19 47 (30.52%) REST
19 47 (30.52%) Ajax
20 42 (27.27%) JPA
21 41 (26.62%) Maven
21 41 (26.62%) SOAP
22 40 (25.97%) Servlets
23 36 (23.38%) Scrum

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 58 (37.66%) WebSphere
2 24 (15.58%) WebLogic
2 24 (15.58%) WebSphere Application Server
3 21 (13.64%) JBoss
4 20 (12.99%) Tomcat
5 15 (9.74%) Liferay
6 12 (7.79%) Confluence
6 12 (7.79%) GlassFish
7 11 (7.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 10 (6.49%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 9 (5.84%) WebSphere Portal
10 7 (4.55%) Apache
10 7 (4.55%) Apache Solr
11 6 (3.90%) BizTalk Server
11 6 (3.90%) Elasticsearch
12 5 (3.25%) CMS
13 4 (2.60%) Mule
14 3 (1.95%) MQSeries
14 3 (1.95%) nginx
14 3 (1.95%) WildFly
Business Applications
1 4 (2.60%) SAP Hybris
2 2 (1.30%) Magento
3 1 (0.65%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 13 (8.44%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (6.49%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (4.55%) Amazon SQS
3 7 (4.55%) AWS Lambda
3 7 (4.55%) Serverless
4 6 (3.90%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 6 (3.90%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 6 (3.90%) Amazon S3
4 6 (3.90%) CloudFront
5 5 (3.25%) Google Analytics
5 5 (3.25%) Google Checkout
6 3 (1.95%) SaaS
7 2 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
8 1 (0.65%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.65%) GitHub
8 1 (0.65%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.65%) PaaS
8 1 (0.65%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
8 1 (0.65%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 1 (0.65%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 12 (7.79%) Internet
2 4 (2.60%) HTTP
3 3 (1.95%) Intranet
4 2 (1.30%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (16.88%) Relational Database
2 21 (13.64%) RDBMS
3 19 (12.34%) Oracle Database
4 16 (10.39%) SQL Server
5 15 (9.74%) DB2
5 15 (9.74%) PostgreSQL
6 12 (7.79%) Oracle Database 12c
7 9 (5.84%) DB2 UDB
8 8 (5.19%) MySQL
9 6 (3.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 6 (3.90%) MongoDB
10 5 (3.25%) Endeca
10 5 (3.25%) Oracle Database 11g
11 4 (2.60%) MariaDB
11 4 (2.60%) NoSQL
12 3 (1.95%) JasperReports
12 3 (1.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 2 (1.30%) Jackrabbit
14 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database 10g
14 1 (0.65%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 59 (38.31%) Jenkins
2 54 (35.06%) JUnit
3 50 (32.47%) Eclipse
4 48 (31.17%) Git (software)
5 41 (26.62%) Maven
6 29 (18.83%) JIRA
7 27 (17.53%) Ant
8 18 (11.69%) Subversion
9 17 (11.04%) Selenium
10 16 (10.39%) Gradle
11 14 (9.09%) IntelliJ
11 14 (9.09%) Mockito
12 13 (8.44%) Cucumber
13 12 (7.79%) Mercurial
14 9 (5.84%) Bower
14 9 (5.84%) Grunt
14 9 (5.84%) Jasmine
14 9 (5.84%) SonarQube
15 8 (5.19%) Sonatype Nexus
16 7 (4.55%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 24 (15.58%) Finance
2 17 (11.04%) Banking
3 9 (5.84%) Retail
4 7 (4.55%) Games
5 5 (3.25%) Marketing
6 3 (1.95%) Publishing
7 2 (1.30%) Advertising
7 2 (1.30%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.65%) Automotive
8 1 (0.65%) Front Office
8 1 (0.65%) German Language
8 1 (0.65%) Legal
8 1 (0.65%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.65%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 123 (79.87%) Developer
2 92 (59.74%) Java Developer
3 22 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 17 (11.04%) Architect
5 15 (9.74%) Senior Java Developer
6 8 (5.19%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 7 (4.55%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
8 6 (3.90%) Applications Developer
8 6 (3.90%) Lead Developer
8 6 (3.90%) Lead Java Developer
8 6 (3.90%) Oracle Developer
8 6 (3.90%) Technical Architect
8 6 (3.90%) WebSphere Developer
9 5 (3.25%) Consultant
9 5 (3.25%) Solutions Architect
10 4 (2.60%) HTML Developer
10 4 (2.60%) Java Applications Developer
10 4 (2.60%) JavaScript Developer
10 4 (2.60%) Senior Applications Developer
10 4 (2.60%) Senior Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (70.78%) Web Services
2 103 (66.88%) Spring
3 96 (62.34%) JSP
4 84 (54.55%) Hibernate
5 58 (37.66%) J2EE
6 56 (36.36%) EJB
6 56 (36.36%) HTML
7 52 (33.77%) CSS
8 50 (32.47%) XML
9 47 (30.52%) Ajax
9 47 (30.52%) REST
9 47 (30.52%) RESTful
10 42 (27.27%) JPA
11 41 (26.62%) SOAP
12 40 (25.97%) Servlets
13 32 (20.78%) Spring MVC
14 30 (19.48%) jQuery
15 27 (17.53%) AngularJS
16 26 (16.88%) JDBC
17 25 (16.23%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 29 (18.83%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (5.19%) Mainframe
3 6 (3.90%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.25%) Clustering
5 4 (2.60%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (2.60%) N-Tier
6 3 (1.95%) Data Structures
6 3 (1.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (1.95%) RIA
6 3 (1.95%) Web 2.0
7 2 (1.30%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.30%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.30%) SWIFT
8 1 (0.65%) e-Learning
8 1 (0.65%) Reinsurance
8 1 (0.65%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 32 (20.78%) Linux
2 16 (10.39%) Unix
3 7 (4.55%) HPUX
3 7 (4.55%) Windows
4 5 (3.25%) Solaris
5 4 (2.60%) Mac OS X
6 3 (1.95%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.65%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (51.30%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (40.26%) TDD
3 56 (36.36%) MVC
4 53 (34.42%) Continuous Integration
5 36 (23.38%) Scrum
6 31 (20.13%) Test Automation
7 28 (18.18%) E-Commerce
8 24 (15.58%) Unit Testing
9 23 (14.94%) SOA
10 19 (12.34%) BDD
10 19 (12.34%) OO
11 17 (11.04%) Data Modelling
11 17 (11.04%) Kanban
11 17 (11.04%) Microservices
12 16 (10.39%) Mentoring
13 15 (9.74%) Waterfall
14 14 (9.09%) DevOps
14 14 (9.09%) Pair Programming
14 14 (9.09%) RAD
14 14 (9.09%) UML
Programming Languages
1 148 (96.10%) Java
2 82 (53.25%) JavaScript
3 75 (48.70%) SQL
4 23 (14.94%) PL/SQL
5 5 (3.25%) Perl
5 5 (3.25%) Python
5 5 (3.25%) Scala
6 4 (2.60%) Bash Shell
6 4 (2.60%) C#
7 3 (1.95%) Apex Code
7 3 (1.95%) C
7 3 (1.95%) Ruby
8 2 (1.30%) Groovy
8 2 (1.30%) PHP
8 2 (1.30%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.30%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.65%) C++
9 1 (0.65%) SOQL
9 1 (0.65%) SOSL
9 1 (0.65%) XPath
Qualifications
1 21 (13.64%) Degree
2 3 (1.95%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.30%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.65%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (0.65%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.49%) QA
2 1 (0.65%) PSD2
System Software
1 9 (5.84%) Docker
2 3 (1.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.95%) vSphere
3 2 (1.30%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (1.95%) Ansible
2 1 (0.65%) Control-M
2 1 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.65%) Puppet
2 1 (0.65%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 69 (44.81%) Oracle
2 16 (10.39%) IBM
3 12 (7.79%) HP
3 12 (7.79%) hybris
4 11 (7.14%) MuleSoft
5 8 (5.19%) Adobe
6 7 (4.55%) SAP
7 5 (3.25%) ATG
7 5 (3.25%) Coremetrics
7 5 (3.25%) Google
7 5 (3.25%) Guidewire
7 5 (3.25%) Microsoft
7 5 (3.25%) PayPal
8 3 (1.95%) Bloomberg
8 3 (1.95%) Cisco
8 3 (1.95%) Currenex
8 3 (1.95%) FXall
8 3 (1.95%) Reuters
8 3 (1.95%) VMware
8 3 (1.95%) WSO2