Period
to 24 January 2019

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 24 January 2019 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
24 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 736 714 615
Rank change year-on-year -22 -99 0
Contract jobs citing Struts 135 165 254
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.16% 0.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.40% 0.51% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 106 148
UK median daily rate £450 £439 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +9.69% +3.23%
10th Percentile £359 £322 £265
90th Percentile £575 £613 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £444 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +5.65% +5.00% +8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
UK median hourly rate £34.04 £42.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.91% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.04 £42.50 -
% change year-on-year -19.91% - -

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 34,007 32,235 30,502
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 34.15% 32.06% 31.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 23,949 22,994 21,018
UK median daily rate £480 £463 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.78% +8.82% +3.03%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £638 £625 £594
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.78% +4.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 294 336 343
UK median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.75% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £18.15 £18.00 £15.25
90th Percentile £60.00 £52.50 £52.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% -

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 24 January 2019.

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 15 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 24 January 2019. 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
UK excluding London -31 116 £444 +5.65% 12
England -39 76 £463 +2.83% 21
Wales - 33 £500 - 1
South East -30 25 £456 +14.06% 4
Northern Ireland +22 18 £412 -0.72%
London +19 15 £451 -10.35% 10
Midlands -9 14 £450 - 1
East Midlands +20 12 £401 -10.89% 1
East of England +5 10 £488 +8.33% 1
North of England -16 7 £344 -13.52% 3
North West -10 6 £450 +13.21% 1
Scotland -6 5 £406 -18.75%
South West -36 4 £458 +3.98% 2
West Midlands -17 2 £525 +12.00%
Yorkshire -12 1 £238 -47.22% 2

For the 6 months to 24 January 2019, 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.

1 134 (99.26%) Java
2 94 (69.63%) Agile Software Development
3 86 (63.70%) JavaScript
4 83 (61.48%) Spring
5 70 (51.85%) HTML
6 69 (51.11%) SQL
7 67 (49.63%) JSP
8 64 (47.41%) XML
9 62 (45.93%) Web Services
10 58 (42.96%) Oracle
11 56 (41.48%) Hibernate
12 54 (40.00%) MVC
13 51 (37.78%) CSS
14 47 (34.81%) JUnit
15 45 (33.33%) WebLogic
15 45 (33.33%) Eclipse
16 42 (31.11%) AngularJS
17 39 (28.89%) EJB
17 39 (28.89%) TDD
18 38 (28.15%) Maven
18 38 (28.15%) REST
19 34 (25.19%) Git (software)
20 33 (24.44%) WSDL
21 32 (23.70%) Jenkins
22 31 (22.96%) WebSphere
23 30 (22.22%) Spring MVC
23 30 (22.22%) Microservices
24 29 (21.48%) JDBC
24 29 (21.48%) Scrum
25 28 (20.74%) Finance

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 45 (33.33%) WebLogic
2 31 (22.96%) WebSphere
3 20 (14.81%) Tomcat
4 19 (14.07%) JBoss
5 17 (12.59%) Confluence
6 16 (11.85%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 13 (9.63%) Apache Solr
7 13 (9.63%) Elasticsearch
8 7 (5.19%) Apache
8 7 (5.19%) Cloud Foundry
8 7 (5.19%) CMS
9 3 (2.22%) Apache Spark
9 3 (2.22%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (1.48%) GlassFish
10 2 (1.48%) NetWeaver
10 2 (1.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.74%) IIS
11 1 (0.74%) Mule
11 1 (0.74%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.74%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 18 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (9.63%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 11 (8.15%) AWS Lambda
3 11 (8.15%) Serverless
4 10 (7.41%) Amazon EC2
4 10 (7.41%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 10 (7.41%) Amazon S3
4 10 (7.41%) Amazon SQS
4 10 (7.41%) CloudFront
5 3 (2.22%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (2.22%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (1.48%) Datadog
7 1 (0.74%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.22%) Internet
2 2 (1.48%) Firewall
3 1 (0.74%) FTP
3 1 (0.74%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (19.26%) Relational Database
2 22 (16.30%) DB2
3 21 (15.56%) MongoDB
4 17 (12.59%) RDBMS
5 13 (9.63%) DB2 UDB
6 10 (7.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 8 (5.93%) NoSQL
8 7 (5.19%) MySQL
8 7 (5.19%) SQL Server
9 5 (3.70%) Big Data
10 3 (2.22%) Oracle Database
10 3 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (1.48%) MariaDB
11 2 (1.48%) SAP HANA
12 1 (0.74%) Apache Cassandra
12 1 (0.74%) HBase
12 1 (0.74%) JasperReports
12 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database 11g
12 1 (0.74%) Spark SQL
12 1 (0.74%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 47 (34.81%) JUnit
2 45 (33.33%) Eclipse
3 38 (28.15%) Maven
4 34 (25.19%) Git (software)
5 32 (23.70%) Jenkins
6 28 (20.74%) WebLogic Workshop
7 21 (15.56%) Cucumber
7 21 (15.56%) JIRA
8 20 (14.81%) Gradle
9 18 (13.33%) Subversion
10 17 (12.59%) Grunt
11 14 (10.37%) IntelliJ
11 14 (10.37%) Mercurial
12 13 (9.63%) Bower
12 13 (9.63%) Jasmine
13 11 (8.15%) Selenium
13 11 (8.15%) SonarQube
14 10 (7.41%) Ant
14 10 (7.41%) Checkstyle
15 6 (4.44%) AccuRev
General
1 28 (20.74%) Finance
2 14 (10.37%) Banking
3 8 (5.93%) Marketing
4 4 (2.96%) Billing
4 4 (2.96%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.22%) Retail
6 2 (1.48%) Law
6 2 (1.48%) Legal
6 2 (1.48%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.74%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.74%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.74%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.74%) Thai Language
Job Titles
1 112 (82.96%) Developer
2 85 (62.96%) Java Developer
3 22 (16.30%) Senior Developer
4 20 (14.81%) Senior Java Developer
5 12 (8.89%) Software Developer
6 9 (6.67%) Cloud Developer
7 6 (4.44%) Lead Developer
7 6 (4.44%) Lead Java Developer
7 6 (4.44%) Software Engineer
8 5 (3.70%) Backend Developer
8 5 (3.70%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 5 (3.70%) Java Engineer
9 4 (2.96%) DevOps Engineer
9 4 (2.96%) Java Software Developer
10 3 (2.22%) Applications Developer
10 3 (2.22%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 3 (2.22%) Java Applications Developer
10 3 (2.22%) Java Scala Developer
10 3 (2.22%) Java Software Engineer
10 3 (2.22%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (61.48%) Spring
2 70 (51.85%) HTML
3 67 (49.63%) JSP
4 64 (47.41%) XML
5 62 (45.93%) Web Services
6 56 (41.48%) Hibernate
7 51 (37.78%) CSS
8 42 (31.11%) AngularJS
9 39 (28.89%) EJB
10 38 (28.15%) REST
11 33 (24.44%) WSDL
12 30 (22.22%) Spring MVC
13 29 (21.48%) JDBC
14 28 (20.74%) Ajax
15 27 (20.00%) J2EE
16 26 (19.26%) SOAP
16 26 (19.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 20 (14.81%) Java EE
17 20 (14.81%) jQuery
18 19 (14.07%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.15%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (2.96%) Clustering
2 4 (2.96%) Driving Licence
2 4 (2.96%) Replication
3 3 (2.22%) Fat Client
3 3 (2.22%) RIA
3 3 (2.22%) Thin Client
4 2 (1.48%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.74%) Cloud Native
5 1 (0.74%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.74%) Smartphone
5 1 (0.74%) SWIFT
5 1 (0.74%) User Experience
5 1 (0.74%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 28 (20.74%) Linux
2 16 (11.85%) Windows
3 10 (7.41%) Unix
4 6 (4.44%) Solaris
5 5 (3.70%) CentOS
6 3 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (2.22%) Ubuntu
6 3 (2.22%) Windows Server
6 3 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.74%) Android
7 1 (0.74%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (69.63%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (40.00%) MVC
3 39 (28.89%) TDD
4 30 (22.22%) Microservices
5 29 (21.48%) Scrum
6 22 (16.30%) Continuous Integration
6 22 (16.30%) DevOps
6 22 (16.30%) Test Automation
7 20 (14.81%) BDD
7 20 (14.81%) User Stories
7 20 (14.81%) Waterfall
8 19 (14.07%) SOA
9 17 (12.59%) Pair Programming
9 17 (12.59%) Software Engineering
10 15 (11.11%) Project Management
10 15 (11.11%) Unit Testing
11 13 (9.63%) Content Management
11 13 (9.63%) Kanban
11 13 (9.63%) Time Management
12 12 (8.89%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 134 (99.26%) Java
2 86 (63.70%) JavaScript
3 69 (51.11%) SQL
4 19 (14.07%) Scala
5 17 (12.59%) Java 8
6 4 (2.96%) Python
7 2 (1.48%) ABAP
7 2 (1.48%) PHP
7 2 (1.48%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.74%) Apex Code
8 1 (0.74%) C++
8 1 (0.74%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.74%) SOQL
8 1 (0.74%) SOSL
8 1 (0.74%) XPath
Qualifications
1 20 (14.81%) Degree
2 12 (8.89%) Security Cleared
3 8 (5.93%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.22%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.74%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.74%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.74%) OCPJP
5 1 (0.74%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.44%) QA
2 1 (0.74%) GDPR
2 1 (0.74%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (5.19%) Docker
2 4 (2.96%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.22%) Hyper-V
3 3 (2.22%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (2.22%) VirtualBox
3 3 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.74%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.74%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 7 (5.19%) Kubernetes
2 3 (2.22%) Ansible
2 3 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (2.22%) Packer
2 3 (2.22%) Puppet
2 3 (2.22%) Terraform
3 2 (1.48%) CA Wily
3 2 (1.48%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.74%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (0.74%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (0.74%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 58 (42.96%) Oracle
2 16 (11.85%) Adobe
3 9 (6.67%) IBM
4 5 (3.70%) Google
5 3 (2.22%) Citrix
5 3 (2.22%) MKS
5 3 (2.22%) New Relic
5 3 (2.22%) Splunk
5 3 (2.22%) VMware
6 2 (1.48%) CA
6 2 (1.48%) MuleSoft
6 2 (1.48%) SAP
6 2 (1.48%) Xerox
7 1 (0.74%) Informatica
7 1 (0.74%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.74%) Pegasus
7 1 (0.74%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.74%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.74%) Sun
7 1 (0.74%) TIBCO