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 25 June 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 463 454 471
Rank change year-on-year -9 +17  
Contract jobs citing Struts 125 200 166
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.27% 0.38% 0.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.84% 1.33% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 156 101
Median daily rate £465 £475 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.10% +35.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £363 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £557 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £450 £325
% change year-on-year -2.77% +38.46%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £27.50 £44.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -37.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £27.50 £44.00
% change year-on-year - -37.50%  

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 14838 15088 15400
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 32.06% 28.44% 27.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 10253 10630 10284
Median daily rate £425 £420 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +9.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 194 180 213
Median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £37.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.05% -3.87%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £18.80 £17.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

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 25 June 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 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 25 June 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 -25 112 £465 -2.10% 14
London -42 49 £525 - 9
North West +39 17 £465 +24.00% 2
South West +8 14 £330 -4.34%
Cheshire - 12 £470 - 1
South East +17 11 £438 -12.50% 1
East of England -2 11 £411 -13.47% 1
City of London -17 10 £456 -15.11% 1
East Midlands -5 9 £300 -28.57%
Devon - 8 - -
Belfast - 8 - -
Exeter - 8 - -
Northern Ireland - 8 - -
County Antrim - 8 - -
Berkshire +15 6 £538 +15.59% 1
Essex -8 6 £445 - 1
Leicestershire - 5 £300 -
Crewe - 5 £500 -
Scotland +32 4 £375 -28.57%
Bedfordshire - 4 £400 -
Bracknell - 4 £538 -
Manchester +13 3 £375 - 1
Hampshire +6 3 £230 -36.98%
Nottinghamshire - 3 £463 -
Nottingham - 3 £463 -
Southend-on-Sea - 3 £445 -
Hook - 3 £230 -
Edinburgh +6 2 £375 -31.81%
Glasgow +2 2 £463 +54.16%
Milton Keynes -11 2 £438 -

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 255 (95.86%) Java
2 225 (84.59%) Spring
3 146 (54.89%) Agile Software Development
4 140 (52.63%) JavaScript
5 132 (49.62%) Hibernate
6 119 (44.74%) Web Services
7 115 (43.23%) JSP
8 110 (41.35%) SQL
9 109 (40.98%) J2EE
10 100 (37.59%) XML
11 91 (34.21%) HTML
11 91 (34.21%) CSS
12 90 (33.83%) Oracle
13 89 (33.46%) MVC
14 81 (30.45%) SOAP
15 78 (29.32%) JBoss
16 77 (28.95%) Jenkins
17 75 (28.20%) REST
17 75 (28.20%) TDD
18 70 (26.32%) JUnit
19 69 (25.94%) Maven
20 65 (24.44%) Scrum
20 65 (24.44%) Git (software)
21 62 (23.31%) Servlets
22 61 (22.93%) jQuery
23 57 (21.43%) Spring MVC
23 57 (21.43%) Ajax
24 55 (20.68%) Finance
24 55 (20.68%) Tomcat
25 54 (20.30%) WebLogic

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 78 (29.32%) JBoss
2 55 (20.68%) Tomcat
3 54 (20.30%) WebLogic
4 53 (19.92%) WebSphere
5 27 (10.15%) Apache
5 27 (10.15%) WebSphere Application Server
6 25 (9.40%) Confluence
7 18 (6.77%) CMS
8 16 (6.02%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 14 (5.26%) GlassFish
10 12 (4.51%) Apache Solr
11 11 (4.14%) Elasticsearch
12 10 (3.76%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 10 (3.76%) Mule
13 6 (2.26%) Apache Spark
14 4 (1.50%) Apache Pig
14 4 (1.50%) Oracle Workflow
15 3 (1.13%) WebLogic Integration
15 3 (1.13%) WebLogic Portal
15 3 (1.13%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 2 (0.75%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.50%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.38%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.38%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 18 (6.77%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (4.51%) OpenShift
3 9 (3.38%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (3.01%) PaaS
5 6 (2.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 6 (2.26%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (2.26%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 6 (2.26%) Amazon S3
5 6 (2.26%) Amazon SQS
5 6 (2.26%) AWS Lambda
5 6 (2.26%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (2.26%) CloudFront
5 6 (2.26%) GitHub
5 6 (2.26%) Salesforce Service Cloud
6 4 (1.50%) IaaS
7 3 (1.13%) SaaS
8 2 (0.75%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.75%) Google Checkout
9 1 (0.38%) Force.com
9 1 (0.38%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 28 (10.53%) Internet
2 19 (7.14%) LDAP
3 10 (3.76%) HTTP
4 5 (1.88%) Network Security
5 4 (1.50%) Intranet
6 1 (0.38%) FTP
6 1 (0.38%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (17.29%) Relational Database
2 24 (9.02%) Endeca
2 24 (9.02%) MySQL
3 20 (7.52%) SQL Server
4 19 (7.14%) Oracle Database
5 16 (6.02%) RDBMS
6 15 (5.64%) MariaDB
7 14 (5.26%) MongoDB
8 9 (3.38%) Oracle Database 10g
9 8 (3.01%) DB2
9 8 (3.01%) NoSQL
9 8 (3.01%) PostgreSQL
10 7 (2.63%) Big Data
10 7 (2.63%) Hadoop
11 6 (2.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 6 (2.26%) Oracle Database 11g
12 5 (1.88%) DataStax
13 4 (1.50%) HBase
13 4 (1.50%) Oracle BI Publisher
13 4 (1.50%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 77 (28.95%) Jenkins
2 70 (26.32%) JUnit
3 69 (25.94%) Maven
4 65 (24.44%) Git (software)
5 45 (16.92%) JIRA
6 42 (15.79%) Eclipse
7 38 (14.29%) Gradle
8 33 (12.41%) IntelliJ
8 33 (12.41%) Subversion
9 26 (9.77%) Ant
10 24 (9.02%) Mockito
11 19 (7.14%) Mercurial
12 17 (6.39%) Selenium
13 10 (3.76%) Hudson
14 8 (3.01%) Apache Buildr
14 8 (3.01%) jMock
15 7 (2.63%) Cucumber
15 7 (2.63%) HP UFT
16 6 (2.26%) Bitbucket
16 6 (2.26%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 55 (20.68%) Finance
2 40 (15.04%) Banking
3 10 (3.76%) Retail
4 7 (2.63%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.26%) Investment Banking
5 6 (2.26%) Law
6 4 (1.50%) Marketing
7 3 (1.13%) Front Office
8 2 (0.75%) Advertising
8 2 (0.75%) Billing
8 2 (0.75%) Legal
8 2 (0.75%) Prime Brokerage
9 1 (0.38%) Automotive
9 1 (0.38%) Games
9 1 (0.38%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.38%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 204 (76.69%) Developer
2 148 (55.64%) Java Developer
3 49 (18.42%) Architect
4 25 (9.40%) Senior Developer
5 13 (4.89%) Java Architect
5 13 (4.89%) JavaScript Developer
5 13 (4.89%) Senior Java Developer
6 10 (3.76%) Endeca Developer
6 10 (3.76%) Hybris Developer
7 9 (3.38%) AWS Developer
7 9 (3.38%) J2EE Developer
7 9 (3.38%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 9 (3.38%) Web Developer
8 8 (3.01%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 8 (3.01%) Murex Developer
8 8 (3.01%) Oracle Developer
8 8 (3.01%) Software Engineer
8 8 (3.01%) Technical Architect
9 7 (2.63%) HTML Developer
9 7 (2.63%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 225 (84.59%) Spring
2 132 (49.62%) Hibernate
3 119 (44.74%) Web Services
4 115 (43.23%) JSP
5 109 (40.98%) J2EE
6 100 (37.59%) XML
7 91 (34.21%) CSS
7 91 (34.21%) HTML
8 81 (30.45%) SOAP
9 75 (28.20%) REST
10 62 (23.31%) Servlets
11 61 (22.93%) jQuery
12 57 (21.43%) Ajax
12 57 (21.43%) Spring MVC
13 52 (19.55%) JSON
14 48 (18.05%) EJB
15 46 (17.29%) JSF
16 43 (16.17%) AngularJS
17 39 (14.66%) JMS
17 39 (14.66%) Struts2
Miscellaneous
1 38 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (9.02%) Computer Science
3 22 (8.27%) Enterprise Software
4 13 (4.89%) Derivative
4 13 (4.89%) Virtual Team
5 12 (4.51%) iPad
6 10 (3.76%) Cloud Native
7 8 (3.01%) RIA
8 7 (2.63%) Mobile App
8 7 (2.63%) Web 2.0
9 5 (1.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 5 (1.88%) Private Cloud
10 4 (1.50%) Clustering
10 4 (1.50%) Greenfield Project
10 4 (1.50%) User Experience
11 3 (1.13%) Data Centre
11 3 (1.13%) Data Structures
11 3 (1.13%) DataPower
11 3 (1.13%) Driving Licence
12 2 (0.75%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 30 (11.28%) Linux
1 30 (11.28%) Unix
2 12 (4.51%) Mac OS X
3 7 (2.63%) Windows
4 2 (0.75%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.75%) Solaris
5 1 (0.38%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 146 (54.89%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (33.46%) MVC
3 75 (28.20%) TDD
4 65 (24.44%) Scrum
5 51 (19.17%) E-Commerce
6 50 (18.80%) UML
7 47 (17.67%) Microservices
8 46 (17.29%) OO
9 44 (16.54%) Continuous Integration
9 44 (16.54%) Open Source
10 41 (15.41%) Unit Testing
11 38 (14.29%) SOA
12 31 (11.65%) Web Development
13 29 (10.90%) DevOps
14 28 (10.53%) Test Automation
14 28 (10.53%) Waterfall
15 26 (9.77%) OOA/OOD
16 25 (9.40%) BDD
17 23 (8.65%) Responsive Web Design
18 21 (7.89%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 255 (95.86%) Java
2 140 (52.63%) JavaScript
3 110 (41.35%) SQL
4 40 (15.04%) PL/SQL
5 21 (7.89%) Perl
6 11 (4.14%) C#
7 10 (3.76%) Assembly Language
7 10 (3.76%) Bash Shell
8 6 (2.26%) Apex Code
8 6 (2.26%) C++
8 6 (2.26%) VB
9 5 (1.88%) PHP
9 5 (1.88%) SOQL
9 5 (1.88%) SOSL
10 3 (1.13%) Python
11 2 (0.75%) C
11 2 (0.75%) ES6
11 2 (0.75%) Groovy
11 2 (0.75%) Scala
12 1 (0.38%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 21 (7.89%) Degree
2 7 (2.63%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.88%) CISA
3 5 (1.88%) CISM
3 5 (1.88%) CISSP
3 5 (1.88%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.50%) ISEB
4 4 (1.50%) ISTQB
5 3 (1.13%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (0.75%) Master's Degree
6 2 (0.75%) Numerate Degree
6 2 (0.75%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.75%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.38%) Brainbench
7 1 (0.38%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.38%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.38%) OCMJD
7 1 (0.38%) OCPJP
7 1 (0.38%) OCPJWCD
7 1 (0.38%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (7.89%) QA
2 6 (2.26%) PCI DSS
2 6 (2.26%) SLA
3 5 (1.88%) FedRAMP
System Software
1 8 (3.01%) Docker
2 7 (2.63%) Oracle RAC
3 6 (2.26%) Apache Flume
4 4 (1.50%) HDFS
5 3 (1.13%) Active Directory
5 3 (1.13%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.38%) NDS
6 1 (0.38%) NetIQ eDirectory
6 1 (0.38%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 10 (3.76%) Kubernetes
2 8 (3.01%) Puppet
3 7 (2.63%) Ansible
3 7 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (1.88%) Kibana
4 5 (1.88%) logstash
5 4 (1.50%) Oracle Identity Management
6 3 (1.13%) MOM
6 3 (1.13%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 90 (33.83%) Oracle
2 23 (8.65%) ATG
3 16 (6.02%) IBM
4 15 (5.64%) Sybase
5 13 (4.89%) Google
5 13 (4.89%) hybris
6 11 (4.14%) Informatica
7 10 (3.76%) Adobe
8 8 (3.01%) Murex
9 7 (2.63%) CA Agile Central
9 7 (2.63%) Cloudera
9 7 (2.63%) Salesforce.com
10 6 (2.26%) Atlassian
11 5 (1.88%) Ab Initio
11 5 (1.88%) BEA
11 5 (1.88%) Microsoft
11 5 (1.88%) TIBCO
12 3 (1.13%) Kony
12 3 (1.13%) Progress
12 3 (1.13%) Red Hat
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