Period
to 20 November 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 20 November 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
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 732 668 617
Rank change year-on-year -64 -51 -9
Contract jobs citing Struts 163 222 287
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.22% 0.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.45% 0.67% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 157 192
UK median daily rate £450 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +13.33%
10th Percentile £366 £296 £310
90th Percentile £563 £575 £576
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +23.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
UK median hourly rate £34.04 £38.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.15% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.04 £38.75 -
% change year-on-year -12.15% - -

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 36,238 33,013 31,967
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 34.83% 32.28% 30.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 25,562 23,296 22,128
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.66%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £638 £625 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 320 381 371
UK median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £17.00 £18.50 £14.44
90th Percentile £60.00 £52.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £41.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.22% +9.33% -

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 20 November 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 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 20 November 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
UK excluding London -60 133 £450 +5.88% 31
England -86 99 £451 +0.11% 30
South East -35 31 £438 -12.50% 5
Wales - 29 £500 - 4
London -32 24 £425 -15.00% 6
Northern Ireland +28 19 £412 -1.90%
North of England -26 18 £425 -5.56% 4
North West -14 16 £425 -5.56% 1
Scotland -13 11 £400 -17.53% 3
East of England -9 10 £500 +25.00% 5
South West -38 8 £493 +10.18% 4
Midlands -5 7 £525 +55.56% 6
West Midlands -18 4 £525 +55.56% 4
East Midlands +6 3 £350 +12.00% 2
Yorkshire - 2 £475 - 2

For the 6 months to 20 November 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.

1 158 (96.93%) Java
2 111 (68.10%) Agile Software Development
3 106 (65.03%) Spring
4 97 (59.51%) JavaScript
5 77 (47.24%) SQL
6 75 (46.01%) JSP
7 72 (44.17%) HTML
8 71 (43.56%) XML
9 66 (40.49%) Oracle
9 66 (40.49%) MVC
10 65 (39.88%) Web Services
11 64 (39.26%) Eclipse
12 59 (36.20%) JUnit
13 58 (35.58%) Hibernate
14 56 (34.36%) CSS
15 55 (33.74%) TDD
16 53 (32.52%) Maven
16 53 (32.52%) WebLogic
17 51 (31.29%) AngularJS
18 49 (30.06%) REST
19 41 (25.15%) J2EE
19 41 (25.15%) Spring MVC
19 41 (25.15%) Git (software)
20 40 (24.54%) Jenkins
21 39 (23.93%) EJB
22 36 (22.09%) Scrum
22 36 (22.09%) Microservices
23 35 (21.47%) WebSphere
24 33 (20.25%) Continuous Integration
24 33 (20.25%) Relational Database

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 53 (32.52%) WebLogic
2 35 (21.47%) WebSphere
3 27 (16.56%) Tomcat
4 20 (12.27%) JBoss
5 18 (11.04%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 16 (9.82%) Confluence
7 14 (8.59%) Apache Solr
7 14 (8.59%) Elasticsearch
8 9 (5.52%) CMS
9 8 (4.91%) Cloud Foundry
10 4 (2.45%) Apache
11 2 (1.23%) Alfresco
11 2 (1.23%) Apache Spark
11 2 (1.23%) GlassFish
11 2 (1.23%) Liferay
11 2 (1.23%) Magnolia
11 2 (1.23%) NetWeaver
11 2 (1.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (1.23%) WebSphere Application Server
12 1 (0.61%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.61%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 22 (13.50%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (8.59%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 11 (6.75%) Amazon EC2
3 11 (6.75%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 11 (6.75%) Amazon S3
3 11 (6.75%) Amazon SQS
3 11 (6.75%) AWS Lambda
3 11 (6.75%) CloudFront
3 11 (6.75%) Serverless
4 7 (4.29%) AWS CloudFormation
4 7 (4.29%) Google Cloud Platform
4 7 (4.29%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (1.23%) Datadog
6 1 (0.61%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.61%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.45%) FTP
2 3 (1.84%) Internet
2 3 (1.84%) SMS
3 2 (1.23%) Firewall
4 1 (0.61%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (20.25%) Relational Database
2 24 (14.72%) RDBMS
3 21 (12.88%) DB2
4 20 (12.27%) MongoDB
5 16 (9.82%) DB2 UDB
6 11 (6.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 8 (4.91%) MySQL
7 8 (4.91%) NoSQL
7 8 (4.91%) Oracle Database
8 7 (4.29%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (2.45%) Big Data
9 4 (2.45%) JasperReports
9 4 (2.45%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (1.84%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (1.84%) SQL Server
11 2 (1.23%) MariaDB
11 2 (1.23%) Oracle Database 12c
11 2 (1.23%) SAP HANA
12 1 (0.61%) Endeca
12 1 (0.61%) SQL Navigator
Development Applications
1 64 (39.26%) Eclipse
2 59 (36.20%) JUnit
3 53 (32.52%) Maven
4 41 (25.15%) Git (software)
5 40 (24.54%) Jenkins
6 28 (17.18%) Gradle
6 28 (17.18%) WebLogic Workshop
7 26 (15.95%) Cucumber
8 22 (13.50%) JIRA
8 22 (13.50%) Subversion
9 20 (12.27%) Grunt
10 19 (11.66%) Selenium
11 18 (11.04%) Ant
12 16 (9.82%) Bower
12 16 (9.82%) IntelliJ
12 16 (9.82%) Jasmine
12 16 (9.82%) Mercurial
13 13 (7.98%) Bitbucket
14 12 (7.36%) SonarQube
15 11 (6.75%) Checkstyle
General
1 32 (19.63%) Finance
2 20 (12.27%) Banking
3 7 (4.29%) Marketing
4 6 (3.68%) Law
4 6 (3.68%) Retail
4 6 (3.68%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.84%) Advertising
5 3 (1.84%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.23%) Legal
7 1 (0.61%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.61%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.61%) French Language
7 1 (0.61%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.61%) Thai Language
Job Titles
1 138 (84.66%) Developer
2 111 (68.10%) Java Developer
3 26 (15.95%) Senior Developer
4 24 (14.72%) Senior Java Developer
5 12 (7.36%) Software Developer
6 9 (5.52%) Cloud Developer
7 8 (4.91%) Agile Developer
7 8 (4.91%) Agile Java Developer
7 8 (4.91%) DevOps Engineer
8 7 (4.29%) Lead Developer
8 7 (4.29%) Lead Java Developer
8 7 (4.29%) Software Engineer
9 5 (3.07%) Backend Developer
9 5 (3.07%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 5 (3.07%) Java Engineer
10 4 (2.45%) Consultant
10 4 (2.45%) Java Software Developer
10 4 (2.45%) Java Team Leader
10 4 (2.45%) Team Leader
11 3 (1.84%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (65.03%) Spring
2 75 (46.01%) JSP
3 72 (44.17%) HTML
4 71 (43.56%) XML
5 65 (39.88%) Web Services
6 58 (35.58%) Hibernate
7 56 (34.36%) CSS
8 51 (31.29%) AngularJS
9 49 (30.06%) REST
10 41 (25.15%) J2EE
10 41 (25.15%) Spring MVC
11 39 (23.93%) EJB
12 32 (19.63%) Ajax
13 31 (19.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 30 (18.40%) WSDL
15 29 (17.79%) JDBC
16 26 (15.95%) JSF
17 25 (15.34%) Java EE
17 25 (15.34%) jQuery
18 24 (14.72%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.75%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.29%) Fat Client
2 7 (4.29%) Thin Client
3 5 (3.07%) Clustering
3 5 (3.07%) Replication
4 4 (2.45%) Driving Licence
4 4 (2.45%) SWIFT
5 3 (1.84%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.84%) RIA
6 2 (1.23%) Fintech
6 2 (1.23%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.61%) Cloud Native
7 1 (0.61%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.61%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.61%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.61%) User Experience
7 1 (0.61%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 31 (19.02%) Linux
2 17 (10.43%) Windows
3 11 (6.75%) Unix
4 8 (4.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (4.29%) Solaris
5 7 (4.29%) Windows Server
6 4 (2.45%) CentOS
6 4 (2.45%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (1.84%) Ubuntu
7 3 (1.84%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.23%) Android
8 2 (1.23%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (68.10%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (40.49%) MVC
3 55 (33.74%) TDD
4 36 (22.09%) Microservices
4 36 (22.09%) Scrum
5 33 (20.25%) Continuous Integration
6 27 (16.56%) SOA
7 26 (15.95%) DevOps
8 24 (14.72%) BDD
8 24 (14.72%) Test Automation
9 23 (14.11%) User Stories
10 20 (12.27%) Waterfall
11 19 (11.66%) Software Engineering
11 19 (11.66%) Unit Testing
12 17 (10.43%) Pair Programming
12 17 (10.43%) Project Management
13 16 (9.82%) Time Management
14 15 (9.20%) Kanban
15 14 (8.59%) Content Management
16 13 (7.98%) OO
Programming Languages
1 158 (96.93%) Java
2 97 (59.51%) JavaScript
3 77 (47.24%) SQL
4 23 (14.11%) Java 8
5 19 (11.66%) Scala
6 5 (3.07%) C++
6 5 (3.07%) PHP
6 5 (3.07%) PL/SQL
7 3 (1.84%) Python
8 2 (1.23%) ABAP
8 2 (1.23%) XPath
Qualifications
1 18 (11.04%) Degree
2 15 (9.20%) Security Cleared
3 11 (6.75%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.84%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.61%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.61%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.61%) OCPJP
5 1 (0.61%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.29%) QA
2 2 (1.23%) GDPR
3 1 (0.61%) MiFID
3 1 (0.61%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (4.91%) Docker
2 7 (4.29%) Virtual Machines
2 7 (4.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.07%) Active Directory
4 3 (1.84%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.84%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.61%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 8 (4.91%) Kubernetes
1 8 (4.91%) Puppet
2 7 (4.29%) Ansible
2 7 (4.29%) Packer
2 7 (4.29%) Terraform
3 4 (2.45%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.23%) CA Wily
4 2 (1.23%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.61%) Docker Swarm
5 1 (0.61%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 66 (40.49%) Oracle
2 18 (11.04%) Adobe
3 11 (6.75%) IBM
4 9 (5.52%) Google
5 7 (4.29%) Citrix
5 7 (4.29%) MKS
5 7 (4.29%) VMware
6 3 (1.84%) New Relic
6 3 (1.84%) Splunk
7 2 (1.23%) CA
7 2 (1.23%) MuleSoft
7 2 (1.23%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.23%) SAP
8 1 (0.61%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.61%) CA Agile Central
8 1 (0.61%) Concur
8 1 (0.61%) FatWire
8 1 (0.61%) Microsoft
8 1 (0.61%) Pegasus
8 1 (0.61%) Sun