Period
to 25 November 2017

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 25 November 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
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 661 604 628
Rank change year-on-year -57 +24 -90
Contract jobs citing Struts 214 291 292
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.21% 0.28% 0.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.65% 0.91% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 193 181
UK median daily rate £435 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.35% +13.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £310 £310 £215
90th Percentile £575 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £350
% change year-on-year - +21.43% -4.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 20
UK median hourly rate £38.75 - £40.00
10th Percentile £35.00 - £31.95
90th Percentile £44.63 - £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 - £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 32709 31881 32450
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 31.96% 30.46% 28.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 23071 22056 22265
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £412
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.28% +2.88%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £625 £588 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 371 372 556
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% +8.70%
10th Percentile £18.50 £14.35 £15.00
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.00 £54.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +9.33% - +10.74%

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 25 November 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 13 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 25 November 2017. 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 -94 174 £450 +5.88% 11
UK excluding London +11 163 £425 - 6
London -47 51 £500 +17.30% 6
South East -8 48 £500 +7.53% 1
Northern Ireland - 32 £420 -
South West +20 25 £447 +9.02%
East of England -4 22 £400 -8.57% 2
North West +21 18 £450 +20.00% 1
North of England +18 18 £450 +20.00% 1
Midlands -30 10 £338 -28.19% 1
Scotland +3 8 £485 +25.16% 1
West Midlands -12 5 £338 -25.00% 1
East Midlands -15 5 £325 -40.91%

For the 6 months to 25 November 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.

1 199 (92.99%) Java
2 145 (67.76%) JavaScript
3 142 (66.36%) Spring
4 137 (64.02%) Agile Software Development
5 130 (60.75%) Web Services
6 109 (50.93%) JSP
7 104 (48.60%) SQL
8 102 (47.66%) Hibernate
9 99 (46.26%) CSS
10 98 (45.79%) XML
11 92 (42.99%) Oracle
12 90 (42.06%) MVC
12 90 (42.06%) Ajax
13 88 (41.12%) HTML
14 82 (38.32%) TDD
15 78 (36.45%) WebSphere
16 76 (35.51%) JUnit
17 73 (34.11%) J2EE
18 72 (33.64%) Jenkins
19 63 (29.44%) AngularJS
20 60 (28.04%) WebLogic
21 59 (27.57%) EJB
22 58 (27.10%) Eclipse
23 57 (26.64%) Finance
23 57 (26.64%) Git (software)
24 54 (25.23%) REST
25 51 (23.83%) Continuous Integration
26 50 (23.36%) Maven
26 50 (23.36%) DB2
27 48 (22.43%) Tomcat

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 (36.45%) WebSphere
2 60 (28.04%) WebLogic
3 48 (22.43%) Tomcat
4 44 (20.56%) JBoss
5 15 (7.01%) Apache
6 12 (5.61%) Confluence
7 11 (5.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 11 (5.14%) WebSphere Application Server
8 9 (4.21%) SharePoint
9 7 (3.27%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 6 (2.80%) Apache Solr
10 6 (2.80%) BizTalk Server
11 5 (2.34%) CMS
11 5 (2.34%) Elasticsearch
12 4 (1.87%) Liferay
13 2 (0.93%) IIS
14 1 (0.47%) MQSeries
14 1 (0.47%) Oracle Workflow
14 1 (0.47%) SharePoint Server
14 1 (0.47%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 1 (0.47%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (4.21%) Magento
2 6 (2.80%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.47%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.67%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (3.27%) OpenShift
3 5 (2.34%) Google Analytics
3 5 (2.34%) Google Checkout
4 4 (1.87%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 4 (1.87%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (1.87%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 4 (1.87%) Amazon S3
4 4 (1.87%) Amazon SQS
4 4 (1.87%) AWS Lambda
4 4 (1.87%) CloudFront
4 4 (1.87%) Serverless
5 3 (1.40%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (1.40%) SaaS
6 2 (0.93%) npm
7 1 (0.47%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.47%) PaaS
7 1 (0.47%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
7 1 (0.47%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.21%) Internet
2 8 (3.74%) HTTP
2 8 (3.74%) LDAP
3 6 (2.80%) FTP
4 3 (1.40%) Intranet
5 2 (0.93%) SMS
6 1 (0.47%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (23.36%) DB2
2 46 (21.50%) Relational Database
3 35 (16.36%) RDBMS
4 26 (12.15%) SQL Server
5 17 (7.94%) DB2 UDB
6 10 (4.67%) MongoDB
6 10 (4.67%) MySQL
7 6 (2.80%) Endeca
7 6 (2.80%) MariaDB
7 6 (2.80%) Oracle Database
7 6 (2.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (1.87%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 3 (1.40%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (1.40%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.93%) KDB
10 2 (0.93%) Neo4j
10 2 (0.93%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.47%) Apache Hive
11 1 (0.47%) HBase
Development Applications
1 76 (35.51%) JUnit
2 72 (33.64%) Jenkins
3 58 (27.10%) Eclipse
4 57 (26.64%) Git (software)
5 50 (23.36%) Maven
6 47 (21.96%) Subversion
7 42 (19.63%) JIRA
8 38 (17.76%) Ant
9 26 (12.15%) Gradle
10 25 (11.68%) Cucumber
11 19 (8.88%) Bower
11 19 (8.88%) Grunt
11 19 (8.88%) Jasmine
12 16 (7.48%) IntelliJ
13 13 (6.07%) Mockito
14 12 (5.61%) Selenium
15 10 (4.67%) JMeter
15 10 (4.67%) SoapUI
16 9 (4.21%) Mercurial
17 7 (3.27%) Hudson
General
1 57 (26.64%) Finance
2 44 (20.56%) Banking
3 9 (4.21%) Retail
3 9 (4.21%) Telecoms
4 6 (2.80%) Automotive
4 6 (2.80%) Investment Banking
5 5 (2.34%) Marketing
6 3 (1.40%) Front Office
6 3 (1.40%) Games
6 3 (1.40%) Publishing
7 2 (0.93%) Advertising
8 1 (0.47%) Legal
8 1 (0.47%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.47%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 170 (79.44%) Developer
2 133 (62.15%) Java Developer
3 45 (21.03%) Senior Developer
4 32 (14.95%) Architect
4 32 (14.95%) Senior Java Developer
5 19 (8.88%) Full Stack Developer
6 15 (7.01%) J2EE Developer
7 13 (6.07%) HTML CSS Developer
7 13 (6.07%) HTML Developer
8 11 (5.14%) Senior Full Stack Developer
9 10 (4.67%) JavaScript Developer
10 9 (4.21%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 9 (4.21%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 8 (3.74%) Domain Architect
11 8 (3.74%) Senior J2EE Developer
11 8 (3.74%) SQL Developer
12 7 (3.27%) Angular Developer
12 7 (3.27%) Applications Developer
12 7 (3.27%) Technical Architect
13 6 (2.80%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 142 (66.36%) Spring
2 130 (60.75%) Web Services
3 109 (50.93%) JSP
4 102 (47.66%) Hibernate
5 99 (46.26%) CSS
6 98 (45.79%) XML
7 90 (42.06%) Ajax
8 88 (41.12%) HTML
9 73 (34.11%) J2EE
10 63 (29.44%) AngularJS
11 59 (27.57%) EJB
12 54 (25.23%) REST
13 48 (22.43%) RESTful
14 47 (21.96%) SOAP
15 42 (19.63%) jQuery
16 40 (18.69%) Java EE
17 38 (17.76%) Spring MVC
18 37 (17.29%) Servlets
19 35 (16.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 33 (15.42%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 23 (10.75%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (8.41%) Enterprise Software
3 11 (5.14%) Mobile App
3 11 (5.14%) Web 2.0
4 8 (3.74%) Mainframe
5 7 (3.27%) Cloud Native
6 6 (2.80%) N-Tier
6 6 (2.80%) SWIFT
7 5 (2.34%) Clustering
8 4 (1.87%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.87%) Data Structures
9 3 (1.40%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.40%) RIA
10 2 (0.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (0.93%) Life Science
11 1 (0.47%) Algorithms
11 1 (0.47%) Derivative
11 1 (0.47%) Private Cloud
11 1 (0.47%) Replication
11 1 (0.47%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 45 (21.03%) Linux
2 19 (8.88%) Unix
3 13 (6.07%) CentOS
3 13 (6.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (4.21%) Windows
5 8 (3.74%) Mac OS X
6 4 (1.87%) HPUX
7 3 (1.40%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.93%) Android
8 2 (0.93%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (64.02%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (42.06%) MVC
3 82 (38.32%) TDD
4 51 (23.83%) Continuous Integration
5 48 (22.43%) Test Automation
6 46 (21.50%) Scrum
7 41 (19.16%) OO
8 33 (15.42%) Microservices
9 32 (14.95%) Waterfall
10 30 (14.02%) E-Commerce
11 28 (13.08%) Web Development
12 26 (12.15%) OOA/OOD
12 26 (12.15%) UML
13 25 (11.68%) Mentoring
14 23 (10.75%) SOA
15 20 (9.35%) Continuous Deployment
16 19 (8.88%) Open Source
17 18 (8.41%) Configuration Management
17 18 (8.41%) OOD
18 17 (7.94%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 199 (92.99%) Java
2 145 (67.76%) JavaScript
3 104 (48.60%) SQL
4 13 (6.07%) PL/SQL
5 9 (4.21%) PHP
6 6 (2.80%) C#
6 6 (2.80%) Groovy
7 4 (1.87%) C
7 4 (1.87%) Scala
8 3 (1.40%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.93%) Apex Code
9 2 (0.93%) Clojure
10 1 (0.47%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.47%) Java 9
10 1 (0.47%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.47%) Perl
10 1 (0.47%) Python
10 1 (0.47%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.47%) VB
10 1 (0.47%) XPath
Qualifications
1 25 (11.68%) Degree
2 4 (1.87%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (0.93%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (0.93%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.47%) CISA
4 1 (0.47%) CISM
4 1 (0.47%) CISSP
4 1 (0.47%) ISEB
4 1 (0.47%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.47%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.27%) QA
2 4 (1.87%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.47%) FedRAMP
3 1 (0.47%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (4.21%) Virtual Machines
2 7 (3.27%) Docker
3 2 (0.93%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.47%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.47%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 7 (3.27%) Kubernetes
2 5 (2.34%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (2.34%) Puppet
3 3 (1.40%) Ansible
4 1 (0.47%) Kibana
4 1 (0.47%) logstash
Vendors
1 92 (42.99%) Oracle
2 23 (10.75%) IBM
3 13 (6.07%) ATG
3 13 (6.07%) CA Agile Central
3 13 (6.07%) hybris
4 12 (5.61%) Google
5 10 (4.67%) MuleSoft
6 9 (4.21%) CA
6 9 (4.21%) Demandware
6 9 (4.21%) SAP
7 8 (3.74%) Intershop
8 7 (3.27%) Adobe
9 5 (2.34%) Coremetrics
9 5 (2.34%) PayPal
9 5 (2.34%) Sybase
10 4 (1.87%) Microsoft
10 4 (1.87%) Pega
11 3 (1.40%) BEA
11 3 (1.40%) Cisco
11 3 (1.40%) Vitria