Period
to 23 August 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 23 August 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
23 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 743 744 584
Rank change year-on-year +1 -160 -13
Contract jobs citing Struts 80 152 280
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.089% 0.15% 0.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.28% 0.43% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 101 191
UK median daily rate £495 £438 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.14% -2.78% -
10th Percentile £378 £375 £301
90th Percentile £675 £538 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £473 £431 £425
% change year-on-year +9.57% +1.47% -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
UK median hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £35.00

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 28,520 35,348 31,137
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 31.56% 34.61% 32.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 19,839 24,955 21,488
UK median daily rate £488 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £335 £322 £308
90th Percentile £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 316 346 385
UK median hourly rate £43.75 £41.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.42% +3.75% +9.59%
10th Percentile £18.65 £15.24 £15.03
90th Percentile £61.00 £57.50 £52.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +11.11%

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 23 August 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 23 August 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
England +14 75 £495 +10.00% 27
UK excluding London -21 44 £473 +9.57% 24
London +44 35 £531 +18.06% 3
South West -22 14 £500 +1.52% 4
Midlands +42 13 £525 - 3
East Midlands +40 12 - -
South East +15 7 £415 -5.14% 11
North of England +6 4 £473 +11.18% 3
East of England +19 3 £298 -43.33% 3
North West -9 3 £473 +11.18%
Wales +12 2 £600 +42.86%
West Midlands +20 1 £525 - 3
Scotland +18 1 £375 -6.25%
Yorkshire +14 1 - - 3
Channel Islands - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 23 August 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 74 (92.50%) Java
2 62 (77.50%) JavaScript
3 59 (73.75%) HTML
4 57 (71.25%) CSS
5 42 (52.50%) Spring
6 38 (47.50%) Agile Software Development
7 36 (45.00%) JSP
8 33 (41.25%) Web Services
9 31 (38.75%) SOAP
10 27 (33.75%) J2EE
10 27 (33.75%) Oracle
10 27 (33.75%) Jenkins
11 25 (31.25%) SQL
11 25 (31.25%) XML
12 24 (30.00%) JUnit
12 24 (30.00%) Eclipse
12 24 (30.00%) Hibernate
12 24 (30.00%) Ajax
13 23 (28.75%) JSON
13 23 (28.75%) Linux
14 21 (26.25%) JBoss
15 20 (25.00%) Maven
16 19 (23.75%) Test Automation
16 19 (23.75%) AngularJS
17 18 (22.50%) Apex Code
17 18 (22.50%) Visualforce
17 18 (22.50%) Degree
17 18 (22.50%) Salesforce.com
17 18 (22.50%) MVC
18 17 (21.25%) JSF

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 21 (26.25%) JBoss
2 15 (18.75%) Tomcat
3 11 (13.75%) Confluence
4 7 (8.75%) Appian
4 7 (8.75%) WebSphere
5 6 (7.50%) Apache
5 6 (7.50%) WebLogic
6 4 (5.00%) IIS
6 4 (5.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (2.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (2.50%) CMS
7 2 (2.50%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (1.25%) Apache Solr
8 1 (1.25%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (1.25%) GlassFish
Business Applications
1 2 (2.50%) Oracle BPM
1 2 (2.50%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.75%) AWS
2 4 (5.00%) Force.com
2 4 (5.00%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
2 4 (5.00%) Salesforce Service Cloud
3 3 (3.75%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 3 (3.75%) AWS Lambda
3 3 (3.75%) Serverless
4 2 (2.50%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.25%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.25%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (1.25%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.25%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (1.25%) Azure
5 1 (1.25%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.75%) SSL
2 2 (2.50%) HTTP
3 1 (1.25%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (18.75%) MySQL
2 12 (15.00%) DB2
3 8 (10.00%) SQL Server
4 7 (8.75%) Oracle Database
4 7 (8.75%) Relational Database
5 6 (7.50%) RDBMS
6 4 (5.00%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (3.75%) NoSQL
8 2 (2.50%) Big Data
8 2 (2.50%) QlikView
9 1 (1.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (1.25%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (1.25%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (1.25%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 27 (33.75%) Jenkins
2 24 (30.00%) Eclipse
2 24 (30.00%) JUnit
3 20 (25.00%) Maven
4 15 (18.75%) Git (software)
5 11 (13.75%) JIRA
6 10 (12.50%) Bitbucket
6 10 (12.50%) IntelliJ
6 10 (12.50%) TeamCity
7 8 (10.00%) Ant
8 7 (8.75%) jMock
9 6 (7.50%) Gradle
9 6 (7.50%) Oracle APEX
9 6 (7.50%) Subversion
10 5 (6.25%) Apache Buildr
10 5 (6.25%) SonarQube
11 3 (3.75%) ERwin
12 2 (2.50%) NetBeans
12 2 (2.50%) Vagrant
13 1 (1.25%) Checkstyle
General
1 16 (20.00%) Finance
2 11 (13.75%) Banking
3 5 (6.25%) Investment Banking
3 5 (6.25%) Retail
4 4 (5.00%) Marketing
4 4 (5.00%) Retail Banking
5 3 (3.75%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.25%) Legal
6 1 (1.25%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 50 (62.50%) Developer
2 32 (40.00%) Java Developer
3 21 (26.25%) Architect
4 16 (20.00%) Lead Developer
5 12 (15.00%) Lead Java Developer
5 12 (15.00%) Technical Architect
6 10 (12.50%) Salesforce Developer
7 6 (7.50%) Consultant
7 6 (7.50%) Senior Architect
7 6 (7.50%) Senior Developer
8 5 (6.25%) Appian Consultant
8 5 (6.25%) Development Consultant
8 5 (6.25%) Java Architect
8 5 (6.25%) Java Solutions Architect
8 5 (6.25%) Senior Java Architect
9 4 (5.00%) Full Stack Developer
9 4 (5.00%) React Developer
9 4 (5.00%) Salesforce Architect
9 4 (5.00%) Salesforce Technical Architect
9 4 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (73.75%) HTML
2 57 (71.25%) CSS
3 42 (52.50%) Spring
4 36 (45.00%) JSP
5 33 (41.25%) Web Services
6 31 (38.75%) SOAP
7 27 (33.75%) J2EE
8 25 (31.25%) XML
9 24 (30.00%) Ajax
9 24 (30.00%) Hibernate
10 23 (28.75%) JSON
11 19 (23.75%) AngularJS
12 18 (22.50%) Visualforce
13 17 (21.25%) JSF
13 17 (21.25%) REST
14 16 (20.00%) XSLT
15 15 (18.75%) jQuery
16 13 (16.25%) .NET
16 13 (16.25%) RESTful
17 12 (15.00%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.00%) Web 2.0
3 3 (3.75%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (3.75%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.25%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.25%) DataPower
4 1 (1.25%) Market Risk
4 1 (1.25%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.25%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.25%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 23 (28.75%) Linux
2 17 (21.25%) Windows
3 9 (11.25%) Unix
4 1 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (47.50%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (23.75%) Test Automation
3 18 (22.50%) MVC
4 14 (17.50%) Waterfall
5 13 (16.25%) DevOps
5 13 (16.25%) SOA
6 12 (15.00%) Customer Requirements
6 12 (15.00%) ETL
6 12 (15.00%) Technical Debt
6 12 (15.00%) Translating Business Requirements
7 11 (13.75%) Technical Architecture
7 11 (13.75%) XML Parsing
8 10 (12.50%) E-Commerce
8 10 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
9 9 (11.25%) Unit Testing
10 8 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (10.00%) CRM
10 8 (10.00%) Refactoring
10 8 (10.00%) SDLC
10 8 (10.00%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 74 (92.50%) Java
2 62 (77.50%) JavaScript
3 25 (31.25%) SQL
4 18 (22.50%) Apex Code
5 14 (17.50%) SOQL
6 10 (12.50%) SOSL
7 8 (10.00%) Python
8 5 (6.25%) C#
8 5 (6.25%) C++
8 5 (6.25%) Java 8
9 4 (5.00%) PL/SQL
9 4 (5.00%) Ruby
10 2 (2.50%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.25%) C
11 1 (1.25%) PHP
Qualifications
1 18 (22.50%) Degree
2 6 (7.50%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (2.50%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.50%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.25%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.25%) SANS
4 1 (1.25%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (15.00%) QA
2 5 (6.25%) SLA
3 4 (5.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 15 (18.75%) Docker
2 3 (3.75%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 11 (13.75%) Ansible
2 2 (2.50%) Terraform
3 1 (1.25%) CA Wily
3 1 (1.25%) HP Fortify
3 1 (1.25%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (1.25%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 27 (33.75%) Oracle
2 18 (22.50%) Salesforce.com
3 7 (8.75%) Informatica
3 7 (8.75%) MuleSoft
3 7 (8.75%) TIBCO
4 5 (6.25%) IBM
5 4 (5.00%) Apttus
6 2 (2.50%) Adobe
6 2 (2.50%) ATG
6 2 (2.50%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.50%) Pega
6 2 (2.50%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.50%) Tableau
7 1 (1.25%) AppDynamics
7 1 (1.25%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.25%) Blue Prism
7 1 (1.25%) CA
7 1 (1.25%) ESRI
7 1 (1.25%) SAP
7 1 (1.25%) Sun