The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Struts2 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Struts2 over the 3 months to 22 March 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apache Struts 2
UK
Rank 570 615 586
Rank change year-on-year +45 -29  
Contract jobs citing Struts2 16 15 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.036% 0.028% 0.050%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.12% 0.10% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 19
Median daily rate £431 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.16% +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £360 £332
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £363 £394
% change year-on-year +20.68% -7.93%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Struts2 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 13899 14787 13862
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 31.29% 28.00% 26.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 9628 10237 8968
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 174 227 188
Median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.84% +8.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.01 £15.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £57.75 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

Struts2
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Struts2 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for Struts2 in the UK

Struts2
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Struts2.

Contractor daily rate trend for Struts2 in the UK

Struts2
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Struts2 over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Struts2 in the UK

Struts2
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Struts2.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Struts2 in the UK

Struts2
Top 17 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Struts2 within the UK over the 3 months to 22 March 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 +47 14 £424 -5.88% 1
East Midlands - 4 £415 - 1
North West - 4 £381 -
South East +17 3 £444 +22.41%
East of England - 2 £456 -
Essex - 2 £456 -
Milton Keynes - 2 £444 -
Southend-on-Sea - 2 £456 -
Northampton - 2 £415 -
Nottingham - 2 - - 1
Northamptonshire - 2 £415 -
Nottinghamshire - 2 - - 1
Manchester - 2 - -
Cheshire - 2 £381 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £444 -
London +2 1 £338 -25.00%
Knutsford - 1 £338 -

Struts2
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Struts2 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 Struts2.

1 32 (100.00%) Java
1 32 (100.00%) Struts
2 27 (84.38%) Spring
3 26 (81.25%) Hibernate
4 23 (71.88%) XML
4 23 (71.88%) HTML
4 23 (71.88%) SQL
5 22 (68.75%) JavaScript
5 22 (68.75%) Web Services
6 21 (65.63%) JSP
6 21 (65.63%) jQuery
7 20 (62.50%) CSS
8 18 (56.25%) J2EE
9 17 (53.13%) Agile Software Development
10 16 (50.00%) Subversion
10 16 (50.00%) Maven
11 15 (46.88%) DB2
12 13 (40.63%) SOAP
12 13 (40.63%) Eclipse
13 12 (37.50%) WSDL
13 12 (37.50%) Oracle
13 12 (37.50%) Finance
14 11 (34.38%) MVC
14 11 (34.38%) TDD
14 11 (34.38%) Spring MVC
14 11 (34.38%) Git (software)
14 11 (34.38%) Relational Database
15 10 (31.25%) Open Source
15 10 (31.25%) Apache Flex
15 10 (31.25%) DB2 UDB

Struts2
Top Related 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 10 (31.25%) JBoss
1 10 (31.25%) WebLogic
2 6 (18.75%) GlassFish
3 5 (15.63%) WebSphere
4 3 (9.38%) Apache
4 3 (9.38%) Confluence
4 3 (9.38%) WebLogic Integration
4 3 (9.38%) WebLogic Portal
4 3 (9.38%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (9.38%) WebSphere Process Server
5 2 (6.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (3.13%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.63%) LDAP
2 3 (9.38%) HTTP
3 1 (3.13%) Internet
3 1 (3.13%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (46.88%) DB2
2 11 (34.38%) Relational Database
3 10 (31.25%) DB2 UDB
4 5 (15.63%) MariaDB
4 5 (15.63%) MySQL
5 4 (12.50%) RDBMS
6 3 (9.38%) Oracle Database
7 2 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (50.00%) Maven
1 16 (50.00%) Subversion
2 13 (40.63%) Eclipse
3 11 (34.38%) Git (software)
4 10 (31.25%) Ant
5 9 (28.13%) Jenkins
6 6 (18.75%) JIRA
7 5 (15.63%) JUnit
7 5 (15.63%) Mockito
8 3 (9.38%) Cucumber
8 3 (9.38%) Jasmine
8 3 (9.38%) Karma Test Runner
8 3 (9.38%) Protractor
8 3 (9.38%) Selenium
9 2 (6.25%) ClearCase
9 2 (6.25%) Gradle
10 1 (3.13%) Hudson
10 1 (3.13%) WebDriver
General
1 12 (37.50%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Banking
2 2 (6.25%) Prime Brokerage
3 1 (3.13%) Law
3 1 (3.13%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 32 (100.00%) Developer
2 31 (96.88%) Java Developer
3 5 (15.63%) Applications Developer
3 5 (15.63%) Java Applications Developer
4 4 (12.50%) Senior Developer
4 4 (12.50%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Angular Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 1 (3.13%) Architect
6 1 (3.13%) Designer
6 1 (3.13%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
6 1 (3.13%) Java Architect
6 1 (3.13%) Java Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Java Web Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Lead Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Lead Java Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Senior Designer
6 1 (3.13%) SQL Developer
6 1 (3.13%) UX Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (100.00%) Struts
2 27 (84.38%) Spring
3 26 (81.25%) Hibernate
4 23 (71.88%) HTML
4 23 (71.88%) XML
5 22 (68.75%) Web Services
6 21 (65.63%) jQuery
6 21 (65.63%) JSP
7 20 (62.50%) CSS
8 18 (56.25%) J2EE
9 13 (40.63%) SOAP
10 12 (37.50%) WSDL
11 11 (34.38%) Spring MVC
12 10 (31.25%) Apache Flex
12 10 (31.25%) UDDI
12 10 (31.25%) XHTML
12 10 (31.25%) XML Schema
12 10 (31.25%) XSLT
13 8 (25.00%) EJB
14 7 (21.88%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (9.38%) DataPower
2 3 (9.38%) Mobile App
3 2 (6.25%) Clustering
3 2 (6.25%) Derivative
3 2 (6.25%) PMI
4 1 (3.13%) BBC
4 1 (3.13%) RIA
4 1 (3.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.75%) Linux
2 5 (15.63%) Mac OS X
2 5 (15.63%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (53.13%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (34.38%) MVC
2 11 (34.38%) TDD
3 10 (31.25%) Open Source
3 10 (31.25%) Performance Testing
4 8 (25.00%) BDD
5 7 (21.88%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (21.88%) Web Development
6 6 (18.75%) OO
7 5 (15.63%) Configuration Management
7 5 (15.63%) Responsive Web Design
7 5 (15.63%) SDLC
7 5 (15.63%) UML
7 5 (15.63%) Visualisation
7 5 (15.63%) Web Design
8 4 (12.50%) Front End Development
8 4 (12.50%) Microservices
8 4 (12.50%) OOA/OOD
9 3 (9.38%) AOP
9 3 (9.38%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 32 (100.00%) Java
2 23 (71.88%) SQL
3 22 (68.75%) JavaScript
4 8 (25.00%) PL/SQL
5 3 (9.38%) Groovy
5 3 (9.38%) Perl
6 1 (3.13%) Clojure
6 1 (3.13%) Python
6 1 (3.13%) Ruby
6 1 (3.13%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 4 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.25%) PMI Certification
3 1 (3.13%) CTC Cleared
Vendors
1 12 (37.50%) Oracle
2 3 (9.38%) IBM
2 3 (9.38%) Kony
2 3 (9.38%) Sybase
3 2 (6.25%) Chordiant
3 2 (6.25%) Google
3 2 (6.25%) Yahoo!
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