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 27 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 2
UK
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 589 613 632
Rank change year-on-year +24 +19  
Contract jobs citing Struts2 21 41 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.045% 0.076% 0.018%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.14% 0.27% 0.066%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 39 7
Median daily rate £438 £538 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.60% +31.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £525 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £469
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £365 £380
% change year-on-year +19.86% -3.94%  
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 15079 15377 15197
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 32.00% 28.48% 27.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 10419 10829 10153
Median daily rate £430 £420 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.38% +8.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £285
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 197 188 210
Median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.05% -4.76%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £18.80 £18.00
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%  

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 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Struts2 in the UK

Struts2
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Struts2 in the UK

Struts2
Top 18 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 27 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 -2 17 £441 -17.90%
Essex - 6 £445 -
East of England - 6 £445 -
South West - 5 - -
Exeter - 5 - -
Devon - 5 - -
Southend-on-Sea - 3 £445 -
Nottingham - 3 £463 -
Nottinghamshire - 3 £463 -
Scotland - 3 £375 -
East Midlands - 3 £463 -
South East +14 2 £438 +19.86%
Buckinghamshire - 2 £438 -
Edinburgh - 2 £375 -
Milton Keynes - 2 £438 -
City of London -25 1 £525 -2.32%
London -33 1 £525 -2.32%
Glasgow - 1 £375 -

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 38 (100.00%) Java
1 38 (100.00%) Struts
2 34 (89.47%) Spring
3 30 (78.95%) Web Services
4 29 (76.32%) Hibernate
5 26 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
6 24 (63.16%) XML
7 23 (60.53%) JavaScript
8 22 (57.89%) HTML
8 22 (57.89%) CSS
9 21 (55.26%) JBoss
9 21 (55.26%) SQL
10 20 (52.63%) Oracle
10 20 (52.63%) MVC
10 20 (52.63%) Spring MVC
11 18 (47.37%) JUnit
11 18 (47.37%) Jenkins
12 17 (44.74%) Relational Database
12 17 (44.74%) Microservices
13 16 (42.11%) WebLogic
13 16 (42.11%) JSP
13 16 (42.11%) Maven
14 14 (36.84%) TDD
14 14 (36.84%) Git (software)
14 14 (36.84%) PL/SQL
15 13 (34.21%) JPA
15 13 (34.21%) Continuous Integration
15 13 (34.21%) REST
16 12 (31.58%) Mockito
16 12 (31.58%) Enterprise Software

Struts2
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 (55.26%) JBoss
2 16 (42.11%) WebLogic
3 4 (10.53%) WebSphere
4 3 (7.89%) Tomcat
5 2 (5.26%) Apache
5 2 (5.26%) GlassFish
5 2 (5.26%) WebLogic Integration
5 2 (5.26%) WebLogic Portal
5 2 (5.26%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (5.26%) WebSphere Process Server
6 1 (2.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.79%) OpenShift
2 3 (7.89%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (31.58%) LDAP
2 9 (23.68%) HTTP
3 1 (2.63%) Internet
3 1 (2.63%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (44.74%) Relational Database
2 12 (31.58%) MariaDB
2 12 (31.58%) MySQL
3 7 (18.42%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (13.16%) DB2
4 5 (13.16%) RDBMS
5 2 (5.26%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.63%) DB2 UDB
Development Applications
1 18 (47.37%) Jenkins
1 18 (47.37%) JUnit
2 16 (42.11%) Maven
3 14 (36.84%) Git (software)
4 12 (31.58%) Mockito
5 4 (10.53%) Subversion
6 2 (5.26%) ClearCase
6 2 (5.26%) Eclipse
6 2 (5.26%) Gradle
7 1 (2.63%) Ant
7 1 (2.63%) JIRA
General
1 10 (26.32%) Finance
2 3 (7.89%) Law
3 2 (5.26%) Banking
4 1 (2.63%) Advertising
4 1 (2.63%) Multimedia
4 1 (2.63%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 37 (97.37%) Developer
1 37 (97.37%) Java Developer
2 3 (7.89%) AWS Developer
3 2 (5.26%) Architect
3 2 (5.26%) Java Architect
3 2 (5.26%) Java Engineer
3 2 (5.26%) Senior Developer
3 2 (5.26%) Senior Java Developer
3 2 (5.26%) SQL Developer
4 1 (2.63%) Analyst
4 1 (2.63%) Applications Developer
4 1 (2.63%) Designer
4 1 (2.63%) Development Analyst
4 1 (2.63%) Java Applications Developer
4 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared Java Developer
4 1 (2.63%) Senior Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (100.00%) Struts
2 34 (89.47%) Spring
3 30 (78.95%) Web Services
4 29 (76.32%) Hibernate
5 24 (63.16%) XML
6 22 (57.89%) CSS
6 22 (57.89%) HTML
7 20 (52.63%) Spring MVC
8 16 (42.11%) JSP
9 13 (34.21%) JPA
9 13 (34.21%) REST
10 12 (31.58%) EclipseLink
10 12 (31.58%) JAAS
10 12 (31.58%) JAXB
10 12 (31.58%) JAX-RPC
11 10 (26.32%) J2EE
12 7 (18.42%) jQuery
13 6 (15.79%) GWT
13 6 (15.79%) JSF
13 6 (15.79%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 12 (31.58%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (15.79%) Cloud Native
3 2 (5.26%) DataPower
3 2 (5.26%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.26%) PMI
4 1 (2.63%) Clustering
4 1 (2.63%) Derivative
4 1 (2.63%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 12 (31.58%) Linux
1 12 (31.58%) Mac OS X
1 12 (31.58%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (52.63%) MVC
3 17 (44.74%) Microservices
4 14 (36.84%) TDD
5 13 (34.21%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (31.58%) Configuration Management
6 12 (31.58%) Responsive Web Design
6 12 (31.58%) Test Automation
6 12 (31.58%) UML
6 12 (31.58%) Web Design
6 12 (31.58%) Web Development
7 11 (28.95%) Data Visualisation
7 11 (28.95%) OOA/OOD
7 11 (28.95%) Visualisation
8 8 (21.05%) Continuous Deployment
8 8 (21.05%) Mentoring
9 7 (18.42%) Open Source
10 6 (15.79%) OO
11 4 (10.53%) Use Case
11 4 (10.53%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 38 (100.00%) Java
2 23 (60.53%) JavaScript
3 21 (55.26%) SQL
4 14 (36.84%) PL/SQL
5 2 (5.26%) Groovy
5 2 (5.26%) Perl
6 1 (2.63%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (10.53%) SC Cleared
1 4 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.26%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.63%) CTC Cleared
Systems Management
1 6 (15.79%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 20 (52.63%) Oracle
2 7 (18.42%) Google
3 2 (5.26%) Chordiant
3 2 (5.26%) IBM
3 2 (5.26%) Kony
3 2 (5.26%) Sybase
4 1 (2.63%) Yahoo!