Period
to 25 November 2017

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 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 2
UK
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 860 868 885
Rank change year-on-year +8 +17 -83
Contract jobs citing Struts2 13 18 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.013% 0.017% 0.024%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.040% 0.056% 0.086%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 16
UK median daily rate £449 £400 £386
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.13% +3.56% -14.17%
10th Percentile £353 £356 £323
90th Percentile £513 £505 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £472 £394 £355
% change year-on-year +19.87% +10.92% -20.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Struts2 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%

Struts2
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Struts2 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 25 November 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 8 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 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
UK excluding London +46 12 £472 +19.87%
England +2 10 £474 +18.38% 1
East of England - 5 £475 -
Scotland +4 3 £375 -1.64%
North of England +47 2 £330 -
North West +26 2 £330 -
South West - 2 - -
London -15 1 £425 -29.17% 1

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 13 (100.00%) Java
1 13 (100.00%) Struts
2 12 (92.31%) Spring
3 11 (84.62%) Hibernate
4 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (76.92%) CSS
4 10 (76.92%) HTML
5 9 (69.23%) Web Services
5 9 (69.23%) MVC
5 9 (69.23%) Spring MVC
6 8 (61.54%) JUnit
6 8 (61.54%) JavaScript
6 8 (61.54%) Jenkins
7 7 (53.85%) Relational Database
7 7 (53.85%) PL/SQL
7 7 (53.85%) SQL
7 7 (53.85%) Oracle
7 7 (53.85%) XML
7 7 (53.85%) Unix
7 7 (53.85%) Linux
7 7 (53.85%) Configuration Management
8 6 (46.15%) JAAS
8 6 (46.15%) JAX-RPC
8 6 (46.15%) JAXB
8 6 (46.15%) Mac OS X
8 6 (46.15%) HTTP
8 6 (46.15%) JBoss
8 6 (46.15%) LDAP
8 6 (46.15%) WebLogic
8 6 (46.15%) MySQL

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 6 (46.15%) JBoss
1 6 (46.15%) WebLogic
2 4 (30.77%) Tomcat
3 1 (7.69%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (15.38%) OpenShift
2 1 (7.69%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) HTTP
1 6 (46.15%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) Relational Database
2 6 (46.15%) MariaDB
2 6 (46.15%) MySQL
3 3 (23.08%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (61.54%) Jenkins
1 8 (61.54%) JUnit
2 6 (46.15%) Git (software)
2 6 (46.15%) Mockito
3 2 (15.38%) Maven
Job Titles
1 13 (100.00%) Developer
1 13 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Applications Developer
2 2 (15.38%) AWS Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Java Applications Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Agile Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Agile Java Developer
3 1 (7.69%) CMS Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Java Web Applications Developer
3 1 (7.69%) MySQL Developer
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) Struts
2 12 (92.31%) Spring
3 11 (84.62%) Hibernate
4 10 (76.92%) CSS
4 10 (76.92%) HTML
5 9 (69.23%) Spring MVC
5 9 (69.23%) Web Services
6 7 (53.85%) XML
7 6 (46.15%) EclipseLink
7 6 (46.15%) JAAS
7 6 (46.15%) JAXB
7 6 (46.15%) JAX-RPC
7 6 (46.15%) JPA
8 3 (23.08%) AngularJS
8 3 (23.08%) REST
8 3 (23.08%) Spring Boot
9 2 (15.38%) Dojo
9 2 (15.38%) GWT
10 1 (7.69%) Java EE
10 1 (7.69%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (23.08%) N-Tier
3 2 (15.38%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Linux
1 7 (53.85%) Unix
2 6 (46.15%) Mac OS X
3 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (69.23%) MVC
3 7 (53.85%) Configuration Management
4 6 (46.15%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (46.15%) Data Visualisation
4 6 (46.15%) Responsive Web Design
4 6 (46.15%) TDD
4 6 (46.15%) Test Automation
4 6 (46.15%) Visualisation
4 6 (46.15%) Web Design
4 6 (46.15%) Web Development
5 5 (38.46%) Continuous Deployment
5 5 (38.46%) Mentoring
5 5 (38.46%) Microservices
6 2 (15.38%) OOA/OOD
6 2 (15.38%) Open Source
6 2 (15.38%) UML
7 1 (7.69%) Data Analysis
7 1 (7.69%) ETL
7 1 (7.69%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (61.54%) JavaScript
3 7 (53.85%) PL/SQL
3 7 (53.85%) SQL
4 4 (30.77%) C
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Oracle
2 2 (15.38%) Google