The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for Struts skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Struts over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apache Struts
England / West Midlands
Rank 113 114 119
Rank change year-on-year +1 +5  
Contract jobs citing Struts 5 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.22% 0.41% 0.080%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.90% 1.63% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 11 1
Median daily rate £319 £315 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.34% -33.68%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £355 £375
% change year-on-year +16.19% -5.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Struts 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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 554 675 607
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 24.03% 25.16% 24.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 378 417 380
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £500 £532
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 17
Median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £32.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -39.11%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £9.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £45.00 £45.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

Struts
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Struts in the West Midlands

Struts
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Struts in the West Midlands

Struts
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Struts in the West Midlands

Struts
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Struts within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 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
Coventry -1 3 £319 +2.16%
Warwickshire -7 2 - -
Struts
England

Struts
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Struts.

1 23 (88.46%) Spring
2 18 (69.23%) Hibernate
3 15 (57.69%) AOP
3 15 (57.69%) Velocity
3 15 (57.69%) J2EE
3 15 (57.69%) Liferay
4 9 (34.62%) Java
5 8 (30.77%) JavaScript
5 8 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (23.08%) Scrum
6 6 (23.08%) SQL
6 6 (23.08%) JUnit
6 6 (23.08%) JSP
6 6 (23.08%) IBM
6 6 (23.08%) Tomcat
7 5 (19.23%) Linux
7 5 (19.23%) HTML
7 5 (19.23%) WebSphere
7 5 (19.23%) jQuery
7 5 (19.23%) Relational Database
8 3 (11.54%) Apache Axis
8 3 (11.54%) Spring MVC
8 3 (11.54%) MVC
8 3 (11.54%) Subversion
8 3 (11.54%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (11.54%) EJB
8 3 (11.54%) CSS
8 3 (11.54%) JDBC
8 3 (11.54%) UML
8 3 (11.54%) OOA/OOD

Struts
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 15 (57.69%) Liferay
2 6 (23.08%) Tomcat
3 5 (19.23%) WebSphere
4 3 (11.54%) JBoss
4 3 (11.54%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (7.69%) Confluence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) Relational Database
2 2 (7.69%) NoSQL
2 2 (7.69%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (23.08%) JUnit
2 3 (11.54%) Ant
2 3 (11.54%) Eclipse
2 3 (11.54%) Subversion
3 2 (7.69%) Cucumber
3 2 (7.69%) Git (software)
3 2 (7.69%) Jasmine
3 2 (7.69%) Jenkins
3 2 (7.69%) JIRA
3 2 (7.69%) Karma Test Runner
3 2 (7.69%) Protractor
3 2 (7.69%) Selenium
General
1 2 (7.69%) Automotive
2 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (46.15%) Consultant
2 11 (42.31%) Security Consultant
3 9 (34.62%) Developer
4 7 (26.92%) Java Developer
5 4 (15.38%) Security Manager
6 3 (11.54%) Angular Developer
6 3 (11.54%) Architect
6 3 (11.54%) Senior Developer
6 3 (11.54%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (7.69%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 2 (7.69%) Systems Architect
8 1 (3.85%) Java Consultant
8 1 (3.85%) Java Web Developer
8 1 (3.85%) Scrum Master
8 1 (3.85%) Security Architect
8 1 (3.85%) UX Developer
8 1 (3.85%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (88.46%) Spring
2 18 (69.23%) Hibernate
3 15 (57.69%) J2EE
3 15 (57.69%) Velocity
4 6 (23.08%) JSP
5 5 (19.23%) HTML
5 5 (19.23%) jQuery
6 3 (11.54%) Apache Axis
6 3 (11.54%) AWT
6 3 (11.54%) CSS
6 3 (11.54%) EJB
6 3 (11.54%) JAXB
6 3 (11.54%) JDBC
6 3 (11.54%) React
6 3 (11.54%) Servlets
6 3 (11.54%) SOAP
6 3 (11.54%) Spring MVC
6 3 (11.54%) Swing
6 3 (11.54%) XML
6 3 (11.54%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (3.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (19.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (57.69%) AOP
2 8 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (23.08%) Scrum
4 3 (11.54%) Front End Development
4 3 (11.54%) MVC
4 3 (11.54%) OO
4 3 (11.54%) OOA/OOD
4 3 (11.54%) OOD
4 3 (11.54%) UML
5 2 (7.69%) BDD
5 2 (7.69%) Performance Testing
5 2 (7.69%) TDD
5 2 (7.69%) Waterfall
5 2 (7.69%) Web Development
5 2 (7.69%) Web Testing
6 1 (3.85%) Identity Access Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (34.62%) Java
2 8 (30.77%) JavaScript
3 6 (23.08%) SQL
4 1 (3.85%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) Sun Certification
2 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared
2 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (23.08%) IBM
2 3 (11.54%) Sun
3 2 (7.69%) Microsoft