The first table below looks at the demand for Tomcat skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Tomcat over the 3 months to 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Cambridge region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Tomcat
Rank 37 27 46
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +19
Contract jobs citing Tomcat 6 16 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.63% 4.20% 1.08%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.14% 18.60% 6.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 4
Average daily rate £438 - £369
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 - £332
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £354 £338
% change year-on-year
-1.19% +4.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.75 £26.25 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -22.79%
Application Platforms Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
84 86 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 22.76% 22.57% 17.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 27 30
Average daily rate £400 £268 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+49.53% -10.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £150 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £350 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £333
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 9
Average hourly rate £45.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.65 £23.43 £33.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £35.00 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -
Tomcat
Cambridgeshire

Tomcat
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Tomcat across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

Tomcat Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Tomcat
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Tomcat across the Cambridge region.

Tomcat Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Tomcat
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Tomcat across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014.

Tomcat Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

Tomcat
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Tomcat across the Cambridge region.

Tomcat Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Tomcat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing Tomcat also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Tomcat.

1 32 (100.00%) Java
2 31 (96.88%) SQL
2 31 (96.88%) UNIX
3 28 (87.50%) Finance
4 26 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (71.88%) Subversion
6 22 (68.75%) Solaris
6 22 (68.75%) Linux
6 22 (68.75%) Perl
7 21 (65.63%) Sybase
7 21 (65.63%) CGI
8 19 (59.38%) Sun
9 16 (50.00%) OO
10 15 (46.88%) J2EE
11 13 (40.63%) Apache
12 11 (34.38%) Oracle
13 10 (31.25%) Advertising
14 9 (28.13%) QA
15 8 (25.00%) TDD
15 8 (25.00%) Multithreading
15 8 (25.00%) Oracle Linux
15 8 (25.00%) J2SE
15 8 (25.00%) UML
15 8 (25.00%) OOA/OOD
16 7 (21.88%) OOD
16 7 (21.88%) Internet
16 7 (21.88%) Unit Testing
16 7 (21.88%) Clustering
16 7 (21.88%) Load Balancing
17 6 (18.75%) Degree

Tomcat
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing Tomcat also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Tomcat. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (40.63%) Apache
2 5 (15.63%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
1 3 (9.38%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 23 (71.88%) Subversion
2 6 (18.75%) Git (software)
General
1 28 (87.50%) Finance
2 10 (31.25%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 15 (46.88%) Developer
1 15 (46.88%) Java Developer
2 11 (34.38%) Java Engineer
3 9 (28.13%) Architect
4 8 (25.00%) Java Architect
5 5 (15.63%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 4 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (12.50%) Programmer
6 4 (12.50%) Java Programmer
6 4 (12.50%) Java/J2EE Architect
7 3 (9.38%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (9.38%) Senior Developer
7 3 (9.38%) Technical Architect
8 2 (6.25%) Java Technical Architect
8 2 (6.25%) Lead Developer
8 2 (6.25%) Lead Java Developer
8 2 (6.25%) Senior Programmer
8 2 (6.25%) Senior Java Programmer
8 2 (6.25%) Lead Programmer
8 2 (6.25%) Senior Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (65.63%) CGI
2 15 (46.88%) J2EE
3 8 (25.00%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) Clustering
2 2 (6.25%) Open Source
3 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 31 (96.88%) UNIX
2 22 (68.75%) Solaris
2 22 (68.75%) Linux
3 8 (25.00%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (50.00%) OO
3 8 (25.00%) TDD
3 8 (25.00%) Multithreading
3 8 (25.00%) UML
3 8 (25.00%) OOA/OOD
4 7 (21.88%) OOD
4 7 (21.88%) Unit Testing
4 7 (21.88%) Load Balancing
5 6 (18.75%) Performance Testing
6 4 (12.50%) Scrum
6 4 (12.50%) Software Engineering
7 3 (9.38%) Test Strategy
7 3 (9.38%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (9.38%) Enterprise Architecture
8 1 (3.13%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 32 (100.00%) Java
2 31 (96.88%) SQL
3 22 (68.75%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (18.75%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (28.13%) QA
Vendors
1 21 (65.63%) Sybase
2 19 (59.38%) Sun
3 11 (34.38%) Oracle
4 5 (15.63%) Atlassian