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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Tomcat
Rank 43 32 32
Rank change year-on-year
-11 0
Contract jobs citing Tomcat 10 9 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.09% 2.45% 4.25%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.49% 12.33% 21.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 19
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£438 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £360 £332
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £420 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.92% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.50 £57.50
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -40.00%
Application Platforms Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
87 73 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 18.20% 19.84% 19.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 23 43
Average daily rate £400 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £188 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £430 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 9
Average hourly rate £25.00 £38.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.06% +32.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £23.25 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.75 £50.00 £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.36% -5.00%
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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
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 31 July 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 16 (100.00%) Java
2 14 (87.50%) UNIX
2 14 (87.50%) SQL
3 12 (75.00%) Solaris
3 12 (75.00%) Linux
3 12 (75.00%) Sun
3 12 (75.00%) Finance
4 11 (68.75%) J2SE
4 11 (68.75%) J2EE
4 11 (68.75%) Oracle
5 10 (62.50%) UML
5 10 (62.50%) Multithreading
5 10 (62.50%) Oracle Linux
6 9 (56.25%) Atlassian
6 9 (56.25%) Perl
6 9 (56.25%) WebLogic
7 8 (50.00%) OO
8 7 (43.75%) Sybase
8 7 (43.75%) OOA/OOD
8 7 (43.75%) Load Balancing
8 7 (43.75%) Git (software)
8 7 (43.75%) Clustering
8 7 (43.75%) Subversion
9 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (31.25%) CGI
11 4 (25.00%) Advertising
11 4 (25.00%) Scrum
11 4 (25.00%) Degree
11 4 (25.00%) Performance Testing
12 3 (18.75%) Test Strategy

Tomcat
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 9 (56.25%) WebLogic
2 3 (18.75%) Apache
3 1 (6.25%) Documentum
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (43.75%) Subversion
1 7 (43.75%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
2 1 (6.25%) Maven
2 1 (6.25%) Bugzilla
General
1 12 (75.00%) Finance
2 4 (25.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Architect
2 7 (43.75%) Java Architect
3 5 (31.25%) Developer
3 5 (31.25%) Java Developer
4 4 (25.00%) Technical Architect
4 4 (25.00%) Java/J2EE Architect
5 3 (18.75%) Principal Engineer
5 3 (18.75%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (18.75%) Design Engineer
6 2 (12.50%) Java Technical Architect
6 2 (12.50%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 2 (12.50%) Technical Developer
6 2 (12.50%) Java Engineer
7 1 (6.25%) Senior Java/J2EE Architect
7 1 (6.25%) Senior Architect
7 1 (6.25%) Senior Java Architect
7 1 (6.25%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (6.25%) Senior Developer
7 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (68.75%) J2EE
1 11 (68.75%) J2SE
2 5 (31.25%) CGI
3 2 (12.50%) XML
3 2 (12.50%) Spring
4 1 (6.25%) JSF
4 1 (6.25%) Java EE
4 1 (6.25%) HTML
4 1 (6.25%) DOM
4 1 (6.25%) Hibernate
4 1 (6.25%) EJB
4 1 (6.25%) JSP
4 1 (6.25%) SOAP
4 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) Clustering
2 3 (18.75%) Open Source
3 2 (12.50%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 14 (87.50%) UNIX
2 12 (75.00%) Solaris
2 12 (75.00%) Linux
3 10 (62.50%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) UML
1 10 (62.50%) Multithreading
2 8 (50.00%) OO
3 7 (43.75%) OOA/OOD
3 7 (43.75%) Load Balancing
4 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (25.00%) Scrum
5 4 (25.00%) Performance Testing
6 3 (18.75%) Unit Testing
6 3 (18.75%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (18.75%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (18.75%) Test Strategy
6 3 (18.75%) TDD
7 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
7 1 (6.25%) ITIL
7 1 (6.25%) OOD
7 1 (6.25%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) Java
2 14 (87.50%) SQL
3 9 (56.25%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 12 (75.00%) Sun
2 11 (68.75%) Oracle
3 9 (56.25%) Atlassian
4 7 (43.75%) Sybase
5 1 (6.25%) JBoss
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