The first table below looks at the demand for Tomcat skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Tomcat over the 3 months to 22 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 North West 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Tomcat
Rank 111 111 104
Rank change year-on-year
0 -7
Contract jobs citing Tomcat 23 15 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.78% 0.57% 1.16%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.48% 3.18% 5.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 8 25
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£323 £318 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.57% -15.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £293 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £356 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £353
% change year-on-year
- -0.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £34.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £34.00 £57.50
% change year-on-year
+4.41% -40.86%
Application Platforms Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
420 471 703
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 14.17% 17.94% 21.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 215 390
Average daily rate £325 £310 £337
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% -7.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £226 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 44 48
Average hourly rate £15.00 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.70 £34.00 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-17.50% -
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Tomcat
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Tomcat Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Tomcat
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Tomcat Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Tomcat
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Tomcat across the North West region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

Tomcat Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Tomcat
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Tomcat Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Tomcat
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Tomcat within the North West region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +4 12 £323 +1.57% 16
Cheshire +2 9 £340 - 2
Merseyside +2 1 £500 +81.81% 1
Lancashire - - - - 1
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Tomcat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 31 (57.41%) Linux
2 29 (53.70%) Apache
3 28 (51.85%) Java
4 23 (42.59%) WebLogic
5 22 (40.74%) Oracle
6 16 (29.63%) SQL Server
6 16 (29.63%) WebSphere
7 15 (27.78%) Performance Testing
7 15 (27.78%) Red Hat
8 14 (25.93%) Spring
9 12 (22.22%) Firewall
9 12 (22.22%) J2EE
9 12 (22.22%) JavaScript
9 12 (22.22%) Big Data
9 12 (22.22%) Oracle Database
10 11 (20.37%) Finance
10 11 (20.37%) Hibernate
10 11 (20.37%) HP
11 10 (18.52%) TIBCO
11 10 (18.52%) SQL
11 10 (18.52%) MySQL
11 10 (18.52%) Windows
11 10 (18.52%) DHCP
11 10 (18.52%) IBM
11 10 (18.52%) DNS
12 9 (16.67%) SOA
12 9 (16.67%) JUnit
12 9 (16.67%) HTML
12 9 (16.67%) CSS
12 9 (16.67%) Web Services

Tomcat
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 29 (53.70%) Apache
2 23 (42.59%) WebLogic
3 16 (29.63%) WebSphere
4 8 (14.81%) WebLogic Integration
5 7 (12.96%) OpenStack
5 7 (12.96%) Jetty
5 7 (12.96%) nginx
6 5 (9.26%) MQSeries
6 5 (9.26%) CMS
6 5 (9.26%) Escenic
6 5 (9.26%) Adobe CQ
7 3 (5.56%) IIS
7 3 (5.56%) MS Exchange
7 3 (5.56%) SharePoint
7 3 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (5.56%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (5.56%) Lync
8 2 (3.70%) Alfresco
9 1 (1.85%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (1.85%) CICS
Business Applications
1 2 (3.70%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (14.81%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (12.96%) Amazon EC2
2 7 (12.96%) Amazon S3
2 7 (12.96%) Route 53
2 7 (12.96%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (1.85%) SaaS
3 1 (1.85%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (22.22%) Firewall
2 10 (18.52%) DHCP
2 10 (18.52%) DNS
3 8 (14.81%) FTP
4 7 (12.96%) HTTP
5 5 (9.26%) SAN
6 3 (5.56%) TCP/IP
7 2 (3.70%) NAS
7 2 (3.70%) LAN
7 2 (3.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (29.63%) SQL Server
2 12 (22.22%) Big Data
2 12 (22.22%) Oracle Database
3 10 (18.52%) MySQL
4 8 (14.81%) MS Access
5 7 (12.96%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (9.26%) Hadoop
7 3 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (3.70%) Relational Database
8 2 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (3.70%) RDBMS
9 1 (1.85%) DB2
9 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (1.85%) Oracle ODI
9 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (16.67%) JUnit
1 9 (16.67%) Maven
2 8 (14.81%) Jenkins
2 8 (14.81%) Hudson
3 7 (12.96%) Cucumber
4 6 (11.11%) Eclipse
5 2 (3.70%) JIRA
5 2 (3.70%) Subversion
6 1 (1.85%) Ant
6 1 (1.85%) IntelliJ
6 1 (1.85%) WebLogic Workshop
6 1 (1.85%) Git (software)
General
1 11 (20.37%) Finance
2 3 (5.56%) Banking
3 2 (3.70%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.85%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.85%) Games
4 1 (1.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (25.93%) Developer
2 13 (24.07%) Java Developer
3 11 (20.37%) Administrator
4 8 (14.81%) Senior Java Developer
4 8 (14.81%) Senior Developer
5 6 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
6 5 (9.26%) Analyst
6 5 (9.26%) Programmer
6 5 (9.26%) Tester
6 5 (9.26%) Senior Analyst
6 5 (9.26%) Non-Functional Tester
6 5 (9.26%) Developer Analyst
6 5 (9.26%) Java Programmer
6 5 (9.26%) Senior Programmer
6 5 (9.26%) Senior Java Programmer
7 4 (7.41%) UNIX Administrator
8 3 (5.56%) Software Engineer
8 3 (5.56%) UNIX Systems Administrator
8 3 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (5.56%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (25.93%) Spring
2 12 (22.22%) J2EE
3 11 (20.37%) Hibernate
4 9 (16.67%) HTML
4 9 (16.67%) CSS
4 9 (16.67%) Web Services
5 8 (14.81%) jQuery
5 8 (14.81%) XML
6 7 (12.96%) Servlets
6 7 (12.96%) JSF
6 7 (12.96%) Ajax
7 6 (11.11%) CSS3
7 6 (11.11%) HTML5
7 6 (11.11%) Middleware
7 6 (11.11%) EJB
7 6 (11.11%) Struts
8 5 (9.26%) Java RMI
8 5 (9.26%) .NET
8 5 (9.26%) LAMP
8 5 (9.26%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.81%) Open Source
1 8 (14.81%) N-Tier
2 4 (7.41%) IBM Mainframe
2 4 (7.41%) Mainframe
3 3 (5.56%) Clustering
3 3 (5.56%) Replication
3 3 (5.56%) PKI
4 2 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.70%) W3C
4 2 (3.70%) Firmware
5 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 31 (57.41%) Linux
2 10 (18.52%) Windows
3 9 (16.67%) SUSE
4 8 (14.81%) CentOS
4 8 (14.81%) HPUX
4 8 (14.81%) UNIX
5 7 (12.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.85%) zOS
7 1 (1.85%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (27.78%) Performance Testing
2 9 (16.67%) SOA
2 9 (16.67%) Integration Testing
3 8 (14.81%) Security Testing
3 8 (14.81%) Release Management
3 8 (14.81%) TDD
3 8 (14.81%) Statistical Analysis
3 8 (14.81%) DevOps
4 7 (12.96%) Configuration Management
4 7 (12.96%) Scrum
4 7 (12.96%) JVM Tuning
4 7 (12.96%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (11.11%) Test Scripting
5 6 (11.11%) BDD
6 5 (9.26%) OOD
6 5 (9.26%) RUP
6 5 (9.26%) UML
6 5 (9.26%) OOP
6 5 (9.26%) OOA/OOD
6 5 (9.26%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 28 (51.85%) Java
2 12 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 10 (18.52%) SQL
4 8 (14.81%) VB
4 8 (14.81%) FoxPro (VFP)
5 7 (12.96%) Ruby
6 6 (11.11%) Scala
7 5 (9.26%) C#
7 5 (9.26%) Perl
7 5 (9.26%) Shell Script
8 4 (7.41%) T-SQL
9 3 (5.56%) Python
10 2 (3.70%) XPath
11 1 (1.85%) C
11 1 (1.85%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.85%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 8 (14.81%) ISEB Practitioner
1 8 (14.81%) ISTQB
1 8 (14.81%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
1 8 (14.81%) ISEB
2 3 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.11%) QA
2 4 (7.41%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (9.26%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.56%) VMware ESX
4 2 (3.70%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 8 (14.81%) Puppet
1 8 (14.81%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (12.96%) Vagrant
3 3 (5.56%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 22 (40.74%) Oracle
2 15 (27.78%) Red Hat
3 11 (20.37%) HP
4 10 (18.52%) TIBCO
4 10 (18.52%) IBM
5 8 (14.81%) JBoss
6 7 (12.96%) VMware
6 7 (12.96%) RightScale
7 5 (9.26%) Splunk
7 5 (9.26%) Cyber-Ark
8 3 (5.56%) Microsoft
8 3 (5.56%) Wincor Nixdorf
9 2 (3.70%) Tumbleweed
9 2 (3.70%) EMC
9 2 (3.70%) NetApp
9 2 (3.70%) SAP
9 2 (3.70%) Sybase
10 1 (1.85%) Mercator
10 1 (1.85%) BEA
10 1 (1.85%) FatWire