The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Tomcat
Rank 110 108 112
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +4
Contract jobs citing Tomcat 33 24 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.06% 0.84% 0.94%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.60% 4.65% 4.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 13 22
Average daily rate
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£323 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.76% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £407 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £333 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.77% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £57.50
% change year-on-year
- -39.13%
Tomcat
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Application Platforms Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
500 516 678
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 16.01% 18.00% 20.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 234 369
Average daily rate £325 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £428 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 56 58
Average hourly rate £16.75 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.25% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.92 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.17 £35.00 £41.98
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 -1 19 £323 +0.78% 20
Cheshire -4 9 £375 +15.38% 3
Merseyside -3 2 £450 +63.63% 2
Lancashire - - - - 3
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England

Tomcat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 41 (70.69%) Linux
2 31 (53.45%) Java
3 29 (50.00%) Apache
4 27 (46.55%) WebLogic
5 26 (44.83%) Red Hat
6 25 (43.10%) WebSphere
7 24 (41.38%) Oracle
8 19 (32.76%) SQL Server
9 17 (29.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 15 (25.86%) Spring
10 15 (25.86%) HP
11 14 (24.14%) XML
11 14 (24.14%) Windows
11 14 (24.14%) Performance Testing
12 13 (22.41%) HTTP
12 13 (22.41%) Servlets
12 13 (22.41%) Finance
13 12 (20.69%) IBM
13 12 (20.69%) TIBCO
13 12 (20.69%) JBoss
13 12 (20.69%) HPUX
13 12 (20.69%) Maven
14 11 (18.97%) Big Data
14 11 (18.97%) SQL
14 11 (18.97%) Middleware
15 10 (17.24%) FTP
15 10 (17.24%) SUSE
15 10 (17.24%) JavaScript
15 10 (17.24%) J2EE
15 10 (17.24%) MySQL

Tomcat
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (50.00%) Apache
2 27 (46.55%) WebLogic
3 25 (43.10%) WebSphere
4 8 (13.79%) WebLogic Integration
5 6 (10.34%) CMS
5 6 (10.34%) Jetty
5 6 (10.34%) nginx
5 6 (10.34%) OpenStack
6 5 (8.62%) Adobe CQ
6 5 (8.62%) Escenic
6 5 (8.62%) MQSeries
7 3 (5.17%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (3.45%) IIS
8 2 (3.45%) Oracle Coherence
8 2 (3.45%) SharePoint
8 2 (3.45%) MS Exchange
8 2 (3.45%) Lync
8 2 (3.45%) Confluence
8 2 (3.45%) SharePoint 2010
Business Applications
1 2 (3.45%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.34%) Amazon EC2
1 6 (10.34%) Amazon S3
1 6 (10.34%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (10.34%) Route 53
1 6 (10.34%) Amazon ELB
2 2 (3.45%) SaaS
2 2 (3.45%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (22.41%) HTTP
2 10 (17.24%) FTP
3 8 (13.79%) Firewall
3 8 (13.79%) DNS
3 8 (13.79%) DHCP
4 4 (6.90%) SAN
5 2 (3.45%) LDAP
5 2 (3.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (32.76%) SQL Server
2 11 (18.97%) Big Data
3 10 (17.24%) MySQL
4 9 (15.52%) Oracle Database
4 9 (15.52%) MS Access
5 6 (10.34%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (10.34%) Hazelcast
6 5 (8.62%) Hadoop
7 3 (5.17%) Relational Database
7 3 (5.17%) RDBMS
7 3 (5.17%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.72%) DB2
8 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (1.72%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (20.69%) Maven
2 7 (12.07%) Hudson
2 7 (12.07%) Jenkins
3 6 (10.34%) Cucumber
3 6 (10.34%) JUnit
4 4 (6.90%) Eclipse
5 3 (5.17%) JIRA
6 1 (1.72%) Ant
6 1 (1.72%) IntelliJ
6 1 (1.72%) WebLogic Workshop
6 1 (1.72%) Introscope
6 1 (1.72%) Subversion
General
1 13 (22.41%) Finance
2 3 (5.17%) Banking
3 2 (3.45%) Retail
4 1 (1.72%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 19 (32.76%) Developer
2 17 (29.31%) Java Developer
3 15 (25.86%) Administrator
4 8 (13.79%) Systems Administrator
5 7 (12.07%) Senior Developer
5 7 (12.07%) Senior Java Developer
6 5 (8.62%) Developer Analyst
6 5 (8.62%) UNIX Administrator
6 5 (8.62%) Senior Programmer
6 5 (8.62%) Senior Java Programmer
6 5 (8.62%) Programmer
6 5 (8.62%) Senior Analyst
6 5 (8.62%) Analyst
6 5 (8.62%) Tester
6 5 (8.62%) Linux Administrator
6 5 (8.62%) Non-Functional Tester
6 5 (8.62%) Java Programmer
7 3 (5.17%) Test Leader
7 3 (5.17%) UNIX Systems Administrator
8 2 (3.45%) HPUX Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (25.86%) Spring
2 14 (24.14%) XML
3 13 (22.41%) Servlets
4 11 (18.97%) Middleware
5 10 (17.24%) J2EE
6 8 (13.79%) XSLT
6 8 (13.79%) Hibernate
7 7 (12.07%) WebSphere MQ
7 7 (12.07%) jQuery
7 7 (12.07%) JMS
7 7 (12.07%) Web Services
7 7 (12.07%) EJB
7 7 (12.07%) CSS
7 7 (12.07%) HTML
8 6 (10.34%) .NET
8 6 (10.34%) Struts
8 6 (10.34%) DOM
8 6 (10.34%) J2SE
8 6 (10.34%) Grails
8 6 (10.34%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.79%) N-Tier
2 7 (12.07%) Open Source
3 6 (10.34%) Firmware
4 4 (6.90%) Computer Science
5 3 (5.17%) Clustering
5 3 (5.17%) PKI
6 2 (3.45%) Replication
6 2 (3.45%) Mainframe
6 2 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.72%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (1.72%) AS400
7 1 (1.72%) W3C
7 1 (1.72%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 41 (70.69%) Linux
2 17 (29.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 14 (24.14%) Windows
4 12 (20.69%) HPUX
5 10 (17.24%) UNIX
5 10 (17.24%) SUSE
6 7 (12.07%) CentOS
7 6 (10.34%) Android
8 3 (5.17%) Solaris
9 2 (3.45%) AIX
9 2 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (3.45%) Windows 7
9 2 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (1.72%) VMS
10 1 (1.72%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (24.14%) Performance Testing
2 10 (17.24%) SOA
3 8 (13.79%) Security Testing
3 8 (13.79%) Release Management
3 8 (13.79%) Statistical Analysis
3 8 (13.79%) TDD
3 8 (13.79%) Integration Testing
4 7 (12.07%) DevOps
4 7 (12.07%) Scrum
4 7 (12.07%) Configuration Management
5 6 (10.34%) JVM Tuning
5 6 (10.34%) Test Scripting
5 6 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (10.34%) BDD
6 5 (8.62%) OOD
6 5 (8.62%) UML
6 5 (8.62%) OOP
6 5 (8.62%) OOA/OOD
6 5 (8.62%) RUP
6 5 (8.62%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 31 (53.45%) Java
2 11 (18.97%) SQL
3 10 (17.24%) JavaScript
4 8 (13.79%) VB
4 8 (13.79%) FoxPro (VFP)
4 8 (13.79%) Shell Script
5 7 (12.07%) XPath
6 6 (10.34%) Scala
6 6 (10.34%) Ruby
6 6 (10.34%) Perl
7 5 (8.62%) C#
8 4 (6.90%) T-SQL
9 2 (3.45%) Python
10 1 (1.72%) XQuery
10 1 (1.72%) C
10 1 (1.72%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (13.79%) ISEB Practitioner
1 8 (13.79%) ISTQB
1 8 (13.79%) ISEB
1 8 (13.79%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 2 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.72%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.72%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.34%) QA
2 2 (3.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (6.90%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.17%) RHEV
3 2 (3.45%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (13.79%) HP Quality Center
1 8 (13.79%) Puppet
2 6 (10.34%) Vagrant
3 3 (5.17%) CA Wily
3 3 (5.17%) Tivoli
4 2 (3.45%) Foglight
4 2 (3.45%) NetBackup
4 2 (3.45%) OMEGAMON
5 1 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 26 (44.83%) Red Hat
2 24 (41.38%) Oracle
3 15 (25.86%) HP
4 12 (20.69%) JBoss
4 12 (20.69%) IBM
4 12 (20.69%) TIBCO
5 6 (10.34%) RightScale
6 5 (8.62%) Splunk
6 5 (8.62%) Cyber-Ark
6 5 (8.62%) VMware
7 4 (6.90%) Tumbleweed
8 3 (5.17%) Wincor Nixdorf
8 3 (5.17%) NetApp
8 3 (5.17%) Sybase
8 3 (5.17%) Microsoft
8 3 (5.17%) Sun
8 3 (5.17%) EMC
9 2 (3.45%) SAP
9 2 (3.45%) FatWire
9 2 (3.45%) Atlassian
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