The first table below looks at the demand for Tomcat skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Tomcat over the 3 months to 17 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 Scotland 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Tomcat
Rank 93 71 91
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +20
Contract jobs citing Tomcat 35 41 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.32% 1.76% 0.86%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.95% 10.15% 4.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 26 10
Average daily rate £363 £363 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £313 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £435 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £354 £334
% change year-on-year
+0.42% +5.91%
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
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
391 404 491
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 14.73% 17.38% 17.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 214 214
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 28
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.25 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.91% -12.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.00 £10.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.15 £28.25 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
Tomcat
UK

Tomcat
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Tomcat Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Tomcat
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Tomcat Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Tomcat
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Tomcat across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

Tomcat Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Tomcat
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Tomcat Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Tomcat
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Tomcat within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +2 20 £350 -3.44% 8
Edinburgh -22 7 £350 -2.77% 4
North Lanarkshire - 4 - -
Lanarkshire - - - -
Aberdeen - - - -
Dundee - - - -
Tomcat
UK

Tomcat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 52 (83.87%) Java
2 39 (62.90%) Spring
3 32 (51.61%) Hibernate
4 30 (48.39%) XML
5 29 (46.77%) JMS
6 27 (43.55%) Agile Software Development
7 24 (38.71%) TDD
8 21 (33.87%) JUnit
9 20 (32.26%) XML Schema
9 20 (32.26%) iBATIS
9 20 (32.26%) Continuous Integration
10 18 (29.03%) FitNesse
10 18 (29.03%) JDBC
11 17 (27.42%) SQL
12 16 (25.81%) HTML
13 15 (24.19%) UNIX
13 15 (24.19%) Subversion
14 14 (22.58%) Oracle
14 14 (22.58%) Linux
14 14 (22.58%) Apache
15 13 (20.97%) Web Services
15 13 (20.97%) Finance
16 12 (19.35%) Maven
16 12 (19.35%) Relational Database
17 9 (14.52%) Ant
18 8 (12.90%) SQL Server
18 8 (12.90%) JavaScript
18 8 (12.90%) Eclipse
18 8 (12.90%) Sun
18 8 (12.90%) Shell Script

Tomcat
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 14 (22.58%) Apache
2 7 (11.29%) WebSphere
2 7 (11.29%) IIS
3 5 (8.06%) Adobe CQ
3 5 (8.06%) WebLogic
4 2 (3.23%) Documentum
4 2 (3.23%) GlassFish
4 2 (3.23%) Confluence
5 1 (1.61%) Facebook Platform
5 1 (1.61%) Mule
5 1 (1.61%) CMS
5 1 (1.61%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (3.23%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.61%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.29%) HTTP
2 4 (6.45%) Kerberos
2 4 (6.45%) LDAP
2 4 (6.45%) SSL
2 4 (6.45%) SAN
2 4 (6.45%) X.509
2 4 (6.45%) Wireshark
3 1 (1.61%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (19.35%) Relational Database
2 8 (12.90%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.84%) Ingres
3 3 (4.84%) Jackrabbit
3 3 (4.84%) MySQL
4 2 (3.23%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (3.23%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.61%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.61%) DB2
5 1 (1.61%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 21 (33.87%) JUnit
2 18 (29.03%) FitNesse
3 15 (24.19%) Subversion
4 12 (19.35%) Maven
5 9 (14.52%) Ant
6 8 (12.90%) Eclipse
7 4 (6.45%) Fiddler
8 3 (4.84%) Git (software)
8 3 (4.84%) JIRA
9 2 (3.23%) NetBeans
9 2 (3.23%) Mockito
10 1 (1.61%) Hudson
10 1 (1.61%) FishEye
10 1 (1.61%) Jenkins
10 1 (1.61%) Trac
10 1 (1.61%) EasyMock
10 1 (1.61%) CruiseControl
10 1 (1.61%) Bugzilla
10 1 (1.61%) jMock
General
1 13 (20.97%) Finance
2 7 (11.29%) Telecoms
3 6 (9.68%) Banking
4 3 (4.84%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 47 (75.81%) Developer
2 34 (54.84%) Java Developer
3 5 (8.06%) Administrator
3 5 (8.06%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (6.45%) UNIX Administrator
4 4 (6.45%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 3 (4.84%) Agile Java Developer
5 3 (4.84%) Applications Developer
6 2 (3.23%) Senior Developer
6 2 (3.23%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (3.23%) Web Developer
6 2 (3.23%) Architect
6 2 (3.23%) Configuration Manager
6 2 (3.23%) Documentum Developer
7 1 (1.61%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (1.61%) Environment Manager
7 1 (1.61%) Java Web Developer
7 1 (1.61%) Linux Engineer
7 1 (1.61%) Java Applications Developer
7 1 (1.61%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (62.90%) Spring
2 32 (51.61%) Hibernate
3 30 (48.39%) XML
4 29 (46.77%) JMS
5 20 (32.26%) XML Schema
5 20 (32.26%) iBATIS
6 18 (29.03%) JDBC
7 16 (25.81%) HTML
8 13 (20.97%) Web Services
9 7 (11.29%) J2EE
9 7 (11.29%) CSS
10 6 (9.68%) HTML5
11 5 (8.06%) REST
11 5 (8.06%) JSP
12 4 (6.45%) SOAP
12 4 (6.45%) Struts
12 4 (6.45%) jQuery
12 4 (6.45%) JSF
12 4 (6.45%) JSON
13 3 (4.84%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.45%) PKI
1 4 (6.45%) Management Information System
1 4 (6.45%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (3.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (3.23%) Fixed Income
2 2 (3.23%) Equities
2 2 (3.23%) Open Source
3 1 (1.61%) Social Media
3 1 (1.61%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 15 (24.19%) UNIX
2 14 (22.58%) Linux
3 7 (11.29%) Solaris
4 6 (9.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (9.68%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (43.55%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (38.71%) TDD
3 20 (32.26%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (12.90%) Pair Programming
5 6 (9.68%) Content Management
5 6 (9.68%) Unit Testing
6 5 (8.06%) ITIL
7 4 (6.45%) Service Delivery
7 4 (6.45%) Change Management
7 4 (6.45%) MVC
8 3 (4.84%) UML
8 3 (4.84%) OOA/OOD
8 3 (4.84%) OO
8 3 (4.84%) Scrum
9 2 (3.23%) Configuration Management
9 2 (3.23%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (3.23%) Web Design
9 2 (3.23%) Web Development
9 2 (3.23%) Multithreading
10 1 (1.61%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 52 (83.87%) Java
2 17 (27.42%) SQL
3 8 (12.90%) JavaScript
3 8 (12.90%) Shell Script
4 5 (8.06%) Korn
4 5 (8.06%) Perl
5 4 (6.45%) Bash Shell
6 3 (4.84%) C
7 1 (1.61%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.61%) Python
7 1 (1.61%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.61%) Scala
7 1 (1.61%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 3 (4.84%) Sun Certification
2 2 (3.23%) OCPJP
2 2 (3.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.45%) SLA
2 1 (1.61%) QA
System Software
1 4 (6.45%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 4 (6.45%) Legato
1 4 (6.45%) Tivoli
1 4 (6.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 4 (6.45%) NetBackup
1 4 (6.45%) EMC NetWorker
1 4 (6.45%) HP Data Protector
1 4 (6.45%) Puppet
1 4 (6.45%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (3.23%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (3.23%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 14 (22.58%) Oracle
2 8 (12.90%) Sun
3 6 (9.68%) HP
3 6 (9.68%) IBM
4 5 (8.06%) Microsoft
4 5 (8.06%) Adobe
4 5 (8.06%) JBoss
4 5 (8.06%) Red Hat
5 4 (6.45%) Veritas
5 4 (6.45%) Northgate
5 4 (6.45%) EMC
5 4 (6.45%) ForgeRock
6 2 (3.23%) Sybase
7 1 (1.61%) Informatica
7 1 (1.61%) Google
7 1 (1.61%) Facebook
7 1 (1.61%) Twitter
7 1 (1.61%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.61%) VMware
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