The first table below looks at the demand for Tomcat skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Tomcat over the 3 months to 16 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.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Tomcat
Rank 220 232 176
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -56
Contract jobs citing Tomcat 530 406 629
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.92% 0.84% 1.04%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.43% 4.81% 6.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 321 226 430
Average daily rate £413 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £299 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £506 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £354 £330
% change year-on-year
+1.83% +7.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 9
Average hourly rate £29.75 £26.25 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -34.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.55 £23.88 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.95 £52.95 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.75 £26.25 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -29.05%
Application Platforms Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
9768 8438 9919
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.99% 17.36% 16.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 5956 4773 5359
Average daily rate £375 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 313 416 450
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.11 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £39.53 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -2.56%

Tomcat
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Tomcat Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Tomcat
Daily Rate Trend

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

Tomcat Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Tomcat
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Tomcat within the UK over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Tomcat Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Tomcat
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Tomcat Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Tomcat
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Tomcat within the UK over the 3 months to 16 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
England +18 490 £415 +0.60% 240
London +16 284 £425 - 106
City of London +12 54 £450 - 35
East of England -7 48 £425 +6.25% 15
South East -23 47 £365 +0.68% 36
Scotland -15 35 £363 - 12
North West -3 30 £365 -15.65% 18
South West +10 28 £375 +16.73% 12
West Midlands +2 25 £280 +7.69% 9
Yorkshire -18 25 £315 -10.44% 30
Glasgow 0 21 £350 -3.44% 8
Hertfordshire +7 18 £413 +13.79% 4
Berkshire -15 16 £400 +4.91% 8
Wiltshire - 16 £375 - 5
Manchester -4 15 £350 - 11
Essex - 13 £450 - 1
West Yorkshire -20 12 £305 -19.73% 19
Watford - 12 - - 1
Swindon - 12 £381 - 3
Hampshire -1 11 £340 -4.22% 7
Leeds -20 11 £285 -40.00% 16
Cheshire - 11 £433 - 5
Cambridgeshire -20 10 £407 - 9
North Yorkshire -4 9 £318 -9.07% 10
Cambridge -9 9 £401 - 9
York -11 9 £318 -9.07% 5
Chester - 8 £425 - 4
Surrey -21 7 £413 +22.22% 12
Reading -14 6 £375 - 2
Edinburgh -28 6 £350 -2.77% 4

Tomcat
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 787 (75.53%) Java
2 508 (48.75%) Linux
3 443 (42.51%) Apache
4 383 (36.76%) Spring
5 339 (32.53%) UNIX
6 318 (30.52%) Oracle
7 280 (26.87%) HTML
8 269 (25.82%) SQL
8 269 (25.82%) J2EE
9 261 (25.05%) XML
10 253 (24.28%) JavaScript
11 237 (22.74%) Web Services
12 227 (21.79%) Hibernate
13 224 (21.50%) Agile Software Development
14 212 (20.35%) Maven
15 206 (19.77%) MySQL
16 204 (19.58%) CSS
17 202 (19.39%) Finance
18 195 (18.71%) JBoss
19 194 (18.62%) Subversion
20 180 (17.27%) Windows
21 176 (16.89%) WebLogic
22 172 (16.51%) JSP
23 171 (16.41%) TDD
24 158 (15.16%) jQuery
25 144 (13.82%) WebSphere
26 142 (13.63%) JUnit
27 138 (13.24%) SQL Server
28 137 (13.15%) Scrum
29 136 (13.05%) IIS

Tomcat
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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
1 443 (42.51%) Apache
2 176 (16.89%) WebLogic
3 144 (13.82%) WebSphere
4 136 (13.05%) IIS
5 82 (7.87%) CMS
6 55 (5.28%) Node.js
7 44 (4.22%) nginx
8 40 (3.84%) WebSphere Application Server
9 35 (3.36%) Jetty
10 33 (3.17%) GlassFish
11 28 (2.69%) Apache Solr
12 25 (2.40%) Adobe CQ
13 24 (2.30%) Confluence
14 23 (2.21%) OpenStack
15 22 (2.11%) MQSeries
16 21 (2.02%) Cloud Foundry
17 19 (1.82%) Mule
18 18 (1.73%) Alfresco
19 17 (1.63%) IBM HTTP Server
19 17 (1.63%) SharePoint
Applications
1 27 (2.59%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.48%) MS Office
3 4 (0.38%) MS Project
4 3 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.19%) Fireworks
5 2 (0.19%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.096%) SPSS
6 1 (0.096%) Maya
6 1 (0.096%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (0.77%) RMDS
2 6 (0.58%) Oracle BPM
3 5 (0.48%) RiskWrite
3 5 (0.48%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.29%) Tridion
6 2 (0.19%) Markit EDM
7 1 (0.096%) Oracle 11i
7 1 (0.096%) BusinessWorks
7 1 (0.096%) Oracle CRM
7 1 (0.096%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.096%) SAP IS-U
7 1 (0.096%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 50 (4.80%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (2.88%) Amazon EC2
3 15 (1.44%) Amazon S3
4 14 (1.34%) Cloud Computing
5 9 (0.86%) SaaS
6 7 (0.67%) Route 53
6 7 (0.67%) Amazon ELB
6 7 (0.67%) IBM SmartCloud
7 5 (0.48%) IaaS
8 4 (0.38%) PaaS
9 2 (0.19%) Microsoft Azure
9 2 (0.19%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 110 (10.56%) HTTP
2 90 (8.64%) DNS
3 82 (7.87%) SAN
4 66 (6.33%) Firewall
5 59 (5.66%) TCP/IP
6 51 (4.89%) Internet
7 45 (4.32%) LDAP
8 38 (3.65%) NAS
9 36 (3.45%) SSL
10 28 (2.69%) FTP
11 21 (2.02%) LAN
11 21 (2.02%) DHCP
12 19 (1.82%) WAN
13 17 (1.63%) VPN
13 17 (1.63%) Kerberos
14 16 (1.54%) SSH
15 14 (1.34%) Fibre Channel
16 13 (1.25%) SNMP
17 12 (1.15%) SMTP
18 10 (0.96%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 206 (19.77%) MySQL
2 138 (13.24%) SQL Server
3 92 (8.83%) Relational Database
4 87 (8.35%) MongoDB
5 71 (6.81%) Oracle Database
6 57 (5.47%) NoSQL
7 41 (3.93%) Apache Cassandra
7 41 (3.93%) PostgreSQL
8 35 (3.36%) RDBMS
8 35 (3.36%) Data Warehouse
9 25 (2.40%) Oracle Database 11g
10 23 (2.21%) Hadoop
11 21 (2.02%) Big Data
12 18 (1.73%) DB2
13 15 (1.44%) Oracle Reports
14 14 (1.34%) Crystal Reports
15 13 (1.25%) Oracle Database 10g
15 13 (1.25%) Redis
15 13 (1.25%) Hazelcast
16 8 (0.77%) HBase
Development Applications
1 212 (20.35%) Maven
2 194 (18.62%) Subversion
3 142 (13.63%) JUnit
4 131 (12.57%) Eclipse
5 111 (10.65%) Jenkins
6 107 (10.27%) Git (software)
7 105 (10.08%) Ant
8 65 (6.24%) Hudson
9 57 (5.47%) JIRA
10 31 (2.98%) Selenium
11 29 (2.78%) FitNesse
12 28 (2.69%) Cucumber
13 22 (2.11%) Mockito
14 16 (1.54%) IntelliJ
15 14 (1.34%) Log4j
16 13 (1.25%) Spring Roo
17 12 (1.15%) Mercurial
18 11 (1.06%) TeamCity
18 11 (1.06%) EasyMock
19 10 (0.96%) RSpec
General
1 202 (19.39%) Finance
2 82 (7.87%) Banking
3 43 (4.13%) Telecoms
4 33 (3.17%) Investment Banking
5 22 (2.11%) Retail
6 19 (1.82%) Marketing
7 17 (1.63%) Manufacturing
8 15 (1.44%) Games
9 14 (1.34%) Advertising
10 13 (1.25%) Publishing
10 13 (1.25%) Back Office
11 5 (0.48%) Electronics
11 5 (0.48%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.29%) Front Office
12 3 (0.29%) Dutch Language
13 2 (0.19%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.19%) German Language
13 2 (0.19%) Legal
14 1 (0.096%) Automotive
14 1 (0.096%) Law
Job Titles
1 479 (45.97%) Developer
2 352 (33.78%) Java Developer
3 98 (9.40%) Administrator
4 84 (8.06%) Systems Administrator
5 71 (6.81%) Architect
6 65 (6.24%) DevOps Engineer
7 56 (5.37%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 48 (4.61%) Senior Developer
9 45 (4.32%) Senior Java Developer
10 44 (4.22%) Analyst
11 39 (3.74%) Systems Engineer
12 38 (3.65%) Web Developer
13 34 (3.26%) Linux Administrator
14 32 (3.07%) UNIX Administrator
15 31 (2.98%) Java Web Developer
16 30 (2.88%) Project Manager
17 29 (2.78%) Linux Systems Administrator
18 28 (2.69%) Linux Engineer
19 24 (2.30%) Consultant
20 23 (2.21%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 383 (36.76%) Spring
2 280 (26.87%) HTML
3 269 (25.82%) J2EE
4 261 (25.05%) XML
5 237 (22.74%) Web Services
6 227 (21.79%) Hibernate
7 204 (19.58%) CSS
8 172 (16.51%) JSP
9 158 (15.16%) jQuery
10 128 (12.28%) REST
11 107 (10.27%) SOAP
12 104 (9.98%) Ajax
13 98 (9.40%) Servlets
14 87 (8.35%) JDBC
15 85 (8.16%) .NET
15 85 (8.16%) Spring MVC
16 77 (7.39%) Struts
16 77 (7.39%) JMS
17 75 (7.20%) XSLT
18 69 (6.62%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 123 (11.80%) Open Source
2 44 (4.22%) Clustering
3 38 (3.65%) Enterprise Software
4 27 (2.59%) Computer Science
4 27 (2.59%) Replication
5 20 (1.92%) Mobile App
6 19 (1.82%) PKI
7 17 (1.63%) Client/Server
8 15 (1.44%) Management Information System
9 11 (1.06%) Data Integration
10 10 (0.96%) iPad
10 10 (0.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 8 (0.77%) RIA
12 7 (0.67%) N-Tier
12 7 (0.67%) Equities
13 6 (0.58%) Web 2.0
13 6 (0.58%) Life Science
13 6 (0.58%) CMDB
13 6 (0.58%) Derivative
13 6 (0.58%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 508 (48.75%) Linux
2 339 (32.53%) UNIX
3 180 (17.27%) Windows
4 118 (11.32%) Solaris
5 101 (9.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 37 (3.55%) CentOS
7 25 (2.40%) Windows Server 2008
8 23 (2.21%) Ubuntu
9 20 (1.92%) Windows Server 2003
10 16 (1.54%) Debian
10 16 (1.54%) Apple iOS
11 15 (1.44%) Windows 7
12 14 (1.34%) AIX
13 12 (1.15%) Mac OS X
13 12 (1.15%) Oracle Linux
14 11 (1.06%) HPUX
14 11 (1.06%) SUSE
14 11 (1.06%) Windows XP
15 8 (0.77%) Android
16 6 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 224 (21.50%) Agile Software Development
2 171 (16.41%) TDD
3 137 (13.15%) Scrum
4 131 (12.57%) OO
5 119 (11.42%) MVC
6 117 (11.23%) Continuous Integration
7 106 (10.17%) E-Commerce
8 78 (7.49%) SOA
9 74 (7.10%) ITIL
10 72 (6.91%) Unit Testing
11 66 (6.33%) Software Engineering
12 63 (6.05%) Configuration Management
13 61 (5.85%) BDD
14 56 (5.37%) Project Management
15 55 (5.28%) UML
16 50 (4.80%) Load Balancing
17 47 (4.51%) OOA/OOD
17 47 (4.51%) Content Management
18 39 (3.74%) Disaster Recovery
19 38 (3.65%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 787 (75.53%) Java
2 269 (25.82%) SQL
3 253 (24.28%) JavaScript
4 119 (11.42%) Perl
5 106 (10.17%) Ruby
6 77 (7.39%) Shell Script
7 74 (7.10%) Bash Shell
8 58 (5.57%) Python
9 38 (3.65%) PHP
9 38 (3.65%) C#
10 35 (3.36%) Groovy
11 32 (3.07%) PL/SQL
12 26 (2.50%) Korn
12 26 (2.50%) Scala
13 23 (2.21%) C
14 14 (1.34%) C++
15 12 (1.15%) XPath
15 12 (1.15%) PowerShell
16 8 (0.77%) VB
17 6 (0.58%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 56 (5.37%) Degree
2 44 (4.22%) Security Cleared
3 36 (3.45%) SC Cleared
4 11 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (0.96%) ITIL Certification
5 10 (0.96%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (0.86%) MCSE
6 9 (0.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 6 (0.58%) RHCE
7 6 (0.58%) DV Cleared
8 5 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 5 (0.48%) Sun Certification
9 4 (0.38%) CCNA
9 4 (0.38%) ISEB
9 4 (0.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (0.29%) OCPJP
10 3 (0.29%) MCITP
10 3 (0.29%) ISTQB
10 3 (0.29%) RHCT
10 3 (0.29%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (4.61%) QA
2 12 (1.15%) SLA
3 6 (0.58%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.38%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.38%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.29%) COBIT
6 1 (0.096%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.096%) WAI
6 1 (0.096%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 44 (4.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 37 (3.55%) NFS
3 34 (3.26%) Active Directory
4 17 (1.63%) VMware ESXi
5 15 (1.44%) VMware ESX
6 14 (1.34%) Sendmail
7 13 (1.25%) Samba
8 12 (1.15%) Oracle RAC
8 12 (1.15%) Varnish
9 11 (1.06%) vSphere
10 10 (0.96%) vCloud
11 9 (0.86%) Hyper-V
12 8 (0.77%) XenApp
12 8 (0.77%) Squid
12 8 (0.77%) SRDF
13 7 (0.67%) KVM
13 7 (0.67%) Xen
14 5 (0.48%) VirtualBox
14 5 (0.48%) Veritas Volume Manager
15 3 (0.29%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 134 (12.86%) Puppet
2 119 (11.42%) Opscode Chef
3 67 (6.43%) Nagios
4 18 (1.73%) Ansible
5 17 (1.63%) Vagrant
6 15 (1.44%) collectd
6 15 (1.44%) Ganglia
7 10 (0.96%) Tivoli
8 8 (0.77%) HP Quality Center
9 7 (0.67%) OpenSSO
9 7 (0.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 7 (0.67%) NetBackup
9 7 (0.67%) Backup Exec
10 6 (0.58%) Munin
10 6 (0.58%) StatsD
11 5 (0.48%) SCCM
11 5 (0.48%) SCOM
12 4 (0.38%) HP Data Protector
12 4 (0.38%) Legato
12 4 (0.38%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 318 (30.52%) Oracle
2 195 (18.71%) JBoss
3 130 (12.48%) Red Hat
4 84 (8.06%) VMware
5 83 (7.97%) IBM
6 75 (7.20%) Sun
7 61 (5.85%) Microsoft
8 51 (4.89%) Sybase
9 47 (4.51%) HP
10 40 (3.84%) Cisco
11 33 (3.17%) EMC
11 33 (3.17%) F5
12 28 (2.69%) hybris
13 26 (2.50%) Adobe
14 24 (2.30%) NetApp
14 24 (2.30%) Alterian
15 21 (2.02%) Akamai
16 20 (1.92%) TIBCO
17 19 (1.82%) Splunk
18 18 (1.73%) Foundry
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
DP Connect
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Gloucester
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Certes Computing Ltd (Birmingham)
Posted: Yesterday
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £300 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: Yesterday
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
ARM Information Security & Communications
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
London
C4 Commerce
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Yoh Company
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Rate: £350.00 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Intuition IT Solutions
Rate: €520 - €570 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £500 per day excellent rates or salaries
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £250 - £320 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £200 - £300 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Search Consultancy
Posted: 6 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £475 per day excellent salary or rate
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applied Card Technologies
Rate: From £30,000 to £37,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago