The table below looks at the statistics 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 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Tomcat
Rank 200 198 193
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -5
Contract jobs citing Tomcat 606 570 628
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.05% 1.08% 1.07%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.91% 6.19% 6.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 383 360 405
Average daily rate
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£400 £415 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £550 £519
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 3
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00

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

Application Platforms Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
10254 9211 10317
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.84% 17.44% 17.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 6149 5433 5831
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £216 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £335 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.46% +1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 415 370 480
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £39.25 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.52 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-5.48% -0.88%

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 September 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 September 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
England +1 559 £408 -4.11% 174
London -16 302 £425 -5.55% 74
South East +20 64 £403 +18.38% 26
City of London -2 60 £400 -18.98% 23
North West +8 44 £340 +5.42% 18
East of England -8 42 £419 -6.94% 23
South West -17 35 £315 -10.00% 8
Yorkshire -19 35 £363 +17.88% 21
Scotland +1 26 £358 +5.92% 9
Manchester +4 23 £323 +0.78% 9
East Midlands +14 22 £383 -1.29% 3
Cambridgeshire +11 18 £450 +5.88% 11
Northamptonshire +9 18 £383 -1.29% 3
Northampton +9 17 £383 -1.29% 3
Glasgow -6 17 £350 +3.70% 6
Leeds -13 17 £425 +41.66% 6
West Yorkshire -16 17 £425 +41.66% 8
Hampshire +5 16 £400 +23.07% 5
Cambridge -2 16 £463 +8.82% 10
Berkshire +16 15 £350 +4.47% 5
Surrey +6 14 £519 +29.68% 4
York +6 11 £288 -6.50% 11
North Yorkshire +1 11 £288 -6.50% 11
Hertfordshire -17 11 £398 -11.52% 12
Essex - 11 £278 -
Edinburgh -1 8 £375 - 2
Wiltshire -9 8 £240 -31.42%
Gloucestershire - 8 £475 -
Cheshire -2 7 £340 +4.61% 4
Devon -16 7 £315 -22.22% 1

Tomcat
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 September 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.

1 806 (73.88%) Java
2 541 (49.59%) Linux
3 512 (46.93%) Apache
4 438 (40.15%) Agile Software Development
5 394 (36.11%) Spring
6 382 (35.01%) Oracle
7 329 (30.16%) UNIX
8 300 (27.50%) Web Services
9 277 (25.39%) SQL
10 266 (24.38%) JavaScript
11 264 (24.20%) HTML
12 260 (23.83%) MySQL
13 253 (23.19%) XML
14 240 (22.00%) Maven
15 238 (21.81%) J2EE
16 231 (21.17%) CSS
17 215 (19.71%) Scrum
18 213 (19.52%) Subversion
19 210 (19.25%) Hibernate
20 209 (19.16%) Finance
21 203 (18.61%) WebLogic
22 197 (18.06%) Windows
23 195 (17.87%) Red Hat
24 173 (15.86%) JBoss
25 169 (15.49%) JUnit
25 169 (15.49%) TDD
26 168 (15.40%) WebSphere
27 162 (14.85%) JSP
28 157 (14.39%) Jenkins
29 154 (14.12%) jQuery

Tomcat
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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
1 512 (46.93%) Apache
2 203 (18.61%) WebLogic
3 168 (15.40%) WebSphere
4 134 (12.28%) IIS
5 60 (5.50%) Jetty
6 54 (4.95%) Confluence
7 50 (4.58%) nginx
8 48 (4.40%) WebSphere Application Server
9 45 (4.12%) CMS
10 39 (3.57%) IBM HTTP Server
11 36 (3.30%) GlassFish
12 28 (2.57%) MQSeries
12 28 (2.57%) Adobe CQ
13 25 (2.29%) Node.js
14 24 (2.20%) Oracle HTTP Server
15 23 (2.11%) SharePoint
16 18 (1.65%) Apache Solr
17 15 (1.37%) Documentum
17 15 (1.37%) Oracle Coherence
18 14 (1.28%) Liferay
Applications
1 37 (3.39%) MS Excel
2 20 (1.83%) MS Office
3 15 (1.37%) MS Project
3 15 (1.37%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (0.82%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.18%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 12 (1.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 11 (1.01%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (0.46%) Oracle BPM
4 4 (0.37%) SAP IS-U
4 4 (0.37%) WebTrends
4 4 (0.37%) Summit
5 3 (0.27%) RMDS
5 3 (0.27%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.18%) Magento
6 2 (0.18%) Markit EDM
6 2 (0.18%) ENOVIA
6 2 (0.18%) Oracle CRM
6 2 (0.18%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.092%) BusinessWorks
7 1 (0.092%) CODA-Financials
7 1 (0.092%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.092%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.092%) IntelliMatch
7 1 (0.092%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 116 (10.63%) Amazon AWS
2 81 (7.42%) Amazon EC2
3 44 (4.03%) Amazon S3
4 37 (3.39%) Cloud Computing
5 19 (1.74%) Amazon ELB
6 15 (1.37%) Google App Engine
6 15 (1.37%) SaaS
7 11 (1.01%) Google Apps
8 9 (0.82%) Route 53
8 9 (0.82%) GitHub
8 9 (0.82%) IBM SmartCloud
9 8 (0.73%) ElastiCache
9 8 (0.73%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 8 (0.73%) IaaS
10 6 (0.55%) Amazon SQS
11 5 (0.46%) CloudFront
12 4 (0.37%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 137 (12.56%) HTTP
2 87 (7.97%) SSL
3 82 (7.52%) DNS
4 73 (6.69%) TCP/IP
5 59 (5.41%) LDAP
6 53 (4.86%) FTP
7 52 (4.77%) SAN
8 50 (4.58%) Firewall
9 48 (4.40%) Internet
10 31 (2.84%) DHCP
11 19 (1.74%) LAN
11 19 (1.74%) VPN
11 19 (1.74%) IPsec
11 19 (1.74%) OpenLDAP
12 17 (1.56%) NAS
12 17 (1.56%) WAN
13 15 (1.37%) Intranet
14 13 (1.19%) VLAN
15 12 (1.10%) BIG-IP
15 12 (1.10%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 260 (23.83%) MySQL
2 152 (13.93%) SQL Server
3 87 (7.97%) Oracle Database
4 86 (7.88%) Relational Database
5 65 (5.96%) PostgreSQL
6 60 (5.50%) NoSQL
7 57 (5.22%) MongoDB
7 57 (5.22%) RDBMS
8 40 (3.67%) Oracle Database 11g
9 26 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
9 26 (2.38%) Amazon RDS
9 26 (2.38%) Redis
10 22 (2.02%) Apache Cassandra
11 20 (1.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 16 (1.47%) Hadoop
13 15 (1.37%) DB2
14 14 (1.28%) Big Data
15 13 (1.19%) QlikView
16 10 (0.92%) MS Access
16 10 (0.92%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 240 (22.00%) Maven
2 213 (19.52%) Subversion
3 169 (15.49%) JUnit
4 157 (14.39%) Jenkins
5 136 (12.47%) Git (software)
6 129 (11.82%) Eclipse
7 123 (11.27%) Ant
8 108 (9.90%) JIRA
9 58 (5.32%) Selenium
10 52 (4.77%) Hudson
11 45 (4.12%) Cucumber
12 42 (3.85%) IntelliJ
13 36 (3.30%) Mockito
14 29 (2.66%) TeamCity
15 25 (2.29%) JMeter
16 14 (1.28%) Mercurial
17 13 (1.19%) Gerrit
18 12 (1.10%) Team Foundation Server
19 10 (0.92%) jMock
19 10 (0.92%) SoapUI
General
1 209 (19.16%) Finance
2 105 (9.62%) Banking
3 43 (3.94%) Investment Banking
4 37 (3.39%) Marketing
5 30 (2.75%) Telecoms
6 27 (2.47%) Retail
7 26 (2.38%) Manufacturing
8 17 (1.56%) Front Office
9 15 (1.37%) Electronics
9 15 (1.37%) Publishing
10 13 (1.19%) Advertising
11 9 (0.82%) Games
12 7 (0.64%) Billing
12 7 (0.64%) Private Banking
13 6 (0.55%) Legal
13 6 (0.55%) Aerospace
13 6 (0.55%) Financial Institution
14 5 (0.46%) Back Office
15 4 (0.37%) Law
16 3 (0.27%) French Language
Job Titles
1 489 (44.82%) Developer
2 361 (33.09%) Java Developer
3 85 (7.79%) DevOps Engineer
4 81 (7.42%) Administrator
5 65 (5.96%) Analyst
6 64 (5.87%) Architect
7 50 (4.58%) Senior Developer
8 43 (3.94%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 42 (3.85%) Web Developer
9 42 (3.85%) Senior Java Developer
10 37 (3.39%) Systems Administrator
11 32 (2.93%) Linux Engineer
11 32 (2.93%) Hybris Developer
12 31 (2.84%) Linux Administrator
13 30 (2.75%) Consultant
14 29 (2.66%) Technical Architect
15 27 (2.47%) Support Analyst
15 27 (2.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 25 (2.29%) Systems Engineer
16 25 (2.29%) Java Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 394 (36.11%) Spring
2 300 (27.50%) Web Services
3 264 (24.20%) HTML
4 253 (23.19%) XML
5 238 (21.81%) J2EE
6 231 (21.17%) CSS
7 210 (19.25%) Hibernate
8 162 (14.85%) JSP
9 154 (14.12%) jQuery
10 125 (11.46%) REST
11 123 (11.27%) Ajax
12 113 (10.36%) SOAP
13 99 (9.07%) Java EE
14 93 (8.52%) Spring MVC
15 92 (8.43%) Servlets
16 90 (8.25%) .NET
17 84 (7.70%) Middleware
18 69 (6.32%) JSON
18 69 (6.32%) HTML5
19 68 (6.23%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 128 (11.73%) Open Source
2 44 (4.03%) Computer Science
3 39 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
4 25 (2.29%) Enterprise Software
5 24 (2.20%) Clustering
6 16 (1.47%) Data Integration
7 15 (1.37%) N-Tier
8 14 (1.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 14 (1.28%) PKI
8 14 (1.28%) User Experience
9 13 (1.19%) Replication
10 12 (1.10%) DTV
11 11 (1.01%) Management Information System
11 11 (1.01%) Mathematics
12 10 (0.92%) Equities
12 10 (0.92%) Reference Data
13 9 (0.82%) Web 2.0
14 8 (0.73%) Firmware
14 8 (0.73%) Digital Media
15 7 (0.64%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 541 (49.59%) Linux
2 329 (30.16%) UNIX
3 197 (18.06%) Windows
4 134 (12.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 90 (8.25%) Solaris
6 48 (4.40%) CentOS
7 31 (2.84%) Windows Server 2008
8 27 (2.47%) Oracle Linux
9 23 (2.11%) Windows Server 2003
10 22 (2.02%) HPUX
11 19 (1.74%) AIX
11 19 (1.74%) SUSE
11 19 (1.74%) Windows Server 2012
12 14 (1.28%) Debian
13 13 (1.19%) Ubuntu
13 13 (1.19%) Android
14 8 (0.73%) Windows 7
15 7 (0.64%) SELinux
15 7 (0.64%) Fedora
16 5 (0.46%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 438 (40.15%) Agile Software Development
2 215 (19.71%) Scrum
3 169 (15.49%) TDD
4 150 (13.75%) MVC
5 149 (13.66%) Continuous Integration
6 140 (12.83%) OO
7 137 (12.56%) DevOps
8 117 (10.72%) E-Commerce
9 104 (9.53%) Unit Testing
10 99 (9.07%) Software Engineering
11 81 (7.42%) ITIL
12 80 (7.33%) BDD
13 64 (5.87%) UML
14 63 (5.77%) Release Management
15 62 (5.68%) Configuration Management
16 59 (5.41%) Performance Testing
17 56 (5.13%) SOA
18 55 (5.04%) Web Development
19 52 (4.77%) Kanban
20 47 (4.31%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 806 (73.88%) Java
2 277 (25.39%) SQL
3 266 (24.38%) JavaScript
4 105 (9.62%) Perl
5 97 (8.89%) Python
6 92 (8.43%) Shell Script
7 87 (7.97%) Ruby
8 75 (6.87%) PHP
9 61 (5.59%) Bash Shell
10 40 (3.67%) C
11 37 (3.39%) C#
11 37 (3.39%) PowerShell
12 35 (3.21%) PL/SQL
13 27 (2.47%) Scala
14 24 (2.20%) Korn
14 24 (2.20%) XPath
15 23 (2.11%) VB
16 21 (1.92%) Groovy
17 18 (1.65%) T-SQL
18 16 (1.47%) C++
Qualifications
1 62 (5.68%) Degree
2 37 (3.39%) Security Cleared
3 23 (2.11%) SC Cleared
4 17 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (1.19%) ISEB
6 11 (1.01%) Sun Certification
7 9 (0.82%) ITIL Certification
7 9 (0.82%) ISEB Practitioner
7 9 (0.82%) ISTQB
7 9 (0.82%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 7 (0.64%) MCSE
8 7 (0.64%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (0.55%) RHCE
10 5 (0.46%) RHCT
10 5 (0.46%) CEH
10 5 (0.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 5 (0.46%) CCNA
10 5 (0.46%) CISSP
10 5 (0.46%) MCITP
11 4 (0.37%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (3.57%) QA
2 20 (1.83%) ISO 9001
3 8 (0.73%) SLA
4 6 (0.55%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.37%) ISO 14001
6 3 (0.27%) COBIT
7 1 (0.092%) JSP 440
System Software
1 81 (7.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 33 (3.02%) Active Directory
3 24 (2.20%) Xen
4 21 (1.92%) XenServer
5 20 (1.83%) vCloud
5 20 (1.83%) VMware ESX
6 18 (1.65%) NFS
6 18 (1.65%) vSphere
7 16 (1.47%) Oracle RMAN
8 15 (1.37%) Oracle RAC
8 15 (1.37%) Hyper-V
9 12 (1.10%) Shibboleth
10 10 (0.92%) VMware ESXi
11 8 (0.73%) XenApp
12 6 (0.55%) VirtualBox
13 5 (0.46%) Varnish
13 5 (0.46%) KVM
14 4 (0.37%) Docker
14 4 (0.37%) OpenSSH
15 3 (0.27%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 151 (13.84%) Puppet
2 83 (7.61%) Opscode Chef
3 55 (5.04%) Nagios
4 28 (2.57%) Tivoli
5 21 (1.92%) Ansible
6 20 (1.83%) Vagrant
6 20 (1.83%) Opsview
7 15 (1.37%) CA SiteMinder
8 14 (1.28%) YUM
8 14 (1.28%) Icinga
9 13 (1.19%) Backup Exec
10 12 (1.10%) HP Quality Center
11 10 (0.92%) Control-M
11 10 (0.92%) collectd
12 9 (0.82%) OpenSSO
13 8 (0.73%) BladeLogic
13 8 (0.73%) ITRS Geneos
13 8 (0.73%) Red Hat Spacewalk
14 7 (0.64%) Salt
14 7 (0.64%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 382 (35.01%) Oracle
2 195 (17.87%) Red Hat
3 173 (15.86%) JBoss
4 134 (12.28%) VMware
5 118 (10.82%) IBM
6 99 (9.07%) Microsoft
7 68 (6.23%) Sun
8 52 (4.77%) HP
9 49 (4.49%) hybris
10 43 (3.94%) Google
11 38 (3.48%) Citrix
12 31 (2.84%) Atlassian
13 27 (2.47%) EMC
13 27 (2.47%) Sybase
14 25 (2.29%) TIBCO
15 24 (2.20%) SAP
15 24 (2.20%) Cisco
16 17 (1.56%) NetApp
17 16 (1.47%) Adobe
17 16 (1.47%) LANDesk
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