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 24 April 2015 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Tomcat
Rank 200 225 221
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -4
Contract jobs citing Tomcat 611 510 433
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.10% 0.92% 0.89%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.02% 5.27% 5.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 367 301 248
Average daily rate
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£400 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £350 £354
% change year-on-year
-1.42% -1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 6
Average hourly rate £35.25 £29.75 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.48% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.90 £29.55 £23.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.80 £29.95 £52.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £29.75 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+12.60% +13.33%

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
10151 9676 8512
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.22% 17.52% 17.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 6162 5939 4805
Average daily rate £390 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 368 314 420
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.60 £19.62
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.52% -5.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.95 £12.20 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.89%

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 24 April 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Tomcat within the UK over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Tomcat Hourly Rate Histogram 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 24 April 2015. 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
England +23 560 £400 -3.61% 219
London +30 321 £450 +5.26% 111
City of London +48 80 £425 -5.55% 41
South East +19 72 £375 +1.35% 35
Yorkshire -6 39 £295 -7.08% 10
East of England +14 34 £338 -23.94% 25
West Yorkshire +4 29 £300 -7.69% 9
East Midlands +31 28 £400 +11.88% 7
Scotland -3 27 £388 +10.71% 13
Leeds -2 26 £300 -5.51% 7
Cambridgeshire +23 24 £340 -24.44% 15
Surrey +17 24 £325 -21.21% 8
North West -24 24 £300 -20.00% 13
Northamptonshire - 24 £400 - 5
South West -2 21 £329 -12.33% 11
Wales +12 20 £430 +7.50% 2
Edinburgh +14 19 £400 +14.28% 7
Northampton - 15 £438 - 2
Hampshire -6 14 £400 +16.36% 1
South Wales +11 13 £430 +7.50% 2
Berkshire -8 13 £425 +3.03% 11
Manchester -14 13 £405 +28.57% 8
Peterborough - 13 £338 -
North East - 12 £300 - 1
West Midlands -24 11 £275 -1.78% 6
Newport - 11 £430 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 10 £288 - 1
Tyne and Wear - 10 £288 - 1
South Yorkshire -2 9 £225 -19.64%
Somerset +15 8 £338 - 2

Tomcat
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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.

1 847 (74.43%) Java
2 607 (53.34%) Linux
3 485 (42.62%) Apache
4 405 (35.59%) Agile Software Development
5 379 (33.30%) Spring
6 355 (31.20%) Oracle
7 341 (29.96%) UNIX
8 313 (27.50%) SQL
9 302 (26.54%) JavaScript
10 297 (26.10%) HTML
11 280 (24.60%) Web Services
12 278 (24.43%) Maven
13 277 (24.34%) JBoss
14 233 (20.47%) Windows
15 229 (20.12%) Jenkins
16 225 (19.77%) J2EE
17 220 (19.33%) Hibernate
18 216 (18.98%) Continuous Integration
19 214 (18.80%) XML
20 210 (18.45%) CSS
21 195 (17.14%) Git (software)
22 191 (16.78%) Puppet
23 187 (16.43%) Red Hat
24 183 (16.08%) DevOps
25 182 (15.99%) WebSphere
25 182 (15.99%) Subversion
26 172 (15.11%) JUnit
27 171 (15.03%) MySQL
27 171 (15.03%) JSP
28 170 (14.94%) TDD

Tomcat
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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
1 485 (42.62%) Apache
2 277 (24.34%) JBoss
3 182 (15.99%) WebSphere
4 167 (14.67%) WebLogic
5 144 (12.65%) IIS
6 74 (6.50%) nginx
7 57 (5.01%) Jetty
8 50 (4.39%) Apache Solr
9 45 (3.95%) WebSphere Application Server
10 44 (3.87%) Confluence
11 37 (3.25%) Node.js
12 34 (2.99%) Elasticsearch
13 28 (2.46%) GlassFish
14 27 (2.37%) CMS
15 22 (1.93%) Oracle HTTP Server
15 22 (1.93%) OpenStack
16 16 (1.41%) Mule ESB
17 15 (1.32%) IBM HTTP Server
17 15 (1.32%) SharePoint
18 14 (1.23%) Liferay
Applications
1 31 (2.72%) MS Excel
2 12 (1.05%) MS Office
3 8 (0.70%) MS Project
4 6 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.44%) GIMP
5 5 (0.44%) Photoshop
5 5 (0.44%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.35%) Maya
7 1 (0.088%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 13 (1.14%) Remedy ITSM
2 6 (0.53%) RMDS
2 6 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.35%) WebTrends
3 4 (0.35%) ResourceLink
4 3 (0.26%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 2 (0.18%) Agresso
5 2 (0.18%) Remedy AR System
6 1 (0.088%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 160 (14.06%) Amazon AWS
2 63 (5.54%) Amazon EC2
3 34 (2.99%) Amazon S3
3 34 (2.99%) Cloud Computing
4 32 (2.81%) Google Cloud Platform
5 25 (2.20%) AWS CloudFormation
6 23 (2.02%) Google App Engine
7 17 (1.49%) Amazon ELB
7 17 (1.49%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 17 (1.49%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 16 (1.41%) Amazon SQS
9 15 (1.32%) IaaS
10 11 (0.97%) PaaS
11 9 (0.79%) SaaS
12 8 (0.70%) GitHub
12 8 (0.70%) IBM SmartCloud
13 6 (0.53%) Route 53
13 6 (0.53%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 5 (0.44%) Microsoft Azure
15 4 (0.35%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 138 (12.13%) HTTP
2 111 (9.75%) TCP/IP
3 103 (9.05%) DNS
4 94 (8.26%) Firewall
5 79 (6.94%) Internet
6 65 (5.71%) LDAP
7 63 (5.54%) SSL
8 50 (4.39%) SAN
9 47 (4.13%) DHCP
10 34 (2.99%) FTP
11 31 (2.72%) WAN
12 28 (2.46%) LAN
13 26 (2.28%) IPsec
14 19 (1.67%) VPN
15 17 (1.49%) NAS
16 14 (1.23%) Intranet
16 14 (1.23%) DMZ
17 13 (1.14%) Reverse Proxy
18 12 (1.05%) FCoE
18 12 (1.05%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 171 (15.03%) MySQL
2 121 (10.63%) Oracle Database
3 115 (10.11%) SQL Server
4 99 (8.70%) Relational Database
5 74 (6.50%) MongoDB
5 74 (6.50%) PostgreSQL
6 56 (4.92%) NoSQL
7 54 (4.75%) RDBMS
8 37 (3.25%) Hadoop
8 37 (3.25%) Oracle Database 11g
9 36 (3.16%) DB2
10 35 (3.08%) Redis
11 14 (1.23%) Amazon RDS
12 13 (1.14%) Apache Cassandra
12 13 (1.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 13 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
13 12 (1.05%) Hazelcast
13 12 (1.05%) Big Data
14 11 (0.97%) HBase
15 10 (0.88%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 278 (24.43%) Maven
2 229 (20.12%) Jenkins
3 195 (17.14%) Git (software)
4 182 (15.99%) Subversion
5 172 (15.11%) JUnit
6 119 (10.46%) Ant
7 118 (10.37%) JIRA
8 108 (9.49%) Eclipse
9 73 (6.41%) Cucumber
10 56 (4.92%) Gradle
11 55 (4.83%) Mockito
12 51 (4.48%) Selenium
13 42 (3.69%) Mercurial
14 40 (3.51%) Hudson
15 39 (3.43%) TeamCity
16 21 (1.85%) IntelliJ
17 18 (1.58%) MSBuild
18 17 (1.49%) Gerrit
18 17 (1.49%) Artifactory
19 16 (1.41%) SonarQube
General
1 151 (13.27%) Finance
2 68 (5.98%) Banking
3 24 (2.11%) Publishing
4 23 (2.02%) Investment Banking
5 18 (1.58%) Retail
6 17 (1.49%) Financial Institution
7 14 (1.23%) Telecoms
8 12 (1.05%) Marketing
9 11 (0.97%) Manufacturing
10 10 (0.88%) Games
11 6 (0.53%) Electronics
12 5 (0.44%) Legal
12 5 (0.44%) Military
13 4 (0.35%) Advertising
14 3 (0.26%) Dutch Language
15 2 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
15 2 (0.18%) Front Office
15 2 (0.18%) Automotive
15 2 (0.18%) German Language
15 2 (0.18%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 512 (44.99%) Developer
2 400 (35.15%) Java Developer
3 92 (8.08%) DevOps Engineer
4 82 (7.21%) Analyst
5 74 (6.50%) Administrator
6 58 (5.10%) Systems Administrator
7 53 (4.66%) Senior Developer
8 52 (4.57%) Architect
9 48 (4.22%) Consultant
10 46 (4.04%) Linux Engineer
11 44 (3.87%) Applications Support
11 44 (3.87%) Senior Java Developer
12 41 (3.60%) Support Analyst
13 39 (3.43%) Linux Administrator
14 32 (2.81%) Linux DevOps Engineer
15 31 (2.72%) Software Engineer
16 30 (2.64%) Linux Systems Administrator
17 26 (2.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
18 24 (2.11%) Systems Engineer
19 23 (2.02%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 379 (33.30%) Spring
2 297 (26.10%) HTML
3 280 (24.60%) Web Services
4 225 (19.77%) J2EE
5 220 (19.33%) Hibernate
6 214 (18.80%) XML
7 210 (18.45%) CSS
8 171 (15.03%) JSP
9 149 (13.09%) jQuery
10 126 (11.07%) RESTful
11 120 (10.54%) SOAP
12 118 (10.37%) Servlets
12 118 (10.37%) JSON
13 102 (8.96%) Middleware
14 98 (8.61%) REST
14 98 (8.61%) HTML5
15 97 (8.52%) Java EE
16 88 (7.73%) .NET
16 88 (7.73%) Spring MVC
17 75 (6.59%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 134 (11.78%) Open Source
2 98 (8.61%) Analytical Skills
3 51 (4.48%) Clustering
4 48 (4.22%) Computer Science
5 30 (2.64%) User Experience
6 25 (2.20%) Client/Server
7 21 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
7 21 (1.85%) PKI
8 17 (1.49%) Fixed Income
9 16 (1.41%) N-Tier
10 15 (1.32%) Mobile App
11 13 (1.14%) Derivative
12 12 (1.05%) Replication
13 10 (0.88%) Digital Media
13 10 (0.88%) Mathematics
14 9 (0.79%) Inversion of Control
15 6 (0.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 6 (0.53%) DTV
15 6 (0.53%) Equity Derivative
15 6 (0.53%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 607 (53.34%) Linux
2 341 (29.96%) UNIX
3 233 (20.47%) Windows
4 164 (14.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 82 (7.21%) Solaris
6 62 (5.45%) CentOS
7 43 (3.78%) AIX
8 24 (2.11%) Windows Server 2008
9 21 (1.85%) Ubuntu
9 21 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
10 17 (1.49%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 12 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
11 12 (1.05%) Android
12 11 (0.97%) Debian
12 11 (0.97%) Mac OS X
13 9 (0.79%) Apple iOS
14 8 (0.70%) HPUX
15 7 (0.62%) SUSE
16 6 (0.53%) Windows 7
17 5 (0.44%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 405 (35.59%) Agile Software Development
2 216 (18.98%) Continuous Integration
3 183 (16.08%) DevOps
4 170 (14.94%) TDD
5 163 (14.32%) Scrum
6 129 (11.34%) MVC
7 119 (10.46%) ITIL
8 115 (10.11%) Configuration Management
9 110 (9.67%) OO
10 96 (8.44%) SOA
11 91 (8.00%) Unit Testing
12 89 (7.82%) Software Engineering
13 88 (7.73%) E-Commerce
14 80 (7.03%) BDD
15 74 (6.50%) Load Balancing
16 70 (6.15%) Web Development
17 53 (4.66%) Performance Tuning
18 52 (4.57%) Kanban
18 52 (4.57%) Release Management
19 44 (3.87%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 847 (74.43%) Java
2 313 (27.50%) SQL
3 302 (26.54%) JavaScript
4 121 (10.63%) Python
5 116 (10.19%) Perl
6 102 (8.96%) Bash Shell
7 100 (8.79%) Ruby
8 64 (5.62%) PHP
9 63 (5.54%) Shell Script
10 56 (4.92%) PL/SQL
11 45 (3.95%) Scala
12 32 (2.81%) C++
13 28 (2.46%) C#
14 27 (2.37%) Groovy
14 27 (2.37%) PowerShell
15 17 (1.49%) C
16 15 (1.32%) Korn
17 12 (1.05%) XPath
18 10 (0.88%) XQuery
19 9 (0.79%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 72 (6.33%) Security Cleared
2 69 (6.06%) Degree
3 41 (3.60%) SC Cleared
4 18 (1.58%) ITIL Certification
5 16 (1.41%) DV Cleared
6 10 (0.88%) RHCE
7 5 (0.44%) MCSE
7 5 (0.44%) ISEB
7 5 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (0.35%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (0.35%) Sun Certification
8 4 (0.35%) CCIE
8 4 (0.35%) CCNP
8 4 (0.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (0.35%) LPIC
9 2 (0.18%) ISEB Practitioner
9 2 (0.18%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.18%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 1 (0.088%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.088%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (3.95%) QA
2 7 (0.62%) SLA
3 5 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.18%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 95 (8.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 40 (3.51%) Hyper-V
3 36 (3.16%) Active Directory
4 30 (2.64%) Xen
5 29 (2.55%) Docker
6 26 (2.28%) vSphere
7 21 (1.85%) NFS
8 20 (1.76%) vCloud
9 17 (1.49%) VirtualBox
10 16 (1.41%) KVM
11 14 (1.23%) Squid
12 12 (1.05%) Varnish
12 12 (1.05%) Oracle RAC
13 9 (0.79%) SRDF
13 9 (0.79%) iptables
14 7 (0.62%) VMware ESXi
14 7 (0.62%) VMware ESX
15 6 (0.53%) Samba
16 4 (0.35%) Shibboleth
17 3 (0.26%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 191 (16.78%) Puppet
2 92 (8.08%) Opscode Chef
3 59 (5.18%) Nagios
4 43 (3.78%) Ansible
5 25 (2.20%) BladeLogic
5 25 (2.20%) Graphite
6 24 (2.11%) Vagrant
7 22 (1.93%) HAProxy
8 21 (1.85%) Opsview
9 19 (1.67%) Salt
10 18 (1.58%) ITRS Geneos
11 15 (1.32%) Icinga
11 15 (1.32%) logstash
12 14 (1.23%) collectd
12 14 (1.23%) ZABBIX
13 13 (1.14%) CA Single Sign-On
14 12 (1.05%) SELinux
15 11 (0.97%) CA Wily
16 10 (0.88%) Kibana
16 10 (0.88%) yum
Vendors
1 355 (31.20%) Oracle
2 187 (16.43%) Red Hat
3 165 (14.50%) VMware
4 83 (7.29%) IBM
5 68 (5.98%) Microsoft
6 49 (4.31%) Google
7 45 (3.95%) Sun
8 38 (3.34%) hybris
9 37 (3.25%) TIBCO
10 29 (2.55%) F5
11 28 (2.46%) HP
11 28 (2.46%) Cisco
12 25 (2.20%) Splunk
13 24 (2.11%) NetApp
14 21 (1.85%) Akamai
14 21 (1.85%) BEA
15 20 (1.76%) Adobe
16 18 (1.58%) EMC
17 16 (1.41%) Sybase
18 15 (1.32%) CA
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