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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Tomcat
Rank 225 213 186
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -27
Contract jobs citing Tomcat 507 493 588
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.93% 0.97% 1.02%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.27% 5.64% 6.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 345 296 389
Average daily rate
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£375 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £575 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 1
Average hourly rate £35.50 £34.50 £57.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.89% -40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £34.50 £57.50
% change year-on-year
+2.89% -40.00%
Application Platforms Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
9622 8736 9808
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.59% 17.14% 16.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 5689 4956 5561
Average daily rate £375 £375 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 390 442 448
Average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.20 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £39.51 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-15.38% -2.50%

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 July 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 24 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -10 464 £375 -11.76% 232
London -25 258 £408 -9.44% 100
South East +9 63 £370 +9.62% 34
City of London +6 61 £400 -17.94% 33
Yorkshire +7 44 £350 +16.66% 27
South West -9 29 £300 -20.00% 6
Scotland -9 29 £375 +7.14% 18
West Yorkshire -7 24 £466 +55.41% 10
North West +2 23 £323 +1.57% 23
Hampshire 0 23 £365 +2.81% 12
Leeds -4 23 £463 +54.16% 10
Glasgow +8 19 £366 +8.51% 14
East of England -14 18 £410 +17.14% 27
Surrey -7 15 £506 +68.75% 12
Berkshire +7 13 £350 +4.47% 4
West Midlands -7 13 £260 -30.66% 4
East Midlands +13 12 £400 - 5
Manchester +3 12 £323 +1.57% 16
South Yorkshire +10 11 £310 -12.67% 9
Northamptonshire +6 10 £369 - 3
Cambridgeshire +2 10 £410 +2.50% 18
Southampton 0 10 £365 +2.81% 4
Edinburgh -13 10 £375 -25.00% 4
Bristol - 10 £350 -
Sheffield - 10 £310 - 9
Cheshire +10 9 £340 - 3
Northampton +5 9 £369 - 3
York +12 7 £288 -20.68% 8
Birmingham +3 7 £300 -25.00% 1
North Yorkshire +1 7 £288 -20.68% 8

Tomcat
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 735 (72.63%) Java
2 487 (48.12%) Linux
3 450 (44.47%) Apache
4 367 (36.26%) Spring
5 327 (32.31%) Oracle
6 325 (32.11%) UNIX
7 268 (26.48%) SQL
8 262 (25.89%) Web Services
9 257 (25.40%) HTML
10 233 (23.02%) JavaScript
10 233 (23.02%) Maven
11 229 (22.63%) J2EE
12 228 (22.53%) XML
13 224 (22.13%) MySQL
14 211 (20.85%) CSS
15 209 (20.65%) Hibernate
16 196 (19.37%) Subversion
17 191 (18.87%) WebLogic
18 187 (18.48%) Agile Software Development
19 178 (17.59%) Finance
20 169 (16.70%) Scrum
21 162 (16.01%) Red Hat
22 160 (15.81%) JBoss
23 157 (15.51%) TDD
24 146 (14.43%) Windows
24 146 (14.43%) JSP
25 144 (14.23%) DevOps
26 141 (13.93%) Puppet
27 138 (13.64%) OO
27 138 (13.64%) JUnit

Tomcat
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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
1 450 (44.47%) Apache
2 191 (18.87%) WebLogic
3 130 (12.85%) WebSphere
4 119 (11.76%) IIS
5 56 (5.53%) CMS
6 43 (4.25%) Confluence
6 43 (4.25%) Jetty
7 42 (4.15%) GlassFish
8 40 (3.95%) nginx
9 36 (3.56%) WebSphere Application Server
10 35 (3.46%) Node.js
11 24 (2.37%) MQSeries
12 22 (2.17%) IBM HTTP Server
13 20 (1.98%) OpenStack
14 18 (1.78%) SharePoint
15 17 (1.68%) Adobe CQ
16 16 (1.58%) Oracle HTTP Server
16 16 (1.58%) Apache Solr
17 15 (1.48%) Cloud Foundry
18 14 (1.38%) CICS
Applications
1 27 (2.67%) MS Excel
2 12 (1.19%) MS Office
3 7 (0.69%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (0.69%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.59%) MS Project
5 2 (0.20%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 8 (0.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (0.69%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (0.49%) Oracle BPM
4 4 (0.40%) RMDS
5 3 (0.30%) Summit
5 3 (0.30%) RiskWrite
6 2 (0.20%) Oracle CRM
6 2 (0.20%) SAP CRM
6 2 (0.20%) Markit EDM
6 2 (0.20%) Magento
6 2 (0.20%) SAP IS-U
7 1 (0.099%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.099%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.099%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.099%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.099%) BusinessWorks
7 1 (0.099%) WebTrends
7 1 (0.099%) ENOVIA
Cloud Services
1 94 (9.29%) Amazon AWS
2 67 (6.62%) Amazon EC2
3 40 (3.95%) Amazon S3
4 29 (2.87%) Cloud Computing
5 18 (1.78%) Amazon ELB
6 9 (0.89%) IBM SmartCloud
7 8 (0.79%) ElastiCache
7 8 (0.79%) Google App Engine
7 8 (0.79%) SaaS
8 7 (0.69%) Route 53
9 6 (0.59%) Google Apps
10 5 (0.49%) Amazon SQS
10 5 (0.49%) IaaS
11 4 (0.40%) GitHub
12 3 (0.30%) PaaS
13 1 (0.099%) CloudFront
13 1 (0.099%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 90 (8.89%) HTTP
2 81 (8.00%) DNS
3 55 (5.43%) LDAP
4 51 (5.04%) Firewall
5 49 (4.84%) TCP/IP
6 48 (4.74%) SSL
7 45 (4.45%) SAN
8 42 (4.15%) Internet
9 30 (2.96%) FTP
10 29 (2.87%) DHCP
11 21 (2.08%) NAS
12 19 (1.88%) OpenLDAP
13 16 (1.58%) WAN
14 15 (1.48%) LAN
15 14 (1.38%) VPN
16 12 (1.19%) IPsec
16 12 (1.19%) Kerberos
17 11 (1.09%) X.509
18 10 (0.99%) Wireshark
19 9 (0.89%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 224 (22.13%) MySQL
2 129 (12.75%) SQL Server
3 83 (8.20%) Oracle Database
4 71 (7.02%) Relational Database
5 56 (5.53%) MongoDB
6 54 (5.34%) NoSQL
7 52 (5.14%) PostgreSQL
8 36 (3.56%) Oracle Database 11g
8 36 (3.56%) RDBMS
9 35 (3.46%) Apache Cassandra
10 33 (3.26%) Data Warehouse
11 28 (2.77%) Redis
12 24 (2.37%) Amazon RDS
13 15 (1.48%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 15 (1.48%) Big Data
13 15 (1.48%) Hadoop
13 15 (1.48%) Oracle Reports
14 12 (1.19%) DB2
15 10 (0.99%) Crystal Reports
16 9 (0.89%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 233 (23.02%) Maven
2 196 (19.37%) Subversion
3 138 (13.64%) JUnit
4 128 (12.65%) Eclipse
5 125 (12.35%) Jenkins
6 112 (11.07%) Ant
6 112 (11.07%) Git (software)
7 95 (9.39%) JIRA
8 68 (6.72%) Hudson
9 44 (4.35%) Selenium
9 44 (4.35%) Cucumber
10 25 (2.47%) Mockito
11 24 (2.37%) TeamCity
12 22 (2.17%) JMeter
13 18 (1.78%) IntelliJ
14 13 (1.28%) Mercurial
14 13 (1.28%) Gerrit
15 12 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
16 11 (1.09%) AnthillPro
17 10 (0.99%) Gradle
General
1 178 (17.59%) Finance
2 85 (8.40%) Banking
3 29 (2.87%) Investment Banking
4 27 (2.67%) Telecoms
5 25 (2.47%) Marketing
6 21 (2.08%) Retail
7 18 (1.78%) Manufacturing
8 13 (1.28%) Games
9 12 (1.19%) Front Office
10 11 (1.09%) Electronics
11 10 (0.99%) Advertising
12 9 (0.89%) Publishing
13 7 (0.69%) Private Banking
14 5 (0.49%) Back Office
14 5 (0.49%) Billing
15 4 (0.40%) Aerospace
16 2 (0.20%) Legal
16 2 (0.20%) Financial Institution
16 2 (0.20%) Dutch Language
16 2 (0.20%) French Language
Job Titles
1 449 (44.37%) Developer
2 344 (33.99%) Java Developer
3 92 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
4 82 (8.10%) Administrator
5 60 (5.93%) Analyst
6 56 (5.53%) Senior Developer
7 54 (5.34%) Architect
8 49 (4.84%) Senior Java Developer
9 48 (4.74%) Systems Administrator
10 46 (4.55%) Web Developer
11 44 (4.35%) Java/J2EE Developer
12 31 (3.06%) Java Web Developer
13 28 (2.77%) Linux Administrator
14 25 (2.47%) Consultant
14 25 (2.47%) Linux Engineer
15 24 (2.37%) Support Analyst
16 23 (2.27%) Applications Support
17 22 (2.17%) Systems Engineer
18 21 (2.08%) Technical Architect
19 18 (1.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 367 (36.26%) Spring
2 262 (25.89%) Web Services
3 257 (25.40%) HTML
4 229 (22.63%) J2EE
5 228 (22.53%) XML
6 211 (20.85%) CSS
7 209 (20.65%) Hibernate
8 146 (14.43%) JSP
9 131 (12.94%) jQuery
10 102 (10.08%) REST
11 90 (8.89%) SOAP
12 87 (8.60%) Ajax
13 81 (8.00%) .NET
14 79 (7.81%) Spring MVC
15 75 (7.41%) Java EE
16 70 (6.92%) Servlets
17 66 (6.52%) HTML5
18 65 (6.42%) RESTful
19 64 (6.32%) Middleware
20 53 (5.24%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 127 (12.55%) Open Source
2 32 (3.16%) Enterprise Software
3 22 (2.17%) Clustering
3 22 (2.17%) Computer Science
4 18 (1.78%) Management Information System
4 18 (1.78%) Mobile App
5 17 (1.68%) Data Integration
6 15 (1.48%) PKI
6 15 (1.48%) N-Tier
7 14 (1.38%) Replication
7 14 (1.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 9 (0.89%) Reference Data
8 9 (0.89%) Digital Media
9 8 (0.79%) DTV
9 8 (0.79%) W3C
9 8 (0.79%) Mathematics
10 7 (0.69%) Web 2.0
10 7 (0.69%) DataPower
10 7 (0.69%) Fixed Income
11 6 (0.59%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 487 (48.12%) Linux
2 325 (32.11%) UNIX
3 146 (14.43%) Windows
4 109 (10.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 88 (8.70%) Solaris
6 45 (4.45%) CentOS
7 24 (2.37%) SUSE
8 20 (1.98%) Windows Server 2003
9 19 (1.88%) Windows Server 2008
10 17 (1.68%) Apple iOS
11 16 (1.58%) Debian
11 16 (1.58%) Oracle Linux
12 14 (1.38%) HPUX
13 12 (1.19%) AIX
13 12 (1.19%) Ubuntu
14 10 (0.99%) Windows Server 2012
15 7 (0.69%) Windows 7
16 6 (0.59%) SELinux
16 6 (0.59%) Android
17 5 (0.49%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 187 (18.48%) Agile Software Development
2 169 (16.70%) Scrum
3 157 (15.51%) TDD
4 144 (14.23%) DevOps
5 138 (13.64%) OO
6 119 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
7 110 (10.87%) MVC
8 95 (9.39%) E-Commerce
9 93 (9.19%) Software Engineering
10 83 (8.20%) Unit Testing
11 81 (8.00%) ITIL
12 67 (6.62%) BDD
13 65 (6.42%) SOA
14 60 (5.93%) Web Development
15 59 (5.83%) Release Management
16 57 (5.63%) Performance Testing
17 52 (5.14%) Configuration Management
17 52 (5.14%) UML
18 40 (3.95%) Kanban
19 38 (3.75%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 735 (72.63%) Java
2 268 (26.48%) SQL
3 233 (23.02%) JavaScript
4 90 (8.89%) Ruby
5 87 (8.60%) Perl
6 80 (7.91%) Python
7 70 (6.92%) Shell Script
8 69 (6.82%) Bash Shell
9 60 (5.93%) PHP
10 44 (4.35%) PL/SQL
11 31 (3.06%) C
12 28 (2.77%) PowerShell
13 26 (2.57%) C#
14 25 (2.47%) Korn
15 21 (2.08%) Scala
16 20 (1.98%) VB
16 20 (1.98%) Groovy
17 16 (1.58%) XPath
18 15 (1.48%) C++
19 14 (1.38%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 50 (4.94%) Degree
2 38 (3.75%) Security Cleared
3 25 (2.47%) SC Cleared
4 14 (1.38%) ISEB
5 12 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
6 10 (0.99%) ISTQB
7 9 (0.89%) ISEB Practitioner
7 9 (0.89%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 6 (0.59%) Sun Certification
9 5 (0.49%) RHCE
9 5 (0.49%) CISSP
9 5 (0.49%) CEH
10 4 (0.40%) OCPJP
10 4 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (0.40%) DV Cleared
11 3 (0.30%) MCSE
12 2 (0.20%) RHCT
12 2 (0.20%) CCNA
12 2 (0.20%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (0.20%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (3.66%) QA
2 19 (1.88%) ISO 9001
3 16 (1.58%) SLA
4 6 (0.59%) COBIT
5 4 (0.40%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.30%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.099%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.099%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 56 (5.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 33 (3.26%) Active Directory
3 18 (1.78%) VMware ESX
4 17 (1.68%) XenServer
5 16 (1.58%) vCloud
6 14 (1.38%) Hyper-V
6 14 (1.38%) Xen
7 12 (1.19%) Oracle RMAN
7 12 (1.19%) NFS
7 12 (1.19%) vSphere
7 12 (1.19%) Oracle RAC
8 9 (0.89%) Varnish
9 8 (0.79%) KVM
9 8 (0.79%) VMware ESXi
10 6 (0.59%) Shibboleth
11 5 (0.49%) XenApp
11 5 (0.49%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 4 (0.40%) VirtualBox
12 4 (0.40%) SRDF
12 4 (0.40%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 141 (13.93%) Puppet
2 88 (8.70%) Opscode Chef
3 57 (5.63%) Nagios
4 26 (2.57%) Ansible
4 26 (2.57%) Opsview
5 21 (2.08%) Vagrant
6 19 (1.88%) Tivoli
7 13 (1.28%) collectd
8 12 (1.19%) CA SiteMinder
8 12 (1.19%) YUM
9 11 (1.09%) HP Quality Center
9 11 (1.09%) Salt
10 9 (0.89%) OpenSSO
10 9 (0.89%) Backup Exec
11 8 (0.79%) NetBackup
12 7 (0.69%) SCOM
12 7 (0.69%) Red Hat Spacewalk
12 7 (0.69%) Control-M
13 6 (0.59%) StatsD
13 6 (0.59%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 327 (32.31%) Oracle
2 162 (16.01%) Red Hat
3 160 (15.81%) JBoss
4 101 (9.98%) VMware
5 99 (9.78%) IBM
6 67 (6.62%) Microsoft
7 63 (6.23%) Sun
8 39 (3.85%) HP
9 38 (3.75%) hybris
10 29 (2.87%) Citrix
11 27 (2.67%) Google
12 26 (2.57%) EMC
13 23 (2.27%) Sybase
13 23 (2.27%) TIBCO
14 21 (2.08%) SAP
15 19 (1.88%) Atlassian
15 19 (1.88%) Akamai
16 18 (1.78%) Alterian
16 18 (1.78%) Cisco
17 13 (1.28%) Splunk
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