The table below looks at the statistics for Tomcat skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Tomcat over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Tomcat
Rank 89 87 96
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +9
Contract jobs citing Tomcat 21 18 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.92% 0.83% 0.50%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.22% 5.34% 2.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 15 6
Average daily rate
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£431 £265 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+62.73% -51.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £227 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £265 £675
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.40 £44.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-17.27% +60.00%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Application Platforms Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
402 337 347
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 17.63% 15.59% 17.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 245 183 142
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 28 29
Average hourly rate £16.85 £21.00 £19.44
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.76% +8.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.15 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £27.50 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.38 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+10.74% -7.89%

Tomcat
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Tomcat Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Tomcat
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Tomcat Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Tomcat
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Tomcat Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Tomcat
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Tomcat within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 December 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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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
Birmingham -3 4 - - 1
Coventry - - - - 1
Solihull - - - -
Walsall - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -
Worcestershire - - - -
Tomcat
England

Tomcat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 24 (100.00%) Java
2 22 (91.67%) Apache
3 21 (87.50%) WebLogic
4 20 (83.33%) Oracle
4 20 (83.33%) Windows
5 19 (79.17%) Solaris
6 17 (70.83%) Perl
7 16 (66.67%) Oracle Database
8 13 (54.17%) J2EE
8 13 (54.17%) Subversion
8 13 (54.17%) Maven
9 12 (50.00%) UNIX
10 11 (45.83%) JBoss
10 11 (45.83%) Linux
10 11 (45.83%) BEA
10 11 (45.83%) Jenkins
10 11 (45.83%) Hudson
11 10 (41.67%) Confluence
11 10 (41.67%) Puppet
11 10 (41.67%) RabbitMQ
11 10 (41.67%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 10 (41.67%) AIX
11 10 (41.67%) JIRA
11 10 (41.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 9 (37.50%) IVR
12 9 (37.50%) Sun
12 9 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
12 9 (37.50%) Bash Shell
13 8 (33.33%) DevOps
13 8 (33.33%) Infrastructure Management

Tomcat
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 22 (91.67%) Apache
2 21 (87.50%) WebLogic
3 11 (45.83%) JBoss
4 10 (41.67%) Confluence
5 1 (4.17%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (66.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) DB2
2 1 (4.17%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 13 (54.17%) Subversion
1 13 (54.17%) Maven
2 11 (45.83%) Hudson
2 11 (45.83%) Jenkins
3 10 (41.67%) JIRA
4 3 (12.50%) Ant
5 2 (8.33%) Eclipse
6 1 (4.17%) ClearQuest
6 1 (4.17%) ClearCase
General
1 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (50.00%) Architect
2 9 (37.50%) Platform Architect
3 6 (25.00%) Infrastructure Architect
4 4 (16.67%) Platform Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) Java Developer
5 3 (12.50%) Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Web Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Java Web Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (54.17%) J2EE
2 10 (41.67%) RabbitMQ
3 4 (16.67%) Spring
4 3 (12.50%) HTML
4 3 (12.50%) CSS
5 2 (8.33%) JSP
5 2 (8.33%) XML
5 2 (8.33%) jQuery
6 1 (4.17%) JPA
6 1 (4.17%) .NET
6 1 (4.17%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (4.17%) JSTL
6 1 (4.17%) Spring MVC
6 1 (4.17%) XSLT
6 1 (4.17%) JMS
6 1 (4.17%) Middleware
6 1 (4.17%) Hibernate
6 1 (4.17%) Servlets
6 1 (4.17%) Struts
6 1 (4.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (37.50%) IVR
1 9 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (33.33%) Open Source
3 1 (4.17%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.17%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 20 (83.33%) Windows
2 19 (79.17%) Solaris
3 12 (50.00%) UNIX
4 11 (45.83%) Linux
5 10 (41.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (41.67%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 10 (41.67%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) Infrastructure Management
1 8 (33.33%) DevOps
2 3 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (12.50%) Configuration Management
2 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (8.33%) MVC
3 2 (8.33%) OO
4 1 (4.17%) Workflow
4 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (4.17%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 24 (100.00%) Java
2 17 (70.83%) Perl
3 9 (37.50%) Bash Shell
4 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.17%) SQL
5 1 (4.17%) Ruby
5 1 (4.17%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 6 (25.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 6 (25.00%) Squid
Systems Management
1 10 (41.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 20 (83.33%) Oracle
2 11 (45.83%) BEA
3 9 (37.50%) Sun
4 8 (33.33%) Red Hat
5 1 (4.17%) Vitria
5 1 (4.17%) Alterian
5 1 (4.17%) Pega
5 1 (4.17%) Sybase
5 1 (4.17%) IBM