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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Tomcat
Rank 117 98 82
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -16
Contract jobs citing Tomcat 8 18 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.31% 0.77% 1.13%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.62% 4.58% 7.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 12
Average daily rate
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£330 £313 £268
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.60% +16.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £274 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £372 £353 £396
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.54 £32.75 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-0.64% +7.37%
Tomcat
England

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
493 393 263
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 19.34% 16.82% 15.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 300 199 118
Average daily rate £375 £340 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £450 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 35 28
Average hourly rate £20.50 £16.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.12% -41.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.92 £12.00 £13.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.80 £26.15 £42.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £17.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+17.01% -9.21%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Tomcat across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Tomcat Daily Rate Histogram 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 22 May 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
Coventry +3 2 £330 - 5
Wolverhampton +3 2 £220 -16.98%
Shropshire - 2 £400 -
Walsall - 1 - -
Tomcat
England

Tomcat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 14 (87.50%) Java
2 11 (68.75%) J2EE
2 11 (68.75%) Subversion
3 10 (62.50%) BEA
3 10 (62.50%) WebLogic
4 9 (56.25%) UNIX
4 9 (56.25%) Windows
4 9 (56.25%) Apache
4 9 (56.25%) Jenkins
5 8 (50.00%) Linux
6 7 (43.75%) JBoss
6 7 (43.75%) Spring
6 7 (43.75%) Infrastructure Management
6 7 (43.75%) Hudson
6 7 (43.75%) JIRA
6 7 (43.75%) Confluence
6 7 (43.75%) Puppet
7 6 (37.50%) Maven
7 6 (37.50%) HTML
7 6 (37.50%) CSS
7 6 (37.50%) Oracle
7 6 (37.50%) JavaScript
8 5 (31.25%) JSP
8 5 (31.25%) XML
8 5 (31.25%) MVC
8 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (31.25%) Git (software)
9 4 (25.00%) Open Source
9 4 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (25.00%) RabbitMQ

Tomcat
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 10 (62.50%) WebLogic
2 9 (56.25%) Apache
3 7 (43.75%) JBoss
3 7 (43.75%) Confluence
4 4 (25.00%) CMS
5 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
6 1 (6.25%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) Oracle Database
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (12.50%) RDBMS
2 2 (12.50%) DB2
Development Applications
1 11 (68.75%) Subversion
2 9 (56.25%) Jenkins
3 7 (43.75%) Hudson
3 7 (43.75%) JIRA
4 6 (37.50%) Maven
5 5 (31.25%) Git (software)
6 2 (12.50%) Visual Studio
6 2 (12.50%) Ant
6 2 (12.50%) JUnit
6 2 (12.50%) Eclipse
General
1 2 (12.50%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Architect
2 6 (37.50%) Platform Architect
3 4 (25.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 4 (25.00%) Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Java Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Java Web Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Applications Support Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Web Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Support Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Applications Support
5 1 (6.25%) Systems Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (68.75%) J2EE
2 7 (43.75%) Spring
3 6 (37.50%) HTML
3 6 (37.50%) CSS
4 5 (31.25%) JSP
4 5 (31.25%) XML
5 4 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
5 4 (25.00%) jQuery
5 4 (25.00%) .NET
6 3 (18.75%) JMS
6 3 (18.75%) Servlets
6 3 (18.75%) Struts
6 3 (18.75%) Web Services
6 3 (18.75%) Middleware
7 2 (12.50%) Spring MVC
7 2 (12.50%) REST
7 2 (12.50%) JSTL
7 2 (12.50%) XSLT
7 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Open Source
1 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (18.75%) N-Tier
3 2 (12.50%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 9 (56.25%) UNIX
1 9 (56.25%) Windows
2 8 (50.00%) Linux
3 4 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (25.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
3 4 (25.00%) AIX
3 4 (25.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Infrastructure Management
2 5 (31.25%) MVC
2 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (25.00%) DevOps
4 3 (18.75%) OO
4 3 (18.75%) Configuration Management
4 3 (18.75%) Workflow
4 3 (18.75%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (18.75%) Load Balancing
5 2 (12.50%) BDD
5 2 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (12.50%) Change Control
5 2 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (12.50%) Web Development
5 2 (12.50%) Content Management
5 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (12.50%) TDD
5 2 (12.50%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 14 (87.50%) Java
2 6 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 4 (25.00%) Perl
3 4 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Squid
Systems Management
1 7 (43.75%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) BEA
2 6 (37.50%) Oracle
3 4 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 4 (25.00%) IBM
4 3 (18.75%) Vitria
4 3 (18.75%) Pega
5 2 (12.50%) Alterian
5 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 2 (12.50%) Sybase
6 1 (6.25%) Cognos