The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 for the West Midlands region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Tomcat
Rank 93 87 89
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +2
Contract jobs citing Tomcat 25 16 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.05% 0.87% 0.71%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.70% 5.08% 4.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 9 10
Average daily rate £280 £260 £268
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £260 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £351 £306
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £353 £334
% change year-on-year
-0.70% +5.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £57.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.75 £26.25 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -22.79%
Application Platforms Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
373 315 380
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.69% 17.19% 16.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 141 157
Average daily rate £330 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £145 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 25 18
Average hourly rate £16.00 £23.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.43% +31.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £54.44 £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
Tomcat
England

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham - 6 £338 - 3
Wolverhampton -7 5 £265 -3.63% 2
Warwickshire - 3 £265 -
Coventry -6 2 £330 -
Shropshire -5 1 - -
Staffordshire - - - - 1
Herefordshire - - - -
Solihull - - - - 1
Walsall - - - -
Worcestershire - - - - 3
Tomcat
England

Tomcat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 41 (91.11%) Java
2 38 (84.44%) J2EE
3 35 (77.78%) JavaScript
3 35 (77.78%) CSS
3 35 (77.78%) JSP
4 34 (75.56%) Eclipse
5 33 (73.33%) HTML
5 33 (73.33%) jQuery
6 32 (71.11%) Apache
7 31 (68.89%) Linux
8 30 (66.67%) XML
8 30 (66.67%) Spring
9 29 (64.44%) Maven
9 29 (64.44%) JSTL
9 29 (64.44%) Subversion
9 29 (64.44%) Ant
10 28 (62.22%) XSLT
11 25 (55.56%) UNIX
12 24 (53.33%) CMS
13 23 (51.11%) Alterian
13 23 (51.11%) REST
14 22 (48.89%) .NET
15 8 (17.78%) Web Services
16 7 (15.56%) SOA
16 7 (15.56%) Clustering
17 6 (13.33%) NoSQL
17 6 (13.33%) OSGi
17 6 (13.33%) Event-Driven Architecture
17 6 (13.33%) BPEL
17 6 (13.33%) Java EE

Tomcat
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 32 (71.11%) Apache
2 24 (53.33%) CMS
3 3 (6.67%) WebLogic
4 2 (4.44%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.22%) WebLogic Integration
5 1 (2.22%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (2.22%) IIS
5 1 (2.22%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.44%) HTTP
2 1 (2.22%) SAN
2 1 (2.22%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.22%) SSL
2 1 (2.22%) Firewall
2 1 (2.22%) LAN
2 1 (2.22%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.33%) NoSQL
1 6 (13.33%) MySQL
2 2 (4.44%) Oracle Database
2 2 (4.44%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.22%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (2.22%) MS Access
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.22%) BusinessObjects XI
3 1 (2.22%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 34 (75.56%) Eclipse
2 29 (64.44%) Maven
2 29 (64.44%) Subversion
2 29 (64.44%) Ant
3 5 (11.11%) Log4j
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (2.22%) JUnit
General
1 3 (6.67%) Finance
2 1 (2.22%) Back Office
2 1 (2.22%) Banking
Job Titles
1 39 (86.67%) Developer
2 33 (73.33%) Java Developer
3 24 (53.33%) Web Developer
4 22 (48.89%) Java Web Developer
5 9 (20.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 5 (11.11%) Architect
7 2 (4.44%) SOA Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Software Architect
8 1 (2.22%) Software Developer
8 1 (2.22%) DBA
8 1 (2.22%) Software Engineer
8 1 (2.22%) Analyst
8 1 (2.22%) Test Analyst
8 1 (2.22%) Oracle DBA
8 1 (2.22%) Oracle Developer
8 1 (2.22%) J2EE Developer
8 1 (2.22%) SOA Architect
8 1 (2.22%) Designer
8 1 (2.22%) Senior Designer
8 1 (2.22%) Oracle SOA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (84.44%) J2EE
2 35 (77.78%) CSS
2 35 (77.78%) JSP
3 33 (73.33%) HTML
3 33 (73.33%) jQuery
4 30 (66.67%) XML
4 30 (66.67%) Spring
5 29 (64.44%) JSTL
6 28 (62.22%) XSLT
7 23 (51.11%) REST
8 22 (48.89%) .NET
9 8 (17.78%) Web Services
10 6 (13.33%) OSGi
10 6 (13.33%) Java EE
11 5 (11.11%) SOAP
11 5 (11.11%) JMS
11 5 (11.11%) RESTful
11 5 (11.11%) JAX-RS
12 2 (4.44%) Spring MVC
12 2 (4.44%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.56%) Clustering
2 3 (6.67%) Digital Media
3 2 (4.44%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.22%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.22%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 31 (68.89%) Linux
2 25 (55.56%) UNIX
3 2 (4.44%) Windows
4 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.22%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.22%) HPUX
4 1 (2.22%) SUSE
4 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (15.56%) SOA
2 6 (13.33%) Event-Driven Architecture
2 6 (13.33%) BPEL
2 6 (13.33%) EAI
3 5 (11.11%) Software Engineering
4 2 (4.44%) Release Management
4 2 (4.44%) MVC
4 2 (4.44%) TDD
4 2 (4.44%) OOD
4 2 (4.44%) ITIL
5 1 (2.22%) Project Management
5 1 (2.22%) Service Management
5 1 (2.22%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.22%) Data Modelling
5 1 (2.22%) OO
5 1 (2.22%) Problem Management
5 1 (2.22%) Web Development
5 1 (2.22%) Statistical Analysis
5 1 (2.22%) Incident Management
5 1 (2.22%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 41 (91.11%) Java
2 35 (77.78%) JavaScript
3 3 (6.67%) SQL
4 1 (2.22%) FoxPro (VFP)
4 1 (2.22%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (2.22%) ISEB
1 1 (2.22%) OCP
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle Certification
1 1 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (2.22%) ISEB Practitioner
1 1 (2.22%) ISTQB
1 1 (2.22%) BC Cleared
1 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) QA
2 1 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) VMware ESX
1 1 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) MOM
1 1 (2.22%) HP SIM
1 1 (2.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (51.11%) Alterian
2 5 (11.11%) WSO2
3 4 (8.89%) Oracle
4 2 (4.44%) HP
5 1 (2.22%) TIBCO
5 1 (2.22%) IBM
5 1 (2.22%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.22%) Sybase
5 1 (2.22%) SAP
5 1 (2.22%) Business Objects
5 1 (2.22%) Teradata
5 1 (2.22%) VMware
5 1 (2.22%) SolarWinds