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 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 113 89 83
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -6
Contract jobs citing Tomcat 11 24 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.41% 1.00% 0.88%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.02% 6.30% 5.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 18 9
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£275 £280 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.78% +7.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £350 £354
% change year-on-year
-1.42% -1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £29.75 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+12.60% +13.33%
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
545 381 301
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 20.23% 15.94% 16.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 315 198 133
Average daily rate £375 £336 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.77% +15.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 26 25
Average hourly rate £15.85 £16.25 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.46% -29.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £11.30 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.55 £22.40 £55.97
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -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
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 24 April 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 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
Wolverhampton +3 3 £220 -16.98%
Coventry 0 2 £330 - 3
Birmingham -4 2 £475 +40.74% 1
Shropshire - 2 £400 -
Walsall - 1 - -
Tomcat
England

Tomcat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 20 (90.91%) Java
2 18 (81.82%) J2EE
2 18 (81.82%) Subversion
3 16 (72.73%) BEA
3 16 (72.73%) WebLogic
3 16 (72.73%) UNIX
3 16 (72.73%) Windows
3 16 (72.73%) Apache
3 16 (72.73%) Jenkins
4 15 (68.18%) Linux
5 14 (63.64%) Hudson
5 14 (63.64%) JIRA
5 14 (63.64%) Confluence
5 14 (63.64%) Puppet
6 13 (59.09%) JBoss
6 13 (59.09%) Maven
7 12 (54.55%) Oracle
7 12 (54.55%) Infrastructure Management
8 11 (50.00%) Oracle Database
8 11 (50.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 11 (50.00%) RabbitMQ
8 11 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (50.00%) AIX
8 11 (50.00%) Solaris
9 10 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (40.91%) DevOps
10 9 (40.91%) Open Source
10 9 (40.91%) Perl
10 9 (40.91%) Red Hat
11 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development

Tomcat
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 16 (72.73%) WebLogic
1 16 (72.73%) Apache
2 14 (63.64%) Confluence
3 13 (59.09%) JBoss
4 4 (18.18%) CMS
5 2 (9.09%) SharePoint
6 1 (4.55%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
3 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.55%) RDBMS
4 1 (4.55%) DB2
Development Applications
1 18 (81.82%) Subversion
2 16 (72.73%) Jenkins
3 14 (63.64%) Hudson
3 14 (63.64%) JIRA
4 13 (59.09%) Maven
5 5 (22.73%) Git (software)
6 2 (9.09%) Ant
6 2 (9.09%) JUnit
6 2 (9.09%) Visual Studio
6 2 (9.09%) Eclipse
General
1 2 (9.09%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 15 (68.18%) Architect
2 11 (50.00%) Platform Architect
3 8 (36.36%) Infrastructure Architect
4 4 (18.18%) Developer
4 4 (18.18%) Java Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Web Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Support Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Applications Support
5 2 (9.09%) Java Web Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Applications Support Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (81.82%) J2EE
2 11 (50.00%) RabbitMQ
3 6 (27.27%) Spring
4 5 (22.73%) HTML
4 5 (22.73%) CSS
5 4 (18.18%) JSP
5 4 (18.18%) .NET
5 4 (18.18%) XML
5 4 (18.18%) jQuery
6 2 (9.09%) Servlets
6 2 (9.09%) Struts
6 2 (9.09%) Web Services
6 2 (9.09%) XSLT
6 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET
6 2 (9.09%) JMS
6 2 (9.09%) Middleware
6 2 (9.09%) Spring MVC
6 2 (9.09%) JSTL
6 2 (9.09%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 10 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (40.91%) Open Source
3 2 (9.09%) N-Tier
4 1 (4.55%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 16 (72.73%) UNIX
1 16 (72.73%) Windows
2 15 (68.18%) Linux
3 11 (50.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
3 11 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (50.00%) AIX
3 11 (50.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) Infrastructure Management
2 9 (40.91%) DevOps
3 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (22.73%) Configuration Management
5 4 (18.18%) MVC
6 3 (13.64%) Load Balancing
7 2 (9.09%) ITIL
7 2 (9.09%) OO
7 2 (9.09%) Workflow
7 2 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (9.09%) Web Development
7 2 (9.09%) Content Management
7 2 (9.09%) TDD
7 2 (9.09%) BDD
7 2 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (9.09%) Change Control
7 2 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
8 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 20 (90.91%) Java
2 9 (40.91%) Perl
3 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
4 3 (13.64%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.09%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (27.27%) Squid
Systems Management
1 14 (63.64%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (72.73%) BEA
2 12 (54.55%) Oracle
3 9 (40.91%) Red Hat
4 3 (13.64%) IBM
5 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
5 2 (9.09%) Vitria
5 2 (9.09%) Alterian
5 2 (9.09%) Pega
6 1 (4.55%) Cognos
6 1 (4.55%) Sybase