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 17 October 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
17 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Tomcat
Rank 104 93 95
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +2
Contract jobs citing Tomcat 14 12 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.55% 0.58% 0.63%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.95% 3.32% 3.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 11 2
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£268 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.66% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £265 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £500 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.25
% change year-on-year
- +12.00%
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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
475 361 390
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 18.72% 17.53% 17.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 207 187
Average daily rate £375 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £215 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £327
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 27 29
Average hourly rate £20.50 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.14% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.75 £27.50 £33.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -6.66%

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 17 October 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 -9 6 £284 -33.23% 4
Wolverhampton - 1 £255 -
Warwickshire - - - - 1
Worcestershire - - - - 1
Coventry - - - - 1
Dudley - - - -
Solihull - - - -
Tomcat
England

Tomcat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 27 (100.00%) Java
2 24 (88.89%) Apache
3 16 (59.26%) WebLogic
4 15 (55.56%) HTML
5 13 (48.15%) JavaScript
5 13 (48.15%) Solaris
5 13 (48.15%) Sun
6 12 (44.44%) J2EE
6 12 (44.44%) CSS
7 11 (40.74%) Maven
8 10 (37.04%) Subversion
8 10 (37.04%) JSP
8 10 (37.04%) Ant
8 10 (37.04%) Oracle
8 10 (37.04%) Windows
8 10 (37.04%) jQuery
9 9 (33.33%) Bash Shell
9 9 (33.33%) Eclipse
9 9 (33.33%) Perl
9 9 (33.33%) IVR
10 8 (29.63%) Spring
10 8 (29.63%) XML
10 8 (29.63%) Linux
11 7 (25.93%) JSTL
12 6 (22.22%) SC Cleared
12 6 (22.22%) Security Cleared
12 6 (22.22%) Oracle Database
13 5 (18.52%) UNIX
13 5 (18.52%) Finance
14 4 (14.81%) CMS

Tomcat
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 24 (88.89%) Apache
2 16 (59.26%) WebLogic
3 4 (14.81%) CMS
4 1 (3.70%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) LDAP
1 4 (14.81%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (22.22%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) DB2
2 1 (3.70%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 11 (40.74%) Maven
2 10 (37.04%) Subversion
2 10 (37.04%) Ant
3 9 (33.33%) Eclipse
4 1 (3.70%) ClearQuest
4 1 (3.70%) ClearCase
4 1 (3.70%) Hudson
4 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (18.52%) Finance
2 4 (14.81%) Banking
2 4 (14.81%) Investment Banking
2 4 (14.81%) Private Banking
3 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (44.44%) Developer
1 12 (44.44%) Java Developer
2 8 (29.63%) Java Web Developer
2 8 (29.63%) Web Developer
3 4 (14.81%) Platform Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Platform Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (55.56%) HTML
2 12 (44.44%) J2EE
2 12 (44.44%) CSS
3 10 (37.04%) JSP
3 10 (37.04%) jQuery
4 8 (29.63%) XML
4 8 (29.63%) Spring
5 7 (25.93%) JSTL
6 4 (14.81%) XSLT
6 4 (14.81%) REST
7 2 (7.41%) Web Services
7 2 (7.41%) Hibernate
8 1 (3.70%) .NET
8 1 (3.70%) Spring MVC
8 1 (3.70%) Ruby on Rails
8 1 (3.70%) J2SE
8 1 (3.70%) JMS
8 1 (3.70%) Middleware
8 1 (3.70%) Servlets
8 1 (3.70%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 9 (33.33%) IVR
2 1 (3.70%) Digital Media
2 1 (3.70%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.70%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 13 (48.15%) Solaris
2 10 (37.04%) Windows
3 8 (29.63%) Linux
4 5 (18.52%) UNIX
5 4 (14.81%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (14.81%) Change Management
1 4 (14.81%) Web Development
1 4 (14.81%) Wealth Management
1 4 (14.81%) User Acceptance Testing
1 4 (14.81%) Incident Management
2 3 (11.11%) OO
3 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (7.41%) MVC
4 1 (3.70%) Workflow
4 1 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (3.70%) TDD
4 1 (3.70%) OOD
4 1 (3.70%) Configuration Management
4 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (3.70%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (3.70%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 27 (100.00%) Java
2 13 (48.15%) JavaScript
3 9 (33.33%) Perl
3 9 (33.33%) Bash Shell
4 4 (14.81%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.70%) Ruby
5 1 (3.70%) C#
5 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (22.22%) SC Cleared
1 6 (22.22%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 13 (48.15%) Sun
2 10 (37.04%) Oracle
3 4 (14.81%) CA
3 4 (14.81%) Alterian
4 1 (3.70%) Pega
4 1 (3.70%) Vitria
4 1 (3.70%) BEA
4 1 (3.70%) Sybase
4 1 (3.70%) JBoss
4 1 (3.70%) IBM
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