The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Tomcat skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Tomcat over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Apache Tomcat
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 46 66
Rank change year-on-year -8 +20  
Contract jobs citing Tomcat 6 26 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.94% 3.14% 0.14%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.66% 16.67% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 16 1
Median daily rate £413 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £375
% change year-on-year -5.55% +20.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £44.50 £32.54
% change year-on-year +1.12% +36.75%  

Tomcat is in the application platform skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 106 156 99
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 16.69% 18.86% 13.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 118 50
Median daily rate £375 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £458 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 4
Median hourly rate £14.22 £10.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.38% -30.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £10.50 £11.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.64 £14.90 £15.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +5.76% +23.80%  

Tomcat
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing Tomcat as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Job vacancy trend for Tomcat in Birmingham

Tomcat
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Tomcat in Birmingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for Tomcat in Birmingham

Tomcat
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Tomcat in Birmingham over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Tomcat in Birmingham

Tomcat
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Tomcat in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Tomcat also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Tomcat.

1 4 (50.00%) Java
1 4 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) MySQL
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (37.50%) JBoss
2 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
3 2 (25.00%) Python
3 2 (25.00%) LDAP
3 2 (25.00%) IIS
3 2 (25.00%) J2EE
3 2 (25.00%) Perl
3 2 (25.00%) C#
3 2 (25.00%) EDRMS
3 2 (25.00%) Finance
3 2 (25.00%) Legal
3 2 (25.00%) Banking
3 2 (25.00%) Retail
3 2 (25.00%) Lucene
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) Apache Solr
3 2 (25.00%) Spring
3 2 (25.00%) E-Discovery
3 2 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (25.00%) Electronic Discovery Reference Model
3 2 (25.00%) Linux
4 1 (12.50%) FTK
4 1 (12.50%) Master's Degree
4 1 (12.50%) RESTEasy

Tomcat
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (37.50%) JBoss
2 2 (25.00%) Apache Solr
2 2 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (25.00%) IIS
3 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
3 1 (12.50%) Skype for Business
3 1 (12.50%) Tuxedo
3 1 (12.50%) WebLogic
3 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) LDAP
2 1 (12.50%) HTTP
2 1 (12.50%) LAN
2 1 (12.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (37.50%) MySQL
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
3 2 (25.00%) EDRMS
4 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) DbUnit
1 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
1 1 (12.50%) jMock
1 1 (12.50%) JUnit
1 1 (12.50%) Maven
1 1 (12.50%) Mockito
1 1 (12.50%) SonarQube
General
1 2 (25.00%) Banking
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
1 2 (25.00%) Legal
1 2 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (12.50%) Investment Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) IT Architect
3 1 (12.50%) IT Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Middleware Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) J2EE
1 2 (25.00%) Lucene
1 2 (25.00%) Spring
2 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
2 1 (12.50%) CSS
2 1 (12.50%) Grails
2 1 (12.50%) HTML
2 1 (12.50%) jQuery
2 1 (12.50%) Middleware
2 1 (12.50%) PowerMock
2 1 (12.50%) REST
2 1 (12.50%) RESTEasy
2 1 (12.50%) RESTful
2 1 (12.50%) SOAP
2 1 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (12.50%) Web Services
2 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Client/Server
1 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
1 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
1 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
1 1 (12.50%) Mobile Banking
1 1 (12.50%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (25.00%) E-Discovery
1 2 (25.00%) Electronic Discovery Reference Model
2 1 (12.50%) BDD
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Forensics
2 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (12.50%) Data Governance
2 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
2 1 (12.50%) Information Security
2 1 (12.50%) Kanban
2 1 (12.50%) MVC
2 1 (12.50%) Process Improvement
2 1 (12.50%) Product Management
2 1 (12.50%) Scrum
2 1 (12.50%) Statistics
2 1 (12.50%) TDD
2 1 (12.50%) Validation
2 1 (12.50%) Wealth Management
2 1 (12.50%) Web Development
2 1 (12.50%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) C#
3 2 (25.00%) Perl
3 2 (25.00%) Python
4 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
4 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
1 1 (12.50%) Master's Degree
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) FTK
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Nuix