The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apache Tomcat
England / South West
Rank 108 107 133
Rank change year-on-year -1 +26  
Contract jobs citing Tomcat 28 33 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.09% 1.14% 0.51%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.97% 6.67% 3.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 23 9
Median daily rate £444 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.93% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £355 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £597 £525 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +12.42% +14.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £17.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year - -47.76%  

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 the South West with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 469 495 515
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 18.22% 17.06% 16.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 326 346 310
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £205 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £525 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 20 13
Median hourly rate £46.25 £18.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +156.94% -7.69%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.80 £8.75 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.60 £31.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year -5.55% +9.09%  

Tomcat
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 the South West

Tomcat
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Tomcat in the South West

Tomcat
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Tomcat in the South West over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Tomcat in the South West

Tomcat
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Tomcat in the South West

Tomcat
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Tomcat within the South West region over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire -8 11 £375 -11.76% 1
Devon - 8 £560 - 2
Somerset +4 4 - -
Gloucestershire +8 3 £425 +6.25% 4
Bristol -1 3 £450 +12.50%
Tomcat
England

Tomcat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 South West region with a requirement for Tomcat.

1 47 (85.45%) Java
2 44 (80.00%) Apache
3 32 (58.18%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (49.09%) Spring
5 22 (40.00%) SQL
6 20 (36.36%) HTML
6 20 (36.36%) CSS
7 19 (34.55%) JBoss
7 19 (34.55%) Maven
8 18 (32.73%) Linux
8 18 (32.73%) Oracle
9 17 (30.91%) JavaScript
9 17 (30.91%) SOAP
9 17 (30.91%) REST
10 15 (27.27%) Cucumber
10 15 (27.27%) Jenkins
10 15 (27.27%) DevOps
10 15 (27.27%) Hibernate
11 14 (25.45%) Puppet
11 14 (25.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 13 (23.64%) WebSphere
12 13 (23.64%) Scrum
12 13 (23.64%) XML
12 13 (23.64%) PL/SQL
13 12 (21.82%) DNS
13 12 (21.82%) VMware
13 12 (21.82%) Security Cleared
13 12 (21.82%) VMware Infrastructure
14 11 (20.00%) TDD
15 10 (18.18%) Finance

Tomcat
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 44 (80.00%) Apache
2 19 (34.55%) JBoss
3 13 (23.64%) WebSphere
4 7 (12.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 7 (12.73%) WebLogic
5 6 (10.91%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (10.91%) IIS
5 6 (10.91%) Jetty
5 6 (10.91%) Mongrel
5 6 (10.91%) nginx
6 5 (9.09%) GlassFish
7 2 (3.64%) Anypoint
7 2 (3.64%) Confluence
7 2 (3.64%) Mule
7 2 (3.64%) Mule ESB
8 1 (1.82%) ArcGIS
8 1 (1.82%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (5.45%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.64%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (3.64%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
1 1 (1.82%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 10 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (9.09%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (9.09%) Google App Engine
2 5 (9.09%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (21.82%) DNS
2 10 (18.18%) SSL
3 9 (16.36%) HTTP
4 6 (10.91%) SAN
4 6 (10.91%) TCP/IP
5 5 (9.09%) DHCP
5 5 (9.09%) FTP
5 5 (9.09%) IPsec
6 4 (7.27%) SMTP
7 2 (3.64%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (3.64%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 2 (3.64%) Firewall
7 2 (3.64%) Internet
7 2 (3.64%) LAN
7 2 (3.64%) LDAP
7 2 (3.64%) WAN
8 1 (1.82%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.55%) MySQL
1 8 (14.55%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.09%) Oracle Database
3 3 (5.45%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.64%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (3.64%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.64%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (3.64%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (3.64%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.82%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 19 (34.55%) Maven
2 15 (27.27%) Cucumber
2 15 (27.27%) Jenkins
3 10 (18.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 10 (18.18%) JUnit
4 8 (14.55%) Ant
4 8 (14.55%) Bitbucket
4 8 (14.55%) Mockito
4 8 (14.55%) Subversion
5 6 (10.91%) Travis CI
6 5 (9.09%) Eclipse
6 5 (9.09%) Jasmine
7 4 (7.27%) Git (software)
7 4 (7.27%) Rational DOORS
7 4 (7.27%) Selenium
8 3 (5.45%) JBehave
8 3 (5.45%) JIRA
9 2 (3.64%) SoapUI
10 1 (1.82%) TeamCity
General
1 10 (18.18%) Finance
2 5 (9.09%) Games
3 3 (5.45%) Manufacturing
3 3 (5.45%) Military
4 1 (1.82%) Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (47.27%) Developer
2 22 (40.00%) Java Developer
3 6 (10.91%) Java Engineer
4 4 (7.27%) Administrator
4 4 (7.27%) Developer in Test
4 4 (7.27%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (7.27%) Linux Administrator
4 4 (7.27%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 4 (7.27%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (5.45%) Consultant
5 3 (5.45%) HTML CSS Developer
5 3 (5.45%) HTML Developer
5 3 (5.45%) Java Software Engineer
5 3 (5.45%) JavaScript Developer
5 3 (5.45%) Software Engineer
6 2 (3.64%) Full Stack Developer
6 2 (3.64%) Java Applications Developer
6 2 (3.64%) Java Web Applications Developer
6 2 (3.64%) SC Cleared Java Developer
6 2 (3.64%) Senior Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (49.09%) Spring
2 20 (36.36%) CSS
2 20 (36.36%) HTML
3 17 (30.91%) REST
3 17 (30.91%) SOAP
4 15 (27.27%) Hibernate
5 13 (23.64%) XML
6 10 (18.18%) J2EE
6 10 (18.18%) JSP
7 9 (16.36%) .NET
7 9 (16.36%) Servlets
8 8 (14.55%) jQuery
9 7 (12.73%) Spring MVC
9 7 (12.73%) Web Services
10 6 (10.91%) JSON
11 5 (9.09%) Ajax
11 5 (9.09%) Sass
12 4 (7.27%) JMS
12 4 (7.27%) Middleware
12 4 (7.27%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 4 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.27%) Clustering
2 4 (7.27%) EMC VNX
3 1 (1.82%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 18 (32.73%) Linux
2 14 (25.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (16.36%) Windows
4 7 (12.73%) Unix
5 6 (10.91%) Windows Server
6 3 (5.45%) CentOS
7 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (58.18%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (27.27%) DevOps
3 13 (23.64%) Scrum
4 11 (20.00%) TDD
5 10 (18.18%) Open Source
6 9 (16.36%) BDD
7 8 (14.55%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (14.55%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (14.55%) UML
8 7 (12.73%) ITIL
8 7 (12.73%) MVC
8 7 (12.73%) SOA
9 6 (10.91%) Configuration Management
9 6 (10.91%) OO
10 5 (9.09%) OOA/OOD
10 5 (9.09%) Web Development
11 4 (7.27%) Load Balancing
11 4 (7.27%) Performance Testing
11 4 (7.27%) Test Scripting
12 3 (5.45%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 47 (85.45%) Java
2 22 (40.00%) SQL
3 17 (30.91%) JavaScript
4 13 (23.64%) PL/SQL
5 6 (10.91%) PHP
6 4 (7.27%) AWK
6 4 (7.27%) Perl
7 3 (5.45%) Ada
7 3 (5.45%) C#
7 3 (5.45%) C++
7 3 (5.45%) Shell Script
8 2 (3.64%) Groovy
8 2 (3.64%) Python
8 2 (3.64%) Ruby
8 2 (3.64%) XPath
9 1 (1.82%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.82%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (21.82%) Security Cleared
2 10 (18.18%) SC Cleared
3 5 (9.09%) Degree
4 4 (7.27%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (3.64%) ISEB
5 2 (3.64%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.82%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.82%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.82%) SDET
System Software
1 12 (21.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (16.36%) Docker
3 7 (12.73%) Active Directory
4 5 (9.09%) Xen
5 4 (7.27%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 4 (7.27%) VMware ESX
5 4 (7.27%) vSphere
6 3 (5.45%) Varnish
7 2 (3.64%) Shibboleth
8 1 (1.82%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 14 (25.45%) Puppet
2 4 (7.27%) NetBackup
2 4 (7.27%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (7.27%) vRealize
2 4 (7.27%) Zenoss
3 2 (3.64%) CloudHub
4 1 (1.82%) Ansible
Vendors
1 18 (32.73%) Oracle
2 12 (21.82%) VMware
3 9 (16.36%) IBM
3 9 (16.36%) Microsoft
3 9 (16.36%) Red Hat
4 7 (12.73%) HP
5 6 (10.91%) Cisco
5 6 (10.91%) Dell
6 5 (9.09%) Google
7 4 (7.27%) Brocade
7 4 (7.27%) EMC
7 4 (7.27%) Symantec
7 4 (7.27%) Veritas
8 2 (3.64%) F5
8 2 (3.64%) Gemalto
8 2 (3.64%) Juniper
8 2 (3.64%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (1.82%) ArcSight
9 1 (1.82%) Rackspace
9 1 (1.82%) SolarWinds