Period
to 21 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Tomcat skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Tomcat over the 6 months to 21 October 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
UK
6 months to
21 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 220 200 229
Rank change year-on-year -20 +29 +5
Contract jobs citing Tomcat 1185 1409 1249
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.19% 1.33% 1.09%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.14% 7.14% 6.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 862 947 824
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £318 £313 £310
90th Percentile £585 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £438 £393
% change year-on-year -5.14% +11.46% +4.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 61
UK median hourly rate £42.75 £44.50 £40.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.93% +10.20% +15.37%
10th Percentile £35.00 £29.82 £30.00
90th Percentile £48.75 £57.50 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £44.50 £40.38
% change year-on-year -3.37% +10.20% +15.37%

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

All Application Platform Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 16591 19745 20397
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.70% 18.59% 17.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 10853 12898 12857
UK median daily rate £440 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £225
90th Percentile £600 £588 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 410 514 629
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £20.00
10th Percentile £11.00 £12.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.50 £42.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year -2.44% +7.89% +8.57%

Tomcat
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Tomcat as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Tomcat in the UK

Tomcat
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Tomcat in the UK

Tomcat
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Tomcat over the 6 months to 21 October 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Tomcat in the UK

Tomcat
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Tomcat in the UK

Tomcat
Top 15 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Tomcat within the UK over the 6 months to 21 October 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -26 1099 £475 +5.56% 114
UK excluding London -7 610 £415 -5.14% 73
London -27 563 £525 +10.53% 48
North of England +53 169 £400 -8.57% 21
South East -81 159 £450 -3.23% 30
Yorkshire +35 71 £425 -7.61% 9
Midlands +15 71 £388 -8.82% 2
Scotland +47 70 £400 -1.54% 6
South West +33 70 £410 +9.33% 4
East of England -14 67 £406 +8.33% 9
North East +71 53 £330 -5.71% 1
North West -16 42 £415 -4.60% 11
East Midlands +21 39 £475 +5.56% 1
West Midlands -13 29 £356 -16.18% 1
Wales +10 8 £450 +10.77% 1

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 with a requirement for Tomcat.

1 880 (74.26%) Java
2 597 (50.38%) Linux
3 505 (42.62%) Agile Software Development
4 430 (36.29%) Apache
5 404 (34.09%) Oracle
6 342 (28.86%) Amazon AWS
7 337 (28.44%) Spring
8 328 (27.68%) JBoss
8 328 (27.68%) DevOps
9 317 (26.75%) Jenkins
10 296 (24.98%) Unix
11 294 (24.81%) SQL
12 293 (24.73%) Puppet
13 263 (22.19%) Git (software)
14 252 (21.27%) Continuous Integration
15 247 (20.84%) Ansible
16 237 (20.00%) MySQL
17 236 (19.92%) Maven
18 231 (19.49%) TDD
19 227 (19.16%) JavaScript
20 223 (18.82%) WebLogic
21 218 (18.40%) Web Services
22 217 (18.31%) Python
22 217 (18.31%) Finance
23 214 (18.06%) J2EE
24 206 (17.38%) Scrum
25 199 (16.79%) PostgreSQL
25 199 (16.79%) Windows
26 197 (16.62%) WebSphere
27 196 (16.54%) Red Hat

Tomcat
Co-occurring IT Skills 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
1 430 (36.29%) Apache
2 328 (27.68%) JBoss
3 223 (18.82%) WebLogic
4 197 (16.62%) WebSphere
5 110 (9.28%) nginx
6 102 (8.61%) IIS
7 101 (8.52%) OpenStack
8 86 (7.26%) Jetty
9 68 (5.74%) Confluence
10 66 (5.57%) Oracle Application Server
11 65 (5.49%) Elasticsearch
12 58 (4.89%) iPlanet
13 37 (3.12%) Apache Spark
14 28 (2.36%) Apache Solr
15 27 (2.28%) MQSeries
15 27 (2.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 21 (1.77%) GemFire
17 20 (1.69%) Cloud Foundry
18 19 (1.60%) WebSphere Application Server
19 16 (1.35%) Mule
Applications
1 21 (1.77%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (1.43%) Microsoft Project
3 9 (0.76%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.34%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (0.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.084%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 26 (2.19%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 10 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.34%) Temenos T24
4 3 (0.25%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (0.25%) Pega PRPC
5 2 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.17%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.084%) BASE24
6 1 (0.084%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.084%) OpenText Process Suite
6 1 (0.084%) Relativity
6 1 (0.084%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.084%) SAP Hybris
6 1 (0.084%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 342 (28.86%) Amazon AWS
2 120 (10.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 48 (4.05%) Amazon EC2
4 40 (3.38%) Amazon S3
4 40 (3.38%) GitHub
5 38 (3.21%) AWS CloudFormation
5 38 (3.21%) PaaS
6 24 (2.03%) OpenDNS
7 21 (1.77%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 21 (1.77%) Cloud Computing
7 21 (1.77%) Google Cloud Platform
7 21 (1.77%) npm
8 20 (1.69%) Amazon ELB
9 18 (1.52%) Google App Engine
9 18 (1.52%) SaaS
9 18 (1.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 17 (1.43%) IaaS
11 16 (1.35%) AWS Lambda
11 16 (1.35%) Serverless
12 11 (0.93%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 145 (12.24%) TCP/IP
2 140 (11.81%) Firewall
3 123 (10.38%) DNS
4 105 (8.86%) HTTP
5 73 (6.16%) SSL
6 64 (5.40%) LDAP
7 53 (4.47%) SAN
8 43 (3.63%) DHCP
9 35 (2.95%) Internet
10 34 (2.87%) VPN
11 32 (2.70%) BIG-IP
12 27 (2.28%) WAN
13 24 (2.03%) NAS
14 22 (1.86%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 19 (1.60%) FTP
16 17 (1.43%) AMQP
16 17 (1.43%) IPsec
16 17 (1.43%) SSH
17 16 (1.35%) LAN
17 16 (1.35%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 237 (20.00%) MySQL
2 199 (16.79%) PostgreSQL
3 162 (13.67%) NoSQL
4 144 (12.15%) SQL Server
5 98 (8.27%) Relational Database
6 85 (7.17%) MongoDB
7 81 (6.84%) Hadoop
8 67 (5.65%) RDBMS
9 66 (5.57%) Oracle Database
10 52 (4.39%) DB2
10 52 (4.39%) Redis
11 44 (3.71%) Big Data
12 34 (2.87%) Amazon RDS
13 28 (2.36%) HBase
14 24 (2.03%) Maltego
15 23 (1.94%) Apache Cassandra
16 20 (1.69%) Couchbase
17 17 (1.43%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 17 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
18 15 (1.27%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 317 (26.75%) Jenkins
2 263 (22.19%) Git (software)
3 236 (19.92%) Maven
4 154 (13.00%) JUnit
5 141 (11.90%) JIRA
6 115 (9.70%) Subversion
7 76 (6.41%) Selenium
8 73 (6.16%) NUnit
9 72 (6.08%) Cucumber
10 69 (5.82%) MSTest
11 66 (5.57%) Sonatype Nexus
12 65 (5.49%) Ant
12 65 (5.49%) Eclipse
13 52 (4.39%) Bitbucket
14 44 (3.71%) Gradle
15 41 (3.46%) Mockito
16 40 (3.38%) IntelliJ
17 37 (3.12%) TeamCity
17 37 (3.12%) Vagrant
18 32 (2.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 217 (18.31%) Finance
2 111 (9.37%) Banking
3 41 (3.46%) Retail
4 37 (3.12%) Retail Banking
5 23 (1.94%) Investment Banking
6 21 (1.77%) Games
7 17 (1.43%) Telecoms
8 10 (0.84%) Front Office
9 8 (0.68%) French Language
10 7 (0.59%) Law
11 6 (0.51%) Financial Institution
11 6 (0.51%) Legal
11 6 (0.51%) Marketing
12 4 (0.34%) Manufacturing
12 4 (0.34%) Publishing
13 2 (0.17%) Advertising
13 2 (0.17%) Dutch Language
13 2 (0.17%) Local Government
13 2 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.17%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 535 (45.15%) Developer
2 409 (34.51%) Java Developer
3 165 (13.92%) DevOps Engineer
4 68 (5.74%) Linux Engineer
4 68 (5.74%) Senior Developer
5 58 (4.89%) Architect
5 58 (4.89%) Unix Engineer
6 57 (4.81%) Full Stack Developer
7 56 (4.73%) AWS DevOps
7 56 (4.73%) Senior Java Developer
8 55 (4.64%) Administrator
8 55 (4.64%) AWS Engineer
9 50 (4.22%) Consultant
10 49 (4.14%) AWS DevOps Engineer
11 46 (3.88%) Analyst
12 45 (3.80%) Linux/Unix DevOps
13 38 (3.21%) Digital Developer
13 38 (3.21%) Systems Administrator
14 36 (3.04%) Linux Administrator
15 35 (2.95%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 337 (28.44%) Spring
2 218 (18.40%) Web Services
3 214 (18.06%) J2EE
4 193 (16.29%) Hibernate
5 186 (15.70%) XML
6 169 (14.26%) HTML
7 152 (12.83%) REST
8 146 (12.32%) RESTful
9 135 (11.39%) CSS
10 131 (11.05%) SOAP
11 126 (10.63%) JSON
12 120 (10.13%) AngularJS
13 103 (8.69%) Java EE
14 101 (8.52%) JMS
15 95 (8.02%) Middleware
16 92 (7.76%) jQuery
17 89 (7.51%) Elastic Stack
18 83 (7.00%) Apache Camel
19 77 (6.50%) .NET
20 75 (6.33%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 70 (5.91%) Clustering
2 68 (5.74%) Analytical Skills
3 62 (5.23%) Data Centre
4 42 (3.54%) Greenfield Project
5 41 (3.46%) Computer Science
6 35 (2.95%) User Experience
7 32 (2.70%) Linux Command Line
8 31 (2.62%) Enterprise Software
9 21 (1.77%) PKI
9 21 (1.77%) Virtual Team
10 19 (1.60%) Public Cloud
11 17 (1.43%) Client/Server
11 17 (1.43%) Data Structures
12 15 (1.27%) Credit Risk
13 14 (1.18%) Fintech
14 13 (1.10%) Cyberthreat
15 12 (1.01%) DataPower
16 11 (0.93%) Management Information System
16 11 (0.93%) Market Risk
17 10 (0.84%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 597 (50.38%) Linux
2 296 (24.98%) Unix
3 199 (16.79%) Windows
4 164 (13.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 107 (9.03%) Solaris
6 102 (8.61%) CentOS
7 76 (6.41%) AIX
8 61 (5.15%) HPUX
9 60 (5.06%) Windows Server
10 56 (4.73%) SUSE
11 49 (4.14%) Ubuntu
12 29 (2.45%) Windows Server 2012
13 18 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
14 14 (1.18%) CoreOS
14 14 (1.18%) Debian
15 13 (1.10%) Oracle Linux
16 10 (0.84%) Android
16 10 (0.84%) Apple iOS
17 9 (0.76%) Windows Server 2003
18 8 (0.68%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 505 (42.62%) Agile Software Development
2 328 (27.68%) DevOps
3 252 (21.27%) Continuous Integration
4 231 (19.49%) TDD
5 206 (17.38%) Scrum
6 156 (13.16%) OO
7 137 (11.56%) Test Automation
8 136 (11.48%) Open Source
9 120 (10.13%) Load Balancing
10 110 (9.28%) Configuration Management
11 95 (8.02%) BDD
12 94 (7.93%) MVC
13 92 (7.76%) Kanban
14 90 (7.59%) Microservices
15 89 (7.51%) Software Engineering
16 88 (7.43%) High Availability
17 87 (7.34%) ITIL
18 86 (7.26%) Digital Transformation Programme
19 80 (6.75%) Continuous Delivery
19 80 (6.75%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 880 (74.26%) Java
2 294 (24.81%) SQL
3 227 (19.16%) JavaScript
4 217 (18.31%) Python
5 147 (12.41%) Bash Shell
6 123 (10.38%) Perl
7 101 (8.52%) Ruby
8 88 (7.43%) Shell Script
9 66 (5.57%) Groovy
10 60 (5.06%) C#
11 50 (4.22%) Scala
12 36 (3.04%) C++
13 35 (2.95%) PHP
13 35 (2.95%) PL/SQL
14 33 (2.78%) PowerShell
15 30 (2.53%) Go
16 23 (1.94%) TypeScript
17 19 (1.60%) C
18 18 (1.52%) C-shell
18 18 (1.52%) Korn
Qualifications
1 193 (16.29%) Security Cleared
2 148 (12.49%) SC Cleared
3 47 (3.97%) Degree
4 20 (1.69%) RHCE
5 18 (1.52%) CISSP
6 17 (1.43%) Computer Science Degree
7 12 (1.01%) BPSS Clearance
7 12 (1.01%) RHCSA
8 7 (0.59%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (0.51%) DV Cleared
9 6 (0.51%) MCSE
9 6 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (0.42%) BC Cleared
10 5 (0.42%) CCIE
10 5 (0.42%) EMC Certification
10 5 (0.42%) GCIH
10 5 (0.42%) GIAC
11 4 (0.34%) Master's Degree
12 3 (0.25%) CISA
12 3 (0.25%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (3.88%) QA
2 24 (2.03%) PCI DSS
3 14 (1.18%) Disclosure Scotland
4 11 (0.93%) MiFID
5 10 (0.84%) HL7
5 10 (0.84%) SLA
6 7 (0.59%) AS 2805
6 7 (0.59%) ISO 8583
7 4 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (0.25%) GDPR
9 2 (0.17%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.17%) FedRAMP
10 1 (0.084%) GCP
10 1 (0.084%) PMO
System Software
1 182 (15.36%) Docker
2 86 (7.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 47 (3.97%) Active Directory
4 40 (3.38%) Virtual Machines
5 37 (3.12%) Hyper-V
6 35 (2.95%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 32 (2.70%) KVM
8 30 (2.53%) HDFS
9 24 (2.03%) Xen
10 21 (1.77%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 19 (1.60%) Samba
12 16 (1.35%) Squid
13 14 (1.18%) Oracle RAC
13 14 (1.18%) vCloud
13 14 (1.18%) vSphere
14 13 (1.10%) Postfix
15 9 (0.76%) iptables
16 8 (0.68%) etcd
17 6 (0.51%) NFS
17 6 (0.51%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 293 (24.73%) Puppet
2 247 (20.84%) Ansible
3 186 (15.70%) Opscode Chef
4 91 (7.68%) Kubernetes
5 75 (6.33%) Terraform
6 71 (5.99%) logstash
7 55 (4.64%) Kibana
8 44 (3.71%) ZABBIX
9 34 (2.87%) Nagios
10 29 (2.45%) Grafana
11 25 (2.11%) Cobbler
12 23 (1.94%) Rancher
12 23 (1.94%) Sysdig
13 18 (1.52%) Graphite
14 14 (1.18%) Packer
15 13 (1.10%) Prometheus
15 13 (1.10%) Red Hat Satellite
16 12 (1.01%) Consul
16 12 (1.01%) Docker Swarm
16 12 (1.01%) Rsyslog
Vendors
1 404 (34.09%) Oracle
2 196 (16.54%) Red Hat
3 160 (13.50%) VMware
4 89 (7.51%) F5
5 80 (6.75%) IBM
6 75 (6.33%) Cisco
7 64 (5.40%) Sun
8 60 (5.06%) Google
9 53 (4.47%) Microsoft
10 51 (4.30%) HP
11 50 (4.22%) Splunk
12 39 (3.29%) Veritas
13 29 (2.45%) Atlassian
14 26 (2.19%) PlateSpin
15 23 (1.94%) TIBCO
16 20 (1.69%) Adobe
17 17 (1.43%) NetApp
17 17 (1.43%) Sybase
18 15 (1.27%) Cloudera
18 15 (1.27%) Dynatrace