The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 23 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
England / West Midlands
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 111 101 114
Rank change year-on-year -10 +13  
Contract jobs citing Tomcat 10 35 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.49% 1.16% 0.37%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.79% 7.04% 2.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 20 8
Median daily rate £413 £419 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.49% +18.79%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £238 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £505 £384
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £450 £375
% change year-on-year -4.44% +20.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £44.75 £32.54
% change year-on-year +0.55% +37.52%  

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 West Midlands with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 359 497 443
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 17.68% 16.51% 18.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 315 255
Median daily rate £375 £395 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.06% +9.72%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.69% +11.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 9 27
Median hourly rate £14.22 £11.50 £19.57
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.60% -41.23%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £10.75 £13.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.25 £19.00 £37.72
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +8.69% +9.52%  

Tomcat
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Tomcat
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Tomcat in the West Midlands

Tomcat
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Tomcat in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Tomcat in the West Midlands

Tomcat
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Tomcat 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Tomcat within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 June 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
Birmingham -4 6 £413 +10.00%
Shropshire +13 3 £488 -2.35% 1
Coventry - 1 £338 - 2
Tomcat
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Tomcat.

1 19 (82.61%) Java
2 14 (60.87%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (52.17%) Linux
4 11 (47.83%) JavaScript
5 10 (43.48%) jQuery
6 9 (39.13%) Scala
6 9 (39.13%) Open Source
6 9 (39.13%) MongoDB
6 9 (39.13%) Ant
6 9 (39.13%) DevOps
7 8 (34.78%) Perl
7 8 (34.78%) C#
7 8 (34.78%) SQL
7 8 (34.78%) Python
7 8 (34.78%) Servlets
7 8 (34.78%) Git (software)
8 7 (30.43%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (30.43%) AngularJS
8 7 (30.43%) JBoss
8 7 (30.43%) JUnit
8 7 (30.43%) HTTP
8 7 (30.43%) Jenkins
9 6 (26.09%) Grunt
9 6 (26.09%) Kibana
9 6 (26.09%) Karma Test Runner
9 6 (26.09%) Sublime Text
9 6 (26.09%) gulp
9 6 (26.09%) Grafana
9 6 (26.09%) Gatling
9 6 (26.09%) TCP/IP

Tomcat
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 7 (30.43%) JBoss
2 6 (26.09%) nginx
3 4 (17.39%) Apache
4 3 (13.04%) WebSphere
5 2 (8.70%) Apache Solr
5 2 (8.70%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (8.70%) IIS
5 2 (8.70%) WebLogic
6 1 (4.35%) Jetty
6 1 (4.35%) MS Exchange
6 1 (4.35%) Skype for Business
6 1 (4.35%) Tuxedo
6 1 (4.35%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 6 (26.09%) GitHub
1 6 (26.09%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 7 (30.43%) HTTP
2 6 (26.09%) SSL
2 6 (26.09%) TCP/IP
3 2 (8.70%) LDAP
4 1 (4.35%) LAN
4 1 (4.35%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (39.13%) MongoDB
2 6 (26.09%) NoSQL
3 4 (17.39%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (13.04%) MySQL
4 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
5 2 (8.70%) EDRMS
5 2 (8.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (39.13%) Ant
2 8 (34.78%) Git (software)
3 7 (30.43%) Jenkins
3 7 (30.43%) JUnit
4 6 (26.09%) Cucumber
4 6 (26.09%) Gatling
4 6 (26.09%) Grunt
4 6 (26.09%) gulp
4 6 (26.09%) IntelliJ
4 6 (26.09%) Karma Test Runner
4 6 (26.09%) Selenium
4 6 (26.09%) Sublime Text
5 4 (17.39%) Eclipse
5 4 (17.39%) Subversion
6 1 (4.35%) DbUnit
6 1 (4.35%) jMock
6 1 (4.35%) Maven
6 1 (4.35%) Mockito
6 1 (4.35%) SonarQube
General
1 2 (8.70%) Banking
1 2 (8.70%) Finance
1 2 (8.70%) Legal
1 2 (8.70%) Retail
2 1 (4.35%) Investment Banking
2 1 (4.35%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (78.26%) Developer
2 9 (39.13%) Scala Developer
3 7 (30.43%) Java Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Senior Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Agile Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Agile Java Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Digital Developer
6 1 (4.35%) IT Architect
6 1 (4.35%) IT Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Middleware Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Scala Software Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Agile Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Agile Java Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Scala Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Software Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (43.48%) jQuery
2 8 (34.78%) Servlets
3 7 (30.43%) AngularJS
4 6 (26.09%) CSS
4 6 (26.09%) Gherkin
4 6 (26.09%) HTML
4 6 (26.09%) Node.js
4 6 (26.09%) Spring
5 5 (21.74%) SOAP
6 4 (17.39%) EJB
6 4 (17.39%) Hibernate
6 4 (17.39%) JSON
6 4 (17.39%) JSP
6 4 (17.39%) Struts
7 3 (13.04%) Apache Axis
7 3 (13.04%) J2EE
7 3 (13.04%) JAXB
7 3 (13.04%) JDBC
7 3 (13.04%) REST
7 3 (13.04%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Client/Server
1 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
1 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
1 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
1 1 (4.35%) Mobile Banking
1 1 (4.35%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 12 (52.17%) Linux
2 6 (26.09%) Ubuntu
2 6 (26.09%) Windows
3 2 (8.70%) Unix
4 1 (4.35%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (60.87%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (39.13%) DevOps
2 9 (39.13%) Open Source
3 7 (30.43%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (26.09%) Analytics
4 6 (26.09%) Test Automation
5 3 (13.04%) Configuration Management
5 3 (13.04%) Scrum
6 2 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (8.70%) E-Discovery
6 2 (8.70%) Electronic Discovery Reference Model
6 2 (8.70%) Microservices
7 1 (4.35%) BDD
7 1 (4.35%) CRUD
7 1 (4.35%) Data Governance
7 1 (4.35%) Kanban
7 1 (4.35%) Mentoring
7 1 (4.35%) Process Improvement
7 1 (4.35%) Product Management
7 1 (4.35%) Records Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (82.61%) Java
2 11 (47.83%) JavaScript
3 9 (39.13%) Scala
4 8 (34.78%) C#
4 8 (34.78%) Perl
4 8 (34.78%) Python
4 8 (34.78%) SQL
5 6 (26.09%) Groovy
5 6 (26.09%) Haskell
5 6 (26.09%) Ruby
6 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
6 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) Degree
1 1 (4.35%) Master's Degree
1 1 (4.35%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) QA
System Software
1 5 (21.74%) Docker
2 3 (13.04%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (26.09%) Grafana
1 6 (26.09%) Kibana
1 6 (26.09%) Puppet
2 1 (4.35%) FTK
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) Google
2 5 (21.74%) Oracle
3 1 (4.35%) Adobe
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.35%) Nuix
3 1 (4.35%) Sun
3 1 (4.35%) webMethods