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 28 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.

Apache Tomcat
England / West Midlands
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 102 115 118
Rank change year-on-year +13 +3  
Contract jobs citing Tomcat 13 14 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.58% 0.51% 0.35%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.26% 2.73% 1.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 6
Median daily rate £413 £488 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.38% +57.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £295 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £565 £456
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +12.50% +14.28%  
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 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 305 513 506
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 13.72% 18.75% 19.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 267 274
Median daily rate £400 £441 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.24% +10.18%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 12 25
Median hourly rate £20.75 £15.00 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.33% +1.69%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £18.20 £27.03
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06%  

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 28 March 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 28 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
Shropshire +34 4 £450 -18.18% 1
Coventry +3 3 £319 -
Birmingham -2 2 £363 +61.11% 2
Warwickshire +2 1 £375 +15.38% 1
Tomcat
England

For the 6 months to 28 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Tomcat.

1 20 (80.00%) Java
2 16 (64.00%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (56.00%) Linux
4 13 (52.00%) JavaScript
5 9 (36.00%) Perl
5 9 (36.00%) Ant
5 9 (36.00%) Apache
5 9 (36.00%) Servlets
5 9 (36.00%) HTTP
5 9 (36.00%) jQuery
5 9 (36.00%) Scala
5 9 (36.00%) Open Source
5 9 (36.00%) MongoDB
5 9 (36.00%) DevOps
6 8 (32.00%) Jenkins
6 8 (32.00%) Oracle
6 8 (32.00%) SQL
7 7 (28.00%) HTML
7 7 (28.00%) CSS
7 7 (28.00%) Windows
7 7 (28.00%) Git (software)
7 7 (28.00%) Ubuntu
7 7 (28.00%) AngularJS
8 6 (24.00%) Analytics
8 6 (24.00%) Gherkin
8 6 (24.00%) GitHub
8 6 (24.00%) Grunt
8 6 (24.00%) Kibana
8 6 (24.00%) Karma Test Runner
8 6 (24.00%) Sublime Text

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 9 (36.00%) Apache
2 6 (24.00%) JBoss
2 6 (24.00%) nginx
3 3 (12.00%) WebLogic
3 3 (12.00%) WebSphere
4 2 (8.00%) IIS
4 2 (8.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 2 (8.00%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (4.00%) Confluence
5 1 (4.00%) Documentum
5 1 (4.00%) Jetty
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (4.00%) Tuxedo
Cloud Services
1 6 (24.00%) GitHub
1 6 (24.00%) Google Analytics
2 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (36.00%) HTTP
2 6 (24.00%) SSL
2 6 (24.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.00%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (36.00%) MongoDB
2 6 (24.00%) NoSQL
3 3 (12.00%) MySQL
4 2 (8.00%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (8.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (4.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 9 (36.00%) Ant
2 8 (32.00%) Jenkins
3 7 (28.00%) Git (software)
4 6 (24.00%) Cucumber
4 6 (24.00%) Gatling
4 6 (24.00%) Grunt
4 6 (24.00%) gulp
4 6 (24.00%) IntelliJ
4 6 (24.00%) Karma Test Runner
4 6 (24.00%) Selenium
4 6 (24.00%) Sublime Text
5 5 (20.00%) JUnit
6 4 (16.00%) Subversion
7 3 (12.00%) Eclipse
8 2 (8.00%) Maven
9 1 (4.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (4.00%) CA Gen
9 1 (4.00%) JIRA
9 1 (4.00%) JMeter
General
1 2 (8.00%) Banking
1 2 (8.00%) Finance
1 2 (8.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (72.00%) Developer
2 9 (36.00%) Scala Developer
3 7 (28.00%) Java Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Senior Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Administrator
5 2 (8.00%) Agile Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Agile Java Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Architect
5 2 (8.00%) Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Deployment Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.00%) Middleware Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Agile Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Agile Java Developer
6 1 (4.00%) SOA Administrator
6 1 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.00%) Technical Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (36.00%) jQuery
1 9 (36.00%) Servlets
2 7 (28.00%) AngularJS
2 7 (28.00%) CSS
2 7 (28.00%) HTML
3 6 (24.00%) Gherkin
3 6 (24.00%) Node.js
4 4 (16.00%) JSP
4 4 (16.00%) Spring
4 4 (16.00%) Struts
5 3 (12.00%) JDBC
5 3 (12.00%) JSON
5 3 (12.00%) Swing
5 3 (12.00%) XML
5 3 (12.00%) XSLT
6 2 (8.00%) Apache Axis
6 2 (8.00%) AWT
6 2 (8.00%) Hibernate
6 2 (8.00%) Java EE
6 2 (8.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Reference Data
2 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 14 (56.00%) Linux
2 7 (28.00%) Ubuntu
2 7 (28.00%) Windows
3 6 (24.00%) Unix
4 1 (4.00%) Debian
4 1 (4.00%) Mac OS X
4 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (64.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (36.00%) DevOps
2 9 (36.00%) Open Source
3 6 (24.00%) Analytics
3 6 (24.00%) Automated Testing
3 6 (24.00%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (16.00%) Scrum
5 3 (12.00%) OO
6 2 (8.00%) Application Performance Monitoring
6 2 (8.00%) Data Modelling
6 2 (8.00%) Investment Management
6 2 (8.00%) Migration
6 2 (8.00%) OOA/OOD
6 2 (8.00%) OOD
6 2 (8.00%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (8.00%) UML
7 1 (4.00%) Coaching
7 1 (4.00%) CRUD
7 1 (4.00%) Mentoring
7 1 (4.00%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 20 (80.00%) Java
2 13 (52.00%) JavaScript
3 9 (36.00%) Perl
3 9 (36.00%) Scala
4 8 (32.00%) SQL
5 6 (24.00%) C#
5 6 (24.00%) Groovy
5 6 (24.00%) Haskell
5 6 (24.00%) Python
5 6 (24.00%) Ruby
6 2 (8.00%) Shell Script
7 1 (4.00%) PHP
7 1 (4.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) Degree
2 2 (8.00%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) QA
2 1 (4.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (20.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (24.00%) Grafana
1 6 (24.00%) Kibana
2 3 (12.00%) Puppet
3 1 (4.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 8 (32.00%) Oracle
2 6 (24.00%) Google
3 3 (12.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (8.00%) AppDynamics
4 2 (8.00%) Sun
5 1 (4.00%) BEA
5 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.00%) Pega
5 1 (4.00%) Splunk