The first table below looks at the demand for Log4j skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Log4j over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the England region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Log4j
Rank 569 492 568
Rank change year-on-year
-77 +76
Contract jobs citing Log4j 21 11 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.041% 0.026% 0.016%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.33% 0.22% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 0
Average daily rate £600 £370 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+62.16% -
UK excluding London average daily rate - £365 £340
% change year-on-year
- +7.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Development Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
6350 4965 5463
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.37% 11.52% 9.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 4136 3199 3248
Average daily rate £375 £399 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.01% +2.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £537 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 114 132 194
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.10 £17.00 £23.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.01 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +8.00%
Log4j
UK

Log4j
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Log4j across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Log4j Jobs Demand Trend in England

Log4j
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Log4j across the England region.

Log4j Daily Rate Trend in England

Log4j
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Log4j across the England region.

Log4j Hourly Rate Trend in England

Log4j
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Log4j within the England region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -14 10 £600 +60.00% 5
North West - - - -
South East - - - -
Log4j
UK

Log4j
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Log4j also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Log4j.

1 35 (100.00%) Java
2 33 (94.29%) J2EE
2 33 (94.29%) Eclipse
3 30 (85.71%) JUnit
3 30 (85.71%) XSLT
3 30 (85.71%) Linux
4 29 (82.86%) JMS
5 28 (80.00%) Subversion
6 27 (77.14%) SQL
6 27 (77.14%) JavaScript
7 26 (74.29%) HTML
7 26 (74.29%) UNIX
7 26 (74.29%) Servlets
7 26 (74.29%) XMLBeans
8 25 (71.43%) Ajax
8 25 (71.43%) Web 2.0
8 25 (71.43%) XPath
8 25 (71.43%) Struts
8 25 (71.43%) JSP
8 25 (71.43%) XML
8 25 (71.43%) Solaris
8 25 (71.43%) OO
8 25 (71.43%) Ant
8 25 (71.43%) RDBMS
8 25 (71.43%) Internet
8 25 (71.43%) Relational Database
9 23 (65.71%) Finance
9 23 (65.71%) JDBC
9 23 (65.71%) WebSphere
9 23 (65.71%) Content Management

Log4j
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Log4j also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Log4j. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 23 (65.71%) WebSphere
2 21 (60.00%) MQSeries
3 19 (54.29%) WebSphere Application Server
4 14 (40.00%) Tomcat
5 8 (22.86%) Apache
6 5 (14.29%) Alfresco
7 3 (8.57%) WebLogic
7 3 (8.57%) Jetty
8 1 (2.86%) Adobe CQ
Business Applications
1 19 (54.29%) Tridion
2 5 (14.29%) RiskWrite
3 1 (2.86%) Global One
Communications & Networking
1 25 (71.43%) Internet
2 2 (5.71%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (71.43%) RDBMS
1 25 (71.43%) Relational Database
2 19 (54.29%) DB2
3 6 (17.14%) SQL Server
3 6 (17.14%) MySQL
4 5 (14.29%) NoSQL
4 5 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (14.29%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (8.57%) JasperReports
6 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 33 (94.29%) Eclipse
2 30 (85.71%) JUnit
3 28 (80.00%) Subversion
4 25 (71.43%) Ant
5 19 (54.29%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
6 5 (14.29%) Maven
7 3 (8.57%) Hudson
7 3 (8.57%) Subclipse
7 3 (8.57%) TestNG
7 3 (8.57%) EasyMock
7 3 (8.57%) jMock
8 1 (2.86%) JIRA
General
1 23 (65.71%) Finance
2 20 (57.14%) Manufacturing
2 20 (57.14%) Retail
3 1 (2.86%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.86%) Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (91.43%) Developer
2 29 (82.86%) Java Developer
3 6 (17.14%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 5 (14.29%) J2EE Developer
4 5 (14.29%) Architect
5 2 (5.71%) SOA Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Software Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Software Architect
6 1 (2.86%) Oracle SOA Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Java Architect
6 1 (2.86%) SOA Architect
6 1 (2.86%) Oracle Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Perl Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (94.29%) J2EE
2 30 (85.71%) XSLT
3 29 (82.86%) JMS
4 26 (74.29%) HTML
4 26 (74.29%) Servlets
4 26 (74.29%) XMLBeans
5 25 (71.43%) Ajax
5 25 (71.43%) Struts
5 25 (71.43%) JSP
5 25 (71.43%) XML
6 23 (65.71%) JDBC
7 20 (57.14%) JSTL
8 19 (54.29%) EJB
8 19 (54.29%) XHTML
9 14 (40.00%) Spring
10 11 (31.43%) Hibernate
11 10 (28.57%) Web Services
12 8 (22.86%) RESTful
13 7 (20.00%) jQuery
13 7 (20.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 25 (71.43%) Web 2.0
2 10 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (14.29%) Clustering
4 3 (8.57%) Open Source
5 1 (2.86%) SWIFT
5 1 (2.86%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 30 (85.71%) Linux
2 26 (74.29%) UNIX
3 25 (71.43%) Solaris
4 20 (57.14%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (71.43%) OO
2 23 (65.71%) Content Management
3 20 (57.14%) E-Commerce
4 19 (54.29%) UML
4 19 (54.29%) RAD
5 6 (17.14%) SOA
6 5 (14.29%) BPEL
6 5 (14.29%) Event-Driven Architecture
6 5 (14.29%) EAI
7 3 (8.57%) Project Management
7 3 (8.57%) MVC
7 3 (8.57%) AOP
8 2 (5.71%) Software Engineering
9 1 (2.86%) Regression Testing
9 1 (2.86%) Scrum
9 1 (2.86%) Software Architecture
9 1 (2.86%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 35 (100.00%) Java
2 27 (77.14%) SQL
2 27 (77.14%) JavaScript
3 25 (71.43%) XPath
4 20 (57.14%) Perl
5 19 (54.29%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.86%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.86%) Sun Certification
1 1 (2.86%) BC Cleared
1 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
1 1 (2.86%) Degree
Vendors
1 20 (57.14%) IBM
1 20 (57.14%) Interwoven
2 19 (54.29%) Elastic Path
2 19 (54.29%) Blue Martini
2 19 (54.29%) ATG
3 9 (25.71%) Oracle
4 5 (14.29%) WSO2
5 4 (11.43%) JBoss
6 1 (2.86%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.86%) Sun
6 1 (2.86%) SunGard
6 1 (2.86%) Sybase
6 1 (2.86%) Sencha
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