The table below looks at the statistics for Log4j skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Log4j over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

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.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Log4j
Rank 602 626 606
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -20
Contract jobs citing Log4j 28 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.057% 0.011% 0.016%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.34% 0.081% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 1 3
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Log4j
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Development Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
8163 7441 6650
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 16.49% 14.07% 13.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 5552 4957 4314
Median daily rate £438 £403 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 137 132 118
Median hourly rate £41.00 £38.50 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.49% +1.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £22.12 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.82%

Log4j
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Log4j as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Log4j across the England region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016.

Log4j Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Log4j within the England region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
West Midlands - 21 £425 - 2
South East +10 4 £255 -36.25%
London -3 2 £525 - 1
Yorkshire - 1 - -
North East - 1 - -
South West - 1 - -
Log4j
UK

Log4j
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Log4j 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 England region with a requirement for Log4j.

1 40 (100.00%) Java
2 39 (97.50%) SQL
3 38 (95.00%) Oracle
3 38 (95.00%) Tomcat
4 37 (92.50%) XML
5 35 (87.50%) IBM
6 29 (72.50%) JBoss
6 29 (72.50%) JMS
6 29 (72.50%) SQL Server
6 29 (72.50%) JSP
6 29 (72.50%) WebSphere
7 28 (70.00%) Web Development
7 28 (70.00%) Web Services
8 27 (67.50%) WebLogic
8 27 (67.50%) CSS
8 27 (67.50%) DB2
8 27 (67.50%) HTML
8 27 (67.50%) Misys
8 27 (67.50%) WebLogic Portal
8 27 (67.50%) Back Office
8 27 (67.50%) TDD
8 27 (67.50%) Java EE
9 17 (42.50%) Finance
10 16 (40.00%) Banking
11 10 (25.00%) XML Schema
12 9 (22.50%) Linux
12 9 (22.50%) XSLT
12 9 (22.50%) ITIL
12 9 (22.50%) J2SE
12 9 (22.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Log4j
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 38 (95.00%) Tomcat
2 29 (72.50%) JBoss
2 29 (72.50%) WebSphere
3 27 (67.50%) WebLogic
3 27 (67.50%) WebLogic Portal
4 3 (7.50%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Global One
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (72.50%) SQL Server
2 27 (67.50%) DB2
3 9 (22.50%) Oracle Database
4 2 (5.00%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (5.00%) UniData
Development Applications
1 3 (7.50%) JUnit
2 2 (5.00%) JIRA
2 2 (5.00%) Maven
2 2 (5.00%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 27 (67.50%) Back Office
2 17 (42.50%) Finance
3 16 (40.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (60.00%) Consultant
2 17 (42.50%) Technical Consultant
3 9 (22.50%) Applications Support
4 8 (20.00%) Analyst
4 8 (20.00%) Applications Support Analyst
4 8 (20.00%) Support Analyst
5 6 (15.00%) Developer
5 6 (15.00%) Java Consultant
6 4 (10.00%) Java Developer
7 3 (7.50%) J2EE Developer
7 3 (7.50%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 1 (2.50%) Portal Developer
8 1 (2.50%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (92.50%) XML
2 29 (72.50%) JMS
2 29 (72.50%) JSP
3 28 (70.00%) Web Services
4 27 (67.50%) CSS
4 27 (67.50%) HTML
4 27 (67.50%) Java EE
5 10 (25.00%) XML Schema
6 9 (22.50%) J2SE
6 9 (22.50%) XSLT
7 5 (12.50%) J2EE
8 3 (7.50%) JDBC
8 3 (7.50%) Spring
9 2 (5.00%) GWT
9 2 (5.00%) Hibernate
9 2 (5.00%) JAXB
9 2 (5.00%) JMX
9 2 (5.00%) JSTL
9 2 (5.00%) Servlets
9 2 (5.00%) XMLBeans
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.00%) Equities
1 2 (5.00%) iPad
1 2 (5.00%) SWIFT
2 1 (2.50%) Digital Media
2 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.50%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 9 (22.50%) Linux
1 9 (22.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (7.50%) Unix
3 1 (2.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (70.00%) Web Development
2 27 (67.50%) TDD
3 9 (22.50%) ITIL
4 7 (17.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (5.00%) Software Delivery
6 1 (2.50%) Collateral Management
6 1 (2.50%) CRM
6 1 (2.50%) Data Management
6 1 (2.50%) EAI
6 1 (2.50%) ERP
6 1 (2.50%) Integration Testing
6 1 (2.50%) OO
6 1 (2.50%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (2.50%) System Integration Testing
6 1 (2.50%) UML
Programming Languages
1 40 (100.00%) Java
2 39 (97.50%) SQL
3 8 (20.00%) Python
4 7 (17.50%) Bash Shell
5 4 (10.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (5.00%) C#
6 2 (5.00%) Perl
7 1 (2.50%) PHP
7 1 (2.50%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.00%) QA
Vendors
1 38 (95.00%) Oracle
2 35 (87.50%) IBM
3 27 (67.50%) Misys
4 2 (5.00%) Sencha
4 2 (5.00%) Sybase
5 1 (2.50%) Avaya
5 1 (2.50%) Genesys
5 1 (2.50%) SunGard