The table below looks at the statistics 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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Log4j
Rank 576 579 543
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -36
Contract jobs citing Log4j 15 3 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.032% 0.006% 0.049%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.21% 0.048% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 1
Average daily rate £486 £300 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+61.91% -42.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £486 £300 £525
% change year-on-year
+61.91% -42.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
7033 6302 5362
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.87% 13.53% 11.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 4725 4299 3444
Average daily rate £425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £335
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +8.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 191 113 117
Average hourly rate £42.00 £36.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £25.00 £16.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.68 £47.50 £48.11
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.85 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+13.10% -1.33%

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
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 14 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Log4j within the England region over the 3 months to 14 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
North East - 11 £498 -
London +5 1 - - 2
Yorkshire - 1 £335 -
West Midlands - 1 £325 -
Log4j
UK

Log4j
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 29 (100.00%) Java
2 26 (89.66%) Linux
3 22 (75.86%) Unit Testing
4 21 (72.41%) Apache
5 17 (58.62%) J2EE
6 16 (55.17%) WebSphere
6 16 (55.17%) Oracle
6 16 (55.17%) WebSphere Application Server
7 15 (51.72%) Windows
8 13 (44.83%) JUnit
8 13 (44.83%) Unix
8 13 (44.83%) UML
8 13 (44.83%) IIS
8 13 (44.83%) XML
8 13 (44.83%) .NET
8 13 (44.83%) Configuration Management
8 13 (44.83%) Tomcat
8 13 (44.83%) Spring
8 13 (44.83%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (44.83%) Jenkins
9 12 (41.38%) nginx
9 12 (41.38%) Jetty
9 12 (41.38%) Axway
9 12 (41.38%) Oracle 10gAS
9 12 (41.38%) VMware Infrastructure
9 12 (41.38%) Automated Testing
9 12 (41.38%) Oracle Application Server
9 12 (41.38%) Xen
9 12 (41.38%) VMware
9 12 (41.38%) HTTP

Log4j
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 21 (72.41%) Apache
2 16 (55.17%) WebSphere
2 16 (55.17%) WebSphere Application Server
3 13 (44.83%) IIS
3 13 (44.83%) Tomcat
4 12 (41.38%) Jetty
4 12 (41.38%) nginx
4 12 (41.38%) Oracle 10gAS
4 12 (41.38%) Oracle Application Server
4 12 (41.38%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 11 (37.93%) PowerExchange
6 10 (34.48%) Elasticsearch
7 6 (20.69%) Oracle Spatial
8 4 (13.79%) JBoss
8 4 (13.79%) WebLogic
9 3 (10.34%) WebSphere Process Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.45%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (3.45%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
1 1 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (41.38%) HTTP
1 12 (41.38%) SSL
1 12 (41.38%) TCP/IP
2 11 (37.93%) DHCP
2 11 (37.93%) DNS
2 11 (37.93%) FTP
2 11 (37.93%) IPsec
3 9 (31.03%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (41.38%) BusinessObjects
2 11 (37.93%) PowerCenter
3 9 (31.03%) Apache Cassandra
3 9 (31.03%) Big Data
4 8 (27.59%) Oracle Database
4 8 (27.59%) Oracle Database 11g
5 6 (20.69%) Data Mining
6 3 (10.34%) DB2
7 1 (3.45%) Apache Hive
7 1 (3.45%) InterSystems Cache
7 1 (3.45%) MongoDB
7 1 (3.45%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (44.83%) Jenkins
1 13 (44.83%) JUnit
2 10 (34.48%) Git (software)
3 9 (31.03%) Gradle
3 9 (31.03%) IntelliJ
3 9 (31.03%) Mercurial
4 5 (17.24%) JIRA
5 2 (6.90%) Eclipse
5 2 (6.90%) Maven
6 1 (3.45%) Log4Net
6 1 (3.45%) Mockito
6 1 (3.45%) NUnit
6 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (6.90%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (62.07%) Developer
2 17 (58.62%) Java Developer
3 3 (10.34%) Web Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Applications Architect
5 1 (3.45%) Business Intelligence Architect
5 1 (3.45%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) ETL Architect
5 1 (3.45%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (3.45%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
5 1 (3.45%) Java Applications Architect
5 1 (3.45%) Network Architect
5 1 (3.45%) Senior Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Senior Operations Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Senior Web Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Senior WebOps Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Virtualisation Architect
5 1 (3.45%) Web Applications Architect
5 1 (3.45%) WebOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (58.62%) J2EE
2 13 (44.83%) .NET
2 13 (44.83%) Spring
2 13 (44.83%) XML
3 12 (41.38%) Servlets
4 9 (31.03%) Apache Commons
4 9 (31.03%) Guava
4 9 (31.03%) Guice
4 9 (31.03%) JSON
4 9 (31.03%) Kafka
4 9 (31.03%) Spring Boot
5 6 (20.69%) Hibernate
6 4 (13.79%) CSS
6 4 (13.79%) EJB
6 4 (13.79%) JDBC
6 4 (13.79%) JMS
6 4 (13.79%) JSP
6 4 (13.79%) SOAP
6 4 (13.79%) Struts
6 4 (13.79%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (34.48%) Cryptography
2 1 (3.45%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.45%) Equities
2 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 26 (89.66%) Linux
2 15 (51.72%) Windows
3 13 (44.83%) Unix
4 12 (41.38%) AIX
4 12 (41.38%) Solaris
5 7 (24.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (75.86%) Unit Testing
2 13 (44.83%) Configuration Management
2 13 (44.83%) Continuous Integration
2 13 (44.83%) UML
3 12 (41.38%) Automated Testing
3 12 (41.38%) OO
4 9 (31.03%) Performance Optimisation
4 9 (31.03%) Performance Testing
5 7 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (24.14%) CRM
6 6 (20.69%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (17.24%) DevOps
7 5 (17.24%) Web Operations
8 4 (13.79%) ETL
9 3 (10.34%) Concurrent Programming
9 3 (10.34%) Data Modelling
9 3 (10.34%) OOA/OOD
9 3 (10.34%) OOD
9 3 (10.34%) Refactoring
9 3 (10.34%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (17.24%) JavaScript
3 4 (13.79%) SQL
4 2 (6.90%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.45%) C#
5 1 (3.45%) C++
5 1 (3.45%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) Degree
1 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 12 (41.38%) VMware Infrastructure
1 12 (41.38%) Xen
2 6 (20.69%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 16 (55.17%) Oracle
2 12 (41.38%) Axway
2 12 (41.38%) Informatica
2 12 (41.38%) Microsoft
2 12 (41.38%) VMware
3 11 (37.93%) Genesys
4 9 (31.03%) Google
5 7 (24.14%) Red Hat
5 7 (24.14%) SAP
6 6 (20.69%) Siebel
6 6 (20.69%) Sun
7 1 (3.45%) IBM
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