The first table below looks at the demand for Log4j skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Log4j over the 3 months to 30 July 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 London 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Log4j
Rank 404 419 406
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -13
Contract jobs citing Log4j 2 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.009% 0.008% 0.027%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.058% 0.064% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 7
Average daily rate
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- £498 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +53.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £380 £375
% change year-on-year
- +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Development Applications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
3463 3147 2978
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.73% 12.97% 11.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 2511 2252 2035
Average daily rate £425 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 14 31
Average hourly rate £45.00 £41.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +18.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.25 £36.29 £23.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £95.25 £59.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
Log4j
England

Log4j
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Log4j Jobs Demand Trend in London

Log4j
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Log4j Daily Rate Trend in London

Log4j
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Log4j within the London region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
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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
City of London - - - - 1
Log4j
England

Log4j
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 11 (100.00%) Java
1 11 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 11 (100.00%) SQL
1 11 (100.00%) J2EE
1 11 (100.00%) JUnit
2 10 (90.91%) HTML
2 10 (90.91%) Servlets
2 10 (90.91%) UNIX
2 10 (90.91%) MQSeries
2 10 (90.91%) JMS
2 10 (90.91%) Finance
2 10 (90.91%) XMLBeans
3 9 (81.82%) Ajax
3 9 (81.82%) Retail
3 9 (81.82%) Subversion
3 9 (81.82%) Content Management
3 9 (81.82%) Manufacturing
3 9 (81.82%) Internet
3 9 (81.82%) E-Commerce
3 9 (81.82%) RDBMS
3 9 (81.82%) IBM
3 9 (81.82%) Eclipse
3 9 (81.82%) Interwoven
3 9 (81.82%) HPUX
3 9 (81.82%) Solaris
3 9 (81.82%) Linux
3 9 (81.82%) Struts
3 9 (81.82%) XML
3 9 (81.82%) XSLT
3 9 (81.82%) OO

Log4j
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 10 (90.91%) MQSeries
2 8 (72.73%) WebSphere
3 7 (63.64%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (18.18%) Adobe CQ
4 2 (18.18%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 7 (63.64%) Tridion
2 1 (9.09%) Global One
Communications & Networking
1 9 (81.82%) Internet
2 2 (18.18%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (81.82%) RDBMS
1 9 (81.82%) Relational Database
2 7 (63.64%) DB2
3 2 (18.18%) MySQL
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 11 (100.00%) JUnit
2 9 (81.82%) Subversion
2 9 (81.82%) Eclipse
2 9 (81.82%) Ant
3 7 (63.64%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
4 3 (27.27%) Maven
5 1 (9.09%) JIRA
General
1 10 (90.91%) Finance
2 9 (81.82%) Retail
2 9 (81.82%) Manufacturing
3 1 (9.09%) Investment Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Developer
1 10 (90.91%) Java Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Perl Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) J2EE
2 10 (90.91%) HTML
2 10 (90.91%) Servlets
2 10 (90.91%) JMS
2 10 (90.91%) XMLBeans
3 9 (81.82%) Ajax
3 9 (81.82%) Struts
3 9 (81.82%) XML
3 9 (81.82%) XSLT
4 8 (72.73%) JSTL
4 8 (72.73%) JDBC
4 8 (72.73%) JSP
5 7 (63.64%) EJB
5 7 (63.64%) XHTML
6 4 (36.36%) Spring
6 4 (36.36%) Hibernate
7 3 (27.27%) CSS
7 3 (27.27%) Web Services
7 3 (27.27%) jQuery
7 3 (27.27%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 9 (81.82%) Web 2.0
2 1 (9.09%) Equities
2 1 (9.09%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) UNIX
2 9 (81.82%) HPUX
2 9 (81.82%) Solaris
2 9 (81.82%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Content Management
1 9 (81.82%) E-Commerce
1 9 (81.82%) OO
2 7 (63.64%) RAD
2 7 (63.64%) UML
3 1 (9.09%) SOA
3 1 (9.09%) Scrum
3 1 (9.09%) Regression Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) Java
1 11 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 11 (100.00%) SQL
2 9 (81.82%) XPath
3 8 (72.73%) Perl
4 7 (63.64%) Bash Shell
5 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
1 2 (18.18%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) IBM
1 9 (81.82%) Interwoven
2 7 (63.64%) ATG
2 7 (63.64%) Blue Martini
2 7 (63.64%) Elastic Path
3 4 (36.36%) Oracle
4 2 (18.18%) Sun
5 1 (9.09%) Sybase
5 1 (9.09%) JBoss
5 1 (9.09%) SunGard
5 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
5 1 (9.09%) Sencha