The table below looks at the statistics for Log4j skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Log4j over the 3 months to 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Log4j
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Log4j 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - - -
As % of the Development Applications category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate - £273 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Log4j
England

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

Development Applications Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
534 420 301
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 13.28% 10.82% 9.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 339 258 157
Average daily rate £388 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 10 15
Average hourly rate £41.50 £37.50 £37.49
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.66% +0.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.00 £20.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.21 £46.05 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.29 £37.04 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+14.17% -2.01%

Log4j
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Log4j Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Log4j
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Log4j Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Log4j
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 1 (100.00%) DHTML
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) DB2
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (100.00%) EJB
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) JDBC
1 1 (100.00%) JSP
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Struts
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XSLT
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) OOA/OOD
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) JBoss
1 1 (100.00%) JMS
1 1 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (100.00%) OOD
1 1 (100.00%) ETL

Log4j
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 1 (100.00%) JBoss
1 1 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere Process Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) DHTML
1 1 (100.00%) EJB
1 1 (100.00%) EJB 3.0
1 1 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) JDBC
1 1 (100.00%) JMS
1 1 (100.00%) JSP
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Struts
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XSLT
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) BPEL
1 1 (100.00%) Concurrent Programming
1 1 (100.00%) Data Management
1 1 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (100.00%) ETL
1 1 (100.00%) Master Data Management
1 1 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) OOA/OOD
1 1 (100.00%) OOD
1 1 (100.00%) Refactoring
1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle