The table below looks at the statistics for Log4j skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Log4j over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Log4j
Rank 248 233 248
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +15
Contract jobs citing Log4j 2 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.021% 0.058% 0.032%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.19% 0.57% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 2
Average daily rate
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£400 £450 £423
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +6.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £363
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Development Applications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1067 884 1051
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 11.19% 10.29% 11.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 651 553 506
Average daily rate £358 £356 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.35% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.60% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 13 56
Average hourly rate £37.50 £33.25 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.78% -0.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £14.70 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £36.07 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.81% +3.04%

Log4j
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Log4j Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Log4j
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Log4j Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Log4j
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Log4j within the South East region over the 3 months to 22 October 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
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Job
Vacancies
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England

Log4j
Top 18 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) Crystal Reports
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (100.00%) ETL
1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) JasperReports
1 2 (100.00%) Big Data
1 2 (100.00%) Jaspersoft
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

Log4j
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) Crystal Reports
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (100.00%) JasperReports
1 2 (100.00%) Big Data
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Software Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Report Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ETL
1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) Jaspersoft