The table below looks at the statistics for Log4j skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Log4j over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apache Log4j
UK
Rank 581 613 606
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -7
Contract jobs citing Log4j 16 16 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.036% 0.031% 0.010%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.21% 0.21% 0.071%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 13 3
Median daily rate £275 £497 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.61% +80.54%
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £486 £275
% change year-on-year
-43.38% +76.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

Development Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
7645 7575 7063
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.08% 14.58% 13.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 5138 4996 4676
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 165 202 133
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.70 £29.51 £28.29
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.78 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.85 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.55% +16.25%

Log4j
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Log4j as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Development Applications category.

Log4j Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Log4j
Daily Rate Trend

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

Log4j Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Log4j
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Log4j within the UK.

Log4j Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Log4j
Top 6 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Log4j within the UK over the 3 months to 26 February 2017. 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 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
England +28 16 £275 -44.61% 2
Hampshire - 11 - -
South East - 11 - -
London +18 3 - - 1
North West - 2 £275 -
Manchester - 2 £275 -

Log4j
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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 with a requirement for Log4j.

1 33 (100.00%) Java
1 33 (100.00%) Web Services
2 31 (93.94%) XML
3 26 (78.79%) JSP
4 25 (75.76%) WebSphere
5 23 (69.70%) Linux
5 23 (69.70%) JMS
6 22 (66.67%) XSLT
6 22 (66.67%) Oracle
7 21 (63.64%) WebLogic
8 20 (60.61%) JBoss
9 19 (57.58%) Ant
9 19 (57.58%) JavaScript
10 18 (54.55%) ATG
10 18 (54.55%) E-Commerce
10 18 (54.55%) Apache
10 18 (54.55%) Servlets
11 16 (48.48%) J2EE
11 16 (48.48%) JDBC
12 15 (45.45%) Subversion
13 14 (42.42%) Oracle Database
14 13 (39.39%) ATG Dynamo
14 13 (39.39%) HTML
14 13 (39.39%) SQL
14 13 (39.39%) Personalization
15 12 (36.36%) Quality Management
16 10 (30.30%) Tomcat
16 10 (30.30%) IBM
16 10 (30.30%) DB2
17 9 (27.27%) CSS

Log4j
Top Related IT Skills 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 25 (75.76%) WebSphere
2 21 (63.64%) WebLogic
3 20 (60.61%) JBoss
4 18 (54.55%) Apache
5 13 (39.39%) ATG Dynamo
6 10 (30.30%) Tomcat
7 7 (21.21%) WebLogic Portal
8 3 (9.09%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 3 (9.09%) CMS
8 3 (9.09%) MQSeries
8 3 (9.09%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (6.06%) Jetty
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.15%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (42.42%) Oracle Database
2 10 (30.30%) DB2
3 7 (21.21%) SQL Server
4 3 (9.09%) Jackrabbit
4 3 (9.09%) MySQL
4 3 (9.09%) RDBMS
4 3 (9.09%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.03%) NoSQL
5 1 (3.03%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 19 (57.58%) Ant
2 15 (45.45%) Subversion
3 6 (18.18%) Git (software)
4 5 (15.15%) JUnit
4 5 (15.15%) Mockito
5 4 (12.12%) Cucumber
5 4 (12.12%) Eclipse
5 4 (12.12%) IntelliJ
6 3 (9.09%) Jenkins
6 3 (9.09%) JMeter
6 3 (9.09%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
7 2 (6.06%) JIRA
7 2 (6.06%) Mercurial
7 2 (6.06%) Selenium
7 2 (6.06%) Spock
7 2 (6.06%) TestNG
7 2 (6.06%) WebDriver
8 1 (3.03%) Apache Ivy
8 1 (3.03%) Bugzilla
8 1 (3.03%) CruiseControl
General
1 7 (21.21%) Back Office
2 6 (18.18%) Finance
3 5 (15.15%) Banking
4 2 (6.06%) Games
Job Titles
1 19 (57.58%) Developer
2 8 (24.24%) Java Developer
3 7 (21.21%) Consultant
3 7 (21.21%) Technical Consultant
4 5 (15.15%) Senior Developer
5 4 (12.12%) E-Commerce Developer
5 4 (12.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) Java E-Commerce Developer
6 3 (9.09%) J2EE Developer
6 3 (9.09%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (6.06%) SQL Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Tester
8 1 (3.03%) Java Software Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) QA Tester
8 1 (3.03%) Resource Manager
8 1 (3.03%) Software Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Software Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) WebLogic Developer
8 1 (3.03%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (100.00%) Web Services
2 31 (93.94%) XML
3 26 (78.79%) JSP
4 23 (69.70%) JMS
5 22 (66.67%) XSLT
6 18 (54.55%) Servlets
7 16 (48.48%) J2EE
7 16 (48.48%) JDBC
8 13 (39.39%) HTML
9 9 (27.27%) CSS
10 8 (24.24%) REST
10 8 (24.24%) SOAP
11 7 (21.21%) Java EE
12 5 (15.15%) JAX-RPC
12 5 (15.15%) JSON
12 5 (15.15%) JSTL
12 5 (15.15%) WSDL
12 5 (15.15%) XSD
12 5 (15.15%) XSL
13 4 (12.12%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.03%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 23 (69.70%) Linux
2 8 (24.24%) Unix
3 4 (12.12%) Windows
3 4 (12.12%) Windows Server
4 3 (9.09%) HPUX
4 3 (9.09%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (54.55%) E-Commerce
2 13 (39.39%) Personalization
3 12 (36.36%) Quality Management
4 9 (27.27%) TDD
5 7 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (21.21%) Web Development
6 6 (18.18%) Open Source
7 5 (15.15%) Change Management
7 5 (15.15%) Data Management
7 5 (15.15%) ITIL
8 4 (12.12%) BDD
8 4 (12.12%) DevOps
8 4 (12.12%) PRINCE2
8 4 (12.12%) Problem Management
9 3 (9.09%) OO
9 3 (9.09%) Performance Testing
9 3 (9.09%) RAD
9 3 (9.09%) Resource Management
9 3 (9.09%) UML
10 2 (6.06%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 33 (100.00%) Java
2 19 (57.58%) JavaScript
3 13 (39.39%) SQL
4 3 (9.09%) Bash Shell
4 3 (9.09%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) BC Cleared
1 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) QA
2 1 (3.03%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) SCCM
Vendors
1 22 (66.67%) Oracle
2 18 (54.55%) ATG
3 10 (30.30%) IBM
4 7 (21.21%) Misys
5 5 (15.15%) Elastic Path
6 3 (9.09%) Blue Martini
6 3 (9.09%) Interwoven
7 2 (6.06%) Demandware
7 2 (6.06%) hybris
8 1 (3.03%) Microsoft