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 7 December 2016 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Log4j
Rank 613 631 -
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -
Contract jobs citing Log4j 17 13 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.034% 0.023% -
As % of the Development Applications category 0.21% 0.16% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 0
Median daily rate £455 £225 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+102.22% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £455 £225 -
% change year-on-year
+102.22% -
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
8275 8303 7357
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.60% 14.98% 13.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 5569 5582 5059
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 £320 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 187 117
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £25.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.68 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Log4j within the UK over the 3 months to 7 December 2016.

Log4j Daily Rate Histogram 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 16 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 7 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +29 15 £455 -
South East - 5 - -
Hampshire - 5 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 4 £475 -
Tyne and Wear - 4 £475 -
North East - 4 £475 -
Edinburgh +19 2 - -
Scotland +14 2 - -
North West +4 2 £368 -
London -2 2 - -
Manchester 0 1 £275 -
Cheshire - 1 £460 -
Warrington - 1 £460 -
Watford - 1 - -
East of England - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -

Log4j
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, 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 44 (100.00%) Java
2 42 (95.45%) XML
3 40 (90.91%) Web Services
4 33 (75.00%) JSP
5 32 (72.73%) Oracle
5 32 (72.73%) SQL
5 32 (72.73%) WebSphere
6 31 (70.45%) JMS
7 29 (65.91%) IBM
7 29 (65.91%) WebLogic
8 28 (63.64%) HTML
8 28 (63.64%) JBoss
8 28 (63.64%) Tomcat
9 26 (59.09%) DB2
10 24 (54.55%) CSS
10 24 (54.55%) TDD
11 23 (52.27%) Back Office
11 23 (52.27%) Web Development
11 23 (52.27%) Java EE
11 23 (52.27%) SQL Server
11 23 (52.27%) Misys
11 23 (52.27%) WebLogic Portal
12 17 (38.64%) XSLT
12 17 (38.64%) Linux
13 13 (29.55%) Finance
13 13 (29.55%) Banking
14 11 (25.00%) JavaScript
15 10 (22.73%) J2EE
15 10 (22.73%) Ant
16 9 (20.45%) ATG

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 32 (72.73%) WebSphere
2 29 (65.91%) WebLogic
3 28 (63.64%) JBoss
3 28 (63.64%) Tomcat
4 23 (52.27%) WebLogic Portal
5 9 (20.45%) Apache
6 5 (11.36%) ATG Dynamo
7 4 (9.09%) MQSeries
8 3 (6.82%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 3 (6.82%) CMS
8 3 (6.82%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (2.27%) Jetty
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (59.09%) DB2
2 23 (52.27%) SQL Server
3 8 (18.18%) Oracle Database
4 3 (6.82%) Jackrabbit
4 3 (6.82%) RDBMS
4 3 (6.82%) Relational Database
5 2 (4.55%) MySQL
6 1 (2.27%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.27%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 10 (22.73%) Ant
2 7 (15.91%) Subversion
3 5 (11.36%) Git (software)
3 5 (11.36%) JUnit
4 4 (9.09%) Eclipse
4 4 (9.09%) Mockito
5 3 (6.82%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Cucumber
6 2 (4.55%) IntelliJ
6 2 (4.55%) Jenkins
6 2 (4.55%) JMeter
7 1 (2.27%) Apache Ivy
7 1 (2.27%) Bugzilla
7 1 (2.27%) CruiseControl
7 1 (2.27%) JIRA
7 1 (2.27%) Mercurial
7 1 (2.27%) Selenium
7 1 (2.27%) Spock
7 1 (2.27%) TestNG
7 1 (2.27%) WebDriver
General
1 23 (52.27%) Back Office
2 13 (29.55%) Banking
2 13 (29.55%) Finance
3 1 (2.27%) Games
Job Titles
1 21 (47.73%) Consultant
2 15 (34.09%) Technical Consultant
3 13 (29.55%) Developer
4 10 (22.73%) Java Developer
5 5 (11.36%) J2EE Developer
5 5 (11.36%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 4 (9.09%) E-Commerce Developer
6 4 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (9.09%) Java E-Commerce Developer
7 3 (6.82%) Applications Support
8 2 (4.55%) Analyst
8 2 (4.55%) Applications Support Analyst
8 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Manager
8 2 (4.55%) Java Consultant
8 2 (4.55%) Support Analyst
9 1 (2.27%) Infrastructure Designer
9 1 (2.27%) Java Software Developer
9 1 (2.27%) Java Software Engineer
9 1 (2.27%) WebLogic Developer
9 1 (2.27%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (95.45%) XML
2 40 (90.91%) Web Services
3 33 (75.00%) JSP
4 31 (70.45%) JMS
5 28 (63.64%) HTML
6 24 (54.55%) CSS
7 23 (52.27%) Java EE
8 17 (38.64%) XSLT
9 10 (22.73%) J2EE
10 9 (20.45%) JDBC
10 9 (20.45%) Servlets
10 9 (20.45%) SOAP
11 8 (18.18%) REST
12 5 (11.36%) JAX-RPC
12 5 (11.36%) WSDL
12 5 (11.36%) XSL
13 4 (9.09%) JSON
13 4 (9.09%) Struts
13 4 (9.09%) XML Schema
13 4 (9.09%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (2.27%) iPad
1 1 (2.27%) IVR
1 1 (2.27%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 17 (38.64%) Linux
2 9 (20.45%) Unix
3 5 (11.36%) Windows
4 4 (9.09%) Windows Server
5 3 (6.82%) HPUX
5 3 (6.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (6.82%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (54.55%) TDD
2 23 (52.27%) Web Development
3 9 (20.45%) E-Commerce
4 8 (18.18%) ITIL
5 6 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (13.64%) Data Management
5 6 (13.64%) Open Source
6 5 (11.36%) Change Management
7 4 (9.09%) DevOps
7 4 (9.09%) OO
7 4 (9.09%) PRINCE2
7 4 (9.09%) Problem Management
7 4 (9.09%) Quality Management
7 4 (9.09%) UML
7 4 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (6.82%) RAD
8 3 (6.82%) Resource Management
9 2 (4.55%) BDD
9 2 (4.55%) Performance Testing
9 2 (4.55%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (100.00%) Java
2 32 (72.73%) SQL
3 11 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (11.36%) Bash Shell
5 3 (6.82%) Perl
5 3 (6.82%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (2.27%) BC Cleared
1 1 (2.27%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.82%) QA
2 1 (2.27%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) SCCM
Vendors
1 32 (72.73%) Oracle
2 29 (65.91%) IBM
3 23 (52.27%) Misys
4 9 (20.45%) ATG
5 4 (9.09%) Elastic Path
6 3 (6.82%) Blue Martini
6 3 (6.82%) Interwoven
7 1 (2.27%) Avaya
7 1 (2.27%) Demandware
7 1 (2.27%) Genesys
7 1 (2.27%) hybris
7 1 (2.27%) Microsoft