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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Log4j
Rank 620 631 605
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -26
Contract jobs citing Log4j 26 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.048% 0.013% 0.017%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.31% 0.095% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 1 0
Median daily rate £375 £545 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.19% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 - -
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
8347 7376 6781
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.50% 13.38% 12.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 5750 4877 4311
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £508
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 123 156
Median hourly rate £42.00 £37.00 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.51% -2.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £22.18 £31.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £45.00 £51.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £37.04 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+12.04% -2.01%

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 28 June 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 8 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 28 June 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 +17 26 £375 -31.19% 3
West Midlands - 15 £413 - 1
Birmingham - 15 £413 - 1
Milton Keynes - 9 £255 -
Buckinghamshire - 9 £255 -
South East - 9 £255 -
London -6 2 £588 +7.79% 1
Canary Wharf - 1 £650 -

Log4j
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 31 (100.00%) Java
1 31 (100.00%) SQL
2 29 (93.55%) Oracle
3 28 (90.32%) Tomcat
4 27 (87.10%) XML
5 26 (83.87%) IBM
6 20 (64.52%) JMS
6 20 (64.52%) JSP
6 20 (64.52%) WebSphere
7 19 (61.29%) JBoss
8 18 (58.06%) SQL Server
9 17 (54.84%) WebLogic
9 17 (54.84%) HTML
9 17 (54.84%) CSS
9 17 (54.84%) Web Services
9 17 (54.84%) Web Development
9 17 (54.84%) TDD
10 16 (51.61%) Java EE
10 16 (51.61%) DB2
10 16 (51.61%) Misys
10 16 (51.61%) WebLogic Portal
10 16 (51.61%) Back Office
11 12 (38.71%) Finance
11 12 (38.71%) Linux
11 12 (38.71%) Banking
12 9 (29.03%) XML Schema
12 9 (29.03%) J2SE
12 9 (29.03%) XSLT
12 9 (29.03%) ITIL
12 9 (29.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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 28 (90.32%) Tomcat
2 20 (64.52%) WebSphere
3 19 (61.29%) JBoss
4 17 (54.84%) WebLogic
5 16 (51.61%) WebLogic Portal
6 2 (6.45%) MQSeries
6 2 (6.45%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (3.23%) IIS
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Global One
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (58.06%) SQL Server
2 16 (51.61%) DB2
3 9 (29.03%) Oracle Database
4 2 (6.45%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (6.45%) UniData
Development Applications
1 5 (16.13%) JIRA
1 5 (16.13%) Maven
2 4 (12.90%) JUnit
3 2 (6.45%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (3.23%) Eclipse
4 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.23%) Log4Net
4 1 (3.23%) Mockito
4 1 (3.23%) NUnit
4 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (51.61%) Back Office
2 12 (38.71%) Banking
2 12 (38.71%) Finance
3 1 (3.23%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (45.16%) Consultant
2 11 (35.48%) Technical Consultant
3 9 (29.03%) Applications Support
4 8 (25.81%) Analyst
4 8 (25.81%) Applications Support Analyst
4 8 (25.81%) Developer
4 8 (25.81%) Support Analyst
5 6 (19.35%) Java Developer
6 5 (16.13%) Java Consultant
7 2 (6.45%) J2EE Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Investment Banking Java Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (87.10%) XML
2 20 (64.52%) JMS
2 20 (64.52%) JSP
3 17 (54.84%) CSS
3 17 (54.84%) HTML
3 17 (54.84%) Web Services
4 16 (51.61%) Java EE
5 9 (29.03%) J2SE
5 9 (29.03%) XML Schema
5 9 (29.03%) XSLT
6 7 (22.58%) J2EE
7 6 (19.35%) Hibernate
7 6 (19.35%) Spring
8 4 (12.90%) GWT
8 4 (12.90%) JAXB
8 4 (12.90%) JDBC
8 4 (12.90%) JMX
8 4 (12.90%) JSTL
8 4 (12.90%) Servlets
8 4 (12.90%) XMLBeans
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Equities
2 2 (6.45%) iPad
2 2 (6.45%) SWIFT
3 1 (3.23%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 12 (38.71%) Linux
2 9 (29.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (6.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (54.84%) TDD
1 17 (54.84%) Web Development
2 9 (29.03%) ITIL
3 6 (19.35%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (6.45%) Software Delivery
6 1 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.23%) Collateral Management
6 1 (3.23%) CRM
6 1 (3.23%) ERP
6 1 (3.23%) SOLID
6 1 (3.23%) UML
6 1 (3.23%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 31 (100.00%) Java
1 31 (100.00%) SQL
2 8 (25.81%) Python
3 7 (22.58%) Bash Shell
4 6 (19.35%) JavaScript
5 3 (9.68%) C#
5 3 (9.68%) PL/SQL
6 2 (6.45%) Perl
6 2 (6.45%) Shell Script
7 1 (3.23%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (19.35%) QA
Vendors
1 29 (93.55%) Oracle
2 26 (83.87%) IBM
3 16 (51.61%) Misys
4 2 (6.45%) Sencha
4 2 (6.45%) Sybase
5 1 (3.23%) SunGard