The table below looks at the statistics for Log4j skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Log4j over the 3 months to 9 February 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.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Log4j
Rank 608 612 567
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -45
Contract jobs citing Log4j 16 4 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.031% 0.008% 0.038%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.21% 0.057% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 1
Average daily rate £486 £300 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+61.91% -42.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £486 £300 £525
% change year-on-year
+61.91% -42.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
7651 7001 5948
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.86% 13.55% 12.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 5107 4702 3757
Average daily rate £425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 220 127 129
Average hourly rate £42.00 £36.40 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -1.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £24.70 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.47 £47.50 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+12.97% -

Log4j
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Log4j within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 9 February 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 12 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Log4j within the UK over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -17 16 £486 +61.91% 1
North East - 11 £498 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 11 £498 -
Tyne and Wear - 11 £498 -
London +5 1 - - 1
Yorkshire - 1 £335 -
North West - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 £325 -
Manchester - 1 - -
Leeds - 1 £335 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £335 -
Warwickshire - 1 £325 -

Log4j
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 32 (100.00%) Java
2 29 (90.63%) Linux
3 24 (75.00%) Apache
4 22 (68.75%) Unit Testing
5 19 (59.38%) Oracle
6 17 (53.13%) J2EE
7 16 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
7 16 (50.00%) Unix
7 16 (50.00%) Tomcat
7 16 (50.00%) WebSphere
8 15 (46.88%) SSL
8 15 (46.88%) Windows
9 13 (40.63%) UML
9 13 (40.63%) XML
9 13 (40.63%) IIS
9 13 (40.63%) .NET
9 13 (40.63%) Configuration Management
9 13 (40.63%) JUnit
9 13 (40.63%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (40.63%) Spring
9 13 (40.63%) Jenkins
10 12 (37.50%) nginx
10 12 (37.50%) Automated Testing
10 12 (37.50%) Oracle Application Server
10 12 (37.50%) VMware
10 12 (37.50%) Jetty
10 12 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
10 12 (37.50%) Xen
10 12 (37.50%) Axway
10 12 (37.50%) Oracle 10gAS

Log4j
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 24 (75.00%) Apache
2 16 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 16 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 16 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 13 (40.63%) IIS
4 12 (37.50%) Jetty
4 12 (37.50%) nginx
4 12 (37.50%) Oracle 10gAS
4 12 (37.50%) Oracle Application Server
4 12 (37.50%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 11 (34.38%) PowerExchange
6 10 (31.25%) Elasticsearch
7 6 (18.75%) Oracle Spatial
8 4 (12.50%) JBoss
8 4 (12.50%) WebLogic
9 3 (9.38%) WebSphere Process Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.13%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (3.13%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
1 1 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (46.88%) SSL
2 12 (37.50%) HTTP
2 12 (37.50%) TCP/IP
3 11 (34.38%) DHCP
3 11 (34.38%) DNS
3 11 (34.38%) FTP
3 11 (34.38%) IPsec
4 9 (28.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (37.50%) BusinessObjects
2 11 (34.38%) PowerCenter
3 9 (28.13%) Apache Cassandra
3 9 (28.13%) Big Data
4 8 (25.00%) Oracle Database
4 8 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 6 (18.75%) Data Mining
6 3 (9.38%) DB2
6 3 (9.38%) MySQL
7 1 (3.13%) Apache Hive
7 1 (3.13%) InterSystems Cache
7 1 (3.13%) MongoDB
7 1 (3.13%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (40.63%) Jenkins
1 13 (40.63%) JUnit
2 10 (31.25%) Git (software)
3 9 (28.13%) Gradle
3 9 (28.13%) IntelliJ
3 9 (28.13%) Mercurial
4 5 (15.63%) JIRA
5 2 (6.25%) Eclipse
5 2 (6.25%) Maven
6 1 (3.13%) Log4Net
6 1 (3.13%) Mockito
6 1 (3.13%) NUnit
6 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (6.25%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (56.25%) Developer
2 17 (53.13%) Java Developer
3 3 (9.38%) Applications Support
3 3 (9.38%) Web Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Linux Support
4 2 (6.25%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Applications Architect
5 1 (3.13%) Business Intelligence Architect
5 1 (3.13%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) ETL Architect
5 1 (3.13%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (3.13%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
5 1 (3.13%) Java Applications Architect
5 1 (3.13%) Java Architect
5 1 (3.13%) Network Architect
5 1 (3.13%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (3.13%) Senior Operations Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Senior Web Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Virtualisation Architect
5 1 (3.13%) Web Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (53.13%) J2EE
2 13 (40.63%) .NET
2 13 (40.63%) Spring
2 13 (40.63%) XML
3 12 (37.50%) Servlets
4 9 (28.13%) Apache Commons
4 9 (28.13%) Guava
4 9 (28.13%) Guice
4 9 (28.13%) JSON
4 9 (28.13%) Kafka
4 9 (28.13%) Spring Boot
5 6 (18.75%) Hibernate
6 4 (12.50%) CSS
6 4 (12.50%) EJB
6 4 (12.50%) JDBC
6 4 (12.50%) JMS
6 4 (12.50%) JSP
6 4 (12.50%) SOAP
6 4 (12.50%) Struts
6 4 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (31.25%) Cryptography
2 2 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.25%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.13%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.13%) Equities
3 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 29 (90.63%) Linux
2 16 (50.00%) Unix
3 15 (46.88%) Windows
4 12 (37.50%) AIX
4 12 (37.50%) Solaris
5 7 (21.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (68.75%) Unit Testing
2 13 (40.63%) Configuration Management
2 13 (40.63%) Continuous Integration
2 13 (40.63%) UML
3 12 (37.50%) Automated Testing
3 12 (37.50%) OO
4 9 (28.13%) Performance Optimisation
4 9 (28.13%) Performance Testing
5 7 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (21.88%) CRM
6 6 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (15.63%) DevOps
7 5 (15.63%) Web Operations
8 4 (12.50%) ETL
9 3 (9.38%) Concurrent Programming
9 3 (9.38%) Data Management
9 3 (9.38%) Data Modelling
9 3 (9.38%) Master Data Management
9 3 (9.38%) OOA/OOD
9 3 (9.38%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 32 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (15.63%) JavaScript
3 4 (12.50%) SQL
4 3 (9.38%) AWK
4 3 (9.38%) C
4 3 (9.38%) sed
5 2 (6.25%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.13%) C#
6 1 (3.13%) C++
6 1 (3.13%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) Degree
2 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 12 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 12 (37.50%) Xen
2 6 (18.75%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 19 (59.38%) Oracle
2 12 (37.50%) Axway
2 12 (37.50%) Informatica
2 12 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 12 (37.50%) VMware
3 11 (34.38%) Genesys
4 9 (28.13%) Google
5 7 (21.88%) Red Hat
5 7 (21.88%) SAP
6 6 (18.75%) Siebel
6 6 (18.75%) Sun
7 1 (3.13%) IBM
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