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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apache Log4j
UK
Rank 569 616 604
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -12
Contract jobs citing Log4j 18 14 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.040% 0.028% 0.006%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.24% 0.19% 0.043%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 12 1
Median daily rate £275 £486 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.38% +47.19%
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £486 £330
% change year-on-year
-43.38% +47.19%
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
7389 7507 6902
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.47% 15.02% 13.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 4926 5013 4694
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £534
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 114 202 123
Median hourly rate £41.50 £41.85 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.83% +13.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.80 £24.46 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £50.78 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £41.80 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-0.71% +12.97%

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 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 23 January 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 +33 16 £275 -43.38% 4
South East - 9 - - 1
Hampshire - 9 - - 1
London - 5 - -
North West +28 2 £275 -
Manchester +13 2 £275 -
Edinburgh - 2 - -
Scotland - 2 - -

Log4j
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 37 (100.00%) Java
2 36 (97.30%) Web Services
3 34 (91.89%) XML
4 28 (75.68%) JSP
5 27 (72.97%) WebSphere
6 25 (67.57%) JMS
7 24 (64.86%) Oracle
8 23 (62.16%) WebLogic
9 22 (59.46%) JBoss
10 20 (54.05%) SQL
11 19 (51.35%) Linux
11 19 (51.35%) HTML
12 18 (48.65%) XSLT
13 16 (43.24%) JavaScript
13 16 (43.24%) DB2
13 16 (43.24%) Tomcat
13 16 (43.24%) IBM
14 15 (40.54%) Ant
14 15 (40.54%) CSS
14 15 (40.54%) TDD
15 14 (37.84%) ATG
15 14 (37.84%) Servlets
15 14 (37.84%) Apache
15 14 (37.84%) E-Commerce
16 13 (35.14%) Misys
16 13 (35.14%) WebLogic Portal
16 13 (35.14%) SQL Server
16 13 (35.14%) JDBC
16 13 (35.14%) Back Office
16 13 (35.14%) Web Development

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 27 (72.97%) WebSphere
2 23 (62.16%) WebLogic
3 22 (59.46%) JBoss
4 16 (43.24%) Tomcat
5 14 (37.84%) Apache
6 13 (35.14%) WebLogic Portal
7 9 (24.32%) ATG Dynamo
8 4 (10.81%) MQSeries
9 3 (8.11%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 3 (8.11%) CMS
9 3 (8.11%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (5.41%) Jetty
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.51%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (43.24%) DB2
2 13 (35.14%) SQL Server
3 10 (27.03%) Oracle Database
4 3 (8.11%) Jackrabbit
4 3 (8.11%) MySQL
4 3 (8.11%) RDBMS
4 3 (8.11%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.70%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 15 (40.54%) Ant
2 11 (29.73%) Subversion
3 6 (16.22%) Git (software)
3 6 (16.22%) JUnit
4 5 (13.51%) Mockito
5 4 (10.81%) Cucumber
5 4 (10.81%) Eclipse
5 4 (10.81%) IntelliJ
6 3 (8.11%) Jenkins
6 3 (8.11%) JMeter
6 3 (8.11%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
7 2 (5.41%) JIRA
7 2 (5.41%) Mercurial
7 2 (5.41%) Selenium
7 2 (5.41%) Spock
7 2 (5.41%) TestNG
7 2 (5.41%) WebDriver
8 1 (2.70%) Apache Ivy
8 1 (2.70%) Bugzilla
8 1 (2.70%) CruiseControl
General
1 13 (35.14%) Back Office
2 7 (18.92%) Banking
2 7 (18.92%) Finance
3 2 (5.41%) Games
Job Titles
1 16 (43.24%) Developer
2 13 (35.14%) Consultant
3 12 (32.43%) Technical Consultant
4 9 (24.32%) Java Developer
5 4 (10.81%) E-Commerce Developer
5 4 (10.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Java E-Commerce Developer
6 3 (8.11%) J2EE Developer
6 3 (8.11%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 3 (8.11%) Senior Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (5.41%) SQL Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Tester
8 1 (2.70%) Infrastructure Designer
8 1 (2.70%) Java Consultant
8 1 (2.70%) Java Software Developer
8 1 (2.70%) Java Software Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) QA Tester
8 1 (2.70%) Resource Manager
8 1 (2.70%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (97.30%) Web Services
2 34 (91.89%) XML
3 28 (75.68%) JSP
4 25 (67.57%) JMS
5 19 (51.35%) HTML
6 18 (48.65%) XSLT
7 15 (40.54%) CSS
8 14 (37.84%) Servlets
9 13 (35.14%) Java EE
9 13 (35.14%) JDBC
10 12 (32.43%) J2EE
11 9 (24.32%) SOAP
12 8 (21.62%) REST
13 5 (13.51%) JAX-RPC
13 5 (13.51%) JSON
13 5 (13.51%) JSTL
13 5 (13.51%) WSDL
13 5 (13.51%) XSD
13 5 (13.51%) XSL
14 4 (10.81%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (2.70%) IVR
1 1 (2.70%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 19 (51.35%) Linux
2 9 (24.32%) Unix
3 5 (13.51%) Windows
4 4 (10.81%) Windows Server
5 3 (8.11%) HPUX
5 3 (8.11%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (40.54%) TDD
2 14 (37.84%) E-Commerce
3 13 (35.14%) Web Development
4 8 (21.62%) Quality Management
5 7 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (16.22%) Data Management
6 6 (16.22%) Open Source
7 5 (13.51%) Change Management
7 5 (13.51%) ITIL
8 4 (10.81%) BDD
8 4 (10.81%) DevOps
8 4 (10.81%) OO
8 4 (10.81%) PRINCE2
8 4 (10.81%) Problem Management
8 4 (10.81%) UML
9 3 (8.11%) Performance Testing
9 3 (8.11%) RAD
9 3 (8.11%) Resource Management
9 3 (8.11%) User Acceptance Testing
10 2 (5.41%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 37 (100.00%) Java
2 20 (54.05%) SQL
3 16 (43.24%) JavaScript
4 3 (8.11%) Bash Shell
4 3 (8.11%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (2.70%) BC Cleared
1 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) QA
2 1 (2.70%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 24 (64.86%) Oracle
2 16 (43.24%) IBM
3 14 (37.84%) ATG
4 13 (35.14%) Misys
5 5 (13.51%) Elastic Path
6 3 (8.11%) Blue Martini
6 3 (8.11%) Interwoven
7 2 (5.41%) Demandware
7 2 (5.41%) hybris
8 1 (2.70%) Avaya
8 1 (2.70%) Genesys
8 1 (2.70%) Microsoft
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