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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Log4j
Rank 635 662 633
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -29
Contract jobs citing Log4j 17 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.019% 0.014%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.19% 0.13% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 3
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
8992 8320 7413
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.87% 14.37% 12.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 6051 5502 4930
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £357
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +6.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 137 192 117
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 £29.53 £26.03 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £71.00
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
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 30 September 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 +5 17 £425 +6.25% 9
West Midlands - 12 £425 - 3
Birmingham - 12 £425 - 1
East of England +5 3 - - 2
Hertfordshire +5 3 - -
Watford -6 3 - -
London +10 1 - - 1
Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
North East - 1 - -
South West - 1 - -
Leeds - 1 - -
Swindon - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 - -
Tyne and Wear - 1 - -
Wiltshire - 1 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 - -

Log4j
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 43 (97.73%) SQL
3 42 (95.45%) XML
4 40 (90.91%) IBM
5 39 (88.64%) Tomcat
5 39 (88.64%) Oracle
6 33 (75.00%) JSP
6 33 (75.00%) Web Services
6 33 (75.00%) JMS
6 33 (75.00%) WebSphere
7 32 (72.73%) DB2
7 32 (72.73%) HTML
8 30 (68.18%) SQL Server
8 30 (68.18%) JBoss
8 30 (68.18%) Web Development
9 29 (65.91%) Java EE
9 29 (65.91%) TDD
9 29 (65.91%) Back Office
9 29 (65.91%) Misys
9 29 (65.91%) WebLogic Portal
9 29 (65.91%) WebLogic
9 29 (65.91%) CSS
10 16 (36.36%) Finance
10 16 (36.36%) Banking
11 12 (27.27%) Linux
11 12 (27.27%) XSLT
12 10 (22.73%) XML Schema
12 10 (22.73%) Bash Shell
13 9 (20.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 9 (20.45%) Oracle Database

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 39 (88.64%) Tomcat
2 33 (75.00%) WebSphere
3 30 (68.18%) JBoss
4 29 (65.91%) WebLogic
4 29 (65.91%) WebLogic Portal
5 5 (11.36%) MQSeries
6 3 (6.82%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 3 (6.82%) Apache
6 3 (6.82%) CMS
6 3 (6.82%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Global One
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.82%) Internet
2 1 (2.27%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (72.73%) DB2
2 30 (68.18%) SQL Server
3 9 (20.45%) Oracle Database
4 3 (6.82%) Jackrabbit
4 3 (6.82%) RDBMS
4 3 (6.82%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.27%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (2.27%) UniData
Development Applications
1 5 (11.36%) JUnit
2 3 (6.82%) Ant
2 3 (6.82%) Eclipse
2 3 (6.82%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.82%) Mockito
2 3 (6.82%) Subversion
2 3 (6.82%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
3 1 (2.27%) JIRA
3 1 (2.27%) Maven
3 1 (2.27%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 29 (65.91%) Back Office
2 16 (36.36%) Banking
2 16 (36.36%) Finance
Job Titles
1 26 (59.09%) Consultant
2 19 (43.18%) Technical Consultant
3 9 (20.45%) Applications Support
4 8 (18.18%) Analyst
4 8 (18.18%) Applications Support Analyst
4 8 (18.18%) Developer
4 8 (18.18%) Support Analyst
5 7 (15.91%) Java Developer
6 6 (13.64%) J2EE Developer
6 6 (13.64%) Java Consultant
6 6 (13.64%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 3 (6.82%) E-Commerce Developer
7 3 (6.82%) Java E-Commerce Developer
8 1 (2.27%) Portal Developer
8 1 (2.27%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (95.45%) XML
2 33 (75.00%) JMS
2 33 (75.00%) JSP
2 33 (75.00%) Web Services
3 32 (72.73%) HTML
4 29 (65.91%) CSS
4 29 (65.91%) Java EE
5 12 (27.27%) XSLT
6 10 (22.73%) XML Schema
7 9 (20.45%) J2SE
8 7 (15.91%) J2EE
9 5 (11.36%) JDBC
10 4 (9.09%) JSTL
10 4 (9.09%) Servlets
10 4 (9.09%) SOAP
11 3 (6.82%) Ajax
11 3 (6.82%) JSON
11 3 (6.82%) REST
11 3 (6.82%) Struts
11 3 (6.82%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.55%) iPad
2 1 (2.27%) Digital Media
2 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.27%) Equities
2 1 (2.27%) IVR
2 1 (2.27%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 12 (27.27%) Linux
2 9 (20.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (11.36%) Unix
4 3 (6.82%) HPUX
4 3 (6.82%) Solaris
5 1 (2.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (68.18%) Web Development
2 29 (65.91%) TDD
3 9 (20.45%) ITIL
4 7 (15.91%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (9.09%) OO
5 4 (9.09%) UML
6 3 (6.82%) E-Commerce
6 3 (6.82%) RAD
7 1 (2.27%) Collateral Management
7 1 (2.27%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (2.27%) CRM
7 1 (2.27%) Data Management
7 1 (2.27%) EAI
7 1 (2.27%) ERP
7 1 (2.27%) Integration Testing
7 1 (2.27%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (2.27%) Software Delivery
7 1 (2.27%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 44 (100.00%) Java
2 43 (97.73%) SQL
3 10 (22.73%) Bash Shell
4 8 (18.18%) Python
5 6 (13.64%) JavaScript
6 4 (9.09%) Perl
7 1 (2.27%) C#
7 1 (2.27%) PHP
7 1 (2.27%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.64%) QA
Vendors
1 40 (90.91%) IBM
2 39 (88.64%) Oracle
3 29 (65.91%) Misys
4 3 (6.82%) ATG
4 3 (6.82%) Blue Martini
4 3 (6.82%) Elastic Path
4 3 (6.82%) Interwoven
5 1 (2.27%) Avaya
5 1 (2.27%) Genesys
5 1 (2.27%) Sencha
5 1 (2.27%) Sybase
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