The table below looks at the statistics for Log4j skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Log4j over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Log4j
Rank 124 - 102
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Log4j 1 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.039% - 0.24%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.29% - 2.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate £325 - £525
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 - - -
Log4j
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Development Applications Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
348 169 197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 13.74% 7.84% 9.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 99 125
Average daily rate £345 £400 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.75% +45.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 13 7
Average hourly rate £21.50 £32.00 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.81% -15.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.65 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+12.56% +2.77%

Log4j
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Log4j across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Log4j Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Log4j
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Log4j across the West Midlands region.

Log4j Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Log4j
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Log4j within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 5 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
Warwickshire - 1 £325 -
Log4j
England

Log4j
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Struts
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) JBoss
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (100.00%) Log4Net
1 1 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) NUnit
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
1 1 (100.00%) Mockito
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS

Log4j
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) JBoss
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Log4Net
1 1 (100.00%) Mockito
1 1 (100.00%) NUnit
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) Struts
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) SOLID
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL