The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Log4j skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Log4j over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Apache Log4j
England / London
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 411 423 433
Rank change year-on-year +12 +10  
Contract jobs citing Log4j 7 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.034% 0.005% 0.009%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.18% 0.027% 0.061%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 1
Median daily rate £513 £650 £545
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.15% +19.26%  
UK excluding London median daily rate - £375 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Log4j is in the development application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 3838 3705 3303
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 18.76% 17.33% 14.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 2805 2778 2370
Median daily rate £486 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.05% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £352 £338 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 7 17
Median hourly rate £40.00 £43.75 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.57% +45.83%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £42.10 £22.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.88 £104.35 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +2.97% +13.51%  

Log4j
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing Log4j as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for Log4j in London

Log4j
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Log4j in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Log4j in London

Log4j
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Log4j within the London region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
City of London - 1 £475 -
Log4j
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 across the London region with a requirement for Log4j.

1 8 (100.00%) HTML
1 8 (100.00%) Java
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 8 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 8 (100.00%) Web Services
1 8 (100.00%) TDD
2 7 (87.50%) JIRA
2 7 (87.50%) Ajax
2 7 (87.50%) Fiddler
2 7 (87.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 7 (87.50%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (87.50%) Git (software)
2 7 (87.50%) ZABBIX
2 7 (87.50%) Bash Shell
2 7 (87.50%) Feature Driven Development
2 7 (87.50%) BDD
2 7 (87.50%) Apache Cassandra
2 7 (87.50%) ATDD
2 7 (87.50%) Bitbucket
2 7 (87.50%) HP SiteScope
2 7 (87.50%) Jenkins
2 7 (87.50%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (87.50%) HTTP
2 7 (87.50%) Nagios
2 7 (87.50%) HP
2 7 (87.50%) JMeter
2 7 (87.50%) Apache
2 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (87.50%) LDAP

Log4j
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 8 (100.00%) Tomcat
2 7 (87.50%) Apache
3 1 (12.50%) JBoss
3 1 (12.50%) WebLogic
3 1 (12.50%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 4 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) HTTP
1 7 (87.50%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (87.50%) Apache Cassandra
2 7 (87.50%) MySQL
3 4 (50.00%) MongoDB
4 1 (12.50%) DB2
Development Applications
1 7 (87.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 7 (87.50%) Bitbucket
1 7 (87.50%) Fiddler
1 7 (87.50%) Git (software)
1 7 (87.50%) Jenkins
1 7 (87.50%) JIRA
1 7 (87.50%) JMeter
1 7 (87.50%) YourKit
2 6 (75.00%) Gatling
2 6 (75.00%) Hudson
2 6 (75.00%) LoadRunner
2 6 (75.00%) LoadUI
3 3 (37.50%) WebPagetest
General
1 1 (12.50%) Back Office
1 1 (12.50%) Banking
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Performance Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Java Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) QA Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Test Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Performance Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) HTML
1 8 (100.00%) Web Services
2 7 (87.50%) Ajax
2 7 (87.50%) ODBC
3 1 (12.50%) CSS
3 1 (12.50%) Java EE
3 1 (12.50%) JMS
3 1 (12.50%) JSP
3 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (87.50%) Client/Server
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Linux
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) TDD
2 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (87.50%) ATDD
2 7 (87.50%) BDD
2 7 (87.50%) Continuous Delivery
2 7 (87.50%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (87.50%) Defect Management
2 7 (87.50%) Feature Driven Development
2 7 (87.50%) Performance Monitoring
2 7 (87.50%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (75.00%) Performance Testing
4 4 (50.00%) Performance Engineering
5 2 (25.00%) DevOps
6 1 (12.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Java
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
2 7 (87.50%) Bash Shell
3 3 (37.50%) Groovy
3 3 (37.50%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (75.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (87.50%) Grafana
1 7 (87.50%) Graphite
1 7 (87.50%) HP SiteScope
1 7 (87.50%) Nagios
1 7 (87.50%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Dynatrace
1 7 (87.50%) HP
2 3 (37.50%) SOASTA, Inc
3 1 (12.50%) IBM
3 1 (12.50%) Misys
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle