The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 29 March 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 / South East
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 241 - 266
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Log4j 7 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.089% - 0.020%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.58% - 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £273
UK excluding London median daily rate - £325 £275
% change year-on-year - +18.18%  
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 the South East with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 1199 1243 1205
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 15.24% 13.30% 12.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 695 801 691
Median daily rate £405 £380 £362
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.57% +5.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 50 38
Median hourly rate £45.87 £44.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.25% +10.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £37.50 £21.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £126.25 £50.44
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.29 £37.50
% change year-on-year +0.49% +12.77%  

Log4j
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

Log4j
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Log4j in the South East

Log4j
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Log4j within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 March 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
Hampshire - 7 - -
Log4j
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 South East region with a requirement for Log4j.

1 13 (100.00%) Ant
1 13 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 13 (100.00%) JDBC
1 13 (100.00%) JSP
1 13 (100.00%) Servlets
1 13 (100.00%) Web Services
1 13 (100.00%) XML
1 13 (100.00%) XSLT
1 13 (100.00%) Java
1 13 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 13 (100.00%) J2EE
1 13 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 13 (100.00%) JMS
1 13 (100.00%) JBoss
1 13 (100.00%) ATG
1 13 (100.00%) ATG Dynamo
1 13 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 13 (100.00%) Personalization
2 12 (92.31%) Quality Management
2 12 (92.31%) Subversion
2 12 (92.31%) Oracle Database
2 12 (92.31%) Apache
2 12 (92.31%) Oracle
2 12 (92.31%) Linux
3 1 (7.69%) Virtual Team

Log4j
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 13 (100.00%) ATG Dynamo
1 13 (100.00%) JBoss
1 13 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 13 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 12 (92.31%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (92.31%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 13 (100.00%) Ant
2 12 (92.31%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 13 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (38.46%) Senior Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Java Developer
4 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Java E-Commerce Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Java WebSphere Developer
4 1 (7.69%) WebLogic Developer
4 1 (7.69%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) J2EE
1 13 (100.00%) JDBC
1 13 (100.00%) JMS
1 13 (100.00%) JSP
1 13 (100.00%) Servlets
1 13 (100.00%) Web Services
1 13 (100.00%) XML
1 13 (100.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 12 (92.31%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 13 (100.00%) Personalization
2 12 (92.31%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) Java
1 13 (100.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) ATG
2 12 (92.31%) Oracle