The table below looks at the statistics for AOP skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited AOP over the 3 months to 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Aspect-Oriented Programming (AOP)
Rank 160 156 209
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +53
Contract jobs citing AOP 7 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.22% 0.15% 0.017%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.17% 0.022%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 1
Median daily rate £600 - £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £460 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+15.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
AOP
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2769 2898 4643
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 86.99% 84.07% 80.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 2193 2324 3635
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £308 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 23 50
Median hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +38.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £18.70 £10.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.60 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

AOP
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing AOP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

AOP Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

AOP
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing AOP across the City of London region.

AOP Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

AOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing AOP 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 City of London region with a requirement for AOP.

1 20 (95.24%) Financial Institution
1 20 (95.24%) Finance
1 20 (95.24%) Hedge funds
2 15 (71.43%) Investment Banking
2 15 (71.43%) Banking
3 12 (57.14%) Subversion
3 12 (57.14%) Back Office
4 10 (47.62%) Java
5 8 (38.10%) Regression Testing
5 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (38.10%) Performance Tuning
6 7 (33.33%) WPF
6 7 (33.33%) C#
6 7 (33.33%) SQL Server
7 6 (28.57%) OO
8 5 (23.81%) Service Delivery
8 5 (23.81%) Workflow
8 5 (23.81%) Oracle
8 5 (23.81%) SmartStream
8 5 (23.81%) Derivative
8 5 (23.81%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (23.81%) Test Scripting
8 5 (23.81%) Trend Analysis
9 4 (19.05%) MVVM
9 4 (19.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 4 (19.05%) Web Application Development
9 4 (19.05%) User Stories
9 4 (19.05%) Anti-Money Laundering
9 4 (19.05%) SQL Server 2014
9 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET MVC 5

AOP
Top Related IT Skills in the City of 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 4 (19.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 4 (19.05%) WebLogic
2 3 (14.29%) IIS
Business Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Documaker
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle FAH
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (19.05%) SQL Server 2014
2 4 (19.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (9.52%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database
3 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (9.52%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 12 (57.14%) Subversion
2 2 (9.52%) JIRA
3 1 (4.76%) Ant
3 1 (4.76%) Maven
General
1 20 (95.24%) Finance
1 20 (95.24%) Financial Institution
2 15 (71.43%) Banking
2 15 (71.43%) Investment Banking
3 12 (57.14%) Back Office
4 3 (14.29%) Front Office
5 2 (9.52%) Billing
Job Titles
1 17 (80.95%) Developer
2 7 (33.33%) C# Developer
3 6 (28.57%) Senior Developer
4 4 (19.05%) .NET Developer
4 4 (19.05%) ASP Developer
4 4 (19.05%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (19.05%) C# Developer - Investment Banking
4 4 (19.05%) Silverlight Developer
4 4 (19.05%) SQL Developer
5 3 (14.29%) Java Developer
5 3 (14.29%) Senior C# Developer
5 3 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Consultant
6 2 (9.52%) Middleware Specialist
6 2 (9.52%) Oracle Consultant
6 2 (9.52%) Oracle Middleware Specialist
6 2 (9.52%) Oracle Specialist
6 2 (9.52%) Support Consultant
7 1 (4.76%) Designer
7 1 (4.76%) Hybris Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (33.33%) WPF
2 4 (19.05%) .NET
2 4 (19.05%) Ajax
2 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET
2 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 4 (19.05%) Middleware
2 4 (19.05%) MSMQ
2 4 (19.05%) Silverlight
2 4 (19.05%) WCF
2 4 (19.05%) WebCenter
3 3 (14.29%) HTML
3 3 (14.29%) HTML5
3 3 (14.29%) Oracle Fusion
3 3 (14.29%) XML
4 2 (9.52%) J2EE
4 2 (9.52%) Java EE
4 2 (9.52%) SOAP
5 1 (4.76%) Struts
5 1 (4.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (95.24%) Hedge funds
2 5 (23.81%) Derivative
3 3 (14.29%) Algorithms
3 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (14.29%) Data Centre
3 3 (14.29%) Data Structures
3 3 (14.29%) Fixed Income
3 3 (14.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (14.29%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Unix
2 2 (9.52%) Linux
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle Linux
2 2 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (38.10%) Performance Tuning
1 8 (38.10%) Regression Testing
2 6 (28.57%) OO
3 5 (23.81%) Service Delivery
3 5 (23.81%) Test Scripting
3 5 (23.81%) Trend Analysis
3 5 (23.81%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (23.81%) Workflow
4 4 (19.05%) Anti-Money Laundering
4 4 (19.05%) Logistics
4 4 (19.05%) MVC
4 4 (19.05%) MVVM
4 4 (19.05%) Risk Management
4 4 (19.05%) SOA
4 4 (19.05%) TDD
4 4 (19.05%) User Stories
4 4 (19.05%) Web Application Development
5 3 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (14.29%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 10 (47.62%) Java
2 7 (33.33%) C#
3 4 (19.05%) SQL
3 4 (19.05%) T-SQL
4 3 (14.29%) C++
4 3 (14.29%) Python
5 2 (9.52%) Bash Shell
5 2 (9.52%) Jython
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Oracle
1 5 (23.81%) SmartStream
2 4 (19.05%) Siebel
3 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.52%) Red Hat
3 2 (9.52%) VMware
4 1 (4.76%) hybris