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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Aspect-Oriented Programming (AOP)
Rank 151 208 204
Rank change year-on-year
+57 -4
Contract jobs citing AOP 14 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.41% 0.084% 0.034%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% 0.10% 0.042%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 2
Median daily rate £475 £410 £524
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.85% -21.71%
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £403 £375
% change year-on-year
+18.01% +7.33%
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
2903 4783 4733
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 85.74% 80.58% 80.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 2376 3796 3514
Median daily rate £475 £465 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.15% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £320 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 48 49
Median hourly rate £12.50 £21.75 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.52% -1.13%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

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 28 July 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 16 (100.00%) Finance
2 15 (93.75%) Financial Institution
2 15 (93.75%) Hedge funds
3 12 (75.00%) Java
4 11 (68.75%) SOA
5 10 (62.50%) Oracle
5 10 (62.50%) WebLogic
6 9 (56.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 9 (56.25%) Middleware
6 9 (56.25%) Siebel
6 9 (56.25%) WebCenter
6 9 (56.25%) Documaker
7 8 (50.00%) JIRA
7 8 (50.00%) Unix
7 8 (50.00%) Linux
7 8 (50.00%) OO
7 8 (50.00%) VMware
7 8 (50.00%) Change Management
8 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
8 7 (43.75%) Red Hat
8 7 (43.75%) ITIL
8 7 (43.75%) Java EE
8 7 (43.75%) Oracle Database 11g
8 7 (43.75%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (43.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (43.75%) Oracle Linux
8 7 (43.75%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 7 (43.75%) Oracle Database
9 4 (25.00%) Banking
9 4 (25.00%) Investment Banking

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 10 (62.50%) WebLogic
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (6.25%) Apache
3 1 (6.25%) JBoss
3 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
3 1 (6.25%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 9 (56.25%) Documaker
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle FAH
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (43.75%) Oracle Database
1 7 (43.75%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle ODI
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
3 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (6.25%) MySQL
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (50.00%) JIRA
2 2 (12.50%) Maven
2 2 (12.50%) Subversion
2 2 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (6.25%) Ant
3 1 (6.25%) ClearCase
3 1 (6.25%) CruiseControl
3 1 (6.25%) Cucumber
3 1 (6.25%) Gerrit
3 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
3 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
3 1 (6.25%) JUnit
3 1 (6.25%) Mockito
3 1 (6.25%) NUnit
3 1 (6.25%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (6.25%) TeamCity
General
1 16 (100.00%) Finance
2 15 (93.75%) Financial Institution
3 4 (25.00%) Banking
3 4 (25.00%) Investment Banking
4 2 (12.50%) Back Office
4 2 (12.50%) Billing
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Consultant
2 7 (43.75%) Oracle Consultant
2 7 (43.75%) Support Consultant
3 6 (37.50%) Developer
4 4 (25.00%) Java Developer
5 3 (18.75%) Senior Developer
5 3 (18.75%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (12.50%) Middleware Specialist
6 2 (12.50%) Oracle Middleware Specialist
6 2 (12.50%) Oracle Specialist
6 2 (12.50%) SQL Developer
7 1 (6.25%) .NET Developer
7 1 (6.25%) Applications Consultant
7 1 (6.25%) ASP Developer
7 1 (6.25%) Business Developer
7 1 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (6.25%) C# Developer
7 1 (6.25%) C# Developer - Investment Banking
7 1 (6.25%) Deployment Consultant
7 1 (6.25%) Silverlight Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (56.25%) Middleware
1 9 (56.25%) WebCenter
2 7 (43.75%) Java EE
3 2 (12.50%) .NET
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (6.25%) Ajax
4 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
4 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (6.25%) IBM Integration Bus
4 1 (6.25%) J2EE
4 1 (6.25%) JSON
4 1 (6.25%) LAMP
4 1 (6.25%) MSMQ
4 1 (6.25%) Silverlight
4 1 (6.25%) Spring
4 1 (6.25%) WCF
4 1 (6.25%) Web Services
4 1 (6.25%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (6.25%) WPF
4 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (93.75%) Hedge funds
2 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
3 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Linux
1 8 (50.00%) Unix
2 7 (43.75%) Oracle Linux
2 7 (43.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) SOA
2 8 (50.00%) Change Management
2 8 (50.00%) OO
3 7 (43.75%) ITIL
4 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (18.75%) High Availability
4 3 (18.75%) Release Management
5 2 (12.50%) Content Management
5 2 (12.50%) ETL
5 2 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (12.50%) Revenue Management
5 2 (12.50%) User Stories
6 1 (6.25%) Analytics
6 1 (6.25%) MVC
6 1 (6.25%) OOD
6 1 (6.25%) Risk Management
6 1 (6.25%) Scrum
6 1 (6.25%) TDD
6 1 (6.25%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (75.00%) Java
2 3 (18.75%) Bash Shell
2 3 (18.75%) Python
2 3 (18.75%) SQL
3 2 (12.50%) C#
3 2 (12.50%) Jython
4 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
4 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (43.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.25%) GridGain
2 1 (6.25%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 9 (56.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 7 (43.75%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) Oracle
2 9 (56.25%) Siebel
3 8 (50.00%) VMware
4 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
4 7 (43.75%) Red Hat