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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Aspect-Oriented Programming (AOP)
London / City of London
Rank 147 155 188
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +33
Contract jobs citing AOP 1 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.034% 0.12% 0.019%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.040% 0.14% 0.024%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
Median daily rate £600 £350 £515
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+71.42% -32.03%
UK excluding London median daily rate £470 £319 £334
% change year-on-year
+47.50% -4.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
2475 2787 4253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 84.85% 86.90% 82.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1964 2211 3314
Median daily rate £500 £485 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.09% +7.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 28 32
Median hourly rate £21.75 £22.00 £20.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.13% +7.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £53.00 £45.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.79
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +43.93%

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 25 February 2017, 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 10 (90.91%) Financial Institution
1 10 (90.91%) Finance
1 10 (90.91%) Hedge funds
2 9 (81.82%) Banking
2 9 (81.82%) Subversion
2 9 (81.82%) Investment Banking
2 9 (81.82%) Back Office
3 7 (63.64%) Regression Testing
4 6 (54.55%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (45.45%) Trend Analysis
5 5 (45.45%) Service Delivery
5 5 (45.45%) SmartStream
5 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (45.45%) Derivative
5 5 (45.45%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (45.45%) Test Scripting
5 5 (45.45%) Workflow
6 4 (36.36%) WPF
6 4 (36.36%) Java
6 4 (36.36%) C#
6 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
7 3 (27.27%) OO
7 3 (27.27%) TDD
8 2 (18.18%) Logistics
8 2 (18.18%) Ajax
8 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (18.18%) Silverlight
8 2 (18.18%) WCF
8 2 (18.18%) Multithreading
8 2 (18.18%) Front Office

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 2 (18.18%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (81.82%) Subversion
2 1 (9.09%) Ant
2 1 (9.09%) Maven
General
1 10 (90.91%) Finance
1 10 (90.91%) Financial Institution
2 9 (81.82%) Back Office
2 9 (81.82%) Banking
2 9 (81.82%) Investment Banking
3 2 (18.18%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) C# Developer
3 2 (18.18%) .NET Developer
3 2 (18.18%) ASP Developer
3 2 (18.18%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (18.18%) C# Developer - Investment Banking
3 2 (18.18%) Senior C# Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Silverlight Developer
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Designer
4 1 (9.09%) Hybris Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) WPF
2 2 (18.18%) .NET
2 2 (18.18%) Ajax
2 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
2 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 2 (18.18%) HTML
2 2 (18.18%) HTML5
2 2 (18.18%) J2EE
2 2 (18.18%) MSMQ
2 2 (18.18%) Silverlight
2 2 (18.18%) SOAP
2 2 (18.18%) WCF
2 2 (18.18%) XML
3 1 (9.09%) JSTL
3 1 (9.09%) OSGi
3 1 (9.09%) REST
3 1 (9.09%) Spring
3 1 (9.09%) Struts
3 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (90.91%) Hedge funds
2 5 (45.45%) Derivative
3 2 (18.18%) Algorithms
3 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (18.18%) Data Structures
3 2 (18.18%) Fixed Income
3 2 (18.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (18.18%) N-Tier
4 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Unix
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Regression Testing
2 6 (54.55%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (45.45%) Service Delivery
3 5 (45.45%) Test Scripting
3 5 (45.45%) Trend Analysis
3 5 (45.45%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (45.45%) Workflow
4 3 (27.27%) OO
4 3 (27.27%) TDD
5 2 (18.18%) Anti-Money Laundering
5 2 (18.18%) Defect Management
5 2 (18.18%) Logistics
5 2 (18.18%) Multithreading
5 2 (18.18%) MVC
5 2 (18.18%) MVVM
5 2 (18.18%) Risk Management
5 2 (18.18%) SDLC
5 2 (18.18%) User Stories
5 2 (18.18%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) C#
1 4 (36.36%) Java
2 2 (18.18%) C++
2 2 (18.18%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) T-SQL
3 1 (9.09%) Python
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) SmartStream
2 1 (9.09%) hybris
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle