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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited AOP over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Aspect-Oriented Programming (AOP)
Rank 199 207 197
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -10
Contract jobs citing AOP 1 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.018% 0.015% 0.049%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.023% 0.019% 0.064%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Average daily rate
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£515 - £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £260
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +39.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
4402 5249 4652
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 78.02% 77.21% 75.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 3470 3862 3529
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 57 88
Average hourly rate £18.50 £23.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.27% -32.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £52.82 £107.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

AOP
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing AOP across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing AOP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited AOP.

1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Spring
2 2 (66.67%) Maven
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) UNIX
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) JMS
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (33.33%) Spring MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Spring Web Flow
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Jetty
3 1 (33.33%) EJB 3.0
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Dependency Injection
3 1 (33.33%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (33.33%) Complex Event Processing
3 1 (33.33%) WebSockets
3 1 (33.33%) Low Latency
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) XML Schema
3 1 (33.33%) IBM
3 1 (33.33%) XQuery
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (33.33%) Ant
3 1 (33.33%) EJB

AOP
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing AOP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited AOP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (33.33%) Jetty
2 1 (33.33%) JBoss
2 1 (33.33%) Apache
2 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Maven
2 1 (33.33%) Ant
General
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Java Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Applications Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) Spring
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) JMS
3 1 (33.33%) Spring MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Spring Web Flow
3 1 (33.33%) EJB 3.0
3 1 (33.33%) WebSockets
3 1 (33.33%) XML Schema
3 1 (33.33%) EJB
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) JDBC
3 1 (33.33%) SOAP
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) J2EE
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) XSLT
3 1 (33.33%) JSON
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (33.33%) Inversion of Control
1 1 (33.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) UNIX
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (33.33%) Dependency Injection
1 1 (33.33%) Complex Event Processing
1 1 (33.33%) Low Latency
1 1 (33.33%) MVC
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) XQuery
2 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat