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 4 September 2015 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Aspect-Oriented Programming (AOP)
Rank 189 202 221
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +19
Contract jobs citing AOP 7 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.13% 0.034% 0.070%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.044% 0.090%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 5
Average daily rate
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£410 £524 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.71% +23.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £433 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £615 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £575 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
+53.33% +11.11%
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
4239 4497 5570
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 80.59% 77.43% 77.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 3360 3351 4122
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 39 70
Average hourly rate £21.00 £22.44 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.40% -0.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.95 £13.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £35.15 £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing AOP across the City of London region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

AOP Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

AOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 7 (100.00%) Java
1 7 (100.00%) Finance
1 7 (100.00%) Spring
2 6 (85.71%) Back Office
2 6 (85.71%) Change Management
2 6 (85.71%) J2EE
2 6 (85.71%) Web Services
2 6 (85.71%) OO
2 6 (85.71%) OOD
2 6 (85.71%) SOA
3 5 (71.43%) JBoss
3 5 (71.43%) JUnit
3 5 (71.43%) Scrum
3 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (71.43%) TDD
3 5 (71.43%) Release Management
3 5 (71.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (71.43%) Mockito
3 5 (71.43%) BDD
4 4 (57.14%) GridGain
4 4 (57.14%) Cucumber
4 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (57.14%) .NET
4 4 (57.14%) SDLC
4 4 (57.14%) NUnit
4 4 (57.14%) CruiseControl
4 4 (57.14%) Subversion
4 4 (57.14%) Maven
4 4 (57.14%) C#
4 4 (57.14%) ClearCase

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 5 (71.43%) JBoss
2 2 (28.57%) WebSphere
3 1 (14.29%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) JUnit
1 5 (71.43%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (71.43%) Mockito
2 4 (57.14%) Cucumber
2 4 (57.14%) ClearCase
2 4 (57.14%) NUnit
2 4 (57.14%) CruiseControl
2 4 (57.14%) Subversion
2 4 (57.14%) Maven
3 2 (28.57%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
3 2 (28.57%) VisualAge
4 1 (14.29%) Moq
General
1 7 (100.00%) Finance
2 6 (85.71%) Back Office
3 2 (28.57%) Financial Institution
3 2 (28.57%) Banking
3 2 (28.57%) Retail
3 2 (28.57%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Senior Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Java Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) J2EE Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) Spring
2 6 (85.71%) J2EE
2 6 (85.71%) Web Services
3 4 (57.14%) .NET
4 3 (42.86%) REST
5 2 (28.57%) HTML
5 2 (28.57%) XML
5 2 (28.57%) XSD
5 2 (28.57%) DOM
5 2 (28.57%) XSL
5 2 (28.57%) Swing
5 2 (28.57%) J2ME
5 2 (28.57%) RSS
5 2 (28.57%) WSDL
5 2 (28.57%) JAXP
5 2 (28.57%) SAX
5 2 (28.57%) XML-RPC
5 2 (28.57%) EJB
5 2 (28.57%) JSP
5 2 (28.57%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Market Risk
2 2 (28.57%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) OO
1 6 (85.71%) OOD
1 6 (85.71%) SOA
1 6 (85.71%) Change Management
2 5 (71.43%) Scrum
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) TDD
2 5 (71.43%) Release Management
2 5 (71.43%) BDD
3 4 (57.14%) SDLC
3 4 (57.14%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (42.86%) UML
5 2 (28.57%) OOP
5 2 (28.57%) OOA/OOD
5 2 (28.57%) EAI
5 2 (28.57%) RDF
5 2 (28.57%) Project Management
5 2 (28.57%) Process Management
5 2 (28.57%) Data Management
5 2 (28.57%) BPEL
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (57.14%) C#
3 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 1 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) ANSI SQL
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) GridGain
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle