The table below looks at the statistics for AOP skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited AOP over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Aspect-Oriented Programming (AOP)
Rank 569 616 589
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -27
Contract jobs citing AOP 52 22 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.10% 0.043% 0.020%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.053% 0.026%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 18 7
Median daily rate £475 £415 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.45% +1.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £368 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £510
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
UK

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
41353 41436 38956
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 83.05% 80.13% 78.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 27578 27436 24583
Median daily rate £450 £420 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 946 1087 1133
Median hourly rate £28.75 £27.78 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.49% +11.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £12.50 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £52.19 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +15.09%

AOP
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

AOP Jobs Demand Trend in England

AOP
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

AOP Daily Rate Trend in England

AOP
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing AOP across the England region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016.

AOP Daily Rate Histogram in England

AOP
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing AOP across the England region.

AOP Hourly Rate Trend in England

AOP
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AOP within the England region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +10 26 £475 +13.09% 2
North West - 15 £475 -
South East +18 6 - - 2
West Midlands -25 3 £450 -
AOP
UK

AOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 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 England region with a requirement for AOP.

1 77 (86.52%) Java
2 61 (68.54%) Spring
3 58 (65.17%) Finance
4 57 (64.04%) J2EE
5 49 (55.06%) XML
5 49 (55.06%) Agile Software Development
6 47 (52.81%) Web Services
7 46 (51.69%) JDBC
8 45 (50.56%) SOAP
9 39 (43.82%) Oracle
10 35 (39.33%) SQL
11 33 (37.08%) JSON
12 32 (35.96%) JAXB
13 31 (34.83%) Linux
13 31 (34.83%) JIRA
13 31 (34.83%) TDD
13 31 (34.83%) Subversion
14 30 (33.71%) Software Engineering
15 29 (32.58%) Maven
16 28 (31.46%) JAX-WS
17 27 (30.34%) WSDL
18 23 (25.84%) SOA
18 23 (25.84%) Integration Testing
18 23 (25.84%) Jenkins
19 22 (24.72%) Banking
19 22 (24.72%) Kanban
19 22 (24.72%) Git (software)
19 22 (24.72%) BDD
19 22 (24.72%) JUnit
20 21 (23.60%) IBM

AOP
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 13 (14.61%) WebSphere
2 12 (13.48%) Tomcat
3 11 (12.36%) WebLogic
4 9 (10.11%) WebSphere Application Server
5 8 (8.99%) Cloud Foundry
6 5 (5.62%) JBoss
6 5 (5.62%) Liferay
7 3 (3.37%) Apache
7 3 (3.37%) Apache Solr
7 3 (3.37%) Jetty
7 3 (3.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (2.25%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (2.25%) IIS
9 1 (1.12%) Apache ServiceMix
9 1 (1.12%) Apache TomEE
9 1 (1.12%) Confluence
9 1 (1.12%) GlassFish
9 1 (1.12%) Mule
9 1 (1.12%) nginx
Applications
1 5 (5.62%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (10.11%) Documaker
2 2 (2.25%) Oracle FAH
2 2 (2.25%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (1.12%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.87%) Bluemix
2 1 (1.12%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.12%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.12%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.25%) Internet
1 2 (2.25%) LDAP
1 2 (2.25%) SSL
2 1 (1.12%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (20.22%) Oracle Database
2 12 (13.48%) MySQL
3 11 (12.36%) Relational Database
4 8 (8.99%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (5.62%) RDBMS
5 5 (5.62%) SQL Server
6 3 (3.37%) Hadoop
6 3 (3.37%) MongoDB
7 2 (2.25%) CouchDB
7 2 (2.25%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (2.25%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (2.25%) Oracle ODI
7 2 (2.25%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (2.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.12%) InterSystems Cache
8 1 (1.12%) Redis
8 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 31 (34.83%) JIRA
1 31 (34.83%) Subversion
2 29 (32.58%) Maven
3 23 (25.84%) Jenkins
4 22 (24.72%) Git (software)
4 22 (24.72%) JUnit
5 17 (19.10%) Mockito
6 14 (15.73%) Selenium
7 12 (13.48%) Cucumber
8 9 (10.11%) Ant
8 9 (10.11%) Eclipse
8 9 (10.11%) jMock
9 8 (8.99%) Team Foundation Server
10 7 (7.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 7 (7.87%) ClearCase
10 7 (7.87%) TeamCity
11 4 (4.49%) JBehave
12 2 (2.25%) CruiseControl
12 2 (2.25%) Hudson
12 2 (2.25%) NUnit
General
1 58 (65.17%) Finance
2 22 (24.72%) Banking
3 21 (23.60%) Financial Institution
4 9 (10.11%) Investment Banking
5 5 (5.62%) Retail
6 4 (4.49%) Back Office
6 4 (4.49%) Retail Banking
7 2 (2.25%) Billing
7 2 (2.25%) Front Office
7 2 (2.25%) Legal
8 1 (1.12%) Advertising
8 1 (1.12%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 68 (76.40%) Developer
2 56 (62.92%) Java Developer
3 33 (37.08%) Senior Developer
4 29 (32.58%) Senior Java Developer
5 11 (12.36%) Applications Developer
5 11 (12.36%) J2EE Developer
5 11 (12.36%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 10 (11.24%) Java Applications Developer
6 10 (11.24%) Senior Applications Developer
6 10 (11.24%) Senior Java Applications Developer
7 9 (10.11%) Consultant
8 8 (8.99%) Designer
9 7 (7.87%) Oracle Consultant
9 7 (7.87%) Senior J2EE Developer
9 7 (7.87%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
9 7 (7.87%) Support Consultant
10 5 (5.62%) .NET Developer
10 5 (5.62%) Architect
10 5 (5.62%) Digital Developer
10 5 (5.62%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (68.54%) Spring
2 57 (64.04%) J2EE
3 49 (55.06%) XML
4 47 (52.81%) Web Services
5 46 (51.69%) JDBC
6 45 (50.56%) SOAP
7 33 (37.08%) JSON
8 32 (35.96%) JAXB
9 28 (31.46%) JAX-WS
10 27 (30.34%) WSDL
11 19 (21.35%) REST
12 18 (20.22%) Hibernate
13 15 (16.85%) RESTful
13 15 (16.85%) XSLT
14 13 (14.61%) Middleware
15 12 (13.48%) JMS
15 12 (13.48%) jQuery
16 11 (12.36%) .NET
17 10 (11.24%) Apache Camel
17 10 (11.24%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 21 (23.60%) Hedge funds
2 7 (7.87%) Data Centre
2 7 (7.87%) Inversion of Control
2 7 (7.87%) User Experience
3 6 (6.74%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (5.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (4.49%) Online Banking
6 2 (2.25%) Market Risk
6 2 (2.25%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.12%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 31 (34.83%) Linux
2 20 (22.47%) Unix
3 9 (10.11%) Windows
4 7 (7.87%) Oracle Linux
4 7 (7.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.25%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.12%) Solaris
6 1 (1.12%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (55.06%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (34.83%) TDD
3 30 (33.71%) Software Engineering
4 23 (25.84%) Integration Testing
4 23 (25.84%) SOA
5 22 (24.72%) BDD
5 22 (24.72%) Kanban
6 21 (23.60%) System Integration Testing
6 21 (23.60%) User Acceptance Testing
6 21 (23.60%) Waterfall
7 20 (22.47%) Continuous Integration
8 16 (17.98%) MVC
8 16 (17.98%) Scrum
9 15 (16.85%) OO
10 13 (14.61%) Change Management
11 10 (11.24%) OOD
11 10 (11.24%) UML
12 9 (10.11%) E-Commerce
12 9 (10.11%) ITIL
12 9 (10.11%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 77 (86.52%) Java
2 35 (39.33%) SQL
3 17 (19.10%) PL/SQL
4 15 (16.85%) JavaScript
5 11 (12.36%) Python
6 10 (11.24%) C#
7 8 (8.99%) AspectJ
7 8 (8.99%) Bash Shell
8 3 (3.37%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.25%) Jython
9 2 (2.25%) Ruby
9 2 (2.25%) Scala
9 2 (2.25%) XPath
10 1 (1.12%) PowerShell
System Software
1 7 (7.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.25%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.25%) GridGain
3 1 (1.12%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 9 (10.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 7 (7.87%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 5 (5.62%) Control-M
3 5 (5.62%) Oracle Identity Management
3 5 (5.62%) yum
4 1 (1.12%) Nagios
4 1 (1.12%) Puppet
Vendors
1 39 (43.82%) Oracle
2 21 (23.60%) IBM
3 15 (16.85%) Microsoft
4 9 (10.11%) Siebel
5 8 (8.99%) VMware
6 7 (7.87%) Red Hat
7 5 (5.62%) Sybase
7 5 (5.62%) TIBCO
8 4 (4.49%) Caplin
9 3 (3.37%) MuleSoft
10 2 (2.25%) BMC
10 2 (2.25%) Currenex
10 2 (2.25%) FXall
10 2 (2.25%) Remedy
10 2 (2.25%) ServiceNow
10 2 (2.25%) WSO2
11 1 (1.12%) Atlassian
11 1 (1.12%) ILOG
11 1 (1.12%) Perforce
11 1 (1.12%) Splunk