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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Aspect-Oriented Programming (AOP)
Rank 556 592 598
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +6
Contract jobs citing AOP 63 26 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.051% 0.029%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.064% 0.036%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 21 9
Median daily rate £475 £420 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.09% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £375 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £575 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £375 £420
% change year-on-year
+26.66% -10.71%
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
40110 40514 38511
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.41% 79.68% 78.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 26974 26588 24639
Median daily rate £450 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £578 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 915 1082 1144
Median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £27.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £12.35 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.46 £50.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +1.69%

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 +22 25 £475 +12.50% 2
North West +10 21 £475 -
South East +11 8 - - 2
West Midlands -15 6 £433 -
East of England +17 3 £613 +6.52%
AOP
UK

AOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 78 (85.71%) Java
2 65 (71.43%) Spring
3 56 (61.54%) J2EE
4 54 (59.34%) Finance
5 52 (57.14%) XML
6 49 (53.85%) SOAP
7 47 (51.65%) Agile Software Development
8 46 (50.55%) JDBC
8 46 (50.55%) Web Services
9 41 (45.05%) Oracle
10 39 (42.86%) SQL
11 37 (40.66%) TDD
12 36 (39.56%) Linux
13 35 (38.46%) JSON
14 33 (36.26%) JIRA
14 33 (36.26%) Maven
15 32 (35.16%) Software Engineering
16 31 (34.07%) Subversion
16 31 (34.07%) JAXB
17 28 (30.77%) JAX-WS
18 27 (29.67%) Jenkins
19 25 (27.47%) Git (software)
19 25 (27.47%) WSDL
19 25 (27.47%) SOA
20 24 (26.37%) Unix
21 23 (25.27%) IBM
21 23 (25.27%) BDD
21 23 (25.27%) REST
21 23 (25.27%) Integration Testing
22 22 (24.18%) JUnit

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 17 (18.68%) WebSphere
2 15 (16.48%) Tomcat
3 10 (10.99%) WebLogic
4 9 (9.89%) WebSphere Application Server
5 8 (8.79%) Cloud Foundry
6 7 (7.69%) Apache
6 7 (7.69%) JBoss
7 5 (5.49%) Liferay
8 4 (4.40%) Jetty
9 3 (3.30%) Apache Solr
9 3 (3.30%) Apache TomEE
9 3 (3.30%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (3.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (2.20%) Confluence
10 2 (2.20%) Mule
11 1 (1.10%) Apache ServiceMix
11 1 (1.10%) GlassFish
Applications
1 6 (6.59%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (7.69%) Documaker
2 2 (2.20%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (1.10%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.69%) Bluemix
2 3 (3.30%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.30%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (3.30%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (3.30%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.30%) Internet
2 2 (2.20%) HTTP
3 1 (1.10%) LAN
3 1 (1.10%) WAN
3 1 (1.10%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (18.68%) Oracle Database
2 12 (13.19%) MySQL
3 11 (12.09%) Relational Database
4 7 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
5 6 (6.59%) RDBMS
5 6 (6.59%) SQL Server
6 3 (3.30%) CouchDB
6 3 (3.30%) MongoDB
7 2 (2.20%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (2.20%) Hadoop
7 2 (2.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.10%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
8 1 (1.10%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.10%) Redis
Development Applications
1 33 (36.26%) JIRA
1 33 (36.26%) Maven
2 31 (34.07%) Subversion
3 27 (29.67%) Jenkins
4 25 (27.47%) Git (software)
5 22 (24.18%) JUnit
6 18 (19.78%) Mockito
7 15 (16.48%) Selenium
8 13 (14.29%) Cucumber
9 11 (12.09%) Ant
10 10 (10.99%) jMock
10 10 (10.99%) Team Foundation Server
11 9 (9.89%) TeamCity
12 8 (8.79%) ClearCase
12 8 (8.79%) Eclipse
13 7 (7.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 3 (3.30%) Gerrit
14 3 (3.30%) GitLab
14 3 (3.30%) JBehave
14 3 (3.30%) JMeter
General
1 54 (59.34%) Finance
2 18 (19.78%) Banking
3 16 (17.58%) Financial Institution
4 6 (6.59%) Retail
5 4 (4.40%) Investment Banking
5 4 (4.40%) Retail Banking
6 3 (3.30%) Back Office
7 2 (2.20%) Front Office
7 2 (2.20%) Publishing
8 1 (1.10%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 69 (75.82%) Developer
2 55 (60.44%) Java Developer
3 28 (30.77%) Senior Developer
4 23 (25.27%) Senior Java Developer
5 11 (12.09%) Consultant
5 11 (12.09%) J2EE Developer
5 11 (12.09%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 10 (10.99%) Applications Developer
7 9 (9.89%) Java Applications Developer
7 9 (9.89%) Senior Applications Developer
7 9 (9.89%) Senior Java Applications Developer
8 8 (8.79%) Designer
9 7 (7.69%) Architect
9 7 (7.69%) Oracle Consultant
9 7 (7.69%) Senior J2EE Developer
9 7 (7.69%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
9 7 (7.69%) Support Consultant
10 5 (5.49%) Digital Developer
10 5 (5.49%) Oracle Developer
10 5 (5.49%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (71.43%) Spring
2 56 (61.54%) J2EE
3 52 (57.14%) XML
4 49 (53.85%) SOAP
5 46 (50.55%) JDBC
5 46 (50.55%) Web Services
6 35 (38.46%) JSON
7 31 (34.07%) JAXB
8 28 (30.77%) JAX-WS
9 25 (27.47%) WSDL
10 23 (25.27%) REST
11 19 (20.88%) Hibernate
12 16 (17.58%) XSLT
13 14 (15.38%) JMS
14 13 (14.29%) jQuery
14 13 (14.29%) RESTful
15 12 (13.19%) Middleware
16 10 (10.99%) .NET
16 10 (10.99%) Apache Camel
17 9 (9.89%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (17.58%) Hedge funds
2 10 (10.99%) Inversion of Control
3 8 (8.79%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (5.49%) Data Centre
4 5 (5.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 5 (5.49%) User Experience
5 4 (4.40%) Online Banking
6 3 (3.30%) Virtual Team
7 2 (2.20%) Market Risk
8 1 (1.10%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (1.10%) Reference Data
8 1 (1.10%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 36 (39.56%) Linux
2 24 (26.37%) Unix
3 7 (7.69%) Oracle Linux
3 7 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (6.59%) Windows
5 1 (1.10%) Solaris
5 1 (1.10%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (51.65%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (40.66%) TDD
3 32 (35.16%) Software Engineering
4 25 (27.47%) SOA
5 23 (25.27%) BDD
5 23 (25.27%) Integration Testing
6 21 (23.08%) Kanban
7 20 (21.98%) Continuous Integration
7 20 (21.98%) MVC
7 20 (21.98%) System Integration Testing
7 20 (21.98%) User Acceptance Testing
7 20 (21.98%) Waterfall
8 18 (19.78%) Scrum
9 15 (16.48%) OO
10 13 (14.29%) Change Management
10 13 (14.29%) E-Commerce
11 10 (10.99%) ETL
11 10 (10.99%) OOD
12 9 (9.89%) UML
13 8 (8.79%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 78 (85.71%) Java
2 39 (42.86%) SQL
3 20 (21.98%) PL/SQL
4 18 (19.78%) JavaScript
5 15 (16.48%) Python
6 9 (9.89%) Bash Shell
6 9 (9.89%) C#
7 8 (8.79%) AspectJ
8 4 (4.40%) T-SQL
8 4 (4.40%) XPath
9 3 (3.30%) Ruby
9 3 (3.30%) Scala
10 1 (1.10%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.10%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.30%) vCloud
3 2 (2.20%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 7 (7.69%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 7 (7.69%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 6 (6.59%) Control-M
3 5 (5.49%) Oracle Identity Management
3 5 (5.49%) yum
4 3 (3.30%) Puppet
Vendors
1 41 (45.05%) Oracle
2 23 (25.27%) IBM
3 17 (18.68%) Microsoft
4 10 (10.99%) VMware
5 8 (8.79%) Red Hat
6 7 (7.69%) Siebel
7 6 (6.59%) Sybase
8 5 (5.49%) TIBCO
9 3 (3.30%) Caplin
10 2 (2.20%) Currenex
10 2 (2.20%) FXall
11 1 (1.10%) ATG
11 1 (1.10%) Demandware
11 1 (1.10%) hybris
11 1 (1.10%) MuleSoft
11 1 (1.10%) Perforce
11 1 (1.10%) WSO2