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 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Aspect-Oriented Programming (AOP)
Rank 581 587 618
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +31
Contract jobs citing AOP 27 32 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.058% 0.063% 0.023%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.070% 0.077% 0.030%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 20 8
Median daily rate £550 £370 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.64% -8.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £260 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £670 £525 £533
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
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
38448 41356 40657
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.89% 81.37% 77.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 25745 27258 26863
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1010 1230 1164
Median hourly rate £28.00 £30.90 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.38% +23.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% +39.80%

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 2 December 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 2 December 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 -1 20 £600 +104.25% 2
West Midlands - 5 £460 - 2
South East +26 1 - - 2
Yorkshire - 1 - -
AOP
UK

AOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 59 (77.63%) Java
2 49 (64.47%) Spring
3 47 (61.84%) Finance
4 41 (53.95%) Agile Software Development
5 36 (47.37%) SOAP
5 36 (47.37%) XML
6 35 (46.05%) J2EE
7 32 (42.11%) Oracle
7 32 (42.11%) Web Services
8 30 (39.47%) TDD
9 29 (38.16%) REST
10 26 (34.21%) Hedge funds
10 26 (34.21%) Financial Institution
11 25 (32.89%) Linux
11 25 (32.89%) Subversion
12 24 (31.58%) Banking
12 24 (31.58%) JIRA
12 24 (31.58%) JDBC
13 22 (28.95%) Python
13 22 (28.95%) Integration Testing
14 21 (27.63%) JSON
15 20 (26.32%) Maven
16 19 (25.00%) SQL
17 18 (23.68%) Scrum
17 18 (23.68%) OO
18 17 (22.37%) MVC
18 17 (22.37%) Hibernate
18 17 (22.37%) Investment Banking
19 15 (19.74%) JAXB
19 15 (19.74%) 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 11 (14.47%) WebLogic
2 10 (13.16%) WebSphere
3 8 (10.53%) Confluence
4 7 (9.21%) Tomcat
5 6 (7.89%) JBoss
5 6 (7.89%) Liferay
5 6 (7.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 5 (6.58%) GlassFish
6 5 (6.58%) IIS
6 5 (6.58%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (2.63%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (1.32%) Apache
8 1 (1.32%) Apache Spark
8 1 (1.32%) CMS
8 1 (1.32%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (1.32%) Magnolia
8 1 (1.32%) nginx
8 1 (1.32%) WebLogic Integration
8 1 (1.32%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (1.32%) WebSphere Process Server
Business Applications
1 9 (11.84%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (6.58%) Documaker
3 2 (2.63%) Oracle FAH
3 2 (2.63%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (1.32%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 9 (11.84%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.63%) Bluemix
2 2 (2.63%) IBM Cloud
3 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.63%) HTTP
1 2 (2.63%) LDAP
1 2 (2.63%) SSL
2 1 (1.32%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (13.16%) Relational Database
2 9 (11.84%) Oracle Database
2 9 (11.84%) SQL Server
3 7 (9.21%) MySQL
4 6 (7.89%) RDBMS
5 4 (5.26%) Hadoop
5 4 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (5.26%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (3.95%) MongoDB
7 2 (2.63%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (2.63%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (1.32%) Big Data
8 1 (1.32%) CouchDB
8 1 (1.32%) InterSystems Cache
8 1 (1.32%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.32%) OLAP
8 1 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 25 (32.89%) Subversion
2 24 (31.58%) JIRA
3 20 (26.32%) Maven
4 15 (19.74%) JUnit
5 13 (17.11%) Git (software)
6 12 (15.79%) Jenkins
7 11 (14.47%) Mockito
8 10 (13.16%) Selenium
9 7 (9.21%) Ant
9 7 (9.21%) TeamCity
10 6 (7.89%) jMock
11 5 (6.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 4 (5.26%) ClearCase
13 3 (3.95%) Cucumber
13 3 (3.95%) Eclipse
14 2 (2.63%) JBehave
15 1 (1.32%) Hudson
15 1 (1.32%) IntelliJ
15 1 (1.32%) Talend Open Studio
15 1 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 47 (61.84%) Finance
2 26 (34.21%) Financial Institution
3 24 (31.58%) Banking
4 17 (22.37%) Investment Banking
5 12 (15.79%) Back Office
6 3 (3.95%) Front Office
6 3 (3.95%) Telecoms
7 2 (2.63%) Billing
7 2 (2.63%) Legal
8 1 (1.32%) Publishing
8 1 (1.32%) Retail
Job Titles
1 56 (73.68%) Developer
2 39 (51.32%) Java Developer
3 19 (25.00%) Senior Developer
4 16 (21.05%) Senior Java Developer
5 7 (9.21%) C# Developer
5 7 (9.21%) Consultant
6 5 (6.58%) Applications Developer
6 5 (6.58%) Hybris Developer
6 5 (6.58%) Java Applications Developer
6 5 (6.58%) Senior Applications Developer
6 5 (6.58%) Senior Java Applications Developer
7 4 (5.26%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (5.26%) C# Developer - Investment Banking
7 4 (5.26%) Designer
7 4 (5.26%) Java Development Manager
7 4 (5.26%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 4 (5.26%) Oracle Developer
7 4 (5.26%) Silverlight Developer
7 4 (5.26%) Web Development Manager
7 4 (5.26%) Web Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (64.47%) Spring
2 36 (47.37%) SOAP
2 36 (47.37%) XML
3 35 (46.05%) J2EE
4 32 (42.11%) Web Services
5 29 (38.16%) REST
6 24 (31.58%) JDBC
7 21 (27.63%) JSON
8 17 (22.37%) Hibernate
9 15 (19.74%) JAXB
10 13 (17.11%) Struts
11 11 (14.47%) JAX-WS
11 11 (14.47%) WSDL
12 10 (13.16%) Java EE
12 10 (13.16%) JMS
12 10 (13.16%) Spring Security
13 9 (11.84%) ActiveMQ
13 9 (11.84%) jQuery
14 8 (10.53%) jBPM
14 8 (10.53%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 26 (34.21%) Hedge funds
2 6 (7.89%) Data Centre
2 6 (7.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 6 (7.89%) User Experience
3 5 (6.58%) Derivative
4 4 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.26%) Computer Science
4 4 (5.26%) Inversion of Control
4 4 (5.26%) Mathematics
4 4 (5.26%) N-Tier
5 3 (3.95%) Algorithms
5 3 (3.95%) Data Structures
5 3 (3.95%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.32%) DataPower
6 1 (1.32%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.32%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 25 (32.89%) Linux
2 14 (18.42%) Unix
3 7 (9.21%) Windows
4 3 (3.95%) Oracle Linux
4 3 (3.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.63%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (53.95%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (39.47%) TDD
3 22 (28.95%) Integration Testing
4 18 (23.68%) OO
4 18 (23.68%) Scrum
5 17 (22.37%) MVC
6 15 (19.74%) User Acceptance Testing
7 12 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (15.79%) Workflow
8 11 (14.47%) Performance Tuning
9 10 (13.16%) Kanban
9 10 (13.16%) Software Engineering
9 10 (13.16%) System Integration Testing
9 10 (13.16%) UML
9 10 (13.16%) Waterfall
10 9 (11.84%) Test Scripting
11 8 (10.53%) BDD
11 8 (10.53%) Multithreading
11 8 (10.53%) Regression Testing
11 8 (10.53%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 59 (77.63%) Java
2 22 (28.95%) Python
3 19 (25.00%) SQL
4 12 (15.79%) JavaScript
5 9 (11.84%) C#
5 9 (11.84%) PL/SQL
6 6 (7.89%) Bash Shell
7 4 (5.26%) T-SQL
8 3 (3.95%) C++
9 2 (2.63%) AspectJ
9 2 (2.63%) Jython
9 2 (2.63%) Scala
10 1 (1.32%) C
10 1 (1.32%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (5.26%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (3.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.63%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.32%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 5 (6.58%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 4 (5.26%) Control-M
2 4 (5.26%) Oracle Identity Management
3 3 (3.95%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 3 (3.95%) yum
4 1 (1.32%) Nagios
4 1 (1.32%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.32%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 32 (42.11%) Oracle
2 13 (17.11%) IBM
3 6 (7.89%) MuleSoft
4 5 (6.58%) hybris
4 5 (6.58%) Microsoft
4 5 (6.58%) Siebel
4 5 (6.58%) SmartStream
5 4 (5.26%) Sybase
6 3 (3.95%) Red Hat
6 3 (3.95%) TIBCO
6 3 (3.95%) VMware
7 2 (2.63%) BMC
7 2 (2.63%) Caplin
7 2 (2.63%) Remedy
7 2 (2.63%) ServiceNow
8 1 (1.32%) Atlassian
8 1 (1.32%) Kony
8 1 (1.32%) Splunk
8 1 (1.32%) Talend
8 1 (1.32%) WSO2