The table below looks at the statistics for AOP skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited AOP over the 3 months to 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Aspect-Oriented Programming (AOP)
Rank 575 508 527
Rank change year-on-year
-67 +19
Contract jobs citing AOP 8 49 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.016% 0.10% 0.090%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.021% 0.14% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 37 41
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£410 £388 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.80% -12.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £387 £311 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £388 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +19.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
AOP
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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 England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
38005 35893 37964
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.58% 73.75% 71.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 23987 22503 22456
Average daily rate £413 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.85% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1076 980 1367
Average hourly rate £22.50 £29.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.41% -10.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.75 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £48.84 £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

AOP
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing AOP across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 August 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AOP within the England region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +1 4 £483 +26.14% 3
West Midlands - 2 - -
North West - 1 - -
Yorkshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
AOP
UK

AOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 15 (71.43%) Dependency Injection
2 14 (66.67%) TDD
2 14 (66.67%) .NET
3 13 (61.90%) C#
3 13 (61.90%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 13 (61.90%) .NET Framework
4 11 (52.38%) WCF
5 10 (47.62%) SQL
5 10 (47.62%) SQL Server
6 9 (42.86%) Oracle
6 9 (42.86%) HTML
6 9 (42.86%) JavaScript
6 9 (42.86%) MVC
7 8 (38.10%) Scrum
7 8 (38.10%) ASP.NET
7 8 (38.10%) CSS
7 8 (38.10%) NHibernate
7 8 (38.10%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (38.10%) Spring.NET
7 8 (38.10%) Castle Windsor
8 7 (33.33%) Oracle Database
8 7 (33.33%) Unit Testing
8 7 (33.33%) SOAP
8 7 (33.33%) T-SQL
9 6 (28.57%) Windows
9 6 (28.57%) Pair Programming
9 6 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (28.57%) BDD
9 6 (28.57%) Relational Database

AOP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 (23.81%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (14.29%) Oracle Coherence
3 2 (9.52%) Jetty
3 2 (9.52%) Apache
3 2 (9.52%) Tomcat
4 1 (4.76%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (47.62%) SQL Server
2 7 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 6 (28.57%) Relational Database
4 5 (23.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (23.81%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (23.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (23.81%) RDBMS
5 1 (4.76%) NoSQL
5 1 (4.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (23.81%) SoapUI
1 5 (23.81%) Git (software)
1 5 (23.81%) NUnit
1 5 (23.81%) Oracle Forms
1 5 (23.81%) Visual Studio
2 2 (9.52%) Maven
3 1 (4.76%) Cucumber
General
1 4 (19.05%) Banking
2 2 (9.52%) Finance
3 1 (4.76%) Investment Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Legal
3 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (80.95%) Developer
2 6 (28.57%) Software Developer
3 4 (19.05%) Architect
3 4 (19.05%) Senior Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Java Developer
4 3 (14.29%) .NET Developer
5 2 (9.52%) TM1 Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Cognos Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Technical Architect
6 1 (4.76%) C# Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Technical Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Applications Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Software Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Architect
6 1 (4.76%) C# Software Developer
6 1 (4.76%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (66.67%) .NET
2 13 (61.90%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 13 (61.90%) .NET Framework
3 11 (52.38%) WCF
4 9 (42.86%) HTML
5 8 (38.10%) ASP.NET
5 8 (38.10%) CSS
5 8 (38.10%) NHibernate
5 8 (38.10%) ASP.NET MVC
5 8 (38.10%) Spring.NET
5 8 (38.10%) Castle Windsor
6 7 (33.33%) SOAP
7 5 (23.81%) WPF
7 5 (23.81%) Spring
7 5 (23.81%) WinForms
7 5 (23.81%) XSLT
8 4 (19.05%) Web Services
9 3 (14.29%) Unity DI Container
9 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 2 (9.52%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (4.76%) PKI
2 1 (4.76%) Open Source
2 1 (4.76%) Credit Risk
2 1 (4.76%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 6 (28.57%) Windows
2 3 (14.29%) Linux
3 1 (4.76%) UNIX
3 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (71.43%) Dependency Injection
2 14 (66.67%) TDD
3 9 (42.86%) MVC
4 8 (38.10%) Scrum
5 7 (33.33%) Unit Testing
6 6 (28.57%) Pair Programming
6 6 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (28.57%) BDD
7 5 (23.81%) Change Data Capture
7 5 (23.81%) Software Architecture
7 5 (23.81%) Multithreading
7 5 (23.81%) Software Engineering
7 5 (23.81%) UML
7 5 (23.81%) OO
7 5 (23.81%) OOD
7 5 (23.81%) SOA
8 3 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
9 2 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (9.52%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 13 (61.90%) C#
2 10 (47.62%) SQL
3 9 (42.86%) JavaScript
4 7 (33.33%) T-SQL
5 5 (23.81%) Java
6 2 (9.52%) XPath
6 2 (9.52%) XQuery
6 2 (9.52%) Shell Script
7 1 (4.76%) Clojure
7 1 (4.76%) Scala
Vendors
1 9 (42.86%) Oracle
2 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.52%) IBM
3 2 (9.52%) Cognos
4 1 (4.76%) Red Hat