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 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 559 579 510
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -69
Contract jobs citing AOP 31 7 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.058% 0.014% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.075% 0.018% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 5 37
Average daily rate
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£422 £410 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.02% +9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £357 £387 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £605 £510
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 - - -
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
41529 38605 35912
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 78.30% 76.37% 75.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 27590 24397 22520
Average daily rate £425 £413 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1128 1085 1024
Average hourly rate £31.00 £24.56 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.22% -18.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £12.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £50.00
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 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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 2015. 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 +24 21 £421 -12.74% 3
East of England - 5 £575 -
South East -22 3 £389 +3.66%
West Midlands +11 2 - - 2
AOP
UK

AOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 39 (78.00%) Spring
2 38 (76.00%) Java
3 31 (62.00%) TDD
4 30 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
5 29 (58.00%) J2EE
6 24 (48.00%) OO
7 22 (44.00%) Scrum
8 21 (42.00%) JBoss
8 21 (42.00%) .NET
8 21 (42.00%) Web Services
9 20 (40.00%) OOD
9 20 (40.00%) Finance
9 20 (40.00%) Maven
10 19 (38.00%) SOAP
10 19 (38.00%) REST
11 18 (36.00%) C#
12 17 (34.00%) SOA
13 16 (32.00%) SDLC
14 15 (30.00%) JavaScript
14 15 (30.00%) JUnit
15 14 (28.00%) SQL
15 14 (28.00%) Oracle
15 14 (28.00%) Subversion
15 14 (28.00%) Back Office
15 14 (28.00%) Mockito
15 14 (28.00%) BDD
15 14 (28.00%) Team Foundation Server
15 14 (28.00%) Inversion of Control
16 13 (26.00%) GridGain
16 13 (26.00%) UML

AOP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 21 (42.00%) JBoss
2 10 (20.00%) WebSphere
3 8 (16.00%) Tomcat
3 8 (16.00%) WebLogic
4 6 (12.00%) GlassFish
5 5 (10.00%) Mule
6 4 (8.00%) Apache Solr
6 4 (8.00%) Node.js
6 4 (8.00%) Apache
7 3 (6.00%) Confluence
8 2 (4.00%) Apache ServiceMix
8 2 (4.00%) Oracle Coherence
9 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
9 1 (2.00%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (2.00%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (2.00%) Jetty
Applications
1 5 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.00%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.00%) PaaS
2 2 (4.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 10 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
1 10 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 5 (10.00%) Oracle Database
3 3 (6.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (6.00%) RDBMS
4 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 20 (40.00%) Maven
2 15 (30.00%) JUnit
3 14 (28.00%) Subversion
3 14 (28.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (28.00%) Mockito
4 12 (24.00%) Cucumber
4 12 (24.00%) NUnit
5 11 (22.00%) CruiseControl
5 11 (22.00%) ClearCase
6 7 (14.00%) Ant
7 5 (10.00%) Git (software)
8 4 (8.00%) VisualAge
8 4 (8.00%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
9 3 (6.00%) JIRA
10 2 (4.00%) jMock
10 2 (4.00%) Eclipse
10 2 (4.00%) NetBeans
10 2 (4.00%) JBehave
10 2 (4.00%) Moq
11 1 (2.00%) Hudson
General
1 20 (40.00%) Finance
2 14 (28.00%) Back Office
3 12 (24.00%) Banking
4 9 (18.00%) Retail
5 5 (10.00%) Retail Banking
6 4 (8.00%) Financial Institution
7 3 (6.00%) Investment Banking
8 2 (4.00%) Telecoms
8 2 (4.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 36 (72.00%) Developer
2 16 (32.00%) Java Developer
3 12 (24.00%) Senior Developer
4 9 (18.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 8 (16.00%) Architect
6 7 (14.00%) Hybris Developer
7 5 (10.00%) Technical Architect
7 5 (10.00%) .NET Developer
8 4 (8.00%) Consultant
9 3 (6.00%) J2EE Developer
9 3 (6.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 3 (6.00%) Market Risk Developer
10 2 (4.00%) Lead Architect
10 2 (4.00%) Agile .NET Developer
10 2 (4.00%) Software Engineer
11 1 (2.00%) Analyst
11 1 (2.00%) Market Risk Analyst
11 1 (2.00%) Analyst Developer
11 1 (2.00%) Risk Analyst
11 1 (2.00%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (78.00%) Spring
2 29 (58.00%) J2EE
3 21 (42.00%) .NET
3 21 (42.00%) Web Services
4 19 (38.00%) SOAP
4 19 (38.00%) REST
5 11 (22.00%) XML
5 11 (22.00%) HTML
6 10 (20.00%) JSP
7 9 (18.00%) JSTL
8 7 (14.00%) JSON
8 7 (14.00%) WCF
8 7 (14.00%) EJB
9 6 (12.00%) CSS
9 6 (12.00%) Servlets
9 6 (12.00%) JMS
10 5 (10.00%) JAXP
10 5 (10.00%) XML-RPC
10 5 (10.00%) Hibernate
10 5 (10.00%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 14 (28.00%) Inversion of Control
2 9 (18.00%) Market Risk
3 6 (12.00%) Computer Science
4 5 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (10.00%) Hybrid Cloud
5 4 (8.00%) Client/Server
5 4 (8.00%) Mathematics
6 3 (6.00%) Management Information System
7 2 (4.00%) PKI
8 1 (2.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 10 (20.00%) Linux
2 7 (14.00%) UNIX
3 5 (10.00%) Windows
4 2 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (62.00%) TDD
2 30 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (48.00%) OO
4 22 (44.00%) Scrum
5 20 (40.00%) OOD
6 17 (34.00%) SOA
7 16 (32.00%) SDLC
8 14 (28.00%) BDD
9 13 (26.00%) UML
10 12 (24.00%) Change Management
11 11 (22.00%) Release Management
12 10 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
13 9 (18.00%) MVC
13 9 (18.00%) E-Commerce
14 8 (16.00%) Open Source
15 7 (14.00%) Dependency Injection
15 7 (14.00%) Low Latency
15 7 (14.00%) Software Engineering
16 6 (12.00%) Business Analysis
16 6 (12.00%) BPEL
Programming Languages
1 38 (76.00%) Java
2 18 (36.00%) C#
3 15 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 14 (28.00%) SQL
5 10 (20.00%) Python
6 5 (10.00%) C++
6 5 (10.00%) Ruby
7 4 (8.00%) C
8 3 (6.00%) ANSI SQL
9 2 (4.00%) XPath
9 2 (4.00%) XQuery
10 1 (2.00%) Shell Script
10 1 (2.00%) PL/SQL
10 1 (2.00%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 6 (12.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 13 (26.00%) GridGain
Vendors
1 14 (28.00%) Oracle
2 9 (18.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (18.00%) hybris
3 4 (8.00%) Endeca
4 3 (6.00%) TIBCO
5 2 (4.00%) WSO2
5 2 (4.00%) Atlassian
5 2 (4.00%) Red Hat
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Redrock Consulting Ltd
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