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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Aspect-Oriented Programming (AOP)
Rank 559 563 508
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -55
Contract jobs citing AOP 21 13 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.041% 0.025% 0.075%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.054% 0.034% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 8 28
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£408 £375 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.66% -37.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £313 £349
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £433 £653
UK excluding London average daily rate £408 £319 £500
% change year-on-year
+27.84% -36.25%
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
38718 38644 32529
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 76.48% 75.21% 74.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 24517 24337 19918
Average daily rate £423 £405 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.32% -1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1106 1127 1038
Average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.45% -14.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.24 £13.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -6.25%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +14 10 £425 -5.55%
North West - 4 £408 -
Yorkshire -18 2 £405 - 1
South East -21 1 £450 +5.88% 4
South West - - - -
East of England - - - -
AOP
UK

AOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 20 (68.97%) Java
1 20 (68.97%) Spring
2 18 (62.07%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (58.62%) JavaScript
4 16 (55.17%) Maven
5 15 (51.72%) Linux
5 15 (51.72%) Python
6 14 (48.28%) TDD
7 13 (44.83%) J2EE
7 13 (44.83%) Ant
8 12 (41.38%) UNIX
8 12 (41.38%) MVC
8 12 (41.38%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (37.93%) Degree
9 11 (37.93%) Computer Science
9 11 (37.93%) JBoss
9 11 (37.93%) SOAP
9 11 (37.93%) SQL
10 10 (34.48%) HTML
10 10 (34.48%) Web Services
10 10 (34.48%) OO
11 9 (31.03%) Inversion of Control
11 9 (31.03%) Open Source
11 9 (31.03%) REST
12 8 (27.59%) WebSphere
12 8 (27.59%) Ruby
12 8 (27.59%) XML
12 8 (27.59%) EJB
12 8 (27.59%) CSS
12 8 (27.59%) .NET

AOP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 11 (37.93%) JBoss
2 8 (27.59%) WebSphere
3 7 (24.14%) Node.js
4 6 (20.69%) Tomcat
4 6 (20.69%) GlassFish
5 5 (17.24%) WebLogic
6 3 (10.34%) Oracle Coherence
7 2 (6.90%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (6.90%) Apache
7 2 (6.90%) Apache Solr
8 1 (3.45%) Jetty
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) HTTP
2 1 (3.45%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) Oracle Database
2 2 (6.90%) Relational Database
2 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.90%) RDBMS
2 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 16 (55.17%) Maven
2 13 (44.83%) Ant
3 7 (24.14%) Git (software)
4 6 (20.69%) Subversion
5 4 (13.79%) Jenkins
6 2 (6.90%) Hudson
6 2 (6.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (6.90%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (6.90%) ClearCase
7 1 (3.45%) Eclipse
7 1 (3.45%) JUnit
7 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
7 1 (3.45%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
1 2 (6.90%) Manufacturing
1 2 (6.90%) Banking
1 2 (6.90%) Retail
1 2 (6.90%) Investment Banking
1 2 (6.90%) iGaming
2 1 (3.45%) Games
2 1 (3.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 25 (86.21%) Developer
2 12 (41.38%) Java Developer
3 10 (34.48%) Senior Developer
3 10 (34.48%) Senior Java Developer
4 5 (17.24%) .NET Developer
5 4 (13.79%) Hybris Developer
5 4 (13.79%) Architect
6 3 (10.34%) Agile .NET Developer
7 2 (6.90%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 2 (6.90%) Lead Architect
7 2 (6.90%) Software Developer
7 2 (6.90%) JavaScript Developer
8 1 (3.45%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
8 1 (3.45%) Java Architect
8 1 (3.45%) Technical Architect
8 1 (3.45%) J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (68.97%) Spring
2 13 (44.83%) J2EE
3 11 (37.93%) SOAP
4 10 (34.48%) Web Services
4 10 (34.48%) HTML
5 9 (31.03%) REST
6 8 (27.59%) .NET
6 8 (27.59%) EJB
6 8 (27.59%) CSS
6 8 (27.59%) XML
7 7 (24.14%) JSTL
8 6 (20.69%) Spring Web Flow
8 6 (20.69%) JMS
8 6 (20.69%) Hibernate
8 6 (20.69%) EJB 3.0
9 5 (17.24%) OSGi
9 5 (17.24%) JPA
9 5 (17.24%) Struts
10 4 (13.79%) XSLT
10 4 (13.79%) JAXB
Miscellaneous
1 11 (37.93%) Computer Science
2 9 (31.03%) Open Source
2 9 (31.03%) Inversion of Control
3 5 (17.24%) Mathematics
4 2 (6.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
4 2 (6.90%) Fixed Income
4 2 (6.90%) Equities
4 2 (6.90%) PKI
4 2 (6.90%) Derivative
4 2 (6.90%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 15 (51.72%) Linux
2 12 (41.38%) UNIX
3 4 (13.79%) Windows
4 2 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (62.07%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (48.28%) TDD
3 12 (41.38%) MVC
3 12 (41.38%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (34.48%) OO
5 7 (24.14%) E-Commerce
5 7 (24.14%) Scrum
5 7 (24.14%) Mentoring
6 5 (17.24%) Dependency Injection
6 5 (17.24%) Waterfall
6 5 (17.24%) UML
6 5 (17.24%) RAD
6 5 (17.24%) RUP
6 5 (17.24%) Validation
6 5 (17.24%) OOD
7 3 (10.34%) Web Development
8 2 (6.90%) Business Analysis
8 2 (6.90%) Unit Testing
8 2 (6.90%) ETL
8 2 (6.90%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 20 (68.97%) Java
2 17 (58.62%) JavaScript
3 15 (51.72%) Python
4 11 (37.93%) SQL
5 8 (27.59%) Ruby
6 6 (20.69%) C#
7 5 (17.24%) C++
7 5 (17.24%) C
8 3 (10.34%) Groovy
9 2 (6.90%) Bash Shell
9 2 (6.90%) XPath
9 2 (6.90%) XQuery
9 2 (6.90%) PL/SQL
10 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (37.93%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) Control-M
Vendors
1 7 (24.14%) Oracle
1 7 (24.14%) hybris
2 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.90%) Red Hat
3 2 (6.90%) Endeca
4 1 (3.45%) IBM