The table below looks at the statistics for AOP skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited AOP over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Aspect-Oriented Programming (AOP)
Rank 404 422 372
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -50
Contract jobs citing AOP 5 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.022% 0.008% 0.042%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.028% 0.011% 0.055%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 9
Average daily rate
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£515 £475 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.42% -9.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £475 £493
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £475 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £260
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +39.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
17875 18829 16333
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.53% 77.63% 76.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 13142 13090 11224
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 209 231 320
Average hourly rate £20.50 £23.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.76% -12.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.50 £13.41
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £76.50 £53.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

AOP
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing AOP across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

AOP Jobs Demand Trend in London

AOP
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing AOP across the London region.

AOP Daily Rate Trend in London

AOP
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing AOP across the London region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

AOP Daily Rate Histogram in London

AOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 10 (100.00%) Java
1 10 (100.00%) Spring
2 9 (90.00%) Web Services
3 8 (80.00%) Oracle
4 7 (70.00%) Dependency Injection
5 6 (60.00%) Maven
6 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (50.00%) Linux
6 5 (50.00%) Oracle Database
7 4 (40.00%) Oracle Coherence
7 4 (40.00%) J2EE
7 4 (40.00%) XML
7 4 (40.00%) JSON
8 3 (30.00%) Banking
8 3 (30.00%) HTML
8 3 (30.00%) MVC
8 3 (30.00%) CSS
8 3 (30.00%) Ant
8 3 (30.00%) JUnit
8 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
8 3 (30.00%) SQL
8 3 (30.00%) JBoss
8 3 (30.00%) Tomcat
8 3 (30.00%) IBM
8 3 (30.00%) Shell Script
8 3 (30.00%) Jetty
8 3 (30.00%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (30.00%) WebSockets
9 2 (20.00%) Low Latency
9 2 (20.00%) NUnit

AOP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 4 (40.00%) Oracle Coherence
2 3 (30.00%) JBoss
2 3 (30.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (30.00%) Jetty
3 2 (20.00%) Apache
4 1 (10.00%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (20.00%) MySQL
3 1 (10.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (60.00%) Maven
2 3 (30.00%) Ant
2 3 (30.00%) JUnit
3 2 (20.00%) NUnit
4 1 (10.00%) JIRA
4 1 (10.00%) CruiseControl
4 1 (10.00%) Subversion
4 1 (10.00%) ClearCase
4 1 (10.00%) Moq
4 1 (10.00%) Mockito
4 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (30.00%) Banking
2 2 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (10.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (10.00%) Back Office
3 1 (10.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Java Developer
1 6 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Lead Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Java Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Lead Java Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Team Leader
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Team Leader
3 1 (10.00%) Java Team Leader
3 1 (10.00%) Applications Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) Spring
2 9 (90.00%) Web Services
3 4 (40.00%) J2EE
3 4 (40.00%) XML
3 4 (40.00%) JSON
4 3 (30.00%) HTML
4 3 (30.00%) CSS
4 3 (30.00%) WebSockets
5 2 (20.00%) REST
5 2 (20.00%) JMX
5 2 (20.00%) JMS
5 2 (20.00%) XML Schema
5 2 (20.00%) JDBC
5 2 (20.00%) JSP
5 2 (20.00%) Servlets
5 2 (20.00%) SOAP
5 2 (20.00%) XSLT
5 2 (20.00%) Java EE
6 1 (10.00%) .NET
6 1 (10.00%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Inversion of Control
1 2 (20.00%) Credit Risk
1 2 (20.00%) Market Risk
2 1 (10.00%) PKI
2 1 (10.00%) Derivative
2 1 (10.00%) Equity Derivative
2 1 (10.00%) Fixed Income
2 1 (10.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (10.00%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (20.00%) UNIX
3 1 (10.00%) Windows
3 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Dependency Injection
2 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) MVC
3 3 (30.00%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (20.00%) Low Latency
4 2 (20.00%) Monte Carlo Method
4 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (10.00%) TDD
5 1 (10.00%) Quality Management
5 1 (10.00%) Change Management
5 1 (10.00%) Scrum
5 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (10.00%) Release Management
5 1 (10.00%) Complex Event Processing
5 1 (10.00%) BDD
5 1 (10.00%) Linear Algebra
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (30.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (20.00%) XQuery
3 2 (20.00%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) GridGain
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Oracle
2 3 (30.00%) IBM
3 1 (10.00%) GoldenSource
3 1 (10.00%) Perforce
3 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (10.00%) TIBCO