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 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 405 406 376
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -30
Contract jobs citing AOP 4 18 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.016% 0.071% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.021% 0.093% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 14 35
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£483 £383 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.14% -14.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £407 £313 £349
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £560 £515
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
England

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
18703 19294 19476
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.04% 76.55% 74.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 13024 13514 13082
Average daily rate £450 £450 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 223 235 362
Average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.88% -30.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £51.50 £48.20
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 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 22 August 2014.

AOP Daily Rate Histogram in London

AOP
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AOP within the London 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
City of London +28 2 £524 +23.23%
AOP
England

AOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 5 (71.43%) Java
1 5 (71.43%) Spring
2 4 (57.14%) Banking
2 4 (57.14%) Oracle
2 4 (57.14%) Web Services
2 4 (57.14%) Oracle Database
3 3 (42.86%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle Coherence
3 3 (42.86%) Linux
4 2 (28.57%) Cognos TM1
4 2 (28.57%) Maven
4 2 (28.57%) Shell Script
4 2 (28.57%) Project Management
4 2 (28.57%) Finance
4 2 (28.57%) Apache
4 2 (28.57%) Tomcat
4 2 (28.57%) Cognos
4 2 (28.57%) JMS
4 2 (28.57%) XML Schema
4 2 (28.57%) IBM
4 2 (28.57%) XQuery
4 2 (28.57%) XML
4 2 (28.57%) XSLT
4 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
4 2 (28.57%) JDBC
4 2 (28.57%) SOAP
4 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
4 2 (28.57%) XPath
4 2 (28.57%) JSON
4 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis

AOP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 3 (42.86%) Oracle Coherence
2 2 (28.57%) Apache
2 2 (28.57%) Tomcat
2 2 (28.57%) Jetty
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle Database
2 1 (14.29%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (14.29%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Maven
2 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
General
1 4 (57.14%) Banking
2 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 1 (14.29%) Legal
3 1 (14.29%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Java Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Developer
3 2 (28.57%) TM1 Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Cognos Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Applications Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) Spring
2 4 (57.14%) Web Services
3 2 (28.57%) JMS
3 2 (28.57%) XML Schema
3 2 (28.57%) XML
3 2 (28.57%) XSLT
3 2 (28.57%) JDBC
3 2 (28.57%) SOAP
3 2 (28.57%) JSON
3 2 (28.57%) WebSockets
4 1 (14.29%) REST
4 1 (14.29%) .NET
4 1 (14.29%) JMX
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (14.29%) Open Source
2 1 (14.29%) PKI
2 1 (14.29%) Credit Risk
2 1 (14.29%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (14.29%) UNIX
2 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (28.57%) Project Management
2 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
2 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) Dependency Injection
2 2 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (28.57%) Low Latency
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps
3 1 (14.29%) Complex Event Processing
3 1 (14.29%) BDD
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) Quality Management
3 1 (14.29%) MVC
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) TDD
3 1 (14.29%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) Shell Script
2 2 (28.57%) XQuery
2 2 (28.57%) XPath
3 1 (14.29%) Scala
3 1 (14.29%) Clojure
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) Cognos
2 2 (28.57%) IBM
3 1 (14.29%) Red Hat