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 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Aspect-Oriented Programming (AOP)
Rank 415 414 362
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -52
Contract jobs citing AOP 5 20 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.020% 0.080% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.026% 0.10% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 15 40
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£483 £375 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.66% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £407 £313 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £495 £512
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £356 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.75% +9.61%
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
19039 19480 19425
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.74% 77.50% 75.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 13435 13648 13085
Average daily rate £450 £450 £433
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.04%
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 237 244 373
Average hourly rate £21.62 £21.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.55% -33.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £15.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £52.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 September 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 19 September 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 +25 2 £524 +23.23%
AOP
England

AOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 September 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%) Oracle
1 5 (71.43%) Web Services
1 5 (71.43%) Spring
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle Database
2 4 (57.14%) Banking
2 4 (57.14%) Oracle Coherence
2 4 (57.14%) Linux
3 3 (42.86%) Shell Script
3 3 (42.86%) Tomcat
3 3 (42.86%) IBM
3 3 (42.86%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (42.86%) Jetty
3 3 (42.86%) Dependency Injection
3 3 (42.86%) Maven
3 3 (42.86%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (42.86%) WebSockets
4 2 (28.57%) Low Latency
4 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Cognos TM1
4 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
4 2 (28.57%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (28.57%) XPath
4 2 (28.57%) JSON
4 2 (28.57%) XQuery
4 2 (28.57%) Cognos
4 2 (28.57%) JMS
4 2 (28.57%) XML Schema
4 2 (28.57%) XML
4 2 (28.57%) XSLT

AOP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (57.14%) Oracle Coherence
2 3 (42.86%) Tomcat
2 3 (42.86%) Jetty
3 2 (28.57%) Apache
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Cognos TM1
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle Database
2 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
2 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Maven
General
1 4 (57.14%) Banking
2 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Legal
3 1 (14.29%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) TM1 Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Java Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Team Leader
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Team Leader
3 1 (14.29%) Java Team Leader
3 1 (14.29%) Applications Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Cognos Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) Web Services
1 5 (71.43%) Spring
2 3 (42.86%) WebSockets
3 2 (28.57%) JSON
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%) JMX
4 1 (14.29%) Rendezvous
4 1 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (14.29%) Fixed Income
2 1 (14.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (14.29%) Credit Risk
2 1 (14.29%) Market Risk
2 1 (14.29%) Reference Data
2 1 (14.29%) PKI
2 1 (14.29%) Derivative
2 1 (14.29%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) UNIX
2 1 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Technical Architecture
1 3 (42.86%) Dependency Injection
1 3 (42.86%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (28.57%) Low Latency
2 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
2 2 (28.57%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Quality Management
3 1 (14.29%) Complex Event Processing
3 1 (14.29%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) Shell Script
3 2 (28.57%) XPath
3 2 (28.57%) XQuery
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle
2 3 (42.86%) IBM
3 2 (28.57%) Cognos
4 1 (14.29%) TIBCO
4 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
4 1 (14.29%) GoldenSource