The table below looks at the statistics for AOP skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited AOP over the 3 months to 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Aspect-Oriented Programming (AOP)
Rank 576 555 524
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -31
Contract jobs citing AOP 11 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.021% 0.022% 0.015%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.028% 0.029% 0.021%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 5
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£500 £313 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -30.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £313 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £320 £620
UK excluding London average daily rate £408 £313 £388
% change year-on-year
+30.40% -19.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
39961 37976 33183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 76.00% 74.83% 72.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 25156 22879 19730
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £570 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1059 1143 1185
Average hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.31 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

AOP
Jobs Demand Trend

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

AOP Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

AOP
Daily Rate Trend

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

AOP Daily Rate Trend in the UK

AOP
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing AOP within the UK over the 3 months to 3 March 2015.

AOP Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

AOP
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing AOP within the UK.

AOP Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

AOP
Top 26 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AOP within the UK over the 3 months to 3 March 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
England -6 11 £500 +60.00% 9
London - 6 £508 - 2
Yorkshire -8 2 £405 - 2
City of London - 1 £515 -
North West - 1 £408 - 1
Cheshire - 1 £408 - 1
Daresbury - 1 £408 -
East Yorkshire - - - -
East of England - - - -
Scotland - - - - 1
Hertfordshire - - - -
Kent - - - - 1
Surrey - - - - 1
Sussex - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
South East - - - - 4
Wales - - - -
North Wales - - - -
Staines - - - -
Tonbridge - - - -
Tunbridge Wells - - - -
Warrington - - - - 1
Faversham - - - -
Glasgow - - - - 1
Horsham - - - -
Hull - - - -

AOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 19 (76.00%) Java
2 18 (72.00%) Spring
3 15 (60.00%) Maven
4 14 (56.00%) JavaScript
4 14 (56.00%) SQL
5 13 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (48.00%) MVC
6 12 (48.00%) HTML
6 12 (48.00%) Oracle
6 12 (48.00%) Web Services
7 11 (44.00%) J2EE
7 11 (44.00%) Ant
7 11 (44.00%) TDD
8 10 (40.00%) XML
8 10 (40.00%) EJB
8 10 (40.00%) CSS
8 10 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (40.00%) Dependency Injection
9 9 (36.00%) Linux
9 9 (36.00%) JBoss
9 9 (36.00%) Java EE
10 8 (32.00%) Hibernate
10 8 (32.00%) JMS
10 8 (32.00%) JPA
10 8 (32.00%) REST
11 7 (28.00%) Python
11 7 (28.00%) JSP
11 7 (28.00%) Servlets
11 7 (28.00%) SOAP
11 7 (28.00%) WebSphere

AOP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 9 (36.00%) JBoss
2 7 (28.00%) WebSphere
3 5 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (16.00%) WebLogic
4 4 (16.00%) Node.js
5 3 (12.00%) GlassFish
6 2 (8.00%) Oracle Coherence
6 2 (8.00%) Apache
6 2 (8.00%) Tomcat
6 2 (8.00%) WebLogic Portal
6 2 (8.00%) WebLogic Integration
6 2 (8.00%) WebSphere Process Server
7 1 (4.00%) Jetty
7 1 (4.00%) WildFly
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) HTTP
2 1 (4.00%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) RDBMS
1 5 (20.00%) Oracle Database
1 5 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (8.00%) MySQL
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (60.00%) Maven
2 11 (44.00%) Ant
3 6 (24.00%) Jenkins
4 5 (20.00%) Subversion
4 5 (20.00%) Git (software)
5 4 (16.00%) JUnit
6 3 (12.00%) ClearCase
6 3 (12.00%) Hudson
7 2 (8.00%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (8.00%) NUnit
7 2 (8.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (4.00%) Apache Ivy
8 1 (4.00%) Arquillian
8 1 (4.00%) CruiseControl
8 1 (4.00%) Eclipse
8 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
8 1 (4.00%) Rational Application Developer
8 1 (4.00%) JIRA
8 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (4.00%) Moq
General
1 5 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (8.00%) iGaming
3 1 (4.00%) Games
3 1 (4.00%) Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Legal
3 1 (4.00%) Back Office
3 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (76.00%) Developer
2 13 (52.00%) Java Developer
3 9 (36.00%) Senior Java Developer
3 9 (36.00%) Senior Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Architect
5 2 (8.00%) Software Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Technical Architect
5 2 (8.00%) .NET Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Lead Java Developer
5 2 (8.00%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Java Architect
5 2 (8.00%) Lead Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Agile .NET Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Java/J2EE Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Team Leader
6 1 (4.00%) Technical Team Leader
6 1 (4.00%) Java Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (72.00%) Spring
2 12 (48.00%) HTML
2 12 (48.00%) Web Services
3 11 (44.00%) J2EE
4 10 (40.00%) XML
4 10 (40.00%) EJB
4 10 (40.00%) CSS
5 9 (36.00%) Java EE
6 8 (32.00%) Hibernate
6 8 (32.00%) JMS
6 8 (32.00%) JPA
6 8 (32.00%) REST
7 7 (28.00%) JSP
7 7 (28.00%) Servlets
7 7 (28.00%) SOAP
8 6 (24.00%) Spring Web Flow
9 5 (20.00%) JAX-WS
9 5 (20.00%) .NET
9 5 (20.00%) JAXB
10 4 (16.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (16.00%) Inversion of Control
3 3 (12.00%) Derivative
3 3 (12.00%) Equity Derivative
3 3 (12.00%) Open Source
3 3 (12.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (12.00%) Fixed Income
4 2 (8.00%) Clustering
4 2 (8.00%) Equities
4 2 (8.00%) DataPower
4 2 (8.00%) Mobile App
5 1 (4.00%) Mathematics
5 1 (4.00%) Credit Risk
5 1 (4.00%) Market Risk
5 1 (4.00%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 9 (36.00%) Linux
2 6 (24.00%) UNIX
3 2 (8.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (48.00%) MVC
3 11 (44.00%) TDD
4 10 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (40.00%) Dependency Injection
5 5 (20.00%) OO
6 4 (16.00%) Mentoring
6 4 (16.00%) Unit Testing
7 3 (12.00%) BDD
7 3 (12.00%) UML
8 2 (8.00%) OOA/OOD
8 2 (8.00%) BPEL
8 2 (8.00%) OOD
8 2 (8.00%) SOA
8 2 (8.00%) ETL
8 2 (8.00%) Waterfall
8 2 (8.00%) Scrum
8 2 (8.00%) Monte Carlo Method
8 2 (8.00%) Domain-Driven Design
8 2 (8.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (76.00%) Java
2 14 (56.00%) JavaScript
2 14 (56.00%) SQL
3 7 (28.00%) Python
4 5 (20.00%) PL/SQL
4 5 (20.00%) C#
5 4 (16.00%) Ruby
6 2 (8.00%) Groovy
6 2 (8.00%) Bash Shell
6 2 (8.00%) C++
6 2 (8.00%) C
7 1 (4.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) Control-M
Vendors
1 12 (48.00%) Oracle
2 4 (16.00%) IBM
3 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.00%) Yahoo!
3 2 (8.00%) Google
3 2 (8.00%) Kony
4 1 (4.00%) hybris
4 1 (4.00%) TIBCO
4 1 (4.00%) Perforce
4 1 (4.00%) GoldenSource
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