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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Aspect-Oriented Programming (AOP)
Rank 599 598 532
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -66
Contract jobs citing AOP 21 13 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.037% 0.024% 0.092%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.048% 0.031% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 10 36
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£420 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £311 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £446 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £489 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
+30.33% -3.22%
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
44182 41616 38228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.70% 76.15% 74.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28632 25727 23174
Average daily rate £415 £400 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -1.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1181 1176 1105
Average hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -18.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.85 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 31 July 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 15 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 31 July 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 -14 21 £420 +2.43% 10
London +8 14 £420 +0.59% 3
City of London -6 5 £410 -21.71% 1
South East -8 3 £389 +3.66% 1
Coventry +2 2 - - 1
West Midlands +1 2 - - 1
Canary Wharf -9 2 £422 -0.65%
East of England - 2 £575 - 1
Luton - 2 £575 - 1
West Sussex - 2 £403 -
Bedfordshire - 2 £575 - 1
Reading - 1 £375 -
Horsham - 1 £403 -
Berkshire - 1 £375 -
Docklands, London - 1 £420 -

AOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 33 (76.74%) Spring
2 32 (74.42%) Java
3 28 (65.12%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (62.79%) TDD
5 24 (55.81%) J2EE
6 21 (48.84%) .NET
6 21 (48.84%) OO
6 21 (48.84%) Maven
6 21 (48.84%) Scrum
7 20 (46.51%) JBoss
8 18 (41.86%) C#
8 18 (41.86%) Web Services
9 16 (37.21%) OOD
9 16 (37.21%) Finance
10 15 (34.88%) SDLC
11 14 (32.56%) SOAP
11 14 (32.56%) JavaScript
11 14 (32.56%) JUnit
12 13 (30.23%) Subversion
12 13 (30.23%) REST
13 12 (27.91%) Team Foundation Server
13 12 (27.91%) Inversion of Control
13 12 (27.91%) Back Office
14 11 (25.58%) MVC
14 11 (25.58%) NUnit
14 11 (25.58%) Oracle
14 11 (25.58%) SQL
14 11 (25.58%) Mockito
14 11 (25.58%) BDD
14 11 (25.58%) GridGain

AOP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 20 (46.51%) JBoss
2 10 (23.26%) WebSphere
3 7 (16.28%) Tomcat
3 7 (16.28%) WebLogic
3 7 (16.28%) GlassFish
4 4 (9.30%) Apache Solr
4 4 (9.30%) Node.js
4 4 (9.30%) Apache
5 3 (6.98%) Oracle Coherence
6 2 (4.65%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (4.65%) Mule
7 1 (2.33%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (2.33%) Jetty
7 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (9.30%) InfoPath
2 2 (4.65%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) SaaS
1 2 (4.65%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) HTTP
1 1 (2.33%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (23.26%) Data Warehouse
1 10 (23.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 9 (20.93%) SQL Server
3 5 (11.63%) Oracle Database
4 4 (9.30%) Relational Database
4 4 (9.30%) RDBMS
4 4 (9.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (9.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 21 (48.84%) Maven
2 14 (32.56%) JUnit
3 13 (30.23%) Subversion
4 12 (27.91%) Team Foundation Server
5 11 (25.58%) NUnit
5 11 (25.58%) Mockito
6 10 (23.26%) Cucumber
6 10 (23.26%) CruiseControl
6 10 (23.26%) ClearCase
7 8 (18.60%) Ant
8 5 (11.63%) Git (software)
9 3 (6.98%) Eclipse
9 3 (6.98%) Oracle Forms
10 2 (4.65%) VisualAge
10 2 (4.65%) Visual Studio
10 2 (4.65%) NetBeans
10 2 (4.65%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
11 1 (2.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 1 (2.33%) Moq
11 1 (2.33%) StarTeam
General
1 16 (37.21%) Finance
2 12 (27.91%) Back Office
3 7 (16.28%) Banking
4 6 (13.95%) Retail
5 3 (6.98%) Investment Banking
6 2 (4.65%) Retail Banking
6 2 (4.65%) Telecoms
6 2 (4.65%) Manufacturing
6 2 (4.65%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 34 (79.07%) Developer
2 14 (32.56%) Java Developer
3 11 (25.58%) Senior Developer
4 8 (18.60%) Senior Java Developer
5 7 (16.28%) Hybris Developer
6 5 (11.63%) .NET Developer
6 5 (11.63%) Architect
7 3 (6.98%) Software Developer
7 3 (6.98%) Market Risk Developer
8 2 (4.65%) Agile .NET Developer
8 2 (4.65%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 2 (4.65%) Lead Architect
8 2 (4.65%) Software Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) Technical Architect
8 2 (4.65%) Consultant
8 2 (4.65%) J2EE Developer
9 1 (2.33%) Analyst Developer
9 1 (2.33%) Risk Analyst
9 1 (2.33%) SharePoint Developer
9 1 (2.33%) Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (76.74%) Spring
2 24 (55.81%) J2EE
3 21 (48.84%) .NET
4 18 (41.86%) Web Services
5 14 (32.56%) SOAP
6 13 (30.23%) REST
7 10 (23.26%) JSTL
7 10 (23.26%) HTML
8 9 (20.93%) XML
9 8 (18.60%) CSS
9 8 (18.60%) JSP
10 7 (16.28%) WCF
11 6 (13.95%) XSLT
12 5 (11.63%) Struts
12 5 (11.63%) .NET Framework
12 5 (11.63%) EJB
12 5 (11.63%) JSON
12 5 (11.63%) OSGi
13 4 (9.30%) Entity Framework
13 4 (9.30%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 12 (27.91%) Inversion of Control
2 7 (16.28%) Computer Science
2 7 (16.28%) Market Risk
3 5 (11.63%) Mathematics
4 3 (6.98%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.65%) Client/Server
5 2 (4.65%) PKI
5 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.65%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (2.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.93%) Linux
2 7 (16.28%) UNIX
2 7 (16.28%) Windows
3 2 (4.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (65.12%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (62.79%) TDD
3 21 (48.84%) Scrum
3 21 (48.84%) OO
4 16 (37.21%) OOD
5 15 (34.88%) SDLC
6 11 (25.58%) BDD
6 11 (25.58%) MVC
7 10 (23.26%) UML
7 10 (23.26%) SOA
7 10 (23.26%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (23.26%) E-Commerce
7 10 (23.26%) Release Management
8 8 (18.60%) Change Management
9 7 (16.28%) Open Source
9 7 (16.28%) Dependency Injection
10 5 (11.63%) Validation
10 5 (11.63%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (11.63%) RAD
10 5 (11.63%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 32 (74.42%) Java
2 18 (41.86%) C#
3 14 (32.56%) JavaScript
4 11 (25.58%) SQL
5 10 (23.26%) Python
6 5 (11.63%) C++
6 5 (11.63%) Ruby
7 4 (9.30%) C
8 2 (4.65%) ANSI SQL
8 2 (4.65%) XPath
8 2 (4.65%) XQuery
9 1 (2.33%) Shell Script
9 1 (2.33%) PL/SQL
9 1 (2.33%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 7 (16.28%) Degree
2 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 11 (25.58%) GridGain
Vendors
1 11 (25.58%) Oracle
2 10 (23.26%) hybris
3 6 (13.95%) Microsoft
4 4 (9.30%) Endeca
5 2 (4.65%) Red Hat
5 2 (4.65%) TIBCO
6 1 (2.33%) IBM
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