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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Aspect-Oriented Programming (AOP)
Rank 597 606 539
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -67
Contract jobs citing AOP 28 10 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.048% 0.018% 0.093%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.061% 0.024% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 8 36
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£422 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.25% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £353 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £580 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £575 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+53.33% -
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
45650 42374 39473
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.94% 76.20% 74.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 29733 26205 24236
Average daily rate £425 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1234 1151 1099
Average hourly rate £31.44 £23.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.78% -18.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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 28 August 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 17 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 28 August 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 +8 27 £422 +2.97% 10
London +33 19 £422 -12.53% 1
City of London +9 7 £410 -21.71%
South East -17 3 £389 +3.66%
East of England - 3 £575 -
Bedfordshire - 3 £575 -
Luton - 3 £575 -
Canary Wharf - 3 £422 -
West Midlands +1 2 - - 2
West Sussex - 2 £403 -
Coventry - 2 - - 2
Scotland -5 1 - -
Docklands, London -6 1 £420 -24.32%
Reading - 1 £375 -
Horsham - 1 £403 -
Berkshire - 1 £375 -
Glasgow - 1 - -

AOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 38 (80.85%) Spring
2 37 (78.72%) Java
3 29 (61.70%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (59.57%) J2EE
5 27 (57.45%) TDD
6 24 (51.06%) OO
7 22 (46.81%) Web Services
8 21 (44.68%) JBoss
8 21 (44.68%) Maven
8 21 (44.68%) Scrum
9 20 (42.55%) OOD
10 19 (40.43%) .NET
10 19 (40.43%) Finance
11 17 (36.17%) SOAP
12 16 (34.04%) JavaScript
12 16 (34.04%) C#
12 16 (34.04%) REST
12 16 (34.04%) SDLC
13 15 (31.91%) JUnit
13 15 (31.91%) SOA
14 14 (29.79%) Subversion
14 14 (29.79%) Back Office
14 14 (29.79%) Team Foundation Server
15 13 (27.66%) BDD
15 13 (27.66%) Inversion of Control
15 13 (27.66%) Mockito
15 13 (27.66%) GridGain
15 13 (27.66%) UML
15 13 (27.66%) Oracle
16 12 (25.53%) HTML

AOP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 21 (44.68%) JBoss
2 10 (21.28%) WebSphere
3 8 (17.02%) WebLogic
4 7 (14.89%) Tomcat
5 6 (12.77%) GlassFish
6 4 (8.51%) Apache Solr
6 4 (8.51%) Node.js
6 4 (8.51%) Apache
7 3 (6.38%) Mule
8 2 (4.26%) Oracle Coherence
9 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
9 1 (2.13%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (2.13%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (2.13%) Jetty
Applications
1 3 (6.38%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.26%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.51%) PaaS
2 2 (4.26%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (21.28%) Data Warehouse
1 10 (21.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 8 (17.02%) SQL Server
3 4 (8.51%) Oracle Database
3 4 (8.51%) Relational Database
3 4 (8.51%) RDBMS
4 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 21 (44.68%) Maven
2 15 (31.91%) JUnit
3 14 (29.79%) Subversion
3 14 (29.79%) Team Foundation Server
4 13 (27.66%) Mockito
5 12 (25.53%) NUnit
6 11 (23.40%) CruiseControl
6 11 (23.40%) ClearCase
6 11 (23.40%) Cucumber
7 7 (14.89%) Ant
8 5 (10.64%) Git (software)
9 4 (8.51%) VisualAge
9 4 (8.51%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
10 2 (4.26%) Eclipse
10 2 (4.26%) NetBeans
10 2 (4.26%) Gradle
10 2 (4.26%) Moq
11 1 (2.13%) Jenkins
11 1 (2.13%) Hudson
11 1 (2.13%) JBehave
General
1 19 (40.43%) Finance
2 14 (29.79%) Back Office
3 12 (25.53%) Banking
4 10 (21.28%) Retail
5 6 (12.77%) Retail Banking
6 4 (8.51%) Financial Institution
7 3 (6.38%) Investment Banking
8 2 (4.26%) Telecoms
8 2 (4.26%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 35 (74.47%) Developer
2 16 (34.04%) Java Developer
3 11 (23.40%) Senior Developer
4 8 (17.02%) Senior Java Developer
5 7 (14.89%) Hybris Developer
6 6 (12.77%) Architect
7 5 (10.64%) .NET Developer
8 4 (8.51%) Consultant
9 3 (6.38%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 3 (6.38%) Market Risk Developer
9 3 (6.38%) J2EE Developer
9 3 (6.38%) Technical Architect
10 2 (4.26%) Software Engineer
10 2 (4.26%) Lead Architect
10 2 (4.26%) Agile .NET Developer
11 1 (2.13%) Core Java Developer
11 1 (2.13%) Market Analyst
11 1 (2.13%) Java Analyst Developer
11 1 (2.13%) Analyst
11 1 (2.13%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (80.85%) Spring
2 28 (59.57%) J2EE
3 22 (46.81%) Web Services
4 19 (40.43%) .NET
5 17 (36.17%) SOAP
6 16 (34.04%) REST
7 12 (25.53%) HTML
8 10 (21.28%) JSP
8 10 (21.28%) XML
9 9 (19.15%) JSTL
10 7 (14.89%) JSON
10 7 (14.89%) EJB
11 6 (12.77%) CSS
11 6 (12.77%) Servlets
11 6 (12.77%) jQuery
12 5 (10.64%) WCF
12 5 (10.64%) Swing
12 5 (10.64%) XML-RPC
12 5 (10.64%) Hibernate
12 5 (10.64%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (27.66%) Inversion of Control
2 9 (19.15%) Market Risk
3 6 (12.77%) Computer Science
4 4 (8.51%) Client/Server
4 4 (8.51%) Mathematics
5 3 (6.38%) Management Information System
5 3 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (6.38%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (4.26%) PKI
7 1 (2.13%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 9 (19.15%) Linux
2 7 (14.89%) UNIX
3 5 (10.64%) Windows
4 2 (4.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (61.70%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (57.45%) TDD
3 24 (51.06%) OO
4 21 (44.68%) Scrum
5 20 (42.55%) OOD
6 16 (34.04%) SDLC
7 15 (31.91%) SOA
8 13 (27.66%) UML
8 13 (27.66%) BDD
9 12 (25.53%) Change Management
10 11 (23.40%) Release Management
11 10 (21.28%) Business Intelligence
12 9 (19.15%) MVC
12 9 (19.15%) E-Commerce
13 7 (14.89%) Dependency Injection
14 6 (12.77%) Open Source
14 6 (12.77%) Business Analysis
15 5 (10.64%) BPEL
15 5 (10.64%) Software Engineering
15 5 (10.64%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 37 (78.72%) Java
2 16 (34.04%) JavaScript
2 16 (34.04%) C#
3 11 (23.40%) SQL
4 9 (19.15%) Python
5 5 (10.64%) C++
5 5 (10.64%) Ruby
6 4 (8.51%) C
7 3 (6.38%) ANSI SQL
8 2 (4.26%) XPath
8 2 (4.26%) XQuery
9 1 (2.13%) Shell Script
9 1 (2.13%) PL/SQL
9 1 (2.13%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 6 (12.77%) Degree
2 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 13 (27.66%) GridGain
Vendors
1 13 (27.66%) Oracle
2 9 (19.15%) hybris
3 7 (14.89%) Microsoft
4 4 (8.51%) Endeca
5 3 (6.38%) TIBCO
6 2 (4.26%) Red Hat
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