The table below looks at the statistics for AOP skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited AOP over the 3 months to 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Aspect-Oriented Programming (AOP)
Rank 593 631 634
Rank change year-on-year
+38 +3
Contract jobs citing AOP 54 28 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.100% 0.049% 0.018%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.061% 0.023%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 22 8
Median daily rate £475 £422 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +8.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £368 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £575 £375
% change year-on-year
-17.39% +53.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
44775 46207 43715
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.82% 80.33% 78.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 29547 30038 27060
Median daily rate £438 £425 £407
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1127 1253 1181
Median hourly rate £28.50 £31.44 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.35% +31.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £52.13 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +26.36%

AOP
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing AOP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 August 2016.

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 14 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AOP within the UK over the 3 months to 30 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +31 53 £475 +12.50% 9
London +3 36 £475 +12.55% 4
City of London +35 15 £475 +15.85% 2
Chester - 11 £475 -
Cheshire - 11 £475 -
North West - 11 £475 -
Uxbridge - 3 £288 -
South East +12 2 - - 2
West Midlands -33 2 £450 - 1
Kent - 2 - -
Birmingham - 2 £450 - 1
Tunbridge Wells - 2 - -
Glasgow +12 1 - -
Scotland +12 1 - -

AOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing AOP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for AOP.

1 83 (85.57%) Java
2 67 (69.07%) Spring
3 62 (63.92%) Finance
4 60 (61.86%) J2EE
5 57 (58.76%) Agile Software Development
6 51 (52.58%) XML
7 50 (51.55%) Web Services
8 48 (49.48%) SOAP
9 47 (48.45%) JDBC
10 39 (40.21%) Oracle
11 36 (37.11%) JSON
12 34 (35.05%) TDD
12 34 (35.05%) Subversion
12 34 (35.05%) SQL
13 33 (34.02%) JIRA
14 31 (31.96%) Maven
15 30 (30.93%) Linux
15 30 (30.93%) JAXB
16 29 (29.90%) Software Engineering
17 28 (28.87%) WSDL
18 27 (27.84%) Integration Testing
19 26 (26.80%) JAX-WS
20 25 (25.77%) Banking
20 25 (25.77%) REST
21 24 (24.74%) Financial Institution
21 24 (24.74%) Hedge funds
22 23 (23.71%) JUnit
23 22 (22.68%) Waterfall
23 22 (22.68%) Kanban
24 21 (21.65%) User Acceptance Testing

AOP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (12.37%) Tomcat
1 12 (12.37%) WebLogic
1 12 (12.37%) WebSphere
2 9 (9.28%) WebSphere Application Server
3 8 (8.25%) Cloud Foundry
4 5 (5.15%) JBoss
4 5 (5.15%) Liferay
5 4 (4.12%) IIS
6 3 (3.09%) Apache Solr
7 2 (2.06%) Confluence
7 2 (2.06%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (2.06%) GlassFish
7 2 (2.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (1.03%) Apache ServiceMix
8 1 (1.03%) Apache Spark
8 1 (1.03%) Jetty
8 1 (1.03%) Mule
8 1 (1.03%) nginx
Applications
1 4 (4.12%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (9.28%) Documaker
2 2 (2.06%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (2.06%) Oracle FAH
2 2 (2.06%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.22%) Bluemix
1 7 (7.22%) IBM Cloud
2 2 (2.06%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.06%) HTTP
1 2 (2.06%) Internet
1 2 (2.06%) LDAP
1 2 (2.06%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (18.56%) Oracle Database
2 11 (11.34%) MySQL
2 11 (11.34%) Relational Database
3 8 (8.25%) Oracle Database 11g
3 8 (8.25%) SQL Server
4 5 (5.15%) RDBMS
5 4 (4.12%) MongoDB
6 3 (3.09%) Hadoop
6 3 (3.09%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (3.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (2.06%) CouchDB
7 2 (2.06%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (2.06%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (2.06%) Oracle ODI
7 2 (2.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.03%) InterSystems Cache
8 1 (1.03%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.03%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 34 (35.05%) Subversion
2 33 (34.02%) JIRA
3 31 (31.96%) Maven
4 23 (23.71%) JUnit
5 20 (20.62%) Git (software)
6 19 (19.59%) Jenkins
7 18 (18.56%) Mockito
8 15 (15.46%) Selenium
9 11 (11.34%) Ant
10 10 (10.31%) Cucumber
11 9 (9.28%) Eclipse
11 9 (9.28%) TeamCity
12 8 (8.25%) jMock
13 7 (7.22%) ClearCase
13 7 (7.22%) Team Foundation Server
14 5 (5.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 4 (4.12%) JBehave
16 2 (2.06%) CruiseControl
16 2 (2.06%) Hudson
16 2 (2.06%) NUnit
General
1 62 (63.92%) Finance
2 25 (25.77%) Banking
3 24 (24.74%) Financial Institution
4 13 (13.40%) Investment Banking
5 8 (8.25%) Back Office
6 6 (6.19%) Retail
7 4 (4.12%) Front Office
7 4 (4.12%) Retail Banking
8 2 (2.06%) Billing
8 2 (2.06%) Legal
8 2 (2.06%) Publishing
8 2 (2.06%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 74 (76.29%) Developer
2 60 (61.86%) Java Developer
3 33 (34.02%) Senior Developer
4 28 (28.87%) Senior Java Developer
5 11 (11.34%) Applications Developer
5 11 (11.34%) J2EE Developer
5 11 (11.34%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 10 (10.31%) Java Applications Developer
6 10 (10.31%) Senior Applications Developer
6 10 (10.31%) Senior Java Applications Developer
7 9 (9.28%) Consultant
8 7 (7.22%) Designer
8 7 (7.22%) Oracle Consultant
8 7 (7.22%) Senior J2EE Developer
8 7 (7.22%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
8 7 (7.22%) Support Consultant
9 6 (6.19%) .NET Developer
10 5 (5.15%) C# Developer
10 5 (5.15%) Digital Developer
10 5 (5.15%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (69.07%) Spring
2 60 (61.86%) J2EE
3 51 (52.58%) XML
4 50 (51.55%) Web Services
5 48 (49.48%) SOAP
6 47 (48.45%) JDBC
7 36 (37.11%) JSON
8 30 (30.93%) JAXB
9 28 (28.87%) WSDL
10 26 (26.80%) JAX-WS
11 25 (25.77%) REST
12 18 (18.56%) Hibernate
13 15 (15.46%) RESTful
14 13 (13.40%) Middleware
14 13 (13.40%) XSLT
15 12 (12.37%) .NET
15 12 (12.37%) Java EE
15 12 (12.37%) jQuery
16 11 (11.34%) Apache Camel
17 10 (10.31%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 24 (24.74%) Hedge funds
2 8 (8.25%) User Experience
3 7 (7.22%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (7.22%) Data Centre
3 7 (7.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 6 (6.19%) Inversion of Control
5 4 (4.12%) Online Banking
6 3 (3.09%) Virtual Team
7 2 (2.06%) Algorithms
7 2 (2.06%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.06%) Data Structures
7 2 (2.06%) Fixed Income
7 2 (2.06%) Market Risk
7 2 (2.06%) Mathematics
7 2 (2.06%) N-Tier
8 1 (1.03%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 30 (30.93%) Linux
2 20 (20.62%) Unix
3 8 (8.25%) Windows
4 7 (7.22%) Oracle Linux
4 7 (7.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.06%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (58.76%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (35.05%) TDD
3 29 (29.90%) Software Engineering
4 27 (27.84%) Integration Testing
5 22 (22.68%) Kanban
5 22 (22.68%) Waterfall
6 21 (21.65%) BDD
6 21 (21.65%) SOA
6 21 (21.65%) System Integration Testing
6 21 (21.65%) User Acceptance Testing
7 20 (20.62%) Continuous Integration
7 20 (20.62%) Scrum
8 18 (18.56%) MVC
8 18 (18.56%) OO
9 13 (13.40%) Change Management
10 12 (12.37%) UML
11 11 (11.34%) E-Commerce
11 11 (11.34%) RUP
12 10 (10.31%) OOD
13 9 (9.28%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 83 (85.57%) Java
2 34 (35.05%) SQL
3 14 (14.43%) JavaScript
3 14 (14.43%) PL/SQL
4 13 (13.40%) C#
5 12 (12.37%) Python
6 8 (8.25%) AspectJ
7 6 (6.19%) Bash Shell
8 4 (4.12%) T-SQL
9 3 (3.09%) Scala
10 2 (2.06%) C++
10 2 (2.06%) Jython
10 2 (2.06%) Ruby
11 1 (1.03%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (2.06%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.03%) QA
System Software
1 7 (7.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.09%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.06%) GridGain
4 1 (1.03%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 9 (9.28%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 7 (7.22%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 5 (5.15%) Oracle Identity Management
3 5 (5.15%) yum
4 4 (4.12%) Control-M
5 1 (1.03%) Nagios
5 1 (1.03%) Tivoli
5 1 (1.03%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 39 (40.21%) Oracle
2 21 (21.65%) IBM
3 13 (13.40%) Microsoft
4 9 (9.28%) Siebel
5 7 (7.22%) Red Hat
5 7 (7.22%) VMware
6 5 (5.15%) Sybase
6 5 (5.15%) TIBCO
7 4 (4.12%) Caplin
7 4 (4.12%) MuleSoft
8 2 (2.06%) BMC
8 2 (2.06%) Currenex
8 2 (2.06%) FXall
8 2 (2.06%) hybris
8 2 (2.06%) Remedy
8 2 (2.06%) ServiceNow
8 2 (2.06%) WSO2
9 1 (1.03%) ILOG
9 1 (1.03%) Perforce
9 1 (1.03%) Splunk
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