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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Aspect-Oriented Programming (AOP)
Rank 577 583 506
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -77
Contract jobs citing AOP 19 12 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.036% 0.023% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.046% 0.030% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 9 42
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£400 £425 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £323 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £430 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
-11.76% -
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
41173 39816 35317
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.21% 75.21% 74.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 26232 25172 21131
Average daily rate £413 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1182 1174 1060
Average hourly rate £29.00 £28.25 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.65% -11.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.77 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.81 £50.00 £49.52
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 29 May 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 14 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 29 May 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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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 -15 19 £400 -5.88% 9
London +9 9 £425 -2.85% 5
East Midlands +2 4 £375 +15.38%
North West - 4 £408 -
Leicester - 4 £375 -
Leicestershire - 4 £375 -
Cheshire - 3 £408 -
South East -5 2 £450 +5.88% 2
Daresbury - 2 £408 -
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 - -
Thame - 1 - -
Warrington - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £450 -

AOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 22 (73.33%) Java
1 22 (73.33%) Spring
2 20 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (53.33%) J2EE
4 15 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 15 (50.00%) Python
5 14 (46.67%) MVC
5 14 (46.67%) Linux
5 14 (46.67%) TDD
5 14 (46.67%) Maven
6 12 (40.00%) Inversion of Control
7 11 (36.67%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (36.67%) UNIX
7 11 (36.67%) OO
7 11 (36.67%) SOAP
7 11 (36.67%) Web Services
7 11 (36.67%) Ant
8 10 (33.33%) SQL
8 10 (33.33%) JBoss
8 10 (33.33%) E-Commerce
8 10 (33.33%) Degree
8 10 (33.33%) JSTL
8 10 (33.33%) Computer Science
8 10 (33.33%) Scrum
8 10 (33.33%) hybris
8 10 (33.33%) REST
9 9 (30.00%) Open Source
10 8 (26.67%) .NET
10 8 (26.67%) HTML
10 8 (26.67%) Ruby

AOP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 10 (33.33%) JBoss
2 7 (23.33%) WebSphere
3 6 (20.00%) Node.js
3 6 (20.00%) Tomcat
3 6 (20.00%) GlassFish
4 5 (16.67%) WebLogic
5 4 (13.33%) Apache Solr
6 3 (10.00%) Oracle Coherence
7 2 (6.67%) Apache
8 1 (3.33%) Jetty
8 1 (3.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) HTTP
1 1 (3.33%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.33%) Oracle Database
2 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.67%) Relational Database
3 2 (6.67%) RDBMS
3 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (46.67%) Maven
2 11 (36.67%) Ant
3 7 (23.33%) Git (software)
4 6 (20.00%) Subversion
5 3 (10.00%) Jenkins
6 2 (6.67%) ClearCase
6 2 (6.67%) JUnit
6 2 (6.67%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (6.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (3.33%) NUnit
7 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
7 1 (3.33%) Eclipse
7 1 (3.33%) Rational Application Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Moq
7 1 (3.33%) Mockito
7 1 (3.33%) Hudson
General
1 4 (13.33%) Retail
2 2 (6.67%) iGaming
2 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.67%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Manufacturing
2 2 (6.67%) Investment Banking
2 2 (6.67%) Banking
3 1 (3.33%) Games
3 1 (3.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 27 (90.00%) Developer
2 12 (40.00%) Java Developer
3 9 (30.00%) Senior Java Developer
3 9 (30.00%) Senior Developer
4 7 (23.33%) Hybris Developer
5 5 (16.67%) .NET Developer
6 3 (10.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 3 (10.00%) Agile .NET Developer
6 3 (10.00%) Architect
7 2 (6.67%) Software Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Lead Architect
7 2 (6.67%) J2EE Developer
8 1 (3.33%) JavaScript Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Java Architect
8 1 (3.33%) Core Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (73.33%) Spring
2 16 (53.33%) J2EE
3 11 (36.67%) SOAP
3 11 (36.67%) Web Services
4 10 (33.33%) JSTL
4 10 (33.33%) REST
5 8 (26.67%) .NET
5 8 (26.67%) HTML
6 7 (23.33%) XML
6 7 (23.33%) CSS
7 6 (20.00%) JSP
7 6 (20.00%) EJB
8 5 (16.67%) Hibernate
8 5 (16.67%) Spring Web Flow
8 5 (16.67%) EJB 3.0
8 5 (16.67%) JMS
8 5 (16.67%) Struts
8 5 (16.67%) OSGi
9 4 (13.33%) XSLT
9 4 (13.33%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 12 (40.00%) Inversion of Control
2 10 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 5 (16.67%) Mathematics
4 2 (6.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
4 2 (6.67%) Derivative
4 2 (6.67%) Equity Derivative
4 2 (6.67%) PKI
4 2 (6.67%) Fixed Income
4 2 (6.67%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 14 (46.67%) Linux
2 11 (36.67%) UNIX
3 4 (13.33%) Windows
4 2 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (46.67%) MVC
2 14 (46.67%) TDD
3 11 (36.67%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (36.67%) OO
4 10 (33.33%) E-Commerce
4 10 (33.33%) Scrum
5 9 (30.00%) Open Source
6 7 (23.33%) Mentoring
7 6 (20.00%) SDLC
7 6 (20.00%) Dependency Injection
7 6 (20.00%) UML
7 6 (20.00%) OOD
8 5 (16.67%) Validation
8 5 (16.67%) RUP
8 5 (16.67%) RAD
8 5 (16.67%) Waterfall
9 4 (13.33%) Kanban
10 3 (10.00%) Web Development
11 2 (6.67%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 22 (73.33%) Java
2 15 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 15 (50.00%) Python
3 10 (33.33%) SQL
4 8 (26.67%) Ruby
5 6 (20.00%) C#
6 5 (16.67%) C++
6 5 (16.67%) C
7 3 (10.00%) Groovy
8 2 (6.67%) XQuery
8 2 (6.67%) Bash Shell
8 2 (6.67%) XPath
9 1 (3.33%) PL/SQL
9 1 (3.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) Control-M
Vendors
1 10 (33.33%) hybris
2 7 (23.33%) Oracle
3 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 4 (13.33%) Endeca
5 2 (6.67%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.33%) IBM