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 18 December 2014 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Aspect-Oriented Programming (AOP)
Rank 597 553 527
Rank change year-on-year
-44 -26
Contract jobs citing AOP 11 16 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.031% 0.032%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.027% 0.042% 0.045%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 16
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£406 £375 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £323 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £438 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £260
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +39.42%
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
41214 38103 35480
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.51% 73.72% 71.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 26955 23499 20863
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1115 1172 1452
Average hourly rate £24.00 £26.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.90 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 18 December 2014.

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 30 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 18 December 2014. 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 -34 11 £406 +8.33% 7
London +26 5 £515 +8.42% 1
West Midlands - 3 £375 -
East of England -6 1 £525 +27.27%
North West -9 1 - -
Yorkshire -16 1 £250 - 3
Warrington - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 - -
Coventry - 1 £438 -
Faversham - - - - 1
Glasgow - - - - 1
Horsham - - - - 2
Hull - - - -
Llandudno - - - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - -
Tonbridge - - - -
Tunbridge Wells - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Kent - - - - 1
Sussex - - - -
West Sussex - - - - 2
South East - - - - 3
Tyne and Wear - - - -
Wales - - - - 1
North East - - - -
North Wales - - - - 1
Conwy - - - -
Scotland - - - - 1
Daresbury - - - -
East Yorkshire - - - -

AOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 17 (85.00%) Java
2 16 (80.00%) Spring
3 13 (65.00%) Oracle
3 13 (65.00%) Web Services
4 10 (50.00%) Maven
4 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (45.00%) TDD
5 9 (45.00%) XML
5 9 (45.00%) SQL
5 9 (45.00%) Dependency Injection
6 8 (40.00%) J2EE
6 8 (40.00%) JMS
6 8 (40.00%) Java EE
7 7 (35.00%) Ant
7 7 (35.00%) EJB
7 7 (35.00%) JSP
7 7 (35.00%) Servlets
7 7 (35.00%) Oracle Database
8 6 (30.00%) SOAP
8 6 (30.00%) Linux
8 6 (30.00%) HTML
8 6 (30.00%) WebSphere
8 6 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (30.00%) JPA
9 5 (25.00%) Hibernate
9 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
9 5 (25.00%) PL/SQL
9 5 (25.00%) JBoss
9 5 (25.00%) CSS
9 5 (25.00%) XML Schema

AOP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 6 (30.00%) WebSphere
2 5 (25.00%) JBoss
3 4 (20.00%) Apache
3 4 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (20.00%) Oracle Coherence
4 3 (15.00%) Jetty
4 3 (15.00%) WebLogic
4 3 (15.00%) Tomcat
5 2 (10.00%) Node.js
5 2 (10.00%) WebLogic Portal
5 2 (10.00%) WebLogic Integration
5 2 (10.00%) WebSphere Process Server
5 2 (10.00%) GlassFish
6 1 (5.00%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (5.00%) WildFly
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (35.00%) Oracle Database
2 4 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (15.00%) RDBMS
4 2 (10.00%) MySQL
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (50.00%) Maven
2 7 (35.00%) Ant
3 4 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 4 (20.00%) JUnit
4 3 (15.00%) NUnit
4 3 (15.00%) Hudson
4 3 (15.00%) Git (software)
5 1 (5.00%) FitNesse
5 1 (5.00%) JIRA
5 1 (5.00%) CruiseControl
5 1 (5.00%) Subversion
5 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
5 1 (5.00%) ClearCase
5 1 (5.00%) Arquillian
5 1 (5.00%) Apache Ivy
5 1 (5.00%) SoapUI
5 1 (5.00%) Moq
5 1 (5.00%) Mockito
5 1 (5.00%) Cucumber
5 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (20.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Banking
3 2 (10.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (5.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (5.00%) Back Office
4 1 (5.00%) Legal
4 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (60.00%) Developer
2 9 (45.00%) Java Developer
3 6 (30.00%) Architect
4 4 (20.00%) Senior Developer
4 4 (20.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Technical Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Lead Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Lead Java Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Java Architect
6 1 (5.00%) C# Software Developer
6 1 (5.00%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (5.00%) .NET Developer
6 1 (5.00%) C# Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Team Leader
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Team Leader
6 1 (5.00%) Java Team Leader
6 1 (5.00%) Applications Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Software Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Java/J2EE Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (80.00%) Spring
2 13 (65.00%) Web Services
3 9 (45.00%) XML
4 8 (40.00%) J2EE
4 8 (40.00%) JMS
4 8 (40.00%) Java EE
5 7 (35.00%) EJB
5 7 (35.00%) JSP
5 7 (35.00%) Servlets
6 6 (30.00%) SOAP
6 6 (30.00%) HTML
6 6 (30.00%) JPA
7 5 (25.00%) Hibernate
7 5 (25.00%) CSS
7 5 (25.00%) XML Schema
8 4 (20.00%) REST
8 4 (20.00%) JAX-WS
8 4 (20.00%) JSON
9 3 (15.00%) Spring Web Flow
9 3 (15.00%) JTA
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Inversion of Control
2 2 (10.00%) DataPower
2 2 (10.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (10.00%) Clustering
2 2 (10.00%) Credit Risk
2 2 (10.00%) Market Risk
3 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.00%) Reference Data
3 1 (5.00%) PKI
3 1 (5.00%) Derivative
3 1 (5.00%) Equity Derivative
3 1 (5.00%) Fixed Income
3 1 (5.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (5.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) Linux
2 3 (15.00%) UNIX
3 1 (5.00%) Windows
3 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (45.00%) TDD
2 9 (45.00%) Dependency Injection
3 6 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (25.00%) MVC
4 5 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 5 (25.00%) BDD
5 4 (20.00%) OO
6 3 (15.00%) UML
6 3 (15.00%) SOA
6 3 (15.00%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (10.00%) Monte Carlo Method
7 2 (10.00%) Domain-Driven Design
7 2 (10.00%) Low Latency
7 2 (10.00%) OOD
7 2 (10.00%) OOA/OOD
7 2 (10.00%) Pair Programming
7 2 (10.00%) Scrum
7 2 (10.00%) BPEL
7 2 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (85.00%) Java
2 9 (45.00%) SQL
3 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (25.00%) PL/SQL
4 3 (15.00%) Shell Script
5 2 (10.00%) XQuery
5 2 (10.00%) XPath
6 1 (5.00%) Ruby
6 1 (5.00%) AspectJ
6 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
6 1 (5.00%) C
6 1 (5.00%) C#
6 1 (5.00%) C++
6 1 (5.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) GridGain
Vendors
1 13 (65.00%) Oracle
2 5 (25.00%) IBM
3 2 (10.00%) Kony
3 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.00%) Yahoo!
3 2 (10.00%) Google
4 1 (5.00%) GoldenSource
4 1 (5.00%) Perforce
4 1 (5.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.00%) TIBCO
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