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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Aspect-Oriented Programming (AOP)
Rank 575 616 619
Rank change year-on-year
+41 +3
Contract jobs citing AOP 63 27 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.048% 0.032%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.060% 0.040%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 22 12
Median daily rate £475 £415 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.45% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £375 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £375 £398
% change year-on-year
+26.66% -5.66%
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
44001 44737 42259
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.29% 79.69% 78.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 29186 28814 26448
Median daily rate £438 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1047 1191 1229
Median hourly rate £28.00 £29.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.36 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 1 July 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 19 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 1 July 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 +39 62 £475 +14.45% 7
London +1 24 £475 +12.50% 5
North West +15 22 £475 -
Chester - 21 £475 -
Cheshire - 21 £475 -
City of London +35 8 £475 +15.85% 1
South East +11 8 - - 2
Kent - 8 - -
Tunbridge Wells - 8 - -
West Midlands -16 6 £433 -
Warwickshire - 4 £400 -
Warwick - 3 £416 -
East of England +11 2 £613 +6.52%
Bedfordshire +5 2 £613 +6.52%
Luton +2 2 £613 +6.52%
Birmingham - 2 £450 -
Manchester -1 1 £400 -
Glasgow - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -

AOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 79 (85.87%) Java
2 66 (71.74%) Spring
3 57 (61.96%) J2EE
4 54 (58.70%) Finance
5 52 (56.52%) XML
6 50 (54.35%) SOAP
7 49 (53.26%) Agile Software Development
8 47 (51.09%) Web Services
9 46 (50.00%) JDBC
10 41 (44.57%) Oracle
11 39 (42.39%) SQL
12 36 (39.13%) TDD
12 36 (39.13%) JSON
13 35 (38.04%) Linux
14 34 (36.96%) JIRA
15 33 (35.87%) Maven
15 33 (35.87%) Software Engineering
16 31 (33.70%) Subversion
16 31 (33.70%) JAXB
17 29 (31.52%) JAX-WS
18 27 (29.35%) WSDL
19 26 (28.26%) SOA
19 26 (28.26%) Jenkins
20 25 (27.17%) Git (software)
20 25 (27.17%) Integration Testing
21 24 (26.09%) BDD
21 24 (26.09%) Unix
21 24 (26.09%) IBM
22 23 (25.00%) REST
23 22 (23.91%) Waterfall

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 17 (18.48%) WebSphere
2 16 (17.39%) Tomcat
3 10 (10.87%) WebLogic
4 9 (9.78%) WebSphere Application Server
5 8 (8.70%) Cloud Foundry
6 7 (7.61%) Apache
6 7 (7.61%) JBoss
7 5 (5.43%) Liferay
8 4 (4.35%) Jetty
9 3 (3.26%) Apache Solr
9 3 (3.26%) Apache TomEE
9 3 (3.26%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (3.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (2.17%) Confluence
10 2 (2.17%) Mule
11 1 (1.09%) Apache ServiceMix
11 1 (1.09%) GlassFish
Applications
1 6 (6.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (7.61%) Documaker
2 2 (2.17%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (1.09%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.61%) Bluemix
2 3 (3.26%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.26%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (3.26%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (3.26%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.26%) Internet
2 2 (2.17%) HTTP
3 1 (1.09%) LAN
3 1 (1.09%) WAN
3 1 (1.09%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (18.48%) Oracle Database
2 12 (13.04%) MySQL
3 11 (11.96%) Relational Database
4 7 (7.61%) Oracle Database 11g
4 7 (7.61%) SQL Server
5 6 (6.52%) RDBMS
6 4 (4.35%) MongoDB
7 3 (3.26%) CouchDB
8 2 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (2.17%) Hadoop
8 2 (2.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (1.09%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
9 1 (1.09%) NoSQL
9 1 (1.09%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (1.09%) Redis
Development Applications
1 34 (36.96%) JIRA
2 33 (35.87%) Maven
3 31 (33.70%) Subversion
4 26 (28.26%) Jenkins
5 25 (27.17%) Git (software)
6 22 (23.91%) JUnit
7 18 (19.57%) Mockito
8 16 (17.39%) Selenium
9 14 (15.22%) Cucumber
10 12 (13.04%) Ant
11 10 (10.87%) Team Foundation Server
11 10 (10.87%) TeamCity
12 9 (9.78%) jMock
13 8 (8.70%) ClearCase
13 8 (8.70%) Eclipse
14 6 (6.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 4 (4.35%) JBehave
16 3 (3.26%) Gerrit
16 3 (3.26%) GitLab
16 3 (3.26%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 54 (58.70%) Finance
2 18 (19.57%) Banking
3 16 (17.39%) Financial Institution
4 6 (6.52%) Retail
5 5 (5.43%) Investment Banking
6 4 (4.35%) Retail Banking
7 3 (3.26%) Back Office
8 2 (2.17%) Front Office
8 2 (2.17%) Publishing
9 1 (1.09%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 70 (76.09%) Developer
2 56 (60.87%) Java Developer
3 29 (31.52%) Senior Developer
4 24 (26.09%) Senior Java Developer
5 11 (11.96%) Applications Developer
5 11 (11.96%) Consultant
5 11 (11.96%) J2EE Developer
5 11 (11.96%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 10 (10.87%) Java Applications Developer
6 10 (10.87%) Senior Applications Developer
6 10 (10.87%) Senior Java Applications Developer
7 8 (8.70%) Designer
8 7 (7.61%) Architect
8 7 (7.61%) Oracle Consultant
8 7 (7.61%) Senior J2EE Developer
8 7 (7.61%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
8 7 (7.61%) Support Consultant
9 5 (5.43%) Digital Developer
9 5 (5.43%) Oracle Developer
9 5 (5.43%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (71.74%) Spring
2 57 (61.96%) J2EE
3 52 (56.52%) XML
4 50 (54.35%) SOAP
5 47 (51.09%) Web Services
6 46 (50.00%) JDBC
7 36 (39.13%) JSON
8 31 (33.70%) JAXB
9 29 (31.52%) JAX-WS
10 27 (29.35%) WSDL
11 23 (25.00%) REST
12 18 (19.57%) Hibernate
13 16 (17.39%) XSLT
14 14 (15.22%) RESTful
15 13 (14.13%) JMS
16 12 (13.04%) jQuery
16 12 (13.04%) Middleware
17 11 (11.96%) Apache Camel
18 10 (10.87%) .NET
19 9 (9.78%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (17.39%) Hedge funds
2 10 (10.87%) Inversion of Control
3 8 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (6.52%) User Experience
5 5 (5.43%) Data Centre
5 5 (5.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 4 (4.35%) Online Banking
7 3 (3.26%) Virtual Team
8 2 (2.17%) Market Risk
9 1 (1.09%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (1.09%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 35 (38.04%) Linux
2 24 (26.09%) Unix
3 7 (7.61%) Oracle Linux
3 7 (7.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (6.52%) Windows
5 1 (1.09%) Solaris
5 1 (1.09%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (53.26%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (39.13%) TDD
3 33 (35.87%) Software Engineering
4 26 (28.26%) SOA
5 25 (27.17%) Integration Testing
6 24 (26.09%) BDD
7 22 (23.91%) Kanban
7 22 (23.91%) Waterfall
8 21 (22.83%) System Integration Testing
8 21 (22.83%) User Acceptance Testing
9 20 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
10 19 (20.65%) MVC
11 18 (19.57%) Scrum
12 14 (15.22%) OO
13 13 (14.13%) Change Management
14 12 (13.04%) E-Commerce
15 10 (10.87%) OOD
16 9 (9.78%) Data Modelling
16 9 (9.78%) ETL
16 9 (9.78%) UML
Programming Languages
1 79 (85.87%) Java
2 39 (42.39%) SQL
3 19 (20.65%) PL/SQL
4 17 (18.48%) JavaScript
5 14 (15.22%) Python
6 9 (9.78%) C#
7 8 (8.70%) AspectJ
7 8 (8.70%) Bash Shell
8 4 (4.35%) T-SQL
8 4 (4.35%) XPath
9 3 (3.26%) Ruby
9 3 (3.26%) Scala
10 1 (1.09%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.09%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.09%) QA
System Software
1 7 (7.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.26%) vCloud
3 2 (2.17%) GridGain
4 1 (1.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (7.61%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 7 (7.61%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 5 (5.43%) Control-M
2 5 (5.43%) Oracle Identity Management
2 5 (5.43%) yum
3 3 (3.26%) Puppet
Vendors
1 41 (44.57%) Oracle
2 24 (26.09%) IBM
3 17 (18.48%) Microsoft
4 10 (10.87%) VMware
5 8 (8.70%) Red Hat
6 7 (7.61%) Siebel
7 6 (6.52%) Sybase
7 6 (6.52%) TIBCO
8 4 (4.35%) Caplin
9 2 (2.17%) Currenex
9 2 (2.17%) FXall
9 2 (2.17%) Perforce
10 1 (1.09%) ATG
10 1 (1.09%) Demandware
10 1 (1.09%) hybris
10 1 (1.09%) MuleSoft
10 1 (1.09%) WSO2
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