The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Aspect-Oriented Programming (AOP)
Rank 574 522 552
Rank change year-on-year
-52 +30
Contract jobs citing AOP 14 34 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.025% 0.071% 0.054%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.034% 0.098% 0.078%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 28 27
Average daily rate £325 £600 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-45.83% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £349 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £653 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £319 £500 £275
% change year-on-year
-36.25% +81.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
41318 34649 42090
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.34% 72.50% 69.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 25663 20657 24013
Average daily rate £400 £405 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.23% -1.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1168 1064 1437
Average hourly rate £28.49 £32.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.98% +16.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £54.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%

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 17 April 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 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -55 13 £375 -37.50% 4
West Midlands - 5 £313 -
Coventry - 5 £313 -
Yorkshire -8 3 - - 3
Glasgow +13 1 £313 - 1
Scotland -16 1 £313 - 1
London -51 1 £450 -28.85%
Hull - 1 - - 1
East Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
East of England - - - - 1
Merseyside - - - -
North West - - - -
Leighton Buzzard - - - - 1
Liverpool - - - -
Luton - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - - 1
Edinburgh - - - -

AOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (65.38%) TDD
2 13 (50.00%) .NET
2 13 (50.00%) C#
3 12 (46.15%) Java
3 12 (46.15%) Spring
4 11 (42.31%) .NET Framework
5 9 (34.62%) Dependency Injection
5 9 (34.62%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 9 (34.62%) MVC
5 9 (34.62%) Scrum
6 8 (30.77%) JUnit
6 8 (30.77%) Web Services
7 7 (26.92%) XML
7 7 (26.92%) HTML
7 7 (26.92%) JavaScript
7 7 (26.92%) J2EE
7 7 (26.92%) Oracle
7 7 (26.92%) SQL Server
7 7 (26.92%) JBoss
7 7 (26.92%) WCF
8 6 (23.08%) jMock
8 6 (23.08%) NHibernate
8 6 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (23.08%) Spring.NET
8 6 (23.08%) SoapUI
8 6 (23.08%) BDD
8 6 (23.08%) Castle Windsor
8 6 (23.08%) Hibernate
8 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (23.08%) Maven

AOP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 5 (19.23%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (11.54%) WebSphere
2 3 (11.54%) Jetty
2 3 (11.54%) WebLogic
2 3 (11.54%) Apache
2 3 (11.54%) Tomcat
3 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.85%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.85%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) Internet
1 2 (7.69%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (26.92%) SQL Server
2 5 (19.23%) Oracle Database
2 5 (19.23%) Relational Database
3 3 (11.54%) JasperReports
3 3 (11.54%) DB2
3 3 (11.54%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (7.69%) RDBMS
4 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (3.85%) NoSQL
5 1 (3.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 8 (30.77%) JUnit
2 6 (23.08%) jMock
2 6 (23.08%) Subversion
2 6 (23.08%) Maven
2 6 (23.08%) SoapUI
3 3 (11.54%) Jenkins
3 3 (11.54%) Ant
3 3 (11.54%) Hudson
3 3 (11.54%) JIRA
3 3 (11.54%) Subclipse
3 3 (11.54%) TestNG
3 3 (11.54%) EasyMock
3 3 (11.54%) Git (software)
3 3 (11.54%) Visual Studio
3 3 (11.54%) Eclipse
3 3 (11.54%) Log4j
3 3 (11.54%) NUnit
4 2 (7.69%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (3.85%) Cucumber
General
1 3 (11.54%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 24 (92.31%) Developer
2 8 (30.77%) Java Developer
3 7 (26.92%) .NET Developer
4 4 (15.38%) J2EE Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Software Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Senior Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Architect
6 2 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (7.69%) Senior .NET Developer
7 1 (3.85%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 1 (3.85%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (3.85%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (50.00%) .NET
2 12 (46.15%) Spring
3 11 (42.31%) .NET Framework
4 9 (34.62%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 8 (30.77%) Web Services
6 7 (26.92%) XML
6 7 (26.92%) HTML
6 7 (26.92%) J2EE
6 7 (26.92%) WCF
7 6 (23.08%) Spring.NET
7 6 (23.08%) ASP.NET
7 6 (23.08%) CSS
7 6 (23.08%) SOAP
7 6 (23.08%) NHibernate
7 6 (23.08%) Hibernate
7 6 (23.08%) Castle Windsor
8 5 (19.23%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (19.23%) jBPM
8 5 (19.23%) DWR
8 5 (19.23%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (15.38%) Open Source
3 2 (7.69%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (65.38%) TDD
2 9 (34.62%) MVC
2 9 (34.62%) Scrum
2 9 (34.62%) Dependency Injection
3 6 (23.08%) BDD
3 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (19.23%) SOA
4 5 (19.23%) Unit Testing
5 4 (15.38%) Pair Programming
6 3 (11.54%) Content Management
6 3 (11.54%) Multithreading
6 3 (11.54%) Project Management
6 3 (11.54%) UML
6 3 (11.54%) OO
6 3 (11.54%) OOD
6 3 (11.54%) Migration
6 3 (11.54%) Change Data Capture
6 3 (11.54%) Software Architecture
6 3 (11.54%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 13 (50.00%) C#
2 12 (46.15%) Java
3 7 (26.92%) JavaScript
4 4 (15.38%) SQL
5 3 (11.54%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.85%) Scala
6 1 (3.85%) Clojure
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) Oracle
1 7 (26.92%) JBoss
2 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
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