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 25 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Aspect-Oriented Programming (AOP)
Rank 610 621 595
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -26
Contract jobs citing AOP 51 21 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.094% 0.037% 0.028%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.046% 0.035%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 16 11
Median daily rate £475 £415 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.45% +2.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £375 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £575 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £403 £375
% change year-on-year
+18.01% +7.33%
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
44695 45488 42364
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.73% 79.85% 78.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 29540 29430 26290
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 £283 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1044 1183 1185
Median hourly rate £28.50 £28.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +14.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £52.17 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

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 25 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 15 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 25 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 +25 50 £475 +14.45% 9
London +8 23 £475 +13.09% 6
North West +22 15 £475 -
Chester - 15 £475 -
Cheshire - 15 £475 -
City of London +54 11 £475 +15.85% 3
South East +5 7 - - 1
Kent - 7 - -
Tunbridge Wells - 7 - -
West Midlands -27 3 £450 -
Birmingham - 2 £450 -
Warwick - 1 £433 -
Warwickshire - 1 £433 -
Glasgow - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -

AOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 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 78 (86.67%) Java
2 62 (68.89%) Spring
3 57 (63.33%) J2EE
4 55 (61.11%) Finance
5 50 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
6 49 (54.44%) XML
7 46 (51.11%) Web Services
8 45 (50.00%) JDBC
8 45 (50.00%) SOAP
9 39 (43.33%) Oracle
10 35 (38.89%) SQL
10 35 (38.89%) JSON
11 33 (36.67%) JIRA
12 31 (34.44%) Linux
13 30 (33.33%) JAXB
13 30 (33.33%) TDD
13 30 (33.33%) Subversion
13 30 (33.33%) Software Engineering
14 29 (32.22%) Maven
15 27 (30.00%) JAX-WS
15 27 (30.00%) WSDL
16 25 (27.78%) Integration Testing
17 24 (26.67%) SOA
18 22 (24.44%) Kanban
18 22 (24.44%) Waterfall
18 22 (24.44%) BDD
18 22 (24.44%) Jenkins
19 21 (23.33%) System Integration Testing
19 21 (23.33%) Git (software)
19 21 (23.33%) 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 13 (14.44%) Tomcat
1 13 (14.44%) WebSphere
2 10 (11.11%) WebLogic
3 9 (10.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 8 (8.89%) Cloud Foundry
5 5 (5.56%) Liferay
6 4 (4.44%) Apache
6 4 (4.44%) JBoss
7 3 (3.33%) Apache Solr
7 3 (3.33%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (3.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (2.22%) Confluence
8 2 (2.22%) IIS
8 2 (2.22%) Jetty
9 1 (1.11%) Apache ServiceMix
9 1 (1.11%) Apache TomEE
9 1 (1.11%) GlassFish
9 1 (1.11%) Mule
Applications
1 5 (5.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (8.89%) Documaker
2 2 (2.22%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (2.22%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (1.11%) Oracle FAH
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.78%) Bluemix
2 2 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.22%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.11%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.33%) Internet
2 2 (2.22%) HTTP
2 2 (2.22%) LDAP
3 1 (1.11%) LAN
3 1 (1.11%) SSL
3 1 (1.11%) WAN
3 1 (1.11%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (18.89%) Oracle Database
2 11 (12.22%) MySQL
3 10 (11.11%) Relational Database
4 7 (7.78%) Oracle Database 11g
5 6 (6.67%) SQL Server
6 5 (5.56%) RDBMS
7 4 (4.44%) MongoDB
8 3 (3.33%) CouchDB
9 2 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (2.22%) Hadoop
9 2 (2.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (1.11%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
10 1 (1.11%) NoSQL
10 1 (1.11%) Oracle BI EE
10 1 (1.11%) Oracle ODI
10 1 (1.11%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (1.11%) Redis
Development Applications
1 33 (36.67%) JIRA
2 30 (33.33%) Subversion
3 29 (32.22%) Maven
4 22 (24.44%) Jenkins
5 21 (23.33%) Git (software)
5 21 (23.33%) JUnit
6 17 (18.89%) Mockito
7 14 (15.56%) Selenium
8 12 (13.33%) Cucumber
9 11 (12.22%) Ant
10 9 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
10 9 (10.00%) TeamCity
11 8 (8.89%) Eclipse
11 8 (8.89%) jMock
12 7 (7.78%) ClearCase
13 5 (5.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 4 (4.44%) JBehave
15 2 (2.22%) Gerrit
15 2 (2.22%) Hudson
15 2 (2.22%) NUnit
General
1 55 (61.11%) Finance
2 20 (22.22%) Financial Institution
3 19 (21.11%) Banking
4 7 (7.78%) Investment Banking
5 6 (6.67%) Retail
6 4 (4.44%) Retail Banking
7 3 (3.33%) Back Office
8 2 (2.22%) Front Office
8 2 (2.22%) Legal
8 2 (2.22%) Publishing
9 1 (1.11%) Advertising
9 1 (1.11%) Billing
Job Titles
1 68 (75.56%) Developer
2 55 (61.11%) Java Developer
3 30 (33.33%) Senior Developer
4 26 (28.89%) Senior Java Developer
5 11 (12.22%) Applications Developer
5 11 (12.22%) J2EE Developer
5 11 (12.22%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 10 (11.11%) Consultant
6 10 (11.11%) Java Applications Developer
6 10 (11.11%) Senior Applications Developer
6 10 (11.11%) Senior Java Applications Developer
7 8 (8.89%) Designer
8 7 (7.78%) Oracle Consultant
8 7 (7.78%) Senior J2EE Developer
8 7 (7.78%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
8 7 (7.78%) Support Consultant
9 5 (5.56%) Architect
9 5 (5.56%) Digital Developer
9 5 (5.56%) Oracle Developer
10 4 (4.44%) SOA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (68.89%) Spring
2 57 (63.33%) J2EE
3 49 (54.44%) XML
4 46 (51.11%) Web Services
5 45 (50.00%) JDBC
5 45 (50.00%) SOAP
6 35 (38.89%) JSON
7 30 (33.33%) JAXB
8 27 (30.00%) JAX-WS
8 27 (30.00%) WSDL
9 20 (22.22%) REST
10 17 (18.89%) Hibernate
11 14 (15.56%) RESTful
11 14 (15.56%) XSLT
12 12 (13.33%) Middleware
13 11 (12.22%) Apache Camel
13 11 (12.22%) jQuery
14 10 (11.11%) .NET
14 10 (11.11%) JMS
15 9 (10.00%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (22.22%) Hedge funds
2 7 (7.78%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.78%) Inversion of Control
3 6 (6.67%) Data Centre
3 6 (6.67%) User Experience
4 5 (5.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (4.44%) Online Banking
6 3 (3.33%) Virtual Team
7 2 (2.22%) Market Risk
8 1 (1.11%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 31 (34.44%) Linux
2 21 (23.33%) Unix
3 8 (8.89%) Windows
4 7 (7.78%) Oracle Linux
4 7 (7.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.22%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.11%) Solaris
6 1 (1.11%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 30 (33.33%) TDD
3 25 (27.78%) Integration Testing
4 24 (26.67%) SOA
5 22 (24.44%) BDD
5 22 (24.44%) Kanban
5 22 (24.44%) Waterfall
6 21 (23.33%) System Integration Testing
6 21 (23.33%) User Acceptance Testing
7 19 (21.11%) Continuous Integration
8 17 (18.89%) Scrum
9 15 (16.67%) MVC
10 13 (14.44%) Change Management
10 13 (14.44%) OO
11 10 (11.11%) E-Commerce
11 10 (11.11%) OOD
12 9 (10.00%) ITIL
12 9 (10.00%) UML
13 8 (8.89%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 78 (86.67%) Java
2 35 (38.89%) SQL
3 17 (18.89%) PL/SQL
4 14 (15.56%) JavaScript
5 11 (12.22%) Python
6 9 (10.00%) C#
7 8 (8.89%) AspectJ
8 7 (7.78%) Bash Shell
9 3 (3.33%) Ruby
9 3 (3.33%) Scala
10 2 (2.22%) T-SQL
10 2 (2.22%) XPath
11 1 (1.11%) Jython
11 1 (1.11%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.11%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.11%) QA
System Software
1 7 (7.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.22%) GridGain
3 2 (2.22%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 8 (8.89%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 7 (7.78%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 5 (5.56%) Oracle Identity Management
3 5 (5.56%) yum
4 4 (4.44%) Control-M
5 1 (1.11%) Puppet
Vendors
1 39 (43.33%) Oracle
2 21 (23.33%) IBM
3 15 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 9 (10.00%) VMware
5 8 (8.89%) Siebel
6 7 (7.78%) Red Hat
7 5 (5.56%) Sybase
7 5 (5.56%) TIBCO
8 4 (4.44%) Caplin
9 2 (2.22%) BMC
9 2 (2.22%) Currenex
9 2 (2.22%) FXall
9 2 (2.22%) Perforce
9 2 (2.22%) Remedy
9 2 (2.22%) ServiceNow
10 1 (1.11%) MuleSoft
10 1 (1.11%) WSO2
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