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 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Aspect-Oriented Programming (AOP)
Rank 612 605 603
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -2
Contract jobs citing AOP 44 22 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.081% 0.040% 0.023%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.098% 0.051% 0.029%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 14 10
Median daily rate £475 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £375 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £450 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £375 £423
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -11.24%
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
44690 43131 40985
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.93% 79.27% 77.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 29627 27316 25903
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 £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1042 1233 1208
Median hourly rate £28.50 £29.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.72% +5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £12.35 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.71 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 -1 44 £475 +18.75% 9
North West -1 15 £413 +1.22% 2
London -3 14 £500 +25.00% 4
Cheshire -3 11 £475 +16.56% 1
Chester - 11 £475 -
South East -10 6 - - 1
Tunbridge Wells - 6 - - 1
Kent - 6 - - 1
West Midlands -9 4 £400 -
Manchester -12 4 £400 -
East of England - 4 £613 -
Warwickshire - 4 £400 -
Luton - 4 £613 -
Bedfordshire - 4 £613 -
City of London - 3 £475 - 1
Warwick - 3 £416 -
South Yorkshire - 1 - -
Sheffield - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - -

AOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 57 (81.43%) Java
2 53 (75.71%) Spring
3 41 (58.57%) XML
4 38 (54.29%) J2EE
5 37 (52.86%) SOAP
6 36 (51.43%) Finance
7 35 (50.00%) Web Services
8 34 (48.57%) JDBC
8 34 (48.57%) SQL
8 34 (48.57%) Agile Software Development
9 32 (45.71%) TDD
10 31 (44.29%) Maven
10 31 (44.29%) Linux
11 29 (41.43%) Oracle
12 28 (40.00%) JSON
13 26 (37.14%) Subversion
14 25 (35.71%) Git (software)
14 25 (35.71%) Jenkins
15 23 (32.86%) REST
16 22 (31.43%) Software Engineering
16 22 (31.43%) MVC
16 22 (31.43%) JAXB
17 20 (28.57%) Hibernate
17 20 (28.57%) JIRA
18 19 (27.14%) JAX-WS
18 19 (27.14%) JavaScript
19 18 (25.71%) JUnit
19 18 (25.71%) Banking
20 17 (24.29%) PL/SQL
20 17 (24.29%) IBM

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 15 (21.43%) Tomcat
2 14 (20.00%) WebSphere
3 8 (11.43%) Apache
3 8 (11.43%) JBoss
4 6 (8.57%) Cloud Foundry
5 5 (7.14%) Jetty
5 5 (7.14%) Liferay
5 5 (7.14%) WebLogic
5 5 (7.14%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (5.71%) Apache TomEE
7 3 (4.29%) Apache Solr
7 3 (4.29%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (4.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (2.86%) Confluence
8 2 (2.86%) Mule
8 2 (2.86%) Node.js
9 1 (1.43%) Apache ServiceMix
9 1 (1.43%) GlassFish
Applications
1 6 (8.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Documaker
1 2 (2.86%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.43%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.14%) Bluemix
2 4 (5.71%) GitHub
3 3 (4.29%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (4.29%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (4.29%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.29%) Internet
2 2 (2.86%) HTTP
2 2 (2.86%) LAN
2 2 (2.86%) WAN
2 2 (2.86%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.29%) MySQL
1 10 (14.29%) Relational Database
2 8 (11.43%) Oracle Database
2 8 (11.43%) SQL Server
3 6 (8.57%) RDBMS
4 3 (4.29%) CouchDB
4 3 (4.29%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.86%) Hadoop
5 2 (2.86%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.43%) Apache Hive
6 1 (1.43%) Big Data
6 1 (1.43%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
6 1 (1.43%) Impala
6 1 (1.43%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.43%) Redis
Development Applications
1 31 (44.29%) Maven
2 26 (37.14%) Subversion
3 25 (35.71%) Git (software)
3 25 (35.71%) Jenkins
4 20 (28.57%) JIRA
5 18 (25.71%) JUnit
6 17 (24.29%) Mockito
7 11 (15.71%) Cucumber
7 11 (15.71%) jMock
7 11 (15.71%) Selenium
8 9 (12.86%) Ant
8 9 (12.86%) ClearCase
9 8 (11.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 8 (11.43%) Team Foundation Server
9 8 (11.43%) TeamCity
10 6 (8.57%) Eclipse
11 4 (5.71%) GitLab
11 4 (5.71%) JMeter
11 4 (5.71%) Sonatype Nexus
12 3 (4.29%) Gerrit
General
1 36 (51.43%) Finance
2 18 (25.71%) Banking
3 7 (10.00%) Financial Institution
4 6 (8.57%) Retail
5 4 (5.71%) Retail Banking
6 3 (4.29%) Back Office
6 3 (4.29%) Investment Banking
7 2 (2.86%) Front Office
7 2 (2.86%) Publishing
8 1 (1.43%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 54 (77.14%) Developer
2 44 (62.86%) Java Developer
3 19 (27.14%) Senior Developer
4 14 (20.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 7 (10.00%) Architect
5 7 (10.00%) J2EE Developer
5 7 (10.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 6 (8.57%) Analyst
6 6 (8.57%) Consultant
7 5 (7.14%) Applications Developer
7 5 (7.14%) Senior J2EE Developer
7 5 (7.14%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
7 5 (7.14%) SQL Developer
7 5 (7.14%) XML Developer
8 4 (5.71%) Designer
8 4 (5.71%) Java Analyst Developer
8 4 (5.71%) Java Applications Developer
8 4 (5.71%) Senior .NET Developer
8 4 (5.71%) Senior Java Applications Developer
8 4 (5.71%) SQL Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (75.71%) Spring
2 41 (58.57%) XML
3 38 (54.29%) J2EE
4 37 (52.86%) SOAP
5 35 (50.00%) Web Services
6 34 (48.57%) JDBC
7 28 (40.00%) JSON
8 23 (32.86%) REST
9 22 (31.43%) JAXB
10 20 (28.57%) Hibernate
11 19 (27.14%) JAX-WS
12 15 (21.43%) JMS
12 15 (21.43%) jQuery
12 15 (21.43%) WSDL
13 13 (18.57%) XSLT
14 10 (14.29%) .NET
15 9 (12.86%) Spring MVC
16 8 (11.43%) CSS
16 8 (11.43%) JPA
16 8 (11.43%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.29%) Inversion of Control
2 7 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (10.00%) Hedge funds
3 4 (5.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 4 (5.71%) Online Banking
4 3 (4.29%) User Experience
5 2 (2.86%) Market Risk
5 2 (2.86%) Reference Data
6 1 (1.43%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.43%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.43%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.43%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 31 (44.29%) Linux
2 15 (21.43%) Unix
3 2 (2.86%) Oracle Linux
3 2 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (2.86%) Windows
4 1 (1.43%) Solaris
4 1 (1.43%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (48.57%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (45.71%) TDD
3 22 (31.43%) MVC
3 22 (31.43%) Software Engineering
4 17 (24.29%) SOA
5 16 (22.86%) BDD
5 16 (22.86%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (21.43%) Scrum
7 14 (20.00%) E-Commerce
8 13 (18.57%) Integration Testing
9 11 (15.71%) Kanban
10 10 (14.29%) ETL
10 10 (14.29%) OO
10 10 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
10 10 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
10 10 (14.29%) Waterfall
11 8 (11.43%) Concurrent Programming
11 8 (11.43%) Data Modelling
11 8 (11.43%) Multithreading
11 8 (11.43%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 57 (81.43%) Java
2 34 (48.57%) SQL
3 19 (27.14%) JavaScript
4 17 (24.29%) PL/SQL
5 16 (22.86%) Python
6 10 (14.29%) Bash Shell
7 9 (12.86%) C#
8 6 (8.57%) AspectJ
9 5 (7.14%) T-SQL
9 5 (7.14%) XPath
10 3 (4.29%) Ruby
11 2 (2.86%) Scala
12 1 (1.43%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.43%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (4.29%) vCloud
2 2 (2.86%) GridGain
2 2 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (10.00%) Control-M
2 4 (5.71%) Puppet
2 4 (5.71%) yum
3 2 (2.86%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (2.86%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 1 (1.43%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 29 (41.43%) Oracle
2 17 (24.29%) IBM
3 13 (18.57%) Microsoft
4 7 (10.00%) Sybase
5 5 (7.14%) VMware
6 3 (4.29%) Red Hat
6 3 (4.29%) TIBCO
7 2 (2.86%) Caplin
7 2 (2.86%) Currenex
7 2 (2.86%) FXall
7 2 (2.86%) Siebel
8 1 (1.43%) ATG
8 1 (1.43%) Demandware
8 1 (1.43%) hybris
8 1 (1.43%) Perforce
8 1 (1.43%) WSO2
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