The table below looks at the statistics for AOP skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited AOP over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Aspect-Oriented Programming (AOP)
Rank 114 105 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Contract jobs citing AOP 2 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.078% 0.23% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.32% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Average daily rate
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- £313 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £408 £313 £438
% change year-on-year
+30.40% -28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1832 1544 1307
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 71.56% 70.47% 70.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1057 794 625
Average daily rate £388 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £547 £480 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 80 118
Average hourly rate £29.00 £32.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% -3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.04 £10.00 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £155.00 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

AOP
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing AOP across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

AOP Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

AOP
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing AOP across the West Midlands region.

AOP Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

AOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
1 5 (100.00%) TDD
2 3 (60.00%) Hibernate
2 3 (60.00%) JMS
2 3 (60.00%) XML Schema
2 3 (60.00%) JAXP
2 3 (60.00%) JAXB
2 3 (60.00%) SAML
2 3 (60.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) Ant
2 3 (60.00%) EJB
2 3 (60.00%) JSP
2 3 (60.00%) Servlets
2 3 (60.00%) XML
2 3 (60.00%) Spring
2 3 (60.00%) Maven
2 3 (60.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (60.00%) Java EE
2 3 (60.00%) JAX-WS
2 3 (60.00%) JPA
2 3 (60.00%) Hudson
2 3 (60.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (60.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 2 (40.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 2 (40.00%) Castle Windsor
3 2 (40.00%) WCF

AOP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 3 (60.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (40.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) InfoPath
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (40.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Ant
1 3 (60.00%) Maven
1 3 (60.00%) Hudson
1 3 (60.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Technical Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) EJB
1 3 (60.00%) JSP
1 3 (60.00%) Servlets
1 3 (60.00%) XML
1 3 (60.00%) JMS
1 3 (60.00%) XML Schema
1 3 (60.00%) JAXP
1 3 (60.00%) JAXB
1 3 (60.00%) SAML
1 3 (60.00%) Hibernate
1 3 (60.00%) Spring
1 3 (60.00%) Java EE
1 3 (60.00%) JAX-WS
1 3 (60.00%) JPA
2 2 (40.00%) Spring.NET
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (40.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 2 (40.00%) Castle Windsor
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 2 (40.00%) WCF
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) TDD
2 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Dependency Injection
2 2 (40.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (40.00%) C#
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle