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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited AOP over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Aspect-Oriented Programming (AOP)
Rank 146 114 115
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +1
Contract jobs citing AOP 3 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.095% 0.084% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.11% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Median daily rate £450 - £366
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 - - -
AOP
England

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
2604 1810 1864
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 82.12% 75.61% 77.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1587 1110 992
Median daily rate £400 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 83 135
Median hourly rate £17.00 £28.69 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.74% -8.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.06 £13.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £42.50 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

AOP
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing AOP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AOP within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 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
Birmingham - 2 £450 -
Warwickshire - 1 £433 -
AOP
England

AOP
Top 24 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for AOP.

1 6 (100.00%) J2EE
1 6 (100.00%) Spring
2 4 (66.67%) Velocity
2 4 (66.67%) Struts
2 4 (66.67%) Hibernate
2 4 (66.67%) Liferay
2 4 (66.67%) jQuery
2 4 (66.67%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) React
3 3 (50.00%) Performance Improvement
3 3 (50.00%) Apache Solr
3 3 (50.00%) Use Case
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) TDD
4 2 (33.33%) Maven
4 2 (33.33%) Change Management
4 2 (33.33%) Scrum
4 2 (33.33%) Web Services
4 2 (33.33%) SOA
4 2 (33.33%) JUnit
4 2 (33.33%) Mockito
4 2 (33.33%) Cucumber
4 2 (33.33%) BDD
4 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server

AOP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 4 (66.67%) Liferay
2 3 (50.00%) Apache Solr
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Cucumber
1 2 (33.33%) JUnit
1 2 (33.33%) Maven
1 2 (33.33%) Mockito
1 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Architect
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
1 3 (50.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Applications Architect
3 1 (16.67%) J2EE Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Java Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Java/J2EE Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Portal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) J2EE
1 6 (100.00%) Spring
2 4 (66.67%) Hibernate
2 4 (66.67%) jQuery
2 4 (66.67%) React
2 4 (66.67%) Struts
2 4 (66.67%) Velocity
3 2 (33.33%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Performance Improvement
1 3 (50.00%) Use Case
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) BDD
2 2 (33.33%) Change Management
2 2 (33.33%) Scrum
2 2 (33.33%) SOA
2 2 (33.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Java