Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for AOP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited AOP over the 6 months to 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Aspect-Oriented Programming (AOP)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 212 222 270
Rank change year-on-year +10 +48 +31
Contract jobs citing AOP 39 24 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.55% 0.36% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.62% 0.41% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 13 7
City of London median daily rate - £475 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +15.85% -20.39%
Central London median daily rate - £475 £410
% change year-on-year - +15.85% -20.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

AOP is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 6297 5887 7808
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 88.45% 87.51% 83.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 5003 4710 6215
City of London median daily rate £513 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.89% +2.70% +2.78%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £285
90th Percentile £688 £663 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £451
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.44% +1.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 55 76
City of London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -2.44% +7.89%
10th Percentile £13.34 £12.15 £10.99
90th Percentile £30.90 £53.05 £40.00
Central London median hourly rate £20.25 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +6.58% -5.00% +11.14%

AOP
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing AOP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for AOP in the City of London

AOP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing AOP in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for AOP in the City of London

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, 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 City of London region with a requirement for AOP.

1 39 (100.00%) Finance
1 39 (100.00%) Financial Institution
1 39 (100.00%) Hedge funds
2 35 (89.74%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (71.79%) Java
3 28 (71.79%) SDLC
4 24 (61.54%) TDD
4 24 (61.54%) Banking
4 24 (61.54%) Investment Banking
5 18 (46.15%) JIRA
5 18 (46.15%) Test Automation
5 18 (46.15%) Code Optimisation
5 18 (46.15%) DevOps
5 18 (46.15%) Virtual Team
6 13 (33.33%) Jenkins
6 13 (33.33%) MongoDB
6 13 (33.33%) Salesforce.com
7 11 (28.21%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (28.21%) JavaScript
7 11 (28.21%) C++
7 11 (28.21%) Web Services
7 11 (28.21%) Apache
7 11 (28.21%) TeamCity
7 11 (28.21%) Waterfall
7 11 (28.21%) Billing
7 11 (28.21%) Flink
8 10 (25.64%) SharePoint
8 10 (25.64%) Microsoft Office
9 9 (23.08%) SQL
9 9 (23.08%) PRINCE2

AOP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 11 (28.21%) Apache
2 10 (25.64%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (25.64%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (12.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (12.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.26%) FTP
1 4 (10.26%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (33.33%) MongoDB
2 11 (28.21%) Flink
3 7 (17.95%) Big Data
4 4 (10.26%) Relational Database
4 4 (10.26%) Siebel EIM
Development Applications
1 18 (46.15%) JIRA
2 13 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 11 (28.21%) TeamCity
4 7 (17.95%) Git (software)
General
1 39 (100.00%) Finance
1 39 (100.00%) Financial Institution
2 24 (61.54%) Banking
2 24 (61.54%) Investment Banking
3 11 (28.21%) Billing
Job Titles
1 22 (56.41%) Developer
2 13 (33.33%) Salesforce Developer
3 11 (28.21%) Build and Configuration Engineer
3 11 (28.21%) Build Engineer
3 11 (28.21%) Configuration Engineer
3 11 (28.21%) Java Engineer
4 7 (17.95%) Investment Banking Java Developer
4 7 (17.95%) Java Developer
5 5 (12.82%) Administrator
5 5 (12.82%) Programme Manager
5 5 (12.82%) Transformation Manager
5 5 (12.82%) Transformation Programme Manager
6 4 (10.26%) Siebel Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Senior Build Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Senior Configuration Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Senior Java Engineer
8 1 (2.56%) Digital Business Analyst
8 1 (2.56%) Digital Transformation
8 1 (2.56%) Digital Transformation Business Analyst
8 1 (2.56%) Transformation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (28.21%) Web Services
2 6 (15.38%) Visualforce
3 4 (10.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 39 (100.00%) Hedge funds
2 18 (46.15%) Virtual Team
3 7 (17.95%) Reference Data
4 4 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.56%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (89.74%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (71.79%) SDLC
3 24 (61.54%) TDD
4 18 (46.15%) Code Optimisation
4 18 (46.15%) DevOps
4 18 (46.15%) Test Automation
5 11 (28.21%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (28.21%) Waterfall
6 9 (23.08%) PRINCE2
7 7 (17.95%) BDD
8 5 (12.82%) Change Control
8 5 (12.82%) Change Management
8 5 (12.82%) Collaborative Working
8 5 (12.82%) Configuration Management
8 5 (12.82%) Incident Management
8 5 (12.82%) ITIL
8 5 (12.82%) Problem Management
8 5 (12.82%) Programme Management
8 5 (12.82%) Project Management
8 5 (12.82%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 28 (71.79%) Java
2 11 (28.21%) C++
2 11 (28.21%) JavaScript
3 9 (23.08%) SQL
4 6 (15.38%) Apex Code
5 4 (10.26%) STATISTICA Visual Basic
Qualifications
1 5 (12.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 4 (10.26%) Siebel Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.82%) PMO
2 4 (10.26%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (33.33%) Salesforce.com
2 5 (12.82%) AppDynamics
2 5 (12.82%) Oracle
2 5 (12.82%) Splunk
3 4 (10.26%) Siebel
4 1 (2.56%) ServiceNow