Period
to 22 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 22 January 2018 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)
UK > England
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 789 775 788
Rank change year-on-year -14 +13 +31
Contract jobs citing AOP 48 62 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.052% 0.070% 0.058%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.062% 0.083% 0.070%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 31 42
England median daily rate £425 £490 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.27% +27.27% -24.14%
10th Percentile £350 £319 £282
90th Percentile £535 £725 £599
UK median daily rate £425 £483 £370
% change year-on-year -11.92% +30.41% -21.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
England median hourly rate £21.50 - -
UK median hourly rate £21.50 - -

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 England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 77,620 74,396 81,850
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 84.62% 84.03% 82.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 52,445 49,648 53,873
England median daily rate £450 £434 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.72% +2.09% +6.12%
10th Percentile £293 £269 £263
90th Percentile £638 £619 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,794 2,033 2,509
England median hourly rate £23.50 £25.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.00% +8.70% +15.00%
10th Percentile £11.37 £11.27 £11.25
90th Percentile £49.75 £48.00 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £23.38 £24.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year -4.59% +2.08% +20.00%

AOP
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing AOP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for AOP in England

AOP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for AOP in England

AOP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing AOP in England over the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for AOP in England

AOP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing AOP in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for AOP in England

AOP
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AOP within the England region over the 6 months to 22 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -46 30 £450 -12.20% 4
North of England +54 16 £400 +18.52% 1
North West +18 16 £400 +18.52%
East of England - 2 £550 - 1
AOP
UK

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 England region with a requirement for AOP.

1 44 (91.67%) Java
2 40 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (52.08%) TDD
4 23 (47.92%) Spring
4 23 (47.92%) Finance
5 22 (45.83%) Financial Institution
5 22 (45.83%) Hedge funds
6 20 (41.67%) Banking
7 19 (39.58%) Investment Banking
8 18 (37.50%) SDLC
9 17 (35.42%) Jenkins
10 16 (33.33%) JIRA
10 16 (33.33%) Spring Security
10 16 (33.33%) Relational Database
11 15 (31.25%) Docker
11 15 (31.25%) Maven
11 15 (31.25%) SOA
12 14 (29.17%) RDBMS
12 14 (29.17%) PostgreSQL
12 14 (29.17%) Web Services
12 14 (29.17%) NoSQL
12 14 (29.17%) DevOps
12 14 (29.17%) Kibana
12 14 (29.17%) Thymeleaf
12 14 (29.17%) Spring Cloud
13 13 (27.08%) Spring Boot
14 12 (25.00%) Code Optimisation
14 12 (25.00%) Virtual Team
14 12 (25.00%) MongoDB
14 12 (25.00%) Test Automation

AOP
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 8 (16.67%) Apache
2 2 (4.17%) Anypoint
3 1 (2.08%) Confluence
3 1 (2.08%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.17%) GitHub
2 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.25%) HTTP
2 2 (4.17%) FTP
2 2 (4.17%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 14 (29.17%) NoSQL
2 14 (29.17%) PostgreSQL
2 14 (29.17%) RDBMS
3 12 (25.00%) MongoDB
4 6 (12.50%) Big Data
4 6 (12.50%) Flink
5 1 (2.08%) DB2
5 1 (2.08%) Hazelcast
5 1 (2.08%) MySQL
5 1 (2.08%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (35.42%) Jenkins
2 16 (33.33%) JIRA
3 15 (31.25%) Maven
4 8 (16.67%) Git (software)
4 8 (16.67%) TeamCity
5 3 (6.25%) Cucumber
6 2 (4.17%) Gradle
6 2 (4.17%) SonarQube
6 2 (4.17%) Subversion
7 1 (2.08%) Eclipse
7 1 (2.08%) Hudson
7 1 (2.08%) IntelliJ
7 1 (2.08%) JMeter
7 1 (2.08%) jMock
7 1 (2.08%) JUnit
7 1 (2.08%) MSBuild
7 1 (2.08%) Selenium
7 1 (2.08%) Visual Studio
7 1 (2.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (2.08%) WebStorm
General
1 23 (47.92%) Finance
2 22 (45.83%) Financial Institution
3 20 (41.67%) Banking
4 19 (39.58%) Investment Banking
5 6 (12.50%) Billing
6 1 (2.08%) Front Office
6 1 (2.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 41 (85.42%) Developer
2 25 (52.08%) Java Developer
3 12 (25.00%) Salesforce Developer
4 6 (12.50%) Build and Configuration Engineer
4 6 (12.50%) Build Engineer
4 6 (12.50%) Configuration Engineer
4 6 (12.50%) Investment Banking Java Developer
4 6 (12.50%) Java Engineer
5 2 (4.17%) Senior Developer
6 1 (2.08%) .NET Developer
6 1 (2.08%) Analyst
6 1 (2.08%) Core Java Developer
6 1 (2.08%) Designer
6 1 (2.08%) E-Commerce Developer
6 1 (2.08%) Excel Analyst
6 1 (2.08%) Senior Designer
6 1 (2.08%) Senior E-Commerce Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (47.92%) Spring
2 16 (33.33%) Spring Security
3 14 (29.17%) Spring Cloud
3 14 (29.17%) Thymeleaf
3 14 (29.17%) Web Services
4 13 (27.08%) Spring Boot
5 6 (12.50%) REST
5 6 (12.50%) SOAP
5 6 (12.50%) Visualforce
6 5 (10.42%) J2EE
6 5 (10.42%) JMS
7 4 (8.33%) Hibernate
7 4 (8.33%) LDAP
7 4 (8.33%) SailPoint
8 3 (6.25%) JDBC
9 2 (4.17%) HTML
9 2 (4.17%) SAML
9 2 (4.17%) WSDL
9 2 (4.17%) XML
9 2 (4.17%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 22 (45.83%) Hedge funds
2 12 (25.00%) Virtual Team
3 6 (12.50%) Reference Data
4 3 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (4.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (2.08%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.42%) Windows
2 3 (6.25%) Linux
3 2 (4.17%) Unix
4 1 (2.08%) CentOS
4 1 (2.08%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (52.08%) TDD
3 18 (37.50%) SDLC
4 15 (31.25%) SOA
5 14 (29.17%) DevOps
6 12 (25.00%) Code Optimisation
6 12 (25.00%) Test Automation
7 10 (20.83%) BDD
8 6 (12.50%) Waterfall
9 5 (10.42%) Inversion of Control
9 5 (10.42%) MVC
10 4 (8.33%) E-Commerce
10 4 (8.33%) Identity Access Management
10 4 (8.33%) ITSM
10 4 (8.33%) Microservices
10 4 (8.33%) Multithreading
10 4 (8.33%) Service Management
11 3 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
12 2 (4.17%) Business Transformation
12 2 (4.17%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 44 (91.67%) Java
2 8 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 7 (14.58%) C++
4 6 (12.50%) Apex Code
5 4 (8.33%) BeanShell
6 3 (6.25%) SQL
7 2 (4.17%) C#
8 1 (2.08%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.08%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.08%) VBA
8 1 (2.08%) XPath
8 1 (2.08%) XQuery
System Software
1 15 (31.25%) Docker
2 4 (8.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 14 (29.17%) Kibana
2 9 (18.75%) Consul
2 9 (18.75%) Zipkin
3 1 (2.08%) yum
Vendors
1 12 (25.00%) Salesforce.com
2 4 (8.33%) ServiceNow
3 2 (4.17%) MuleSoft
3 2 (4.17%) Oracle
4 1 (2.08%) Atlassian
4 1 (2.08%) Barracuda Networks
4 1 (2.08%) Bloomberg
4 1 (2.08%) Currenex
4 1 (2.08%) FXall
4 1 (2.08%) IBM
4 1 (2.08%) Reuters
4 1 (2.08%) TIBCO