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 3 months to 27 April 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)
UK / England
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 573 588 590
Rank change year-on-year +15 +2  
Contract jobs citing AOP 19 38 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.044% 0.074% 0.043%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.053% 0.089% 0.054%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 26 15
Median daily rate £488 £419 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.41% +2.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £334 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £644 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £400 £408
% change year-on-year +18.75% -1.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

AOP is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 35940 42624 40649
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 83.82% 82.91% 80.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 23765 28550 25665
Median daily rate £450 £445 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.12% +5.95%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +3.75% +1.91%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 908 953 1201
Median hourly rate £36.00 £31.50 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.28% +8.62%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £48.50 £47.79
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.24 £36.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year +3.43% +18.03%  

AOP
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing AOP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 27 April 2017.

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 3 months to 27 April 2017. 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 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
London +26 9 £625 +25.00% 2
North West +25 7 £463 +15.62%
South East +13 1 - -
East of England -7 1 £488 -20.40% 1
East Midlands - 1 - - 1
AOP
UK

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 England region with a requirement for AOP.

1 30 (68.18%) Spring
2 28 (63.64%) J2EE
3 23 (52.27%) Hibernate
4 19 (43.18%) Struts
5 18 (40.91%) Java
5 18 (40.91%) Finance
6 15 (34.09%) Velocity
6 15 (34.09%) Liferay
7 14 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (29.55%) TDD
8 13 (29.55%) XML
9 12 (27.27%) SOAP
9 12 (27.27%) Web Services
9 12 (27.27%) IBM
10 11 (25.00%) Banking
11 10 (22.73%) Financial Institution
11 10 (22.73%) SQL
11 10 (22.73%) Hedge funds
12 9 (20.45%) JDBC
13 8 (18.18%) Oracle
13 8 (18.18%) MVC
13 8 (18.18%) BDD
13 8 (18.18%) Relational Database
14 7 (15.91%) JSON
14 7 (15.91%) JAXB
15 6 (13.64%) WSDL
15 6 (13.64%) RDBMS
15 6 (13.64%) PL/SQL
15 6 (13.64%) XSLT
15 6 (13.64%) Subversion

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 15 (34.09%) Liferay
2 5 (11.36%) WebSphere
2 5 (11.36%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (6.82%) Apache
3 3 (6.82%) GlassFish
3 3 (6.82%) JBoss
3 3 (6.82%) WebLogic
3 3 (6.82%) WebLogic Integration
3 3 (6.82%) WebLogic Portal
3 3 (6.82%) WebSphere Process Server
4 2 (4.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (2.27%) Alfresco
5 1 (2.27%) CMS
5 1 (2.27%) Confluence
5 1 (2.27%) Magnolia
Business Applications
1 4 (9.09%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (2.27%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.82%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.82%) HTTP
2 2 (4.55%) FTP
3 1 (2.27%) Internet
3 1 (2.27%) Intranet
3 1 (2.27%) LAN
3 1 (2.27%) WAN
3 1 (2.27%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.18%) Relational Database
2 6 (13.64%) RDBMS
3 5 (11.36%) Oracle Database
4 3 (6.82%) DB2
5 2 (4.55%) NoSQL
5 2 (4.55%) Siebel EIM
6 1 (2.27%) Big Data
6 1 (2.27%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.27%) OLAP
6 1 (2.27%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 1 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (13.64%) Subversion
2 4 (9.09%) JUnit
3 3 (6.82%) Jenkins
3 3 (6.82%) JIRA
3 3 (6.82%) Selenium
4 2 (4.55%) jMock
4 2 (4.55%) Mockito
4 2 (4.55%) MSBuild
4 2 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (4.55%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (2.27%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.27%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.27%) JBehave
5 1 (2.27%) Maven
General
1 18 (40.91%) Finance
2 11 (25.00%) Banking
3 10 (22.73%) Financial Institution
4 5 (11.36%) Investment Banking
5 3 (6.82%) Back Office
5 3 (6.82%) Retail
6 2 (4.55%) Prime Brokerage
7 1 (2.27%) Front Office
7 1 (2.27%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 22 (50.00%) Developer
2 14 (31.82%) Java Developer
3 12 (27.27%) Consultant
4 11 (25.00%) Security Consultant
5 4 (9.09%) Security Manager
5 4 (9.09%) Senior Developer
5 4 (9.09%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (6.82%) Business Developer
7 2 (4.55%) .NET Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Architect
7 2 (4.55%) Designer
7 2 (4.55%) Java Software Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Oracle Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Siebel Developer
8 1 (2.27%) Java Engineer
8 1 (2.27%) Java Solutions Architect
8 1 (2.27%) Middleware Developer
8 1 (2.27%) Senior Designer
8 1 (2.27%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (68.18%) Spring
2 28 (63.64%) J2EE
3 23 (52.27%) Hibernate
4 19 (43.18%) Struts
5 15 (34.09%) Velocity
6 13 (29.55%) XML
7 12 (27.27%) SOAP
7 12 (27.27%) Web Services
8 9 (20.45%) JDBC
9 7 (15.91%) JAXB
9 7 (15.91%) JSON
10 6 (13.64%) JAX-WS
10 6 (13.64%) jQuery
10 6 (13.64%) POJO
10 6 (13.64%) REST
10 6 (13.64%) RESTful
10 6 (13.64%) WSDL
10 6 (13.64%) XSLT
11 5 (11.36%) CSS
11 5 (11.36%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.73%) Hedge funds
2 5 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (11.36%) Derivative
3 3 (6.82%) DataPower
3 3 (6.82%) Mobile App
4 2 (4.55%) Clustering
4 2 (4.55%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (2.27%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (2.27%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.27%) NHS
5 1 (2.27%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.82%) Linux
2 2 (4.55%) Windows
3 1 (2.27%) Unix
3 1 (2.27%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (29.55%) TDD
3 8 (18.18%) BDD
3 8 (18.18%) MVC
4 6 (13.64%) Software Engineering
4 6 (13.64%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (11.36%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (11.36%) E-Commerce
5 5 (11.36%) Inversion of Control
5 5 (11.36%) OO
5 5 (11.36%) Waterfall
5 5 (11.36%) Workflow
6 4 (9.09%) Integration Testing
6 4 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (9.09%) SOA
6 4 (9.09%) Test Scripting
6 4 (9.09%) UML
7 3 (6.82%) Business Activity Monitoring
7 3 (6.82%) System Integration Testing
7 3 (6.82%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 18 (40.91%) Java
2 10 (22.73%) SQL
3 6 (13.64%) PL/SQL
4 3 (6.82%) C#
4 3 (6.82%) JavaScript
4 3 (6.82%) Perl
5 2 (4.55%) STATISTICA Visual Basic
5 2 (4.55%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.27%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.27%) C
6 1 (2.27%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.27%) Python
6 1 (2.27%) Scala
6 1 (2.27%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (4.55%) SC Cleared
1 2 (4.55%) Security Cleared
1 2 (4.55%) Siebel Certification
2 1 (2.27%) CCNP
2 1 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.82%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.27%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) Control-M
1 1 (2.27%) Kibana
1 1 (2.27%) Oracle Identity Management
1 1 (2.27%) yum
Vendors
1 12 (27.27%) IBM
2 8 (18.18%) Oracle
3 4 (9.09%) Sybase
4 3 (6.82%) Kony
4 3 (6.82%) SmartStream
5 2 (4.55%) Google
5 2 (4.55%) Microsoft
5 2 (4.55%) Siebel
5 2 (4.55%) Yahoo!
6 1 (2.27%) Actimize
6 1 (2.27%) Barracuda Networks
6 1 (2.27%) Bloomberg
6 1 (2.27%) Cisco
6 1 (2.27%) Currenex
6 1 (2.27%) FXall
6 1 (2.27%) Reuters
6 1 (2.27%) TIBCO
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