Period
to 28 July 2017

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 28 July 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
6 months to
28 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 761 767 818
Rank change year-on-year +6 +51 -1
Contract jobs citing AOP 51 90 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.058% 0.089% 0.042%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.068% 0.11% 0.052%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 57 31
England median daily rate £488 £475 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% +15.85% -
10th Percentile £425 £327 £363
90th Percentile £636 £540 £588
UK median daily rate £488 £475 £410
% change year-on-year +2.63% +15.85% +9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK 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 74819 84832 82933
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 84.51% 83.60% 80.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 49429 56597 53583
England median daily rate £450 £425 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +4.29% +1.88%
10th Percentile £284 £269 £263
90th Percentile £625 £613 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1867 1972 2370
England median hourly rate £24.77 £25.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.92% +13.64% +4.76%
10th Percentile £11.61 £11.72 £11.00
90th Percentile £50.25 £48.75 £47.83
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £25.12 £22.00
% change year-on-year -0.48% +14.18% +4.76%

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 28 July 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 6 months to 28 July 2017. 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 +20 39 £525 +10.53% 6
North of England +55 7 £463 -2.63% 1
North West +15 7 £463 -2.63% 1
East of England -5 2 £550 -10.20% 1
Midlands +31 1 - -
South East +26 1 - -
South West - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 - -
AOP
UK

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 39 (76.47%) Finance
2 34 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (62.75%) Financial Institution
3 32 (62.75%) Hedge funds
4 27 (52.94%) Java
5 22 (43.14%) TDD
6 20 (39.22%) SQL
7 18 (35.29%) Banking
8 16 (31.37%) Web Services
8 16 (31.37%) SDLC
9 15 (29.41%) XML
9 15 (29.41%) Stakeholder Management
10 12 (23.53%) PRINCE2
11 11 (21.57%) JavaScript
11 11 (21.57%) Oracle
11 11 (21.57%) Microsoft Office
11 11 (21.57%) SharePoint
11 11 (21.57%) Spring
11 11 (21.57%) Investment Banking
11 11 (21.57%) Waterfall
11 11 (21.57%) Test Automation
12 10 (19.61%) JIRA
12 10 (19.61%) BDD
12 10 (19.61%) Relational Database
12 10 (19.61%) Analytical Skills
12 10 (19.61%) J2EE
13 9 (17.65%) SOAP
14 8 (15.69%) JDBC
14 8 (15.69%) Software Engineering
14 8 (15.69%) MVC

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 11 (21.57%) SharePoint
2 7 (13.73%) Apache
3 3 (5.88%) WebSphere
3 3 (5.88%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.96%) GlassFish
4 1 (1.96%) JBoss
4 1 (1.96%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.96%) WebLogic Integration
4 1 (1.96%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (1.96%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 11 (21.57%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (11.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (11.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Actimize
1 1 (1.96%) Cognos TM1
1 1 (1.96%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.73%) FTP
1 7 (13.73%) HTTP
2 1 (1.96%) Internet
2 1 (1.96%) Intranet
2 1 (1.96%) LAN
2 1 (1.96%) WAN
2 1 (1.96%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (19.61%) Relational Database
2 7 (13.73%) Siebel EIM
3 6 (11.76%) Flink
4 3 (5.88%) MongoDB
4 3 (5.88%) Oracle Database
4 3 (5.88%) RDBMS
5 2 (3.92%) Big Data
6 1 (1.96%) DB2
6 1 (1.96%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.96%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 1 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (19.61%) JIRA
2 6 (11.76%) Jenkins
2 6 (11.76%) TeamCity
3 4 (7.84%) MSBuild
3 4 (7.84%) Visual Studio
4 3 (5.88%) Git (software)
4 3 (5.88%) JUnit
4 3 (5.88%) Selenium
4 3 (5.88%) Subversion
4 3 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (3.92%) jMock
5 2 (3.92%) Mockito
6 1 (1.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.96%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.96%) JBehave
6 1 (1.96%) Maven
General
1 39 (76.47%) Finance
2 32 (62.75%) Financial Institution
3 18 (35.29%) Banking
4 11 (21.57%) Investment Banking
5 6 (11.76%) Billing
6 3 (5.88%) Retail
7 1 (1.96%) Front Office
7 1 (1.96%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 33 (64.71%) Developer
2 13 (25.49%) Java Developer
3 7 (13.73%) Java Engineer
3 7 (13.73%) Siebel Developer
4 6 (11.76%) Build and Configuration Engineer
4 6 (11.76%) Build Engineer
4 6 (11.76%) Configuration Engineer
4 6 (11.76%) Programme Manager
4 6 (11.76%) Transformation Manager
4 6 (11.76%) Transformation Programme Manager
5 5 (9.80%) Administrator
6 3 (5.88%) .NET Developer
6 3 (5.88%) Analyst
6 3 (5.88%) Business Developer
6 3 (5.88%) Designer
6 3 (5.88%) Salesforce Developer
6 3 (5.88%) Senior Developer
7 2 (3.92%) Senior Build Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Senior Configuration Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Senior Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (31.37%) Web Services
2 15 (29.41%) XML
3 11 (21.57%) Spring
4 10 (19.61%) J2EE
5 9 (17.65%) SOAP
6 8 (15.69%) JDBC
7 7 (13.73%) JAXB
8 6 (11.76%) CSS
8 6 (11.76%) HTML
8 6 (11.76%) JAX-WS
8 6 (11.76%) JSON
8 6 (11.76%) POJO
8 6 (11.76%) RESTful
8 6 (11.76%) WSDL
8 6 (11.76%) XSLT
9 5 (9.80%) .NET
9 5 (9.80%) Hibernate
9 5 (9.80%) JiBX
9 5 (9.80%) jQuery
10 4 (7.84%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 32 (62.75%) Hedge funds
2 10 (19.61%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (15.69%) Virtual Team
4 2 (3.92%) NHS
4 2 (3.92%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.96%) CMDB
5 1 (1.96%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.96%) DataPower
5 1 (1.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.96%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.96%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.96%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.92%) Linux
1 2 (3.92%) Windows
2 1 (1.96%) Unix
2 1 (1.96%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (43.14%) TDD
3 16 (31.37%) SDLC
4 15 (29.41%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (23.53%) PRINCE2
6 11 (21.57%) Test Automation
6 11 (21.57%) Waterfall
7 10 (19.61%) BDD
8 8 (15.69%) Code Optimisation
8 8 (15.69%) DevOps
8 8 (15.69%) MVC
8 8 (15.69%) Software Engineering
8 8 (15.69%) Unit Testing
9 7 (13.73%) EAI
9 7 (13.73%) ITIL
9 7 (13.73%) Software Testing
9 7 (13.73%) Systems Analysis
9 7 (13.73%) Workflow
10 6 (11.76%) Problem Management
10 6 (11.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 27 (52.94%) Java
2 20 (39.22%) SQL
3 11 (21.57%) JavaScript
4 7 (13.73%) C++
4 7 (13.73%) STATISTICA Visual Basic
5 5 (9.80%) C#
6 4 (7.84%) PL/SQL
6 4 (7.84%) T-SQL
7 3 (5.88%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.96%) Apex Code
8 1 (1.96%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.96%) Perl
8 1 (1.96%) Scala
8 1 (1.96%) XPath
Qualifications
1 7 (13.73%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 7 (13.73%) Siebel Certification
2 1 (1.96%) CCNP
2 1 (1.96%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.96%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (15.69%) QA
2 7 (13.73%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (1.96%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.96%) Control-M
1 1 (1.96%) Kibana
1 1 (1.96%) Oracle Identity Management
1 1 (1.96%) yum
Vendors
1 11 (21.57%) Oracle
2 7 (13.73%) Siebel
3 5 (9.80%) AppDynamics
3 5 (9.80%) Splunk
4 4 (7.84%) IBM
5 3 (5.88%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (3.92%) Microsoft
6 2 (3.92%) ServiceNow
6 2 (3.92%) Sybase
7 1 (1.96%) Applix
7 1 (1.96%) Barracuda Networks
7 1 (1.96%) Bloomberg
7 1 (1.96%) Cisco
7 1 (1.96%) Currenex
7 1 (1.96%) FXall
7 1 (1.96%) Kony
7 1 (1.96%) Reuters
7 1 (1.96%) TIBCO
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