The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 3 months to 27 June 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)
England / London
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 399 402 419
Rank change year-on-year +3 +17  
Contract jobs citing AOP 25 25 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.12% 0.11% 0.065%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.13% 0.079%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 17 14
Median daily rate £575 £475 £422
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.05% +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £390 £386
10% offered a daily rate of more than £713 £685 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £475 £375
% change year-on-year +2.63% +26.66%  
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 London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 18040 18590 18928
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 86.66% 85.36% 82.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 12911 13593 13436
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 189 157 253
Median hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.04% -4.54%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £46.00 £55.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

AOP
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 London

AOP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for AOP in London

AOP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing AOP in London over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for AOP in London

AOP
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AOP within the London region over the 3 months to 27 June 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
City of London +12 21 £750 +57.89%
AOP
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 London region with a requirement for AOP.

1 23 (82.14%) Finance
2 21 (75.00%) Financial Institution
2 21 (75.00%) Hedge funds
3 19 (67.86%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (53.57%) SQL
5 14 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (39.29%) PRINCE2
7 10 (35.71%) SharePoint
7 10 (35.71%) Java
7 10 (35.71%) Microsoft Office
8 9 (32.14%) Relational Database
9 8 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (28.57%) Oracle
9 8 (28.57%) XML
9 8 (28.57%) Unit Testing
10 7 (25.00%) QA
10 7 (25.00%) Software Testing
10 7 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
10 7 (25.00%) Workflow
10 7 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 7 (25.00%) Web Services
10 7 (25.00%) EAI
10 7 (25.00%) FTP
10 7 (25.00%) HTTP
10 7 (25.00%) Siebel EIM
10 7 (25.00%) STATISTICA Visual Basic
10 7 (25.00%) Siebel Certification
10 7 (25.00%) Siebel
10 7 (25.00%) SDLC
10 7 (25.00%) PMO

AOP
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 10 (35.71%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (35.71%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (21.43%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (21.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Actimize
1 1 (3.57%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.00%) FTP
1 7 (25.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (32.14%) Relational Database
2 7 (25.00%) Siebel EIM
3 2 (7.14%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 4 (14.29%) JIRA
2 3 (10.71%) MSBuild
2 3 (10.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (10.71%) Visual Studio
3 2 (7.14%) jMock
3 2 (7.14%) Mockito
4 1 (3.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (3.57%) Cucumber
4 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.57%) JBehave
4 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.57%) JUnit
4 1 (3.57%) Maven
4 1 (3.57%) Selenium
4 1 (3.57%) Subversion
General
1 23 (82.14%) Finance
2 21 (75.00%) Financial Institution
3 4 (14.29%) Banking
4 3 (10.71%) Retail
5 1 (3.57%) Front Office
5 1 (3.57%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (64.29%) Developer
2 7 (25.00%) Siebel Developer
3 6 (21.43%) Programme Manager
3 6 (21.43%) Transformation Manager
3 6 (21.43%) Transformation Programme Manager
4 4 (14.29%) Administrator
5 3 (10.71%) Java Developer
6 2 (7.14%) .NET Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Business Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Digital Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Digital Business Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Digital Transformation
6 2 (7.14%) Digital Transformation Business Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Transformation Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Business Change Director
7 1 (3.57%) Java Scala Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Scala Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Developer
7 1 (3.57%) TM1 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (28.57%) XML
2 7 (25.00%) Web Services
3 3 (10.71%) .NET
3 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET
3 3 (10.71%) CSS
3 3 (10.71%) Hibernate
3 3 (10.71%) HTML
3 3 (10.71%) J2EE
3 3 (10.71%) jQuery
3 3 (10.71%) Spring
4 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (7.14%) JDBC
4 2 (7.14%) WCF
5 1 (3.57%) JAXB
5 1 (3.57%) JMS
5 1 (3.57%) JMX
5 1 (3.57%) JPA
5 1 (3.57%) RESTful
5 1 (3.57%) SOAP
5 1 (3.57%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 21 (75.00%) Hedge funds
2 8 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.14%) NHS
4 1 (3.57%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (3.57%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) Linux
1 2 (7.14%) Windows
2 1 (3.57%) Unix
2 1 (3.57%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (67.86%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (39.29%) PRINCE2
4 8 (28.57%) Unit Testing
5 7 (25.00%) EAI
5 7 (25.00%) SDLC
5 7 (25.00%) Software Testing
5 7 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
5 7 (25.00%) Workflow
6 6 (21.43%) Change Control
6 6 (21.43%) MVC
6 6 (21.43%) Programme Management
6 6 (21.43%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 6 (21.43%) TDD
7 5 (17.86%) BDD
7 5 (17.86%) Project Management
8 4 (14.29%) Change Management
8 4 (14.29%) Configuration Management
8 4 (14.29%) Incident Management
8 4 (14.29%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 15 (53.57%) SQL
2 10 (35.71%) Java
3 7 (25.00%) STATISTICA Visual Basic
4 3 (10.71%) JavaScript
4 3 (10.71%) T-SQL
5 2 (7.14%) C#
5 2 (7.14%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.57%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.57%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.57%) Scala
Qualifications
1 7 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 7 (25.00%) Siebel Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (25.00%) PMO
1 7 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Control-M
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle Identity Management
1 1 (3.57%) yum
Vendors
1 8 (28.57%) Oracle
2 7 (25.00%) Siebel
3 4 (14.29%) AppDynamics
3 4 (14.29%) Splunk
4 1 (3.57%) Applix
4 1 (3.57%) Barracuda Networks
4 1 (3.57%) Bloomberg
4 1 (3.57%) Currenex
4 1 (3.57%) FXall
4 1 (3.57%) IBM
4 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.57%) Reuters
4 1 (3.57%) ServiceNow
4 1 (3.57%) Sybase
4 1 (3.57%) TIBCO