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 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Aspect-Oriented Programming (AOP)
England / London
Rank 398 403 399
Rank change year-on-year +5 -4  
Contract jobs citing AOP 4 16 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.021% 0.073% 0.048%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.024% 0.085% 0.058%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 14 6
Median daily rate £338 £350 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.57% -22.22%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £408
% change year-on-year +12.50% -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 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 16350 18715 17143
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 85.12% 85.09% 82.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 11752 13518 12038
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £601
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £399
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 161 190 241
Median hourly rate £31.92 £22.50 £20.31
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.86% +10.78%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.18 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

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
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 23 March 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 +6 2 - -
AOP
England

AOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 12 (66.67%) Java
2 10 (55.56%) SOAP
2 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (55.56%) TDD
2 10 (55.56%) Spring
3 9 (50.00%) Oracle
3 9 (50.00%) Finance
3 9 (50.00%) REST
4 7 (38.89%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (38.89%) Financial Institution
4 7 (38.89%) XML
4 7 (38.89%) Python
4 7 (38.89%) Scrum
4 7 (38.89%) Hedge funds
5 6 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (33.33%) Test Scripting
5 6 (33.33%) Subversion
5 6 (33.33%) Banking
5 6 (33.33%) Derivative
5 6 (33.33%) J2EE
5 6 (33.33%) Linux
5 6 (33.33%) Oracle BPM
6 5 (27.78%) Trend Analysis
6 5 (27.78%) Performance Analysis
6 5 (27.78%) OO
6 5 (27.78%) SmartStream
6 5 (27.78%) Regression Testing
6 5 (27.78%) Back Office
6 5 (27.78%) JIRA
6 5 (27.78%) Investment Banking

AOP
Top Related 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 5 (27.78%) Confluence
2 3 (16.67%) GlassFish
2 3 (16.67%) JBoss
2 3 (16.67%) WebLogic
2 3 (16.67%) WebSphere
3 2 (11.11%) Tomcat
4 1 (5.56%) Alfresco
4 1 (5.56%) Apache
4 1 (5.56%) CMS
4 1 (5.56%) Magnolia
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (5.56%) WebLogic Integration
4 1 (5.56%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (5.56%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (5.56%) WebSphere Process Server
Business Applications
1 6 (33.33%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (5.56%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 6 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) RDBMS
1 3 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.56%) Big Data
2 1 (5.56%) DB2
2 1 (5.56%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.56%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.56%) OLAP
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (33.33%) Subversion
2 5 (27.78%) JIRA
3 3 (16.67%) Maven
4 2 (11.11%) Ant
4 2 (11.11%) JUnit
5 1 (5.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
5 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
5 1 (5.56%) jMock
5 1 (5.56%) Mockito
5 1 (5.56%) MSBuild
5 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (50.00%) Finance
2 7 (38.89%) Financial Institution
3 6 (33.33%) Banking
4 5 (27.78%) Back Office
4 5 (27.78%) Investment Banking
5 1 (5.56%) Prime Brokerage
5 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (94.44%) Developer
2 9 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Designer
3 2 (11.11%) Hybris Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Oracle Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Senior Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (5.56%) .NET Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Architect
4 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce Architect
4 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Java Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Java Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (55.56%) SOAP
1 10 (55.56%) Spring
2 9 (50.00%) REST
3 7 (38.89%) XML
4 6 (33.33%) J2EE
5 5 (27.78%) ActiveMQ
5 5 (27.78%) jBPM
5 5 (27.78%) Spring Security
6 4 (22.22%) Struts
6 4 (22.22%) Web Services
7 3 (16.67%) Hibernate
7 3 (16.67%) JPA
7 3 (16.67%) jQuery
7 3 (16.67%) Oracle Fusion
8 2 (11.11%) CSS
8 2 (11.11%) Java EE
8 2 (11.11%) JDBC
8 2 (11.11%) JSON
8 2 (11.11%) JSTL
8 2 (11.11%) JTA
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) Hedge funds
2 6 (33.33%) Derivative
3 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
4 1 (5.56%) Clustering
4 1 (5.56%) DataPower
4 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
4 1 (5.56%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) Linux
2 3 (16.67%) Windows
3 2 (11.11%) Unix
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (55.56%) TDD
2 7 (38.89%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (38.89%) Scrum
3 6 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 5 (27.78%) OO
4 5 (27.78%) Performance Analysis
4 5 (27.78%) Regression Testing
4 5 (27.78%) Service Delivery
4 5 (27.78%) Trend Analysis
4 5 (27.78%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (27.78%) Workflow
5 4 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (22.22%) E-Commerce
5 4 (22.22%) Integration Testing
5 4 (22.22%) UML
6 3 (16.67%) BDD
6 3 (16.67%) MVC
7 2 (11.11%) Identity Access Management
7 2 (11.11%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 12 (66.67%) Java
2 7 (38.89%) Python
3 3 (16.67%) SQL
4 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 2 (11.11%) PL/SQL
5 1 (5.56%) Bash Shell
5 1 (5.56%) C#
5 1 (5.56%) Perl
5 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (5.56%) Control-M
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) Oracle
2 5 (27.78%) SmartStream
3 2 (11.11%) hybris
3 2 (11.11%) Sybase
4 1 (5.56%) Actimize
4 1 (5.56%) Google
4 1 (5.56%) IBM
4 1 (5.56%) Kony
4 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.56%) Yahoo!