Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 815 815 827
Rank change year-on-year 0 +12 +10
Contract jobs citing AOP 60 81 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.059% 0.077% 0.057%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.070% 0.092% 0.069%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 45 49
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +15.85% +9.33%
10th Percentile £350 £363 £279
90th Percentile £580 £615 £595
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £475 £425
% change year-on-year - +11.76% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 85705 87976 93705
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 84.52% 83.91% 81.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 57093 58207 60721
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £263
90th Percentile £630 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2022 2335 2744
UK median hourly rate £23.32 £24.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.83% +6.67% +18.42%
10th Percentile £11.35 £11.32 £11.50
90th Percentile £49.75 £48.75 £47.71
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £24.37 £23.75
% change year-on-year -1.50% +2.59% +18.75%

AOP
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for AOP in the UK

AOP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for AOP in the UK

AOP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing AOP over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for AOP in the UK

AOP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for AOP in the UK

AOP
Top 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AOP within the UK over the 6 months to 19 November 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
England +3 60 £475 - 3
London -41 42 £488 +2.63% 1
UK excluding London +19 18 £475 - 2
North of England +60 15 £400 -15.79%
North West +27 15 £400 -15.79%
East of England - 2 £581 - 1
South West - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 with a requirement for AOP.

1 52 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (75.00%) Java
3 38 (63.33%) Finance
4 37 (61.67%) Financial Institution
4 37 (61.67%) Hedge funds
5 33 (55.00%) TDD
6 27 (45.00%) Banking
6 27 (45.00%) SDLC
7 25 (41.67%) Investment Banking
8 21 (35.00%) JIRA
9 20 (33.33%) DevOps
10 19 (31.67%) Test Automation
11 18 (30.00%) Spring
11 18 (30.00%) Relational Database
11 18 (30.00%) Code Optimisation
11 18 (30.00%) Virtual Team
12 17 (28.33%) Jenkins
13 15 (25.00%) Spring Security
13 15 (25.00%) SOA
14 14 (23.33%) JavaScript
14 14 (23.33%) Maven
15 13 (21.67%) TeamCity
15 13 (21.67%) MongoDB
15 13 (21.67%) NoSQL
15 13 (21.67%) C++
15 13 (21.67%) RDBMS
15 13 (21.67%) PostgreSQL
15 13 (21.67%) Salesforce.com
15 13 (21.67%) Docker
15 13 (21.67%) Kibana

AOP
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 (18.33%) Apache
2 9 (15.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.33%) Anypoint
Applications
1 9 (15.00%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (6.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.33%) GitHub
1 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.33%) FTP
1 5 (8.33%) HTTP
2 1 (1.67%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (30.00%) Relational Database
2 13 (21.67%) MongoDB
2 13 (21.67%) NoSQL
2 13 (21.67%) PostgreSQL
2 13 (21.67%) RDBMS
3 11 (18.33%) Flink
4 7 (11.67%) Big Data
5 3 (5.00%) Siebel EIM
Development Applications
1 21 (35.00%) JIRA
2 17 (28.33%) Jenkins
3 14 (23.33%) Maven
4 13 (21.67%) TeamCity
5 8 (13.33%) Git (software)
6 3 (5.00%) Cucumber
7 2 (3.33%) Gradle
7 2 (3.33%) MSBuild
7 2 (3.33%) SonarQube
7 2 (3.33%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.67%) JBehave
8 1 (1.67%) jMock
8 1 (1.67%) Mockito
8 1 (1.67%) Selenium
8 1 (1.67%) Subversion
8 1 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 38 (63.33%) Finance
2 37 (61.67%) Financial Institution
3 27 (45.00%) Banking
4 25 (41.67%) Investment Banking
5 11 (18.33%) Billing
6 1 (1.67%) Front Office
6 1 (1.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 45 (75.00%) Developer
2 22 (36.67%) Java Developer
3 13 (21.67%) Salesforce Developer
4 11 (18.33%) Build and Configuration Engineer
4 11 (18.33%) Build Engineer
4 11 (18.33%) Configuration Engineer
4 11 (18.33%) Java Engineer
5 7 (11.67%) Investment Banking Java Developer
6 5 (8.33%) Administrator
7 4 (6.67%) Programme Manager
7 4 (6.67%) Transformation Manager
7 4 (6.67%) Transformation Programme Manager
8 3 (5.00%) Senior Developer
8 3 (5.00%) Siebel Developer
9 2 (3.33%) .NET Developer
9 2 (3.33%) Designer
9 2 (3.33%) Senior Build Engineer
9 2 (3.33%) Senior Configuration Engineer
9 2 (3.33%) Senior Designer
9 2 (3.33%) Senior Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (30.00%) Spring
2 15 (25.00%) Spring Security
3 13 (21.67%) Spring Cloud
3 13 (21.67%) Thymeleaf
4 12 (20.00%) Spring Boot
5 11 (18.33%) Web Services
6 6 (10.00%) Visualforce
7 4 (6.67%) J2EE
7 4 (6.67%) JMS
8 3 (5.00%) CSS
8 3 (5.00%) Hibernate
8 3 (5.00%) HTML
8 3 (5.00%) XML
9 2 (3.33%) .NET
9 2 (3.33%) ASP.NET
9 2 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (3.33%) JDBC
9 2 (3.33%) JMX
9 2 (3.33%) REST
9 2 (3.33%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 37 (61.67%) Hedge funds
2 18 (30.00%) Virtual Team
3 7 (11.67%) Reference Data
4 3 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.67%) CMDB
6 1 (1.67%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.33%) Linux
1 2 (3.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (55.00%) TDD
3 27 (45.00%) SDLC
4 20 (33.33%) DevOps
5 19 (31.67%) Test Automation
6 18 (30.00%) Code Optimisation
7 15 (25.00%) SOA
8 12 (20.00%) BDD
9 11 (18.33%) Waterfall
10 9 (15.00%) PRINCE2
10 9 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (10.00%) ITIL
11 6 (10.00%) MVC
11 6 (10.00%) Project Management
12 5 (8.33%) Change Management
12 5 (8.33%) Configuration Management
12 5 (8.33%) E-Commerce
12 5 (8.33%) Incident Management
12 5 (8.33%) Inversion of Control
12 5 (8.33%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (75.00%) Java
2 14 (23.33%) JavaScript
3 13 (21.67%) C++
4 12 (20.00%) SQL
5 6 (10.00%) Apex Code
6 4 (6.67%) C#
7 3 (5.00%) STATISTICA Visual Basic
8 2 (3.33%) PowerShell
8 2 (3.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 3 (5.00%) Siebel Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.67%) PMO
2 3 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 13 (21.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (21.67%) Kibana
2 9 (15.00%) Consul
2 9 (15.00%) Zipkin
3 1 (1.67%) yum
Vendors
1 13 (21.67%) Salesforce.com
2 6 (10.00%) Oracle
3 5 (8.33%) AppDynamics
3 5 (8.33%) Splunk
4 3 (5.00%) Siebel
5 2 (3.33%) MuleSoft
5 2 (3.33%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.67%) Applix
6 1 (1.67%) Barracuda Networks
6 1 (1.67%) Bloomberg
6 1 (1.67%) Currenex
6 1 (1.67%) FXall
6 1 (1.67%) IBM
6 1 (1.67%) Reuters
6 1 (1.67%) TIBCO