The table below looks at the statistics for Extreme Programming skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Extreme Programming over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Extreme Programming (XP)
Rank 71 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Extreme Programming 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.42% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.52% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate £675 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £489 £550 £350
% change year-on-year
-11.13% +57.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £109.38 £45.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+143.05% +5.88%
Extreme Programming
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
769 614 710
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 81.46% 79.64% 78.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 495 377 351
Average daily rate £425 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £275 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £530 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 31 46
Average hourly rate £22.50 £36.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.67 £17.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Extreme Programming
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Extreme Programming across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Extreme Programming Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Extreme Programming
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Extreme Programming across the Cheshire region.

Extreme Programming Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Extreme Programming
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Extreme Programming across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Extreme Programming Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

Extreme Programming
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Extreme Programming within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington - 4 £675 -
Extreme Programming
North West

Extreme Programming
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Extreme Programming also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Extreme Programming.

1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Selenium
2 4 (80.00%) Kanban
2 4 (80.00%) Feature Driven Development
2 4 (80.00%) Cucumber
2 4 (80.00%) Scrum-ban
2 4 (80.00%) HP
2 4 (80.00%) HP UFT
2 4 (80.00%) DSDM
2 4 (80.00%) Scrum
2 4 (80.00%) Unified Process
2 4 (80.00%) Automation Testing
2 4 (80.00%) eggPlant
2 4 (80.00%) Functional Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Mentoring
3 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (40.00%) Project Management
4 2 (40.00%) User Stories
5 1 (20.00%) Coaching
5 1 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (20.00%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (20.00%) Finance
5 1 (20.00%) XHTML
5 1 (20.00%) HTML
5 1 (20.00%) Java
5 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (20.00%) CSS
5 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy

Extreme Programming
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Extreme Programming also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Extreme Programming. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Cucumber
1 4 (80.00%) eggPlant
1 4 (80.00%) HP UFT
1 4 (80.00%) Selenium
2 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (20.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Automation Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Automation Test Lead
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Digital Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Test Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Test Automation Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) CSS
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) HTML5
1 1 (20.00%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Automation Testing
2 4 (80.00%) DSDM
2 4 (80.00%) Feature Driven Development
2 4 (80.00%) Functional Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Kanban
2 4 (80.00%) Scrum
2 4 (80.00%) Scrum-ban
2 4 (80.00%) Unified Process
3 3 (60.00%) Mentoring
3 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (40.00%) Project Management
4 2 (40.00%) User Stories
5 1 (20.00%) Coaching
5 1 (20.00%) Pair Programming
5 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) HP