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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Extreme Programming over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Extreme Programming (XP)
Rank 79 79 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing Extreme Programming 8 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.78% 0.10% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.91% 0.12% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 0
Median daily rate £400 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
876 814 642
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 85.30% 82.98% 80.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 609 522 319
Median daily rate £425 £401 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.11% +3.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 32 33
Median hourly rate £22.54 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.60% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £43.75 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+12.90% +3.33%

Extreme Programming
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing Extreme Programming as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 May 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Extreme Programming within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 24 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Chester +1 4 £406 +16.07%
Warrington - 3 £393 -
Extreme Programming
North West

Extreme Programming
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Extreme Programming 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Extreme Programming.

1 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (75.00%) Kanban
3 8 (66.67%) Selenium
4 7 (58.33%) Subversion
4 7 (58.33%) Java
5 5 (41.67%) Finance
5 5 (41.67%) Scrum
6 4 (33.33%) Unified Process
6 4 (33.33%) TDD
6 4 (33.33%) PL/SQL
6 4 (33.33%) SQL
6 4 (33.33%) J2EE
6 4 (33.33%) Oracle
6 4 (33.33%) JUnit
6 4 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (33.33%) JDBC
6 4 (33.33%) SOAP
6 4 (33.33%) Web Services
6 4 (33.33%) XML
6 4 (33.33%) XSLT
6 4 (33.33%) DSDM
6 4 (33.33%) WSDL
6 4 (33.33%) IBM
6 4 (33.33%) JAXB
6 4 (33.33%) HP
6 4 (33.33%) HP UFT
6 4 (33.33%) Spring
6 4 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (33.33%) Integration Testing
6 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration

Extreme Programming
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 4 (33.33%) WebSphere
1 4 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (66.67%) Selenium
2 7 (58.33%) Subversion
3 4 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 4 (33.33%) eggPlant
3 4 (33.33%) HP UFT
3 4 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 4 (33.33%) JIRA
3 4 (33.33%) JUnit
4 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Applications Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Automation Specialist
3 2 (16.67%) J2EE Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Coach
4 1 (8.33%) Applications Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Automation Test Lead
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Investment Banking Java Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Principal Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Test Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Test Automation Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Test Leader
4 1 (8.33%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) Apache Camel
1 4 (33.33%) J2EE
1 4 (33.33%) JAXB
1 4 (33.33%) JAX-WS
1 4 (33.33%) JDBC
1 4 (33.33%) POJO
1 4 (33.33%) SOAP
1 4 (33.33%) Spring
1 4 (33.33%) Web Services
1 4 (33.33%) WSDL
1 4 (33.33%) XML
1 4 (33.33%) XSLT
2 3 (25.00%) CSS
2 3 (25.00%) HTML
2 3 (25.00%) HTML5
2 3 (25.00%) XHTML
3 2 (16.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (75.00%) Kanban
3 5 (41.67%) Scrum
4 4 (33.33%) AOP
4 4 (33.33%) Automation Testing
4 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (33.33%) DSDM
4 4 (33.33%) Feature Driven Development
4 4 (33.33%) Functional Testing
4 4 (33.33%) Integration Testing
4 4 (33.33%) Scrum-ban
4 4 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 4 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
4 4 (33.33%) TDD
4 4 (33.33%) Unified Process
4 4 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (33.33%) Waterfall
5 3 (25.00%) Mentoring
5 3 (25.00%) Pair Programming
5 3 (25.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) Java
2 4 (33.33%) PL/SQL
2 4 (33.33%) SQL
3 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (8.33%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) HP
1 4 (33.33%) IBM
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle