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 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Extreme Programming (XP)
Rank 81 81 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing Extreme Programming 7 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.63% 0.10% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.75% 0.12% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 0
Average daily rate £406 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.07% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
935 835 646
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 84.54% 84.34% 80.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 640 528 307
Average daily rate £425 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £290 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 38 49
Average hourly rate £22.54 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.60% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £12.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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
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 29 April 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
Chester +2 3 £413 +17.85%
Warrington - 3 £393 -
Extreme Programming
North West

Extreme Programming
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (72.73%) Kanban
3 7 (63.64%) Selenium
4 6 (54.55%) Subversion
4 6 (54.55%) Java
5 5 (45.45%) Scrum
6 4 (36.36%) Unified Process
6 4 (36.36%) Finance
6 4 (36.36%) DSDM
6 4 (36.36%) HP
6 4 (36.36%) HP UFT
6 4 (36.36%) Feature Driven Development
6 4 (36.36%) Cucumber
6 4 (36.36%) Scrum-ban
6 4 (36.36%) Functional Testing
6 4 (36.36%) Automation Testing
6 4 (36.36%) eggPlant
7 3 (27.27%) Mentoring
7 3 (27.27%) Apache Camel
7 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database
7 3 (27.27%) Jenkins
7 3 (27.27%) POJO
7 3 (27.27%) HTML5
7 3 (27.27%) Waterfall
7 3 (27.27%) Spring
7 3 (27.27%) Test Automation
7 3 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (27.27%) Integration Testing
7 3 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (27.27%) JAX-WS

Extreme Programming
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (27.27%) WebSphere
1 3 (27.27%) WebSphere Application Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (63.64%) Selenium
2 6 (54.55%) Subversion
3 4 (36.36%) Cucumber
3 4 (36.36%) eggPlant
3 4 (36.36%) HP UFT
4 3 (27.27%) Jenkins
4 3 (27.27%) JIRA
4 3 (27.27%) JUnit
5 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Java Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Applications Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Automation Specialist
3 2 (18.18%) J2EE Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Coach
4 1 (9.09%) Applications Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Automation Test Lead
4 1 (9.09%) Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Investment Banking Java Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Principal Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Test Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Test Automation Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Test Leader
4 1 (9.09%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) Apache Camel
1 3 (27.27%) CSS
1 3 (27.27%) HTML
1 3 (27.27%) HTML5
1 3 (27.27%) J2EE
1 3 (27.27%) JAXB
1 3 (27.27%) JAX-WS
1 3 (27.27%) JDBC
1 3 (27.27%) POJO
1 3 (27.27%) SOAP
1 3 (27.27%) Spring
1 3 (27.27%) Web Services
1 3 (27.27%) WSDL
1 3 (27.27%) XHTML
1 3 (27.27%) XML
1 3 (27.27%) XSLT
2 2 (18.18%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (72.73%) Kanban
3 5 (45.45%) Scrum
4 4 (36.36%) Automation Testing
4 4 (36.36%) DSDM
4 4 (36.36%) Feature Driven Development
4 4 (36.36%) Functional Testing
4 4 (36.36%) Scrum-ban
4 4 (36.36%) Unified Process
5 3 (27.27%) AOP
5 3 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (27.27%) Integration Testing
5 3 (27.27%) Mentoring
5 3 (27.27%) Pair Programming
5 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
5 3 (27.27%) System Integration Testing
5 3 (27.27%) TDD
5 3 (27.27%) Test Automation
5 3 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (27.27%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) Java
2 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
2 3 (27.27%) PL/SQL
2 3 (27.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) HP
2 3 (27.27%) IBM
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle