The table below looks at the statistics for Extreme Programming skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Extreme Programming over the 3 months to 6 July 2015 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Extreme Programming (XP)
Rank 32 - 27
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Extreme Programming 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 0.52% - 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.59% - 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£350 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £381 £369
% change year-on-year
-5.57% +3.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £42.50
Extreme Programming
Cheshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
170 139 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 87.63% 84.24% 79.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 42 37
Average daily rate £388 £320 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.09% -14.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £233 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 9
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.69 £28.30 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.83%

Extreme Programming
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

Extreme Programming Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Extreme Programming
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Extreme Programming Daily Rate Trend in Chester

Extreme Programming
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) JBoss
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (100.00%) WSDL
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) JAX-RPC
1 1 (100.00%) iPlanet
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) CruiseControl
1 1 (100.00%) Cryptography
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Axis
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration

Extreme Programming
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 1 (100.00%) JBoss
1 1 (100.00%) iPlanet
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) CruiseControl
1 1 (100.00%) Hudson
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) WSDL
1 1 (100.00%) JAX-RPC
1 1 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Axis
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle