The table below looks at the statistics for Extreme Programming skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Extreme Programming over the 3 months to 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Extreme Programming (XP)
Rank 156 209 186
Rank change year-on-year
+53 -23
Contract jobs citing Extreme Programming 4 5 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.12% 0.086% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.11% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 17
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £453 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £496 £497
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £365 £425
% change year-on-year
+7.53% -14.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Extreme Programming
London

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2831 4679 4741
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 85.12% 80.12% 80.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 2310 3695 3560
Median daily rate £475 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 51 38
Median hourly rate £19.00 £24.50 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.44% +12.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.95 £14.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £59.70 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

Extreme Programming
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London 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 the City of London

Extreme Programming
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Extreme Programming Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Extreme Programming
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Extreme Programming across the City of London region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016.

Extreme Programming Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Extreme Programming
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 City of London region with a requirement for Extreme Programming.

1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) Java
3 4 (66.67%) TDD
3 4 (66.67%) Cucumber
4 3 (50.00%) Domain-Driven Design
4 3 (50.00%) Spring
4 3 (50.00%) Spring MVC
4 3 (50.00%) SQL
4 3 (50.00%) Hibernate
4 3 (50.00%) Scrum
5 2 (33.33%) VMware
5 2 (33.33%) JMeter
5 2 (33.33%) Workflow
5 2 (33.33%) Finance
5 2 (33.33%) Validation
5 2 (33.33%) LoadRunner
5 2 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (33.33%) .NET
5 2 (33.33%) JUnit
5 2 (33.33%) XML
5 2 (33.33%) Unix
5 2 (33.33%) Linux
5 2 (33.33%) OOA/OOD
5 2 (33.33%) OO
5 2 (33.33%) JMS
5 2 (33.33%) Selenium
5 2 (33.33%) jMock
5 2 (33.33%) jQuery
5 2 (33.33%) Performance Testing
5 2 (33.33%) JSON

Extreme Programming
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 1 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Cucumber
2 2 (33.33%) Gatling
2 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (33.33%) JIRA
2 2 (33.33%) JMeter
2 2 (33.33%) jMock
2 2 (33.33%) JUnit
2 2 (33.33%) LoadRunner
2 2 (33.33%) Selenium
2 2 (33.33%) Subversion
3 1 (16.67%) MSTest
3 1 (16.67%) ReSharper
3 1 (16.67%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 2 (33.33%) Banking
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Selenium Tester
2 2 (33.33%) Tester
2 2 (33.33%) Web Tester
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Angular Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Architect
3 1 (16.67%) BizTalk Developer
3 1 (16.67%) BizTalk Integration Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Integration Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Integration Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) Hibernate
1 3 (50.00%) Spring
1 3 (50.00%) Spring MVC
2 2 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) Ajax
2 2 (33.33%) Akka
2 2 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 2 (33.33%) Java EE
2 2 (33.33%) JMS
2 2 (33.33%) jQuery
2 2 (33.33%) JSON
2 2 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (16.67%) CSS
3 1 (16.67%) HTML
3 1 (16.67%) MSMQ
3 1 (16.67%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (16.67%) SOAP
3 1 (16.67%) Web Services
3 1 (16.67%) YAML
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
1 2 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) TDD
3 3 (50.00%) Domain-Driven Design
3 3 (50.00%) Scrum
4 2 (33.33%) ATDD
4 2 (33.33%) Automation Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Functional Programming
4 2 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (33.33%) OO
4 2 (33.33%) OOA/OOD
4 2 (33.33%) Performance Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Test Planning
4 2 (33.33%) Test Strategy
4 2 (33.33%) Validation
4 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
4 2 (33.33%) Web Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Workflow
5 1 (16.67%) BDD
5 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
5 1 (16.67%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) Scala
4 1 (16.67%) C#
4 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (16.67%) Perl
4 1 (16.67%) PHP
4 1 (16.67%) Ruby
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) SOASTA, Inc
1 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft