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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Extreme Programming over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Extreme Programming (XP)
Rank 186 194 193
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -1
Contract jobs citing Extreme Programming 14 14 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.25% 0.21% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 0.27% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 13 5
Average daily rate
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£500 £388 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.03% -13.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £325 £393
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £470 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 £323 £330
% change year-on-year
+70.54% -2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.50 -
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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
4402 5249 4652
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 78.02% 77.21% 75.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 3470 3862 3529
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 57 88
Average hourly rate £18.50 £23.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.27% -32.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £52.82 £107.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Extreme Programming
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Extreme Programming across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 26 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (96.15%) TDD
3 24 (92.31%) Java
4 19 (73.08%) BDD
5 17 (65.38%) Hibernate
5 17 (65.38%) Spring
6 16 (61.54%) J2EE
7 14 (53.85%) E-Commerce
8 13 (50.00%) DevOps
9 12 (46.15%) MVC
9 12 (46.15%) Spring MVC
10 10 (38.46%) JavaScript
11 9 (34.62%) Scrum
11 9 (34.62%) Adobe CQ
12 8 (30.77%) Jasmine
12 8 (30.77%) Ajax
12 8 (30.77%) jQuery
13 7 (26.92%) Grails
13 7 (26.92%) Groovy
13 7 (26.92%) Mentoring
14 6 (23.08%) Kanban
14 6 (23.08%) CRM
15 3 (11.54%) OO
15 3 (11.54%) Adobe
15 3 (11.54%) SOA
15 3 (11.54%) Enterprise Software
16 2 (7.69%) Akka
16 2 (7.69%) Play Framework
16 2 (7.69%) Retail
16 2 (7.69%) Subversion

Extreme Programming
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 9 (34.62%) Adobe CQ
2 1 (3.85%) Apache Solr
2 1 (3.85%) WebLogic Portal
2 1 (3.85%) Apache
2 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) MongoDB
1 1 (3.85%) NoSQL
1 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (30.77%) Jasmine
2 2 (7.69%) Subversion
2 2 (7.69%) JUnit
2 2 (7.69%) Hudson
2 2 (7.69%) JBehave
2 2 (7.69%) WebDriver
2 2 (7.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (7.69%) Mockito
2 2 (7.69%) Cucumber
2 2 (7.69%) TeamCity
2 2 (7.69%) Git (software)
2 2 (7.69%) Selenium
3 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (7.69%) Retail
2 1 (3.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (69.23%) Developer
2 17 (65.38%) Java Developer
3 3 (11.54%) Architect
3 3 (11.54%) Technical Architect
4 2 (7.69%) Project Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Technical Leader
5 1 (3.85%) Lead Java Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Java Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (65.38%) Hibernate
1 17 (65.38%) Spring
2 16 (61.54%) J2EE
3 12 (46.15%) Spring MVC
4 8 (30.77%) Ajax
4 8 (30.77%) jQuery
5 7 (26.92%) Grails
6 2 (7.69%) Akka
6 2 (7.69%) Play Framework
6 2 (7.69%) XML
7 1 (3.85%) OSGi
7 1 (3.85%) Middleware
7 1 (3.85%) Lucene
7 1 (3.85%) SonicMQ
7 1 (3.85%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.85%) Open Source
2 1 (3.85%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) UNIX
1 1 (3.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (96.15%) TDD
3 19 (73.08%) BDD
4 14 (53.85%) E-Commerce
5 13 (50.00%) DevOps
6 12 (46.15%) MVC
7 9 (34.62%) Scrum
8 7 (26.92%) Mentoring
9 6 (23.08%) Kanban
9 6 (23.08%) CRM
10 3 (11.54%) OO
10 3 (11.54%) SOA
11 2 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
11 2 (7.69%) Project Management
12 1 (3.85%) Scalability Testing
12 1 (3.85%) RUP
12 1 (3.85%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 24 (92.31%) Java
2 10 (38.46%) JavaScript
3 7 (26.92%) Groovy
4 2 (7.69%) Scala
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Puppet
1 1 (3.85%) Ansible
Vendors
1 3 (11.54%) Adobe
2 1 (3.85%) Endeca
2 1 (3.85%) hybris
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle
2 1 (3.85%) BEA
2 1 (3.85%) ATG