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 13 February 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.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Extreme Programming (XP)
Rank 142 180 194
Rank change year-on-year
+38 +14
Contract jobs citing Extreme Programming 1 10 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.032% 0.20% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.039% 0.24% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 10 10
Average daily rate £313 £500 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £485 £550 £375
% change year-on-year
-11.81% +46.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £109.38 £45.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+143.05% +5.88%
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
2592 4109 4728
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 84.05% 81.00% 79.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2049 3217 3399
Average daily rate £488 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 33 53
Average hourly rate £24.00 £23.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.12% -6.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £45.95 £77.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.79 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+43.93% +1.05%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (88.89%) Scrum
3 7 (77.78%) Spring
3 7 (77.78%) Java
3 7 (77.78%) Hibernate
4 6 (66.67%) TDD
5 5 (55.56%) Kanban
5 5 (55.56%) Node.js
5 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
5 5 (55.56%) CSS
5 5 (55.56%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (44.44%) Go
6 4 (44.44%) Docker
6 4 (44.44%) Datomic
6 4 (44.44%) Apache Spark
6 4 (44.44%) AWS CloudFormation
6 4 (44.44%) Python
6 4 (44.44%) MVC
6 4 (44.44%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (44.44%) Neo4j
6 4 (44.44%) OpenStack
6 4 (44.44%) Kafka
6 4 (44.44%) Sass
6 4 (44.44%) Scala
6 4 (44.44%) Clojure
6 4 (44.44%) Puppet
6 4 (44.44%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (44.44%) Spring MVC
6 4 (44.44%) Erlang
6 4 (44.44%) Ruby

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

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 5 (55.56%) Node.js
2 4 (44.44%) Apache Spark
2 4 (44.44%) OpenStack
3 2 (22.22%) JBoss
3 2 (22.22%) WebSphere
4 1 (11.11%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
1 1 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (44.44%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (11.11%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) Apache Cassandra
1 4 (44.44%) Datomic
1 4 (44.44%) Neo4j
1 4 (44.44%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (11.11%) MySQL
2 1 (11.11%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Eclipse
2 1 (11.11%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Architect
2 4 (44.44%) Technical Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Applications Developer
4 1 (11.11%) PHP Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) Hibernate
1 7 (77.78%) Spring
2 5 (55.56%) CSS
3 4 (44.44%) Kafka
3 4 (44.44%) Ruby on Rails
3 4 (44.44%) Sass
3 4 (44.44%) Spring MVC
4 2 (22.22%) J2EE
4 2 (22.22%) JRules
4 2 (22.22%) Web Services
5 1 (11.11%) .NET
5 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
5 1 (11.11%) HTML
5 1 (11.11%) Middleware
5 1 (11.11%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (11.11%) REST
5 1 (11.11%) SOAP
5 1 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Blackberry
1 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (11.11%) iPad
1 1 (11.11%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (88.89%) Scrum
3 6 (66.67%) TDD
4 5 (55.56%) Kanban
5 4 (44.44%) MVC
6 2 (22.22%) SDLC
6 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
6 2 (22.22%) Validation
7 1 (11.11%) OO
7 1 (11.11%) OO PHP
7 1 (11.11%) Project Management
7 1 (11.11%) Security Management
7 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
7 1 (11.11%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) Java
2 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
3 4 (44.44%) Clojure
3 4 (44.44%) Erlang
3 4 (44.44%) Go
3 4 (44.44%) Python
3 4 (44.44%) Ruby
3 4 (44.44%) Scala
4 1 (11.11%) C#
4 1 (11.11%) C++
4 1 (11.11%) PHP
4 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Docker
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (55.56%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (44.44%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) IBM
1 2 (22.22%) ILOG
2 1 (11.11%) Bloomberg
2 1 (11.11%) Citrix
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Reuters
2 1 (11.11%) VMware