The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the City of London region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Extreme Programming (XP)
Rank 177 219 221
Rank change year-on-year
+42 +2
Contract jobs citing Extreme Programming 19 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.33% 0.084% 0.077%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 0.11% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 6 6
Average daily rate
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£425 £450 £513
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -12.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £413 £438
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.50 -
Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4396 5407 5854
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 75.88% 76.06% 74.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 3257 4051 4367
Average daily rate £450 £450 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £301 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 97 84
Average hourly rate £23.50 £28.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.07% +12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £16.60 £16.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.50 £50.88
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Extreme Programming
London

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 32 (100.00%) TDD
2 29 (90.63%) Java
3 28 (87.50%) Hibernate
3 28 (87.50%) Spring
3 28 (87.50%) BDD
4 26 (81.25%) JavaScript
5 25 (78.13%) Agile Software Development
6 24 (75.00%) MVC
6 24 (75.00%) E-Commerce
6 24 (75.00%) Spring MVC
7 23 (71.88%) J2EE
8 22 (68.75%) Ajax
8 22 (68.75%) jQuery
8 22 (68.75%) Jasmine
9 9 (28.13%) DevOps
10 6 (18.75%) MongoDB
10 6 (18.75%) NoSQL
11 5 (15.63%) Liferay
11 5 (15.63%) RESTful
11 5 (15.63%) Web Services
12 4 (12.50%) Scrum
12 4 (12.50%) Maven
12 4 (12.50%) Scala
13 3 (9.38%) hybris
13 3 (9.38%) Mockito
13 3 (9.38%) Hamcrest
13 3 (9.38%) Cucumber
13 3 (9.38%) Akamai
13 3 (9.38%) RabbitMQ
14 2 (6.25%) Retail

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 5 (15.63%) Liferay
2 1 (3.13%) Escenic
2 1 (3.13%) Node.js
2 1 (3.13%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.75%) NoSQL
1 6 (18.75%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.13%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (3.13%) CouchDB
2 1 (3.13%) Riak
2 1 (3.13%) Voldemort
2 1 (3.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 22 (68.75%) Jasmine
2 4 (12.50%) Maven
3 3 (9.38%) Mockito
3 3 (9.38%) Hamcrest
3 3 (9.38%) Cucumber
4 1 (3.13%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.13%) JUnit
General
1 2 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (87.50%) Developer
2 26 (81.25%) Java Developer
3 2 (6.25%) Project Manager
4 1 (3.13%) Senior Developer
4 1 (3.13%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (3.13%) Technical Leader
4 1 (3.13%) ScrumMaster
4 1 (3.13%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (87.50%) Hibernate
1 28 (87.50%) Spring
2 24 (75.00%) Spring MVC
3 23 (71.88%) J2EE
4 22 (68.75%) Ajax
4 22 (68.75%) jQuery
5 5 (15.63%) RESTful
5 5 (15.63%) Web Services
6 3 (9.38%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (6.25%) XML
7 2 (6.25%) JSON
8 1 (3.13%) Struts
8 1 (3.13%) Akka
8 1 (3.13%) Play Framework
8 1 (3.13%) Grails
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) UNIX
1 1 (3.13%) Linux
1 1 (3.13%) Android
1 1 (3.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (100.00%) TDD
2 28 (87.50%) BDD
3 25 (78.13%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (75.00%) E-Commerce
4 24 (75.00%) MVC
5 9 (28.13%) DevOps
6 4 (12.50%) Scrum
7 2 (6.25%) Project Management
7 2 (6.25%) Kanban
8 1 (3.13%) Low Latency
8 1 (3.13%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (3.13%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 29 (90.63%) Java
2 26 (81.25%) JavaScript
3 4 (12.50%) Scala
4 2 (6.25%) Groovy
5 1 (3.13%) Python
5 1 (3.13%) Ruby
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) Puppet
1 1 (3.13%) Ansible
Vendors
1 3 (9.38%) hybris
1 3 (9.38%) Akamai
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