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 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Extreme Programming (XP)
Rank 196 177 212
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +35
Contract jobs citing Extreme Programming 5 17 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.086% 0.30% 0.043%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.38% 0.056%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 17 3
Average daily rate
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£475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £381 £369
% change year-on-year
-4.91% +3.38%
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
4539 4454 5397
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 77.79% 77.38% 77.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 3588 3328 4054
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 39 101
Average hourly rate £24.50 £23.50 £32.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.25% -27.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £14.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.50 £53.50 £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 3 July 2015, 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 15 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (66.67%) TDD
2 10 (66.67%) Java
3 7 (46.67%) Scrum
4 6 (40.00%) Spring
4 6 (40.00%) Spring MVC
4 6 (40.00%) Kanban
4 6 (40.00%) Hibernate
4 6 (40.00%) MVC
4 6 (40.00%) BDD
5 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 4 (26.67%) SQL
6 4 (26.67%) Linux
6 4 (26.67%) Subversion
6 4 (26.67%) Ruby
6 4 (26.67%) Git (software)
7 3 (20.00%) Reference Data
7 3 (20.00%) User Stories
7 3 (20.00%) Technical Analysis
7 3 (20.00%) Ajax
7 3 (20.00%) Pair Programming
7 3 (20.00%) jQuery
7 3 (20.00%) CSS
7 3 (20.00%) E-Commerce
7 3 (20.00%) HTML
7 3 (20.00%) Fixed Income
8 2 (13.33%) XML
8 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (13.33%) Python
8 2 (13.33%) PHP

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 1 (6.67%) Tomcat
1 1 (6.67%) CMS
1 1 (6.67%) Jetty
1 1 (6.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) MySQL
1 2 (13.33%) NoSQL
2 1 (6.67%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Subversion
1 4 (26.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (13.33%) Jasmine
3 1 (6.67%) Grunt
3 1 (6.67%) gulp
3 1 (6.67%) Broccoli
3 1 (6.67%) JUnit
3 1 (6.67%) JBehave
3 1 (6.67%) WebDriver
3 1 (6.67%) Mockito
3 1 (6.67%) Cucumber
3 1 (6.67%) Hudson
3 1 (6.67%) Selenium
3 1 (6.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (6.67%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
1 1 (6.67%) Retail
1 1 (6.67%) Arabic Language
1 1 (6.67%) Hindi Language
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Developer
2 7 (46.67%) Java Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) ScrumMaster
4 1 (6.67%) Ruby Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Agile Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Web Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) Hibernate
1 6 (40.00%) Spring
1 6 (40.00%) Spring MVC
2 3 (20.00%) jQuery
2 3 (20.00%) Ajax
2 3 (20.00%) HTML
2 3 (20.00%) CSS
3 2 (13.33%) .NET
3 2 (13.33%) J2EE
3 2 (13.33%) Ruby on Rails
3 2 (13.33%) D3.js
3 2 (13.33%) XML
4 1 (6.67%) Highcharts JS
4 1 (6.67%) Sass
4 1 (6.67%) AngularJS
4 1 (6.67%) Raphaël
4 1 (6.67%) Akka
4 1 (6.67%) Play Framework
4 1 (6.67%) JSON
4 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Fixed Income
1 3 (20.00%) Reference Data
2 2 (13.33%) Visualisation
3 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (66.67%) TDD
3 7 (46.67%) Scrum
4 6 (40.00%) MVC
4 6 (40.00%) Kanban
4 6 (40.00%) BDD
5 3 (20.00%) User Stories
5 3 (20.00%) Technical Analysis
5 3 (20.00%) Pair Programming
5 3 (20.00%) E-Commerce
6 2 (13.33%) SOA
6 2 (13.33%) OO
6 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (6.67%) CRM
7 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
7 1 (6.67%) Web Development
7 1 (6.67%) Refactoring
7 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (6.67%) DevOps
7 1 (6.67%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) Java
2 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 4 (26.67%) SQL
3 4 (26.67%) Ruby
4 2 (13.33%) Scala
4 2 (13.33%) Python
4 2 (13.33%) PHP
5 1 (6.67%) Perl
5 1 (6.67%) R
5 1 (6.67%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Adobe