The table below looks at the statistics for Extreme Programming skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Extreme Programming over the 3 months to 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Extreme Programming (XP)
Rank 130 133 110
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -23
Contract jobs citing Extreme Programming 1 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.036% 0.13% 0.092%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.048% 0.18% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 2
Average daily rate
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£513 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.66% -6.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £406 £425
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £42.00
Extreme Programming
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2069 2187 1530
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 74.91% 72.61% 70.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1164 1237 838
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 148 139 138
Average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Extreme Programming
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Extreme Programming across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Extreme Programming Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Extreme Programming
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Extreme Programming Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Extreme Programming
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Extreme Programming across the East of England region.

Extreme Programming Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Extreme Programming
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Extreme Programming within the East of England region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedfordshire -3 1 £513 +36.66% 1
Extreme Programming
England

Extreme Programming
Top 23 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 4 (100.00%) Scrum
1 4 (100.00%) TDD
2 3 (75.00%) Integration Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) J2EE
2 3 (75.00%) DSDM
2 3 (75.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (25.00%) Kanban
4 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (25.00%) Games
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) User Stories
4 1 (25.00%) DevOps
4 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (25.00%) Coaching
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (25.00%) Software Delivery

Extreme Programming
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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.

General
1 1 (25.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Development Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Software Development Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Software Manager
2 1 (25.00%) ScrumMaster
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) J2EE
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Scrum
1 4 (100.00%) TDD
2 3 (75.00%) Integration Testing
2 3 (75.00%) DSDM
2 3 (75.00%) Test Strategy
2 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (25.00%) User Stories
4 1 (25.00%) DevOps
4 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (25.00%) Coaching
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (25.00%) Software Delivery
4 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (25.00%) Kanban
4 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing