The table below looks at the statistics for Extreme Programming skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Extreme Programming over the 3 months to 27 August 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Extreme Programming (XP)
Rank 92 79 70
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -9
Contract jobs citing Extreme Programming 1 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.060% 0.084% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.076% 0.11% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Average daily rate
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- £475 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +26.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £330 £363
% change year-on-year
+10.60% -8.96%
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 Edinburgh region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1308 948 831
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 78.56% 79.46% 74.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 700 520 393
Average daily rate £400 £400 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 10
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.77 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.45% -29.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £5.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.38 £22.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+27.45% -15.00%

Extreme Programming
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Extreme Programming Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Extreme Programming
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Extreme Programming Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Extreme Programming
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Pair Programming
2 2 (66.67%) Spring
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) Tomcat
2 2 (66.67%) Hibernate
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) RESTful
2 2 (66.67%) Mercurial
2 2 (66.67%) Gradle
3 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (33.33%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) Hudson
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Kanban
3 1 (33.33%) TDD

Extreme Programming
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 2 (66.67%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (66.67%) Mercurial
1 2 (66.67%) Gradle
2 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (33.33%) Hudson
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Java Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) ScrumMaster
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
1 2 (66.67%) Hibernate
1 2 (66.67%) Spring
1 2 (66.67%) RESTful
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Pair Programming
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Kanban
3 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (33.33%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) SQL