The first table below looks at the demand for Extreme Programming skills in IT contracts advertised for the 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 18 April 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 England 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Extreme Programming (XP)
Rank 537 446 532
Rank change year-on-year
-91 +86
Contract jobs citing Extreme Programming 53 57 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.10% 0.13% 0.081%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.18% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 49 34
Average daily rate £425 £463 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.10% -2.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £385 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £560 £534
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £425 £431
% change year-on-year
-8.82% -1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £12.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £44.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year
- +266.66%
Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
37958 31464 38928
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 73.95% 73.02% 69.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 23972 19227 22646
Average daily rate £405 £413 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.81% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1118 981 1339
Average hourly rate £27.88 £32.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.89% +16.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £13.50 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £54.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Extreme Programming
UK

Extreme Programming
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Extreme Programming Jobs Demand Trend in England

Extreme Programming
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Extreme Programming Daily Rate Trend in England

Extreme Programming
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Extreme Programming across the England region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Extreme Programming Daily Rate Histogram in England

Extreme Programming
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Extreme Programming Hourly Rate Trend in England

Extreme Programming
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -21 39 £450 -5.26% 16
East Midlands -12 5 £425 -19.04% 1
East of England -24 4 £375 -6.25% 3
South East -12 2 £450 - 4
Yorkshire -19 2 £320 -
South West - 1 - - 1
North West - - - - 5
Extreme Programming
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Extreme Programming
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 73 (62.93%) Java
2 66 (56.90%) TDD
3 58 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (50.00%) BDD
4 56 (48.28%) Scrum
5 47 (40.52%) Spring
6 45 (38.79%) JavaScript
7 43 (37.07%) Kanban
8 39 (33.62%) Hibernate
9 37 (31.90%) MVC
10 32 (27.59%) J2EE
10 32 (27.59%) E-Commerce
11 31 (26.72%) Finance
11 31 (26.72%) Continuous Integration
12 29 (25.00%) Cucumber
13 27 (23.28%) Spring MVC
13 27 (23.28%) Web Services
14 24 (20.69%) Ruby
15 23 (19.83%) Ajax
15 23 (19.83%) .NET
16 22 (18.97%) C#
16 22 (18.97%) HTML
17 21 (18.10%) SQL Server
17 21 (18.10%) jQuery
17 21 (18.10%) REST
18 20 (17.24%) XML
18 20 (17.24%) Python
19 19 (16.38%) JUnit
19 19 (16.38%) JSON
19 19 (16.38%) Banking

Extreme Programming
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (3.45%) CMS
1 4 (3.45%) Tomcat
1 4 (3.45%) NServiceBus
2 3 (2.59%) Node.js
2 3 (2.59%) DNN
2 3 (2.59%) Apache
3 2 (1.72%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.86%) Magnolia
4 1 (0.86%) Adobe CQ
4 1 (0.86%) OpenCms
4 1 (0.86%) Confluence
4 1 (0.86%) JCAPS
4 1 (0.86%) Escenic
4 1 (0.86%) Liferay
4 1 (0.86%) Drupal
4 1 (0.86%) Jetty
4 1 (0.86%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.86%) Alfresco
4 1 (0.86%) WordPress
4 1 (0.86%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 6 (5.17%) MS Office
1 6 (5.17%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.31%) Mingle
3 1 (0.86%) Open Workbench
3 1 (0.86%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.86%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.59%) FLEXCUBE
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.59%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (2.59%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.72%) SaaS
3 1 (0.86%) GitHub
3 1 (0.86%) Heroku
3 1 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.86%) AMQP
1 1 (0.86%) Internet
1 1 (0.86%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (18.10%) SQL Server
2 10 (8.62%) NoSQL
3 6 (5.17%) MongoDB
4 3 (2.59%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 3 (2.59%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (1.72%) RavenDB
6 1 (0.86%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.86%) Riak
6 1 (0.86%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.86%) Voldemort
6 1 (0.86%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.86%) CouchDB
6 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.86%) Base SAS
6 1 (0.86%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 1 (0.86%) SAS Enterprise Miner
6 1 (0.86%) DB2
6 1 (0.86%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.86%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 29 (25.00%) Cucumber
2 19 (16.38%) JUnit
2 19 (16.38%) Git (software)
3 18 (15.52%) JBehave
4 16 (13.79%) Selenium
4 16 (13.79%) Jasmine
5 15 (12.93%) Capybara
5 15 (12.93%) Subversion
6 14 (12.07%) Hudson
7 13 (11.21%) JIRA
8 12 (10.34%) Maven
9 10 (8.62%) IntelliJ
9 10 (8.62%) jMock
9 10 (8.62%) TeamCity
9 10 (8.62%) Jenkins
10 9 (7.76%) Mockito
11 8 (6.90%) Ant
11 8 (6.90%) SpecFlow
12 7 (6.03%) RubyMine
12 7 (6.03%) Eclipse
General
1 31 (26.72%) Finance
2 19 (16.38%) Banking
3 9 (7.76%) Investment Banking
4 5 (4.31%) Financial Institution
4 5 (4.31%) Telecoms
5 4 (3.45%) Retail
6 2 (1.72%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.72%) Games
7 1 (0.86%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.86%) Marketing
7 1 (0.86%) Billing
7 1 (0.86%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 75 (64.66%) Developer
2 46 (39.66%) Java Developer
3 16 (13.79%) .NET Developer
4 13 (11.21%) Senior Developer
5 11 (9.48%) Tester
6 7 (6.03%) Test Engineer
7 6 (5.17%) Agile Java Developer
7 6 (5.17%) Senior .NET Developer
8 5 (4.31%) Senior Java Developer
8 5 (4.31%) Software Developer
8 5 (4.31%) Software Engineer
8 5 (4.31%) Analyst
9 4 (3.45%) C# Developer
9 4 (3.45%) C# .NET Developer
9 4 (3.45%) Senior C# Developer
9 4 (3.45%) SQL Developer
9 4 (3.45%) Senior SQL Developer
10 3 (2.59%) ScrumMaster
10 3 (2.59%) Automation Engineer
10 3 (2.59%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (40.52%) Spring
2 39 (33.62%) Hibernate
3 32 (27.59%) J2EE
4 27 (23.28%) Spring MVC
4 27 (23.28%) Web Services
5 23 (19.83%) Ajax
5 23 (19.83%) .NET
6 22 (18.97%) HTML
7 21 (18.10%) jQuery
7 21 (18.10%) REST
8 20 (17.24%) XML
9 19 (16.38%) JSON
10 15 (12.93%) SOAP
11 13 (11.21%) RESTful
11 13 (11.21%) ASP.NET
11 13 (11.21%) CSS
12 11 (9.48%) Struts
13 10 (8.62%) WPF
14 8 (6.90%) JMS
15 6 (5.17%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.17%) Open Source
1 6 (5.17%) Mobile App
2 5 (4.31%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (3.45%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.86%) IPTV
4 1 (0.86%) Derivative
4 1 (0.86%) VAX
4 1 (0.86%) SWIFT
4 1 (0.86%) Hedge funds
4 1 (0.86%) PMI
4 1 (0.86%) Equities
4 1 (0.86%) Fixed Income
4 1 (0.86%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 11 (9.48%) Linux
2 8 (6.90%) UNIX
3 2 (1.72%) Android
3 2 (1.72%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.86%) Windows
4 1 (0.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.86%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (56.90%) TDD
2 58 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (50.00%) BDD
3 56 (48.28%) Scrum
4 43 (37.07%) Kanban
5 37 (31.90%) MVC
6 32 (27.59%) E-Commerce
7 31 (26.72%) Continuous Integration
8 16 (13.79%) OO
9 14 (12.07%) User Stories
10 13 (11.21%) Pair Programming
11 9 (7.76%) Agile Testing
11 9 (7.76%) Software Engineering
11 9 (7.76%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (6.90%) Multithreading
13 7 (6.03%) Test Automation
13 7 (6.03%) Domain-Driven Design
14 6 (5.17%) Software Testing
15 5 (4.31%) System Testing
15 5 (4.31%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 73 (62.93%) Java
2 45 (38.79%) JavaScript
3 24 (20.69%) Ruby
4 22 (18.97%) C#
5 20 (17.24%) Python
6 17 (14.66%) SQL
7 9 (7.76%) Scala
8 7 (6.03%) VB
9 6 (5.17%) C++
9 6 (5.17%) Groovy
10 4 (3.45%) PHP
11 3 (2.59%) PL/SQL
11 3 (2.59%) Perl
12 2 (1.72%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.72%) COBOL
13 1 (0.86%) VB6
13 1 (0.86%) Clojure
13 1 (0.86%) SAS Macro
13 1 (0.86%) C
13 1 (0.86%) JCL
Qualifications
1 5 (4.31%) ISTQB
1 5 (4.31%) ISEB
2 1 (0.86%) PMP
2 1 (0.86%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (12.07%) QA
2 1 (0.86%) TickIT
System Software
1 1 (0.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.86%) OpenAM
1 1 (0.86%) Vagrant
1 1 (0.86%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (8.62%) VMware
2 7 (6.03%) Oracle
3 6 (5.17%) Microsoft
4 3 (2.59%) hybris
4 3 (2.59%) Atlassian
5 2 (1.72%) Perforce
5 2 (1.72%) JBoss
5 2 (1.72%) Akamai
5 2 (1.72%) Zend
6 1 (0.86%) ForgeRock
6 1 (0.86%) Sybase
6 1 (0.86%) TIBCO
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