The table below looks at the statistics 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 2 October 2014 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Extreme Programming (XP)
Rank 529 485 525
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +40
Contract jobs citing Extreme Programming 55 69 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.10% 0.15% 0.077%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.20% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 41 36
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +14.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £355 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £525 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £332 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
-11.60% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.50 -
Extreme Programming
UK

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
39013 35351 37639
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 73.93% 74.46% 72.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 24966 22370 22280
Average daily rate £415 £402 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.23% +0.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1092 978 1417
Average hourly rate £23.50 £29.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.96% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.46 £12.50 £12.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.38 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-12.08% +3.44%

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 2 October 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 2 October 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
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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
London +6 34 £475 +8.57% 4
South East -5 12 £332 -19.63%
East Midlands -20 5 £371 +4.57% 1
North West - 2 £325 - 2
East of England -42 1 £400 -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
South West - - - - 1
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Extreme Programming
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 October 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.

1 109 (99.09%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (82.73%) TDD
3 65 (59.09%) Java
4 62 (56.36%) BDD
5 56 (50.91%) Scrum
6 55 (50.00%) JavaScript
7 45 (40.91%) Kanban
8 43 (39.09%) MVC
8 43 (39.09%) E-Commerce
9 41 (37.27%) Spring
10 40 (36.36%) J2EE
11 34 (30.91%) HTML
12 31 (28.18%) Hibernate
13 29 (26.36%) Spring MVC
14 27 (24.55%) jQuery
15 24 (21.82%) Ajax
16 22 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
16 22 (20.00%) Web Services
16 22 (20.00%) DevOps
16 22 (20.00%) Mentoring
17 21 (19.09%) XML
17 21 (19.09%) Pair Programming
17 21 (19.09%) Jasmine
18 20 (18.18%) NoSQL
19 19 (17.27%) Scala
19 19 (17.27%) C#
20 17 (15.45%) SQL
20 17 (15.45%) .NET
21 16 (14.55%) SQL Server
21 16 (14.55%) RESTful

Extreme Programming
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 8 (7.27%) Liferay
2 5 (4.55%) Apache Solr
2 5 (4.55%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (3.64%) CMS
3 4 (3.64%) JCAPS
3 4 (3.64%) Adobe CQ
3 4 (3.64%) NServiceBus
4 3 (2.73%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.82%) IIS
5 2 (1.82%) Apache
5 2 (1.82%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.82%) Alfresco
5 2 (1.82%) Node.js
5 2 (1.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (1.82%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.91%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.91%) OpenCms
6 1 (0.91%) IBM Notes
Business Applications
1 2 (1.82%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.64%) GitHub
2 3 (2.73%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.73%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.82%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.82%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (18.18%) NoSQL
2 16 (14.55%) SQL Server
3 15 (13.64%) MongoDB
4 8 (7.27%) Apache Cassandra
5 5 (4.55%) Big Data
5 5 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (3.64%) RavenDB
6 4 (3.64%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (2.73%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 3 (2.73%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.82%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.82%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (1.82%) DTS
8 2 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.82%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.91%) Redis
9 1 (0.91%) Riak
9 1 (0.91%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 21 (19.09%) Jasmine
2 13 (11.82%) Cucumber
3 11 (10.00%) Git (software)
4 9 (8.18%) Jenkins
4 9 (8.18%) TeamCity
4 9 (8.18%) Maven
5 8 (7.27%) Subversion
6 6 (5.45%) JIRA
6 6 (5.45%) Selenium
7 5 (4.55%) Visual Studio
7 5 (4.55%) JUnit
8 4 (3.64%) FitNesse
8 4 (3.64%) Mockito
8 4 (3.64%) Hamcrest
8 4 (3.64%) Gradle
9 3 (2.73%) Capybara
9 3 (2.73%) JBehave
9 3 (2.73%) Eclipse
9 3 (2.73%) IntelliJ
10 2 (1.82%) LoadRunner
General
1 15 (13.64%) Finance
2 8 (7.27%) Front Office
3 7 (6.36%) Banking
4 5 (4.55%) Retail
5 4 (3.64%) Back Office
6 2 (1.82%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.82%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.91%) Games
7 1 (0.91%) Publishing
7 1 (0.91%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 77 (70.00%) Developer
2 47 (42.73%) Java Developer
3 12 (10.91%) .NET Developer
4 9 (8.18%) Business Analyst
4 9 (8.18%) Analyst
5 8 (7.27%) Senior Developer
5 8 (7.27%) ScrumMaster
6 7 (6.36%) Agile Business Analyst
7 6 (5.45%) C# Developer
7 6 (5.45%) Scala Developer
8 5 (4.55%) Agile Java Developer
8 5 (4.55%) Senior Java Developer
8 5 (4.55%) Tester
9 4 (3.64%) Technical Leader
9 4 (3.64%) Web Developer
9 4 (3.64%) C# .NET Developer
10 3 (2.73%) Automation Tester
10 3 (2.73%) JavaScript Developer
11 2 (1.82%) Node.js Developer
11 2 (1.82%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (37.27%) Spring
2 40 (36.36%) J2EE
3 34 (30.91%) HTML
4 31 (28.18%) Hibernate
5 29 (26.36%) Spring MVC
6 27 (24.55%) jQuery
7 24 (21.82%) Ajax
8 22 (20.00%) Web Services
9 21 (19.09%) XML
10 17 (15.45%) .NET
11 16 (14.55%) RESTful
12 13 (11.82%) CSS
13 12 (10.91%) JSON
14 11 (10.00%) HTML5
15 9 (8.18%) REST
15 9 (8.18%) Grails
16 7 (6.36%) WCF
16 7 (6.36%) Ruby on Rails
16 7 (6.36%) ASP.NET
17 6 (5.45%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.18%) Fixed Income
2 6 (5.45%) Open Source
3 5 (4.55%) Computer Science
3 5 (4.55%) Reference Data
3 5 (4.55%) User Experience
4 4 (3.64%) Mobile App
4 4 (3.64%) Credit Risk
5 3 (2.73%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.82%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.82%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.82%) GIS
6 2 (1.82%) Web 2.0
7 1 (0.91%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.64%) UNIX
2 3 (2.73%) Linux
3 2 (1.82%) Solaris
3 2 (1.82%) Android
3 2 (1.82%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (99.09%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (82.73%) TDD
3 62 (56.36%) BDD
4 56 (50.91%) Scrum
5 45 (40.91%) Kanban
6 43 (39.09%) MVC
6 43 (39.09%) E-Commerce
7 22 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
7 22 (20.00%) DevOps
7 22 (20.00%) Mentoring
8 21 (19.09%) Pair Programming
9 15 (13.64%) SOA
10 12 (10.91%) Unit Testing
10 12 (10.91%) User Stories
11 9 (8.18%) OO
11 9 (8.18%) Software Engineering
12 7 (6.36%) Workflow
12 7 (6.36%) Automated Testing
13 6 (5.45%) Project Management
13 6 (5.45%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 65 (59.09%) Java
2 55 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 19 (17.27%) Scala
3 19 (17.27%) C#
4 17 (15.45%) SQL
5 16 (14.55%) Groovy
6 15 (13.64%) Ruby
7 11 (10.00%) Python
8 4 (3.64%) Perl
8 4 (3.64%) Clojure
9 3 (2.73%) PHP
9 3 (2.73%) VB.NET
9 3 (2.73%) C++
10 1 (0.91%) Golang
10 1 (0.91%) Haskell
10 1 (0.91%) F#
10 1 (0.91%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.91%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.82%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.82%) vCloud
2 1 (0.91%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (4.55%) Puppet
2 4 (3.64%) Ansible
3 3 (2.73%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.82%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 6 (5.45%) Oracle
1 6 (5.45%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.64%) FatWire
2 4 (3.64%) Akamai
3 3 (2.73%) VMware
4 2 (1.82%) GigaSpaces
4 2 (1.82%) hybris
4 2 (1.82%) Rackspace
5 1 (0.91%) Lotus
5 1 (0.91%) JBoss
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Arrows Group
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
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