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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Extreme Programming (XP)
Rank 509 472 511
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +39
Contract jobs citing Extreme Programming 57 67 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.14% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.20% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 48 51
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -3.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £354 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £533 £630
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
- -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.50 -
Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
36781 34189 37645
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.41% 73.40% 71.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 23154 21204 22145
Average daily rate £407 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.45% +3.12%
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 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1085 979 1382
Average hourly rate £23.80 £31.25 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.83% -3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.35 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £48.84 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.12% -
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 31 July 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 31 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +19 46 £475 +5.55% 4
East of England -24 4 £425 -
North West -1 3 £325 -21.21% 3
South East - 3 £375 - 4
East Midlands -11 1 £318 -18.58%
South West - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Extreme Programming
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Extreme Programming
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 81 (73.64%) TDD
2 68 (61.82%) Java
3 67 (60.91%) BDD
4 65 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
5 63 (57.27%) Scrum
6 56 (50.91%) Kanban
7 54 (49.09%) JavaScript
8 45 (40.91%) MVC
9 44 (40.00%) Spring
10 39 (35.45%) E-Commerce
11 35 (31.82%) Hibernate
12 34 (30.91%) J2EE
13 31 (28.18%) Web Services
13 31 (28.18%) Spring MVC
14 29 (26.36%) HTML
15 28 (25.45%) jQuery
16 26 (23.64%) XML
17 24 (21.82%) Ajax
17 24 (21.82%) Continuous Integration
17 24 (21.82%) Cucumber
18 23 (20.91%) Ruby
19 22 (20.00%) .NET
19 22 (20.00%) Python
20 21 (19.09%) JSON
20 21 (19.09%) NoSQL
20 21 (19.09%) Jasmine
21 20 (18.18%) C#
21 20 (18.18%) DevOps
22 19 (17.27%) Pair Programming
23 18 (16.36%) SQL Server

Extreme Programming
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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%) CMS
3 4 (3.64%) Apache Solr
3 4 (3.64%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (3.64%) NServiceBus
3 4 (3.64%) JCAPS
4 3 (2.73%) Node.js
4 3 (2.73%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.82%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.82%) Apache
5 2 (1.82%) OpenCms
5 2 (1.82%) DNN
5 2 (1.82%) OpenStack
5 2 (1.82%) Adobe CQ
5 2 (1.82%) Alfresco
6 1 (0.91%) Escenic
6 1 (0.91%) Magnolia
6 1 (0.91%) Jetty
6 1 (0.91%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.64%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (3.64%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.73%) GitHub
3 2 (1.82%) Heroku
3 2 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.91%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (19.09%) NoSQL
2 18 (16.36%) SQL Server
3 16 (14.55%) MongoDB
4 9 (8.18%) Apache Cassandra
5 5 (4.55%) Big Data
5 5 (4.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 4 (3.64%) RavenDB
7 3 (2.73%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (2.73%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.82%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.82%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.91%) DTS
9 1 (0.91%) CouchDB
9 1 (0.91%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.91%) Voldemort
9 1 (0.91%) Riak
Development Applications
1 24 (21.82%) Cucumber
2 21 (19.09%) Jasmine
3 17 (15.45%) Git (software)
4 15 (13.64%) Jenkins
5 13 (11.82%) JBehave
5 13 (11.82%) Subversion
6 12 (10.91%) Maven
7 10 (9.09%) JIRA
7 10 (9.09%) TeamCity
7 10 (9.09%) Capybara
8 9 (8.18%) Hudson
8 9 (8.18%) JUnit
9 8 (7.27%) Eclipse
9 8 (7.27%) IntelliJ
9 8 (7.27%) Selenium
9 8 (7.27%) Mockito
10 7 (6.36%) RubyMine
10 7 (6.36%) NetBeans
11 5 (4.55%) Hamcrest
12 4 (3.64%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (13.64%) Finance
2 8 (7.27%) Banking
3 6 (5.45%) Retail
4 4 (3.64%) Investment Banking
4 4 (3.64%) Front Office
5 2 (1.82%) Back Office
6 1 (0.91%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.91%) Publishing
6 1 (0.91%) Games
6 1 (0.91%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 74 (67.27%) Developer
2 49 (44.55%) Java Developer
3 14 (12.73%) .NET Developer
4 11 (10.00%) Tester
4 11 (10.00%) Senior Developer
5 7 (6.36%) Senior Java Developer
6 6 (5.45%) ScrumMaster
6 6 (5.45%) Analyst
6 6 (5.45%) Business Analyst
7 5 (4.55%) C# Developer
7 5 (4.55%) Agile Java Developer
8 4 (3.64%) Agile Business Analyst
8 4 (3.64%) Automation Tester
8 4 (3.64%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (3.64%) Test Engineer
9 3 (2.73%) Software Engineer
9 3 (2.73%) Agile Tester
9 3 (2.73%) Senior .NET Developer
9 3 (2.73%) Scala Developer
9 3 (2.73%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (40.00%) Spring
2 35 (31.82%) Hibernate
3 34 (30.91%) J2EE
4 31 (28.18%) Web Services
4 31 (28.18%) Spring MVC
5 29 (26.36%) HTML
6 28 (25.45%) jQuery
7 26 (23.64%) XML
8 24 (21.82%) Ajax
9 22 (20.00%) .NET
10 21 (19.09%) JSON
11 17 (15.45%) REST
12 15 (13.64%) CSS
13 13 (11.82%) RESTful
14 10 (9.09%) SOAP
15 9 (8.18%) ASP.NET
16 7 (6.36%) WCF
16 7 (6.36%) RabbitMQ
17 6 (5.45%) Grails
17 6 (5.45%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.45%) Fixed Income
2 5 (4.55%) Mobile App
3 4 (3.64%) Open Source
3 4 (3.64%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.73%) Reference Data
5 2 (1.82%) Credit Risk
5 2 (1.82%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.82%) GIS
5 2 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.91%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.36%) Linux
2 6 (5.45%) UNIX
3 3 (2.73%) Android
3 3 (2.73%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.91%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (73.64%) TDD
2 67 (60.91%) BDD
3 65 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
4 63 (57.27%) Scrum
5 56 (50.91%) Kanban
6 45 (40.91%) MVC
7 39 (35.45%) E-Commerce
8 24 (21.82%) Continuous Integration
9 20 (18.18%) DevOps
10 19 (17.27%) Pair Programming
11 13 (11.82%) OO
12 11 (10.00%) Software Engineering
13 7 (6.36%) SOA
13 7 (6.36%) User Stories
13 7 (6.36%) Unit Testing
14 6 (5.45%) Stakeholder Management
15 5 (4.55%) Workflow
15 5 (4.55%) Test-First Development
15 5 (4.55%) Multithreading
15 5 (4.55%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 68 (61.82%) Java
2 54 (49.09%) JavaScript
3 23 (20.91%) Ruby
4 22 (20.00%) Python
5 20 (18.18%) C#
6 15 (13.64%) SQL
6 15 (13.64%) Scala
7 11 (10.00%) Groovy
8 5 (4.55%) Perl
9 4 (3.64%) C++
9 4 (3.64%) Clojure
10 3 (2.73%) VB
10 3 (2.73%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.91%) PHP
11 1 (0.91%) F#
11 1 (0.91%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.91%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 2 (1.82%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.82%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 4 (3.64%) Puppet
1 4 (3.64%) Ansible
2 2 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.91%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 9 (8.18%) VMware
2 6 (5.45%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.55%) Akamai
4 2 (1.82%) Rackspace
4 2 (1.82%) Oracle
4 2 (1.82%) FatWire
4 2 (1.82%) hybris
5 1 (0.91%) GigaSpaces
5 1 (0.91%) Sybase
5 1 (0.91%) JBoss
5 1 (0.91%) TIBCO
5 1 (0.91%) ForgeRock
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