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 1 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Extreme Programming (XP)
Rank 536 518 492
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -26
Contract jobs citing Extreme Programming 44 54 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.087% 0.11% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.14% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 47 45
Average daily rate
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£500 £425 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £338 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £497 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £388 £425
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £42.00
Extreme Programming
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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 England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
38856 37385 32217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 76.70% 75.37% 73.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 24681 23757 19706
Average daily rate £420 £404 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% -2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1136 1104 1010
Average hourly rate £29.00 £30.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.36 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £47.50 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-0.81% -3.90%

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 1 May 2015.

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 1 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
London -20 23 £550 +22.22% 1
South East -3 7 £350 -22.22% 3
East Midlands -4 6 £300 -29.41% 1
Yorkshire -8 3 £425 +32.81% 1
North West - 2 £375 - 2
East of England +3 1 £513 +36.66% 2
West Midlands - 1 £388 - 1
North East - 1 £700 -
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Extreme Programming
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 97 (97.00%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (77.00%) Java
3 66 (66.00%) Scrum
4 60 (60.00%) TDD
5 42 (42.00%) Hibernate
6 38 (38.00%) Kanban
6 38 (38.00%) BDD
7 35 (35.00%) Spring
8 34 (34.00%) Pair Programming
9 32 (32.00%) Continuous Integration
10 29 (29.00%) Scala
11 28 (28.00%) JavaScript
12 27 (27.00%) SQL
13 23 (23.00%) MVC
13 23 (23.00%) User Stories
14 21 (21.00%) DevOps
14 21 (21.00%) Finance
14 21 (21.00%) OO
14 21 (21.00%) Spring MVC
15 16 (16.00%) E-Commerce
15 16 (16.00%) Groovy
16 15 (15.00%) HTML
16 15 (15.00%) Linux
16 15 (15.00%) Ruby
17 14 (14.00%) Oracle
18 13 (13.00%) J2EE
18 13 (13.00%) NoSQL
18 13 (13.00%) Mentoring
19 12 (12.00%) User Experience
19 12 (12.00%) Technical Analysis

Extreme Programming
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 6 (6.00%) Node.js
2 5 (5.00%) WebSphere
3 4 (4.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 3 (3.00%) JBoss
4 3 (3.00%) DNN
5 2 (2.00%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.00%) iPlanet
6 1 (1.00%) IIS
6 1 (1.00%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.00%) Confluence
6 1 (1.00%) Jetty
Applications
1 1 (1.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.00%) Bond Adapt
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.00%) GitHub
1 2 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.00%) Heroku
2 1 (1.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.00%) HTTP
2 1 (1.00%) Internet
2 1 (1.00%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.00%) SSL
2 1 (1.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (13.00%) NoSQL
2 7 (7.00%) MongoDB
3 6 (6.00%) Relational Database
3 6 (6.00%) Big Data
3 6 (6.00%) SQL Server
4 5 (5.00%) RDBMS
5 4 (4.00%) Redis
6 3 (3.00%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (2.00%) Oracle Database
7 2 (2.00%) Apache Hive
7 2 (2.00%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.00%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.00%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 12 (12.00%) jMock
1 12 (12.00%) JIRA
1 12 (12.00%) Subversion
2 11 (11.00%) Git (software)
3 9 (9.00%) Cucumber
3 9 (9.00%) Selenium
4 8 (8.00%) JBehave
4 8 (8.00%) JUnit
5 5 (5.00%) Hudson
6 4 (4.00%) Capybara
6 4 (4.00%) TeamCity
6 4 (4.00%) WebDriver
6 4 (4.00%) LoadRunner
6 4 (4.00%) CruiseControl
7 3 (3.00%) Maven
7 3 (3.00%) JMeter
7 3 (3.00%) Mockito
7 3 (3.00%) Mercurial
7 3 (3.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (3.00%) Jenkins
General
1 21 (21.00%) Finance
2 6 (6.00%) Games
3 5 (5.00%) Banking
3 5 (5.00%) Retail
4 3 (3.00%) Publishing
5 2 (2.00%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.00%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.00%) Arabic Language
6 1 (1.00%) Hindi Language
6 1 (1.00%) Italian Language
6 1 (1.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 55 (55.00%) Developer
2 40 (40.00%) Java Developer
3 18 (18.00%) Architect
4 13 (13.00%) Senior Developer
5 12 (12.00%) Agile Java Developer
5 12 (12.00%) Analyst
6 11 (11.00%) Technical Architect
7 9 (9.00%) Business Analyst
7 9 (9.00%) ScrumMaster
8 8 (8.00%) Senior Java Developer
9 6 (6.00%) Agile Business Analyst
10 5 (5.00%) Tester
11 4 (4.00%) Polyglot Developer
11 4 (4.00%) Senior Architect
12 3 (3.00%) Development Manager
12 3 (3.00%) Automation Tester
12 3 (3.00%) Agile Tester
13 2 (2.00%) Lead Architect
13 2 (2.00%) Hadoop Developer
13 2 (2.00%) Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (42.00%) Hibernate
2 35 (35.00%) Spring
3 21 (21.00%) Spring MVC
4 15 (15.00%) HTML
5 13 (13.00%) J2EE
6 12 (12.00%) RESTful
6 12 (12.00%) Web Services
7 11 (11.00%) SOAP
8 10 (10.00%) REST
8 10 (10.00%) XML
8 10 (10.00%) .NET
9 7 (7.00%) CSS
9 7 (7.00%) AngularJS
9 7 (7.00%) Play Framework
10 6 (6.00%) Akka
10 6 (6.00%) JSON
10 6 (6.00%) Ajax
11 5 (5.00%) J2SE
12 4 (4.00%) Struts
13 3 (3.00%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.00%) User Experience
2 10 (10.00%) Fixed Income
3 7 (7.00%) Reference Data
4 6 (6.00%) Web 2.0
4 6 (6.00%) Computer Science
5 5 (5.00%) Open Source
5 5 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.00%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.00%) Online Banking
7 1 (1.00%) Cryptography
7 1 (1.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.00%) NHS
7 1 (1.00%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.00%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.00%) Online Games
7 1 (1.00%) Graphic Design
7 1 (1.00%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 15 (15.00%) Linux
2 4 (4.00%) UNIX
3 1 (1.00%) AIX
3 1 (1.00%) Solaris
3 1 (1.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (97.00%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (66.00%) Scrum
3 60 (60.00%) TDD
4 38 (38.00%) Kanban
4 38 (38.00%) BDD
5 34 (34.00%) Pair Programming
6 32 (32.00%) Continuous Integration
7 23 (23.00%) MVC
7 23 (23.00%) User Stories
8 21 (21.00%) DevOps
8 21 (21.00%) OO
9 16 (16.00%) E-Commerce
10 13 (13.00%) Mentoring
11 12 (12.00%) Technical Analysis
12 9 (9.00%) SOA
12 9 (9.00%) Software Engineering
12 9 (9.00%) Continuous Delivery
13 8 (8.00%) Unit Testing
13 8 (8.00%) Feature Driven Development
13 8 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 77 (77.00%) Java
2 29 (29.00%) Scala
3 28 (28.00%) JavaScript
4 27 (27.00%) SQL
5 16 (16.00%) Groovy
6 15 (15.00%) Ruby
7 8 (8.00%) Python
8 5 (5.00%) C#
9 4 (4.00%) Clojure
9 4 (4.00%) PHP
10 2 (2.00%) R
10 2 (2.00%) PL/SQL
10 2 (2.00%) C++
10 2 (2.00%) VB
10 2 (2.00%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.00%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.00%) Objective-C
11 1 (1.00%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.00%) C
11 1 (1.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (8.00%) Degree
2 1 (1.00%) GNVQ
2 1 (1.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 5 (5.00%) Docker
2 2 (2.00%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 6 (6.00%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (5.00%) Puppet
2 5 (5.00%) Salt
3 2 (2.00%) Oozie
4 1 (1.00%) Vagrant
4 1 (1.00%) OpenAM
4 1 (1.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 14 (14.00%) Oracle
2 5 (5.00%) SaltStack
3 4 (4.00%) Atlassian
3 4 (4.00%) Adobe
4 3 (3.00%) IBM
5 1 (1.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.00%) ILOG
5 1 (1.00%) Sun
5 1 (1.00%) HP
5 1 (1.00%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.00%) ForgeRock
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £700 to £900 per day
Posted: 3 days ago