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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Extreme Programming over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Extreme Programming (XP)
UK / England
Rank 545 564 545
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -19
Contract jobs citing Extreme Programming 34 44 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.081% 0.094% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.098% 0.11% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 34 42
Median daily rate £410 £530 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.64% +6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £328 £341
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £635 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £391 £525 £550
% change year-on-year
-25.47% -4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £109.38 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £109.38 £45.00
% change year-on-year
- +143.05%

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
34591 38854 37356
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.76% 82.81% 79.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 23092 25730 24027
Median daily rate £450 £430 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £585
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 889 1061 1006
Median hourly rate £35.75 £37.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.66% +44.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.87 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.10 £56.30 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +45.45%

Extreme Programming
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Extreme Programming as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 21 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Extreme Programming within the England region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +11 18 £500 -9.09% 2
East Midlands +6 5 £395 +18.79%
Yorkshire +11 4 £410 -28.69% 2
East of England +4 3 £260 -33.33%
South West +3 3 £350 -22.22% 2
South East +13 1 £444 +61.27% 2
Extreme Programming
UK

Extreme Programming
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Extreme Programming also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Extreme Programming.

1 84 (91.30%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (66.30%) TDD
3 51 (55.43%) Java
4 43 (46.74%) Scrum
5 36 (39.13%) Continuous Integration
6 33 (35.87%) JavaScript
7 32 (34.78%) Pair Programming
8 27 (29.35%) HTML
9 25 (27.17%) Software Engineering
10 23 (25.00%) XML
11 22 (23.91%) Finance
11 22 (23.91%) MongoDB
12 21 (22.83%) JIRA
13 19 (20.65%) Spring
13 19 (20.65%) CSS
13 19 (20.65%) Continuous Delivery
14 18 (19.57%) Web Services
14 18 (19.57%) BDD
15 17 (18.48%) AngularJS
16 16 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
16 16 (17.39%) Microservices
17 15 (16.30%) Unit Testing
17 15 (16.30%) J2EE
17 15 (16.30%) Quality Management
18 14 (15.22%) Stakeholder Management
18 14 (15.22%) Tomcat
18 14 (15.22%) User Acceptance Testing
18 14 (15.22%) Jenkins
19 13 (14.13%) Python
19 13 (14.13%) Data Modelling

Extreme Programming
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 14 (15.22%) Tomcat
2 10 (10.87%) OpenStack
3 8 (8.70%) Apache
4 7 (7.61%) Cloud Foundry
4 7 (7.61%) Confluence
4 7 (7.61%) nginx
5 6 (6.52%) Apache Spark
6 4 (4.35%) Alfresco
6 4 (4.35%) FileNet
6 4 (4.35%) IBM Notes
6 4 (4.35%) Liferay
6 4 (4.35%) WebSphere
7 2 (2.17%) Apache Pig
8 1 (1.09%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 7 (7.61%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.17%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 16 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (7.61%) GitHub
3 7 (7.61%) PaaS
4 4 (4.35%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (4.35%) Heroku
4 4 (4.35%) IaaS
4 4 (4.35%) Loggly
4 4 (4.35%) Sumo Logic
5 2 (2.17%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 13 (14.13%) Internet
2 6 (6.52%) HTTP
3 4 (4.35%) DNS
4 3 (3.26%) AMQP
4 3 (3.26%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (23.91%) MongoDB
2 8 (8.70%) Apache Cassandra
2 8 (8.70%) NoSQL
2 8 (8.70%) Redis
3 6 (6.52%) Hadoop
3 6 (6.52%) HBase
4 5 (5.43%) MySQL
5 4 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (4.35%) Relational Database
5 4 (4.35%) Riak
6 3 (3.26%) SQL Server
7 2 (2.17%) Apache Hive
7 2 (2.17%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (2.17%) HeidiSQL
7 2 (2.17%) Pentaho
7 2 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.09%) Big Data
8 1 (1.09%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 21 (22.83%) JIRA
2 14 (15.22%) Jenkins
3 13 (14.13%) Eclipse
3 13 (14.13%) IntelliJ
4 10 (10.87%) Gradle
5 9 (9.78%) NetBeans
5 9 (9.78%) Subversion
6 8 (8.70%) Selenium
7 7 (7.61%) Git (software)
7 7 (7.61%) JUnit
8 5 (5.43%) JMeter
8 5 (5.43%) LoadRunner
8 5 (5.43%) Maven
8 5 (5.43%) Mockito
8 5 (5.43%) Vagrant
9 4 (4.35%) Ant
9 4 (4.35%) Cucumber
9 4 (4.35%) Grunt
10 2 (2.17%) TestNG
10 2 (2.17%) Toad
General
1 22 (23.91%) Finance
2 10 (10.87%) Banking
3 7 (7.61%) Retail
4 6 (6.52%) Investment Banking
5 5 (5.43%) Back Office
5 5 (5.43%) Publishing
6 2 (2.17%) Games
Job Titles
1 48 (52.17%) Developer
2 26 (28.26%) Java Developer
3 15 (16.30%) Senior Developer
4 13 (14.13%) Analyst
5 12 (13.04%) Business Analyst
6 11 (11.96%) Agile Developer
7 9 (9.78%) Software Engineer
8 8 (8.70%) Scrum Master
9 7 (7.61%) Applications Developer
10 6 (6.52%) Cloud Developer
10 6 (6.52%) IoT Developer
10 6 (6.52%) Senior Agile Developer
10 6 (6.52%) Senior Applications Developer
11 5 (5.43%) Agile Java Developer
11 5 (5.43%) Technical Leader
12 4 (4.35%) .NET Developer
12 4 (4.35%) Python Developer
12 4 (4.35%) Ruby Developer
12 4 (4.35%) Senior Java Developer
12 4 (4.35%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (29.35%) HTML
2 23 (25.00%) XML
3 19 (20.65%) CSS
3 19 (20.65%) Spring
4 18 (19.57%) Web Services
5 17 (18.48%) AngularJS
6 15 (16.30%) J2EE
7 12 (13.04%) jQuery
7 12 (13.04%) Node.js
8 10 (10.87%) .NET
9 9 (9.78%) HTML5
10 8 (8.70%) Velocity
10 8 (8.70%) XHTML
11 7 (7.61%) ASP.NET
11 7 (7.61%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (7.61%) D3.js
11 7 (7.61%) RESTful
11 7 (7.61%) Servlets
12 6 (6.52%) RabbitMQ
13 5 (5.43%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.35%) Replication
3 3 (3.26%) Algorithms
3 3 (3.26%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (3.26%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (2.17%) Cloud Native
5 1 (1.09%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 12 (13.04%) Linux
2 10 (10.87%) Unix
3 5 (5.43%) Apple iOS
4 4 (4.35%) CoreOS
4 4 (4.35%) Solaris
5 3 (3.26%) Android
6 2 (2.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (91.30%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (66.30%) TDD
3 43 (46.74%) Scrum
4 36 (39.13%) Continuous Integration
5 32 (34.78%) Pair Programming
6 25 (27.17%) Software Engineering
7 19 (20.65%) Continuous Delivery
8 18 (19.57%) BDD
9 16 (17.39%) Microservices
10 15 (16.30%) Quality Management
10 15 (16.30%) Unit Testing
11 14 (15.22%) Stakeholder Management
11 14 (15.22%) User Acceptance Testing
12 13 (14.13%) Data Modelling
13 12 (13.04%) Business Analysis
13 12 (13.04%) Change Management
13 12 (13.04%) Coaching
13 12 (13.04%) Continuous Improvement
13 12 (13.04%) Logical Data Model
13 12 (13.04%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 51 (55.43%) Java
2 33 (35.87%) JavaScript
3 13 (14.13%) Python
3 13 (14.13%) Ruby
4 12 (13.04%) SQL
5 10 (10.87%) Groovy
6 8 (8.70%) C#
7 7 (7.61%) Bash Shell
7 7 (7.61%) Go
7 7 (7.61%) PHP
7 7 (7.61%) Scala
8 6 (6.52%) PL/SQL
9 4 (4.35%) Apple Swift
9 4 (4.35%) Objective-C
10 3 (3.26%) Erlang
11 2 (2.17%) R
Qualifications
1 3 (3.26%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.17%) Degree
2 2 (2.17%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.09%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.35%) QA
2 3 (3.26%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 8 (8.70%) Docker
2 7 (7.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (6.52%) HDFS
4 4 (4.35%) VirtualBox
5 3 (3.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (9.78%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (4.35%) Ansible
2 4 (4.35%) Kubernetes
2 4 (4.35%) Nagios
2 4 (4.35%) Puppet
2 4 (4.35%) Salt
2 4 (4.35%) ZABBIX
3 2 (2.17%) Terraform
Vendors
1 9 (9.78%) VMware
2 7 (7.61%) Oracle
3 6 (6.52%) Google
4 5 (5.43%) Microsoft
5 4 (4.35%) Cognos
5 4 (4.35%) GigaSpaces
5 4 (4.35%) IBM
5 4 (4.35%) Lotus
5 4 (4.35%) New Relic
5 4 (4.35%) Rackspace
5 4 (4.35%) SaltStack
5 4 (4.35%) Splunk
6 3 (3.26%) HP
6 3 (3.26%) KANA
6 3 (3.26%) Pega
7 2 (2.17%) Cloudera
7 2 (2.17%) Genesys
7 2 (2.17%) Informatica
7 2 (2.17%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.17%) T-Plan