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 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Extreme Programming (XP)
Rank 540 498 483
Rank change year-on-year
-42 -15
Contract jobs citing Extreme Programming 39 55 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.079% 0.11% 0.097%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.10% 0.15% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 50 37
Average daily rate
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£513 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.58% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £367 £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £475 £610
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £388 £438
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -11.42%
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
37734 36043 31566
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 76.70% 75.13% 74.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 24299 23133 19378
Average daily rate £418 £400 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.37% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1098 1110 988
Average hourly rate £27.50 £29.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.17% -10.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 22 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 22 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 -34 17 £550 +29.41% 4
South East -9 7 £350 -15.15% 2
East Midlands -8 6 £300 -24.52%
Yorkshire -11 4 £425 +32.81%
North West - 2 £375 - 2
East of England +5 1 £513 +36.66%
West Midlands - 1 £388 -
North East - 1 £700 -
Extreme Programming
UK

Extreme Programming
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 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 82 (96.47%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (72.94%) Java
3 60 (70.59%) Scrum
4 51 (60.00%) TDD
5 39 (45.88%) Kanban
6 36 (42.35%) BDD
7 31 (36.47%) Continuous Integration
7 31 (36.47%) Hibernate
8 29 (34.12%) Spring
9 27 (31.76%) Scala
10 24 (28.24%) Pair Programming
11 23 (27.06%) JavaScript
12 20 (23.53%) DevOps
13 19 (22.35%) MVC
14 18 (21.18%) Finance
14 18 (21.18%) Ruby
14 18 (21.18%) SQL
15 17 (20.00%) Spring MVC
16 15 (17.65%) HTML
16 15 (17.65%) OO
17 14 (16.47%) NoSQL
17 14 (16.47%) User Stories
18 13 (15.29%) Groovy
18 13 (15.29%) E-Commerce
19 12 (14.12%) Web Services
20 11 (12.94%) SOAP
20 11 (12.94%) Subversion
20 11 (12.94%) Git (software)
20 11 (12.94%) RESTful
20 11 (12.94%) REST

Extreme Programming
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 (7.06%) Node.js
2 4 (4.71%) WebSphere
3 3 (3.53%) DNN
4 2 (2.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (2.35%) JBoss
4 2 (2.35%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.18%) iPlanet
5 1 (1.18%) IIS
5 1 (1.18%) Confluence
5 1 (1.18%) Jetty
5 1 (1.18%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 1 (1.18%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.18%) Bond Adapt
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.53%) GitHub
1 3 (3.53%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.35%) SaaS
3 1 (1.18%) Heroku
3 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.24%) HTTP
2 1 (1.18%) Internet
2 1 (1.18%) LDAP
2 1 (1.18%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.18%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (16.47%) NoSQL
2 9 (10.59%) Big Data
3 8 (9.41%) MongoDB
4 6 (7.06%) Apache Cassandra
4 6 (7.06%) SQL Server
5 4 (4.71%) Hadoop
5 4 (4.71%) Redis
6 3 (3.53%) Apache Hive
7 2 (2.35%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.18%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.18%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.18%) MySQL
8 1 (1.18%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (1.18%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.18%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 11 (12.94%) Subversion
1 11 (12.94%) Git (software)
2 9 (10.59%) JIRA
3 8 (9.41%) Cucumber
4 7 (8.24%) JUnit
4 7 (8.24%) JBehave
4 7 (8.24%) jMock
4 7 (8.24%) Selenium
5 4 (4.71%) Capybara
5 4 (4.71%) Hudson
5 4 (4.71%) LoadRunner
5 4 (4.71%) CruiseControl
6 3 (3.53%) Maven
6 3 (3.53%) JMeter
6 3 (3.53%) Mercurial
6 3 (3.53%) WebDriver
6 3 (3.53%) TeamCity
7 2 (2.35%) Jasmine
7 2 (2.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (2.35%) Mockito
General
1 18 (21.18%) Finance
2 6 (7.06%) Games
3 5 (5.88%) Banking
3 5 (5.88%) Retail
4 3 (3.53%) Publishing
5 1 (1.18%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.18%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.18%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.18%) Arabic Language
5 1 (1.18%) Hindi Language
5 1 (1.18%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 45 (52.94%) Developer
2 29 (34.12%) Java Developer
3 18 (21.18%) Architect
4 11 (12.94%) Technical Architect
4 11 (12.94%) Senior Developer
5 8 (9.41%) ScrumMaster
5 8 (9.41%) Analyst
6 7 (8.24%) Business Analyst
6 7 (8.24%) Agile Java Developer
7 6 (7.06%) Senior Java Developer
8 5 (5.88%) Tester
9 4 (4.71%) Polyglot Developer
9 4 (4.71%) Agile Business Analyst
9 4 (4.71%) Senior Architect
10 3 (3.53%) Development Manager
10 3 (3.53%) Hadoop Developer
10 3 (3.53%) Automation Tester
10 3 (3.53%) Agile Tester
11 2 (2.35%) Lead Architect
11 2 (2.35%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (36.47%) Hibernate
2 29 (34.12%) Spring
3 17 (20.00%) Spring MVC
4 15 (17.65%) HTML
5 12 (14.12%) Web Services
6 11 (12.94%) SOAP
6 11 (12.94%) RESTful
6 11 (12.94%) REST
7 10 (11.76%) AngularJS
7 10 (11.76%) CSS
7 10 (11.76%) .NET
7 10 (11.76%) J2EE
8 8 (9.41%) XML
8 8 (9.41%) Ajax
9 7 (8.24%) Play Framework
10 6 (7.06%) JSON
11 5 (5.88%) Ruby on Rails
11 5 (5.88%) Akka
12 4 (4.71%) HTML5
12 4 (4.71%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.76%) User Experience
2 5 (5.88%) Open Source
2 5 (5.88%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.71%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (4.71%) Reference Data
3 4 (4.71%) Fixed Income
3 4 (4.71%) Web 2.0
4 2 (2.35%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.35%) Online Banking
4 2 (2.35%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.18%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.18%) Online Games
5 1 (1.18%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.59%) Linux
2 3 (3.53%) UNIX
3 1 (1.18%) AIX
3 1 (1.18%) Solaris
3 1 (1.18%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (96.47%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (70.59%) Scrum
3 51 (60.00%) TDD
4 39 (45.88%) Kanban
5 36 (42.35%) BDD
6 31 (36.47%) Continuous Integration
7 24 (28.24%) Pair Programming
8 20 (23.53%) DevOps
9 19 (22.35%) MVC
10 15 (17.65%) OO
11 14 (16.47%) User Stories
12 13 (15.29%) E-Commerce
13 10 (11.76%) Continuous Delivery
14 9 (10.59%) Mentoring
15 8 (9.41%) SOA
16 7 (8.24%) Software Engineering
17 6 (7.06%) Unit Testing
17 6 (7.06%) Integration Testing
17 6 (7.06%) Feature Driven Development
17 6 (7.06%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 62 (72.94%) Java
2 27 (31.76%) Scala
3 23 (27.06%) JavaScript
4 18 (21.18%) Ruby
4 18 (21.18%) SQL
5 13 (15.29%) Groovy
6 5 (5.88%) C#
7 4 (4.71%) Clojure
7 4 (4.71%) Python
8 3 (3.53%) PHP
9 2 (2.35%) VB
9 2 (2.35%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.18%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.18%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.18%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.18%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.18%) Perl
10 1 (1.18%) C++
10 1 (1.18%) C
10 1 (1.18%) R
Qualifications
1 7 (8.24%) Degree
2 1 (1.18%) GNVQ
2 1 (1.18%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (11.76%) QA
System Software
1 7 (8.24%) Docker
2 3 (3.53%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 8 (9.41%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (8.24%) Salt
2 7 (8.24%) Puppet
3 3 (3.53%) Ansible
3 3 (3.53%) Oozie
4 1 (1.18%) OpenAM
4 1 (1.18%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 8 (9.41%) Oracle
2 7 (8.24%) SaltStack
3 4 (4.71%) Atlassian
4 3 (3.53%) Adobe
5 2 (2.35%) IBM
6 1 (1.18%) ILOG
6 1 (1.18%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.18%) Sun
6 1 (1.18%) HP
6 1 (1.18%) Xamarin
6 1 (1.18%) ForgeRock
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
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