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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Extreme Programming (XP)
Rank 521 477 534
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +57
Contract jobs citing Extreme Programming 51 76 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.099% 0.16% 0.086%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.21% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 46 43
Average daily rate
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£475 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £359 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £538 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £354 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
-5.60% +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
38289 35908 38956
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.49% 74.49% 72.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 24309 22565 22981
Average daily rate £413 £401 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.99% +0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1079 1022 1423
Average hourly rate £23.50 £29.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.96% -7.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

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 17 September 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 17 September 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 +8 36 £500 +11.11% 8
South East -5 8 £354 -14.18% 1
East Midlands -19 3 £318 -11.49%
North West -2 2 £325 -13.33% 2
East of England -37 2 £425 -
South West - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - -
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Extreme Programming
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 88 (80.00%) TDD
3 65 (59.09%) Java
4 64 (58.18%) BDD
5 58 (52.73%) Scrum
6 56 (50.91%) JavaScript
7 53 (48.18%) Kanban
8 44 (40.00%) MVC
9 41 (37.27%) Spring
10 40 (36.36%) E-Commerce
11 37 (33.64%) J2EE
12 33 (30.00%) HTML
13 31 (28.18%) Hibernate
14 29 (26.36%) Spring MVC
15 28 (25.45%) jQuery
16 26 (23.64%) Web Services
17 25 (22.73%) XML
17 25 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
18 24 (21.82%) Ajax
19 21 (19.09%) DevOps
20 20 (18.18%) Mentoring
20 20 (18.18%) NoSQL
20 20 (18.18%) Jasmine
20 20 (18.18%) Pair Programming
21 19 (17.27%) Ruby
22 18 (16.36%) Scala
22 18 (16.36%) .NET
22 18 (16.36%) C#
23 17 (15.45%) SQL Server
23 17 (15.45%) Cucumber

Extreme Programming
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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
3 4 (3.64%) NServiceBus
3 4 (3.64%) Adobe CQ
3 4 (3.64%) JCAPS
3 4 (3.64%) CMS
3 4 (3.64%) Tomcat
3 4 (3.64%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (2.73%) Apache
4 3 (2.73%) Node.js
5 2 (1.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (1.82%) OpenStack
5 2 (1.82%) Alfresco
5 2 (1.82%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.82%) IIS
6 1 (0.91%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.91%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.91%) OpenCms
6 1 (0.91%) DNN
Business Applications
1 2 (1.82%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.64%) GitHub
1 4 (3.64%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (3.64%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (1.82%) Heroku
2 2 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.91%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (18.18%) NoSQL
2 17 (15.45%) SQL Server
3 15 (13.64%) MongoDB
4 9 (8.18%) Apache Cassandra
5 5 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (4.55%) Big Data
6 4 (3.64%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 4 (3.64%) RavenDB
6 4 (3.64%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (2.73%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.82%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.82%) DTS
8 2 (1.82%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (1.82%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.91%) Redis
9 1 (0.91%) Riak
9 1 (0.91%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 20 (18.18%) Jasmine
2 17 (15.45%) Cucumber
3 13 (11.82%) Git (software)
4 11 (10.00%) Jenkins
5 10 (9.09%) Maven
5 10 (9.09%) Subversion
6 9 (8.18%) TeamCity
7 7 (6.36%) Selenium
8 6 (5.45%) Mockito
8 6 (5.45%) JBehave
8 6 (5.45%) JIRA
8 6 (5.45%) JUnit
9 5 (4.55%) Visual Studio
9 5 (4.55%) Eclipse
9 5 (4.55%) IntelliJ
9 5 (4.55%) Capybara
9 5 (4.55%) Hamcrest
10 4 (3.64%) Hudson
10 4 (3.64%) Gradle
10 4 (3.64%) FitNesse
General
1 14 (12.73%) Finance
2 8 (7.27%) Front Office
3 6 (5.45%) Banking
3 6 (5.45%) Retail
4 4 (3.64%) Back Office
5 2 (1.82%) Corporate Banking
5 2 (1.82%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.91%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.91%) Games
6 1 (0.91%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 77 (70.00%) Developer
2 47 (42.73%) Java Developer
3 13 (11.82%) .NET Developer
4 10 (9.09%) Senior Developer
5 8 (7.27%) Analyst
5 8 (7.27%) Business Analyst
6 7 (6.36%) Tester
6 7 (6.36%) ScrumMaster
7 6 (5.45%) Agile Java Developer
7 6 (5.45%) Agile Business Analyst
7 6 (5.45%) Scala Developer
7 6 (5.45%) C# Developer
7 6 (5.45%) Senior Java Developer
8 4 (3.64%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (3.64%) Technical Leader
8 4 (3.64%) Web Developer
9 3 (2.73%) Automation Tester
10 2 (1.82%) Agile Tester
10 2 (1.82%) JavaScript Developer
10 2 (1.82%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (37.27%) Spring
2 37 (33.64%) J2EE
3 33 (30.00%) HTML
4 31 (28.18%) Hibernate
5 29 (26.36%) Spring MVC
6 28 (25.45%) jQuery
7 26 (23.64%) Web Services
8 25 (22.73%) XML
9 24 (21.82%) Ajax
10 18 (16.36%) .NET
11 16 (14.55%) JSON
12 14 (12.73%) RESTful
12 14 (12.73%) CSS
13 11 (10.00%) HTML5
13 11 (10.00%) REST
14 8 (7.27%) Ruby on Rails
14 8 (7.27%) ASP.NET
15 7 (6.36%) WCF
15 7 (6.36%) Grails
15 7 (6.36%) RabbitMQ
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
4 4 (3.64%) Credit Risk
4 4 (3.64%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.73%) User Experience
6 2 (1.82%) GIS
6 2 (1.82%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.91%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.64%) Apple iOS
1 4 (3.64%) Android
1 4 (3.64%) UNIX
1 4 (3.64%) Linux
2 2 (1.82%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (99.09%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (80.00%) TDD
3 64 (58.18%) BDD
4 58 (52.73%) Scrum
5 53 (48.18%) Kanban
6 44 (40.00%) MVC
7 40 (36.36%) E-Commerce
8 25 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
9 21 (19.09%) DevOps
10 20 (18.18%) Mentoring
10 20 (18.18%) Pair Programming
11 12 (10.91%) Unit Testing
11 12 (10.91%) SOA
12 10 (9.09%) OO
13 9 (8.18%) Software Engineering
13 9 (8.18%) User Stories
14 7 (6.36%) Workflow
15 6 (5.45%) Business Analysis
16 5 (4.55%) Automated Testing
16 5 (4.55%) Test-First Development
Programming Languages
1 65 (59.09%) Java
2 56 (50.91%) JavaScript
3 19 (17.27%) Ruby
4 18 (16.36%) Scala
4 18 (16.36%) C#
5 16 (14.55%) SQL
6 15 (13.64%) Python
7 12 (10.91%) Groovy
8 6 (5.45%) Perl
9 4 (3.64%) Clojure
9 4 (3.64%) C++
10 3 (2.73%) PHP
10 3 (2.73%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.91%) Golang
11 1 (0.91%) VB
11 1 (0.91%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.91%) Haskell
11 1 (0.91%) F#
Qualifications
1 5 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.73%) 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
5 1 (0.91%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 6 (5.45%) Microsoft
1 6 (5.45%) Oracle
2 5 (4.55%) VMware
2 5 (4.55%) Akamai
3 4 (3.64%) FatWire
4 2 (1.82%) Rackspace
4 2 (1.82%) GigaSpaces
5 1 (0.91%) ForgeRock
5 1 (0.91%) JBoss
5 1 (0.91%) Lotus
5 1 (0.91%) hybris
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