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 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Extreme Programming (XP)
Rank 525 481 519
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +38
Contract jobs citing Extreme Programming 50 80 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.098% 0.16% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.22% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 49 52
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£463 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £355 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £530 £613
UK excluding London average daily rate £353 £363 £365
% change year-on-year
-2.75% -0.68%
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
38146 35947 38014
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.57% 73.71% 71.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 24140 22555 22504
Average daily rate £413 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.85% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1087 990 1367
Average hourly rate £24.00 £30.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.75 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -3.22%

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 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 1 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 -9 39 £500 +11.11% 14
South East -11 4 £353 - 4
North West +4 3 £325 -13.33%
East of England -36 3 £425 -
East Midlands -22 1 £295 -16.90%
Yorkshire - - - -
South West - - - - 1
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Extreme Programming
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 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 81 (77.88%) TDD
2 63 (60.58%) BDD
3 61 (58.65%) Java
4 60 (57.69%) Agile Software Development
5 55 (52.88%) Scrum
6 51 (49.04%) JavaScript
6 51 (49.04%) Kanban
7 42 (40.38%) MVC
8 39 (37.50%) Spring
9 38 (36.54%) E-Commerce
10 32 (30.77%) HTML
10 32 (30.77%) J2EE
11 31 (29.81%) Hibernate
12 30 (28.85%) Web Services
13 28 (26.92%) Spring MVC
14 26 (25.00%) XML
15 25 (24.04%) jQuery
16 23 (22.12%) Continuous Integration
17 21 (20.19%) NoSQL
18 20 (19.23%) Ajax
18 20 (19.23%) Pair Programming
18 20 (19.23%) DevOps
19 19 (18.27%) .NET
19 19 (18.27%) Cucumber
19 19 (18.27%) Ruby
20 18 (17.31%) JSON
20 18 (17.31%) Jasmine
20 18 (17.31%) C#
21 17 (16.35%) SQL Server
21 17 (16.35%) Python

Extreme Programming
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 (7.69%) Liferay
2 4 (3.85%) Apache Solr
2 4 (3.85%) NServiceBus
2 4 (3.85%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (3.85%) CMS
2 4 (3.85%) JCAPS
3 3 (2.88%) Node.js
3 3 (2.88%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.92%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.92%) OpenCms
4 2 (1.92%) OpenStack
4 2 (1.92%) Adobe CQ
4 2 (1.92%) Apache
4 2 (1.92%) Alfresco
5 1 (0.96%) Escenic
5 1 (0.96%) Magnolia
5 1 (0.96%) DNN
5 1 (0.96%) Jetty
5 1 (0.96%) IIS
5 1 (0.96%) IBM Notes
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.85%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.88%) GitHub
3 2 (1.92%) Heroku
3 2 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.96%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (20.19%) NoSQL
2 17 (16.35%) SQL Server
3 15 (14.42%) MongoDB
4 9 (8.65%) Apache Cassandra
5 5 (4.81%) Big Data
5 5 (4.81%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 4 (3.85%) RavenDB
6 4 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (2.88%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.92%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.92%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.96%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.96%) DTS
9 1 (0.96%) CouchDB
9 1 (0.96%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.96%) Voldemort
9 1 (0.96%) Riak
Development Applications
1 19 (18.27%) Cucumber
2 18 (17.31%) Jasmine
3 14 (13.46%) Git (software)
4 12 (11.54%) Jenkins
5 11 (10.58%) Maven
6 10 (9.62%) Subversion
6 10 (9.62%) TeamCity
7 8 (7.69%) JIRA
7 8 (7.69%) JUnit
7 8 (7.69%) JBehave
7 8 (7.69%) Mockito
8 6 (5.77%) Capybara
8 6 (5.77%) Hudson
8 6 (5.77%) Eclipse
8 6 (5.77%) IntelliJ
8 6 (5.77%) Selenium
9 5 (4.81%) Visual Studio
9 5 (4.81%) NetBeans
9 5 (4.81%) Hamcrest
9 5 (4.81%) RubyMine
General
1 15 (14.42%) Finance
2 8 (7.69%) Front Office
3 5 (4.81%) Banking
3 5 (4.81%) Retail
4 4 (3.85%) Back Office
5 2 (1.92%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.96%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (0.96%) Publishing
6 1 (0.96%) Games
Job Titles
1 74 (71.15%) Developer
2 46 (44.23%) Java Developer
3 13 (12.50%) .NET Developer
4 10 (9.62%) Senior Developer
5 7 (6.73%) Analyst
5 7 (6.73%) Business Analyst
5 7 (6.73%) Tester
5 7 (6.73%) Senior Java Developer
6 6 (5.77%) ScrumMaster
6 6 (5.77%) Agile Business Analyst
7 5 (4.81%) Scala Developer
7 5 (4.81%) Agile Java Developer
7 5 (4.81%) C# Developer
8 4 (3.85%) C# .NET Developer
9 3 (2.88%) Test Engineer
9 3 (2.88%) Automation Tester
10 2 (1.92%) Automation Engineer
10 2 (1.92%) Agile Tester
10 2 (1.92%) Node.js Developer
10 2 (1.92%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (37.50%) Spring
2 32 (30.77%) HTML
2 32 (30.77%) J2EE
3 31 (29.81%) Hibernate
4 30 (28.85%) Web Services
5 28 (26.92%) Spring MVC
6 26 (25.00%) XML
7 25 (24.04%) jQuery
8 20 (19.23%) Ajax
9 19 (18.27%) .NET
10 18 (17.31%) JSON
11 15 (14.42%) CSS
11 15 (14.42%) RESTful
12 13 (12.50%) REST
13 9 (8.65%) HTML5
14 8 (7.69%) Grails
14 8 (7.69%) ASP.NET
15 7 (6.73%) SOAP
15 7 (6.73%) WCF
15 7 (6.73%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.62%) Fixed Income
2 5 (4.81%) Computer Science
2 5 (4.81%) Reference Data
3 4 (3.85%) Open Source
3 4 (3.85%) Mobile App
3 4 (3.85%) Credit Risk
4 2 (1.92%) N-Tier
4 2 (1.92%) GIS
5 1 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.96%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.81%) Linux
2 4 (3.85%) UNIX
3 3 (2.88%) Android
3 3 (2.88%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.96%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (77.88%) TDD
2 63 (60.58%) BDD
3 60 (57.69%) Agile Software Development
4 55 (52.88%) Scrum
5 51 (49.04%) Kanban
6 42 (40.38%) MVC
7 38 (36.54%) E-Commerce
8 23 (22.12%) Continuous Integration
9 20 (19.23%) DevOps
9 20 (19.23%) Pair Programming
10 11 (10.58%) OO
11 10 (9.62%) Software Engineering
11 10 (9.62%) Unit Testing
12 8 (7.69%) User Stories
12 8 (7.69%) SOA
13 6 (5.77%) Workflow
14 5 (4.81%) Stakeholder Management
14 5 (4.81%) Test-First Development
14 5 (4.81%) Business Analysis
14 5 (4.81%) Agile Testing
Programming Languages
1 61 (58.65%) Java
2 51 (49.04%) JavaScript
3 19 (18.27%) Ruby
4 18 (17.31%) C#
5 17 (16.35%) Python
6 15 (14.42%) Scala
6 15 (14.42%) SQL
7 13 (12.50%) Groovy
8 5 (4.81%) Perl
9 4 (3.85%) C++
10 3 (2.88%) Clojure
10 3 (2.88%) VB.NET
11 2 (1.92%) VB
12 1 (0.96%) PHP
12 1 (0.96%) F#
12 1 (0.96%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.96%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 4 (3.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.88%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.92%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 4 (3.85%) Puppet
1 4 (3.85%) Ansible
2 2 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.96%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 7 (6.73%) VMware
2 5 (4.81%) Akamai
2 5 (4.81%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.92%) Oracle
3 2 (1.92%) Rackspace
3 2 (1.92%) FatWire
4 1 (0.96%) ForgeRock
4 1 (0.96%) GigaSpaces
4 1 (0.96%) hybris
4 1 (0.96%) Sybase
4 1 (0.96%) JBoss
4 1 (0.96%) Lotus
4 1 (0.96%) TIBCO
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Arrows Group
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £333 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Arrows Group
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £550.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago