The table below looks at the statistics for Extreme Programming skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Extreme Programming over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Extreme Programming (XP)
Rank 92 86 71
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -15
Contract jobs citing Extreme Programming 3 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.20% 0.088% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 0.10% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 3
Average daily rate £500 £320 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+56.25% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £493 £550 £350
% change year-on-year
-10.45% +57.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £109.38 £45.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+143.05% +5.88%
Extreme Programming
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1235 977 779
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 83.73% 86.46% 81.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 847 705 471
Average daily rate £400 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 12 7
Average hourly rate £15.50 £18.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.88% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.05 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £29.80 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Extreme Programming
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Extreme Programming across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Extreme Programming Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Extreme Programming
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Extreme Programming across the Leeds region.

Extreme Programming Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Extreme Programming
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) TDD
2 3 (60.00%) Pair Programming
2 3 (60.00%) Spring
2 3 (60.00%) Scrum
2 3 (60.00%) HTML
2 3 (60.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (60.00%) CSS
2 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (60.00%) Kanban
2 3 (60.00%) Open Source
2 3 (60.00%) BDD
3 2 (40.00%) Node.js
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum-ban
3 2 (40.00%) REST
3 2 (40.00%) CSS3
3 2 (40.00%) User Stories
3 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (40.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (40.00%) Feature Driven Development
3 2 (40.00%) HTML5
3 2 (40.00%) RESTful
3 2 (40.00%) Scala
3 2 (40.00%) Project Management
3 2 (40.00%) Selenium
3 2 (40.00%) Web Services
3 2 (40.00%) DSDM
3 2 (40.00%) HP
3 2 (40.00%) Unified Process

Extreme Programming
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 2 (40.00%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 1 (20.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (20.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (40.00%) Selenium
2 1 (20.00%) eggPlant
2 1 (20.00%) HP UFT
2 1 (20.00%) JIRA
2 1 (20.00%) TestDirector
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
1 3 (60.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Java Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Automation Test Lead
2 1 (20.00%) Test Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) CSS
1 3 (60.00%) HTML
1 3 (60.00%) Spring
2 2 (40.00%) CSS3
2 2 (40.00%) HTML5
2 2 (40.00%) REST
2 2 (40.00%) RESTful
2 2 (40.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) BDD
2 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (60.00%) Kanban
2 3 (60.00%) Open Source
2 3 (60.00%) Pair Programming
2 3 (60.00%) Scrum
2 3 (60.00%) TDD
3 2 (40.00%) DSDM
3 2 (40.00%) Feature Driven Development
3 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (40.00%) Project Management
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum-ban
3 2 (40.00%) Unified Process
3 2 (40.00%) User Stories
3 2 (40.00%) Web Development
4 1 (20.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) SDLC
4 1 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Java
1 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) Ruby
2 2 (40.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) IBM