The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Leeds region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Extreme Programming (XP)
Rank 83 - 66
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Extreme Programming 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.17% - 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% - 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £320 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £425 £431
% change year-on-year
-8.82% -1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £44.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year
- +266.66%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
915 578 655
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 78.41% 75.56% 71.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 607 309 371
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £434 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 13 17
Average hourly rate £19.00 £15.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £12.00 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £110.00 £24.10 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Extreme Programming
West Yorkshire

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 21 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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%) VB
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) OO
1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
1 5 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 5 (100.00%) Scrum
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) WPF
1 5 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 5 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
1 5 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (80.00%) WCF
3 2 (40.00%) Investment Banking
3 2 (40.00%) Banking
4 1 (20.00%) VB6
4 1 (20.00%) NUnit
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) SOA

Extreme Programming
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) NUnit
General
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Banking
2 2 (40.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Software Developer
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) WPF
2 4 (80.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 5 (100.00%) Scrum
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 5 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 5 (100.00%) OO
2 1 (20.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) VB
2 1 (20.00%) VB6
2 1 (20.00%) SQL