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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Extreme Programming over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Extreme Programming (XP)
Rank 83 97 83
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -14
Contract jobs citing Extreme Programming 4 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.35% 0.25% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 0.29% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 1
Median daily rate £410 £493 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.75% +53.90%
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £500 £450
% change year-on-year
-19.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
963 1386 956
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 84.70% 86.63% 81.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 641 924 655
Median daily rate £425 £420 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £560 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 33 11
Median hourly rate £13.50 £15.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.90% -3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £10.66 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.50 £16.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

Extreme Programming
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leeds region citing Extreme Programming as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Extreme Programming also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for Extreme Programming.

1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) TDD
2 5 (62.50%) Java
2 5 (62.50%) Linux
2 5 (62.50%) User Stories
3 4 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (50.00%) Scrum
3 4 (50.00%) VMware
3 4 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 4 (50.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (37.50%) Cucumber
4 3 (37.50%) BDD
4 3 (37.50%) Scala
4 3 (37.50%) Kanban
4 3 (37.50%) Pair Programming
4 3 (37.50%) Python
4 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 3 (37.50%) PHP
4 3 (37.50%) SQL
4 3 (37.50%) CSS
4 3 (37.50%) HTML
4 3 (37.50%) Unix
4 3 (37.50%) High Availability
4 3 (37.50%) Splunk
4 3 (37.50%) AngularJS
4 3 (37.50%) Grunt
4 3 (37.50%) DevOps
4 3 (37.50%) ELK Stack
5 2 (25.00%) Apache Spark

Extreme Programming
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) Apache
1 2 (25.00%) Apache Spark
1 2 (25.00%) OpenStack
2 1 (12.50%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (12.50%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (25.00%) Google Cloud Platform
1 2 (25.00%) IaaS
1 2 (25.00%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) DNS
1 2 (25.00%) HTTP
1 2 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (25.00%) Hadoop
2 2 (25.00%) HBase
2 2 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (25.00%) MySQL
2 2 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (25.00%) Redis
2 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (25.00%) Riak
3 1 (12.50%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (37.50%) Cucumber
2 3 (37.50%) Grunt
3 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (25.00%) JIRA
3 2 (25.00%) JMeter
3 2 (25.00%) LoadRunner
3 2 (25.00%) Maven
3 2 (25.00%) Selenium
3 2 (25.00%) Subversion
3 2 (25.00%) Vagrant
4 1 (12.50%) IntelliJ
4 1 (12.50%) JUnit
4 1 (12.50%) Mockito
General
1 2 (25.00%) Games
2 1 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Automation Tester
2 2 (25.00%) AWS DevOps
2 2 (25.00%) Scala Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Full Stack Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Lead DevOps
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) AngularJS
1 3 (37.50%) CSS
1 3 (37.50%) ELK Stack
1 3 (37.50%) HTML
2 2 (25.00%) CSS3
2 2 (25.00%) HTML5
2 2 (25.00%) jQuery
2 2 (25.00%) LAMP
2 2 (25.00%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (12.50%) Dropwizard
3 1 (12.50%) JSON
3 1 (12.50%) Laravel
3 1 (12.50%) React
3 1 (12.50%) RESTful
3 1 (12.50%) Sass
3 1 (12.50%) Spring
3 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Replication
2 1 (12.50%) Streaming Video
2 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Linux
2 3 (37.50%) Unix
3 2 (25.00%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) TDD
2 5 (62.50%) User Stories
3 4 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (50.00%) Scrum
4 3 (37.50%) BDD
4 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (37.50%) DevOps
4 3 (37.50%) High Availability
4 3 (37.50%) Kanban
4 3 (37.50%) Pair Programming
5 2 (25.00%) Automation Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Coaching
5 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
5 2 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Performance Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Release Management
5 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (25.00%) Software Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
2 3 (37.50%) PHP
2 3 (37.50%) Python
2 3 (37.50%) Scala
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) Ruby
4 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
4 1 (12.50%) Groovy
4 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Docker
1 2 (25.00%) HDFS
1 2 (25.00%) VirtualBox
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Ansible
1 2 (25.00%) Kubernetes
1 2 (25.00%) Nagios
1 2 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (25.00%) Puppet
1 2 (25.00%) Salt
1 2 (25.00%) ZABBIX
2 1 (12.50%) Grafana
2 1 (12.50%) Kibana
2 1 (12.50%) logstash
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (37.50%) Splunk
3 2 (25.00%) Google
3 2 (25.00%) New Relic
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle
3 2 (25.00%) Rackspace
3 2 (25.00%) SaltStack
4 1 (12.50%) AppDynamics