The table below looks at the statistics for Extreme Programming skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Extreme Programming over the 3 months to 13 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Extreme Programming (XP)
Rank 394 374 366
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -8
Contract jobs citing Extreme Programming 14 32 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.067% 0.15% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.080% 0.19% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 28 33
Average daily rate £550 £500 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £347 £378
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £485 £550 £375
% change year-on-year
-11.81% +46.66%
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
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
17419 16877 17704
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 83.50% 80.49% 80.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 12421 12105 12118
Average daily rate £475 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 212 195 247
Average hourly rate £22.62 £21.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.20% -14.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £70.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.79 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+43.93% +1.05%

Extreme Programming
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Extreme Programming Jobs Demand Trend in London

Extreme Programming
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Extreme Programming Daily Rate Trend in London

Extreme Programming
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Extreme Programming across the London region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

Extreme Programming Daily Rate Histogram in London

Extreme Programming
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Extreme Programming across the London region.

Extreme Programming Hourly Rate Trend in London

Extreme Programming
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
City of London +38 1 £313 -37.50% 1
Extreme Programming
England

Extreme Programming
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 50 (92.59%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (83.33%) TDD
3 42 (77.78%) Scrum
4 33 (61.11%) Java
5 26 (48.15%) JavaScript
6 24 (44.44%) AngularJS
7 23 (42.59%) Kanban
8 20 (37.04%) Spring
9 19 (35.19%) CSS
10 18 (33.33%) HTML
10 18 (33.33%) Scala
10 18 (33.33%) Sass
10 18 (33.33%) DevOps
11 17 (31.48%) NoSQL
11 17 (31.48%) Pair Programming
12 16 (29.63%) Continuous Integration
12 16 (29.63%) Apache Cassandra
13 15 (27.78%) BDD
13 15 (27.78%) HTML5
13 15 (27.78%) LESS
14 14 (25.93%) Backbone.js
14 14 (25.93%) Responsive Web Design
14 14 (25.93%) Web Services
15 13 (24.07%) User Experience
16 12 (22.22%) CSS3
16 12 (22.22%) Linux
17 11 (20.37%) Hibernate
17 11 (20.37%) GitHub
18 10 (18.52%) Kafka
18 10 (18.52%) PHP

Extreme Programming
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 (14.81%) Confluence
2 6 (11.11%) Node.js
2 6 (11.11%) OpenStack
2 6 (11.11%) WebSphere
3 5 (9.26%) JBoss
4 4 (7.41%) Apache Spark
5 3 (5.56%) Apache Solr
6 2 (3.70%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (1.85%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.85%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.85%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.70%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.85%) MS Office
3 1 (1.85%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 11 (20.37%) GitHub
2 10 (18.52%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (7.41%) AWS CloudFormation
3 4 (7.41%) Heroku
4 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (3.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.56%) Internet
2 1 (1.85%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (31.48%) NoSQL
2 16 (29.63%) Apache Cassandra
3 9 (16.67%) Hadoop
4 7 (12.96%) Big Data
5 6 (11.11%) Apache Hive
5 6 (11.11%) MongoDB
6 4 (7.41%) Datomic
6 4 (7.41%) Neo4j
6 4 (7.41%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (5.56%) Redis
8 2 (3.70%) Couchbase
8 2 (3.70%) SQL Server
8 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (1.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (1.85%) MariaDB
9 1 (1.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (14.81%) JIRA
2 5 (9.26%) Eclipse
3 4 (7.41%) Cucumber
4 3 (5.56%) Git (software)
5 2 (3.70%) Gradle
5 2 (3.70%) JUnit
5 2 (3.70%) Subversion
5 2 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (3.70%) Vagrant
5 2 (3.70%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.85%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.85%) jMock
6 1 (1.85%) Maven
6 1 (1.85%) Mockito
General
1 8 (14.81%) Finance
2 6 (11.11%) Banking
3 3 (5.56%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.70%) Front Office
4 2 (3.70%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.85%) Advertising
5 1 (1.85%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 41 (75.93%) Developer
2 17 (31.48%) Java Developer
3 16 (29.63%) Agile Developer
4 9 (16.67%) Agile Java Developer
4 9 (16.67%) HTML Developer
4 9 (16.67%) NoSQL Developer
5 8 (14.81%) Architect
5 8 (14.81%) HTML CSS Developer
5 8 (14.81%) UI Developer
6 7 (12.96%) JavaScript Developer
7 6 (11.11%) Big Data Developer
8 5 (9.26%) Angular Developer
8 5 (9.26%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 5 (9.26%) Technical Architect
9 4 (7.41%) Senior Developer
10 3 (5.56%) .NET Developer
10 3 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
10 3 (5.56%) C# Developer
10 3 (5.56%) Scala Developer
11 2 (3.70%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (44.44%) AngularJS
2 20 (37.04%) Spring
3 19 (35.19%) CSS
4 18 (33.33%) HTML
4 18 (33.33%) Sass
5 15 (27.78%) HTML5
5 15 (27.78%) LESS
6 14 (25.93%) Backbone.js
6 14 (25.93%) Web Services
7 12 (22.22%) CSS3
8 11 (20.37%) Hibernate
9 10 (18.52%) Kafka
10 8 (14.81%) Zend Framework
11 7 (12.96%) REST
12 6 (11.11%) J2EE
12 6 (11.11%) RESTful
13 5 (9.26%) JRules
13 5 (9.26%) Spring MVC
14 4 (7.41%) .NET
14 4 (7.41%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 13 (24.07%) User Experience
2 2 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.70%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (1.85%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.85%) iPad
3 1 (1.85%) iPhone
3 1 (1.85%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 12 (22.22%) Linux
2 3 (5.56%) Unix
2 3 (5.56%) Windows
3 1 (1.85%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (92.59%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (83.33%) TDD
3 42 (77.78%) Scrum
4 23 (42.59%) Kanban
5 18 (33.33%) DevOps
6 17 (31.48%) Pair Programming
7 16 (29.63%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (27.78%) BDD
9 14 (25.93%) Responsive Web Design
10 9 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
11 8 (14.81%) Front End Development
12 7 (12.96%) Continuous Delivery
12 7 (12.96%) Functional Programming
12 7 (12.96%) Performance Analysis
13 6 (11.11%) API Development
13 6 (11.11%) MapReduce
13 6 (11.11%) SDLC
14 5 (9.26%) Microservices
14 5 (9.26%) Open Source
14 5 (9.26%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 33 (61.11%) Java
2 26 (48.15%) JavaScript
3 18 (33.33%) Scala
4 10 (18.52%) PHP
5 9 (16.67%) Clojure
6 8 (14.81%) Ruby
7 7 (12.96%) Go
8 4 (7.41%) C#
8 4 (7.41%) Erlang
8 4 (7.41%) Groovy
8 4 (7.41%) Python
9 2 (3.70%) Bash Shell
9 2 (3.70%) PowerShell
9 2 (3.70%) XAML
10 1 (1.85%) C++
10 1 (1.85%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 4 (7.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 6 (11.11%) Apache Flume
1 6 (11.11%) Docker
2 2 (3.70%) vSphere
3 1 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (14.81%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (11.11%) Oozie
2 6 (11.11%) Puppet
3 2 (3.70%) Ansible
3 2 (3.70%) Salt
4 1 (1.85%) Kubernetes
4 1 (1.85%) Nagios
Vendors
1 8 (14.81%) Zend
2 5 (9.26%) IBM
2 5 (9.26%) ILOG
3 4 (7.41%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.70%) Citrix
4 2 (3.70%) SaltStack
4 2 (3.70%) VMware
5 1 (1.85%) Bloomberg
5 1 (1.85%) Reuters
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