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 27 May 2015 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Extreme Programming (XP)
Rank 372 363 365
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +2
Contract jobs citing Extreme Programming 18 40 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.080% 0.18% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.10% 0.22% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 35 21
Average daily rate
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£550 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £400 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £663 £487 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £388 £425
% change year-on-year
-6.45% -8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £43.25
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
17784 17779 17001
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.63% 78.28% 78.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 12516 12755 11670
Average daily rate £450 £435 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 252 226 269
Average hourly rate £21.00 £21.75 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -35.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £14.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £53.50 £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 27 May 2015.

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 27 May 2015. 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
City of London -11 2 £431 -4.16%
Extreme Programming
England

Extreme Programming
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 47 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (85.11%) Java
3 31 (65.96%) Scrum
4 29 (61.70%) TDD
4 29 (61.70%) BDD
5 24 (51.06%) Kanban
6 22 (46.81%) Continuous Integration
7 18 (38.30%) Pair Programming
8 17 (36.17%) Hibernate
8 17 (36.17%) JavaScript
9 16 (34.04%) Spring
10 15 (31.91%) Ruby
10 15 (31.91%) Scala
11 14 (29.79%) DevOps
11 14 (29.79%) SQL
12 13 (27.66%) OO
13 11 (23.40%) Web Services
13 11 (23.40%) HTML
14 10 (21.28%) Subversion
14 10 (21.28%) Git (software)
15 9 (19.15%) CSS
15 9 (19.15%) SOAP
15 9 (19.15%) NoSQL
15 9 (19.15%) REST
16 8 (17.02%) AngularJS
16 8 (17.02%) User Stories
16 8 (17.02%) Finance
16 8 (17.02%) XML
16 8 (17.02%) Groovy
17 7 (14.89%) Ajax

Extreme Programming
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 3 (6.38%) Node.js
2 2 (4.26%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (4.26%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.13%) Apache Solr
3 1 (2.13%) Confluence
3 1 (2.13%) IIS
3 1 (2.13%) JBoss
3 1 (2.13%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Bond Adapt
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.38%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (6.38%) GitHub
2 2 (4.26%) SaaS
3 1 (2.13%) Heroku
3 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.38%) HTTP
2 1 (2.13%) Internet
2 1 (2.13%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (19.15%) NoSQL
2 7 (14.89%) Big Data
3 6 (12.77%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (10.64%) MongoDB
5 4 (8.51%) Hadoop
6 3 (6.38%) Apache Hive
7 2 (4.26%) SQL Server
7 2 (4.26%) Relational Database
7 2 (4.26%) Redis
8 1 (2.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (2.13%) RDBMS
8 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (2.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (21.28%) Subversion
1 10 (21.28%) Git (software)
2 6 (12.77%) JBehave
2 6 (12.77%) Cucumber
3 5 (10.64%) jMock
4 3 (6.38%) Selenium
4 3 (6.38%) JUnit
4 3 (6.38%) LoadRunner
4 3 (6.38%) JMeter
4 3 (6.38%) Mercurial
4 3 (6.38%) Capybara
5 2 (4.26%) Mockito
5 2 (4.26%) Hudson
5 2 (4.26%) Jasmine
5 2 (4.26%) WebDriver
5 2 (4.26%) Maven
5 2 (4.26%) JIRA
5 2 (4.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (4.26%) TeamCity
6 1 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (17.02%) Finance
2 3 (6.38%) Banking
3 2 (4.26%) Games
4 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.13%) Retail
4 1 (2.13%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.13%) Arabic Language
4 1 (2.13%) Hindi Language
Job Titles
1 32 (68.09%) Developer
2 23 (48.94%) Java Developer
3 9 (19.15%) Architect
4 6 (12.77%) Senior Developer
5 5 (10.64%) Agile Java Developer
6 4 (8.51%) Senior Java Developer
6 4 (8.51%) Technical Architect
7 3 (6.38%) ScrumMaster
7 3 (6.38%) Hadoop Developer
8 2 (4.26%) Polyglot Developer
8 2 (4.26%) Lead Architect
8 2 (4.26%) Senior Architect
8 2 (4.26%) Agile Tester
8 2 (4.26%) Automation Tester
8 2 (4.26%) Analyst
8 2 (4.26%) Tester
9 1 (2.13%) Technical Analyst
9 1 (2.13%) PHP Developer
9 1 (2.13%) Chief Architect
9 1 (2.13%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (36.17%) Hibernate
2 16 (34.04%) Spring
3 11 (23.40%) HTML
3 11 (23.40%) Web Services
4 9 (19.15%) CSS
4 9 (19.15%) SOAP
4 9 (19.15%) REST
5 8 (17.02%) AngularJS
5 8 (17.02%) XML
6 7 (14.89%) Ajax
7 6 (12.77%) JSON
7 6 (12.77%) Spring MVC
7 6 (12.77%) RESTful
8 5 (10.64%) Ruby on Rails
8 5 (10.64%) J2EE
9 4 (8.51%) HTML5
9 4 (8.51%) CSS3
9 4 (8.51%) Kafka
10 3 (6.38%) jQuery
10 3 (6.38%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.51%) Computer Science
1 4 (8.51%) User Experience
2 3 (6.38%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (6.38%) Reference Data
2 3 (6.38%) Fixed Income
3 2 (4.26%) Visualisation
4 1 (2.13%) Web 2.0
4 1 (2.13%) Online Banking
4 1 (2.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.77%) Linux
2 1 (2.13%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (65.96%) Scrum
3 29 (61.70%) BDD
3 29 (61.70%) TDD
4 24 (51.06%) Kanban
5 22 (46.81%) Continuous Integration
6 18 (38.30%) Pair Programming
7 14 (29.79%) DevOps
8 13 (27.66%) OO
9 8 (17.02%) User Stories
10 6 (12.77%) SDLC
10 6 (12.77%) SOA
10 6 (12.77%) MVC
11 5 (10.64%) Unit Testing
12 4 (8.51%) Software Engineering
12 4 (8.51%) E-Commerce
12 4 (8.51%) Mentoring
12 4 (8.51%) Technical Analysis
13 3 (6.38%) Low Latency
13 3 (6.38%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 40 (85.11%) Java
2 17 (36.17%) JavaScript
3 15 (31.91%) Ruby
3 15 (31.91%) Scala
4 14 (29.79%) SQL
5 8 (17.02%) Groovy
6 4 (8.51%) Python
7 3 (6.38%) PHP
8 2 (4.26%) C#
8 2 (4.26%) Clojure
9 1 (2.13%) R
9 1 (2.13%) Perl
9 1 (2.13%) T-SQL
9 1 (2.13%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 5 (10.64%) Degree
2 1 (2.13%) GNVQ
2 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.64%) QA
System Software
1 5 (10.64%) Docker
2 3 (6.38%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 6 (12.77%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (10.64%) Puppet
2 5 (10.64%) Salt
3 3 (6.38%) Oozie
3 3 (6.38%) Ansible
4 1 (2.13%) Vagrant
4 1 (2.13%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 5 (10.64%) Oracle
1 5 (10.64%) SaltStack
2 2 (4.26%) Adobe
3 1 (2.13%) ILOG
3 1 (2.13%) ForgeRock
3 1 (2.13%) IBM
3 1 (2.13%) Microsoft
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