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 22 December 2014 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Extreme Programming (XP)
Rank 359 368 368
Rank change year-on-year
+9 0
Contract jobs citing Extreme Programming 40 47 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.17% 0.20% 0.076%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.25% 0.099%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 34 13
Average daily rate
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£500 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £325 £359
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 £323 £330
% change year-on-year
+70.54% -2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.50 -
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
17692 18650 16175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.39% 77.65% 76.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 12974 12958 11101
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 205 233 318
Average hourly rate £20.00 £23.63 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.36% -12.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £77.50 £53.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 22 December 2014.

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 22 December 2014. 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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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 -1 13 £500 +29.03%
Docklands, London - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Extreme Programming
England

Extreme Programming
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 75 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (81.33%) Java
3 50 (66.67%) TDD
4 39 (52.00%) BDD
5 37 (49.33%) Scrum
6 30 (40.00%) JavaScript
7 29 (38.67%) Kanban
8 28 (37.33%) SQL
9 27 (36.00%) Hibernate
10 24 (32.00%) J2EE
11 23 (30.67%) Spring
12 22 (29.33%) Continuous Integration
13 19 (25.33%) Pair Programming
14 18 (24.00%) XML
14 18 (24.00%) OO
14 18 (24.00%) DevOps
15 17 (22.67%) User Stories
16 16 (21.33%) Mentoring
17 14 (18.67%) HTML
17 14 (18.67%) Linux
17 14 (18.67%) E-Commerce
17 14 (18.67%) MVC
17 14 (18.67%) Finance
17 14 (18.67%) Unit Testing
18 13 (17.33%) Python
18 13 (17.33%) Fixed Income
18 13 (17.33%) Spring MVC
19 12 (16.00%) Oracle
19 12 (16.00%) Web Services
20 11 (14.67%) Groovy

Extreme Programming
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 10 (13.33%) Adobe CQ
2 4 (5.33%) CMS
3 3 (4.00%) IIS
3 3 (4.00%) Apache Solr
4 2 (2.67%) Apache
4 2 (2.67%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.33%) OpenCms
5 1 (1.33%) Liferay
5 1 (1.33%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.33%) WebLogic Portal
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.67%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.33%) NoSQL
2 6 (8.00%) Relational Database
3 5 (6.67%) RDBMS
4 4 (5.33%) SQL Server
4 4 (5.33%) Hadoop
4 4 (5.33%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (4.00%) DTS
5 3 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.67%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (2.67%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.67%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.67%) Redis
6 2 (2.67%) Riak
6 2 (2.67%) Big Data
7 1 (1.33%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 10 (13.33%) Cucumber
2 9 (12.00%) JBehave
3 8 (10.67%) Git (software)
3 8 (10.67%) jMock
3 8 (10.67%) Subversion
4 7 (9.33%) Selenium
4 7 (9.33%) Jasmine
5 6 (8.00%) Capybara
5 6 (8.00%) LoadRunner
5 6 (8.00%) JMeter
6 4 (5.33%) Jenkins
7 3 (4.00%) Hudson
7 3 (4.00%) JUnit
7 3 (4.00%) FitNesse
7 3 (4.00%) SilkTest
7 3 (4.00%) QuickTest Pro
8 2 (2.67%) WebDriver
8 2 (2.67%) Mockito
8 2 (2.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (2.67%) TeamCity
General
1 14 (18.67%) Finance
2 7 (9.33%) Front Office
3 5 (6.67%) Banking
4 4 (5.33%) Back Office
5 3 (4.00%) Telecoms
5 3 (4.00%) Corporate Banking
6 2 (2.67%) Retail
6 2 (2.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 50 (66.67%) Developer
2 39 (52.00%) Java Developer
3 9 (12.00%) Agile Java Developer
4 7 (9.33%) Analyst
5 6 (8.00%) Senior Developer
6 5 (6.67%) Architect
7 4 (5.33%) Business Analyst
7 4 (5.33%) Delivery Manager
7 4 (5.33%) Senior Java Developer
7 4 (5.33%) Agile Business Analyst
8 3 (4.00%) Automation Tester
8 3 (4.00%) Scala Developer
8 3 (4.00%) Technical Leader
8 3 (4.00%) Tester
8 3 (4.00%) Technical Architect
8 3 (4.00%) C# Developer
9 2 (2.67%) Oracle Developer
9 2 (2.67%) Analyst Programmer
9 2 (2.67%) Programmer
9 2 (2.67%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (36.00%) Hibernate
2 24 (32.00%) J2EE
3 23 (30.67%) Spring
4 18 (24.00%) XML
5 14 (18.67%) HTML
6 13 (17.33%) Spring MVC
7 12 (16.00%) Web Services
8 10 (13.33%) jQuery
8 10 (13.33%) Ajax
9 9 (12.00%) JSON
10 8 (10.67%) Grails
11 7 (9.33%) REST
11 7 (9.33%) HTML5
11 7 (9.33%) SOAP
12 5 (6.67%) CSS
12 5 (6.67%) J2SE
12 5 (6.67%) RESTful
13 3 (4.00%) WCF
13 3 (4.00%) Silverlight
13 3 (4.00%) JRules
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.33%) Fixed Income
2 8 (10.67%) Reference Data
3 7 (9.33%) Open Source
4 5 (6.67%) Computer Science
5 4 (5.33%) Credit Risk
5 4 (5.33%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.67%) Over-the-Top Content
7 1 (1.33%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.33%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.33%) Clustering
7 1 (1.33%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 14 (18.67%) Linux
2 3 (4.00%) UNIX
3 1 (1.33%) Android
3 1 (1.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (66.67%) TDD
3 39 (52.00%) BDD
4 37 (49.33%) Scrum
5 29 (38.67%) Kanban
6 22 (29.33%) Continuous Integration
7 19 (25.33%) Pair Programming
8 18 (24.00%) OO
8 18 (24.00%) DevOps
9 17 (22.67%) User Stories
10 16 (21.33%) Mentoring
11 14 (18.67%) E-Commerce
11 14 (18.67%) MVC
11 14 (18.67%) Unit Testing
12 9 (12.00%) Technical Analysis
13 8 (10.67%) OOD
14 7 (9.33%) Workflow
15 6 (8.00%) SOA
15 6 (8.00%) CRM
15 6 (8.00%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 61 (81.33%) Java
2 30 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 28 (37.33%) SQL
4 13 (17.33%) Python
5 11 (14.67%) Groovy
6 10 (13.33%) Scala
7 9 (12.00%) Ruby
8 5 (6.67%) PHP
9 4 (5.33%) Clojure
9 4 (5.33%) C#
10 2 (2.67%) Perl
10 2 (2.67%) Golang
11 1 (1.33%) C
11 1 (1.33%) R
Qualifications
1 6 (8.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (5.33%) Puppet
2 2 (2.67%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.67%) Ansible
Vendors
1 12 (16.00%) Oracle
2 4 (5.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.33%) FatWire
3 3 (4.00%) Adobe
4 1 (1.33%) BEA
4 1 (1.33%) ATG
4 1 (1.33%) VMware
4 1 (1.33%) Endeca
4 1 (1.33%) hybris