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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Extreme Programming over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Extreme Programming (XP)
Rank 423 406 393
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -13
Contract jobs citing Extreme Programming 14 28 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.062% 0.12% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.072% 0.14% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 22 35
Median daily rate £500 £483 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.62% +1.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £377 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £623 £615
UK excluding London median daily rate £460 £365 £330
% change year-on-year
+26.02% +10.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
19487 19445 19805
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 85.78% 82.40% 81.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 13983 13860 13790
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 170 219 235
Median hourly rate £23.50 £22.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.81% +2.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.30 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%

Extreme Programming
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London 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 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 28 August 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Extreme Programming within the London region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bromley +2 2 £575 -
City of London +32 1 £625 +31.57% 2
Extreme Programming
England

Extreme Programming
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 London region with a requirement for Extreme Programming.

1 50 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (68.00%) Java
2 34 (68.00%) Scrum
3 25 (50.00%) Cucumber
4 21 (42.00%) SQL
5 20 (40.00%) TDD
6 19 (38.00%) Linux
6 19 (38.00%) Git (software)
7 18 (36.00%) Non-Functional Testing
7 18 (36.00%) Automation Testing
7 18 (36.00%) Gatling
7 18 (36.00%) XML
7 18 (36.00%) Unix
7 18 (36.00%) VMware
7 18 (36.00%) JMeter
7 18 (36.00%) Subversion
7 18 (36.00%) JSON
7 18 (36.00%) JIRA
7 18 (36.00%) Selenium
8 17 (34.00%) Performance Testing
8 17 (34.00%) LoadRunner
8 17 (34.00%) SOASTA, Inc
9 12 (24.00%) Spring
9 12 (24.00%) AngularJS
10 11 (22.00%) Banking
11 10 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (20.00%) Kanban
11 10 (20.00%) Finance
12 9 (18.00%) Hibernate
12 9 (18.00%) Spring MVC

Extreme Programming
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 (4.00%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.00%) Confluence
2 1 (2.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.00%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 4 (8.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (8.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.00%) Amazon S3
2 1 (2.00%) GitHub
2 1 (2.00%) Google Analytics
2 1 (2.00%) Heroku
2 1 (2.00%) MailChimp
2 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.00%) Internet
2 1 (2.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.00%) NoSQL
2 4 (8.00%) Hadoop
2 4 (8.00%) MongoDB
3 2 (4.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (4.00%) Apache Hive
3 2 (4.00%) Big Data
3 2 (4.00%) Redis
3 2 (4.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (2.00%) Couchbase
4 1 (2.00%) MariaDB
4 1 (2.00%) MySQL
4 1 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.00%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 25 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 19 (38.00%) Git (software)
3 18 (36.00%) Gatling
3 18 (36.00%) JIRA
3 18 (36.00%) JMeter
3 18 (36.00%) Selenium
3 18 (36.00%) Subversion
4 17 (34.00%) LoadRunner
5 6 (12.00%) jMock
5 6 (12.00%) JUnit
6 4 (8.00%) Gradle
6 4 (8.00%) WebDriver
7 2 (4.00%) Artifactory
7 2 (4.00%) Vagrant
8 1 (2.00%) Geb
8 1 (2.00%) MSTest
8 1 (2.00%) NuGet
8 1 (2.00%) Rhino Mocks
8 1 (2.00%) Spock
8 1 (2.00%) TeamCity
General
1 11 (22.00%) Banking
2 10 (20.00%) Finance
3 4 (8.00%) Wholesale Banking
4 1 (2.00%) Games
4 1 (2.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (32.00%) Tester
2 14 (28.00%) Developer
3 9 (18.00%) Java Developer
4 8 (16.00%) Architect
4 8 (16.00%) Automation Tester
4 8 (16.00%) Technical Architect
5 6 (12.00%) Agile Tester
6 5 (10.00%) Designer
6 5 (10.00%) Selenium Tester
6 5 (10.00%) Solutions Designer
7 4 (8.00%) Project Manager
8 3 (6.00%) .NET Developer
8 3 (6.00%) Java Architect
8 3 (6.00%) Java Technical Architect
8 3 (6.00%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (6.00%) Technical Solutions Architect
9 2 (4.00%) Agile Project Manager
9 2 (4.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (4.00%) NoSQL Developer
9 2 (4.00%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (36.00%) JSON
1 18 (36.00%) XML
2 12 (24.00%) AngularJS
2 12 (24.00%) Spring
3 9 (18.00%) Hibernate
3 9 (18.00%) Spring MVC
4 8 (16.00%) Web Services
5 7 (14.00%) Akka
6 6 (12.00%) Ajax
6 6 (12.00%) Java EE
6 6 (12.00%) JMS
6 6 (12.00%) jQuery
6 6 (12.00%) WebSphere MQ
7 5 (10.00%) RESTful
8 4 (8.00%) .NET
8 4 (8.00%) Spring Boot
9 3 (6.00%) Kafka
9 3 (6.00%) REST
10 2 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (4.00%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.00%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (2.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 19 (38.00%) Linux
2 18 (36.00%) Unix
3 2 (4.00%) Windows
4 1 (2.00%) Android
4 1 (2.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (68.00%) Scrum
3 20 (40.00%) TDD
4 18 (36.00%) Automation Testing
4 18 (36.00%) Non-Functional Testing
5 17 (34.00%) Performance Testing
6 10 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (20.00%) Kanban
7 8 (16.00%) Functional Testing
7 8 (16.00%) OO
8 7 (14.00%) DevOps
8 7 (14.00%) Domain-Driven Design
8 7 (14.00%) Functional Programming
8 7 (14.00%) Pair Programming
9 6 (12.00%) ATDD
9 6 (12.00%) E-Commerce
9 6 (12.00%) OOA/OOD
10 5 (10.00%) BDD
10 5 (10.00%) MVC
10 5 (10.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 34 (68.00%) Java
2 21 (42.00%) SQL
3 8 (16.00%) Scala
4 6 (12.00%) JavaScript
5 4 (8.00%) Clojure
6 3 (6.00%) C#
6 3 (6.00%) Groovy
7 2 (4.00%) Ruby
8 1 (2.00%) Perl
8 1 (2.00%) PHP
8 1 (2.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (2.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (2.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (8.00%) Docker
2 2 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.00%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 4 (8.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (4.00%) Puppet
3 1 (2.00%) Ansible
3 1 (2.00%) Kubernetes
3 1 (2.00%) Mesos
3 1 (2.00%) Nagios
3 1 (2.00%) Oozie
3 1 (2.00%) Salt
Vendors
1 18 (36.00%) VMware
2 17 (34.00%) SOASTA, Inc
3 1 (2.00%) Google
3 1 (2.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.00%) SaltStack