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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Extreme Programming (XP)
Rank 373 367 353
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -14
Contract jobs citing Extreme Programming 30 39 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.13% 0.16% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.21% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 35 36
Average daily rate
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£550 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £412 £385 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £515 £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 - - £44.00
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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
17518 18865 16683
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.35% 78.15% 77.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 12260 13308 11632
Average daily rate £450 £430 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% -4.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £361
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 242 238 224
Average hourly rate £20.00 £23.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.89% -21.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £29.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+5.68% -7.03%

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 21 April 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 21 April 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 +14 7 £450 -
Surbiton - - - -
Extreme Programming
England

Extreme Programming
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 64 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (90.63%) Java
3 37 (57.81%) Scrum
4 34 (53.13%) TDD
5 31 (48.44%) BDD
6 30 (46.88%) Hibernate
7 27 (42.19%) Pair Programming
8 26 (40.63%) SQL
9 25 (39.06%) Kanban
10 24 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
11 23 (35.94%) JavaScript
11 23 (35.94%) OO
11 23 (35.94%) Spring
12 17 (26.56%) User Stories
13 15 (23.44%) Linux
14 14 (21.88%) DevOps
15 13 (20.31%) Scala
15 13 (20.31%) Ruby
16 12 (18.75%) Finance
16 12 (18.75%) Web Services
16 12 (18.75%) Oracle
16 12 (18.75%) Technical Analysis
17 11 (17.19%) Git (software)
17 11 (17.19%) XML
17 11 (17.19%) Subversion
17 11 (17.19%) jMock
18 10 (15.63%) Fixed Income
18 10 (15.63%) MVC
18 10 (15.63%) Python
18 10 (15.63%) J2EE

Extreme Programming
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 6 (9.38%) Adobe CQ
2 3 (4.69%) Node.js
3 2 (3.13%) Apache
3 2 (3.13%) WebSphere
3 2 (3.13%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.56%) IIS
4 1 (1.56%) JBoss
4 1 (1.56%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.56%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.56%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Bond Adapt
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.13%) GitHub
2 1 (1.56%) SaaS
2 1 (1.56%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.13%) HTTP
2 1 (1.56%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.94%) Relational Database
2 6 (9.38%) NoSQL
3 5 (7.81%) RDBMS
4 4 (6.25%) Big Data
5 3 (4.69%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (3.13%) SQL Server
6 2 (3.13%) Redis
6 2 (3.13%) Hadoop
6 2 (3.13%) Apache Hive
6 2 (3.13%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 11 (17.19%) Subversion
1 11 (17.19%) jMock
1 11 (17.19%) Git (software)
2 9 (14.06%) JBehave
2 9 (14.06%) Cucumber
3 5 (7.81%) Capybara
3 5 (7.81%) Selenium
3 5 (7.81%) LoadRunner
3 5 (7.81%) JMeter
4 4 (6.25%) JUnit
4 4 (6.25%) Hudson
5 3 (4.69%) Jasmine
5 3 (4.69%) Mockito
5 3 (4.69%) WebDriver
5 3 (4.69%) Mercurial
5 3 (4.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (4.69%) TeamCity
6 2 (3.13%) JIRA
6 2 (3.13%) Eclipse
6 2 (3.13%) Maven
General
1 12 (18.75%) Finance
2 2 (3.13%) Games
2 2 (3.13%) Banking
2 2 (3.13%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.56%) Retail
3 1 (1.56%) Retail Banking
3 1 (1.56%) Arabic Language
3 1 (1.56%) Hindi Language
Job Titles
1 46 (71.88%) Developer
2 37 (57.81%) Java Developer
3 12 (18.75%) Agile Java Developer
4 9 (14.06%) Senior Developer
5 8 (12.50%) Architect
6 7 (10.94%) Senior Java Developer
7 4 (6.25%) Analyst
8 3 (4.69%) Technical Architect
8 3 (4.69%) Tester
8 3 (4.69%) Automation Tester
9 2 (3.13%) Agile Tester
9 2 (3.13%) Hadoop Developer
9 2 (3.13%) Senior Architect
9 2 (3.13%) Lead Architect
9 2 (3.13%) ScrumMaster
9 2 (3.13%) Developer Analyst
9 2 (3.13%) Analyst Programmer
9 2 (3.13%) Programmer
9 2 (3.13%) Java Analyst Programmer
9 2 (3.13%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (46.88%) Hibernate
2 23 (35.94%) Spring
3 12 (18.75%) Web Services
4 11 (17.19%) XML
5 10 (15.63%) J2EE
5 10 (15.63%) SOAP
5 10 (15.63%) REST
6 9 (14.06%) Spring MVC
7 8 (12.50%) JSON
7 8 (12.50%) HTML
8 7 (10.94%) CSS
9 6 (9.38%) Ajax
9 6 (9.38%) AngularJS
10 5 (7.81%) RESTful
10 5 (7.81%) J2SE
11 4 (6.25%) .NET
11 4 (6.25%) jQuery
12 3 (4.69%) Ruby on Rails
12 3 (4.69%) Kafka
13 2 (3.13%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.63%) Fixed Income
2 7 (10.94%) Reference Data
3 6 (9.38%) Computer Science
4 5 (7.81%) Open Source
4 5 (7.81%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (4.69%) User Experience
6 1 (1.56%) Over-the-Top Content
6 1 (1.56%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.56%) Clustering
6 1 (1.56%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 15 (23.44%) Linux
2 2 (3.13%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (57.81%) Scrum
3 34 (53.13%) TDD
4 31 (48.44%) BDD
5 27 (42.19%) Pair Programming
6 25 (39.06%) Kanban
7 24 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
8 23 (35.94%) OO
9 17 (26.56%) User Stories
10 14 (21.88%) DevOps
11 12 (18.75%) Technical Analysis
12 10 (15.63%) MVC
13 8 (12.50%) SOA
13 8 (12.50%) Unit Testing
14 7 (10.94%) Mentoring
15 6 (9.38%) Web Development
15 6 (9.38%) Software Engineering
15 6 (9.38%) CRM
16 5 (7.81%) OOD
16 5 (7.81%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 58 (90.63%) Java
2 26 (40.63%) SQL
3 23 (35.94%) JavaScript
4 13 (20.31%) Ruby
4 13 (20.31%) Scala
5 10 (15.63%) Python
6 9 (14.06%) Groovy
7 4 (6.25%) PHP
8 3 (4.69%) C#
9 2 (3.13%) Clojure
9 2 (3.13%) R
10 1 (1.56%) PHP5
10 1 (1.56%) C
10 1 (1.56%) Perl
10 1 (1.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (10.94%) Degree
2 1 (1.56%) GNVQ
2 1 (1.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.38%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.69%) Docker
2 2 (3.13%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 4 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (4.69%) Puppet
2 3 (4.69%) Salt
3 2 (3.13%) Oozie
4 1 (1.56%) Vagrant
4 1 (1.56%) OpenAM
4 1 (1.56%) Ansible
Vendors
1 12 (18.75%) Oracle
2 4 (6.25%) Adobe
3 3 (4.69%) SaltStack
4 1 (1.56%) IBM
4 1 (1.56%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.56%) BEA
4 1 (1.56%) ILOG
4 1 (1.56%) ATG
4 1 (1.56%) VMware
4 1 (1.56%) Endeca
4 1 (1.56%) ForgeRock
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