The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the London region.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Extreme Programming (XP)
Rank 368 355 401
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +46
Contract jobs citing Extreme Programming 41 36 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.17% 0.16% 0.086%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.22% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 35 20
Average daily rate £450 £475 £485
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -2.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £385 £347
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £550 £566
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £425 £438
% change year-on-year
-8.82% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year
- +250.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
18461 16716 20512
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 76.55% 76.04% 73.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 13072 11610 13418
Average daily rate £430 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.44% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 229 222 328
Average hourly rate £24.00 £30.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.40 £15.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £135.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £32.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-4.68% +23.07%
Extreme Programming
England

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 23 April 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 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London -5 13 £450 +2.85%
Bromley - 1 £525 -
Surbiton - - - -
Extreme Programming
England

Extreme Programming
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 62 (72.94%) Java
2 56 (65.88%) TDD
3 47 (55.29%) BDD
4 43 (50.59%) Spring
5 39 (45.88%) Scrum
6 37 (43.53%) JavaScript
7 36 (42.35%) Hibernate
8 35 (41.18%) Kanban
9 33 (38.82%) Agile Software Development
10 32 (37.65%) MVC
11 30 (35.29%) J2EE
12 28 (32.94%) Cucumber
13 26 (30.59%) Web Services
14 25 (29.41%) Spring MVC
15 23 (27.06%) Ruby
16 21 (24.71%) E-Commerce
16 21 (24.71%) REST
17 20 (23.53%) jQuery
17 20 (23.53%) XML
17 20 (23.53%) Ajax
17 20 (23.53%) Finance
18 19 (22.35%) JSON
18 19 (22.35%) Python
18 19 (22.35%) Continuous Integration
19 18 (21.18%) JBehave
20 17 (20.00%) JUnit
21 16 (18.82%) HTML
22 15 (17.65%) SQL
22 15 (17.65%) SOAP
22 15 (17.65%) Git (software)

Extreme Programming
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 4 (4.71%) NServiceBus
2 3 (3.53%) Node.js
2 3 (3.53%) CMS
3 2 (2.35%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.35%) Apache
3 2 (2.35%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.18%) Magnolia
4 1 (1.18%) Adobe CQ
4 1 (1.18%) JCAPS
4 1 (1.18%) Liferay
4 1 (1.18%) Alfresco
4 1 (1.18%) WordPress
4 1 (1.18%) Jetty
4 1 (1.18%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.18%) Drupal
4 1 (1.18%) Confluence
4 1 (1.18%) Escenic
4 1 (1.18%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.18%) SAS
4 1 (1.18%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (4.71%) MS Office
1 4 (4.71%) MS Excel
1 4 (4.71%) Mingle
2 1 (1.18%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (3.53%) FLEXCUBE
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.53%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (3.53%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.18%) GitHub
2 1 (1.18%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.18%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (11.76%) NoSQL
2 9 (10.59%) SQL Server
3 6 (7.06%) MongoDB
4 3 (3.53%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 3 (3.53%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (2.35%) RavenDB
6 1 (1.18%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.18%) Riak
6 1 (1.18%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (1.18%) Voldemort
6 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.18%) Base SAS
6 1 (1.18%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 1 (1.18%) SAS Enterprise Miner
6 1 (1.18%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.18%) CouchDB
6 1 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 28 (32.94%) Cucumber
2 18 (21.18%) JBehave
3 17 (20.00%) JUnit
4 15 (17.65%) Git (software)
4 15 (17.65%) Capybara
5 14 (16.47%) Jasmine
5 14 (16.47%) Hudson
5 14 (16.47%) Subversion
6 13 (15.29%) JIRA
7 11 (12.94%) Maven
8 10 (11.76%) IntelliJ
9 9 (10.59%) Mockito
9 9 (10.59%) Selenium
9 9 (10.59%) jMock
9 9 (10.59%) Jenkins
10 8 (9.41%) Ant
11 7 (8.24%) Eclipse
11 7 (8.24%) NetBeans
11 7 (8.24%) RubyMine
12 6 (7.06%) TeamCity
General
1 20 (23.53%) Finance
2 14 (16.47%) Banking
3 7 (8.24%) Investment Banking
4 4 (4.71%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.35%) Games
5 2 (2.35%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.18%) Retail
6 1 (1.18%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 60 (70.59%) Developer
2 42 (49.41%) Java Developer
3 10 (11.76%) .NET Developer
3 10 (11.76%) Senior Developer
4 9 (10.59%) Tester
5 6 (7.06%) Agile Java Developer
6 5 (5.88%) Senior Java Developer
7 4 (4.71%) Test Engineer
8 3 (3.53%) Senior SQL Developer
8 3 (3.53%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (3.53%) Automation Tester
8 3 (3.53%) Automation Engineer
8 3 (3.53%) Senior .NET Developer
8 3 (3.53%) Senior C# Developer
8 3 (3.53%) ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (3.53%) SQL Developer
8 3 (3.53%) PHP Developer
8 3 (3.53%) C# Developer
9 2 (2.35%) QA Engineer
9 2 (2.35%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (50.59%) Spring
2 36 (42.35%) Hibernate
3 30 (35.29%) J2EE
4 26 (30.59%) Web Services
5 25 (29.41%) Spring MVC
6 21 (24.71%) REST
7 20 (23.53%) jQuery
7 20 (23.53%) XML
7 20 (23.53%) Ajax
8 19 (22.35%) JSON
9 16 (18.82%) HTML
10 15 (17.65%) SOAP
11 13 (15.29%) CSS
12 11 (12.94%) RESTful
13 10 (11.76%) Struts
13 10 (11.76%) .NET
14 7 (8.24%) JMS
15 6 (7.06%) ASP.NET
16 5 (5.88%) Java EE
17 4 (4.71%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.71%) Open Source
1 4 (4.71%) Mobile App
2 3 (3.53%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.18%) PMI
3 1 (1.18%) IPTV
3 1 (1.18%) Derivative
3 1 (1.18%) VAX
3 1 (1.18%) Equities
3 1 (1.18%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 10 (11.76%) Linux
2 8 (9.41%) UNIX
3 2 (2.35%) Android
3 2 (2.35%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.18%) OpenVMS
4 1 (1.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (65.88%) TDD
2 47 (55.29%) BDD
3 39 (45.88%) Scrum
4 35 (41.18%) Kanban
5 33 (38.82%) Agile Software Development
6 32 (37.65%) MVC
7 21 (24.71%) E-Commerce
8 19 (22.35%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (14.12%) Pair Programming
10 6 (7.06%) User Stories
10 6 (7.06%) Domain-Driven Design
10 6 (7.06%) OO
11 5 (5.88%) Migration
12 4 (4.71%) Web Development
12 4 (4.71%) Continuous Improvement
13 3 (3.53%) Multithreading
13 3 (3.53%) OOD
13 3 (3.53%) SOA
13 3 (3.53%) OOP
13 3 (3.53%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 62 (72.94%) Java
2 37 (43.53%) JavaScript
3 23 (27.06%) Ruby
4 19 (22.35%) Python
5 15 (17.65%) SQL
6 9 (10.59%) Scala
7 7 (8.24%) C#
8 6 (7.06%) Groovy
9 4 (4.71%) PHP
10 3 (3.53%) PL/SQL
11 2 (2.35%) Perl
11 2 (2.35%) Shell Script
12 1 (1.18%) SAS Macro
12 1 (1.18%) Clojure
12 1 (1.18%) C
12 1 (1.18%) Jython
Qualifications
1 1 (1.18%) PMP
1 1 (1.18%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (16.47%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.18%) OpenAM
1 1 (1.18%) Vagrant
1 1 (1.18%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (11.76%) VMware
2 7 (8.24%) Oracle
3 4 (4.71%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.53%) Atlassian
4 3 (3.53%) hybris
5 2 (2.35%) JBoss
5 2 (2.35%) Akamai
5 2 (2.35%) Zend
6 1 (1.18%) ForgeRock
6 1 (1.18%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.18%) Sybase
London
Argyll Scott
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago