The table below looks at the statistics for Extreme Programming skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Extreme Programming over the 3 months to 24 September 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Extreme Programming (XP)
Rank - 44 -
Contract jobs citing Extreme Programming 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside - 0.26% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £350 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £445 £333
% change year-on-year
-1.57% +33.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Extreme Programming
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Merseyside region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
241 299 189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 77.74% 77.26% 72.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 163 115
Median daily rate £388 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £175 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £535 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 7
Median hourly rate £22.85 £30.19 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.32% +20.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.40 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.54 £135.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +26.94%

Extreme Programming
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Merseyside 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 Merseyside

Extreme Programming
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Extreme Programming across the Merseyside region.

Extreme Programming Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside