The table below looks at the statistics for Extreme Programming skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Extreme Programming over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Extreme Programming (XP)
England / North West
Rank - 155 139
Contract jobs citing Extreme Programming 0 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - 0.13% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.16% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 7
Median daily rate - £675 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +22.72%
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £438 £550
% change year-on-year
-9.71% -20.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £109.38 £45.00
% change year-on-year
- +143.05%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2135 3156 2639
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 82.31% 82.29% 77.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1363 1903 1514
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £533 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 144 112
Median hourly rate £42.48 £37.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.26% +1.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.95 £16.00 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.71 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.79
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +43.93%

Extreme Programming
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West 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 the North West

Extreme Programming
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Extreme Programming Daily Rate Trend in the North West