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 28 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Extreme Programming (XP)
Rank 148 161 142
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -19
Contract jobs citing Extreme Programming 7 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.20% 0.16% 0.063%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 0.19% 0.083%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 2
Median daily rate £550 £479 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.82% +47.38%
UK excluding London median daily rate £460 £445 £332
% change year-on-year
+3.37% +34.23%
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 North West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2953 3685 2402
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 83.09% 81.96% 75.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1879 2303 1381
Median daily rate £405 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.70% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 142 112
Median hourly rate £24.00 £37.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.13% +23.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £14.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.92 £56.97 £78.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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

Extreme Programming
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Extreme Programming Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Extreme Programming
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 28 September 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
Cheshire +8 5 £525 +10.52%
Manchester - 3 £550 -
Extreme Programming
England

Extreme Programming
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 North West region with a requirement for Extreme Programming.

1 21 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 11 (52.38%) Java
3 11 (52.38%) VB
3 11 (52.38%) Apache
3 11 (52.38%) LDAP
3 11 (52.38%) HTTPS
3 11 (52.38%) SAML
3 11 (52.38%) Tivoli
3 11 (52.38%) HTTP
3 11 (52.38%) JSON
3 11 (52.38%) Lua
3 11 (52.38%) Apache Cassandra
3 11 (52.38%) Microservices
4 10 (47.62%) Subversion
5 9 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (42.86%) Finance
6 7 (33.33%) IBM
6 7 (33.33%) JAXB
6 7 (33.33%) JDBC
6 7 (33.33%) SOAP
6 7 (33.33%) Web Services
6 7 (33.33%) XML
6 7 (33.33%) XSLT
6 7 (33.33%) J2EE
6 7 (33.33%) Oracle
6 7 (33.33%) JUnit
6 7 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
6 7 (33.33%) PL/SQL
6 7 (33.33%) SQL

Extreme Programming
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 11 (52.38%) Apache
2 7 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 7 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (4.76%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 11 (52.38%) HTTP
1 11 (52.38%) HTTPS
1 11 (52.38%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (52.38%) Apache Cassandra
2 7 (33.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (47.62%) Subversion
2 7 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 7 (33.33%) JIRA
2 7 (33.33%) JUnit
2 7 (33.33%) Selenium
3 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (42.86%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Banking
2 1 (4.76%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (90.48%) Developer
2 7 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 6 (28.57%) Applications Developer
3 6 (28.57%) Senior Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Digital Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Agile Developer
5 2 (9.52%) J2EE Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 2 (9.52%) XML Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Agile Java Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Applications Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Java Applications Developer
6 1 (4.76%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Middleware Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Agile Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (4.76%) SOA Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (52.38%) JSON
1 11 (52.38%) SAML
2 7 (33.33%) Apache Camel
2 7 (33.33%) J2EE
2 7 (33.33%) JAXB
2 7 (33.33%) JAX-WS
2 7 (33.33%) JDBC
2 7 (33.33%) POJO
2 7 (33.33%) SOAP
2 7 (33.33%) Spring
2 7 (33.33%) Web Services
2 7 (33.33%) WSDL
2 7 (33.33%) XML
2 7 (33.33%) XSLT
3 4 (19.05%) Middleware
4 3 (14.29%) CSS
4 3 (14.29%) HTML
4 3 (14.29%) HTML5
4 3 (14.29%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Linux
1 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (52.38%) Microservices
3 9 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (33.33%) AOP
4 7 (33.33%) Integration Testing
4 7 (33.33%) Kanban
4 7 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 7 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
4 7 (33.33%) TDD
4 7 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (33.33%) Waterfall
5 3 (14.29%) Pair Programming
6 2 (9.52%) Continuous Deployment
6 2 (9.52%) Web Development
7 1 (4.76%) Open Source
7 1 (4.76%) SEO
7 1 (4.76%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 14 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 11 (52.38%) Java
2 11 (52.38%) Lua
2 11 (52.38%) VB
3 7 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 7 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.52%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 11 (52.38%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) IBM
1 7 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (4.76%) Red Hat