The table below looks at the statistics for Extreme Programming skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Extreme Programming over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Extreme Programming (XP)
Rank 553 494 546
Rank change year-on-year
-59 +52
Contract jobs citing Extreme Programming 53 80 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.092% 0.15% 0.080%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.20% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 49 43
Average daily rate
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£475 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £355 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
-11.20% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.50 -

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
42741 39110 42091
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.95% 74.08% 71.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 26680 24151 24372
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1185 1098 1551
Average hourly rate £24.00 £27.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.72% -11.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £46.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

Extreme Programming
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Extreme Programming within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Extreme Programming Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Extreme Programming
Daily Rate Trend

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

Extreme Programming Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Extreme Programming
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Extreme Programming within the UK over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

Extreme Programming Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Extreme Programming
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Extreme Programming within the UK.

Extreme Programming Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Extreme Programming
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 22 September 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
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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
England -58 52 £463 +8.82% 13
London +2 36 £500 +11.11% 7
City of London +32 13 £475 +8.57% 2
South East -9 9 £333 -19.27% 3
East Midlands -26 3 £318 -11.49% 1
Slough - 3 £330 - 2
Berkshire - 3 £330 - 2
East of England -49 2 £425 -
North West - 2 £325 - 1
Manchester - 2 £325 - 1
Northampton -5 1 £425 - 1
Edinburgh -6 1 £475 +26.66%
Leicestershire -10 1 £295 -16.90%
Northamptonshire -12 1 £425 +15.25% 1
Scotland -13 1 £475 +22.58%
Cambridgeshire -15 1 £450 -
Cambridge -15 1 £450 -
Bedfordshire -17 1 £400 -
Hampshire - 1 £375 -
Luton - 1 £400 -
Market Harborough - - - -
Peterborough - - - -
Poole - - - - 1
Reading - - - -
Skipton - - - -
Cobham - - - -
County Antrim - - - -
Belfast - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Hounslow - - - -

Extreme Programming
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 116 (99.15%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (81.20%) TDD
3 71 (60.68%) Java
4 70 (59.83%) BDD
5 61 (52.14%) JavaScript
6 59 (50.43%) Scrum
7 53 (45.30%) Kanban
8 49 (41.88%) MVC
9 47 (40.17%) E-Commerce
10 46 (39.32%) Spring
11 43 (36.75%) J2EE
12 36 (30.77%) Hibernate
13 34 (29.06%) HTML
13 34 (29.06%) Spring MVC
14 33 (28.21%) jQuery
15 29 (24.79%) Ajax
16 25 (21.37%) Continuous Integration
16 25 (21.37%) Web Services
17 24 (20.51%) XML
17 24 (20.51%) DevOps
18 23 (19.66%) Mentoring
18 23 (19.66%) Jasmine
19 22 (18.80%) Scala
20 21 (17.95%) NoSQL
20 21 (17.95%) Pair Programming
21 18 (15.38%) .NET
21 18 (15.38%) C#
21 18 (15.38%) Ruby
22 17 (14.53%) SQL Server
23 16 (13.68%) SQL

Extreme Programming
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 8 (6.84%) Liferay
2 5 (4.27%) Apache Solr
3 4 (3.42%) NServiceBus
3 4 (3.42%) Adobe CQ
3 4 (3.42%) Tomcat
3 4 (3.42%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (3.42%) CMS
3 4 (3.42%) JCAPS
4 3 (2.56%) Node.js
4 3 (2.56%) Apache
5 2 (1.71%) Alfresco
5 2 (1.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (1.71%) OpenStack
5 2 (1.71%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.71%) IIS
6 1 (0.85%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.85%) OpenCms
6 1 (0.85%) DNN
6 1 (0.85%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 2 (1.71%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.42%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (3.42%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (3.42%) GitHub
2 2 (1.71%) Heroku
2 2 (1.71%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.85%) HTTP
1 1 (0.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (17.95%) NoSQL
2 17 (14.53%) SQL Server
3 16 (13.68%) MongoDB
4 9 (7.69%) Apache Cassandra
5 5 (4.27%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (4.27%) Big Data
6 4 (3.42%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (3.42%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 4 (3.42%) RavenDB
7 3 (2.56%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.71%) DTS
8 2 (1.71%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (1.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.71%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.71%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.85%) Redis
9 1 (0.85%) Riak
9 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.85%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 23 (19.66%) Jasmine
2 16 (13.68%) Cucumber
3 12 (10.26%) Git (software)
4 10 (8.55%) Jenkins
4 10 (8.55%) Maven
5 9 (7.69%) Subversion
5 9 (7.69%) TeamCity
6 7 (5.98%) Selenium
7 6 (5.13%) JIRA
7 6 (5.13%) JUnit
7 6 (5.13%) Mockito
8 5 (4.27%) Hamcrest
8 5 (4.27%) JBehave
8 5 (4.27%) Visual Studio
9 4 (3.42%) Eclipse
9 4 (3.42%) IntelliJ
9 4 (3.42%) FitNesse
9 4 (3.42%) Capybara
9 4 (3.42%) Gradle
10 3 (2.56%) Hudson
General
1 14 (11.97%) Finance
2 8 (6.84%) Front Office
3 6 (5.13%) Banking
3 6 (5.13%) Retail
4 4 (3.42%) Back Office
5 2 (1.71%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.71%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (0.85%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.85%) Publishing
6 1 (0.85%) Games
Job Titles
1 82 (70.09%) Developer
2 52 (44.44%) Java Developer
3 13 (11.11%) .NET Developer
4 10 (8.55%) Senior Developer
5 9 (7.69%) Analyst
5 9 (7.69%) Business Analyst
6 7 (5.98%) ScrumMaster
6 7 (5.98%) Agile Business Analyst
7 6 (5.13%) Agile Java Developer
7 6 (5.13%) Senior Java Developer
7 6 (5.13%) Scala Developer
7 6 (5.13%) Tester
7 6 (5.13%) C# Developer
8 4 (3.42%) Web Developer
8 4 (3.42%) Technical Leader
8 4 (3.42%) C# .NET Developer
9 3 (2.56%) Automation Tester
10 2 (1.71%) Node.js Developer
10 2 (1.71%) Selenium Tester
10 2 (1.71%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (39.32%) Spring
2 43 (36.75%) J2EE
3 36 (30.77%) Hibernate
4 34 (29.06%) HTML
4 34 (29.06%) Spring MVC
5 33 (28.21%) jQuery
6 29 (24.79%) Ajax
7 25 (21.37%) Web Services
8 24 (20.51%) XML
9 18 (15.38%) .NET
10 15 (12.82%) JSON
10 15 (12.82%) RESTful
11 14 (11.97%) CSS
12 11 (9.40%) HTML5
13 10 (8.55%) REST
14 9 (7.69%) Grails
15 8 (6.84%) Ruby on Rails
15 8 (6.84%) ASP.NET
16 7 (5.98%) WCF
16 7 (5.98%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.69%) Fixed Income
2 6 (5.13%) Open Source
3 5 (4.27%) Computer Science
3 5 (4.27%) Reference Data
4 4 (3.42%) Mobile App
4 4 (3.42%) User Experience
4 4 (3.42%) Credit Risk
5 2 (1.71%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.71%) GIS
6 1 (0.85%) Web 2.0
6 1 (0.85%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.42%) UNIX
1 4 (3.42%) Linux
1 4 (3.42%) Android
1 4 (3.42%) Apple iOS
2 2 (1.71%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (99.15%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (81.20%) TDD
3 70 (59.83%) BDD
4 59 (50.43%) Scrum
5 53 (45.30%) Kanban
6 49 (41.88%) MVC
7 47 (40.17%) E-Commerce
8 25 (21.37%) Continuous Integration
9 24 (20.51%) DevOps
10 23 (19.66%) Mentoring
11 21 (17.95%) Pair Programming
12 12 (10.26%) SOA
12 12 (10.26%) Unit Testing
13 10 (8.55%) User Stories
13 10 (8.55%) OO
14 9 (7.69%) Software Engineering
15 7 (5.98%) Workflow
16 6 (5.13%) Stakeholder Management
16 6 (5.13%) Business Analysis
17 5 (4.27%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 71 (60.68%) Java
2 61 (52.14%) JavaScript
3 22 (18.80%) Scala
4 18 (15.38%) Ruby
4 18 (15.38%) C#
5 16 (13.68%) SQL
6 15 (12.82%) Python
6 15 (12.82%) Groovy
7 6 (5.13%) Perl
8 4 (3.42%) C++
8 4 (3.42%) Clojure
9 3 (2.56%) PHP
9 3 (2.56%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.85%) VB
10 1 (0.85%) Golang
10 1 (0.85%) F#
10 1 (0.85%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.85%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 5 (4.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.71%) vCloud
2 1 (0.85%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (4.27%) Puppet
2 4 (3.42%) Ansible
3 3 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.71%) Oracle Identity Management
5 1 (0.85%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 6 (5.13%) Oracle
1 6 (5.13%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.27%) Akamai
3 4 (3.42%) FatWire
3 4 (3.42%) VMware
4 2 (1.71%) GigaSpaces
4 2 (1.71%) Rackspace
5 1 (0.85%) ForgeRock
5 1 (0.85%) hybris
5 1 (0.85%) Lotus
5 1 (0.85%) JBoss
Slough, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300 - £315 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300 - £315 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
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Arrows Group
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
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