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 2 September 2015 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Extreme Programming (XP)
Rank 582 557 506
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -51
Contract jobs citing Extreme Programming 48 51 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.081% 0.090% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.10% 0.12% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 45 54
Average daily rate
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£454 £475 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.47% +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £325 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £353 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.38% -2.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
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
46277 43014 40015
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 78.09% 76.08% 74.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 30167 26709 24575
Average daily rate £425 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1257 1173 1116
Average hourly rate £31.44 £25.00 £29.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.76% -15.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.17 £50.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.83 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+21.13% -11.30%

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 2 September 2015.

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 26 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 2 September 2015. 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 -9 46 £463 - 22
London -17 31 £475 -5.00% 16
North West -21 9 £471 +44.84%
City of London -2 4 £483 +4.32% 2
Blackpool - 4 £483 -
Lancashire - 4 £483 -
South East -21 3 £360 +2.12%
Cheshire - 3 £365 -
Crewe - 2 £365 -
East Sussex - 2 £355 -
Bromley - 2 - -
East Midlands -4 1 £375 +27.11%
Scotland -6 1 - -
Edinburgh -10 1 - -
North East - 1 £300 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £300 -
Yorkshire - 1 £300 -
Surrey - 1 £445 -
Uxbridge - 1 £275 -
Warrington - 1 £475 -
Nottingham - 1 £375 -
Leeds - 1 £300 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £300 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £375 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £300 -
Merseyside - 1 £350 -

Extreme Programming
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 83 (93.26%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (60.67%) Scrum
3 51 (57.30%) TDD
4 50 (56.18%) Java
5 36 (40.45%) Continuous Integration
5 36 (40.45%) Kanban
6 32 (35.96%) BDD
6 32 (35.96%) Pair Programming
7 30 (33.71%) JavaScript
8 28 (31.46%) HTML
9 26 (29.21%) CSS
10 22 (24.72%) NoSQL
11 21 (23.60%) HTML5
12 20 (22.47%) Spring
13 19 (21.35%) DevOps
14 18 (20.22%) Ruby
14 18 (20.22%) Hibernate
15 17 (19.10%) REST
16 16 (17.98%) Scala
16 16 (17.98%) Git (software)
16 16 (17.98%) Finance
17 15 (16.85%) Web Services
17 15 (16.85%) SQL Server
17 15 (16.85%) Apache Cassandra
17 15 (16.85%) AngularJS
18 14 (15.73%) CSS3
18 14 (15.73%) .NET
18 14 (15.73%) OO
18 14 (15.73%) Subversion
19 13 (14.61%) SOA

Extreme Programming
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 7 (7.87%) Node.js
2 5 (5.62%) WebSphere
2 5 (5.62%) Tomcat
3 4 (4.49%) Jetty
3 4 (4.49%) Confluence
4 3 (3.37%) DNN
4 3 (3.37%) Apache
4 3 (3.37%) CMS
5 2 (2.25%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.25%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.12%) iPlanet
6 1 (1.12%) IIS
6 1 (1.12%) JBoss
6 1 (1.12%) Umbraco
6 1 (1.12%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 6 (6.74%) MS Excel
1 6 (6.74%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.99%) GitHub
2 6 (6.74%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.25%) SaaS
4 1 (1.12%) Heroku
4 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.37%) HTTP
1 3 (3.37%) Internet
2 1 (1.12%) LDAP
2 1 (1.12%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.12%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (24.72%) NoSQL
2 15 (16.85%) Apache Cassandra
2 15 (16.85%) SQL Server
3 12 (13.48%) Big Data
4 11 (12.36%) MongoDB
4 11 (12.36%) Hadoop
5 7 (7.87%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (5.62%) Apache Hive
7 3 (3.37%) MySQL
8 2 (2.25%) Redis
9 1 (1.12%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (1.12%) Oracle Database
9 1 (1.12%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (1.12%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (1.12%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 16 (17.98%) Git (software)
2 14 (15.73%) Subversion
3 12 (13.48%) JUnit
4 11 (12.36%) JIRA
5 7 (7.87%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (7.87%) Visual Studio
6 4 (4.49%) Selenium
6 4 (4.49%) jMock
6 4 (4.49%) Cucumber
6 4 (4.49%) Mockito
6 4 (4.49%) CruiseControl
6 4 (4.49%) Jenkins
7 3 (3.37%) Hudson
8 2 (2.25%) SoapUI
8 2 (2.25%) Gradle
8 2 (2.25%) TeamCity
8 2 (2.25%) Mercurial
8 2 (2.25%) JMeter
9 1 (1.12%) NUnit
9 1 (1.12%) Maven
General
1 16 (17.98%) Finance
2 7 (7.87%) Games
3 5 (5.62%) Retail
4 3 (3.37%) Banking
4 3 (3.37%) Publishing
5 2 (2.25%) Advertising
6 1 (1.12%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.12%) Music Industry
6 1 (1.12%) Wholesale Banking
6 1 (1.12%) Marketing
6 1 (1.12%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 57 (64.04%) Developer
2 25 (28.09%) Java Developer
3 15 (16.85%) Senior Developer
4 9 (10.11%) Architect
4 9 (10.11%) .NET Developer
5 7 (7.87%) ScrumMaster
6 6 (6.74%) C# Developer
6 6 (6.74%) Technical Architect
7 5 (5.62%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (4.49%) Hadoop Developer
8 4 (4.49%) Silverlight Developer
8 4 (4.49%) Analyst
8 4 (4.49%) Project Manager
8 4 (4.49%) Business Analyst
9 3 (3.37%) Tester
9 3 (3.37%) Senior Java Developer
9 3 (3.37%) Front-End Developer
9 3 (3.37%) Agile Project Manager
10 2 (2.25%) Software Developer
10 2 (2.25%) Ruby Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (31.46%) HTML
2 26 (29.21%) CSS
3 21 (23.60%) HTML5
4 20 (22.47%) Spring
5 18 (20.22%) Hibernate
6 17 (19.10%) REST
7 15 (16.85%) AngularJS
7 15 (16.85%) Web Services
8 14 (15.73%) .NET
8 14 (15.73%) CSS3
9 12 (13.48%) SOAP
9 12 (13.48%) RESTful
10 10 (11.24%) J2EE
11 9 (10.11%) Ajax
11 9 (10.11%) Spring MVC
11 9 (10.11%) WCF
12 7 (7.87%) WPF
12 7 (7.87%) Ruby on Rails
12 7 (7.87%) .NET Framework
13 6 (6.74%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.11%) User Experience
2 6 (6.74%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.74%) Inversion of Control
3 3 (3.37%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.25%) Online Banking
4 2 (2.25%) Visualisation
4 2 (2.25%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.12%) Graphic Design
5 1 (1.12%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.12%) Social Network
5 1 (1.12%) Online Games
5 1 (1.12%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.12%) Web 2.0
5 1 (1.12%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.99%) Linux
2 2 (2.25%) UNIX
3 1 (1.12%) AIX
3 1 (1.12%) Solaris
3 1 (1.12%) Android
3 1 (1.12%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (93.26%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (60.67%) Scrum
3 51 (57.30%) TDD
4 36 (40.45%) Continuous Integration
4 36 (40.45%) Kanban
5 32 (35.96%) BDD
5 32 (35.96%) Pair Programming
6 19 (21.35%) DevOps
7 14 (15.73%) OO
8 13 (14.61%) SOA
9 12 (13.48%) MVC
10 11 (12.36%) E-Commerce
10 11 (12.36%) Unit Testing
11 8 (8.99%) Continuous Delivery
12 7 (7.87%) Dependency Injection
12 7 (7.87%) Continuous Improvement
13 6 (6.74%) Open Source
13 6 (6.74%) Functional Programming
13 6 (6.74%) Mentoring
13 6 (6.74%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 50 (56.18%) Java
2 30 (33.71%) JavaScript
3 18 (20.22%) Ruby
4 16 (17.98%) Scala
5 13 (14.61%) C#
6 8 (8.99%) SQL
6 8 (8.99%) Groovy
7 6 (6.74%) XAML
8 5 (5.62%) PHP
9 3 (3.37%) Python
9 3 (3.37%) Clojure
10 2 (2.25%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.12%) C
11 1 (1.12%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.12%) Objective-C
11 1 (1.12%) PHP5
11 1 (1.12%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.12%) VB
11 1 (1.12%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (7.87%) Degree
2 1 (1.12%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.62%) QA
System Software
1 11 (12.36%) Docker
2 5 (5.62%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 10 (11.24%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (10.11%) Puppet
3 8 (8.99%) Salt
4 6 (6.74%) Ansible
5 5 (5.62%) Oozie
6 2 (2.25%) CA LISA
7 1 (1.12%) OpenAM
7 1 (1.12%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 8 (8.99%) SaltStack
2 7 (7.87%) Microsoft
3 6 (6.74%) Atlassian
4 4 (4.49%) Zend
5 3 (3.37%) HP
5 3 (3.37%) Oracle
5 3 (3.37%) IBM
6 2 (2.25%) CA
7 1 (1.12%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.12%) Xamarin
7 1 (1.12%) ForgeRock
7 1 (1.12%) Adobe
7 1 (1.12%) Sun
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