The table below looks at the statistics for Extreme Programming skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Extreme Programming over the 3 months to 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Extreme Programming (XP)
Rank 570 595 558
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -37
Contract jobs citing Extreme Programming 83 45 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.081% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.10% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 32 52
Median daily rate £425 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £382 £350 £341
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £623 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
45304 44011 42247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.57% 78.89% 77.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 29953 27402 26436
Median daily rate £438 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £551
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1029 1284 1210
Median hourly rate £35.00 £29.00 £29.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% -1.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.83 £12.10 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £49.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £30.41
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.35%

Extreme Programming
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs 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 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 5 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Extreme Programming within the UK over the 3 months to 5 May 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
England +2 70 £425 -15.00% 10
London +10 30 £475 -13.63% 9
North West +1 10 £396 +5.66%
East of England +14 9 £400 -21.95% 1
Essex - 9 £400 -
South East -13 8 £538 +53.57%
Cheshire -5 7 £406 +16.07%
East Midlands +13 6 £385 +28.33%
Nottingham +3 6 £385 -
Nottinghamshire +1 6 £385 -
City of London +34 4 £563 +25.00% 1
South West - 4 £394 -
Bromley - 4 £606 - 1
Edinburgh - 4 £525 -
Scotland - 4 £525 - 1
Chester +2 3 £413 +17.85%
Preston - 3 £340 -
Warrington - 3 £393 -
Lancashire - 3 £340 -
Kent - 3 £550 -
Newcastle upon Tyne -31 2 £394 -43.71%
Tyne and Wear -32 2 £394 -43.71%
North East -33 2 £394 -43.71%
Cobham - 2 - -
Bristol - 2 £338 -
Surrey - 2 - -
West Yorkshire +1 1 £389 -44.42%
Yorkshire 0 1 £389 -8.47%
Berkshire 0 1 £350 -
Leeds -5 1 £389 -44.42%

Extreme Programming
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 with a requirement for Extreme Programming.

1 126 (92.65%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (63.24%) Java
3 72 (52.94%) Scrum
3 72 (52.94%) TDD
4 47 (34.56%) Kanban
5 37 (27.21%) JavaScript
6 36 (26.47%) Git (software)
6 36 (26.47%) Cucumber
7 35 (25.74%) Pair Programming
8 34 (25.00%) Linux
8 34 (25.00%) DevOps
9 33 (24.26%) BDD
9 33 (24.26%) Continuous Integration
10 31 (22.79%) Software Engineering
11 30 (22.06%) Finance
12 29 (21.32%) NoSQL
13 28 (20.59%) Spring
13 28 (20.59%) Subversion
13 28 (20.59%) Selenium
14 27 (19.85%) SQL
15 26 (19.12%) CSS
16 25 (18.38%) HTML
16 25 (18.38%) VMware
17 24 (17.65%) Web Services
17 24 (17.65%) XML
18 22 (16.18%) HTML5
19 21 (15.44%) Amazon AWS
19 21 (15.44%) Performance Testing
19 21 (15.44%) Unix
19 21 (15.44%) AngularJS

Extreme Programming
Top Related IT Skills 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 17 (12.50%) OpenStack
2 12 (8.82%) Apache
3 11 (8.09%) WebSphere
4 10 (7.35%) Node.js
5 6 (4.41%) Cloud Foundry
6 3 (2.21%) Apache Spark
6 3 (2.21%) Tomcat
6 3 (2.21%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (1.47%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (1.47%) CMS
7 2 (1.47%) NServiceBus
8 1 (0.74%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.74%) Confluence
8 1 (0.74%) DNN
8 1 (0.74%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.74%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (1.47%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.47%) MS Office
2 1 (0.74%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 21 (15.44%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (13.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (11.03%) PaaS
4 10 (7.35%) IaaS
4 10 (7.35%) SaaS
5 7 (5.15%) Heroku
6 3 (2.21%) Google Analytics
7 2 (1.47%) GitHub
8 1 (0.74%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.74%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.74%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 13 (9.56%) HTTP
2 7 (5.15%) Internet
3 5 (3.68%) HTTPS
4 4 (2.94%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (21.32%) NoSQL
2 18 (13.24%) Apache Cassandra
3 12 (8.82%) MongoDB
4 9 (6.62%) Hadoop
5 7 (5.15%) Redis
6 6 (4.41%) Oracle Database
7 5 (3.68%) SQL Server
8 4 (2.94%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 3 (2.21%) Apache Hive
9 3 (2.21%) Big Data
9 3 (2.21%) Couchbase
10 2 (1.47%) MariaDB
10 2 (1.47%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (1.47%) Oracle9i Database
10 2 (1.47%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (1.47%) RavenDB
10 2 (1.47%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.74%) Datomic
11 1 (0.74%) MySQL
11 1 (0.74%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 36 (26.47%) Cucumber
1 36 (26.47%) Git (software)
2 28 (20.59%) Selenium
2 28 (20.59%) Subversion
3 20 (14.71%) Gradle
4 19 (13.97%) JIRA
5 17 (12.50%) Jenkins
6 16 (11.76%) Ant
6 16 (11.76%) JUnit
7 15 (11.03%) Maven
8 12 (8.82%) Gatling
9 11 (8.09%) JMeter
9 11 (8.09%) LoadRunner
10 10 (7.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 10 (7.35%) Bitbucket
11 7 (5.15%) eggPlant
11 7 (5.15%) HP UFT
12 6 (4.41%) jMock
13 4 (2.94%) TestDirector
14 3 (2.21%) Artifactory
General
1 30 (22.06%) Finance
2 13 (9.56%) Banking
3 8 (5.88%) Retail
4 3 (2.21%) Games
4 3 (2.21%) Wholesale Banking
5 2 (1.47%) Front Office
6 1 (0.74%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.74%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 70 (51.47%) Developer
2 40 (29.41%) Java Developer
3 14 (10.29%) DevOps Engineer
4 12 (8.82%) Tester
5 11 (8.09%) Agile Developer
6 10 (7.35%) Architect
7 8 (5.88%) .NET Developer
7 8 (5.88%) Applications Developer
7 8 (5.88%) Software Developer
8 7 (5.15%) Agile Java Developer
8 7 (5.15%) Analyst
8 7 (5.15%) Automation Tester
8 7 (5.15%) Business Analyst
8 7 (5.15%) Scrum Master
9 6 (4.41%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 6 (4.41%) C# .NET Developer
9 6 (4.41%) C# Developer
9 6 (4.41%) Senior Developer
9 6 (4.41%) Technical Architect
10 5 (3.68%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (20.59%) Spring
2 26 (19.12%) CSS
3 25 (18.38%) HTML
4 24 (17.65%) Web Services
4 24 (17.65%) XML
5 22 (16.18%) HTML5
6 21 (15.44%) AngularJS
7 17 (12.50%) XHTML
8 15 (11.03%) J2EE
8 15 (11.03%) JSON
9 14 (10.29%) .NET
9 14 (10.29%) REST
10 12 (8.82%) Ajax
11 11 (8.09%) jQuery
12 9 (6.62%) LESS
12 9 (6.62%) Sass
13 8 (5.88%) Akka
13 8 (5.88%) Apache Camel
13 8 (5.88%) JMS
13 8 (5.88%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.68%) Blog
1 5 (3.68%) Computer Science
2 3 (2.21%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.21%) Blackberry
2 3 (2.21%) iPad
2 3 (2.21%) iPhone
2 3 (2.21%) Management Information System
2 3 (2.21%) User Experience
3 2 (1.47%) Algorithms
3 2 (1.47%) Data Structures
3 2 (1.47%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.47%) Web 2.0
4 1 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 34 (25.00%) Linux
2 21 (15.44%) Unix
3 10 (7.35%) Windows
4 3 (2.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.47%) Android
5 2 (1.47%) Solaris
5 2 (1.47%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.74%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (92.65%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (52.94%) Scrum
2 72 (52.94%) TDD
3 47 (34.56%) Kanban
4 35 (25.74%) Pair Programming
5 34 (25.00%) DevOps
6 33 (24.26%) BDD
6 33 (24.26%) Continuous Integration
7 31 (22.79%) Software Engineering
8 21 (15.44%) Performance Testing
9 20 (14.71%) Microservices
10 19 (13.97%) Continuous Delivery
10 19 (13.97%) Unit Testing
11 17 (12.50%) Automation Testing
12 15 (11.03%) OO
13 14 (10.29%) Functional Testing
13 14 (10.29%) Mentoring
13 14 (10.29%) Project Management
14 13 (9.56%) DSDM
15 12 (8.82%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 86 (63.24%) Java
2 37 (27.21%) JavaScript
3 27 (19.85%) SQL
4 16 (11.76%) Scala
5 13 (9.56%) C#
6 11 (8.09%) Shell Script
7 9 (6.62%) Ruby
8 8 (5.88%) Clojure
9 7 (5.15%) Go
9 7 (5.15%) Groovy
10 5 (3.68%) Bash Shell
10 5 (3.68%) PL/SQL
10 5 (3.68%) VB
11 4 (2.94%) Lua
12 2 (1.47%) C++
12 2 (1.47%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.47%) Python
12 2 (1.47%) XPath
13 1 (0.74%) Perl
13 1 (0.74%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (7.35%) Security Cleared
2 5 (3.68%) Degree
2 5 (3.68%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.47%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.74%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.68%) QA
2 4 (2.94%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 11 (8.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (3.68%) vSphere
3 4 (2.94%) Docker
4 2 (1.47%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 15 (11.03%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (9.56%) Puppet
3 11 (8.09%) Ansible
4 4 (2.94%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (2.94%) Tivoli
5 2 (1.47%) Kubernetes
5 2 (1.47%) Oozie
6 1 (0.74%) Mesos
6 1 (0.74%) Nagios
6 1 (0.74%) Salt
6 1 (0.74%) SELinux
Vendors
1 25 (18.38%) VMware
2 13 (9.56%) IBM
3 11 (8.09%) HP
3 11 (8.09%) SOASTA, Inc
4 10 (7.35%) Atlassian
5 6 (4.41%) Oracle
6 4 (2.94%) Microsoft
7 3 (2.21%) Google
7 3 (2.21%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.47%) CA
8 2 (1.47%) Citrix
8 2 (1.47%) FatWire
8 2 (1.47%) Omniture
8 2 (1.47%) Rally
8 2 (1.47%) Twitter
9 1 (0.74%) Bloomberg
9 1 (0.74%) Facebook
9 1 (0.74%) Reuters
9 1 (0.74%) SaltStack
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