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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Extreme Programming (XP)
Rank 514 498 481
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -17
Contract jobs citing Extreme Programming 57 61 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.12% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.17% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 49 38
Average daily rate
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£500 £420 £444
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -5.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £320 £346
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+57.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £52.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -18.26%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £52.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -18.26%

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
37746 36266 32728
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 75.34% 74.25% 72.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 24225 22016 19460
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 992 1106 1306
Average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £46.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

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 28 January 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 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 28 January 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 -19 54 £500 +17.64% 29
London +7 33 £500 +11.11% 16
City of London +12 8 £488 +18.18% 5
North West - 8 £550 - 2
Berkshire +8 6 £308 - 2
South East -9 6 £308 -27.64% 5
Slough -1 5 £308 - 2
West Yorkshire -4 3 £320 -
Yorkshire -8 3 £320 -
Leeds -11 3 £320 -
East of England - 3 £400 - 4
Suffolk - 3 £400 -
Scotland -11 2 - -
Edinburgh -7 1 - -
Manchester - 1 £550 - 2
Reading - 1 £550 -
South West - 1 £550 - 1
West Midlands - - - - 1
Surrey - - - - 2
Warwickshire - - - - 1
Buckinghamshire - - - - 1
Cambridgeshire - - - - 1
Dorset - - - - 1
East Sussex - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - - 1
Leicestershire - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
Sheffield - - - -
Luton - - - - 2
Stevenage - - - -

Extreme Programming
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 January 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.

1 119 (96.75%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (70.73%) Java
3 85 (69.11%) TDD
4 78 (63.41%) Scrum
5 48 (39.02%) Hibernate
6 47 (38.21%) BDD
7 46 (37.40%) JavaScript
7 46 (37.40%) Kanban
8 42 (34.15%) Spring
9 33 (26.83%) Scala
10 32 (26.02%) SQL
11 31 (25.20%) MVC
12 29 (23.58%) J2EE
13 28 (22.76%) E-Commerce
13 28 (22.76%) Pair Programming
13 28 (22.76%) Spring MVC
13 28 (22.76%) User Stories
14 27 (21.95%) DevOps
14 27 (21.95%) Continuous Integration
14 27 (21.95%) OO
15 22 (17.89%) HTML
16 21 (17.07%) Finance
16 21 (17.07%) Mentoring
17 20 (16.26%) Groovy
18 19 (15.45%) XML
19 17 (13.82%) SOA
19 17 (13.82%) RESTful
20 16 (13.01%) Oracle
21 15 (12.20%) Web Services
21 15 (12.20%) Subversion

Extreme Programming
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 10 (8.13%) Adobe CQ
2 3 (2.44%) Apache Solr
2 3 (2.44%) JBoss
2 3 (2.44%) Apache
3 2 (1.63%) CMS
3 2 (1.63%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (1.63%) IIS
3 2 (1.63%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (1.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.81%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.81%) Liferay
4 1 (0.81%) Alfresco
4 1 (0.81%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.81%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.81%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.81%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.63%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.81%) Bond Adapt
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.81%) GitHub
1 1 (0.81%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.32%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.50%) MongoDB
1 8 (6.50%) NoSQL
2 7 (5.69%) Relational Database
3 6 (4.88%) SQL Server
4 5 (4.07%) RDBMS
5 3 (2.44%) Oracle Database
5 3 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.63%) DTS
6 2 (1.63%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.63%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (1.63%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.63%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (1.63%) Redis
6 2 (1.63%) Riak
7 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 15 (12.20%) Subversion
2 11 (8.94%) Git (software)
2 11 (8.94%) JBehave
2 11 (8.94%) Cucumber
3 10 (8.13%) Jasmine
3 10 (8.13%) JIRA
4 9 (7.32%) Selenium
5 8 (6.50%) jMock
6 7 (5.69%) Capybara
6 7 (5.69%) JMeter
6 7 (5.69%) LoadRunner
7 6 (4.88%) JUnit
7 6 (4.88%) Jenkins
8 4 (3.25%) Eclipse
8 4 (3.25%) Hudson
9 3 (2.44%) SilkTest
9 3 (2.44%) Maven
9 3 (2.44%) FitNesse
9 3 (2.44%) WebDriver
9 3 (2.44%) Mockito
General
1 21 (17.07%) Finance
2 9 (7.32%) Banking
3 5 (4.07%) Front Office
4 4 (3.25%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.25%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.44%) Retail
6 2 (1.63%) Back Office
6 2 (1.63%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.81%) Arabic Language
7 1 (0.81%) Hindi Language
7 1 (0.81%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.81%) Games
Job Titles
1 58 (47.15%) Developer
2 42 (34.15%) Java Developer
3 18 (14.63%) Architect
4 14 (11.38%) Analyst
4 14 (11.38%) Technical Architect
5 11 (8.94%) Business Analyst
6 10 (8.13%) Agile Java Developer
7 9 (7.32%) Agile Business Analyst
7 9 (7.32%) ScrumMaster
8 7 (5.69%) Senior Developer
9 6 (4.88%) Project Manager
10 5 (4.07%) Agile Project Manager
11 4 (3.25%) Software Developer
11 4 (3.25%) Delivery Manager
11 4 (3.25%) Senior Java Developer
12 3 (2.44%) Automation Tester
12 3 (2.44%) Scala Developer
12 3 (2.44%) Technical Leader
12 3 (2.44%) Development Manager
12 3 (2.44%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (39.02%) Hibernate
2 42 (34.15%) Spring
3 29 (23.58%) J2EE
4 28 (22.76%) Spring MVC
5 22 (17.89%) HTML
6 19 (15.45%) XML
7 17 (13.82%) RESTful
8 15 (12.20%) Web Services
9 13 (10.57%) .NET
10 12 (9.76%) Ajax
10 12 (9.76%) jQuery
11 10 (8.13%) Play Framework
11 10 (8.13%) Akka
12 9 (7.32%) JSON
12 9 (7.32%) SOAP
13 8 (6.50%) REST
14 7 (5.69%) Grails
14 7 (5.69%) HTML5
14 7 (5.69%) CSS
15 6 (4.88%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.94%) Fixed Income
2 7 (5.69%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (5.69%) User Experience
2 7 (5.69%) Web 2.0
3 6 (4.88%) Reference Data
3 6 (4.88%) Open Source
4 5 (4.07%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.25%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.63%) Credit Risk
6 2 (1.63%) Over-the-Top Content
7 1 (0.81%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.81%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.81%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.81%) NHS
7 1 (0.81%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 12 (9.76%) Linux
2 3 (2.44%) Android
3 2 (1.63%) UNIX
4 1 (0.81%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.81%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (96.75%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (69.11%) TDD
3 78 (63.41%) Scrum
4 47 (38.21%) BDD
5 46 (37.40%) Kanban
6 31 (25.20%) MVC
7 28 (22.76%) E-Commerce
7 28 (22.76%) Pair Programming
7 28 (22.76%) User Stories
8 27 (21.95%) DevOps
8 27 (21.95%) Continuous Integration
8 27 (21.95%) OO
9 21 (17.07%) Mentoring
10 17 (13.82%) SOA
11 12 (9.76%) Project Management
12 11 (8.94%) Unit Testing
12 11 (8.94%) Stakeholder Management
13 10 (8.13%) Technical Analysis
14 9 (7.32%) Web Development
15 8 (6.50%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 87 (70.73%) Java
2 46 (37.40%) JavaScript
3 33 (26.83%) Scala
4 32 (26.02%) SQL
5 20 (16.26%) Groovy
6 14 (11.38%) Ruby
7 13 (10.57%) Python
7 13 (10.57%) C#
8 5 (4.07%) PHP
9 3 (2.44%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.63%) Perl
10 2 (1.63%) VB
10 2 (1.63%) VBA
10 2 (1.63%) Clojure
10 2 (1.63%) Golang
10 2 (1.63%) R
11 1 (0.81%) XPath
11 1 (0.81%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.81%) C++
11 1 (0.81%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (7.32%) Degree
2 1 (0.81%) GNVQ
2 1 (0.81%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.88%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.63%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.63%) Puppet
1 2 (1.63%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (1.63%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 16 (13.01%) Oracle
2 4 (3.25%) Adobe
3 2 (1.63%) FatWire
3 2 (1.63%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.81%) Endeca
4 1 (0.81%) GigaSpaces
4 1 (0.81%) hybris
4 1 (0.81%) IBM
4 1 (0.81%) BEA
4 1 (0.81%) Lotus
4 1 (0.81%) VMware
4 1 (0.81%) ATG
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