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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Extreme Programming (XP)
Rank 548 510 456
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -54
Contract jobs citing Extreme Programming 51 60 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.095% 0.12% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.15% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 51 66
Average daily rate
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£500 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £350 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £373 £400
% change year-on-year
-6.04% -6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 6
Average hourly rate £45.00 - £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - £44.00

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
40851 38864 33748
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 76.14% 74.87% 73.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 25403 23796 20201
Average daily rate £420 £400 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £560 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1159 1113 1105
Average hourly rate £29.00 £27.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% -15.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.25 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £50.00 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 48 £500 +17.64% 24
London -13 31 £500 +11.11% 11
City of London +13 10 £450 - 1
East Midlands -6 6 £300 -29.41% 3
South East -25 6 £350 - 4
Leicestershire +2 3 £300 -18.91% 2
Market Harborough +1 3 £300 -18.91% 2
Slough 0 3 - -
Berkshire -7 3 - -
East Sussex - 3 £350 -
West Yorkshire -6 2 £510 +59.37%
Scotland -6 2 - -
Leeds -12 2 £510 +59.37%
Yorkshire -15 2 £510 +59.37% 1
West Midlands -7 1 £388 +40.90% 1
Edinburgh -8 1 - -
Brighton - 1 - -
North West - 1 £550 - 1
Kent - - - - 1
Buckinghamshire - - - - 1
Cambridgeshire - - - - 1
Luton - - - - 1
Manchester - - - - 1
Northamptonshire - - - - 1
Suffolk - - - -
Surrey - - - - 2
Warwickshire - - - - 1
West Sussex - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Cobham - - - -

Extreme Programming
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (97.54%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (75.41%) Java
3 81 (66.39%) Scrum
4 72 (59.02%) TDD
5 53 (43.44%) Hibernate
6 46 (37.70%) Kanban
7 45 (36.89%) Spring
8 43 (35.25%) BDD
9 39 (31.97%) JavaScript
10 35 (28.69%) SQL
10 35 (28.69%) Scala
11 32 (26.23%) Continuous Integration
11 32 (26.23%) Pair Programming
11 32 (26.23%) MVC
12 30 (24.59%) OO
13 29 (23.77%) Spring MVC
14 28 (22.95%) DevOps
15 25 (20.49%) User Stories
16 24 (19.67%) Finance
17 22 (18.03%) E-Commerce
18 19 (15.57%) J2EE
18 19 (15.57%) Groovy
19 18 (14.75%) .NET
20 16 (13.11%) Linux
20 16 (13.11%) Oracle
20 16 (13.11%) HTML
20 16 (13.11%) Ruby
21 15 (12.30%) Mentoring
22 14 (11.48%) C#
22 14 (11.48%) Web Services

Extreme Programming
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (5.74%) Adobe CQ
2 4 (3.28%) JBoss
2 4 (3.28%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (2.46%) WebSphere
3 3 (2.46%) DNN
3 3 (2.46%) Node.js
4 2 (1.64%) IIS
4 2 (1.64%) Apache Solr
4 2 (1.64%) Apache
5 1 (0.82%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.82%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (0.82%) Jetty
5 1 (0.82%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (0.82%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.82%) Bond Adapt
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.20%) HTTP
2 1 (0.82%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.82%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (9.02%) NoSQL
2 8 (6.56%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.56%) MongoDB
3 7 (5.74%) Relational Database
4 5 (4.10%) RDBMS
5 4 (3.28%) Redis
6 3 (2.46%) Big Data
7 2 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.64%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.82%) DTS
8 1 (0.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.82%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.82%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.82%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.82%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.82%) Riak
Development Applications
1 13 (10.66%) Subversion
2 12 (9.84%) jMock
3 11 (9.02%) JIRA
3 11 (9.02%) Selenium
3 11 (9.02%) Cucumber
4 10 (8.20%) Git (software)
4 10 (8.20%) JBehave
5 9 (7.38%) JUnit
6 7 (5.74%) LoadRunner
7 6 (4.92%) JMeter
7 6 (4.92%) Capybara
8 5 (4.10%) Jenkins
8 5 (4.10%) Jasmine
9 4 (3.28%) Hudson
9 4 (3.28%) Maven
9 4 (3.28%) Eclipse
10 3 (2.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (2.46%) TeamCity
10 3 (2.46%) WebDriver
10 3 (2.46%) CruiseControl
General
1 24 (19.67%) Finance
2 7 (5.74%) Banking
2 7 (5.74%) Retail
3 3 (2.46%) Investment Banking
3 3 (2.46%) Publishing
3 3 (2.46%) Games
3 3 (2.46%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.64%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.82%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (0.82%) Arabic Language
5 1 (0.82%) Hindi Language
5 1 (0.82%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 58 (47.54%) Developer
2 42 (34.43%) Java Developer
3 24 (19.67%) Architect
4 16 (13.11%) Technical Architect
5 14 (11.48%) Analyst
6 12 (9.84%) Senior Developer
6 12 (9.84%) Agile Java Developer
7 11 (9.02%) Business Analyst
8 7 (5.74%) Senior Java Developer
8 7 (5.74%) Agile Business Analyst
8 7 (5.74%) ScrumMaster
9 6 (4.92%) Project Manager
10 5 (4.10%) Tester
10 5 (4.10%) Agile Project Manager
11 3 (2.46%) Senior Architect
11 3 (2.46%) Automation Tester
11 3 (2.46%) Delivery Manager
11 3 (2.46%) Software Developer
11 3 (2.46%) Development Manager
11 3 (2.46%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (43.44%) Hibernate
2 45 (36.89%) Spring
3 29 (23.77%) Spring MVC
4 19 (15.57%) J2EE
5 18 (14.75%) .NET
6 16 (13.11%) HTML
7 14 (11.48%) Web Services
7 14 (11.48%) XML
8 13 (10.66%) RESTful
9 12 (9.84%) Play Framework
9 12 (9.84%) SOAP
10 11 (9.02%) Akka
11 10 (8.20%) REST
12 9 (7.38%) JSON
13 7 (5.74%) Ajax
13 7 (5.74%) CSS
14 6 (4.92%) AngularJS
15 5 (4.10%) jQuery
15 5 (4.10%) J2SE
16 4 (3.28%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.20%) Fixed Income
1 10 (8.20%) User Experience
2 7 (5.74%) Open Source
2 7 (5.74%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (5.74%) Web 2.0
2 7 (5.74%) Reference Data
3 6 (4.92%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.64%) Over-the-Top Content
4 2 (1.64%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.82%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.82%) Clustering
5 1 (0.82%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.82%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 16 (13.11%) Linux
2 4 (3.28%) UNIX
3 2 (1.64%) Android
4 1 (0.82%) AIX
4 1 (0.82%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (97.54%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (66.39%) Scrum
3 72 (59.02%) TDD
4 46 (37.70%) Kanban
5 43 (35.25%) BDD
6 32 (26.23%) Continuous Integration
6 32 (26.23%) Pair Programming
6 32 (26.23%) MVC
7 30 (24.59%) OO
8 28 (22.95%) DevOps
9 25 (20.49%) User Stories
10 22 (18.03%) E-Commerce
11 15 (12.30%) Mentoring
12 12 (9.84%) Software Engineering
12 12 (9.84%) Technical Analysis
13 11 (9.02%) Stakeholder Management
14 10 (8.20%) Web Development
14 10 (8.20%) Unit Testing
15 9 (7.38%) Feature Driven Development
15 9 (7.38%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 92 (75.41%) Java
2 39 (31.97%) JavaScript
3 35 (28.69%) SQL
3 35 (28.69%) Scala
4 19 (15.57%) Groovy
5 16 (13.11%) Ruby
6 14 (11.48%) C#
7 12 (9.84%) Python
8 4 (3.28%) Clojure
8 4 (3.28%) PHP
9 3 (2.46%) PL/SQL
9 3 (2.46%) VB
10 2 (1.64%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.64%) VBA
10 2 (1.64%) C
10 2 (1.64%) R
10 2 (1.64%) Perl
11 1 (0.82%) C++
11 1 (0.82%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.82%) Golang
Qualifications
1 9 (7.38%) Degree
2 1 (0.82%) GNVQ
2 1 (0.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.20%) QA
System Software
1 5 (4.10%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (4.10%) Puppet
1 5 (4.10%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (3.28%) Salt
3 1 (0.82%) OpenAM
3 1 (0.82%) Ansible
Vendors
1 16 (13.11%) Oracle
2 4 (3.28%) SaltStack
2 4 (3.28%) Adobe
3 3 (2.46%) IBM
3 3 (2.46%) Atlassian
4 2 (1.64%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.82%) hybris
5 1 (0.82%) ForgeRock
5 1 (0.82%) Sun
5 1 (0.82%) HP
5 1 (0.82%) BEA
5 1 (0.82%) ILOG
5 1 (0.82%) ATG
5 1 (0.82%) VMware
5 1 (0.82%) Endeca
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