The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Extreme Programming (XP)
Rank 532 502 527
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +25
Contract jobs citing Extreme Programming 58 71 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.14% 0.093%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.19% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 50 51
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -3.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £362 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £528 £630
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
- -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.50 -
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
40487 37295 40755
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.10% 72.93% 70.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 25009 22626 23492
Average daily rate £400 £401 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.12% +0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1153 1056 1466
Average hourly rate £23.00 £30.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.33% -3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.51 £12.50 £13.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £45.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -

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 1 August 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 1 August 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 -11 58 £450 +5.88% 10
London +8 47 £475 +5.55% 4
City of London +44 21 £450 - 3
East of England -19 4 £425 -
North West -6 3 £325 -21.21% 3
Cambridge -8 3 £425 -
Cambridgeshire -13 3 £425 -
South East - 3 £375 - 3
Manchester - 3 £325 - 3
Hampshire - 2 £375 -
East Midlands -13 1 £318 -25.29%
Slough - 1 £330 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £400 -
Berkshire - 1 £330 -
Luton - 1 £400 -
County Antrim - - - - 1
Belfast - - - - 1
Bromley - - - -
Cobham - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Glasgow - - - - 1
Ipswich - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Southampton - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Market Harborough - - - -
Northampton - - - -
Peterborough - - - -
Poole - - - -

Extreme Programming
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 86 (74.78%) TDD
2 73 (63.48%) Java
3 72 (62.61%) BDD
4 69 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
5 63 (54.78%) Scrum
6 58 (50.43%) JavaScript
7 56 (48.70%) Kanban
8 49 (42.61%) MVC
9 48 (41.74%) Spring
10 44 (38.26%) E-Commerce
11 39 (33.91%) J2EE
11 39 (33.91%) Hibernate
12 35 (30.43%) Spring MVC
13 32 (27.83%) jQuery
14 31 (26.96%) Web Services
15 29 (25.22%) HTML
16 28 (24.35%) Ajax
17 26 (22.61%) XML
18 24 (20.87%) Continuous Integration
18 24 (20.87%) Cucumber
19 23 (20.00%) Jasmine
19 23 (20.00%) Ruby
19 23 (20.00%) Python
20 22 (19.13%) .NET
20 22 (19.13%) DevOps
21 21 (18.26%) JSON
21 21 (18.26%) NoSQL
22 20 (17.39%) C#
23 19 (16.52%) Pair Programming
24 18 (15.65%) SQL Server

Extreme Programming
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (6.96%) Liferay
2 5 (4.35%) CMS
3 4 (3.48%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (3.48%) NServiceBus
3 4 (3.48%) Apache Solr
3 4 (3.48%) JCAPS
4 3 (2.61%) Node.js
4 3 (2.61%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.74%) OpenCms
5 2 (1.74%) Apache
5 2 (1.74%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.74%) OpenStack
5 2 (1.74%) Adobe CQ
5 2 (1.74%) Alfresco
5 2 (1.74%) DNN
6 1 (0.87%) Magnolia
6 1 (0.87%) Jetty
6 1 (0.87%) Escenic
6 1 (0.87%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.48%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (3.48%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.61%) GitHub
3 2 (1.74%) Heroku
3 2 (1.74%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.87%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (18.26%) NoSQL
2 18 (15.65%) SQL Server
3 16 (13.91%) MongoDB
4 9 (7.83%) Apache Cassandra
5 5 (4.35%) Big Data
5 5 (4.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 4 (3.48%) RavenDB
7 3 (2.61%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (2.61%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.74%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (1.74%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.87%) CouchDB
9 1 (0.87%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.87%) Riak
9 1 (0.87%) Voldemort
9 1 (0.87%) DTS
9 1 (0.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 24 (20.87%) Cucumber
2 23 (20.00%) Jasmine
3 17 (14.78%) Git (software)
4 15 (13.04%) Jenkins
5 13 (11.30%) Subversion
5 13 (11.30%) JBehave
6 12 (10.43%) Maven
7 10 (8.70%) TeamCity
7 10 (8.70%) JIRA
7 10 (8.70%) Capybara
8 9 (7.83%) Hudson
8 9 (7.83%) JUnit
9 8 (6.96%) Eclipse
9 8 (6.96%) IntelliJ
9 8 (6.96%) Selenium
9 8 (6.96%) Mockito
10 7 (6.09%) RubyMine
10 7 (6.09%) NetBeans
11 5 (4.35%) Hamcrest
12 4 (3.48%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (13.04%) Finance
2 8 (6.96%) Banking
3 6 (5.22%) Retail
4 4 (3.48%) Front Office
4 4 (3.48%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.74%) Back Office
6 1 (0.87%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (0.87%) Games
6 1 (0.87%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.87%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 78 (67.83%) Developer
2 53 (46.09%) Java Developer
3 14 (12.17%) .NET Developer
4 11 (9.57%) Tester
4 11 (9.57%) Senior Developer
5 7 (6.09%) Senior Java Developer
6 6 (5.22%) Business Analyst
6 6 (5.22%) Analyst
6 6 (5.22%) ScrumMaster
7 5 (4.35%) Agile Java Developer
7 5 (4.35%) C# Developer
8 4 (3.48%) Test Engineer
8 4 (3.48%) Automation Tester
8 4 (3.48%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (3.48%) Agile Business Analyst
9 3 (2.61%) Agile Tester
9 3 (2.61%) Automation Engineer
9 3 (2.61%) Scala Developer
9 3 (2.61%) Senior .NET Developer
9 3 (2.61%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (41.74%) Spring
2 39 (33.91%) J2EE
2 39 (33.91%) Hibernate
3 35 (30.43%) Spring MVC
4 32 (27.83%) jQuery
5 31 (26.96%) Web Services
6 29 (25.22%) HTML
7 28 (24.35%) Ajax
8 26 (22.61%) XML
9 22 (19.13%) .NET
10 21 (18.26%) JSON
11 17 (14.78%) REST
12 15 (13.04%) CSS
13 13 (11.30%) RESTful
14 10 (8.70%) SOAP
15 9 (7.83%) ASP.NET
16 8 (6.96%) Grails
17 7 (6.09%) WCF
17 7 (6.09%) RabbitMQ
18 6 (5.22%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.22%) Fixed Income
2 5 (4.35%) Mobile App
3 4 (3.48%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.48%) Open Source
4 3 (2.61%) Reference Data
5 2 (1.74%) GIS
5 2 (1.74%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.74%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.74%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.87%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.09%) Linux
2 6 (5.22%) UNIX
3 3 (2.61%) Android
3 3 (2.61%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.87%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (74.78%) TDD
2 72 (62.61%) BDD
3 69 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
4 63 (54.78%) Scrum
5 56 (48.70%) Kanban
6 49 (42.61%) MVC
7 44 (38.26%) E-Commerce
8 24 (20.87%) Continuous Integration
9 22 (19.13%) DevOps
10 19 (16.52%) Pair Programming
11 13 (11.30%) OO
12 11 (9.57%) Software Engineering
13 7 (6.09%) Unit Testing
13 7 (6.09%) User Stories
13 7 (6.09%) SOA
14 6 (5.22%) Stakeholder Management
15 5 (4.35%) Test Automation
15 5 (4.35%) Multithreading
15 5 (4.35%) Agile Testing
15 5 (4.35%) Test-First Development
Programming Languages
1 73 (63.48%) Java
2 58 (50.43%) JavaScript
3 23 (20.00%) Ruby
3 23 (20.00%) Python
4 20 (17.39%) C#
5 18 (15.65%) Scala
6 15 (13.04%) SQL
7 13 (11.30%) Groovy
8 5 (4.35%) Perl
9 4 (3.48%) C++
9 4 (3.48%) Clojure
10 3 (2.61%) VB
10 3 (2.61%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.87%) F#
11 1 (0.87%) Haskell
11 1 (0.87%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.87%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (1.74%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.74%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 4 (3.48%) Puppet
1 4 (3.48%) Ansible
2 2 (1.74%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.87%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 9 (7.83%) VMware
2 6 (5.22%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.35%) Akamai
4 2 (1.74%) FatWire
4 2 (1.74%) Oracle
4 2 (1.74%) Rackspace
4 2 (1.74%) hybris
5 1 (0.87%) ForgeRock
5 1 (0.87%) GigaSpaces
5 1 (0.87%) TIBCO
5 1 (0.87%) JBoss
5 1 (0.87%) Sybase
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