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 25 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Extreme Programming (XP)
Rank 550 596 566
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -30
Contract jobs citing Extreme Programming 91 42 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.077% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.098% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 30 55
Median daily rate £425 £506 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.04% +19.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £345 £372
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £700 £475
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
43989 42942 40972
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.91% 79.23% 77.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 29145 27166 25895
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 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1025 1234 1230
Median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +4.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £12.35 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.71 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.65% +1.66%

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 25 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 25 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 +26 80 £425 -17.07% 7
London +17 34 £450 -18.18% 7
North West -1 12 £393 +4.66%
South East -6 10 £500 +42.85%
East Midlands +16 9 £385 +28.33%
East of England +16 9 £400 -21.95%
Nottinghamshire +8 9 £385 -
Nottingham +6 9 £385 -
Essex - 9 £400 -
Cheshire -2 8 £400 +14.28%
Bromley - 6 £606 - 2
City of London +49 4 £563 +45.16% 1
Chester +3 4 £406 +16.07%
Preston - 4 £340 -
Lancashire - 4 £340 -
Edinburgh -4 3 £513 +89.81%
Scotland -11 3 £513 +89.81%
South West - 3 £338 -
Kent - 3 £550 -
Sussex - 3 £475 -
Bristol - 3 £338 -
Warrington - 3 £393 -
North East -45 2 £394 -43.71%
Newcastle upon Tyne -49 2 £394 -43.71%
Tyne and Wear -49 2 £394 -43.71%
Cobham - 2 - -
Surrey - 2 - -
West Sussex - 2 £500 -
Yorkshire -1 1 £389 -8.47%
West Yorkshire -2 1 £389 -44.42%

Extreme Programming
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 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.

1 129 (94.16%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (62.77%) Java
3 70 (51.09%) Scrum
4 68 (49.64%) TDD
5 40 (29.20%) Git (software)
6 38 (27.74%) Kanban
7 36 (26.28%) JavaScript
7 36 (26.28%) Linux
8 35 (25.55%) Cucumber
9 34 (24.82%) Continuous Integration
9 34 (24.82%) Subversion
9 34 (24.82%) Finance
10 31 (22.63%) Pair Programming
10 31 (22.63%) SQL
10 31 (22.63%) BDD
11 30 (21.90%) Software Engineering
11 30 (21.90%) DevOps
12 27 (19.71%) Selenium
12 27 (19.71%) XML
12 27 (19.71%) VMware
13 26 (18.98%) Spring
14 25 (18.25%) NoSQL
14 25 (18.25%) Unix
14 25 (18.25%) Web Services
15 24 (17.52%) Performance Testing
16 22 (16.06%) CSS
16 22 (16.06%) HTML
16 22 (16.06%) Gradle
17 21 (15.33%) AngularJS
17 21 (15.33%) Jenkins

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 16 (11.68%) OpenStack
2 13 (9.49%) Apache
3 10 (7.30%) WebSphere
4 9 (6.57%) Node.js
5 6 (4.38%) Cloud Foundry
6 4 (2.92%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (2.19%) NServiceBus
8 2 (1.46%) Apache Spark
8 2 (1.46%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (1.46%) CMS
9 1 (0.73%) Confluence
9 1 (0.73%) DNN
9 1 (0.73%) JBoss
9 1 (0.73%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (2.19%) MS Excel
1 3 (2.19%) MS Office
2 1 (0.73%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 21 (15.33%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (13.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (10.95%) PaaS
4 10 (7.30%) IaaS
4 10 (7.30%) SaaS
5 7 (5.11%) Heroku
6 3 (2.19%) Google Analytics
7 2 (1.46%) GitHub
8 1 (0.73%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.73%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.76%) HTTP
2 8 (5.84%) Internet
3 6 (4.38%) HTTPS
4 5 (3.65%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (18.25%) NoSQL
2 15 (10.95%) Apache Cassandra
3 10 (7.30%) MongoDB
4 7 (5.11%) Hadoop
4 7 (5.11%) Redis
5 6 (4.38%) SQL Server
6 5 (3.65%) Oracle Database
7 3 (2.19%) Couchbase
7 3 (2.19%) RavenDB
8 2 (1.46%) Apache Hive
8 2 (1.46%) Big Data
8 2 (1.46%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.73%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.73%) MariaDB
9 1 (0.73%) MySQL
9 1 (0.73%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 40 (29.20%) Git (software)
2 35 (25.55%) Cucumber
3 34 (24.82%) Subversion
4 27 (19.71%) Selenium
5 22 (16.06%) Gradle
6 21 (15.33%) Jenkins
7 20 (14.60%) JIRA
8 17 (12.41%) JUnit
9 16 (11.68%) Ant
9 16 (11.68%) Gatling
9 16 (11.68%) Maven
10 15 (10.95%) JMeter
10 15 (10.95%) LoadRunner
11 10 (7.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 10 (7.30%) Bitbucket
12 6 (4.38%) eggPlant
12 6 (4.38%) HP UFT
12 6 (4.38%) jMock
13 4 (2.92%) Artifactory
13 4 (2.92%) WebDriver
General
1 34 (24.82%) Finance
2 15 (10.95%) Banking
3 11 (8.03%) Retail
4 3 (2.19%) Games
4 3 (2.19%) Wholesale Banking
5 2 (1.46%) Front Office
5 2 (1.46%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.73%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 67 (48.91%) Developer
2 36 (26.28%) Java Developer
3 15 (10.95%) Tester
4 14 (10.22%) DevOps Engineer
5 11 (8.03%) Analyst
6 10 (7.30%) Architect
6 10 (7.30%) Business Analyst
7 9 (6.57%) .NET Developer
7 9 (6.57%) Applications Developer
8 8 (5.84%) Automation Tester
8 8 (5.84%) Senior Developer
8 8 (5.84%) Software Developer
9 7 (5.11%) Agile Developer
9 7 (5.11%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 7 (5.11%) C# .NET Developer
9 7 (5.11%) C# Developer
9 7 (5.11%) Scrum Master
9 7 (5.11%) Senior Java Developer
10 6 (4.38%) Agile Tester
10 6 (4.38%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (19.71%) XML
2 26 (18.98%) Spring
3 25 (18.25%) Web Services
4 22 (16.06%) CSS
4 22 (16.06%) HTML
5 21 (15.33%) AngularJS
5 21 (15.33%) HTML5
6 20 (14.60%) JSON
7 17 (12.41%) XHTML
8 15 (10.95%) J2EE
8 15 (10.95%) REST
9 14 (10.22%) .NET
10 12 (8.76%) Ajax
10 12 (8.76%) SOAP
11 11 (8.03%) jQuery
12 9 (6.57%) Apache Camel
12 9 (6.57%) ASP.NET
13 8 (5.84%) Akka
13 8 (5.84%) JSP
13 8 (5.84%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.65%) Blog
2 4 (2.92%) Blackberry
2 4 (2.92%) iPad
2 4 (2.92%) iPhone
3 3 (2.19%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.19%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.19%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.46%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.46%) User Experience
4 2 (1.46%) Web 2.0
5 1 (0.73%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.73%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.73%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 36 (26.28%) Linux
2 25 (18.25%) Unix
3 9 (6.57%) Windows
4 3 (2.19%) Android
4 3 (2.19%) Windows Phone
5 2 (1.46%) Solaris
6 1 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.73%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (94.16%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (51.09%) Scrum
3 68 (49.64%) TDD
4 38 (27.74%) Kanban
5 34 (24.82%) Continuous Integration
6 31 (22.63%) BDD
6 31 (22.63%) Pair Programming
7 30 (21.90%) DevOps
7 30 (21.90%) Software Engineering
8 24 (17.52%) Performance Testing
9 21 (15.33%) Microservices
10 20 (14.60%) Automation Testing
10 20 (14.60%) Continuous Delivery
11 19 (13.87%) Unit Testing
12 16 (11.68%) Non-Functional Testing
13 15 (10.95%) OO
14 14 (10.22%) Functional Testing
15 12 (8.76%) User Acceptance Testing
16 11 (8.03%) Domain-Driven Design
17 10 (7.30%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 86 (62.77%) Java
2 36 (26.28%) JavaScript
3 31 (22.63%) SQL
4 14 (10.22%) Scala
5 13 (9.49%) C#
6 11 (8.03%) Shell Script
7 9 (6.57%) Groovy
7 9 (6.57%) Ruby
8 7 (5.11%) Clojure
9 6 (4.38%) Go
9 6 (4.38%) VB
10 5 (3.65%) Bash Shell
10 5 (3.65%) Lua
11 4 (2.92%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.46%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.73%) C++
13 1 (0.73%) Perl
13 1 (0.73%) PHP
13 1 (0.73%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (5.84%) Security Cleared
2 5 (3.65%) Degree
2 5 (3.65%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.46%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.73%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.38%) QA
2 1 (0.73%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 12 (8.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (3.65%) vSphere
3 4 (2.92%) Docker
4 1 (0.73%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 16 (11.68%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (9.49%) Puppet
3 12 (8.76%) Ansible
4 5 (3.65%) Tivoli
5 3 (2.19%) Kubernetes
6 2 (1.46%) Nagios
6 2 (1.46%) Salt
7 1 (0.73%) Mesos
7 1 (0.73%) Oozie
7 1 (0.73%) SELinux
Vendors
1 27 (19.71%) VMware
2 15 (10.95%) SOASTA, Inc
3 10 (7.30%) Atlassian
3 10 (7.30%) IBM
4 6 (4.38%) HP
4 6 (4.38%) Oracle
5 4 (2.92%) Microsoft
6 3 (2.19%) Google
7 2 (1.46%) CA
7 2 (1.46%) Citrix
7 2 (1.46%) FatWire
7 2 (1.46%) Omniture
7 2 (1.46%) Rally
7 2 (1.46%) SaltStack
7 2 (1.46%) Twitter
8 1 (0.73%) Bloomberg
8 1 (0.73%) Facebook
8 1 (0.73%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.73%) Reuters
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