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 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Extreme Programming (XP)
UK
Rank 549 575 536
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -39
Contract jobs citing Extreme Programming 43 50 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.096% 0.10% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.12% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 38 46
Median daily rate £427 £550 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.40% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £303 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £645 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £496 £550
% change year-on-year
-18.38% -9.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £109.38 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +143.05%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £109.38 £45.00
% change year-on-year
- +143.05%

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
36787 40770 39839
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.22% 81.73% 78.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 24383 26360 25795
Median daily rate £450 £425 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +0.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £293 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 934 1195 1065
Median hourly rate £33.28 £37.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.25% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £39.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +50.00%

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 16 January 2017.

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 22 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 16 January 2017. 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 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 +11 43 £427 -14.65% 18
London -12 14 £500 -13.04% 7
South East +27 11 £464 +132.12% 4
Surrey - 7 £500 -
Dorset - 5 £375 - 2
South West - 5 £375 - 2
East of England - 5 £260 - 2
Yorkshire +13 4 £410 -18.00% 1
West Yorkshire +12 4 £410 -18.00% 1
East Midlands +7 4 £394 +18.42% 1
Berkshire +6 4 £444 +121.75%
Nottinghamshire +4 4 £394 -0.31% 1
Leeds +4 4 £410 -18.00% 1
Nottingham +2 4 £394 -0.31% 1
Poole - 4 £363 - 2
Essex - 4 £260 - 1
Woking - 3 £493 -
Slough +12 2 £320 +59.75%
City of London -12 1 £476 -4.90% 3
Suffolk - 1 £500 -
Bournemouth - 1 £400 -
Ipswich - 1 £500 -

Extreme Programming
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 89 (90.82%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (61.22%) TDD
3 55 (56.12%) Java
4 47 (47.96%) Scrum
5 39 (39.80%) Continuous Integration
6 35 (35.71%) JavaScript
7 29 (29.59%) Pair Programming
7 29 (29.59%) HTML
8 28 (28.57%) Finance
9 26 (26.53%) XML
10 25 (25.51%) Software Engineering
11 24 (24.49%) JIRA
12 23 (23.47%) MongoDB
12 23 (23.47%) Spring
13 21 (21.43%) Continuous Delivery
14 20 (20.41%) CSS
15 19 (19.39%) Jenkins
15 19 (19.39%) Microservices
16 18 (18.37%) BDD
16 18 (18.37%) Web Services
16 18 (18.37%) SQL
17 17 (17.35%) AngularJS
18 16 (16.33%) jQuery
18 16 (16.33%) J2EE
18 16 (16.33%) Quality Management
19 15 (15.31%) Tomcat
19 15 (15.31%) User Acceptance Testing
19 15 (15.31%) Unit Testing
19 15 (15.31%) Groovy
19 15 (15.31%) Amazon AWS

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 15 (15.31%) Tomcat
2 10 (10.20%) OpenStack
3 9 (9.18%) Apache
4 7 (7.14%) Confluence
4 7 (7.14%) nginx
5 6 (6.12%) Apache Spark
5 6 (6.12%) Cloud Foundry
6 5 (5.10%) Alfresco
6 5 (5.10%) Liferay
7 4 (4.08%) FileNet
7 4 (4.08%) IBM Notes
7 4 (4.08%) WebSphere
8 2 (2.04%) Apache Pig
9 1 (1.02%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (1.02%) WordPress
Applications
1 9 (9.18%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.08%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.02%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 15 (15.31%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (8.16%) GitHub
2 8 (8.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (6.12%) PaaS
4 4 (4.08%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (4.08%) Heroku
4 4 (4.08%) IaaS
4 4 (4.08%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 13 (13.27%) Internet
2 5 (5.10%) HTTP
3 4 (4.08%) DNS
4 2 (2.04%) AMQP
4 2 (2.04%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (23.47%) MongoDB
2 8 (8.16%) Apache Cassandra
2 8 (8.16%) NoSQL
2 8 (8.16%) Redis
3 6 (6.12%) Hadoop
3 6 (6.12%) HBase
4 5 (5.10%) MySQL
5 4 (4.08%) Oracle Database
5 4 (4.08%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (4.08%) Relational Database
5 4 (4.08%) Riak
6 3 (3.06%) SQL Server
7 2 (2.04%) Apache Hive
7 2 (2.04%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (2.04%) HeidiSQL
7 2 (2.04%) Pentaho
7 2 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.02%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 24 (24.49%) JIRA
2 19 (19.39%) Jenkins
3 14 (14.29%) Eclipse
3 14 (14.29%) IntelliJ
4 13 (13.27%) Gradle
5 12 (12.24%) Selenium
5 12 (12.24%) Subversion
6 11 (11.22%) JUnit
7 10 (10.20%) Cucumber
8 9 (9.18%) Git (software)
8 9 (9.18%) Maven
8 9 (9.18%) Mockito
8 9 (9.18%) NetBeans
9 7 (7.14%) JMeter
9 7 (7.14%) LoadRunner
10 5 (5.10%) Grunt
10 5 (5.10%) Hamcrest
10 5 (5.10%) Vagrant
11 4 (4.08%) Ant
12 2 (2.04%) Toad
General
1 28 (28.57%) Finance
2 12 (12.24%) Banking
3 9 (9.18%) Retail
4 6 (6.12%) Investment Banking
5 5 (5.10%) Back Office
5 5 (5.10%) Publishing
6 2 (2.04%) Games
7 1 (1.02%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 48 (48.98%) Developer
2 30 (30.61%) Java Developer
3 15 (15.31%) Analyst
4 14 (14.29%) Business Analyst
5 11 (11.22%) Senior Developer
6 9 (9.18%) Scrum Master
6 9 (9.18%) Software Engineer
7 8 (8.16%) Agile Developer
8 6 (6.12%) Agile Java Developer
9 5 (5.10%) Cloud Developer
10 4 (4.08%) .NET Developer
10 4 (4.08%) Architect
10 4 (4.08%) Designer
10 4 (4.08%) Digital Business Analyst
10 4 (4.08%) Python Developer
10 4 (4.08%) Ruby Developer
10 4 (4.08%) Senior Java Developer
10 4 (4.08%) Software Developer
10 4 (4.08%) Solutions Designer
10 4 (4.08%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (29.59%) HTML
2 26 (26.53%) XML
3 23 (23.47%) Spring
4 20 (20.41%) CSS
5 18 (18.37%) Web Services
6 17 (17.35%) AngularJS
7 16 (16.33%) J2EE
7 16 (16.33%) jQuery
8 12 (12.24%) RESTful
9 11 (11.22%) Node.js
10 10 (10.20%) Velocity
11 9 (9.18%) .NET
11 9 (9.18%) HTML5
11 9 (9.18%) JSP
11 9 (9.18%) REST
11 9 (9.18%) Struts
11 9 (9.18%) XHTML
12 8 (8.16%) Servlets
13 7 (7.14%) ASP.NET
13 7 (7.14%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.24%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.08%) Replication
3 2 (2.04%) Algorithms
3 2 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.04%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.02%) Cloud Native
4 1 (1.02%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.02%) iPad
4 1 (1.02%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (14.29%) Linux
2 12 (12.24%) Unix
3 5 (5.10%) Solaris
4 4 (4.08%) CoreOS
5 3 (3.06%) Apple iOS
6 2 (2.04%) Windows
7 1 (1.02%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (90.82%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (61.22%) TDD
3 47 (47.96%) Scrum
4 39 (39.80%) Continuous Integration
5 29 (29.59%) Pair Programming
6 25 (25.51%) Software Engineering
7 21 (21.43%) Continuous Delivery
8 19 (19.39%) Microservices
9 18 (18.37%) BDD
10 16 (16.33%) Quality Management
11 15 (15.31%) Continuous Improvement
11 15 (15.31%) Unit Testing
11 15 (15.31%) User Acceptance Testing
12 14 (14.29%) Data Modelling
12 14 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
12 14 (14.29%) User Stories
13 13 (13.27%) Business Analysis
13 13 (13.27%) Change Management
13 13 (13.27%) Coaching
13 13 (13.27%) Logical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 55 (56.12%) Java
2 35 (35.71%) JavaScript
3 18 (18.37%) SQL
4 15 (15.31%) Groovy
5 12 (12.24%) Python
5 12 (12.24%) Ruby
6 8 (8.16%) Scala
7 7 (7.14%) C#
7 7 (7.14%) PHP
8 6 (6.12%) Bash Shell
8 6 (6.12%) Go
8 6 (6.12%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.04%) Apple Swift
9 2 (2.04%) Erlang
9 2 (2.04%) Objective-C
9 2 (2.04%) R
Qualifications
1 3 (3.06%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.04%) Degree
2 2 (2.04%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.02%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.10%) QA
2 3 (3.06%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 10 (10.20%) Docker
2 8 (8.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (6.12%) HDFS
4 4 (4.08%) VirtualBox
5 3 (3.06%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (9.18%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (4.08%) Ansible
2 4 (4.08%) Kubernetes
2 4 (4.08%) Nagios
2 4 (4.08%) Puppet
2 4 (4.08%) Salt
2 4 (4.08%) ZABBIX
3 1 (1.02%) Terraform
Vendors
1 11 (11.22%) Oracle
1 11 (11.22%) VMware
2 5 (5.10%) GigaSpaces
2 5 (5.10%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.08%) Cognos
3 4 (4.08%) Google
3 4 (4.08%) IBM
3 4 (4.08%) Lotus
3 4 (4.08%) New Relic
3 4 (4.08%) Rackspace
3 4 (4.08%) SaltStack
3 4 (4.08%) Splunk
4 3 (3.06%) HP
4 3 (3.06%) KANA
4 3 (3.06%) Pega
5 2 (2.04%) Cloudera
5 2 (2.04%) Genesys
5 2 (2.04%) Informatica
5 2 (2.04%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.04%) T-Plan
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