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 February 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Extreme Programming (XP)
UK
Rank 573 581 578
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -3
Contract jobs citing Extreme Programming 29 46 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.065% 0.088% 0.093%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.078% 0.11% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 36 38
Median daily rate £410 £518 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.77% +3.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £328 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £635 £558
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £438 £550
% change year-on-year
-9.71% -20.45%
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
37058 43034 41664
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.78% 82.76% 79.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 24637 28159 26322
Median daily rate £450 £425 £422
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £297 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 929 1182 1118
Median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +45.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £56.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.79
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +43.93%

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 February 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 15 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 February 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 +23 29 £410 -20.77% 14
London +22 16 £500 -9.09% 6
East Midlands +9 5 £395 +18.79% 1
Nottingham +9 4 £394 -0.31% 1
Nottinghamshire +7 4 £394 -0.31% 1
Leeds - 4 £410 - 2
West Yorkshire - 4 £410 - 2
Yorkshire - 4 £410 - 3
South West +4 2 £363 -19.44% 2
East of England 0 2 £260 -33.33%
Essex - 2 £260 -
Dorset - 2 £363 - 2
Poole - 2 £363 - 2
Northampton - 1 £395 -
Northamptonshire - 1 £395 -

Extreme Programming
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 79 (90.80%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (70.11%) TDD
3 50 (57.47%) Java
4 39 (44.83%) Scrum
5 35 (40.23%) Continuous Integration
6 33 (37.93%) JavaScript
7 32 (36.78%) Pair Programming
8 27 (31.03%) HTML
9 25 (28.74%) Software Engineering
10 23 (26.44%) XML
11 22 (25.29%) MongoDB
12 21 (24.14%) JIRA
13 19 (21.84%) CSS
14 18 (20.69%) Web Services
14 18 (20.69%) Spring
14 18 (20.69%) BDD
14 18 (20.69%) Continuous Delivery
15 17 (19.54%) AngularJS
15 17 (19.54%) Finance
16 16 (18.39%) Amazon AWS
17 15 (17.24%) Unit Testing
17 15 (17.24%) Quality Management
17 15 (17.24%) J2EE
17 15 (17.24%) Microservices
18 14 (16.09%) Tomcat
19 13 (14.94%) Python
19 13 (14.94%) Eclipse
19 13 (14.94%) IntelliJ
19 13 (14.94%) Internet
19 13 (14.94%) Ruby

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 14 (16.09%) Tomcat
2 10 (11.49%) OpenStack
3 8 (9.20%) Apache
4 7 (8.05%) Cloud Foundry
4 7 (8.05%) Confluence
4 7 (8.05%) nginx
5 6 (6.90%) Apache Spark
6 4 (4.60%) Alfresco
6 4 (4.60%) FileNet
6 4 (4.60%) IBM Notes
6 4 (4.60%) Liferay
6 4 (4.60%) WebSphere
7 2 (2.30%) Apache Pig
8 1 (1.15%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 7 (8.05%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.30%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 16 (18.39%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (9.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (8.05%) GitHub
3 7 (8.05%) PaaS
4 4 (4.60%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (4.60%) Heroku
4 4 (4.60%) IaaS
4 4 (4.60%) Loggly
4 4 (4.60%) Sumo Logic
5 2 (2.30%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 13 (14.94%) Internet
2 6 (6.90%) HTTP
3 4 (4.60%) DNS
4 3 (3.45%) AMQP
4 3 (3.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (25.29%) MongoDB
2 8 (9.20%) Apache Cassandra
2 8 (9.20%) NoSQL
2 8 (9.20%) Redis
3 6 (6.90%) Hadoop
3 6 (6.90%) HBase
4 5 (5.75%) MySQL
5 4 (4.60%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (4.60%) Relational Database
5 4 (4.60%) Riak
6 3 (3.45%) SQL Server
7 2 (2.30%) Apache Hive
7 2 (2.30%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (2.30%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (2.30%) HeidiSQL
7 2 (2.30%) Pentaho
7 2 (2.30%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (2.30%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.15%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 21 (24.14%) JIRA
2 13 (14.94%) Eclipse
2 13 (14.94%) IntelliJ
2 13 (14.94%) Jenkins
3 9 (10.34%) Gradle
3 9 (10.34%) NetBeans
3 9 (10.34%) Subversion
4 8 (9.20%) Selenium
5 7 (8.05%) Git (software)
6 6 (6.90%) JUnit
7 5 (5.75%) JMeter
7 5 (5.75%) LoadRunner
7 5 (5.75%) Vagrant
8 4 (4.60%) Ant
8 4 (4.60%) Grunt
8 4 (4.60%) Maven
8 4 (4.60%) Mockito
9 3 (3.45%) Cucumber
10 2 (2.30%) TestNG
10 2 (2.30%) WebDriver
General
1 17 (19.54%) Finance
2 10 (11.49%) Banking
3 6 (6.90%) Investment Banking
4 5 (5.75%) Back Office
4 5 (5.75%) Publishing
5 3 (3.45%) Retail
6 2 (2.30%) Games
Job Titles
1 47 (54.02%) Developer
2 25 (28.74%) Java Developer
3 15 (17.24%) Senior Developer
4 11 (12.64%) Agile Developer
5 9 (10.34%) Analyst
5 9 (10.34%) Software Engineer
6 8 (9.20%) Business Analyst
6 8 (9.20%) Scrum Master
7 7 (8.05%) Applications Developer
8 6 (6.90%) Cloud Developer
8 6 (6.90%) IoT Developer
8 6 (6.90%) Senior Agile Developer
8 6 (6.90%) Senior Applications Developer
9 5 (5.75%) Agile Java Developer
9 5 (5.75%) Technical Leader
10 4 (4.60%) .NET Developer
10 4 (4.60%) Python Developer
10 4 (4.60%) Ruby Developer
10 4 (4.60%) Senior Java Developer
10 4 (4.60%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (31.03%) HTML
2 23 (26.44%) XML
3 19 (21.84%) CSS
4 18 (20.69%) Spring
4 18 (20.69%) Web Services
5 17 (19.54%) AngularJS
6 15 (17.24%) J2EE
7 12 (13.79%) Node.js
8 11 (12.64%) jQuery
9 10 (11.49%) .NET
10 9 (10.34%) HTML5
11 8 (9.20%) Velocity
11 8 (9.20%) XHTML
12 7 (8.05%) ASP.NET
12 7 (8.05%) ASP.NET MVC
12 7 (8.05%) D3.js
12 7 (8.05%) Servlets
13 6 (6.90%) RabbitMQ
13 6 (6.90%) RESTful
14 4 (4.60%) JSR 168
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.60%) Replication
3 3 (3.45%) Algorithms
3 3 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (3.45%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (2.30%) Cloud Native
5 1 (1.15%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 12 (13.79%) Linux
2 10 (11.49%) Unix
3 5 (5.75%) Apple iOS
4 4 (4.60%) CoreOS
4 4 (4.60%) Solaris
5 3 (3.45%) Android
6 2 (2.30%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (90.80%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (70.11%) TDD
3 39 (44.83%) Scrum
4 35 (40.23%) Continuous Integration
5 32 (36.78%) Pair Programming
6 25 (28.74%) Software Engineering
7 18 (20.69%) BDD
7 18 (20.69%) Continuous Delivery
8 15 (17.24%) Microservices
8 15 (17.24%) Quality Management
8 15 (17.24%) Unit Testing
9 12 (13.79%) Coaching
10 11 (12.64%) Continuous Improvement
10 11 (12.64%) Kanban
10 11 (12.64%) MVC
10 11 (12.64%) Test Automation
10 11 (12.64%) User Stories
11 10 (11.49%) Open Source
11 10 (11.49%) Stakeholder Management
11 10 (11.49%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 50 (57.47%) Java
2 33 (37.93%) JavaScript
3 13 (14.94%) Python
3 13 (14.94%) Ruby
4 11 (12.64%) SQL
5 9 (10.34%) Groovy
6 8 (9.20%) C#
7 7 (8.05%) Bash Shell
7 7 (8.05%) Go
7 7 (8.05%) PHP
7 7 (8.05%) Scala
8 6 (6.90%) PL/SQL
9 4 (4.60%) Apple Swift
9 4 (4.60%) Objective-C
10 3 (3.45%) Erlang
11 2 (2.30%) R
Qualifications
1 3 (3.45%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.30%) Degree
2 2 (2.30%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.15%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.60%) QA
2 3 (3.45%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 8 (9.20%) Docker
2 7 (8.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (6.90%) HDFS
4 4 (4.60%) VirtualBox
5 3 (3.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (10.34%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (4.60%) Ansible
2 4 (4.60%) Kubernetes
2 4 (4.60%) Nagios
2 4 (4.60%) Puppet
2 4 (4.60%) Salt
2 4 (4.60%) ZABBIX
3 2 (2.30%) Terraform
Vendors
1 9 (10.34%) VMware
2 6 (6.90%) Google
2 6 (6.90%) Oracle
3 5 (5.75%) Microsoft
4 4 (4.60%) Cognos
4 4 (4.60%) GigaSpaces
4 4 (4.60%) IBM
4 4 (4.60%) Lotus
4 4 (4.60%) New Relic
4 4 (4.60%) Rackspace
4 4 (4.60%) SaltStack
4 4 (4.60%) Splunk
5 3 (3.45%) HP
5 3 (3.45%) KANA
5 3 (3.45%) Pega
6 2 (2.30%) Cloudera
6 2 (2.30%) Informatica
6 2 (2.30%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.30%) T-Plan
6 2 (2.30%) Virgin Media
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