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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Extreme Programming (XP)
Rank 572 588 561
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -27
Contract jobs citing Extreme Programming 49 57 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.099% 0.10% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.13% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 47 58
Median daily rate £427 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.65% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £269 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £648 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £500 £450
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.11%
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
40912 44753 43508
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.54% 81.19% 77.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 27248 29020 28335
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £297 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1078 1335 1207
Median hourly rate £29.50 £30.15 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.15% +20.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.35 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.25 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.02% +36.00%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 +1 49 £427 -14.65% 11
South East - 23 £444 - 2
London -13 10 £500 +11.11% 3
Berkshire - 10 £320 -
Slough - 8 £319 -
Surrey - 7 £500 -
City of London -10 5 £500 - 1
Nottingham - 5 £388 -
Nottinghamshire - 5 £388 -
East Midlands - 5 £388 -
West Yorkshire +23 4 £410 -16.75%
Leeds +19 4 £410 -16.75%
Yorkshire +18 4 £410 -16.75%
Kent - 4 £550 -
South West - 3 £400 - 4
East of England - 3 £450 -
Dorset - 3 £400 - 4
Woking - 3 £493 -
Poole - 2 £375 - 3
Portsmouth - 2 £275 -
Hampshire - 2 £275 - 2
West Midlands - 2 £400 - 1
Essex - 2 £355 -
Suffolk - 1 £500 -
Coventry - 1 £400 -
Shropshire - 1 - -
Tunbridge Wells - 1 £475 -
Bournemouth - 1 £400 - 1
Telford - 1 - -
Ipswich - 1 £500 -

Extreme Programming
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 96 (93.20%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (54.37%) TDD
3 55 (53.40%) Java
4 45 (43.69%) Continuous Integration
5 44 (42.72%) Scrum
6 35 (33.98%) Finance
7 34 (33.01%) JavaScript
8 31 (30.10%) Microservices
9 29 (28.16%) Spring
10 26 (25.24%) Pair Programming
10 26 (25.24%) XML
10 26 (25.24%) JIRA
11 25 (24.27%) HTML
12 24 (23.30%) SQL
13 23 (22.33%) Continuous Delivery
14 21 (20.39%) Jenkins
15 20 (19.42%) Software Engineering
15 20 (19.42%) MongoDB
16 18 (17.48%) Continuous Improvement
17 17 (16.50%) Groovy
17 17 (16.50%) jQuery
17 17 (16.50%) AngularJS
18 16 (15.53%) Gradle
18 16 (15.53%) User Acceptance Testing
18 16 (15.53%) BDD
18 16 (15.53%) Quality Management
18 16 (15.53%) CSS
18 16 (15.53%) Web Services
18 16 (15.53%) IntelliJ
19 15 (14.56%) Tomcat

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 (14.56%) Tomcat
2 14 (13.59%) Apache
3 8 (7.77%) Confluence
3 8 (7.77%) OpenStack
4 7 (6.80%) nginx
5 6 (5.83%) Cloud Foundry
6 5 (4.85%) Alfresco
6 5 (4.85%) Liferay
7 4 (3.88%) Apache Spark
7 4 (3.88%) FileNet
7 4 (3.88%) IBM Notes
8 3 (2.91%) WebSphere
9 2 (1.94%) Apache Pig
9 2 (1.94%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.97%) NServiceBus
10 1 (0.97%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.97%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.97%) WordPress
Applications
1 9 (8.74%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.97%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 11 (10.68%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (7.77%) GitHub
3 7 (6.80%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (5.83%) PaaS
5 4 (3.88%) Heroku
6 2 (1.94%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (1.94%) IaaS
6 2 (1.94%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 12 (11.65%) Internet
2 10 (9.71%) HTTP
3 7 (6.80%) HTTPS
3 7 (6.80%) LDAP
4 2 (1.94%) AMQP
4 2 (1.94%) DNS
4 2 (1.94%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (19.42%) MongoDB
2 14 (13.59%) Apache Cassandra
3 10 (9.71%) NoSQL
4 8 (7.77%) Oracle Database
5 6 (5.83%) Redis
6 5 (4.85%) Hadoop
7 4 (3.88%) HBase
8 3 (2.91%) HeidiSQL
8 3 (2.91%) MySQL
8 3 (2.91%) SQL Server
9 2 (1.94%) Apache Hive
9 2 (1.94%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (1.94%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.94%) Pentaho
9 2 (1.94%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (1.94%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.94%) Riak
10 1 (0.97%) Big Data
10 1 (0.97%) RavenDB
10 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 26 (25.24%) JIRA
2 21 (20.39%) Jenkins
3 16 (15.53%) Gradle
3 16 (15.53%) IntelliJ
4 15 (14.56%) Cucumber
4 15 (14.56%) Eclipse
4 15 (14.56%) JUnit
5 14 (13.59%) Subversion
6 13 (12.62%) Selenium
7 11 (10.68%) Mockito
8 10 (9.71%) Maven
8 10 (9.71%) NetBeans
9 9 (8.74%) Git (software)
10 8 (7.77%) Hamcrest
11 6 (5.83%) JMeter
12 5 (4.85%) LoadRunner
13 3 (2.91%) Grunt
13 3 (2.91%) Robot Framework
13 3 (2.91%) Toad
13 3 (2.91%) Vagrant
General
1 35 (33.98%) Finance
2 12 (11.65%) Banking
3 10 (9.71%) Retail
4 6 (5.83%) Investment Banking
5 5 (4.85%) Back Office
5 5 (4.85%) Publishing
6 3 (2.91%) Games
7 1 (0.97%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 54 (52.43%) Developer
2 28 (27.18%) Java Developer
3 14 (13.59%) Analyst
3 14 (13.59%) Senior Developer
4 13 (12.62%) Business Analyst
5 9 (8.74%) Scrum Master
5 9 (8.74%) Software Engineer
6 7 (6.80%) Agile Developer
7 5 (4.85%) Agile Java Developer
7 5 (4.85%) Architect
7 5 (4.85%) Cloud Developer
7 5 (4.85%) Digital Analyst
7 5 (4.85%) Digital Business Analyst
8 4 (3.88%) Designer
8 4 (3.88%) Java Engineer
8 4 (3.88%) JavaScript Developer
8 4 (3.88%) Ruby Developer
8 4 (3.88%) Software Developer
8 4 (3.88%) Solutions Designer
8 4 (3.88%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (28.16%) Spring
2 26 (25.24%) XML
3 25 (24.27%) HTML
4 17 (16.50%) AngularJS
4 17 (16.50%) jQuery
5 16 (15.53%) CSS
5 16 (15.53%) Web Services
6 14 (13.59%) RESTful
7 12 (11.65%) J2EE
7 12 (11.65%) REST
7 12 (11.65%) SOAP
7 12 (11.65%) Struts
8 11 (10.68%) JSON
8 11 (10.68%) Node.js
9 10 (9.71%) .NET
9 10 (9.71%) JSP
9 10 (9.71%) Velocity
10 8 (7.77%) JAX-RS
10 8 (7.77%) Servlets
11 7 (6.80%) D3.js
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.59%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.91%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.94%) Algorithms
3 2 (1.94%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (1.94%) Replication
4 1 (0.97%) Blackberry
4 1 (0.97%) Cloud Native
4 1 (0.97%) Digital Media
4 1 (0.97%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (0.97%) iPad
4 1 (0.97%) iPhone
4 1 (0.97%) RIA
4 1 (0.97%) Streaming Video
4 1 (0.97%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (9.71%) Linux
1 10 (9.71%) Unix
2 5 (4.85%) Solaris
3 2 (1.94%) Android
3 2 (1.94%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.94%) CoreOS
3 2 (1.94%) Windows
4 1 (0.97%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (93.20%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (54.37%) TDD
3 45 (43.69%) Continuous Integration
4 44 (42.72%) Scrum
5 31 (30.10%) Microservices
6 26 (25.24%) Pair Programming
7 23 (22.33%) Continuous Delivery
8 20 (19.42%) Software Engineering
9 18 (17.48%) Continuous Improvement
10 16 (15.53%) BDD
10 16 (15.53%) Quality Management
10 16 (15.53%) User Acceptance Testing
11 13 (12.62%) Data Modelling
11 13 (12.62%) MVC
11 13 (12.62%) Open Source
12 12 (11.65%) Business Analysis
12 12 (11.65%) Logical Data Model
12 12 (11.65%) Requirements Analysis
12 12 (11.65%) Test Automation
12 12 (11.65%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 55 (53.40%) Java
2 34 (33.01%) JavaScript
3 24 (23.30%) SQL
4 17 (16.50%) Groovy
5 13 (12.62%) Ruby
6 12 (11.65%) Scala
7 11 (10.68%) Python
8 7 (6.80%) Bash Shell
8 7 (6.80%) C#
8 7 (6.80%) Lua
8 7 (6.80%) VB
9 6 (5.83%) Go
9 6 (5.83%) PHP
10 5 (4.85%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.94%) Erlang
11 2 (1.94%) R
12 1 (0.97%) Apple Swift
12 1 (0.97%) Clojure
12 1 (0.97%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.97%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (9.71%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.91%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (2.91%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.94%) Degree
4 1 (0.97%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.88%) Disclosure Scotland
1 4 (3.88%) QA
System Software
1 6 (5.83%) Docker
1 6 (5.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.88%) HDFS
3 3 (2.91%) vSphere
4 2 (1.94%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 7 (6.80%) Tivoli
2 6 (5.83%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.94%) Ansible
3 2 (1.94%) Kubernetes
3 2 (1.94%) Nagios
3 2 (1.94%) Puppet
3 2 (1.94%) Salt
3 2 (1.94%) ZABBIX
4 1 (0.97%) Grafana
4 1 (0.97%) Kibana
4 1 (0.97%) logstash
Vendors
1 13 (12.62%) Oracle
2 10 (9.71%) VMware
3 5 (4.85%) GigaSpaces
3 5 (4.85%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.88%) Cognos
4 4 (3.88%) Lotus
5 3 (2.91%) IBM
5 3 (2.91%) Splunk
5 3 (2.91%) T-Plan
6 2 (1.94%) Cloudera
6 2 (1.94%) Genesys
6 2 (1.94%) Google
6 2 (1.94%) Informatica
6 2 (1.94%) New Relic
6 2 (1.94%) Rackspace
6 2 (1.94%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.94%) SaltStack
6 2 (1.94%) SOASTA, Inc
7 1 (0.97%) KANA
7 1 (0.97%) Pega
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