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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Extreme Programming (XP)
Rank 589 611 582
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -29
Contract jobs citing Extreme Programming 59 49 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.084% 0.093%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.10% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 41 46
Median daily rate £475 £413 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £265 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £460 £445 £332
% change year-on-year
+3.37% +34.23%
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
44398 47091 44154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 83.09% 81.05% 77.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 29424 30767 27622
Median daily rate £438 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.05% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £580 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1153 1296 1206
Median hourly rate £31.00 £32.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.82 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 +32 59 £475 +16.92% 6
South East +31 17 £475 +18.01% 4
London -29 11 £525 +29.23% 1
East Midlands +5 9 £368 -2.00%
North East -10 9 £438 +46.00%
Tyne and Wear -22 9 £438 +46.00%
Newcastle upon Tyne -25 9 £438 +46.00%
Nottingham -11 8 £368 -2.00%
Nottinghamshire -12 8 £368 -2.00%
North West +13 7 £550 +14.82%
Warrington +16 5 £525 +10.52%
Cheshire +8 5 £525 +10.52%
West Sussex - 5 £475 -
West Yorkshire +16 4 £393 +30.83%
Leeds +9 4 £393 +30.83%
Yorkshire +9 4 £393 +30.83%
West Midlands - 4 £400 -
Kent - 4 £550 - 1
Bromley +3 3 £575 -
Stockport - 3 £550 -
Slough - 3 £315 -
Portsmouth - 3 £275 -
Berkshire - 3 £315 -
Hampshire - 3 £275 - 2
Manchester - 3 £550 -
Telford - 2 - -
Coventry - 2 £400 -
Shropshire - 2 - -
Burgess Hill - 1 £475 -
Tunbridge Wells - 1 £475 - 1

Extreme Programming
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 September 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.

1 122 (95.31%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (62.50%) Java
3 55 (42.97%) Scrum
4 52 (40.63%) TDD
5 48 (37.50%) Finance
6 44 (34.38%) Continuous Integration
7 42 (32.81%) SQL
8 40 (31.25%) Spring
9 39 (30.47%) XML
9 39 (30.47%) JIRA
10 38 (29.69%) JavaScript
11 36 (28.13%) Subversion
11 36 (28.13%) Microservices
12 35 (27.34%) Cucumber
13 33 (25.78%) Selenium
14 30 (23.44%) JSON
15 27 (21.09%) Git (software)
15 27 (21.09%) Continuous Delivery
16 25 (19.53%) Jenkins
16 25 (19.53%) Pair Programming
16 25 (19.53%) Software Engineering
16 25 (19.53%) JUnit
16 25 (19.53%) SOAP
17 24 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
18 23 (17.97%) Unix
18 23 (17.97%) Linux
19 21 (16.41%) Web Services
19 21 (16.41%) jQuery
20 20 (15.63%) HTML
20 20 (15.63%) VMware

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 (12.50%) Apache
2 9 (7.03%) Tomcat
3 8 (6.25%) Confluence
3 8 (6.25%) WebSphere
4 7 (5.47%) nginx
4 7 (5.47%) WebSphere Application Server
5 5 (3.91%) Cloud Foundry
5 5 (3.91%) OpenStack
6 4 (3.13%) NServiceBus
7 3 (2.34%) Apache Spark
8 2 (1.56%) Alfresco
8 2 (1.56%) Apache Pig
8 2 (1.56%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (1.56%) Liferay
9 1 (0.78%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.78%) JBoss
9 1 (0.78%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (4.69%) MS Excel
1 6 (4.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.78%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.03%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (4.69%) PaaS
3 5 (3.91%) Heroku
3 5 (3.91%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.56%) GitHub
5 1 (0.78%) IaaS
5 1 (0.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (10.16%) HTTP
1 13 (10.16%) Internet
2 12 (9.38%) HTTPS
2 12 (9.38%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (14.84%) Apache Cassandra
2 15 (11.72%) Oracle Database
3 14 (10.94%) MongoDB
4 10 (7.81%) NoSQL
5 5 (3.91%) Hadoop
5 5 (3.91%) Redis
5 5 (3.91%) SQL Server
6 4 (3.13%) RavenDB
7 3 (2.34%) Apache Hive
8 2 (1.56%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.56%) HBase
8 2 (1.56%) Pentaho
8 2 (1.56%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.78%) Big Data
9 1 (0.78%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 39 (30.47%) JIRA
2 36 (28.13%) Subversion
3 35 (27.34%) Cucumber
4 33 (25.78%) Selenium
5 27 (21.09%) Git (software)
6 25 (19.53%) Jenkins
6 25 (19.53%) JUnit
7 19 (14.84%) JMeter
8 18 (14.06%) Gradle
8 18 (14.06%) LoadRunner
9 16 (12.50%) Gatling
10 14 (10.94%) Maven
11 13 (10.16%) IntelliJ
12 12 (9.38%) Eclipse
13 11 (8.59%) Mockito
14 10 (7.81%) Hamcrest
14 10 (7.81%) NetBeans
15 7 (5.47%) WebDriver
16 4 (3.13%) jMock
16 4 (3.13%) TeamCity
General
1 48 (37.50%) Finance
2 18 (14.06%) Banking
3 13 (10.16%) Retail
4 4 (3.13%) Wholesale Banking
5 3 (2.34%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.56%) Games
7 1 (0.78%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 62 (48.44%) Developer
2 33 (25.78%) Java Developer
3 17 (13.28%) Analyst
3 17 (13.28%) Tester
4 13 (10.16%) Business Analyst
5 10 (7.81%) Automation Tester
5 10 (7.81%) Senior Developer
5 10 (7.81%) Software Engineer
6 9 (7.03%) Applications Developer
6 9 (7.03%) Architect
7 7 (5.47%) Designer
7 7 (5.47%) Solutions Designer
7 7 (5.47%) Technical Architect
8 6 (4.69%) Agile Tester
8 6 (4.69%) JavaScript Developer
8 6 (4.69%) Software Developer
9 5 (3.91%) .NET Developer
9 5 (3.91%) Agile Developer
9 5 (3.91%) Java Software Developer
9 5 (3.91%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (31.25%) Spring
2 39 (30.47%) XML
3 30 (23.44%) JSON
4 25 (19.53%) SOAP
5 21 (16.41%) jQuery
5 21 (16.41%) Web Services
6 20 (15.63%) HTML
7 19 (14.84%) AngularJS
8 18 (14.06%) REST
9 17 (13.28%) CSS
10 14 (10.94%) RESTful
11 13 (10.16%) J2EE
12 12 (9.38%) SAML
13 11 (8.59%) JAX-RS
13 11 (8.59%) JSP
13 11 (8.59%) Node.js
14 10 (7.81%) Struts
15 9 (7.03%) MyBatis
15 9 (7.03%) XSLT
16 8 (6.25%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.94%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.69%) Mobile App
3 4 (3.13%) Blackberry
3 4 (3.13%) iPhone
4 2 (1.56%) iPad
5 1 (0.78%) Blog
5 1 (0.78%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (0.78%) RIA
5 1 (0.78%) Streaming Video
5 1 (0.78%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 23 (17.97%) Linux
1 23 (17.97%) Unix
2 5 (3.91%) Android
3 4 (3.13%) Windows
3 4 (3.13%) Windows Phone
4 2 (1.56%) Solaris
5 1 (0.78%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (95.31%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (42.97%) Scrum
3 52 (40.63%) TDD
4 44 (34.38%) Continuous Integration
5 36 (28.13%) Microservices
6 27 (21.09%) Continuous Delivery
7 25 (19.53%) Pair Programming
7 25 (19.53%) Software Engineering
8 24 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
9 19 (14.84%) Automation Testing
9 19 (14.84%) BDD
9 19 (14.84%) Domain-Driven Design
9 19 (14.84%) Non-Functional Testing
9 19 (14.84%) Performance Testing
10 16 (12.50%) SDLC
11 15 (11.72%) Kanban
12 14 (10.94%) Continuous Improvement
13 13 (10.16%) Business Analysis
13 13 (10.16%) CQRS
13 13 (10.16%) Logical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 80 (62.50%) Java
2 42 (32.81%) SQL
3 38 (29.69%) JavaScript
4 14 (10.94%) Groovy
5 12 (9.38%) Lua
5 12 (9.38%) VB
6 9 (7.03%) PL/SQL
6 9 (7.03%) Ruby
6 9 (7.03%) Scala
7 6 (4.69%) Bash Shell
8 5 (3.91%) C#
8 5 (3.91%) Go
9 4 (3.13%) Python
10 3 (2.34%) Clojure
11 2 (1.56%) PHP
11 2 (1.56%) R
11 2 (1.56%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.78%) Perl
Qualifications
1 13 (10.16%) Security Cleared
2 6 (4.69%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.34%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.78%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.91%) QA
2 4 (3.13%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (3.91%) Docker
2 4 (3.13%) vSphere
3 3 (2.34%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.56%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 12 (9.38%) Tivoli
2 7 (5.47%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.56%) Ansible
3 2 (1.56%) Puppet
4 1 (0.78%) Grafana
4 1 (0.78%) Kibana
4 1 (0.78%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.78%) logstash
4 1 (0.78%) Nagios
4 1 (0.78%) Salt
Vendors
1 20 (15.63%) VMware
2 19 (14.84%) Oracle
3 16 (12.50%) SOASTA, Inc
4 8 (6.25%) IBM
5 4 (3.13%) T-Plan
6 3 (2.34%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.56%) Cloudera
7 2 (1.56%) Genesys
7 2 (1.56%) GigaSpaces
7 2 (1.56%) Informatica
8 1 (0.78%) AppDynamics
8 1 (0.78%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.78%) Microsoft
8 1 (0.78%) Rally
8 1 (0.78%) SaltStack
8 1 (0.78%) Splunk
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